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Basic Info
Title Demon Hunter
Role Assassin Assassin
Franchise Diablo (franchise) Diablo
Price 300Gem.png / 2,000Money.png
Release Date March 13, 2014
Base Stats
Attack Type Ranged
Health 1273
Health Regen 2.65
Resource 500 Mana
Armor 0
Attack Speed 1.67
Attack Range 5.5
Attack Damage 75
Data Page

Valla, the Demon Hunter, is a ranged assassin hero from the Diablo universe.[1][2] She witnessed the ferocity of hellspawn firsthand as the demons ravaged her village and left her for dead. Now, with no people to call her own, her only allegiance is to her cause: to rid Sanctuary of the demonic filth corrupting its lands.

Valla strikes at the enemy from afar and gains Hatred, increasing her Move Speed and Basic Attack damage. Can Vault away if enemies get too close.[3]

Background[edit | edit source]

Diablo (franchise) This section concerns content exclusive to Diablo universe.

In the world of Sanctuary Demon Hunters are spoken of in whispers. They are as feared as the demons they hunt and for good measure. Valla, like all demon hunters, walks a fine line between the tides of corruption from the enemies she faces and giving in to the sea of writhing hatred that fuels her quest to rid her world of the forces of Hell. The only thing that saves her is her incredible discipline that tempers all of her actions since answering the call of her order.

Valla's story starts many years ago when she was a young child. She lived a quiet life in a small town in the Eastern Kingdoms with her parents and younger sister Halissa. Her life changed when a demon horde descended upon her community and butchered everyone. Valla and her sister were the only two to survive the slaughter, her parents and everyone else she had ever known were mercilessly killed by the demons.

Valla and Halissa ran into the forests surrounding her home for safety. Eventually the stress of narrowly surviving a demon attack, living like an animal in the woods and the constant fear that they would be discovered became too much for Halissa to handle and she snapped in the middle of a violent rain storm.

Valla chased after her sister to try and protect her. In Halissa’s fractured state of mind she ran straight into the rapids of a nearby river. Valla tried desperately to save her, but the rain made her grip too slippery, the current was too strong. The last Valla ever saw of Halissa was her being taken by the river. Valla would soon be found by a band of Demon Hunters that were tracking the horde responsible for killing her village and thus began her life as one of their order.

It would take many years for her to temper her hatred with the discipline needed to face powerful demons. She would face a powerful demon called Valdraxxis who used her memories of her lost sister against her, but this only would serve to strengthen her resolve and allow her to finally realize her true potential as a Demon Hunter. When Valla stared into the abyss that was Valdraxxis’ soul, it was the demon that blinked first.

Valla would later play an integral role in the saving of Sanctuary as she fought mercilessly against the Lords of Hell and she would eventually bring down the Prime Evil, Diablo, before he could destroy the High Heavens. Her duty is not yet over though as Death itself has now come to challenge her...

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Hatred Icon.png
Basic Attacks grant a stack of Hatred, up to 10. Each Hatred stack increases Basic Attack damage by 8% and Movement Speed by 1%. Last 6 seconds.
Hungering Arrow Icon.png
Hungering Arrow
60 Mana Cooldown: 10 seconds
Fire an arrow that deals 140 (+4% per level) damage to the first target hit, then seeks up to 2 additional enemies dealing 80 (+4% per level) damage. Can hit an enemy multiple times.
Multishot Icon.png
75 Mana Cooldown: 12 seconds
Deal 165 (+4% per level) damage to enemies within the target area.
Vault Icon.png
50 Mana Cooldown: 10 seconds
Dash to the target area. Valla's next Basic Attack within 2 second deals 6% increased damage per stack of Hatred.
Strafe Icon.png
80 Mana Cooldown: 60 seconds
Rapidly attack enemies within 10 range for 60 (+4% per level) damage per hit, prioritizing Heroes over Minions. Valla is able to move and use Vault while strafing. Lasts for 4 seconds.
  • Strafe targets up to 3 enemies closest to Valla that she has "line of sight" on and fires a bolt at one of them every 0.125 seconds. Strafe can hit the same target only once per 0.3125 seconds.
  • Strafe can deal up to 660 damage to single target, or up to 1980 damage total.
Rain of Vengeance Icon.png
Rain of Vengeance
50 Mana Cooldown: 50 seconds
Launch a wave of Shadow Beasts that deals 250 (+4% per level) damage and Stuns enemies in the target area for 0.5 seconds. Stores up to 2 charges.
  • Rain of Vengeance has 0.6 second delay before impact.

Talents[edit | edit source]

Monster Hunter Icon.png
Monster Hunter
Reduces the Mana cost of Hungering Arrow by 40 and increases the damage it deals to Minions, Mercenaries, and Monsters by 150%.
Caltrops Icon.png
Drop 3 Caltrops while Vaulting. Caltrops do 60 (+4% per level) damage and Slow enemies by 25% for 1 second.
❢ Quest: Spend 180 seconds at 10 stacks of Hatred.
❢ Reward: Vault cooldown is reduced by 5 seconds.
Hot Pursuit Icon.png
Hot Pursuit
When at 10 stacks of Hatred, the Movement Speed bonus increases to 20% total and Valla gains 4 Mana per second.
Puncturing Arrow Icon.png
Puncturing Arrow
❢ Quest: Hitting an enemy Hero with the initial impact of Hungering Arrow increases its damage by 5, up to a maximum of 100.
❢ Reward: After gaining 100 bonus damage, gain an additional 75 bonus damage and Hungering Arrow also bounces 1 additional time.
Punishment Icon.png
Each stack of Hatred increases the damage of Multishot by 4%.
Creed of the Hunter Icon.png
Creed of the Hunter
Increases Attack Speed by 10%.
❢ Quest: Use 100 Basic Attacks against Heroes.
❢ Reward: Hatred grants an additional 2% Basic Attack Damage per stack.
Arsenal Icon.png
Multishot also fires 3 grenades, which deal 120 (+4% per level) damage. Each enemy Hero hit by a grenade reduces the cooldown of Multishot by 2 seconds.
  • Grenades are launced at the very middle and both edges of the AoE.
  • Grenades are unaffected by Punishment's damage bonus.
  • A hero can't be hit by any of the grenades more than once.
Siphoning Arrow Icon.png
Death Dealer
Increases Vault Basic Attack damage bonus from 6% to 14% per stack of Hatred. If this attack kills its victim, the Mana cost and cooldown of Vault are refunded.
Repeating Arrow Icon.png
Repeating Arrow
The cooldown for Hungering Arrow is reset when Vault is used.
Strafe Icon.png
Rapidly attack nearby visible enemies for 60 (+4% per level) damage per hit, prioritizing heroes over minions. Valla is able to move and use Vault while strafing. Lasts for 4 seconds.
Rain of Vengeance Icon.png
Rain of Vengeance
Launch a wave of Shadow Beasts that deals 240 (+4% per level) damage and stuns enemies in the target area for 0.5 seconds. Stores up to 2 charges.
Siphoning Arrow Icon.png
Siphoning Arrow
Valla heals for 75% of the damage dealt to Heroes by Hungering Arrow.
  • Healing is calculated after Armor reductions and other damage modifiers.
Tempered by Discipline Icon.png
Tempered by Discipline
While at 10 stacks of Hatred, Basic Attacks heal for 25% of the damage dealt.
  • Healing is calculated after Armor reductions and other damage modifiers.
Gloom Icon.png
Cooldown: 5 seconds
Activate to consume all Hatred, granting 3 Spell Armor per Hatred consumed for 5 seconds.
Passive: Permenantly gain 20 Spell Armor, reducing Ability Damage taken by 20%.
Frost Shot Icon.png
Frost Shot
Increases the range of Multishot by 20% and it also slows by 25% for 1.5 seconds.
Seething Hatred Icon.png
Seething Hatred
Basic Attacks now grant 2 stacks of Hatred and the time it takes before Hatred expires is increased by 2 seconds.
Manticore Icon.png
Every 3rd Basic Attack against the same target deals an additional 5% of their maximum Health as damage.
  • Bonus damage is dealt in a separate instance of Spell damage that is flagged to ignore any Armor.
  • Hit counter does not expire in time.
  • Attacking another Hero resets the counter.
Vengeance Icon.png
Death Siphon
Strafe also fires penetrating bolts in a line for 34 (+4% per level) damage every 0.25 seconds. 25% of the damage you deal with Strafe is returned as Health.
  • Death Siphon's piercing bolts are fired only for the first 3 seconds and can target the same enemy only once every 0.375 seconds.
  • Death Siphon bolts do not prioritize Heroes.
  • Both regular and piercing bolts heal.
  • Healing is calculated after Armor reductions and other damage modifiers.
Storm of Vengeance Icon.png
Storm of Vengeance
Basic Attacks reduce the charge cooldown of Rain of Vengeance by 5 seconds.
Rancor Icon.png
Each stack of Hatred also increases Attack Speed by 2%. While at 10 stacks of Hatred, gain an additional 30% Attack Speed.
Farflight Quiver Icon.png
Farflight Quiver
Increases Valla's Basic Attack range by 2.2.

Skins[edit | edit source]

Valla Skins
Rare Valla
Backstory: Valla witnessed the ferocity of hellspawn firsthand as the demons ravaged her village and left her for dead. Now, with no people to call her own, her only allegiance is to her cause: to rid Sanctuary of the demonic filth corrupting its lands.
Valla Demon Hunter.jpg
300Gem.png / 2,000Money.png
Demon Hunter
Valla Verdant.jpg
Valla Fuchsia.jpg
Valla Ochre.jpg
Shard.png 100
Epic Angelic
Backstory: Inarius was dead, and his disciples would be forever changed. Hatred burned within Valla's angelic heart, but she knew, if it could be tempered, it would be a powerful weapon.
Features: Altered voice-over, themed abilities.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of alternative history skins.
Valla Angelic.jpg
Shard.png 400
Valla Angelic Silver.jpg
Shard.png 400
Valla Angelic Dark.jpg
Shard.png 400
Epic Deputy
Backstory: No one settled disputes on the lawless streets of Riskville faster than Valla de Hunter. When Marshal Raynor began to deputize a posse, she was the first gunslinger on his list.
Features: Themed animations and abilities.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of Riskville skins.
Valla Deputy.jpg
Shard.png 400
Valla Deputy Grassy.jpg
Shard.png 400
Valla Deputy Rosy.jpg
Shard.png 400
Valla Deputy Lavender.jpg
Shard.png 400
Rare Ordermaster
Backstory: Having returned to the Dreadlands after slaying the Lord of Terror, Valla has taken up the mantle of Ordermaster so that she can share her knowledge and experience with neophyte demon hunters.
Valla Ordermaster.jpg
Shard.png 100
Valla Ordermaster Azure.jpg
Shard.png 100
Rare Vengeance
Backstory: Demon hunters share few traditions as each walks their own unique path... but a master passing on their armor, is an honor few refuse. Valla would wear Josen's mantle with pride.
Valla Vengeance.jpg
Shard.png 100
Valla Vengeance Violet.jpg
Shard.png 100
Valla Vengeance Bronze.jpg
Shard.png 100

Valla Event Skins
Rare Vampire Slayer Hallow's End
Backstory: The Countess's thirst for blood could not be quenched even by her death. As the vampire swarm spread across Raven Court, a group of survivors rose up to resist them.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of Raven Court skins.
Valla Vampire Slayer.jpg
Shard.png 100
Valla Vampire Slayer Ebon.jpg
Shard.png 100
Valla Vampire Slayer Ivory.jpg
Shard.png 100
Valla Vampire Slayer Poison.jpg
Shard.png 150
Valla Vampire Slayer Rose.jpg
Shard.png 150
Legendary Winter's Helper Winter Veil
Backstory: There's so much to do during Winter Veil that even Greatfather Winter himself needs a little help. Someone always has to cross people off the naughty list, you know.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of holiday skins.
Shard.png 2,400
Shard.png 2,400
Shard.png 2,400
Shard.png 2,400
Shard.png 2,400

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Valla represents the demon hunter class from Diablo III (2012).
  • Valla is the protagonist of the short story "Hatred and Discipline".[4]
  • Valla is voiced by Laura Bailey.
  • Valla was one of the 18 heroes revealed at BlizzCon 2013.
  • Valla was made available as part of the preorder bonus for the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls expansion.
  • One of Valla's quotes references the running joke about Darkness.
  • Valla is the first Diablo assassin hero in the game, the others being The Butcher, Li-Ming, Cassia, and Malthael.

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