The bar for new Heroes of the Storm characters was set impossibly high (for me, at least) with the addition of Overwatch‘s D.Va not too long ago, but the game’s next contender to enter the Nexus comes pretty damned close. Diablo III‘s Angel of Death looks completely badass in HOTS‘s latest development update video, which showcases the new hero, his skins, some really silly skins for other heroes, and a bunch of things that’ll be patched into the game at some point during the coming weeks. It’s below.
“Once the Aspect of Wisdom, Malthael abandoned heaven after the Worldstone’s destruction,” explains the upcoming character’s Battle.net entry. “In secret, he had resolved to end the Eternal Conflict by becoming a Reaper of Souls and eliminating everything affected by demonic corruption, including humanity”. Sounds like a solid guy.
A full breakdown of all of Malthael’s abilities can be found here. No word on when he’ll make it into the game, but the HOTS team doesn’t usually make fans wait TOO long after new character reveals.