Level Talent Name Description Cooldown
1 Body Check Activate to deal 111 (+4% per level) damage to a target enemy and Slow them by 30% for 3 seconds. Damage is increased by 200% of Armor Up's current bonus, and the Slow amount is increased by 30% if Armor Up's bonus is above 25. 16
1 Unrivaled Strength Increase Wrecking Ball's throw range by 30% and its damage by 125%.
1 Warbreaker Quest: Pull Heroes with Groundbreaker. Reward: After pulling 5 Heroes, Groundbreaker deals an additional 150 damage over 3 seconds to Heroes. Reward: After pulling 15 Heroes, reduce Groundbreaker's cooldown by 3 seconds.
4 In for the Kill Increase Bloodthirst's damage against non-Heroes by 70%. Killing enemies with Bloodthirst resets its cooldown and refunds its Mana cost.
4 Indomitable Activate to become Unstoppable for 1.5 seconds. 40
4 Thirst for Battle Basic Attacks against Heroes reduce the cooldown of Bloodthirst by 2 seconds.
7 Brute Force Enemies hit by Body Check receive 50% reduced healing for 4 seconds.
7 Intimidation Groundbreaker reduces the Attack Speed of Heroes hit by 40% for 4 seconds.
7 Into the Fray Activate to throw a nearby ally and grant them 25 Armor for 3 seconds. Deals 91 (+4% per level) damage to nearby enemies upon impact and Slows them by 30% for 2.5 seconds. While in flight, allied Heroes are Unstoppable. 40
7 Oppressor Basic Attacks against Heroes reduce the target's Spell Power by 40% for 2.5 seconds.
10 Decimate Deal 50 (+4% per level) damage to nearby enemies and Slow them by 30% for 1.5 seconds. Deals 100% more damage to Heroes, and each Hero hit reduces the cooldown by 1 second. Stores up to 3 charges. 8
10 Warlord's Challenge Silence nearby Heroes and force them to attack Garrosh for 1.5 seconds. 50
13 Bloodcraze When hitting a Hero, Bloodthirst heals for an additional 10% of Garrosh's maximum Health over 3 seconds.
13 Defensive Measures Pulling a Hero with Groundbreaker grants Garrosh a 350 (+4% per level) Shield for 6 seconds.
13 Double Up Armor Up can be activated to increase its Armor bonus by 100% for 3 seconds.
16 Earthshaker Wrecking Ball Stuns enemies near the impact area for 0.75 seconds.
16 Mortal Combo If Wrecking Ball is used on a Hero within 2 seconds of pulling them with Groundbreaker, Wrecking Ball's cooldown is reduced by 10 seconds.
16 Rough Landing Heroes pulled by Groundbreaker are Slowed by 50% for 3 seconds.
20 Deadly Calm Heroes hit by Decimate deal 20% less damage for 3 seconds.
20 Death Wish If an enemy Hero is killed while affected by Warlord's challenge, its cooldown is reduced by 45 seconds.
20 Inner Rage Body Check gains an additional charge, and its cooldown recharges 100% faster while Armor Up's bonus is at or above 25.
20 Titanic Might Wrecking Ball now throws the 2 closest enemies.
Shortcut Ability Name Description Cooldown Mana Cost
Q Groundbreaker Deal 81 (+4% per level) damage to enemies in an area. Heroes hit on the outer edge are pulled toward Garrosh. 8 35
W Bloodthirst Deal 156 (+4% per level) damage to an enemy and heal for 10% of Garrosh's missing Health. Healing is increased by 100% against Heroes. 12 55
E Wrecking Ball Throw a nearby enemy Hero, Minion, or Mercenary to the target location, dealing 91 (+4% per level) damage to enemies near the impact and Slowing them by 30% for 2.5 seconds. 16 70
R Warlord's Challenge Silence nearby Heroes and force them to attack Garrosh for 2 seconds. 50 40
R Decimate Deal 50 (+4% per level) damage to nearby enemies and Slow them by 30% for 1.5 seconds. Deals 100% more damage to Heroes, and each Hero hit reduces the cooldown by 1 second. Stores up to 3 charges. 8 25
None Armor Up Garrosh gains 1 Armor for every 2% of maximum Health missing.

Garrosh

2017-10-17 Patch Notes

Bug Fixes

  • Garrosh: Casting Body Check with the Brute Force Talent on a Boss will no longer cause a Healing debuff icon to appear next to its Health bar.
  • Garrosh: Fixed an issue causing Body Check to receive less bonus damage than intended after casting Double Up to reach 50 Armor.

2017-10-11 Balance Update

Hero Updates

Talents

  • Level 20
    • Death Wish (R)
      • No longer increases the duration of Warlord’s Challenge

2017-09-26 Patch Notes

Bug Fixes

  • Garrosh: Bloodthirst will no longer cause Garrosh to automatically retarget his Basic Attacks to the closest enemy.
  • Garrosh: Into the Fray will no longer place targeting indicators on attacking Hydralisks on Braxis Holdout.
  • Garrosh: Using Body Check with the Brute Force Talent on a Boss no longer causes the Healing debuff icon to appear next its Health bar.
  • Garrosh: Wrecking Ball will no longer end Rehgar’s Ghost Wolf.

2017-09-20 Balance Update

Hero Updates

Abilities

  • Groundbreaker (Q)
    • Mana cost increased from 30 to 35
  • Wrecking Ball (E)
    • Mana cost increased from 60 to 70
  • Decimate (R)
    • Mana cost decreased from 30 to 25

Talents

  • Level 1
    • Body Check (Active)
      • Cooldown decreased from 20 to 16 seconds
  • Level 7
    • Into the Fray (Active)
      • Cooldown increased from 30 to 40 seconds

Developer Comment: These changes are a response to community feedback about Garrosh’s Mana costs. We initially kept them relatively low, as he is a fairly low impact Warrior when his combo is not available to him, however we agreed with the feedback and felt that he could use more Mana management.


2017-09-05 Patch Notes

Bug Fixes

  • Garrosh: Fixed an issue that could cause Wrecking Ball to fail to throw a target but go on a full cooldown.
  • Garrosh: Intimidation will no longer slow non-Heroic enemies’ attack speeds.

2017-08-23 Balance Update

Hero Updates

Abilities

  • Warlord's Challenge (R)
    • Taunt duration increased from 1.5 to 2 seconds

Talents

  • Level 1
    • Unrivaled Strength (E)
      • Increased throw range from 20 to 30%, and bonus damage from 100 to 125%
  • Level 4
    • In for the Kill (W)
      • Increased bonus damage from 60 to 70%
  • Level 7
    • Into the Fray (Active)
      • No longer costs Mana

2017-08-08 Patch Notes

New Hero

As the new warchief of the Horde, Garrosh is a proud and vicious warrior who rules with an iron fist. His hatred for the Alliance burns like wildfire, and he will stop at nothing to destroy them. By his axe, the orcs will reclaim their rightful glory.

Trait

  • Armor Up
    • Garrosh gains 1 Armor for every 2% of maximum Health missing.

Basic Abilities

  • Groundbreaker (Q)
    • Deal damage to enemies in an area. Heroes hit on the outer edge are pulled toward Garrosh.
  • Bloodthirst (W)
    • Deal damage to an enemy and Heal for 10% of Garrosh’s missing Health. Healing is increased by 100% against Heroes.
  • Wrecking Ball (E)
    • Throw a nearby enemy Hero, Minion, or Mercenary to the target location, dealing damage enemies near the impact and slowing them by 30% for 2.5 seconds.

Heroic Abilities

  • Warlord's Challenge (R)
    • Silence nearby Heroes and force them to attack Garrosh for 1.5 seconds.
  • Decimate (R)
    • Deal damage to nearby enemies and Slow them by 30% for 1.5 seconds. Deals 100% more damage to Heroes, and each Hero hit reduces the cooldown by 1 second.
    • Stores up to 3 charges.