Level Talent Name Description
1 Arcanite Axes Lower the cooldown of Twin Cleave by 0.75 seconds for every Hero hit. Passive: While below 50% Health, Ability Power is increased by 25%.
1 Boneslicer Grievous Throw now pierces through all enemies, and the bonus damage is increased by 20%.
1 You Want Axe? Quest: Every 5 Basic Attacks against Heroes increases Zul'jin's Basic Attack damage by 1.25. Reward: After attacking Heroes 120 times, his Attack Range is increased by 1.1.
4 Headhunter Quest: Get a takedown on all unique enemy Heroes. Reward: Activate to reveal all enemy Heroes for 4 seconds.
4 Let the Killing Begin When Zul'jin kills an enemy, his Attack Speed is increased by 6%, up to 30%, for 12 seconds. Basic Attacks refresh the duration. Hero Takedowns instantly grant 30% Attack Speed.
4 Troll's Blood Regeneration heal amount increased by 75%
7 Recklessness While Zul'jin is below 50% Health, his Basic Attack damage is increased by 25%.
7 Vicious Assault Increases the number of bonus damage Basic Attack hits from Grievous Throw to 6. Basic Attacks against afflicted Heroes reduces the Cooldown of Grievous Throw by 2 seconds.
7 Wrong Place Wrong Time If an enemy is hit by both Twin Cleave Axes at the same time, they take 150 (+4% per level) bonus damage.
10 Guillotine Zul'jin launches a massive axe into the air that drops on the targeted area, dealing 210 (+4% per level) damage plus bonus damage the lower his Health is.
10 Taz'dingo! For the next 4 seconds, Zul'jin is Unkillable, and cannot be reduced to less than 1 Health. Taz'dingo!
13 Eye of Zul'jin Hitting an enemy Hero with Grievous Throw increases Zul'jin's Movement Speed by 25% for 2 seconds.
13 Forest Medicine Regeneration no longer has to be channeled, allowing Zul'jin to perform other actions while Regenerating. However, taking damage will still end the effect.
13 Voodoo Shuffle Activate to remove all current Root and Slow effects on Zul'jin.
16 Ferocity Increases the Attack Speed bonus of Berserker by 35%.
16 Lacerate Increases the slow amount of each Twin Cleave Axe by an additional 15%.
16 Swirling Death Twin Cleave's Axes cycle twice and can hit enemies on each revolution, but its cooldown is increased by 4 seconds.
20 Amani Resilience When Taz'dingo ends, Zul'jin heals for 50% of the damage he dealt during Taz'dingo.
20 Buzzsaw After impact, the Guillotine continues forward, dealing 50% of Guillotine's damage to enemies in the line.
20 Ensnare Throw a net forward, rooting the first enemy hit for 2 seconds.
Shortcut Ability Name Description
Q Grievous Throw Zul'jin throws an axe forward, dealing 125 (+4% per level) damage to the first 2 enemies hit and marking them for 8 seconds. Marked enemies take 50% bonus damage from Zul'jin's next 3 Basic Attacks against them.
W Twin Cleave Throw 2 axes in a large, circular arc, dealing 112 (+4% per level) damage and slowing affected enemies by 15% per axe for 2 seconds.
E Regeneration Zul'jin channels to regenerate 25% of his maximum Health over 4 seconds. Moving while channeling or taking damage will interrupt this effect.
R Taz'dingo! For the next 4 seconds, Zul'jin is Unkillable, and cannot be reduced to less than 1 Health. Taz'dingo!
R Guillotine Zul'jin launches a massive axe into the air that drops on the targeted area, dealing 210 (+4% per level) damage plus bonus damage the lower his Health is.
D Berserker Activate to increase Basic Attack damage by 25% but consume 2% maximum Health per attack. Passive: Zul'jin attacks 1% faster for every 1% of maximum Health missing.

Zul'jin

2017-03-14 Patch Notes

Hero Updates

Talents

  • Level 1
    • You Want Axe? (Q)
      • The buff tracker (located next to the portrait) now shows a specific number for Heroes hit, and how many hits are required to complete the Quest reward

2017-02-14 Patch Notes

Hero Updates

Talents

  • Level 4
    • Headhunter (Active)
      • Will no longer dismount Zul'jin when it is activated while mounted

Bug Fixes

  • Zul'jin: Fixed an issue causing Zul’jin to have a slightly higher Health Regeneration rate than intended.

2017-01-27 Balance Update

Hero Updates

Abilities

  • Twin Cleave (W)
    • Mana cost reduced from 60 to 50
  • Guillotine (R)
    • Cooldown reduced from 45 to 30 seconds

Talents

  • Level 1
    • Boneslicer (Q)
      • Damage bonus increased from 15 to 20%
    • Arcanite Axes (W)
      • Cooldown reduction per Hero hit increased from .5 to .75 seconds
    • You Want Axe? (Passive)
      • Damage bonus per stack reduced from 1.5 to 1.25
  • Level 4
    • Let the Killing Begin (Passive)
      • Buff duration reduced from 15 to 12 seconds
  • Level 7
    • Wrong Place Wrong Time (W)
      • Damage from 140 to 150
  • Level 13
    • Voodoo Shuffle (Active)
      • Cooldown reduced from 45 to 30 seconds
  • Level 16
    • Ferocity (Trait)
      • Attack speed bonus reduced from 40 to 35%

Developer Comments: Our data shows a solid win-rate for Zul'jin's Basic Attack build (I guess enemies really don't want axe!) while his ability- supporting talents are slightly under-performing. These changes look to slightly help that while we continue to explore the flood of incoming data.


2017-01-24 Patch Notes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue in which certain debuffs could still be applied to Invulnerable Heroes, including:
    • Greymane: Marked for the Kill
    • Li-Ming: Charged Blast
    • Thrall: Rolling Thunder
    • Zul'jin: Grievous Throw

2017-01-12 Hotfix Patch

Bug Fixes

  • Zul'jin: Kael'thas’ Living Bomb will no longer repeatedly explode after being cast on Zul’jin while Taz’dingo is active.
  • Zul'jin: Rehgar’s Ancestral Healing will no longer fail to heal Zul’jin if it is cast in the same moment that Berserker would reduce his Health to 1.
  • Zul'jin: Taz’dingo will now be placed on a reduced cooldown, rather than full cooldown, if it is cast at the exact same moment that he takes fatal damage.

2017-01-06 Balance Update

Hero Updates

Abilities

  • Taz'dingo! (R)
    • Cooldown increased from 60 to 90 seconds
    • Mana cost increased from 50 to 75

Developer Comments: We were testing Taz’dingo internally at 60 seconds but had planned on shipping it at 90. This change didn’t make it into the release for Zul’jin but we wanted to get it in place as quickly as possible.


2017-01-04 Patch Notes

New Hero

  • Zul'jin has been added to Heroes of the Storm and is now available for play!