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Azmodan is a Ranged Specialist hero from the Diablo universe.

The Lord of Sin rules over a densely populated land of hell where both the greatest joys and despair, and the deepest depravities can be experienced. But it is never enough for Azmodan, who has set his eyes on the realm of Sanctuary.

Background Edit

As with all the Evils, Azmodan originated from one of the seven heads of the Great Dragon Tathamet. He lorded over the Realm of Sin. For much of his existence he desired to be the sole ruler of Hell.

During the Great Conflict, Azmodan successfully defeated his angelic foes many times on the battlefields of Pandemonium. In one such battle, Azmodan faced the archangel Tyrael. Tyrael bested him and stood ready to deal the final blow. However, one of Tyrael's comrades called for aid and Tyrael rushed to lend aid. Azmodan thus escaped the angel's wrath.

Gameplay Summary Edit

Strengths Edit

  • Unusually high health for a Specialist; enough to escape from many heroes trying to gank him; especially when talenting purely into his E.
  • His trait has a Global Range, effectively allowing him to split-push from across the map.
  • Capable of melting single targets when building purely into All Shall Burn, allowing him to contribute to teamfights by focusing low-health assassins or supports
  • Extremely good at pushing, especially when completing the quest talents Sieging Wrath or Taste For Blood
  • Multiple builds, allowing for either extremely high burst damage or powerful sustained damage against a single target

Weaknesses Edit

  • Low mobility prevents Azmodan from escaping from a situation where he has been overextended or when his abilities are on cooldown
  • Long cooldowns leave Azmodan vulnerable if he has recently used all his abilities.
  • Although capable of dealing very high sustained damage, he can't really contribute to teamfights until level 13 and building purely into All Shall Burn and Demonic Invasion. Even then, his damage is focused on one target and relies on him not being stunned or silenced and being able to channel long enough for his E to do any real damage.
  • Even though his Q has a very long range, it has a long travel time when used at longer ranges, even with Infernal Globe; meaning he'll have to predict exactly where his target is going to be.

Abilities Edit

Globe of Annihilation (Q)
Mana: 60
Cooldown: 10 seconds

Shoot a globe of destruction, dealing 170.56 (+4% per level) damage on impact. Long range.

Summon Demon Warrior (W)
Mana: 40
Cooldown: 10 seconds

Spawn a Demon Warrior that marches toward a point. Warriors deal 38.48 (+4% per level) damage per second and last for 10.50 seconds.

All Shall Burn (E) [Channeled]
Mana: 16 per second
Cooldown: 6 seconds

Channel a death beam on an enemy dealing 100 (+4% per level) damage a second. The damage amount grows the longer it is channeled, to a maximum of 200 (+4% per level) damage per second. Does 25.00% more damage to Structures. Azmodan can move at 40% speed while channeling.

Traits Edit

General of Hell (D) [Trait]
Cooldown: 30 seconds

Summon a Demon Lieutenant at an allied Mercenary, Minion, or Azmodan's Summons. The Lieutenant will march with the target, granting 25% increased damage to all nearby friendly Mercenaries, Minions, and Azmodan's Summons. Unlimited range.

Heroic Abilities Edit


Demonic Invasion [Heroic Ability]
Tier 4 (Hero Level 10)
Mana: 100
Cooldown: 100 seconds

Rain a small army of Demonic Grunts down on enemies, dealing 20 (+5 per level) damage per impact. Demon Grunts deal 20 (+2 per level) damage and have 200 (+30 per level) health.

Talents Edit

Tier 1, Hero Level 1 Edit


Tier 2, Hero Level 4 Edit

Army of Hell
Tier 2 (Hero Level 4)

Increases Demon Warrior's damage by 20% and reduces their Mana cost by 20.


Tier 3, Hero Level 7 Edit


Tier 4, Hero Level 10 Edit

Demonic Invasion [Heroic Ability]
Tier 4 (Hero Level 10)
Mana: 100
Cooldown: 100 seconds

Rain a small army of Demonic Grunts down on enemies, dealing 20 (+5 per level) damage per impact. Demon Grunts deal 20 (+2 per level) damage and have 200 (+30 per level) health.

Tier 5, Hero Level 13 Edit


Tier 6, Hero Level 16 Edit


Tier 7, Hero Level 20 Edit


Talent Builds Edit

Tips Edit

Matchups Edit

Pairings Edit

Effective against Edit

Effective foes Edit

Having a unusual high health for a non-Warrior, Azmodan's limited movement and lack of crowd control allows Malthael to stick on him. Additionally, Azmodan's ability to summon minions means Malthael can get extra health from Soul Rip.

Skins Edit

Lord of Sin (base)
Azmodan - LOS - Red Azmodan - LOS - Green Azmodan - LOS - Blue Azmodan - LOS - Avarice
Lord of Sin Toxic Souleater Avarice IconShard 100
Azmodan - LOS - Infested
Infested IconShard 150
Sinlord IconShard 100
The Demon Lord Azmodan is no stranger to opulence and grandeur. In fact, greed and pride are among his favorite sins.
Azmodan - Master - Orange Azmodan - Master - Purple Azmodan - Master - Green Azmodan - Lunar
Sinlord Abyssal Vile Lunar IconShard 150
Lunar Festival
AzGul'dan IconShard 400
Gul'dan could feel the demon's blood coursing through his veins... Mannoroth's gift once set the orcs on their path, now Azmodan's gift would make them unstoppable.
This skin is related to the Warcraft themed-skins. Features themed abilities.
Azmodan - AG - Green Azmodan - AG - Grey Azmodan - AGD - Chaos
AzGul'dan Pallid Chaos
Azmodunk IconShard 1600
In the deepest recesses of the Inferno lies the Burning Court, a realm with a single edict set by the first Hoop-Lord: "Thou shalt slam with the best, or thou jammest with the rest."
This skin is related to the Burning Court themed-skins. Features replaced voice-over, themed abilities, themed animations and themed mount.
Azmodan - AD - Red Azmodan - AD - Orange Azmodan - AD - Purple Azmodan - Azmodunk - Three-peat
Azmodunk Real Dream Showtime Three-peat
Azmodan - Azmodunk - Lucky Azmodan - Azmodunk - Competitive
Lucky IconShard 2400 Competitive IconShard 2400

Development Edit

Azmodan was conceived within the first two years of the game's development, as early as 2011.[1][2]

Trivia Edit

  • In an alternate reality, Azmodan slew Inarius, and is utterly despised by the angel lieutenant Valla.[3]

Patch changes Edit


External linksEdit

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