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Banners are a cosmetic feature in Heroes of the Storm that allow players' heroes to raise a flag whenever they assert their dominance on the battleground. They are obtained via construction using shards or opening Loot Chests.

Banners can not be manually placed, but are automatically placed and will show the name of the player who planted the banner on the following events:

  • becoming an MVP (shown on the MVP screen).

The basic Nexus Banner is free. Basic banners are Gem.png75 / Shard.png40 while the more intricate warbanners are Gem.png120 / Shard.png75. Some banners may only be available through specific conditions.


Nexus Banners[]

  • Backstory: Representing the Nexus.
Nexus Banner
Nexus Banner.png

2nd Year Anniversary Banner[]

  • Backstory: You could say we've had a banner year. Now, you can have one too.
2nd Year Anniversary Banner
2nd Year Anniversary Banner.png
  • Note: This banner was only available by completing the Event Quest during the Second Anniversary event, it is no longer available.

3rd Year Anniversary Banner[]

  • Backstory: It's been three year already? Where does the time go? ...Huh? Oh, right, we were doing a thing... here's a banner!
3rd Year Anniversary Banner
3rd Year Anniversary Banner.jpg

4th Year Anniversary Banner[]

  • Backstory: It's been four years already? Where does the time go? ...Huh? Oh, right, we were doing a thing... here's a banner!
4th Year Anniversary Banner
4th Year Anniversary Banner.jpg

5th Year Anniversary Banner[]

  • Backstory: It's been five years already? Where does the time go? ...Huh? Oh, right, we were doing a thing... here's a banner!
5th Year Anniversary Banner
5th Year Anniversary Banner.jpg

Heroes of the Dorm 2018 Banner[]

  • Backstory: Awarded to the Heroes of the Dorm and those who support them.
Heroes of the Dorm 2018 Banner
Heroes of the Dorm 2018 Banner.jpg
  • Note: This banner was only available by participating in the 2018 Heroes of the Dorm Bracket Challenge, it is no longer available.

"Okay" Banner[]

  • Backstory: It's an all right banner, but it'd be better with comeback mechanics.
"Okay" Banner
Okay Banner.jpg

Ascended Banner[]

  • Backstory: In the Nexus, the unexpected happens regularly. When it does, you own it, celebrate it, and let people plant flags all over your battlegrounds with it.
Ascended Banner
Ascended Banner.jpg


Toys Cosmic Force Warcrest[]

  • Backstory: "Never again, Zarthoth! This star system is under the protection of the Cosmic Force!" - Cosmic Force Valeera, Episode 03: "The Endless Midnight"
Cosmic Force Warcrest
Cosmic Force.jpg
  • Note: This banner is only available by completing the Event Quest during the Toys event in 2018.

Toys Dehakasaur Warcrest[]

  • Backstory: Dominate your territory like a true Dehakasaur and reestablish your primal kingdom within the Nexus!
Dehakasaur Warcrest
Dehakasaur Warcrest.jpg
  • Note: This banner is only available by completing the Event Quest during the Toys event in 2018.

Toys Funland Warcrest[]

  • Backstory: The idea of a Funland Warcrest would have been preposterous once... but that was before the Cuddle Bear's jealous ambitions.
Funland Warcrest
Funland Warcrest.jpg
  • Note: This banner is only available by completing the Event Quest during the Toys event in 2018.

Hallow's End Hallow's End Warcrest[]

  • Backstory: Observed by both the Alliance and the Horde, Hallow's End is a time to honor the spirits of the dead and unburden the souls of the living.
Hallow's End Warcrest
Hallow's End Warcrest.jpg
  • Note: This banner was only available by completing the Event Quest during the Hallow's End event in 2017, it is available as a regular event loot since 2018.

Lunar Festival Lunar Warcrest[]

  • Backstory: The Lunar Festival reminds us that before embarking on a new year of adventure, it is important to take time to honor the past.
Lunar Warcrest
Lunar Warcrest.jpg
  • Note: This banner is only available by completing the Event Quest during the Lunar Festival event in 2018.

Fall of King's Crest Raven Army Warcrests[]

  • Backstory: Once the crest of the rulers of Raven Court, these banners now solely represent the Raven Lord's declaration of war upon King's Crest.
Raven Army Warcrest Ancient Raven Army Warcrest Corrupted Raven Army Warcrest
Raven Army Warcrest.jpg Raven Army Warcrest Ancient.jpg Raven Army Warcrest Corrupted.jpg
Infernal Raven Army Warcrest Ghostly Raven Army Warcrest
Raven Army Warcrest Infernal.jpg Raven Army Warcrest Ghostly.jpg

Fall of King's Crest Spectres & Phantoms Warcrests[]

  • Backstory: The Spectral Wyrm's crest serves as a cold reminder that, in the Nexus, one can never truly escape the clutches of death.
Spectres & Phantoms Warcrest Ancient Spectres & Phantoms Warcrest Corrupted Spectres & Phantoms Warcrest
Spectres & Phantoms Warcrest.jpg Spectres & Phantoms Warcrest Radiant.jpg Spectres & Phantoms Warcrest Infernal.jpg
Forgotten Spectres & Phantoms Warcrest Arcane Spectres & Phantoms Warcrest
Spectres & Phantoms Warcrest Forgotten.jpg Spectres & Phantoms Warcrest Arcane.jpg

Winter Veil Winter Veil Warbanner[]

  • Backstory: As seasons change and winter blankets Azeroth, communities gather for feasting and merriment, sharing what they have with one another.
Winter Veil Warbanner
Winter Veil Warbanner.jpg
  • Note: This banner was available by completing the Event Quest during the Winter Veil event in 2017, it is available as a regular event loot since 2018.

Fall of King's Crest Witches & Warden Warcrests[]

  • Backstory: The Witch of the Hollows and the Spider Warden make for strange allies... Only the Raven Lord himself could forge such a terrifying union.
Witches & Wardens Warcrest Ghostly Witches & Wardens Warcrest Forgotten Witches & Wardens Warcrest
Witches & Wardens Warcrest.jpg Witches & Wardens Warcrest Ghostly.jpg Witches & Wardens Warcrest Forgotten.jpg
Night Witches & Wardens Warcrest Consecrated Witches & Wardens Warcrest
Witches & Wardens Warcrest Night.jpg Witches & Wardens Warcrest Consecrated.jpg


Alliance Banners[]

  • Backstory: Champions of order and justice, the heroes of the Alliance bring light to the darkest corners of Azeroth.
Alliance Banner Teal Alliance Banner
Alliance Banner.png Teal Alliance Banner.png

Alliance Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: Kings may die, and kingdoms may fall, but the Alliance will never be broken. For the Alliance!
Alliance Warbanner Teal Alliance Warbanner
Alliance Warbanner.png Teal Alliance Warbanner.png

Dwarf Banners[]

  • Backstory: There's nothing a dwarf loves more than a good brew in a warm tavern. Except perhaps the tavern brawl that follows.
Dwarf Banner Violet Dwarf Banner
Dwarf Banner.png Violet Dwarf Banner.png

Dwarf Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: Descended from the creations of the titan, the dwarves are heirs to great and mysterious fonts of power.
Dwarf Warbanner Violet Dwarf Warbanner
Dwarf Warbanner.png Violet Dwarf Warbanner.png

Horde Banners[]

  • Backstory: Forged from the misunderstood and outcast races of Azeroth, the Horde values strength and honor above all else.
Horde Banner Amber Horde Banner
Horde Banner.png Amber Horde Banner.png

Horde Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: The Horde's history is rife with struggle and turmoil, but its flame will never be extinguished. For the Horde!
Horde Warbanner Amber Horde Warbanner
Horde Warbanner.png Amber Horde Warbanner.png

Lordaeron Warbanner[]

  • Backstory: When the call to defend the Nexus from the Raven Lord's aggression was issued, the Alliance of Lordaeron answered without hesitation.
Lordaeron Warbanner
Lordaeron Warbanner.png
  • Note: This banner was only available by completing the Event Quest during the Echoes of Alterac event.

Naxxramas Warcrest[]

  • Backstory: Naxxramas has long served as emblem of Scourge dominance. It is only fitting it continues to do so in the Nexus.
Naxxramas Warcrest
Naxxramas Warcrest.png
  • Note: This banner was only available by completing the Event Quest during the Call of Kel'Thuzad event, it is no longer available.

Night Elf Banners[]

  • Backstory: The night elves are an ancient and mystical race, bound to nature and the light of Elune.
Night Elf Banner Teal Night Elf Banner
Night Elf Banner.png Teal Night Elf Banner.png

Night Elf Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: Whether they fight with blade, spell, or beast, the heroes of the kaldorei are among Azeroth's fiercest guardians.
Night Elf Warbanner Teal Night Elf Warbanner
Night Elf Warbanner.png Teal Night Elf Warbanner.png

Orgrimmar Warbanner[]

  • Backstory: With the blessings of the Raven Spirit, Drek'Thar and the Horde would ensure the Alliance would never encroach upon Frostwolf land again.
Orgrimmar Warbanner
Orgrimmar Warbanner.jpg
  • Note: This banner was only available by completing the Event Quest during the Echoes of Alterac event.

Tauren Banners[]

  • Backstory: The wise and noble tauren are a peaceful people, but will not hesitate to fight when the land is in danger.
Tauren Banner Amber Tauren Banner
Tauren Banner.png Amber Tauren Banner.png

Tauren Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: The greatest heroes of the shu'halo prove themselves not only in battle, but in sage counsel as well.
Tauren Warbanner Amber Tauren Warbanner
Tauren Warbanner.png Amber Tauren Warbanner.png


Protoss Banners[]

  • Backstory: Though they have lost the Khala, the protoss have found a greater sense of unity than they have ever known before.
Aiur Protoss Banner Nerazim Protoss Banner Tal'darim Protoss Banner
Aiur Protoss Banner.png Nerazim Protoss Banner.png Tal'darim Protoss Banner.png

Protoss Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: Few can withstand the full might of the firstborn. Where the Golden Armada goes, victory follows.
Aiur Protoss Warbanner Nerazim Protoss Warbanner Tal'darim Protoss Warbanner
Aiur Protoss Warbanner.png Nerazim Protoss Warbanner.png Tal'darim Protoss Warbanner.png

Terran Banners[]

  • Backstory: Though relatively new to the Koprulu Sector, the terrans have played a significant role in shaping its destiny.
Terran Banner Dominion Terran Banner Raiders Terran Banner
Terran Banner.png Dominion Terran Banner.png Raiders Terran Banner.png

Terran Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: Terrans are ingenious and industrious. If they ever united under one banner, they just might be unstoppable.
Terran Warbanner Dominion Terran Warbanner Raiders Terran Warbanner
Terran Warbanner.png Dominion Terran Warbanner.png Raiders Terran Warbanner.png

Zerg Banners[]

  • Backstory: The zerg are the scourge of the sector, relentlessly infesting and assimilating any advanced species in their path.
Zerg Banner Char Zerg Banner Kaldir Zerg Banner
Zerg Banner.png Char Zerg Banner.png Kaldir Zerg Banner.png

Zerg Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: From their humble beginnings on Zerus, the zerg have evolved into one of the most terrifying forces in the galaxy.
Zerg Warbanner Char Zerg Warbanner Kaldir Zerg Warbanner
Zerg Warbanner.png Char Zerg Warbanner.png Kaldir Zerg Warbanner.png


Demon Hunter Banners[]

  • Backstory: The demon hunters are neither a people, nor a nation. Instead, they are survivors bound by vengeance.
Demon Hunter Banner Azure Demon Hunter Banner Crimson Demon Hunter Banner
Demon Hunter Banner.png Azure Demon Hunter Banner.png Crimson Demon Hunter Banner.png

Demon Hunter Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: Only a hunter whose hatred is fully tempered by discipline will ever bear the sigil of the Order-masters.
Demon Hunter Warbanner Azure Demon Hunter Warbanner Crimson Demon Hunter Warbanner
Demon Hunter Warbanner.png Azure Demon Hunter Warbanner.png Crimson Demon Hunter Warbanner.png

Witch Doctor Banners[]

  • Backstory: The totems of the Tribe of the Five Hills serve as both markers and as powerful mojos.
Witch Doctor Banner Toxic Witch Doctor Banner Crimson Witch Doctor Banner
Witch Doctor Banner.png Toxic Witch Doctor Banner.png Crimson Witch Doctor Banner.png

Witch Doctor Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: A Witch Doctor's mask clouds their identity, presenting them as an aspect of the spirits.
Witch Doctor Warbanner Toxic Witch Doctor Warbanner Crimson Witch Doctor Warbanner
Witch Doctor Warbanner.png Toxic Witch Doctor Warbanner.png Crimson Witch Doctor Warbanner.png

Wizard Banners[]

  • Backstory: Banner of the rebellious students of the Yshari Sanctum who proudly bear the name Wizard.
Wizard Banner Amber Wizard Banner Violet Wizard Banner
Wizard Banner.png Amber Wizard Banner.png Violet Wizard Banner.png

Wizard Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: The full power of the wizards is so great that the earth itself trembles at their machinations.
Wizard Warbanner Amber Wizard Warbanner Violet Wizard Warbanner
Wizard Warbanner.png Amber Wizard Warbanner.png Violet Wizard Warbanner.png


D.Va Banners[]

  • Backstory: MEKA pilots are recruited for their incredible dexterity and multi-tasking skills. Personal branding is just a plus.
D.Va Banner Iconic D.Va Banner
D.Va Banner.png Iconic D.Va Banner.png

D.Va Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: Hana Song's talent has made her a world champion on both digital battlefields and physical ones.
D.Va Warbanner Iconic D.Va Warbanner
D.Va Warbanner.png Iconic D.Va Warbanner.png

Officer D.Va Banner[]

  • Backstory: A banner drawn into the Nexus from another world. Granted to those who overcome the Nexus's challenge.
Officer D.Va Banner
Officer D.Va Banner.png
  • Note: This banner was only available by completing Quest 3 during the Nexus Challenge 2.0 event, it is no longer available.

Oni Genji Warbanner[]

  • Backstory: The oni are often seen as symbols of chaos and disaster. Genji simply chooses who to inflict disaster upon.
Oni Genji Warbanner
Oni Genji Warbanner.png
  • Note: This banner was only available by completing Quest 1 during the Nexus Challenge 2.0 event, it is no longer available.

Genji Banners[]

  • Backstory: Genji found inner peace only through diligent training and meditation. It has made him stronger than he ever was before.
Genji Banner Iconic Genji Banner
Genji Banner.png Iconic Genji Banner.png

Genji Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: Having accepted his existence as both man and machine, Genji now faces his challenges with a clear mind and a resolute spirit.
Genji Warbanner Iconic Genji Warbanner
Genji Warbanner.png Iconic Genji Warbanner.png

Overwatch Banners[]

  • Backstory: Soldiers. Scientists. Adventuerers. Oddities. Overwatch was the guardian of global peace for a generation.
Overwatch Banner Azure Overwatch Banner
Overwatch Banner.png Azure Overwatch Banner.png

Overwatch Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: Although their watch has ended, Overwatch's soaring ideals of freedom and equality will never be forgotten.
Overwatch Warbanner Azure Overwatch Warbanner
Overwatch Warbanner.png Azure Overwatch Warbanner.png

Pachimari Warbanner[]

  • Backstory: The perfect symbol to strike fear into the hearts of your enemies.
Pachimari Warbanner
Pachimari Warbanner.jpg
  • Note: This banner was only available by completing the Event Quest during the Pachimari Mania event, it is no longer available.

Tracer Banners[]

  • Backstory: Tracer's ability to speed up or slow down her own time made her one of Overwatch's most effective agents.
Tracer Banner Iconic Tracer Banner
Tracer Banner.png Iconic Tracer Banner.png

Tracer Warbanners[]

  • Backstory: Despite Overwatch's dissolution, Tracer continues to fight the good fight wherever she can.
Tracer Warbanner Iconic Tracer Warbanner
Tracer Warbanner.png Iconic Tracer Warbanner.png


  • Backstory: Competition is the spirit of the Nexus, and the warriors who battle within it are never forgotten.

HGC 2017[]

HGC Warbanner
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CE Warbanner eStar Gaming Warbanner
CE Warbanner.jpg EStar Gaming Warbanner.jpg
Hots Lady Warbanner KT Warbanner
Hots Lady Warbanner.jpg KT Warbanner.jpg
RPG Warbanner Start Over Again Warbanner
RPG Warbanner.jpg Start Over Again Warbanner.jpg
Super Perfect Team Warbanner WKG Warbanner
Super Perfect Team Warbanner.jpg WKG Warbanner.jpg


Fnatic Warbanner Playing Ducks Warbanner
Fnatic Warbanner.jpg Playing Ducks Warbanner.jpg
Team Dignitas Warbanner Team Good Guys Warbanner
Team Dignitas Warbanner.jpg Team Good Guys Warbanner.jpg
Team Liquid Warbanner
Team Liquid Warbanner.jpg


L5 Warbanner Mighty Warbanner
L5 Warbanner.jpg Mighty Warbanner.jpg
MVP Black Warbanner MVP Miracle Warbanner
MVP Black Warbanner.jpg MVP Miracle Warbanner.jpg
Raven Warbanner RRR Warbanner
Raven Warbanner.jpg RRR Warbanner.jpg
Tempest Warbanner
Tempest Warbanner.jpg

North America[]

Even in Death Warbanner Gale Force eSports Warbanner
Even in Death Warbanner.jpg Gale Force eSports Warbanner.jpg
No Tomorrow Warbanner Roll20® esports Warbanner
No Tomorrow Warbanner.jpg Roll20 esports Warbanner.jpg
Superstars Warbanner Team Freedom Warbanner
Superstars Warbanner.jpg Team Freedom Warbanner.jpg
Team Naventic Warbanner Tempo Storm Warbanner
Team Naventic Warbanner.jpg Tempo Storm Warbanner.jpg