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MechaStorm – Heroes of the Storm

MechaStorm – Heroes of the Storm

The "Hero Mecha Storm" intro animation.

MechaStorm is the special mecha-themed drop Blizzard Entertainment released for Heroes of the Storm in mid-January 2018. Lore-wise, the content connects to the "Mechas Vs. Kaijos" alternate universe.

The drop featured multiple mecha skins for a number of heroes, as well as other items for the Collection, including emojis, sprays, portraits, and a Mecha Tyrael announcer.

A MechaStorm "anime video trailer" was also released, which can be viewed to the right. The animation is heavily inspired by series such as Mobile Suit Gundam and Neon Genesis Evangelion.

New skins Edit

Xenotech Abathur IconShard 2400
Humanity had never considered that sentient machines could exist in the darkness beyond the earth. From distant stars, Abathur's xenotech invaders came to plunder the earth's resources and further their evolution.
Features altered voice-over and themed abilities.
Abathur - Xenotech Abathur - Xenotech - Saboteur Abathur - Xenotech - Sinister
Xenotech Saboteur Sinister
Mecha Dehaka IconShard 2400
Zerus-class mech D3-H4K4 was developed to gather Kaijo DNA mid-combat. Troublingly, the onboard AI has begun rejecting orders, extracting "essence" from its own targets.
Features altered voice-over and themed abilities.
Dehaka - VHaka
V.Haka
Mecha Rehgar IconShard 2400
The Rehgar mecha serves as the command unit for the Principality of Orgrimmar's Ghost Wolf Brigade. Its ability to support Mechastorm's forces proved invaluable when the xenotech menace invaded.
Features altered voice-over and themed abilities.
Rehgar - Mecha Rehgar - Mecha - Custom Rehgar - Mecha - Death's Head
Mecha Custom Death's Head
Mecha Tyrael IconShard 2400
Neo Stormwind's latest Angiris-class mecha ultilizes a cerebro-mech modeled after the legendary Mecha Tassadar. Once deployed, the Tyrael unit will dispense justice for the atrocities committed during the great Mecha War.
Features replaced voice-over, themed abilities, themed animations and themed mount.
Tyrael - Mecha Tyrael - Mecha - Deathreaper Tyrael - Mecha - Strike
Mecha Deathreaper Strike

Emojis Edit

Emojis - Mecha Dehaka 1 Emojis - Mecha Dehaka 2 Emojis - Mecha Phrases 1 Emojis - Mecha Rehgar 1 Emojis - Mecha Rehgar 2
Mecha Dehaka Mecha Phrases Mecha Rehgar
Emojis - Mecha Tassadar 1 Emojis - Mecha Tassadar 2 Emojis - Mecha Tyrael 1 Emojis - Mecha Tyrael 2
Mecha Tassadar Mecha Tyrael
Emojis - Xenotech Abathur 1 Emojis - Xenotech Abathur 2
Xenotech Abathur

Sprays Edit

Mecha Insignia

Portraits Edit

Gallery Edit

Trivia Edit

  • The "MechaStorm" animated video was produced by TheLine (an animation studio founded by artists and film makers based in London, UK) and Axis (an animation studio best known for their work for League of Legends, Horizon: Zero Dawn, among various others).
  • The design and concept of the skins were created by Luke Mancini, also know as "Mr. Jack", who is a concept artist at Blizzard and currently working on StarCraft 2.
  • The Mecha Tyrael announcer is the first announcer based on a skin.

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