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Melee Assassin heroes are high-octane damage dealers that get up close to their enemy to really lay on the pain.

Melee Assassin is a class of hero in Heroes of the Storm. They focus on suddenly attacking their foes at close range. There are currently 10 Melee Assassin heroes.

The Melee Assassin heroes when the role was implemented.

List of Melee Assassin heroes[]

Hero Franchise Info
StarCraft StarCraft A combo Assassin who can move enemies around and punish mistakes.
Warcraft Warcraft A mobile, sustained damage Assassin who pairs well with Heroes who can enable him.
StarCraft StarCraft A combo Assassin who goes all in, diving into the enemy team.
Warcraft Warcraft A mobile Assassin who excels against clustered enemies and prevents their escape.
Warcraft Warcraft Not quite a full Hero, Murky can place an Egg to respawn quickly back into battle.
Heroes of the Storm Heroes of the Storm A brutal Melee Assassin who is adept at both beginning and ending fights.
Warcraft Warcraft A stealthed Assassin who's great at capturing Mercenary camps and is difficult to kill.
Diablo (franchise) Diablo An Assassin who starts slow, but deals extreme damage after collecting enough Meat.
Warcraft Warcraft A stealthed Assassin who specializes in shutting down her opponents.
StarCraft StarCraft A stealthed Assassin who can dart around his enemies.

List of former Melee Assassin heroes[]

These heroes formerly belonged to the Melee Assassin class, but were reclassified into other classes due to reworks.

Hero Franchise Info
Warcraft Warcraft A Summoner who specializes in controlling key areas of the battleground.
Current_ _Bruiser BruiserHealer HealerMelee Assassin Melee AssassinRanged Assassin Ranged AssassinSupport SupportTank Tank
Removed_ _Assassin AssassinMulti-class MulticlassSpecialist SpecialistSupport SupportWarrior Warrior
Melee Assassin Melee Assassin heroes_ AlarakIllidanKerriganMaievMurkyQhiraSamuroThe ButcherValeeraZeratul