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Viper Resistance
Resistance Loading Screen.png
Dates February 12 - March 26 (2019)
Duration 6 weeks
Theme Heroes of the Storm Viper Organization
  • Deckard Pain skin
  • Delta Hanzo skin
  • Firestorm Blaze skin
Heroes of the Storm Live Patch Notes – February 12, 2019

Viper Resistance was a unique event in Heroes of the Storm. It was set in the Realm of Viper Organization and a sequel to the Viper Ascendant event in 2018.


No snake will be spared the flame... We’re introducing new Skins, Mounts, and much more with our new Heroes of the Storm update. Join the resistance and assist Firestorm Blaze, Deckard Pain, and Delta Hanzo in eliminating Viper and reclaiming the Nexus!



Viper Resistance Skins
Legendary Deckard Pain
Backstory: As the United States signed the Malta accords, their sovereignty ended, and Viper's began. Yet, in secret, Maj. Pain had been given leadership over a team with a very particular set of skills and one final mission: resistance.
Features: Themed abilities, themed animations.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of Viper organization skins.
Deckard Deckard Pain.jpg
Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Deckard Deckard Pain Infiltrator.jpg
Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Deckard Deckard Pain Desert Ops.jpg
Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Desert Ops
Deckard Deckard Pain Green Army.jpg
Gem.png900 / Shard.png1,800
Toys IIGreen Army
Legendary Delta
Backstory: Cpt. Shimada had his mission: to eliminate the Viper leader known as Deathfang, his brother. The government expected him to fail, but they made a mistake... they didn't realize they were dealing with Hanzo.
Features: Themed abilities, themed animations.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of Viper organization skins.
Hanzo Delta.jpg
Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Hanzo Delta Blackout.jpg
Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Hanzo Delta Veteran.jpg
Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Legendary Firestorm
Backstory: Viper hunted him down. Slaughtered his brothers-in-arms. Now they're taken the one thing he truly loves in this world - his only daugther. The Firestorm is coming, and no snake will be spared the flame.
Features: Altered voice-over, themed animations.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of Viper organization skins.
Blaze Firestorm.jpg
Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Blaze Firestorm Red Hot.jpg
Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Red Hot
Blaze Firestorm Atomic.jpg
Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200


  • Epic D.E.R.P.A.
    • Backstory: Thanks to the Defensive Extraneous Research Program Assembly's grant, our combat automaton is ready for testing! As of patch 51.2.4, it now climbs up stairs and doesn't trip over its legs... as much. Welcome to the future!



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SeasonIcon Sun's Out, Guns Out.png Summer Sun's Out, Guns Out (2017) • Nexomania (2018) • MechaStorm II (2019) • Nexomania II (2020)
SeasonIcon Hallow's End.png Fall Hallow's End (2015–2017) • Fall of King's Crest (2018) • The Scarlet Heist (2019) • CraftWars (2020)
SeasonIcon Winter Veil.png Winter Winter Veil (2015–2017) • It's Time for Toys! (2018) • Toys II (2019) • Winter Treasure (2020)
Unique 2015 Nexus 15.png Love is in the AirWarcraft NoblegardenDiablo (franchise) Eternal Conflict
2016 Nexus 15.png Love is in the AirStarCraft Machines of WarNexus 15.png Nexus Challenge
2017 Nexus 15.png Love is in the AirWarcraft For Azeroth!Nexus 15.png Nexus Challenge 2.0Nexus 15.png Second AnniversaryDiablo (franchise) Malthael's BargainWarcraft Call of Kel'ThuzadOverwatch Assault on Volskaya FoundryNexus 15.png Dragons of the Nexus
2018 StarCraft StarCraft 20th AnniversaryNexus 15.png Behold the Power of the Dark Nexus!Nexus 15.png 3-Year AnniversaryWarcraft Echoes of AlteracNexus 15.png Raiders of WarchromeNexus 15.png Viper Ascendant
2019 Nexus 15.png Viper ResistanceNexus 15.png 4-Year AnniversaryNexus 15.png Return to Warchrome Wastes
2020 Nexus 15.png 5-Year AnniversaryNexus 15.png Greek GodsWarcraftDiablo (franchise) Altered Fates
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