Heroes of the Storm

Hero Discussion: Kerrigan Rework

HeroesoftheStorm 1 - Hero Discussion: Kerrigan Rework

Welcome to the Thursday Hero Discussion, where we feature a rotating hero discussion every Tuesday & Thursday. There was a Kerrigan Hero Discussion on June 7, 2018. On September 25th, 2018 Kerrigan was reworked and received several balance changes.

Kerrigan Queen of Blades

HotS Birthday & Cost (Link): March 13, 2014 & 500 Gems / 4,000 Gold

Kerrigan Wiki Entries Wikia (Link) Gamepedia (Link) Liquipedia (Link) Nexus Compendium(Link)

Balance History (Link)

List of Pro Builds (Link)

List of Recent Streamer Builds (Link)

Hero Spotlight Videos Trailer

Queen of Blades Trailer


A-Z Kerrigan w/MGPallyTime

Kerrigan Rework w/KiyeBerries Rework Power


Kerrigan Analysis w/NotParadox Rework Review

Gameplay Analysis

Combo Tips

Kerrigan received a rework in September 2018 with several balance changes during HGC Phase 2(Link) and ended with a 4% popularity and a 54% win rate. Kerrigan's popularity on the HotS ladder based on Heroes.report (Link) and HotsLogs (Link) is 6% with a 51% win rate over the last seven days.

  • Kerrigan is classified as Hard difficulty to play, do you agree?
  • What strengths and weaknesses do you think pros consider when choosing Kerrigan in HGC 2018 matches, and do those considerations apply to ranked and unranked matches?
  • When do you prioritizing drafting Kerrigan and on what maps?
  • What heroes do you draft to counter a Kerrigan pick?
  • Are there any particular hero synergies to complement a Kerrigan pick?
  • Is Kerrigan an early, mid or late-game hero, and where are the significant power spikes"
  • Is there a particular build you would recommend to someone wanting to learn the basics of Kerrigan?
  • Is there a high skill cap build you favor to optimize Kerrigan's performance and create flashy plays?
  • Do you have any tips or tricks for positioning Kerrigan in team fights and on rotations?
  • Which of Kerrigan's heroics do you favor?
  • Do you use the "On Release" keybind feature for any of Kerrigan's abilities, if so which ones?
  • Do you think Kerrigan is balanced; if not, what abilities or talents should be reworked?

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