Community Roundup – 5 Top Pro and Grand Master Hero guides
With all the changes coming to the Nexus lately, it’s a perfect time to dust off some of our favorite heroes with some guides from our community’s best Pro and Grand Master players.
Fan’s Mana Addict Kael’thas guide
GFE’s Fan knows his heroes. And while the double tank meta slowly gives way to more damage and ultimate centered team compositions, revisiting Kael’thas makes sense.
Fan goes into great detail on how most of the community is wrong to pick Convection at Level 1. The greatest thing about Fan’s guides is how he goes into the WHY behind his decisions. Watch, learn, profit. The talent summary can be found here.
Fan’s Mana Addict Kael’thas talent breakdown
Fan’s Mana Addict Kael’thas gameplay footage
Fan’s Gul’dan KRQ-Build guide
By level 16 Gul’dan starts hitting like a truck on a 1.5 second cooldown. -Fan
KRQ-Build Gul’dan talent breakdown
Fan’s KRQ-Build Gul’dan gameplay
McIntyre’s meta Anub’arak
With all the mages making their way into the meta, B-Step’s McIntyre does a great job of exploring the rise of Anub’arak. Now with spell shielded beetles and more options than ever, Anub is having a great time shutting down mages with the likes of Arthas. A talent summary can be found here, but McIntyre lays out key deviations depending on what you’re up against.
McIntyre’s meta Anub’arak Talent breakdown
McIntyre’s meta Anub’arak Gameplay
Skullkid’s GM Valeera
Skullkid is something of an unsung hero to those aspiring Grand Masters out there. With great insights into gameplay strategy and talent selection, skullkid walks you through a typical GM Towers of Doom game. Take notes kids and make sure to check out this video for some Valeera inspiration. Skullkid’s default Valeera talent summary can be found here.
Skullkid’s Valeera talent guide
GM Valeera replay analysis.
Zaelia’s quick Tracer guide
Dignitas's Assassin and all-around nice guy Zaelia put out a quick guide on how they play tracer at a pro level.
Skullkid’s in-depth Tracer guide
If you can’t get enough Tracer in your life, skullkid is back with his own in-depth Tracer guide, geared for Ladder play. Here's a talent summary.
Talent breakdown and gameplay analysis
Hopefully you found these guides useful, if not for your own play than for insights into the current and ever shifting meta.