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Emperor Thaurissan enters Warcraft Rumble: Abilities, talents, and how to unlock him

A playable leader has emerged from the Blackrock Depths.

Emperor Thaurissan entered Warcraft Rumble on Jan. 21! Read on for all of Emperor Thaurissan's abilities and talents. We also go over how to unlock the playable leader!

Emperor Thaurissan in Warcraft Rumble (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Emperor Thaurissan in Warcraft Rumble (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Emperor Thaurissan abilities and talents

In Warcraft Rumble, Emperor Thaurissan is a Blackrock leader with the abilities Lava Spike and Fiery Weapon. Lava Spike, in particular, is a ranged elemental attack that can also deal melee physical damage.

Ability
Description
Lava Spike
Thaurissan targets the farthest enemy within range, and slams the ground, summoning a magma pillar below the enemy.
The magma pillar deals damage to the target and nearby enemies within a small area, and applies Burn.
The ground slam also causes a small earth spike directly in front of Thaurissan, applying physical damage to all enemies in melee range.
Thaurissan will target enemies within melee range if no ranged targets are available, summoning the magma pillar, and the earth spikes directly in front of him.
Fiery Weapon
Allies apply Burn when dealing physical damage.

When the ability is used, Emperor Thaurissan summons a magma pillar below an enemy to deal targeted damage plus damage to nearby enemies. This also applies Burn. Additionally, Lava Spike has a ground slam that deals physical damage within Emperor Thaurissan's melee range.

Emperor Thaurissan gets Bombard trait

Additionally, according to the Warcraft Rumble 4.0.0 patch notes, Emperor Thaurissan received the Bombard trait. Units with this trait can only attack ground targets. This means Emperor Thaurissan is not effective against flying units.

Warcraft Rumble Emperor Thaurissan talents

Emperor Thaurissan also has a few talents in Warcraft Rumble. They are Moira's Wit, Hubris, and Incinerate. Moira's Wit, for example, can synergize well with a unit like Bat Rider thanks to the latter's Fiery Surplus talent. Fiery Surplus leaves vials on the ground and inflicts Burn on nearby enemies who come in contact with them.

Talent
Description
Icon
Moira's Wit
Nearby Burning enemies heal Thaurissan.
Moira's Wit
Hubris
After playing Thaurissan, your next non-Elemental Mini deploys with +2 levels.
Hubris
Incinerate
Lava Spike's Burn is permanent.
Incinerate

How to unlock Emperor Thaurissan in Warcraft Rumble

You can obtain Emperor Thaurissan in the game starting on Jan. 21 through the Warcraft Rumble Guild Warchest and as a reward for duking it out in the player-versus-player (PvP) game mode. Another way to unlock him is to purchase the leader through a store offer. These arrive at the start, middle, and end of a season.

Warcraft Rumble Season 3 release date

Emperor Thaurissan arrives on Jan. 21, which marks the start of Season 3. Similar to the previous season, the leader is also slated to arrive on the Warcraft Rumble G.R.I.D in Season 4.

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