Heroes of the Storm Fenix Build Guide

Fenix is a Ranged Assassin Hero from the Starcraft universe. He has high and stable damage not only from auto-attacks but also from his abilities. He is very mobile, thanks to the movement speed upgrades and his ability to warp for a short distance. In addition, he possesses a permanent energy shield that automatically regenerates as soon as he stops taking damage. These qualities make him indispensable in combat, and also give him the ability to solo in the lane with his regenerating Shield.

Fenix - Steward of the Templar

Primary Abilities

Plasma Cutter

Create a laser beam at the target point that circles around Fenix twice, dealing 135 damage to enemies hit and Slowing them by 25% for 4 seconds.

Weapon Modes

Activate to change between Weapon Mode: Repeater Cannon and Weapon Mode: Phase Bomb.
Weapon Mode: Repeater Cannon: Basic Attack speed increased by 150%.
Weapon Mode: Phase Bomb: Basic Attacks have 1.25 increased range, deal 25% more damage, and splash to nearby enemies.

Warp

Warp to a targeted location, phasing out after 0.5 seconds, and arriving 0.75 seconds later.

Heroic Abilities

Purification Salvo

Channel for 1.5 seconds, sweeping a laser in front of Fenix that locks onto enemy Heroes. Once Channeling finishes, fire 5 missiles at each locked Hero, dealing 79 damage each. Deals 50% increased damage to Slowed targets.

Planet Cracker

After 0.5 seconds, Channel a powerful beam that spans across the battleground for 4 seconds, dealing 112 damage every 0.25 seconds to non-Structure enemies hit.

Trait

Shield Capacitor

Fenix has a permanent 760 Shield which regenerates at 10% per second after not taking damage for 5 seconds.

Talent Build Cheat Sheet

Copy build code*[T1131412,Fenix]

*Select a hero, open talents, click on options near build variations and click paste build to enter the code into HOTS directly. After that, you will have the build from the current cheat sheet marked with hearts.

Basic Attack Build

Level

Recommended

Alternative

1

Advanced Targeting

Mobile Offense

4

Target Acquired

Emergency Protocol

7

Divert Power: Weapons

Warp Warfare

10

Purification Salvo

Planet Cracker

13

Auxiliary Shields

Rapid Recharge

16

Offensive Cadence

Photonic Weaponry

20

Singularity Charge

Unconquered Spirit

Useful Strategies and Tips

Shield Capacitor is a great self-sustain trait. It allows you to quickly (10% of maximum Shield per second) regenerate Shield if you have not taken damage during the last 5 seconds. This allows the Fenix to stay in line with good positioning and the right kite and teamfights.

Plasma Cutter – When used correctly, this skill deals significant damage. It is great for both kite enemies and aggressive offensive. The main thing is to learn how to use it effectively.

Weapon Mode: Repeater Cannon – high rate of fire, but reduced range. This Weapon Mode is well suited for Mercenary camps or situations where opponents cannot switch to you.

Weapon Mode: Phase Bomb. This Weapon Mode allows you to deal damage at a safe distance, making it indispensable when you need to regenerate Shield or avoid an enemy CC.

Warp. This excellent mobility tool will allow you not only to avoid pursuit, but also to quickly move around the map. The main thing to remember is that this skill can be interrupted, so be careful using it near enemies that have CC abilities.

Purification Salvo is ideal for finishing off opponents and deals increased damage to Slowed targets. Therefore, it is imperative to have teams with a good CC set to maximize damage.

Planet Cracker is a channelled beam that deals high damage, but Fenix stays in place and is extremely vulnerable. So it should be used from a safe distance, otherwise, you can get retaliatory damage or spend the cooldown for nothing.

Synergies and Counters

Strong against

Malthael

Malthael

Sonya

Sonya

Falstad

Falstad

Zul'jin

Zul'jin

The Lost Vikings

The Lost Vikings

Weak against

Hogger

Hogger

Varian

Varian

D.Va

D.Va

Alarak

Alarak

Tassadar

Tassadar

Synergizes with

Johanna

Johanna

E.T.C.

E.T.C.

Maiev

Maiev

Azmodan

Azmodan

Malfurion

Malfurion

Strengths and Weaknesses
      • Strong self-sustain
      • Great mobility
      • Strong AoE and single target damage
      • Weak to CC and burst damage
      • Lacking CC abilities
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