Hero Line Wars Starlight – Hero Build Guides

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Hero Line Wars Starlight Basics

Hero Line Wars Starlight is a custom Arcade Star Craft 2 Map from Tya that pits two teams against each other.

Teams of 1v1, 2v2, 3v3, or 4v4 choose heroes and send units towards their enemies base, all while defending their own.

Heroes level up and can learn/upgrade abilities, and buy items to hold off the waves of enemy units.

Basic Instructions

  • Pick a hero.
  • Spawn units at your Mercenary Camp (hatchery).
  • Survive units spawned by the enemy team.

How To Win

  • Don’t let enemies reach your beacon.

Advanced Instructions

  • Spawning units increases your income so spawn frequently.
    • Right-click the a unit to auto-send when gold is available.
  • Cheaper units give more income per cost, but also more experience.
  • Make use of potions to survive early.
  • Use your shrine to help if you get overwhelmed.

Merchants

Buy ability upgrades at merchant locations.

Hero Line Wars Starlight Heroes
The Heroes

Basic Hero Guides

We’re working on fully fleshed out pages for each hero, you can already see their ability names and make some choices based on stats. However if you’re anything like me you haven’t found a ton of information.

It can be frustrating for new players, so we’ve got some basic build guides to get started. These are by no means definitive, but they can be a good place to begin.

Melee builds

  • Ruby Signet -> Tourmaline Signet -> Bloodstone Signet
  • Jade Coil -> Emerald Coil -> Alexandrite Coil
  • Lightforged blade -> Truesilver Champion -> Sunshatter
  • Blood Guard’s Shield -> Blackrock Bullwark -> Hellscream’s Shieldwall
  • Ravager -> Warmonger -> Kang
  • Vampiric Potions

Ranged attack builds

  • 4 x Feathered Dart -> Iceblade Stinger -> Serendipity
  • Ravager -> Warmonger -> Kang
  • Ravager -> Warmonger

Mages who use spells

  • Redpine Stave -> Blood Stave -> San’layn Stave
  • Fel Grimoire -> Grimoire of the Damned ->Grimoire of Medivh
  • Amethyst Band -> Twilight Opal Band -> Dreadstone Band
  • Swiftness Potions,

Summoners

  • Fel Grimoire -> Grimoire of the Damned ->Grimoire of Medivh
  • Helcurlar’s Rod -> Staff of Dominance -> Apostle of Argus
  • Helcurlar’s Rod -> Staff of Dominance -> Apostle of Argus
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  • Amethyst Band -> Twilight Opal Band -> Dreadstone Band
  • Swiftness Potions

Full Hero List

Below are the heroes available in Hero Line War Starlight v2.14

Individual build guides and orders coming soon.

HeroHealthMana DamageRange PassiveQWE( R) Ultimate T
Angel600150 186 Celestial Fury (Weapon attacks bounce to a second enemy)Quantam RayCosmic ShiftCelestial RadianceExtinction 
Heirarch700  26Melee Plasma
Shields
Lightning DashAstral WindForze of Will (Passive)Resurgence 
Ascendant700  20Melee Plasma
Shields
Destruction WaveDeadly ChargeAbsorptionDisplacement Beam 
Engineer600  267  Plasma BoltRocket BarrageMissile BatteryDrakken Laser 
Infested500  266  Corrosive BlastSpawn Infested TerransRegeneration AuraAcid Nova 
Sniper500  308 Weapon Damage MasteryRail SnipeEMP GrenadeSharpshooterNuclear Strike 
Warlord700180 301.25 Weapon Damage MasterySmashGround SlamBrute ForceCarnage 
Pyrotech750300 25Melee  PyrocannonPocket FactoryEngineering UpgradeFirestorm Artillery 
Dreadstalker800270 27Melee Weapon Damage MasteryTear RealityVoid ShiftSoul ChargeRain of Chaos 
Viromancer550270 257  Virulent CloudCarrion BeetlesSerpent WardHealing SwarmMass Entanglement
Emperor’s Guard750225 29Melee Weapon Damage MasteryBreath of FireWar StompDrunken BrawlerStorm, Earth and Fire 
Lunar Mage500400 287  StarsurgeRune TrapCelestial WrathLunar StrikeMoonbeam
Magma Elemental500270 257  DoomfireLava SpawnIncinerateVolcano 
Fathom Guard700200 28Melee Weapon Damage MasteryBreath of FrostIce BarrierElemental AttendantShield Dome 
Tempest500330 2912  Forked LightningTainted CoreStorm ArrowsTornado 
Baron700270 282 Ability Power MasteryDeath LingersDeadly BondsSoul DrainWriath Form 
Diabolist600225 226  ParasiteBlood BoilLocus NestVoid ZoneDark Gift
Ebon Knight800240 30Melee Weapon Damage MasteryDeath CoilDeath pactFrenzy AuraSoulshatter 
Dryad550270 236  Entangling RootsRegrowthEndurance AuraSplitting Strikes 
Revenant700210 26Melee Ability Power MasteryLife DrainImmolationSoul HarvestLocust Swarm 
Mountain King850225 26Melee Weapon Damage MasteryStorm boltThunder ClapBashAvatar 
Legionnaire700200 28Melee Weapon Damage MasteryDeath StrikeEnslaveVoid ReflexesNether Portal 
Necrolyte600225 269  Raise SkeletonDark GiftCrippling AuraAnimate Dead 
Shieldbearer800150 18Melee Weapon Damage MasteryShield ChargeShield BarrierAvengerRallying Cry 
Assassin750240 35Melee Weapon Damage MasterySurging StrikeChemical RageEvasionMetamorphosis 
Summoner600300 246  Water ElementalFeral SpiritCommand AuraInferno 
Spirit Mage550300 256  Frost NovaIllusionGuardian WispsAncient KnowledgeMass Dispel
Dawn Priest450300 247  Lava SurgeSun OrbRadianceNydus Dragon 
Captain700270 29Melee Ability Power MasteryHoly LightBlessing of Might (Aura)Devotion AuraRetribution Aura 
Voidwalker600300 269  FlamestrikeHauntDark RitualDoom 
Ice Queen550300 256  BlizzardIce ForrtressBrilliance AuraForzen OrbIce Dagger
Blightbringer800150 266  Blighted GroundDeath MarchDesecrateTransformation 
Garrison150 1816 Train Priest/Train Sorceress/Train Mortar TeamTrain FootmanTrain RiflemanTrain SpellbreakerTrain KnightCall to Arms
Slayer450300 246  FirebombFire WallFire GolemMeteorTime Bomb
Phoenix Soul550300 256  Rain of FireLiving BombElemental AuraPhoenixBanish
Stormkeeper550300 247  Chain LightningBall LightningEnergy ConduitThunderstorm 
Blademaster700240 28Melee Weapon Damage MasteryWind WalkMirror ImageCritical StrikeBladestorm 
Sentinel650225 2612  MultishotForce of NatureSearing StrikesStarfall 
Dark Ranger550225 2812  Haunting WaveBlack StrikeTrueshot AuraCharmRapid Fire
Warden800225 32Melee Weapon Damage MasteryShadow StrikeAssassinateCleaving StrikesVengeance 
Witch500200 266  Pain SpikeCurse of MendingSoul LeechOblivion ShardAnathema
Spectre300 226 Already DeadSiphon PowerBone ServantsServitude AuraDecrepify 

6 COMMENTS

  1. Hi, Casual noob here.

    First I want to thank you for putting so much time into this. Most noobs stay noobs because they dont have anything to learn from.

    Now for some fixes:

    1) It is called a Mercenary camp not a hatchery
    2) The attack damage section does not have 6 items, you are missing the kang and vampiric potions
    3) The spell caster section does not have 6 items, you are missing kirin’tor, swiftness potions, and Argus
    4) The summoner section does not have 6 items, you are missing dalaran, another apostle, and swiftness potions
    5) You mention garrison but dont say that he has the same “status” as spectre

    Anyway keep up the good work!

    • Great feedback,

      1) Updated
      2) Updated
      3) Will update when I can get in the game and read the full upgrade path for the Kirin’tor
      4) Same with Dalaran Tome
      5) Good point, Garrison and Spectre have (–) for health, Gary has a bunch of stuff in the table already… so I will look to rethink the layout a bit.

      Thank you very much,

      -Dan

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