Ancient of Wind (Warcraft III)

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For lore, see Ancient of Wind.

Ancient of Wind

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Faction Night elf
Statistics
Hit points 900
Hit point regeneration Night
Hit point regeneration rate 0.50 HP/sec.
Gold 150 Gold
Lumber 140 Lumber
Build time 60 sec.
Requires Tree of Ages
Hotkey W
Combat
Normal attack: 42 avg
Can attack: Ground, Structure
Range 12.8
Attack type Normal
Cooldown 2.50 sec.
Weapon type Normal
Armor Type Fortified (Heavy*)
Armor 2 (7*)
Day Sight 90
Night Sight 60
Movement Speed 40 (80*)
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This article or section contains lore taken from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, the manuals, and/or official bonus maps.

Ancients of Wind, or Ancients of the wind, are able to tap into the more feral side of nature. The ancient of the wind allows contact with the stoic Druids of the Talon. This site also provides a location for the taming of the mighty hippogryphs.[1]

Production

Units produced

Unit
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Hippogryph
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Druid of the Talon
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Upgrades available

Research
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Hippogryph Taming
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Mark of the Talon
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Druid of the Talon Training

Spells and abilities

Eat Tree

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Consume a tree to restore 500 hit points over 30 seconds.
Duration Effect
30 sec. Heals 500 hit points.

Uproot

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Allows the Ancient to pull itself up out of the ground so that it can move.
Also gives the Ancient Heavy armor.
Duration Effect
2.50 sec. Can move, gets Heavy armor.

Root

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Burrows the Ancient's roots into the ground, rendering it immobile, but allowing it to build units.
Also gives the Ancient Fortified armor.
Duration Effect
2.50 sec. Can't move, gets Fortified armor.

Upgrades

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Nature's Blessing
Upgrades all Ancients' and Treants' movement speed and armor.
Research Cost Researched At Requirements Upgrade Time
150 Gold 200 Lumber Tree of Life Tree of Ages 60 sec.

Patch changes

Patch 1.13 (12/17/2003)
  • Eat trees now heals 500 hit points over 30 seconds,
up from 200 hit points over 10 seconds.
  • WC3tFT-logo.png Patch 1.10 (2003-07-03): Ancients now attack while rooted.
  • WC3RoC-logo.png Patch 1.06 (2003-06-03): Ancients temporarily lose their fortified armor when they uproot, becoming medium armor units.
  • WC3RoC-logo.png Patch 1.01 (2002-07-05):
    • Hit points increased to 1000 from 750.
    • Nature's Blessing upgrade is now first available at Tree of Ages instead of Tree of Eternity.

References

  1. ^ Warcraft III manual, pg. 62