Released Jan 31, 2013
  • Passive (FORGE)

  • Vulcan transfers 30% of his protections and 15% of his health to his turrets. In addition, when Vulcan is within 30ft of his own deployables they regen 3% of their health every second because of their proximity to the Forge.
  • BACKFIRE

  • Vulcan blasts a fireball out of his Forge, dealing 85/145/205/265/325 (+70% of your magical power) magical damage to all enemies in its path. The strength of the blast also knocks Vulcan 20ft back. Cost - 65/70/75/80/85 mana. Cooldown - 15s.
  • INFERNO CANNON

  • Vulcan constructs an Inferno Cannon that shoots fireballs in a cone that deal 65/100/135/170/205 (+20% of your magical power) magical damage to the target every second. The Inferno Cannon lasts until destroyed or another is placed. This inherits Vulcan's penetrations but does not apply on-hit effects. Cost - 65/70/75/80/85 Mana. Cooldown - 15s.
  • THUMPER XVI

  • Vulcan constructs a Thumper XVI that deals 15/20/25/30/35 (+10% of your magical power) magical damage every second and slows enemies hit by 5/10/15/20/25%, increasing with Focus up to 35%, for 2s. The Thumper XVI lasts until destroyed or another is placed. This inherits Vulcan's penetrations but does not apply on-hit effects. Cost - 70/75/80/85/90 Mana. Cooldown - 15s.
  • VOLCANIC OVERDRIVE

  • When Volcanic Overdrive is activated, Vulcan gains 15/20/25/30/35% movement speed and 10/20/30/40/50 protections. All of Vulcan's structures fire 50% faster and gain massive regeneration. The Inferno Cannon also fires in a 360 radius and auto targets gods while under the effects of Volcanic Overdrive. Cost - 100 mana. Cooldown - 90s.
  • Rework - 20 November 2013
  • Backfire

  • The backward dash movement on this device has been re-enabled. It will also now slide against angled walls and surfaces, rather than come to a complete stop. Note: The movement now acts like a traditional dash. He will no longer have invulnerability frames, or lose the point in Domination while moving.
  • Inferno Cannon

  • The tooltip now indicates that this turret takes 50% additional damage from non-god sources. The Inferno Cannon's current target will also now have a targeting beam drawn to them, similar to those of Towers
  • New #3 - Magma Bomb

  • Vulcan returned to the workshop and re-emerged with a new gadget. His Thumper XVI has been replaced with the Magma Bomb. The Magma Bomb is a ground target projectile that explodes on impact, damaging nearby enemies, dealing magical damage, and stunning and knocking back enemies within the explosion radius.
  • Volcanic Overdrive

  • The bonus protections have been removed and replaced with 30% damage reduction across all ranks. This ability now also grants CC immunity while active.
  • Rework - 18 December 2013
  • Vulcan has had an ability overhaul, and is now positioned as a Mage. His base stats have been adjusted accordingly. Vulcan's Basic attack is now ranged.
  • Heavy Shot (NEW: Passive)

  • After using any ability, Vulcan's next basic attack within 3s will slow an enemy 15% for 2s. Cannot be applied more than once every 5s.
  • Backfire (No Change)

  • Vulcan blasts a fireball out of his Forge, pushing him back and dealing 65/95/125/155/185 +70% of you magical power as damage to all enemies in its path, marking the first god that is hit. The Inferno Cannon prioritizes the marked target and deals 10% more damage to that god. Cooldown: 9/8/7/6/5. Cost: 40/45/50/55/60.
  • Inferno Cannon (No Change)

  • Vulcan constructs an Inferno Cannon that shoots fireballs in a cone that deal 45/70/95/120/145 +35% of you magical power in damage to the target every second. The Inferno Cannon lasts until destroyed or another is placed. This inherits Vulcan's penetrations but does not apply on-hit effects. Inferno Cannon takes 50% additional damage from non-god sources. Cooldown: 15. Cost: 65/70/75/80/85.
  • Magma Bomb (No Change)

  • Vulcan tosses a bomb that explodes in a radius on impact with the ground, damaging for 70/120/170/220/270 +40% of magical power, stunning for 1s, and knocking back nearby enemies. Cooldown: 10. Cost: 50/55/60/65/70.
  • Earthshaker (NEW)

  • Vulcan launches a rocket that explodes on impact with the ground, causing 400/520/640/760/880 +120% of magical power as damage. The rocket starts at 50% damage strength, and increases damage the further it travels from Vulcan. Cooldown: 90. Cost: 80/90/100/110/120.

General

  • After experimenting with a few different passives for Vulcan we found that the best feeling came from a passive that rewards what he does best, poke enemy gods. His new passive increases his mobility and provides positive feedback to players that prioritize damaging enemy gods.

New Passive – Master Craftsman New Passive – Master Craftsman

  • Whenever Vulcan successfully hits an enemy god with an ability he gains +20 MP5 and 15% Movement Speed for 5s.

General

  • Earthshaker is seeing some love this patch in terms of better usability. More damage when used close, and less travel time (thus more accuracy) when used far.

Earthshaker Earthshaker

  • Increased point blank damage from 50% to 60%.
  • Reduced the travel time at max range.

Backfire Backfire

  • Fixed issue with ability preemptively hitting collision.

Inferno Cannon Inferno Cannon

  • Fixed being able to place Cannons inside collision.

Magma Bomb Magma Bomb

  • Warm up is now team colored.

Earthshaker Earthshaker

  • Warm up is now team colored

General

  • Fixed the Sentry skin turrets always showing crowd control immune glow on.

Magma Bomb Magma Bomb

  • This ability no longer stuns as it knocks up.
  • Range reduced from 65 to 60.
  • Added a ground target warning indicator where the Magma Bomb is going to land.

General

  • Voice has been updated.

Backfire Backfire

  • Fixed an issue where if this ability is used while walking forward, Vulcan became stuck bent over until the player stopped moving.

Magma Bomb Magma Bomb

  • Fixed missing impact sound fx and hit particles.

General

  • Added targeters for Sentry skin.

Magma Bomb Magma Bomb

  • Recovery time reduced from 0.2 to 0.1.

General

  • Basic attack animations now include trails on his hammer as he swings it.
  • The shockwave basic attack projectile is now blue for his Sentry skin.

Backfire Backfire

  • Pre-Hit reduced from 0.5 to 0.25.
  • Increased magical damage scaling from 70% to 80%.

Inferno Cannon Inferno Cannon

  • Pre-Hit Delay reduced from 0.49 to 0.4.
  • Post-Hit Delay reduced from 0.24 to 0.1.

Magma Bomb Magma Bomb

  • Post-Hit Delay reduced from 0.4 to 0.2.
  • This ability can now be placed inside of walls.
  • Increased magical damage scaling from 60% to 70%.

Earthshaker Earthshaker

  • Post-Hit Delay reduced from 0.7 to 0.2.
  • Added a vertical beam to the targeting fx to make it easier for Vulcan to see at distance.
  • Fixed an issue where the red outline in the warmup FX wasn’t visible for enemies.
  • This ability can now be placed inside of walls.

Heavy Shot Heavy Shot

  • Slow increased from 15% to 20%.

Backfire Backfire

  • Damage Increased from 65/95/125/155/185 (+70% of your magical power) to 80/120/160/200/240 (+70% of your magical power). Cooldown changed from 9/8/7/6/5 to 7/6.5/6/5.5/5s.

Inferno Cannon Inferno Cannon

  • Health per rank changed from 100/150/200/250/300 to 220/300/380/460/540. Protections per rank changed from 5/10/15/20/25 to 5/15/25/35/45.

Magma Bomb Magma Bomb

  • Damage scaling increased from 40% to 60% of Vulcan's Magical Power.

Earthshaker Earthshaker

  • Increased projectile speed for long range shots from 45 to 50. (Shot has the same minimum time of 1.5s, but the maximum time at full distance is reduced slightly). Increased magical scaling from 120% to 130%.

Backfire Backfire

  • Fixed an issue in which Vulcan could be stuck moving backwards.
  • Fixed an issue in which Vulcan could sometimes get stuck in “hunchback” pose under some circumstances.

Inferno Cannon Inferno Cannon

  • Fixed an issue where it would target towers.

Magma Bomb Magma Bomb

  • Updated the targeter to be more clear where the center of the blast will be.

Thumper XVI Thumper XVI

  • An issue has been fixed where this turret was only dealing damage to enemies within a cone. This will now deal damage in a 360 radius again, as intended.

General

  • Fixed an AI issue with turrets.

Backfire Backfire

  • The mana cost for this ability has been reduced from 50/55/60/65/70 to 40/45/50/55/60.

Backfire Backfire

  • This ability no longer pushes him backwards.
  • The cooldown of this ability has been reduced from 13s to 9/8/7/6/5s.
  • The base damage of this ability has been decreased from 85/145/205/265/325 to 65/95/125/155/185.

Backfire Backfire

  • This ability now marks the first god that is hit for 4 seconds, causing the Inferno Cannon to prioritize that target and giving the turrets 10% increased damage to that target.

Volcanic Overdrive Volcanic Overdrive

  • The cooldown on rank 4 and 5 is now properly set to 90s.
  • Mana costs on rank 4 and 5 is now properly set to 100.

Inferno Cannon Inferno Cannon

  • The delay between the Inferno Cannon being deployed and it firing its first shot has been reduced from 1s to .25s.

Thumper XVI Thumper XVI

  • Slow by 5/10/15/20/25%.

Forge (Passive) Forge (Passive)

  • Vulcan’s structures were scaling off of 20% health and protections since the last patch. The description has now been updated accordingly.

General

  • Structures
  • The amount of base protections the structures have has been reduced from 10/15/20/25/30 per rank to 5/10/15/20/25.

Forge (Passive) Forge (Passive)

  • The amount of health transferred to the structures has been increased from 15% to 20%.

Inferno Cannon Inferno Cannon

  • Base damage has been reduced from 65/100/135/170/205 to 45/70/95/120/145.
  • Magical power contribution has been increased from 20% to 35%.

Thumper XVI Thumper XVI

  • Base damage has been reduced from 15/20/25/30/35 to 10/15/20/25/30.
  • Magical power contribution has been increased from 10% to 15%.