Hou Yi

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Hou Yi{{#set:God_Name=Hou Yi }}
Hou YiProfile.png
Defender of the Earth{{#set:God Title=Defender of the Earth}}
Release Date: God_releasedate::January 14, 2015
Cost: 5500 Favor.png 200 Gems.png {{#set:God_favor=5500}}{{#set:God_gems=200}}
Pantheon: ChineseSquare.png God_Pantheon::Chinese
Type: God_Type1::Ranged, God_Type2::Physical
Class: God_Class::Hunter
Pros: God_Pros::High Area Damage, High Single Target Damage
Health: God_HP::480 (+God_HP_Lvl::78)
Mana: God_Mana::240 (+God_Mana_Lvl::38)
Speed: God_Speed::370 (+God_Speed_Lvl::0)
Range: God_Range::55 (+God_Range_Lvl::0)
Attack/Sec: God_AttackPerSec::0.95 (+God_AttackPerSec_Lvl::1.2%)
Basic Attack
Damage: God_Damage::40 (+God_Damage_Lvl::2.8)(+God_Damage_Percent::100% of Physical Power)
Progression: God_Progression::None
Physical: God_ProtectionPhysical::13 (+God_ProtectionPhysical_Lvl::2.8)
Magical: God_ProtectionMagical::30 (+God_ProtectionMagical_Lvl::0.9)
HP5: God_HPReg::8 (+God_HPReg_Lvl::0.68)
MP5: God_ManaReg::5 (+God_ManaReg_Lvl::0.35)
External Links
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In a time long past, an unexpected calamity came to be. From whence none knew, ten suns rose above the horizon. Such incessant light and heat ravaged the earth, wilting fields of grain, drying rivers, even melting forged metal. Bent beneath the scorching rays, the people begged the Emperor-God Di Jun to aid them. In reply, he called the great archer, Hou Yi.

Armed with a mystical red bow and a quiver of white arrows, Hou Yi traveled to Earth. What he found was a barren land. Shielding his eyes, he peered to the sky where the ten suns cruelly flared.

Nocking arrow to bow, Hou Yi loosed a warning at the suns hoping to frighten them away, but they impassively remained. So Hou Yi drew again and fired a killing shot. Pierced, the sun exploded in color and a giant red raven with three legs fell to the earth, slain by the white arrow.

Eight times more Hou Yi drew arrow to cheek. Eight shots more he let fly. Eight more bursts rent the sky, and eight more ravens fell dead. But one sun he left, and so fearful of Hou Yi's archery, this sun behaved, dipping below the horizon.

Now armed with the power of the red ravens he smote, sending light and fire against those that threaten the world, be it monster or beast, dragon or sun, man or God, Hou Yi is the Defender of the Earth.


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After taking a critical hit, Hou Yi can't be critically hit again for 3s.

Additional Information about the Skill:

  • Doesn't affect Ne Zha's Wind Fire Wheels.

1st AbilityRicochet
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Hou Yi fires a powerful shot that can ricochet off of walls. After firing, if this arrow bounces off of a wall it will travel 70 units from that point and gain +40% bonus damage per bounce up to a maximum of 2 bounces against enemy gods. This arrow will stun if the target has Mark of the Golden Crow.
Range: 55
Cooldown: 10 seconds
Stun Duration: 1s
Damage: 75/120/165/210/255 (+ 65% of your Physical Power)
Cost: 60/65/70/75/80 mana

2nd AbilityMark of the Golden Crow
Hou Yi Mark of the Golden Crow.png
Hou Yi marks an enemy with Mark of the Golden Crow. Marked enemies take extra damage for every 10% of their missing health from Hou Yi's abilities and basic attacks. Also, marked enemies, including stealthed gods, are visible to Hou Yi on the minimap. The mark lasts for 10s.
Cooldown: 18 seconds
Range: 50
Cost: 50 mana
Damage Increase: 1/2/3/4/5% for every 10% of missing health

3rd AbilityDivebomb
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Hou Yi launches into the air, and for a short time may target some distance away to quickly dive towards the ground damaging any enemies in the immediate area. If the target has Mark of the Golden Crow they are knocked back.
Radius: 20
Cooldown: 15 seconds
Damage: 70/110/150/190/230 (+ 60% of your Physical Power)

Hou Yi Sunbreaker.png
Hou Yi shoots nine arrows into the sky, striking one sun with each arrow. The nine suns come crashing down one by one, slowing and dealing damage in a target area over time. A target with Mark of the Golden Crow will have their movement speed slowed by an additional 20%.
Cooldown: 90 seconds
Radius: 30
Cost: 100 mana
Duration: 4.5s
Damage: 80/90/100/110/120 (+ 25% of your Physical Power) every 0.5s
Slow: 20%
Slow Duration: 0.5s per Hit

Additional Information about the Skill:

  • Can deal up to 720/810/900/990/1080 (+ 225% of your Physical Power) damage.