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A magician (abbreviated as mage) is a hero with a longer range, ability-based area of effect damage, and crowd control that they may utilize to strike from a distance. Mages primarily focus on magic skills that deals magic damage, usually burst damage, and as a consequence, they spend a lot of gold on equipment that allows them to do more damage and have shorter skill cooldowns.

Though mages typically focus on killing prime targets in combat, they can also use their innate crowd control and utility to manipulate opponents, protecting their team from them or setting them up for a takedown, and in the right circumstances, can damage and control multiple enemies at the same time. Regardless of their might, mages are fundamentally frail and succumb fast to direct attacks.

Mages are classified into three types: pure, primary, and secondary.

Pure mages

Because they have no other role, these heroes are full mages.

Primary mages

These heroes are mainly mages who can also be used for a different purpose.

Secondary mages

Because they are used in a different way than a mage's main purpose, these heroes are half-mages.

Trivia

General

  • Selena Selena is the only mage that can shift and change her attack style early on in the game.
  • The only mage heroes having more than three active abilities in a single form are Zhask Zhask, Lunox Lunox, and Pharsa Pharsa.
    • Prior to her makeover, Pharsa Pharsa only had three active abilities. Since then, the Curse of Crow.png Curse of Crow has been included as the first ability, and the Wings by Wings.png Wings by Wings has been replaced as a special skill from the first ability.
    • During the creation of Luo Yi Luo Yi's abilities, she had four abilities; however, she was modified into a three-skill hero in a later patch.
  • Pharsa Pharsa was temporarily banned from Brawl games due to her Feathered Air Strike.png Feathered Air Strike, which provided an unfair advantage to her team (ultimate ability). For that specific game style alone, her ultimate ability's CD has been increased from 8 to 30 seconds.
  • The only heroes that employ the concept of Yin-yang are Kagura Kagura and Luo Yi Luo Yi.
  • The only heroes who employ the concept of light and dark are Lunox Lunox and Luo Yi Luo Yi.
  • Because of the introduction of Magic Damage specialty in Patch 1.4.94, Gusion Gusion, Karina Karina, Guinevere Guinevere, and Silvanna Silvanna become abstracted from the mage role.
  • Vexana Vexana is the only mage capable summoning a puppet in the form of the targeted enemy.
    • Valentina Valentina can also summon a puppet but only if she uses I Am You.png I Am You on Vexana Vexana.

Skins

Bugs

  • Despite Guinevere Guinevere's role as a fighter, Orange Buff.png Orange Buff and War Axe.png War Axe refer to her as a mage in battle for unknown reasons, whether it's unintentional or intentional.
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