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"Valla witnessed the ferocity of hellspawn firsthand as the demons ravaged her village and left her for dead. Now, with no people to call her own, her only allegiance is to her cause: to rid Sanctuary of the demonic filth corrupting its lands. She also likes long walks on the beach, puppies, and crossbows."

(src)

Valla is a Demon Hunter.

BiographyEdit

As with most Demon Hunters, Valla came from a village attacked and destroyed by demons. Of the whole family, only Valla and Halissa survived. Halissa, traumatized by the events, drowned after waking up from a nightmare, running off and slipping, with Valla failing to pull her out.

Later, Valla became a Demon Hunter in training, proceeding to exterminate the hellspawn under Josen's guidance. Her memories and guilt for not saving neither Halissa nor other family members were used against her by Valdraxxis, a lesser demon of Terror, yet she managed to overcome and banish him. This event become a completion of her training, after which Valla left for Tristram.[3]

Valla became one of the deadliest Demon Hunters in history, but mysteriously disappeared one night, although her body has never been found. Some claim that she continues her fighting in another world. Her weapon, however, was left behind.[4]

Valla participated in the Siege of Bastion's Keep, backed up by a Wizard.[5]

After slaying Diablo, Valla returned to the Demon Hunters and received the mantle of Ordermaster. She shared her knowledge and experience with neophyte Demon Hunters.[6]

In-gameEdit

Diablo IIIEdit

Valla can be considered to be a canonical portrayal of the Demon Hunter class, though name and gender are still at the player's discretion.

Valla's Bequest is a legendary Hand Crossbow named after her.

The Fortress Ballista was famously used by Valla during the Siege of Bastion's Keep.

Heroes of the StormEdit

For detailed information, see the respective article on Heroes of the Storm Wikia
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Valla as portrayed in Heroes of the Storm

Valla is the assigned name of the Demon Hunter in Heroes of the Storm.[1] Players who pre-ordered Reaper of Souls are granted automatic access to her in the game.[7]

In game, she retains Rain of Vengeance, Strafe, Hungering Arrow, Multishot and Vault skills. She also has Hatred as her passive trait. Unlike Diablo III heroes, she can use Vault while channeling Strafe.

Her armor seems very similar to the Leather Hood and respective armor tier, but considerably more complete, reinforced, and with custom red paint.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed on 2014-04-19
  2. 2014-03-10, Unique Hero Kill Voiceovers. Heroes Nexus, accessed on 2014-05-02
  3. Hatred and Discipline (short story)
  4. Diablo III, Valla's Bequest
  5. Diablo III, Fortress Ballista
  6. Heroes of the Storm
  7. Sanctuary Beckons, EB Games. Accessed on 2014-03-11
 
Class Identities
Diablo IAidan (Warrior) • Jazreth (Sorcerer) • Moreina (Rogue)

Diablo IICassia (Amazon) • Isendra (Sorceress) • Xul (Necromancer)

Diablo IIIThe Nephalem (Johanna (Crusader) • Kharazim (Monk) • Li-Ming (Wizard) • Nazeebo (Witch Doctor) • Sonya (Barbarian) • "The Chosen" (Necromancer) • Valla (Demon Hunter)

Italics denotes possible rather than confirmed identity.