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Willow Swift
Fast Elf Rogue 
Bronze Hero

Willow Swift

Element: Nature Nature
30% vs Water Water units
-25% vs Fire Fire units


Token → Aether
Exchange Rate:
1:5

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Willow token 0
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In return for their safety, the Great Eagles offer their feathers as fletchings for her arrows.
Abilities & Traits
Shoot IconSniper Shot Icon & Elven Grace IconFast IconNature Heart Icon
Speed Fast
Attack Range Ranged
Damage Type Physical
Epic Swiftwind
Combat Style Swing Red Icon Gauge 7 Embarrassing Jab Icon
ThaliaPortrait Small
That's Willow Swift! She's deadly with a bow, and only uses ONE eye!
Damage Intensify Burn Icon Gauge 6 (6/9)
Toughness Hearty Taunt Icon Gauge 4 (4/9)
Utility IFF Targeting Icon Gauge 2 (2/9)
Crowd Control Crowd Control Icon Gauge 1 (1/9)
Synergy Lead By Example Icon Gauge 2 (2/9)

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Statistics Max Bonus Traits Epic Base
Attack (ATK) +100% +100% (6★) - -
Defense (DEF) +140% +100% (6★) - +20% 1206
Skill (SKL) +140% +100% (6★) - +20% 1326
Max Health (HP) +160% +100% (6★) - +30% 3609
Crit Chance (CRIT) 38% +33% (SKL) - - 5%
Crit Multiplier +100x - +0x - 2x
Dodge Chance +100% - - - 0
Damage Penetration +100% - - - 0
Damage Reduction +100% - - - 0
Chaos Damage Reduction +100% - - - 0
Resistances
Fire Fire
Burned Icon Burned
18%
18%
Nature Nature
Poisoned Icon Poisoned
Wounded Icon Wounded
33%
33%
33%
Water Water
Frozen Icon Frozen
Chilled Icon Chilled
Cryosleep Icon Cryosleep
Frostbitten Icon Frostbitten
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
Light Light 0%
Electrical Storm Icon Lightning
Shocked Icon Shocked
Paralysis Icon Paralysis
0%
0%
0%
Dark Dark
Diseased Icon Diseased
Banished Icon Banished
0%
0%
0%
Wand Icon Spirit
Feared Icon Feared
Stoned Stoned
Possession Icon Possessed
Marked for Death Icon Marked
6%
6%
6%
6%
6%

Abilities (Active) Traits (Passive)
Shoot Icon Shoot Elven Grace Icon Elven Grace
Sniper Shot Icon Sniper Shot Fast Icon Fast
Evasive Shot Icon Evasive Shot Nature Heart Icon Nature Heart
Arrow Barrage Icon Arrow Barrage Agile Icon Agile


First Ascension
Willow token 1
Second Ascension
Willow
Abilities & Traits

Evasive Shot Icon & Agile Icon

Abilities & Traits

Arrow Barrage Icon & N/A

Required Hero Stars and Evos

Evo Cost Index: 110

Evo Cost Index: 2290

Epic Willow Swift
Willow
Epic Part 2 Part 3
Swiftwind Enchanted Vines Perfect Arrow
Swiftwind Enchanted Vines Perfect Arrow
If you have Willow Swift at level 50 or higher and fully ascended,
you can make this hero Epic.

Doing this raises it's Max Health/Defense/Skill by a set percentage,
as well as adding a special effect to it's Basic Attack.
Effect: Chance to do 2 attacks each dealing 2x damage on target enemy.
Check Epic Heroes for more information.


Willow token 0 Willow Swift tokens: Normal Mode Icon x8 + Quests Daily Quests Treasure Room Chest Treasure Room Portal Summon Gem Heroic Summon Portal Summon Gold Great Summon
Normal Mode Icon Main Campaign Dungeons: (8)
Chapter Lvl. Energy Icon Rooms Enemies Area Evos Boss
1-2 Tangle of Claws 4 5 3 6 Forest Water Evo Larva JadeHowl
3-2 Permafrost Mines 8 5 4 10 Ice Cave Water Evo Larva Norgen Hillwatch
5-7 Timeless Frost 13 5 4 12 Ice Cave Water Evo LarvaWater Evo Hashima
8-3 The Second Wave 22 5 5 16 Lava Cave Fire Evo LarvaFire Evo Nalthune, Major Bradox
10-1 The Inferno 26 5 3 9 Lava Cave Fire Evo LarvaFire EvoJewelled Insatiable Brogg
14-1 Flooded Camp 35 5 4 14 Forest Nature Evo LarvaNature EvoNature Evo Monarch High Priestess Fiora
16-7 Bone Blight 42 5 5 16 Lava Cave Fire EvoFire Evo MonarchColdfire Utica the Forgotten
20-2 Aurora Glade 54 5 5 20 Forest Nature Evo Monarch Magnus
Rune Slots: Rune slot NatureRune slot NatureRune slot WaterRune slot LightRune slot Dark (standard)
Willow Swift has the standard rune slots for a Nature Nature hero.
Nature Nature Nature Nature Water Water Light Light Dark Dark
Rune slot Nature Rune slot Nature Rune slot Water Rune slot Light Rune slot Dark
Buffs & Debuffs: Agile IconArmor Piercer IconBoosted IconBlank AbilityEvading IconPurge Icon
Agile Icon Agile (buff):
This Hero has a 25% chance to Dodge Ranged attacks.
Armor Piercer Icon Armor-Piercing (effect):
Armor-Piercing attacks ignore the target enemy's Armor.
Boosted Icon Boosted Damage (effect):
Target takes increased damage.
Blank Ability crit guarantee
Evading Icon Evading (buff):
Target has a boosted Dodge Chance for 3 turns.
Purge Icon Purge (effect):
This effect instantly removes 1+ buffs from the target.
Immunities & Damage Reduction: None & Elven Grace Icon
Abilities & Traits: Shoot IconSniper Shot IconEvasive Shot IconArrow Barrage Icon & Elven Grace IconFast IconNature Heart IconAgile Icon

Shoot

Shoot Icon
Basic Attack (None)

A Basic Ranged Physical attack.

Sniper Shot

Sniper Shot Icon
Special Attack (5 turns)

Critical Armor-Piercing Ranged Physical attack that purges 1 Buff.
Effects | Purge Icon Purge | Blank Ability crit guarantee | Armor Piercer Icon Armor-Piercing

Evasive Shot

Evasive Shot Icon
Special Attack (4 turns), requires Willow token 1 1st Ascension

Armor-Piercing Ranged Physical attack that grants self Evasion.
Effects | Evading Icon Evading | Armor Piercer Icon Armor-Piercing

Arrow Barrage

Arrow Barrage Icon
Special Attack (6 turns, AoE), requires Willow 2nd Ascension

Ranged Physical attack on all enemies.

Elven Grace

Elven Grace Icon
Trait (Passive)

Takes significantly reduced damage from CRITs and deals 2x damage to Flying enemies.
Effects | Boosted Icon Boosted Damage

Fast

Fast Icon
Trait (Passive)

Attacks first. (Heroes sharing the same Speed go in order of positioning, left to right, as chosen at the beginning of the battle.)

Nature Heart

Nature Heart Icon
Trait (Passive)

+15% Max HP for self and Nature allies.

Agile

Agile Icon
Trait (Passive), requires Willow token 1 1st Ascension

25% chance to Dodge Ranged attacks.
Effects | Agile Icon Agile

Ascensions: Star1 Icon Light Evo LarvaNature Evo LarvaNature Evo (110) = Willow token 1 + Evasive Shot IconAgile Icon &
Star2 Icon Earth SistersLight Evo LarvaNature Evo (2290) = Willow + Arrow Barrage Icon
First Ascension Second Ascension
Star1 Icon Hero Stars 1 Star2 Icon Hero Stars 2
Light Evo Larva Light Evo Larva 2x Earth Sisters Earth Sisters Evo 4x
Nature Evo Larva Nature Evo Larva 5x Light Evo Larva Light Evo Larva 15x
Nature Evo Nature Evo 2x Nature Evo Nature Evo 7x
Evasive Shot Icon Evasive Shot (Special Attack/4 Turns) Arrow Barrage Icon Arrow Barrage (Special Attack/6 Turns)
Agile Icon Agile (Trait/Passive)
Synergies of Elf heroes (Family): Elven Shroud Icon
Willow token 0 Willow Swift can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

Elf Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Elven Shroud Icon Elven Shroud (Trait) by Daeris token 0 Shadow Queen Daeris
Self and allied Elves gain Dark Shroud for 1 turn (takes reduced damage and are immune to all Debuffs).
Synergies of Nature heroes (Element): Nature's Fury IconOxidized SapSpirit of Nature IconNature-guard
Willow token 0 Willow Swift can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

Nature Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Nature's Fury Icon Nature's Fury (Trait) by Rocky token 0 Rocky the Shiitake
Boosted CRIT Chance for self and Nature allies..
Nature Heart Icon Nature Heart (Trait) by Willow token 0 Willow Swift
+15% Max HP for self and Nature allies.
Oxidized Sap Oxidized Team (Trait) by Lily Blossom token 0 Lily Blossom
Self and Nature allies deal 2x damage to Armored enemies.
Spirit of Nature Icon Spirit of Nature (Trait) by Tsume token 0 Tsume
+15% ATK for self and Nature allies.
Nature-guard Nature Guard (Trait) by Julius token icon Julius
+15% DEF for self and Nature allies.
Synergies of Rogue heroes (Class):
Other Synergies of Heroes: Pyrojectiles IconSun-tipped Arrows IconBring it Down IconCritical Energy IconCleansing Aura IconCloak of Fire IconEyes of the Beholder IconFiery Renewal IconFire Nova IconFrost-tipped Blades IconIcy Embrace IconIFF Targeting IconImmunize IconMaster Assassin IconMend IconNot Alone IconShielding Soul IconSpread the Wealth IconTeam Energy Vault IconTeam Precision IconVenomous EmbraceShard of Darkness IconTempered Soul IconThe Calm Before Icon
Willow token 0 Willow Swift can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

Ranged Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Pyrojectiles Icon Pyrojectiles (Trait) by Nimriel token 0 Lady Nimriel
Self and allies have a chance to Burn on Ranged Physical attacks.
Sun-tipped Arrows Icon Sun-tipped Arrows (Trait) by Deadeye token 0 Deadeye
Allies' ranged physical attacks have a chance to purge a buff on hit.
Bring it Down Icon Bring It Down! (Special Attack) by Deadeye token 0 Deadeye
Ranged physical attack for [85% ATK] base damage that marks the target (mark increases ranged damage dealt to that enemy), and all allies with ranged basic attacks do a follow-up attack against the target.| Willow token 0 Willow Swift can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

All Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Critical Energy Icon Critical Energy (Trait) by Indigo token Indigo
Grants team +1 Energy on CRITs.
Cleansing Aura Icon Cleansing Aura (Trait) by Dagrund token Dagrund Blacksmoke,Kelpy Shells token 0 Kelpy Shells
If the Hero can act at the end of the round, cleanses 1 Debuff on all allies.
Cloak of Fire Icon Cloak of Fire (Trait) by Ember Sanguine token 0 Ember Sanguine
Allies gain immunity to burn and take 50% less damage from fire attacks.
Eyes of the Beholder Icon Eyes of the Beholder (Special Attack) by Iris token 0 Iris
Buffs team +ATK, then does a Ranged Dark attack on enemies.
Fiery Renewal Icon Fiery Renewal (Trait) by Ember Sanguine token 0 Ember Sanguine
Whenever a Burn debuff is applied to an enemy, all allies gain +5% max health.
Fire Nova Icon Fire Nova (Special Attack) by Ignus Ignus the Mad
Ranged Fire attack on all enemies, with Rage adding an additional chance to Burn. Grants team Burning Touch (chance to Burn on Basic attacks).
Frost-tipped Blades Icon Frost-Tipped Blades (Trait) by Takumi token Samurai Takumi
Grants the team a chance to Chill on Melee Physical attacks.
Icy Embrace Icon Icy Embrace (Trait) by Icebloom token 0 Icebloom
All allies heal [25/35/50]% of their maximum health when inflicted with Frozen. Enemy and ally skills inflicting Frozen on allies will trigger this effect. The gained health depends on rank (I-III) of this trait.
IFF Targeting Icon IFF Targeting (Basic Attack) by Bauble token 0 Bauble
Melee physical attack on target enemy, OR heals target friendly construct, OR target ally gains a class-specific buff (Tanks get DEF+, Healers get CRIT+ and SKL+, Casters get +1 ENERGY, all others get ATK+.)
Immunize Icon Immunize (Trait) by Mire token 0 Mire,Zen token 0 Zen
Each ally healed will gain Impervious (Cannot be Poisoned, Burned, Frozen, Chilled, Shocked, nor Diseased) for two turns.
Master Assassin Icon Master Assassin (Trait) by Black Diamond token 0 Black Diamond
Self and allied single target abilities deal 100% more Damage on CRITs.
Mend Icon Mend (Trait) by NubNub token 0 Chief NubNub
Heal Team for [50% ATK] on CRIT. Triggers when landing a critical hit from a basic attack.
Not Alone Icon Not Alone (Trait) by Alrakis Skullkeeper token 0 Alrakis Skullkeeper,Lumin the Radiant token 0 Lumin the Radiant
This hero gains +10% Damage Reduction for each other living ally.
Shielding Soul Icon Shielding Soul (Trait) by Dagrund token Dagrund Blacksmoke
When killed, remaining allies gain an Aegis Shield.
Spread the Wealth Icon Spread the Wealth (Trait) by Augustus the paladin token 0 Augustus
When at full HP, this Hero heals the team for a % of his HP every turn.
Team Energy Vault Icon Team Energy Vault (Trait) by Ekko token Ekko
Self and allies are immune to Exhaustion.
Team Precision Icon Team Precision (Trait) by Pignius token 0 Pignius Maximus
Grants team +CRIT Multiplier.
Venomous Embrace Venomous Embrace (Trait) by Cobressa token 0 Cobressa
Heals allies when Venom is applied on the enemies by Cobressa. The heal amount increases with the rank (I/II) of this trait. Enemies immune to Venom prevent the heal effect.
Shard of Darkness Icon Shard of Darkness (Trait) by Craw token 0 Craw,Mire token 0 Mire
Allies start dungeons with Foresight.
Tempered Soul Icon Tempered Soul (Trait) by Alrakis Skullkeeper token 0 Alrakis Skullkeeper
All allies and self gain an additional [5%/10%/15%] Chaos Reduction (max 50%), depending on the rank of this trait (I/II/III). Skill increases the percent value.
The Calm Before Icon The Calm Before (Special Attack) by Jin Lei token 0 Jin Lei
Silences all enemies and Buffs allies' Damage. This Hero gains stacks of Storm Power equal to the number of Light or Honorbound Heroes on the team. Starts Powered. (The Empowered Buff to applied to all allies and the caster to double (2x) their damage.)
Counters: Dwarven Resolve IconPerfect Swing IconMaster of Combat IconProvoking Poke IconToxic Spittle IconAgile IconOverclocked IconCant Touch This IconCyclone Barrier IconFlesh Shredder IconIncite Doom Icon
Willow token 0 Willow Swift can be countered by making use of the following traits and special attacks:

Dodger Heroes are vulnerable to:

Dwarven Resolve Icon Dwarven Resolve (Trait) by
Dagrund token Dagrund Blacksmoke
Dhaegon Stonecrusher token icon Dhaegon Stonecrusher
Hagrim Felhorn token 0 Hagrim Felhorn
High King Valkin token 0 High King Valkin
Rogar token 0 Rogar Stonecrusher
Fiddlestrom token Therand Fiddlestrom
Cannot Miss and enemies cannot Dodge this Hero's attacks. Boosted damage against targets with a high Dodge chance.
Perfect Swing Icon Perfect Swing (Trait) by
Cannot Miss and enemies cannot Dodge this Hero's attacks.
Master of Combat Icon Master of Combat (Trait) by
Hansuke Undying token 0 Hansuke Undying
Takumi token Samurai Takumi
Armored Hero that cannot Miss or be Dodged.
Provoking Poke Icon Provoking Poke (Basic Attack) by Aria token 0 Aria
Undodgeable Melee Physical attack that Provokes target enemy.
Toxic Spittle Icon Toxic Spittle (Special Attack) by
Ranged Poison attack with a chance to Poison.
Ranged Heroes are vulnerable to:

Agile Icon Agile (Trait) by
Lupina token Lupina
Mangle jaw token Mangle Jaw
Willow token 0 Willow Swift
25% chance to Dodge Ranged attacks.
Overclocked Icon Overclocked (Trait) by Bauble token 0 Bauble
Armored allies have a chance to Dodge Ranged attacks for their first turn.
Cant Touch This Icon Can't Touch This (Trait) by Aria token 0 Aria
Extensive Training provides +40% chance to Dodge Ranged attacks and WILL dodge any attacker that is Paralyzed or Off-Balance.
Cyclone Barrier Icon Cyclone Barrier (Trait) by Selwyn token 0 Selwyn the Enduring
Reflects 50% of Ranged attack damage back at the attacker and will cleanse one Debuff at the end of each round.
Non-Armored Heroes are vulnerable to:

Flesh Shredder Icon Flesh Shredder (Trait) by
Jabber token 0 Jabber Clenchjaw
Jibber token 0 Jibber Clenchjaw
Mangle jaw token Mangle Jaw
2x damage against non-Armored targets.
Incite Doom Icon Incite Doom (Special Attack) by Emperor Zulkodd token 0 Emperor Zulkodd
3 Melee Physical attacks on target enemy that deals 3x damage to non-Armored targets. If target dies, all other enemies' HP is set to 75% of their current HP.
Skins: (1) WillowWillow christmas token
Willow skin default Elf Willow skin

How to Use this Hero

A combination of ascending her and raising her star level will increase the damage output of her attacks, which can ultimately one-shot heroes. Her passive Agile Icon Agile trait allows her to dodge ranged attacks from deadly Heroes like Nimriel token 0 Lady Nimriel.

Skill Breakdown

Willow Swift's primary objective is to deal as much damage as possible in a short period of time. Her Fast Icon Fast passive ability gives her the chance to start first, giving her the advantage of attacking at least once before a retaliation. Her Sniper Shot Icon Sniper Shot , which ignores armor, deals a significant amount of damage to anyone that isn't Fire based. It can away strip away an enemy buff like Taunt, which could help your party kill off another enemy with very little life. 

Her Evasive Shot Icon Evasive Shot deals a lot of damage too, while giving her an immediate benefit of dodging subsequent attacks. Should she survive her first round of attacks in a PvP defense, then her follow up skill Evasive Shot Icon Evasive Shot will increase significant her survival rate for subsequent attacks. Of course, this ability is very helpful for Boss fights in Dungeons.

Finally, her Arrow Barrage Icon Arrow Barrage is an icing on the cake and is mostly used in larger groups of Enemies. It deals relatively little damage compared to her other single-targeted skills. However, it will quickly dispatch a lot of Water based enemies or enemies with very little health.

Synergy With Other Heroes

She works very well with other heroes using area of effect (AOE) attacks. Black Diamond token 0 Black Diamond is one example with an AOE that works by reducing the entire enemies' team life, and Willow Swift quickly dispatching the rest of them.

In addition, other heroes with passives affecting Nature Heroes such as Tsume's Spirit of Nature Icon Spirit of Nature boost to attack, Rocky's Nature's Fury Icon Nature's Fury boost to CRIT, or Chief NubNub's Stout Team Icon Stout Team skill will greatly enhance the strength of an all-Nature team. Adding Tsume token 0 Tsume will undoubtedly push the damage of Sniper Shot Icon Sniper Shot to devastating levels, ensuring that she will one-shot a hero. Using Rocky token 0 Rocky the Shiitake will guarantee a critical hit from each of her skills. In addition, her own Nature Heart Icon Nature Heart passive will increase the health of other Nature allies, giving heroes like Bovus and other hard hitting warriors an even greater chance in survival. 

Pairing her up with another hard hitting Fast hero like Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade will help your team eliminate a hero that is considered dangerous to your team.

Uses in PVP

Willow Swift is a common defender of the game. She not only provides a first turn attack with a Sniper Shot Icon Sniper Shot , but she also acts as a common target for the AI to take out almost immediately. When used as a defender, keep in mind that her job is to target one hero and unleash her Sniper Shot Icon Sniper Shot . If thinking in terms of exchanging blows within the fight, then her job is successfully completed if she successfully launches off her first attack. Have a reason to add her into your party-pair her up with Shadowblade if your job is to eliminate a specific hero like Yokozuna token 0 Yokozuna or Bovus token 0 Bovus El Doro. If you intend to attack Tsume token 0 Tsume, then make sure that you can eliminate him before his Soul Shred Icon Soul Shred attack.

Notes and Tips

  • Willow Swift is the second hero rewarded for free.
  • Since May 2017 it's revealed that Willow and Indigo are Half-Elves.

Progression Map

Willow Swift card by Kynok et al

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