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Zen
Fast Healer 
Gold Hero

Zen

Element: Light Light
30% vs Dark Dark units


Token → Aether
Exchange Rate:
1:30

Unlocked
Zen token 0
Background
For decades, Zen has lead a peaceful life, watching the world from his home high up in the mountains and sharing his powerful light knowledge with the brave few who sought him out. But the growing Darkness caused him to take action and descend into the fray, bringing his powerful light healing powers into the legendary battle against the Boss of Darkness! As with all the Heroes that fought on that epic he was locked away in the portal for what felt like an eternity. Whilst floating between dimensions, he had a vision of the Boss of Darkness' grand plan and has been working tirelessly to escape and warn the Heroes of the coming evil!
Abilities & Traits
Pop and Cover IconSafe Haven Icon & Fast IconFlying Icon
Attack Speed Fast
Attack Range Ranged
Damage Spirit
Epic No
Combat Style Swing Red Icon Gauge 1 Embarrassing Jab Icon
ThaliaPortrait Small
Zen's heart and healing grows with his Ascensions. Unleash the full power of Zen's ancient wisdom!
Damage Intensify Burn Icon Gauge 1 (1/9)
Toughness Hearty Taunt Icon Gauge 5 (5/9)
Team Support IFF Targeting Icon Gauge 8 (8/9)
Crowd Control Crowd Control Icon Gauge 1 (1/9)
Synergy Lead By Example Icon Gauge 2 (2/9)
See Hero Rating for more details about this.

Statistics Total Bonus1 Traits2 Epic Base
Attack (ATK) +130% +115% - -
Defense (DEF) +130% +115% - -
Skill (SKL) +130% +115% - - 0
Max Health (HP) +130% +115% - -
Crit Chance (CRIT) 5% +0% - - 5%
Crit Multiplier 200% - - - 200%
Dodge Chance 0% - - - 0%
Damage Penetration 0% - - - 0%
Damage Reduction 0% - - - 0%
Chaos Damage Reduction 0% - - - 0%

1Bonus (ATK, DEF, SKL, HP) includes Hero Stars (★★★★★★) and Hero Rarity.
2Stats affecting Traits: None

Resistances
Fire Fire
Burned Icon Burned
0%
0%
Nature Nature
Poisoned Icon Poisoned
Wounded Icon Wounded
0%
0%
0%
Water Water
Frozen Icon Frozen
Chilled Icon Chilled
Cryosleep Icon Cryosleep
Frostbitten Icon Frostbitten
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
Light Light 33%
Electrical Storm Icon Lightning
Shocked Icon Shocked
Paralysis Icon Paralysis
33%
33%
33%
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)
Pop and Cover Icon Pop and Cover Fast Icon Fast
Safe Haven Icon Safe Haven Flying Icon Flying
Meditation Icon Group Meditation Immunize Icon Immunize
Enlightenment Icon Enlightenment Light Heart Icon Light Heart II
Beloved Icon Beloved


First Ascension
Zen token 1
Second Ascension
Zen token 2
Abilities & Traits

Meditation Icon & Immunize IconLight Heart Icon

Abilities & Traits

Enlightenment Icon & Beloved IconLight Heart Icon

Required Hero Stars and Evos

Evo Cost Index: 2320

Evo Cost Index: 6780

Zen has yet to discover their Epic.

I wonder what it will be...

Check Epic Heroes for more information.

Zen token 0 Zen tokens: Quests Daily Quests Treasure Room Chest Treasure Room Portal Summon Gem Heroic Summon

There are no Dungeons in which Zen tokens are available.

Rune Slots: Rune slot LightRune slot LightRune slot FireRune slot NatureRune slot Water (standard)
Zen has the standard rune slots for a Light Light hero.
Light Light Light Light Fire Fire Nature Nature Water Water
Rune slot Light Rune slot Light Rune slot Fire Rune slot Nature Rune slot Water
Abilities & Traits: Pop and Cover IconSafe Haven IconMeditation IconEnlightenment Icon & Fast IconFlying IconImmunize IconLight Heart IconBeloved Icon

Pop and Cover

Pop and Cover Icon
Basic Attack (None)

A Basic Ranged Spirit attack that grants self Aegis Shield.

Safe Haven

Safe Haven Icon
Special Attack (5 turns)

Cleanses all debuffs from target ally and grants them Invincibility for 1 turn.
Effects | Heal Ally Icon Heal | Cleanse Icon Cleanse | Invincibility Icon Invincibility | Damage Reflection Icon Damage Reduction

Group Meditation

Meditation Icon
Special Attack (5 turns), requires Zen token 1 1st Ascension

Heals the team and make them Silence Immune for 2 turns.
Effects | Heal Ally Icon Heal | Silence Immune Icon Silenced Immune

Enlightenment

Enlightenment Icon
Special Attack (6 turns), requires Zen token 2 2nd Ascension

Heals target ally and grants them 1 turn of Haste and increased Speed.
Effects | Enlightenment Icon Enlightenment | Accelerated Icon Accelerated

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.)

Flying (I)

Flying Icon
Trait (Passive)

I: Takes 25% less damage from Melee attacks.


Effects | Damage Reflection Icon Damage Reduction

Immunize

Immunize Icon
Trait (Passive), requires Zen token 1 1st Ascension

Each ally healed will gain Impervious (Cannot be Poisoned, Burned, Frozen, Chilled, Shocked, nor Diseased) for two turns.
Effects | Impervious Icon Impervious

Light Heart (I/II)

Light Heart Icon
Trait (Passive), upgrades with Ascensions

Zen token 1 1st Ascension:
I: Increase Health by 15% for all Light allies
Zen token 2 2nd Ascension:
II: Increase Health by 25% for all Light allies

Beloved

Beloved Icon
Trait (Passive), requires Zen token 2 2nd Ascension

When this Hero is killed, all allies will attack the enemy who made the killing blow.

Buffs & Debuffs: Accelerated IconCleanse IconDamage Reflection IconEnlightenment IconHeal Ally IconImpervious IconInvincibility IconSilence Immune Icon

Accelerated

Accelerated Icon
buff (Speed)
Increased Speed, and Haste that allows a second action and adds evasion. The increased Speed makes the target Fast for one turn. This can affect the order of turns in raids. (This buff is caused by Zen's Enlightenment.)

Cleanse

Cleanse Icon
effect (Status Effect)
This effect instantly removes 1+ debuff(s) from the target ally.

Damage Reduction

Damage Reflection Icon
effect (Damage/Damage Reduction)
The damage suffered is mitigated by certain percent. Damage Reduction is capped at 90% and applied multiplicative.

Enlightenment

Enlightenment Icon
buff (Speed)
Allows for a second action (like Haste), target has increased Speed and is Silence immune. (This buff comes with the Accelerated buff for increased Speed and removes the Silence debuff when applied and protects from it.)

Heal

Heal Ally Icon
effect (Health)
Recovers HP for the target ally.

Impervious

Impervious Icon
buff (Status Effect)
Like the trait with the same name, the Impervious effect grants a set of immunities. The affected target cannot be Poisoned, Burned, Frozen, Chilled, Envenomed, Shocked, nor Diseased.

Invincibility

Invincibility Icon
buff (Shield/Status Effect)
Target is immune to all damage and debuffs for 3 turns.

Silenced Immune

Silence Immune Icon
immunity (Status Effect)
Can't be Silenced.
Immunities & Damage Reduction: Under construction, see above 'Buffs & Debuffs'
Ascensions: CelestialFire Evo LarvaLight Evo LarvaLight Evo (2320) = Zen token 1 + Meditation IconImmunize IconLight Heart Icon &
Diamond EvoLight Evo MonarchMind's EyeNature Evo (6780) = Zen token 2 + Enlightenment IconBeloved IconLight Heart Icon
First Ascension Second Ascension
Celestial Astral Evo 2x Diamond Evo Diamond Evo 2x
Fire Evo Larva Fire Evo Larva 12x Light Evo Monarch Light Evo Monarch 17x
Light Evo Larva Light Evo Larva 32x Mind's Eye Mind's Eye Evo 8x
Light Evo Light Evo 14x Nature Evo Nature Evo 25x
Meditation Icon Group Meditation (Special Attack/5 Turns) Enlightenment Icon Enlightenment (Special Attack/6 Turns)
Immunize Icon Immunize (Trait/Passive) Beloved Icon Beloved (Trait/Passive)
Light Heart Icon Light Heart i (Trait/Passive) Light Heart Icon Light Heart ii (Trait/Passive)
Synergies of [[]] heroes (Family):
Synergies of Light heroes (Element): Avatar of Light IconLight Assault IconRighteous Follower IconSpeed of Light Team IconWill of the Wisp IconVeil of Voltage Icon
Zen token 0 Zen can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

Light Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Avatar of Light Icon Avatar of Light (Trait) by Leonidus token 0 Leonidus
Light allies are immune to Dark elemental bonuses.
Light Assault Icon Light Assault (Trait) by Black Diamond token 0 Black Diamond
Light Allies gain Martial Artist, buffing +10% CRIT and +20% Dodge chance.
Light Heart Icon Light Heart (Trait) by Zen token 0 Zen
Increase Health by [15/25]% for all Light allies depending on the rank (I/II) of this trait.
Righteous Follower Icon Righteous Follower (Trait) by Deadeye token 0 Deadeye
Do a follow-up basic attack after any attack from a Light or Honorbound ally.
Speed of Light Team Icon Speed of Light Team (Trait) by
+15% ATK, +15% DEF and +10% Dodge Chance for self and Light allies.
Will of the Wisp Icon Will of the Wisp II (Trait) by Ekko token Ekko
Immune to Spirit, Lightning, and Light attacks. High resistance (75%) to Paralysis. [Light allies start Dungeons with +1 extra energy]. The text in [brackets] is of rank II of this trait (I/II).
Veil of Voltage Icon Veil of Voltage (Trait) by Jin Lei token 0 Jin Lei
All Light and Honorbound Heroes gain 10% Damage Reduction and gain +1 Energy whenever they deal damage to a Shocked enemy.
Synergies of Healer heroes (Class):
Other Synergies of Heroes: Dark Skies IconUpdraft IconAerial Superiority IconSunlit Flight IconYou Can't Catch Me IconAdept Strikes 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 IconSanctified Spell Absorption IconShell Power IconShielding Soul IconSpellseeker Weapons IconSpread the Wealth IconTeam Energy Vault IconTeam Precision IconVenomous EmbraceShard of Darkness IconTempered Soul IconThe Calm Before Icon
Zen token 0 Zen can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

Flying Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Dark Skies Icon Dark Skies (Trait) by Agnon token 0 Agnon
Agnon and flying allies deal 2x damage to non-flying enemies.
Updraft Icon Updraft (Trait) by Ferno token 0 Ferno
Flying allies gain +1 Energy at the end of each round.
Aerial Superiority Icon Aerial Superiority (Trait) by Ferno token 0 Ferno
All non-flying heroes have significantly reduced attack until Ferno's first turn, or the end of the first round. Ignores immunities to debuffs.
Sunlit Flight Icon Sunlit Flight (Trait) by Lorelei token 0 Lorelei
Flying allies heal at the end of each round.
You Can't Catch Me Icon You Can't Catch Me! (Trait) by Lorelei token 0 Lorelei
Flying allies can't have buffs removed or debuffs added by non-Flying enemies.
Zen token 0 Zen can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

All Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Adept Strikes Icon Adept Strikes (Trait) by Serenity token 0 Serenity
Allies and self gain Haste after using a single target Melee Physical attack once per round.
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.
Sanctified Spell Absorption Icon Sanctified Spell Absorption (Trait) by Serenity token 0 Serenity
Allies take significantly reduced damage from non-Physical (-60%) and Chaos attacks (-20%).
Shell Power Icon Shell Power (Trait) by Grondar token 0 Grondar
Allied Heroes gain Shell protection (allies cannot be Burned, Frozen, Chilled, Paralyzed or Shocked).
Shielding Soul Icon Shielding Soul (Trait) by Dagrund token Dagrund Blacksmoke
When killed, remaining allies gain an Aegis Shield.
Spellseeker Weapons Icon Spellseeker Weapons (Trait) by Serenity token 0 Serenity
Allies Melee attacks have a chance to purge a buff on basic attack and can’t be retaliated against by Melee attackers.
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 (=energy loss that is caused by use of abilities). Note: Passive traits like epic Malice "All Hope is Lost" can still drain energy.
Team Precision Icon Team Precision (Trait) by Pignius token 0 Pignius Maximus
Boosted CRIT damage for all allies. CRIT Multiplier is increased by [50%], percentage increases slightly with SKL.
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 Damage 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: Light Hunter IconAngelic IconWill of the Wisp IconFlesh Shredder IconIncite Doom Icon
Zen token 0 Zen can be countered by making use of the following traits and special attacks:

Light Heroes are vulnerable to:

Light Hunter Icon Light Hunter (Trait) by Overlord token 0 Overlord Executum
1.5x damage against Light enemies.
Angelic Icon Angelic (Trait) by Emily token 0 Archangel Emily
Cannot be Poisoned, Burned, Frozen, Chilled, Envenomed, Shocked, or Diseased and starts dungeons with an [Aegis Shield].
Will of the Wisp Icon Will of the Wisp (Trait) by Ekko token Ekko
Immune to Spirit, Lightning, and Light attacks. High resistance (75%) to Paralysis. [Light allies start Dungeons with +1 extra energy]. The text in [brackets] is of rank II of this trait (I/II).
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.

Notes and Tips

To keep the forces of evil off his trail, Zen token 0 Zen was only available in the Portal Summon Gem Heroic Portal on one weekend (9th-13th June 2016). He'll be back at some point in the future though! Zen is the 61th Hero of Dungeon Boss.

Hero Changes (February 16, 2017)

These changes were made to balance the overpowering Zen and Kozar Bonebreaker tactics in Dungeon Raids.

  • Safe Haven Icon Safe Haven is swapped with Enlightenment Icon Enlightenment. Safe Haven starts now charged as first special ability instead of Enlightenment.
  • Removed heal component from Safe Haven Icon Safe Haven, now considered a "Buff", e.g. "Defender" Zen will cast it first round without waiting for an ally to be damaged.
  • Significantly increased healing on Meditation Icon Group Meditation and Enlightenment Icon Enlightenment.

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