Hero WITCH DOCTOR Hero Animated
Advanced statistics
Affiliation: Scourge
Attack Animation: 0.4 / 0.5
Damage: 51 - 61
Casting Animation: 0.35 / 0.52
Armor: 0.82
Base Attack Time: 1.7
Movespeed: 305
Projectile Speed: 1200
Attack Range: 600
Sight Range: 1800 / 800
Paralyzing Cask
Vol'Jin launches a cask of paralyzing powder that bounces between foes, stunning those affected for a short period of time. Deals damage per bounce.
Notes • Damage type: magical• Targets can be hit multiple times, as long as another unit is struck in between the bounces.• Area of Effect specifies the range it can bounce.
Voodoo Restoration
Vol'Jin focuses his voodoo magic to heal nearby allied units.
Notes • Heal is applied in 0.33 second intervals.• Can heal magic immune units.
Targets an area with an ancient voodoo curse. Cursed heroes will not only take damage over time, but they will be dealt bonus damage every 4 seconds based on how much hp they lost since the beginning of the curse.
Notes • Damage type: magical• Damage is based on the difference between the HP values currently and when Maledict was cast.

Death Ward
Summons a deadly ward to attack enemy heroes.
Notes • The Death Ward is invulnerable, and can only be destroyed if its duration expires or if Vol'Jin is interrupted.• The Death Ward can be controlled and made to attack a specific target.• Can be improved by Aghanim's Scepter (* shows the improved values).• The Death Ward has a 700 attack range and attacks every 0.25 seconds.
Hero Introduction
The Witch Doctor is a fragile but deadly spellcaster with a unique method of eliminating his foes. His Maledict ability is feared by all, and has the potential for enormous amounts of damage. Heroes under the effect of Maledict will continue to take damage based on how much damage they have taken already. Using Paralyzing Casks, a clever Witch Doctor immobilizes his target, casts Maledict on them, then proceeds to cause as much damage as possible before they run. This is nearly always fatal if the Witch Doctor and his allies can injure the target a good amount after it is Maledicted. To aid in the delayed destruction of his enemies, the Witch Doctor can plant a potent Death Ward, which rapidly attacks nearby heroes as long as the Witch Doctor channels it. Combined with Maledict and Paralyzing Cask, Death Ward is practically a guaranteed kill when ambushing an unsuspecting enemy hero. Voodoo Restoration turns him into a mobile healing fountain, quickly restoring the life of the Doctor and his allies in case an ambush doesn't go according to plan. Although the Witch Doctor's Maledict combo is lethal on its own, it is even more dangerous when combined with allied attacks and spells.
Background story
Vol'Jin is a risk-taker. Anyone who has ever crossed paths with him can tell you that. As a voodoo priest, you need a certain degree of it. It's too bad he never learned the value of discretion. Vol'Jin's experiments in jungle magic yielded brilliant results- the ability to mend wounds, casks filled with paralyzing combinations of herbs that could scatter for miles, and even a curse capable of stripping the life force from a living being. Of course, no amount of power gained goes without notice. As Vol'Jin's experiments became more and more unstable and destructive, the Lich King made his move.