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Hero Portrait Murdock Traits: Ranged | Marauder | Attacker | Burst | Zoner
Release Date: December 12, 2015 (OT1)
Difficulty: Easy
Base Stats Overview:
Basic Damage - 10
Ability Damage - 5
Durability - 2
Mobility - 1

Base Stats:
Base Health: 633 (+69)
Health Regen: 1.06 (+0.11)
Base Mana: 224 (+12)
Mana Regen: 1.15 (+0.04)
Ability Defense: 30
Basic Defense: 12.2 (+2.6)
Basic Attack Damage: 58.3 (+4.4)
Attacks Per Second: 1.25 (+1.8%)
Movement Speed: 650

Murdock is a Ranger who relies on his basic attacks to deal high single target damage. Murdock's abilities offer different types of utility and allow him to lane safely. Use your Ultimate to pick off low-health targets, push enemies back or even support allies in a teamfight. Late game, approach fights carefully, analyze the threat and eliminate the enemy. Plan your attacks to get the upper hand on your enemy.

Abilities

Ability Plasma Bolt Plasma Bolt
Ranged basic attack dealing Basic Damage
Splash Damage: 0%

Ability Buckshot Buckshot
Fires a blast in a cone that deals Ability Damage and pushes enemies away up to a maximum of 800 units.
Ability Damage: 88/140/193/246
Mana Cost: 100
Damage Range: 1000
Power Scaling: 1.88
Cooldown: 8

Notes

  • Enemies damaged by Buckshot are pushed if they are within 800 units from Murdock

Ability Hot Pursuit Hot Pursuit
Passive: Gain 14/38% Movement Speed when moving towards a visible enemy hero that is below 25/30% Health within 4000/10000 units.
Movement Speed Boost: 14/22/30/38% Radius: 4000/6000/8000/10000

Notes

  • Below 25/30% Health is defined as "Critically Wounded"

Ability Shots Fired Shots Fired
Passive: Every 5/2 seconds, Murdock's next basic attack has a 1700 unit range and 10/40 Basic Attack Pen.
Bonus Range: 400
Cooldown: 8/6/4/2
Basic Penetration: 10/20/30/40

Ability Long Arm of the Law Long Arm of the Law
Unlimited range laser blast that can be shot through anything, ignores Hero Ability Armor and deals Ability Damage.
Ability Damage: 176/246/316
Mana Cost: 75/125/175
Power Scaling: 2.51
Cooldown: 90/80/70

Background

  • Hasn't worked with a partner since the "incident."
  • Never mention his wife.
  • Once suspended by Lt. Belica for hiding stun traps in the lavatory.

Trivia

  • Murdock's background mentioned Lt. Belica before she was even announced.

Gallery

Skins

Murdock Default skin

Murdock in his trusty exo-suit.

How to Unlock: Unlocked by default

Murdock Green Default skin

Murdock in his trusty exo-suit.

How to Unlock: Obtain as a Loot Crate drop

Murdock Blue Default skin

Murdock in his trusty exo-suit.

How to Unlock: Obtain as a Loot Crate drop

Murdock Challenger skin

"Day 1 as a merc - can't go out in my OPD dress blues." - Murdock

How to Unlock: Begin Murdock's Master Challenge

Murdock Master skin

"Master Murdock. Now that's got a nice ring to it." - Murdock

How to Unlock: Obtain the title of Master with Murdock

Murdock Executioner skin

Innocent or guilty. Make the call with Executioner Murdock.

How to Unlock: Purchase at the Store for 500 Coins icon or obtain as a Loot Crate drop

Murdock White Executioner skin

Innocent or guilty. Make the call with Executioner Murdock.

How to Unlock: Obtain as a Loot Crate drop

Murdock Orange Executioner skin

Innocent or guilty. Make the call with Executioner Murdock.

How to Unlock: Obtain as a Loot Crate drop

Murdock Snakebite skin

Accept no substitutes! The Snakebite Desert Assault Rig is your go-to solution for any hostile hellscape.

How to Unlock: Purchase at the Store for 1000 Coins icon or obtain as a Rare Loot Crate drop

Murdock Aqua Snakebite skin

Accept no substitutes! The Snakebite Desert Assault Rig is your go-to solution for any hostile hellscape.

How to Unlock: Obtain as a Loot Crate drop

Murdock Red Snakebite skin

Accept no substitutes! The Snakebite Desert Assault Rig is your go-to solution for any hostile hellscape.

How to Unlock: Obtain as a Loot Crate drop

Murdock Black Snakebite skin

Accept no substitutes! The Snakebite Desert Assault Rig is your go-to solution for any hostile hellscape.

How to Unlock: Obtain at Day ?? of Daily Login Rewards

Murdock Biofreak skin

Amazing what a solid dose of radiation can do.

How to Unlock: Purchase at the Store for 1000 Coins icon or obtain as a Rare Loot Crate drop

Murdock Green-freak skin

Increase the intimidation factor with a classic reptilian look!

How to Unlock: Obtain as a Epic Mega Rare Loot Crate drop

Murdock Blue-freak skin

Genetically perfected to kill in the harshest climates!

How to Unlock: Obtain as a Epic Mega Rare Loot Crate drop

Murdock Monarch skin

Rulers are forged in the fires of conquest. Dominate the battlefield as Monarch Murdock.

How to Unlock: #TeamMurdock reward from an event. Link to event here

Murdock Dock-o-Lantern skin

Murdock's favorite holiday prank - turn the lights off and hide by the coffee machine.

How to Unlock: Shadow's Eve 2016 event. Obtained once you linked your Epic Games account to your Twitch account during Shadow's Eve 2016.

Images

Videos

Paragon - Hero Overview - Murdock

Paragon - Hero Overview - Murdock

Patch Notes

Update V44.6 - December 12, 2017

  • Shots Fired
    • Cooldown increased from 5/4/3/2s to 8/6/4/2s
  • Long Arm of the Law
    • Damage decreased from 176/263/351 to 176/246/316
    • Scaling decreased from 3.13 to 2.51
  • General Balance
    • Basic Attack damage per level decreased from 4.8 to 4.4
  • Polish and Bug Fixing
    • Fixed an issue where textures could appear missing on low graphics settings

Update V44.3 - November 20, 2017

  • General Balance
    • Base Basic Defense decreased from 17.3 to 12.2.
    • Basic Defense per level increased from 2.2 to 2.6.
    • Movement Speed decreased from 690 to 650.

Update V44 - November 1, 2017

  • Plasma Bolt
    • Ranged basic attack dealing 58.3 Basic Damage.
  • Buckshot
    • Increased Knockback effect.
    • Knockback now affects minions.
    • Targeting mode updated to be more forgiving up close.
    • Visual Effect polish.
    • Corrected an issue which could cause the effect to shoot off to the side.
    • Improved quickcast interaction of Buckshot while Plasma Bolt is held down.
  • Hot Pursuit
    • Ability has received updated visual and sound effects.
    • Ability has had technical hardening and should fire more reliably.
  • Shots Fired
    • Visual effects have been updated.
  • Long Arm of the Law
    • Reduced delay upon firing Long Arm of the Law to improve ability responsiveness.

Update V43.3 - October 10, 2017

  • General Balance
    • Base health increased from 592 to 633
    • Health per level increased from 60.9 to 68.1
    • Base health regen increased from 0.99 to 1.06
    • Health regen per level increased from 0.1 to 0.11
    • Attack damage per level increased from 4.5 to 4.8
  • Polish and Bug Fixing
    • Corrected an issue that caused Murdock to lose his Hot Pursuit Passive

Update V41.3 - July 18, 2017

  • Polish and Bug Fixing
    • Hot Pursuit would sometimes lose functionality after death
      • Corrected this issue, will now function correctly at all times

Update V41 - June 27, 2017

  • Polish and Bug Fixing
    • Long Arm of the Law can be now canceled if basic attack (LMB/R2) is double-pressed/double-clicked immediately after activating

Update V40 - May 16, 2017

  • Move Along
    • Has been removed.
  • Static Trap
    • Has been removed.
  • Buckshot
    • Has been reworked:
      • Moved from Q / Primary to RMB / R1.
      • Enemies damaged by Buckshot are pushed if they are within 700 units of Murdock (up to a maximum distance of 700 units away from Murdock).
      • Damage range remains 1000 units.
  • New Ability: Hot Pursuit (Q / Primary)
    • Passive: Grants an additional 100 / 150 / 200 / 250 Movement Speed when running at visible, Critically Wounded enemies within 3000 / 4000 / 5000 / 6000 units.
  • New Ability: Shots Fired! (E / Secondary)
    • Passive: Grants Murdock’s next basic attack bonus range and 15 / 30 / 45 / 60 Basic Penetration every 10 / 8 / 6 / 4 seconds.
    • This shot can miss, and if it does the cooldown is consumed.

Update V39 - April 4, 2017

  • Buckshot, Move Along and Static Trap are now Quick Cast
    • Quick Cast - Instant cast unless button is held down.
  • Polish & Bug Fixing
    • Improved responsiveness on abilities across the board.
    • Default Murdock's Blue variant has been tweaked to look less like the original skin.

Update V37.1 - February 7, 2017

  • Attack speed growth per level to 1.2 from 2.8
  • Buckshot
    • Armor shred to 5/10/15/20 from 6/12/18/24
  • Long Arm of the Law
    • Base damage to 180/240/300 from 180/250/320
    • Reduced card scaling from 0.9. To .75
  • Polish/Bug Fixing
    • Static Trap now emits heartbeat Sound Effects.

Update V35 - December 6, 2016

  • Buck Shot
    • Damage type adjusted from “Energy” to “Ability.”
    • Cooldown reduced from 14.4/13.4/12.4/11.4 to 8 seconds at all levels.
    • Now shreds Basic Armor 5/7.5/10/12.5.
  • Static Trap
    • Damage type adjusted from “Energy” to “Ability.”
    • Traps now root targets in place for 2 seconds.
    • Now requires 3.25 seconds to arm.
    • Now lasts for 90 seconds before expiring.
    • Concurrent trap limit reduced from 4 to 1/1/2/3.
    • Size of trap has been increased from 160 to 230.
    • Traps can no longer be stacked on top of one another, traps underneath new traps will be destroyed.
  • Move Along
    • Damage type adjusted from “Energy” to “Ability.”
    • No longer damages Minions.
    • Cooldown adjusted from 20/19/18/17 to 21/18/15/12 seconds.
  • Long Arm of the Law
    • Damage type adjusted from “Energy” to “Ability.”.
    • Animation speed has been increased.
    • Cooldown adjusted from 100/90/80 to 90/80/70 seconds.

Update V34 - November 8, 2016

  • Polish & Bug Fixing
    • Fixed an issue where Murdock would be locked in his reload animation after Long Arm of the Law.

Update V31 - September 6, 2016

  • Added BioFreak Murdock skin to the in-game store.
  • Polish & Bug Fixing
    • Adjusted Visuals and Audio for all abilities.

Update V30 - August 11, 2016

  • Bug Fix/Polish
    • Updated Long Arm of the Law’s sound effects.

Update V29 - July 26, 2016

  • Added Executioner Murdock to the in-game store.
  • Devastating Blast renamed to Long Arm of the Law.
  • Long Arm of the Law
    • Now correctly ignores the Energy Armor of an enemy rather than the flat 100 Energy Armor previously.

Update V28 - June 30, 2016

  • Polish/Bug Fixing
    • Updated audio for footsteps and some abilities.
    • Updated Devastating Blast tooltip to reflect that it ignores energy armor and has unlimited range.

Update V27 - June 14, 2016

  • Passive - Hot Pursuit
    • This ability has been removed.
  • Shielding Shot
    • Ability renamed to “Move Along”.
    • No longer provides damage reduction.
    • Radius of effect has been increased.
    • Now displaces targets instead of knocking them back.
  • Static Lock
    • Now correctly turns invisible on Shadowpads.
  • Devastating Blast
    • Damage to minions reduced by 76%.
    • Range increased to global.
    • Damage now ignores enemy target’s Energy Resist.
    • Base damage reduced from 340 / 440 / 540 to 260 / 295 / 330.
    • Audio range of fire sound has been altered to match new range.

Update V26 - May 24, 2016

  • Corrected Static Trap ability FX to always spawn correctly.
    • Keep color and sphere.

Update V25 - May 10, 2016

  • Fixed minions not attacking players standing inside Murdock's Static Trap ability or any other trigger.

Update V24 - April 21, 2016

  • Reduced Base Attack time from 1.5 to 1.2.
  • Reduced LMB Scaling from 1, 1.25, 1.5 to .8, 1 1.2.
  • Reduced LMB Baselines from 50, 62, 74 to 40, 50, 59.

Update OT10 - March 5th, 2016

Patch 2:

  • Reduced damage reduction from Shielding Shot from 50% to (10%, 12%, 14%)
  • Hot Pursuit passive ability reworked to no longer grant a stacking move speed bonus. Now grants base move speed.
  • Increased cooldown of Shielding Shot from (13s, 12s, 11s) to (15s, 14s, 13s).

Update OT8 - February 19th, 2016

  • Minions will now break Murdock out of his passive Hot Pursuit when they deal damage to him.

Update OT3 - January 15th, 2016

  • Added short description updates for in-game ability upgrade menu.
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