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Vainglory Ylva Hero Reveal: Abilities, Talents, Builds

Vainglory Ylva

Ylva debuts in Vainglory Update 3.10 as the first new hero of the year. Coming full-fledged with an ensemble of huntress skills, Ylva braces her team for combat by scouting out hidden enemy heroes and deploying stealth traps. Broken Myth is here with an early look at Ylva’s abilities, talents, and best builds to hunt down the Update 3.10 meta.

Vainglory Ylva Abilities

Hunter’s Sense (Heroic Perk)

Ylva can detect the location and movement direction of enemy heroes through walls and brush, as long as they are moving and within her vision range.

LVL 1 LVL 12
Health 703 2107
Energy 203 610
Armor 25 75
Shield 20 55
Base Weapon 70 125
Attack Speed 100% 136.3%
Range 5.5
Move Speed 3.6

Charge Shot (A)

Ylva charges her weapon, causing her next basic attack to deal bonus damage based on the time spent charging. After 1.6 seconds it reaches full charge, causing the attack to also stun for 1 second. While active, Ylva is slowed by 30%. Reactivate to cancel. Cancels automatically after 6 seconds.

  • Overdrive: At max rank, the time it takes to reach full charge is reduced.
LVL 1 LVL 2 LVL 3 LVL 4 LVL 5 CP Ratio WP Ratio
Cooldown 8s 7.5s 7s 6.5s 6s
Energy Cost 25 30 35 40 45 100%
Damage 80 120 160 200 240 100%
Stun Duration 1s 1s 1s 1s 1s
Charge Time 1.6s 1.6s 1.6s 1.6s 1.2s

Crimson Fang (B)

Ylva lunges at her target to deliver a powerful strike that deals 75% more damage to immobilized targets. She then gains additional move and attack speed for 3 seconds.

  • Overdrive: At max rank, lunge range is increased.
LVL 1 LVL 2 LVL 3 LVL 4 LVL 5 CP Ratio WP Ratio
Cooldown 10s 9.5s 9s 8.5s 8s
Energy Cost 25 30 35 40 45
Damage 140 190 240 290 390 175% 140%
Range 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 7.5
Bonus Attack Speed 40% 40% 40% 40% 40%

Binding Mine (Ultimate)

Ylva places a mine that arms and stealths after 2 seconds. When an enemy hero touches it, it will explode after 0.7 seconds, causing all enemies within 6 range to take damage and become rooted. Only 1 mine can exist at once.

  • Mines expire after 60 seconds. Basic attacks reduce their remaining duration by 20 seconds.
LVL 1 LVL 2 LVL 3 CP Ratio
Cooldown 25s 20s 15s
Energy Cost 50 60 70
Damage 300 450 600 150%
Root Duration 1.6s 1.8s 2s

Vainglory Ylva Talents

Swift Shot (Rare)

Charge Shot (A) reaches full charge faster. Level 20 stats:

  • Charge Time | 23%
  • Cooldown | 62%
  • Damage | 138%

Multi Mine (Epic)

Ylva may place up to 3 Blinding Mines (Ult). Level 10 stats:

  • Trap Limit | 3
  • Cooldown | 53%
  • Damage | 120%
  • Bonus Range | 6

Shattered Fang (Legendary)

Ylva places a Blinding Mine (Ult) at her feet after using Crimson Fang (B). Level 5 stats:

  • Cooldown | 74%
  • Damage | 112%

Vainglory Ylva Builds

Below are the two recommended builds SEMC has curated for Ylva. For more information on situational items for carries, visit our complete breakdown. Be sure to check our top hero builds page soon for Broken Myth’s Vainglory Ylva hero guide!


Deal massive weapon damage to a single target with Charge Shot (A) and Crimson Fang (B). Then fall back to your Blinding Mine (Ult) to escape.
Ramping Damage, Low Defense

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Wait for your enemies to walk into your Blinding Mine (Ult) to trigger its large burst of damage.
High Damage, Low Defense

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The Update 3.10 activation day is slated for Wednesday, January 23 at 8:00 AM PST / 16:00 GMT / 0:00 SGT (Thursday) with no downtime. Be on the lookout for four new skins, in-game chat, UI improvements, and general meta changes. If you have any questions about Vainglory’s newest hero Ylva, ask away in the comments below, and we’d be happy to answer them!

1 Comment

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    Ronuel abad
    Jan 22, 2019 10:55 am

    nice, keep it up brokenmyth and vg, still and forever the number 1 moba game on mobiles! godspeed

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