Khaleed, the Desert Scimitar, is Mobile Legends: Bang Bang latest hero, a fighter who commands the sands.

According to lore, Khaleed considers Moskov his brother, but he made a hard decision to abandon him in battle against Khufra the tyrant in order to save his people.

When he went back to rescue Moskov, he was gone, and all that was left was his spear. From then on, Khaleed sought vengeance against Khufra, while also striving to restore peace to the lands.

Here’s a closer look at Khaleed’s skills and what he has to offer on the battlefield:

Passive – Sand Walk

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Khaleed accumulates Desert Power while moving. When Desert Power is fully charged, Khaleed will slide on sand, acquiring extra Movement Speed and gain an enhanced basic attack.

The enhanced basic attack allows Khaleed to dash to the target and raise a wave, dealing damage to the target and enemies behind in a line.

The sand wave also leaves a trace on the ground, on which Khaleed gains extra movement speed, while enemies are slowed. This gives him a lot of power to roam.

First skill – Desert Tornado

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Desert Tornado is Khaleed’s core damage dealing skill. He whirls his scimitar around, dealing Physical Damage to nearby enemies.

If an enemy is hit, Khaleed can leap in a target direction and cast this skill again up to three times. The damage increases with each strike.

Second skill – Quicksand Guard

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Khaleed protects himself with the power of quicksand. In this stance, he restores HP and reduces damage taken.

While channeling, quicksand will appear under his feet, slowing enemies who walk into its AoE.

Moving, using basic attacks or skills will immediately stop the channeling.

Ultimate – Raging Sandstorm

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Khaleed summons and rides on a wave of sandstorm that rushes towards the direction cast. While on the sandstorm, he gains crowd control immunity, deals Physical Damage to enemies on its path and pushes back enemies on contact.

At the end of the wave, Khaleed smashes the ground, dealing damage and stunning enemies in the area. It is a good spell to use for engaging and escaping.

Pre-order Khaleed starting from July 31. He will be officially released on August 7 with his accompanying premiere skin, Prince of Sand.

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