Press Release

New SMITE Trailer for Ishtar, Babylonian Goddess of Love and War

Mostly war
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

ATLANTA – AUGUST 15 – Today Hi-Rez revealed SMITE’s new Huntress, Ishtar. In her cinematic trailer, she faces off with Gilgamesh, her eternal nemesis.

August 17 – Ishtar will be fully revealed on the SMITE Update Show, at 3pm EDT.

August 23 – Ishtar will join SMITE as a playable Goddess and players will be able to unlock her just by playing.

Ishtar cinematic trailer:

In the Babylonian pantheon, Ishtar is the Goddess of both love and war. She is feminine, powerful, and headstrong. She strikes down those who defy the gods but she also zealously protects her worshippers. Moving from conquest to conquest, she is never resting, never satisfied. Woe befalls those standing between Ishtar and what she desires…

Symbolized by the lion, Ishtar is the first SMITE Huntress to wield a bow and arrows since Hachiman in 2017. Mastering her requires good utilization of three different ways to shoot arrows. Her bow can also summon a rolling barrage of thunderbolts; or deadly Blades of Retribution with her ultimate.



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Henrique Fajardo, PR Specialist – [email protected]


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