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Hero Portrait GRIM exe.png Traits: Ranged | Marauder | Attacker | Burst
Release Date: May 10, 2016
Difficulty: Intermediate
Base Stats Overview:
Basic Damage - 8
Ability Damage - 5
Durability - 3
Mobility - 1

Base Stats:
Base Health: 633 (+66)
Health Regen: 1.06 (+0.11)
Base Mana: 277 (+15)
Mana Regen: 1.02 (+0.05)
Ability Defense: 30
Basic Defense: 12.2 (+2.6)
Basic Attack Damage: 56.2 (+4.1)
Attacks Per Second: 1.25 (+3%)
Movement Speed: 660

GRIM.exe is a Ranger built to control the battlefield and neutralize enemies. His array of abilities reward precision play and allow him to lock down and destroy high-value targets. When playing GRIM.exe, you decide when it's time to fight. Use your abilities to dismantle enemy engagements, slow down targets and displace enemy damage dealers. Once you spot your victim, use "G.T.F.O" to vaporize your target.


Ability Pulse Cannon.png Pulse Cannon
Ranged basic attack dealing Basic Damage
Splash Damage: 0%

Ability Deflector Shield.png Deflector Shield
GRIM.exe activates a 2 second duration shield that blocks the next incoming enemy ability. If the shield successfully blocks an ability, GRIM.exe regains 20/65% missing Mana.
Mana Cost: 0
Regained Mana: 20/35/50/65%
Cooldown: 14/12/10/8
Duration: 2

Ability Displacement Blast.png Displacement Blast
Lobbed shot that deals Ability Damage and quickly displaces enemies, moving them from the center of the explosion.
Ability Damage: 88/140/193/246
Mana Cost: 75
Power Scaling: 1.88
Cooldown: 10

Ability Supression Mode.png Supression Mode
When this ability is toggled on, Pulse Cannon attacks use -10/-25 Mana per shot and apply a 30/48% Movement Speed Slow for 0.8s.
Mana per Shot: 10/15/20/25
Movement Speed Slow: 30/36/42/48%
Cooldown: 1
Slow Duration: 0.8

Ability G.T.F.O..png G.T.F.O.
GRIM.exe comes to a halt and locks on to an enemy hero. After a short channel, a Gyro Targeted Force Orb is launched. The orb will pass through the world and non-hero units, but can be blocked by enemy heroes and ability-generated walls. The orb deals Ability Damage upon hitting an enemy hero.
Ability Damage: 246/333/421
Mana Cost: 75/125/175
Power Scaling: 3.13
Cooldown: 15


  • Grim won EXE in a crooked game of Bone Dice. Instructions were not included.
  • EXE is able to extrapolate 73.2% of Grim's speech.
  • Since he acquired EXE, all of Grim's debts have been forgiven.

Emotes quotes

  • "Demonstrates the complex motor capabilities of this Sentry Combat Robot. Floor models only - not for resale." - SCR Sales Manual, p.29
  • GRIM.exe enjoys showing off his physique from time to time.
  • Grim never knew that there was danger in being loved too much, until he met EXE.

Extra lore

“After stowing away on a ship to Omeda City, the gremlin Grim was picked up by the Ying Mei Cartel and used as a mascot. He won EXE in a bone dice game, and everything changed—he was no longer a mascot of the criminal underworld, but a killing machine.”



Grim.exe Default skin.jpg

GRIM.exe in their usual state.

How to Unlock: Unlocked by default

Grim.exe Marine Default skin.png

GRIM.exe in their usual state.

How to Unlock: Obtain as a Loot Crate drop

Grim.exe Solar Default skin.png

GRIM.exe in their usual state.

How to Unlock: Obtain as a Loot Crate drop

Grim.exe Challenger skin.jpg

GRIM.exe starts fresh with a new paint job. Just like a stolen shuttle.

How to Unlock: Begin GRIM.exe's Master Challenge

Grim.exe Rival skin.png

"Polish your EXE unit once a week to keep it looking good as new!" – EXE Unit Instruction Manual

How to Unlock: Obtain rank 6 of GRIM.exe's Master Challenge

Grim.exe Master skin.jpg

According to the manual, EXE should have detonated at critical mass. Grim can't read.

How to Unlock: Obtain the title of Master with GRIM.exe

Grim.exe Firewall skin.jpg

Firewall installed! Please kill responsibly.

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

Grim.exe Glossy Boss skin.jpg

"Shine shine!" -Grim

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

Grim.exe Gilded Glossy Boss skin.png

"Shine shine!" -Grim

How to Unlock: Obtain as a Loot Crate drop

Grim.exe Ichor Glossy Boss skin.png

"Shine shine!" -Grim

How to Unlock: Purchase the Gold pack

Grim.exe Royal Glossy Boss skin.png

"Shine shine!" -Grim

How to Unlock: Obtain as a Loot Crate drop




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Change Log

Update V44.3 - November 20, 2017

  • Suppression Mode
    • Movespeed Slow increased from 10/15/20/25% to 30/36/42/48%.
    • Mana cost decreased from 14/21/28/35 to 10/15/20/25.
  • 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 700 to 660.

Update V43.3 - October 10, 2017

  • General Balance
    • Base attack damage increased from 54 to 56
    • Attack damage per level increased from 3.8 to 4.1
    • Health per level increased from 63.3 to 65.8

Update V43 - September 21, 2017

  • Deflector Shield
    • Mana cost from 40 to 0
  • General Balance
    • Increased base health from 592 to 633
    • Increased health per level from 60.8 to 63.3
    • Increased base health regen from 0.99 to 1.06
  • Polish and Bug Fixing
    • Corrected an issue in which Grim’s torso would continue glowing after toggling off Suppression Mode
    • Minor animation improvements to Perilous Hug emote

Update V41.3 - July 18, 2017

  • Polish and Bug Fixing
    • Minor animation fixes for “Perilous Hug” emote

Update V41 - June 27, 2017

  • Polish and Bug Fixing
    • Corrected an issue which caused Grim.EXE’s GTFO ability to go on cooldown if: The animation was cancelled, and Deflector Shield was immediately activated afterward.
    • GRIM.EXE's Deflector Shield now appropriately blocks Shockwave's slow and damage

Update V40.1 - May 26, 2017

  • Glossy Boss Grim.EXE is now available in the in-game store

Update V39 - April 4, 2017

  • Polish & Bug Fixing
    • Fixed a bug preventing Grim.EXE's Suppression Mode from slowing minions.

Update V38.3 - March 14, 2017

  • Mana gain per level increased to 33.6 from 28.8
  • Pulse Cannon
    • Card Scaling increased to 0.92 from 0.85
  • Suppression Mode
    • Suppression Mode slow now has an .8 second duration.

Update V38 - February 21, 2017

  • Deflector Shield
    • Deflector Shield now blocks the application of Aurora's abilities, Cryoseism and Hoarfrost.
  • Suppression Mode
    • The slow will no longer apply to enemies unless it deals damage.

Update V37.1 - February 7, 2017

  • Deflector Shield
    • Cooldown to 16/14/12/10 from 22/18/14/10
  • G.T.F.O
    • Cooldown to 100/85/70 from 110/90/70

Update V35.1.1 - December 20, 2016

  • G.T.F.O
    • Increased base damage to 210/285/360 from 175/250/325
    • Increased card power scaling to 1.1 from 1.0

Update V35 - December 6, 2016

  • Displacement Blast
    • Damage type adjusted from “Energy” to “Ability.”
    • Projectile speed has been increased.
    • Cooldown adjusted from 18/17.5/17/16.5 to 21/17/13/9 seconds.
  • Suppression Mode
    • Slow adjusted to new balance values.
  • Deflector Shield
    • Now refunds 25/40/55/70% of missing mana from flat 90/103/116/130
    • Cooldown adjusted from 20/19.5/19/18.5 to 22/18/14/10 seconds.
  • G.T.F.O.
    • Damage type adjusted from “Energy” to “Ability.”
    • No longer able to move while targeting.
    • Cooldown adjusted from 100/90/80 to 110/90/70 seconds.

Update V33 - October 18, 2016

  • Polish/Bug Fixing
    • Fixed an issue which allowed GRIM.exe to sometimes use G.T.F.O. while falling.

Update V32 - September 27, 2016

  • Polish & Bug Fixing
    • Fixed an issue in which AI GRIM.exe could sometimes become stuck while executing G.T.F.O.

Update V31 - September 6, 2016

  • Polish & Bug Fixing
    • G.T.F.O. VFX adjustments

Update V29 - July 26, 2016

  • Added Firewall GRIM.exe to in-game store.
  • Displacement Blast
    • Turned off range indicator.
  • Deflector Shield
    • Now blocks Iggy & Scorch’s oil from being applied.
  • G.T.F.O
    • Can no longer be targeted on enemies that are not within direct line of sight.
  • Bug Fix / Polish
    • Correct an issue where GRIM.exe AI animation could get stuck.

Update V28.1 - July 12, 2016

  • Deflector Shield
    • Fixed a bug where Deflector Shield would not return mana like intended.
    • Fixed a bug where Deflector Shield was blocking basic attacks.

Update V28 - June 30, 2016

  • G.T.F.O
    • Reduced card scaling from [1, 1.5, 2] to 1 at all levels.

Update V27 - June 14, 2016

  • Passive - Overcharge
    • This ability has been removed.
  • G.T.F.O.
    • This ability can now be stopped by player abilities which block projectiles, such as Steel's “Force Shield” or Dekker's “Containment Fence”.
    • Audio has been updated.
  • Polish / Bug Fixing:
    • Updated movement audio.
    • Jump sounds now correctly play while sprinting.

Update V26.2 - June 6, 2016

  • GRIM.exe's spawn-in FX should now appear properly.
  • Fixed some performance issues with the G.T.F.O. ability.
  • Fixed an issue where the cooldown on the G.T.F.O. ability wasn't reduced if the target Hero died before firing the shot.

Update V26 - May 24, 2016

  • In Co-op vs. AI and Solo vs. AI bots now use the correct card deck.
  • In Co-op vs. AI and Solo vs. AI bots now correctly use the Deflector Shield defensively rather than offensively.
  • Animation tweaks and polish:
    • Modified pose and sped up transition when toggling Suppression Mode.
    • Fixed GRIM.exe’s leg clipping into his shoulder during Suppression Mode.
    • Fixed a bug where Deflector Shield was still displaying after use.

Update V25 - May 10, 2016

  • GRIM.exe has been added to Paragon.