Overwatch heroes are the foundation and core of the experience. In the story, your relationships help build the world around you, while the gameplay focuses on how each character’s unique abilities stand out from the rest. It’s always exciting when a new hero is revealed.
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Junker Queen is the leader of Junkertown, the Australian settlement that is the former home of Junkrat and Roadhog. As a child, she was a barren, outcast who had to fight to survive in the backwoods until she challenged the king of Junkertown to a fight and won. She is a tank commander, who can throw her knife and retrieve it. Anyone you slash with your knife, axe, or ultimate will have a bleed effect that will slowly heal them. Her ultimate, Rampage, also prevents enemies from being healed momentarily.
Kiriko is Kanezaka’s protector and the daughter of the woman who gave Hanzo and Genji their ninja training as children. Kiriko took some of that training and combined it with the Kitsune fox paranormal teachings given to her by her grandmother. She’s a deadly force when she shoots her kunai in the head, and her Ultimate, Kitsune Rush, is one of the best in the game, helping teammates dominate their opponents. He can also teleport to allies and remove negative status effects on them.
Ramattra is the leader of the Null Sector, a group of Omnics that are attacking areas of the world in their fight for a better life. They teamed up with Talon to carry out these terrorist events and are initiating the second Omnic Crisis. Ramattra specifically was a Shimbali monk along with Zenyatta and the two see each other as brothers. He has two forms he can transfer between, and his Ultimate allows him to drain the life of any nearby enemies. He can also knock flying enemies to the ground if they are close enough.
Sojourn is a former Overwatch commander who spoke out against the group in the rise of the Petras Act that ended the operation. She is highly cybernetically enhanced with booster legs that slide against the ground and bounce high in the air. Her electric gun charges while shooting at enemies and can be a devastating finishing move. Her Ultimate, Overclock, causes your railgun to reload quickly while firing.