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Symmetra

Hero Type – Support/Healer
Added
Launch
Healthpool
100
Health
100
Shield
=
200
Total
Quickinfo

Attacks

Photon Pro­jector Beam

Attack Type
Homing Beam
Damage
7.5,15,30 dmg/hit (1,2,3 seconds)
(30,60,120 dmg/second)
Ammo
100 rounds
Ammo Usage
7 rounds/second
Rate of Fire
4 hits/second
Reload Time
1.8 seconds
Max Range
7 m (Lock On)
9.5 m (Tether Break)
Symmetra’s weapon emits a short-range beam that homes in on a nearby enemy, dealing continuous damage that increases the longer it is connected.

Photon Pro­jector Orb

Alternate Fire
Attack Type
Charged linear piercing projectile
Damage
26–125 dmg/projectile (no charge – full charge)
Ammo Usage
4–20 rounds (no charge – full charge)
Rate of Fire
0.4–2 seconds/charge (no charge – full charge)
Projectile Speed
10 m/s
Cooldown
0.25 seconds
The projector can also release a charged energy ball that deals high damage.

Sentry Turret

Attack Type
Linear beam (Turret)
Damage
30 dmg/second (Turret)
Health
1 hp (Turret)
Debuff
-25% Movement speed (Enemy)
Ammo
6 turrets (max. 6 deployable)
Max Range
10 m (Turret)
Casting Time
1.4 seconds
Cooldown
10 seconds turret regen
Symmetra sets up a small turret that automatically fires speed-reducing blasts at the nearest enemy within range. Several turrets can be built on the battlefield at once.

PHOTON BARRIER

Attack Type
Linear moving shield
Projectile Speed
5.5 m/s
Health
1025 hp
Area of Effect
5 m width
Duration
Until impact or destroyed
Cooldown
10 seconds
Symmetra projects a moving barrier that absorbs damage as it travels forward.

Tele­porter

Ultimate
Attack Type
Placeable point to point gate
Health
50 health & 350 shield
Ammo
6 uses
Casting Time
2 seconds
Duration
Until destroyed or out of uses
Symmetra places a teleporter exit pad at her current location, and connects it to a teleporter entry pad at her team’s starting point. Allies can travel through the entry pad to the exit pad instantly, enabling them to return to the fight swiftly after being defeated.

Shield Gene­rator

Ultimate
Attack Type
Area-of-effect shield generator
Health
50 hp & 350 shield
Buff
+75 shield to allies
(remains 5 seconds when range left)
Area of Effect
50 m radius
Casting Time
2 seconds
Duration
Until destroyed
Symmetra deploys a wide-radius generator that provides increased shielding to her entire team.

Counters

It is important to note, that the amount of “strong against” characters is not reflective of this characters strength in battle. The "strong against" and "weak against" list is supposed to show that there is a light/strong advantage or disadvantage against certain characters.

Strong against

Synergy with

Roadhog
Tracer

Weak against

Pharah
Winston
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