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Zarya

Hero Type – Tank
Added
Launch
Healthpool
200
Health
200
Shield
=
400
Total
Quickinfo
Dive Comp Alternative

Attacks

Energy

Passive
Attack Type
Passive ability
Passive Buff
1 point energy per 5 points damage absorbed
(1 energy = 1% increased damage)
Ammo
max. 100 energy (2% per second decay)
Damage blocked increases Particle Cannon damage.

Particle Beam

Attack Type
Linear Beam
Damage
95–190 dmg/second (0–100 charge)
Ammo
100 rounds
Ammo Usage
20 rounds/second
Reload Time
1.5 seconds
Max Range
15 m
Zarya’s mighty Particle Cannon unleashes a short-range beam of destructive energy.

Particle Cannon

Alternate Fire
Attack Type
Arcing Splash Projectile
Damage
46-92 dmg/shot (0-100 charge)
Ammo Usage
25 rounds/shot
Rate of Fire
1 round/second
Projectile Speed
23.5 m/s
Area of Effect
2–3 m radius (0–100 charge)
Alternatively, Zarya can lob an explosive charge to strike multiple opponents.

Particle Barrier

Attack Type
Absorption barrier
Health
200 barrier
Buff
1 point energy per 5 points damage absorbed
Duration
2 seconds
Cooldown
10 seconds
The Particle Cannon can emit a personal barrier that shields Zarya against incoming attacks, redirecting their energy to enhance her weapon’s damage and the width of its beam.

Pro­jected Barrier

Attack Type
On ally castable absorption barrier
Health
200 barrier
Buff
1 point energy per 5 points damage absorbed
Max Range
30 m
Duration
2 seconds
Cooldown
8 seconds
Zarya surrounds one of her teammates with an energy barrier that simultaneously absorbs fire and boosts the power of her Particle Cannon.

Graviton Surge

Ultimate
Attack Type
Area-of-effect pull-in ability
Area of Effect
9 m radius
Damage
5.5 dmg/second
Projectile Speed
23.5 m/s
Duration
4 seconds
Zarya launches a gravity bomb that draws in enemy combatants and deals damage while they’re trapped.

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

Genji
Junkrat
Mei
Torbjörn
D.Va
Zenyatta

Synergy with

Doomfist
Genji
McCree
Pharah
Tracer
Hanzo
D.Va
Roadhog

Weak against

Pharah
Reaper
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