Ashe – Overwatch

On November 2nd, a new hero, Ashe, got announced in the world of Overwatch.

Story

Ashe is the leader of an outlaw group the “Deadlock Gang”.

Born into a wealthy family, Ashe grew up surrounded by privilege. Her parents were highly sought-after business consultants and coaches for powerful CEOs around the world. Though her parents paid little attention to her (mostly leaving her in the care of the family’s omnic butler, Bob), they ensured that Ashe had every opportunity to succeed. But a chance meeting with a local ruffian, named Jesse McCree, and an impromptu string of crimes committed together opened her eyes to her true calling. The satisfaction of outwitting her targets and the thrill of getting away with it set her on the outlaw path.

Along with the other three founders of the Deadlock Gang, Ashe started to make a name for herself with bigger and more extravagant heists. The Deadlock Gang’s rapid rise to prominence put them at odds with the other criminal organizations in the American Southwest; the encounters often became violent. After years of skirmishes and bloodshed, Ashe called the heads of the major groups together.

Ashe saw the potential to grow the influence of all. She used what she’d learned from her parents’ business to bring order to these groups. Her proposal was that the gangs could work together (or at least, not work against each other). Her principles: keep your word, don’t work with the law, respect each other’s territory, and always punish betrayal.

No longer having to focus her energies on squabbles with the other gangs, Ashe is now writing her name across the American Southwest with a string of audacious heists and operations that has put her at top of the authorities’ most-wanted lists and cemented her legacy as an outlaw legend.

Gameplay

Ashe is categorized in the “Damage” role, which means that she primarily focuses on dealing damage on the enemy and making sure that the enemy support heroes are dead.

Primary Weapon

– The Viper

Ashe’s semi-automatic rifle fires quickly, or she can use her sights for more damaging shots.

Ability 1

– Dynamite

Ashe throws an explosive that detonates after a short period of time, or immediately when shot by a player. The explosion lights enemies on fire, dealing damage over time.

Ability 2

– Coach Gun

Ashe blasts enemies in front of her, knocking them away and propelling herself backward for move mobility.

Ability 3 (Ultimate)

– B.O.B.

Ashe summons her trusted omnic sidekick, B.O.B, who charges forward and knocks enemies into the air, stands still while suppressing fire using his arm cannons.

With the introduction of Ashe we also got a brand new animated short, Reunion, in which we can see Mccree re-activating an Overwatch omnic, “Echo”

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