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Kendric updated our Chromie & Lt. Morales build guides to reflect their latest reworks.

Chromie

Below is a list of changes to Chromie taken from the latest patch notes.

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Chromie

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Abilities

  • Sand Blast (Q)
    • Scaling reduced from 4% to 2% per level.
    • Damage reduced from 400 to 300.
    • !Quest added:  
      • Hit 80 Heroes with Sand Blast. Hitting with consecutive casts counts as 2 hits.
    • !Rewards:  
      • Increase Sand Blast damage by 5 for each Hero hit.
      • After hitting 80 Heroes, Sand Blast leaves an Echo behind.  The next time Sand Blast is cast, the Echo also casts an untalented Sand Blast that deals 40% damage.

Talents

  • Level 1
    • (New) Mounting Sand (Q)
      • If Chromie hits with a third consecutive Sand Blast, it counts as hitting 3 Heroes.
    • Compounding Aether (Q)
      • Removed
  • Level 2
    • (New) Timely Surprise (E)
      • Sand Blast and Dragon's Breath's cooldowns are reset when Time Trap is triggered.
  • Level 11
    • (New) Here and There (Active)
      • Activate to have Chromie swap places with her Sand Blast Echo.  30 second cooldown.
    • Reaching Through Time (Q + W)
      • Removed
  • Level 18
    • Past and Future Me (Q)
      • Removed.
    • Piercing Sands (Q)
      • Moved from Level 2.
      • Adjusted Functionality:
        • Sand Blast now pierces targets, dealing damage to any additional Heroes hit.
    • Loophole (R)
      • Removed.
    • (New) Stuck in a Loop (R)
      • Temporal Loop teleports the target a second time after the first completes.

Lt. Morales

Below is a list of changes to Lt. Morales taken from the latest patch notes.

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Lt. Morales

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Miscellaneous

  • Morales now uses Energy to fuel her Healing Beam. All other abilities are free to cast.
    • Morales can hold up to 100 Energy.

Abilities

  • Caduceus Reactor (Trait)
    • New Functionality:
      • While channeling Healing Beam, Morales heals herself for 2% of her maximum life per second.
  • Healing Beam (Q)
    • Channeling Healing Beam costs 6 Energy per second
    • Morales generates 6 Energy per second after not channeling Healing Beam for 3 seconds.
    • Healing amount reduced from 96 to 90
  • Safeguard (W)
    • Cooldown reduced from 15 seconds to 12 seconds
  • Displacement Grenade (E)
    • A visual indicator for the detonation area is now visible to Lt. Morales.
  • Stim Drone (R)
    • Cast time reduced from 1 second to .5 seconds
  • Medivac Dropship (R)
    • Takeoff minimum delay reduced from 4 seconds to 3 seconds
    • Health reduced from 1593 to 956

Talents

  • Level 1
    • Feedback Loop (W)
      • Removed
    • Scouting Drove (Active)
      • Removed
    • Clear! (E)
      • Moved from Level 7
      • New Functionality:
        • !Quest: Hit Heroes with Displacement Grenade.
        • !Reward: After hitting 15 Heroes, Displacement Grenade’s cooldown is reduced from 12 seconds to 8 seconds.
        • !Reward: After hitting 30 Heroes, Displacement Grenade’s area is increased by 25%.
    • (New) Caduceus Feedback (Passive)
      • Basic Attacks generate 1 Energy, increased to 4 against Heroes.
    • (New) Life Support (W)
      • Gain 2 Energy each time Safeguard prevents damage, to a maximum of 20 Energy per cast.
  • Level 4
    • Bioshield (Q)
      • Removed
    • Automated Block (Passive)
      • Removed
    • Infused Grenade (E)
      • Removed
    • Trauma Trigger (Passive)
      • Moved from Level 1
      • Cooldown Increased to 60 Seconds
      • New Functionality:
        • Gain 30 Armor for 3 seconds after taking damage while under 40% life.
    • (New) Cellular Reactor (Active)
      • Consume 30 Energy to heal 40% of maximum life over 4 seconds.
    • (New) Blast Shield (E)
      • Hitting a Hero with Displacement Grenade grants Lt Morales 2 Energy and a shield equal to 8% of her maximum health, stacking up to 5 times.
  • Level 7
    • Calldown: MULE (Active)
      • Removed
    • Cleanse (Active)
      • Removed
    • (New) Physical Therapy (W)
      • Casting Safeguard removes all Slows from the target. When a slow is removed this way, the cooldown of Safeguard is reduced by 4 seconds.
    • (New) Vanadium Plating (W)
      • Safeguard grants an additional 25 Armor while the bearer is Stunned and its duration does not decay.
    • Prolonged Safeguard (W)
      • Moved from Level 1
      • New Functionality:
        • Increase Safeguard duration by 50%.
  • Level 13
    • Intensive Care (Q)
      • Removed
    • Couples Therapy (Q)
      • Removed
    • Preventative Care (Q)
      • Removed
    • Spell Shield (Active)
      • Removed
    • (New) EMP Grenade (Q)
      • Displacement Grenade deals increased damage to shields and additional damage over 2 seconds.
    • System Shock (E)
      • Moved from Level 16
      • New Functionality:
        • Heroes hit by Displacement Grenade have their damage reduced by 30% for 4 seconds.
    • Second Opinion (E)
      • Moved from Level 16
      • New Functionality:
        • If Displacement Grenade hits 2 or more Heroes, its cooldown is reduced to 1 second.
  • Level 16
    • (New) Extended Care (Q)
      • Increases the range of Healing Beam by 40%.
    • (New) First Responder (Q)
      • If you have more than 70 energy, your Healing Beam heals for 25% more.
    • Shield Sequencer (W)
      • New Functionality:
        • Safeguard gains an additional charge.
  • Level 20
    • Transfusion (R)
      • Removed
    • Medbay (R)
      • Removed
    • Caduceus Reactor 2.0 (Trait)
      • New Functionality:
        • Increases the healing of Caduceus Reactor from 2% to 6%.
    • Storm Shield
      • Removed
    • (New) Hyperactivity (R)
      • Reduces the cooldown of Stim Drone from 90 seconds to 45 seconds and increases the movement speed bonus from 25 to 50%.
    • (New) Safe Zone (R)
      • Heroes are Protected from damage for 2 seconds after unloading from Medivac Dropship.
    • (New) Reinforcements (Active)
      • Reduces the cooldown of Medivac Dropship from 60 to 30 seconds.
      • Activate to call down a Medivac at your Hall of Storms that only allies can enter. Activate again to order the Dropship to travel to the original cast location and unload its cargo. 30 second cooldown. Shares a cooldown with Medivac Dropship.
LEVEL (TIER) LT. MORALES TALENTS
1 (1) Caduceus Feedback (Passive) Life Support (W) Clear! (E)  
4 (2) Cellular Reactor (Active) Trauma Trigger (Passive) Blast Shield (E)  
7 (3) Physical Therapy (W) Vanadium Plating (W) Prolonged Safeguard (W)  
10 (4) Medivac Dropship Stim Drone
13 (5) EMP Grenade (Q) System Shock (E) Second Opinion (E)  
16 (6) Extended Care (Q) First Responder (Q) Shield Sequencer (W)  
20 (7) Hyperactivity (R) Safe Zone (R) Reinforcements (Active) Caduceus Reactor 2.0 (Trait)
  • (!) indicates a Questing Talent.
  • Italic text indicates a NEW Talent.
  • Underlined text indicates a MOVED Talent.

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