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PTR Patch Notes: November 5th - Ashe

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Nothing new except Ashe on this version of the PTR, other than the removal of the "Unlock all" option in the Hero Gallery. You can check out her Hero page here and the dev update introducing her here for more info!

Blizzard LogoNovember 5 (source)

PATCH HIGHLIGHTS

New Hero: Ashe (Damage):

Ashe’s arsenal of weapons makes her a versatile offensive hero, capable of setting up the perfect situation to shoot down dangerous enemies from range or deal high area-of-effect burst damage to groups of heroes.

Her primary weapon is the Viper, a lever-action rifle with two firing modes: semi-automatic and aim down sights. In semi-automatic mode, the Viper shoots rapidly with a high spread. Aiming down the sights lets Ashe line up precise shots, increasing damage at the expense of speed.

She can turn any situation into her favor with her Coach Gun a short-range, high-impact sidearm that deals big damage and clears the way by knocking back nearby enemies. It can also be used to knock herself back for added mobility, either to reposition herself for a clear shot, or to escape pursuing enemies.

Ashe’s Dynamite ability is a thrown explosive that detonates after a delay. It deals damage in a wide radius and sets enemies on fire for additional damage over time. She can also shoot the dynamite to detonate it early, allowing her to damage unsuspecting enemies.

Her ultimate ability, B.O.B., sends Ashe’s loyal omnic companion rushing into the fray, shoving aside the frontline to rough up targets in the backline.

To learn more about Ashe, click here

USER UPDATES

General

  • Removed the “Unlock All” option in the Hero Gallery

Current live patch notes.

Previous PTR patch notes.

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Heh. Somebody at the Overwatch dev studio has a serious hard-on for cam girl Ashe Maree. First, Tracer's image on the cover of Overwatch looks just like her. Now they got a another chick with her actual name.

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I've seen Effect playing her. He destroyed everyone.

Also,  likely not a very useful info, but her coach gun deflected by Genji sends her miles back, its very interesting.

 

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4 hours ago, FanOfValeera said:

I've seen Effect playing her. He destroyed everyone.

Also,  likely not a very useful info, but her coach gun deflected by Genji sends her miles back, its very interesting.

 

That actually makes sense. Her knockback always applies to herself, and she's getting hit with the knockback from the deflected ability. Especially if the person was moving backwards at the time, all of this compounds. You could very reasonably go to space. 

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