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Genji Genji

An opportunistic, mobile Assassin who can tear apart a weak backline.

Identity

Title
Cybernetic Ninja
Type
Ranged
Role
Ranged Assassin
Difficulty
Hard
Life
Health
Shield
Shields
Energy
Mana
Franchise
Overwatch
Gender
n/a
Rarity
Legendary

Tags

EnergyImportant Escaper Ganker Overconfident RoleCaster
Once the carefree youngest scion of the Shimada clan, Genji was cut down by his own brother for refusing to take part in their illegal ventures. Grafted into a cyborg body by Overwatch, Genji walks his own path as one who fights for what's right.

Stats

Released
April 25, 2017
Size
0.6875
Speed
4.8398
Vision
12
Life
1675 (+4% per level)
Regen
3.4882 (+4% per level)
Range
4.5
Damage
44 (+4% per level)
Attacks
1 per second

Abilities

Shuriken
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Throw Shuriken in a spread pattern

  • Type: Basic (Q)
  • Charge Cooldown: 12 seconds
  • Mana: 20

Throw 3 Shuriken in a spread pattern, each dealing 65 (+4% per level) damage to the first enemy hit.

Stores up to 3 charges. Shuriken's cooldown replenishes all charges at the same time.

Deflect
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Become Protected and return fire from attacks

  • Type: Basic (W)
  • Cooldown: 16 seconds
  • Mana: 70

Channel for 1.25 seconds, becoming Protected and blocking damage. Any damage blocked while channeling causes Genji to throw a Kunai toward the nearest enemy, prioritizing Heroes and dealing 55 (+4% per level) damage.

Total Damage Deflected: 0

Swift Strike
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Dash forward damaging enemies passed through

  • Type: Basic (E)
  • Cooldown: 12 seconds
  • Mana: 75

Dash forward, dealing 190 (+4% per level) damage to all enemies in a line. Enemy Heroes that die within 1.5 seconds of being hit with Swift Strike cause the cooldown and mana cost to be refunded.

Dragonblade
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Unleash the Dragonblade

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 100 seconds
  • Mana: 75

Unleash the Dragonblade for 8 seconds. While active, Dragonblade can be reactivated to lunge forward and slash in a huge arc, dealing 240 (+4% per level) damage.

X-Strike
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Deal heavy damage in a cross shape

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 60 seconds
  • Mana: 70

Perform two slashes dealing 145 (+4% per level) damage. The slashes detonate after 1.25 seconds causing an additional 290 (+4% per level) damage to enemies in their area.

Cyber Agility
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Jump over terrain

  • Type: Trait
  • Cooldown: 20 seconds
  • Mana: n/a

Activate to jump to the target area.

Summon Mount
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n/a

  • Type: Mount (Z)
  • Cooldown: 4 seconds
  • Mana: n/a

After Channeling for 1 second, gain 30% Movement Speed.

Hearthstone
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n/a

  • Type: Hearth (B)
  • Cooldown: n/a
  • Mana: n/a

After Channeling for 6 seconds, teleport back to the Hall of Storms, instantly restoring 1125 Health and 150 Mana.

Quick Spray Expression
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n/a

  • Type: Spray
  • Cooldown: 3 seconds
  • Mana: n/a

Express yourself to other players by marking the ground with your selected spray.

Quick Voice Line Expression
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n/a

  • Type: Voice
  • Cooldown: 7 seconds
  • Mana: n/a

Express yourself to other players by playing your selected Voice Line.

Dragonblade
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Lunge forward and slash in a huge arc

  • Type: Basic (Q)
  • Cooldown: 1 second
  • Mana: n/a

Lunge forward and slash in a huge arc, dealing 240 (+4% per level) damage.

Dragonblade
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Lunge forward and slash in a huge arc

  • Type: Heroic
  • Cooldown: 1 second
  • Mana: n/a

Lunge forward and slash in a huge arc, dealing 240 (+4% per level) damage.

Unsummon Mount
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n/a

  • Type: Mount (Z)
  • Cooldown: n/a
  • Mana: n/a

Dismounts you.

Talents

Talent Icon Swift as the Wind

Hitting an enemy Hero with Swift Strike increases Genji's Movement Speed by 30% for 3 seconds.
Talent Icon Agile Dismount

While mounted, the range of Cyber Agility is increased by 70% and its cooldown is reduced by 14 seconds.
Talent Icon Pathfinder

Jumping over terrain with Cyber Agility increases Genji's Movement Speed by 25% for 6 seconds.
Talent Icon Shuriken Mastery

Quest: Hit enemy Heroes with Shuriken.

Reward: After hitting 35 Heroes, Shuriken damage is increased by 25.

Reward: After hitting 75 Heroes, Cyber Agility now refunds 2 charges of Shuriken.
Talent Icon Strike At The Heart

Enemies hit by the end of Swift Strike take an additional 134 (+4% per level) damage after 1 second.
Talent Icon Dragon Claw

After Genji blocks 330 (+4% per level) damage with Deflect, activate to release a Dragon Claw, dealing 190 (+4% per level) damage to all nearby enemies.
Talent Icon Augmented Guard

When Deflect ends, Genji gains a Shield equal to 100% of the damage blocked for 4 seconds.
Talent Icon Perfect Defense

Deflected damage reduces the cooldown of Deflect by 2 seconds, up to a maximum of 10 seconds.
Talent Icon Cyber Shield

Using Cyber Agility grants 50 Spell Armor for 4 seconds.
Talent Icon Dodge

Genji dodges 1 Heroic Basic Attack every 7 seconds.
Talent Icon Dragonblade

Cooldown: 100 seconds

Unleash the Dragonblade for 8 seconds. While active, Dragonblade can be reactivated to lunge forward and slash in a huge arc, dealing 240 (+4% per level) damage.
Talent Icon X-Strike

Cooldown: 60 seconds

Perform two slashes dealing 145 (+4% per level) damage. The slashes detonate after 1.25 seconds causing an additional 290 (+4% per level) damage to enemies in their area.
Talent Icon Shingan

Hitting an enemy with all 3 Shuriken deals 115 (+4% per level) bonus damage.
Talent Icon Flow Like Water

Each enemy Hero hit with Swift Strike reduces its cooldown by 3 seconds.
Talent Icon Way Of The Shimada

Increase Genji's Basic Attack range by 1. Each time Genji hits an enemy Hero with a Basic Attack, increase his Basic Attack damage by 1% for 3 seconds, stacking up to 15%.
Talent Icon Reflect

Deflect also deals an additional 33% of the damage blocked.
Talent Icon Final Cut

After 1 second, Swift Strike deals an additional 125 (+4% per level) damage to all enemies in the area.
Talent Icon Steady Blade

Each enemy Hero hit by Swift Strike increases the damage of the next Swift Strike by 20%. This bonus stacks up to 3 times.
Talent Icon The Dragon Becomes Me

Each time Dragonblade hits an enemy Hero, the duration of Dragonblade is increased by 0.5 seconds. If a Hero is killed within 1.5 seconds of being hit by Dragonblade, Swift Strike's cooldown is reset.
Talent Icon Living Weapon

Each enemy Hero hit by X-Strike reduces its cooldown by 10 seconds.
Talent Icon Sharpened Stars

Shuriken now pierce all enemies hit.
Talent Icon Zanshin

Quest: Block 6500 damage with Deflect, including damage blocked so far.

Reward: Deflect hits all nearby enemy Heroes.
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