New Overwatch Hero Brigitte now live on PTR

No longer sitting on the sidelines, Brigitte Lindholm has taken up arms to join Overwatch and defend those in need of protection. The daughter of weapons designer Torbjörn Lindholm, Brigitte was the first of his children to show an interest in mechanical engineering. She spent much of her spare time in her father’s workshop, learning the trade and honing her skills.

While Torbjörn is known for his weapons, Brigitte specializes in armor and defense, with abilities including:

ROLE – SUPPORT

DIFFICULTY
Brigitte specializes in armor. She can throw Repair Packs to heal teammates, or automatically heal nearby allies when she damages foes with her Flail. Her Flail is capable of a wide swing to strike multiple targets, or a Whip Shot that stuns an enemy at range. When entering the fray, Barrier Shield provides personal defense while she attacks enemies with Shield Bash. Brigitte’s ultimate ability, Rally, gives her a substantial short-term boost of speed and provides long-lasting armor to all her nearby allies.

ABILITIES

ROCKET FLAIL
Brigitte’s melee weapon has an extended range, enabling her to strike multiple enemies with a single swing.

REPAIR PACK
Brigitte throws a Repair Pack that can heal an ally. Any healing over that ally’s maximum health provides them with armor instead.

WHIP SHOT
Brigitte throws her flail a long distance, dealing damage and knocking an enemy away from her.

BARRIER SHIELD
Brigitte deploys a frontal energy barrier to absorb a limited amount of damage.

SHIELD BASH
Once her Barrier Shield is deployed, Brigitte can dash forward to stun an enemy.

RALLY
Brigitte moves faster and provides all nearby allies with armor that lasts until it’s removed by damage.

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