Torbjorn's Daughter, Brigitte, Is Overwatch's Newest Hero
Time to welcome a new face.
After a week of teasing, Overwatch's newest hero has been announced - Brigitte, one of Torbjorn's daughters.
According to her biography, Brigitte Lindholm is an engineer adventurer from Gothenburg, Sweden. She's the youngest of Torbjorn's daughters who spent most of her "spare time in her father's workshop", though she's more interested in armour creation instead of weapons.
"Previously, she aided Reinhardt by repairing his armour but as time has passed, Brigitte has realised that there is some damage that her hammer cannot fix. Her desire to help stronger than ever, Reinhardt is training her to fight while she built her own armour in secret. Now she fights alongside him on the front line, where she can make an even bigger difference".
"Brigitte’s armor engineering capabilities make her a stalwart support hero, capable of holding her ground in combat while also providing healing and armor for her allies. Her primary weapon is her heavy-hitting Rocket Flail that she swings in a wide arc in front of her to smash multiple enemies at once. Whip Shot enables Brigitte to fling her flail forward, striking enemies at a distance and knocking them backward. With each blow, Brigitte’s passive ability, Inspire, heals nearby allies over time."
"Brigitte’s Barrier Shield deploys a frontal energy barrier that can absorb a limited amount of damage and protect any allies directly behind her. Once her Barrier Shield is deployed, she can use Shield Bash to lunge forward and stun the first enemy in her path. Drawing on her engineering prowess, Brigitte can create Repair Packs to instantly heal wounded allies or provide armor to teammates at maximum health. When Brigitte is at her strongest, she can activate her ultimate ability, Rally—a galvanizing call to arms that generates a substantial amount of armor for nearby allies and increases Brigitte’s movement speed so she can lead them into battle."
If you'd like to find out more about Brigitte, be sure to watch the developer diary below:
Brigitte is available to try on PC via the Public Test Region, in case you'd like to have a look at her abilities and how she plays.
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Tags: PS4, Xbox-One, PC
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