Overwatch’s Lucio detailed for Heroes of the Storm, and he sounds mega useful

Overwatch characters appear to translate completely to MOBAs, huh?

Overwatch assist character Lucio is the third character to jump to Heroes of the Storm, and Blizzard has at this time offered particulars of simply how that can work.

Just like in Overwatch, Lucio is a extremely cellular assist hero in Heroes of the Storm, who always heals or buffs the motion pace of close by allies.

Lucio can assault whereas transferring, making him a troublesome goal for some Heroes of the Storm characters to pin down, and he by no means must reload. Again, as in Overwatch, he has the flexibility to wall experience, which each speeds him up and permits him to cross by way of items, because of his passive trait. That’s gonna be useful for bypassing bother – or inflicting your individual in pincer assaults.

Lucio’s first skill in Heroes of the Storm is Soundwave, which permits him to wreck and knock again enemies in its space of impact. His second skill, Crossfade, has no cooldown, and switches between his therapeutic and pace enhance songs, which play always. Amp It Up will increase the impact of his present track. The Sound Barrier heroic skill additionally works actually equally to Overwatch, giving all close by gamers a defend that decays over time. Gosh, Blizzard actually hasn’t needed to make too many adjustments from the Overwatch construct, huh?

The second heroic skill, Reverse Amp, provides a nerf impact to Lucio’s songs, effecting all enemy items inside its space of impact – slowing them or depleting their well being. Note that this doesn’t negate the optimistic results for group members.

It feels like Lucio will likely be as a lot a assist in Heroes of the Storm as he’s in Overwatch, though he does have some weaknesses; Blizzard goes over them within the video above.