Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Blizzard has released a new gameplay trailer for recently revealed Overwatch 2 hero Junker Queen, and outlined the abilities that she'll be bringing to the game.
Working as a close-combat tank, Junker Queen's passive ‘Adrenaline Rush’ ability is what sets her out from the crowd. Several of her attacks will wound enemies, dealing damage over time, and Adrenaline Rush sees Junker Queen healing herself by draining this health from her enemies. Essentially, her survivability is linked to how many foes she can wound, to keep her health topped up.
What are these wounding abilities then? Well, her Jagged Blade sees her quick melee attack wounding her enemies. This blade can also be thrown at enemies, and then recalled, dragging foes slightly towards you, to pull them into pits or down from high ground. She also has the Carnage abilities, which sees her swinging an axe in front of her, dealing AOE damage and wounding all foes that are hit. Her Ultimate is called Rampage, and sees Junker Queen charging forward, once again wounding enemies she hits, and preventing them from being healed.
Combined with a Commanding Shout, which increases health and movement speed, and her Scattergun shotgun, she's built for getting up-close and personal, dealing damage and healing it back at the same time, and generally just disrupting the enemies' best laid plans. You can see Junker Queen in action in the gameplay trailer below.