Genji

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[e][h]Genji
Cybernetic Ninja
Genji.jpg
Hero Information
Universe
Overwatch logo.png
Role
Assassin-icon.png
Attack
Ranged
Cost:
750 Gems
Release Date:
April 25, 2017
Stats
Attack Range:
5.5
Attacks Per Second:
1
Level Changed Stats
Initial
Change/Level
Attack Damage:
44x3
4%
Life:
1665
4%
Life Regen:
3.46
4%
Mana:
500
10
Mana Regen:
3
0.098

Genji, the Cybernetic Ninja, is a Ranged Assassin class hero in Heroes of the Storm.

Abilites[edit]

Starting Abilities[edit]

Shuriken
Shuriken.jpg
Ability: Skillshot
Affects: Enemies
Throw 3 Shuriken in a spread pattern, each dealing damage to the first enemy hit.

Stores up to 3 charges. Shuriken's cooldown replenishes all charges at the same time.
Q
Mana Cost.png 15
Cooldown Clock.png 12
Shuriken damage (per level):
 68 (+4%)
Deflect
Deflect.jpg
Ability: Area of Effect
Affects: Enemies
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 damage.
W
Mana Cost.png 70
Cooldown Clock.png 16
Deflect damage (per level):
 57 (+4%)
Swift Strike
Swift Strike.jpg
Ability: Dash
Affects: Self/Enemies
Dash forward, dealing damage to all enemies in a line. Enemy Heroes that die within 2 seconds of being hit with Swift Strike cause the cooldown and mana cost to be refunded.
E
Mana Cost.png 75
Cooldown Clock.png 12
Swift Strike damage (per level):
 224 (+4%)

Heroic Abilities[edit]

Dragonblade
Dragonblade.jpg
Ability: Buff
Affects: Self
Unleash the Dragonblade for 8 seconds. While active, Dragonblade can be reactivated to lunge forward and slash in a huge arc, dealing damage. If enemy Heroes are killed within 2 seconds of being hit by Dragonblade, Swift Strike's cooldown is reset.
R
Mana Cost.png 50
Cooldown Clock.png 80
Dragonblade damage (per level):
 250 (+4%)
X-Strike
X-Strike.jpg
Ability: Area of Effect
Affects: Enemies
Perform two slashes dealing damage. The slashes detonate after 1.25 seconds causing an additional damage to enemies in their area.
R
Mana Cost.png 90
Cooldown Clock.png 80
X-Strike damage (per level):
X-Strike detonation damage (per level):
 140 (+4%)
 
281 (+4%)

Combat Trait[edit]

Cyber Agility
Cyber Agility.jpg
Ability: Dash
Affects: Self
Activate to jump to the target area.
D
Cooldown Clock.png 10

Talents[edit]

Talents
1
Swift Strike.jpg
Cyber Agility.jpg
PathfinderHOS.jpg
4
Shuriken.jpg
Swift Strike.jpg
Dragon Claw.jpg
7
Deflect.jpg
Perfect Defense.jpg
Cyber Agility.jpg
Dodge.jpg
10
Dragonblade.jpg
X-Strike.jpg
13
Shuriken.jpg
Swift Strike.jpg
Cyber Agility.jpg
16
Deflect.jpg
Swift Strike.jpg
Steady Blade.jpg
20
Dragonblade.jpg
X-Strike.jpg
Shuriken.jpg
Zanshin.jpg
Swift as the Wind
Hitting an enemy Hero with Swift Strike increases Genji's Movement Speed by 30% for 3 seconds.


Strategy and Role[edit]

Lore[edit]

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.

Lore connections to other heroes[edit]

Balance Updates[edit]

References[edit]