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[e][h]Zenyatta icon pink.png Zenyatta Support Header.png
Zenyatta concept.png
"True self is without form."
Hero Information
Real Name:
Tekhartha Zenyatta
Wandering Guru, Adventurer
Base of Operations:
Nepal Shambali Monastery, Nepal (formerly)
The Shambali (formerly)
Release Date:
Base Stats

Tekhartha "Zenyatta" Zenyatta dos Santos is a Support class hero in Overwatch.


Orb of Destruction
Zenyatta ability icon 0.png
Ability: Weapon
Affects: Enemies
Zenyatta projects his destructive energy orbs either individually, or in a rapid-fire volley after a few seconds spent gathering power.
Primary Damage:
Secondary Damage:
 46 per Orb (Max 5 Orbs)
Orb of Harmony
Zenyatta ability icon 1.png
Ability: Cooldown
Affects: Allies
Zenyatta casts an orb over the shoulder of a targeted ally. So long as Zenyatta remains alive, the orb slowly restores health to his ally. Only one ally can receive the orb's benefit at a time.
Heal per Second:
Orb of Discord
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Ability: Cooldown
Affects: Enemies
Attaching the orb of discord to an opponent amplifies the amount of damage they receive for as long as Zenyatta lives. Only one opponent can suffer the orb's effects at a time.
Damage Amplification:
 +30% Damage Taken
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Ability: Ultimate
Affects: Self,Allies
Zenyatta enters a state of heightened existence for a short period of time. While transcendent, Zenyatta cannot use abilities or weapons, but is immune to damage and automatically restores his health and that of nearby allies.
Heal per Second:
 6 Seconds



Reaper icon pink.png Reaper
  • Both have an Anti-Tank role.
  • Orb of Harmony is a great buff for Reaper to solo.
  • Their Ultimates are very strong together.
Tracer icon pink.png Tracer
  • Tracer can take down big target debuffed with Orb of Discord in one burst.
  • Orb of Harmony is a great buff for Tracer to solo.
Widowmaker icon pink.png Widowmaker
  • Widowmaker can take down targets much quicker that are debuffed with Orb of Discord.
Roadhog icon pink.png Roadhog
  • Due to his high health he can take full benefit of Orb of Harmony and Trascendence's healing powers.
Soldier icon pink.png Soldier: 76
  • Healing station and Orb of Harmony makes Soldier: 76 almost immortal.
  • Orb of Discord combined with Soldier: 76's ultimate has huge damage potential.


Genji icon pink.png Genji
  • Zenyatta's Ultimate can nullify almost all of the damage from Genji's Ultimate.
Zarya icon pink.png Zarya
  • Zenyatta's Ultimate can nullify much of the damage from Zarya's Ultimate.
  • Orb of Discord is a great anti-tank debuff.
Roadhog icon pink.png Roadhog
  • Orb of Discord is a great anti-tank debuff.
  • Zenyatta's Ultimate is great at negating Roadhog's damage over time Ultimate.
Winston icon pink.png Winston
  • Orb of Discord is a great anti-tank debuff.
Reinhardt icon pink.png Reinhardt
  • Orb of Discord is a great anti-tank debuff.
Pharah icon pink.png Pharah
  • Zenyatta's Ultimate is great at negating Pharah's DoT & AoE based Ultimate.

Is Countered By[edit]

Widowmaker icon pink.png Widowmaker
  • Zenyatta's low health makes him easy to kill for Widowmaker.
Mccree icon pink.png McCree
  • Zenyatta's low health makes him easy to kill for McCree.
Hanzo icon pink.png Hanzo
  • Zenyatta's low health makes him easy to kill for Hanzo.
Junkrat icon pink.png Junkrat
  • Junkrat's ult and passive outdamages Zen's healing.
Soldier icon pink.png Soldier: 76
  • High damage output.


Zenyatta is an omnic monk who wanders the world in search of spiritual enlightenment. It is said that those who cross his path are never the same again.

Years ago, following the Omnic Crisis, a group of outcast omnic robots experienced what they described as a spiritual awakening. They abandoned their preprogrammed lives to establish a communal monastery deep in the Himalayas. After many years of meditation on the nature of existence, they came to the belief that they were more than artificial intelligences and that, like humans, they possessed the essence of a soul.

Recognizing the spiritual equality they held with humans, the monks, led by the enigmatic robot known as Tekhartha Mondatta, sought to heal the wounds caused by the Omnic Crisis a generation earlier and bring humans and robots back into societal harmony. Their message was embraced by millions around the world, and they became global celebrities.

But one monk, Zenyatta, disagreed with this new direction. He believed that the way to repair the problems between humans and omnics was not through dogmatic teaching but through interpersonal connection and engagement.

Ultimately, Zenyatta followed his own path. He chose to leave the monastery and wander the world, helping those he meets to overcome their personal struggles and find inner peace. But, when necessary, he will fight to protect the innocent, be they omnic or human.


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