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Overwatch Patch 1.30 Adds Hero 29 Ashe to the Fray

Blizzard stealth released hero 29 Ashe earlier today as part of Overwatch patch 1.30. The new hero is yet another damage (DPS) character, her primary guns is called the Viper. The gun functions at both close range and at long distances as a weaker version of Widowmaker’s sniper.

Overwatch Patch 1.30

She can throw a clump of dynamite as one of her specials, which damages players over time if they’re caught in the delayed explosion. Her other special is a shotgun that can propel her and her enemies away from the blast, which should make for some exciting and creative plays. When Ashe activates her ultimate she summons her sidekick, a bulky robot named Bob, who runs around the stage shooting other players.

You can see the detailed updates to the game and other characters (is that a Mercy buff in there?!) in the video below or check out PlayOverwatch.com for the full patch notes.

Have you played Ashe yet? Let us know what you think about Overwatch’s 29th hero in the comments.

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