Baptiste Officially Joins the Overwatch Roster Today

Baptiste Officially Joins the Overwatch Roster Today

Posted by March 19, 2019 Comment

Today, Overwatch just received it’s 30th hero as you can now play Baptiste on the primary servers as the latest attack-based healer. Blizzard provided a new action video for him as well as some bio information and details on all of his abilities, which you can see below. All you need to do is let the game update and he’ll be added. Good luck with this new character who feels like a total game changer.

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Bio
Real Name: Jean-Baptiste Augustin
Age: 36
Occupation: Combat Medic
Base of Operations: Tortuga, Haiti (formerly)
Affiliation: Caribbean Coalition (formerly), Talon (formerly)
Abilities
Biotic Launcher
Baptiste’s three-round-burst Biotic Launcher rewards accuracy and recoil control with significant damage output. It also doubles as a healing device, lobbing projectiles that heal allies near the point of impact.

Regenerative Burst
Baptiste activates an intense regenerative burst that heals himself and nearby allies over time.

Immortality Field
Baptiste uses a device to create a field that prevents allies from dying. The generator can be destroyed.

Amplification Matrix (Ultimate)
Baptiste creates a matrix that doubles the damage and healing effects of friendly projectiles that pass through it.

Exo Boots (Passive)
By first crouching, Baptiste can jump higher.

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(Last Updated March 19, 2019 2:28 pm )

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