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Aurora: What a charming little world. I'll take it.

Aurora's abilities allow her to manipulate the cold. A powerful frontline initiator, Aurora uses the cold to freeze her enemies and take what she pleases.

  • An Arm and a Leg: According to her lore, her right arm does not belong to her.
  • An Ice Person: All her powers come from her creation and control over ice.
  • Bread, Eggs, Milk, Squick: Insists that each visitor drink tea, exchange gossip, and then fight her.
  • Combat Stilettos: Wears a pair of golden high-heeled shoes.
  • Cool Sword: Her primary weapon is a literal example, since it's made of ice.
  • Elemental Baggage: Creates ice from nothing, so this definitely counts.
  • Fashionable Asymmetry: She is, quite literally, half-naked, with her left half being covered mostly by a few strategically placed pieces of ice.
  • Harmless Freezing: Her ult, Cryoseism does this, freezing enemies hit by it... then after two seconds, subverts this by having the ice explode.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Again, half-naked. And even on the other half of her torso, the cloth she's wearing doesn't leave much for the imagination.
  • Ninja Log: Her Frozen Simulacrum ability allows her to jump away from her current position and create an icy duplicate, which draws aggro from enemies.
  • Troll: Capsized the High Sorcerer's pleasure barge, to see if he could swim.

"Her hunger is eternal. Her need is unending. Her prey, always the strongest. For she is the Countess, who stalks the night."

The Countess is a burst caster whose greatest strengths are misdirection and unpredictability. Utilizing her abilities, Countess can quickly single out and assassinate a key target and vanish into the darkness.

  • Casting a Shadow: Her Dark Tide ability throws out a damaging cloud of darkness in front of her.
  • Combat Sadomasochist: Countess' unused voice lines are... vibrant in nature.
  • Dual Wielding: Her primary weapons are two short swords.
  • Life Drain: Her Blade Siphon ability gives her this as a passive, though it only heals her when she kills an enemy, instead of just working whenever she hits an enemy.
  • Our Vampires Are Different: Designed to evoke the idea of a vampire, with things like gaining life when killing enemies and having control over darkness. She's incredibly pale, like many vampires, though she doesn't have any apparent weakness to sunlight.
  • Power Gives You Wings: Her ult, Feast, briefly gives her shadowy wings when she lunges at the targeted enemy.
  • Teleport Spam: Her Shadow Slip ability teleports her to a nearby enemy, and she can activate again to teleport back to where she was before activating the ability.

Crunch: My name is Crunch. I like to punch.

Utilizing each of his abilities, Crunch is capable of fluidly chaining combos together to quickly scrap his opponents.

  • Dash Attack: His Forward Crunch! ability is a dashing rocket punch.
  • Robot Athlete: He looks like a boxing robot straight out of Real Steel.
  • Rocket Punch: The basis for nearly all his abilities, but especially apparent in Forward Crunch!, where he uses the rocket thrusters on his back and right arm to dash forward.
  • Weaponized Exhaust: Half of his attacks are rocket punches, this is the other half, burning enemies with the exhaust from his punches.
  • When All You Have Is a Hammer...: All his abilities revolve around punching enemies. Fittingly, his primary ability is named Punch, and the rest are just variants of Crunch.


Dekker uses her abilities to disrupt enemy movement. Using her abilities, she can split an enemy team allowing her teammates to isolate targets.

  • Barrier Warrior: Her ult, Containment Fence, which blocks enemies and their projectiles, but not the projectiles of Dekker and her allies.
  • Boom Stick: A sci-fi variant, she uses her staff to fire energy blasts at her opponents.
  • Jet Pack: She uses the rocket boots variant.
  • The Movie Buff: Has a secret obsession with low-cost holovids.
  • Sphere of Power: Her Slow Bubble ability, which slows down enemies inside before popping and dealing damage to them.

Drongo: Let's get metal!

Drongo, the master of the scrapyard, has a tool for every situation. Though living in the chem waste of Omeda has affected his mind, it has only made him more fearless... and given him a keen sense for blowing things up.

    Feng Mao

    The Fey
The Fey: Nature breathes. Sometimes, she screams. They think nature won't fight back, but they're wrong. Balance will be restored.

Using the power of nature itself, the Fey utilizes her powerful area control abilities to disrupt enemy movement.



Gadget uses her trusty bots to control and deny large areas.


Using his abilities, Gideon can control fights and be a dominant threat with or without a team.

  • Badass Beard: Has a noticeable one in most of his skins.
  • Death from Above: His Cosmic Rift ability teleports a meteor to crash on his unsuspecting opponent.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: Occasionally, when he casts his spells, but always on with his Inquisitor skin.
  • In the Hood: His default appearance.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Dekker suspects that Gideon isn't his real name.
  • Power Palms: How he casts his attacks and other spells.
  • Power Floats: In the legacy builds in movement mode.
  • Ring of Power: A massive ring floats on his back which he uses to channel his powers and use as a teleporter occasionally.
  • Supernatural Is Purple: His abilities are tinged purple and he belongs to the Corruption affinity, which could represent a whole lot of dark things.
  • The Power of the Void: This is most likely where his powers come from, as summed up perfectly with his Black Hole Ultimate.
  • You Will Not Evade Me: His Burden ability, while it doesn't stop whoever he's chasing casts a visible tether and slow to get a better bead on his opponent.

"Warriors never rest. Honor never dies. Conquer death."

An incredibly durable, skilled swordsman, Greystone takes the fight to his enemies and is capable of fighting even when his enemies can't.

  • Badass Family: He and Sparrow are part of the same noble family, specifically, he is her uncle.
  • Boring, but Practical: Greystone is the game's starter-intended hero for new players. His jump barely requires much aiming, Make Way requires nothing more than being next to the enemy, and the rest of his special abilities activate by themselves.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: According to his lore, he ran from every fight, until he lost it all, and stood up.
  • Determinator: Greystone never runs or backs down from a fight, according to the lore.
  • Dynamic Entry: His Assault The Gates ability has him leap forward and deal damage in a small Area of Effect. His Reforged ability takes this Up to Eleven as a Dynamic Resurrection!
  • Herd-Hitting Attack: His Make Way ability surrounds him with a fiery vortex that hits everything within it multiple times.
  • Instant Awesome: Just Add Dragons!: Why else would his armor have draconic accents?
  • Knight in Shining Armor: His appearance invokes this.
  • Luckily, My Shield Will Protect Me: His passive Reflect blocks an enemies basic attack every so often, with the cooldown lowering for each level on the ability.
  • Master Swordsman: According to his bio.
  • Resurrective Immortality: His Ultimate, Reforged. When Greystone dies, he turns to stone before his spirit re-enters his body, crashing down from above, damaging and slowing enemies.

"Welcome, new owner, to your sentry combat robot. This battle ready tool is the ultimate addition to your arsenal. Featuring a proprietary renewable energy source, patented defense chassis, and an auxiliary tethered coil control system, the next generation of offensive advancement is here and ready to execute your every command.note "

GRIM.exe is built to control the battlefield and neutralize enemies.

  • Energy Ball: Their primary Attack.
  • Fun with Acronyms: Their Ultimate is a Gyro-Targeted Force Orb, or G.T.F.O.
  • Luckily, My Shield Will Protect Me: Their Deflector Shield blocks damage from the next ability used on them within several seconds. If it successfully blocks an ability, it refunds a portion of his missing mana.
  • Non-Indicative Name: Despite only sounding like one name, GRIM.exe is actually two individuals, a small, furry creature named Grim, and EXE, a robot that Grim controls.
  • Parrot Pet Position: Grim floats around near EXE's shoulder in a similar manner.
  • The Unintelligible: Grim, apparently, although EXE is able to extrapolate seventy three point two percent of his speech.
  • Robot Buddy: EXE is this to Grim.
  • You Will Not Evade Me: One of his abilities causes his cannon to deal a slow with every attack.

Grux uses his abilities to tear through his opponents. His versatility allows him to lock down enemies and terrorize the battlefield.
  • Badass Family: Apparently, he still can't defeat his grandmother in single combat.
  • Dash Attack: His Charge ability sends him hurtling forward in a straight line.
    • Averted: his Charge was replaced in the v43 patch.
  • The Atoner: He apparently seeks the forgiveness of his gods for some reason.
  • You Will Not Evade Me: his Smash & Grab ability pulls all enemies within its area of effect to him.

Using Rockets, Land Mines and Slow Grenades, Howitzer is able to deal area of effect damage, control large areas and even disrupt and slow down his enemies.

    Iggy & Scorch

Iggy & Scorch are an inseparable pair that just want to set the world on fire. Iggy & Scorch thrive on setting traps for enemies and lighting them up with oil and fire.


Kallari relies on stealth and guerilla tactics to catch enemies off guard.

"They warn us not to enter the woods. They say, 'the woods belong to him, now.' But it's not the man you have to fear. It's the beast."

Possessed by the Spirit of a wild beast, Khaimera excels at ganking enemies and isolating prey. His feral insticts and thirst for battle makes him an absolute savage in skirmishes.

  • The Aloner: Dwelled in the jungle, alone, since the age of thirteen.
  • Ambiguously Human: Looks like a totally normal human being, except for his head.
  • An Axe to Grind: Wields two large axes.
  • Close-Range Combatant: Has no abilities that deal damage at a distance at all. But once he does get in range...
  • Dual Wielding
  • Dynamic Entry: His Ambush ability, he leaps into the fight, dealing damage and applying a slow to whatever enemy he ambushes
  • Expressive Mask: If it is a mask, see Was Once a Man below.
  • Healing Factor: His Spirit Regeneration gives him stacking health regen every time he lands a basic attack.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Can jump into a fight to ambush unsuspecting opponents, cut them down in seconds with his Unleash ability, and then retreat into the jungle.
  • Like a God to Me: Has been worshipped as a vengeful god of nature.
  • The Quiet One: In terms of words, that is. Does not speak. Unless he must.
  • Was Once a Man: According to his lore, he killed an ancient beast and wore it's skin, the beast merged with him and now he can never remove the mask.
  • You Will Not Evade Me: In addition to his Ambush, his Ultimate, Cull, both stuns and deals damage to all enemies in its area of effect.

"A legendary blade is nothing without a master. Command the sword. Split the sky."

A master swordsman, Kwang can utilize his Legendary Blade to change how and where he uses his abilities.

  • BFS: His primary weapon.
  • Combat Medic: Of a sort. His Gift of the Heavens ability grants him and all allies withing range bonus lifesteal.
  • Hyperspeed Ambush: His Ultimate Ability, Fury of the Heavens, allows him to teleport to his sword before attacking if it has been thrown by his Judgement of the Heavens ability.
  • Life Drain: Gift of the Heavens gives him and nearby allies lifesteal bonuses.
  • Light 'em Up: His Light of the Heavens ability. On top of that...
  • Stone Wall: His Light of the Heavens ability also gives him bonus armor, up to one hundred each basic and ability armor.
  • Theme Naming: All of his abilities are named "X of the Heavens."
  • Throwing Your Sword Always Works: his Judgement of the Heavens ability.

    Lt. Belica
Lt. Belica: They always try to run. They always try to hide. But they'll never escape from me.

Lt. Belica utilizes special weapons to disrupt the battlefield in unique ways. With her array of tools, Lt. Belica can provide means of crowd control and control areas.

  • A.K.A.-47: Belica's SMG most strongly resembles an FN P90 from its front half - though the back half is fairly differnt, the total length is squashed compared to the P90, and the P90's signature top-mounted magazine was exchanged for a bullpup banana magazine.
  • Bottomless Magazines: Belica fires a burst between her autoattacks, only limited by her attack speed. Running out of ammunition never halts her shooting.
  • Combos: Void Bomb's 1 second arming time is easy for enemy heroes to walk out of - not so after they've been temporarily disabled by Seismic Assault.
  • Helmets Are Hardly Heroic: Unlike Murdock, she takes to the field with her futuristic armor but without any kind of head coverage.
  • Made of Iron: According to her backstory, she has been shot eleven times, she keeps five of those bullets in her desk, and the other six in her bones.
  • Mage Killer: Belica's Void Drone drains a percentage of from the full mana pool from all heroes within range, causes damage to any of said heroes that cast abilities; and to top it off, is harder to break from abilities compared to autoattacks. To a lesser extent, Belica's ultimate does damage based on the mana currently depleted from an enemy hero's pool.
  • Mismatched Eyes: Her Polar Strike skin changes her eye color from brown to one green and one blue.
  • Sacrificed Basic Skill for Awesome Training: Her personal life is a flaming mess.
  • The Gunslinger: Very Downplayed Trope - Lt. Belica's ultimate Neural Disruptor consists of her suddenly drawing a pistol from her left leg and shooting it.
  • Tomboyish Ponytail: To go along with her guns and armor.


Morigesh is the personification of a drowned forest, traveling to Agora in pursuit of The Fey.


  • Armor-Piercing Attack: His Ultimate ignores armor entirely.
  • Berserk Button: Never mention his wife.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: In addition to the Incident mentioned below, the lore also says to never bring up his wife.
  • Frickin' Laser Beams: His ultimate, Long Arm of the Law is an unlimited range energy blast that ignores terrain and enemy armor.
  • Glass Cannon: Murdock, when built properly, can hit like a tank, but is pretty fragile and has no mobility abilities.
  • I Work Alone: According to his lore, he hasn't worked with a partner since the "incident."
  • Knockback: His Buckshot ability is somewhat weak in damage, but pushes enemies back.
  • Short-Range Shotgun: Has one, but the short range is more a product of the game's mechanics, it has a similar effective range to most renged weapons in the game.
    • His Buckshot ability plays it straight, however.
  • Shotguns Are Just Better: Technically, it's called a plasma rifle, but it behaves like a shotgun.


  • Barrier Warrior: All of her abilities excluding Serenity creates shields around herself and her allies.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Can certainly pull this off with a proper use of her Ultimate Ability Reversal of Fortune, which instantly provides a large shield to an ally and sends Muriel flying to that ally's location.
  • Comically Serious: According to her lore, she has had many jokes explained to her, and diligently noted that they were humorous.
  • Gold and White Are Divine: Her default color scheme gives her a pure white body with gold accents, and it certainly suits her angel motif.
  • Guardian Angel: Evokes this with her appearance and kit, which revolves around shielding allies.
  • Magitek: According to her Amethyst Tier I skin, her body is "a concert of circuits, alloys, and mana-treated polymers."
  • Mysterious Past: Requested long ago that her personality module be rewritten, but cannot remember why.
  • No Sense of Humor: Has had many jokes explained to her, and has diligently noted that they were humorous.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Red to Kallari's blue, according to her Rival skin note.
    "Muriel used to watch science fiction holovids when we were young. Her favorite character was the red one." - Kallari
  • Super Senses: Subverted Trope. Can see infrared and ultraviolet, but not full human spectrum.
  • You Will Not Evade Me: Her Serenity ability, where she fires an orb that deals damage and slows enemies. Although since she has very low damage, this is more useful for running away or setting up kills for her damage-dealing allies.

"In times of war, there have always been heroes who inspire those around them. For millennia, drummers have used their skill to support, motivate, and rally their troops. They drive their comrades on to victory with a quiet dignity."

Narbash uses the power of his drums to support his allies. Utilizing different types of utility and a variety of melodies, Narbash inspires his team to march into combat and overtake his enemies.

  • Badass Beard: One that suits his jovial personality.
  • Big Fun: A big guy who loves music and supporting his teammates. According to the lore, he once turned an actual battle into a dance battle with his drumming.
  • Delinquent Hair: Sports a Mohawk.
  • Instrument of Murder: Attacks by swinging (and sometimes throwing) his drumsticks. Granted, his drumsticks look more like maces, so it really hurts.
  • Nice Guy: According to his lore, more than six hundred people think of themselves as his best friend, and all of them may be right.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Suggested by his lore, apparently, ancient sculptures that look just like him have been found.
  • The Power of Rock: Most of his abilities revolve around this. Song of my People lets him toggle a healing aura on and off, March is a movement speed buff, and Crash Bang Boom knocks enemies into the air and slows them. He does all of this by playing his drums.

"In the heat of battle, Phase is always ready to throw her friends a lifeline."

Phase is a powerful telepath, who manipulates energy waves to protect her allies. A well known music aficionado, Phase scoured Omeda for talent and discovered Shinbi, guiding the singer in a rise to fame.


Rampage can engage enemies with ease and even when it looks like he's about to die, he can Enrage to gain bonus health and continue fighting.

  • Dreadlock Warrior: His head tentacles evoke this.
  • Dynamic Entry: His Leap Ability''
  • Healing Factor: His passive, King of the Jungle gives him bonus health regen when he is in the jungle.
  • Hidden Depths: Is apparently a gifted storyteller, according to the lore.
  • Unstoppable Rage: His Ultimate, Enrage, grants him massive health regeneration, a much longer Leap, and his Boulder Throw can be used more often.


Revenant is an unholy melding of a malevolent spirit, and a vicious bounty hunter.

  • Badass Longcoat: His leather duster
  • Bottomless Magazines: Averted, he can fire four rounds and then needs to reload. This is contrasted with every other character in the game, who play it straight. Increased attack speed also lowers the reload speed instead of how fast he can fire.
  • Bounty Hunter: His occupation.
  • Damage-Increasing Debuff: His Scar ability makes the target take bonus damage from him.
  • Demonic Possession: Apparently the source of his power. He was born on Omeda, but possessed on Letha.
  • Glass Cannon: Has tremendous damage output if properly leveled and equipped, but no mobility to speak of and lower-than-average base health.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: His glowing red eyes are his only visible facial feature.
  • Hand Cannon: his revolver definitely looks and sounds the part.
  • Homing Lasers: His Obliterate ability fires off ten homing energy blasts
  • Locked Out of the Fight: Can invoke this with his Ultimate, Reckoning, where he pulls himself and his opponent into the Nether Realm for a brief period, He gains bonus CXP if he kills them while the ability is active.
  • Marked Bullet: He carries a bullet engraved with a woman's name.
  • Mysterious Mercenary Pursuer: He always finds what he's looking for, and then kills it.
  • Nice Hat: Wears a stylish fedora.
  • One Bullet Clips: Inverted: His reload animation takes just as long to reload one bullet as it does four. And his passive ability discourages this as as it makes the last bullet in his gun deal bonus damage.
  • Revolvers Are Just Better: Carries a four-shot revolver.
  • Scarf Of Asskicking: To conceal the lower half of his face.
  • Unorthodox Reload: Reloads his gun by spinning the chamber and filling it with some kind of energy.


Riktor brings order to the battlefield by locking down targets and pacifying enemies.

"The Book of the Vigilant foretold her coming. She will walk in the light... but in her heart is pure darkness, and her thirst for revenge."

Serath hides an inner darkness, but has trained to balance her two natures, hoping to one day claim justice for her fallen comrades.


Sevarog is capable of stealing the souls of his enemies to make himself stronger. Sevarog can manipulate fights with different forms of Crowd Control and isolate targets.

Shinbi: Flashing lights... endless cheers... (switches to singing in Japanese) The world is my stage. Like a baby bird who can't fly, I was helpless before. But now I take my own flight. I will be the brightest star in the night. I write my own story. Catch me if you can. Listen, I won't be silenced.

In Omeda City, Shinbi is a famous pop star, well known for conjuring wolves and using them in her performances.


Sparrow depends on her teammates for protection, while she devastates enemies with her attacks.


Steel is a melee tank who uses his shield to protect his allies. Steel can use his shield defensively to block incoming damage or offensively as a means of crowd control.

    Twin Blast

TwinBlast is a dual-wielding gunslinger, built to be self-reliant and evasive.

  • Arm Cannon: Transforms his arms into these with his ultimate.
  • Artificial Limbs: His arms, at least.
  • Cyborg: We don't know the full extent, but it's pretty clear that he has undergone extensive modification.
  • Disappeared Dad: He is fairly certain that he is one.
  • Grenade Spam: His Grenade! ability has three charges and they can all be used in rapid succession.
  • Guns Akimbo
  • I Surrender, Suckers: His animation for after a round ends.
  • Jetpack Has rocket boosters built into his body that he uses for short range dashes.
  • Lovable Rogue: His attitude is very Nathan Drake, as shown by his dialogue that was datamined from the game files.
  • Magnificent Bastard: According to his bio, he has successfully talked his way out of at least five executions.
  • More Dakka: His Ultimate Ability, Ventilate, briefly transforms his arms into to two massive machine guns.
    Twinblast: [activating Ultimate] "There's a bug on you!" *BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRT*
  • Sleeves Are for Wimps: Neither his shirt not his jacket have sleeves.

"Shoot them first, then make fun of 'em."

Wraith is a graduate of the special operations program Echelon, and was apprenticed to the only other graduate, Kallari. She specializes in assassination while he specializes in surveillance. A recon specialist, Wraith uses high tech tools to gather intel on his targets and outmaneuver his enemies.

Feng Mao: An honorable student demonstrates many virtues. He shows strength, cunning. Most of all he shows wisdom and respect... WUKONG!

Wukong and Feng Mao used to be travelling companions. When Wukong became too annoying, Feng trapped him in a cave and left. 100 years later, Wukong is free and on his way to Agora to resume annoying Feng Mao.


Yin uses her whip and powerful wind magic to dispatch her enemies. Though she and Aurora came from a life of crime, Yin rose to the rank of first guardian of her crit.

  • Attack Reflector: Can do this with her Backlash.
  • Blow You Away: Her ultimate is a powerful wind spell, several of her other abilities also use this kind of magic.
  • Child Prodigy: The youngest warrior since Feng Mao to be chosen as the First Guardian.
  • Difficult, but Awesome: Reflecting an attack with her Backlash ability.
  • Fake Aristocrat: Has elaborately forged documents affirming her bloodline.
  • Herd-Hitting Attack: Her Windburn ability extends the reach of her basic attack and allows gives her one-hundred percent Cleave damage for a few seconds.
  • Whip It Good: Her main weapon is an energy whip.
  • You Will Not Evade Me: Her Lash Kick ability pulls whoever she uses it on to her.
    • Also, her Quelling Gale Ultimate applies a slow to enemies after it knocks them around.

"She escaped the lab, and science just got FUN! Bred to be the perfect specimen. Synthesized for deadly precision. This kitty's got claws! This experiment didn't go wrong. Instead, she went too right! Dr. Maximov, the man who brought you Phase and Howitzer, presents.... Zinx."

After hundreds of failed attempts, the 348th was a perfect success. Zinx was born. Zinx utilizes her mana to be extremely durable and deal deadly damage over time to her enemies.


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