Zarya Guide

Aleksandra Zaryanova is one of the world’s strongest women and was a promising athlete, but all that changed when the Siberian omnium reawakened. As a soldier in the Russian Defense Force, she now proudly uses her strength to protect the ones she loves.


Particle Grenade (Q)

Launch a particle grenade that deals 64 damage to enemies within the area. Deals 50% damage to Structures.

Charge Cooldown: 8 sec.

Personal Barrier (W)

Gain a shield that absorbs 582 damage for 3 sec.

Cooldown: 12 sec.

Shield Ally (E)

Grants an allied Hero a shield that absorbs 437 damage for 3 sec.

Cooldown: 12 sec.

Energy (Trait)

Each time Zarya's Personal Barrier or Shield Ally absorbs 19 damage, her Energy is increased by 1. Each point of Energy increases Zarya's damage by 2%. After 0.5 sec, Energy decays by 3 per sec.

  • Feel the HeatZarya's Basic Attack deals 50% additional damage to enemies in melee range.
    Maximum ChargeRegen Globes now instantly grant 20 Energy.

    Quest: Spend 120 sec at or above 50 Energy.

    Reward: Gain an additional 25 maximum Energy.
    Demonitions ExpertQuest: Each 5 enemy heroes hit by Particle Grenade reduce its recharge rate by 0.25 sec, up to 2 sec.

    Reward: Once Particle Grenade has hit 40 enemy heroes, its radius is increased by 15%.
    Together We Are StrongEvery 10 damage done by allies while under Shield Ally contributes 1 Energy, up to 25 Energy per shield.
  • Give Me TwentyQuest: Regeneration Globes increase Shield Ally absorb amount by 15, up to 300 permanently.

    Reward: After collecting 20 Regeneration Globes, permanently reduce the cooldown of Shield Ally by 3 sec.
    I Am The StrongestPersonal Barrier absorbs an additional 164 damage.
    Defensive ShieldingUpon expiration or breaking, Personal Barrier and Shield Ally reduce the damage of the next 2 Hero Basic Attacks within 12 sec by 75%.
    Speed BarrierShield Ally increases the allied Hero's Movement Speed by 25% for the duration.
  • To The LimitWhile above 50 Energy your Basic Attack size is increased by 35%.
    Hit MeDamage absorbed by Zarya's Shields contributes 20% more Energy.
    Pinpoint AccuracyParticle Grenade deals 40% more damage to enemies hit by the center of the blast.
    Explosive BarrierUpon expiration or breaking, Personal Barrier explodes, dealing 137 damage to nearby enemies.
  • Graviton SurgeLaunch a gravity bomb that detonates after 1 sec and draws enemy Heroes toward the center for 2.5 sec.

    Cooldown: 120 sec.
    Expulsion ZoneLaunch a gravity bomb that deals 139 damage and creates an expulsion zone for 3.5 sec. Enemies who enter the affected area are knocked back and have their Movement Speed reduced by 50% for 1 sec.

    Cooldown: 45 sec.
  • Endurance TrainingWhile at or above 75 Energy, Zarya gains Resistant, reducing all damage taken by 25%.
    Unstoppable CompetitorPersonal Barrier makes you Unstoppable for up to 1.5 sec.
    Spell BarrierUpon expiration or breaking, Zarya gains a Spell Shield that reduces Ability Damage taken by 75% for 3 sec.
    Pain is TemporaryActivate to consume all Energy and gain a shield that absorbs 0.5% of Zarya's maximum Health per Energy consumed and lasts for 3 sec. Zarya may only have one personal shield active on herself at a time.

    Cooldown: 30 sec.
  • Born in BattleWhile at or above 75 Energy, Zarya's cooldowns regenerate 25% faster.
    Plasma ShockParticle Grenade slows Movement speed by 35% for 1 sec to enemies near the center.
    Cleansing ShieldShield Ally removes all disabling effects and reduces duration of further disabling effects by 50% for the duration.
    Gain TrainShield Ally now grants an untalented shield to a nearby ally upon impact.
  • Gravity KillsIncreases Graviton Surge's duration by 1 sec and causes it to deal 307 damage over the duration.
    Clear OutIncreases Expulsion Zone's radius by 15% and Zarya's maximum Energy temporarily increases by 10 per enemy Hero hit for 10 sec.
    GrenadierAll Particle Grenade charges are returned at once.
    Unyielding DefenderActivate to reset the cooldown of Personal Barrier and Shield Ally.

    Cooldown: 45 sec.


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