Zarya build

Zarya build used in HGC and other Heroes of the Storm eSports events by the top pro gamers in the United States, Europe and Asia.

Zarya build – eSports

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Demolitions Expert

Spell Barrier

Pinpoint Accuracy

Expulsion Zone

Pain is Temporary

Gain Train

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Feel the Heat

Spell Barrier

Hit Me

Expulsion Zone

Pain is Temporary

Gain Train

Unyielding Defender

Zarya Features

Particle Grenade (Q)

Launch a particle grenade that deals 74 damage to enemies within the area. Deals 50% damage to Structures.

Stores up to 4 charges.

Charge Cooldown: 8 sec.

Personal Barrier (W)

Gain a shield that absorbs 582 damage for 3 sec.

Cooldown: 10 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 10 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.

Zarya hails from the Overwatch universe. 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.


Zarya Talents

Demonitions ExpertQuest: For every 5 enemy Heroes hit by Particle Grenade, its recharge rate lowers by 0.4375 sec, up to 3.5 sec.

Reward: Once Particle Grenade has hit 40 enemy heroes, its radius is increased by 15%.
Together We Are StrongEvery 6 damage done by allies while under Shield Ally contributes 1 Energy, up to 30 Energy per shield.
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 150 sec at or above 50 Energy.

Reward: Gain an additional 20 max Energy.
I Am The StrongestPersonal Barrier absorbs an additional 164 damage.
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 2 sec.
Speed BarrierShield Ally increases the allied Hero's Movement Speed by 50% for the duration.
Defensive ShieldingUpon expiration or breaking, Personal Barrier and Shield Ally grant 75 Physical Armor against the next 2 Hero Basic Attacks for 6 sec, reducing the damage taken by 75%.
Pinpoint AccuracyParticle Grenade deals 37 more damage to enemies hit by the center of the blast.
Explosive BarrierUpon expiration or breaking, Personal Barrier explodes, dealing 132 damage to nearby enemies.
To The LimitWhile above 50 Energy Zarya's Basic Attack size is increased by 35%.
Hit MeDamage absorbed by Zarya's Shields contributes 15% more Energy.
Graviton SurgeLaunch a gravity bomb that detonates after 1 sec and draws enemy Heroes toward the center for 2.5 sec.

Cooldown: 80 sec.
Expulsion ZoneLaunch a gravity bomb that deals 184 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.
Unstoppable CompetitorPersonal Barrier makes Zarya Unstoppable for up to 2 sec.
Spell BarrierUpon expiration or breaking, Personal Barrier grants Zarya 75 Spell Armor for 3 sec, reducing the damage taken from Abilities by 75%.
Endurance TrainingWhile at or above 75 Energy, Zarya gains 20 Armor, reducing all damage taken by 20%.
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.
Plasma ShockParticle Grenade slows Movement speed by 35% for 2 sec to enemies near the center.
Cleansing ShieldCauses Shield Ally to remove all disabling effects and reduces its cooldown by 3 sec.
Gain TrainShield Ally now grants an untalented shield to a nearby ally upon impact.
Born in BattleWhile at or above 75 Energy, Zarya's cooldowns regenerate 25% faster.
Gravity KillsIncreases Graviton Surge's duration by 1 sec and causes it to deal 384 damage over the duration.
Clear OutIncreases Expulsion Zone's radius by 15% and Zarya's maximum Energy temporarily increases by 15 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: 60 sec.


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BlizzCon 2019 Panel Transcripts


1. Heroes of the Storm: Machines of War Announcement
2. Overwatch New Map: Eichenwald Announcement
3. World of Warcraft: Legion Patch 7.1: Return to Karazhan Announcement
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5. Alark (Talents) | Heroes of the Storm: Machines of War
6. Zarya (Talents) | Heroes of the Storm: Machines of War
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