Genji

OFFENSE

Base Stats

Health 200
Armor 0
Shield 0

Difficulty

Bio

Real Name: Genji Shimada
Age: 35
Occupation: Adventurer
Base of Operations: Shambali Monastery, Nepal
Affiliation: Formerly Shimada Clan and Overwatch




Cyber-Agility (Passive)

Ability:   Climb walls

Thanks to his cybernetic abilities, Genji can climb walls and perform jumps in mid-air.

Shuriken

HOTKEY: LEFT CLICK    or    Xbox Right Trigger

Damage: 28 (Max 84)
Projectiles: 3 shuriken per click
Ammo: 24
Reload Time: 1.5 seconds
Projectile Speed: 60 m/s
Headshot?

Genji looses three deadly throwing stars in quick succession.

Fan of Blades

HOTKEY: Right CLICK    or    Xbox Left Trigger

Damage: 28 each (84 max)
Projectiles: 3 shuriken per click
Ammo: 24
Reload Time: 1.5 seconds
Fire Rate: 1.33 shot per second
Projectile Speed: 60 m/s
Headshot?

Tips

  • Always animation cancel fan by using another ability immediately after
  • Headshot Fan(168) + Melee(30) + Dash(50) = 248 damage

Alternatively, he can throw three shuriken in a wider spread.

Swift Strike

HOTKEY: LEFT SHIFT    or    Xbox Left Bumper

Damage:  50
Range: 15 m
Duration: Lasts ~0.2 seconds
Cooldown: 8 seconds
Headshot?

Genji darts forward, slashing with his katana and passing through foes in his path. If Genji eliminates a target, he can instantly use this ability again.

Deflect

HOTKEY: E    or    Xbox Right Bumper

Duration: 2 seconds
Cooldown: 8 seconds

Tips

  • Dashing cancels deflect
  • Reflected shotgun attacks have no spread

With lightning-quick swipes of his sword, Genji reflects an oncoming projectile and sends it rebounding towards his opponent.

Dragonblade (Ultimate)

HOTKEY: Q    or    Xbox Y

Damage: 120 per strike
Buff Duration: 6 seconds
Fire Rate: 1 swing per .9 seconds
Range: 5m
Casting Time: 1 second
Headshot?

Tips

  • Activating Dragonblade resets the cooldown of Swift Strike
  • Immediately after strike damage registers, dash to cancel the remaining strike animation
  • Climbing a wall cancels the unsheathing animation
  • Ammo is fully reloaded after Dragonblade has ended
  • 2 dragonblade strikes + 1 dash = 290 damage
  • 1 nanoblade strike + 1 dash = 255 damage. Combo with Ana!

Genji brandishes his katana for a brief period of time. Until he sheathes his sword, Genji can deliver killing strikes to any targets within his reach.

Animation Canceling Tutorial

Genji Guide

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