Base Stats

Health 200
Armor 0
Shield 200



Real Name: Aleksandra Zaranova
Age: 28
Occupation: Soldier
Base of Operations: Krasnoyarsk Front, Russia
Affiliation: Russian Defense Forces

Energy (Passive)

Particle Cannon Damage: +1% increased damage per point of charge; Max +100% Particle Cannon damage
Charge: 1% increased charge for absorbing 5 damage
Decay: Energy decays 1.6% per second

Damage blocked increases Particle Cannon damage.

Particle Energy Beam

HOTKEY: LEFT CLICK    or    Xbox Right Trigger

Damage: 95 – 190 per second
Range: 15 meters
Ammo: 100
Reload time: 1.6 seconds
Fire Rate: 20 per second

Genji Deflect
D.Va Matrix

Zarya’s mighty Particle Cannon unleashes a short-range beam of destructive energy.

Particle Explosive Charge (Alternate fire)

HOTKEY: Right CLICK    or    Xbox Left Trigger

Damage: 45-90; 23.5-47 self damage
Type: AoE projectile
Radius: 2 meters
Ammo: 25 per shot
Total Ammo: 100
Reload time: 1.6 seconds
Fire Rate: 1 shot per second
Projectile Speed: 23.5 m/s

Can inflict self damage
Can inflict self knockback
Genji Deflectable
D.Va Matrixable


  • Zarya can still use right click when below 20 ammo. Use it when nearly out of ammo
  • Right click then jump lets you super jump. See here
  • At 0% energy, grenade + melee combo does 77 damage. Use in 1-1’s

Alternatively, Zarya can lob an explosive charge to strike multiple opponents.

Particle Barrier

HOTKEY: LEFT SHIFT    or    Xbox Left Bumper

Barrier Health: 200 hp
Duration: 2 seconds (or until destroyed)
Cooldown: 10 seconds


  • Once you have 70+ energy, try to save bubble for defensive purposes
  • Can gain 40 energy from each bubble
  • Can block Reinhardt shatters, cleanse Ana grenade, and Zenyatta’s discord

The Particle Cannon can emit a personal barrier that shields Zarya against incoming attacks, redirecting their energy to enhance her weapon’s damage and the width of its beam.

Projected Barrier

HOTKEY: E    or    Xbox Right Bumper

Barrier Health: 200 hp
Duration: 2 seconds (or until destroyed)
Cooldown: 8 seconds
Range: 30 m

Zarya surrounds one of her teammates with an energy barrier that simultaneously absorbs fire and boosts the power of her Particle Cannon.

Graviton Surge (Ultimate)

HOTKEY: Q    or    Xbox Y

Damage: 5.5 per second (22 max)
Duration: 4 seconds
Radius: 6 m
Delay: 2 seconds
Projectile Speed: 25 m/s

Genji Deflectable
D.Va Matrixable


  • Securing just 2 kills with graviton is typically enough to win a fight
  • Attempt to break enemy shields/barriers before ulting
  • Pay attention to D.Va matrix and Genji deflect cooldowns
  • Coordinate graviton with other ultimates. Hanzo’s Dragonstrike is particularly lethal

Zarya launches a gravity bomb that draws in enemy combatants and deals damage while they’re trapped.

Effective Against

Weak Against

Synergizes With

Bubble Guide

Advanced Zarya Guide