Ultimate Ability: EMP
Cast-time ultimate type
Area debuff ability type
15 m radius
0.5 sec cast
Lasts 6 seconds

Sombra discharges electromagnetic energy in a wide radius, destroying enemy barriers and shields and hacking all opponents caught in the blast.

Default Key: (PC Q, PS Tri, XB Y)
"¡Apagando las luces!"

Details Edit

  • EMP will not deplete Zarya's shields if she has Particle Barrier up, but it will destroy the barrier (thus giving her energy) and Hack her.
  • EMP will remove the temporary shield provided by Sound Barrier from all enemies caught in the blast.
  • EMP will also hack any health packs in her line of sight of the blast unless it is already hacked by an enemy Sombra.
  • EMP does not hack through walls/objects.
  • EMP is the only way to hack a Symmetra's sentry turrets.
  • The shields and barriers EMP can destroy include: Photon Barrier, Shield HP, Sound Barrier HP, The Best Defense… HP, Barrier Field, Protective Barrier, Particle Barrier, Projected Barrier, Barrier Projector.

Patch changes Edit

  • Overwatchemblem black December 13, 2016 Patch: Console only: Sombra no longer receives credit toward her on-fire meter when her EMP ultimate hits Symmetra’s turrets.
  • Overwatchemblem black November 30, 2016 Patch: Sombra no longer receives credit toward her on-fire meter when her EMP ultimate hits Symmetra's turrets.
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