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Ice Wall
Obstacle type
35 m range
8 m radius
4.5 sec duration
10 sec cooldown

Mei generates an enormous ice wall that obstructs lines of sight, stops movement, and blocks attacks.

Default Key: (E, Right Button)

Details Edit

Mei creates a wall made of 5 pillars of ice in a line. Each pillar acts as any regular wall would. Each pillar may be destroyed prematurely if they take 500 damage. The entire wall may also be destroyed by pressing the button again.

Attacking the Ice Wall (with the exception of melee attacks) will count will count as a missed shot, but will count as damage dealt. This is unknown if this intentionallay part of the ability or not

Before casting, an area will be marked along the ground displaying where it will appear. The wall is perpendicular to Mei's line of sight by default, but pressing the button again will rotate it to be parallel. The wall can hang off of ledges as long as the center is on solid ground.

When it spawns, the wall rises from the ground, and will raise players and other objects with it.

Patch changes Edit

  • Overwatchemblem black March 21, 2017 Patch: McCree no longer receives credit toward his on-fire meter when his Flashbang is used against Mei’s Ice Wall.
  • Overwatchemblem black September 1, 2016 Patch: Fixed an issue causing Mei's Ice Wall to push herself to the side when cast at her feet. Fixed a bug preventing Mei's Ice Wall from being destroyed by a moving payload. Fixed a bug that prevented Mei's Ice Wall from appearing at the target location when cast.
  • Overwatchemblem black July 19, 2016 Patch: Fixed several bugs where Mei’s Ice Wall would persist in the game world even after the player switched heroes or left the game.
  • Overwatchemblem black April 5, 2016 (beta) Patch: Can now be destroyed early by activating the ability again.
  • Overwatchemblem black March 22, 2016 (beta) Patch: Mei’s Cryostasis and Ice Wall should now always display the appropriate team colors. Mei’s Cryostasis and Ice Wall should now always display the appropriate team colors.
  • Overwatchemblem black December 2, 2015 (beta) Patch: Fixed an issue where Mei's Ice Wall was able to destroy Torbjörn's turrets. Also fixed an issue that allowed Tracer to escape team spawn rooms by recalling to the top of a destroyed Ice Wall before the match had begun
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Abilities Endothermic BlasterIce WallCryo-FreezeBlizzard
Lore Organizations Overwatch
Locations Watchpoint: Antarctica
Media Articles Mei's Adventures

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