Swift Strike
Damaging movement type
37 m/s movement speed
50 damage
15 m range
Lasts ~0.4 seconds
8 second(s) cooldown
✘ Cannot 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.
Default Key: (PC LShift, PS L1, XB LB)

Details Edit

Genji dashes in the direction he is facing, including vertically.

If Genji kills an enemy or gets an assist, Swift Strike's cooldown is reset, allowing him to use it again.

Swift Strike is unable to bypass or destroy traps, and activates the same way if Genji were to walk over the trap.

Patch changes Edit

  • Overwatchemblem black September 1, 2016 Patch: No longer deals damage to traps like Widowmaker's Venom Mine or Junkrat's Steel Trap; No longer bypasses Junkrat's Steel Trap; No longer interrupts quick melee attacks
  • Overwatchemblem black November 20, 2015 (beta) Patch: Impact damage has been slightly increased; Damage-over-time effect has been removed.

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