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Lucio wallride
Wall Ride
Non-damaging movement type
7.7 m/s movement speed
Lúcio rides along a wall. This has a slight upwards angle, allowing him to ascend the wall.
Default Key: (PC Space, PS X, XB A)


Lúcio is able to ride along a wall's face until either the wall ends or he jumps off. He also is able to move vertically at an angle as this happens. After initiating the Wall Ride, as long as the jump button is held, Lúcio will remain wall riding. The only things that will affect the trajectory are adjusting Crossfade and releasing the jump button. While riding the wall, his movement speed is increased by 20%.

After releasing from a wall, Lúcio gains a slight burst of speed. He can immediately wall ride into another wall, but he cannot continue to wall ride any wall facing the same direction with the old one, including the original. Lúcio must land on the ground or Wall Ride on a wall facing a different direction to reset this. Curved surfaces is considered changing its direction gradually; it means that Lúcio can indefinitely ride "walls" like Ilios' well and Lijiang Tower's control center wall. Some small convexly curved surfaces, in another hand, requires Lúcio to change his direction if he want to remain on the wall.

In the Game Options, Lúcio has an option that affects his Wall Ride:

  • Allow Backwards Wall Ride: When enabled, the player will be able to wall ride backward by holding the back and jump button.

Trivia Edit

  • Hard-Light Skates are equipped with "blades" that are projections of hard light. This allows for quick movement across all surfaces.[1]

Patch Changes Edit

  • Overwatchemblem black April 11, 2017 Patch: Movement speed increased by 20% when wall riding; Lúcio now receives a burst of speed when leaping off a wall
  • Overwatchemblem black January 24, 2017 Patch: New Hero Option: Allow Backwards Wall Ride.

References Edit

  1. Overwatch Visual Source Book, p.43
Lúcio Navigation
General MainQuotesGallerySkins and WeaponsSprays
Abilities Sonic AmplifierCrossfadeAmp It UpWall RideSound Barrier
Lore Organizations Vishkar Corporation
Locations Rio de Janeiro
Others Synaesthesia AuditivaLúcioball
Media Articles Lúcio's World Tour -

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