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Aleksandra Zaryanova is one of the world's strongest women, a celebrated athlete who sacrificed personal glory to protect her family, friends, and country in a time of war. Aleksandra was born in a remote Siberian village that was on the front lines of the Omnic Crisis, which began some thirty years ago. Although Russian forces defeated the robots and shut down their omnium, the region was devastated by the conflict. Only a child at the time, Aleksandra was surrounded by the post-war destruction, and as she grew older, she swore that she would gain the strength to help her people recover. Focusing on weightlifting and bodybuilding, Aleksandra was identified by the national athletics program as a potential star. She trained extensively, moving up the ranks while representing her country, and was expected to shatter longstanding records in the upcoming world championships. But on the eve of the tournament, an attack came from the long-dormant Siberian omnium, and her village was thrust into war once again. Aleksandra immediately withdrew from the competition and rushed home to enlist in the local defense forces, sacrificing the life of fame and fortune she might have had. Now she serves—a symbol to some, a stalwart fellow soldier to others. But for Aleksandra, it is a chance to use her great strength to protect the ones she loves.

Abilities:

Particle Canon: Fires a short-ranged laser beam that can’t connect

Particle Grenade: lobs an energy projectile at enemies

Particle Barrier: makes a bubble shield around her, protecting her from ranged projectiles

Project Barrier: makes a bubble shield around her allies, protecting them from ranged projectiles

Graviton Surge: behaving as a particle grenade, it draws all enemies towards the center until it is all over, has a long cool down

Expulsion Zone: behaving as a particle grenade, it blows up and knocks back all enemies in the area, has a long cool down

Strategy:

Zarya helps her allies that can fend for themselves in the bullet hell with her shields. She also likes to work with her particle canon with her shields up for maximum damage. when her sheilds are down, you can easily out-range her.

Where does she fit

  1. Team Leader
  2. Marksman
  3. Badass