How to Play Overwatch with Genji - Complete guide and tricks to be the best

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Genji in Overwatch is one of the most played, however it is the most difficult to master. This character only focuses on melee attack, so you always have to surround the enemy to take advantage of it. Therefore, in this post we will talk about How to Play Overwatch with Genji - Complete guide and tricks to be the best

How to play Overwatch with Genji

Genji is one of the most complicated characters to master, since his final attack is in melee, but it is very interesting, because undoubtedly its difficulty will help you to increase your level and your skills in the game. Next, we will talk about the abilities this character possesses:



Dragon Blade: Draw a deadly melee weapon.

When you activate Genji's ultimate ability, he is equipped with a Katana in which you can only attack in close combat, giving you a total of 120 damage points for each attack. Note that once activated, you can use any kind of skill except shuriken.

During the effect of this skill, the Genji will be faster than normal and will have the ability to climb walls or double jump, the latter in particular is very important because will allow you to surround the enemy instead of running in a straight line, something that could kill you before you attack it.

Deflection: deflects received bullets in the direction you are looking at.

This ability allows the Genji to block enemy bullets and more, but any bullets he blocked will automatically return to the enemy who fired at them. Keep in mind that only blocks bullets from the front and returning bullets in the direction you are facing also causes more damage.



Quick Cut: Dash forward, dealing damage to enemies.

When using this skill the Genji makes an attack with the katana that plunges forward, if you manage to take out an enemy using this skill it may be available again.

This shot is pretty fast and gets it 50 points of damageHowever, you must keep in mind that if you fail to finish your enemy, it leaves you unprotected. You can use this ability to move faster across the map and cross chasms, although in this case it is better to climb the wall.

Shuriken (RT / R2) Fires an accurate burst of 3 shots (LT / L2) Fires 3 shots in a bow.

This is the main weapon of Genji, it has two ways of using it: the first fires three bullets in a row and the second fires three bullets in an arc with the purpose of attacking different enemies. Something you should keep in mind is that Skurikens are fast, however the impact zone is quite small, no matter how far you are from the enemy, the damage they cause will always be the same.

Tricks to be the best in Overwatch with Genji

Like any player you want to improve in Overwatch and be the best. The Genji character is not easy to master, so here are some tricks that can help you:

  • The first thing you should do is learn the secondary roads of the maps and in this way be able to surround the enemy and attack him from behind with the skuriken or the Speed ​​Cut skill. Keep in mind that the Genji can climb walls and double jump which will allow you to reach many places that others cannot.
  • Genji's ultimate ability must be used wisely and remember that you cannot attack the enemy head on. While this skill has the ability to kill any character in one hit, you won't be able to use it if the enemy takes you out first, you must always surround the enemy to attack him from behind.

Shuriken can cause damage and is fast enough; even if it requires aiming to hit the enemy. Therefore, you need to improve and train your shooting skills in Overwatch. If you can master it Swift Cut and to obtain the coup de grace that eliminates your enemies and then activates it without stopping, you no longer have to worry about using the shuriken.



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