Junkrat

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Overview

Junkrat Cinematic Short

Junkrat is a volatile and unpredictable explosives enthusiast from the Australian outback, and he is known for his destructive abilities and irreverent attitude.

According to his backstory, Junkrat’s real name is Jamison Fawkes, and he was once a renowned and skilled thief. He is also known to have heists with the hero RoadHog.

Junkrat’s Abilities

Health: 200

Frag Launcher

  • Junkrat’s primary weapon is a grenade launcher that fires bouncing explosives
  • The grenades have a wide area of effect and can deal significant damage to enemies

  • Damage Direct hit: 120
  • Splash: 10-80
  • Spread angle: Pinpoint.
  • Move. speed: +5 meters per second (enemy after direct hit)
  • Projectile speed:25 meters per second
  • Area of effect:0.25 meters (projectile size)
  • 2 meters (splash radius)
  • Rate of fire:1 shot per 0.667 seconds.
  • recovery stops while using melee.
  • Ammo: 5
  • Reload time:1.5 seconds animation.
  • Headshot: ✕

Concussion Mine

  • Junkrat can deploy a mine that he can detonate remotely
  • The mine deals damage and knocks back enemies, allowing Junkrat to create space or reposition himself

  • Health:25
  • Damage:30-110
  • Move. speed:15 meters per second (booped enemy)
  • Projectile speed:25 meters per second
  • Area of effect:3 meters radius
  • Ammo:2 charges
  • Casting time:0.128 second for throw + 0.112 s. recovery for detonation
  • Duration: Until detonated
  • Cooldown:8 seconds per charge
  • Headshot: ✕

Steel Trap

  • Junkrat can set a trap that immobilizes enemies who trigger it
  • The trap deals damage and lasts for a short time, allowing Junkrat or his allies to take advantage of the enemy’s vulnerability.

  • Health:100
  • Damage:100
  • Projectile speed:17 meters per second
  • Area of effect:1 meter radius
  • Casting time: instantly + 0.33 s recovery
  • .75 second arming time
  • Duration:2.5 second root
  • Cooldown:10 seconds
  • Headshot: ✕

Total Mayhem

  • When Junkrat dies, he drops several live grenades that explode after a short delay.
  • This ability can catch enemies off guard and deal significant damage, even after Junkrat has been eliminated.

  • Damage:50 per grenade
  • Num. of pellets:6 grenades
  • Casting time:0.7 seconds (detonation)
  • Headshot: ✕

RIP-Tire

  • Junkrat’s ultimate ability is to deploy a remote-controlled tire bomb that can travel across the map
  • The tire can be detonated to deal massive damage to enemies in its area of effect.

  • Health:100
  • Damage:50 – 600
  • Move. speed: Junkrat: Immobilized
  • Tire: 12 meters per second
  • Area of effect:10 meter radius
  • Casting time:1.536 seconds + recovery 0.08 s.
  • Duration: Up to 10 seconds + recovery 0.9 s.
  • Headshot: ✕
  • Ultimate cost:1925 points

Kit positioning

Damage hero

  • As a damage hero in Overwatch 2, Junkrat’s kit positioning revolves around his ability to deal explosive damage and control enemy movements. He is designed to be a versatile hero who can create chaos on the battlefield and disrupt the enemy team’s plans.

Primary Weapon: Frag Launcher

  • Junkrat’s primary weapon is the Frag Launcher, which fires bouncing explosives that deal AOE damage to enemies. This makes Junkrat really useful at dealing damage to groups of enemies or enemies who are in tight spaces.

Secondary Ability: Concussion Mine

  • Junkrat’s Concussion Mine lets him deploy a mine that he can detonate remotely. The mine deals damage and knocks back enemies. Concussion Mine is used to reposition Junkrat quickly or to combo with his primary weapon for a 1 shot.

Mobility Ability: Steel Trap

  • Junkrat’s Steel Trap lets him set a trap that crowd controls an enemy who triggers it. The trap deals damage and lasts for a short time, letting Junkrat or his teammates take advantage of the situation. Steel Trap can be used to create chokepoints or to control the movement of the enemy team.

Utility Ability: Total Mayhem

  • Junkrat’s Total Mayhem passive causes him to drop several live grenades that explode after a short delay when he dies. This ability can catch enemies off guard and deals a lot of damage even after Junkrat has been eliminated.

Ultimate Ability: RIP-Tire

  • Junkrat’s ultimate ability is the RIP-Tire, which lets him deploys a remote-controlled tire bomb that can travel across the map. The tire can be detonated to deal a lot of damage to enemies in the area it explodes. Rip Tire is used to get a pick or a potential team wipe.
  • Overall, Junkrat’s kit positioning as a damage hero in Overwatch 2 focuses on his role as an explosive expert who deals a lot of damage to enemies. His abilities let him create chaos during team fights. To use his kit well, Junkrat requires a good sense of timing and positioning to get a lot of value.

Basic Information

  • Real Name: Jamison Fawkes
  • Age: 25
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Occupation: Anarchist, Thief, Demolitionist, Mercenary, Scavenger
  • Voice actor: Chris Parson
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