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Sombra is a Damage hero in Overwatch 2. Read on to learn more about Sombra, their weapons and abilities, their patch notes history, their backstory, and more!

Sombra Latest Buffs and Nerfs

September 21, 2022 Dev Blog #5 Patch Notes

Sombra Patch Notes (September 21, 2022)
HackHack ・Increased Lockout duration from 1 second to 1.75 seconds

Machine Pistol

April 26 2022 ・Damage reduction from 8 to 7 damage.
・Shot spread decreased by 10%.


April 26 2022 ・Cooldown shortened from 8 seconds to 4 seconds.
・Cooldown is no longer reduced when hacking health packs.
・Reveals enemies behind walls to the rest of the team for 8 seconds.
・Can be used to destroy Baptiste's Immortality Field.


May 5 2022 ・Movement speed: 65% > 50%
April 26 2022 ・Fade-in speed increased by 50%.
・Enemy Detection radius increased from 2 meters to 4 meters.
・Hack can be used with Stealth without ending it, but it will temporarily reveal her location while hacking and for 0.75 seconds after hacking.
・Movement speed has been reduced from 65% to 50%.


April 26 2022 ・Opportunist Passive now increases damage dealt to hacked targets by 40%.


April 26 2022 ・Now deals damage equal to 40 of current enemies health, not including their shields.

Sombra Hero Profile

Basic Information

Overwatch 2 - SombraSombra
Role: Damage Hero Icon Damage
Ranking: S Rank Icon
Total HP: 250
・250 (Base Health)

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Other Info

Name Olivia Colomar
VA Carolina Ravassa
Age 30
Nationality Mexican
Affiliation Los Muertos (formerly),Talon (currently)

Sombra Weapons and Abilities

Sombra Main Weapon

Machine PistolMachine Pistol
Damage: 8
Description: Short-range automatic weapon.

Sombra Abilities

TranslocatorTranslocator Type: Ability
Cooldown: 6 secs
Effect: Throw a beacon, then press E again to teleport to it. Press F to remove it.
StealthStealth Type: Ability
Cooldown: 6 secs
Effect: Become invisible and move quickly.
HackHack Type: Ability
Cooldown: 8 secs
Duration: 4 secs
Effect: Hold to hack. Hacked enemies cannot use abilities briefly and can be seen through walls. Hacked health packs spawn faster but can't be used by enemies. Taking damage interrupts the hack attempt.
OpportunistOpportunist Type: Passive
Effect: You detect critically injured enemies through walls, and deal 40% more damage to hacked enemies.
EMPEMP Type: Ultimate
Effect: Deals damage equal to 40% of all nearby enemies' health, hacking them and destroying barriers around you.
Role: DamageRole: Damage Type: Passive
Effect: Movement speed increased.

Sombra Story

Sombra Overwatch 2 Story 1
There is practically nothing Sombra can't hack, using her powers to get what she wants and manipulate those on top. She was one of the many children orphaned during the Omnic Crisis and taken in by the Los Muertos Gang of Mexico. This led her to rebel and eventually be caught for a conspiracy she had uncovered.
Sombra Overwatch 2 Story 2
Now she returns to discover the truth, going all in her attacks to get what she wants, even catching the eye of Talon who later recruited her.

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