Overwatch’s Latest Character Moira Answers a Huge Question in the Game’s Lore

One that tells about a specific character.

Blizzard just revealed its latest hero for Overwatch during the ongoing BlizzCon 2017. Take a look at the newest support hero named Moira O’Deorain in this origin video below:


From the looks of it, Moira holds a key piece in the Overwatch lore. One that finally explains Reapers phase out ability.


“Overwatch held back the pace of scientific discovery for decades,” she says in the cinematic. “They believed my methods were too radical, too controversial.”

Of course, voice lines indicate that Reaper does blame Mercy for his current state. Theories state that Moira might’ve given him his abilities like Shadow Step but when Mercy brought Reyes back, it might have caused the process to go awry which turned him into Reaper.

Ok, so that nails it. Now I’m hyped.

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