The new Overwatch hero is Ashe: here are her abilities

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Blizzard has announced that its newest hero being added to Overwatch is Ashe, who was heavily featured during the McCree animated short highlighted at BlizzCon 2018.

A release date for the Funko Pop hasn't been divulged, but pre-orders are live and being taken at the Blizzard store and other outlets.

After the short wrapped, Overwatch's Jeff Kaplan stoked the audience's curiosity and suggested that the Deadlock Gang and "the mysterious white robot" Echo would all make for great characters.

As the streamer is eliminated, Kaplan, obviously overjoyed with how much fun people are having with the new hero, explains what just happened, "See they Nanoboosted B.O.B., but look at how many kills he got".

In true Blizzard fashion, Miss Elizabeth Caledonia Ashe premiered in an all-new cinematic trailer called "Reunion" that follows the suave cowboy McCree.

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Ashe's main weapon is The Viper, a semi-automatic rifle that can be fired quickly from the hip or down sights for more powerful and accurate shots.

Keeping with her Old West theme, Ashe packs throwable dynamite, which detonates after a set time period or immediately if Ashe shoots it, and a coach gun that knocks Ashe and her enemy backward.

It had been rumoured that the new Overwatch character - hero 29 - was going to be the Junker Queen.

Below are a number of images of Ashe, B.O.B, and their abilities in action. She can call down a giant robot named B.O.B whenever she's ready to use her ultimate.

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