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D.Va

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D.Va
DVaArt.jpg
Basic Info
Title MEKA Pilot
Role Warrior Warrior
Franchise Overwatch Overwatch
Price 750Gem.png / 10,000Money.png
Release Date May 16, 2017
Data Page
D.Va (Mech)
Base Stats
Attack Type Ranged
Health 2142
Health Regen 5.04
Resource 100 Charge
Armor 0
Attack Speed 4.00
Attack Range 3.75
Attack Damage 23
Data Page
D.Va (Pilot)
Base Stats
Attack Type Ranged
Health 1153
Health Regen 2.67
Resource 100 Charge
Armor 0
Attack Speed 4.00
Attack Range 5.5
Attack Damage 57
Data Page

D.Va, the MEKA Pilot, is a ranged warrior hero from the Overwatch universe. A former pro gamer turned ace mech pilot, D.Va jet-boosts through the Nexus, relying on her powerful cannons and defensive barrier to end skirmishes with a professional's flair. D.Va is a hard-to-kill Bruiser that can peel enemies away from her allies with high disruption.

Hana Song, also known as "D.Va," is both a world champion professional gamer and a burgeoning global icon. As a member of South Korea's elite MEKA unit, she fights to protect her homeland from the colossal omnic threat lurking within the East China Sea.

Background[edit | edit source]

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D.Va is a former professional gamer who now uses her skills to pilot a state-of-the-art mech in defense of her homeland.

Twenty years ago, South Korea was attacked by a colossal omnic monstrosity that rose from the depths of the East China Sea. The massive, lumbering construct caused catastrophic damage to coastal cities before it was driven back beneath the waves. In response, the South Korean government developed a mechanized armored drone unit, called MEKA, to protect urban environments in future engagements with the omnic threat.

The government's fears proved to be well founded, as a disturbing pattern of attacks emerged. Every few years, the monstrosity would rise from the sea to assault South Korea and its neighbors. The omnic learned from these encounters, often reconfiguring itself in a different form and appearing with new weapons and capabilities. Each incident ended in a stalemate, with the monstrosity defeated but not destroyed.

As the omnic continued to adapt, it eventually disrupted MEKA's drone-control networks, forcing the military to place pilots in the mechs. Scrambling to find suitable candidates, the government turned to the country's professional gamers, who possessed the necessary reflexes and instincts to operate the mechs' advanced weapons systems. Top stars were drafted, including reigning world champion Hana Song, also known as "D.Va." Famous for her elite skills, D.Va was a fierce competitor who played to win at all costs, and she had a well-earned reputation for showing no mercy to her opponents.

Seeing her new mission as a game, D.Va fearlessly charges into battle alongside the rest of her MEKA unit, ready to spring to her nation's defense at a moment's notice. Recently, she has begun to stream combat operations to her adoring fans, and her growing following has turned her into a global icon.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Mech Mode Icon.png
D
Mech Mode
When D.Va's Mech is destroyed, she is ejected after 0.75 seconds and can continue to fight in Pilot Mode. Destroying D.Va's Mech only awards 50% of a normal Hero's XP.
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D
Pilot Mode
Each Basic Attack reduces the cooldown of Call Mech by 0.5 seconds. As a Pilot, D.Va only awards 50% of a normal Hero's XP upon death.
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Q
Boosters (Mech Mode)
Cooldown: 9 seconds
Increases D.Va's Movement Speed by 125% for 2 seconds. Enemies that are hit take 135 (+4% per level) damage and are knocked away. D.Va cannot be Slowed while Boosters are active, and each enemy can only be hit once per use.
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W
Defense Matrix (Mech Mode)
Cooldown: 10 seconds
Channel a defensive field in the target direction for 3 seconds, reducing damage dealt by enemy Heroes inside it by 75%. The Mech can move while channeling, but cannot turn. Damage dealt to the Mech by enemies within Defense Matrix still grants the same amount of Self-Destruct Charge.
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E
Self-Destruct
Requires Mech Mode. Eject from the Mech, setting it to self-destruct after 4 seconds. Deals 400 (+4% per level) to 1200 (+4% per level) damage in a large area, depending on distance from the center of the blast. Deals 50% damage against Structures. Gain 1% Charge for every 2 seconds spent using Basic Attacks, and 30% Charge per 100% of Mech Health lost.

* When set on self-destruct, D.Va's Mech becomes an Unkillable Heroic Pet that can be affected by Crowd Control, including Polymorph, and Stasis effects like Stitches' Gorge.
* Crowd Control effects neither delay nor suppress Mech's explosion, they can only affect its position. The explosion can only be delayed by the Time Stop effect.
Call Mech Icon.png
E
Call Mech
Requires Pilot Mode. Call a new Mech and enter Mech Mode. 45 second cooldown. While in Pilot Mode, each Basic Attack lowers this cooldown by 0.5 seconds.
Bunny Hop Icon.png
R
Bunny Hop
Cooldown: 90 seconds
Requires Mech Mode. D.Va's Mech becomes Unstoppable and stomps every 0.5 seconds, dealing (+4% per level) 60 damage and Slowing enemies by 40%. Lasts 4 seconds.
Big Shot Icon.png
R
Big Shot
Cooldown: 4 seconds
Requires Pilot Mode. Deal 250 (+4% per level) damage to all enemies in a line. Call Mech's cooldown is reduced by 8 seconds for each enemy Hero hit.

Talents[edit | edit source]

1
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Rush-down
If D.Va takes nor deals no damage during Boosters, lower the cooldown by 5 seconds.
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Hit the Nitrous
Initial speed of Boosters increased to 325%, then decays to normal speed over 0.5 seconds. During this time Boosters deals 100% bonus damage.
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Crash Course
❢ Quest: Damage 25 enemy Heroes with Boosters.
❢ Reward: Damaging enemy Heroes with Boosters lowers the cooldown by 1 second per Hero hit.
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Pro Moves
D.Va's Mech gains 2% Movement Speed for 1.25 second every time she takes damage, up to 30%.
4
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Diverting Power
The area of Defense Matrix is 100% wider and 25% longer, but D.Va is rooted for the duration.
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Bring It On
Self-Destruct's Charge amount gained from losing Mech Health increased by 30%.
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Get Through This!
Increase the duration of Defense Matrix by additional 3 seconds.
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Fusion Generator
Every time an enemy Hero deals damage while inside Defense Matrix, D.Va's Self-Destruct Charge increased by 1% (Max 15).
7
Coming Through Icon.png
Coming Through
Increase the knockback distance by 100%.
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Dazer Zone
Enemy Heroes affected by Defense Matrix are Slowed by 20%.
Aggression Matrix Icon.png
Aggression Matrix
Basic Attacks in Mech Mode against Heroes lowers the cooldown of Defense Matrix by 0.25 seconds.
Nuclear Option Icon.png
Nuclear Option
Increase the delay before Self-Destruct explodes by 3 seconds. Detonation damage increased by 50%.
10
Bunny Hop Icon.png
Bunny Hop
Cooldown: 90 seconds
D.Va's Mech becomes Unstoppable, and you deal 60 (+4% per level) damage per second and slow nearby enemies by 60% for 4 seconds.
Big Shot Icon.png
Big Shot
Cooldown: 4 seconds
Deal 250 (+4% per level) damage in a line to all enemies. Lower the cooldown of Call Mech by 5 seconds for each enemy hero hit.
13
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Expensive Plating
Increase Mech health by 20%, but increase the cooldown of Call Mech by 15 seconds.
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Emergency Shielding
When D.Va's Mech would be destroyed, instead gain an 210 (+4% per level) point shield for 6 seconds. This has a 15 second cooldown.
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Ablative Armor
Damage against D.Va's Mech that would deal 4% or less of your max health are reduced by 50%.
16
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Torpedo Dash
D.Va gains the Torpedo Dash ability, allowing her to dash forward and pass through enemies.
Requires Pilot Mode.
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GG, WP
Increase Pilot Mode Basic Attack damage by 50%. Participating in a Takedown while in Pilot Mode instantly refreshes the cooldown of Call Mech.
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Nanoweave Suit
For 4 seconds after ejecting from her Mech, D.Va gains 50 Armor and her Basic Attacks grant 50% more cooldown reduction for Call Mech.
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Suppressing Fire
Pilot Mode Basic Attacks have 20% increased range and Slow enemy Movement Speed by 20% for 2.5 seconds.
20
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Stop and Pop
Bunny Hop deals 150% more damage if D.Va isn't moving at the moment of impact.
Pew! Pew! Pew! Icon.png
Pew! Pew! Pew!
Instead of a single shot, Big Shot fires 3 shots over 0.5 seconds. Each shot deals 50% reduced damage.
Concussive Pulse Icon.png
Concussive Pulse
Cooldown: 8 seconds
D.Va gains the Concussive Pulse ability, allowing her to deal 141 (+4% per level) damage to enemies in a cone and knock them back.
Requires Pilot Mode.
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MEKAfall
Cooldown: 45 seconds
Call Mech is instant and can target a location. Upon landing, the Mech deals 202 (+4% per level) damage to enemies in the impact area.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Main article: D.Va/Quotes


Skins[edit | edit source]

D.Va Skins
 
Rare D.Va
Backstory: Hana Song, also known as "D.Va," is both a world champion professional gamer and a burgeoning global icon. As a member of South Korea’s elite MEKA unit, she fights to protect her homeland from the colossal omnic threat lurking within the East China Sea.
D.Va MEKA Pilot.jpg
750Gem.png / 10,000Money.png
MEKA Pilot
D.Va Fiery.jpg
Free
Fiery
D.Va Major.jpg
Free
Major
D.Va Camo.jpg
Shard.png 150
Camo
D.Va X-Treme.jpg
Shard.png 150
X-Treme
Rare Pro
Backstory: Being a pro has its perks: sponsorship deals, an adoring fan base, customized polyfusion sequencers for your personal mecha... you know, little things.
D.Va Pro.jpg
Shard.png 100
D.Va Pro Competitive.jpg
Shard.png 100
Competitive
D.Va Pro Elite.jpg
Shard.png 100
Elite
D.Va Pro Perfect.jpg
Shard.png 150
Perfect
D.Va Pro Global.jpg
Shard.png 150
Global
Legendary Goliath
Backstory: Few mechs are as versatile as the goliath combat walker. Armed with the latest aftermarket upgrades, Corporal Song can call in a new walker from TACCOM whenever she gets the go-ahead.
Features: Altered voice-over, themed abilities.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of other universes merging into StarCraft skins.
D.Va Goliath.jpg
Shard.png 1,600
D.Va Goliath Hazard.jpg
Shard.png 1,600
Hazard
D.Va Goliath Sharkmouth.jpg
Shard.png 1,600
Sharkmouth
D.Va Goliath Devil Dogs.jpg
Shard.png 1,600
Devil Dogs
D.Va Goliath Spectre.jpg
Shard.png 1,600
Spectre
Legendary The Destroyer
Backstory: Why be a Worldbreaker when you can be a Gamebreaker?
Features: Altered voice-over, themed abilities, and themed animations.
Notes: This skin theme is part of a shared theme of other universes merging into Warcraft skins.
D.Va the Destroyer.jpg
Shard.png 2,400
D.Va the Destroyer Destroyerlisk.jpg
Shard.png 2,400
Destroyerlisk
D.Va the Destroyer Life-Binder.jpg
Shard.png 2,400
Life-Binder
D.Va the Destroyer Dreamer.jpg
Shard.png 2,400
Dreamer
D.Va the Destroyer Spellweaver.jpg
Shard.png 2,400
Spellweaver

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • D.Va made her debut in Overwatch (May 2016).
  • D.Va is voiced by Charlet Chung.
  • D.Va hails from South Korea, and is 19 years old.
  • D.Va was released on the PTR on May 8, 2017.
  • Fiery D.Va is reminiscent of Asuka and Eva-02 from Neon Genesis Evangelion.
  • Major D.Va is reminiscent of the Major and a Tachikoma from Ghost in the Shell.
  • D.Va's MEKAfall talent is a reference to the Titanfall franchise.
  • D.Va's dance animation uses choreography from the song "Cheer Up" by South Korean girl group Twice.
    • D.Va's taunt animation uses choreography from "TT", also by Twice.
  • D.Va's home screen music used part of a soundtrack from Overwatch's Year of The Rooster event trailer.
  • Bunny Hop's internal name is "K-pop Ultimate".
  • Lead Hero Designer Kent-Erik Hagman revealed that the mech portion of D.Va uses similar tech to Lt. Morales's Medivac. It was an easy, readily available method of attaching one hero to another. In hindsight, the developers wish they'd used the same method to link Cho and Gall together. D.Va's Big Shot heroic was different during playtesting: she had a Stun Gun in Pilot Mode, allowing her player to trap an enemy in a Self Destruct. In the end, that wasn't very fun.[1]
  • D.Va dislikes being called a child.
  • D.Va sometimes copies The Raven Lord's saying: "Talent? HA! ... that seems generous."

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