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Symbiote (Q)
Cooldown: 4 seconds

Assist another allied Unit or Combat Structure, allowing you to shield them and use new Abilities.

Cannot be used on another Hero's Summons.

Notes Edit

  • A crown icon appears above Heroes’ Minimap portraits when they are affected by Abathur’s Symbiote.

Images Edit

Symbiote

Patch changes Edit

  • IconHotS (Patch April 24, 2018Note: Fixed an issue causing Spike Burst’s visual effects to appear much larger than intended when cast while targeting a Mercenary with Symbiote.
  • IconHotS (Patch February 6, 2018Note: A crown icon will now appear above Heroes’ Minimap portraits when they are affected by Abathur’s Symbiote.
  • IconHotS (Patch June 13, 2017Note: Can now correctly cast Symbiote on an allied Nova’s Holo Decoys.
  • IconHotS (Patch April 4, 2017Note: Fixed an issue that caused Heroes affected by Abathur’s Symbiote to fail to trigger Valeera’s Assassinate talent.
  • IconHotS (Patch July 12, 2016Note: Symbiote will now be paused if the allied target enters a Stasis effect or if Tracer uses her Recall ability; Symbiote can still be cancelled in these situations, but no Symbiote Abilities can be used.
  • IconHotS (Patch March 9, 2016Note: Abathur players will no longer become locked out of casting Abilities if Symbiote is cast at the same moment that Abathur is killed.
  • IconHotS (Patch February 2, 2016Note: Abathur players will no longer become stuck in Symbiote mode if the Symbiote target is displaced by a respawning Bell Tower on Towers of Doom.