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Phreak is a hero that was created for the pitch meeting for Prometheus, which became Overwatch. Her design is taken from unused Titan concept art.[1]

She had the following abilities:

  • Cannon
  • Stomp
  • Attract


  • Her name derives from the word "phreak", which is a portmanteau of the words "phone" and "freak". Phreaking is a slang word that refers to the reverse-engineering and manipulation of the phone system, similar to hacking computer systems.
  • During the opening slideshow in the Cinematic Trailer, the figure on the far right of the Paris scene appears to have "Phreak" printed on the back of their leather jacket.


  1. 2017-11-13, The evolution of Overwatch’s heroes. Blizzard Watch, accessed on 2017-11-13
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