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Wall Ride
Non-damaging movement type
+30% movement speed
Lúcio rides along a wall.
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Lúcio is able to ride along a wall's face until either the wall ends or he jumps off. He also is able to move vertically at an angle as this happens. After initiating the Wall Ride, as long as the jump button is held, Lúcio will remain wall riding. The only things that will affect the trajectory are adjusting Crossfade and releasing the jump button. While riding the wall, his movement speed is increased by 30%.

After releasing from a wall, Lúcio gains a slight burst of speed. He can immediately wall ride into another wall, but he cannot continue to wall ride any wall facing the same direction with the old one, including the original. Lúcio must land on the ground or Wall Ride on a wall facing a different direction to reset this. Curved surfaces is considered changing its direction gradually; it means that Lúcio can indefinitely ride "walls" like Ilios' well and Lijiang Tower's control center wall. Some small convexly curved surfaces, on the other hand, require Lúcio to change his direction if he wants to remain on the wall.

In the Game Options, Lúcio has an option that affects his Wall Ride:

  • Allow Backwards Wall Ride: When enabled, the player will be able to wall ride backward by holding the back and jump button.


  • Hard-Light Skates are equipped with "blades" that are projections of hard light. This allows for quick movement across all surfaces.[1]

Patch changes

  • Overwatchemblem black.png October 15, 2019 Patch: Wall riding movement speed buff decreased from 40% to 30%
  • Overwatchemblem black.png May 3, 2018 Patch: Wall riding is less likely to be interrupted along a single surface; Can now go around corners (both outside corners, and inside corners) without having to leave the wall; Can now land back on the same wall after leaping away, provided his leap takes him far enough away from the original jumping off point; Added a minimum time that the jump key must be held before Lúcio can ride around corner.
  • Overwatchemblem black.png February 13, 2018 Patch: Activating Wall Ride will now cause the flag to drop during Capture the Flag matches.
  • Overwatchemblem black.png October 17, 2017 Patch: The speed boost that Lúcio receives after completing a wall ride has been increased by 65%.
  • Overwatchemblem black.png July 27, 2017 Patch: Fixed a bug preventing Lucio from receiving the full speed boost when traveling backwards during a Wall Ride.
  • Overwatchemblem black.png April 11, 2017 Patch: Movement speed increased by 20% when wall riding; Lúcio now receives a burst of speed when leaping off a wall
  • Overwatchemblem black.png January 24, 2017 Patch: New Hero Option: Allow Backwards Wall Ride.


Lúcio Navigation
General MainQuotesGallerySkins and WeaponsSprays
Abilities Sonic AmplifierCrossfadeAmp It UpWall RideSound Barrier
Lore Organizations Vishkar Corporation
Character relationships Symmetra
Locations Rio de Janeiro
Others Synaesthesia AuditivaLúcioball
Media Articles Lúcio's World Tour -
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