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Enter, the OR15 defense bots! They took the old Idina model from the Crisis and gave them a complete makeover. They kept us safe. For a while.
~ Efi Oladele
OR15 units in Numbani

The OR15 (alternatively stylized as OR-15)[1] was a recently developed type of defense robot.[2] After the Numbani airport attack, the OR15 program was decommissioned.[3]

History[edit | edit source]

The OR15 defense robot was an omnic[4] based off the Omnic Crisis OR14. It was designed to protect the citizens of Numbani from potential external threats and more importantly, Doomfist; twenty years after the Omnic Crisis.[3] While the units were suited for battle and initially performed their function, they soon lost horrifically in a fight against Doomfist in the Numbani airport.[5][6] As a result of the fight, Doomfist's gauntlet was stolen.[7] Subsequently, the citizenry of Numbani gave up hope on the OR15.[6] After the attack, the program was scrapped, the units decommissioned, and the civil government sold off the remaining OR15s.[3]

The destroyed OR15s

The young girl Efi Oladele purchased one of the decommissioned OR15 units and created Orisa, an upgraded version of the OR15 designed as a singular unit to represent what the OR15 units were supposed to do for her city.[6]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2017-02-27, Overwatch Tweet, @PlayOverwatch, Accessed on 2017-02-27
  2. 2017-02-21, An Interview with Inventor Efi Oladele, PlayOverwatch. Accessed on 2017-02-21
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Orisa, Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed on 2017-03-02
  4. 2017-03-22, Michael Chu's Twitter, Twitter. Accessed on 2018-11-17.
  5. 2017-02-24, Overwatch Tweet, @PlayOverwatch, Accessed on 2017-02-24
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 2017-3-2, Developer Update | Introducing Orisa | Overwatch, Youtube.
  7. 2017-02-21, The Overwatch Character Teases Continue In-game, GameSpot. Accessed on 2017-02-25