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Battleborn - Reyna

About

NAME: Reyna
FACTION: Rogues
ROLE: Support
WEAPON: Laser Pistol
TALENT: Plasma Pulse
SKILL 1: Shield Booster
SKILL 2: Priority Target
ULTIMATE: Photonic Ward
PASSIVE: Failsafe

Characteristics

Rescuer Shielder Advanced
Health: 1010
Health Regeneration: 0
Shield: 300
Shield Regeneration: +60/Second
Shield Regeneration Delay: 5 Seconds

About Reyna

LOGO ROGUESRenowned mercenary, leader of  the leaderless. The Battleborn Reyna is a born leader, a nomad and a certified badass. She uses her modified command gauntlet to direct even the most rag tag force into a nearly unstoppable team, shielding them from harm and focusing fire on troublesome enemies.

The unaffiliated free peoples settled on the Detritus Ring asteroid belt and answer to no one, except sometimes Reyna. This faction’s defacto commander leads the ragtag crew when dire circumstances require cooperation. Referred to some as Valkyrie, Reyna is a supportive leader that does all she can to keep her allies in healthy,  fighting  shape.

While the rest of the Battleborn are refugees from snuffed-out galaxies, Reyna Valeria (known among the rogues as “the Valkyrie”) is native-born to the Solus system. She has tirelessly fought for the survival and freedom of her people. Beyond that, Reyna is also a mentor to the rogues – especially Orendi. Reyna feels personally responsible for Orendi after saving her from the LLC.

If anyone is going to keep your team alive, it’s Reyna. And if there’s anyone Reyna’s going to trash talk, it’s Phoebe. After all, who in the hell wears a ritzy ball gown on the battlefield?

DEVELOPER NOTES:

“I love having Reyna on my team. One of my favorite strategies is having Reyna hang back while someone else goes out and lures enemies back to a choke point. Then Reyna shield-boosts our ally, then tags the enemy with Priority Target, which lets us make quick work of our unsuspecting victim!” – Steve Gibson, VP of marketing for Gearbox

Trivia

  • Development Name: RogueCommander
  • Character Concept: 
  • Character Designer: 
  • Character Concept Artist:  Amanda Christensen
  • Voice: Kenneisha Thompson
  • There is a MentalMars Reference inside one of Reyna’s lore challenges.
  • The voice of Reyna is done by Kenneisha Thompson who also did the voice of Lady Hammerlock in Borderlands the Pre-Sequel.
  • During development Reyna’s ‘Shield Booster’ skill was called “Overwatch”.
  • Also during development her Ultimate ability was called “Nick Of Time” and would let her teleport to her allies.

Abilities

Laser PistolLASER PISTOL:

Weapon

Reyna’s primary attack utilizes her lethal laser pistol to deal damage to her enemies. It’s certainly more effective than shouting, “pew pew pew!” at the enemies. Also, remember to hold your gun sideways for effect. It’s a thing.

Primary Attack: 44
Secondary Attack: 54

Plasma PulsePLASMA PULSE:

Talent

Reyna’s secondary attack launches shield-melting plasma pulses from her command gauntlet, dealing 50% bonus damage to shields.

Shield BoosterSHIELD BOOSTER:

Skill 1

Applies an overshield to a target ally that blocks up to 234 damage over the next 8  seconds. During this time Reyna’s Plasma Pulse can charge the target’s shield.

Cooldown: 14 seconds

Priority TargetPRIORITY TARGET:

Skill 2

Fires a homing blast that deals 65 damage (+50% bonus to shields) and reveals the target’s position. The target takes 116% incoming damage for 6 seconds.

Cooldown: 12 seconds

Photonic Ward PHOTONIC WARD:

Ultimate

Deploys a large energy dome that immediately pushes enemies out of the area and continues to block enemy fire from entering or exiting for 6 seconds.

Cooldown: 45 seconds

FailsafeFAILSAFE:

Passive

When Reyna places a Shield Booster overshield on an ally she receives one as well.

Cooldown: 60 seconds

During the course of a gameplay session your Battleborn will earn experience points by  taking down enemies or complete challenges.  By earning enough XP Points your Hero will level up and gets presented a choice between two different augmentations  in the Helix skill tree. Per level you can only choose one of these skills to enhance your character’s abilities.

Reyna’s Helix  skill trees:

  • SQUAD LEADER
  • LONE WOLF
  • MUTATIONS

LEVEL 1

  • ELECTROSTATIC INDUCTION

    When a Shield Booster overshield is applied, it instantly restores a portion of the wearer’s shield. +120 Shield Heal


  • WASTE REDUCTION

    Increases the speed and range of Priority Target’s homing blast. If Priority Target fails to mark a target, half the cooldown is refunded. +67% Attack Speed and Range

LEVEL 2

  • PRIORITY PLASMA

    Plasma Pulse shots home in on enemies marked with Priority Target.


  • LOCKDOWN

    Reyna’s Laser Pistol and Plasma Pulse briefly slow enemies marked with Priority Target. +1.5 Seconds Slow Duration

LEVEL 3

  • PLASMA BURST

    Plasma Pulse fire explodes on impact, dealing damage to nearby enemies.


  • OPTICAL AMPLIFIER

    Increases Laser Pistol damage. +18% Laser Pistol Damage


  • SLAZER THERMOKINETICS

    Increases the damage dealt by Laser Pistol based on the heat level of Plasma Pulse. up to +50% Laser Pistol Damage

LEVEL 4

  • VITAL PROTOCOL

    When a Shield Booster overshield is applied, it instantly restores a portion of the wearer’s health. +260 Health


  • VENGEANCE PROTOCOL

    When a Shield Booster overshield is applied, it explodes, damaging nearby enemies. +208 Damage


  • THE BEST DEFENSE

    Each Shield Booster overshield increases all damage dealt by the earer until it expires or breaks. +16% Damage Amplification

LEVEL 5

  • IMPROVISED TACTICS

    While Failsafe is active, all of Reyna’s active cooldowns are reduced. -15% Cooldown time for All Skills


  • THERMAL EQUILIBRIUM

    Prevents Reyna’s Plasma Pulse from overheating while failsafe is active.

LEVEL 6

  • VIGILANCE

    Increases the amount of damage absorbed by a Shield Booster overshield before it breaks. +112 Overshield


  • FIRST STRIKE

    Increases initial impact damage of Priority Target. +15% Damage


  •  THERAPEUTIC BOOSTER

    Shield Booster removes all debuffs from the wearer when applied.

LEVEL 7

  • SHIELD SAPPER

    When Plasma Pulse damages an enemy’s shield, a portion of that damage is restored to Reyna’s shield. Does not function while Reyna’s  shield is down. +20% Shield Steal


  • PULSE PUNDER

    Increases Plasma Pulse’s base damage. +18% Plasma Pulse Damage

LEVEL 8

  • MOST WANTED

    Increases the duration of Priority Target’s debuff effects. +4 Seconds Duration


  • DOGPILER

    Increases extra damage suffered by enemies marked by Priority Target. +16% Damage Amplification


  • CALLING THE SHOTS (Unlock Rank 9)

    If an enemy marked by Priority Target is killed, the skill’s cooldown is immediately reset.

LEVEL 9

  • LONG WATCH

    Increases Shield Booster overshield duration. +6 Seconds Duration


  • KINETIC DEFLECTION

    A portion of the damage absorbed by a Shield Booster overshield is reflected back at the attacker. +15% Damage Reflection

LEVEL 10

  • BLUNDERDOME

    Disables the shields of all enemies within Photonic Ward’s area of effect.


  • MOBILITY MODULE

    Increases the duration of Photonic Ward and causes the shield to follow Reyna as she moves. +4 Seconds Duration


  • HUDDLE UP

    Activating Photonic Ward grants a Shield Booster overshield to all nearby allies. +234 Overshield for 8 seconds

Guides

Reyna Video Guides by the Community

Media

Images / Screenshots / Artwork

Videos

Reyna Multiplayer Gameplay Highlights

Reyna Skins & Taunts Preview

Battleborn Character Introductions

Lore Challenges

  • MAKE IT REYNA
    Absorb 25,00 damage with Photonic Ward.
  • NOW I GOT THEIR BACK
    Use Plasma Pulse to drain 150 enemies’ shields.
  • THE SIGNAL
    Grant an Overshield to 100 allies.
  • THE BEST DEFENSE
    Kill 100 enemies with Laser Pistol.
  • A MARKED IMPROVEMENT TO BATTLE
    Enemies marked by Priority Target take a total of 30,000 damage.

Reward

Reyna’s legendary gear is rewarded to the player when all lore challenges are completed.

Reyna Lore

Make It Reyna

(Excerpt from a thread titled “who is the valkerie?????”, found on the Free Solus Forums.)
– firecat3 – 2 days ago
Another Valkyrie sighting. Thought she stayed in the Detritus Ring with her peeps? Got some footage I’ll post later that puts her on Tempest.

– byebyestar – 2 days ago
what she doing at Rendain’s house? Knockin’ on teh door lolz

– mentalmarmot – 2 days ago
I’ve seen her there several times on the stations I monitor. Something big is going down, I’m guessing. I hear she likes to fight for lost causes.

– LLC4EVA – 1 day ago
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– spacetroll – 1 day ago
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– firecat3 – 1 day ago
@mentalmarmot: Lost causes?

– wtf1221 – 5h ago
How do you think she earned that nickname, “Valkyrie”? She’s got this thing for swooping into desperate situations and sorting out “lost soul” types. I was caught in a raid on one of the abandoned UPR bases on Ekkunar, got pinned down by Woodsworn rangers, arrows everywhere, thought I was dead.

Then, there’s this bright light – a shield all around me – and the Valkyrie’s voice yelling in my comms. “Up and at ’em! Get moving! I’ll cover you!” She started lighting up targets in the night, and we put fire right on those damned Eldrid. We took ’em all down in minutes.

Yeah, she took a cut of the goods, but I don’t care. Angel, demon, rogue… whatever. She pulled my cloned ass out of the fire on Ekkunar. Followed a lot of folks in my time, but I’d follow her right into a darkened star if she said jump.

– otcwspftw – 2h ago
roast the space elves! vids or didn’t happen!! j/k ROOOOGUES!

Now I Got THEIR Back

(Excerpt from transcoded messaging session between UPR Captain Trevor Ghalt and Rogue faction leader Reyna Valeria, a.k.a. “The Valkyrie”.)
>>[upr.tghalt]: I like a good chase just as much as the next guy, Ms. Valeria, but I’m going to need you to return that UPR Cruiser that you stole. It was carrying critical supplies for the people of Bliss, and I’ve been issued a signed warrant for your arrest.

~[RogueCommander521]: Critical supplies? Do you mean these crates full of pink blankets and wrestling holo-vids? Trevor, please. I think your men can find something else to warm them up.

~[RogueCommander521]: If YOU need warming, though, you know you hardly need an arrest warrant for that.

>[upr.tghalt]: Those are necessary supplies, Ms. Valeria.

>[upr.tghalt]: They’re also UPR property, and this isn’t the first time you’ve borrowed from us.

>[upr.tghalt]: We may be charitable, but the UPR is NOT a charity.

~[RogueCommander521]: Actually, you know what, I take back what I said. I just loaded up one of these holo-vids and I gotta say, this “El Dragón” guy is actually pretty entertaining.

>[upr.tghalt]: Fine, we’ll do it your way. What’s your favorite color handcuff? We’ll be there shortly.

~[RogueCommander521]: Yeah, I see your search party right here on my screen, Ghalt. I don’t want to tell you how to do your job, but it would probably help if you were on the right side of the star.

~[RogueCommander521]: But as far as handcuffs go, my favorite color is velvet. Be sure to bring two pairs.

>[upr.tghalt]: Reyna, seriously. Enough games. We need those blankets. Even if they ARE pink.

>[upr.tghalt]: Also, wave. I’m watching you through surveillance right now. “Fortune’s Favor”, huh? Interesting name for a flagship, if that’s what the floating antique you captain is.

~[RogueCommander521]: Can’t talk, way too busy watching this idiot clothesline robots.

>[upr.tghalt]: C’mon, Reyna. Let’s do this peacefully. I’d hate to mess up your hair.

~[RogueCommander521]: Yeah, you do send the HUGGIEST of security bots, don’t you?

~[RogueCommander521]: If you want my attention so badly, come find me yourself next time. We could cuddle up and drink some caffe as we watch the sunset. If you’re lucky, I might even LET you mess up my hair. I just stumbled across the most ADORABLE pink blankets…

The Best Defense

// TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS – “Commander’s Slazer”
// Modified UPR Officer Sidearm

Caliber: 9mm BAP (ballistically-activated plasma)

Capacity: 12 rounds

Trigger Pull: 2.35 st.

Weight (fully charged): 2.8 st.

Weight (empty charge): 2.72 st.

Fire Modes: Single-fire, full-auto (on hold)

Technician’s Notes: Rechambered for 9mm BAP (which we have tons of) and stripped out most of the redundant internal systems; should result in a faster rate of fire than the standard UPR model. The only thing to watch out for is an occasional hitch in the reload mechanism. While holding the gun on its side should (in theory) guarantee a smooth reload, I’d advise against firing the weapon in this position, as it will greatly reduce accuracy.

Additional Note: Well, except maybe for you, Commander Valeria. Fire it any way that suits you.

The Signal

TRANSMISSION CHANNEL: SOLUS SYSTEM
SOURCE: DETRITUS RING, 34352.688 (incomplete_trace), 00952.234
TAG: FREE PEOPLES OF SOLUS

To all free people of Solus – this is Reyna Valeria, and this signal’s for the lost. The tired. The pissed.

You’ve been pushed around your whole life by people who say they know what’s best for you. For all of us. And while the Varelsi sweep through system after system, you’re still doing what they say. Playing by their rules, following their mandates, executing their plans. And now you’re in Solus. And you’re thinking, maybe this isn’t working. Maybe I’m tired of taking orders from idiots who have no friggin’ clue what they’re doing. Maybe there’s some other way.

I’m here to tell you: there is.

Join us in the Detritus Ring. We got ships. We got resources. We got guns – lots and lots of guns. We even have beer! We make it ourselves, and it’s awful, but it does the trick. What we don’t got is a flag. Or commanders, or warlords, or laws, or precepts. We fight for ourselves. We fight for each other. All the joys of living on the edge of extinction, minus all the bullcrap.

Yeah, we’re probably gonna die. Can’t save you from that. But if you die with us, you’ll die free. On your own terms, and for your own cause. And if you’re as fed the hell up as we are, I bet that sounds pretty damn good right now!

Fly with us! Join the Rogues!

A Marked Improvement to Battle

(Note found in a discarded shipping tetra, after a UPR raid of a suspected criminal base on chunk Potsticker VII within the Detritus Ring.)
Lorrian –

Gonna need some augmentations to this glove.

The anti-shield pulse is working great in battle, but I’m having some trouble with its tracking. Could you make an adaptation that lets me move the shield with me? Most spider sentries can do this, so if you could take care of that. Thanks.

Also, how’s progress on the reactive overshield coming? Got those augs up? Reflective shields would be great, but I think I’d get more use out of a reactive shield that could drain tagged opponent shields when they’re in close quarters. Been fighting a lot alongside Toby lately, and that little maniac gets frustrated when Berg doesn’t draw blood on first contact.

– Valkyrie

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