Complete Marvel Rivals Heroes Abilities Guide
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Complete Marvel Rivals Heroes Abilities Guide

Nathan Lees
Nathan Lees

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The Marvel Rivals alpha is currently live until May 20, offering players the chance to control one of the 19 available heroes. Each hero comes with unique abilities and difficulty levels, making the gameplay experience diverse and exciting. To help you navigate through the battlefield, we have compiled a comprehensive guide detailing the abilities of each character.

Marvel Rivals Heroes Abilities Guide:

Hulk

Difficulty: 4/5 Stars

Marvels Hulk
  • LMB – Heavy Blow – Swing fists forward to punch enemies.
    • LMB (as Bruce Banner) – Gamma Ray Gun – Fire with a Gamma Ray Gun.
  • Q – Hulk Smash! – Unleash stored gamma energy, transforming from Hero Hulk into Monster Hulk for a limited time period.
    • Q (as Bruce Banner) – Puny Banner – Transform from Bruce Banner into Hero Hulk.
    • Q (as Monster Hulk) – World Breaker – Grab and smash the enemy in front.
  • LSHIFT – Indestructible Guard – Generate gamma shields for Hero Hulk and nearby allies, absorbing converting damage into energy for HULK SMASH!
    • LSHIFT – Gamma Grenade – Launch a Gamma Grenade to inflict damage and Knock Them Airborne.
  • E – Radioactive Lockdown – Emit gamma energy to place enemies in quantum void that renders them immobilized and immune to all ability effects.
  • SPACE – Incredible Leap – Hold SPACE to perform a charged leap that allows Hero Hulk to Knock a flying enemy to the ground.
  • RMB – Gamma Burst – Emit gamma-ray bursts to inflict damage.
  • Team-Up – Gamma Boost – Hulk charges Doctor Strange and Iron Man with gamma radiation. When Doctor Strange uses Maelstrom of Madness, he unleashes excess gamma energy. When Iron Man uses Armor Overdrive, he will initiate a gamma upgrade.

Magneto

Difficulty: 2/5 Stars

Megento Marvels
  • LMB – Iron Valley – Fire a volley of magnetic orbs forward.
  • Q – Meteor M – Alter the magnetic field to draw in matter and projectiles and forge a massive iron meteor, delivering catastrophic damage to the targeted area upon impact.
  • LSHIFT – Metallic Curtain – Change the magnetic field around to form a metallic curtain, blocking all flying projectiles.
  • E – Metal Bulwark – Conjure a metal shield around a chosen ally. Damage taken will transform into rings on Magneto’s back.
  • SPACE – Magnetic Descent – Hold SPACE to fall slowly.
  • RMB – Mag-Cannon – Convert the iron rings on Magneto’s back into a Mag-Cannon and launch a metallic mass forward. Higher stacks of rings increase damage, and full stacks Knock Back enemies.
  • Team-Up: C – Metallic Fusion – Scarlet Witch can infuse Chaos Energy into Magneto to enchant his greatsword. Upon receiving the Chaos Energy, Magneto can unleash its full force, striking down enemies with his enchanted greatsword.

Peni Parker

Difficulty: 3/5 Stars

Peni Marvels
  • LMB – Cyber-Web Cluster – Launch forward a Cyber-Web Cluster.
  • Q – Spider-Sweeper – Enhance the SP//dr suit, Knocking Back enemies in its path and deploying Arachno-Mines, Spider-Drones, and Cyber-Webs repeatedly.
  • LSHIFT – Bionic Spider-Nest – Generate a Spider-Nest at a targeted area, periodically spawning Spider-Drones and creating Cyber-Webs.
  • E – Arachno-Mine – Deploy Arachno-Mines that can be concealed within the confines of a Cyber-Web.
  • F – Cyber-Bond – Shoot a web strand that links to the targeted area or Cyber-Web. If stretched too far, it will trigger a pullback.
  • SPACE – Wall Crawl – Hold SPACE to crawl on vertical surfaces.
  • RMB – Cyber-Web Snare – Cast futuristic webbing that Immobilizes enemies upon impact and creates a Cyber-Web upon hitting the scene.

Doctor Strange

Difficulty: 3/5 Stars

Doctor Strange Marvels
  • LMB – Daggers of Denak – Cast Daggers of Denak forward.
  • Q – Eye of Agamotto – Separate nearby enemies’ Souls from their bodies. Damage dealt to these Souls is transferred to their physical bodies.
  • LSHIFT – Cloak of Levitation – Ascend and then enter a brief state of sustained flight.
  • E – Maelstrom of Madness – Release Dark Magic to deal damage to nearby enemies.
  • F – Pentagram of Farallah – Open portals between two locations, enabling all units to travel through them.
  • RMB – Shield of the Seraphim – Create a protective barrier against damage.
  • Team-Up: Gamma Maelstrom – Hulk charges Doctor Strange and Iron Man with gamma radiation. When Doctor Strange uses Maelstrom of Madness, he unleashes excess gamma energy. When Iron Man uses Armor Overdrive, he will initiate a gamma upgrade.

Groot

Difficulty: 1/5 Stars

Groot Marvels
  • LMB – Vine Strike – Launch vines to attack enemies.
  • Q – Strangling Person – Fire a massive vine cluster that pulls nearby enemies to its center and Imprisons them.
  • LSHIFT – Thornlash Wall – Target a location and grow a Thornlash Wall. When Awakened, it strikes nearby enemies attacked by Groot and his allies.
  • E – Ironwood Wall – Target a location and grow an Ironwood Wall. When Awakened, it grant Bonus Health to Groot when nearby enemies take damage.
  • RMB – Spore Bomb – Throw an explosive Spore Bomb that splits into multiple small explosive spores.
  • Team-Up: Friendly Shoulder – Rocket Raccoon can ride on Groot’s shoulders, receiving Damage Reduction.

Storm

Difficulty: 3/5 Stars

Storm Marvels
  • LMB – Wind Blade – Launch forward-piercing Wind Blades.
  • Q – Omega Hurricane – Transform into a hurricane to draw in nearby enemies and deal damage.
  • LSHIFT – Weather Control – Switch the weather to empower allies: Tornado grands a Movement Boost; Thunder grants a Damage Boost.
  • E – Goddess Boost – Channel the power of the weather to empower Storm: Tornado grants a Movement Boost; Thunder grants a Damage Boost and summons lightning to inflict damage.
  • RMB – Bolt Rush – Unleash a lightning bolt forward.

Black Panther

Difficulty: 4/5 Stars

Black Panther Marvels
  • LMB – Vibranium Claws – Slice Vibranium Claws forward.
  • Q – Bast’s Descent – Summon Bast, pouncing forward, dealing damage and attaching a Vibranium Mark to hit enemies.
  • LSHIFT – Sprint Rend – Lunge forward and deal damage to enemies. Hitting an enemy afflicted with a Vibranium Mark produces bonus Health and refreshes the ability.
  • E – Spinning Kick – Spiral forward and attach a Vibranium Mark to hit enemies.
  • SPACE – Subtle Step – Hold SPACE to run on a wall; perform a jump after detaching from the wall.
  • RMB – Spear Toss – Toss a Vibranium energy spear forward, creating a Vibranium Force Field and attaching a Vibranium Mark to enemies in its radius.
  • Team-Up: C – Djalia Disc – Magik opens a portal. Black Panther can use the portal.
  • Passive – Panther’s Cunning – Deal higher damage when at low Health.

Iron Man

Difficulty: 2/5 Stars

Iron Man marvels
  • LMB – Repulsor Blast – Fire nano pulse cannons forward.
  • RMB – Unibeam – Fire a unibeam forward.
  • Q – Invincible Pulse Cannon – Fire a devastating pulse cannon in the targeted direction, delivering catastrophic damage to the targeted area upon impact.
  • LSHIFT – Hyper-Velocity – Activate Hyper-Velocity state for swift forward flight.
  • E – Armor Overdrive – Activate Armor Overdrive state, enhancing damage of Repulsor Blast and Unibeam.
  • F – Micro-Missile Barrage – When Hyper-Velocity or Armor Overdrive in used, Iron Man can launch a missile bombardment.
  • Team-Up: Gamma Overdrive – Hulk charges Doctor Strange and Iron Man with gamma radiation. When Doctor Strange uses Maelstrom of Madness, he unleashes excess gamma energy. When Iron Man uses Armor Overdrive, he will initiate a gamma upgrade.

Scarlet Witch

Difficulty: 1/5 Stars

Scarlet Witch
  • LMB – Chaos Control – Use Chaos Magic to attack enemies and restore Chaos Energy.
  • Q – Reality Erasure – Engage in free-flight while charging energy, then unleash it to deal massive damage.
  • LSHIFT – Mystic Projection – Enter the Projection state for free-flight. Press again to exit early.
  • E – Dark Seal – Land a hit on a target or the scene, or press again to generate a Force Field that periodically Stuns enemies within range.
  • SPACE – Telekinesis – Hold SPACE to fall slowly.
  • RMB – Chthonian Burst – Consume Chaos Energy to fire explosive magic missiles, damaging enemies.
  • Team-Up: Chaotic Bond – Scarlet Witch can infuse Chaos Energy into Magneto to enchant his greatsword. Upon receiving the Chaos Energy, Magneto can unleash its full force, striking down enemies with his enchanted greatsword.

Star-Lord

Difficulty: 2/5 Stars

Star-Lord
  • LMB – Element Guns – Shoot enemies with dual Element Guns.
  • Q – Galactic Legend – Engage in free-flight and lock onto enemies in sight.
  • LSHIFT – Rocket Propulsion – Boost and soar forward.
  • E – Blaster Barrage – Fire a frenzy of shots, causing damage to enemies within range.
  • RMB – Stellar Shift – Dodge in the direction of movement and swiftly reload.

The Punisher

Difficulty: 1/5 Stars

The Punisher
  • LMB (1) – Adjudication – Fire at enemies with Adjudication, his Automatic Rifle.
    • LMB (2) – Deliverance – Fire at enemies with Deliverance, his Shotgun.
  • Q – Final Judgement – Unleash two gatling guns and missiles to attack enemies.
  • LSHIFT – Vantage Connection – Launch a hook to generate a cable that enables Punisher to move rapidly by pressing F.
  • E – Culling Turret – Deploy a Culling Turret that grounds Punisher while dealing massive damage.
  • RMB – Scourge Grenade – Throw a Smoke Grenade forward to Obscure enemy vision.
  • Team-Up: Infinite Punishment – Rocket Raccoon throws an Ammo Overload Device in the target direction. Upon entering the device’s range, The Punisher receives the buffs of Infinite Ammo and Faster Firing.
  • Passive – Warrior’s Gaze – Retain vision of enemies that disappear from view for a short duration.

Hela

Difficulty: 3/5 Stars

Hela
  • LMB – Nightsword Thorn – Throw Nightsword thorns.
  • Q – Goddess of Death – Soar into the sky and unleash Nastrond Crows from each hand at will.
  • LSHIFT – Astral Flock – Transform into a flock of Hel crows to glide forth, press again to undo the transformation.
  • E – Soul Drainer – Project an explosive Hel sphere to Stun nearby enemies.
  • RMB – Piercing Night – Fire multiple Nightsword thorns that detonate after a delay.
  • Team-Up: Queen of Hel – When Hela lands a final hit in defeating an enemy, she can instantly resurrect Loki in the respawn phase. If Loki is alive, a Nastrond Crow will fly to him, granting blue armor.
  • Passive – Hel’s Descent – Hold SPACE to fall slowly.
    • Passive – Nastrond Crowstorm – Defeating an enemy will generate a Nastrond Crow, exploding after a duration.

Magik

Difficulty: 3/5 Stars

Magik
  • LMB – Soulsword – Slash forward with the Soulsword.
    • LMB (after Stepping Disc) – Eldritch Whirl – Spin while swinging the Soulsword after exiting a Stepping Disc.
  • Q – Darkchild – Transform into Darkchild, gaining enhancements to all her abilities.
  • LSHIFT – Stepping Discs – Jump through a Stepping Disc, teleporting a short distance in the direction of movement.
  • E – Umbral Incursion – Dash forward and launch an enemy upward.
  • RMB – Magik Slash – Strike forward an air slash.
    • RMB (after Stepping Disc) – Demon’s Rage – Summon a Limbo demon that attacks enemies after exiting a Stepping Disc.
  • Team-Up: C – Disc Master – Magik opens a portal. Black Panther can use the portal.
  • Passive – Limbo’s Might – Convert damage inflicted on enemies into Bonus Health to herself.

Spider-Man

Difficulty: 5/5 Stars

Spider-Man
  • LMB – Spider-Power – Swing fists forward to strike, dealing extra damage to the enemy with a Spider-Tracer.
  • Q – Spectacular Spin – Launch Web-Clusters all around to damage and Stun enemies.
  • LSHIFT – Web-Swing – Shoot a strand of webbing to swing.
  • E – Get Over Here! – Shoot webbing to reel in the hit enemy. If the enemy is tagged with a Spider-Tracer, Spider-Man will get pulled to them instead.
  • F – Amazing Combo – Launch an enemy upward, dealing extra damage to the enemy with a Spider-Tracer.
  • SPACE – Thwip and Flip – Perform a double jump.
  • RMB – Web-Cluster – Shoot a Web-Cluster that deals damage and attaches a Spider-Tracer to the hit enemy.
  • Passive – Spider-Sense – Give a warning of enemies that have been around.
    • Passive – Wall Crawl – Press SPACE to crawl on vertical surfaces, and press LMB to run on them.

Namor

Difficulty: 2/5 Stars

Namor
  • LMB – Trident of Neptune – Toss the trident forward, reducing Aquatic Dominion’s cooldown upon enemy impact.
  • Q – Horn of Proteus – Summon Giganto to leap atop enemies within range.
  • LSHIFT – Blessing of the Deep – Summon a protective barrier while flying upwards, shielding Namor while disabling movement and skill use during its duration.
  • E – Aquatic Dominion – Summon a Monstro Spawn that can autonomously attack enemies.
  • RMB – Wrath of the Seven Seas – Launch the trident forward to damage nearby enemies, then direct all Monstro Spawn to perform an enhanced attack on the nearest hit enemy.
  • Team-Up: C – Frozen Spawn – Luna Snow infuses ice energy into Namor, who then can tap into the ice energy to power up abilities at will.

Loki

Difficulty: 4/5 Stars

Loki
  • LMB – Mystical Missile – Fire Mystical Missiles to heal allies or deal damage to enemies.
  • Q – God of Mischief – Shapeshift into a targeted ally or enemy hero and use all the hero’s abilities.
  • LSHIFT – Regeneration Domain – Use Rune Stones to create a magical field that converts damage taken by allies within its radius into healing energy.
  • E – Doppelganger – Project an Illusion that can cast some of Loki’s abilities.
  • F – Devious Exchange – Swap with the selected Illusion.
  • RMB – Deception – Become Invisible and conjure an Illusion to deceive enemies.
  • V – Backstab – Pull out a dagger to stab enemies, dealing extra damage when attacking an enemy from behind.
  • Team-Up: Laufeyson Reborn – When Hela lands a final hit in defeating an enemy, she can instantly resurrect Loki in the respawn phase. If Loki is alive, a Nastrond Crow will fly to him, granting blue armor.

Rocket Raccoon

Difficulty: 1/5 Stars

Rocket Raccoon
  • LMB – Bombard Mode – Fire energy projectiles that deal damage.
  • RMB – Repair Mode – Shoot bouncing spheres to heal allies.
  • Q – C.Y.A.: Cosmic Yarn Amplifier – Deploy a Cosmic Yarn Amplifier that grants allies a Damage Boost.
  • LSHIFT – Jetpack Dash – Dash forward.
  • E – B.R.B.: Battle Rebirth Beacon – Deploy a Rebirth Beacon that revives a fallen ally and periodically produces armor packs and rocket jet packs.
  • SPACE – Flying Ace/Wild Crawl – Hold SPACE to fall slowly or run on a wall.
  • Team-Up: C – Old Friends – Rocket Raccoon can ride on Groot’s shoulders, receiving Damage Reduction.
    • Z – Ammo Invention – Rocket Raccoon throws an Ammo Overload Device in the target direction. Upon entering the device’s range. The Punisher receives the buffs of Infinite Ammo and Faster Firing.

Mantis

Difficulty: 1/5 Stars

Mantis
  • LMB – Life Energy Blast – Fire an energy thorn and regain one Life Orb after a critical hit.
  • Q – Soul Resurgence – Release energy around her while moving, providing Healing Over Time and Movement Boost for surrounding allies.
  • LSHIFT – Spore Slumber – Throw a spore to Sedate the nearest enemy.
  • E – Allied Inspiration – Consume Life Orbs to grant allies a Damage Boost.
  • F – Natural Anger – Consume Life Orbs to grant herself a Damage Boost.
  • RMB – Healing Flower – Consume Life Orbs to grant allies Healing Over Time.
  • Passive – Nature’s Flavor – Receive a Movement Boost when not injured and Healing Over Time when consuming Life Orbs.

Luna Snow

Difficulty: 2/5 Stars

Luna Snow
  • LMB – Light & Dark Ice – Fire ice shots that damage enemies or heal allies.
  • Q – Fate of Both Worlds – Take center stage and start dancing! Toggle between two performances: Heal allies or grant them Damage Boost.
  • LSHIFT – Ice Arts – Fire ice shards for a short duration, damaging enemies or healing allies while restoring her own Health.
  • E – Share the Stage – Attach Idol Aura to an ally. Allies with Idol Aura also restore Health when Luna Snow is healing others.
  • RMB – Absolute Zero – Cast a clump of ice to freeze the hit enemy and restore Health.
  • Team-Up – Icy Disco – Luna Snow infuses ice energy into Namor, who then can tap into the ice energy to power up abilities at will.
  • Passive – Cryo Heart – Automatically restore Health when casting Ice Arts or Absolute Zero.
    • Passive – Smooth Skate – Keep moving forward to start ice skating.

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