Highlights from Lucie Pohl’s AMA
(These are all in non-linear order, so you’ll have to go up and down the AMA to find them)
- She’s good friends with Jen Cohn
- She loves Pharmercy and thinks the ship is ‘awesome’!
- She says that the writing team are ‘always open’ to the VAs sugggestions
- And that she might try to ask for more voice lines between Pharah and Mercy (!)
- She said she would love to meet Ana’s VA, and pretty much confirmed she is going to Blizzcon
- She’s also working on going to GamesCom, and will be at FanaticExpo in September
- Lucie also says she’s a ‘Mercy main’
She also says she’d love to cosplay Mercy someday
- And that she’d love to see a Steampunk skin for Mercy, and a ‘Futuristic Robot Skin’ for Angela
- Her favorite projects that she’s worked on:
“The comedy shows I write are always my favorite projects because they come from me, the biggest projects I have worked on have been Overwatch, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Red Dwarf. All of them were incredible experiences!”
- “If you could have any ability from any hero in Overwatch, what would it be and why?” Lucie: ‘I’d love to have some of Lucio’s Sonic Amplifier because it’s so badass!’
- She loves The Wire (!)
- The best dessert ever? Cheesecake. And her favorite flavor?
- ‘What is harder to save… heroes or cupcakes?’ Lucie:
‘Definitely cupcakes. They get eaten so quickly.’
When she first moved to the US, the first thing that ‘intensely fascinated’ her was spray cheese
- What Mercy does in her spare time: “Mercy plays soccer and eats chocolate in her free time! She looks for honesty, kindness and loyalty in a friend!“
- She can speak German, English, and can understand French, Spanish, Italian and Greek!
- Her favorite character in the game, aside from Mercy? Soldier 76. No scratch that, she says she ‘loves them all’.
- As for how much of an influence Lucie herself has on Mercy: “I think a lot of my personality influences Mercy because the emotions have to be real and have to come from somewhere!”
- Lucie’s favorite type of music? “I like soul, funk, jazz, hip hop, classical music, flamenco….a lot of different kinds of music!”
- She’d also love to visit Iceland and Sweden, and the Philippines too.
- Lucie lost a few of her family members during the Holocaust, and that ‘her grandmother had to wear the yellow star, was held hostage and was not allowed to continue studying’.
- She says she’d love to turn ‘Hi! Hitler’ into a TV show. Or a film
- And the best part about voicing Mercy? Getting introduced to the ‘wonderful gaming community’. And the fans!