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Here Are Balance Upgrades For Shazam, Lobo And Bane In Injustice: Gods Among Us


Shazam, Lobo and Bane are among the characters that will be receiving upgrades in the next balance patch for Injustice: Gods Among Us. NetherRealm Studios’ Ed Boon shared a peek at some of the changes to the three characters that you’ll find in the next path for the game. Take a look at them below.


Shazam upgrades:

Improved range and damage for:

  • Herculean Might
  • Achilles Cluth

Increased Damage for:

  • Atlas Torpedo
  • Bolt of Zeus

The Mighty Charge Combo: Now pops up opponents


Lobo upgrades:

Hook Charge:

  • Hits as an overhead
  • Improved startup & viability as a wakeup attack

“Meter Burn” version has 2 hits of armor

  • Character power:
  • Now loads 2 rounds of Nuclear Shells

Pump Shot blasts:

  • Extended reach when Nuclear Shells loaded


Bane upgrades:

Venom Boosts now reduce the damage he takes when hit.

  • Level 1: 5% reduction
  • Level 2: 15% reduction
  • Level 3: 30% reduction

Infinite Crisis Combo

  • Much safer when blocked

Now hits the shorter characters, too

  • Venom Uppercut:
  • Can now be “meter burned” even if it’s blocked or misses


Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios haven’t announced a release date for the Injustice: Gods Among Us balance patch yet.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.