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Overwatch 2 Patch Takes The Training Weights off Underused Tanks

Overwatch 2 developers put all their wildest ideas and dreamiest abilities into the new, limited-time Battle for Olympus mode, which runs from January 5th to January 19th.

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By Shubham Dalal | Jan 6, 2023 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

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Overwatch 2 developers put all their wildest ideas and dreamiest abilities into the new, limited-time Battle for Olympus mode, which runs from January 5th to January 19th. Although the Deathmatch event is the big focus for the latest live patch, the devs also had to do some regular buff and nerf cycles for lesser-used heroes.Competitive mode has been Orisa and Roadhog shows over the past few weeks, so the January 5th live patch brings impressive buffs for tanks like Junker Queen and Zarya in an effort to spice up the meta.If you need more information about Overwatch 2 Patch Takes The Training Weights off Underused Tanks then read carefully and don’t forget to share with your friends.

Overwatch 2 Patch Takes The Training Weights off Underused Tanks :

Similarly, support heroes such as Kiriko have seen near-constant play in some ranks. Received minor buffs to bring Brigitte and Moira back into relevance.For players wondering where the long-rumored (and necessary) Roadhog changes are headed, be patient. Sports director Aaron Keller informed players that those changes are “scheduled for mid to late January.” He also said that today’s patch will be “lighter than usual” as some changes were made in December.

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The developers have also fixed a comprehensive list of bugs, which can be found in the full patch notes post.

Tank hero changes :

Junker Queen

Adrenaline Rush (Passive)

  • Now heals for the remaining wound damage when an enemy dies with wounds on them.

Carnage

  • Cooldown is now reduced by two seconds for each enemy it impacts.

Jagged Blade

  • Thrown impact damage reduced from 80 to 50.
  • Thrown direct effects now add 30 damage to stuck targets. piles of wounds caused by quick melee or jagged blade return

The Queen will now do some self-healing when a wounded enemy dies and will be more richly rewarded for accurate knife throws. More precise use of Carnage will reduce the cooldown time by a massive amount. While playing Junker Queen is still a risk if an enemy is on the field and Kiriko is willing to negate those wounds, these buffs make her a formidable player.

Zarya

Energy (Passive)

  • Energy decay reduced from 2.2 to two per second.
  • Delay before energy degeneracy begins after receiving energy of one to two seconds.

Zarya will now be able to hold onto energy reserves a little longer, becoming more lethal if allowed to survive and use obstacles wisely.

Support hero changes :

Brigitte

Barrier Shield

  • Health increased from 250 to 300.

Moira

Biotic Orb

  • Dealing damage with Biotic Orb now restores a small amount of Biotic Energy.

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