Overwatch 2 is a very talked-about multiplayer recreation proper now. Despite all of the unfavourable criticism occurring across the recreation and backlashes as a result of Blizzard altering up their recreation plan, OW2 nonetheless has an lively participant base. Besides the brand new tank hero Mauga, quite a lot of gamers had requested a rework to Roadhog. Their needs have now been fulfilled as Overwatch has unveiled its rework of the hero. Let’s talk about it beneath.
Roadhog in Overwatch 2 Gets Overhauled: All New Changes
Roadhog is a tank hero in Overwatch 2. His function revolves round being a high-damage character, and he additionally performs his part in selecting off particular enemies along with his chain hook, which lets him drag enemies to an especially shut distance. As a part of his rework, there are some key adjustments that Roadhog is receiving as a part of an Overwatch 2 update, which goes stay at present on 14th November, 2023.
The official patch notes for Overwatch 2 retail patch notes are stay. They had been additionally shared in a Twitch stream, so we do have the main points already. We have talked about all of Roadhog’s adjustments beneath:
Scrap Gun (main weapon)
Secondary hearth performance has been eliminated
Damage per shot elevated from 150 to 160.
Shotgun pellet rely decreased from 25 to 16.
Shotgun pellet harm elevated from 6 to six.25
Fire a shrapnel volley of 4 giant projectiles within the middle of the shot
Each shrapnel offers 15 harm
Critical harm multiplier has been decreased from 2x to 1.5x
Take A Breather (therapeutic capability)
It is now activated by holding the secondary hearth button
Ability cooldown is now at 1 second, down from 8 seconds
A brand new useful resource meter is added, which recharges when not in use
12 seconds are required to cost ‘Take A Breather‘ capability totally
Heal 450HP in 3 seconds with full cost
No longer amplifies therapeutic acquired upon ending
Damage discount whereas using capability is decreased from 50% to 30%
Apart from this, there’s additionally a new capability referred to as Pig Pen. With this, Roadhog launches a entice that may decelerate enemies with a motion pace discount and harm them on the fee of 30 harm per second. Initially, if the Pig Pen is triggered proper on the enemy, it could additionally deal 60 harm at this second.
These adjustments are fairly fascinating. The main weapon has been modified drastically. It does appear to be buffed in sure elements, and it will likely be fascinating to see how the brand new shrapnel volley mechanic works within the weapon.
It has additionally been nerfed when talking of the essential harm, shotgun pellet rely, and removing of the secondary hearth, which made the shotgun fairly versatile. I beloved enjoying the pre-patch Roadhog tank hero within the recreation. However, I should see for myself if this entire Roadhog overhaul in Overwatch 2 is smart.
Do you want Blizzard’s new adjustments to Roadhog in Overwatch 2? The patch goes stay at present, so it must be an fascinating recreation night time at present. It will certainly take a while for individuals to get adjusted. Let us know your ideas within the feedback beneath!