Its Hamster Time!!

With the new patch, players are having a ball, literally. Hitscan buffs, sombra rework, and Hammond are all now live on the servers. Though the meta is now wild and unpredictable right now, there’s no time to get comfy in your seat. Just as Hammond dropped a whole new way of changes were added to the PTR, most of them affecting the support lineup. Here’s a breakdown of all the buffs, nerfs, and tweaks to look out for next!

The Buffs

Ana

  • Nano Boost now instantly heals target up to 300 health

Doomfist

  • Rocket Punch cannot impact Symmetra’s teleporter
  • Rocket Punch can now destory Symmetra’s turrets without affecting movement speed

Moira

  • Passive healing regeneration speed increased from 2 to 2.4 seconds

Lucio

  • Healing/speed radius increased from 10 to 12 meters
  • Ultimate’s shield increased from 500 to 750

Zarya

  • Rate of degeneration for power build up has been decreased from 2 to 1.6 per second

 

The Nerfs

Brigitte

  • Shield Bash cooldown increased from 6 to 7 seconds

Hanzo

  • Lunge cooldown increased from 4 to 5 seconds

Mercy

  • Healing beam reduced from 60 to 50 healing per second

Widowmaker

  • Grapple hook cooldown increased from 8 to 10 seconds

Zarya

  • ultimate gravitation pull reduced from 8 to 6 meters

Other Important Tweaks

  • After ultimate use, ammunition is automatically restored for Genji, Junkrat, Pharah, Roadhog, Winston, and Zenyatta
  • Sombra’s hitbox has been reduced

 

 

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