The long-awaited rework of Roadhog in Overwatch 2 goes reside tomorrow, and with Blizzard releasing particulars concerning the tank hero’s adjustments, the builders appear to have given him again his divisive one-shot combo.
Overwatch 2 lead hero designer Alec Dawson spoke with content material creators on Twitch right this moment to present some particulars concerning the Roadhog rework his staff has been engaged on. And in an effort to assist the Aussie tank keep his id, the devs are restoring Roadhog’s potential to one-shot enemies—with a slight twist.
Roadhog’s new potential Pig Pen is a deployable lure that offers harm to enemies inside an space if it’s triggered, and it continues to sluggish and deal harm over time to enemies who keep inside a sure radius of it as nicely.
Whereas it won’t be as straightforward for gamers to Chain Hook and kill enemies with a singular Scrap Gun shot, this new potential may be deployed in methods that may permit Roadhog gamers to do numerous one-shot methods like pulling an enemy by Pig Pen with Chain Hook and laying traps to allow them to Chain Hook opponents as soon as they’ve triggered that lure.
The rework gained’t essentially make it simpler for gamers to execute a easy Chain Hook and Scrap Gun one-shot combo. However by including in an additional approach to deal supplemental harm, Roadhog mains may be capable to as soon as once more carry the staff on their again the best way they liked to do earlier than he was nerfed into the bottom at first of this yr.
Fortunately for individuals who loathed Roadhog’s one-shot energy, Pig Pen may be performed round and has a cooldown of its personal. The deployable lure is rather like Junkrat’s lure and may be destroyed, so Roadhog gamers must be conscious of when and the place they put their traps in the event that they need to pull off these meaty one-shots.