Blizzard Entertainment has revealed that it is currently working on a Overwatch patch focusing on the balance of support heroes. While most characters in the category receive slight buffs, Mercy's healing power is nerfiert.
Here's what's going on:
- Nano Boost additionally heals the target immediately for 300 HP.
Brigitte 19659005] Cooldown of & # 39; Schildbash & # 39; s; increased from 6 to 7 seconds.
- Soundproofing effect increased by 50% from 500 to 750 shields.
- Aura radius blending increased by 20% from 10 to 12 m.
19659005] Primary Fire Healing Ray reduced by 17% from 60 HP / s to 50 HP / s
- The healing rate of the healing base was increased by 20%
Explain Mercy's Nerf, said Geoff Goodman, the Developer The difference between her and the other characters is so great that they can heal more than other support heroes, making it very difficult to compete against them. "Reducing her healing capacity will close this gap a little, but she will still retain her status as the first choice for raw healing power," he explained. "We'll keep an eye on her to make sure she's still a strong choice."
As mentioned earlier, the above changes will first reach Overwatch & # 39; s public testing realm
What do our readers think of the update?