No more one shot kills for Hog mains
surveillance 2 it’s a constant balancing act of heroes being buffed and nerfed as the meta changes, and the character on the chopping block this time around is none other than everyone’s favorite heavyweight Roadhog. He was known for his hook-shot-melee combo that could kill players with one shot, which he knew very well as a main character in Mercy.
He surveillance 2 The developers said that “these changes are aimed at reducing the frustration of dying in one hit immediately after being hooked and pulled by Roadhog,” while reassuring players that his grappling hook remains a “powerful utility for repositioning players.” the force to the enemy players”. The full details of the Roadhog nerf are as follows according to the official patch notes:
- Impact damage reduced from 30 to 5
- The distance of the enemy’s final position from Roadhog after being dragged increased from 3 to 4 meters.
- Damage per pellet reduced from 6.6 to 6
- Cooldown reduced from 0.85 to 0.8 seconds
- Reload time reduced from 2 to 1.75 seconds
- Max ammo increased from 5 to 6
📝 New batch of patch notes arriving hot 📝
🪝 Removed one shot Roadhog ability
🦾 Fortify Orisa Health Bonus Reduced
🔫 Changed Sojourn’s Energy Charge
🐞 Various bug fixes implemented
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Roadhog isn’t the only hero in the Supervision Roster that’s getting a few changes this patch, Orisa, Sojourn, and Kiriko are also getting hit with a few small nerfs. Orisa’s Fortify bonus health reduced from 125 to 75, Kiriko’s Healing Ofuda cooldown increased from 0.85 to 1 second, and Sojourn’s Railgun is modified once more so that the damage main fire reduced from 10 to 9, and his main fire will now generate 5 energy per hit against an enemy player, instead of the energy stored from damage dealt to enemy players.
The patch will also come with a handful of bug fixes, including issues with certain skins and remixing the audio so that enemy footsteps are louder. I know this is a sad day for Roadhog players, but this is just another twist in the cycle that is Supervision patches One of these days, Hog will be back on top, but for now, it might be worth trying a new tank for a bit.