Ashe is a long range (with scope) hitscan DPS hero in Overwatch. She is also one of the highest damage dealers in the entire game due to her powerful dynamite that deals AOE explosive and burning damage to surrounding enemies. She may not be the perfect choice in current meta, but still very much viable in maps with payloads; Playing Ashe in control maps are not as effective as other DPS heroes. Below are several tips and strategies on how you can play her effectively in competitive plays.
Symmetra is still an absolute beast in the current meta due to her overpowered left-click’s Photon Projector. She has been so OP that Blizzard decided to nerf her Projector’s damage and width back in Sept 2019, but that doesn’t stop her from continuing dominating the game. She is still very much viable as a DPS even after the nerf. She is definitely still the best pick in maps such as Hanamura.
In this guide, we will show you some of the best spots for placing Sym’s sentry turret and teleporter both as a defender or an attacker.
Hanzo is a long range sniper and a projectile shooter. If you can land his arrow shots effectively, he can be one of the highest damage output DPS heroes in the game. He is also one of the only two brothers who can climb the walls in the maps.
The main factor to determines how well a Hanzo perform is still the player’s aiming, flicking and tracking skills. There is no workaround or shortcut to get better in aiming skills. You will have to keep practicing and playing the hero to improve it. The other factors that determine how good a Hanzo is are his positioning, abilities timing and target priorities, which we will be talking about in this guide.
Yes, she is still very much viable in the ladder now after her matrix buff recently. During the double shield meta back then, DVa is nearly abandoned in high rank games as she is so much at a disadvantage compared to off tanks with shield like Sigma. In this guide, we will show you several abilities and strategy tips on how to play DVa effectively in competitive matches.
Which main tank D.Va works best with?
As classic dive comp, even for the meta now, DVa and Winston combo can still see some plays. This dive comp also works best with diving DPS such as Genji and Tracer.
People who are new to Roadhog would usually at the very beginning struggle to make one shot kill happen with his hook combo. Seeing so many other hogs able to do that, but you just can’t do it. Well, there are some tricks that you need to know about the hook one shot kill combo and what the pros usually do before and during the hook that make the kills easy.
Roadhog’s one shot combos
Below are the 3 most common ways of executing Roadhog’s one shot combo:
- Shoot once + Hook + Headshot + Melee
- Hook + Walk a step forward to your target + Headshot + Melee
- Hook + Upon contact pull downward + Headshot + Melee
Reinhardt has been and is still the most popular main tank in Overwatch competitive plays. Reinhardt is an easy tank to start with as a newbie, but it’s also difficult to actually master it and be useful with it. Rein has been always useful regardless of ranks and meta in history of Overwatch. It is definitely a great choice to climb the tank’s ladder.
In this guide, we will show you several tips on how to improve and be effective as a Reinhardt in competitive matches.
McCree, to be frank, requires good aiming and tracking skills to be effective. Tracking skill is important for all other DPS heroes but not as impactful as McCree’s. Unlike other easier DPS heroes like Reaper, as a McCree, you will need absolute accuracy to actually hit the target. Tracking skill is not the only factor to determine how good you are as a McCree; Positioning, target priorities, Flashbang’s and Deadeye’s timing are all as important to be a good McCree player.
In most cases, you should be behind your tank’s shields while dealing damages to the enemy team. Depending on your team’s plan, if your team is looking to break shields and have a shield fight, you will have to be with your team and behind your tanks while pushing the enemy team or picking kills.
Soldier 76 is probably the most common and easiest to use hero for every beginner in Overwatch due to his similarity as a first person shooter character in other FPS games. Soldier 76 is also the starting hero everyone uses in the training mode in Overwatch. He is easy to use but not as easy to master.
Doomfist is one of the few flanking type of DPS heroes in the game that does damages in close-range combat. As a Doomfist, you will have to flank your enemy team with surprise moves and exit the fight once you pick a kill or two. Here are some tips on how to use his abilities to combo an enemy player to death and things you need to know to be a better DF.
Moira is one of the few main healers in Overwatch. She has the highest pick rate in competitive matches due to her easiness to play and the huge contributions she can give to her team consistently. Below are a few tips on how to use her effectively and what to avoid in competitive plays.
Moira is a healer, not a DPS
If you have been playing competitive matches, you would have noticed that some players who play Moira would go fully offensive and engage aggressively without concerning too much about the health of their teammates. That’s when people keep complaining their teams having a “DPS Moira” that doesn’t heal. Well, though Moira can actually deal a ton of damages (sometimes even getting the Gold damage medal), that is certainly not the correct way to play Moira.