New Overwatch 2 Update Heavily Nerfs Roadhog, Patch Notes Revealed

Blizzard Entertainment today released a new update for Overlook 2 that nerfs the character Roadhog, among several other changes. The past weeks and months Overlook 2 players have asked Roadhog for nerfs because the character seems to take way too much damage, especially as a tank. And while it remains to be seen whether these changes are well adhered to, it seems that many will be quite happy after this update.

Blizzard rolled out across all platforms today and has now released its second 2023 patch Overlook 2. The main thing about this patch is that it reduces the damage Roadhog now deals, meaning he’s less likely to defeat opponents once. Roadhog’s Chain Hook ability has drastically reduced his damage, while his Scrap Gun’s damage has dropped a bit as well. While Roadhog has been polished in some small ways as well, overall this is a pretty big nerd for the character.

In addition to Roadhog, Blizzard also made a few minor tweaks to Orisa, Sojourn, and Kiriko in this patch. Overlook 2. And as usual, this update also brought out a handful of bug fixes, meaning some of the game’s persistent issues should now be fixed.

If you want to see the patch notes for this new version in full Overlook 2 update, you can find them below.




  • Health bonus reduced from 125 to 75


Chain hook

  • Impact damage reduced from 30 to 5
  • The distance from the enemy’s final position to Roadhog after being drawn increased from 10 to 15 feet

Scrap gun

  • Damage per pellet reduced from 6.6 to 6
  • Recovery time reduced from 0.85 to 0.8 seconds
  • Reload time reduced from 2 to 1.75 seconds
  • Max ammo increased from 5 to 6


Rail gun

  • Energy gain is no longer based on damage caused by primary fire. Each primary fire on an enemy player now yields 5 energy
  • Reduced primary fire damage per projectile from 10 to 9


Cure Ofuda

  • The recovery time increased from 0.85 to 1 second



  • Fixed an issue with the “How to unlock” text of the “Winged Sandals” weapon charm
  • Adjusted audio mixing of footsteps to make enemy footsteps more audible.



  • Fixed an issue where Lucio’s Hermes skin showed incorrect physics


  • Fixed an issue where Reinhardt’s hammer appeared distorted during the Sweethardt emote
  • Fixed an issue where Sojourn’s Cyber ​​Detective skin could not be loaded

Wrecking ball

  • Fixed an issue with Adaptive Shield where it could be incorrectly applied before the cooldown completed

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