Overwatch 2 Dec. 15 Patch Notes: Nerfs and Buffs Listed

"We took some time to assess Season 2 and made some quick changes to improve your experience!"
"We took some time to assess Season 2 and made some quick changes to improve your experience!" / Blizzard Entertainment

The patch notes for the latest Overwatch 2 Season 2 hero balancing hotfix has been revealed.

As promised, an Overwatch 2 hero balance hotfix went live today bringing changes to a number of heroes. Here's a breakdown of the Dec. 15 patch notes for Overwatch 2 Season 2, per Blizzard.

Overwatch 2 Dec. 15 Patch Notes: Nerfs and Buffs Explained

Doomfist

Rocket Punch

  • Cooldown increased from 3 to 4 seconds

Power Block

  • Minimum damage mitigated required to empower Rocket Punch increased from 80 to 100 damage

'The Best Defense...'

  • Temporary health gained per target hit with abilities decreased from 40 to 35 health

Orisa

Terra Surge

  • Now pierces through barriers upon impact

Augmented Fusion Driver

  • Damage falloff range increased from 15 to 25 meters

Ramattra

Nemesis Form

  • Movement speed increased by 20%
  • Armor bonus increased from 150 to 225

Void Barrier (Omnic Form)

  • Cooldown reduced from 15 to 13 seconds

Sojourn

Railgun

  • Primary fire spread increased by 28%

Disruptor Shot

  • No longer slows enemy movement

Power Slide

  • Cooldown increased from 6 to 7 seconds

Tracer

Pulse Pistols

  • Damage reduced from 6 to 5.5

Ana

Biotic Rifle

  • Damage and Healing increased from 70 to 75

Biotic Grenade

  • Effect duration increased from 3 to 4 seconds

Kiriko

Protection Suzu

  • Invulnerability duration reduced from 1 to 0.85 seconds

As seen above, the hotfix does seem to hit on all of the heroes Blizzard said it was planning to adjust, except for Roadhog. Ramattra and Ana received some notable buffs, while it appears Doomfist, Sojourn and Kiriko mains are especially going to be feeling these nerfs moving forwards.