Overwatch 2: New Hero and full character list for Season 4

Heroes in Overwatch 2 have been one of the few satisfying gameplay elements since launch, if players are to be believed. Indeed, it’s fair to say that Blizzard’s free-to-play FPS knows how to showcase powerful heroes with captivating personalities, backgrounds and abilities. Keep reading to get the full scoop brought to you by Royals Blue experts.

Complete list of Overwatch 2 Season 4 heroes

The fourth season of Overwatch 2 appears to be a godsend for players in search of new gameplay features. Indeed, for this new chapter, Blizzard Entertainment has unveiled a new hero named Vital (Lifeweaver in English) with unique characteristics. Vital doesn’t come alone, however, as new characters will be added to the hero roster every 4 months.

Overwatch 2’s list of playable characters currently comprises 37 heroes of varying characteristics and origins. They fall into three categories, defined by their roles in the game: tank, damage and support. Find out more in the rest of this guide.

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Overwatch 2 Season 4 Heroes List

Vital : A new hero like no other

For the new season of Overwatch 2, Blizzard has unveiled a new character that will be hard to miss. A support character with elegant, refined looks, this new arrival is the first pansexual character introduced to the free-to-play FPS.

Beyond his remarkably finished physical appearance, Vital or Lifeweaver comes with a number of abilities that are as interesting as they are puzzling. It’s fair to say that he breaks with the promises of philosophical changes made by the publishers with the introduction of this Season 4. If players were hoping to be rid of the stun abilities of the first game, Vital follows in the footsteps of the first game’s stuns and CCs.

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Indeed, Vital features three basic abilities that will undoubtedly help more than one player during intense battles. Added to this are two weapons, an ultimate ability and a passive to fill out your Support hero palette.

Ultimate ability Abilities Passive Weapons 
Tree of LifePlaces a tree that instantly heals its party members as it grows, then continues healing while it’s alive.Platform of petalsLaunches a platform that rises when a character lands on itFarewell giftDrops a gift that heals the first allied or opposing character who picks it upcare flowerHeals a friendly target
  Regenerating momentumRuns in the targeted direction and heals slightly  Pile of ThornsLaunches a volley of projectiles
  saving gripPulls an ally to its position while protecting it during its movement    
Abilities of Vital, the new hero of season 4 of Overwatch 2

However, it’s hard to see Vital as a healer in the same way as Baptiste, Kiriko or Moira. Although he has healing abilities, Vital is a support hero more focused on benefiting his team than healing them.

This makes Vital a character with which to ruin opposing actions in style. His main ability, the “petal platform”, will enable you to reach new heights in combat or annihilate enemy ripostes. He also sets himself apart from other Support heroes by the sheer scale of the damage he can cause. With this character and others to come in the coming months, one thing is certain: Overwatch 2 season 4 has plenty of surprises in store.

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