Vengeance Mercy skin

Overwatch 2 Season 10 brings Mirrorwatch, Venture, Mythic skins

By Olivia Richman


Apr 15, 2024

Reading time: 3 min

Overwatch 2 Season 10 is coming tomorrow, and the patch notes are here. Read on to find out more about hero balance changes, Venture’s arrival, and a new limited-time mode.

Overwatch 2 Season 10 patch notes

The first change outlined in the patch notes is hero balancing. A lot of heroes are getting some changes to their abilities that will help keep them competitively viable without being OP as Venture joins the roster.

TankDoomfistRocket PunchThe empowered punch is no longer consumed when the windup is canceled by using Seismic Slam or Power Block.
Junker QueenCarnageImpact damage increased from 90 to 105.
ReinhardtEarthshatterKnockdown duration increased from 2.75 to 3 seconds.Shockwave range increased from 20 to 25 meters.
SigmaExperimental BarrierMovement speed increased from 16.5 to 20 meters per second.
Wrecking BallGrappling ClawHold the jump input while the Grappling Claw is attached to terrain to retract it, pulling yourself towards the anchor point. This action can be rebound in his hero settings.Now has a one second cooldown if Wrecking Ball never reaches ramming speed before canceling the ability.
Interrupting him with Hack, Hinder, and stuns will still trigger the full cooldown.The maximum duration timer no longer triggers unless he reaches ramming speed.
Adaptive ShieldCan now be reactivated to redistribute up to 300 overhealth to nearby allies, capping at 75 per person.Enemy and ally detection radius increased from 10 to 13 meters.
MinefieldHealth increased from 50 to 60.
DamageSombraVirusTotal damage over time decreased from 100 to 90.
TracerRecallCooldown increased from 12 to 13 seconds.
Pulse BombBase projectile size decreased from 0.2 to 0.1 meters. The total projectile size is now 0.25 meters.
VentureDrill DashImpact damage decreased from 60 to 40.Damage over time increased from 40 to 60.
ClobberImpact damage decreased from 40 to 30.Damage over time increased from 30 to 40.
Tectonic ShockVertical knockback decreased by 30%.
SupportIllariSolar RiflePrimary fire recovery increased from 0.2 to 0.25 seconds.Secondary fire heal-per-second increased from 105 to 115.
LúcioSonic AmplifierDamage per projectile decreased from 20 to 18.
SoundwaveDamage increased from 35 to 45.
LifeweaverRejuvenating DashHeal increased from 50 to 60.
Tree of LifePulse healing increased from 75 to 90.
MoiraBiotic GraspDamage per second decreased from 65 to 60.
CoalescenceSelf-heal per second increased from 50 to 55.

Venture comes to Overwatch 2

Venture will be immediately available when Season 10 arrives tomorrow. This is the first season where all heroes — new and from past seasons — will be unlocked and no longer part of the battle pass.

DPS hero Venture is focused on aggressive mobility thanks to their digging abilities. Here is everything you need to know about Venture’s kit.

Venture Overwatch 2

Mirrorwatch limited time game mode

Overwatch 2 is also getting a LTM in Season 10. Called Mirrorwatch, players will “discover a world turned over” where heroes are now villains and villains are now the good guys.

The heroes in Mirrorwatch will have reimagined abilities to match their new alignment. For example, Vengeance Mercy has an ability called Soul Burn that detonates and damages enemies, while Agent Colomar Sombra has an ultimate called Anti-Virus.

This mirror mode will be available from April 23 to May 13.

On top of this LTM, there will be a Clash trial from April 16 to April 29. This mode will be one of the main ones when it releases, featuring five capture points starting at the objective in the center of the map.

Mythic Prisms in Overwatch 2

Season 10 is introducing something called Mythic Prisms. When you upgrade to the Premium Battle Pass, you can collect Mythic Prisms and use them toward the Mythic hero skin of your choice. Once you complete the entire Premium Battle Pass, you’ll have 80 Prisms that can unlock a complete Mythic skin.

The Mythic skin this season is Vengeance Mercy, featured in Mirrorwatch. This version of Mercy is leading Talon in taking over the world. This Mythic skin will have three new color combinations and masks, as well as multiple hair options and Caduceus Staff variations.

If you don’t play as Mercy, you can use your Prisms towards past Mythic skins from previous seasons.

Check out the full patch notes here.


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