[Feedback Thread Continued Part III] Mercy Updates - Jan 30, 2018

We don’t ask For buff, we ask For our Hero to be fun.
Right now, Mercy is boring and unrewarding
She is only balanced, but not fun for us

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It could be a lot better aswell!-.-

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As a FPS-person since DOOM to me she was always boring “hold m1 to heal” hero. Stop pretending that she was fun. She was easy, had basic mechanics with almost nonexistant skill ceiling so a lot of ppl can play her.

you know very well that this is not true right? I played a ton of UT before and she was way more fun than that.

yea, cuz double jumping, strafing here and there and shooting someone with rocketlauncher is less fun than holding left click and pressing shift occasionaly.

Still no proper response after what 5 megathreads? At this point I’ve just stopped caring and have pretty much given up on the whole thing.
Debating with others regarding Mercy prerework and her fun factor then compared to now people always overlook it or don’t care to consider it so at this point I’m just saying screw it all. And yes this is just frustration at this point

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Surely She was not FPS based, but She was really Strategic before than now that has almost nothing of It
Yeah, i play FPS too anyway but i wasn’t find her boring because of the strategic gameplay She had before Rework, and even because i always loved healing or helping my teammates in other games. Before the rework It was more than “Hold M1 and hide”, you needed to think a lot in the game before the rework For use her well.
Hide and Ress was a bad strategy that only bad mercys used, and was good only in low ranks

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I see no differents in Mercy, apart from the rocketlauncher. Added on top of that very strategic gameplay and a teambased environment with Mercy. Also she was the first hero/character which doesn’t needed to kill stuff to be impactful in an FPS. Very interesting, thrilling and difficult to play in a game like that.

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Mercyfans: Valkyrie feels rather lackluster, we would appreciate a little something to put her in a more fun light other than just being a brain dead heal bot. Thank ya~!

PeoplewhoprobablyhateMercyorhaven’tplayedherthatmuch: YOU JUST WANT HER TO BE OP! SHE’S FINE, SHE’S THE MOST PICKED HEALER IN THE LEAGUE! SHE’S BALANCED! YA’LL ARE JUST MERCY OTP’S, PICK A REAL HERO OR PICK ANOTHER HEALER!

It’s like people forgot this was a VIDEO game. You know, that whole ‘easy to come by entertainment just about anyone can buy to have some fun’? FUN being the key word everyone seems to keep throwing under the bus to try and forget about just because Overwatch has both Competitive mode and a League?

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Oh another thing… You reworked Mercy because, in your opinion, “She was unfun to play against and with” not because the stats said She was OP or something else like this.
So you reworked her because of “fun”, but now that She is unfun to play as, you guys tells to us that She is balanced and played in comp and has a healthy winrate to justify that She doesn’t need anything. Like, what? She had an healthy pick-rate and winrate even before the rework. Fun doesn’t matter now? It matters only when you decide that?

This is really annoying coming from the devs, and really inconsistent.

Yeah, you guys don’t read anyway so i don’t even know why im writing here. You ruined an iconic and wonderful Hero…

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They just don’t want to admit they were wrong and instead come up with inapplicable or just plain false reasons for keeping her like this. Contrary to what some people claim, it’s not the Mercy players who are in denial, but the Overwatch Team.

It’s also quite interesting to see how Jeff, a Platinum-level player, fails to see the problems put forth by other Platinum-level players, and not just regarding Mercy.

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Posts like this…they are beyond frustrating to read. Are you people really that out of touch with what we’ve been saying for MONTHS? Is this how Blizzard is regarding our concerns? Why is reading so challenging?

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I think it’s somewhat that some people just don’t want to read what they don’t want to see. Some people prefer to believe and imagine that we’re all talking about something which we aren’t.

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I made this thread here with some bug-fixes, suggestions for QoL, and just improvements in general. Feel free to comment and help add more bugs to the list that needs fixing!

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even if that was so, and she was boring to you
she was fun to many people. And now she isnt

She has high pickrate
she is used a lot in OWL for some strats

As soon as ana gets buffed or another main healer enters the fray that could maybe replace what mercy does people will drop her like flies (except those who like her as a character)

they only play her to win,not to have fun
That was very apparant in the mercy meta where she was picked a lot but everyone complained about it

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So have a mod paste what a dev posted in another thread just to let us know even though that thing they said should have been posted originally into this thread since that is what this thread is about and not Briggette. Wow what a great system.

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Yep, pretty much

Considering that our concern is that Mercy isn’t fun to play, and Mercy’s beams/pistol/GA haven’t been changed in a negative fashion, those abilities are irrelevant.

Sure, Mercy has some of the best mobility and healing output in the game. We’re fine with that; we have no complaints about her GA, her beams, and her pistol.

Valkyrie and Resurrect are the problems. Everything else is irrelevant.

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Interesting I’ll share this elsewhere.

These are the issues.

If did then I wouldn’t play her anymore because there would be nothing left for me to play that is / was Mercy.

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