Symmetra ptr nerfs?


#129

If that were the case and it helps her stay alive? Id be for all for it as well. Without any sort of buffs foreseeable though its worrying.


#130

You’re correct I don’t play a lot of sym, but it’s not because I think she’s bad, I just don’t really find her play style fun. But that doesn’t mean I can’t have valid opinions about the hero based on how I’ve seen others played, or playing against her. Don’t pretend just because you play a hero a lot that you’re the only person who’s allowed to have an opinion about them.


#131

It’s confirmed by Josh Noh Overwatch Developer. “Zarya and Symmetra are roughly the same at low charge and deal less damage to armor health pools than before while at high charge.”


#132

100% this! i love Symmetra in every aspect, but this nerf is horrible * cries in argentinian*


#133

beam doesn’t get boosted by his ult. only orbs.


(Josh Noh) #134

Hi, hopefully I can clear some of the number stuff up.
Symmetra does 65/130/195 damage per second at each respective charge level against non-armored health pools.

Against the original armor calculation (-5 dmg per hit) this got a flat 25 DPS reduction and a 15 DPS reduction after the armor changes to -3 per hit.

So with this current PTR patch, at level 1 charge you gain +2 DPS versus armor, at level 3 you lose 24 DPS compared to before (now 156, previously 180).

This ends up being a difference of about .17 seconds in time to kill 200 armor health. We’ll see if this ends up being significant or not and go from there. I will say there wasn’t any specific intent to reduce Symmetra’s power.


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#135

You guys have reduced Symmetras power more than you realize.


#136

It’s like nerfing high damage beam but buffing low damage bullet ?


#137

This was never in any patch notes. When was it changed from 60/120/180 ?


Please answer the pleas of Symmetra mains
#138

Ohhh nice. I hope they answer this question.


#139

It buffs everyone else more though. We ran it with an Ashe… it is madness.


#140

Oh yay, the devs said that she does 195 damage

I was worried about the people that kept quoting 180 despite all the videos and posts stating otherwise. :slight_smile:


#141

Yeah, that .17 seconds is only if you begin to charge on the target. If your’e already charge 3, then thats 24 less dps in general, or if the tank is being healed on top of that… Which happens all the time.

I just don’t understand why she had to be nerfed. Also how are y’all going to see if this affects an already dead hero?


#142

I KNEW I WASN’T CRAZY!

Man, and here I was thinking I had lost my mind lol


#143

Because there was never any official patch notes on it.


#144

I hope you guys realize you never officially stated anywhere other than here that her damage intervals were 65/130/195


(Josh Noh) #145

The primary fire damage rate has been at this value since her rework.
I just checked the rework forum post though and it does have the incorrect 60/120/180 values. Sorry we didn’t catch that!


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#146

Why didnt you buff Symmetra with all of the other DPS? I really want to know.


#147

In that .17s, enemy Rein could charge ult. :joy:


#148

Wow lol