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Overwatch League: Week 15 Hero Pool Rotation

Overwatch League: Week 15 Hero Pool Rotation
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This week Hero Pool only affects the Overwatch League. Tracer, Mei, Moira and Orisa won't be available during the competition matches.

Overwatch League: Week 15 Hero Pool Rotation

A new week means a new Hero Pool in Overwatch. After several tests in Competitive Mode, the model already present in the third season of the Overwatch League — since Washington Justice Homestand (March 7-8) — has been selected for a collective Hero Pool since April 13.

With Hero Pool, Blizzard offers a new method to keep novelty in-game. Metas won't last for long for a greater diversity in compositions and strategies. In addition to more regular updates and patch notes, this feature seems to be the solution chosen to address one of the biggest issues of Overwatch: a highly static meta.

To be banned, several conditions must be taken into account.

  • The hero must have an in-game attendance rate of at least 10% over the previous two weeks.
  • A hero can't be banned for two weeks in a row.

Once the list is ready, the heroes will be chosen randomly from this list. Each week, four heroes will be removed from the Hero Pool: 2 DPS, 1 Tank and 1 Support.

Last Week Hero Pool

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Two shield heroes are banned from Week 14 Hero Pool

This week Hero Pool only affects the Overwatch League. Reaper, Ashe, Reinhardt and Brigitte won't be available during the competition matches.

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Supports

This week, five Support could be selected:

  • Lucio (39.9%)
  • Zenyatta (35.1%)
  • Baptiste (33.6%)
  • Moira (28.6%)
  • Ana (23.9%)

Moira is removed from next week Hero Pool.

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Tank

Four Tanks could be banned this week:

  • D.Va (61.2%)
  • Winston (49.8%)
  • Orisa (39.8%)
  • Sigma (32.9%)

Orisa was chosen by the algorithm.

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DPS

Four DPS will fight for survival this week!

  • Echo (49.5%)
  • Tracer(46.0%)
  • Sombra (28.2%)
  • Mei (25.1)

Tracer and Mei leave the Hero Pool for this week.

Original content by Jean-Vincent "Durvil" Cannata.

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