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﹛﹛Orisa is one of the Tank heroes we still don*t know much of anything about when it comes to her changes for Overwatch 2, but some fans think one answer could be in Reinhardt*s ※Honor and Glory§ cinematic.

﹛﹛Honor and Glory debuted at BlizzCon 2017 and besides being an absolute tear-jerker, it also has an interesting appearance by some OR-15s, the same model Omnic as Orisa.

﹛﹛Orisa has become a go-to shield tank in Overwatch, but we know next to nothing about how she*ll play in the sequel, since according to developers she*s undergoing a massive rework as her current build is unplayable in Overwatch 2.


﹛﹛Devs have also said they intend every tank to be more of a ※brawler§ with the new 5v5 format, which will only feature one of the high-health heroes. Obviously Orisa doesn*t exactly fit the definition of a brawler who can hold her own, but some fans think Honor and Glory could include a hint at how she could turn into one.

﹛﹛Orisa Deathblade content starts at 2:30 for mobile viewers.

﹛﹛In the video, an OR-15 drops out of the sky and deploys a deadly-looking blade that we haven*t seen appear at all in Overwatch since. But some fans think it could be perfect for her solo spotlight in the sequel.


﹛﹛※Orisa isn*t built to be a brawler,§ Reddit user empathybox said, quoting the dev*s comments on her during the PvP livestream. ※Orisas know what is owed to them in Overwatch 2.§

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﹛﹛Along with that simple statement they posted four screenshots from the cinematic, two of the energy sword like we*ve discussed, and two more of the OR-15 climbing and jumping into the air 〞 both things Orisa can*t do currently (at least not exceptionally).

﹛﹛More mobility, a movement ability, and a powerful melee would do a lot to make Orisa more of a ※brawler§ as devs have said, but what exactly will get added in her rework remains to be seen.


﹛﹛”Orisa isn*t built to be a brawler.” Orisas know what is owed to them in OW2. from Overwatch

﹛﹛What we do know is that it*s already possible to give Orisa an energy sword in Overwatch right now, thanks to some tinkering in the Workshop by Therister.

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﹛﹛In the clip below Orisa has been given a blade that honestly doesn*t look too bad, and when mixed with similar movement and damage from Genji*s Swift Strike ability, we could honestly see it being a viable move for her in the future.

﹛﹛Whether Orisa will get a glowing Thunderfury-like blade or Genji-inspired movement abilities in Overwatch 2 is ultimately up to the devs, but just looking at Blizzard*s own content from the past could be all the inspiration they need.


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