Overwatch Brigitte Nerf Hits PTR and New Brigitte Skin Revealed

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An Overwatch Brigitte nerf is in effect, a mere five days after the character was first made available. These changes can now be experienced on the Overwatch PTR.

Here’s the full list of patch notes detailing the Overwatch Brigitte nerf, and other tweaks:

Overwatch Brigitte Nerf: Patch Notes



Shield Bash

  • Added a small delay before her shield drops after a Shield Bash
  • Added a vertical speed cap after Shield Bash
  • Please note that we are still tuning this value

Rocket Flail

  • Canceling a melee swing renders you unable to melee again until it would have completed had it not been canceled


  • Ultimate cost increased by ~30%


  • Decreased cooldown from 2 seconds to 1.5 seconds


The Team Information Screen now displays the ultimate charge of your teammates



  • Fixed a bug that prevented Doomfist’s Rocket Punch from traveling forward if he had been hit by an enemy Doomfist’s Rocket Uppercut
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes prevented players from aiming Doomfist’s Rocket Punch when facing an enemy
  • Fixed an issue that allowed players to jump over Doomfist’s Rocket Punch when on an incline
  • Fixed a bug that caused Doomfist’s Seismic Slam to cancel if he wasn’t able to get close to his target
  • Fixed a bug that caused Mercy’s health regeneration to occur instantly if she took damage while at full health
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Moira’s Biotic Orb from receiving kill credit if it expired at the same time it killed an enemy
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Reinhardt’s Charge from pinning enemies

Brigitte has been nerfed, but at least she’ll soon be looking more stylish. Here’s a new skin showcased on the game’s official Japanese Twitter account:

Source: Blizzard

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