New Ramattra Overwatch 2 character release date: Class, how to unlock & abilities

Andrew Highton
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Overwatch 2’s roster is already stacked, but Ramattra is looming large. So let’s find out everything we know about the latest Overwatch 2 Hero, including leaks, his release date, assigned class, how to unlock, and abilities too.

The Overwatch 2 League Finals have been and gone, and the ultra-competitive action is all wrapped up. In the process, Blizzard revealed Ramattra, a brand-new Hero, that will expand the roster size to 36 and counting.

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Like Apex Legends, Blizzard’s Overwatch 2 is set to add a new Hero every once in a while to freshen things up and keep players on their toes.

So let’s take a look at everything we know about Ramattra, Overwatch 2’s latest Hero.

Ramattra Overwatch 2 Hero release date

The new Hero is set to drop on December 6, 2022, which will also coincide with the release date of Overwatch Season 2 which is set to introduce a new Battle Pass, a new map, and a ton of other content.

Ramattra Overwatch 2 Hero class

Blizzard have confirmed that Ramattra is a Tank class character, and as we edge closer to Season 2’s release, we are getting more and more information on the new Hero, including a full origins story video for Ramattra.

The sizable character will join the likes of Reinhardt, Junker Queen, and Roadhog as one of the game’s high-HP beasts designed to inflict and take a lot of damage.

Ramattra Overwatch 2 Hero how to unlock

In order to unlock Ramattra in the forthcoming season of Overwatch 2, fans of the game will need to reach Level 55 in the Season 2 Battle Pass and it will be one of the Free Tiers.

Complete daily, weekly, and seasonal challenges to keep powering your way through the pass and level up quickly.

ramattra trailer in overwatch 2

Ramattra Overwatch 2 Hero abilities

Thanks to an official reveal made by Blizzard Entertainment, here’s a breakdown of Ramattra’s abilities in Overwatch 2:

Ramattra has two forms, Omnic and Nemesis, Omnic being the base form. In each form, Ramattra has access to different abilities.

Void Accelerator (Omnic form)

  • Primary fire: Fire a stream of projectiles in a fixed pattern.
  • Secondary fire: Create a barrier at the targeted location.

Pummel (Nemesis form)

  • Primary fire: Punch forward, creating a wave of energy with every swing.
  • Secondary fire: Significantly reduces damage taken from the front and reduces movement speed.

Ravenous Vortex

Fire a nano ball, which explodes when it hits the ground, spreading a damaging field. Affected enemies are also slowed and pulled downward.

Ultimate: Annihilation

Create a spreading swarm of nanobots that creep out in front of you, dealing damage and reducing enemy damage dealt by 50%.

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