Overwatch players request change to Mercy's Halloween Skin

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Overwatch received an update recently celebrating Halloween. One of the characters, Mercy, received a witch skin to prance around in. However, the new skin didn’t change her voice line, to allow her to use the one she uses in Brawl mode. This didn’t go over too well with the fans of the game. Petitions sprang up up asking for Mercy to have her ultimate voice line accompany her while wearing the witch skin.

The players requested that the voice line match what she does in the Junkenstein Brawl mode. That voice line is “my servants never die.” Most of the requests originated in athread on the Overwatch forums and they garnered so much attention that game developer Jeff Kaplan noticed. He popped in and gave an answer of “ok, ETA mid Nov,” to the delight of many Overwatch players.

It wasn’t mentioned if the skin modification would be available for all platforms of the game but pc games usually get updates faster than their console counterparts.

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    October 14, 2016 3:35 PM

    Steve Tyminski posted a new article, Overwatch players request change to Mercy's Halloween Skin

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      October 14, 2016 4:50 PM

      That title is pretty misleading....

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      October 14, 2016 7:33 PM

      It's more so a voice line change than a skin.

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      October 14, 2016 8:20 PM

      is she getting her pants back?

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      October 14, 2016 8:28 PM

      Ah man that's all we're ever going to hear now.

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      October 14, 2016 8:37 PM

      I wish I had this game. I love Halloween theme events. oh well, maybe next year I will.

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        October 14, 2016 9:23 PM

        Why are you waiting? Now is the time to be playing the community for this game is just exploding!

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          October 14, 2016 9:29 PM

          Just don't have the money at the moment (Daughter is turning 13 next week. -$$$)

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            October 14, 2016 9:41 PM

            Yeah totally understand! At least its only $40 though, not full priced as it's only mp.

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            October 15, 2016 6:07 AM

            Give her overwatch as a present

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      October 14, 2016 8:39 PM

      As a Mercy player: I'll accept this.

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      October 14, 2016 11:05 PM

      This article confuses me vs the title.

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      October 15, 2016 3:47 AM

      Man, people are spooging over that Mercy skin. I think it's kind of lame, personally - Reaper, Junkrat and Roadhog's are way cooler.

      I guess it's a perfect storm of the weirdly prevalent Mercy main and the waifu-factor.

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        October 15, 2016 6:10 AM

        Actually, I agree with the petitioners. Her rez voice line should be in theme with her skin like her devil skin. I mean, I'm not going to get hurt if they didn't do it, but it's the type of thing blizzard would have done anyways.

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        October 15, 2016 9:00 AM

        I like the Skullyatta and other purple tier skins too.

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      October 15, 2016 7:57 AM

      What is brawl mode and why does it have different voice lines?

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        October 15, 2016 7:59 AM

        Brawl is like Hearthstone's Tavern Brawl - a weekly rotation gimmick mode with goofy rules. In this one there are AI controlled heroes with different voice lines to suit the Halloween theme.

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      October 15, 2016 8:52 AM


      Community: Hey blozard! Wen playin mercy, u shuld make her say "my servants nvr die" like in brawl!

      Jeff Kaplan: http://thosephotoshops.deviantart.com/art/Ok-640180654