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Lifeweaver is a unique support unlike any hero that’s ever been in Overwatch 2. While this has been an exciting aspect of Season 4, it has also created a lot of complications and the necessity for adjustments after seeing how the pansexual flirt truly fits into the meta.

While the Overwatch 2 community has found Lifeweaver sexy, his actual abilities have left many feeling underwhelmed. His unique mobility and positioning-based abilities are definitely interesting but his low healing and clunky controls have left a lot to be desired. Now, developers have confirmed that buffs are on the way.

Lifeweaver Buffs Coming In Just a Few Days

Lead Hero Designer Alec Dawson recently took to Twitter to announce that some big changes were coming to Lifeweaver on April 25.

The tweet outlined the buffs and changes coming Lifeweaver’s way:

Healing Blossom

  • Ammo is being increased from 12 to 20
  • Slow down kicks in 1 second after being fully charged

These changes will ensure that Lifeweaver isn’t vulnerable while charging up his healing. Allowing him to stay mobile will provide more heals to his teammates without fear of getting targeted as easily.

Thorn Valley

  • Spread tightened

The spread of Lifeweaver’s damage-dealing ability will be reduced. This will let Lifeweaver land more shots while he’s on the move after noticing that he didn’t make much of an impact.

Tree of Life

  • Health raised from 1,000 to 1,200
  • Pulse healing raised from 50 to 75

Lifeweaver’s ultimate wasn’t as impactful as developers hoped. While most players were in agreement that it was fine, an ultimate should be a bit more exciting to use.

Parting Gift

  • Removed

This passive has been very controversial to Overwatch 2 players. Many noted that there should be no reward for getting eliminated, wondering if this would encourage Lifeweaver players to feed. Others noted that it could even help the other team if they pick it up instead.

“These changes look to increase Lifeweaver’s healing capabilities and smooth out a few of his weaknesses,” Dawson wrote. “We’ll continue to monitor his effectiveness over the next few weeks and see if additional changes are needed.”

The response to the Lifeweaver changes have been mixed. Some players wondered why Parting Gift couldn’t be tweaked a bit instead of removing it completely, with some joking that it was the only time they were useful to their team. Others asked for the slow-down during Healing Blossom to be removed completely. One player even wondered why his healing has to be charged up at all.

For now, Overwatch 2 players will have to wait until April 25 to see how these changes impact Lifeweaver’s role in the aggressive meta.