Blizzard’s most anticipated first-person shooter, Overwatch 2, was finally released to the gaming world after a six-year gap. You can try this game on Microsoft Windows, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Playstation 5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X, and Series S.
This new season of Overwatch offers a variety of skins, cosmetics, and weapons to defeat your foes in the vast maps of the 5v5 PVP gameplay. Don’t forget to try its 35 new characters with unique skills to beat opponents. One such hero is Soldier 76.
He holds an auto rifle with abilities that help you and your squad to beat your rivals. Soldier 76 is a flexible and formidable hero due to his strong abilities and Perks, that help him do damage, and move around quite swiftly. However, you can quickly counter this hero with a few strong heroes; if you are looking for how to counter this DPS hero, follow this guide to learn about it.
How to Counter Soldier 76 in Overwatch 2
To counter Soldier 76, you should utilize these four powerful heroes in Overwatch 2. Before knowing those heroes, let us check out Soldier 76’s abilities so that you do not have a hard time countering him.
Tactical Visor (Ultimate)
It permits Soldier 76 to focus his target in his visor automatically.
You can find this in his pulse rifle attachment, which helps you to do severe damage to your enemies using its rockets.
As I mentioned earlier, it can be your best healer for you and your crazy squad using its deploying techniques.
It’s a unique skill from Soldier 76, which helps you to improve your movement by 50%.
Heavy Pulse Rife
It provides an automatic attack rifle that fires pulse shots at your foes to damage so harshly.
Heroes to Counter Soldier 76
These are the primary abilities of Soldier 76, Which help damage his foes. Still, If you are trying to counter him in Overwatch 2s, ensure that you have these strong heroes mentioned below.
First, make sure you have Genji, who plays a superb counter-attack toward this DPS hero. If you have him, his Deflect skill can quickly counter Soldier’s Barrage of bullets. So, if Soldier 76 uses his fiery shot, Genji will send it back to him and if you can aim properly, it will also do decent damage. Don’t forget that Genji also has Cyber-Agility, which will help him move around and probably chase Soldier 76 when he uses his Shift.
Secondly, Cassidy counters Soldier 76 with his agile skills and strategy tricks. Cassidy has a Magnetic Grenade that can stick to their foes and deliver severe damage.
Mei plays a massive role in the counter-attack against Soldier 76. She uses her Ice wall ability to help the whole squad quickly move away from the sight of Soldier 76. You can try her Blizzard Ultimate to freeze this DPS hero.
Finally, the Roadhog will be the monster to Soldier 76. So you can easily counter him. It has a Chain Hook ability that helps bring any DPS hero to the ground, so the Soldier 76 hero will easily be stuck into this trick. Suppose the DPS hero wants to escape from the trap. In that case, he should use all his abilities to defeat him or slay the Roadhog without delay.
I hope you countered Soldier 76; with these superheroes in this shooter game, you can try with other heroes, but these heroes will provide more effective results than any others.