Who are the best tank heroes to play in Overwatch 2 Season 3?
Season 3 of Overwatch 2 brought the a massive change to tanks’ class passives, which seems to have put most of the tanks into a decent spot in the meta.
However, for those tank mains looking to climb, a new update on March 7 brought some needed balance changes and quality of life adjustments to the tank heroes. But which ones are dominating after the changes?
To that end, we look to Overbuff to help us determine which heroes are thriving based on their pick rate, winning percentage, K/D ratio, and more.
With the highest win rate (53.9%) and pick rate (4.69%), there’s no question that Reinhardt is the best of all the front-line heroes in Overwatch 2.
The quality of life changes in the latest patch, giving him different relative aim sensitivity while rolling, have made the hamster much more appealing of a hero and boosted him to the second-best win rate among tanks.
Sigma has the third-best pick rate in the tank role and a respectable pick rate just below 3%. However, Reinhardt still clears in terms of frontliners with a shield that can block a whole choke point.
The only champion with a win rate over 50% not in the S or A tiers, Doomfist is held back by being bottom-five among tanks in terms of pick rate and average KDA.
Ramattra has been steadily rising in popularity since her release, now with a top-five pick rate. But with more players, her win rate has dropped below 49%. She’s still strong in the right hands though and the recent buffs to her Annihilation should help her bounce back.
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D.Va remains right in the middle of the pack for tank heroes when it comes to pick and win rates, but her astoundingly-high average 6.65 KDA keeps her out of the C tier.
Orisa took some solid steps since Season 2 and is still the second-most-picked tank in the game, but she also has a win rate just below 44%, which isn’t enough to justify her in the S or A tiers. And don’t be surprised if she stays here after the nerfs to her Terra Surge in the latest update.
Junker Queen is one of the least-picked tanks in Overwatch 2, which keeps her out of the higher tiers. However, with a respectable (48.88%) win rate, she is a fine pick if you can pilot her.
The second-lowest win rate among tanks while also having a bottom-five pick rate indicates that Winston is going to need some love to be a viable pick in the role.
Zarya got some love to her Particle and Projected Barriers in the latest patch, but she is still languishing with a win rate below 43%.
Roadhog got some adjustments to his chain hook, but he’s going to need a lot more love to get him out of this hole. He has the worst pick rate and a win rate below 40%.