Overwatch gets an awesome Spartan kick mode for Zenyatta in the Workshop - Dexerto

Overwatch gets an awesome Spartan kick mode for Zenyatta in the Workshop

Published: 1/May/2019 21:48 Updated: 1/May/2019 22:07

by Bill Cooney


Overwatch Twitch streamer Darwinstreams has come out with another fantastic-looking Workshop mode centered on Zenyatta’s infamous kick.

The new Overwatch Workshop was introduced by Jeff Kaplan on April 24 and since then players have come up with a ton of creative stuff including new game modes and even new heroes.

Darwinstreams and his chat have come up with plenty of great ideas themselves, but the latest original mini game called “Sparta Mode” looks like a ton of fun.

Blizzard EntertainmentZenyatta’s kicks have become legendary in Overwatch.


The game is called “Sparta Mode” because players have to use Zenyatta’s melee to kick other zenyatta’s either off the map or into the aptly-named Well of Death, which will suck players down if they get into the red zone above the pit.

Players can emote to power up Zenyatta’s kicks, which sends opponents flying hilariously off the map or into the Well of Death.

Players can use their ultimate to jump out of the way of an enemy and there are kick powerups and jump pads scattered around the map as well.

Darwinstreams told Dexerto the mode probably took him around 25 hours of learning and work to complete.

“My chat is literally the best, nicest and smartest chat in Overwatch, and special thanks to WhoIsLym,” Darwin said as he explained how he’s come up with so many modes.

For players who want to try out Zenyatta’s Spartan Mode, the Workshop code is: NEKEV.

So many Workshop modes, where to start?

The huge amount of content that has come out since the Workshop was released just goes to show how big of an update it actually was.

Players have come up with things like third-person Overwatch, volleyball, turning Overwatch into a MOBA and a ton of other great ideas.

It doesn’t seem like it, but at the time of writing its only been a week since the Workshop was released, so there’s no telling what will come out of the mode in the future.


Insane Wrecking Ball trick in Overwatch lets you get easy Oasis kills

Published: 2/Dec/2020 16:11

by Lauren Bergin


Overwatch’s Wrecking Ball is very much a love or hate hero: tanks love to play him, but every other player hates him. This easy trick will help you dominate as the furry hero on Oasis.

When players see a Wrecking Ball in their game, their either excited that he’s on their team instead of the enemy one or, alternatively, their heart sinks. The iron clad furball can make or break a game, especially in areas where environmental kills are all too easy.

A recent discovery that Tracer and Wrecking Ball can be partnered together to cause chaos with a boop and Pulse Bomb has led to players testing out all different Hammond tricks.

One player, however, has discovered a trick that will make Oasis a nightmare for the enemy team.

Wrecking Ball grapples
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Wrecking Ball may be cute, but he’s deadly on several Overwatch maps.

Wrecking Ball Oasis trick gives you easy kills

When piloting the armoured death ball, Reddit user XCJRR has found a prime spot to lie in waiting for any unfortunate victims on Oasis.

If a player positions themselves just outside of the enemy spawn on Oasis behind the bright blue sign next to the palm tree, they’re in a prime position to barrel into their opponents and throw them into the highway which forms part of Oasis’ backdrop.

From there, enemies are more than likely to be one-shot by the oncoming traffic, giving you instant kills and a whole lot of pressure on the map.

These are true environmental kills. from r/Overwatch

XCJRR’s timing was literal perfection, as it seems the entire enemy team were just respawning as he launched his attack, giving him an easy triple kill. It’s easy to race around the map as Hammond, so getting there with plenty of time and waiting is the perfect trick to get an easy wipe.

A lot of players will sigh at this news, as its yet another way for Wrecking Ball to truly wreck your evening, but give it a shot and see what happens. Just remember, you didn’t hear it from us.