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Amazing WoW Fan Skins for Overwatch

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Wildcard24 makes some great WoW-themed skins for OW, as well as some SC and Diablo ones! As usual Rein and Reaper win.

 

As you can see from the image above, wildcard24 really knocked it out of the park on these skins, making us yearn for some Blizzard-game themed events to come to Overwatch so we can see something like them. And there's a special one for everyone's favorite in WoW/maybe not so favorite in OW - Leeroy Genji:

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He even got the usual pattern of official event skin priority right: Reinhardt must have the very best one, and then the rest can be whatever, with one or two standouts (in this instance Pharah and Junkrat). He also made some options for other Blizz games:

Starcraft:

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Diablo:

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Seriously, look at that Reaper and Zarya! We need to get this Blizzard-games event thing happening right away! Definitely check out the rest of wildcard24's art here.

Via: r/wow.

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Wow, these are awesome!

In a similar fashion, I'd love to see stuff like that in Heroes of the Storm: a Roadhog skin for Stitches, a Mercy skin for Auriel and a Torbjörn skin for Muradin. We already have Widowmaker Nova, so...

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32 minutes ago, Valhalen said:

Wow, these are awesome!

In a similar fashion, I'd love to see stuff lime that in Heroes of the Storm: a Roadhog skin for Stitches, a Mercy skin for Auriel and a Torbjörn skin for Muradin. We already have Widowmaker Nova, so...

well the ironforge torbjorn one above is pretty much muradin and auriel mercy is also present at the diablo ones. Roadhog stiches would work but it would fit in the WoW category. I like the buthcer matchup better for him though. Keep in mind that most heroes of the storm are pretty much lore for other blizzard titles.

The concept itself is definitely cool and I'd love to see it become a reality.

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Ragnaros Rein skin absolutely has to be a thing eventually, right? That looks fantastic. 

They did some crossover events for Diablo's anniversary, maybe they'll do something for WoWs next year. 

I guess the problem is that WoW's anniversary is in November, which is inconveniently in the Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday bloc that you might expect to have events in OW anyway. 

But they avoided Thanksgiving last year, so maybe there's space for it. 

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Dear sweet god. I really hope blizz doesn't do Firelord Reinhardt, I would go broke so quickly throwing money at my screen to get that skin. My electricity would be off, car repossessed, children and wife starving, but just one more loot crate, this time for sure!!!!

Edit: Just saw Leeroy Jenji, luls were had

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17 hours ago, Valhalen said:

Wow, these are awesome!

In a similar fashion, I'd love to see stuff like that in Heroes of the Storm: a Roadhog skin for Stitches, a Mercy skin for Auriel and a Torbjörn skin for Muradin. We already have Widowmaker Nova, so...

These are AMAZING!!

I'm hesitant to want them in Heroes. Roadhog skin seems fine because his and stitches play can't be that different by inherently having a hook pull and self heal, so I'm not sure they will ever make him. They trap themselves with some skins because they have expressed wanting characters to be identifiable. This means we will never see a widowmaker (or D2 amazon) in HOTS because Nova already has a skin. I'm sure they considered that at making the skins, but that's why they are so careful developing them because even skins have lasting impact on existing and future hero design.

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3 hours ago, Laragon said:

These are AMAZING!!

I'm hesitant to want them in Heroes. Roadhog skin seems fine because his and stitches play can't be that different by inherently having a hook pull and self heal, so I'm not sure they will ever make him. They trap themselves with some skins because they have expressed wanting characters to be identifiable. This means we will never see a widowmaker (or D2 amazon) in HOTS because Nova already has a skin. I'm sure they considered that at making the skins, but that's why they are so careful developing them because even skins have lasting impact on existing and future hero design.

Nova having a Widowmaker and Amazon skins doesn't mean much. Azmodan has a Gul'dan skin and we still got Gul'dan as a hero.

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41 minutes ago, Valhalen said:

Nova having a Widowmaker and Amazon skins doesn't mean much. Azmodan has a Gul'dan skin and we still got Gul'dan as a hero.

That character model (size and shape) are drastically different. Widowmaker and Nova are extremely similar.

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by the way I'm just looking back now, but out of all these the one that most desperately needs to get done is by far reapers mathael skin. That shit be perfect.

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On 11/3/2017 at 11:54 PM, kutkommtom said:

Two of these skins got added to overwatch!!!the roadhog and zarya! :O

Rightly so! They look amazing :D

Tbh, I'm most excited for Widow Nova though.

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