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Overwatch Halloween Terror 2017 now live (Oct 10 - Nov 1), pictures of skins, info

May 11, 2011
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I love it !

Gonna main Zarya now.

Team Ninja did a similar theme for Tina this Halloween too. 80's aerobics is suddenly popular it seems.



Im more of a Tina fan than a Zarya one, TBH ;)
 

Sn4ke_911

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OMG this should have been Reaper's skin, without that stupid mask.

 

GearFourth

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Feb 20, 2016
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At 1.7k trying to farm as fast as possible to 3k without spending anymore money on the lootboxes hopefully I succeed crazy how many hours I have to put into this before the event deadline comes to get the shit i want
 

R0ckman

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At 1.7k trying to farm as fast as possible to 3k without spending anymore money on the lootboxes hopefully I succeed crazy how many hours I have to put into this before the event deadline comes to get the shit i want

You can possibly get up to half or more of the event skins doing this. I grinded to about 4000 and ended up with all the summer ones, didn't have to buy.
 

LiK

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At 1.7k trying to farm as fast as possible to 3k without spending anymore money on the lootboxes hopefully I succeed crazy how many hours I have to put into this before the event deadline comes to get the shit i want

I have 23k and I still don't want to use the money yet. haha
 

ArgyleReptile

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Nov 14, 2015
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I've had three legendaries in this event and neither of them were Event Skins. No, instead I get Nomad Genji and 500 coins yesterday and fucking B.Va today.
 

Blues1990

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Christ, I had no idea. So Blizzard themselves doesn't even do the one aspect of the game people get most excited for.

Keep in mind that Airborn helps in cooperation with the Overwatch team, not so much with being left to their own devices and doing all the heavy lifting. The skin and weapon concept art (along with final modeling and texture work) is still done at the main Blizzard studio, while work with modeling, texturing, skinning, etc. is done in unison between Ariborn & the Overwatch team. My friend Anh Dang did concept art for a lot of the popular skins and/or weapons, such as Grillmaster 76, Sentai Genji, or McCree's revolver for his Van Helsting Legendary.
 

Scuffed

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Van Helsing McCree is cool but not diggin' the rest that much. I'll save my loot crate money for another event I think. I might buy Pumpkin Reaper though.
 

ZugZug123

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Van Helsing McCree is cool but not diggin' the rest that much. I'll save my loot crate money for another event I think. I might buy Pumpkin Reaper though.

I don't play Reaper but Pumpkin skin is legit. It has cute little pumpkin decorations on the guns 😊
 

NeoRaider

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Aug 1, 2015
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Opened 9-10 loot boxes since the event started, still no Halloween skins. Only one Legendary, regular Hog skin.

Nice thing is that i got few boxes with 4 Halloween items. During the previous events it was usually 1 item per box.
 

psyfi

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The PvE mode is so boring. I wish they'd flesh it out more and make it a year round thing.
 
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The PvE mode is so boring. I wish they'd flesh it out more and make it a year round thing.
It is really disappointing that they didn't even bother extending this mode to other maps or something different from last year. Between this and Lucioball being the same, it diminishes the events quite a bit in my eyes as they just become even more of a push to sell loot boxes.

Junkenstein's Revenge and Uprising seem like they would be easy to incorporate into other maps and making them more permanent modes. Need those events to sell loot boxes, though.
 

Big Nikus

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I bought 50 loot boxes and got 4 legendary skins... that were not from the event.
I legit want to cry.
 

TheSadRanger

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The Zenyatta skin is pretty dope, they even changed the symbols on the bells that pop up to Cthuhlu looking runes. His meditate emote makes greenish looking runes pop up.

They also changed his holographic arms to tentacles.
 

Roubjon

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Jul 19, 2011
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I really like the Reaper and McCree skins out of this batch so I hope I can get those. I doubt I'll use my 4000ish coins to buy anything though. I wanna save them for skins I NEED, y'know?
 

RedlineRonin

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Did something happen or revert with dupes again? I bought my 50 boxes last night and got a ton of dupes, which wasn't happening last time. Like, there were three or four boxes in a row where every single item was a dupe...
 

NeoRaider

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Got two Legendary items since the event started in ~15 loot boxes and they were both regular skins. One for Hog and one for D.Va.

This game...
 

Nuno Pinto

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Got two Legendary items since the event started in ~15 loot boxes and they were both regular skins. One for Hog and one for D.Va.

This game...

Sounds like my halloween event from last year.

Played a shit ton, got all the regular legendaries for hanzo/widowmaker and 2 or 3 dupes for the junkrat event skin, which was the only legendary skin I got from the event.

I got trolled pretty hard lol

This one has been pretty good so far though.
 

GearFourth

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You can possibly get up to half or more of the event skins doing this. I grinded to about 4000 and ended up with all the summer ones, didn't have to buy.
Did the same thing last event and only got one event legendary and two non event legendaries :(
I have 23k and I still don't want to use the money yet. haha
I'm the complete opposite can't stand credit just sitting there so I use it asap
 
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The unnecessary apostrophe in Zarya's 'Totally 80's' skin bothers me.

And while I am being pedantic, I don't like it when people refer to Winston as 'monkey'. It's not shorter than saying Winston and he isn't a monkey.
 

Veelk

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Keep in mind that Airborn helps in cooperation with the Overwatch team, not so much with being left to their own devices and doing all the heavy lifting. The skin and weapon concept art (along with final modeling and texture work) is still done at the main Blizzard studio, while work with modeling, texturing, skinning, etc. is done in unison between Ariborn & the Overwatch team. My friend Anh Dang did concept art for a lot of the popular skins and/or weapons, such as Grillmaster 76, Sentai Genji, or McCree's revolver for his Van Helsting Legendary.

Let your friend know he does a great job. I love 2 of those skins a lot.

Also, demand that he be in charge of the next Zarya skin.
 

TheYanger

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Did something happen or revert with dupes again? I bought my 50 boxes last night and got a ton of dupes, which wasn't happening last time. Like, there were three or four boxes in a row where every single item was a dupe...

You only get dupes if you already have everything of that rarity. I have every rare, for example (Which is easy since it has the least items and you get rares often), so EVERY blue I get is a dupe, always. The event came out, no dupes for a bit, but then I got all of those too.

I got 4 legendaries not from the event, felt bad, then I turned some wow gold into boxes, just need Symm and Ana now, if I don't get Symm I'll buy her, if I don't get Ana I'll live.
 

mas8705

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Going into this Event, there were only three things I was interested in getting: Witch Mercy, Dr. Junkenstein and Reaper's Highlight Intro. So far, I've gotten Pharah's and 76's skins, Mei's hop, several random sprays and VCs, three legendary skins that aren't related to this event (76's, Genji's and Ana's...) and Junkenstein's Monster (to which I'm ok with this one).

I'll admit that for this year, the things of interest include McCree's Hunter, Symmetra's Dragon Skin, Cultist Zenyatta, and Vampire Reaper, but I'm going to look at it where if I can't get them this year, they will be something I'll work on getting next year when prices drop (to which for McCree, I'm not too worried since I at least got his USA skin during the Summer, and Reaper's skin during the Winter is pretty badass too. Symmetra I'm not too concerned about while Zenyatta already had some badass skins already, so I won't lose sleep if Cultist slips out of my hands). I like the other skins too, but honestly I can hold off on those.

As much as I don't want to do it, I might decide to give in and gamble a bit just so that I can either try and get those skins or hope that coins drop so that I can just buy them manually (to which I had saved up about 1250 coins already, so that can at least get me a skin from last year and Reaper's intro). Would like to get those other skins for this year, but 3000 feels too steep of an asking price for now.
 

Rozart

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Aug 28, 2013
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6 loot boxes opened. 3 legendaries. One Zen Cthulhu skin (!!). One chest of gold coins. And one Islander Roadhog skin. Plus a bunch of Halloween emotes/victory poses.

Kinda wished that they bar you from getting any normal legendaries during an event tbh. I get so disappointed every time a normal legendary skin pops out haha.

OMG this should have been Reaper's skin, without that stupid mask.


Oh my god, YES.
 

Blues1990

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Let your friend know he does a great job. I love 2 of those skins a lot.

Also, demand that he be in charge of the next Zarya skin.

You can actually follow her on twitter and tell her that she's awesome. Sure she'd appreciate it.

Also, Totally '80's Zarya is easily Zarya's best Legendary Skin to date, and apparently, will be getting another soon-ish.
 

Big Nikus

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Will this stop you from buying 50 loot boxes in the future?

No, I almost bought 50 more right after because I was pissed and sad.
And people say it's not really gambling :/
I hate this stuff. And I hate myself for buying this shit.