"Mercy's mobility is at the core of her design"

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Is it? Is it really?

Her passive glide is pretty niche, and is unable to fulfill the purpose of gliding in pretty much any video game ever: getting from one platform to another.

Guardian Angel has two targeting modes. Once you get used to one of them, switching to the other feels like a different ability entirely.

If mobility was really at the core of Mercy's design (right behind healing), shouldn't these abilities be more versatile?
For a healer, it is.
11/07/2017 08:13 AMPosted by Estranhow
For a healer, it is.

You mean for Mercy, it is. Lucio and Moira don't experience such restrictions and shortfalls with their mobility.
Res is Her core. Mass Res was epic. We feeled ourself like a guardian angels even if when we died after mass res.
Poor Mercy.
First changing VA.
Second hardest rework which ruined her iconic image.
What will be third? Removing her? Or desecrating her image with LGBT?
Mercy is a single target, close range healer. If it wasn't for Guardian Angel, she wouldn't be able to do her job at all. It's not necessarily that her mobility is the defining part of her kit, but it's absolutely vital for her function. Otherwise, she'd spend half the match running slowly in her heels wishing she could get to people in time to heal them.
Mercy's passive glide is actually very good at getting between platforms that non-mobile characters can't jump to. For example, you can take the back/side path back to point B on Hanimura, or you can fly from the top-back-right door/platform on Gibralter A around the corner to the top of the middle building or vice versa. These are things that would take at least a rocket jump or maybe even 2 blinks to accomplish.

But anyway, the passive glide is mainly paired with guardian angle and combined with the slingshot ability and a lot of personal skill you can pretty much go anywhere at any time. As long as teammates exist and they aren't sitting in one place like a pile of stupid, you can find a way.

11/07/2017 08:20 AMPosted by Ayuhdale
Mercy is a single target, close range healer. If it wasn't for Guardian Angel, she wouldn't be able to do her job at all. It's not necessarily that her mobility is the defining part of her kit, but it's absolutely vital for her function. Otherwise, she'd spend half the match running slowly in her heels wishing she could get to people in time to heal them.

If only. Actually she wouldn't have time for that because she would spend 90% of the match dead or running back.
11/07/2017 08:16 AMPosted by Airin
Or desecrating her image with LGBT?
wait what?

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