Zarya’s Role and Responsibility in Ranked Games

The hero – Zarya, is one of the few tanks in Overwatch game. Beside being a tank, you can only use her as an off tank. A decent team should consist of one main tank and one off tank to be called competitive. If you have a team with two off tanks, your team will clearly be at a disadvantage and will usually be outplayed.

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Zarya’s Responsibilities and Positioning

When you play Zarya, your responsibility as an off tank is to:

  • contest the objective with your main tank,
  • stay alive,
  • try to protect your supports from dying,
  • and deal as much damage as you can to the enemy.