Checkpoint XP

How Widowmaker and Tracer Can Dominate as a Team | OWLs Nest Download

15:02 Download July 1st, 2020

The OWLs Nest is CheckpointXP’s official podcast dedicated to the Overwatch League. Every episode Robbie Landis is joined by Jake Lyon to discuss the latest league moves, matches, and more. This episode Robbie and Jake discuss the prevalence of the Widowmaker and Tracer Meta in the Asian Pacific division for the Overwatch League. What makes this duo of damage dealers so effective and who does it the best?

Snipers and Flanks Dominate

Widowmaker and Tracer have always been high impact heroes with a very high skill ceiling. Some of the best players and the most memorable plays have been executed by players who excel on these two. Why are some Asian teams using these more than the North American teams? Jake explains what makes the sniper and flanking heroes so deadly and necessary in the current meta. Plus, which teams are benefiting the most? Jake talks about the Guangzhou Charge have stepped up their play with a Widowmaker and Tracer reliant composition. He explains how the DPS trio of Ou “Eileen” Yiliang, Jung-woo “Happy” Lee and Charlie “Nero” Zwarg give the Charge the edge they need over the other teams utilizing the same composition.

Will the Widowmaker and Tracer meta stay as relevant for these teams now that the hero pools are gone? Jake doesn’t think so. Anything can happen in the Overwatch League, but with Brigette and D.va back in the rotation, this provides a bit more protection for teams against these two heroes and offers more danger for those playing the sniper and flanker.

Remember to subscribe to the CheckpointXP Channel on YouTube, so you never miss an episode of the OWLs Nest. You can also find it in podcast form on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever you find your podcasts.

Podcasts you may like

The Morning Bounce

Did you miss an episode of the Morning Bounce? Catch up with the Morning Bounce Podcast!

Play Latest (August 5th)

260 episodes

Bounce Bright Spot

Play Latest (February 9th, 2021)

1 episodes

Clairissa Jenkins Phone Checks

Play Latest (August 3rd)

6 episodes

100 Years of Hit Makers

Play Latest (November 7th, 2020)

24 episodes

PG: Parental Guidance (Needed)

Roxanne and special guests share parenting mishaps and milestones. With crazy schedules for parents and kids and the added distraction of tech everywhere you turn, they are less dishing out parental guidance and more seeking answers on how to parent in today’s world.

Play Latest (July 30th)

147 episodes