Overwatch’s Halloween-themed seasonal event launched yesterday, and along with some spooky-scary skins, Blizzard gave us something else: Ana’s “grandma candy” emote and some solid trolling potential.
Overwatch’s Halloween patch
Here, little boys and girls, don’t be afraid:
Ana’s lolly emote
Ana’s new “grandma candy” emote appears to be a riff on the “grandma candy” meme from July, which Blizzard had taken note of:
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) July 15, 2016
But despite its quaint and adorable origins, Ana’s new lolly emote has taken on a new form. How could it not — emotes are nothing if not creative ways to gloat. And what’s ruder than throwing sweets at people?
Ana’s sleep dart lays enemies flat for five seconds, just enough time for Ana to emote over their limp corpse. Hilariously, players have been tossing Ana’s Halloween candy on enemies’ sleeping bodies.
Redditor ThePoetPyronius was excited to find a “new way to troll sleepers” yesterday after the patch dropped:
Redditor Chizu_ discovered the same thing, tossing some grandma candy on Reinhardt’s sleeping body. He gets her back, though:
A+ trolling. More of this, please!