Overwatch 2 Weapon Charms: Best Ways To Get

This overwatch 2 guide will explain the weapon charm item in complete detail.

Story Highlights
  • Overwatch 2 is filled with customizations and there is so much that you can experiment with in the game.
  • Weapon Charms are used to decorate and customize the look of your weapons.
  • There are various methods of obtaining these charms which include both free and paid methods.

Overwatch 2 is a free-to-play FPS with 5v5 multiplayer team battles that incorporates the use of 35 different heroes and their abilities in the game. Each hero has a different weapon in the game but the weapon charms for all of the weapons are the same in Overwatch.

There are certain weapon charms that can be used for all heroes in the game including Winston, Symmetra, Zarya, Sigma, Sombra, Ashe, and many more! These charms add customizability to the weapons in the game which is very similar to how Skins are used to customize heroes like Lucio.

There are various methods of obtaining weapon charms but they mostly involve either grinding for them or making in-game purchases for weapon charms using micro-transactions. We will discuss the complete detail of these charms in our guide.

What Are Weapon Charms

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A Weapon Charm In The Game (Image Credit: eXputer)

Weapon charms are basically collectibles that you can use to decorate your weapons in the game and are available for all heroes additionally. There are only 13 total weapon charms in the game currently and all of them can be used to customize the look of any weapon in the game. 

There is no multiplayer advantage of using these weapon charms additionally and they just add style to your gameplay. Their main purpose is to increase the aesthetics of your weapons. Weapon charms are to weapons what skins are to heroes in the game. 

Currently, there are only 13 weapon charms in the game, as we have mentioned above. That means you have to work with less variety right now. But we’re sure that the developers will keep adding new weapon charms in future updates of the game.

How To Access Weapon Charms

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Accessing Weapon Charms Part 1 (Image Credit: eXputer)

Some players don’t know how to access weapon charms in the game. They are actually hidden under the collectibles tab in the game. First, click on the heroes tab on the main menu in Overwatch. Then proceed to choose a hero that you want to use the weapon charms for.

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Accessing Weapon Charms Part 2 (Image Credit: eXputer)

Once you click on the hero, a huge list of customizations becomes available to you. You can choose to change the skins of not only the hero but also their weapons. However, the topic of our concern is actually hidden in the collectibles tab under the hero customization menu. Click on the collectibles and you should see the option to choose a weapon charm for your hero’s weapon in the game.

How To Obtain Weapon Charms

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The Different Weapon Charms In The Game (Image Credit: eXputer)

There are various methods of obtaining one of the 13 weapon charms in the game. You can either choose to grind for some of them or simply pay to unlock them. However, certain weapon charms can only be purchased through micro-transactions and there is no other way of obtaining them in the game. Following are the different ways that you can use to get weapon charms;

  • Purchasing Weapon Charms From Collectibles
  • Getting Weapon Charms As Battle Pass Rewards
  • Buying Weapon Charms From Shop 

We will now discuss each of these methods in complete detail.

Purchasing Weapon Charms From Collectibles

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Weapon Charms Are Available For Purchase In The Collectibles Tab (Image Credit: eXputer)

As you can see in the image above, there are certain weapon charms that can be directly purchased using Overwatch Coins in the collectibles tab of the game. Each of these charms costs 700 Overwatch Coins, which means that you won’t have to pay more for certain charms. However, there is a slight problem here, these weapon charms can only be purchased through micro-transactions and there is no in-game way of unlocking them.

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Overwatch Coins In The Game (Image Credit: eXputer)

Overwatch Coins can only be purchased using real money and that makes some of the weapon charms locked under the title of micro-transactions. You’ll have to get the 10$ Overwatch Coins pack in order to buy at least one of the purchasable charms in the collectibles tab.

Getting Weapon Charms As Battle Pass Rewards

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Weapon Charms In The Battle Pass (Image Credit: eXputer)

Some of the weapon charms are locked as rewards in the battle pass of the game. You can additionally obtain them once you reach the given tier of that item in the battle pass. This is the only free method of obtaining weapon charms in the game actually.

The battle pass is free for everyone. You can actually grind for the rewards of the battle pass without having to pay anything. But here’s the catch. The amount of grind required is actually ALOT! So much so that you are forced to purchase the premium version of the battle pass that costs real money.

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The Premium Battlepass (Image Credit: eXputer)

If you don’t like to grind in the game, then purchasing the battle pass tiers or the premium battle pass is your best choice for obtaining the weapon charms that are locked behind the battle pass. Additionally, you will get the newest heroes added to the game very quickly if you purchase the battle pass. However, the cost is actually a little high and it all depends on whether you want to spend money or not.

Buying Weapon Charms From Shop

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Weapon Charms In The Shop (Image Credit: eXputer)

Lastly, we have the specific weapon charms in the game that can only be purchased through the item shop as bundles with other skins and emotes. You cannot separately buy them. Actually, you have to buy the whole bundle for 2200 Overwatch Coins in order to get access to the weapon. This method is actually the most expensive way of obtaining weapon charms in the game. 

The shop also gets regularly updated so new bundles or charms are expected to be added to the game. However, you should be prepared to spend real money if you want to buy anything from the shop in Overwatch 2. That concludes all of the different methods that you can use to obtain weapon charms in the game.

Summary

Overwatch 2 is an extremely fun multiplayer game with a unique 5v5 team battle mode. There is a huge roster of playable heroes in the game and Overwatch 2 itself is now free-to-play additionally. Each hero can also be customized down to their weapons as well. There is so much that you can do in the game and it gets even more fun if you play with friends.

This concludes our guide about Weapon Charms in Overwatch 2. We explained these items in complete detail and even entailed the various methods that you can use to obtain these charms in the game. Weapon Charms are really useful to make your weapon look stylish in the game. Let us know about the type of customization that you achieved by using weapon charms in the comments below!

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Muhammad Haris Umer


Haris has been gaming for as long as he can remember but he is a huge Fromsoftware enthusiast and loves talking about Elden Ring. When he's not writing about games, you'll find him either playing Souls games or studying Medicine.

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