How to Get Legendary Skins Fast in Overwatch 2

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Overwatch 2 is packed full of exciting moments, like blasting an enemy team with a well-timed ultimate, holding a point with only seconds left in overtime, or ranking up after a tough competitive match. Yet, between the moments of jubilation and pride lies something so frightening, so bone-chilling, that it’ll have you tucking your tail between your legs and possibly never showing your face in a match again.

Scoring a Play of the Game in a default skin.

Yeah, you can almost hear the audience shrieking in disgust. Don’t be that person. Keep reading to learn how to get Legendary Skins fast in Overwatch 2.

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How To Get Legendary Skins Fast In Overwatch 2

Luckily for you, Overwatch 2 has several methods of obtaining Legendary Skins. Some may cost you, while others can be earned with some digital elbow grease. Let’s go over your options below.

Twitch Drops

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One of the easiest ways to earn some Overwatch 2 swag is by claiming some free Twitch drops during specific events. Between October 7 through October 16, you can earn the Legendary Sukajan Skin for Kiriko by watching six hours of Overwatch 2 on select channels. Read our guide on how to get those Overwatch 2 Twitch drops to learn more.

Seasonal Events

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‘Tis the season for a glow-up. Every now and then, a limited-time seasonal event will be available to participate in, usually rewarding Legendary skins and other goodies after completion. From October 25 through November 8, you can join in the Junkenstein’s Revenge Halloween Event to grab yourself a few exclusive Legendary Skins. Read our guide on the Overwatch 2 Halloween event for more information.

Watchpoint Pack and Other Store Bundles

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If you don’t mind opening up your wallet, Overwatch 2 offers plenty of bundles to give your Legendary Skin collection a huge boost. The Overwatch 2 Watchpoint Pack, for instance, contains seven Legendary skins amongst a handful of Epic Skins, access to the Premium Battle Pass, and 2000 Overwatch 2 coins.

Check the in-game Shop for more Legendary Skin bundles that you may like.

Premium Battle Pass

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Though it’s not the fastest method, nor is it free, the Premium Battle Pass has a variety of Legendary Skins to earn throughout its 80 tiers of rewards. Since the transition to free-to-play, Overwatch 2 now offers Daily, Weekly, Seasonal, and Lifetime Challenges for players to complete. Focusing on your Daily and Weekly Challenges will reward you with a decent amount of Battle Pass XP as well as some Overwatch 2 coins, which will help you progress and earn Legendary Skins and more for your collection.

Related: Overwatch 2: All Rewards on the Season 1 Battle Pass

Hopefully, this guide helps you to never get caught slackin’ with a default skin. For more information on Overwatch 2, check out our other guides here at Prima Games.

About the Author

Matt Vatankhah

Before joining Prima Games in 2022, Matt had a pretty boring office job. He's had a passion for video games for all of his life and really loves Final Fantasy, retro FPS, and roguelike games. He will absolutely stomp you in Tetris.