Best D.Va Skin in Overwatch 2021: Ranking all the skins from Worst to Best

Here we will be ranking the best skins of our favorite Korean Gamer girl and Mech Pilot, D.va.

D.va is the codename of Hana Song, an ex-professional gamer from Korea who uses her skill to pilot a state-of-the-art Mech. Enlisted in the South Korean army, she fights to defend her homeland from the Omnics in her Mech.

D.Va is strongest in her Mech suit. Her primary weapons are Fusion Cannons which work like automatic shotguns with infinite ammo dealing high damage at close range. She also has a Defense matrix to eat up incoming projectiles, Boosters that allow her to fly for a short duration of time, and Micro Missiles which deal high burst damage. Her ultimate is self-destructing her mech dealing huge damage. When she’s out of her Mech, she is very vulnerable with low HP and a small pistol.

D.Va is an agile Main tank with a low skill floor and very high skill ceiling. She is easy to start playing and is a popular choice among the female players of overwatch. She can dive into the enemy, challenge high ground, peel for her teammates and harass enemies.

Due to her popularity among casuals and pros alike, she has received a lot of cosmetic items from Blizzard and has a plethora of regular skins along with Seasonal event skins she can choose from. These skins can be earned by opening loot boxes, purchased from the in-game store, and completing challenges.

Overwatch’s has 6 Seasonal events throughout the year: Summer Games, Lunar New Year, Overwatch Archives, Anniversary, Halloween Terror, and Winter Wonderland. Skins that are unique to an event can only be unboxed from that specific events’ loot box and also be purchasable from the store during the runtime of that event. Earning an event loot box is the same as earning a regular loot box. it just needs to be earned during the ongoing event.

Best D.Va Skins in Overwatch (A Complete Tier List)

Here we will put all the regular D.Va Skins that can either be unboxed from loot boxes or purchased with in-game credits, or acquired in challenges into a tier list.

  • S-Tier: Academy (Legendary), Shin-Ryeong (Legendary), Palanquin (Legendary), Officer (Legendary)
  • A-Tier: Black Cat (Legendary), Scavenger (Legendary), Junker (Legendary), Waveracer (Legendary)
  • B-Tier: Nano (Epic), B.Va (Legendary), Junebug (Legendary), Cruiser (Legendary), Taegeukgi (Epic)
  • C-Tier: Carbon Fiber (Epic), White Rabbit (Epic), Midnight (Epic)
  • D-Tier: All the Rare skins

Top 10 Best D.Va skins in Overwatch

With so many skins released for our favorite Korean Mech pilot, we will pick out our top 10 favorite skins. In this list, we will be only listing skins that are available in loot boxes or can be purchased from the in-game store and won from Challenge events. We will be including the default skins that are always available as well as the skins that are available from Seasonal events as well as limited-time Challenges.

We did not include Overwatch League skins as they require a premium currency called OWL Tokens which need to be purchased or earned in a separate method.

10. Taegeukgi (Epic)

The Taegeukgi skin is an Epic tier skin that can be purchased from the in-game store for 250 credits or opened from a seasonal event loot box. However, it is only available during Summer Games.

Taegeukgi Dva skin
Taegeukgi Dva skin

In her Taekgeukgi skin, D.Va is in her national colors and represents her home country, South Korea. Her mech and suit both are in the white and blue theme with her nation’s flag on them.

Taegeukgi Dva skin
Taegeukgi Dva skin

Taekgeukgi D.Va’s pistol is also in the same blue-white color scheme.

9. Nano (Epic)

The Nano skin was an Epic tier special event skin that could be earned for D.va by completing a set of challenges.

Nano Dva skin
Nano Dva skin

Nano D.Va showcases her as a professional athlete sponsored by the huge Korean company, Nano Cola. It is colored in bright green, blue, and pink with the Nano logo on her chest and leg.

Nano Dva skin
Nano Dva skin

Her pistol is in the same theme in a cool green gradient.

8. Cruiser (Legendary)

D.va’s Cruiser skin can be bought from the in-game store for 1000 credits or opened from a seasonal loot box. However, it is only available during Overwatch Archives.

Cruiser Dva skin
Cruiser Dva skin

The skin features D.va from the 1970s adorning a short shirt, ponytail, large earrings, skinny jeans, and red heels. Her mech somewhat resembles a classic vehicle or a cruiser as the name suggests.

Cruiser Dva skin
Cruiser Dva skin

Her pistol is also in the same classic car theme with dices on the handle like the decorations people would hang from their rearview mirrors from back in the day.

7. B.Va (Legendary)

B.Va is a Legendary tier skin that can be purchased from the store for 1000 credits. It is a non-event skin meaning it can be acquired from regular loot boxes and bought from the store at any time.

B.Va Dva skin
B.Va Dva skin

B.Va represents her in a bee theme with a bright yellow mech with Honeycomb shapes. Her suit is also in the same theme and her hair is tied in a bun.

B.Va Dva skin
B.Va Dva skin

Her pistol is also yellow keeping in tune with the bee theme with a cute bee charm and “Stinger” written on the pistol.

6. Waveracer (Legendary)

Waveracer is a Legendary skin for D.va that can be purchased from the in-game store for 1000 credits. However, it is an event skin and can be only purchased during Summer games.

Waveracer Dva skin
Waveracer Dva skin

Waveracer dva pilots a mech that closely resembles a Hydroplane. It is in a colorful white-blue theme with pink accents. Dva herself wears a crop top and shorts with a life preserver.

Waveracer Dva skin
Waveracer Dva skin

Her pistol is fashioned in the same white-blue-pink hydroplane theme with a dolphin charm.

5. Black Cat (Legendary)

For all the eGirls out there, the Black Cat D.va skin is just for you. Coming in a classy black and pink color theme, you get to be a catgirl on one hand and a goth on the other.

The Black Cat skin for D.va is a Legendary tier skin and can be purchased from the store for 1000 credits or opened from a loot box. This is a regular skin and can be purchased from the store at any time.

Black Cat Dva skin
Black Cat Dva skin

The skin features her as a blonde in a goth girl outfit. She has pigtails and a bow on her chest. her mech is in black with pink accents and cat ears. Her pistol has a cat bell charm and a cat emblem on the body.

Black Cat Dva skin
Black Cat Dva skin

4. Palannquin (Legendary)

D.va’s palanquin is a Legendary Tier skin and it can be purchased for 1000 credits. However, it is an event skin and is only available for purchase during Lunar New Year. It can also be opened from the event loot box.

Palanquin Dva skin
Palanquin Dva skin

Palanquin D.Va shows her in a traditional outfit. A mode of transport, the palanquin takes the form of a small litter on horizontal poles, carried by a group of bearers on their shoulders. In this skin, her mech is portrayed as the palanquin itself.

Palanquin Dva skin
Palanquin Dva skin

Her pistol is also in the traditional theme with a charm.

3. Shin-Ryeong (Legendary)

Shin-Ryeong D.va is a Legendary tier skin for D.va and it can be purchased for 1000 credits or opened from a loot box. Since it is an event skin, it can be bought from the in-game store during Halloween Terror or unboxed from an event loot box.

According to @gatamchun on Twitter, “신령神靈 (shin-ryeong) means “spirit,” specifically the kind that dwells in certain spots. So 산신령 (san shin-ryeong) means “mountain spirit” because “san” means mountain.”

Shin-Ryeong Dva skin
Shin-Ryeong Dva skin

Her mech is in the form of a spooky temple accented by tiny details like guttering candles on her fusion cannons, stone lanterns for boosters, and long strips of fabric that flutter ominously behind her as she hunts for her next kill.

D.Va herself appears in the form of a fox girl spirit with ragged clothes. Her pistol is also fashioned in the same theme.

Shin-Ryeong Dva skin
Shin-Ryeong Dva skin

The front of the weapon appears to be a lion’s striking paw with claws and the back is the head of the lion where the rocket booster lies.

2. Officer (Legendary)

Officer Dva was launched in collaboration with Heroes of the Storm in 2017. To get her, players needed to play 5 games with a friend in a ranked, unranked, and quick match. Later on, this skin was added to the loot boxes.

Officer D.va can now be purchased from the store for 1000 credits. It can also be opened from the regular loot box.

Officer Dva skin
Officer Dva skin

For skin, D.va appears as a part of Busan’s police force. She has an officer’s outfit with a tucked-in shirt, fitted pants, and a tie. Her Mech appears in the form of a Police car in the white-blue theme and has emergency lights. A cool aspect of this skin is whenever you are boosting, the sirens spring into action as if you were a real cop on the chase.

Officer Dva skin
Officer Dva skin

Her pistol also appears in a slick police force theme with a police whistle attached to it.

1. Academy (Legendary)

At #1 we have Academy which is a Lengendary tier skin. It can be purchased from the store for 1000 credits or opened from a loot box. Since it is an event skin it can be purchased at any time or opened from a regular loot box.

Academy Dva skin
Academy Dva skin

Academy D.va showcases her as an ordinary school girl turned mech pilot. Her mech is in a white-gold-pink theme and has a Power Rangers/Gundam vibe to it. D.va herself wears school clothes with a blue jacket, pink skirt, and glasses.

Academy Dva skin
Academy Dva skin

Her weapon is in the same theme with some gold and pink accents.

Best D.va skin with the Golden Gun

Golden guns look good on a lot of heroes but they stand out a lot on D.va. Since she rides in a mech with huge guns, the golden weapons look very good on her.

 Academy Dva skin with Golden Gun
Academy Dva skin with Golden Gun

Since the mech already has some gold accents, the golden guns fit right into the color scheme. Her pistol probably looks the best because it turns solid gold.

 Academy Dva skin with Golden Gun
Academy Dva skin with Golden Gun

What’s the New D.va skin?

It has been quite a while since D.va last got a skin. Her latest skin was Shin-Ryeong which is a Legendary tier skin and was released as a part of Halloween Terror at the end of 2020. It has been 5 events since then and D.va has not received a single skin and did not in this year’s Halloween Terror either. This also means that the next event, Winter Wonderland most likely will have a skin releasing for D.va.

All the rare D.va skins

The Rare tier of D.va skins costs 75 credits each and is also commonly attainable in loot boxes. They feature basic recolors of the original skin in a single color. Most of the players who are new to the game and like to play D.va will find themselves starting out with purchasing a Rare skin for her.

Blueberry D.va

Blueberry Dva Rare skin
Blueberry Dva Rare skin

Lemon-lime D.va

Lemon-lime Dva Rare skin
Lemon-lime Dva Rare skin

Tangerine D.va

Tangerine Dva Rare skin
Tangerine Dva Rare skin

Watermelon D.va

Watermelon Dva Rare skin
Watermelon Dva Rare skin

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