With the addition of Kaid, we now have 24 available defenders to choose from. In the initial release of Wind Bastion, Kaid's .44 Mag Semi Auto pistol was a powerful handgun, giving Kaid a huge ADS advantage in gunfights. This lead to nerfs on the damage and increased recoil on his .44 Mag Semi Auto pistol. Not to mention Mute also received the SMG-11 as a secondary weapon and a nerf to Valkyrie's cam toss. 

All things considered, here is what I think of the top 5 current defenders:

Rainbow Six Siege Best Defenders

Who do you think are the top 5 defenders?