Widowmaker Hero Guide

Widowmaker is a powerful sniper capable of eliminating heroes across the battlefield with a single shot. Her abilities are perfect for light reconnaissance: a grappling hook allows her to reach high-elevations and stay mobile, while her Ultimate ability enables her entire team to see enemies through walls. In Overwatch lore, Widowmaker is a ruthless assassin […]

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Ana Hero Guide

Ana is a sniper/healer hybrid and Overwatch’s resident mom, dishing out tough love and sage advice from her years spent on the battlefield. In Overwatch Lore, Ana Amari is a founding member of Overwatch and the mother of Pharah. Long considered the world’s best sniper, Ana served next to Jack Morrison (Soldier: 76) as his […]

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Doomfist Hero Guide

Doomfist is an aggressive DPS assault character that relies more on stringing together physical combos at close-range than the traditional method of shooting behind cover. He’s equipped with a recharging hand canon, a highly mobile kit of abilities, and his namesake Doomfist gauntlet that can stun and knockback opponents into walls or off ledges. In […]

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Roadhog Hero Guide

Roadhog is a devastating Tank class hero that is better at removing vulnerable characters and disrupting team formations than he is at protecting his own allies. But with 600 HP and a powerful self-healing ability, Roadhog can easily absorb incoming damage and survive 1-on-1 fights without breaking a sweat. In Overwatch lore, Roadhog (Mako Rutledge) […]

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Soldier 76 Hero Guide

For a game that features a robust cast of unique characters, Soldier 76 could be considered the most normal. His tactics are straightforward and will be familiar to anyone with experience playing first-person shooters like Call of Duty. He’s also the first hero new players are acquainted with in Overwatch’s tutorial. In Overwatch lore, Soldier: […]

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Tracer Hero Guide

Overwatch’s fleet-footed mascot, Tracer, is a zippy DPS attacker designed to flank and harass enemies at close-range. Tracer’s time traveling abilities enable her to blink and shift through a fight, and her evasive mobility makes targeting and tracking her movements a challenge. In Overwatch lore, Lena Oxton is a young British pilot that joined Overwatch’s […]

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Bastion Hero Guide

Bastion is a giant walking and (somewhat) talking Gatling gun, capable of transforming between an agile reconnaissance mode and a devastating stationary turret. His play style is more straightforward than other heroes, meaning he’s a great character for beginners to jump into. In Overwatch lore, Bastion is just one of many Bastion robot units that […]

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