Genji Hero Guide

One of Overwatch’s most popular heroes, Genji is notoriously hard to master due to a high skill ceiling and precision aiming that requires sharp reflexes. However, in the right hands he’s an absolute beast that can slink around the battlefield like a ninja, picking opponents off one by one in quick succession. In Overwatch lore, […]

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Winston Hero Guide

A super smart ape with a heart of gold, Winston is an agile tank-type hero adept at scattering team compositions and sowing chaos and confusion on the battlefield. In Overwatch lore, Winston is a genetically engineered gorilla that happens to be a brilliant scientist. He was created on the moon, at Horizon Lunar Colony. The […]

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McCree Hero Guide

McCree is a DPS offense character with a powerful revolver as his primary attack. He’s a solid choice for most team compositions as he can quickly remove pesky characters like Pharah from a fight. If you’re a fan of lining up headshots at mid-range and targeting high priority enemies, McCree might be your new favorite […]

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Sombra Hero Guide

Sombra is a stealthy assault character that manipulates the flow of battle by hacking characters and health packs. She’s particularly effective against tanks, as her Hack ability disables shields and renders most short-range characters vulnerable. Her Ultimate ability, EMP, can shutdown enemy ults and disrupt even the most coordinated teams. In Overwatch lore, Sombra was […]

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Junkrat Hero Guide

Junkrat is a grenade lobbing defensive hero that protects the objective using sticky mines and bear traps. His mines enable him to reach high ground positions, and his Ultimate ability, Rip-Tire, can instantly kill multiple characters. In Overwatch lore, Junkrat (AKA Jamison Fawkes) is a dangerous 25-year old demolitionist with a bit of a psychotic […]

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Pharah Hero Guide

Pharah, a self-described “Rocket Queen,” is a dynamic assault-based hero with the best vertical mobility in Overwatch. She also has one of the most powerful Ultimate abilities in the game, Barrage. Pharah’s play style involves terrorizing enemies from the air with deadly rockets, knocking players around the map, and generally being a nuisance that’s difficult to […]

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Torbjörn Hero Guide

Torbjörn is the wise-cracking Gimli dwarf to Overwatch’s fellowship, providing comic relief while his enemies die in a hail of turret and rocket fire. His abilities merit a fun and rewarding play style that can force an opposing team to change their lineup in order to counter him. In Overwatch lore, Torbjörn Lindholm is a […]

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Reaper Hero Guide

Reaper is a powerful Overwatch assault character and also the game’s resident edgelord. In Overwatch lore, Reaper was originally known as Gabriel Reyes, commander of Overwatch’s covert ops division, Blackwatch. As conflict grew within Overwatch’s ranks, Reyes lead a rebellion against Jack Morrison (Solder 76). The final fight created an explosion that supposedly took the […]

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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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