Moira Hero Guide

Moira is a short-to-long range biotic support hero that can dish out large amounts of AoE damage and healing. Her abilities enable her to fluctuate between offensive attacking with light healing, or heavy-duty healing with the occasional damage dealing. In Overwatch lore, Moira O’Deorain is a 48-year-old morally ambiguous scientist with a knack for risky […]

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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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Symmetra Hero Guide

Symmetra is a defensive support hero that bends light into matter. She can construct multiple mini-laser turrets, project a moving shield that blocks projectiles, buff her team with a Shield Generator, and create a Teleporter that instantly warps allies across a map. In Overwatch lore, Satya Vaswani was a gifted child capable of bending light […]

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Zenyatta Hero Guide

Zenyatta is an orb-slingin’ Buddhist robot that waxes philosophical while picking off enemies from a distance. Representing both Yin and Yang, Zenyatta can heal allies and weaken enemies at the same time. In Overwatch lore, Tekhartha Zenyatta was part of a commune of Omnic monks, known as the Shambali, that abandoned their preprogrammed robotic lives […]

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Orisa Hero Guide

Orisa is a giant quadrapedal tank that shields her team from incoming damage while boosting their firepower with a disruptive Ultimate ability. She’s considered an “anchor” tank—strengthening and defending her team as long as they stick near her. In Overwatch lore, Orisa is a repurposed omnic robot that serves only to protect. Created by the […]

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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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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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