Category: Overwatch Characters

Overwatch Characters

According to Blizzard there are four types of Overwatch Characters: Offense, Defense, Tank and Support. Realistically though, Offense and Defense characters are just two different shades of DPS(Damage Per Second).

Truthfully, the game has three types of characters: Tanks, Support, and DPS. Below is a breakdown of each category. Click on any character and check out our thoughts on them and their usefulness in competitive play.

 

Tanks – Your front line – big characters that have a lot of health.


dva

orisa

reinhardt

zarya

roadhog

winston
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Support – Your backline – Fragile characters with healing and utility.


ana

lucio

mercy

symmetra

zenyatta
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DPS – The middle – These characters dish out unrivaled damage.


Doomfist

Genji

Mccree

Pharah

torbjorn
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reaper

soldier-76

sombra

tracer

widowmaker
ReaperSoldier-76SombraTracerWidowmaker

bastion

hanzo

junkrat

mei
BastionHanzoJunkratMei

The Queen of Junkertown

The new map Junkertown has been released on the PTR for Overwatch. Players have discovered the poster of the next possible Overwatch character, the Junkertown Queen. Could this be the next Overwatch character?

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Garrett 'Mash' Fuller
Garrett 'Mash' Fuller is an industry veteran having worked with a ton of companies including MMORPG.com and Ten Ton Hammer. He brings Overwatchscore a wealth of experience and passion for Overwatch!
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