Best Overwatch Characters


The Top Ten

1 Tracer

Shes on the cover of the game, that's enough to prove how badass she is - khali98

Tracer is definitely one of the best Overwatch characters. She has fun gameplay, an interesting character, & she completely dominated her "Death Battle" with Scout. Also, do any other "Doctor Who" fans realize she's a British person who time-travels? Clever move, Blizzard. - JohnOfArcades

She is definitely the best

When I say I'm a tracer main I get a lot of "hehehe noob" but she's just the best (junkrat is a second main to me as well)

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2 Genji

One of the hardest characters to play, but once you master his skills you are almost unstoppable - khali98

Genji is OP with his deflect ability. It can send bastions ultimate right back where it came from. Genji is so much more agile then anyone else.

He's the best and can get kill easily if you master his skill

He is a ninja badass

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3 Reaper

Very easy character to play and does almost one hit kills. Also if you attack a group of enemies unexpectedly with death blossom, it will give your team a huge advantage - khali98

Reaper is an indestructible and OP character that just wants everybody to, "DIE, DIE, DIE! "

Op? Currently one of the worst if not the worst character in the entire series. Don't get me wrong, he's really fun to play, but not op AT ALL.

Best carcheter every keep away when low health

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She can take a lot of damage and bail out of her mech, but her main fire is very weak and she screeches to a near halt when firing. - Jackamalio

Defensive mech is OP, can eat ultimates. Her self destruct ultimate can be deadly when many of the enemies are hovering around the payload or the point. D.Va is by far one of the best characters in the game. - BryanM

She is a very good tank! Especially the fact she basically has two lives, and possibly more if she gets her ultimate.

Dva is my bae and is a savage

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5 Reinhardt

With clever use of his shield he is the most valuable tank in the game. Overwatch is about teamwork. Between him and Lucio, both are huge benefactors to aid the team as whole, and not just themselves...something I have noticed many people don't get.

One of the easiest characters to play and can play literally anything as long as its from the front. - khali98

Best overwatch hero. He protects his team with his shield and his ultimate is amazing. He my all time favorite..


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6 Soldier: 76

The first hero you use and is currently my most used. Helix rockets are great with the addition of healing.

He's kind of like, a normal person in war, and that makes him stand out, and that's nice.

Helix Rockets and he can heal himself with Biotic Field. Case closed.

He's the best cus he's ult isaimbot

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7 Junkrat

Does massive damage with his grenade launcher, good to annoy enemies and also his ultimate can annihilate the enemy by surprise. - khali98

He's my favorite character my first player of the game and my first character that I got a quadruple kill with

I like tracer better but I think junkrat should be higher up

He can do massive damage with his (R)est(I)n(P)eace Tire and he is so much fun to play! You can easily annoy the other team with a surprise ultimate, a concussion mine (I'm not sure if that's what its called), and a bunch of grenades! He is really easy to use so I would recommend him to someone who is bored of their main, or if you just started playing overwatch and want a easy character to start off with!

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8 Roadhog

A self-healing tank with a hook for easy kills? How could you go wrong? (easily)

Best character in the game.

Epic class. I used to look at him and think "who would want to play a fat australian criminal who has a pig nose and has a raspy voice? " That was until I played him. He can hook squishy enemies like tracer, pull her in, and one shot her with his scrap gun. He has take a breather which gives him 300 hp and has a 8 second cool down! amazing.

Nab 'em, bag 'em, and heal up's too bad he's about to get nerfed...

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9 Lucio Lucio

He's a pretty OP healer. Um... yeah use him for attack on point games yeah awesome. I swear I've saved the game with 30 secs left playing as him. Try him. Oh and always vote the HEALER! - PBoi_N_J

Lucio is bae. This guy is an awesome healer on both offense and defense, and he has some jazzy tunes.

Can heal many people at a time and can push people


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10 Widowmaker

I think it's a little too easy to get play of the game with her, and the master's could dominate anyone!

She is awesome and is great for people how want to snipe

Widowmaker is the best hero by far and all the others are horrible

Best Sniper in the game.

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The Newcomers

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Sick fist, Sick Hero.

cool name

The Contenders

11 Mcree

His ultimate is one of the most powerful in the game, but his pistol requires extreme precision at long ranges. - khali98

By far the coolest character, in my opinion, but he is also one of the more difficult to truly master.

I can't say why, but I'm glad they have him in this game. He's very distinct and his weapons are unique

Badass Clint Eastwood looking ass

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12 Hanzo

It's sad that most of the hanzo mains never switch not contribute damage or kills to the team. At least on that extremely rare occasion where you have a good handouts, he does all the damage.

Requires very high precision, but deals very large damage and easily the best ultimate ability in the game in an open area - khali98

Hard to play as, but once mastered you can ONE SHOT PEOPLE AND SUMMON A MAGIC DRAGON OUT OF THIN AIR...

So for all you pricks who say hanzo sucks.

he doesn't you suck and you're to self centered and stuck up to admit you're bad with a character from a game, me in particular, I'm pretty good with him because I'm a bow guy in games I always chose a bow and they're all really the same for bow mechanics, so yeah I like him he's one of my three mains.

Thank you

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13 Bastion

Bastion is an overpowered monster capable of taking out the entire enemy team without even moving. As you scream out rage and break your game bastion will be watching and he shall drink your tears when you are sad and make you sad when you are happy.

Extremely overpowered with his deployable minigun and ultimate ability. Not to be messed with - khali98

In my opinion, Bastion is my number 1 for who's best. When you equip the machine gun, there is no stopping him

He is an over powdered beast and he is a champion can't beat that he can turn into a tank and a mini gun he has big skills and is the strongest tracer is not the best because she is on the front cover even she is the main character she not the best 😜😝😋😙😘😎...

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14 Mei

If you think about it, Mei is one of the most OP (Over-Powered) characters in the game, her icicle is as sharp as anything and her freeze blast is totally OP, by freezing the opponent and then shooting an icicle. Plus she has an ice wall and she can heal without being hit by anyone. Then again she is very unprotected when she gets out of her healing thing.

Mei is bae and she deserves to be higher in the list she is the best and self healing that's a thumbs up for me she may be annoying for others but not me

Me Is overpowered with her ice. She can freeze you and kill. Freezing doesn't only come in her power up she can do it with her gun.

La mejor por lejos, efectiva contra tanqued

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15 Sombra Sombra

I like how her hacking ability can prevent enemies from creating annoying shields

Hard to master, but best and most strategic hero


She's a good hero but she's so annoying and she's a pussy foot

16 Zenyatta

The combination of damage, healing, and debuffing enemies makes Zenyatta the most versatile support. Holding off a frontal assault or pushing into a heavily defended control point with the Iris is almost a free couple of kills for the team.

I love this floating robot! He's definitely top 10 bound!

Zenyatta's baller yo! Get him in the top ten


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17 Mercy

Many people seem to think that playing a support is boring, but characters like Mercy that have to get close to their allies to heal them need to dodge attacks and balance out protecting themselves and healing teammates. This can lead to some serious gameplay.

Fun to play as until genji needs healing again - Haumea

Best healer

Fast heal rate, can buff damage, can fly to allies to close gaps for healing or move around more efficently, can glide through the air, and her ult is reviving downed allies.

Mercy is best girl. - Jackamalio

18 Winston

He is a genetically engineered, super genius, gorilla! What more could you want? He's powerful, smart, and he's trying to get the heroes of OverWatch together again.

Is it also worth noting that he's voiced by Crispin Freeman? Who I think does a pretty good performance and kinda makes me wanna play as him if I ever get the game. - OnyxDash

Hate the guy. He's characters to basic and boring. He picks on the little guys of the game. He's jump charge is way to quick. He's guns like a big sparkler. I don't like the guy.

I like him but hard to play sometimes

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19 Pharah

Underrated character, extremely powerful and her ultimate can tear people to shreds - khali98

Shes good at a lot of things and has compelling relations with the others.

The reason I like this character is because of her missle barrage, her explosive shooting weapon, and how she can somewhat fly. Its very fun using her. - AlBrEv2003

Voting for Pharah as a Mercy main because Pharmercy is the best duo in Overwatch.

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20 Symmetra Symmetra

Cool main attack (despite lack of range), fantastic turrets, a cool ultimate, and looks pretty hot and sexy.

Considered to be one of the most beautiful and sexy female video game character

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