Button Mash Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked  

Brandon Michaels
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List Rules Vote up the all-around most formidable playable characters in Overwatch.

Overwatch is the award-winning, action-packed, team-based first-person shooter from Blizzard Entertainment, the creators of Warcraft, from 2016. For the uninitiated, Overwatch breaks players up into two teams of six, where they select from a roster of 23 unique playable characters, which are divided into four classes: Offense, Defense, Tank and Support. Teams work together to conquer control points king-of-the-hill style, capture the flag, or escort a payload across the map before the clock runs out.

You might be thinking; "Wait, isn't that basically just Team Fortress 2?" Largely, yes, but it's f*cking awesome.

With over 25 million users, Overwatch is one of the fastest growing competitive shooters on console and PC, and quite possibly home to the weirdest fan-base of all time. For some reason, the internet loves to imagine D.Va as a little kid obsessed with Dorito's, and Soldier:76 as her Clint Eastwood-esque Dad. It's safe to say there's a little bias that goes into picking your main character.

Is it solely based on the numbers, and how effective they are in battle? Or is it their relative usefulness in clinching a point, or making that Play Of The Game happen? Maybe your decision is based on the rich lore, and deep back stories for every character?

Here are the absolute best Overwatch characters.

list ordered by
1
226 137
Reaper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Reaper
2
256 161
Mercy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Mercy
3
239 148
Soldier:76 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Soldier:76
4
240 150
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Tracer
5
282 183
D.Va is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
D.Va
6
208 129
Zenyatta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Zenyatta
7
210 132
Reinhardt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Reinhardt
8
229 148
Genji is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Genji
9
196 133
Mcree is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Mcree
10
202 141
Lucio is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Lucio
11
189 132
Sombra is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Sombra
12
207 148
Junkrat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Junkrat
13
190 140
Roadhog is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Roadhog
14
195 145
Pharah is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Pharah
15
186 145
Ana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Ana
16
181 144
Widowmaker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Widowmaker
17
145 112
Orisa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Orisa
18
168 149
Bastion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Bastion
19
163 152
Hanzo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Hanzo
20
149 149
Winston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Winston
21
166 176
Mei is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Mei
22
139 171
Zarya is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Zarya
23
129 172
Torbjorn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Torbjorn
24
129 174
Symmetra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every Hero In Overwatch, Ranked
Symmetra