Favorite Overwatch Character

  • @Ellis There's also the way he can wall ride which can be super useful in some places (like crossing that gap in the back path in Hanamura.) and is just generally cool.

  • Junkrat.. I love the crazy ones..

  • Mercy as I enjoy the support type while throwing the other teams snipers off by taking them out with headshots across the map with the pistol.

  • I'll actually go another step and say my favs from each class!

    Offense: Genji. cyborg ninjas are ALWAYS cool to me (thank you MGS) but his agility and throwing stars are very fun to be a nuisance with and when you get in a good groove you can be zipping across the battlefield as an elusive force of destruction.

    Defense: Junkrat. his design is incredibly (especially his Legendary Hayseed and Jester skins) and his personality exudes insanity and fun in equal measures. Probably the character I play the best with overall.

    Tank: Reinhardt. this one was really tough as pretty much all the tanks (except sometimes Winston) are great and a blast to play in different situations, but the old over the top Knight who can just pin a character to a wall and blow through entire teams with a good charge while also working very well with other teammates by blocking for higher damage outputers makes Reinhardt #1.

    Support: Lucio. Hands down the best support character; good damage, great AOE healing and speed support to reach objectives faster, and his pushback shot is probably one the best counters to Roadhog I've seen so far. IMO he's probably over the best character in the entire game (in terms of gameplay not design)

  • I tend to play as Mei more than any other character. If not her, D Va is usually who I pick.

  • In beta I loved Junkrat, come launch I love Mei. Mei is Bae.

  • Offense: Tracer
    Defense: Mei
    Tank: Winston
    Support: Mercy for attack. Zenyatta for defend.

  • Character wise for me it's always been D,Va. Ultimately however, she's one of the weakest heroes in the game and virtually isn't even in the game on high level and thus she can't be my "favourite hero".

    As I am a tank I will have to go with Reinhardt, mainly because he is god tier and the only tank character that fares well against any other hero. His animations are well done in the way that you really feel like you're barging in on the enemy with your shield.

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  • Zenyatta - he's in my top 3 played as well. But just a chill ol' robot floatin' around. What a legend.

  • @wenchwogg His animations while playing with him are just fantastic. That finger wiggle while moving forward! I could just float around and kick basketballs all day if I didn't have to heal and cause chaos.

  • I actually really love finding out crazy places to teleport on Reaper and cause havoc in the back lines of the enemy team. Shooting a Mercy in the back feelsgoodman.

  • Character wise I'm a fan of D.Va, but gameplay wise I think my go-to is Soldier: 76. He's just got everything. A reliable weapon with a powerful alt-fire, a party heal, and a movement ability.

  • I'm gonna name a few because I love a lot of characters.

    1. Soldier: 76. Burst healing, any range rifle, rocket launcher for a finisher. What more could you want? Also he has the best voice lines.

    2. McCree. Didn't play him a ton before the nerf unless we needed anti-tank, but post-nerf I love him. His tap shot is deadly precise and amazing for dealing damage to the ~200 hp characters. Just an overall fun shutdown character without being the OP monster he was when FtH did full damage.

    3. Reinhardt. It feels good to push the objective and save your team from ults, Plus that giant AXE (Bloodhardt skin) feels amazing to just lay into a team with. He just feels immensely satisfying. Jumping off of a cliff with Earth-shatter is so crazy and fun.

    I pretty much like everyone, but those three are above the rest for me.

  • @Tristan You're a stellar person for not exploiting his Fan the Hammer nonsense.

  • @SabotageTheTruth I used him somewhat, but only when it made sense. Like, why would I have played Reaper against tanks pre-nerf when I could just FtH, roll, FtH every tank? But now Reaper sees more use and is a blast in his designated tank killer role.

  • Symetra is a little underrated. I love playing that class.

  • Zenyatta for sure.

  • @SabotageTheTruth

    I think Zenyatta has to be my favorite character too. Awesome support and can be deadly. Got play of the game with several kills and my ultimate going off at the end. Such a unique character and I also love the debuffs he can give

  • Chiming in for the Zenyatta squad. Super chill robot-monk with killer balls!

  • @Dirokia said in Favorite Overwatch Character:

    Chiming in for the Zenyatta squad. Super chill robot-monk with killer balls!

    I like slinging my balls all about