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Updated
29. Aug 2017
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Widowmaker

Hero Type – Defensive
Added
Launch
Healthpool
200
Health
Quickinfo
Hitscan

Attacks

Widow’s Kiss

Scoped
Attack Type
Single shot hitscan projectile
Damage
2–120 dmg/shot (1–100 charge)
Headshot Damage
36–360 fully charged (1–100 charge)
(2.5x multiplier)
Ammo
30 rounds
Ammo Usage
3 rounds/shot
Rate of Fire
0.5 seconds uncharged
1.25 seconds fully charged
Projectile Speed
Hitscan
Reload Time
1.5 seconds
Movement Speed
1.9 m/s (-65%) when scoped in
Casting Time
0.75 seconds to full charge,
0.33 seconds scoping in/out
Widowmaker’s versatile sniper rifle is ideal for scope-aimed shots at distant targets.

Widow’s Kiss

Unscoped
Attack Type
Rapid fire hitscan projectiles
Damage
13 dmg/projectile
Headshot Damage
26 dmg/projectile
Ammo
30 projectiles
Rate of Fire
10 projectiles/second
Projectile Speed
Hitscan
Reload Time
1.5 seconds
Should targets close to medium range, the rifle can also be fired in fully-automatic mode.

Grappling Hook

Attack Type
Linear projectile
Movement Speed
16 m/s (enemy pulled)
Max Range
20 m
Cooldown
8 seconds
Widowmaker launches a grappling hook towards the location she’s aiming at – when the hook connects with a scalable surface, she’s quickly drawn towards it, allowing her to expand her view of the battlefield and evade or flank targets.

Venom Mine

Attack Type
Proximity triggered dot
Damage
15 dmg/second (75 dmg total)
Buff
X-ray vision of affected targets (only you)
Projectile Speed
19 m/s
Area of Effect
3 m radius
Duration
Until replaced/destroyed,
dmg over 5 seconds after detonation
Cooldown
15 seconds
Widowmaker adheres a swiftly-arming venom mine to nearly any surface. When a target wanders within range of the mine’s motion trigger, it explodes, delivering poison gas to any enemies in the vicinity.

Infra-Sight

Ultimate
Attack Type
Team buff
Buff
X-ray vision of whole enemy team (whole own team)
Area of Effect
Map-wide
Casting Time
0.5 seconds
Duration
15.5 seconds
Widowmaker’s recon visor allows her to see the heat signatures of her targets through walls and objects for a moderate amount of time. This enhanced vision is shared with her allies.

Counters

Is it important to note, that the amount of “strong against” characters, is not reflective of this characters strength in battle. The "strong against" and "weak against" list is supposed to show that there is a light/strong advantage or disadvantage against certain characters.

It is important to note, that the amount of “strong against” characters is not reflective of this characters strength in battle. The "strong against" and "weak against" list is supposed to show that there is a light/strong advantage or disadvantage against certain characters.

Strong against

Doomfist
McCree
Pharah
Bastion
Hanzo
Junkrat
Torbjörn
Ana
Brigitte
Zenyatta

Synergy with

Weak against

Genji
D.Va
Winston
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