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Winston

Hero Type – Tank
Added
Launch
Healthpool
400
Health
100
Armor
=
500
Total
Quickinfo
Dive Comp

Attacks

Tesla Cannon

Attack Type
Frontal area-of-effect beams
Damage
60 dmg/second
3 dmg/round
Ammo
100 rounds
Ammo Usage
20 rounds/second
Reload Time
1.5 seconds
Max Range
8 m
Winston’s weapon fires a short-range electric barrage for as long as he holds down the trigger.

Jump Pack

Attack Type
Catapulting boost
Damage
1 dmg upon activating,
50 dmg max. upon landing
Area of Effect
5 m radius (landing damage)
Max Range
18–22 m
Cooldown
6 seconds (2 seconds during Primal Rage)
Assisted by his energy pack, Winston lunges through the air, dealing significant damage and staggering nearby enemies when he lands.

Barrier Projector

Attack Type
Placeable spherical barrier
Health
600 hp
Area of Effect
5 m radius
Duration
5 seconds or until destroyed
Cooldown
13 seconds
Winston’s barrier projector extends a bubble-shaped field that absorbs damage until it's destroyed. Allies protected by the barrier can return fire from within it.

Primal Rage

Ultimate
Attack Type
Melee mode
Damage
40 dmg/swing (max. 600 dmg on single enemy)
Rate of Fire
1.5 swings per second
Health
1000 hp (missing health gets healed to full)
Movement Speed
7.1 m/s (+30%)
Max Range
4 m swings
Duration
10 seconds
Winston embraces his animal nature, significantly boosting his health and making him very difficult to kill, strengthening his melee attack, and allowing him to use his Jump Pack ability more frequently. While raging, Winston can only make melee and Jump Pack attacks.

Counters

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

Genji
Hanzo
Widowmaker
Symmetra
Zenyatta

Synergy with

Zenyatta

Weak against

Doomfist
Reaper
Bastion
Roadhog
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