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How Many Playable Heroes Are There in Overwatch 2? Answered

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Overwatch 2 has an extensive roster of playable heroes and villains spread out across three roles in the game; Tank, DPS, and Support. This gives a lot of variety between each character and their Hero kit and provides plenty of options for you to choose from in both Quick and Competitive Play. If you’re wondering how many characters there are in Overwatch 2, we have all the information you need. Here’s everything you need to know about how many playable heroes are in Overwatch 2.

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Total Number of Playable Heroes in Overwatch 2

As of Overwatch 2’s Season 4, there are currently 37 playable heroes on the roster. This number consists of 11 Tanks Heroes17 DPS Heroes, and 9 Support Heroes, with Lifeweaver being the latest addition to the game, filling ninth place in the Support category.

Having 37 Heroes in the game provides many opportunities for counter-picking and ability coordination. While each Hero has their strengths and weaknesses, there are a few that are standing out much more than other Heroes in the same role this Season 4, so you may want to check out our guide ranking all of the heroes in the game from worst to best, to help you with learning where everyone is sitting at this current stage of the game.

All Overwatch 2 Heroes in the game, Listed by Role

If you’re wondering which role each of the 37 Heroes fit into, we’ve compiled a helpful list below to help you remember and learn what kind of position each character plays for their team. Take a look for yourself below:

Tanks

  • D.Va
  • Doomfist
  • Junker Queen
  • Orisa
  • Ramattra
  • Reinhardt
  • Roadhog
  • Sigma
  • Winston
  • Wrecking Ball
  • Zarya

DPS

  • Ashe
  • Bastion
  • Cassidy
  • Echo
  • Genji
  • Hanzo
  • Junkrat
  • Mei
  • Pharah
  • Reaper
  • Sojourn
  • Soldier: 76
  • Sombra
  • Symmetra
  • Tobjorn
  • Tracer
  • Widowmaker

Supports

  • Ana
  • Baptiste
  • Brigitte
  • Kiriko
  • Lifeweaver
  • Lucio
  • Mercy
  • Moira
  • Zenyatta

There are a few characters that stand out much more than other Heroes of the same role in Overwatch 2 Season 4, so you may want to check out our guide ranking all of the heroes in the game from worst to best to help you with learning where everyone is sitting at this current stage of the game.

That’s everything you need to know about how many playable heroes are in Overwatch 2. For more helpful lists, news, and gameplay guides, check out the rest of our content. We have a range of Overwatch topics regarding all of your favorite heroes and villains, so feel free to scroll down to the related links below and have a look for yourself.

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Grace is a writer and digital artist from New Zealand with a love for fiction and storytelling. Grace has been writing for Twinfinite for one year and in the games industry for two years. She's an enthusiast of everything spooky, an occasional anime enjoyer, and a die-hard Ghost-Type Pokemon fangirl. Her favorite video games include Overwatch 2, Life is Strange, The Last of Us, Baldur's Gate 3, and Pokemon - all of which she will never tire of.

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