Category: Overwatch

Overwatch GOATS In-Depth Guide

by PHrez My name is Gabriel “PHrez” Garcia and this guide is titled “Basic” because ioStux will hopefully release a longer, more comprehensive guide after goats is dead. But do not take it the...

Overwatch Ranked Team Communication Guide

by wackygonz Introduction Communication is one of the most important skills to learn in a team game like Overwatch. Maybe you have experienced games where everybody is communicating, making good call outs, working together,...

Overwatch Tank Picking Guide

by Orthas This is a guide for picking tanks in Overwatch, focusing on low ranks (gold and below), solo, competitive games. Some of it might be applicable in other situations, but especially in higher...

Overwatch Ashe Comprehensive Guide

by Gangsir Hey there Overwatchers. I’ve been working on a comprehensive Ashe guide for a while now, and I’ve finally finished it. If you’re already a small-time Ashe player, or completely new to the...

Overwatch Carrying With Supports Guide

by Gangsir Hey lads and lasses, Gangsir here. I was talking to a friend who’s in high gold about supports in OW. He made the complaint that whenever he plays support, he feels like...

Overwatch Moira General Guide

by palidian7 I’ve encountered a lot of people playing Moira lately that don’t use her full potential, so I’m here to write a guide to help people avoid the worst mistakes with her. First...

Overwatch Why High Ground is Strong

by ItzMushy What is high ground? High ground is an area of the map that is elevated above other areas of the map. Almost all the maps in the game have some form of...

Overwatch Winston How to Engage Guide

by javierhzo So, one of the biggest differences of playing monkey, vs orisa or Rein is that you want to skip the poking stage and go straight from the posture to the engage. What...

Overwatch Sombra Guide To Winning

by Gangsir With the small buffs she’s received on the PTR (Hacking healthpacks causes reduced hack cooldown, more obvious sugar skull on hacked enemies) and with the introduction of another hero weak to her...

Overwatch Hammond Creating Space Guide

by overwatch_lucky I play main tank for a Master’s team and realised that my Hammond isn’t up to scratch with my other tanks. To remedy this, I created a Hammond one-trick account to see...

Overwatch Trigger Discipline Guide

by StormcrowProductions Greetings, rMy name is Spilo. I’m a Pro GM Coach, and I’m here to explain the concept of Trigger Discipline. Due to the vast number of times the term “Trigger Discipline” will be written, I...

Overwatch Tips That Make A Team Great

by wackygonz Mechanics and team comps are all important aspects of Overwatch, but in a team game, those things can only take a team so far. A team has to constantly evolve and adapt...

Overwatch When To Have 3 Players On Cart

by wackygonz Introduction We all heard the saying of, “Get 3 on cart guys the payload moves faster.” But has anyone given you the actual numbers of how fast the payload moves or the...

Overwatch How To Ultimate Track Guide

by wackygonz Introduction Ultimate tracking is one of the hardest skills to learn and to master. With so much going on in a single team fight, it’s almost impossible to predict the enemy team’s...

Overwatch Being The Shotcaller Guide

by wackygonz Introduction Shotcalling is probably the hardest job in the game of Overwatch. Not only do you have to worry about your own play, but you also have to think about the enemy...

Overwatch Reinhardt Beginner’s Guide

by wackygonz Introduction Reinhardt has always been one of the most popular heroes in Overwatch since Season 1 of Competitive. Despite over 2 years of Overwatch, Reinhardt has basically stayed the same, not counting...

Overwatch Lucio Beginner’s Guide

by wackygonz Introduction Lucio is probably the most misunderstood support hero in the game due to his ability to easily switch from speed and healing mixed in with his ability to take duels with...

Overwatch How To Carry As A Support

by wackygonz Introduction Yeah, you read that right, you can carry as a support player. A common misconception at lower ranks…and even higher ranks is that as a support player you’re completely dependent on...

Overwatch Orisa Comprehensive Guide

by wackygonz Introduction and Numbers Orisa is a Main Tank with 200 Health and 200 Armor. Fusion Driver: outputs 11 damage per shot, with a full ammo capacity of 150, and has a reload...

Overwatch Getting Out of Elo Hell Guide

by wackygonz “I’m stuck in (this rank here) what am I doing wrong?” or “my stats show I do this well but I can’t climb” or “what are the best heroes to climb with?”...

Overwatch Getting To Masters Tips

Tips by etcyl 1) Don’t spam the mic. Talk if you have to and if you need to. Spamming can be obnoxious, toxic, or just distracting. There will always be time to add someone...

Overwatch When To Pick Which Support Guide

Overwatch When To Pick Which Support Guide by neck_crow As more and more balance changes have been coming in for supports, they have become less “pick your favorite” and have become more like tools...

Overwatch Relative Aim Sensitivity Guide

Overwatch Relative Aim Sensitivity Guide by Tyrulan Welcome fellow snipers! I’m sure many of you, myself included, were confused by the aim sensitivity option for Ana and Widowmaker. The value slider ranges from 0-100, and...

Overwatch Countering Sombra With All Heroes Guide

Overwatch Countering Sombra With All Heroes Guide by Gangsir After the recent rise of Sombra into the public view, and several posts expression confusion and annoyance at finding better and better sombras that seem to...

Overwatch How To Reach Every Rank Guide

Overwatch How To Reach Every Rank Guide by SSPP Hi! I’m a high ranked player with 3 accounts ranked all separately. Current main sits at 4200, smurf account #1 sits in mid-master, and smurf account...

Overwatch Being A Winston Main Guide

Overwatch Being A Winston Main Guide by wackygonz Winston is probably the most misunderstood main tank in the game. People have the notion that Winston has to be diving onto the enemy constantly or that...

Overwatch D.Va Basic Tips

Overwatch D.Va Basic Tips by purentropy So, since dva is so highly present in the meta right now, a lot of people are starting to pick her up. She’s easy to play and has a...

Overwatch Team Communication Guide

Overwatch Team Communication Guide by Problmn I’ve been active on some Overwatch forums for quite some time now and lots of people are talking and asking about getting better mechanically, or sharing little tips and...

Overwatch Best Aiming Settings Guide

Overwatch Best Aiming Settings Guide by TSM GladeAdelade Here are my ingame video settings that I recommend. You want vsync and triple buffering OFF as these cause input lag. Turn your limit FPS to 300,...

Overwatch Engaging with Lucio’s Ultimate Guide

Overwatch Engaging with Lucio’s Ultimate Guide by AThomson924 Hey guys. My name is AThomson924, and I’m a support main who specializes in Lucio. I’m currently in high Masters (3948) and am the #24 Lucio on...

Overwatch Ladder Climbing Life Style Guide

Overwatch Ladder Climbing Life Style Guide by Holyxel Hello my fellow heroes, my name is Xel and today I will present you with a different kind of Overwatch ladder climbing guide. As much as this...

Overwatch Reinhardt Advanced Tips

Overwatch Reinhardt Advanced Tips by LeonCoaching Fire Striking when Ultimate is 100% After my ultimate is at 100%, I only use fire strike to secure kills or mid fight when you need that burst of...

Overwatch Gain Skill Rating Guide

Overwatch Gain Skill Rating Guide by B1GW1LLY The first KEY to climbing SR: Consistently winning more and losing less is the only thing that matters. It doesn’t matter how well you played. It doesn’t matter...

Overwatch Lucio Wall Riding Guide

Overwatch Lucio Wall Riding Guide by SPEEDBOOP I know that this might be argued against, but i feel that wall riding is one of, if not the most complicated mechanics in the game. And it’s...

Overwatch D.Va Micro Missiles Guide

Overwatch D.Va Micro Missiles Guide by Just_Delete_PA Here are my go-to tips for getting the most out of D.Va’s new skill: Paraphrased from OW wiki: D.Va fires 18 rockets over a duration of 1.6 seconds....

Overwatch D.va Self Destruct Detailed Guide

Overwatch D.va Self Destruct Detailed Guide by Lord_Xenofly Hello, I’m Xenofly, currently top 500, with a statistic of 4.01 self-destruct kills on average (top 3 percentile as of this post). https://www.overbuff.com/players/pc/Xenofly-1626?mode=competitive Since I’ve seen a couple...

Overwatch Finding the Correct Sensitivity Guide

Overwatch Finding the Correct Sensitivity Guide by Nitia I want to stress that sensitivity is absolutely personal choice, people are physically different and have different reaction times. This guide is meant to inspire you to...

Overwatch Aiming Better Complete Guide

Overwatch Aiming Better Complete Guide by Nitia Index: Aim Theory Practice methods Posture and Mouse Grip Sensitivity & DPI Crosshair choice Gear Settings Video Resources 1. Aim Theory Everyone develops their own style of aim...

Overwatch Choosing Crosshairs Guide

Overwatch Choosing Crosshairs Guide by Nitia TL;DR: Here’s an album Pick what you like, change it how you like. Old Defaults included What does a Crosshair do? The crosshair or reticle shows the middle of your screen...

Overwatch Grandmaster Roadhog Guide

Overwatch Grandmaster Roadhog Guide by Emc73 Edit: Because people are reading this as me saying “Hog is viable in comp!” I am not saying that. I do not think he is currently viable as he’s...

Overwatch Sombra Tips and Guide

Overwatch Sombra Tips and Guide by DoctorKynes Hi all — just wanted to throw some tips out of there for people who are interested in playing Sombra more. This season has been especially fun to...

Overwatch D.Va Advanced Guide

Overwatch D.Va Advanced Guide by Larknok1#1804 The Newcomer’s Introduction D.Va is a high mobility, high utility tank that often gets categorized as a “brawler,” or an “off-tank.” Using her high mobility, she can chase down...

Overwatch Headshot Hitbox Guide

Overwatch Headshot Hitbox Guide by Waltz Introduction In Overwatch, headshots do twice as much damage as normal shots, but not all heroes can headshot other heroes. On contact, headshots make a higher-pitched sound compared to...

Overwatch Pharah Target Priorities Guide

Overwatch Pharah Target Priorities Guide by groovius “I play a lot of Pharah in high Gold, and I want to know which enemies I should be targeting first. I know that counters should generally be...

Overwatch Winston Complete Guide

Overwatch Winston Complete Guide by LukeyPhooz Part 1: General Play and Thoughts Winston is a hero that seems to divide opinion there is the camp who believe he is a niche pick and the weakest...

Overwatch Zenyatta In-Depth Guide

Overwatch Zenyatta In-Depth Guide by HolySheed Basics Health: 200 (50 health + 150 rechargeable shield) Orb of Destruction (Primary): Projectile; ~115 damage per second (non-headshot); ~230 damage per second (headshots); no damage fall off! Orb...

Overwatch Pharah Tips Versus Hit Scans

Overwatch Pharah Tips Versus Hit Scans by groovius I’ve been playing Pharah for a while now, and I’ve worked out most of these tips through in-game experience. That being said, take everything with a grain...

Overwatch Sombra Map Viability Guide

Overwatch Sombra Map Viability Guide by EndlessArgument I’ve been playing a lot of Sombra lately, and have been cataloging my thoughts concerning her viability on various maps. These are my conclusions thus far. Sombra’s most...

Overwatch Using Whole Hog Guide

Overwatch Using Whole Hog Guide by justsomepaper Welcome to the apocalypse. And welcome to Whole Hog, the overlooked game saver and butt of too many sex jokes. Part 1: Save it! Whole Hog has two...

Overwatch Why You Are Not Getting Healed

Overwatch Why You Are Not Getting Healed by verasgunn I’ve played healer since the open beta, I’ve spent my share of time on all four and in comp I almost always lock healer before anyone...

Overwatch Working With Your Healers Guide

Overwatch Working With Your Healers Guide by quimblesoup This is meant to be a beginner / intermediate guide, no advanced stuff here, but I just wanted to get some basic tactics out there for both...

Overwatch 3v3 Mode Comprehensive Guide

Overwatch 3v3 Mode Comprehensive Guide by Esthyn Before I start, let me clarify that skill in the original 6v6 games does not fully translate into success in Ecopoint: Antarctica. While skill on a hero does...

Overwatch Roadhog In-Depth Guide

Overwatch Roadhog In-Depth Guide Assumptions This guide will operate on several assumptions, particularly in how you play and your skill level. You can reliably hit Chain Hook, especially on unaware targets. If you can’t,...

Overwatch Roadhog Tips and Tricks

Overwatch Roadhog Tips and Tricks by Kutang_Pan I wanted to share with you some Roadhog tips I’ve gathered and discovered over past 3 seasons playing him. Lets start with something all of you should already...

Overwatch Junkrat Team Oriented Play Guide

Overwatch Junkrat Team Oriented Play Guide by Trulyvanillanames I wanted to make a guide about how to play junkrat correctly and be an asset to your team, not a liability. Here is my overbuff account,...

Overwatch Carrying As Support Guide

Overwatch Carrying As Support Guide by kiserlodski I am a support only player, currently around 3400 and I mainly play Lucio and Mercy. Here’s a link to my career profile: http://imgur.com/a/2P2MW General things about Supporting:...

Overwatch Hero Meta Tier List

Overwatch Hero Meta Tier List by Alarikke Disclaimer you don’t have to follow meta 100% to win. I’ve myself won games with stupid comps like 4 dps 2 healers. Meta is a guideline more than...

Overwatch Mercy In-Depth Guide

Overwatch Mercy In-Depth Guide by neck_crow Hey there, everybody! I noticed a huge influx of Mercy players after her new skin came out, and I noticed a lot of them don’t really know too much...

Overwatch Streamers To Watch for Each Hero

Overwatch Streamers To Watch for Each Hero by zairthebear Hi everyone. I watch a lot of Overwatch streams and have seen many posts inquiring about people to watch and who to watch for which heroes....

Overwatch Lucio Healing Guide

Overwatch Lucio Healing Guide by Mefoz Lúcio is a very powerful healer, having the ability to stay alive longer than anyone else. His wall riding and soundwave are vital for survivability, and can often be...

Overwatch Playing Against Mei Guide

Overwatch Playing Against Mei Guide by aagpeng Hello! I’m a pretty good Mei player and I would like to give some help for people who might be struggling against Mei now in the new update....

Overwatch Zarya Energy Guide

Overwatch Zarya Energy Guide by Teslobo Zarya is a character that evolves as the conflict goes on, going from laughably mediocre – boasting just 80DPS with primary and the weakest explosion in the entire game...

Overwatch Ana Healing Guide

Overwatch Ana Healing Guide by Mefoz As the hero who’s been added latest to the roster, Ana has an awkward spot in competitive. The two weeks after she came out, people shunned you and thought...

Overwatch Achievement Guide

Overwatch Achievement Guide by Zorrekky General Blackjack: Earn 21 postgame cards in quick or competitive play. ’Thanks’ Spray This one shouldn’t be hard to get. It is one of the first achievements I (accidentally) unlocked....

Overwatch Healing Guide

Overwatch Healing Guide by Mefoz Being a support can be a very tough job. As a support, you can make or break a game and a lot of that is influenced by how your teammates...

Overwatch Lucio Speed Buff Guide

Overwatch Lucio Speed Buff Guide by ProfessorGanymede Class is in session. This is Professor Ganymede. In this video (Or written transcript if you are reading this) I’m going to attempt to make the most in-depth...

Overwatch Bastion Tips

Overwatch Bastion Tips by SilverKevin I play Bastion a lot, and pains me sometimes to see people playing Bastion so ineffectively. I am by no means the best Bastion player, didn’t even get to rank...

Overwatch Genji Dragonblade Guide

Overwatch Genji Dragonblade Guide by deep40000 In the time I’ve spent with the game I’ve learned that my absolute favorite hero is Genji, he has an extremely high skill cap, and his Dragonblade ultimate can...

Overwatch Reinhardt Guide

Overwatch Reinhardt Guide by JollyHobo14 Hey guys, this is my first attempt at a guide so tell me if you see anything that I should change/add or if you want to see any more guides...

Overwatch Being Nano-Boosted by Ana Guide

Overwatch Being Nano-Boosted by Ana Guide by Subtle_Beast I play Ana and I play solo queue, and one thing I’ve noticed is that the average player doesn’t know how to react to being nano-boosted. I’ve...

Overwatch Mercy Detailed Guide

Overwatch Mercy Detailed Guide by brunettetravis As a usual Mercy main there is a lot of things that so many people do and don’t do while in games that can be overly frustrating, sometimes extremely...

Overwatch Competitive Play Guide

Overwatch Competitive Play Guide by ExcaliburZ Greetings and welcome to this comprehensive guide to Competitive Play in Overwatch. This post will attempt to explain the design and functionality behind the Competitive Play system. Data in...

Overwatch Pharah Beginner’s Guide

Overwatch Pharah Beginner’s Guide by Doct4vius Hello and welcome to the Amateur’s Pharah Guide! In this unnecessarily long post, I shall pass onto you my limited (but still useful) knowldege on how to rain down...

Overwatch McCree In-Depth Guide

Overwatch McCree In-Depth Guide by SHITBEARDTHEPIRATE Hey all, I decided to put together a detailed guide on playing my favorite offensive character in the game, McCree. McCree is currently viewed as one of the top...

Overwatch Competitive Team Roles Guide

Overwatch Competitive Team Roles Guide by TheDarkLorax With Blizzard preparing to release a revamped ranked competitive game mode to Overwatch, the amateur competitive scene will soon blossom, and with it a need for resources...

Overwatch Genji Guide

Overwatch Genji Guide by Reiizm You picked Genji because you want to fulfill your childhood (or current) dream of being a badass cyber-ninja that runs on walls and kills 10 enemies in a single slice...

Overwatch All Heroes Full Guide

Overwatch All Heroes Full Guide by Eesive Introduction: Who Am I And What Is This Guide? Hello guys. I go by Lite ingame and have played quite a lot of Overwatch during the closed beta....

Overwatch “On Fire” System Explained

Overwatch “On Fire” System Explained by Medikaso Ok so the fire bar can hold infinite fire but only displays a max of 350 fire. You need 250 fire to become on fire. Fire will degrade...

Overwatch Symmetra Hanamura Map Guide

Overwatch Symmetra Hanamura Map Guide by Barbaric_Bash Symmetra is my favorite hero right now in Overwatch. She holds the highest win rate and the lowest play rate, so I decided to help make a...

Overwatch Hero Counters Guide

Overwatch Hero Counters Guide by Unbiased_Bob Not all heroes are included. I can finish the guide if everyone wants. Currently it is the main heroes I hear complaints about. Some heroes don’t have hard counters,...

Overwatch Mercy and Lucio Comparison Guide

Overwatch Mercy and Lucio Comparison Guide by Techno_Kitty Mercy and Lucio are currently the two staple supports of Overwatch, each sporting their own unique mechanics and playstyles that can help almost any team composition....