Base Stats

Health 200
Armor 0
Shield 0



Real Name: Amélie Lacroix
Age: 33
Occupation: Assassin
Base of Operations: Annecy, France
Affiliation: Talon

Widow’s Kiss (Automatic)

HOTKEY: LEFT CLICK    or    Xbox Right Trigger

Damage: 13 per shot
Ammo: 30 shots
Fire Rate: 10 shots per second
Reload time: 1.5 seconds
Headshot? Can headshot

Widowmaker’s rifle can be shot in fully-automatic mode allowing her to effectively shoot targets from close to medium range.

Widow’s Kiss (Scoped, Alternate fire)

HOTKEY: hold Right CLICK    or    Xbox Left Trigger

Damage: 120 fully charged (12 uncharged)
Charge Time: .75 sec to fully charge and 0.33 sec to scope in/out
Ammo: 30
Ammo Used: 3 per shot
Reload time: 1.5 seconds
Movement Speed: 1.9 m/s
Headshot? Can headshot

Widowmaker’s versatile sniper rifle is ideal for scope-aimed shots at distant targets.


  • Scoped sensitivity is separate from regular sensitivity
    • A recommended value is 37.89 (at 16:9 ratio with 103 FoV)
  • Critical hit multiplier is 2.5x
    • 45% charged critical kills a 150 health hero
    • 63% charged critical kills a 200 health hero
    • 82% charged critical kills a 250 health hero
  • Target priority should be
    1. Enemies that present a threat to you
    2. Supports
    3. Other DPS
    4. Tanks

Grappling Hook

HOTKEY: LEFT SHIFT    or    Xbox Left Bumper

Widowmaker’s Movement Speed: 16 m/s
Projectile Speed: 20 m/s
Range: 20 m
Cooldown: 10 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

HOTKEY: E    or    Xbox Right Bumper

Damage: 15 per second (75 total)
Radius: 3 m
Duration: Lasts until destroyed
Projectile Speed: 19 m/s
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)

HOTKEY: Q    or    Xbox Y

Cast Time: 0.5 sec cast
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.

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Widowmaker Guide