Base Stats

Health 400
Armor 100
Shield 0



Real Name: Winston
Age: 29
Occupation: Scientist, Adventurer
Base of Operations: Formerly Horizon Lunar Colony
Affiliation: Formerly Overwatch

Tesla Cannon

HOTKEY: LEFT CLICK    or    Xbox Right Trigger

Damage: 60 AoE
Radius: 6 m
Range: 8 m
Ammo: 100
Fire Rate: 20 per second
Reload Time: 1.5-second

Genji deflectable
D.Va matrixable

Winston’s weapon fires a short-range electric barrage for as long as he holds down the trigger.

Jump Pack

HOTKEY: LEFT SHIFT    or    Xbox Left Bumper

Damage: 1-45 (1 dmg on keypress and 44 dmg upon landing)
Radius: 5 m
Range: 20 m
Cooldown: 6 seconds base (2 seconds during primal rage)


  • Before landing, use a melee attack. You’ll animation cancel the melee attack but still do 30 extra damage. Tutorial
  • Winston can jump onto a roof and slide. When he hits the ground, jumppack damage will occur
  • Always try to take high ground so that you can fall on enemy teams instead of using jet pack to engage
  • You can control the distance traveled by holding “S” (backwards)

Assisted by his energy pack, Winston lunges through the air, dealing significant damage and staggering nearby enemies when he lands.

Barrier Projector

HOTKEY: E    or    Xbox Right Bumper

Barrier:  600 HP
Radius: 5 m
Duration: 6 seconds (or until destroyed)
Cooldown: 13 seconds


  • Walk in and out of barrier to shield dance and make enemy unable to hit you
  • Use barrier to cutoff characters from Ana heals

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)

HOTKEY: Q    or    Xbox Y

Health Buff: Instant 900 health and 100 Armor
Melee Damage: 40 damage per swing
Melee Attack Speed: 1.6 swings per second
Range: 4 m
Movement Speed: 7.1 m/s
Duration: 10 seconds


  • Use when low hp to maximize effectiveness
  • Instantly resets Jump Pack cooldown and reduces the cooldown to 2 seconds
  • Remember that Jet Pack does damage!
  • Ammo is reset upon completion

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.

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Winston Melee Guide

Winston Guide