The best counters for each Overwatch 2 hero

Here's how everyone stacks up.
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In Overwatch 2, there are few heroes that have a real “hard counter” that they should consistently avoid. This doesn’t mean that there aren’t some characters that do better against, say, Genji than others: It just simply means that playing one of those characters into Genji doesn’t automatically result in success.

With that in mind, here are the best counters for each Overwatch 2 hero.

Overwatch 2 Counters Chart: Best counters for every hero

HeroTank CountersDPS CountersSupport Counters
D.VaZarya, WinstonSymmetra, Sojourn, BastionMoira
DoomfistTracer, Genji, Bastion, Sombra, Widowmaker, AsheAna
Junker QueenWrecking BallWidowmakerAna, Lucio, Kiriko
OrisaZarya, Winston, DoomfistSymmetraMoira
RamattraRoadhogReaper, Tracer, Pharah, Genji, Widowmaker, Cassidy
ReinhardtSombra, Cassidy, Bastion, Mei, Junkrat, Pharah
RoadhogWrecking BallReaper, Echo, Junkrat, Pharah, Sombra, WidowmakerAna
SigmaRamattra, RoadhogGenji, Tracer, SombraLucio
WinstonZaryaJunkrat, Pharah, BastionAna, Brigitte
Wrecking BallRoadhogMei, SombraAna, Brigitte
ZaryaD.VaJunkrat, Pharah, Echo, Bastion, Genji
AsheGenji, Tracer, Echo, Soldier:76, Cassidy
BastionZarya, Roadhog, Wrecking BallJunkrat, Pharah, Genji, TracerAna
CassidyReinhardt, WinstonGenji, Cassidy (mirror)
EchoWinston, OrisaAshe, Cassidy, Soldier:76, Widowmaker
GenjiWinston, ZaryaSymmetra, MeiMoira
HanzoD.Va, Wrecking BallTracer, Pharah, Genji, Lucio
JunkratZarya, Wrecking BallCassidy, Soldier:76, Genji, Pharah, Echo, TracerLucio
MeiSombra, Pharah, Echo, Soldier:76, Ashe, Widowmaker
PharahD.VaSoldier:76, Cassidy, Ashe, WidowmakerBaptiste
ReaperPharah, Echo, Junkrat, WidowmakerAna
SojournWinstonGenji, TracerLucio
Soldier:76RoadhogAshe, Cassidy, Genji, Junkrat
SombraWinstonPharah, Junkrat, Hanzo, MeiKiriko, Ana
SymmetraWinstonPharah, Junkrat, Echo
TorbjörnPharah, Junkrat, Echo, Sombra
TracerWinstonSymmetra, Torbjorn, MeiMoira
WidowmakerGenji, Tracer, AsheZenyatta
AnaOrisa, Winston, Ramattra, DoomfistEcho, Pharah, Tracer
BaptisteGenji, Tracer, Hanzo, Echo, Pharah, Widowmaker, Sombra, Cassidy, AsheLucio
BrigittePharah, Echo, Junkrat
IllariOrisa, Zarya, D.VaCassidy, GenjiBaptiste, Lifeweaver, Lucio
KirikoRoadhogTracer, Sombra, Genji, MeiAna
LifeweaverSombra, Soldier:76
LucioWinston, RoadhogSoldier:76, Cassidy, Ashe, Widowmaker, Symmetra, Torbjorn, MeiMoira
MercyWinston, RoadhogEcho, Cassidy, Widowmaker, Genji, Tracer
MoiraRoadhog, ZaryaEcho, Pharah, Widowmaker, Junkrat, Mei, AsheAna
ZenyattaJunkrat, Pharah, Cassidy, Widowmaker, Ashe, Hanzo, Tracer, GenjiKiriko, Zenyatta

All Tank Counters in Overwatch 2

For more details, check out our full tank counters guide.

D.Va counters

D.Va from Overwatch posing at the end of one of her highlight reel intros
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Heroes that counter DVA. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Heroes with beam weapons, like Zarya, Symmetra, Moira, and Winston, are the best D.Va counters since her Defense Matrix can’t absorb them. You’ll still need to be mindful of D.Va eating some abilities, like Graviton Surge or Moira’s orbs, but at least she can’t negate your primary source of damage.

Thanks to her large hitbox while inside her mech, D.Va also takes a fair amount of damage from weapons with area of effect explosion potential, like Junkrat and Pharah.

Another way to whittle a D.Va down is to force her to use all of her Defense Matrix on one target, like a Bastion in turret form or a Sojourn running around. This forces D.Va to target them or use all of their Defense Matrix quickly, leaving them open for attack.

Doomfist counters

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Heroes that counter Doomfist. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

The highly mobile Doomfist struggles against other mobile heroes. Quick heroes can jump over his Power Block and deal damage to his vulnerable back, and they’re harder to hit with his Rocket Punch. Some of these include Tracer and Genji.

Sombra will always be a good counter against Doomfist since her hacks can make him nearly immovable and easy to focus down.

Heroes with long-range attacks, like Widowmaker, Ashe, Bastion, and Ana, can skirmish with him at long distances to stay out of the way of his close-combat attacks.

Junker Queen counters

Junker Queen from Overwatch 2 using her Jagged Blade ability.
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Heroes that counter Junker Queen. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Heroes who have a self-heal or self-shield ability, including Wrecking Ball and Lucio, can negate some or all of Junker Queen’s wound damage, rendering part of her kit useless.

Long-range heroes like Widowmaker and Ana can stay out of the range of her shotgun and her short-range AoE attacks.

The true counter to Junker Queen will always be Kiriko, as her healing negates her bleed and her suzu negates her ultimate.

Orisa counters

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Heroes that counter Orisa. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Heroes whose weapons aren’t projectile-based, including Symmetra, Moira, and Winston, won’t be affected as much by Orisa’s Javelin Spin.

Heroes who draw power from damage being dealt to them, like Zarya and Doomfist, can better withstand her onslaught while powering themselves up.

Ramattra counters

Rammatra from Overwatch 2 using his Void Accelerator.
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Heroes that counter Ramattra. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

The usual tankbusters, including Reaper and Roadhog, can shred Ramattra quickly thanks to his lack of self-sustain.

Highly mobile heroes, including Tracer, Pharah, and Genji, can jump around him and dodge his melee attacks. They can also attack him from the back when he’s blocking in Nemesis Form.

Since Ramattra primarily deals in close-range damage, especially in Nemesis Form, long-range heroes like Ashe and Widowmaker can snipe him from far away.

With the strength of Cassidy’s damage and movement, he’s a safe choice against Ramattra.

Reinhardt counters

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Heroes that counter Reinhardt. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Anyone who can shut down his barrier can crack Reinhardt. Sombra can do it with Hack, whereas Cassidy, Bastion, and Mei can whittle it down, preventing him from deploying it.

Junkrat and Pharah are excellent barrier-busters, thanks to their high burst damage.

Roadhog counters

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Heroes that counter Roadhog. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Junkrat and Reaper are two great counters to Roadhog and his massive hitbox, allowing you to chunk him down quickly if positioned right.

Highly mobile heroes like Echo, Pharah, Genji, Tracer, Sombra, and Wrecking Ball can quickly escape his hook.

Roadhog’s gun is great for busting tanks—including himself. Roadhog counters other Roadhogs.

Widowmaker, Pharah, Echo, Junkrat, and Ana all attack at a distance, which makes it hard for Roadhog’s shotgun to hit them. Just watch out for his hook.

Sigma counters

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Heroes that counter Sigma. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Sigma’s projectiles are all fairly slow. Lucio, Genji, and Tracer are all small and fast and dodge his attacks more easily.

Sombra’s Hack prevents him from putting down new barriers.

Ramattra and Roadhog both can fight against Sigma up close and avoid his barriers while doing good damage.

Winston counters

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Heroes that counter Winston. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Like Roadhog, AoE from Junkrat, Pharah, and Zarya’s alt fire tends to splash onto his big model.

Bastion or Cassidy can almost single-handedly stop a dive by focusing a Winston down.

Stuns from Ana and Brigitte or even a peeling Doomfist can prevent Winston from diving into or out of a backline.

Wrecking Ball counters

Wrecking Ball sporting his Overwatch 2 redesign at the end of one of his highlight reel intros.
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Heroes that counter Wrecking Ball. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

The easiest way to prevent him from denying an area or rolling away from a fight is with a stun or slow from Mei, Ana, Brigitte, or a well-timed hook from Roadhog.

Much like Doomfist, Sombra can help make a Wrecking Ball slower and easier to focus down as a team.

Zarya counters

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Heroes that counter Zarya. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Fast, high damage from Junkrat, Pharah, Echo, and Bastion can defeat her before she has a chance to gain full energy. Be careful, though: Zarya counters burst damage thanks to the way her barrier works.

D.Va can consume Zarya’s Graviton Surge with her Defense Matrix. Genji can deflect it, turning it into a utility for his team.

All DPS Counters in Overwatch 2

Here’s more information on the best counters for damage heroes.

Ashe counters

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Heroes that counter Ashe. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Heroes who are small, fast, and hard to hit, like Genji, Tracer, and Echo, can more easily flank her and avoid her precision shots.

Soldier: 76’s auto-fire can frequently kill Ashe faster than she can kill him.

Cassidy can out-duel an Ashe at close range thanks to his grenade.

Bastion counters

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Heroes that counter Bastion. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Burst fire and AoE from the usual suspects—Junkrat, Pharah, and Zarya’s alt fire—can take out Bastion quickly, particularly when he’s slowed in Configuration: Assault and receiving fire from multiple directions.

Stuns, particularly long-distance ones from Ana and Roadhog’s hook, can stop Bastion long enough to take him out. Bastion is often a slow-moving target, which makes landing stuns easier.

Small heroes who can force Bastion to move around and focus them, like Genji and Tracer, can whittle him down while keeping your tanks alive.

Cassidy counters

Cassidy, formerly McCree, as he appeared in the first Overwatch.
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Heroes that counter Cassidy. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Genji can deflect Cassidy’s High Noon ultimate, sometimes resulting in an instant kill on Cassidy.

Heroes with shields, like Reinhardt and Winston, can hide themselves and their teammates from High Noon.

Going with a mirror Cassidy duel, if you’re better at hitting shots or landing grenades, is a good counter as well.

Echo counters

Echo from Overwatch 2 posing for the camera.
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Heroes that counter Echo. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Like all flying heroes, Echo has a glaring weakness to hitscan shots from Soldier: 76, Cassidy, Ashe, and Widowmaker.

If she stays on the ground for too long, tank heroes with stun abilities can stop her from flying and take her out quickly.

Winston and Orisa both can pressure Echo in the air, no matter what they’re doing.

Genji counters

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Heroes that counter Genji. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Genji can’t deflect beam weapons from heroes like Zarya, Symmetra, Moira, and Winston. Auto-locking beam weapons are even better.

Mei and tanks with crowd control abilities can slow down Genji’s mobility, making him easier to hit.

Hanzo counters

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Heroes that counter Hanzo. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Hanzo has a difficult time hitting highly mobile heroes like Tracer, Pharah, Lucio, Wrecking Ball, and Genji since his arrows aren’t hitscan.

Genji can deflect his Dragon Arrow, turning it into a utility for his team. D.Va can also consume the initial projectile with her Defense Matrix.

Junkrat counters

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Heroes that counter Junkrat. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Junkrat’s rate of fire is slow. Fast-firing heroes like Cassidy, Soldier: 76, and Genji can take him out before he can land grenades.

Heroes who are highly mobile on land or in the air—like Pharah, Echo, Tracer, Lucio, and Wrecking Ball—can avoid his grenades easily. Careful as a Tracer or Lucio, though, as Junkrat can one-shot you if you’re too close.

Zarya’s energy barrier was made to work against attacks like Junkrat’s. She can gain a ton of energy from his shots and protect her team at the same time.

Mei counters

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Heroes that counter Mei. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Sombra’s Hack blocks Mei’s ability to heal and become invulnerable.

Airborne heroes like Pharah and Echo can fly around Mei’s defensive Ice Wall.

Long-range heroes like Widowmaker, Soldier: 76, and Ashe can take out Mei before she gets close enough to freeze them.

Pharah counters

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Heroes that counter Pharah. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Pharah has a hard weakness to heroes with hitscan weapons, like Soldier: 76, Cassidy, Ashe, and Widowmaker.

Baptiste can give a less-skilled Pharah fits if he makes good use of his exo-boots, while a D.Va who cycles their boosters properly can effectively dive Pharah, as well as negate her ultimate.

Reaper counters

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Heroes that counter Reaper. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Reaper’s shotguns are most effective at extremely short range. Snipers and heroes who can attack at a distance—like Pharah, Widowmaker, Echo, Ana, and even Junkrat—can defeat him before he has the chance to get close.

A Reaper can counter a Reaper. Try and get the enemy Reaper to use his invulnerability first, as that allows you to attack aggressively before using your own to get away.

Sojourn counters

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Heroes that counter Sojourn. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Because Sojourn’s primary fire is technically not hitscan, fast-moving heroes like Lucio, Genji, and Tracer can out-maneuver her, making it difficult for Sojourn to hit them.

Dive heroes like Winston can jump on Sojourn, forcing her to slide away or, if she’s already used it, making her very weak.

Soldier: 76 counters

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Heroes that counter Soldier: 76. Images via Blizzard Entertainment
  • Soldier: 76 specializes in sustained damage, so those who can defeat him more quickly with burst fire have the advantage. Pharah, Junkrat, Roadhog, and Cassidy’s Fan the Hammer are all great for this. (Soldier: 76 can just as easily counter some of these heroes, though, so be careful.)
  • Widowmaker and Ashe can out-range Soldier: 76, so if you can hit shots, you can try these heroes to out-duel him. 
  • Genji can deflect everything a Soldier: 76 can throw at him aside from his heal.

Sombra counters

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Heroes that counter Sombra. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

While Sombra’s ability to become invisible is powerful, it doesn’t grant total immunity. AoE from Pharah, Junkrat, and Winston can reveal her while she’s trying to sneak around. Hanzo’s Sonic Arrow will also reveal her if it lands near her.

Stuns from Mei and Ana can prevent her from teleporting back to safety.

Kiriko can use her suzu to protect her hacked allies.

Symmetra counters

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Heroes that counter Symmetra. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Burst fire from heroes like Junkrat, Pharah, and Echo is great against Symmetra’s slow but steady sustained fire.

AoE attacks with lots of splash damage can easily destroy groups of her turrets. Junkrat, Pharah, and especially Winston are great for taking out turret nests.

Torbjörn counters

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Heroes that counter Torbjörn. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Long-distance AoE and burst fire from Pharah and Junkrat is a great way to quickly destroy Torbjörn’s turret.

Highly mobile heroes who can stay out of his ground-based ultimate, like Pharah and Echo, render it effectively useless. (Note that Torbjörn’s auto-locking turret counters these heroes while they’re in the air as well.)

Sombra can hack his turret, disabling it for a short period of time.

Tracer counters

Tracer from Overwatch as she appears in the launch trailer for the first Overwatch.
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Heroes that counter Tracer. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Trying to hit small, fast-moving Tracer with precision weapons is a waste of time. Instead, try hitting her with characters who use auto-locking weapons, like Symmetra, Moira, Winston, and Torbjorn’s turret.

She can also be stunned by Mei or tanks with crowd control abilities, particularly if she tries to dive or flank.

A Tracer can counter a Tracer, forcing her into a duel instead of letting her run rampant on your supports.

Widowmaker counters

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Heroes that counter Widowmaker. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Widowmaker’s secondary close-range fire is pretty awful, so flank-heavy heroes who can get behind her, like Genji and Tracer, have the advantage. Even when they’re far away, they’re tricky for a sniper to hit. Genji can also deflect Widowmaker’s shots, resulting in a potential instant kill.

Widowmaker counters herself. Other Widowmakers can easily snipe her if she’s standing still, as can other headshot heroes like Ashe and Zenyatta.

All Support Counters in Overwatch 2

For more in-depth information about support counters, check out our full guide.

Ana counters

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Heroes that counter Ana. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Heroes with a lot of maneuverability—like Genji, Echo, Pharah, Doomfist, and Tracer—are generally too fast and mobile to be hit by her Sleep Dart.

Ana is hard to play in general because of her lack of mobility. She’s easily targeted by a wide variety of heroes, particularly in the upper ranks of play, including Winston, Orisa, Ramattra, and so on.

Baptiste counters

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Heroes that counter Baptiste. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

The usual mobility suspects—Genji, Tracer, Hanzo, Lucio, Echo, and Pharah—can get around his Amplification Matrix to avoid taking additional damage.

Sombra can hack his Immortality Field, disabling it for a short period. Baptiste’s team will likely be huddled around it, which makes them sitting ducks for focus fire.

Widowmaker, Cassidy, and Ashe can force Baptiste to reposition or use his immortality lamp early.

Brigitte counters

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Heroes that counter Brigitte. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Brigitte is made to counter close-combat divers, so flying targets that don’t frequently hit the ground can evade her Shield Bash and Whip Shot. Pharah and Echo are the classic choices.

Shield-busters like Pharah and Junkrat can quickly break her barrier shield.

Illari counters

Illari from Overwatch 2 posing for the camera.
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Heroes that counter Illari. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Illari counters need to be strong since she is mostly a DPS healer. Orisa, Zarya, and D.Va come to mind for tanks to whittle down her health and catch her fast with high mobility.

Hitscans and Flankers like Cassidy and Genji do a great job of countering her just in case she’s hanging behind enemy lines.

For support, Baptiste, Lifeweaver, and Lucio are able to contain Illari with high damage and immobility, all while staying healed.

Kiriko counters

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Heroes that counter Kiriko. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Kiriko’s only damage-dealing ability is her Kunai alternate fire, and it’s a tough projectile to hit. Highly mobile heroes like Tracer, Sombra, and Genji can make it difficult for her to land those coveted headshots.

Roadhog, Mei, and Ana can also stun her, making it difficult for her to teleport or climb away.

Lifeweaver counters

Lifeweaver from Overwatch 2 as he appears in one of his highlight reel intros.
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Heroes that counter Lifeweaver. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Sombra’s kit might be the bane of Lifeweaver’s existence. Lifeweaver’s platform and grab abilities will be made null and void by a simple Sombra hack.

Soldier: 76’s arenal will make light work of Lifeweaver’s platform. He’ll also be able to shred through a Lifeweaver’s health points easily, as the support doesn’t possess the movement to escape far enough.

Lúcio counters

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Heroes that counter Lucio. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Most hitscan heroes—including Soldier: 76, Cassidy, and Ashe—are better against Lúcio because hitscan is easier to land on a moving target than other types of shots. This doesn’t include Widowmaker because of her slow rate of fire and the precision nature of her gun.

Like other highly mobile characters, auto-locking weapons are great against Lúcio. The best options are Symmetra, Winston, Moira, or Torbjorn’s turret.

Roadhog and Mei can disrupt Lúcio’s mobility with slows and stuns.

Sombra can disable all of Lúcio’s AoE healing with Hack.

Mercy counters

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Heroes that counter Mercy. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

As a semi-flying target—OK, gliding—Mercy shares Echo’s and Pharah’s weakness to hitscan weapons from the likes of Cassidy, Ashe, Widowmaker, and Soldier: 76.

Heroes who can dive in and pursue her—like Genji, Winston, Tracer, and Symmetra—also have an advantage, especially if they catch Mercy in a corner with no one to fly to.

Everyone out-damages Mercy’s gun, and it’s now harder to use than it was in the first game.

Moira counters

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Heroes that counter Moira. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

Burst fire from Junkrat, Pharah, Echo, and similar heroes can out-damage Moira’s sustained self-heal.

Ana, Mei, and Roadhog can stun her out of her Coalescence ultimate.

Long-range heroes like Ashe and Widowmaker can stay out of the reach of her Biotic Grasp.

Moira can no longer Fade out of AoE ultimates like Zarya’s Graviton Surge, leaving her vulnerable.

Zenyatta counters

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Heroes that counter Zenyatta. Images via Blizzard Entertainment

AoE and burst fire from the likes of Junkrat and Pharah can knock out Zenyatta before he has a chance to land his precision shots.

His slow-moving head is target practice for headshot heroes like Widowmaker, Ashe, Cassidy, Kiriko, and Hanzo. Because Zenyatta is something of a headshot hero himself, this means he can counter himself, too.

Fast, small-moving characters like Tracer and Genji can focus down Zenyatta easily, thanks to his lack of movement. The only way to counter that as Zenyatta is to kill them or get support from your teammates.

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