How old are Overwatch 2’s Heroes? Every character age & background

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In the universe of Overwatch 2, players will encounter a diverse roster of Heroes, and each of them has their own epic story. So, if you don’t know much about them, here are all of their ages and the backstories of every Overwatch Hero.

When players start playing Overwatch 2, they find a wide variety of Heroes for the game’s multiple roles, such as tank, support, damage, and more.

Generally, each player chooses their favorite Hero based on the set of abilities they possess. However, there are players who prefer to choose their character based on personality or their backstory, and Blizzard have given each and every character in Overwatch 2 a lot of depth when it comes to their history and personality.

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With that said, you may be wondering how old each of them is and what their history is, so here’s our complete guide.

All Overwatch 2 character’s ages & backgrounds

Here’s a full breakdown of every character’s age in Overwatch 2, as well as a short summary of their history:

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Hero NameAgeBackground
Ana62Sniper, one of the oldest members of Overwatch 2
Ashe41Leader of the Deadlock Gang, experienced marksman
Baptiste38Former Talon member, now a trusty Support Hero
Bastion32Combat-driven attack unit, prefers tranquility and nature
Brigitte25Daughter of Torbjorn, follows in the legacy of Reinhardt
Cassidy39Former member of Deadlock Gang and Blackwatch
D.Va21Youngest member, expert gamer, wreaks havoc in her mech
Doomfist47Nigerian-born, lost his right arm in the Omnic Crisis
Echo14Created by Dr. Mina Liao, eventually found by Cassidy
Genji37Cyborg, adept with shurikens and blade
Hanzo40Leader of Shimada clan, scarred by his past with Genji
Junker Queen31Leader of Junkertown, powerful Tank Hero
Junkrat27Former resident of Junkertown, causes chaos and seeks anarchy
Kiriko21Japanese ninja, trained alongside Genji and Hanzo
Lifeweaver31 Support hero, proficient in the art of healing
Lucio28Brazilian DJ and activist, famous for his healing abilities
Mei33Cryogenically frozen scientist, possesses the body of a 31-year-old
Mercy39Swiss scientist, expert healer, one of Overwatch’s strongest members
Moira50Controversial scientist, formerly worked for Blackwatch
Orisa1Youngest character, a true hero who protects Numbani
Pharah34Daughter of Ana, former Egyptian Army member and Overwatch agent
Ramattra28Involved in the war with Overwatch, linked to Null Sector
Reaper60Former Overwatch representative turned deadly Talon assassin
Reinhardt63German tank hero, one of the Overwatch founders
Roadhog50Enforcer and criminal, partner of Junkrat
Sigma64Gravity-controlling scientist, manipulated by Talon
Sojourn47Damage Hero, augmented soldier with a nomad lifestyle
Soldier: 7658Vigilante hunting down those who brought Overwatch down
Sombra32Hacking extraordinaire, with allegiance to herself
Symmetra30Indian architect, skilled with hard-light manipulation
Torbjorn57Swedish engineer, founding member of Overwatch
Tracer28London-born Hero with time-traveling abilities
Widowmaker35French sniper, deadly and emotionless killer
Winston31Scientifically created gorilla, intelligent and protective
Wrecking Ball16Formerly an everyday rodent turned battle robot
Zarya30Russian Tank Hero, endured the Omnic Crisis
Zenyatta33Omnic monk, seeks to protect and intervene
Illari18Peruvian Support Hero powered by the Sun’s energy.
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There are many characters in Overwatch 2, all of different ages and backgrounds.

Who’s the oldest Overwatch 2 character?

The oldest Hero in Overwatch 2 is Sigma, with an age of 64, just edging it over Tank Reinhardt, who is one of the original characters.

Who’s the youngest Overwatch 2 character?

As for the youngest Hero in Overwatch 2, Orisa is around one year old. Her creator, Efi, made her around a year before the events of Overwatch 2. The youngest human Hero is Illari at just 18 years of age.

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Kiriko’s age kicked up a bit of controversy, as players realized it didn’t line up with the lore, believing she should be older.

Well, there you have it, that’s every Overwatch 2 Hero’s age and history. For more detailed Overwatch 2 guides, check out some of our other pieces below:

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