|Height||2.2 m / 7'3" (upright)|
A genius, Winston was a genetically engineered Gorilla and a brilliant scientist.
The Horizon Lunar Colony was established as an exploration into space, several genetically enhanced Gorillas were taken into space as a test the effects of prolonged habitation in space.
A certain Gorilla showed rapid brain development from the gene therapy he was receiving from Dr. Harold Winston which the gorilla helped with his experiments while looking out at his habitat window watching the Earth.
His life was thrown into chaos when the Gorillas killed all the humans on the colony, including Dr. Harold Winston and claimed the colony as their own, taking the name of his human caretaker, Winston built a rocket and escaped the colony to Earth.
Soon, he joined the heroic organization, Overwatch allowing him to be the hero he had dreamed of being.
After Overwatch fell, Winston went into seclusion but still hopes for his heroic days to come back.
- Tesla Cannon: A cannon which fires electrical blasts that latch onto the ground.
- Jump Pack: Using the energy back on his back, Winston can jump through the air, causing damage to enemies he lands near.
- Barrier Projector: Winston places down a projector and a bubble forms around him, this protects him and anyone else on his team until it's destroyed.
Powers and Abilities
- Genius-level intelligence: Winston is extremely smart, he was able to make his own rocket and commonly helped with Dr. Harold Winston's experiments.
- Primal Rage: Embracing his inner primal rage, Winston's health is boosted and he becomes much stronger at the cost of not being able to use the Tesla Cannon.
- Can easily throw a fully grown man.
- Overpowers multiple armed guards.
- Survived being electrified.
- Survives being shot by several armed guards.
- Tanks several shotgun blasts from Reaper in his Primal Rage form.
- Took a punch from Doomfist.
- Was accepted into Overwatch.
- Defeated Reaper.
- Defeated Doomfist in his Primal Rage form.
- Quite slow.
- Protective of others.
- Tesla Cannon has short range.
- Addicted to Peanut Butter.