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New Overwatch Hero Revealed: Baptiste Now On PTR!


“No dying on my watch.”

Capable of keeping allies alive and eliminating threats under fierce conditions, the thirtieth Overwatch hero, Baptiste, is playable now on the PC public test region (“PTR”)!

In his role as a Support hero, Baptiste calls on his skills as an elite combat medic and former Talon operative – along with his arsenal of experimental healing devices – to dish out both damage and healing from high- and low-ground.

Discover Baptiste’s bio and abilities below:


Real Name: Jean-Baptiste Augustin
Age: 36
Occupation: Combat Medic
Base of Operations: Tortuga, Haiti (formerly)
Affiliation: Caribbean Coalition (formerly), Talon (formerly)


Biotic Launcher
Baptiste’s three-round-burst Biotic Launcher rewards accuracy and recoil control with significant damage output. It also doubles as a healing device, lobbing projectiles that heal allies near the point of impact.

Regenerative Burst
Baptiste activates an intense regenerative burst that heals himself and nearby allies over time.

Immortality Field
Baptiste uses a device to create a field that prevents allies from dying. The generator can be destroyed.

Amplification Matrix (Ultimate)
Baptiste creates a matrix that doubles the damage and healing effects of friendly projectiles that pass through it.

Exo Boots (Passive)
By first crouching, Baptiste can jump higher.

For more info on Baptiste check out his hero page:

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