Definitions

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This page contains a list of terms and definitions that are commonly found when discussing Overwatch.

General game-play terms[edit]

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2CP
initialism of two control points; see assault map

A[edit]

Anubis
short for Temple of Anubis
assault map
a map consisting of two control points in which attacking and defending teams attempt to take or defend objectives across the map

B[edit]

[to] bbong[1]
synonym of [to] boost
[to] boost
to use Ana's ultimate, Nano Boost, on a teammate in order to make them temporarily deal more damage and take less damage from enemies' attacks
Beyblade
  1. the strategy of boosting a Reaper in order to make its ultimate more effective
  2. using a high mouse sensitivity as Winston to attack and spin rapidly simultaneously [2]
black hole
synonym of Graviton Surge
BYOC
initialism of bring your own computer

C[edit]

comp
abbreviation of composition
control map
a map where both teams fight to capture and control a checkpoint in a best-of-three (or best-of-five, while played in Competitive Play) format

D[edit]

DPS
initialism of damage per second

E[edit]

F[edit]

FPS
initialism of frames per second

G[edit]

H[edit]

Harambe
synonym of Winston
hog
abbreviation of Roadhog
hook 2.0
a community-created version to Roadhog's hook that resembles the new aspects on the hook after patch 1.7.0.2

I[edit]

J[edit]

K[edit]

KOTH
initialism of king of the hill; see control map

L[edit]

Lijiang
short for Lijiang Tower

M[edit]

monkey
synonym of Winston

N[edit]

Nano Blade
the strategy of boosting a Genji in order to make its ultimate more effective
Nano Visor
the strategy of boosting a Soldier 76 in order to make its ultimate more effective

O[edit]

P[edit]

PTR
initialism of Public Test Region
phamercy
the strategy of using a composition with Pharah and Mercy

Q[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

supp
abbreviation of support

T[edit]

U[edit]

ult or ulti
abbreviation of ultimate

V[edit]

W[edit]

X[edit]

Y[edit]

Z[edit]

References[edit]

  1. This term became viral after Kruise streamed him playing competitive games in South Korea, when he and his team were attending OGN Overwatch APEX Season 1
  2. "Winston plays Beyblade" | Overwatch Mishaps 6