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Icon buildturret
Build Turret
Independent object constructing type
3 seconds deploying
8-second cooldown
Enemy-tracking autocannon turret data
Attacking turret type
Enemy-autotargeting hitscan and linear projectile attack type
150, 300, or 800 HP
14 damage per rounds, 14 damage per rocket
2, 4, 5 rounds per second; 4 rockets per second
40 m range
∞-round clip size
Lasts until destroyed or replaced
✘ Cannot headshot

Torbjörn constructs an enemy-tracking autocannon. He can use his Forge Hammer to repair or upgrade it, increasing its health and adding a second cannon barrel and a rocket launcher.
Default Key: (PC LShift, PS L1, XB LB)


Torbjörn builds a stationary level-1 turret on the ground. The turret must be put at a place which Torbjörn can stand on. The turret will take 3 seconds to be fully deployed; within that 3 seconds, the turret can receive damage and be destroyed. Torbjörn is able to deploy only one turret at any time.

The turret will aim to the nearest enemy and start to project a hitscan fire. The targeted enemy will be marked by a laser trail connecting them and the turret's barrel. The turret will continue to attack its target as long as the target is still in its range, even if there is another closer enemy. It will change its target when the current target is dead, or out of sight.

Torbjörn may hit his turret with the Forge Hammer in order to repair or upgrade it. One swing will heal 50 health. When level-1 turret is at full health, Torbjörn can hit it 5 times to upgrade it to level 2. If Torbjörn activates his ultimate ability, Molten Core, level-2 turret will be automatic upgraded to level 3; during that time, Torbjörn is able to use the hammer to upgrade his level-1 turret to level 3.

Number of barrels Health Gun barel fire rate Rocket laucher fire rate
Level 1 1 150 2 round/sec N/A
Level 2 2 300 4 round/sec N/A
Level 3 2 + rocket launchers 800 5 round/sec 4 rocket/sec

The turret only deals 12 damage per shot in console versions of the game.


  • Turrets feature an IFF-tracking autocannon that fires upon enemies.[1]

Patch changes

  • Overwatchemblem black October 9, 2018 Patch: Replaced by Deploy Turret.
  • Overwatchemblem black July 27, 2017 Patch: Fixed a bug that occasionally prevented Torbjörn from building and upgrading his turret.
  • Overwatchemblem black February 28, 2017 Patch: Torbjörn can now construct turrets on the stairs in Oasis. [CONSOLE] Damage increased from 10 to 12.
  • Overwatchemblem black July 19, 2016 Patch: [CONSOLES] Turret damage reduced by 30%
  • Overwatchemblem black March 1, 2016 (beta) Patch:  Fixed an issue with the way Torbjörn’s turret oriented whenever its target moved out of line-of-sight.
  • Overwatchemblem black February 18, 2016 (beta) Patch: Turret bullet damage decreased from 16 to 14; Turret repair amount decreased from 100 to 50 health per swing.
  • Overwatchemblem black February 9, 2016 (beta) Patch: Turrets will no longer generate ultimate charge when dealing damage to barriers. Upgrading the turret no longer costs Scrap and occurs more quickly
    Level 1: Damage increased by 15%, Health decreased from 250 to 150
    Level 2: Damage increased by 15%, Health decreased from 425 to 300, Can no longer be upgraded to level 3 with Forge Hammer
    Level 3: Bullet damage increased by 15%, Bullet fire rate increased by 25%, Rocket Launcher damage decreased by 50% but now fires in bursts of 4, Rocket Launcher fire rate decreased by 33%, Rocket Launcher explosion radius decreased by 40%, Rockets no longer cause knockback, Health increased from 600 to 800.
  • Overwatchemblem black December 2, 2015 (beta) Patch: Fixed an issue where Mei's Ice Wall was able to destroy Torbjörn's turrets.


  1. Overwatch Visual Source Book, p.89
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