Build 'em up. Break 'em down.
~ Torbjorn
I have big plans for you!
~ Torbjorn while constructing his turret

Torbjörn Lindholm is one of the main protagonists and playable characters in the video game Overwatch. He is a Swedish dwarf-like human and a former Overwatch Engineer. Before the Omnic Crisis, Torbjörn had gained notoriety for designing weapons systems used by countries around the world. Torbjorn is notably the only family man among the playable characters, being happily married with at least eight children, the youngest of whom is his daughter Brigitte.

He is voiced by Keith Silverstein, who also voices Hammerhead.


Torbjörn was one of the Ironclad Guild's top weapons designers and engineers whose machinery was used around the world. Among his designs was the Titan, a giant mech capable of efficient urban development. When the Omnic Crisis began, the God Programs weaponized Titans and other weaponry Torbjörn developed. Torbjörn's knowledge of the weapons gave him an integral role in Overwatch's original strike team, alongside Jack Morrison, Gabriel Reyes, Reinhardt Wilhelm, Ana Amari, and Liao. Torbjörn stayed with Overwatch until its collapse, and at some point collaborated with Mercy to design a prototype Biotic Rifle.

In Destroyer, Torbjörn travels to Kurjikstan to combat a Titan that was destroying the city of Boklovo. He found out that it was piloted by his old coworker Sven, and quickly dispatched him before crashing the Titan.

At the time of the Overwatch Recall, Torbjörn was in Russia, near Moscow or Novgorod.


Torbjörn was always distrustful of self-aware AI. Even after the first Omnic Crisis, he's distasteful towards Omnics regardless of their personality, as shown by his anger when a match is in Numbani, a city where humans and Omnics live together peacefully. Torbjörn is really enthusiastic when it comes to weapon engineering and designing, as noted by Mercy.

Torbjörn also seems to have a playful side, as seen in the animated short, Recall where there is a picture of him and Mercy dressed up for Halloween at Watchpoint: Gibraltar.

Torbjörn has a friendly-rival relationship with Reinhardt; they appear to be close friends, comparing with the rest of Overwatch. With the rest of Overwatch's members, Torbjörn is a trusted and dependable comrade.


           Overwatch Heroes

Overwatch | M.E.K.A. | Helix Security International | The Crusaders

Playable Heroes
Ana | Baptiste | Bastion | Brigitte | D.Va | Echo | Genji | Hanzo | Lúcio | McCree | Mei | Mercy | Orisa | Pharah | Reinhardt | Sojourn | Soldier: 76 | Symmetra | Torbjörn | Tracer | Winston | Wrecking Ball | Zarya | Zenyatta

Non-player heroes
Balderich von Adler | Dae-hyun | Tekhartha Mondatta | Efi Oladele | Mina Liao

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