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The Complete History and Lore of Widowmaker

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Text Comments (528)
Makary Metzger (1 day ago)
Snipers still better.
Artyyyy (4 days ago)
Sombra is 1000000 times more badass.
Skylar Fairbanks (7 days ago)
Cybertron Laser Gamer (8 days ago)
but then why did she join overwatch organization or did she? maybe i am just stupid?
Adamadon13 (8 days ago)
The subs say dick name
Muthana Hussain (12 days ago)
I think she doesn't like to kill deep down, because she went back to her dead husband's grave. That the brain wash made her to the killer she doesn't want to be. She has almost no emotion and like the spider with no emotions it kills and "...at the moment of the kill they are never more alive" (6:39). What if she just kills to feel alive. To feel a emotion. To feel alive. To feel... happy.
Rick The Spectre ✔ (14 days ago)
4:39 tracer sniping
Pato Nash (16 days ago)
That's great
strawberry milk (18 days ago)
Can't you play her house map in death match?
tracer (21 days ago)
Mandata was an inspiration to me..
Antonin Nabor (24 days ago)
So funny to see English ppl saying Amelie Lacroix in French
Mwh _Gaming (25 days ago)
4:07 what the infinity gauthlet looks like after thanos was defeated:
Jasper The Spirit (25 days ago)
Poor widowmaker 💔 its so sad
Asia Riop (25 days ago)
Widowmaker is Amelié LaCroíx, she USED to be normal, back in France she would be doing Ballet, she got married, and had a beautiful mansion, then, She gets brainwashed, and murders her husband in her sleep because of Talon, DOING all of this, the brainwashing, kidnapping her, she even almost got HARMED during the kidnapping, she never returned for a while, Geŕald was worried, and then she comes backs blue, Gerald was still happy though, And 2 weeks later, they activated the experiment, and Amelié had shot Geŕald in his sleep. In conclusion, she call herself Widowmaker an assassin, because she can't feel emotion, ANYMORE. Just like spiders, she isn't scared of spiders ANYMORE, because she has no emotion, and also is blue, and the experiments are still going on with Talon.
wolfie the wolf (28 days ago)
She us purple cuz she choked on a baguette
4peX pred4t0r (28 days ago)
She shit Ana through scope huh? Any body think of that sniper scene in scaring private Ryan?
Alex Drake (29 days ago)
I’m sure Widow has only one emotion, Hatred, why else would she have the interaction with D.va saying “this is no place for children” Because of getting defeated by a 14 year old Also Kaplan: we’re waiting for Timmy and Bryan to become playable characters
ya boi owl guy (30 days ago)
When I was a fear I had a girl of spiders
I think that there was an error in the brainwash so she remembers her oast byt she cant control herself nowdays
Josef Eid (1 month ago)
Thats actually so sad..
T O D O J A Y (1 month ago)
2:31 - Her hair near to her butt. 2:33 - Her hair almost touches the ground. ????????????????????
APPLE CUT RO (1 month ago)
To be honest, every time I see Widowmaker I have an erection😐
Mono Chaos (1 month ago)
I know there is only a 1% chance of it ever happening but I hope Amelie can break out of her Widowmaker brainwashing, betray Talon, and join Overwatch to avenge her husband.
kaywani :❸ (1 month ago)
wait....if they told her that spiders hearts never beat does it mean they die..?
david paolillo (1 month ago)
mAiN bTw
Jonah Ortiz (1 month ago)
Wait but would Jarred be a could here? What type of hero would he be? Is anyone else worried about this?!
stringtheoryOW (1 month ago)
I wanna know how that fat ass came to be
Amy Kennon (1 month ago)
This is really sad!
Ponxo (1 month ago)
amaleekee what
Arctic Phoenix (1 month ago)
it makes a chill go through your spine
Bluenite The Warrior (1 month ago)
they probably use a type of brainwash that changes someone personality not wiping her memories in total. So changing her view on the world and change her feelings on a more deeper level that made her a cold heart killer is the widowmaker we know. Probably why widow tells ana in game when reminded she killed her husband she says "you dont what happen" she probably has moments where she can think freely without talon giving her an order.
fat shep (1 month ago)
3:59 that means audio cherry in French for anyone who’s wondering
Savannah Beattie (2 months ago)
Dép Lê (2 months ago)
reaper is windowmaker husband
KODIAQUE (2 months ago)
I think her brainwashing is slowly wearing out.
FencerDoesStuff (2 months ago)
This is by far the darkest Overwatch origin damn...
Widowmaker (2 months ago)
Excellent french accent (ps: I'm french)
Knightmare IX (2 months ago)
I feel like Brian should get his own gauntlet and become a overwatch agent
Mateo Prišlin (2 months ago)
2:14 "Amelie received extensive training" yea my ass, she a foking Storm trooper bro
TLKFan/RWBYFan (16 days ago)
Mateo Prišlin “I never Miss” *Proceeds to miss 20 consecutive shots*
Yef De quiler (2 months ago)
2:27 she is purple...
Penisss (2 months ago)
ass still phat tho
Murasa aoi (2 months ago)
Now this is what suits overwatch instead of a freaking hamster with a ridiculous background story
Chili Sauce (2 months ago)
Ik the comments are serious but I'm still lmao to this "her dick name was widowmaker"
ExileTheOutcast (2 months ago)
What if Widowmaker's brainwashing is the same as Jill Valentine's brainwashing in RE5? Jill performed all the atrocities Wesker ordered her to but she was still aware of her actions even though she wasn't in control of her body. Maybe the same could be said about Widowmaker?
Playrina (2 months ago)
i like to think, she knows about him (her lover, sorry can't spell his name) she knows his dead but she doesn't know that she did it. maybe Talon told her someone killed her when they were brainwashing her. if they did do this Sombra may find out and may tell Widowmaker about it she can goes mad and turns on Tlaon. that would make a good story
Gray Gray 121 (2 months ago)
5:58, what are those little clips from?
Sublime D (2 months ago)
Widow still misses her french breadstick, I’m telling you... I hope that she comes back to being amilie. Seems like a nice girl, bitchy, but decent
What I'm scared of from widow: *dat booty*
G3tOffWidow Please (2 months ago)
I'm blue dab a Dee dab a di
DaLuckyCat (2 months ago)
You know that moment when you’re in the most ridiculously stupid argument with someone and your mind just goes blank? I had a friend that was trying to argue that widowmaker was the most op hero because she has a sniper rifle AND a machine gun, and all I could do was say “wh-, bu-, *sigh* yeah she’s pretty broken.” And I just felt like the biggest idiot in the whole world.
Yannis Lei (2 months ago)
Detailed story i never knew that
Lizzie Deans (2 months ago)
I know I am really late but it would be really cool if widow was slowly getting her memory back and she was slowly turning back to the way she was before
Sniper Grilll (2 months ago)
I want a widowmaker wedding skin before she turned blue now
Equals Gaming (2 months ago)
we should be able to play as Maximillian
The3YTs Group (2 months ago)
Arianator 4 life (3 months ago)
You say widowmaker got dropped by a kid and yes it did happen but she got right back up after the punch so it wasn't really that big of a deal
Prof. Panda (3 months ago)
Can I just say the dude next to doomfist looks like a Vishkar Employee. Just sayin
BG Media (3 months ago)
KhoaiTae (3 months ago)
i love your voice
YoRHa No.9 Type-S (3 months ago)
I believe that Widowmaker is slowly breaking out of her brainwashing and actually developing feeling again. She wont tell anyone else in Talon obviously, but it seems like she's trying to make her old life again. Start up from where she left off. On the amount she kills, I think that, because she feels alive again, it her way of finding her true self again. Who knows how she will handle the killing though.
Godzilla Gamer (3 months ago)
one shot, one ult
MOTHER RUSSIA (3 months ago)
Some say she used to make windows
Brandon Innes (3 months ago)
The reason spiders hearts never beat? Because the majority of them literally do not have one. They're too small to need them, they don't even have lungs. Holes on the spiders surface actually provide oxygen to each of it's cells individually, also means no blood. (No circulatory system at all)
Conners Coin (3 months ago)
JEEZE! I’ve been a widow main since the game came out and I’ve just realised what her name means lol 😅
Heart's Poisons (3 months ago)
For those asking them self, her name it’s prononced like this : AAmalee Laaccrua (AA like the a of Apple, and a like the one in male)
sister bitch (3 months ago)
If she wasn't born with feelings then is she...... YANDERE CHAN
Quisle Pixel (3 months ago)
Do Sombra
ALLBLAZING 1 (3 months ago)
The capacity to kill the want to kill or in her case The grill of the kill is in bedded in human nature it's a part of who we are but it is also human nature to Deni such devior it's present in some people than others and I guess that talon brought that out of her and used it to blind her to morality
PaulaPirate GT (3 months ago)
Here is a tip. Learn French Accents plz
Jimbob (3 months ago)
I hope that one day her brainwashing will be broken and that she will become a REAL hero.
YaBoiCYT!! (3 months ago)
0:42 Spider-Man said otherwise
cinde rubaloff (3 months ago)
Oh meh goh
kawala Dy (3 months ago)
Widowmaker is my waifu
Shockwave (3 months ago)
you could say widowmaker got fisted
SomeRandomGuy (3 months ago)
Can’t you just get all the codes and memory from shambal and put it into a new robot body
Crashman 1005 (3 months ago)
A kid with a powerful gauntlet
MiniZombie553 (3 months ago)
She’s my main in overwatch
Popblah1gaming (3 months ago)
Jeff Kaplan said that he was thinking about killing a character eventually. I feel like Widowmaker will be the one to die
Resurrekt (4 months ago)
turn subtitles on to auto generater in 0:48 "Chateau Jihad" Y'know, that actually makes some sense
Sunset Aesthetic (4 months ago)
HER HUSBAND IS GERARD WAYYY??? (Lol issa joke and emo joke)
Springswag (4 months ago)
is it bad that i am watching this at 3 am while eating a hot pocket while also paying fortnite?
Erza Lacroix (4 months ago)
"Adiou chélie" j'adore l'accent :)
DevinMadaMada (4 months ago)
If you look closely at the thumbnail on the right side. You can see that her hair is purple right beside her hair. I think it’s supposed to be blue, or grey if it’s supposed to be part of her infra sight “thingie.”
Dead Meme User J (4 months ago)
1:55. Caption, quick....
Mega Gamer Turtle (4 months ago)
The Shelbeth (4 months ago)
..... I ship widowmaker and reaper :þ
Ashi Moon (4 months ago)
I don't think Widow was a killer before the brainwashing. Once she was stripped of all human emotion, she would have also been stripped of any reason to live or carry on, other than being ordered to help this organization. At this point, she learned to kill. She felt a rush, a thrill, an *emotion* at the moment of the kill. It became obvious to her, now, that such a good feeling in her vast sea of cold emptiness was the only reason she needed to carry on. She loved feeling something - anything - she needed to feel alive. Maybe it is because death was what brought her into this state in the first place, or being a kill was the first time she experienced a relief from the emptiness. All she knows now is that if she wants to feel, she must kill. It isn't her fault, and this is something she will never, ever, be able to escape. However, it definitely seems that in more recent times that took place closer to the time of the game itself, she has begun to feel something else. No one knows what it is - it could be grief or remorse, a deep, burning regret. It could be a sad nostalgia for the life she used to have. It's hard to say, but it is clear to me that this change in her heart could lead to something drastically unexpected. Perhaps... one of the greatest villain retributions of all time? An irrecoverably ill sociopath's struggle to find her humanity and maybe even use her heart-breaking condition for the use of good some day? Of course, this is incredibly far-fetched. But in some distant universe, Widow misses her dear husband and wants to honor his days as a hero. Even if she can never be good, never be *human,* maybe she can at least do that for him... for herself.
Rashour Yt (4 months ago)
So thats why anna had a lost eye
Free Weed (4 months ago)
Maximilian hmmm the name flicks a switch
Kelsey Carroll (4 months ago)
She reminds me of Bucky Barnes when he was the winter soldier, minus the metal arm.
Gia Princess (4 months ago)
Poor widow her life is so sad :(
Nia Storm (4 months ago)
Anybody who hates Widow outside game is a Tòwa Shun córe
Cressy Cresitonia (4 months ago)
you sound like skylent
TotalDramaKatie (5 months ago)
I find it strange how I'm so much better at aiming with hanzo than her
C:\Shawaka. exe (5 months ago)
I really like widowmaker, I did a test "What character are you?" (On Overwatch) and I'm french like her... Seriously
smookies (5 months ago)
Anthony Watrous (5 months ago)
widowmaker is my main
kaymicstro (5 months ago)
"named BRyan"
Josh Cena (5 months ago)
Look at the little kids face at 4:17
I think I read something that Overwatch was meant to be a movie, but made into a game to pay for animation. If this shit is true, I can't wait to see Amélie's backstory movie-style!! Also I wonder what her personality was like before her transformation? Was she light-hearted? Witty? Quiet? Introverted or perhaps extroverted? Did she have a passion for ballet leading to her career? So many questions...

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