Most Badass Female Video Game Characters

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The Top Ten

1 Samus Aran (Metroid) Samus Aran (Metroid) Samus Aran is the protagonist of the Metroid science fiction action-adventure game series by Nintendo.

Yeah I didn't know until Smash Bros Brawl campaign. - Lord28

I used to think she was a guy befor I saw she had breasts under her suit

2 Bayonetta (Bayonetta) Bayonetta (Bayonetta) Bayonetta, real name Cereza, is a fictional character and protagonist of the video game Bayonetta and its sequel, developed by PlatinumGames and published by Sega and Nintendo respectively.

She took down monsters that could have squashed her like a bug! How much more badass can she get than that? - deltanine

She also killed god

Nice woman...

3 Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) Lara Croft is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Square Enix video game franchise Tomb Raider.

She actually completed went through an entire island killing crazy fanatics armed with guns with only a BOW AND ARROW! Not to mention thst just hours ago, she was impaled by a rusty metal rod though the abdomen. She deserves a spot at least in the top 3.

The first games on the PlayStation are my favorite games ever and even the newest ones are really good and Lara is a badass.

4 Jill Valentine (Resident Evil) Jill Valentine (Resident Evil)

She is really good.

5 Daisy (Super Mario) Daisy (Super Mario) Princess Daisy is a fictional character in the Mario series of video games, in which she is the princess of the fictional region of Sarasaland.

Very - ParkerFang

She's badass B)

6 Faith Connors (Mirror's Edge)
7 Chell (Portal)

Destroying an all-powerful AI to save yourself from an underground science laboratory only armed with a gun that makes portals (no bullets) all without having to say a word and keeping your clothes on which is (sadly) rare for female video game characters. Chell is the best!

8 Lightning (Final Fantasy)
9 Ellie (The Last of Us) Ellie (The Last of Us)

Should be top five at the least!

10 Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda series) Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda series) Princess Zelda is a fictional character in Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda video game series, created by Shigeru Miyamoto and introduced in its original entry in 1986.

The Contenders

11 Commander Shepard (Mass Effect)
12 Blaze the Cat (Sonic the Hedgehog) Blaze the Cat (Sonic the Hedgehog)
13 Kitana (Mortal Kombat series) Kitana (Mortal Kombat series) Kitana is a fictional character from the Mortal Kombat media franchise, where she was introduced as one of the new player characters in the fighting game Mortal Kombat II in 1993. Since then, Kitana appeared in a majority of Mortal Kombat series' video games and its other media, including the films ...read more.
14 Elizabeth (BioShock Infinite)

She literally has the power to open portals or tears to other dimensions how is she not in the top 10

I can't believe she is 14 :/

15 Tifa Lockhart (Final Fantasy VII) Tifa Lockhart (Final Fantasy VII)

Favorite video game and favorite character.

16 Sniper Wolf (Metal Gear Solid)

One of the coolest and most badass characters ever. Sniper Wolf for the win!

17 Madison Paige (Heavy Rain)
18 Zero Suit Samus (Metroid)
19 Undyne (Undertale) Undyne (Undertale) Undyne is a main character in Toby Fox's 2016 RPG, Undertale. She is the heroic fishlike captain of the Royal Guard, who takes it upon herself to protect the monsters of the Underground. Her name is derived from the word "Undine", and is a pun on the word "Undying". Her most loved monsters are her mentor, ...read more.
20 Kat (Halo: Reach)
21 Trishka Novak (Bulletstorm)
22 Samanya (Red Faction: Guerrilla)
23 Amanda Ripley (Alien: Isolation)
24 Sonya Blade (Mortal Kombat series) Sonya Blade (Mortal Kombat series) Sonya Blade is a video game character from the Mortal Kombat series. Debuting in the original Mortal Kombat game from 1992, she was a late addition to the game as developers decided deep into the development cycle that the game needed a female character.
25 Mileena (Mortal Kombat series) Mileena (Mortal Kombat series) Mileena is a character from the Mortal Kombat franchise who debuted in the sequel Mortal Kombat II as a clone of Kitana by Shang Tsung using Tarkatan DNA resulting in her mouth having razor sharp teeth that of a Tarkatan like Baraka, she hated her sister Kitana and vowed to destroy her and take over ...read more.
26 Aqua (Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep)
27 Midna (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess) Midna (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess) The Twilight Princess herself, Midna was transformed into an imp by Zant, who usurped her and turned her subjects into monsters. She set out to retrieve the Fused Shadows so she could take down Zant and save her kingdom.
28 Clementine (The Walking Dead)
29 Cammy (Street Fighter) Cammy (Street Fighter) Cammy White, also known as Cammy and the codename Killer Bee in Street Fighter Alpha 3, is a video game character in the Street Fighter fighting game series and the second female fighter to appear in the series, after Chun-Li.
30 Catwoman (Arkham City)
31 Clara Lille (Watch Dogs)
32 Melia (Xenoblade Chronicles)
33 Talim (Soulcalibur II)

Strong, agile, cute and sexy, this filipina is awesome.

34 Curly Brace (Cave Story)
35 The Boss (Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater)
36 Chun Li (Street Fighter Series)
37 Maya (Borderlands 2)
38 Kumatora (Mother 3)
39 Alyx Vance (Half-Life 2)
40 Misery (Cave Story)
41 Aloy (Horizon Zero Dawn)
42 Jeanne (Bayonetta)
43 Nariko (Heavenly Sword) Nariko (Heavenly Sword)
44 Jade (Beyond Good & Evil)
45 Crimson Viper (Street Fighter IV)
46 Claire Redfield (Resident Evil series) Claire Redfield (Resident Evil series)
47 Viridi (Kid Icarus Uprising) Viridi (Kid Icarus Uprising)
48 Princess Peach (Super Princess Peach) Princess Peach (Super Princess Peach) Princess Peach is a major character in the Mario Bros. Franchise. She is usually the character who needs saved in most Mario Games, but also has appeared as a playable character in the Main-Series Mario Games, including Super Mario 3D World, Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario Run, and even starred in ...read more.

Although she's Princess Peach she turns out to be pretty badass in her game.

Meh sorry guys I don't think so. She's more of a sweet character - ParkerFang

49 Zoey (Left 4 Dead)
50 Evie Frye (Assassin's Creed Syndicate)
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1. Bayonetta (Bayonetta)
2. Samus Aran (Metroid)
3. Sniper Wolf (Metal Gear Solid)
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1. Bayonetta (Bayonetta)
2. Samus Aran (Metroid)
3. Sonya Blade (Mortal Kombat series)
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1. Samus Aran (Metroid)
2. Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)
3. Bayonetta (Bayonetta)
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