Best Assassin's Creed Characters

The Top Ten


Ezio is amazing because he is super stealthy, he brought back the trend of twin hidden blades, he has years of experience with the first ever hidden pistol, (Altair created it but only used it for a short time after creating the first model, while ezio used it almost through this assassin career), he can easily take out 30 guards all by himself (game mechanic but still good to think about in terms of his abilities), and ezio is also my favourite character of assassin his story is tragic but he can still keep a hold of his charm throughout his life, and only a few days before his death he still manages to help fight a gang of Templars in his home with the help of the Chinese assassin (now featured in assassins creed chronicles) while at roughly the same age as Altair and still doing that while Altair at the age of 90 could only fight using the apple of Eden, definitely the best assassin ever

TWIN HIDDEN BLADES ARE AMAZING! And then they took em away. I also like double pistol in Black Flag. - P-Bro-N-J

The Templars again have competition with the Brotherhood around...from Assassin's Creed 2 Brotherhood, Ezio could even be controlled by Desmond through a machine. Ezio is of vital importance to the series as the Assassin has own agenda and is popular to modern day. This indeed is the finest character to play on the series.

Ezio is my fourth favourite assassin because of his super stealthy ability, double hidden blades, and a hidden gun because nobody would expect him to have those and his fighting because who wouldn't like someone who killed 30 guards.

Ezio downright, is the best assassin of all time. He is deadliest, most stealthy, and quietest assassin ever. Unlike connor, ezio actually gets his work done in right way. He does everything simple, not like connor who wastes time doing stuff his way which is fighting out in the open rather than being discrete and blending with the crowd. Ezio without doubt is far better than any other assassin including connor.

Edward Kenway

Edward is fully deserving of second place. While he is not as stealthy as Ezio, and certainly conforms least to the morals of the creed, we must remember that actions speak louder than words. The most accurate way to measure an Assasin's worth is by his actions, and for this, Edward would normally come in first as 'best assassin ever'. Edward single handedly killed a master assassin with no former training, and assumed the identity of said assassin. When the time came to maintain his cover as an assassin, he was able to demonstrate skill as a member of the creed with no former training knowledge, or practice with such skills. After infiltrating Governor Loreanno Torres' estate, a feat no other assassin had ever succeeded in doing, he then escaped capture, single handedly took over a ship, destroyed Torres' treasure fleet, collected a crew, instrumentally freed Nassau from British rule, assassinated Lawrence Prinsa slaver the assassins were trying to kill for years, killed Templar ...more

Incredibly fun, badass and complex, Edward is part of one of the best written stories in the franchise and has a huge amount of character development, making him one of the best protagonists in the franchise.

Edward is my fifth favourite because of his stealth and his weapons and he's a pirate so I like him a lot.

he is definitely the coolest character he may be risky and well dangerous but is definitely the coolest

Altaïr Ibn-LaʼAhad

Altair is clearly the best assassin of all time. Just look at what he has done. He achieved the master assassin rank 25, which is the youngest age that an assassin has ever gained that title. He brought the order out of corruption, not once, not twice, but three times. He is the reason that the assassins went around the world starting bureaus, so that they are not vulnerable to attack and so that they could spread the ways of their order. He created the codex, came up with new technology, and is the only person to understand the apple of eden as well as he did. He is the renowned father of the order and is a total badass assassin. I am not dissing on Ezio here, but you just can't go up against Altair's skill, wisdom, and legacy. He has clearly affected the order the most in a good way. Altair is the model for all assassins everywhere. Altair was active during the crusades! Thousands of years later, he is still looked upon by everyone as the greatest assassin there ever was. Don't ...more

The archetypal master assassin and arguably one of the most skilled and gifted ones in the franchise, he is the ultimate example of what an assassin should be like, that all his descendants should follow.

Altair is my eighth favourite because of his fighting he's a really good assassin and is a lot of people's favourite.

Despite lacking a sense of humor, you could say he's the father of the brotherhood as we know it. Before him, the Assassins were weak and easily misled into serving the goals of men like Al-Muallim, Abbas Sofian, and others. He also reformed the foundations of the creed itself to be a true philosophy rather than just a set of blind beliefs, something which Assassins should reject. He revised the rituals and drove the brotherhood out of the vicious circle of traditions and into the true meaning of the creed. Master Assassin at the age of 25, and Mentor at 26, the only Assassin who can be his contender in matters of skills and service of the creed is Ezio. One eradicated the Templar order from the holy lands, the other did the same in Europe. Altair's way above Edward, who despite his unbelievable skill, could never be fully considered as a great Assassin for the following reasons:
1- He was in for the money until he discovered he had a daughter at the end, and that's when he went ...more

Haytham Kenway

Haythem is my seventh favourite because of his bow I like bow and arrows a lot and his abilities and he's really awesome to play.

The Most Interesting Charecter in the whole assassin's creed franchise!

Best character in Assassins Creed 3.

Who doesn't love Grand master Sass, shame his son wasn't more interesting.


Connor is a great example of something in society called "the demonization of the introvert." Connor is good character, and assassin. Most people seem not to like him "because he isn't Ezio." Connor speaks louder through his actions than his words. He is an introvert, and had a hard time accepting his role as a leader in the assassins and the lifestyle they live. Just look at his life. Everyone who he has put faith in has either died, been killed by him, or stabbed him in the back, and after all of it he continues to carry on in the assassins. He had no support system of reliable people growing up, and because of that, he relied more on himself in the beginning. This can be seen when Connor spares the life of a Templar, despite Achilles telling him to kill him. However, Connor learns from the tragedies that befall him and begins to examine the philosophies of the Assassins and embrace them. This can be seen in Assassin's Creed: Liberation when he follows his orders ...more

Connor is my second because he took out a lot of British soldiers in his assassins creed game trailer and his stealth and climbing ability is really cool when I played his game I liked the climbing and all that so he's awesome.

So underrated- His whole life was a struggle. He lost his family, his tribe, his mother, his mentor, his trust in many and he suffered from many shocks like when he realised Washington burned his village. He had to grow up fatherless and had always known his father was a traitor and evil etc. A civil war was taking place as well and after supporting one side he learned the truth and realised that BOTH sides were evil and were in his way. On top of all this the burden of saving the assassins in the colonies was huge as they were all killed by his father. He then had to go assassinate the whole templar order in the colonies. Alone. His tribe's warriors were manipulated by templars and he then had to kill his best friend. AND AFTER ALL THAT he was nearly killed by his own father. After the story is finished his tribe abandoned him and Achilles dies. It is said he gets married and has kids- but they leave him unjustly and he is left wondering why his life went so tragic. AND AFTER ALL OF ...more

Connor is a very skilled assassin, yes many people hate him and like Ezio but forget about the looks for ONE moment. You have to see what each character has been through and personally, I think Connor has been through hell the most. He had to watch his mother burn alive at only 4 years old, kill his own father and watch all of the people he had faith in, die. Connor is also the best and skilled fighter out of all the assassins, don't believe me? Watch the Assassin's Creed 3 trailer and see him taking out an entire army. After all of the struggle, he got married and had kids, but they left him alone with nobody. Connor had to spend the rest of his life by himself, but did he become angry? Did he become upset? NO. HE STAYED CALM. HE HAD NO ONE BUT STILL STAYED CALM. Connor needs to be in the top 3, he shouldn't have had to go through all of that stress. Ubisoft didn't make the mistake, we did. So snap back to reality, have a good look at Connor and see that he is the most caring, ...more

Desmond Miles

Desmond Miles was a great guy I mean I understand why he left the creed all he wanted was a normal life but he was always forced to do something or kill people when he never wanted to hurt anybody but he was forced to.

I miss him in the series so much. He was a great guy. I understand why he abandoned the creed when he was younger. Dude, he doesn't wanted to fight oé hurt everyone, he was always forced to make part of something he never wanted for. He just wished a normal life nothing less or more. The guy doesn't had even a decent childhood or perhaps a life. For me, he is a very strong guy may not the best character, but I don't agree that Ezio is the best. Dude, I mean, think. Desmond was a animus subject, so, he had all his ancestors skills also, Altair+Ezio+Connor= Desmond's assassin skills. And now I ask two things for you: 1- HOW in the earth Ezio could defeat someone with his same abilities and the double because of Altair and Connor? / 2- if you voted in ezio, did you make this because he is the more badass according to other opinions, OR because AC2 and ACB are considered the best games in the series also both with him protagonizing?

Desmond surely is the strongest, he is the most powerful assassin there is, having learnt all the skill of Altair, Ezio and Connor, no one stands a chance before him, and also for his sacrifice, no one is nobler than him, perhaps except Altair

Why did they need to kill poor Desmond he was so cool now we are playing as a mute idiot.

Shay Cormac

Not afraid to do what is right no matter the personal cost, Shay is one of the most selfless, noble and under appreciated characters in the franchise, not to mention so incredibly skilled that he was capable of hunting down and eliminating his own fellow assassins to the point of single-handedly and completely stopping their misguided and destructive cause entirely.

Shay for me is probably one of the most interesting characters next to altair. He had his reasons for abandoning the creed and with good reasons too not to mention they tried to kill him and left him for dead. Also it takes a very strong, intelligent, cunning and determined person to become a hunter of hunters so

Shay is really good character because he was trying to do the right by killing or sparing lives

"Life's hardest choices are the ones that force you to question your own moral codes. My choice has led me here, standing against those I once called brothers. History may brand me traitor, rebel, or renegade. But in the end, it doesn't matter how history remembers me. What matters, is that I followed my own creed." - Best line ever

Arno Dorian

He loved a Templar like Altair and joined the brotherhood for revenge like Ezio. He is determined to do what is right like Connor and he is determined to achieve something great like Edward. He betrayed the brotherhood for the sake of others like Shay and and is willing to sacrifice for the greater good like Desmond.

Deeply flawed and far from what most would consider to be an “ideal” assassin, Arno is one of the most relatable protagonists in the franchise. He is capable of choosing for himself instead of blindly following authority, and the most fiercely loyal to those he loves.

If you like Altair and him betraying the creed well so dose Arno but he only joined the assassins for redemption!

Arno is a very skilled assassin. He's good with handling swords and his stealth skills are amazing. He could sneak into restricted areas and he can blend in with crowds, and he's also got the phantom blade. He's got nice fresh outfit and he's quite charming.

Leonardo Da Vinci

I Like Leonardo he's A Really Old Friend Of Ezio, He Decodes Codex Page, Made Weapons Etc... Nothing To Say But He's The Best!

I laughed when he pretended to cut Ezio's ring finger off

Who could not love Leonardo the Vinci

He's not even a real assassin


You can tell the list is old by the fact that Bayek is down at 19.
Best written character since Ezio. They crafted such a great character with him. He is capable of relentless fury but also heartwarming affection for those he loves and helps. He also cracks the odd joke here and there. His tragedy cuts deep into his Ka (I had to) and drives him for the main game. Then, he understands he has to let go of what he knew, which includes his wife, and devotes his life to an ideal. He is an amazing craft of humanity and emotion but also of perseverance and devotion to the people of his land
Also, war elephants. And a gladiator.

Bayek should at least be top ten a beast.

Not only was he the founder of the creed, he's clearly one of the most determined. Yes he was blinded by his need for revenge, but its what pushed him to make the creed. It made him see the corruption in the world around him

Duh the founder of the Assassins

The Contenders

Jacob Frye

Jacob Frye is my favourite assassin because I mean he's hilarious and awesome to play and see others ply him in assassins creed syndicate and has the coolest story ever he's also stealthy and is a good assassin and when I played his game I liked climbing and when he did the leap of faith it was awesome I like the way he looks and fights he looks like someone from a movie and Jacob is an all-around badass. (I'm a male by the way)

Awesome absolutely amazing obviously one of my best characters in the franchise

If it says he's better than the number one guy then you should be number one

Jacob is harder to like because he was in the last game before the timeline went back to the start. Syndicate was released in dark times for the franchise and thus was seen as a lesser game on quality, one of the high points was half of the main characters Jacob Frye. Jacob has a ruthless yet comedic attitude to his profession, he brings a completely original character to the franchise instead of the more common trope of having a troubled past.

Evie Frye

Evie Frye is my third favourite because she's the serious one but she's also stealthy like her brother Jacob and all-around awesome like Jacob and is a good assassin.

Not the best but she is clearly an amazing assassin who thinks clearly, analyzes situations and acts the best way possible in order to achieve her goal while not endangering the life of others and she even fixes the screw-ups of her twin brother Jacob who recklessly makes decisions and doesn't completely care about the effects of his actions. Evie is great when it comes to stealth and is smart, following in the footsteps of her late father(who Evie described to be the ideal assassin.) Overrall Evie Frye is a great assassin when it comes to stealth, strategy, and combat.

She is great with Stealth, as well as being very precise and well planned. She's the one to always clean up Jacob's mess.

She is one of the best assassin's ever only guys like ezio and altair can match her


She was definitely one of the best modern day characters

I was shocked by the revelation of her alliegence and that Desmond said he CHOSE to kill her.

Why isn’t Rebecca on top of her?

Al Mualim

Best AC villain.

he's cool

Caroline Scott-Kenway

Caroline is awesome she is stealthy but not as stealthy and she's also fun to watch.

Edward Thatch (Blackbeard)

Only one who doesn't literally try to slice your throat open when you tell him to not do something.

He's a legend in real life! Come on people!?

It's BlackBeard Guys! He need to be a bit up.

Ed Teach is an old friend of edward and is possibly one of the best


Why is she not far more up, she was an amazing assassin and A WOMAN.

My second favorite character ever

She got that 4.0 forty time

Aveline is awesome!

Rodrigo Borgia
Mary Read

She's my all time fave next to Edward. I wish there would be a story about her daughter discovering who her mother was. Could be a really good story.

Top class character who was the whole reason edward did what he did. If she hadn't of died he never would have done what he did

I cried when she died. She was my all time fave.

I love her she is the main reason edward became edward.,


It was a shame you had to kill him in Rogue

He is the best because he actually represents something

He is a great assassin and the only assassin that's born into slavery

Sad when you have to KILL him in rouge!

Stede Bonnet

In the first mission, Steve looks like he wants to kill Edward. Proof? Look when Edward rescued Steve

He's such a great guy, he should be top 10

He is some jolly guy. I like him. Although I am saying this doesn't he become a pirate?!?!

He is very optimistic

Cesare Borgia

Just for bants

He's a fgt that got rekt by Ezio

Best villiant in assassins creed ever,ac brotherhood.

Caterina Sforza

I was very sad when I see her leave Rome in ac brotherhood

She wasa boss ass bitch. Loved her

Sean Hastings
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