Best Characters In Supernatural

Who is the best Character in the TV program Supernatural?

The Top Ten

1 Dean Winchester Dean Winchester Dean Winchester is a fictional character and one of the two protagonists of the American drama television series Supernatural.

Dean Winchester is iconic. He's a Hero without Superhero powers but still stands toe to toe with powerful beings and tries to sass his way out of trouble when his trusted shotgun won't work. He doesn't believe in his own worth but never gives up fighting for what he believes in or for those he believes are worth more than himself, sometimes he's not even a nice guy other times he's downright loveable, he is a complex character with shades of dark and light and more inner demons to fight than external ones. On top of all that he's played by one of the most talented and underrated actors on T.V..

He's always been my favourite and I swear it has nothing to do with the fact he's absolutely beautiful.. Okay maybe it is a little to do with that but he's just such a good character that makes you feel emotion and makes you smile! I couldn't imagine anyone else playing him, Jensen Ackles is a star & portrays an amazing character!

Dean is a amazing creation from Eric Kripke's brilliant mind. Never fails to make people smile. He's smart, hilarious, handsome and is a really talented hunter. His love for his family and his protectiveness over his friends is touching an equally inspiring. He truly is a role model worthy... If one ignores his naughty side. Probably saddest moments for fans when he dies, hurts, or cries. - UnheardMelody

Dean Winchester is the best character ever!

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2 Castiel Castiel Castiel is a fictional character portrayed by Misha Collins on the CW Television Network's American television series Supernatural.

Castiel is the most interesting character in my opinion as you don't know what he is gonna be like next. He is also the strongest and the weakest character at the same time, as he always swayed by his duty to heaven and his emotions when it comes to the Winchester. I would love to see Castiel all the way til the show finale because he is awesome! I think he doesn't get enough appreciation by the brothers though. It's like he's been taken for granted, and when he did something not according to the Winchester, he gets punished. I've been watching this show from start, and I think it's a great show but it's kinda sortof same old kind of thing later on, until Castiel shows up. He just lights the room the very minute he walks into the scene. I like Castiel most, and Misha is awesome as an acter and as a person. No one could play Castiel better than Misha because I've already admired his work and commitment to the society.

He is so funny and totally in love with Dean. I watch the show primarily for him and when he's gone I die a little inside. He definitely adds a lot to the show. I began watching the show half way through the first season and did fine without Cas, but once I knew what I'd been missing, I could never be without anymore. - Splashstorm

Castiel, my wonderful baby, must be protected at all times. He's too innocent and pure for this world. Yeah, he may have been an angel of the lord, molotoved his brother the archangel Michael, and was the vessel for Lucifer this past season. But gosh, his innocent baby blues and the little head tilt he does when he's confused is just so cute. He doesn't understand pop culture very well and tends to take figurative language and expressions too seriously. He's too innocent and has only experienced emotions since he fell to help the Winchester brothers. He truly wants to help. I mean he rebelled against his family and lost his grace all for Dean. He's just a cinnamon roll too good for this world. - Supernatural

i love him

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3 Sam Winchester Sam Winchester Samuel "Sam" Winchester is a fictional character and one of the two protagonists of the American drama television series Supernatural along with his older brother Dean.

Sam has been through so much and he is still the kindest and sweetest little pumpkin in the bunch. His girlfriend dies, his brother dies, he has to kill another lover of his, he gets pumped full of demon blood and manipulated to open the gates of hell [damn how good do you think he feels now], he also DIES, PAINFULLY, gets put in a cage, tormented by the devil and his brother, then gets yanked out without a soul, tormented some more and he still has the energy and will to want to save everyone, and the patience to calm those in panic down with a soothing voice and a cheery smile. He is amazing, smart, tall, has flowing locks of a majestic beast and a smile made of sunshine. NO ONE PUTS SAMMY I A CORNER.

We get set up from the very beginning of spn that sam was going to be the good guy, but as we move forward in the series we start to see that sammy has a darker side to him. The fact that he overcame his demons for the greater good of the world shows how much he's willing to give up for everyone else. Although he's made mistakes in the past, he's always had good intentions. He always puts others before himself. The fact that people downsize Sammy upsets me because he is one of the most self sacrificing, caring, and downright like able characters on the show. And well, let's face it, who can resist Sammy's long, majestic, moose mane.

Sam is incredible. Without him this show would be nothing. He is the glue keeping what remains of him and Dean's relationship. He is so sweet and honest, but knows how to be badass and what to do about the crazy stuff they find. I always feel bad that Dean gets all the glory (I love Dean, if course. ) and seems to be the favorite when there is this incredible part being played right in front of us.

Ok... See him like the third wheel make me so pissed! He's Just Amazing! He and Dean are the leads of the show, and Sammy deserves better!

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4 Crowley

The King Of the Crossroads UPGRADED To the KING OF HELL! Crowley is a character he's funny, charming, Good Looking, Narcissist, Mark A Sheppard play's Crowley so damn well, I prefer Crowley to Sam Winchester for character value, Crowley is A king of one liners also, It's obvious that sometimes he has feeling's. Crowley is one of the best characters to ever be introduced into Supernatural, I almost stopped watching the series until Crowley came in Season 5. Love his character, "hello boys"

Crowley is way underrated, in my opinion. He's opportunistic, powerful, witty, manipulative, even funny at times, so what more could you look for in a villain? No one screws the boys like he does and with that much suave and charm. He's a great King of Hell and if you go through his quotes you really see how great this character is developed. Hope he stays around for a little longer, wouldn't be the same without our king!

Come on. Who wouldn't agree that Crowley is one of the best characters in the show? The way his character developed was amazing. Crowley has changed dramatically from when he first came into the show, but at the same time he has remained himself. The same old lovable sense of humour, one liners, the wittiness. Ever since he injected human blood we've seen the more human side of the King of Hell. He loves Dean Winchester, he grew up with mummy issues (poor baby), but he knows how to get down and dirty when he needs to. What's not to love?

I think crorly is the best of the best. No one r is like him except Klaus the originals. He is too in my list.

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5 Bobby Singer

Bobby was the glue that kept the Winchester boys alive and saving the world. So sad to see him go. I hope Castiel brings him back from heaven, at least for another 20 years and then he can go back and hand out with Rufus.

From the end of the first season Bobby was there. He kept "his boys" in line even before John was dead. He taught them more, gave them more, and loved them more than any other character on the show. Bobby was also very REAL, he lived in the middle of nowhere, ran a scrapyard, and had a filthy house of a bachelor. The only things you could be sure of in Bobby's house were he was better stocked than a bar with beer and whiskey, he had a several open books in multiple languages at any given time, and he was in charge of answering at least half a dozen phone lines which were coded with names such as "FBI". All spn fans love Bobby, and hate he was killed off, but he has been in at least one episode every season, I hope they bring him back, at least once in season 12.

I'm only at season 5 so far and I think I've heard that he dies at some point and I'm so scared for him whenever he's in an episode. I'm always kind of happy that he's there because I love him so much but at the same time I'm terrified for him. He's the best character by far for me because he's funny and he cares so much about him.

His death actually ruined me. First death scene I cried at in a long time - AnonymousChick

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6 Gabriel

Okay, besides Castiel, Gabriel is my favorite character from the show. It's just so sad that he was in only 5 episodes. At first he was depicted as this witty and somewhat maniacal trickster. But later on, we get to know his true side. Yes, he's still witty and has a killer sense of humor, but he was an archangel that just wanted to escape his family's fighting. He wanted peace, but was too afraid to intervene. And seeing his own brother, Lucifer, kill him just broke my heart. He was adorable, had a thing for sweets, and was just plain lovable. I mean, he became a fan favorite in the first episodes he appeared in! I hope he comes back in later seasons. I really miss him. - Supernatural

Gabriel was only in four episodes of supernatural, but quickly became many people's favorite character (me included). Not only is he witty, adorable and has a brilliant sense of humor (that I think compensates for him killing people for fun) but he is also quite a deep character. Like Sam, he only wanted to get away from his family. Again, like Sam, he was forced back into that mess. I really hope that he is back for good this time, but I doubt it.

He humanities the view of angels in the show and personify them as people instead of emotionally stunted beings like Castiel was at the start. He's hilarious and is charismatic and has a strong personality. He's amazing and I love the way they show how his time on earth has made him different.

Poor guy deserved better. - AnonymousChick

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7 Lucifer

Lucifer is all together a unique character. It is interesting to see his development from when he is first out of the cage up to Sam's hallucinations. In all sense Lucifer does not believe himself to be evil and believes that humans are the evil that was thrown upon the world. When he was first created he showed sympathy towards Sam and was patient with Sam and you understand that he wants to prove himself correct to his father. You understand that he wants to up show his brother and get back the dignity that was torn from him. When he is shown in the hallucinations you realize that he is utterly pissed because he thought Sam would have been the way for that to happen, but in reality it wasn't so he took it out on Sam in the cage. Lucifer by this point was not only betrayed by his Father and his Brother, but Sam in a way as well. He is my favorite character, because there is more to him than just plain evil. - Lucifer_leviathan

My dear Luci is so adorable and cute. Yes, I just called the devil cute and gave him a nickname. I mean he was vanished from heaven just because he wouldn't love the humans more than he loved his own father. He didn't want to love something more than he loved God. You know this is a weird show when you despise 90% of the angels and have more sympathy and love for Satan. I mean the guy is downright lovable. Especially since he's played by Mark Pellegrino, who by the way is an amazing actor. Lucifer is misunderstood and all he ever wanted was to get revenge for something he simply saw wrong. I just feel really sad because Mark won't be playing Luci next season. But still, I'm team Lucifer, God can go shove a stick up his you-know-what for abandoning his children. - Supernatural

He's SO HILARIOUS IN THIS. He is so funny. Not the best character but he's up there all the same. - ILostMyShoe

I really love lucifer. He is so cool.
I hope he appears in season 13 and upcoming seasons.

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8 Death

Not only is he actually sensible and kind, but he shows regret for the things he has done. He connects to the human emotions when teaching Dean what it's like to be him, and he saved a whole city because he loved the pizza they have. He's incredible and by far the best horseman.

RIP in piece. You saved an entire city because you liked the pizza. We will always remember you.

Love him they need to make more episodes with him in it!

*death slurping* I honestly loved the famous subtitle. - AnonymousChick

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9 Ash

Ash is the funniest dude out there. I missed his raw laid back attitude and down-right unbeatable sense of humor.
-not to mention his hair...
"All business up front, party in the back"
Here's to Ash, RIP

Ash was a great character. I was sad when he died.

Ash's heaven is the best too. he literally gives no cares.


10 Charlie Bradbury

Charlie is what every woman aspires to be-headstrong, independent, brave and intelligent. Plus, she's not afraid to show her geeky side. She's empowering, brave, kick ass, and a hero.

She was amazing. Smart, intelligent and most of all... loyal. Her love for Sam and Dean was admirable, but unfortunately that's what for her killed. Was super mad that they killed her off. She was really overlooked and underrated. The Winchesters loved her too. She deserved better. I loved her sense of humour and her curiosity and her adventurous spirit.

The best women in the series she is funny, brave and smart and she has beautiful hair

I love this lesbian

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The Contenders

11 Meg Masters

One of the most fun characters the show has. She's psycho and crazy which makes you want them to kill her but at the same time you want her to appear in every episode.

I love Meg so much, she should NOT of died. She was witty, sly, flirtatious, badass, clever. The last girl who played her had a really great voice too, it fit meg so well.

Witty, dangerous and playful. A demon messing with the Winchester's angel... How can it get any better than that? A female character surviving in Supernatural from seasons one to eight!

Best female character for sure, why crowley? why? Y U DO DIS? also loved her relationship with cas.

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12 Balthazar

He is absolutely brilliant! He deserves to be in the top 10.

Love him and the actor, he should be in the first ten

Why was Balthazar not on the list. Damn
He is brilliant

Gotta love his sense of humor.
Besides, I also hate titanic, I relate to Balthazar in so many ways.

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13 Jo Harvelle

When I saw Jo and Ellen's death, I was literally devastated. I actually was really attached to their characters and I think Jo had a really strong and great personality. I also shipped her and dean!

Jo harvelle and Ellen. should never had died, it's season 13 now and I'm literally dieing for them to come back seeing a lot of other characters from a long time ago have returned. Bobby,Kevin, Missouri, and Mary. BRING BACK THESE LADIES! The sad thing about this is we don't know where they are at. They weren't in heaven with pamela which means...i don't want to think about that. Just bring them back we need more females in this show anyway

I think that Jo Harvelle is a strong independent woman that should not have died. I also wished that she and Dean got together.

The best female character in the show

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14 Ellen Harvelle
15 Chuck Shurley

Chuck was amazing! Miss him so much

Chuck was amazing, in Season 11 Episode 20 turns out to be God, The oldest and most powerful being in Existence.

Chuck was awesome. Miss him very much

He is literally god

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16 Anna Milton

My favorite character of all time, for Supernatural or anything else. She's silk and steel, empathy and strategy, with such huge love for humanity and free will that she gave up everything and risked everything just to get a tiny taste of it herself. The disgraced general, Castiel's fallen friend, Mr. and Mrs. Milton's miracle child. A character full of appreciation for every single part of the human experience, good and bad, an angel who was bitter and wanted more and wanted to be human, a character who was good and compassionate and selfish and strong-willed and intelligent and brave, who believed in herself if nothing else and fought for herself and fought for the world she fell in love with, who never gave up and never wavered, who reached out to Dean to try to help him forgive himself when he was hurting and kissed him to remind him to love himself because others loved him, who gave him a bold smile and took him to bed to give them both a good experience because she was a badass ...more

She should return... I think she's the greatest woman in supernatural... If I were an angel like her, I would kill Sam, too... It's her job - protect the world and Sam is a BIG threat... So, why do many people hate and judge her so much?

17 Kevin Tran

His death hurt a lot because he is a smart, asian, cello playing, straight A student, kinda religious boy and I know a boy in my class who is a smart, asian, cello playing, straight A student, kinda religious boy and he's been my friend since 3rd grade. - AnonymousChick

Kevin is so sassy, he's funny and so innocent I miss him lol

I love how fed up with the Winchesters bull Kevin always was. He needs to be resurrected.

Kevin Tran was so hilarious in the beginning. We didn't really expect much out of him. He proved us wrong as the show went on. He was souch help to the Winchesters. Sam and Dean treated him like family. Kevin stayed strong even though his life was falling apart.

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18 Rowena

Rowena is absolutely amazing!

Best female character so far. - LukeTargaryen

Love her

The list needs to be reset.
Rowena came into the show after the votes started being cast.

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19 Bela Talbot

Bella was amazing, she got what she wanted. She was smart and slightly manipulate. It kills me that Sam and Dean never knew why she made that deal. She was 14 and trying to get it out of a bad situation. They just look at her like the thief who kept getting the better of them. She knew what was going on and she became a thief, but she is still awesome. I don't get how anyone could not like her. it is so depressing that she went to hell for a mistake she made to get out of a horrible situation WHEN SHE WAS 14. Dean made the same mistake in his mid twenties. They think that she made a cross rode deal to get money. It is one of the most depressing stories in the show( I think Adams is worse) because it ends in a good person going to hell. My sister wants her to come back as a demon, but I think that would probably be just as depressing. She is really awesome, and I can't believe some people like someone like Naomi more than her.

Even though a lot of people hated Bela, I thought she was so bad ass and I would do whatever it takes to get her way. I hope she comes back as a demon.

I loved her, she was so sassy. Great character, wish she hadn't died.

I loved her she is a badass, second best female character after Meg. I don't get why she is so underrated

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20 John Winchester

I get why he isn't number 1, but why is he so low? He gets so much hate for what he did, even though it wasn't THAT bad as what it could have been. Sam and Dean even SAY THAT in an episode. I mean think about it: He was abandoned by his dad at a young age, he served in Vietnam, he lost his wife in a drastic and horrendous way, he learns of the dangers out there and is terrified for his boys, learns that Sam may actually become something they hunt, and must deal with the fact that he can't introduce them to Adam because there's still a chance of Adam not knowing of the Supernatural world, unlike Sam and Dean. There's actually a point where he tells the boys that he almost died after losing Mary, and that he wouldn't be able to handle losing one or both of them, uses a bullet from the Colt to save his boys, and he SELLS HIS SOUL to save Dean, and right before he does, Sam accuses him of wanting revenge on Mary more than saving Dean, which was the exact opposite of why he was going to ...more

Why so low,

21 Adam Milligan

Poor Adam...still in the Cage...with Michael

Best character 10/10. Poor boy just wants to see his Mother again.

My poor baby. Still in the cage. ;-;


22 Ruby

Am I the only oe who hated Ruby? I love Gen though

I really trusted Ruby. :( -Luna

Ruby gave life to Sams fears an took advantage of it to make evil spead. She is a strong female cartor. What I appreciate from Genvieve put evil in Rush.

23 Azazel

Best villain so far in a way and because of what he did all the other seasons happened not only that but he was king of hell with crowley and alastair under him

Best villain of the series

Azazel is the reason for this show

Amazing how he never lied and loved his smart sadicstic dark humor!

Most effeciet and well planned villian in Supernatural!

24 Rufus
25 Missouri Moseley

She is queen

26 Garth Fitzgerald IV

He's just that spark of hope that makes you think it's possible to be a Hunter without the alcoholism and dark depression. Even after time has passed he is still the same happy person he was when Dean first met him. He's great with kids and manages to keep things steady with his "special" lady. Everytimes I see him I'm reminded that it is possible for Sam and Dean to find their happiness and still be hunters. Every episode with him in it is guaranteed to be hilarious and hopeful.

He's a total sweetheart! He is often the joke of the hunting world, but even though that's true, he's still willing to save lives, especially Sam and Deans

Garth is so cute and the episodes with him always makes me smile

A pure soul.

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27 Abaddon

Am I the only one who absolutely LOVED Abaddon? She was gorgeous, sarcastic and confident. I loved how she was trying to be Queen of Hell. I would've voted her.

28 Benny Lafitte

BEnny deserves to be top 5 on this list, honestly this character grabbed me from the beginning he joined the show. The bond he had with Dean was just something else... One of the best characters ever


29 Claire Novak

Claire should get more than just 0% She's an amazing character that's been through so much! Her father was possessed by an angel and left her and her mom. Then she finally gets to see him again but it's short lived...then her mom left to go find him making her a troubled teen who turns out all right after some help of Cass and the winchesters! I mean she was a werewolf! Not only fought off the urge to eat, she was strong enough to be cured making her the first cured werewolf! Now she's a hunter on her own! She's come pretty far for just a 0%

I ABSOLUTELY Love this character, she has a great relationship with the guys. Especially Dean and Cass, Cass feels responsible for her and I can see why. He took her whole life away from her. When he left her life fell apart, he stole her dad from her and then her mom became obsessed on finding him which lead to her downfall too. Then Claire's grandma died leaving her completely alone and she became a troubled teen. But with a little help from Cass and Dean she matured and became a great young adult hunter. She tried to save her mom and technically saved Cass's
life and then Dean and her had some issues but they all resolved themselves and now they are as close as ever. Dean even is like a father figure to her just like he was with Ben. I mean Claire survived being a werewolf and the cure. And she is a hunter! And has the best mom ever JODY MILLS! And then there's her adopted Sis Alex. It's the life Claire needed... and it's the one she deserves. She may have lost her mother and ...more

Claire Novak deserves a lot of more love than she is getting she is a strong-willed girl who's had a troubled life since she first appeared shes come so far and she is a HUNTER! She survived being a werewolf and the cure! I don't know a lot of hunters who could do that

Ok CLAIRE IS AWESOME! She's had a hard past and is A HUNTER! she's the next generation we should give her more credit.

30 Cain

Come on guys, he was a bad-ass.

I literally loved Cain so much, he had such a great backstory and he was a badass. come on, why isn't he higher?

31 The Trickster

Add this.2% to Gabriel and he'll bump Bobby down a slot.

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32 Jody Mills

Yes! One of the last girls still alive! Jody is a strong character who has been threw so much. I love her!

Beautiful woman. I love how she took in the girl... what's her name... and also Claire Novak. She's such a mother figure. - AnonymousChick

What how is she so low on the list she's like the best

Should not be so low on this list.

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33 The Darkness/Amara
34 Lilith


Little brat

35 Alastair
36 Mary Winchester

Mary Should be in the top ten. She is a Winchester and she trapped her self with Lucifer in the other world in season 12 episode 23.She saved her sons.

37 Raphael


38 Becky Rosen
39 Michael

Who is powerful than him. Even castiel-God was scared of him.

He was the Oldest Archangel ( Well... Twin with Lucifer). He was extremely powerful just below God,Darkness,Horseman,Satan.He was my favourite character, too bad he is trapped in Lucifer's Cage

40 Hannah

You must be kidding me. Hannah should be in the top ten!

41 Gadreel

His story is so complex and he had so much potential, Gadreel is my favorite character of all time, he's so precious and makes me ___ cry my sweet husband

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42 Zachariah
43 Harry Spangler

How could you not like the guy?! - winston24

44 Naomi
45 Metatron

Metatron is so funny, he is the scribe of God and he deserves higher up in this list than Missouri Moseley who only had a physical appearance in one episode way back in season 1.

46 Eve

The Mother of All is one of the most powerful characters, and the most powerful female villain!

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47 Ed Zeddmore
48 Dick Roman

Best character in the series


49 Cole Trenton
50 Samuel Campbell
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