Top 10 Most Heroic Percy Jackson Characters

The Top Ten
1 Percy Jackson Perseus "Percy" Jackson is a fictional character, the title character and narrator of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson & the Olympians series.

Percy has the greatest one-liners I've read... and his fatal flaw is that he'll do anything for his friends... for me he's the most heroic...

Percy is corky, sass, He has THE BEST one liner ever, but his fatal flaw is he will do anything for his friends. That is bravery. He got his memories wiped for the greater good of humanity. Percy is almost always about to die. Plus don't you think it takes bravery to fight Luke with a monster bug that will kill you in sixty second. Need I remind you he got stung be that. Oh by the way the one liner I mentioned before, my personal favorite, "I shook my head. "I'm a lot of things but I'm not a thief"

OF COURSE Percy is the most heroic! He is really noble to his friend, but he never gives up his quests. He is really funny, and always make me happy just thinking about him. He cares about people near him, and when he had cure of his amnesia(Frank and Percy both thought it could be a cure for his memory at that time) but he resisted because he thought there will be a battle, and someone might need it more than he does. He is really great!

Percy is awesome. He's really funny and he makes me laugh all the time. He also has big flaws, which is good in a character. For example, Jason is mentioned as perfect in the Lost Hero more than once, and you can see how much people like him... (cough, no, cough). If Percy Jackson didn't exist, the series might not be so worth reading.

2 Leo Valdez Leo Valdez is a major character from the book series Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan. He is one of the seven heroes in the Prophecy of Seven. He is a Greek demigod and is the son of Hephaestus / Vulcan, and has the ability to create and manipulate fire (pyrokinesis).

I often find myself writing big paragraphs about Leo, but I feel this one needs next to no explanation. He's willing to DIE. You often find Percy doing things to avoid death, but Leo is willing to actually sacrifice himself for the cause of good. Also, he's willing to face his life, guilt, and faults every day with a smile. His backstory is straight up tragic. Percy's backstory is composed of getting kicked out of school and his mom making blue cookies to cheer him up. I don't see why he's braver than TEAM LEO.

Leo was WAY braver than Mr. Sneaky Jackson. If Percy worked on a war ship for six months everyday nonstop (sometimes he would even get become sick from the lack of sleep) AND alone without Annabeth by his side, then dared to save his friends' lives but almost destroying the whole ship you spent a half a year on! Then have a pet dragon you spent a long time with. It was almost as if losing a dog for your friends. And THEN sacrifice yourself for the world's safety. Percy only risked his life saving Olympus from falling, (thus the Titans may sven let the humans live)but Leo saved the whole world from being destroyed by Gaea. He was the true hero, and he should be number one because of this.

Ok, Leo is the bravest. No offense to Percy lovers, but Percy is only 2% the bravery of Leo. Leo faced DEATH. Percy could never do half the things Leo did, while I feel like Leo could do almost all the things Percy did. It is one thing to be brave to your enemies, like Percy, but the bravest thing to do is be brave to your friends, like when Leo told Piper and Jason to leave him on the Argo 2. He knew they probably wouldn't let him, but it was his job. He had to, so he forced Piper and Jason to leave him. That is true bravery.

Leo is the bravest, even braver than Percy. He faced DEATH to save the world. AND he braved everyday with a forced smile, making jokes and such. Just existing and not telling someone...he is brave. And heroic. Anyone who argues hasn't even read the series. I could come up with more examples, but that would take forever.

3 Hazel

Twice. Twice she made huge sacrifices. Like, giving up Elysium so her mother wouldn't go to the Fields of Punishment! Doesn't that make her deserve Elysium more? She's super sweet. 9.5/10

Hazels power is amazing. Not only being a child of Pluto, which is amazing, she has the ability to control the mist. THAT is powerful. Her friendship with Arion is amazing.

Hazel sacrificed herself TWICE just so others wouldn't suffer. First, she sacrificed her life. Then, she GAVE UP ELSYIUM just so her mother (who wasn't that nice to her in the first place) wouldn't suffer. And that was all before the Heroes of Olympus series even started.

She sacrificed herself TWICE. She got herself killed to stop Alcyoneus fro rising, then she gave up ELysium for her mother. Who could be braver than her?!

4 Nico Di Angelo Nico di Angelo is a fictional character created by Rick Riordan. He appears in Percy Jackson & The Olympians, Hero of Olympus, and parts of Trials of Apollo. As a son of Hades, the boy is a demigod. He befriended Percy and had many roles in his long time appearance including stopping Minos, fighting Titans, traveling back and forth camps and during the war with Gaea he had to transport the Athena Parthenon to Camp. In the beginning, Nico was shy and scared. He had lost his mom and sister, and he couldn't trust anyone. Overtime, Nico became respected from feared and shy to confident.

He had so much to deal with
1. he lost his mom and can't even remember her
2. At TEN yearsold he loses his only mortal family, his sister who basically raised him

How is Nico di Angelo below Percy Jackson? Nico went through so much. His depression after losing his sister. His anxiety. The nightmares that plagued him after Tartarus. (He went through Tartarus alone, Percy had Annabeth). His discrimination because he is the son of Hades. His fear of coming out because he was born in an era where homosexuals were prosecuted. Not only is he mentally strong but he's also physically strong. This kid could raise armies of skeletons and travel around the country using shadows when he was twelve, that's the age Percy found out he was a demigod. And how can he be below Annabeth? All she does is stick to Percy. Yes brains are better than strength but I felt she was to clingy to Percy. I like Hazel but I feel that Nico is stronger than her. Leo is one of my favorite characters too and he went through some sad stuff in his past but Nico still beats him. None of these characters are as inspirational to me as Nico. I connected with him. My past is quite ...more

He has suffered so much. He is very powerful, rivalring Percy's skill. He turned Bryce Lawrence dead without killing him. Has Percy done that?

Again, as other people had pointed out, he lost his brother and sister when he was... I don't remember, 9? Don't get me wrong I love Percy... but really? Nico should be #1, followed by Hazel. 10/10

5 Annabeth Chase Annabeth Chase is a daughter of Athena and one of the main characters of both the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series and the Heroes of Olympus series. She's also Percy Jackson's girlfriend and has no particular powers aside from her brains and tactics.

She is the character who has been in the series the 2nd longest. She best a 2000 year old massive spider that hates her just by talking with it. She is a genius too.

Annabeth is as brave and heroic as Percy she speaks her mind she had a difficult past because she was different but she stayed brave. She saves anybody who she can to do her part I think she is much higher than this so please vote!

Annabeth is the best character! If it wasn't for her Percy would already be DEAD. She's so smart. She could probably find the most sophisticated ways of explaining things. She's the bravest! How come she's rated so low!?

She is one of the bravest characters she raised the sky until Artemis came. She saved Percy's life by blocking a poison arrow and Ethan stabbing him in his Achilles spot.

6 Reyna

Ah RA-RA. Reyna is crazy strong! She has been Praetor for like, 10 years. Then she went straight to joining the hunters. The 7 took a massive flying cruise ship while she had a Pegasus. Even Percy couldn't do that

She's so heroic. IN BOO she cared about her quest and her friends more than her life! She always sacrificed herself, and she tried to be becos she was the leader of new rome, and I guess staying with octavian for many years proves her great patience

She is so brave. She kills Orion, which none of the hunters can do even after spending centuries of practice and effort of trying. She is so brave.

She literally got blessed by Athena/Minerva, earning a legendary (LEGENDARY) cape, single-handedly led the entire camp to war, plus she actually put up with a certain screeching-chicken-on-fire called Octavian for a long time, every guy she liked left her, but she never had any hard feelings.

7 Thalia Grace

I think Thalia should be higher. She took on an army of monsters herself, and because of her death, the camp is now protected. As soon as I heard about her, I was honestly like "Why did she have to die?!" She is an amazing person, and will probably live on forever as a Hunter of Artemis. At least, a long time and then choosing her own way of death, or sacrificing herself in some sort of super noble way. I'm just saying, she's up there with the children of the Underworld, as a 10/10.

Thalia was brave enough to sacrifice herself to save her friends. She was brave enough to turn down power. She was brave enough to kick her former friend's ass. She was brave enough to take a pillar for her friends. She was brave enough to drive a sun bus into a lake. She was brave enough to ask her father for help. She was brave enough to talk about cheeseburgers in the middle of a war. She was brave enough to talk with a knife to her throat. She was brave enough to take a stand and say that she didn't want to live like a hunted animal. She was brave enough to fight countless monsters. She was brave enough to stand up to 4 goddesses. So what if she's afraid of heights? She should be at least number three

Thalia was brave enough to sacrifice herself for her friends. She was brave enough to turn down power. She was brave enough to kick her former friend's butt. She was brave enough to ask her father for help. She was brave enough to talk about cheeseburgers during a war. She was brave enough to take a falling pillar for her friends. She was brave enough to stand up to 4 different goddesses. So what if she's afraid of heights? She should at least be number three.

Thalia was proclaimed by both Atlas, a TITAN, and Grover, a satyr with magical half blood sensing abilities, to be, alongside Percy, the greatest hero of the age, and the most powerful demigod. Just saying...

8 Frank Zhang

I love animals, so the fact that Frank can transform into them is amazing. He might be big and strong on the outside, but in the inside, he is a teddy bear.

He almost burned his life out to free Death. No wonder he's on the list. 8.9/10

Frank is awesome

9 Luke

Luke deserves to be drastically higher on this list than he is. His ordeal was probably one of the hardest in the entire damn series!

He should be #1! He was the final tipping point to stop Kronos!

He was the Bravest.

HE IS CRIMINALLY UNDERRATED on this list. I mean he hands down made the most impressive sacrifice in the series (sorry leo) and saved the world. Even though he made bad choices, he did what had to be done

10 Jason

HE SHOULD BE SECOND. Percy should be first. I LOVE LEO, but he only sacrificed himself because he had the Physician's cure. Percy and Jason would willingly sacrifice themselves any day. But come on guys. Jason DIED to save Piper, Apollo, and Meg's lives. Even though Piper broke up with him, he was still ready to fight Caligula for her. Some people don't like him just because he was serious, but he was raised by Lupa, and by Camp Jupiter, which was basically a military camp. Can you blame him for being serious? Also, what's wrong with being serious? Leo and Percy already make
enough jokes for the entire crew of the Argo II. We don't need another Percy or another Leo. I don't see what's so bad about Jason. He is a hero, a leader, a friend, and so much more. He is my fourth favorite character, and needs to be higher than 11th. And Hazel as third? Really? I love Hazel, but she is the least heroic out of the seven in my opinion. Also, Nico should be lower. He's a great character, but ...more

He should be second. As much as I love Leo, Jason sacrificed himself to save his friends. He also helped Apollo when he just seemed... pathetic. He deserves better than... than... 10th place.

Okay let's talk about Jason. Personally He should be 2. I mean yeah percy is 1 but if you think that leo valdez deserves to be two you are messed up I mean leo is just some smart person and jason fought three giants in 2 days I really think Jason should be 2

I have like Jason right from the beginning, he is so very awesome and handsome too. It's a great pity that he died.

The Contenders
11 Zoe Nightshade

She went on a quest even though she was sure that she was going to die. She was truly brave and so underrated.

She took a risk by waking up Ladon, who gave her the wound. She also charged into battle even though she was already wounded.

Zoe is amazing! She deserves to be higher

12 Grover Underwood

I love the nature as much as Grover does. He is so determined and had a hard life. HE was the one that saw Pan die. That must have been hard. But he was very determined and made it through.

OK, he isn't the bravest, but Grover is brave! He was undercover in the cyclops den, He led 3 demigods who were trailed by monsters to camp half-blood, he faced his fear and went into the labyrinth, THEN faced them again with Tyson.

He went underground even though he was scared. He walked by something he was scared of alone. He's brave alright

13 Bianca Di Angelo

She took a risk by getting the Hades figurine for her brother, even though it was a dumb risk, she still did it. And she sacrificed herself to stop the machines thing.

In my mind, extremely brave. Nina a sacrificed herself and looked after Nico when Norine else was there.

She saved everybody.

14 Tyson

He is so cute, as a cyclopes, he is only a kid! However he has incredible bravery, but most of all, his friendship and kindness are amazing.

You bet! It's amazing that he's so brave when in Cyclops terms, he's just a baby!

15 Piper

Piper has suffered the least pain, honestly. Percy had an abusive stepfather. Jason was handed over deliberately by his mother. Annabeth's stepmother was cruel, and so was her father, so she had to run away. Hazel was used by her mother, which lead to her death. Frank's mom died in a war, and he never saw his grandmother after his home burned down. Poor Leo was forced to light his hands on fire, resulting in his mother's death. DOn't get me started on Nico. Just, don't. But you can't deny she changed, becoming stronger, until, well, The Burning Maze. She is the least bravest, but she is an ok person. She WAS a jerk to Apollo though. So, honestly, 7/10. We can't forget her charmspeak and how nice she was to her cabin mates.

Swordplay isn't the only weapon. She can literally command people have to do and they have to obey. Plus she did learn how to use a sword. And she may have suffered the least, but she WAS neglected by her dad. It's not her fault, and I have no idea why people blame her for being born into a almost decent family.

The forced, least heroic of the seven. She has suffered the least. Remember this in the end was written and none of it happened. Each scene she featured was agonizingly forced into being.

Piper is NOT a hero. She did NOTHING and hid behind Jason's back if there was a fight.

16 Ethan Nakamura

I'm sorry, but only Ethan and Percy dared to attack someone protected by the mark of Achilles.

He sacrificed an eye, and himself for the minor gods, there's nothing braver than tthat.

17 Charles Beckendorf

He knew he had no chance of surviving the explosion, yet he still activated it to try stop Kronos.

Died trying to end the second titan war to bad it was all for nothing

18 Sally Jackson

She tried so hard to raise her son normally, even putting up with Smelly Gabe to protect him. If that's not sacrifice, I don't know what is.

Dude, she risked her life on SEVERAL occasions just to make sure that Percy was OK. Definitely one of the most underrated characters in the book.

19 Jasmine She is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Animation Studios' 31st animated feature film Aladdin (1992).

I remember this sitting at the bottom of this tier list over a year ago. Now it's in 15th and climbing fast. Good job idiots.

What the heck is she doing here with a fancy disney picture?
And why in the world is she 15?

I love jasmine but she is not a Percy Jackson character.

Bravest percy jackson character . Exept for the fact she is not a percy jackson character

20 Rachel Elisabeth Dare

She hit Kronos with a hairbrush she deserves to be higher than Jasmine

21 Magnus Chase
22 Clarisse La Rue

She is so brave and heroic. Just try to argue.

23 Artemis

She is my absolute favorite goddess. Also, she is the only god that managed to make it onto the list. She is so amazing.

She's a hunting goddess! #Brave

24 Meg McCaffrey

Her ability to control plants and all of her powers make her formidable. She might seem like a street kid on the outside, but on the inside, she is keeping down all the emotions and the secrets.

She can do just about anything with plants. Number 2 main character in ToA. and 24 on the list!?

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