Top 10 Fighting Game Characters

Magnolia

The Top Ten

1 Scorpion - Mortal Kombat Scorpion - Mortal Kombat Scorpion is a recurring player character and occasional boss character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise created by Ed Boon and John Tobias. His debut is in the first Mortal Kombat game.

He has a nice story (not the best but very good) he's fun to play in every mk game and is also the face of one of the best selling fighting games of all time

"Get over here! "

Scorpion is the strongest in every fighting game just thing about it

Yeah, a character that iconic easily deserves his place in this top ten list. What else could I say? "Come here. "

Most of all is signature moves are legendary moves. - Johnnyrp666

V 10 Comments
2 Ryu - Street Fighter Ryu - Street Fighter Ryu is a video game player character created by Capcom, the protagonist of the Street Fighter series.

Haha Scorpion is so good he doesn't even need a master, Ryu is a dick who got betrayed by Akuma

Ryu isn't look like great, scorpion is terrible but I liked his swag of fighting games

How is Scorpion higher, he's just some dead ninja designed for angsty teenagers who love blood. Ryu is a genuine hero, Scorpion just gets manipulated over and over again, that stupid dumbass.

The fighter on which all other fighters were based on, along with Ken, which is further down on the list for some reason.

V 5 Comments
3 King - Tekken King - Tekken

Who Is Perfect With King, Will Always Hit A Perfect in Tekken!

King is the best..his storyline.. His chain grapple is the best

King is king

4 Reptile - Mortal Kombat Reptile - Mortal Kombat Reptile is a video game character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise created for Midway Games by Ed Boon and John Tobias.
5 Jin Kazama - Tekken Jin Kazama - Tekken Jin Kazama is a fictional character and main protagonist of the Tekken series released by Namco Bandai Games.

We all have played fighting games (either tekken, either street fighter, either both or something else) but it's certain that we all have played and loved tekken as well as Jin...especially most gamers have identified with this epic character!

He is amazing and hot what else?

He can transform into Devil Jin and he'll beat you up like no one else. I'd like to see scorpion take on him in devil form

Jin is the most handsome and powerful character that I have seen

V 8 Comments
6 Sub Zero - Mortal Kombat Sub Zero - Mortal Kombat Sub-Zero is a video game character from the Mortal Kombat series and one of the original characters in the first Mortal Kombat game in 1992. A mainstay of the series, Sub-Zero is the only character who has appeared in every main Mortal Kombat fighting game.

Sub Zero is just cool, I'm surprised that he isn't in the top 5(Remember I wrote this in Nov. 30th, 2018) as he is basically the Poster Boy of Mortal Kombat with Scorpion. I'm surprised that Characters like Fulgore, Cinder, Shadow Jago, and Glacius from Killer instinct aren't even in the top 10.

Come on guys, scorpion is #1 he should be at least 5 - wren6

He could above from guile

Sub-Zero is the Granmaster

7 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.

Best girl of street fighter. Cammy is an icon in fighting games. - CammySpike

In my opinion she is the best female in street fighter

She's really hot

8 Nitara - Mortal Kombat
9 Vega - Street Fighter Vega - Street Fighter Vega, is a fictional character from the Street Fighter fighting game series by Capcom. Vega is a mask-wearing, claw-wielding fighter from Spain who uses a personal fighting style combining Japanese ninjutsu and Spanish bullfighting, earning him the nickname of "Spanish Ninja".

The move list

10 Guile - Street Fighter Guile - Street Fighter Guile is a character in Capcom's Street Fighter series of fighting games. He debuted as one of the original eight characters in 1991's Street Fighter II and appeared in the game's subsequent updates.

The Contenders

11 Voldo - Soul Caliber Voldo - Soul Caliber Voldo is a fictional character in the Soul series of video games. Created by Namco's Project Soul division, he first appeared in Soul Edge, and later in all games of the Soulcalibur series with the exception of Soulcalibur Legends.
12 Kabal - Mortal Kombat Kabal - Mortal Kombat Kabal is a fictional character in the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise, created for Midway Games by Ed Boon and John Tobias.

He is awesome and very underrated. Kabal is the fastest fighter ever - Magnolia

Man kabal should be number 3 subzero should be number 2

13 Koyasha - Mace the Dark Age

Koyasha Sucks, take her off!

In this game it's really good you even fight a evil Mario

14 Kano - Mortal Kombat Kano - Mortal Kombat Kano is a fictional character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise. He is one of the series' original characters, having made his debut in Mortal Kombat in 1992. A calculating mercenary, and member of the international crime cartel known as the Black Dragon, Kano is also the top fugitive and ...read more.

Kano is my favourite character in Mortal Kombat and in my opinion the best character in Mortal Kombat. Kano is the most bad ass character that plays by his own rules while leading the Black Dragons and can shoot a laser out of his eye. Plus how awesome is that metal plate on his face, which I gave to my created character in MKA. I think Kano should be ranked 1.

He one of the worst guy in fighting game history there I said it - s646463

Never understood why players jumped to calling Kano 'lame' or weak. I've used them, they're neither; In my opinion hating a fight game charcter because they're an antagonist or their rival is female is a lame reason.

Kano have dead one eye, of eye he is me red shine. Kano is shine eye to push up laser and he is werry speed, bodylifting and great power. Kano is saka to heart in body. He is red and black costeem.

15 Fulgore - Killer Instinct Fulgore - Killer Instinct Fulgore is a player character in the Killer Instinct series of fighting games by Rare. Fulgore was introduced in the original Killer Instinct in 1994 as an advanced fighting cyborg and a nemesis of the protagonist Jago.

I loike the finisher were Fulgore goes up to the opponent, grabs them and then laser-eyes them - sagat2010

16 Darth Vader- Soul Calibur IV Darth Vader- Soul Calibur IV
17 Undertaker- WWE Series Undertaker- WWE Series
18 Link - Super Smash Brothers Link - Super Smash Brothers Link refers to several different incarnations of the same protagonist of Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series.
19 Raiden - Mortal Kombat Raiden - Mortal Kombat Raiden is a video game character in the Mortal Kombat fighting game series by Midway Games. Making his official debut as one of the original seven playable characters in 1992's Mortal Kombat, he is one of the central characters of the franchise.

Lightning God. Leader. Cool Hat. Did I say lightning?

20 Meta Knight - Super Smash Bros Meta Knight - Super Smash Bros Meta Knight is a fictional character from the Kirby series of video games owned by Nintendo and HAL Laboratory. He is one of Kirby's rivals, but occasionally teams up with the pink puffball to defeat a common enemy. Meta Knight is known for his powerful slashing attacks and flight in the Super Smash ...read more.

Meta Knight is everything, he's all you ever wanted. You can win a set now, even if you never won it. Clashes he always wins, trade, they ain't ever gonna. You want him forever any counter pick he's better on it.

Aerial is down, press it while I'm jumpin' up. Then hit the B button like I don't give a F***, I know you wait for it, but you're out of luck, I can do the same thing every single time, I say

Meta Knight the bess,
Meta Knight the bess,
Meta Knight the bess,
Meta Knight the bess,

Now donkey kong is mad, ddd is mad, Mario is mad, ice climbers are mad, lucario is mad, diddy kong is mad, falco he be mad, sonic mains are mad, wario is mad, fiction he be mad, everybody's mad, game and watch is mad, fox mains they be mad, but tkd ain't mad, but everyone is mad, I say Meta Knight the bess.

...
Okay, fo' real, outside of Ivan Ooze, Meta Knight is probably the best character in relation to most fighting game characters in terms of efficiency. ...more

21 Yoshimitsu - Tekken Yoshimitsu - Tekken

35TH?! What, that's bullshit! Yoshimitsu is a complete BADASS! He is extremely iconic and so is his awesome ever changing design. The alien-like ninja has an awesome fighting style with a sword that is possessed!

He is actually so awesome that he is a regular in both Tekken AND Soul Calibur, clearly he needs to be much higher - VOTE!

He is one of those guys who know how to get people get... - sagat2010

He is the best ever.

31st? Bull! Yoshimitsu is iconic, being one of the most innovative and unique characters of two different series! Vote!

V 2 Comments
22 Johnny Cage - Mortal Kombat Johnny Cage - Mortal Kombat Johnny Cage is a fictional character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game series and media franchise.

He's awesome

23 Faust - Guilty Gear
24 Kasumi - Dead or Alive Kasumi - Dead or Alive Kasumi is a player character and the primary protagonist of the Dead or Alive fighting game series by Team Ninja and Tecmo.
25 Liu Kang - Mortal Kombat Liu Kang - Mortal Kombat Liu Kang is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the Mortal Kombat fighting game series from Midway Games, introduced as one of the original seven player characters in the 1992 first game as a Shaolin monk who enters the Mortal Kombat tournament to save Earthrealm.

Get out of here scorpion here comes an g

Real hero from MK series. He saved their asses so aften - Magnolia

26 Raditz - Dragon Ball Z Raditz - Dragon Ball Z Raditz is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.
27 Morrigan Aensland - Darkstalkers Morrigan Aensland - Darkstalkers Morrigan Aensland is a video game character from the Darkstalkers series of fighting games by Capcom, introduced in Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors in 1994.
28 Meta Knight - SSBB Meta Knight - SSBB Meta Knight is a fictional character from the Kirby series of video games owned by Nintendo and HAL Laboratory. He is one of Kirby's rivals, but occasionally teams up with the pink puffball to defeat a common enemy. Meta Knight is known for his powerful slashing attacks and flight in the Super Smash ...read more.
29 Strider Hiryu - Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Strider Hiryu - Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
30 Lion Rafale - Virtua Fighter
31 Teen Gohan - Dragon Ball Z
32 Doctor Bosconovitch - Tekken
33 Noel Vermillion - Blazblue Noel Vermillion - Blazblue
34 Hsien-Ko - Darkstalkers
35 Kazuya Mishima - Tekken Kazuya Mishima - Tekken Kazuya Mishima is a fictional character in Bandai Namco's Tekken fighting game series, first featured as the protagonist in the original 1994 game.

What please replace jin with kazuya swear to god he's better - wren6

36 Benimaru Nikaido - The King of Fighters

He is cool and electric

37 Jade - Mortal Kombat Jade - Mortal Kombat Jade is a fictional character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game series by Midway Games. Debuting in 1993's Mortal Kombat II as an unplayable secret character who was a green palette swap of Kitana, Jade made her first playable appearance in Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3. She has since become a regular ...read more.
38 Lili de Rochefort - Tekken Lili de Rochefort - Tekken Emilie De Rochefort, better known under her nickname, Lili, was introduced in Tekken 5 : Dark Resurrection and has returned for all subsequent titles. When she debuted, Lili was described as a rich shallow girl from Monaco, who uses her skills in dance to fight in her own street fighting style. Lili ...read more.

Her fighting moves are very graceful... Her costume is really the most attractive I've seen so far in female characters... Definitely one of the best fighting game characters... So I think she deserves the top 5..

Hottest female character... Got my vote lili

39 Hwoarang - Tekken Hwoarang - Tekken

He is the Kick Master.

He is the best figher

40 Sheik - Super Smash Bros Melee Sheik - Super Smash Bros Melee
41 Akira Yuki - Virtua Fighter Akira Yuki - Virtua Fighter

Main Protagonist of Virtua Fighter deserves to be in top 10

True leader of VF - Magnolia

42 Sonya Blade - Mortal Kombat Sonya Blade - Mortal Kombat 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.

The most famous female character in any fighting game sonya blade what a bad ass she is

This girl knows how to kick your... - Magnolia

43 Heihachi Mishima - Tekken Heihachi Mishima - Tekken
44 Goku - Dragon Ball Z Goku - Dragon Ball Z Son Goku (Kakarrot) is the main protagonist in Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984. He has many abilities like, super strength, utilization of ki, flight, teleportation, super speed, enhanced reflexes, and Super Saiyan transformation that increase strength, speed, and durability. ...read more.

How the hell didn't anyone vote for Goku, the greatest Saiyan, the greatest fighting character of all time! He deserves to be the BEST, just look at his history, nobody defeated more characters tgan Goku did. No other fighting character attacks at the speed of Goku, nobody has more super powers than him, nobody can make wishes just like he does, nobody is more respected than him, what more can I say. Goku I ssimply the best

Goku Should Be #1
Please Vote
This Hero Is Awesome

45 Ken Masters - Street Fighter Ken Masters - Street Fighter Ken Masters, originally spelled in Japanese as 拳, is a fictional character in Capcom's Street Fighter series.
46 Picky - Fighting Vipers
47 Bridget - Guilty Gear XX Accent Core R
48 Vegeta - Dragon Ball Vegeta - Dragon Ball Vegeta is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.
49 Ivy - Soul Calibur Ivy - Soul Calibur
50 Mu-12 - BlazBlue
PSearch List

Related Lists

Top 10 Greatest Female Fighting Game Characters Most Annoying Characters to Fight In Fighting Games Top 10 Common Fighting Game Character Types Most Attractive Female Fighting Game Characters Anime Characters We Most Want to See In a Crossover Fighting Game

List Stats

700 votes
145 listings
7 years, 70 days old

Top Remixes (12)

1. Johnny Cage - Mortal Kombat
2. Ryu - Street Fighter
3. Raditz - Dragon Ball Z
sagat2010
1. Kabal - Mortal Kombat
2. Scorpion - Mortal Kombat
3. Liu Kang - Mortal Kombat
Magnolia
1. Marshall Law - Tekken
2. Kazuya Mishima - Tekken
3. Heihachi Mishima - Tekken
Bruno2202

WRemix
View All 12

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P