Top Ten Maze Runner Characters

The Top Ten

1 Newt

I think he has a touching story and a great personality. His accent is so cute! On top of all that he looks good.

I really like Minho or newt. He really did not deserve to die as he was kind and so forgiving. He is like Thomas because he hates leaving someone behind. He is one of my all time favourite characters. I also like Minho as he is so brave and funny.

Warning, there may be spoilers in this comment. Newt was such a real and lovable character. He never deserved any of the bad things he got. The way James Dashner has written about Newt makes you like his instantly in the beginning, but as the story goes on, love him more and more. If you have read the Death Cure and if you are a fellow Newt fan, then you will know how hard it is to read about the kindest person in this story change his whole mind because of such a horrible disease. It was hard to have to read about him slowly going insane, having the Flare hurt him so much, physically and emotionally, that he begs for his own friend to kill him. He deserved a better normal life and he never deserved that. Congratulations to James Dashner for creating an amazing character and making everything about him so real. Truly an amazing writer!

He was the best character, if he didn't die I wouldn't of been satisfied with the ending - jackjack1

2 Minho

He is just down straight awesome he is the one that has always been there for thomas and everyone else.

He's so sassy and sarcastic...that's why I like him.

I love him so much and his sass and sarcasm is just adorable. He holds to group together and is there for everyone all the time.

Minho is my favourite! Narrowly beating Newt... Thomas is a sweetheart, but no match for either of them

3 Chuck

Chuck was my favourite in the first book. Then I started to like Minho and Newt.

How Maze Runner should have ended: Newt and Chuck reach Paradise with Thomas and Minho.

Chuck is in the fifth book. The Fever Code.

Like if you cry every time

Chuck deserved better but to be honest, he wouldn't survive the Scorch so.. - Fall_Out_Nikki

4 Winston

Winston is one of the most underrated characters for sure

It was sad when we heard the gun shot in the distance - jackjack1

Winston is my favorite because the way he died in the movie was heroic. In the book, he juste got knocked off in the storm like an extra.

When he died I was like "NO NO NO WHY DO Y'ALL HAVE TO DIE" - Fall_Out_Nikki

5 Thomas

Its funny how Thomas isn't the first place, he is the main character - jackjack1

I believe that they should of made the next movie! Fever code's ' in some cases' let the characters that so called died' bring them back' with simple explanation s of their deaths.to bring the movie to play.

He's an ideal main protagonist that I couldn't have asked for more. Thomas is very brave, clever, and loyal.

Thomas is my favorite character in the Maze Runner series and one of my favorite characters of fiction period. Why? Let's not forget how heroic this guy is. He's saved his friends on multiple occasions throughout the series. He's extremely intelligent which helps him survive throughout his journey. He's a caring guy, and he's the most 'down to earth' there is. How could you not love him?

6 Gally

Gally has always been my favorite character since the first movie & book. I think he’s a very brave, and headstrong character, painted in a bad light at first. He deserves more recognition. I especially loved his redemption in The Death Cure. Gally is the best character, in my opinion.

He is not bad. He helps Thomas in the last book and he regretted killing chuck so much he ripped his hair out. Despite him being a pain he was the best guy in the series. I have to admit he's not perfect but no one is right?

My lil Narnia friends

Gally does get better in the 3rd book. If you don't know, Gally is alive! - TheMazeRuner

7 Brenda

Brenda is a strong and absolute cool character. She helped Thomas and the Gladers to escape from WICKED. I love her, because she wants to survive and the she's acting. If I would be in the "WICKED GAMES" I wanted to like her: strong and independent.

I hate Brenda, she takes Thomas from Teresa, among other things. I really do hate her, it's extremely hard to explain.

BRENDA IS AMAZING! SHE IS THE BEST CHARACTER IN THE MAZE RUNNER SERIES. she is so brave and badass. she is definitely better than teresa and I truly think that she deserves to be with thomas

BRENDA IS AMAZING! I don't know why but she is my all time favorites! I think it is cause her and thomas kissed and I love thomas. - TheMazeRuner

8 Frypan

Frypan knows how to cook...

Good character

Groan has to be number three. Dexter darden is amazing love you

Love a good friend and a boy who can cook🤣😂

9 Teresa

Teresa had no choice in the scorch trial and they made her look worse in the movie than the books

I like her because of the complexity of her character. (WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS FOR EVERY SINGLE BOOK) At first she looks good:
In book one, she seems like a very strong character and a shipping with Thomas
In book two, she seemed to some like a traitor, but to others a hero for "betraying Thomas" to save him
In book three, she saves him properly (you know how)
But in book 5 (biggest spoiler coming up), at the very end, it all comes together.
She was kind of faking it.
The book showed that she had already betrayed Thomas, but not for his safety, but for WICKED. Instead of both of them keeping their memories, she had Thomas's memories removed AND LIED TO HIM LATER ABOUT IT! She didn't care about him - all she cared about WICKED. The only thing I can't explain is her (another spoiler) escaping from WICKED.
In the end, this kind of makes me hate her. But that makes me like her. She is one of the biggest plot twists I have ever seen.

GG James Dasher.
GG

She's awesome. She is probably one of the best fighters in the maze and he only reason she betrayed Tomas was because she thought that was the only way she could save him. She knew the power wicked had and honestly, if I thought my best mate was going to die if I didn't do something horrible to them, I would have done the same.

1. Thomas because of Dylan
2. Teresa: she betrayed him to save him, he was like how could you, brenda lied to him, he was like don't worry
i hate brena

10 Ariz

I love Aris so much cause he's there for Thomas when his friend was being kidnapped

The Contenders

11 Jack

He's an outstanding character, but little did I know he's just a backround character, although he did die book and movie he deserves top 3 best characters

12 Lana

shank - riki1234

Yep

13 Alby

He is secretly a kind and caring character
(and shipped with Newt)

I liked him better in the movies. - 906389

Alby is a legend.End of

he's black

14 Jorge

Jorge you're a bad ass

15 Teresa Agnes

Teresa is GREAT! I know that most people dislike her because of the scorch trials, but she was doing that all for Thomas. Plus, in the Death Cure, she was trying to win back Thomas. Also, in the Kill Order, she was really awesome and I don't get people who say that Teresa is bad. That's WICKED.

I don't get why everyone hates Teresa. She's arguably the bravest one there. She gave up what she and Thomas had to save his life no matter the cost. Who cares if she betrayed the Gladers? She did what she had to do to save Thomas! And in the last book she saved him and died in his place. How can you not like her?

Come on she tricked Thomas (not to mention making him think she cared for him ) and back stabbed him (not literally ) and almost killed him, she's terrible I hate her after book 2, but she had no choice she had to do it for his survivla

Newt is better.

16 Chancellor Paige
17 Ben

He's a nobody, he's a minor character and there's nothing special about him.

I also like Ben I felt so bad for him that's why he didn't deserve to die

18 Sonya

She was an amazing character in the movies and cared so much about everyone

Newts younger sister

Newt’s sister...

19 Janson
20 Alec
21 Zart
22 Clint

Clint was a minor character in the book, but I really liked him in the movie. He died a heroic death.

23 Mark

He is a main character in the prequel.

Interesting... Really?
Lol, not like you'll respond.

He was the one who helped save Deedee (Teresa) in the first place, letting everyone know that there are immune people out there, and ultimately contributing to the survival of the human race. I feel like the Kill Order doesn’t get enough recognition!

24 Ava Paige
25 Jeff

He saves minho by risking himself, does anyone realize this?

26 Harriet
27 Trina

I liked Trina kinda because she was cool. But this was honestly to share my favorites
1. NEWT (obviously)
2. Minho (he’s cool and I like his hair)
3. Thomas
4. Brenda
5. Chuck
I hated Teresa after the Scorch Trials and I don’t think Thomas should forgive her just like she hoped for. Her movie death was sad though

28 Deedee

DeeDee is Teresa by the way.

29 Frankie
30 Beth
31 George

He is in fever code

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