Most Powerful Video Game Characters

Alright guys this list is based on how much each character has endured and survived, as well as their strengths and who would win in a 1v1 combat.

The Top Ten

1 Kirby (Kirby) Kirby is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Kirby series of video games owned by Nintendo and HAL Laboratory. His first game was created in 1992, and the pink puffball has made his way into the hearts of fans of all ages.

I understand that some people may be like: Kirby isn't that powerful, look at how he can be damaged by these weak enemies!

But remember.
This is a game.

Who'd play a game that you don't need to do anything in? It's like with Sonic, he's fast enough to cause a sonic boom, and can achieve such speeds in a matter of seconds. Could probably kill eggman within seconds.

But if he always used said speed, there'd be no game.

Also, think to the bosses he's fought. Some are beings that came from other dimensions!

Another boss, was a clockwork star. Something that could grant wishes. Who, gave another character so much power. He was able to rip himself in half to create a black hole, but then put himself back together with ease.

The biggest testament to his power, if my knowledge is correct about this. Would be his battle against Magolor. A character who was wearing something called the master crown, which possessed limitless power. Mentioned to be ...more

Kirby can survive entering the atmosphere of a planet, he can survive the vacuum of space and blasts strong enough to destroy mountains. His warp star can go faster than light, Fighter Kirby is strong enough to destroy planets and Jet Kirby can go at Mach 5 and His stomach as another plane of existence. He does not just copy his opponents powers, he enhances them. Asura and Kratos may be very powerful but even they cannot stop the everlasting hunger of the pink creampuff that is Kirby.

1. so many characters could EASILY survive those forces you just mentioned. characters on this list have survived black holes and can breathe in space. the vacuum of space is nothing compared to a black hole. Entering the atmosphere of a planet? Anyone on this list could survive that. Explosions that could wipe out mountains? Big whoop. more then a handful of the characters on this list have survived supernovas or explosions large enough to destroy planets! Kirby's durability is nothing compared to a lot of people on this list

In my personal opinion, I do not understand why this is a debate at all. Kirby has been canonically confirmed to have infinite power. He could destroy whatever he wants, not to mention he committed genocide over a piece of cake

Honestly kirby is powerful indeed, but #2?!, ? Seems pretty biased to me. As proven (ssbb) kirby doesn't automatically destroy everything he sucks up, as players of super smash can resist and break out. He can only automatically consume extremely small and weak opponents like waddle doo or waddle dee etc. Hell he can't even absorb mini bosses like bugsy or that hammer guy ( etc, ) and its not just because of size or weight: kirby can't suck up meta knight either. Why? Because meta knight is powerful enough to resist. Just about everyone on this list is as powerful or stronger then meta knight so ( although possible) it would be quite difficult to absorb anyone on this list. Aside from that, kirby most likely wouldn't be able to copy anyone's ability as to do so he must swallow them. Characters with high power levels would break free before so ( like Goku, sonic, dante, shadow etc: just to name a few. Many more who could break free as well. ) with those two primary abilities of kirby ...more

The video games are inaccurate watch the show and maybe we will talk

2 Kratos (God of War)

NO WAY MAN! Death easily beat this out because.. Well.. He is death. He got stabbed in the chest with a massive sword, thought to be the most powerful sword in the entire Darksiders universe and he did not even bleed or move or react to the stab he just received. Also he is invulnerable when in reaper form and with possessed armor and weapons he would definitely beat out. He is way more faster agile and powerful than Kratos.

For those who do not know Who Death is search Death Darksiders 2

So Kirby is above Kratos... Kratos killed at least a dozen GODS, and TITANS, who let me remind your are the most powerful in the Universe, and crawled out of hell, not once, not twice, but three times, and bashed Hades head in. If Kratos got "sucked up" by Kirby, he would literally rip his way out him, then laugh and murder his family too.

This guy has the power of hope. Kirby or Asura, both will die if they touch the Flame of Olympus, no one can touch it. But the flame's power pales infornt of the power in its core, which is the evil powers of Pandora's box. But the box has the another good power, the power of hope, which makes its owner invincible. And no matter a whole sun is thrown at him, he wont get harmed, as gods are much powerful than stars and the power of hope is even stronger the the power which can kill GODS. The only way to kill kratos in that time is that if he kills himself.

This dude killed gods! He fought giant scary ass mythological creatures and wields the Blades of Chaos forged by the god Hepheastus. This heartless man will stomp you to death if you mess with him.

3 Dante (Devil May Cry) Dante is a fictional character and the primary protagonist of the Devil May Cry series, created and published by Capcom.

I've never played a Devil May Cry game, but what I do know is that Dante is our boy. This man has survived stabbings and being impaled almost every day, but shrugs them off like they were nothing but bug bites. His versatility is through the roof with is countless weapons (Heck, one of his weapons can turn into 666 different other weapons) and his 4 "styles". He goes against Vergil, who's speed is almost godlike. And with Devil May Cry 5, his Sin Devil mode could absolutely destroy anyone who gets in the way. I could go on and on, but my point is that Kratos doesn't hold a candle to Dante.

Dante can freeze time, survive being slashed in half, block a punch from a demon the size of the Empire State Building, defeat devil kings that literally control all reality, and rip the soul out of an enemy without harming the body at all, which also allows him to destroy things that can't die, that can regenerate from a pool of blood. This guy isn't an omnipotent himself, but he beats them all the time.

He should be higher then Kratos. The only reason people actually see him as higher then dante is because he kills his fours more brutally then him. Dante is about style. He rarely uses his true power against any foe because he don't see it as necessary. Also he can master every weapon in a matter of seconds and haves the best accuracy and precision you will ever see. He can fly in his devil trigger. Survive just about anything. If he fits kratos, kratos would probably make dante mad very fast considering how brutal he is them dante would mess him up.

He was thrown and tossed around to the point he got a sword stabbed through his chest. What did he do, well just what Dante would do, take it out of his chest and walk away. This man is almost invincible and has an insane amount of power

4 Goku (Dragon Ball Z Series) 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.

Goku came from an anime. Shut up and vote him at top 10 powerful anime characters.

Goku managed to absorb the power of a sayian god, meaning that he could possibly reach that level again, and hold it for as long as needed. He also tied against a GOD OF DESTRUCTION, all because he didn't want to go to full power, and just have fun with it. If he had trained and taken it seriously, he would have won. He has almost limitless power, and has toppled some of the most powerful characters in the universe. He is not only humble and kind hearted, but also super powered.

Let me start off with one thing, EVEN THOUGH HE IS A ANIME CHARACTER HE HAS BEEN IN A NUMBER OF GAMES SO FOR YOU PEOPLE WHO SAY "OH HE IS A ANIME CHARACTER" DOESN'T MEAN HE CAN'T BE A GAME CHARACTER. Now I'm done. Anyway Goku is a pretty strong dude. He have the power of gods. Matter a fact he has had so much power at a time that he even frighten the gods. Now if you have had so much power that you had given a scare to a god I would say that you are one if not the most powerful characters ever. Also Goku is the best martial artist in 7th universe. So combine that with divine strength and the grestest martial art user ever and you get a very deadly character. Good thing he is good guy and not like Frieza or Cell.

I don't know much about DBZ, so I could be wrong when I say this, but Goku didn't originate from a video game. Sure, he has appeared in them, but still.

5 Superman (Injustice: Gods Among Us) Superman is a comic character. And probably the first powerful superhero in the fictional world. The character was created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, high school students living in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1933. It was published by DC comics. The first animated superhero movie was superman. ...read more.

Superman can't die without kryptonite. So he would be the top unless you are talking about injustice, which is what we are talking about. He could wreck Goku in a battle. He can practically murder the apprentice. Superman can murder Kirby with just his fist, trust me, don't fight Superman. If you do, I think someone is going to have some fractured ribs and maybe a couple of limbs lost. Asura can not beat Superman even if Asura tried. Send Asura to injustice, he wouldn't beat a level, his moves would be cuddle, tickle, and penis kiss. Also Asura's game would be easier with Superman, because of Frost Breath, Laser Eyes, Speed, Strength, and he can take blows like a man. Send an army of Supermans vs an galaxy of Asuras, Superman would win. Also Superman looks ten times more epic then Asura.

Superman and Goku had a fight and Superman won. If someone can beat Goku in a fight, they deserve to be on top.

I think superman should be at least #4 goku has been beaten by superman twice so goku and superman should switch

Too many idiots here that think Death battle is word of God.

6 Sephiroth (Final Fantasy) Sephiroth is a fictional character and main antagonist in the role-playing video game Final Fantasy VII developed by Square.

Sephiroth did too much for me to explain, but I can tell you he is the main cause of the saddest video game death in history and was the most villanous villain other than Makarov.

Hey was powerful enough to summon meteor, he can cut building in half witha swing of his sword and he can summon a galaxy destroying super nova

He can destroy the solar system/universe

Sepheroth is POWERFUL

7 Rosalina (Super Mario) Rosalina, known as Rosetta in Japan, is a major character in the Mario Franchise created by Nintendo. She first appeared in the 2007 Mario Game, Super Mario Galaxy for the Nintendo Wii and later returned for the game's sequel in 2010. Since then, she has been featured in many main-series Mario Games ...read more.

She is my favorite character from mario and she can re-create the universe

She can just reset the universe, and she's very smart.

Nobody in Fortnite Would Defeat her

More MARIO STUFF

8 Master Chief (Halo) Master Chief Petty Officer John-117, more commonly known as the Master Chief, is a SPARTAN-II commando of the UNSC Naval Special Warfare Command. He is the protagonist and main character in both the Halo trilogy and Reclaimer Saga.

Sure Master Chief may not be the strongest, but this guy's sheer will makes him unstoppable! He would beat everyone one this list because he would refuse to give in. Goku, doom guy, Dante, Superman, the would all eventually fall!

I agree that Kirby is higher, but Master Chief should be second

To be honest, Master Chief should be in the top 10, the amount of crap he's been through is astounding, not only that, Look at what his suit can do, the amount of stuff it does is ridiculous. Tons of courage, never backs away from a fight, always wins the fight. Tons of knowledge on Weapons, and Vehicles. Cortana, the most awesome A. I by his side.
Put Master Chief on an unknown planet to conquer it by any means necessary he and Cortana will get the job done.
Nothing and I repeat, nothing stands in his way. No, not even a bloody Scarab.

Kirby fell from space, so has master chief!
Kirby survived in space, so has master chief!
Kirbys a marshmallow, chief is a soldier.

All I’m saying is: Nintendo is overrated

9 Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog) Shadow the Hedgehog is a character who appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by Sega. He is an artificially created black and red hedgehog whose hover shoes propel him at extreme speeds that rival those of Sonic.

the guy literaly was made to harness the power of chaos and he can survived in space immortal and basically OP and look cool with guns

I believe that Shadow is the strongest character because of the rings that he has on his wrists and ankles, These rings limit his power. When Shadow takes the rings off his wrists he gets a power up in strength, speed, power etc. I think the ones on his ankles do the same thing, except they give him more of his full power of speed. I know Shadow could destroy pretty much everyone on this list but I believe he doesn't expose his true power because he does not want be seen as a threat to humanity.

Shadow is AWESOME! My favorite Sonic character of ALL TIME! And the Halloween thing is pretty funny lol!

Shadow is awesome and doesn't take anything from anyone. he could destroy a lot of people on this list.

10 Mewtwo (Pokemon) Mewtwo is a fictional creature from Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon media franchise. It was created by Dr. Fuji in an attempt to clone Mew.

Detective pikachu "I can simply destroy everything with this" line
puts him at the top of my list...

Shadow above Mewtwo? That's an absolute joke.

It's badass please put on top ten

Why the heck is Mario above this savage Mewtwo.

The Contenders

11 Alex Mercer (Prototype)

The guy has the ability to manipulate his own mass, turning sections of his body into weapons at will. He can solidify his body, creating armor, or make it lighter, enabling him to practically fly. His power is the ability to mutate, and evolve on command, meaning that he can adapt to literally every situation in a matter of seconds. There is possibly no way to beat him, without holding the same abilities as he does, because he would just adapt. And if he was to die, all he would need is a little bit of flesh to reform.

shapeshift healing factor stronger than wolverines can walk on walls glide through the air superhuman abilities absorb people and get stronger the list kindah goes on but basically OP in my book

Dude alex mercer is bad ass...

Alex mercer is practically a boss when it comes to smashing and crashing a city. He is definitely a badass, doing a lot of heavy parkour

12 Zeus (God of War)

He's the king of the gods also the father of kratos need I say more?

Zeus should be higher he almost beat kratos

13 Tails the Fox Miles "Tails" Prower is a fictional character in Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog series, and the title character's best friend and sidekick.

Tails is 300x smarter than Albert Einstein and Thomas Edison put together

What are you doing here I still like u though

All tails needs to do to kill characters as powerful as asura is simply poke them - darth malgus

He is strong

14 Apprentice (Star Wars: The Force Unleashed)

destroy a big spaceship don’t know luke skywalker can do that

You can basically have complete control over the force when playing as this hardcore sith known as the Apprentice. He uses the force to thrash and mess with everyone, and if he gets tired of it, he still as the powerful lightsaber.

Seriously, he's under sonic? This guy almost killed earth Vader TWICe, and the emperor, his clone was more powerful than Vader and he can literally control people with his mind. Sonic can run at the speed of light. I mean that's cool and all, but the apprentice can simply mind control him, and make him lick a light saber.

He almost killed Vader and he blew up a huge portion of the death star. Also he can control people

15 Thor (Thor: God of Thunder)

HOW IS THIS GUY NOT TOP 10?! HOW MANY RETARDS THINK MARIO AND SHADOW ARE MORE POWERFUL?!

Um he's a god?

HOW THE HELL IS KIRBY AND MEWTO ABOVE THOR, he's A FRIKING GOD

16 Shulk (Xenoblade) Shulk is a fictional character and the protagonist from Monolith Soft's 2010 role-playing video game Xenoblade Chronicles, part of their overarching Xeno series of video games.

He literally recreated the universe after killing its creator. Far more powerful than some of the characters who are currently taking the top spots.

Well, I mean he did kill a god, come back from the dead, and not to mention rewrite the fabric of the universe...

XENOBLADE IS LIFE!

Turned down an offer to become a god and defeated the God who made that offer. Most powerful character in my opinion.

He control the reality and see the future: whit no superpower, but his sword probably can defeat everyone

17 Oni (Super Street Fighter 4 AE)

He is the destroyer of heaven.

The father of all demons

He tied with Asura... Enough said

He can destroy your soul with one single move.
He shattered an island with just one punch.

18 Asriel (Undertale)

Asriel is literally a god that not only can't be hit or killed but he also has the ability to "purge" the timeline essentially pushing the reset button on the universe, and he did this using only a fraction of his real power. He can also absorb the souls of any living thing around them (as long as the person he's fighting doesn't have DETERMINATION like Chara and Frisk.) Need I say more?

He is completely invincible, moves faster than the speed of light, exists in multiple timelines all at the same time, can unleash attacks that could easily destroy planets, has an attack that can destroy or consume anything and everything including other timelines and universes, has a form that can only be beaten by a pure soul of determination that can teach him love and compassion, can destroy timelines by just being there, and could easily destroy almost anyone else on this list with a simple snap of his fingers. He easily could be number one on this list in only his God of Hyperdeath form, not even needing the Angel of Death form.

He is way more powerful he can manipulate time and reality itself and not to mention that he is able to control the player and make them be able to now move plus he has endless defense and lives. I like the gods of war and kirby series but Asriel could easily defeat them.

One human soul is so strong that it can reset a timeline so Asriel has 6 human soul and all monster soul and that is one god so think about it he so be in the top 5 at least

19 Asura (Asura's Wrath)

destroy a planet or not bigger than the planet size demigod like him and just punch his way out of the problem

He is without a doubt the strongest character on this list, just watch a single boss fight from "Asura's Wrath" and you'll see.

Asura legit destroyed a being larger than a PLANET. He also destroyed his own creator how is he this low?

Destroyed fleets of Demigods, destroyed the will of the planet, destroyed the leader of the demigods and destroyed the god that gave him his power

20 Link (Legend of Zelda) Link refers to several different incarnations of the same protagonist of Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series.

Link is always my hero and my #1, because well he saved the world like... 32 times and don't for get he cut the moon in half in hyrule warriors a moon!

How is Link not in the top 5? He would beat most of these characters to a bloody pulp. He could easily take out Cole and Samus, and Luigi and Mario wouldn't stand a chance against him.

Link could make it to 5 with fierce deity mask

He should be 1st, he is so awesome, sexy, kind, selfless, handsome, brave, compassionate and such a good role model. Okay okay I will admit it, I have a huge crush on Link.

21 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.

Kazuya is planet level unlike these characters higher than him. He is extremely fast and could one shot most of the rest with telekinesis or lasers. OP! The only one here that is stronger than him is Asura.

Kazuya's devil powers have no limits he is in full control of his form now and is capable of destroying the whole world KAZUYA!

He has supreme control over the devil gene... He does not even need to tranform into his devil form and can still do telepathy and use his 3 eye for supreme destruction... He should be in the top 10

22 Luigi (Mario Bros) Luigi is a character featured in video games and related media released by Nintendo. Created by prominent game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, Luigi is portrayed as the slightly younger but taller fraternal twin brother of Nintendo's mascot Mario, and appears in many games throughout the Mario franchise, ...read more.

Play super paper mario and you will see why he should be number one

He just has do nothing and he is the most powerful video game character

Luigi is the ultimate God of all worlds all hail The Supreme Alpha Leader General Admiral President Prime Minister King High Councillor God of the multiverse, Luigi the plumber.

Luigi is not that strong...

23 Arceus (Pokemon) Arceus is a legendary Pokémon from the Pókemon series. He first appeared in the 18th Pokémon movie alongside other Legendary Pokémon.

Why is he not in the top 10? His pokedex entry literally says he shaped the UNIVERSE. Therefore his power must exceed that of any character on this list who is a pitiful "planet buster." Add to that that he can embody any type, he has 1000 invisible arms and (in the anime) with all his plates he can block ANY attack. He would be literally indestructible. However, I do understand the whole "he gets caught by a human throwing balls at him" argument. Well, every character must have an exploitable weakness for the sake of the plot. Superman falls down at the sight of kryptonite, but that doesn't stop him from being number 6 on this list (at the time of writing). At least, Arceus should be above Waddle Dee, Yoshi, Mario, Luigi and Mewtwo.

So the ultimate god of all Pokemon is below shadow the hedgehog or master chief? You must be kidding me.

He made a anything in the Pokemon game and anime

How in the FRICK is Arceus, Pokemon's equivalent of God, lower than Mewtwo, some human's lab experiment?

24 Bayonetta (Bayonetta) Bayonetta, real name Cereza, is a fictional character and protagonist of the video game Bayonetta and its sequel, developed by PlatinumGames and published by Sega and Nintendo respectively.

Lets break this down:

endurance - survived travelling through space and re-entering the earth's atmosphere, will always survive the most powerful attack of Rodin in his original form, has had tonnes of rocks dropped on her and blasted it away with ease

strength - flips massive angels, a tram car fell on her and she stopped it with the palm of her hand and threw it like it weighed like a feather, headbutted a skyscraper and used her thighs to resist the momentum of a massive satellite turning it around and sending it flying

vitality - ageless and immortal

agility - moves like a dancer/gymnast and can string a number of flips to avoid attacks, also has the reflexes to dodge instantly

intelligence - whilst she doesn't reveal it Umbra witches like Bayonetta are masters of alchemy to make remedies to heal or give her an edge in combat, as well as technology creating combat armour likely centuries ahead of current technology going as early back as 500 ...more

Let's see. She can use a variety of weapons, mainly pistols which are also attached to her feet. She can use her hair to attack enemies, which by the way are ANGELS. She can freeze time by merely dodging an attack. Bayonetta has the power to summon powerful demons from hell, including a huge demon that punched a god into the sun. Oh, and she defeated a GOD! In space! If that wasn't badass enough, she then destroyed the god in the sun! Do I need to say anymore?

Laugh out loud bayonetta is by far stronger than any other character on this list, not only she fully controls time at her own will, but she can create a creature bigger than the solar system and with infinite strenght, asura may be strong but he has a limit, a punch with infinite force in his face and he would die, only a omnipotent creature could survive that and asura isn't omnipotent

Not a fan of Bayonetta, but she should be WAY higher.

25 Chuck Norris (Mugen)

One upon a time, there was a prophecy. A man, wielding the power of the universe, would defend the honor of the world and enforce balance. That man... was killed by chuck Norris when he patted him on the back a little too hard.

He could knock out anyone on this list with a thrown bullet he cought with his teeth

The cheap one should be 1

Easily

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