Top 10 New Characters in Star Wars: The Force Awakens


The Top Ten

1 Kylo Ren Kylo Ren Kyle Ren is a fictional Sith lord, who is strong with the Force. Kylo Ren commands the First Order with a temper as fiery as his unconventional lightsaber. His debut was in 2015's Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens. Ren's real identity is Ben Solo, the son of Han Solo and Princess Leia. He was trained more.

A great villain, not as much of a badass like Darth Vader but it doesn't mean it should be a bad thing. Aside from the menacing costume and new lightsaber, it's a different approach of being a villain, he isn't villain who is just a bad guy and nothing else, he is a character who is menacing, at times afraid to turn to the light side and getting to see a human side of him something we don't usually that much in films which is seeing a human side of a villain. Adam Driver killed it as Kylo Ren

Easily the most horrible new character, and most hated character in the franchise, just remember what he did to his father Han Solo?

He may not be as great as the dead darth vader, but he's still great. - Therandom

HIs face though... :') - AnonymousChick

2 Rey Rey Rey is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by British actress Daisy Ridley. First appearing as the central character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey is a scavenger who was left behind on the planet Jakku when she was a child, and later becomes involved with the Resistance's more.

How is KYLO REN above REY! Rey is not only my favorite new character, but my favorite Star Wars character. She's powerful, but she still has a lot to learn. She's kind, but she's a warrior. She's smart, but she makes mistakes. She's the main character, but she's not a guy or a Skywalker. Rey is one of the best things that could have happened to Star Wars after Disney took over! She may not be the most iconic, but give it 30 years when the 4th trilogy is over, and Rey will be a Star Wars legend.

Great character. Daisy Ridley did a great job as Rey.Other than the performance, the character herself is just awesome. She's kind, she's crafty, and she kicks ass. Some people think she is too perfect, but Luke and Anakin also performed amazing things due to their force power as well. Something about her character I loved is how she was afraid. Anakin and Luke were confident and excited to become a Jedi. Rey didn't embrace her destiny, she ran from it. It showed weakness within her character, and gave her slightly more depth than the past Star Wars protagonists. It's also great to finally have a female Jedi in the movies. - SidDuhSloth

My favorite character in the movie! Hopefully she's a Skywalker because Anakin was, Luke was, and now Rey is. But I do feel bad for Rey because we all see it coming that she's gonna lose a hand in episode 8.

I love having a female lead in star wars. This is just beyond my expectations too. She's so sexy and Daisy is so damned hot. She's so badass too, she kicked Kylo's weak, whiny ass. So damned sexy.

3 Finn Finn FN-2187 (Finn) is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He first appeared in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens in which he is a stormtrooper for the First Order who flees and turns against it after being shocked by their cruelty in his first combat mission. He is portrayed by English more.

I can't believe they made Rey more powerful than Finn. And it was all just because of feminazi (from what I heard, I could be wrong.)

Finn had a reason to get pissed at Kylo Ren, and honestly, I think the ending would have been a LOT better if Finn fought and defeated Ren.

4 Poe Dameron Poe Dameron Poe Dameron is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. Introduced in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, he is portrayed by Oscar Isaac.
5 BB-8 BB-8 BB-8 or Beebee-Ate is a droid character in the Star Wars franchise, first appearing in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Best, and most popular new character, there is so much merchandise about this character.


6 Phasma
7 Snoke Snoke

He's the Supreme Leader of the First Order, and we don't even know who his identity, yet he only appeared as a hologram.

This is the only person on this list who could be cool. Kylo Ren is, so far, the weakest dark side wielder ever (the only reason people can say he is powerful is because he is related to Skywlaker and the plot demands he is). Rey is a Mary Sue, and that can be backed up. Finn was alright, but kind of bland. BB-8 was budget R2D2, Poe was so good that it borderlines the impossible and breaks immersion in the movies. Captain Phasma did nothing at all, and Hux was inserted to have the First Order mirror the Nazis. Snoke's identity, unlike everyone else on this list, is actually a mystery. If he was someone from the prequels, he could be very cool indeed. If he was someone from the old EU, such as the ghost of (tossing this out there because it's impossible) Darth Sion or something, that could be really, really cool. Hopefully, he's not a brand new character like he probably unfortunately will be. But if luck is on our side, Snoke could be a saving grace in these sequels.

8 Hux

Hux is hitler in space

9 Maz Kanata Maz Kanata Maz Kanata is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. Introduced in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, she is a CGI character voiced and performed through motion capture by Lupita Nyong'o.

She should be #1

I feel like she should have creeped me out but didn't."I am no Jedi, but I know the Force..."

10 General Hux General Hux General Armitage Hux is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. First introduced in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, he is portrayed by Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson.

The Contenders

11 Unkar Plutt

I love this guy.

12 TR-8R
13 Teedo
14 Bala-Tik
15 Han Solo Han Solo Han Solo is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed in films by Harrison Ford. In the original film trilogy, Han and his co-pilot, Chewbacca, become involved in the Rebel Alliance which opposes the Galactic Empire.


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