Top 10 RWBY Characters

RWBY is an amazing show by Monty Oum. If you havn't seen it go check it out! This list is about the in your oppinion best characters in RWBY. Hope you like it! ^^

The Top Ten

1 Yang Xiao Long Yang Xiao Long Yang Xiao Long is one of the main protagonists of RWBY. She is the sister of Ruby Rose and the partner of Blake Belladonna. Her parents are Taiyang Xiao Long and Raven Branwen. Her main weapon is Ember Celica. She alludes to Goldilocks.

She's not just cool. She's tragic, heartfelt, brave, funny, and I can't wait to see her in the 4th volume - Peculiar

Rooster Teeth are geniuses for making this character, 10/10 idea. One of the best characters they've made by far.

She is the cool character that every girl wants to be, and every guy likes.

Lost an arm and still kicks ass that's all I have to say.

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2 Qrow Branwen Qrow Branwen

A really awesome character. I hope we will get to know more on his background with his clan and sister. I feel like his semblance suits him and adds such a tragic air to his character but he's got such a great sense of humor about it all. Not only are his fighting skills top notch but his weapon is one of the coolest ever, a sword/gun/scythe! I love watching the fighting choreography with his battles. The way he fights, it's like his weapon is a part of him. - NerdBunny

This became everyone's favorite character within 5 minutes!

He's Qrow, what else do you need?

Yes I love his awesome voice and he is super bad ass

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3 Weiss Schnee Weiss Schnee Weiss Schnee is a former student of Beacon Academy and one of the main protagonists of RWBY. Her weapon of choice is a Multi Action Dust Rapier (MADR) named Myrtenaster. more.

In my opinion Weiss has the most interesting and versatile semblance. With her glyphs she can do so many things not only for herself but she can use it on others too. Plus she can finally summon! I really can't wait to see her use this ability in battle. And I hope her time dilation glyph ability is explained further. She has grown so much in personality. She is more accepting and friendly than she was at first while still keeping her cocky attitude. But I absolutely despise her father! It's no wonder she starts out the series acting so snotty with the cold and emotionally detached upbringing she had! At least she has her sister and butler to rely on. - NerdBunny

Weiss was admittedly a bit annoying and bratty at first, but after learning more about her life and past, it gives you a better understanding of why she is the way that she is. Her character development over the seasons was the most interesting to watch and continues to be so. - SnowPhoenix

Really, Whitely's ironically more of the oldest Schnee child, isn't he? Winter's ironically more of the middle Schnee child, isn't she? Weiss Schnee's ironically more of the youngest, isn't she?

She's the most developed character in rwby. I like how she can be nice and mean at the same time. She's surprising to the audience. Unlike the other characters we still don't know much about her. Her sexual orientation,her mom and how she got that scar.I still love how sassy she is and how bossy she can be.In my opinion she the most loyal member on rwby. I want to see her deal with more drama. If they are planning on another story on rwby, Weiss is a perfect character.They can talk about her taking over the Schnee company and I want to see her play the piano or any other instrument,so she can sing more in the show.I also want to see her in a love triangle.I want characters to fall in love with her.But not Weiss.I don't think that suits her character.

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4 Ruby Rose

She's hilarious, awesome, and adorable, and overall just a very likable character. - LarkwingFlight

She's Ruby and Ruby's are red and red is blood. Ruby is so cool

A funny, optimistic girl who never gives up. When she loses her friends, her school and even her own sister she didn't stop moving forward. Even when a friend of her's died and another friend of her's died in front of her, she still went on a mission to find those enemies with her other friends. For a teenage girl, that's impressive and admirable. - RoseRedFlower

My personal favourit. She is just such a lighthearted and happy character! Plus her weapon in my oppinion is the most amazing out of all to them! - Immersed24

5 Lie Ren Lie Ren A black-haired student at Beacon who dual wields machine pistols with attached blades, collectively called StormFlower. His Semblance allows him and his targets to avoid detection from Grimm. Ren lost his parents during a Grimm attack on Kuroyuri, the village he lived in.Vol. 4, Ch. 10 He and Nora are more.

I absolutely love his new look in season 4! In the words of Nora "He's basically a ninja." I love his fighting style very Hyuuga clan from Naruto in some ways when he wields his aura. I enjoyed learning more about his background in the new season and got to see another side to his usually calm demeanor. - NerdBunny

I Super love this character in RWBY Spoiler for end of season 4 LIE REN X NORA VALKRE!

Lie Ren = The Anime Man = Kawaii Desultory ☺

6 Jaune Arc Jaune Arc

The only character who actually grows as a character

I like how he screams. - OnyxDash

He is one of the few charaters to have an arc

He the man

7 Pyrrha Nikos

I cried for 2 straight hours. Pyrrha is just awesome in every way.

If I was in the world of RWBY, I would want to be with Pyrrha.

She's intelligent, tough, beautiful, and encouraging. Nothing lightens my heart more when I see her encourage Jaune and believe in him. She will be missed! You will always be in my heart

Best character

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8 Nora Valkyrie

How can Nora be this far down the list?! She's so crazy amazing! Her and Ren's past and relationship is so moving. I really hope we continue to learn more about these 2. She's a quirky, pancake loving, spitfire wielding a giant war hammer/grenade launcher! What's not to love? - NerdBunny

Nora is just so bubbly and sweet, but then she's a total powerhouse! I just LOVE that combination!

Nora is one of the few characters I might fear more than Yang. And whatever you do, DO NOT TRY TO ELECTROCUTE HER! I'm talking to you, Noland.

Love Nora

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9 Blake Belladonna

One of the best characters in any YouTube show, ever.

Blake is so amazing and complex! I love her!

Blake and yang are by far the most well written and complex in the show. Plus she's badass and just looks good

Blake is amazing. She's the most beautiful and badass RWBY character to ever exist. - TwilightKitsune

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10 Roman Torchwick Roman Torchwick

Seriously? How can you not love him and Neo? They are the best

He was amazeing for comedy and also badass

The Contenders

11 Penny

"i am combat ready" plus the fact she destroyed a dustjet by herself

12 Ozpin Ozpin Ozpin was the headmaster of Beacon Academy. more.

He is hot in ways of mystery, beauty, and power. I lovvveee him. I love his distinct uniqueness that I can't help but pair him with other favorite in the show (ahem-Q..Q-ah-row-ahem). His personality and looks are perfect in sync. Plus, I hadn't thought headmaster can have that much content of smexiness.

13 Emerald Sustrai

Emerald, because of her witty and snarky personality. I really like her Illusion semblance and her backstory is realistic to me. Her design is really cool and I hope to see more of her.

14 Glynda Goodwitch

! Glynda is so perfect because she has a visually intriguing semblance to viewers and also doesn't have a limit to the awesomeness. At first glance, a lot of people categorize her semblance as "telekinesis', but it is definitely much more than that. You can't telekinetically (if that is a word) move a cloud and make ice dust rain from the cloud. It is magic, yes it is!

15 James Ironwood
16 Mercury Black Mercury Black Mercury Black is an antagonist in RWBY. He is an associate of Cinder Fall and partner of Emerald Sustrai.

I gotta say he may be a villan character but he's pretty awesome. I want the good guys to win but he kinda makes me root for the baddies. His moves in that tournament fight were just jaw dropping! He took control of that fight and kicked ass! All basically using his metal legs the whole time to get the advantage over team CFVY. Plus his jokey attitude and snark won me over before I even saw him fight. I enjoy him and Emerald's interactions. Just an all around badass. - NerdBunny

Cool dude...face that says 'you like jazz? '

How does Merc not even have an entry? He has an interesting design and concept, potential for an awesome backstory (From what we've seen so far it could end up being pretty good), and the most entertaining fighting style in the show.

Plus he's voiced by Yuri Lowenthal in the 3rd Volume! I mean, who wouldn't want a baddie who's voiced by Sasuke Uchiha of all people! - OnyxDash

17 Sun Wukong Sun Wukong

Voiced by Michael Jones a.k.a. Rage Quitter - Mcgillacuddy

Those abs

18 Bartholomew Oobleck Bartholomew Oobleck Dr. Bartholomew Oobleck is a teacher at Beacon Academy. He is first seen in "Jaunedice, Pt.2" teaching history to the students, specifically teaching about the war between the Humans and the Faunus, which appears to have taken place a few generations before the start of the series. more.
19 Cinder Fall Cinder Fall A mysterious woman who possesses fire-based powers and uses a pair of blades that combine to form a bow that she uses to fire arrows.Vol. 2 She also fights with glass and has been noted to have fused Dust into some of her clothing. Cinder is a very cunning and secretive woman, with goals of gaining more.

Cinder is probably the only character with a decent backstory

God I love her!

20 Coco Adel

She only appeared in one episode so far and instantly became my favorite character of the series.

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