Top Ten Smartest Fictional Characters


The Top Ten

1 L (Death Note) L (Death Note) L Lawliet, exclusively known by the mononym L, is a fictional character in the manga series Death Note, created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.

L was introduced as a mysterious character who had known to solve every case assigned to him. He had also tackled the greatest mysteries the world had ever known. Unlike other detectives, he barely relies on physical evidence and uses his intelligence and wits to solve the puzzle. His deduction is that of a mad genius that no fictional character can ever compete with. Definitely deserves the spot as number 1.

L is a detective from the show Death Note. Although he was up against someone with supernatural powers, he managed to keep up with every nook and cranny of the mystery.

L have got supernatural knowledge, and he's smartest than eistein.

2 Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes

Over a hundred characters have played sherlock holmes and his iq is recorded to be a at 190 plus no one other than sherlock could have beaten moriarty

Pure intelligence, nothing stops the passage

3 Batman Batman Batman aka Bruce Wayne is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, and first appeared in Detective Comics #27.

But batman is smarter than sherlock

Better than Sherlock Holmes - letdot52

He must be no. 1

Batman's logic : He faces a strong villain.He pulls a device out of nowhere and beats the villain.He faces an even stronger opponent,he invents another device.
This is not smart,it's called a*spull.

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4 Anthony Stark
5 Reed Richards
6 Adrian Veidt
7 Will Hunting
8 Hannibal Lecter Hannibal Lecter
9 Emmett Brown

This has to be higher I mean he invented time travel

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10 Hank Pym

The Contenders

11 Light Yagami Light Yagami Light Yagami is a fictional character and the protagonist of the manga series Death Note, created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.
12 Victor Frankenstein
13 Rick Sanchez (Rick and Morty) Rick Sanchez (Rick and Morty) Rick Sanchez is a fictional character from the American animated television series Rick and Morty, aired on Adult Swim.

Yeah, no. Rick is smarter than all others on this list.

Can literally make a spaceship with garbage from a garage - matenro

Can create and destroy whole infinite universes - matenro

14 Bruce Banner
15 Tony Stark
16 Gregory House
17 Beyond Birthday
18 Bulma Bulma Bulma is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama. Bulma is the most significant female character in the series.
19 Shinichi Akiyama
20 Artemis Fowl

A mastermind teenager who has the capability to invent, innovate, and lie his way to the top.

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