Top Ten Smartest Video Game Characters

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The Top Ten

1 Professor Layton (Professor Layton series) Professor Layton (Professor Layton series) Professor Hershel Layton is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the Professor Layton fictional universe, created by Level-5.

He always seems to know the answer before we do, even though the evidence is there. I agree with the below comment, but instead, I'd say he surpasses Sherlock! Both in intellect, and also as a gentleman.

Layton is easily the smartest video game character. If you've ever played his games, you'll see how he rivals Sherlock in intellect.

2 Phoenix Wright (Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney) Phoenix Wright (Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney) Phoenix Wright, known as Ryūichi Naruhodō in the original Japanese-language versions, is a fictional defense attorney in Capcom's Ace Attorney video game series.

Objection! Miles Edgeworth is better in my opinion. - JayfeatherXStick

The objection says it all.

How is he lower then professor Layton he is the smartest character ever he always got the right verdict took down the evil actor matt engarde, Manfred von karma. and godot

3 Albert Wesker (Resident Evil series) Albert Wesker (Resident Evil series)
4 Gordon Freeman (Half-life series) Gordon Freeman (Half-life series) Dr. Gordon Freeman is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Half-Life video game series, created by Gabe Newell and designed by Newell and Marc Laidlaw of Valve Corporation.
5 Lara Croft (Tomb Raider series) Lara Croft (Tomb Raider series) Lara Croft is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Square Enix video game franchise Tomb Raider.
6 Freddy Fazbear (Five Nights at Freddy's series) Freddy Fazbear (Five Nights at Freddy's series) Freddy Fazbear (originally known as Freddybear, as seen in the Kickstarter) is one of four main antagonists of Five Nights at Freddy's, who later appear as variations in the succeeding games.
7 Quan Chi (Mortal Kombat series) Quan Chi (Mortal Kombat series) Quan Chi is a fictional character in the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise. First appearing as an original guest character in the 1996 animated series Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm, he made his series canon debut as the non-playable main antagonist of Midway's 1997 side-scrolling action-adventure ...read more.
8 Ezio (Assassin Creed series) Ezio (Assassin Creed series)

He would have to outsmart his apponents sometimes. - slenderbrine123

9 Agent 47 (Hitman series) Agent 47 (Hitman series) Agent 47 is a fictional character and main protagonist of the Hitman video game series released by IO Interactive and Square Enix Europe.
10 Alphys (Undertale) Alphys (Undertale) Alphys is an adorably dorky, lab-coat-wearing, bespectacled, yellow-skinned lizard scientist who resides in her lab in Hotland in the critically acclaimed cult classic RPG known as Undertale, wherein she partakes in the daily act of watching insane amounts of anime and having a vast majority of the ...read more.

The Contenders

11 Kortana (Halo Series) Kortana (Halo Series)
12 Sans (Undertale) Sans (Undertale) Sans or Sans the Skeleton is a character in the 2015 RPG Undertale created by Toby Fox. He is a lazy, pun-loving skeleton who is a supporting protagonist in the "pacifist" and "neutral" routes of Undertale, and a heroic antagonist/final boss of the "genocide" route. He is known for his incredibly difficult ...read more.
13 Luigi (Mario Series)
14 Shulk (Xenoblade Chronicles) Shulk (Xenoblade Chronicles) 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.
15 Tails (Sonic) Tails (Sonic) Miles "Tails" Prower is a fictional character in Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog series, and the title character's best friend and sidekick.
16 Dickson (Xenoblade Chronicles)
17 Bowser Jr. (Mario Series) Bowser Jr. (Mario Series) Bowser Jr., or sometimes simply Jr., is a video game character who appears in Nintendo's Mario franchise as the secondary antagonist. As his name implies, he is the son of the series' primary antagonist, Bowser.
18 Link
19 Gary Smith (Bully)
20 Eggman (Sonic)
21 Mr. Freeze (Batman Arkham City) Mr. Freeze (Batman Arkham City) Mr. Freeze, real name Victor Fries, is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.
22 Rhys (Tales From The Borderlands)
23 Mumkhar (Xenoblade Chronicles)
24 Mettaton (Undertale) Mettaton (Undertale) Mettaton is a character in the popular 2015 RPG game, Undertale. He is a robot with a soul built by Dr. Alphys, and is the sole television star of the underground. Mettaton is a popular character in the fanbase. His notable features include his legs, and his catchphrase "OH YESSSS!"
25 Citan (Xenogears)
26 Ninetails (Okami)
27 Handsome Jack (Borderlands 2) Handsome Jack (Borderlands 2) The main antagonist of the video game Borderlands 2. He is also included in the games: Borderlands: the Pre-Sequel, and Stories from the Borderlands.
28 Robin (Fire Emblem)
29 Gaster (Undertale) Gaster (Undertale) W . D Gaster is one of the characters from the very popular game, UnderTale . Basically, he was once the royal scientist long ago, but then was forgotten and left in the void . ...read more.

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30 Donatello (Ninja Turtles) Donatello (Ninja Turtles)

He builds machines and tech gadgets. He should be number one due to how smart he is.

31 Ludwig Von Koopa Ludwig Von Koopa Ludwig Von Koopa is a villain in the Super Mario Franchise. He is the self-proclaimed leader of the Koopalings and has a pompous and arrogant personality. He is said to have all the powers of the other six Koopalings. He can clone himself, cause earthquakes, teleport, and shoot lightning bolts from ...read more.

He is the smartest koopaling.

32 Wily (Megaman Series)
33 Liquid snake (Metal Gear Solid 5: TPP)

Liquid Snake(A.K.A The White Mamba) is a character in The Phantom Pain, he is a clone Solid Snake. He is known to have the IQ of 180 making him one of the smartest characters in the game, although he is a child, he can also speak several languages. He leads a group of African American children that terrorize cities, he is much faster than Venom Snake and almost more superior than him

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