Top Strongest Hunter X Hunter Characters

This list may not be 100% right. Since we haven't seens the real power of every character.

The Top Ten

1 Meruem Meruem

This guy needs to be in first. He OWNS virtually every character seen so far.

Strongest no question

No questions!

He went toe

to toe with the chairman how many people can say that

2 Netero

I think so.

I don't think hisoka can beat this old man. Let's bring his ranking up.

Because guanvin bodvihast

It say his the strongest men user expect for Meriden there could be others in the dark continent

3 Ging

Why Ging? Because we don't know much about him! He is one of the most powerful hunters to ever exist! He has so much knowledge, and he is named the greatest hunter of all time! Eventually he will show his true power, and when that time comes everyone will know that he is the strongest!

We still know very little about Ging's character, but we know he is one of the most powerful hunters to ever exist. And showing that he is essentially a celebrity to all hunters who aspire to be like him, we can assume he has an extremely strong aura more effective of any hunter we have heard of before.

Created a world, outsmarts anyone, predicts everything, impossible to find, super powerful and possesses incredible knowledge about Nen furthermore he is considered to be among the best, if not the best, hunters of the present time whilst no hunter even knows the full extent of his powers. Finally Gin discovers and fights, constantly versus the unknown, across the world which may contain creatures and threats as powerful or even more powerful than Merumen. He is the living example of what a true hunter is supposed to be.

In the end, Ging will reveal his full power

4 Hisoka Hisoka

He is Best Ever No one can defeat Them

First of all, Hisoka's adaptability and talent is scary, he was able to easily grab Togari's(former Hunter examiner) quickly master the usage of spinning knives, besting a expert who trained for one year mere seconds after their battle started.
Also dodged continuous attacks from Gon without making a step, Hisoka is very unpredictable character in which the viewers have seen multiple ways Hisoka has defeated opponents: brute strength, trickery, strategy, intellect and adaptability to use his abilities in different situations, there are more abilities that will shown for when Hisoka fights stronger opponents as this fits with his personality Hisoka finds fighting fun with opponents that he likes to face thus not needing to reveal all his ability - like a magician

He's got good charisma? Like he became friends (sorry boyfriend's) with a master assassin and snuck his way in with the spiders

He should be tip 3 he's just a beast he can never get outplayed and always is layed back

5 Chrollo

He may not be as much of a fan favorite as Hisoka, but he is stronger so he should be higher.

He literally killed hisoka, hisoka only came back to life because his theory on post Morton nen was confirmed

Chrollo beaten hisoka, so he should be above him, enough said!

Clearly destroyed Hisoka so up him!

6 Neferpitou

Why is she 6th? She is by far the strongest royal ant and the only person who could match her would be Netero

I love that comment that says "Gon beat her" ignoring how it was a one-time-only attack that Gon will never use again. Normal Gon is leagues below Pitou.

Netero said she was stronger than him. She shouldn't be below Chrollo or Hisoka.

My order is

1. Meruem
2. Neferpitou
3. Netero
4. Maha
5. Ging
6. Chrollo
7. Zeno
8. Hisoka
9. Gon
10. Killua - Bswaggers

7 Killua

(Kinda spoilers)
While not the STRONGEST he is pretty strong. Right from the start of the show he was a trained assassin, but now he wields heavy yo yos that work with the fact he learned how to use lightning, not only that but now he has a technique called Godspeed that allowed him to hit Youpi several times due to being super fast. (Though a time limit). Not to mention immunity to poison. - K1l


How is Killua not in the top 3 with his godspeed?

To me he is a god he has his own strategy and I can't say that he's stronger then Gon cause he isn't cause he's scared of him

8 Gon

Okay so the person that said "I'm not saying Gon is better than Killua nor that Killua I better than Gon" Okay first that article is just no cause they didn't point out that Gon didn't have parents in the first place and that he just lived with his grandma and aunt. I believe Gon is stronger than Killua and yes this is a article too let people know. Just because they seem powerful doesn't mean they are. Okay lets get with the skills first, okay so lets start with Killua. Okay so Killua is a very fierce character he seems so "Powerful" by the comments but you will see that he doesn't really have experience. I don't mean that he is tortured or that he's family is a rich assassin family I mean combat skills. I mean like all the moves he has shown in the series are just fancy tricks and no I'm not saying Gon has more moves but I'm saying that Killua is just taught but Gon on the other hand learned from himself and yes he trained but he wasn't taught by family he taught himself he and was ...more

I'm not saying Gon is better than Killua nor that Killua is better than Gon but I admit that NOW Killua has great advantages over Him but yet almost has the same skills as Gon has I know that Killua didn't really like his childhood more even hates it and thus he doesn't want to go back home but yet that childhood Killua experience taught him a lot of skills making him a veteran in the face of battles and combats and the reason he has more knowledge and experience than Gon, but if Gon went to the same grueling experience as Killua had maybe just maybe he could have what Killua has that Gon himself does not have, experience, I have seen both Gon and Killua train at the same time with the same task and I know most of you also had, have you even seen their skills being so far apart from each other no because their potential are almost the same

Depends what Gon we're talking about here. Transformation Gon would definitely deserve to be here but I don't know about young Gon. - Meruem

If gon was in big daddy gon transformation then he would be the strongest or maybe tied with meruem

9 Maha Zoldyck

Putting him below Gon and killua is definitely not right

Why is he lower than Hisoka

Stated to be stronger than netero. could probably go toe to toe or defeat neferpitou

Top 5 for sure!

10 Zeno

He a boss

This Grandad owns. He barely uses any effort when fighting and is still stronger than most characters in the show

Zeno is stronger than Killua but Killua has enough potential to be stronger, so I think Zeno should be a higher rank than killua

His knowledge ranks him Higher than Gon, and Hisoka.


The Contenders

11 Feitan

I can say feitan must be before Gon

That dude can create a small sun by his own. What else do you need to prove that he should be in the top 10? He could kill all the phantom brigade members on his own with this attack.

He can probably kill anyone in the show lets face it

What about if he have to die, it will cause the Pain Packer more powerful

12 Kurapika Kurapika

His judgement chain is insanely powerful

He is an absolute mother beast

He literally outsmarted chrollo, is way smarter than gon and killua. His problem is that he gets a bit too reckless when it comes to spiders but other than that he should be 1st or 2nd at least

He should be higher, because some said that both Killua and kurapika surpassed go so...

13 Silva Zoldyck

He is a Zoldyck family member, and also the head of the strongest group of assassins in the WORLD. It's obvious he is above both Killua and Gon.

In what way is killua stringer than him?

For me, I think that the Zoldyck is the strongest family

Even killua said he is damn strong than him but killua himself is no 5 while he is12

14 Menthuthuyoupi

He should be way higher than this. Killua, Knuckle, Shoot, Morel, and Meleoran all fought him and they still couldn't take him down. The only reason he died was because he was diseases because he saved Meruens life.

The strongest Royal Guard, he could not be overpowered.

It took Killua, Knuckle, Shoot, and Morel beat this brute.

What!? he's a royal guard, no human can match him, why is he so low! - Hound

15 Illumi


Should be much higher, he's at hisoka's level. people just don't think of him at first because he's not a main character

Hisoka has a clear respect for Illumi which wouldn't be there if Illumi isn't insanely powerful. He is at the very least on Hisoka's level.

No way killia is stronger than illumi

16 Razor

He broke Hisoka’s fingers and destroyed his bungee gum just by throwing a volleyball at him and his power was split between the 14 devils. If he is at full power and going all out in combat he would destroy, I mean his mere presence scared the phantom troupe.

It took gon, killua and hiskoa to beat him...
in actual combat he'd dominate

If you have read and watched hunter x hunter well, you would know that Razor is at least more powerful than hisoka.

At least top 15, in my opinion just behind hisoka

17 Tonpa Tonpa

His extra layers of fat allows him to defend against most attacks easily.

I'm convinced he's not human, maybe a god, but that's underestimating still.

He can wink and the entire universe will be destroyed


18 Kite


My man

I believe Kite deserves a top-ten spot. He has such a crazy yet wonderful nen ability that we only saw a little of (Crazy clown), although it's random, he managed to amaze us with only 3 of what his lucky slots can provide: Grim Reaper's dance with his fearful scythe, the rifle as a quick and practical weapon, and last but not the least the ability to survive even the most cruel situations (ex: fighting a royal guard with only one arm), which is an ability in his lucky slots that we don't know much about except that it helped him survive his deadly fight with pitou (although it came with a cost)...All that, and we just know 3 or 4 of his slots (if we counted the mace), it thrills me to think of what the remaining 5 slots could possibly have.

Ok let's be honest, if you got your arm chopped off would you be able to defend yourself against a royal guard? Let alone the strongest one? And after the fight keep her so intrigued that she wants to fight you again? This guy did.

19 Shaiapouf

He's a royal guard, what is he doing here so low, he should be at least top 10, definitely stronger then Hisoka and Gon & Killua he could even probably beat Pitou if it came down to it.

How is Leorio higher than the Royal Guard?

20 Alluka Zoldyck

Her power is unlimited as far as we know

She's a god!

Why is she not at the top she can kill anyone instantly...

When she's used by somebody else, she's just the most powerful character ever. However, that makes her more of a powerful weapon, rather than a powerful character, since she needs to depend on someone else to use her powers. - Goku02

21 Biscuit Krueger

Gon's and Killua's teacher in the greed island arc. She was able to easily defeat and opponent that took both Gon and Killua a whole day to conquer.

Because he strong

She had an incredibility that train up gon and killua to make strong to defeat oponent

Are you guys serious?
Biscuit is as stronger as youpi..
According to the official chart of togashi, she's ranked top 5 just below netero and the three royal guards!
This voting is very wrong!
I think they're voting their favorites not the real thing!

22 Leorio

Vote to number 1

Because leorio is jesus

Man that pen15 to big

Leorio is better then Tonpa what the heck

23 Beyond Netero

If he has surpassed netero (netero is the strongest human nen user) then he should be number 1# or 2#

Can beat Meruem

Surpassed Netero some years ago.

He was only a kid when he went to the dark continent yet he made it back alive. His father Issac Netero once said that there are 5 people in the world (I suppose he didn’t include the dark continent ) that are stronger than he is and without a doubt Beyond is one of them. I have to admit that Meruem is one of the strongest characters ever seen on this series/Manga since all he has to do is eat and he’ll get stronger however his mom obviously came from the dark continent and unlike him some others of his kind (Chimera Ants) actually stayed alive and had more enough food and yet when Beyind went to the dark continent he fought them and survived. Not only that but he still wants to go back there. I’m not saying Meruem is weak because let’s be real no one is that stupid. However all I’m saying is that Beyond is stronger.

24 Illumi Zoldyck

Should be higher, in the anime he threaten to kill hisoka and hisoka said he was kidding.

Illumi doesn't even try with opponents that are difficult to others. He smart, his nen ability is to far looked over, and the fact that he gets the respect from his father and grandfather. Plus chrollo hired him cause he knew he would get the job done. And if your someone that the mad man Hisoka looks to as a friend your pretty powerful.

25 Pariston Hill

Pariston is arguably one of the most intelligent characters of the series. He managed to rank first in all but one round of the election and eventually win the chairmanship, calculating every step from the very beginning. Pariston's abilities are yet to be revealed, but having been chosen as part of the Zodiacs, Vice-Chairman of the Hunters Association and a Triple Star Hunter, plus having joined Beyond Netero's party, he must be a capable and most likely a powerful Nen user. Despite often commenting on how weak he is, he actually has enough confidence in his strength to covertly threaten Cheadle, menacing he would seriously "make fun of her" if she were to create a boring Hunter Association. Furthermore, Ging speculated that he wanted to make the area still filled with Chimera Ants his own "playground".

Does anyone realise that his name is an anagram for Paris Hilton(almost)

The rival of Ging(currently for me the strongest nen user alive) but Ging,Hisoka and Pariston all hide their power so if ging and hisoka are up there Pariston should be there too. I say mid 1-10 range

26 Phinks

Phinks strong but he's to reckless and slow would get destroyed by mereum and hisoka, feitan, chrollo etc.

Let’s be honest here phinks could charge his punch and take out meruem! why is he so low on the list?

I personally think he is the strongest troupe member, he is No.2 in the arm wrestling and he killed a chimera captain with ONE PUNCH! and we still haven't seen his true power.

He is a strong enhancer, and he has a funny moment from time to time.

27 Beans

I mean... he's beans...

28 Morel

He would destroy all royal guards

He is def same tier with the strongest of zodiacs (except gin ofc)

Is far stronger than hisoka illumi killua gon and maybe silva should be five

29 Komugi

Man...What a character!

Just look at his eyebrow. Real man have bushy eyebrow Brooo...

She's a blind girl who can play chess. She isn't strong she just didn't get demolished because she was good at a board game

I think its Komugi because she can easily make people fall for her. But her love for Meruem is different, though

30 Uvo

The phantom troupe regularly admits him to be their strongest member. He should surely be higher. Kurapika did beat him. But Kurapika also caught Chrollo and disabled his nen. If Chrollo is still that high up after that Uvo should be higher.

The phantom troup admits him to be their strongest member. His big bang impact is unblockable. Wiped out 4 shadowbeasts alone. If it wasnt for Kurapikas overpowered God Chains I doubt anyone would have beaten Uvo 1 v 1.

Uvo is strong Kurapika is just prepared how to beat him in a different kind of game.

Uvo is super-man damn! He is strong. Even stronger than bisky, killua,illumi gon and many other characters

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31 Wing

He has four eyes

32 Nanika

She got the POWER.

"Your wish is my command"
Just a single word and everyone dies..

33 Knov

Should be at least top 20

This dude was one of the two most trusted hunters in the world by NETERO also his power effectively makes it impossible for him to die during a fight because he cn just open one of his portals and teleport away from there.

Definitely stronger than Pokkle, Knuckle, Shoot and he was up to par with Morel, he was one of the two most trusted hunters by Netero himself, How is he so low!

Smh y'all did him dirty with 49th place :(

34 Kalluto Zoldyck Kalluto Zoldyck

Not strong as killua

She is able to quickly dispatch an enemy using only paper though she is the weakest of the phantom troupe

35 Botobai

What no he is not strong then kite

Closest to Netero in ability.

36 Machi

She's the strongest female of Phantom Troupe.

37 Shoot McMahon

My boy be shootin them hands yee yee

38 Zeno Zoldyck
39 Shizuku Shizuku


40 Nobunaga Hazama

He's awesome

41 Knuckle Bine

-Outsmarted cheetu-Punched and hurt Youpi-Fought Gon and Killua-Withstood two jajanken rocks from Gon-Adapts while in battle-Amazing reaction speed.(Easily in the top 20)

Has fought over 5000 oponents which makes him have a way lot more experience than the average hunter x hunter fighters, and relys mostly on his physical strength rather than nen if he somehow got really serious on nen attacks he would take Gon's jajanken to whole new other level. He is really strong but stupid

42 Apollo

Show the face pleaseee

43 Cheadle
44 Gotoh

His catchphrase should be... YOU WIN! JACKPOT! Then kill them with money

45 Bonolenov


46 Welfin
47 Omokage
48 Pokkle

He's not as strong as others but has a cool ability in my opinion

49 Zazan
50 Cheetu

I like the person who plays this character

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