Top Ten Castle Crashers Characters


The Top Ten

1 The Red Knight

because a long stun lock of damage and really good at small soliders but not good fighting the bosses it only does a lot of one damaging but put about half the points in it and fight in the areana and you do a bunch of 12s decent heath and I would like it if it does dots on the eneimes to add to lots of damage

The Red Knight is one of the four basic starting knights. The Red Knight uses lightning-based magic, and his default weapon is a gray mace. Many players use this knight because of his "crowd control". He can stun enemies with his magic. Many consider him the strongest knight out of the four starting knights. His lightning magic can stun enemies, similar to the Blue Knight. What do you think about the Red Knight? Agree? - TheWorst

Red knight is a character I love. He's both overrated and underrated (depends on who you ask) but I still think he's the best. I've just started insane mode with red knight at level 44 using the black morning star and troll, and have had no problems

He very a very good magical ability

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2 The Green Knight

This is the best knight... Right beside blue... This is the main knight and his y-y combo is the only good one in the game

With that magic, if you train yourself and use proper timing, the green knight puts all others (including red knight) to shame.

I play him in the game. He is so legit and good. Everyone should love him!

At first I picked him because he looked cool but now after I try the others, he's the best.

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3 The Orange Knight

Indeed the red knight may be better, but nothing compares to knocking your enemies back against a wall countless times using fire magic. Sure, lightning stuns enemies and does a considerable amount of damage, but then you are left vulnerable until you decide to stop your lightning strike.(get it! ) Anyway, as an Orange knight user, he was my first knight I played, and is currently level 77. He is great for clearing away enemies, knocking them back, and them swiping your sword. The orange knight is great at crowd control if you can stay mobile, and steer clear of enemies behind you. Just remember to block. I played castle crashes as my orange knight and played alone, yep ALONE. I managed to survive and gradually realized how awesome fire knight is. Overall, fire knight is more practical, for he isn't vulnerable while using his magic. Fire knight deserves more attention.

The fire knight is the best in the game, in my opinion. The fire he uses can blast enemies so far and still get them a burn after the magic is released. I do believe poison and fire are somewhat the same, here I think is the difference in their magic... Fire can blast enemies way of the ground which will leave them with a lot of fall damage. While the poison magic can have a longer rate of poison after the blast is done.

I beat the game with the orange knight. He is one of the best magic knights and will easily whoop enemy face


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4 The Blue Knight

I feel the blue knight is the best due to the freeze powers. He may need some skill and use half his mana to cast his cone, but the freeze makes up for it. Plus it makes it better than any damage over time the fire users or poison users have. So he probably have the lowest magic damage but great to take opponents out of the fight.

The Blue knight can freeze people, setting up for some devastating combos. Plus, it can be used to keep enemies away temporarily so you can focus on a different opponent. The only downside is most bosses are immune to freezing.

Red is best for solo, but is for noobs. Orange and green are best in multiplayer. Blue is the funnest, takes great skill, and actually has a greater chance to chop peoples heads off than the others. Also red is as boring as hell.

He is the best because of the height he can gain and because of the kissing of the princess

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5 The Necromancer

Not only does he summon the dead, he has one of the GREATEST theme songs in any game period. He is, bar none, the number one sought after unlockable character in the game

The Necromancer may look cool and have an awesome theme, but he sucks as a playable character. His splash magic is weak, slow, and bugged. (sometimes the enemies can go right through it unharmed) Not good.

Necromancer does not summon undead I have the magic maxed out and his is strongest magic in game

Looks awesome

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6 The Bear

The bears tornado is so op because it can destroy anything in it's path if your going to use this character I recommend leveling up your magic

Amazing and unstoppable in pvp his tornado can wipe out an army

I like lightning a lot, but it's the Bear! Tornado magic! Awesome look!

Look how cute he is... Wait, is that blood?

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7 Blacksmith

First of all he has a magic frog, magic fire hammer, most detail, best looking suit, some of his magic deals with mechanical items which are boss, awesome stats, comes with a load of weapons, he is THE BLACKSMITH OF THE GAME he owns two buildings with weapons and pets and the secret room with the eye pet, and he is dlc he is too cool to be free, and finally blacksmith is just the best character done

I like this character for his cosmetics and magic. His magic varies from frog tongues to a flaming hammer... COLLL! But I understand he isn't the ideal crowd controller. I'm level 25 with him and it was difficult overcoming many enemies at once. What keeps him going is his various magic abilities and default hammer weapon, which is cool. Overall a fun and cool character, deserves like 10th or even 8th place though

The blacksmiths starting weapon is definitely the best 3+ damage for 1- agility I'll take that any day

He looks so cool

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8 The Conehead

FREE Booms from free bombs for his second magic makes him prize and pride.

9 The Skeleton

The Skeleton is also (to me) the most unique character in the game he can also WRECK SOME bosses with his splash attack he has no disadvantages and overall he looks unique I MEAN HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A playable SKELETON in any game I think he should be in the top 3

So his splash attack is op it has really long range when you upgrade it his XXXY combo is amazing kills enemies instantly his starting weapon is the skeleton mace -2 strength +3 defense and +6 agility normally you have to be level 20 to have this weapon but the skeleton can use it any time I would take this weapon he looks awesome beefy and all his magic looks really cool the character himself looks really cool he should be in top 3

Super op love this guy!

Op undead character who else has got this guy and loves him he is a superhero necromancer thanks for this p.s I'm AM NOT BEING SARCASTIC

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10 The Pink Knight

How can this beautiful knight not be in the top 10? He uses rainbow magic and a lollipop sword to kill his enemies! Plus, he is the only character in the entire game that's always happy and has hearts going over his head!

Beautiful magic and powerful he pitches penguins and pink monsters.

This knight has... Interestingly fun crowd control and great projectile magic. Just isn't your ideal hack and slash murder. But then again, it takes a psychopath to smile as a he decpitates his enemies with rainbows and a lollipop. Very fun and comical character, recommend using him when bored.

He is just amazing'!

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The Contenders

11 The Fencer

People can say all they want in terms of what character they like more, but in terms of usability the Fencer is the most overpowered character in the game.

He has the highest splash damage output on bosses, when his spell is maxed he can hit a single enemy 32 times in half a second, his splash move has maximum range from level 1, and his splash is quite literally programmed to do more damage against bosses than against normal enemies.

Fencer is the best boss killer in the entire game. Not to mention he is super easy to beat insane mode with. 'enough said. If you don't acknowledge Fencer as the best character in the game, you know nothing of castle crashers.

Who wouldn't want to kill any boss in 2 seconds?!?

He’s great for boss killing and it is so easy to get levels fast using him and industrialist. They are both by far my favorite characters

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12 Brute

He is just a fencer (OP) with other magic he looks amazing and you never fight clones of yourself + I use him as a tank in insane mode (I don't play solo)

He is just the coolest looking character and you don't have to fight clones of your self if you are being brute unless you are beefy

I love him and he gets should get way more attention!

Tanky and just... too many words...

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13 The King

Great for multiplayer because he heals players and himself. And he's great for bosses! And very good for hard bosses! And seriously if you put him with magic and one of the starting knights, HE IS USEFUL! Unless the other players ask for healing too much.

The king is good for healing but is good for jumping attacks

14 Ninja

Really powerful attacks and has a good beginning weapon

He tells me to sh on his icon and I find that offensive

Faster melee speed, faster magic projectile, multi-hitting splash magic, and super amazing juggling. 'enough said.

15 The Industrialist

I voted industrialist and fencer because they are the same but you get industrialist before fencer which barely makes a difference since it is so easy to beat the game with it takes like an hour less of game-play to get industrialist so I vote him as the best only because of that tiny reason.

His magic is OP against bosses

His magic can be overpowered if you level his magic up


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16 Hatty Hattington

Buckle your pants... Or DIE

Hatty is the best castle crasher because... It's Hatty. Do I need a reason?

Yes, you do, actually. And in my opinion, Hatty isn't very good as a CC character (he's got the most gimped magic in the game). I don't care if it's Hatty Hattington. Castle Crashers isn't about good looks. It's about doing well on Insane Mode with a good magic moveset, something Hatty lacks.

His magics is vary good and he is my favort character.He is a cool looking character

If you like money this guy is for you
He's my favorite charicter but his whale doesn't go wa

17 The Cyclopse

Is this also including his resurrected boss fight, or not. Anyway his first fight is fun, a bit difficult, but a great fight overall. His 2nd and final fight is also fun but it's hard to hit him since he is always running around.

The Cyclopse is one eyes beasts, very great power, big body and easy intellect. Cyclopse is very speed fighters and super kicking to foots.

18 The Painter

One of the few characters in the game that can actually speak. Besides this, his whole boss fight is basically one big Newgrounds joke. His dialogue besides is humorous. I mean, when else will someone tell you that their brush is mightier than you sword? No one besides The Painter.

He is not a character BUT he is the coolest boss in the game

Pretty cool,but one thing,I wish he had a backstory I mean come on that would be pretty cool. (Right? )

19 The Forest Knight (Snakey)

For the love of castle crashers stop calling him the forest knight

20 Alien Hominid

His gun powers are so good I want to kill my friends with it

The alien can't pick up weapons but he is a great support character

I love Alien he should be in at least Top 5

He has great magic

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21 Cultist
22 The Gray Knight

Arrow Rain is BEAST guys come on...

The gray knight has a secondary magic which is op as 2x a arrow with full strength it is very reliable character to

Bombs are the only redeeming thing the Grey Knight has. His splash magic is unreliable, plus he's tied with the Red Knight for having the worst XXXY combo.

I think the grey night is best because his arrow rain does amazing damage and u can't block it, he can freely use bombs whenever he wants and he is definitky the best at doing damage to multiple enimies at once. Did I mention he is very easy to level up. come on guys the grey knight is easyly the best character in the game.

I say tenth
for him beat the game in 5 hours

23 Thief

He can be fast with his arrows like in a sevond

24 Saracen

It's like tetris with hats

He is amazing...I finished the game with green knight/royal guard and I love him (Saracen) so much...He's like the bear (same tornado with diffrent colour) I can't understand why people doesn't like saracen,Maybe it because his look,I love him style,he's cool actually!

25 The Iceskimo

His elemental infusion combo can infinitely attack enemies until they die or if icekimo gets interrupted in his combo. His splash deals good ice damage and freezes enemies. His projectile is non-elemental and is not resisted even by the culist.

He's alright

26 The Dragon with a Sock puppet

He's a butt

27 Red Demon

Better than orange with a very good xxxy. He is literally very strong at add control and boss damage with zero down sides.

really op

28 Open-Faced Grey Knight

It's the grey knight with his helmet open

29 Peasant

His arrow rain lets me kill bosses in 10 seconds

I don't care if he sucks. He carries a chicken. Noof said

30 Dark Wizard Boss

Wait, this is the same guy, just realized this is a list of top characters, guess no playable is still allowed to be listed, very fun boss fight, played this boss fight countless times with orange knight solo.

Wait, this is a character, I just saw this tabbed name and decided to comment on if this is legit. I guess he is a good character?

31 Barbarian Boss
32 Barbarian

In my opinion I think the barbarian is the best character out of them all.
Its first magic is not that fun to use but when you fully upgrade its magic you'll be using it a lot. It a lot of fun to earn it in kings arena.
I promise that you will use the barbarian.

Its fun to play as an enemy you kill in castle crashers.
Love first magic for barbarian if you make everything out.

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33 Beekeeper

He's not too good but I think he's cool.

34 Stove Face
35 Wizard

Mad good

36 Scared Owl
37 Commoner
38 Catfish Boss

The easiest boss to kill

39 Corn Boss

You can kill him in 10 seconds if you just use arrows

40 The Purple Knight

There is no purple knight, it's just the blacksmith

41 Necromancer Minion
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2. The Orange Knight
3. The Blue Knight
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2. Cultist
3. Saracen
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