Most Underrated Video Game Characters


The Top Ten

1 Wario Wario Wario is a character in Nintendo's Mario series who was originally designed as an antagonist to Mario. His motives are driven by greed and he will take the side of whoever will give him the most pay. Although he may seem like just a mean man with no heart, he does have a very tragic past.

The Wario Land Game (except for "The Shake Dimension") are very good

His poses in Mario Party 9 and 10 are ugly - Yoshi

Past or no past, he's overrated if anything.
And Raz is better. - Synchronocity

So glad he's number one, he's my favorite video game character of all time. - DCfnaf

2 Lucas

He's not a wuss its because of porky minch and everything he did changed him - dinosaur

3 Toad Toad Toad, known in Japan as Kinopio, is a major character in the Mario Bros. franchise. He assists Princess Peach in the Mushroom Kingdom and will do whatever it takes to help her. He first appeared in the classic game, Super Mario Bros. after being kidnapped by Bowser and his minions. Since then he has more.

Toad needs more appreciation :(

Still not in SSB4.

4 Waluigi Waluigi Waluigi is a lanky self-centered, brusque young lad as he is considered evil and the main rival of Luigi. Waluigi is shown causing local havoc in most games he appears in alongside his partner Wario. Waluigi is not instinctively evil or the antagonist (not counting DDR), as a matter of fact, he shows more.

Wah - PopplioDaGamer05

5 Ness Ness

Ness is underrated because he is from Earthbound, another underrated character. I knew NOBODY who played Earthbound or ever played as Ness in Super Smash Bros. He is an awesome character though

I was watching a guy play super smash bros. ness one, I was mad because just look at him! He looks weak - Yoshi

Won* - Yoshi

6 Olimar Olimar
7 Charmy Bee

No not Charmy. He's underrated because he's so annoying. Proof in almost every game he's in. -shadowswagger922

8 Pauline (Super Mario) Pauline (Super Mario) Pauline, also known as Daniella Verducci, is the original damsel-in-distress whom Mario must rescue from the eponymous ape in the original Donkey Kong.
9 Sherry Birkin
10 Prince Fluff

The Contenders

11 Coco Bandicoot Coco Bandicoot
12 Eirika
13 Elena (Street Fighter)
14 Ashley Graham Ashley Graham

Okay, to put it lightly, she is easily the single worst RE character ever made by quite a large margin. - xandermartin98

15 Bayonetta Bayonetta Bayonetta, real name Cereza, is a fictional character and protagonist of the video game Bayonetta and its sequel, developed by PlatinumGames and published by Sega and Nintendo respectively.
16 Vectorman
17 Mega Man Mega Man Mega Man, known as Rockman in Japan, is the title character and the protagonist of the Mega Man series by Capcom.
18 Mario Mario Mario is the main character in the Mario Bros. Franchise, who was created by the creative director and video game designer at Nintendo of Japan, Shigeru Miyamoto. Mario has appeared in almost every Mario Game, including spinoff series, as a playable character, with few exceptions including New Super more.

He's definitely NOT overrated lol

19 Luigi Luigi Luigi is a fictional character featured in video games and related media released by Nintendo. Created by prominent game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, Luigi is portrayed as the slightly younger but taller fraternal twin brother of Nintendo's mascot Mario, and appears in many games throughout the Mario more.

Why does everyone like mario more? They must have not played the RPGs. - Solacress

No he is overrated

20 Razputin "Raz" Aquato (Psychonauts)

Dude, how is WARIO #1? If anything, he's overrated!
Raz needs more love. - Synchronocity

21 Joanna Dark
22 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 more.

The hell? Alphys is not a Nintendo character!

23 Pikachu Pikachu Pikachu are a species of Pokémon, fictional creatures that appear in an assortment of video games, animated television shows and movies, trading card games, and comic books licensed by The Pokémon Company, a Japanese corporation.

He is so adorable

24 Gyarados Gyarados Gyarados is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. It evolves from one of the weakest Pokemon, Magikarp. But Gyarados has a high attack power (as of gen VII, mega Gyarados is ranking #19 for highest attack stat & would rank #10 if legendary Pokemon aren't included), and more.

Totally awesome poke mon

25 Pikmin
26 P.E.K.K.A (Clash of Clans)
27 Slippy Toad Slippy Toad
28 Jade (Beyond Good & Evil)

Jade is cool!

29 Princess Daisy Princess Daisy Princess Daisy is a fictional character in the Mario series of video games, in which she is the princess of the fictional region of Sarasaland. more.
30 Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog, trademarked Sonic The Hedgehog, is the title character and protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by SEGA, as well as numerous spin-off comics, five animated shows, and an animated OVA.

Sonic The Hedgehog(Himself) is Kind of Overrated But Not Underrated Because His Retarded Fanbase Bashing Various Nintendo Characters For Being One Dimensional or Something In Their Opinion.(Also He is More Overrated Than Shadow The Hedgehog)

Sonic The Hedgehog(Himself) is Also Decent Character But Not The Best

Sonic is not underrated. Whoever putted sonic on there doesn't really like him.

His games are kickass... but his fans ruined him. I love Sonic, and I am beyond disappointed that his fans are a huge steaming pile

31 Phoenix Wright Phoenix Wright 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! Phoenix should be #1!

Why Isn't he number 1? - HaloFanboy

32 Dragonite Dragonite Dragonite, known in Japan as Kairyu, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.
33 Excella Gionne
34 Clank Clank Clank is one of the titular protagonist game characters in the Ratchet & Clank video game series by Insomniac Games.

Sometimes he is underrated because he is small and cute. When you know him better you will see he is more than this. He is clever, can control the time and he can turn himself in a giant.He is the best! ❤

35 Klonoa

Yes...VERY yes!

WHY isn't there a release of "Klonoa 3", just yet? It could ALWAYS contain some awesome co-op & multiplayer gameplay, in addition to single-player gameplay!

36 Ristar Ristar
37 Earthworm Jim Earthworm Jim Earthworm Jim is the main protagonist of the Earthwork Jim video game series as a worm who's life changed after coming in contact with a cyber suit that granted him special powers to battle the likes of his nemesis like Evil the Cat, Psycrow, Queen Slug for a Butt and Bob the Killer Gold FIsh, in the more.
38 Jack (Cave Story)

Cave Story VS I.M. Meen is easily the most underrated fanfic of all time, and Jack is its main protagonist.

39 Zanza
40 Frisk (Undertale) Frisk (Undertale)
41 Asgore (Undertale) Asgore (Undertale) Asgore Dreemurr is a boss monster and the king of the monsters in the 2015 RPG Undertale made by Toby Fox. Asgore is the portrayed main antagonist who plans to acquire seven human souls and use their power to break the barrier that seals the monsters underground . Aspects of his character are hinted more.

I don't think Asgore gets enough love. Inside his heart, I believe he is a kind person, and when you go the pacifist route, I think he's a good person that wants his kingdom safe

42 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon Zigzagoon, known in Japan as Jiguzaguma, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.
43 Shantae Shantae
44 R.O.B.

Technically not a video game character. It's a useless robot for the NES.

45 Jamjars
46 Jasper Batt, Jr.
47 Shang Xi (World of Warcraft)
48 Ballos (Cave Story) Ballos (Cave Story)
49 Dark Pit (Kid Icarus: Uprising) Dark Pit (Kid Icarus: Uprising)
50 Henry Hatsworth
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List StatsCreated 11 Dec 2013
Updated 2 Nov 2019

100 votes
90 listings
5 years, 336 days old

Top Remixes (5)

1. Frisk (Undertale)
2. Waluigi
3. Shantae
1. Wario
2. Ness
3. Olimar
1. Pikachu
2. Luigi
3. Mega Man

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