Top Ten Best Undertale Characters

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1 Sans Sans 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.

Sans is obviously fan-favorite, not only because he is hilarious in the True-Pacifist run (puns, Grillby's, MTT Resort dinner or whatever, head-dogs, etc.), but MAN, he is a complex character. He is a total beast when it comes to the Genocide-run, (keeping this kid-friendly) but it seems he has a bit of background with different elements of different topics, such as his scientific background or how he is with Papyrus, etc., and he seems like a pretty complex dude. But, if I may, he is pretty much a character that stands out from the rest. (I might get off topic) Sans is a character that just seems to have a different kind of feel to him, not only for how remarkable he is, but just how he links strongly to each story-line of the game itself. He is one of the major characters, for example, in a book or a movie you just have to question what he will do next, only to find out he did a hilarious move or something. One of the last things I wanna say is just that Sans is one of the most ...more

He's my favorite and I am literally him, I'm so lazy but really strong and has a younger brother...

I really like his character. It's so complex, yet easy going. I absolutely love bad jokes, so this guy was pretty much the coolest in my book. But when I got to the genocide, I died so many times it wasn't even funny. It took me 3 months, playing over and over every day to beat him. Needless to say, I had Megolivania stuck in my head for several weeks. Even though this game is 4 years old, It is still, and always will be, the best game I have ever played. And Sans (despite the memes) is still the coolest character. And his theme is still great. I'll admit, I was super discouraged by the fandom when thinking about playing the game. And fangirls were literally everywhere, but I'm glad looked past all the toxic stuff, because this game, and this character were both really amazing. So... yeah. I also tell bad jokes left and right, and my friends love the character as well.

Sans is such a complicated character. I am totally a Sans fangirl, but that's not the only reason why I like him, just because he's popular. There's so much we know about him, and so much we don't. Toby did an excellent job creating a character with so much mystery around him. Sans seems lazy, comedic, and maybe even selfish on the outside, but really he's slightly depressed (more so depending on the route), he's serious, and he really cares about his friends. He's the weakest enemy but will give you a serious bad time. He could have also been a scientist at one point. Also, he loves bad jokes, so how much better can you get?

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2 Papyrus Papyrus Papyrus is a character from the 2015 game Undertale, made by Toby Fox. He is the Younger brother of Sans the skeleton, royal guard in training, and a sentry in the town of Snowdin. Opposite to his brother, papyrus is active, loud, and full of himself; but in an endearing way. Papyrus means to become ...read more.

PAPYRUS IS THE BEST! He tought me so much about confidence, laughter, fun, love (not LOVE), and more! He is goofy, more complex than we see, and he shows us that anyone can be a good person if we just try. He is such a kind monster, and he never fails to make me smile. This game seems too real for it to be a game, the characters are too real and the plot is touching. I seem to be obsessed with Undertale, I have a little bit of a hard time with the fanbase, I always have to make sure it is labeled kid-friendly or clean. But the game is for the most part, child friendly.

I have only seen what my brother has played (he has played like 10 times and I've seen him play a lot), but this guy. THIS GUY is by far my favorite. He's so goofy, and he still believes in you even if you kill him. Plus that first few times you see him in the game are hilarious! - Qryx

Papyrus is prideful, sure, but he also has a kind heart. He's willing to help his friends out with any problems they might have, and he's nice to everyone-even if you kill him in Genocide, he still supports you. He's also the most hilarious character in the game. His quirkiness and niceness makes him my personal favorite character. - Garythesnail

He's THE BEST'! he's CUTE INNOCENT ETC etc I LOVE HIM

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3 Undyne Undyne Undyne is a main character in Toby Fox's 2016 RPG, Undertale. She is the heroic fishlike captain of the Royal Guard, who takes it upon herself to protect the monsters of the Underground. Her name is derived from the word "Undine", and is a pun on the word "Undying". Her most loved monsters are her mentor, ...read more.

"I'm gonna make you love me so much, you won't be able to think of anyone else! "

She totally succeeded. :P

*starts screaming spear of justice*

She tasted good as sushi. - lemur

Undyne touched my heart in a way that hasn't been done by any other video game character for years. Her smile, her humour, her love, and her DETERMINATION to fight for her friends, everything about her is incredible.

Smells like sushi. - Meredy

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4 Flowey (Asriel) Flowey (Asriel)

Holy HECC he is one great guy. Favorite character, I rate him infinity/10. I think I've written over five multi-paragraph essays on why he is the best character in Undertale (and also one of the best video game characters of all time). First of all, he's probably one of the most (if not THE most) important and pivotal characters in the game. Without him, there would be no beginning conflict, as there would be no Flowey or Omega Flowey. In the end, he sacrifices his own potential happiness and freedom to secure the happiness and freedom of others (and there is no way to save him). He is also the final boss of the pacifist route, which makes him pretty important if you ask me. Plus, his fight is awesome. It's something you don't really see in most games now. And his character development is amazing- it's rare that I care about a fictional character as much as I care about Asriel because somehow Toby Fox found a way to give him an un-annoying and truly tragic backstory, unlike other ...more

Personal Favorite

Flowey Asriel is my favorite!

Personally, asriel is just straight up a well-made character
sad yes but his story is so connectable to mine some people in my own school call me the human version of asriel. - chaddreemurr

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5 Alphys Alphys 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.

Okay lets get this down Alphys is my number 1 favorite character, no doubt. Sure people may hate her for bothering the player during the second half of the game but honestly unlike characters like Navi from Legend of Zelda, Alphys can actually be funny and it is very realistic but I can understand why people can hate her for that. But also I like her character because she is very relate able due to her tragic past and her not knowing if she can come to terms with herself or not, its just very relate able but anyways she is my favorite character. - tacoperson

Alphys is AMAZING. - Rosewhisker

I think we give Alphys a lot less credit than she deserves. One of her lines in the quiz show basically foreshadowed the creation of Deltarune (As it was in development at this time, or at least an idea) and she also basically saves the dark world by sending the two heroes of light. Besides, she's one of the more relatable characters: She's a nerd, she uses Social Media, she lies to make people think she's cooler than she says she is, and she's socially awkward. Besides, she's LGBTQ+. How often do we see positive representation of that in video games? (Ok, well I know it's in a lot of games now, but a while ago any of the representation was either criminalized or censored)

She is like the female lizard version of myself. I can totally relate to her. I am always on social media annoying people, I have a crush on someone who acts as a great friend, I can't stop writing stupid fan fictions, I sometimes feel suicidal, I am always nervous around my friends and new people, I love anime, I like to get creative when I think of new things and I make A LOT of mistakes. That's why I love her so much. She is one of the most realistic characters of the game. - Daviddv0601

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6 Toriel Toriel Toriel is a main character in Toby Fox's 2016 RPG, Undertale. She is an amazing blend of goat and mother.

Basically, I absolutely love Toriel and she is BY FAR my favorite character in Undertale. And perhaps she is my favorite character from any media I have ever experienced.

I'll come forward and say I might even consider it to be an obsession (up for debate). Although I feel that it has positively affected me overall.

If you want the LONG explanation, Read on:

! ***WARNING: SPOILERS***!

Toriel spoke to me (figuratively) in a way that that no other character in could. Her struggle and her backstory are things that I can relate to and sympathize with. I lost my cat to old age. And I witnessed the funeral held by a family who lost their dear son (After he had been part of their lives for over 20 years).

Toriel's situation I found to be analogous to what I experienced. I felt powerful emotions resurface when exposed to Toriel's back story.

I also adore her character. I am so drawn to her motherly nature and the loving warmth, sweetness, care and ...more

I love her really much. People are mean saying that she is mean to Asgore just by not willing to restart a relationship with him. They are also mean if they think that she must be kind to him even if he is the killer of her children. Yes, she abandonned her people, but it was to have the chance to save children who didn't deserved to have their soul eaten by a giant goat dad and, by saving them, she could manage to prevent the iminent war between human and monsters. She even saved asgore in the end of de pacifist! What a cool character.

She's the coolest

I love her

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7 Mettaton Mettaton 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!"

People keep talking about Sans Sans Sans, but Mettaton is also really great!

Why it is 7? it must be 1!

I like mettaton

He has the coolest boss fight in neutral and pacifist, and has an amazing theme

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8 Frisk Frisk

AW! Why isn't she higher on this list?!

Frisk is the best! She is filled with determination and also she helped save Asriel and free the monsters! But in Genocide things got rough, so I don't play the game but I know it I wish I could play but my mom doesn't let me. Welp that's it *YOUR FILLED WITH DETERMINATION*

Frisk is nice

How is mettaton higher?

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9 Asgore Asgore 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 ...read more.

He does not want to kill the human but he has to for to be free

Asgore is better than a lot of the other characters in this list, both in term of personality and depth but also in his comportment and in his manner of thinking. And he decided to sacrifice a lot to help all of them.
Unlike Sans, he did had faith in you from the beginning and didn't want you to die. Which is ironic, because he is the one that had to kill you but easily the one monster that want to do it the least. He deserves a place highter than Metatton, Alphys and especially Toriel, who is arguably the character I dislike the most in this game (dude, in my second run, after I take the time to study her character, I don't hesitated to attack her all the way, and then I realized Asgore still deeply love her, and I stop right before beginning a Genocide route, by sparing her).
Which is one of the many points that make him more complex than the top 3 of this list.
What annoys me the most is without a doubt Sans's fans.
It's like any popular character's fan. They are fans ...more

King Fluffybuns how cuter of a name can you get?

Asgore is such a lovely character. He doesn't WANT to kill you, and isn't the 'disgusting monster' that the fandom portrays him as. He gives you every chance to go back when entering his battle-- and even though he could easily kill you in just one hit...He doesn't. He's just a big sad goat dad!

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10 Chara Chara Chara is a character in the game Undertale by Toby "Radiation" Fox who is one of the seven people to fall to the Underground prior to the fall of the player character. Her name can be changed by the player and will be assumed as the player character, until the Pacifist Route when Asriel asks for the ...read more.

You think that you can blame your faults on Chara. That, it doesn't matter that you did a genocide run- because it was Chara's fault...Just shut up. YOU did the genocide run. They're young, impressionable...they need to be taught how to act, because they sure enough didn't live a happy life on the surface-- There's no villain in Undertale, and there doesn't have to be, unless YOU decide to take that role.

Just like when you have to sacrifice Yoshi to avoid falling in a pit in a course, that's YOU doing it, not Mario. - Pokemonfan10

I actually have no idea why but I think she's the best CHARActer (sorry)

I think chara is the best character ever you guys are crazy if you put chara as the last one

Chara is great she goes to erase the world and I love she gives you a choice to join her! She should totally be in the top 3
-Catish

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The Contenders

11 Temmie Temmie Temmie is minor character from the 2015 game Undertale made by Toby Fox. Made in the likeness of her artist, Temmie Chang, in appearance and character. Both a character and a species of monster, temmies are defined by their mix of cat and dog features, as well as their broken English. Their hidden village ...read more.

TeMmIe Is ThE bEsT uND cHAr

Temmie such a cuute

HOW DARE TEMMIE BE SO LOW! ;-; Temmie is obviously the best character in Undertale, people can't disagree with that. #TemIsLoveTemIsLife

She is too adorable

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12 Napstablook Napstablook Napstablook is a secondary character from Toby Fox's 2016 RPG, Undertale. He is the cousin of Mettaton, who left him in order to become famous. Due to this, poor Blooky has crippling depression.

Mah lil blookey is so cuuutteee

I wish I had 2 votes ;-; - Mettaton

Mood

Just look at 'em! - Pokemonfan10

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13 Muffet Muffet Muffet is a character from the game Undertale. She appears in a region called Hotland, selling pastries to raise money to rent a heated limo to help the spider clan from the Ruins (who are also raising a bake sale) reunite with the one in Hotland because the spiders can't cross Snowdin.

She is cute and very nice and I agree with this your statement

Muffet is awesome

One of a kind. No other monster in the underground like her.

Spiders

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14 Gaster Gaster 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.

Void skeloton! I absolutely love this dude!

Mysterious and interesting character.

It should be gaster 1 sans 2 paps 3

He is cool and very mysterious I hope we get to hear more from him

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15 Mettaton EX

Sexy robo man

He's already on this list by the way

Mettaton EX is the best EX ever!

This is 22? seriously?

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16 Grillby

He NEEDS more love

Grillby is probably my favorite character. He should be higher.

Why does everyone forget Grillby? - QuarterGuysApprentice

Not a character, an extra - GGGofluckyourself

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17 Burgerpants Burgerpants Burgerpants is a vendor in the 2015 RPG video game Undertale, who sells various kinds of fast food working in MTT Resort, such as a hamburger dubbed "Glamburger", ice cream dubbed "Starfait", and even a steak in the shape of Mettaton's, his employer, face.

Basically Squidward

Bad idea. - lemur

Burgerpants is life. Easily the realest character for me.

"I can't go to hell. I'm all out of vacation days." This sentence sums up why I love burgerpants. HUMOR

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18 Underswap Sans

Might not be from undertale but he is sooo adorable holy crap

I thought this was talking about the original game? - Pokemonfan10

HE IS SO CUTE!

This dude isn’t even in Undertale

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19 Asriel Dreemurr Asriel Dreemurr Asriel Dreemurr is a character from the 2015 game "Undertale". He was created by Toby Fox. ...read more.

Asriel: I did several bad things of my own volition.
Fandom: Noo, it's okay! You're amazing!

Chara: I did one bad thing as a result of the player's actions.
Fandom: EVIL! 11

In all seriousness, Asriel is my favorite character in Undertale, and that's saying something. - TheCrystalWolf

Asriel Dreemurr babey! He definitely needs more attention and recognition. Asriel is a god both metaphorically and to my utmost delight, literally. Please get him above bone man. I refuse to let my favorite fictional character sit at #19. Not even #15, where he can at least be burger king foot lettu - ArmsOut4MrTrout

Not the goat aghhh - lemur

Man, not only is this character sweet at heart, but I mean, his god form makes One Punch Man look like a mosquito.
The sheer fact that Asriel risked his life in the attempt to free the underground is a truly heroic thing to do...something that someone like Sans had never attempted in the game (Besides judgement, that was sorta brave)

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20 Annoying Dog

I love sleep and a being annoying so this my like

Yes, doggo.

Annoying dog Is GOD

HE KILLED MY FAMILY OH GOD NO - lemur

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21 Aaron

Aaron is pretty cool

Remove an A and you get a Pokemon! - Lucas-De-Vero

Aaron is ready for your next flex - TheCrystalWolf

AARON FLEXES IN!

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22 Shyren

Who doesn't love this stage-ready monster?!

well

23 Mad Mew Mew

She is the newest boss added in Undertale and I already love her

She is so much better than Mad Dummy

I love Mad Mew Mew in such a short time she became so popular in the fandom

She was recently added in Nintendo and I have to admit her boss fight is awesome

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24 Omega Temmie Omega Temmie

Rip-off of Omega Flowey - Lucas-De-Vero

Hardest boss ever - lemur

"u gunna have a bed tim! "-temmie

This isn't even Undertale...

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25 Omega Flowey

Stop trolling it omega sans

Why is everybody ignoring the fact that his name is Photoshop Flowey?

I like Flowey so I like Omega Flowey too. Simple

Photoshop flowey/ flowey X. Not omega flowey - GGGofluckyourself

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26 Mad Dummy

the best

Awesome, awesome, AWESOME!

Annoying fight, but funny character - SansTheComic

FUTILE FUTILE FUTILE!

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27 Lesser Dog Lesser Dog Lesser Dog is a character from Undertale. He is part of the Snowdin Canine Unit, and is famous for his long neck.

Partner of the greater dog GOD - lemur

Pet him to much he go's where no dog has been

Fly me to the moon. Wait. Actually. Don't. Please. - IEatPotatoes

Pet the dog. - Puppytart

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28 Endogeny Endogeny

How is a skeleton better than a fusion of all my favorite snow puppers? It's mysterious, creepy and cute, and it's a dog,too. b a b e y

This thing is 100 puppies in 1. Who can't love him? - WarriorCatsHater

I love monster characters like this!

Why do I actually want to pet this freakish thing so much? also... WHY IS IT NOT EVEN IN THE TOP 20?!?

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29 Chairiel

This is terrible - ElSherlock

No...No...No!...NOO - Pokemonfan10

I don't know but I like it!

Choose The Chair!

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30 Underfell Papyrus

He looks cool. - Lucas-De-Vero

I love underfell this should be voted a lot

He reminds me of my sister.πŸ˜…

31 Greater Dog Greater Dog

Strongest being ever know. Killed trillions of sans in a different timeline just by looking at them... - lemur

Before chara destroyed the world he killed her - lemur

He is the most biggest and most borkest

But, you have not pet enough! - url8bit

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32 SANESS

I think he is a good meme why don't most people like him he's SO CUTE that's just my opinion though

The meme sans Lol

Why isn't he #1

WANNA HAVE BAD TOM!? - Yendks

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33 Heats Flamesman Heats Flamesman

I'm Heats Flamesman! Remember my name! - TheCrystalWolf

I-I'm sorry, who? - Pokemonfan10

We should never forget his name.

Heats Flamesman is love Heats Flamesman is life. He should be a more important character. If you don't like him you should die

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34 Doggo

"I am good Doggo" - Pokemonfan10

Smoke dog TREATS ever day

I like it when he barks he's kinda cute and funny

Doggo is adorable

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35 Red

That's from Pokemon! - Lucas-De-Vero

This wouldn't count. She's from a fan made game

Red dose not count she is from a fan made game and some really good fan fiction however she is a really good character=)

Um... this is a fan made undertale character with her own game shes not undertale just a fan made battle - lucario_ninetales

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36 Mettaton NEO Mettaton NEO

I love Mettaton Neo, for one he has an epic design (Probably my faviorate character design of all time). His theme song has amazing potential, the Ikarus Remix really did it well. But most importantantly he is the best character on the genocide run, he fights you even when he has no chance, he as far as everyone knew was the last hero of the Underground. Mettaton Neo is the reason I Mettaton is my faviorate character.

Though his epic transformation didn't stop you, the whole reasoning behind his transformation wasn't only to stop you, it was also because he wanted to be himself before he died, because he knew it was impossible to stop you...

Metteton NEO is the most coolest person and in one video you can see his transformation and I love the blaster for a hand

METTON NEO IS SO COOL! I whsh he acylay had attacks though.

37 Catty

What about Bratty? - Puppytart

love her

38 Icecap

* Needs more love.

Ice cap is obviously the best character in undertale he's funny, cute and has a great and interesting personality.

It's raining Dandruff.

39 Snowdrake's Mother
40 Woshua

Wosh your soul woshua

Yeah! All you people who dislike him... WOSH U SOUL!

Wosh you up. - Lucas-De-Vero

Wosh u away - Lucas-De-Vero

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41 Tsunderplane

Rape me daddy

I like Tsunderplane! He is so pretty πŸ˜‡πŸ˜Š

42 Bratty

i love you

43 Reaper Bird Reaper Bird

Some Amalgam Are Best But Creepy I Don't What Is it

Reaper bird is awesome! - WarriorCatsHater

44 Vulkin

Because he is so adorable and he is just like a superhero easy at first but the turns ultra instinct like erupt.

This guy is easily my favourite minor character. I don't know why, I just love him. - SansTheComic

Y U NO VOTE VULKIN?!?!
ARE YOU TURNED AWAY FROM HIS CUTENESS?

45 Aphmau

She's not a undertake CHARActer

What she look like in undertale?

Yes, Aphmau. The best Undertale character

Yup. Of course, how could I have forgotten - SansTheComic

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46 Madjack

This guy is so underrated :<

One of the coolest designs in the whole game

Erm...it's Madjick, no?

47 Froggit

Most controversial frog in the universe (including AUS) he MEOWs

Meow. - NoOreoForU

48 Snowdrake
49 Lemon Bread

This charectar looks very nice and has some cool attacks you see this charectar is an amalgamate so that makes it even better

Like all the algamites

50 Memoryhead

Weird but cool

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