Top 10 Unexpected Badasses In Video Games

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The Top Ten

1 Yoshi - Super Mario Bros.
2 Kirby - Kirby

Kirby can eat you whole, if that isn't awesome, I don't know what is. - Martinglez

3 Riki - Xenoblade Chronicles
4 Shadow - Sonic The Hedgehog
5 Luigi - Luigi's Mansion
6 Raz - Psychonauts
7 Dhalsim - Street Fighter Dhalsim - Street Fighter Dhalsim is a video game character in Capcom's Street Fighter series. He made his first appearance in Street Fighter II: The World Warrior in 1991. In the series, he is a yogi, a husband, a father, and a pacifist who goes against his beliefs by entering the World Warrior tournament to raise money for ...read more.
8 Gordon Freeman - Half-Life Gordon Freeman - Half-Life 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.
9 Claptrap - Borderlands 2

You mean the pre-sequel, where he was playable? - Therandom

10 Psycho Mantis - Metal Gear Solid Psycho Mantis - Metal Gear Solid

The Contenders

11 Pit - Kid Icarus: Uprising Pit - Kid Icarus: Uprising Pit is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Kid Icarus series, first appearing in Kid Icarus for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1986 and later appearing in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters for the Game Boy in 1991.
12 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.
13 Phoenix Wright - Ace Attorney 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.

I would root for Blackquill as a big badass prosecutor, but Phoenix is also ok.

14 Joe - Viewtiful Joe
15 Link - The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
16 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.

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17 Frog - Chrono Trigger
18 Stryker - Mortal Kombat
19 Dickson - Xenoblade Chronicles
20 Mumkhar - Xenoblade Chronicles
21 Zidane Tribal - Final Fantasy IX Zidane Tribal - Final Fantasy IX
22 Kuja - Final Fantasy IX Kuja - Final Fantasy IX
23 Squall Leonhart - Final Fantasy VIII Squall Leonhart - Final Fantasy VIII
24 Beatrix - Final Fantasy IX
25 King - Cave Story
26 Ratchet - Ratchet & Clank Ratchet - Ratchet & Clank
27 Fawful - Mario & Luigi Fawful - Mario & Luigi Fawful, known in Japan as Gerakobits, is a fictional character appearing in the Mario & Luigi series of role-playing video games developed by AlphaDream.
28 Dr. Nefarious - Ratchet & Clank
29 Jim - Earthworm Jim
30 Medic - Team Fortress 2
31 Toon Link - The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker Toon Link - The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
32 Villager - Super Smash Bros. 4
33 Captain Falcon - Super Smash Bros.
34 Quote - Cave Story
35 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.
36 Hades - Kid Icarus: Uprising
37 Cloud Strife - Final Fantasy VII Cloud Strife - Final Fantasy VII
38 Sora - Kingdom Hearts Sora - Kingdom Hearts
39 Jimmy Hopkins - Bully Jimmy Hopkins - Bully
40 Gary Smith - Bully
41 Scout - Team Fortress 2
42 Vivian - Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
43 Conker - Conker's Bad Fur Day Conker - Conker's Bad Fur Day Conker the Squirrel is an anthropomorphic squirrel starring in various video games. The character was created by Rare.
44 GLaDOS - Portal
45 Chell - Portal
46 Cranky Kong - Donkey Kong Country
47 Zanza - Xenoblade Chronicles
48 Melia - Xenoblade Chronicles
49 Egil - Xenoblade Chronicles
50 Waluigi - Super Mario Bros. Waluigi - Super Mario Bros. Waluigi is a selfish, greedy man who works closely with the infamous Wario. He is Luigi's rival and is known as the opposite of him. Waluigi first appeared in the Gameboy Color game, Mario Tennis as Wario's partner. He has appeared in every Mario Tennis game since, still remaining as Wario's partner. ...read more.
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Top Remixes

1. Kirby - Kirby
2. Riki - Xenoblade Chronicles
3. Yoshi - Super Mario Bros.
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1. Raz - Psychonauts
2. Shadow - Sonic The Hedgehog
3. Yoshi - Super Mario Bros.
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