Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity has 19 playable characters, so a tier list will help you choose the best amongst them. In this game based on the Legend of Zelda series, you will start as Link, a faithful soldier of the Hyrule kingdom. As you progress through the game, you will unlock some familiar faces from the series. Once you’ve unlocked all the characters, you can select the best one to hack and slash through Calamity Ganon’s troops. In this tier list, we will rank every Hyrule Warriors AOC character from best to worst.
Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity Tier List – Best Characters Ranked
Here are all the playable characters ranked from best to worst.
S Tier Characters
The characters in this tier are overpowered (or broken). They can beat strong bosses and clear hordes of enemies with ease.
- Link (One-Handed Sword)
A Tier Characters
These characters are great with little to no weaknesses. These can hold their own against the mightiest enemies the game has to offer.
- Calamity Ganon
- Link (Two-Handed Sword)
- Zelda (Bow of Light)
- Link (Flail)
- Battle-Tested Guardian
B Tier Characters
This tier list is reserved for characters that are good. Although not on the level of A-Tier, these can prove to be great choices pre-mid-game.
- King Rhoam
- Monk Maz Koshia
- Link (Spear)
- Great Fairies
- Zelda (Sheikah Slate)
C Tier Characters
This tier consists of characters that are average. You should only use them in the early phases of the game as they don’t fare well against stronger enemies.
- Master Kohga
- Zelda (Master Cycle)
Note that this tier list is based on our playstyle, and can change from player to player. To form this list, we used criteria like its power, ability to break shields, speed, crowd control, and more. Keeping all that in mind, according to us, the best character in Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity is Teba, with his efficient crowd-control abilities. A close second is Impa with her shadow clones and her ability to destroy weak-point gauges.
We hope this tier list guide helped you select the best character in the Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity. You can also check out our Hyrule Warriors AOC guides for more useful information like the best weapons and seals in this game.