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Which is the Best Character in Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity?

Age of Calamity has 16 Characters to unlock, in this article we discuss which is the best all-rounder character in the game?

Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity features multiple characters who are on a mission to free their kingdom from monsters. The story revolves around unique faces starting from Link, Impa, and Zelda. New missions bring in new characters which make in a total of 16 characters to unlock in Age of Calamity. The big question is which is the best character in Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity? In this article, we will discuss on strengths and weaknesses of each character, and this will help us to pick the best character in the game.

Best Character in Age of Calamity


Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity has over 16 different characters and some optional characters. They are unlocked as you progress through different chapters of the game. Important here is to find the best character who can be an all-rounder on the battlefield. You can play with more than one character in the Age of Calamity and switch them during the fight. I am going to recommend the top characters below first on the basis of their skills. Below you can also check about all characters in Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity.


Link is the starting character, he is available by default at the very beginning of the game. Link uses Swords and Spear to attack and he is the best all-rounder in Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity. I will not say Link is the strongest character in Age of Calamity, he is a good warrior geared up with combos and fast movements.



After Link, your target must be to add Mipha to your party.  Mipha comes with a special power of healing her allies. She can summon a huge wave around her that damage any nearby enemies. The move refill her health bar and her allies who are in the rage of waves. Mipha is a strong character to have during boss fights. Healing is not easy in a tough battle. She can play the role of a good fighter as well as a healer, a must to have a character in Age of Calamity. Mipha uses Zora Spear to attack her powerful combos are easy to execute and above all the healing power is what makes her unique.



The Rito Warrior can unleash a rain of arrows from the sky. Revali is weak on the ground, but when airborne you can use some cool combos for crowd control. Rivali is best when it comes to targeting an army of enemies. He can control a group of enemies using his exclusive bow and arrow attack.


If you are looking for someone who is strong in terms of speed then Riju is on the top of the list. Riju is super fast and she is also best for crowd controls. With the help of her lightning abilities, you can unleash a high amount of damage on different enemies.

King Rhoam:


King Rhoam will be unlocked later in the game, one of the strongest characters in Age of Calamity. He comes in two modes, King Mode and Hermit Mode. King Mode is for more damage and Hermit Mode is for speed. You get the combination of both while playing as King Rhoam. He uses the Royal Greatsword.

Great Faries:

Great Faries are best when it comes to massive damage. The more damage you have the easier to kill tough enemies in Age of Calamity. The problem with Great Faries is they cannot dodge. So to the extent, you will always face damage, but you can restore your health using some special moves.

Monk Maz Koshia:

Monk Max Koshia can be unlocked in Chapter 3 of the game. The way of combat here is different. You can summon shadow clones to cause more damage. Also, this character collects energy and later unleash it on all the enemies for effective crown control.

List of all characters in Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity and how to unlock them?

  1. Link – Unlocks from start.
  2. Impa – Unlocks in Chapter 1 The Battle of Hyrule Field.
  3. Zelda – Unlocks in Chapter 1 The Battle of Hyrule Field.
  4. Mipha – Complete Mipha, the Zora Princess Mission in Chapter 2.
  5. Daruk – Complete Daruk, the Goron Hero Mission in Chapter 2.
  6. Revali – Complete Revali, the Rito Warrior Mission in Chapter 2.
  7. Urbosa – Complete Urbosa, the Gerudo Chief Mission in Chapter 2.
  8. Hestu – Complete Freeing Korok Forest Mission in Chapter 3.
  9. Sidon – Complete Water & Fire Mission in Chapter 5.
  10. Yunobo – Complete Water & Fire Mission in Chapter 5.
  11. Teba – Complete Air & Lightning Mission in Chapter 5.
  12. Riju – Complete Air & Lightning Mission in Chapter 5.
  13. Master Kohga – Complete Relentless as a Waterfall Mission in Chapter 6.
  14. King Rhoam – Complete All Hyrule United Mission in Chapter 7.
  15. Great Faries – Complete All 4 Fairy Fountain Challenges.
  16. Monk Maz Koshia – Complete Trial of the Ancients Challenge.

Having the best characters in Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity will let you take down enemies faster. The entire map is infested with various types of enemies, bosses, and mini-bosses. Also, we have an exclusive article on Age of Calamity Secret Ending, once you had unlocked all the characters you are not far from that.