RAID Shadow Legends tier list: Best character from each faction in 2023

Aakrit Sharma
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RAID Shadow Legends is known for its characters that belong to 15 unique factions. If you’re struggling to make a balanced team, here’s a RAID Shadow Legends tier list that includes the best characters from each faction.

The world of Teleria is in danger and RAID Shadow Legends players can save it by recruiting the best Champions. From team formation to character training, there are many elements that one needs to master for desired results.

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Having said that, there are hundreds of Champions in RAID Shadow Legends. This is undoubtedly great for gamers who love variety, but on the flip side, it is also hard to form a strong team with so many options. You can face such a predicament in several games like Hero Wars, Seven Knights 2, Punishing Gray Raven, and Brawl Stars.

If you’re struggling to excel in RAID Shadow Legends, here’s a tier list revealing the best character from each faction.

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List of factions in RAID Shadow Legends

All characters in RAID Shadow Legends belong to one of these factions:

  • Barbarians
  • Ogryn Tribes
  • Lizardmen
  • Skinwalkers
  • Orcs
  • Demonspawn
  • Undead Hordes
  • Dark Elves
  • Knight Revenant
  • Dwarves
  • Shadowkin
  • Sacred Order
  • Banner-lords
  • High Elves

Now, let’s look at the best characters from each faction in RAID Shadow Legends.

Do note that all the characters placed in the A and B tiers will certainly help you in your in-game journey. The ones placed in lower tiers are easily replaceable but don’t hesitate to try them out if their playstyle suits you.

Best RAID Shadow Legends characters – Barbarians

Barbarian in RAID Shadow Legend

Barbarians are known for offering their mercenary services to the highest bidders, and here are the best characters from this faction in RAID Shadow Legends:

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TierRAID Shadow Legends characters
ATuhanarak, Valkyrie, Warmaiden, Fahrakin the Fat, High Khatun, Sikara, Skytouched Shaman, Skirmisher, Ursuga Warcaller, Scyl of the Drakes, Anointed, Marked
BAina, Altan, Alika, , Armina, Elder Skarg, Kantra the Cyclone, Turvold, Valla, Soulbound Bowyer, Zephyr Sniper, Teshada, Sentinel
CDunestrider, Haarken Greatblade, Kallia, Elder, Scrapper, Hill Nomad, Maeve, Baroth the Bloodsoaked, Yakari the Scourge, Atur, Ragemonger
DTigersoul, Jotun, Ox, Woad-Painted, Bloodbraid, Berserker, Suwai Firstborn

Best RAID Shadow Legends characters – Ogryn Tribes

Ogryn Tribes in RAID SHADOW Legends are all about their raw strength, and these are the most vital Champions from this faction:

TierRAID Shadow Legends characters
ABellower, Maneater, Skullcrusher, Towering Titan, Uugo, Gurptuk Moss-Beard
BCagebreaker, Grimskin, Gurgoh, the Augur, Ignatius, Klodd Beastfeeder, Shamrock, Big ‘Un, Ghrush the Mangler,
CDrokgul the Gaunt, Flesheater, Galkut, Geargrinder, Grunch Killjoy, Fortress Goon, Magmablood, Ogryn, Jaoler, Prundar, Shatterbones, Siegehulk
DFurystoker, Mycolus, Occult Brawler, Pounder, Rocktooth, Ruffstone, Siegebreaker, Stoneskin, Wagonbane, War Mother

Best RAID Shadow Legends characters – Lizardmen

Lizardmen Champion in Raid Shadow Legends

Lizardmen are amphibious Champions in RAID Shadow Legends who keep captives and take the ransom to release them. These are the best Lizardmen in the game:

TierRAID Shadow Legends characters
ADeacomorph, Fu-Shan, Krisk the Ageless, Rhazin Scarhide, Aox the Rememberer, Ramantu Drakesblood, Drake
BBasilisk, Broadmaw, Gator, Jarang, Jareg
CBogwalker, Haruspex, Jizoh, Skathix, Skull Lord Var-Gall, Venomage, Vergumkaar, Roxam
DFlinger, Hurier, Metalshaper, Muckstalker, Quargan the Crowned, Skink, Skullsworn, Slasher, Slitherbrute

Best RAID Shadow Legends characters – Skinwalkers

Skinwalkers could change into any form and shape but they’re now stuck in a stage that’s less than a human and more than an animal. These are the best Skinwalkers in RAID Shadow Legends:

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TierRAID Shadow Legend characters
ABloodpainter, Khoronar, Norog, Basher, Graybeard, Hakkorhn, Longbeard
BFlesh-Tearer, Channeler, Steelskull, Gnarlhorn, Grappler, Reinbeast, Ursine, Cleopterix, Fayne, Ursine Ironhide
CHoforees the Tusked, Icecrusher, Fleshmoner, Smashlord, Yaga the Insatiable, Warchief,
DBloodhorn, Panthera, Ripper, Snorting Thug, Taurus

Best RAID Shadow Legends characters – Orcs

Orcs are the masters of combat in the Durham Forest and the Deadlands, and here are the best Champions that belong to this faction in RAID Shadow Legends:

TierRAID Shadow Legends characters
AGalek, Gomlok Skyhide, Irom Brag, Old Hemit Jorrg, Robar, Sandlashed Survivor, Tuhak the Wanderer, Warlord, Angar, Dhukk the Pierced
BBonekeeper, Grohak the Bloodied, King Garog, Nogdar the Headhunter, Seer, Shaman, Teela Goremane, Ultimate Galek, Veteran, Vrask, Zargala, Kreela Witch-Arm
CIronclad, Pigsticker, Raider, Ripperfist, Terrorbeast, Toturehelm, Twinclaw Disciple, Wyvernbane
DGoremask, Huntress, Spikehead, Totem, Treefeller, Bloodfeather, Chopper, Deathchanter

Best RAID Shadow Legends characters – Demonspawn

Demonspawn Champion in RAID Shadow Legend

Demonspawns in RAID Shadow Legends are born of darkness and cannot enter the lands of Teleria. These are the best Demonspawn Champions in the game:

TierRAID Shadow Legends characters
AMarquis, Alure, Duchess Lilitu, Peydma, Prince Kymar, Tyrant Ixlimor, Umbral Enchantress, Nazana
BInfernal Baroness, Inithwe Bloodtwin, Lord Shazar, Sicia Flametongue, Tainix Hateflower, Candraphon, Countess Lix, Cruetraxa, Drexthar Bloodtwin, Excruciator, Fellhound, Gorlos, Hellmaw,
CAkoth the Seared, Diabolist, Erinyes, Hellgazer, Marquess, Skimfos the Consumed, Souldrinker, Tormentor
DAbyssal, Achak the Wendarin, Hellborn Spite, Hellfang, Hound Spawn, Ifrit, Malbranche, Mortu-Macaab, Tarshon

Best RAID Shadow Legends characters – Undead Hordes

Undead Hordes in RAID Shadow Legends have been waiting in the darkness for a long time and can be found in the world’s darkest places. These are the best Champions from the Undead Hordes faction:

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TierRAID Shadow Legends characters
ABad-el-Kazar, Doomscreech, Drowned Bloatwraith, Ma’Shalled, Nekhret the Freat, Rotos the Lost Groom, Saito, Seducer, Seeker, Siptu the Lost Bride, Skartosis
BAnax, Balthus Drauglord, Bloodgorged, Corpse Collector, Frozen Banshee, Gogorab, Havest Jack, Husk, Lich, Little Miss Annie, Mausoleum Mage, Nethril, Suzerain Katonn, Temptress, Wogoth, Urost the Soulcage, Zelotah
CBanshee, Bone Knight, Catacomb, Councilor, Corpulent Cadaver, Dark Elhain, Defiled Sinner, Elegaius, Gravenchill Killer, Grinner, Hexia, Karam, Rotting Mage, Wretch
DAmarantine Skeleton, Arbalester, Ghoulish Ranger, Hollow, Sorceress, Crypt-King Graal, Dark Athel, Stitched Beast

Best RAID Shadow Legends characters – Dark Elves

Entering Teleria is impossible without paying the Dark Elves in RAID Shadow Legends. These are the best Champions from the Dark Elves faction:

TierRAID Shadow Legends characters
AAstralith, Blind Seer, Coldheart, Fang Cleric, Foli, Ghostborn, Kael, Kaiden, Lanakis the Chosen, Lydia the Deathsiren, Madame Serris, Pain Keeper, Rae, Zavia
BCrimson Helm, Delver, Lua, Luria, Psylar, Rian the Conjurer, Spider, Spirithost, Visix the Unbowed, Vizier Ovelis, Paragon
CCaptain Temila, Eviscerator, Hexweaver, Judge, Mystic Hand, Queen Eva, Warden, Retainer, Ruel the Huntmaster
DHarvester, Steel Bowyer, Wanderer

Best RAID Shadow Legends characters – Knight Revenant

You cannot do anything but surrender against the Knight Revenant faction in RAID Shadow Legends. The strongest characters from this faction include:

TierRAID Shadow Legends characters
ADoompriest, Miscreated Monster, Rector Drath, Sinesha, Skullcrown, Soulless
BArcanist, Bystophus, Crypt Sitch, Deathless, Executioner, Golden Reaper, Hegemon, Pestilus, Renegade, Sepulcher Sentinel, Tomb Lord
CCoffin Smasher, Gladiator, Guardian, Kytis, Narma the Returned, Necrohunter, Pitiless One, Thea the Tomb Angel, Theurgist, Whisper, Wurlim Frostking
DAcolyte, Bergoth the Malformed, Crimson Slayer, Centurion, Daywalker, Faceless, Magus, Pharsalas Gravedirt, Versult the Grim

Best RAID Shadow Legends characters – Dwarves

The Dwarves in RAID Shadow Legends are waiting for revenge with their lethal hammers and axes. In the table below, you’ll find the best Champions from the Dwarves faction:

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TierRAID Shadow Legends characters
AMaulie Tankard, Melga Stellgirdle, Rearguard Sergeant, Rugnor Goldgleam, Grizzled Jarl, Tormin the Cold, Trunda Giltmallet, Runekeeper Dazdurk
BDilgol, Gala Longbrainds, Avir the Alchemage, Geomancer, Hurndig, Kurzad, Deepheart, Rock Breaker
CUnderpriest Brogni, Baerdal Fellhammer, Mountain King, Cudgeler, Fodbor the Bard, Grumbler, Runic Warder, Madman, Master Butcher, Hatchet Slinger
DBoltsmith, Bulwark, Stout Axeman, Samar Gemcursed, Beast Wrestler, Dolor Lorekeeper, Flailer, Gloril Brutebane, Honor Guard, Painsmith, Perforator

Best RAID Shadow Legends characters – Shadowkin

The Shadowkin were initially suppressed by the Demonspawn faction but they’re now free to take revenge. The most potent Shadowkin Champions include:

TierRAID Shadow Legends characters
AGenzin, Jintoro, Sachi, Lady Kimi, Hotatsu, Fenshi
BYoshi the Drunkard, Oboro, Chonoru. Fanatic, Riho Bonespear, Genbo the Dishonored, Burangiri, Gory
CToragi the Frog, Odachi, Lifetaker, Chani, Vagabond, Nobel
DBloodmask, Conscript, Infiltrator, Assassin, Marauder

Best RAID Shadow Legends characters – Sacred Order

You might remember the Sacred Order through Athel who belongs to it and is one of the four protagonist starter characters in RAID Shadow Legends. They are an offensive faction and these are the best characters belonging to it:

TierRAID Shadow Legends characters
AAbbess, Armiger, Athel, Cardiel, Cupidus, Deacon Armstrong, Errol, Fenax, Martys, Romero Roshcard the Tower, Sir Nicholas, Venus
BAothar, Cardinal, Godseeker Aniri, Hope, Inquisitor Shamael, Juliana, Lightsworm, Lodric Falconheart, Mistress of Hymns, Mordecai, Sanctum Protector, Mother Superior, Relickeeper Sanguinia, Tallia
CAstralon, Bushi, Canoness, Draconis, Frostbinger, Lamellar, Outlaw Monk, Penitent, Sanctioned Purifier, Solaris, Templar, Warpriest, Witness
DAdriel, Chaplain, Confessor, Harrier, Headsman, Hospitaller, Judicator, Justiciar, Lady Estessa, Maiden, Missionary, Purgator, Renouncer
Banner Lords art work for RAID Shadow Legends

Banner Lords are loyal to King Tayba and they’ll protect him at any cost. These are the best Banner Lords Champions in RAID Shadow Legends:

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TierRAID Shadow Legends characters
AAlaric the Hooded, Archmage Hellmut, Black Knight, Raglin, Septimus, Sethalia, Stag Knight, Ursala the Mourner
BCillian the Lucky, Azure, Gerhard the Stone, Helio, Knight Errant, Lord Champfort, Lugan the Steadfast, Minaya, Oathbound, Richtoff the Bold, Rowan, Baron
CDagger, Giscard the Sigiled, Hordin, Halberdier, Masked Fearmonger, Myrmidon, Preserver, Seneschal, Vanguard, Warcaster
DBombardier, Cataphract, Courtier, Crossbowman, Lordly Legionary, Questor, Steadfast Marshal, Valerie, Chancellor Yasmin, Chevalier, Conquerer

Best RAID Shadow Legends characters – High Elves

High Elves in RAID Shadow Legends are builders and they are physically, intellectually, and spiritually superior to other factions. Here are the best High Elves Champions in the game:

Tier RAID Shadow Legends characters
AYannica, Battlesage, Belanor, Lyssandra, Tayrel, Deliana, Apothecary, Arbiter, Basileus Roanas
BElenaril, Elhain, Luthiea, Royal Guard, Royal Huntsman, Shirimani, Thenasil, Vergis,
CExemplar, Fencer, Hyria, Interceptor, Jinglehunter, Pyxniel, Reliquary, Tender, Heiress, Ithos, Marksman
DAdjudicator, Avenger, Magister,

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Aakrit is a games writer with over 2000 published articles for EssentiallySports, Sportskeeda, FortniteINTEL, and CharlieINTEL. Currently, he writes guides on Minecraft, Roblox, Pokemon games, Genshin Impact, and Brawlhalla. Aakrit loves playing shooter games and in his free time, you can find him queued up in Valorant, Fortnite, Apex Legends, or Halo Infinite. You can contact Aakrit at [email protected].