For Honor Characters Tier List (May 2023) – Best Characters

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For Honor Characters Tier List - All For Honor Characters, Ranked

One of the reasons that For Honor is such a popular game is the balance between characters. Each time developers update the character roster, they ensure every hero has a counter, and no character dominates above all others. However, there will always be characters who rise above the majority. The players consider them in the meta and use them in competitive games. This article will give you an updated tier list of characters in For Honor.

S-Tier Characters in For Honor

TierCharacter name
SConqueror, Jiang Jun, Kyoshin, Nobushi, Shinobi, Warlord, Warmonger
ABerserker, Black Prior, Hitokiri, Kensei, Nuxia,Shaolin, Shugoki
BGryphon, Highlander, Jormungandr, Raider, Shaman, Zhanhu
CCenturion, Orochi, Peacekeeper, Valkyrie
DGladiator, Tiandi, Warden
EAramusha, Lawbringer

S-Tier Characters in For Honor


This character can block almost any attack thanks to their shield. Coupled with Superior Block feat, Conqueror makes a strong tank for those who prefer to play defensively. Blocking enemy hits with this feat works similarly to parries. The Conqueror can also be an effective aggro player with his chain of attacks coupled with the Shield Bash.

Jiang Jun

Jiang Jun is an excellent fighter that attacks slowly with his wide-sweeping attacks that do a lot of damage. He specializes in taking on team fights effectively. All parries will guarantee a lot of damage with this character. The key to playing with Jiang Jun is patience because of the way he pushes a parry.

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Kyoshin is a great counterattacker. His offense is excellent and does decent damage with light attacks, but his magic lies in his parry ability which is hardly matched by anyone. He is a practical pick, especially against aggressive attackers because of this.


This character is an excellent pick in duels because of their bleed ability and their zoning capabilities. Their kick is also very damaging in team fights, and the Hidden Stance gives them various options to play around.


Shinobi is a top-tier character with high potential, but you have to be very careful with him, as he's unforgiving to play. With his 3.5 HP bars, you must thread carefully and plan your attacks. Again, patience is the key. His skill ceiling is very high, but the character is worth it, as he can open up even the strongest defensive characters.


The Warlord is a tough-as-nails, great defensive character. He has a complement of blocks, parries, and counter-attacks to take down enemies effectively. You should only pay attention to the management of his stamina.


Warmongers are among the best team fighters in the S-tier of characters. They have great hitboxes and are distinctive by their Corruption ability. This mechanic is unique to Warmongers, and it deals damage over time to their foes in an area of effect around them.

For Honor Tier List system

  • S-Tier: This tier contains the best of the best. For Honor is a skill-based game that requires you to know the ins and outs to win, but these characters will give you an edge in fighting. Opponents going against you will be fighting an uphill battle if they have a fighter from one of the lower tiers.
  • A-Tier: These characters may not be the cream of the crop like S-Tier characters, but they still have a solid fighting chance against them. They sit one step down from the top performers only because they fall behind on one stat or because some of their abilities aren't as flashy.
  • B-Tier: The heroes from this tier have some trait that is lacking compared to higher tiers. They are still not flawed characters, but you'll have to be mindful of the opponents you will be facing.
  • C-Tier: This tier list is a middle-of-the-road selection of characters. They are not the worst you can pick, but many other characters will outshine them. We advise you only play these characters if you have to and choose your opponents carefully.
  • D-Tier: These characters are, in our opinion, below average. You shouldn't usually pick them unless you know what you're doing with them and which opponent you will be engaging in combat with. Fighting with them will be an uphill battle because many other characters will easily outclass them.
  • E-Tier: The characters on this list genuinely are at the bottom of the barrel. You should avoid picking the, at all costs. And if you are lucky enough to see them match up against you, you can count on having an easy time fighting against them.

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