Brotato Tier List: Best Characters Ranked

Use this Brotato tier list to pick the best characters to help you clear more enemy waves and beat even the toughest bosses in the game.

Brotato tier list best characters ranked
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Brotato features an interesting RPG roguelike top-down arena shooter where you take on the role of a potato character. While picking one of the best weapons in the game has a major effect on your success, having a powerful character is also crucial.

But since each character has its own pros and cons, it can be a challenge to decide on the right one. To help you out, we created this Brotato tier list, which ranks the best characters from the SS tier to the D tier.

The SS tier includes the best heroes in the game, and they are perfect for almost any situation. These characters have a great mix of speed, strength, and defensive capabilities, making them some of the best fighters in Brotato.

Brotato Tier List: SS-Tier Characters (OP)

  • Generalist (unlocks Big Arms)
  • Jack (unlocks Giant Belt)
  • Gladiator (unlocks Spider)
  • Pacifist (unlocks Panda)

Generalist

Generalist - the best character in Brotato

Generalist is overall the best character you can have in Brotato. This character can be unlocked after collecting at least 300 Materials for the first time. It comes with the possibility to purchase a powerful tier-4 item, the Big Arms. The item will cost you 102 Materials and it will boost your Melee Damage by 10 and Ranged Damage by 5.

  • +2 Melee Damage for every 1 Ranged Damage you have
  • +1 Ranged Damage for every 2 Melee Damage you have
  • You can only equip 3 ranged and 3 melee weapons at a time

Jack

Jack - Brotato character

Jack is a great Brotato character for fighting elite enemies and bosses. You can unlock Jack by defeating a boss or elite enemy in less than 15 seconds.

This character will offer you a chance of purchasing the Giant Belt, a tier 4 item that causes a 10% bonus damage based on the enemy’s health for all of Jack’s critical hits.

  • +50% damage against bosses and elites
  • +200% materials dropped from enemies
  • -75% Enemies
  • +50% Enemy damage
  • +250% Enemy health

Gladiator

 Gladiator - Brotato character

Gladiator is the best Melee character in Brotato. You can unlock it after defeating at least 2000 enemies. This character will unlock Spider, a tier 4 item. If you purchase this item for 120 Materials, it will increase your character’s damage by 12%, and Attack Speed for any other weapons you have by 6%.

  • +5 Melee Damage
  • +20% Attack Speed for every different weapon you have
  • You can’t equip ranged weapons
  • -40% Attack Speed
  • -30 Luck

Pacifist

Pacifist - Brotato character

Pacifist requires 10,000 Materials to unlock, which is not easy to achieve, but is definitely worth the effort. This Brotato character will unlock Panda, also a tier 4 item that will cost you 100 Materials and offer a significant increase in Luck and Max HP. This item will help your character last longer in battle as it will increase its Health regeneration and Armor.

  • You start with 1 Lumberjack Shirt
  • Gain 0.65 material and XP for every living enemy at the end of a wave
  • -100 Engineering
  • -100% Damage

Brotato Tier List: S-Tier Characters (Strong)

  • Lucky (unlocks Lucky Charm)
  • Ranger (unlocks Night Googles)
  • Soldier (unlocks Nuclear Launcher)
  • Hunter (unlocks Sniper Gun)
  • Doctor (unlocks Medikit)
  • Farmer (unlocks Wheat)
  • Bull (unlocks Gnome)
  • Cyborg (unlocks Improved Tools)

Lucky

Lucky character Brotato
  • +100 Luck
  • +75% chance to deal 1 (15%Luck) damage to a random enemy when you pick up a material
  • Luck modifications are increased by 25%
  • -60% Attack Speed
  • -50% XP Gain

Ranger

Ranger character Brotato
  • +50 Range
  • You start with 1 Pistol
  • Ranged Damage modifications are increased by 50%
  • You can’t equip melee weapons
  • Max HP modifications are reduced by 25%

Soldier

Soldier character Brotato
  • +50% Damage while standing still
  • +50% Attack Speed while standing still
  • +200% pickup range
  • +15 Knockback
  • +10% Speed
  • You can’t attack while moving

Hunter

Hunter character Brotato
  • +100 Range
  • +1% Damage for every 10 Range you have
  • Crit Chance modifications are increased by 25%
  • Max HP modifications are reduced by 33%
  • Harvesting modifications are reduced by 100%

Doctor

Doctor character Brotato
  • +200% Attack Speed with Medical weapons
  • +5 Harvesting
  • +5 HP Regeneration
  • HP Regeneration is doubled
  • Armor modifications are reduced by 50%
  • -100% Attack Speed

Farmer

Farmer character Brotato
  • +20 Harvesting
  • +1 Harvesting when eating a consumable while in full health
  • Harvesting increases by an additional 3% at the end of a wave
  • -50% materials dropped

Bull

Bull character Brotato
  • +20 Max HP
  • +10 Armor
  • +15 HP Regeneration
  • HP Regeneration modifications are increased by 50%
  • You explode for 30 (300%Melee Damage.png 300%Ranged Damage.png 300%Elemental Damage.png) damage when you take damage
  • This explosion has a 1.5x crit multiplier
  • You can’t equip weapons

Cyborg

Cyborg character Brotato
  • You start with 1 Minigun
  • Ranged Damage modifications are increased by 250%
  • 100% of your Ranged Damage is temporarily converted into Engineering halfway through a wave (1 Ranged Damage = 2 Engineering)
  • Melee modifications are reduced by 100%
  • Elemental modifications are reduced by 100%
  • Engineering modifications are reduced by 75%

Brotato Tier List: A-Tier Characters (Good)

  • Entrepreneur (unlocks Bowler Hat)
  • Streamer (unlocks Community Support)
  • Multitasker (unlocks Chopper)
  • Speedy (unlocks Fin)
  • One Armed (unlocks Focus)
  • Artificer (unlocks Explosive Shells)
  • Engineer (unlocks Robot Arm)

Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur, a Brotato character
  • -25% Items Price
  • Gain 25% more materials from recycling items
  • Harvesting modifications are increased by 50%
  • Damage modifications are reduced by 50%
  • -100% of your materials at the start of waves

Streamer

Streamer character
  • +40% Damage while moving
  • +40% Attack Speed while moving
  • +3% of your materials per second while standing still (+25 max)
  • +2 Armor for every 1 Structure you have
  • -1% Damage for every 15 Materials you have
  • -1% Speed for every 30 Materials you have
  • -50% materials dropped

Multitasker

Multitasker character
  • +20% Damage
  • You can equip up to 12 weapons at a time
  • -5% Damage for every weapon you have

Speedy

Speedy character
  • +30% Speed
  • +1 Melee Damage for every 2% Speed you have
  • -3 Armor
  • -100 Armor while standing still

One Armed

One Armed, a Brotato character
  • +200% Attack Speed
  • Damage modifications are increased by 100%
  • You can only equip one weapon at a time

Artificer

Artificer character
  • +175% Explosion Damage
  • +4% Explosion Size for every 1 Elemental Damage you have
  • -100% Damage
  • Armor modifications are reduced by 50%

Engineer

Engineer character
  • +10 Engineering
  • You start with 1 Wrench
  • Structures spawn close to each other
  • Engineering modifications are increased by 25%
  • Damage modifications are reduced by 50%

Brotato Tier List: B-Tier Characters (Average)

  • Ghost (unlocks Ritual)
  • Crazy (unlocks Hunting Trophy)
  • Saver (unlocks Padding)
  • Lich (unlocks Tentacle)
  • Masochist (unlocks Spiky Shield)
  • Sick (unlocks Whetstone)
  • Arms Dealer (unlocks Anvil)
  • Loud

Ghost

Ghost character
  • +30% Dodge
  • Dodge is capped at 90%
  • +10 Damage with Ethereal weapons
  • -100 Armor

Crazy

Crazy - Brotato character
  • +25% Attack Speed
  • +100 Range with Precise weapons
  • You start with 1 Knife
  • -10 Ranged Damage
  • -10 Engineering
  • -30% Dodge

Saver

Saver Brotato character
  • +15 Harvesting
  • +1% Damage for every 25 Materials you have
  • You start with 1 Piggy Bank
  • +50% Items Price

Lich

Lich, Brotato character
  • +10 % Life Steal
  • +10 HP Regeneration
  • Damage modifications are reduced by 50%
  • 100% chance to deal 10 damage to a random enemy when you heal

Masochist

 Masochist, Brotato character
  • +10 Max HP
  • +5% Damage when you take damage until the end of the wave
  • +8 Armor
  • +20 HP Regeneration
  • -100% Damage

Sick

 Sick - Brotato character
  • +25% Life Steal
  • +12 Max HP
  • -100 HP Regeneration
  • You take 1 damage per second (does not give invulnerability time)

Arms Dealer

Arms Dealer character
  • +30 Harvesting
  • -95% Weapons Price
  • You start with 1 Dangerous Bunny
  • Shops always sell at least 1 weapon
  • Damage modifications are increased by +33%
  • All of your weapons are destroyed when entering a shop

Loud

Loud character
  • +30% Damage
  • -3 Harvesting at the end of a wave
  • +50% Enemies

Brotato Tier List: C-Tier Characters (Below Average)

  • Wildling (unlocks Hatchet)
  • Explorer (unlocks Compass)
  • Demon (unlocks Obliterator)
  • Glutton (unlocks Spicy Sauce)
  • Knight (unlocks Plasma Sledgehammer)
  • Mutant (unlocks Octopus)

Wildling

Wildling character
  • You start with 1 Stick
  • +30% Life Steal with Primitive weapons
  • You can’t equip weapons above tier 2

Explorer

Explorer character
  • +10% Speed
  • +33% Map Size
  • +50% pickup range
  • More trees spawn
  • You start with 1 Lumberjack Shirt
  • +25% Enemies
  • -40% Damage
  • +10% Enemy Speed
  • -50% materials dropped from enemies

Demon

Demon character
  • +50% of your Materials are converted into Max HP at the end of a wave (13 Materials=1 Max HP)
  • You buy items using Max HP instead of materials

Glutton

Glutton character
  • Consumables have a 100% chance to explode for 10 (500% Melee Damage) damage when picked up
  • +1 % Explosion Damage when picking up a consumable while at maximum health
  • -25 % XP Gain
  • +25 % Items Price

Knight

Knight character
  • +5 Armor
  • +2 Melee Damage for every 1 Armor you have
  • You can only equip tier 2 weapons or above
  • You can’t equip ranged weapons
  • % Attack Speed modifications are reduced by 50%
  • Harvesting modifications are reduced by 80%

Mutant

 Mutant character
  • +200% XP Gain
  • +50% Items Price

Brotato Tier List: D-Tier Characters (Weak)

  • Mage (unlocks Thunder Sword)
  • Chunky (unlocks Potato Thrower)
  • Well Rounded (unlocks Potato)
  • Brawler (unlocks Power Fist)
  • Old (unlocks Snail)

Mage

Mage character
  • You start with 1 Snake
  • You start with 1 Scared Sausage
  • Elemental Damage modifications are increased by 33%
  • Ranged Damage Modifications are reduced by -100%
  • Engineering Modifications are reduced by -100%
  • Melee Damage Modifications are reduced by -100%

Chunky

Chunky character
  • +3 HP recovered from consumables
  • +1% Damage for every 3 Max HP you have (+3)
  • Max HP modifications are increased by 25%
  • -100% Life Steal
  • Dodge modifications are reduced by 50%
  • Speed modifications are reduced by 100%
  • HP Regeneration modifications are reduced by 50%

Well Rounded

 Well Rounded, Brotato character
  • +5% Speed
  • +5 Max HP
  • +8 Harvesting

Brawler

Brawler character
  • +15% Dodge
  • +50% Attack Speed with Unarmed weapons
  • You start with 1 Fist
  • -50 Ranged Damage
  • -50 Range

Old

 Old, Brotato character
  • +10 Harvesting
  • -25% Enemy speed
  • -10% Enemies
  • -33%Map Size
  • -10% Speed
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