All Grand Theft Auto Protagonists Ranked

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Grand Theft Auto: Legends of the Franchise

Niko Bellic: As the protagonist in Grand Theft Auto IV, Niko Bellic broke new ground for the series. He’s a mysterious and storied character with a background that players desire to learn more about. His journey through Liberty City is monumental, going from being an immigrant fresh off the deck of a cargo boat to being a respected and revered criminal presence in the city.

Ranking the Best Grand Theft Auto Protagonists

  1. Claude: Arguably the most impactful Grand Theft Auto protagonist ever, Claude ushered in a new generation of gaming with the introduction of Grand Theft Auto III.
  2. Tommy Vercetti: Emerging as one of the most ruthless and headstrong characters in the GTA series, Tommy Vercetti is an iconic PlayStation 2-era character.
  3. Franklin Clinton: With remarkable talents that made him shine in Grand Theft Auto V, Franklin Clinton became a legend of the streets.
  4. Niko Bellic: Niko’s honorable nature and likeability, even when he’s on a rampage to protect his family, make him the best Grand Theft Auto protagonist in the series.
  5. Carl Johnson: A die-hard family man and ruthless fighter with a heart of gold, Carl Johnson is an iconic Grand Theft Auto protagonist.
  6. Johnny Klebitz: A part of the Grand Theft Auto IV saga, Johnny took center stage in The Lost and Damned as a member of an outlaw motorcycle club.
  7. Trevor Philips: One of the most entertaining Grand Theft Auto protagonists, Trevor’s unhinged nature made for some hilarious situations while showcasing his exceptional marksmanship skills.
  8. Tony Cipriani: A driving force in the Leone Crime Family based in Liberty City, Tony Cipriani is a talented combatant and an example of someone who balances being a family man and a made man.
  9. Michael De Santa: A skilled criminal and master thief, Michael is also charismatic and recognizes the need to help youngsters develop into something greater.
  10. Vic Vance: Although not as memorable as some of the other protagonists, Vic Vance’s journey in Vice City and subsequent appearance in Vice City Stories added depth to his character.

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By Paul Will

Hey there, wild road warriors and city conquerors! I'm Paul, a die-hard GTA enthusiast eagerly sharing my anticipation for GTA 6. With a fiery passion for chaos and an insatiable hunger for adrenaline, I've had my sights set on the horizons of Los Santos and Vice City for quite some time. My days are filled with wild speculations, leaked rumors, and crafting concepts for what I believe will be the next epic journey in the Grand Theft Auto franchise. From planning possible storylines to dreaming up the most insane gameplay features, my mind is constantly racing as I await the moment I can finally sink my teeth into GTA 6. So, if you're feeling the urge to explore the streets of virtual metropolises and push boundaries only Rockstar Games can offer, join me on my journey into the unknown. Together, let's build the hype and share our dreams of digital adventures until the day GTA 6 finally conquers our consoles. Ready to ride into the sunset? Let's go!