Injustice 2: Complete Tier List of Best Characters

A look at the best characters in the Injustice 2 roster across various tiers.

If you’re a fan of Injustice 2, you may find yourself looking for the full tier list of best characters in order to get a better understanding of which characters are worth playing. With such a large roster, it can be difficult isolating which characters work best for your unique playstyle, and which characters are great for things like multiplayer tournaments.

To help, we've put together an overview that will let you know which characters in Injustice 2 are top tier in Defense, Ability, Health, and Strength.

Understanding the Tier List in Injustice 2

Injustice 2 Tier List
There are four different tiers you need to be aware of in Injustice 2.

Before we can go over the full tier list of best characters in Injustice 2, we need to briefly catch you up on the four main tiers and what they mean.

  • Strength (STR): Power of normal attacks in Injustice 2.
  • Ability (ABL): Power of special attacks in Injustice 2.
  • Defense (DEF): How well a character can block damage in Injustice 2.
  • Health (HP): How many attacks your character can withstand before being knocked out in Injustice 2.

In Injustice 2, the best way to get a feel for which character is best in each respective tier is by looking at their base stats before equipping items into a custom loadout. Note that it’s also important to play the characters yourself to get a feel for them, as knowing where they rank on a particular tier will only give you a partial idea of whether or not they’re viable.

Now that you’ve got a basic understanding of how the tiers work in Injustice 2, let’s get on to isolating which characters are the best in each respective tier.

Injustice 2 - Strength Tier List

complete injustice tier list
A look at the full tier list for Strength in Injustice 2.

When isolating the best characters for Strength (STR) in Injustice 2, it’s important to keep the tier list of base stats in mind. Strength denotes how much power a character’s normal attacks can dish out. At the top are characters with 1250 STR, as this is the highest base stat for Strength in Injustice 2.

1250 Strength Tier

  • Atrocitus
  • Bane
  • Darkseid
  • Gorilla Grodd
  • Scarecrow

1150 Strength Tier

  • Aquaman
  • Black Adam
  • Brainiac
  • Firestorm
  • Green Lantern
  • Superman
  • Swamp Thing
  • Wonder Woman

1100 Strength Tier

  • Black Canary
  • Blue Beetle
  • Cheetah
  • Flash
  • Robin

1050 Strength Tier

  • Batman
  • Captain Cold
  • Catwoman
  • Cyborg
  • Deadshot
  • Doctor Fate
  • Green Arrow
  • Harley Quinn
  • Joker
  • Poison Ivy
  • Supergirl

Injustice 2 - Defense Tier List

Tier List for Injustice 2
A look at the full tier list for Defense in Injustice 2.

When isolating the best characters for Defense (DEF) in Injustice 2, it’s important to keep the tier list of base stats in mind. Defense denotes how adept a character is at blocking attacks. At the top are characters with 1000 DEF, as this is the highest base stat for Defense in Injustice 2.

1000 Defense Tier

  • Aquaman
  • Black Adam
  • Brainiac
  • Cyborg
  • Firestorm
  • Green Lantern
  • Supergirl
  • Superman
  • Swamp Thing
  • Wonder Woman

950 Defense Tier

  • Black Canary
  • Blue Beetle
  • Cheetah
  • Flash
  • Robin

900 Defense Tier

  • Atrocitus
  • Bane
  • Batman
  • Captain Cold
  • Catwoman
  • Deadshot
  • Doctor Fate
  • Gorilla Grodd
  • Green Arrow
  • Harley Quinn
  • Joker
  • Poison Ivy
  • Scarecrow

800 Defense Tier

  • Darkseid

Injustice 2 - Health Tier List

Injustice 2 Characters ranked
A look at the full tier list for Health in Injustice 2. 

When isolating the best characters for Health (HP) in Injustice 2, it’s important to keep the tier list of base stats in mind. Health is one of the easier tiers to understand, as it relates to how many attacks your character can withstand before being knocked out. At the top are characters with 1100 HP, as this is the highest base stat for Health in Injustice 2.

1100 Health Tier

  • Darkseid

1050 Health Tier

  • Atrocitus
  • Bane
  • Batman
  • Captain Cold
  • Catwoman
  • Deadshot
  • Doctor Fate
  • Gorilla Grodd
  • Green Arrow
  • Harley Quinn
  • Joker
  • Poison Ivy
  • Scarecrow

1000 Health Tier

  • Black Canary
  • Blue Beetle
  • Cheetah
  • Flash
  • Robin

950 Health Tier

  • Aquaman
  • Black Adam
  • Brainiac
  • Cyborg
  • Firestorm
  • Green Lantern
  • Supergirl
  • Superman
  • Swamp Thing
  • Wonder Woman

Injustice 2 - Ability Tier List

Injustice 2 character tier list
A look at the full tier list for Ability in Injustice 2. 

When isolating the best characters for Ability (ABL) in Injustice 2, it’s important to keep the tier list of base stats in mind. Ability relates to how much damage your character can dish out while using special attacks. At the top are characters with 1150 ABL, as this is the highest base stat for Ability in Injustice 2.

1150 Ability Tier

  • Aquaman
  • Atrocitus
  • Bane
  • Batman
  • Black Adam
  • Black Canary
  • Blue Beetle
  • Brainiac
  • Captain Cold
  • Catwoman
  • Cheetah

1100 Ability Tier

  • Cyborg
  • Darkseid
  • Deadshot
  • Doctor Fate
  • Firestorm

1050 Ability Tier

  • Flash
  • Gorilla Grodd
  • Green Arrow
  • Green Lantern
  • Harley Quinn
  • Joker
  • Poison Ivy
  • Robin

1000 Ability Tier

  • Scarecrow

950 Ability Tier

  • Supergirl
  • Superman
  • Swamp Thing
  • Wonder Woman

Overall, you’ll notice a pattern where certain characters trend favorably across all four tiers in Injustice 2. However, it’s important to remember that as you level your character up and equip better gear, the better your character will perform. By keeping these base stats in mind, you’ll have a better idea which items are worth equipping in Injustice 2.

By reading this guide, you should now know each character’s base stats and where they rank on the complete tier list in Injustice 2.

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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