List of All BioShock Bosses Ranked Best to Worst

If you had to choose one, who would you say is your favorite boss from BioShock? There are definitely a lot of great boss battles in BioShock, so for this list we're going to rank every BioShock boss from best to worst.

Although many of the boss battles in Bioshock are fairly similar, there are still some fascinating characters with chilling backstories that you can discover through audio tapes. Dr. Steinman is the first boss you'll encounter, and throughout your run you'll meet Peach Wilkins, Sander Cohen, and even Andrew Ryan himself.

What exactly makes for a good boss battle? You can rate these BioShock bosses in terms of challenge-level, creativity, and overall fun. Maybe you just think they look cool, or have unique abilities that you've never seen before. Whatever the reason, vote up your favorite boss battles from BioShock, including mini-bosses when applicable.


  • 1
    76 VOTES
    Sander Cohen
    Photo: 2K Games

    Fort Frolic or Olympus Heights

    • Characters by Game: BioShock, BioShock: Burial at Sea
    • Characters by Series: BioShock
    • Characters by Genre: Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Survival horror, Action game, Adventure
    • Characters by Developer: Irrational Games
    • Characters by Device: OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh
    • Gender: Male
  • 2
    73 VOTES

    Dr. Steinman

    Dr. Steinman
    Photo: 2K Games

    Dr. Steinman's Aesthetic Ideals 

  • 3
    67 VOTES

    Bouncer Big Daddy

    Bouncer Big Daddy
    Photo: 2K Games

    Medical Pavilion, Fort Frolic, Hephaestus, and Proving Grounds 

  • 4
    62 VOTES
    Andrew Ryan
    Photo: 2K Games

    Rapture Central Control