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The Best Guardians of the Galaxy Members, Ranked

Updated February 8, 2021 7.6k votes 901 voters 20.2k views21 items

Here is the full roster of the Marvel Comics superhero team, the Guardians of the Galaxy. Created by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, the comic book superhero group made their first appearance in Annihilation: Conquest #6 (2008). Made of a "ragtag bunch of misfits", the Guardians of the Galaxy have starred in two films and will also appear in the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War. Who are the best Guardians of the Galaxy characters?

The original Guardians of the Galaxy lineup includes leader Star-Lord, Rocket Raccoon, Drax the Destroyer, Gamora, Adam Warlock, and Quasar. Many popular Marvel characters, like Groot, Mantis, Iron Man, Ant-Man and Captain Marvel have also joined the group. 

Did you forget who is in the Guardians of the Galaxy? Check out the complete list of all GotG members below and vote for your favorites!

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    Groot

    Ability to absorb wood to feed, rebuild self
    Groot is a fictional superhero that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created...  more

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    Gamora

    Healing factor, Highly skilled assassin and gymnast
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    Star-Lord

    Skilled marksman, Flight via jet boots
    Star-Lord is a fictional superhero appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics....  more

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    Rocket Raccoon

    Master tactician and field commander, Expert marksman and sniper
    Rocket Raccoon is a fictional superhero who appears in American comic books published by...  more

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    Mantis

    Telepathy, Healing factor
    Mantis is a fictional character, a superhero in the Marvel Universe, and former member of the...  more

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    Drax the Destroyer

    Superhuman strength, endurance
    Drax the Destroyer is a fictional superhero appearing in comic books published by Marvel...  more

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    Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers)

    Flight, Healing factor
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    Corporal Eugene" Flash" Thompson is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics. He is a star...  more

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    Quasar a.k.a. Martyr

    Superhuman strength, flight
    Phyla-Vell is a fictional character, a comic book superhero in the Marvel Comics universe. She...  more
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    Angela

    Flight, Immortality
    Angela is a fictional comic book superhero created by author Neil Gaiman and artist Todd...  more
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    Cosmo the Spacedog

    Various psychic abilities
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    Adam Warlock

    Flight, Superhuman speed
    Adam Warlock, originally known as Him, is a fictional character that appears in comic books...  more

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    Katherine Anne "Kitty" Pryde is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books...  more

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    Iron Man

    Flight, Hand-to-hand combat
    Iron Man is a fictional superhero appearing in comic books and the Marvel Cinematic Universe....  more

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    Ant-Man (Scott Lang) is a fictional character, a superhero featured in the American comic...  more

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    Moondragon

    Flight, Psychokinesis
    Moondragon is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics Universe. A vastly powerful telepath,...  more

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    Vance Astro

    Psychokinesis, Above average athlete
    Vance Astro, born Vance Astrovik and going by the nickname Major Victory, is a fictional...  more
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    The Thing is a fictional superhero that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. He...  more

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    Bug

    Ability to cling to walls, Exceptional agility
    Bug is a fictional character, a superhero in the Marvel Comics Universe. Bug was originally a...  more
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    Jack Flag

    Superb athlete, Superhuman strength
    Jack Flag is a fictional character, a superhero in the Marvel Comics universe....  more