Button Mash

The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made  

Reference
Originally by
38.8k votes 7.5k voters 257k views 109 items

List Rules Roleplaying games that were released on the SNES, they do not have to be exclusives.

The best Super Nintendo RPG games introduced a generation of gamers to the term "role playing game. There's something about role playing games that really capture your imagination and make you feel like you're part of another world. Your party always has colorful characters, the abilities you gain along the way are amazing, and boss battles are usually nothing short of epic. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best SNES RPGs of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling RPGs that were released for Super Nintendo. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games featured on this list include everything from Chrono Trigger to Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
Ranker may collect a commission from links on this page.
list ordered by
1
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
2
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
3
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
4
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1994
5
Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistra... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
6
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
7
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
8
Final Fantasy V is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
9
Breath of Fire II is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
10
Seiken Densetsu 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
11
Breath of Fire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
12
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
13
Tales of Phantasia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
14
Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1995
15
Dragon Quest V: Hand of the He... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
16
Lufia & the Fortress of Doom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
17
Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
18
Star Ocean is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1996
19
Ogre Battle: The March of the ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
20
Dragon Warrior I & II is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
21
Soul Blazer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
22
Shadowrun is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1993
23
Dragon Warrior III is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Jan 01 1988
24
Bahamut Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
25
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Tog... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made