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The Best Characters From Netflix's 'The Witcher' 

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Updated December 27, 2019 807 votes 142 voters 1.9k views 12 items

List Rules Main characters from the Netflix series only.

Critics be cursed - Netflix's The Witcher is one of the most popular TV shows in recent memory. Based on the acclaimed novels, which, in turn, spawned a dedicated series of games, The Witcher takes place in a distant fantasy world where monsters run rampant and magic reigns supreme. Henry Cavill stars as Geralt of Rivia, a famous monster-hunter-for-hire who travels the continent taking on odd jobs in order to rid the world of (mostly) nefarious creatures. Sometimes his contracts specify humans, sometimes they specify monsters - fortunately for Geralt, he has two types of swords.

Who's your favorite character from the series, and how do they compete with the books...or the games? Sure, Henry Cavill's received hefty praise for his portrayal as Geralt, but the rest of the cast is just as amazing.

The list features all the main characters from the series as well as the names of the actor or actress who played them. Vote up the best characters from The Witcher to see who really stole the show.

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Geralt of Rivia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters From Netflix's 'The Witcher'
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Evil is evil. Lesser. Greater. Middling. It's all the same.

Played by: Henry Cavill

Profession: Witcher

Also known as: The Butcher of Blaviken, The White Wolf

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Jaskier (Dandelion) is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters From Netflix's 'The Witcher'
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Jaskier (Dandelion)

Ooh, I could be your barker, spreading the tales of Geralt of Rivia, the Butcher of Blaviken.

Played by: Joey Batey

Profession: Bard

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Yennefer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters From Netflix's 'The Witcher'
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All of our choices draw our destinies closer.

Played by: Anya Chalotra

Profession: Sorceress

Also known as: Yen

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Tissaia de Vries is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters From Netflix's 'The Witcher'
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Tissaia de Vries

Chaos is the most dangerous thing in this world. But without control, chaos will kill you.

Played by: MyAnna Buring

Profession: Rectoress of Aretuza
Mage

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