The Greatest Werewolf Characters of All Time

Over 1.4K Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Greatest Werewolf Characters of All Time

For this poll, we've created a list of the greatest werewolves of all time, featuring werewolves you know from movies, television, video games and more. Of course, your favorite cartoon werewolves are included, but this list doesn't only feature animated characters that can talk. If your favorite fictional werewolf is missing, don't be salty- just add it to the list so that other people can vote for it too!

Use every item on this list for yours, from Jacob Black to The Astounding Wolf-Man. Who is the number one werewolf that people just can't get enough of? Scroll down and find out who the masses voted for.

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  • Remus Lupin
    Harry Potter series
    593 votes

    Remus Lupin is a character from the Harry Potter series. He is a werewolf who struggles with his condition and the stigma that comes with it. Despite his challenges, he is a kind and intelligent individual who becomes a beloved teacher at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

  • David Kessler
    An American Werewolf in London
    572 votes

    David Kessler is the main character in the movie An American Werewolf in London. After being attacked by a werewolf, he becomes one himself and must navigate his new life as a creature of the night. David's journey is filled with both horror and dark humor as he tries to come to terms with his transformation.

  • The Wolf Man
    The Wolfman
    264 votes

    The Wolfman is a classic fictional character from various films and literature. He is cursed to transform into a werewolf during the full moon, causing havoc wherever he goes. This tragic figure battles with his inner beast while trying to find a way to break the curse.

  • Scott McCall
    Teen Wolf
    372 votes

    Scott McCall is the protagonist of the TV show Teen Wolf. He starts off as an ordinary teenager but becomes a werewolf after being bitten by one. Scott uses his newfound abilities to protect his friends and town from supernatural threats while also dealing with typical teenage drama.

  • Klaus Mikkelsen
    The Vampire Diaries universe
    369 votes

    Klaus is a complex character from the TV show The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off The Originals. He is a hybrid of vampire and werewolf, making him incredibly powerful. Klaus struggles with his dual nature, constantly torn between his monstrous instincts and his desire for redemption.

  • Michael Corvin
    368 votes

    Michael Corvin is a central character in the Underworld film series. He becomes entangled in a war between vampires and werewolves after discovering that he possesses both species' bloodlines. Michael's journey involves uncovering his true identity while fighting for survival in this supernatural conflict.