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The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End 

Lisa Waugh
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Updated October 4, 2019 38.6k votes 4k voters 33.6k views 23 items

WARNING: Spoilers abound. If you’re caught up on Season 9, you should be fine, though.

Walking Dead fans spend about 60% of their time discussing who will die before just about every episode. Watching the AMC show causes anxiety for this very reason alone. Who’s actually going to make it to the end or very close to the end of The Walking Dead? Even though the TWD comic ended in July 2019, the show and its source material have diverged enough that no one is truly safe.

Daryl Dixon doesn’t even exist in the comic books but he’s got fans so crazed, they border on the obsessive. Norman Reedus has vowed to strike the first match if they kill off Daryl so he might just make it through the apocalypse. A popular saying among Dead fans: “If they kill Daryl, we riot.” It helps that as a character, Daryl has the skills and the luck to make it through psychopathic overlords, cannibals, bloodthirsty gangs, and even the dreaded yuppies behind Alexandria’s walls.

If you were placing bets during season one, there’s no way you’d expect the mousy, domestically-abused Carol to live through an episode, much less outlive Glenn and Abraham. Even Carl has grown from being an overly-protected little boy to a stone-cold calculating killer. Will The Walking Dead’s producers kill off the boy who has lived through so much - even having to kill his own mother?

Remember, you're voting up the characters most likely to make it, not your favorite characters. Who will survive in this hard, cruel world all the way to the bitter end? Who would you choose as the Walking Dead characters who will survive longest? Disagree with our survivor picks? Add your own!

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Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Norman Reedus
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Carol Peletier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Melissa McBride
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Michonne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Danai Gurira
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Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Andrew Lincoln
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Carl Grimes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
voting closed at #6 Chandler Riggs
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Maggie Greene is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Lauren Cohan
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Judith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
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Morgan Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Lennie James
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Jesus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
voting closed at #8 Jesus
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Walkers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Walkers
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Negan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Lolalocke8 added Negan Jeffrey Dean Morgan
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Rosita Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Kathie Rebman added Christian Serratos
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Eugene is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
guerra.jonathan added Eugene
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Enid is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
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Glenn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
voting closed at #8 Steven Yeun
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Dr. Eugene Porter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Dr. Eugene Porter
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King Ezekiel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Miles Kinge added King Ezekiel Khary Payton
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Dwight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Benjamin Fast added Dwight
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Aaron is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Aaron
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Tara Chambler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Alanna Masterson
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Sasha Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
voting closed at #14 Sasha Williams
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Abraham Ford is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
voting closed at #9 Abraham Ford
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Father Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Father Gabriel