Sword Art Online: MD - Best 4-Star Characters Tier List - Rank C


Here's a list of 4-Star Characters that are currently rated under Rank C! Together with their Stats, Skills and Character Info.

Rankings Are Based On:
   - Overall Max Stats: This is a work in progress so ranking might change as we go.
   - Sword Skills: How well it can connect even if you are or the enemy is in an awkward position. DPS, additional effects and drawbacks will also be considered.
   - Survivability and Offensive Performance: How good are they for Solo Missions, Co-Op Matches, and other Modes.

Sword Art Online: MD - Best 4-Star Characters and Tier List - Rank S
   
      
Rank [C] Characters
   - These characters are still great, and can help complete Story Mode and other game content.
   - Limit Breaking these characters are highly optional, but I would suggest though that you save your Hacking Crystals for better characters, just in-case.
   - Gets average stats, but some characters leans more towards a specialized role, like tanking, support fire, and more.

Asuna [Nightwear]
Asuna [Nightwear]
HP MP ATK DEF CRIT Battle Skill 1 Battle Skill 2 Battle Skill 3
8788 180 2368 1894 2808 Defense HP MP
Dagger - Neutral Element +3% +6% +6%
Skill Slots: None at the moment...
SS1 MP:35 Rush forward with a dagger, then slash upwards in a gouging motion.
SS2 MP:45 Slash the enemy quickly four times.
SS3 MP:45 Brandish a dagger, then put all your weight behind it and bring it down on your opponent.
Quick Notes Free 4* Character (Pre-Registration Event). OK as filler for your team if you don't have any alternative. She has the lowest overall stats among all melee 4* characters, and her SS3 misses a lot too against a moving target. Sorry but she is a Rank C- character.

Silica [Fairy Dragon Tamer]
Silica [Fairy Dragon Tamer]
HP MP ATK DEF CRIT Battle Skill 1 Battle Skill 2 Battle Skill 3
8983 219 2817 2122 3324 HP Attack MP
Dagger - Water Element +3% +6% +10%
Skill Slots: None at the moment...
SS1 MP:50 A sword skill. Rush back and forth, slashing with a dagger quicker than the eye can see.
SS2 MP:60 Spin through the air, striking the enemy with a four-hit combo.
SS3 MP:120 Strike twice with a dagger, then get Pina to perform Bubble Breath on you.
Quick Notes Dagger + nice MP gain will enable her to spam skills and create more combos, but still be aware of her low HP and DEF. SS2 is easier and better depending on your position.

Klein [Furinkazan]
Klein [Furinkazan]
HP MP ATK DEF CRIT Battle Skill 1 Battle Skill 2 Battle Skill 3
11472 208 2865 2224 2658 Defense +3% MP Attack
Sword - Neutral Element Damage Up 1.5x vs Neutral +6% +10%
Skill Slots: Sword Skill;  BS1 Transform;  SS3 Enhance (Attack+, Reduced Charged Time)
SS1 MP:35 Draw your katana from your waist and lunge at the enemy.
SS2 MP:60 A potent three-hit move. Deal a slash horizontally, vertically upward, and finally downward.
SS3+ MP:100 Increase your attack power and deliver a quick and devastating slash.
Quick Notes Stats are actually pretty decent, and with nice damage output. SS3 has a wide area of effect that connects quite easily too.

Kirito [Fairy Dance]
Kirito [Fairy Dance]
HP MP ATK DEF CRIT Battle Skill 1 Battle Skill 2 Battle Skill 3
9048 181 2544 1709 2116 MP Defense Attack
Sword - Dark Element +3% +6% +6%
Skill Slots: None at the moment...
SS1 MP:35 A basic skill for a one-handed sword. Rush forward, thrusting your sword.
SS2 MP:60 A potent three-hit move. Deal a slash horizontally, vertically upward, and finally downward.
SS3 MP:60 Deal four horizontal hits to surrounding enemies.
Quick Notes Free 4* Character (Pre-Registration Event; Limited Event). Gets a pretty decent stats once you max and Limit Hack him all the way to Lvl 100 (farm from events). Definitely a must have if you still don't have a melee core unit.

Lisbeth [Mace Master]
Lisbeth [Mace Master]
HP MP ATK DEF CRIT Battle Skill 1 Battle Skill 2 Battle Skill 3
13392 218 2895 2294 1980 Attack +3% HP MP
Mace - Neutral Element Damage Up 1.5x vs Neutral HP+6% +10%
Skill Slots: Mace Skill;  BS1 Transform; SS3 Enhance (Attack+, Hits+)
SS1 MP:50 Perform a giant swing in the ground with a club, affecting a wide area.
SS2 MP:60 Swing your club as you spin around, sending enemies around you flying.
SS3+ MP:100 Increase your attack and swing your club violently, delivering a blow with meteoric power.
Quick Notes A nice sturdy character, but lacks fire power as the battle goes due to slow MP gain. Ideal for tanking and parry-switch tactics to get the most out of her SS3.

Agil [Brawney Axeman]
Agil [Brawney Axeman]
HP MP ATK DEF CRIT Battle Skill 1 Battle Skill 2 Battle Skill 3
13326 208 2954 2317 2085 Defense +3% MP HP
Mace - Neutral Element Damage Up 1.5x vs Neutral +6% +10%
Skill Slots: Mace Skill;  BS1 Transform; SS3 Enhance (Attack+, Hits+)
SS1 MP:50 Perform a giant swing in the ground with a club, affecting a wide area.
SS2 MP:45 Swing a one-handed club with all your might and send your opponents flying into the air.
SS3+ MP:100 Increase your attack and quickly swing your club with a powerful blast of explosive energy.
Quick Notes Same with Lisbeth [Mace Master].

Lisbeth [Fairy Blacksmith]
Lisbeth [Fairy Blacksmith]
HP MP ATK DEF CRIT Battle Skill 1 Battle Skill 2 Battle Skill 3
14658 197 3090 2233 1968 Defense Attack HP
Mace - Holy Element +3% +6% +10%
Skill Slots: None at the moment...
SS1 MP:50 Perform a giant swing into the ground with a club, affecting a wide area.
SS2 MP:45 Swing a one-handed club with all your might and send your opponents flying into the air.
SS3 MP:120 Chant, causing lightning to strike together with your club.
Quick Notes Same with Lisbeth [Mace Master].

Asuna [Captive Princess]
Asuna [Captive Princess]
HP MP ATK DEF CRIT Battle Skill 1 Battle Skill 2 Battle Skill 3
6366 178 2622 1445 2201 Defense HP Attack
Rod - Earth Element +6% +6% +6%
Skill Slots: None at the moment...
SS1 MP:35 A low-level earth spell. Fire a boulder at a target.
SS2 MP:60 A mid-level earth spell. Drop a large boulder on the head of the target.
SS3 MP:90 Replenish your party's HP and temporarily increase both your defense and that of nearby allies.
Quick Notes Free 4* Character (Limited Event). Naturally have lower HP and DEF, so learn to dodge well and time your casts. She's a full support caster, so focus more on her SS3 and MP stats, not for MP gain per hit but for max MP pool. Rank C+ if maxed.

Sinon [Cool-Headed Sniper]
Sinon [Cool-Headed Sniper]
HP MP ATK DEF CRIT Battle Skill 1 Battle Skill 2 Battle Skill 3
9269 208 2723 2038 3180 Critical HP Attack
Bow - Water Element +3% +6% +10%
Skill Slots: None at the moment...
SS1 MP:35 A sword skill for the long bow. Fire a frozen arrow.
SS2 MP:60 One of the best sword skills for the bow. Unleash an arrow brimming with powerful magic.
SS3 MP:100 Fire ice arrows in mid-air that sprout icebergs on impact. The ice sparkles like diamonds.
Quick Notes A bit challenging to play because you need to dodge attacks while attacking. SS3 is kinda unreliable sometimes, so better use SS2 or 1 for DPS and rely on your crits. Nice support fire character to have and if played right.

Sinon [Goddess of Death]
Sinon [Goddess of Death]
HP MP ATK DEF CRIT Battle Skill 1 Battle Skill 2 Battle Skill 3
9038 208 3331 2201 2476 HP +3% MP Attack
Gun - Neutral Element Damage Up 1.5x vs Neutral +6% +10%
Skill Slots: Gun Skill;  BS1 Transform;  SS3 Enhance (Attack+, Homing Bullet)
SS1 MP:35 Sprawl onto the ground, avoiding the enemy's attack, and fire a bullet aimed right at them.
SS2 MP:45 Pull out your fully-automatic sidearm and fire multiple shots.
SS3+ MP:100 Increase your attack power and fire a phantasmal gunshot at an enemy .
Quick Notes A bit challenging to play because you need to dodge attacks while attacking. SS3 has only 1 hit so make it count (use parry-switch tactics or get SS3+). Use SS2 for building combos. Great support fire character to have, Rank C+ if played right.

Other  Notes
Character Rankings: Order List
   - Ordered by Weapon Type > Element

How To Obtain Specific 4* Characters?
   - Mostly from Gacha Scout (check "characters and rates" option under the featured banners for more info). Free 4* characters can be obtained via limited events, check their "Quick Notes" above for more details.

Limited Events: Elemental Bonuses
   - For such events that recommends a specific Element to counter the Element of a Boss enemy for example, consider that character's rank to be higher than the others around his or her current rank.
   - Note that OS Characters and some selected characters have a Battle Skill or Skill Slot that increases their damages against Neutral element enemies.


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