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Dragalia Lost is one of the most popular free-to-play games available to play on smartphones right now. It is a turn-based RPG game, revolving around the relationship between humans and dragons and involves players venturing on quests to upgrade their adventurers and dragons.

The game made by Nintendo and developed by Cygames has an enormous variety of in-game characters known as adventurers, who all have unique abilities and powers which correspond to the five elements. These are: fire, water, wind, light and shadow. 

Each element has another element which it is superior over; for example, Fire beats Wind, Wind beats Water, and Water beats Fire. The other two Elements, Light and Shadow, are strong against one another. 

As with many video games that offer an aspect of multiple unique characters, there is usually a list of those characters that is compiled to identify and help players to pick and choose which characters they want to use, based on which ones are the most powerful.

In general, tier lists are a way to rank the members of a category against each other. Most commonly they are used to rank characters against other characters in terms of how “meta” they are, however you could also make a tier list for weapons or for any other unique aspect or feature of something. 

This tier list will discuss and deliver a list of the best adventurers and dragons for players to know where each character and dragon stands and compares to the meta. If you are a new player or simply a regular player, then this tier list should help you keep up to date with and ahead of the curve to ensure you have the best experience possible.

Tier List Key

S Tier

You’ll see adventurers in this tier in almost every player’s roster because they are incredibly powerful. These units form the game’s current meta – meaning having a handful of these adventurers will undoubtedly make end game content easier. If you have not already picked up or are using these adventurers then you are missing out!

A Tier

Make no mistake, these adventurers are powerful as well. What bars them from S-tier status, however, is the lack of flexibility and utility outside of their predetermined roles. While S-tier units can excel in every composition you put them in, A-tiers are only extremely good in the role they’re initially intended for.

B Tier

These adventurers are just fine. They won’t blow you away on any part of gameplay, but there’s still value in strengthening them. Expect to spend a bit more time and in-game resources to make these units viable for the end game, though.

C Tier

You can use these units throughout the game, but only until you find some better ones. With three tiers of adventurers above these, there are more, far better alternatives out there.

D Tier

Only a significant buff will make these units usable in the game. As it stands right now, these units have glaring flaws with little way to redeem their status.

Listed below is the overall tier list for adventurers, as well as the dragon tier list. The units are separated by their strength tier (S-D), as well as their element to help you identify exactly which adventurers you should be using.

Dragalia Lost Tier List: Dragalia Lost Characters

S Tier List

Fire

  • Marth
  • Ezelith
  • Halloween Lowen
  • Chrom
  • Nobunaga

Water

  • Gala Elisanne
  • Mitsuba
  • Karina
  • Valerio
  • Jiang Ziya

Wind

  • Hawk
  • Tobias
  • Sylas
  • Gala Leif
  • Lowen

Light

  • Mitsuhide
  • Dragonyule Malora
  • Gala Luca
  • Gala Prince
  • Peony
  • Zhu Bajie

Shadow

  • Grace
  • Gala Cleo
  • Gala Alex
  • Bellina
  • Cleo
  • Vice
  • Patia
  • Forte
  • Linnea

A tier List

Fire

  • Ezelith
  • Euden
  • Nadine
  • Xania
  • Gala Mym
  • Rena
  • Emma

Water

  • Lily
  • Elisanne
  • Eugene
  • Yurius
  • Pipple
  • Tiki
  • Hunter Sarisse
  • Lazry

Wind

  • Lin You
  • Victor
  • Noelle
  • Ranzal
  • Wedding Elisanne
  • Valentine’s Melody
  • Melody
  • Akasha
  • Joachim
  • Addis
  • Su Fang

Light

  • Hunter Vanessa
  • Fleur
  • Yachiyo
  • Sharena
  • Albert
  • Alfonse
  • Chitose
  • Hildegarde
  • Halloween Elisanne

Shadow

  • Nefaria
  • Delphi
  • Botan
  • Althemia
  • Curran
  • Durant
  • Heinwald
  • Kleimann
  • Ieyasu
  • Lathna
  • Rodrigo
  • Summer Verica
  • Natalie
  • Valentine’s Addis

B tier List

Fire

  • Chelsea
  • Halloween Mym
  • Naveed
  • Ramona
  • Verica
  • Hunter Berserker
  • Gala Sarisse
  • Megaman
  • Mikoto
  • Karl
  • Student Maribelle
  • Valentine’s Hildegarde

Water

  • Vanessa
  • Thaniel
  • Xander
  • Summer Celliera
  • Dragonyule Cleo
  • Gauld
  • Laranoa
  • Nurse Aeleen
  • Summer Julieta
  • Orsem
  • Halloween Odetta

Wind

  • Kirsty
  • Louise
  • Dragonyule Xainfried
  • Musashi
  • Maribelle
  • Gala Ranzal
  • Templar Hope
  • Wedding Aoi
  • Wedding Xania

Light

  • Lucretia
  • Summer Cleo
  • Summer Luca
  • Sha Wujing
  • Wu Kong
  • Xiao Lei
  • Vixel
  • Annelie

Shadow

  • Aldred
  • Alex
  • Audric
  • Cassandra
  • Yaten
  • Sazanka
  • Erik

C tier List

Fire

  • Aoi
  • Alain
  • Lea
  • Joe
  • Renelle
  • Serena
  • Sinoa
  • Valentine’s Ezelith
  • Xuan Zang

Water

  • Jurota
  • Luther
  • Renee
  • Summer Ranzal
  • Zardin
  • Rex

Wind

  • Eleonira
  • Johanna
  • Nicolas
  • Ku Hai

Light

  • Fritz
  • Hanabusa
  • Odetta
  • Julieta
  • Amane
  • Ryozen

Shadow

  • Taro
  • Berseker
  • Orion

D tier List

Fire

  • Aurien
  • Laxi
  • Melsa
  • Valentine’s Orion
  • Yue
  • Yuya
  • Marty

Water

  • Dragonyule Nefaria
  • Dragonyule Xander
  • Ricardt
  • Cibella
  • Jakob
  • Pietro
  • Waike

Wind

  • Aeleen
  • Francesca
  • Philia
  • Pia
  • Sophie

Light

  • Halloween Althemia
  • Hope
  • Linus
  • Luca
  • Malora
  • Malka
  • Elias
  • Estelle
  • Raemond
  • Rawn
  • Felicia
  • Irfan
  • Halloween Edward

Shadow

  • Norwin
  • Zace
  • Vida
  • Edward

Dragalia Lost Tier List: Dragalia Lost Dragons

S Tier List

Fire

  • Gala Mars

Water

  • Gaibhne & Craidhne

Wind

  • Vayu

Light

  • Gala Thor

Shadow

  • Gala Cat Sith

A tier list

Fire

  • Horus
  • Konohana Sakuya
  • Apollo
  • Dreadking Rathalos

Water

  • Siren
  • Nimis
  • Leviathan
  • Halloween Maritimus
  • Dragonyule Jeanne

Wind

  • Pazuzu
  • Long Long
  • Freyja
  • Ariel

Light

  • Popstar Siren 
  • Daikokuten
  • Cupid
  • Tie Shan Gongzhu

Shadow

  • Shinobi
  • Fatalis
  • Epimetheus
  • Azazel

B Tier List

Fire

  • Agni
  • Prometheus
  • High Brunhilda
  • Cerberus
  • Arctos

Water

  • High Mercury

Wind

  • High Midgardsormr
  • Zephyr

Light

  • Takemikazuchi
  • High Jupiter
  • Gilgamesh
  • Corsaint Phoenix

Shadow

  • Ramiel 
  • Marishiten
  • High Zodiark
  • Andromeda
  • Chthonius

C Tier list

Fire

  • Rathalos
  • Phoenix
  • Kagutsuchi
  • Ifrit

Water

  • Vodyanoy
  • Styx
  • Simurgh
  • Poseidon
  • Kamuy

Wind

  • Garuda
  • Summer Konohana Sakuya
  • Roc
  • Hastur
  • Mini mids
  • Yulong

Light

  • Lindworm
  • Liger
  • Jeanne d’Arc

Shadow

  • Nyarlathotep
  • Phantom
  • Nidhogg
  • Mini Zodi
  • Juggernaut

D tier list

Fire

  • Pele
  • Brunhilda
  • Cinder Drake
  • Erasmus
  • Homura
  • Kindling Imp

Water

  • Peng Lai
  • Poliahu
  • Snow Drake
  • Wellspring Imp
  • Mercury
  • Fubuki

Wind

  • Midgardsormr
  • Stribog
  • Sylvia 
  • Tsumuji
  • Zephyr Imp
  • Gust Drake

Light

  • Astral Imp
  • Shishimai
  • Unicorn
  • Moon Drake
  • Halloween Silke
  • Hinata
  • Jupiter

Shadow

  • Silke
  • Pallid Imp
  • Parallel Zodiark
  • Silver Fafnir
  • Barbatos
  • Gloom Drake
  • Bronze Fafnir
  • Ebisu
  • Gold Fafnir
  • Maritimus
  • Hikage
  • Zodiark

E tier list

Fire

  • Rush

Water

  • Divine Dragon

Light 

  • Puppy