Marvel Ultimate Alliance Characters List: How to Unlock Characters, Secret Characters

Marvel Ultimate Alliance Characters List: How to Unlock Characters, Secret Characters

There’s a tonne of characters to unlock in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3. Here’s how to get each one.

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 boasts frenetic combat, awesome superhero designs, and a great story involving the villainous Black Order. Its best asset though, is the sheer volume of heroes you can play as in the game. To help you build your roster, we’ve put together this Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Characters Guide. We’ll list every character that you can find in the game, and also give you some tips on how to unlock new characters in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3.

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Characters List

There are so many characters to unlock and play as in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, that it’s hard to keep track of them all. To help you out, we’ve listed all of the Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Characters below for you, alongside when you can unlock them. Note that these are the playable characters available, there are countless more as NPCs.

  • Black Panther - Wakanda
  • Black Widow - Complete intro mission
  • Falcon - Complete Intro
  • Captain America - Complete Intro
  • Captain Marvel - Complete Intro
  • Daredevil - Shadowland
  • Deadpool - Xavier Institute
  • Doctor Strange
  • Elektra - Shadowland
  • Elsa Bloodstone - Dark Realm
  • Ghost Rider - Dark Realm
  • Magneto - Xavier Institute
  • Hawkeye - End of Avengers Tower Mission
  • Iron Man - Complete Intro
  • Thor - Complete Intro
  • Hulk - Complete Intro
  • Wolverine - Complete Intro
  • Scarlet Witch - Complete Intro
  • Groot/Rocket - Available from start
  • Star-Lord - Available from start
  • Gamora - Available from start
  • Drax - Available from start
  • Crystal - Complete Intro
  • Luke Cage - Raft mission unlock
  • Venom - beat Venom Boss Fight
  • Spider-Man - Complete Intro
  • Captain Marvel - Complete Intro
  • Spider-Man (Miles Morales) - Raft (beat Mysterio)
  • Ms.Marvel - Raft (beat Mysterio)
  • Nightcrawler - Xavier Institute
  • Psylock - Xavier Institute
  • Scarlett Witch - Complete Intro
  • Spider Gwen - Raft (beat Mysterio)
  • Iron Fist - Shadowland
  • Wasp - Avengers Tower

How to Unlock Characters in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3

As you can see from the list above, each character in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 is unlocked in a different way. Often, characters will become available at a certain point in the story, while others are unlocked by completing certain points of the game. Check out the list above for info on unlocking each of the characters in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3.

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Best Characters

In Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, you can swap out characters to play with new team dynamics whenever you want. But which characters should you put in your squad? We've compiled a list of the best characters in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 below:

  • Ghost Rider - The Hellfire Chain ability is one of the best in the game, great for clearing large groups of enemies.
  • Black Panther - The Bast's Fury ability absorbs all incoming damage then releases it back at enemies. Great for synergy attacks.
  • Elsa Bloodstone - Elsa can do most of her attacks at considerable range, making her great for picking off snipers and the like.
  • Venom - Venom is an absolute powerhouse, able to do huge damage up close, and close gaps with its abilities.

For more on Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, why not check out our Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Characters Guide. For a look at how to level up fast, there's our Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 XP Cubes Guide. For tips on dodging attacks, we've got a guide on How to Dodge in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3. Elsewhere, there's our look at How Multiplayer Works in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3. Finally, there's our breakdown of How ISO-8 Works in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3.

Jake Green

Senior Guides Writer

Jake is a former freelance writer who is still very much new to all of this. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and playing wonderfully silly VR games. He has an unhealthy obsession with Mega Man, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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