Destruction AllStars has a cast of 16 drivers to choose from. While they’re all-stars, some of them are definitely better than others. This will likely change over time as the developers tweak and balance the game (and fix some bugs), but for now, the Destruction AllStars tier list has some definite powerhouses at the top.
Destruction AllStars Tier List:
Destruction AllStars S Tier – Best Characters
Bluefang is the best character in the game right now for beginners due to Shredder’s Breaker. Players just have to drive toward an opponent and tap L1. Even a glancing blow does a ton of damage, and a direct hit will cause an instant annihilation. Astute players will pair the Breaker with the boost to take out swaths of cars at once.
Destruction AllStars A Tier – Great Characters
Morningstar’s Breaker causes spikes to extend from the vehicle. This adds power to Jian’s attacks, and anyone who attacks them will take damage. Their personal Breaker is also useful as it deploys proximity mines, which can damage vehicles or knockdown those on foot.
Lupita’s Breakers both leave a trail of damaging fire behind her. The thing that makes this incredibly useful is that the flames Wildfire’s Breaker leaves behind KOs on-foot players instantly. A great tactic is to use the e-brake to carve a circle around a group of on-foot players and take them all out at once.
Destruction AllStars B Tier – Good Characters
Vehicle: The Undisputed
Ultimo Barricado plays by the maxim, “the best offense is a good defense.” As such, his Breakers don’t deal direct damage, but help him to outlast the competition. His personal Breaker makes him immune to damage on-foot, which can be a lifesaver in those precious moments it takes to get to a vehicle. The Undisputed’s Breaker shields the vehicle from the front from all damage and makes frontal hits more powerful. The shield even blocks damage from other player’s Breaker attacks, which allows Ultimo to turn the tables instantly.
Fuego is another character that can cause burning damage, though his abilities are more defensive in nature. His personal Breaker leaves fire in his wake when he barges into a target, which is useful in taking out other on-foot foes. Cerebrus’s Breaker surrounds the vehicle in a flame shield, which boosts attack power and causes damage to anyone who comes near.
Destruction AllStars C Tier – Average Characters
Vehicle: The CRASHendo
Harmony’s Breakers blast out supersonic waves. However, these short-range attacks don’t cause devastating amounts of damage, and it’s hard to aim them properly.
The Sabre’s Breaker works similarly to Bluefang’s, but is harder to target. The blade will instantly annihilate an enemy, but only if the player can slam them hard enough. Her personal Breaker is useful in that it can KO in one-hit if her barges land on an enemy. However, it doesn’t increase her speed significantly enough to help with chasing down opponents.
Destruction AllStars D Tier – Mediocre Characters
Vehicle: The Boxmobile
Boxtop can be a decent character in team events. His personal Breaker deploys boxes that help teammates and knock down opponents. However, half of that is negated in solo events, which makes his Breaker weak in comparison. The Boxmobile’s Breaker is also lackluster because the firework drones don’t cause a ton of damage.
Muna’s gravitational Breakers aren’t very impressive. Her vehicle can attract a field of scrap metal to create a shield, but it doesn’t seem to cause a lot of added damage, if any.
Ratu’s personal concussion blast Breaker is decent, but again, pales in comparison to some of those available with higher tier characters. Barong’s Breaker is good, but it requires the extra step of causing damage to charge it. The blast it lets out is potent, but the requirement of charging it makes it less useful than it could be.
Xander can drop mines and see-through walls with his personal breaker, which is useful for slowing down enemies. Unfortunately, the mines don’t do much damage to vehicles, though they do knock down those on-foot. Xero’s Breaker helps boost damage on a random target, but doesn’t increase the vehicle’s speed. This means in a worst-case scenario, a target can be across the level, get blown up before players get there, and then the game can choose another target all the way across the arena, which ends up wasting the Breaker.
Destruction AllStars F Tier – Bad Characters
Vehicle: Number One
I haven’t seen Angelo’s personal Breaker actually do anything of worth yet. His vehicle’s Breaker works much like Xeno’s with the random choosing of a rival. However, it does less damage and suffers from the same weakness.
Genesis is quick, but that’s about it. By triggering her Breakers, she can go faster than any other character in the game. However, that’s her only gimmick. Her speed would be useful, but many other characters get a speed boost with their breaker in addition to special attacks.
Vehicle: Smoke Commander
Those that like abilities that do nothing to help them directly will love SGT. Rescue. Both his personal and vehicular Breakers just obscure the opponent’s view with smoke. While other characters have attacks that cause instant deaths, the SGT. just blurs their vision for a few seconds.
Shyft’s persona breaker is a bit useful. Cloaking while on-foot helps prevent keep a low profile while players attempt to enter another vehicle. However, Cypher’s cloak isn’t useful at all. Sure it takes the car off the radar, but it doesn’t actually even render the car invisible. Instead, the vehicle leaves a bit of a shimmer in the air that still allows players paying any attention to see it.
Vehicle: Mr. Sparkles
TW!NKLER10T’s Breakers are useless. I’m not even sure what they do. Players should choose any other character to play as if they want to win.