What are the best games with character creation on Android?

Unleash your creativity through this role-playing games for Android smartphones that let you make your own character, design their costume, decide on their physical appearance, and set your desired skills in preparation for their upcoming adventures!

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    #1Pocket Legends

    Pocket Legends
    Pocket Legends is a free to play MMORPG game for Android and iOS devices The game is set in the fantasy world of Alterra where you'll join millions of players from around the world on wild adventures.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Jack Banks
    Written on February 28, 2019
    "This is one of the best mmorpg for mobile and one of the best games with creation on android. This is like world of warcraft but for mobile devices. There's plenty to do and items to customize your character. Definite recommendation."
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    #29th Dawn II

    9th Dawn II

    9th Dawn II is the second part of the famous RPG 9th Dawn. In this open world role-playing game you will be exploring the world of Caspartia while embracing fierce enemies and discovering new quests.  

    Games

    Android, Windows, iOS

    $1.99

    Diane Harvey
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "This game is one of my go-to Android games. I was so skeptical at first because of the reviews but I finally caved one day when I saw my friend playing it. I actually played the first game and didn't think much of it, but this 2nd game is just on a different level entirely. It's amazing how much improved from the gameplay to the character customization. 4 stars for me!"
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    #3Ravensword: Shadowlands

    Ravensword: Shadowlands
    Ravensword: Shadowlands is a role-playing game developed by Crescent Moon Games in 2013. It was the sequel of the game Ravensword: The Fallen King which features switching from the first person to the third person in flying mode.
    Games

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    $6.99

    Bryan Miller
    Written on June 28, 2018
    "The amount of work that went into the character creation in this game is breathtaking. I love it and it totally helped me out in my gaming addiction because let's be honest, it's pretty rare to find a decent RPG game that lets you customize your main character"

DID YOU KNOW?

Before mobile character creation games were even popular in the gaming industry, people already reinvented themselves through cosplaying. The term “cosplay” came from a Japanese recreation of the English words costume and play. The term was coined by Nobuyuki Takahashi of Studio Hard. He had invented such term after attending the 1984 World Science Fiction Convention in Los Angeles after he saw costumed fans. Shortly after that, he wrote an article about his experience for the Japanese magazine My Anime. That event is pointed to be the start of ‘cosplaying’ as most of us know.

Cosplaying has been worldly-renowned ever since. The most popular form of presenting a cosplay publicly is by wearing it to a fan convention. And take note, this is a serious business and some people travel miles and miles, and even take the time to make costumes. Some even buy them from the best cosplay websites for an expensive price! Cosplay fans have attended the San Diego Comic-Con and New York Comic Con in the United States, and the anime-specific Anime North in Toronto. Those events are considered to be the most attended cosplays in North America alone. Yet, the single largest cosplaying event is the semiannual Comic Market (Comiket) held in Japan during summer and winter. Such event attracts thousands of anime and manga fans who participate in cosplaying. Luckily for non-cosplayers, there are different apps with character creation that can be tried to experience reinventing one’s self. These games with character creation are available in different gaming platforms for your gaming pleasure. 

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    #4Arcane Legends

    Arcane Legends
    Arcane Legends is a fantasy action MMORPG available on both Android and iOS devices. Create your own hero and traverse dungeons, defeat mobs of enemies, duel against bosses, and collect pets and items.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    David Ávalos
    Written on June 28, 2018
    "IDK where I went wrong with this game, it's full of weird-speaking Asians who always speak their own language despite everyone around them speaking English! Other than that though, the game is perfect and it fits well with the setting along with the rather simple chara creation feature and vanity armor"
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    #5Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (KotOR) is the first computer RPG set in the Star Wars universe. The game was developed by BioWare and published by LucasArts and was first released on November 19, 2003.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Xbox

    $9.99

    Peter Zhu
    Written on February 28, 2019
    "If you're a Star Wars fan, then, this is a no-brainer. You're probably playing this game already. For those new to the franchise of curious about it, know that this is a solid game in general. The story might be a bit confusing to follow but the gameplay, loot, and customization options are all good. Give it a try."
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    #6Aralon Sword and Shadow

    Aralon Sword and Shadow

    Aralon Sword and Shadow is a 3D role-playing adventure game for Andoird and iOS mobile devices. It was developed by Galoobeth Games and is being offered by Crescent Moon Games.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    $4.99- With in-app purchases

    Rocío Soriano
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "This game is really good and apparently, it was made by the same creators of Ravensword and I expected no less. The graphics are pretty good and I really enjoyed the character customization part of it. Sky's the limit with this one!"
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    #7The Bard's Tale

    The Bard's Tale

    The Bard's Tale is a 3D epic role-playing adventure game for Android and iOS mobile devices. It was developed and offered by inXile entertainment and features a vast world with various enemy types.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    $2.99- with in-app purchases

    Charles Collins
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "No kidding, this game is funny!!!!! It's sort of a cross between Lord of the Rings fantasy and a classic comedy RPG, with great graphics and character customization thrown in. It's definitely worth the 3 bucks i paid for it! Haha!!!"
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    #8Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition

    Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition

    Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition is a fantasy role-playing strategy game developed and published by Beamdog. It is available on Windows and Mac computers and on Android and iOS mobile devices.

    Games

    Android, Windows, iOS, Mac

    $9.99

    Scott Newman
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "This game is Epic!! I was hesitant to buy it at first but from the starting scene I was hooked! The character customization is a highlight here, and the storyline, gameplay and graphics are top-notch I tell you! This is the kind of game you remember for years! I bought this game weeks ago and haven't stopped playing. It's that good! Highly recommend it!"
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    #9Monster Adventures

    Monster Adventures
    Monster Adventures is an action RPG game for Android devices that kind of combine the magic of catching monsters to accompany you and the adventure of discovering new places along them.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    $0.99- with in-app purchases

    Norma Parra
    Written on June 28, 2018
    "Tried it out just for the shits and giggles. Gameplay was good and controls were smooth, but i didn't really enjoy the fact that you can only customize your monsters and not people. still a good game tho"
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    #10The Sims FreePlay

    The Sims FreePlay

    Play the most popular life simulation game on your mobile device with The Sims FreePlay. Create unique Sims, have them fall in love, build dream homes and take care of children and pets.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Albert Phillips
    Written on September 26, 2018
    "Same old Sims. Nothing so unique. I thought that they have something to offer in their mobile game especially to the old Sims players like me who are expecting a little bit more from EA. Still a pretty good game. Must try for rooks who don't have any experience playing the Sims."
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    #11Dungeon Quest

    Dungeon Quest

    This free game has different and amazing game modes: play online and fight other player's heroes or play offline, or quest endlessly looking for the loot hidden in the many dungeons this game features. It is offered by Shiny Box LLC.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Lisa George
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "What a cool game! The characters here are small and cute and the graphics match it perfectly. I was surprised that this game had decent character customization as well. It's a really good game if you like RPGs without the commitment of going online. "

Summary

Best What are the best games with character creation on Android
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Pocket LegendsGames 6 Free
29th Dawn IIGames 5 Paid
3Ravensword: ShadowlandsGames 4 Paid
4Arcane LegendsGames 3 Free
5Star Wars: Knights of the Old RepublicGames 3 Paid
6Aralon Sword and Shadow Games 3 Paid
7The Bard's TaleGames 3 Paid
8Icewind Dale: Enhanced EditionGames 3 Paid
9Monster AdventuresGames 3 Paid
10The Sims FreePlayGames 2 Free
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