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Among Us characters – Red, Black, White, and the rest of the gang

Here's every Among Us character and what we know about each of them, so you can find out once and for all why Red is always sus, and who to trust.

Best Android games: Among Us. Image shows a group of crewmembers.

The Among Us characters are an iconic bunch, despite the game only arriving a few short years ago. Still, with 12 different crewmates to pick from, it can be difficult for new players to decide which suits them best. So, our guide to the different characters available in Among Us is here to help you decide which best suits your personality. Are you Red? Blue? Yellow? Let’s find out.

Thankfully, you can customize your Among Us character to your heart’s content with various Among Us skins, Among Us hats, and even Among Us pets. You can easily make your crewmate unique to you by getting creative and matching your avatar’s colour to their clothing. So, yes, Among Us fashion is indeed a thing, and with this here guide, you’ll soon be an expert in every Among Us character.

Everything you need to know about the Among Us characters:

Among Us character running for the exit

Who are the Among Us characters?

The Among Us characters are crewmembers of a spaceship invaded by a strange and deadly imposter. They’re humanoid creatures with a portly appearance, and they wear full-body spacesuits and small backpacks. The backpack’s purpose is unclear, though our best guess is that it’s some kind of oxygen tank.

The crewmembers show no obvious hierarchy or specializations, meaning they can perform any task on the ship without incident. Provided the imposter doesn’t kill them, that is. Right now, the Among Us characters have no solid backstory, but that could change over time as new maps and updates arrive.

What are the Among Us characters called?

Your Among Us character’s name is decided by you, the player. Changing your name is a simple process and you can do it before the start of a new round. Simply navigate your way to the ‘Online’ menu, click on ‘Enter Name’, then switch your existing title out for something fresh and exciting. Note that you cannot change your name while you’re partway through a round, as this would allow for all manner of confusing shenanigans.

Every Among Us character

There are 12 Among Us characters in total, each with their own distinct colour. Here’s a full list:

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Cyan
  • Green
  • Lime
  • Orange
  • Pink
  • Purple
  • Red
  • White
  • Yellow

As of 2024, some of these characters are now in Vampire Survivors, Poncle’s roguelike action smash hit. It’s a gaming crossover we weren’t expecting but are big fans of, with the crewmates meeting up with the famous vampire slayers to take on endless hordes of frightening aliens.

And that’s it for our Among Us character guide. If you’re looking for more info on how to perform tasks, outwit the imposter, or hunt down the crewmates, best give our full Among Us guide a quick read.