Arrow: Every character ranked from worst to best

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1. Laurel Lance (Earth-1 and Earth-2)

There are two different versions of Laurel Lance that have made their home in the Arrowverse. There was original Earth-1 Laurel who stood tall in the face of adversity and proved that her strength was her greatest asset. And then we had the alternate Laurel, a villain with one of the more impressive redemption arcs.

While the original Laurel had the kind of story that proved that she was at the heart of much of what Oliver Queen did with his life and acted as a motivation for so many people, the second Laurel was actually so moved by the Lance family left behind that she chose to become a better person.

There are not many characters who can be brilliant no matter which version of themselves we are seeing and yet Laurel Lance did it. And the fact that we got to see her as a villain and a hero proves that this is one of the best characters to ever grace the Arrowverse.

Personally, Katie Cassidy is such an impressive actress that she deserves to be remembered as the tie that binds when it comes to Arrow, even when she wasn’t in the picture.

There have been many characters to come across our screen on Arrow and with these 30, we get some of the very best. Whether they moved on to other shows or remained on the original series, these characters have made an impact on all of the Arrowverse. What Oliver Queen did with his team was create a team of people willing to sacrifice themselves for others and that team dynamic easily carried over into the other shows.

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