Characters and Races Directory [Mass Effect Andromeda]

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This is a Mass Effect Andromeda Characters directory. Here you’ll find information about the plethora of complex characters found in Mass Effect Andromeda. For more Mass Effect Andromeda content, head over to our Andromeda top page.

Mass Effect Andromeda Characters Directory

The characters in Mass Effect Andromeda will be arranged by where they came from and their race. Milky Way galaxy races come from the Milky way galaxy, while Helios One races are inhabitants of the star cluster, Helios One.

The Pathfinder Team and Crew

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Main Article: Mass Effect Andromeda Main Characters

Members of the Milky Way galaxy Ark, Hyperion, the pathfinder team embarks on a journey to find new and habitable worlds inside their fast stealth ship, the Tempest. When a power failure left the hyperion adrift in space, the Tempest crew must seek new worlds to inhabit.

Notable Pathfinder Team and Crew
Squad (in Combat) Scott Ryder Sara Ryder
Cora Harper Liam Kosta
Crew on the Tempest Dr. Lexi T’Perro

Milky Way

The Andromeda initiative paved way to a huge milestone in space travel: exploring the unknown depths of distant galaxies. 5 gigantic ships, called Arks, jumped from a Mass Effect relay and arrived 600 years into the future, billions upon billions of miles away in the Andromeda Galaxy.

Hyperion Crew

Main Article: Hyperion Crew

The Hyperion is an Ark, a huge starship meant to send colonists into the nearby galaxy, Andromeda. Upon arrival at Habitat 7, its assigned world, the Hyperion crew realized that they arrived 34 years later. The crew also face the stark realization that Habitat 7 was possibly inhabitable, and sends Alec Ryder, pathfinder and his team to check the planet out.

Notable Hyperion Crew Members
Alec Ryder Hyperion Captain SAM

Humans

Humanity found the faster-than-light systems on Mars in the 22nd century. Now an important member of the Citadel, it was a human that thought up of the Andromeda Initiative, which launched 5 ark ships carrying almost a million peoples in total. Humans in the Mass Effect universe are ambitious and expansionist creatures, rising up the ranks of the Milky Way’s Citadel.

Main Article: List of Humans characters in Mass Effect Andromeda

Notable Humans:

Notable Humans
Sloane Kelly Suvi Anwar TBA
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Asari

mass effect andromeda charactersThe “green-skinned space babe” race of the Mass Effect series, the Asari are a mono-gender race, distinctively feminine in appearance. Their culture and nature revolve around motherhood. The abundance of the element, Element Zero caused the Asari to possess powerful biotic abilities.

Main Article: List if Asari characters in Mass Effect Andromeda

Notable Asari
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Turian

mass effect andromeda charactersTurians are possibly one of the most popular races in the Mass Effect universe. Adorned with a badass culture centered around war, they boast a huge contribution to the Milky Way galaxy’s Citadel Fleet.

Main Article: List of Turians characters in Mass Effect Andromeda

Notable Turians
Vetra Nyx Anarchist TBA
Tiran Kandros Nyreen Kandros TBA

Krogan

Huge, bipedal reptilians from Tuchanka, the Krogan are a warrior race whose ferocity matches their technological prowess. Sadly, a genetic infection neuters a huge swath of the krogan population in the Milky Way.

Main Article: List of Krogan characters in Mass Effect Andromeda

Notable Krogan
Krannet Nakmor Drack Nakmor Kesh
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Salarian

An amphibian species with a very fast metabolism, the Salarians think, talk, and move fast. This sadly means that Salarians only live up to 40 human years. The salarian species is known for their scientific prowess, nearly second to none in that field.

Main Article: List of Salarian characters in Mass Effect Andromeda

Notable Salarians
Jarunn Tann Kallo Jath  TBA
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Quarian

The Quarians are a nomadic race. Aboard their Migrant Ship, they travel from world to world in hopes of finding power to reclaim their lost homeland. This race is similar to humans but only a bit shorter. They also have a terrible immune system. Their chirality is different from humans and Asari which makes them unable to eat their food.

Main Article: List of Quarian characters in Mass Effect Andromeda

Notable Salarians
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Helios One

The Helios One cluster hosts a number of native alien species. These creatures use plasma technology and at times, unconventional armor to dominate and conquer.

Kett

Menacing inhabitants of the Helios Cluster,  the Kett are the antagonists of Mass Effect: Andromeda. The kett are a race of aliens that have evolved differently from the races of the milky way. Instead of using clothing and armor sown from external resources, the Kett grow their armor.

Main Article: List of Kett characters in Mass Effect Andromeda

Notable Kett
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Angara

A sapient species native to the Andromeda Galaxy, the Angara are very similar to the Asari, both in appearance and in role. The Angara are a very emotional race, and do not delay in expressing them.

Main Article: List of Angara characters in Mass Effect Andromeda

Notable Angara
Evfra Jaal Ama Darav TBA
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Remnants

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Main Article: Remnant Race – Origins and Characters

““Remnant” is the umbrella term coined for technology, structures, and autonomous bots that have been signted across the Heleus cluster. Seemingly abandoned by whomever created it, this Remnant technology is extremely advanced, but most of it is in a “standby” state.” – SAM

Factions

Notable Factions
Andromeda Initiative Anarchists Raiders
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how old is this? Looks like it could use some serious updating…