WWE 2K22 Tier List (Our Top Picks)

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After the unpolished release of a bug-ridden WWE 2K20, which caused an uproar among fans who had enough of the same formula to slightly increase the graphics and alter the ratings of every wrestler and ship out a game. 2K decided that they would skip WWE 2K21 in order to have a break and focus on the next year’s installment, which is WWE 2K22.

After long expectations from the fans, WWE 2K22 has finally been released, and loyal fans are calling it the best WWE game ever since 2K acquired the rights, even beating THQ’s iteration of the wrestling series. In this guide, we will dive deep into WWE 2K22 full roster tier list.

WWE 2K22 Best Wrestlers Tier List (2022)

These are some of the best and most legendary wrestlers to play with in WWE 2K22. This WWEK 2K22 full roster tier list is divided into three tiers. We will thoroughly explain each tier. We will also explain why a certain wrestler is placed in a tier.

Do keep in mind all wrestlers in this game perform nearly the same. We will be classifying them based on how easy their finisher is to pull off and depending on how cool their movement is. Though, do remember these picks are personal, and you can have a different opinion if you do. Please comment down below, and we would love to hear your feedback. So without further ado, let’s get into the WWE 2K22 full roster tier list.

  • S-Tier: The S tier includes the wrestlers that are the easiest to play with and have the coolest-looking move set in the game. Their presence is known as soon you select them, and they have the highest stats available in the game. (90+)
  • A-Tier: The A-tier list is filled with wrestlers that are also the best in the game but have situational finishers. This means you must fulfill some conditions before you can use your finishing move, which can be a crucial point when you are a beginner player.
  • B-Tier: The B Tier has above-average wrestlers. They perform great, though their move set is very complicated, and you will have difficulty playing with them. Though you can choose to play with these wrestlers, remember that better options are available in the game.
TiersWrestlers
S-TierThe Rock, Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Roman Reigns, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Bret Hart
A-TierShawn Michaels, Triple H, Hulk Hogan, Seth Rollins, AJ Styles, Goldberg
B-TierThe Undertaker, Kofi Kingston, Ultimate Warrior, Ronda Rousey, Becky Lynch

S Tier

The S-Tier consists of the following wrestlers: The Rock, Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Roman Reigns, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and Bret The “Hitman” Hart.

The Rock

The Rock
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The Rock was arguably the face of WWE at one point. Though he has not appeared in the ring for quite a while now, he is still considered a legend in the culture of WWE. The Rock has shown incredible consistency by being one of the highest-ranking superstars at 93 in WWE games.

It is expected that this will stay this way for a long time. His iconic moves include the Rock Bottom and the people’s favorite, The Peoples Elbow.

Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar
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Thanks to his physique and raw power, Brock Lesnar is one of the most-known wrestlers in WWE history. Brock Lesnar is the perfect choice of a wrestler to play as a beginner in WWE 2K22 because his move set is relatively simple, and you can easily deal tremendous damage to your opponents.

Brock Lesnar is a powerhouse that is capable of dealing with some immense power when needed. He has a rating of 94, which is above The Rock.

John Cena

John Cena
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John Cena is also one of the favorite wrestlers of many fans, thanks to his personality. He is regarded as one of the top-known icons of wrestling.

Cena is pretty easy to use. His finishers require little to no effort and can be pulled off very easily. His rating is 92, just below The Rock, so you can expect John Cena to put up a good show. 

Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns
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Roman Reigns is a wrestler that has gained immense popularity in the last few years thanks to his heel personality and being the leader of the notorious shield group.

He continues to gain popularity among young fans and is capable of causing some extreme pain. His signature finisher is the Superman punch, which can easily knock someone out. His rating is 92, which is on par with John Cena.

Steve Austin

Steve Austin
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Steve Austin or professionally known as Stone Cold Steve Austin, is a legendary wrestler that fans can immediately recognize because of his actions in and off the ring. He is known for his signature finisher called the Stone Cold Stunner, which is pretty simple but hurts like hell.

Not to mention Stone Cold can easily knock out any opponent with his sheer strength and determination. Austin’s rating is 92. on par with many S-tier wrestlers.

Bret “Hitman” Hart

Source – WWE

Bret, The Hitman Hart, is one of the most legendary personalities ever to set foot in the ring. He is a light heavyweight champion with his signature finisher move, the Sharpshooter, which used to even break the mightiest wrestlers in their prime.

This move alone is responsible for his rating and his tier selection because you can almost eliminate any opponent with this submission move. Bret Hart has a rating of 91. 

A Tier

The A-tier consists of the following wrestlers. Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Seth Rollins, Hulk Hogan, AJ Styles, Goldberg.

Triple H

Triple H
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Triple H is our star of the A tier. He made his debut in WWE Smackdown and has slowly climbed the ranks in and off the ring. Triple H is currently the CCO of WWE, which is a feat no other wrestler posses because he joined WWE as an ordinary wrestler, and with sheer determination, he climbed the corporate ladder. He is a beloved personality, and his rating is 91.

His signature finisher move, the DDT, is a fan favourite and can cause immense pain. 

Shawn Micheals

Shawn Micheals
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Shawn Michaels is a wrestler that is beloved by many. He is a powerful wrestler for his size and can pull off some incredible moves, such as the almighty Sweet Chin Music, which can knock anyone out almost immediately.

Shawn Michaels is a fantastic pick for WWE 2K22 because his move set has absolutely no restrictions, and you can go all out on your opponents because of his quickness. He has a rating of 92, which is way above many wrestlers.

Seth Rollins

Seth Rollins
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Seth Rollins is an exceptional wrestler in general, and that shows in WWE 2K22. His iconic moves, like the Jumping High Knee, can leave the opponent knocked out for good. He used to be a member of the Shield before it was disbanded. Rollins has a lot of raw power, which he can implement when needed. He has a rating of 92.

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan
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Hulk Hogan is a wrestler whose personality is known by every single WWE fan. He is beloved by almost every fan because he used to be a huge beast back when he used to perform.

One of the reasons why he is called Hulk Hogan is because he is a 6’7 giant that can easily defeat any enemy without breaking a sweat. He has a rating of 92.

AJ Styles

AJ Styles
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AJ Styles is a relatively new wrestler, and he is young, which is why he has a rating of 91 in the game. He has superb power and can easily win matches. Styles is known for his signature finisher moves, such as the Calf Crusher and the Phenomenal Forearm.

He is bound to destroy anyone standing in his way. So be on the lookout if your opponent picks him because you will certainly have a hard time beating him.

Goldberg

Goldberg
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Goldberg used to be the epitome of wrestling at one point, a 6’4 giant. He is a heavyweight champion that could defeat even the mightiest wrestlers of all time. His iconic moves, like the Spear, are famous even to this day. Not to mention his signature finisher move, the Jackhammer, has no competition.

This unprecedented strength makes him the best choice for someone who wants to check out his sheer performance in WWE 2K22. Goldberg has a rating of 90.

B Tier

The B-Tier consists of the following wrestlers. The Undertaker, Kofi Kingston, Ultimate Warrior, Ronda Rousey, and Becky Lynch.

The Undertaker

The Undertaker
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The Undertaker is the most iconic personality in all of WWE. Being a hall of fame member, the Undertaker has been cemented into WWE as a legend, pun intended. He is known for his 21 consecutive wins in WrestleMania, which Brock Lesnar eventually broke.

The Undertaker retired with a 21-2 streak of wins. He can easily defeat many tough opponents, and his rating is 90. Undertaker is the best choice for a beginner player, as his moves are enjoyable, such as the legendary Choke Slam.

Kofi Kingston

Kofi Kingston
Image Credits – TheSmackDownHotel

Kofi Kingston made his debut in Smackdown vs Raw, which is a relatively new PPV event. He is a light heavyweight who prefers agility over strength. He can maneuver around his opponents and deal some light damage.

His signature finisher move is the Trouble in Paradise. Those moves, paired with his agility, make Kofi Kingston a force to be reckoned with. His rating is 90.

Ultimate Warrior

Ultimate Warrior
Source – WWE

Ultimate Warrior is a well-known wrestler in the history of WWE. Much like Hulk Hogan, many fans still love him. He is a warrior that is bound to break even the strongest of opponents because of his signature finisher that is the Running Splash.

He has a rating of 88. If you are an old-school fan of the WWE, this wrestler is bound to bring back some nostalgia for you.

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey
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Ronda Rousey is one of the best female wrestlers in WWE. She is very famous among her fans because she is a cruiserweight champion with her signature finisher move, which is called the armbar. It can disable any opponent that dares stand in her way. She has a rating of 90.

Becky Lynch

Becky Lynch
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Becky Lynch is another female wrestler. She stands on par with Ronda Rousey. She is another cruiser-weight wrestler. Her signature move is called Dis-Arm-Her, which can defeat many opponents easily, including Ronda Rousey. She has a rating of 90.

Conclusion

This was our take on the WWE 2K22 full roster tier list. If you liked our guide, share it with your friends. Have any suggestions? Let us know in the comments section below. If you agree with our picks, then hit those reaction buttons to show your appreciation. Check out our other tier lists such as the Path of Exile.

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