The 25 Best Gacha Games To Kick Off Your Addiction

    There are an absolute ton of Gacha games on mobile. In fact, it might well be the biggest genre on iOS and Android, with games featuring enormous franchises from Marvel, Disney, Star Wars, and more. In this article, we highlighted 25 best Gacha games to kick off your addiction.

    With so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start; particularly for those that haven’t played a gacha game before.

    But that’s where we come in, with this list of the best gacha games mobile has to offer. We’re something of an expert on the genre, with many tier lists, reviews, and guides on the biggest gacha games, so our list is pretty definitive.

    We’ll continue adding to it as more games join the gang, so we recommend bookmarking this page and checking back often.

    If it’s more lists you’re looking for, we’ve put together the best mobile has to offer in our best iOS games and best Android games lists.

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    We’ve also got a few genre lists, including best mobile strategy games and best mobile roguelikes. Now, let’s take a look at the best gacha games.

    Raid: Shadow Legends

    What best gacha games list would be complete without arguably the biggest of them all, Raid: Shadow Legends? This visually-stunning RPG works across PC and mobile, and features a wide variety of heroes to collect and content to battle through.

    Get started with our Raid: Shadow Legends guide then play it on the big screen with the help of our guide on how to play Raid: Shadow Legends on PC.

    Genshin Impact

    It might look like Breath of the Wild, but don’t let that put you off. Genshin Impact is a visually stunning gacha game that challenges you to explore a wide-open world, battle through dungeons, and collect the game’s numerous characters.

    Take a look at our Genshin Impact tier list to find out more about the playable characters.

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    Afk Arena

    Though it doesn’t feature characters from a huge franchise, like many of the options on this list, AFK Arena has established itself as one of the finest mobile gacha games thanks to, primarily, its fairness to those who play for free.

    If you’d like to get started, check out our AFK Arena tier list, then grab some AFK Arena codes for free goodies.

    Another Eden

    Developed by classic JRPG talent who worked on the likes of Chrono Trigger, Another Eden is the closest you’ll get to a AAA mobile-exclusive JRPG. Much like AFK Arena, it also features gameplay that’s very fair to those who play for free.


    Mixing traditional gacha mechanics with tower defence gameplay, Arknights brings something a little different to the mix. It’s one of the most strategic options on this list, so relies a lot less on autoplay.

    Azur Lane

    Blending together RPG, bullet hell, and naval warfare, Azur Lane is certainly one of the more unique entries on this list. Rather than collect characters, you collect ships, each of which has its own stats and skills.

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    Bleach Brave Souls

    Build a party out of your favourite Bleach characters in this hit action RPG. The story takes place alongside the anime, and there’s PvP for those that like to compete with others.

    Date A Live: Spirit Pledge

    One of the more recent gacha games to hit mobile, Date a Live: Spirit Pledge is also based on a hit anime series. We’ve put together a Date a Live: Spirit Pledge guide, Date a Live: Spirit Pledge tier list, and Date a Live: Spirit Pledge codes list for those who want to get started.

    Dragon Ball Legends

    Despite pinning the yarn of new character, erm, Shallot, Dragon Ball Legends nonetheless allows you to create a powerful party of your favourite characters from the franchise’s history.

    Epic Seven

    The art style is the main appeal of Epic Seven, which draws its influence from anime. There’s a ton of gameplay options too, from the labyrinth, to PvP battles, to a world boss mode.

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    Dragalia Lost

    Nintendo waded into the world of mobile gacha games in a brand new IP, Dragalia Lost. It’s regarded as one of the more free-to-play friendly options and features an action-packed combat system.

    Exos Heroes

    One of the more visually-appealing gacha games is Exos Heroes, which wouldn’t look out of place on a console or PC. It also features a wide-open world to explore, which is rather unique for the genre.

    Fire Emblem Heroes

    Yet another mobile gacha RPG by Nintendo, Fire Emblem Heroes brings together your favourite characters from the long-running strategy RPG franchise.

    Guardian Tales

    This gacha game plays like it’s 1991, drawing liberal inspiration from The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Explore dungeons, solve puzzles, and recruit characters to join your party.

    We’ve put together a Guardian Tales tier list, Guardian Tales update tracker, and Guardian Tales guide for those just getting started in Guardian Tales.

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    Kingdom Of Heroes

    This gacha RPG draws inspiration from classic startegy RPGs like Fire Emblem and Langrisser. The visual style is all chibi, though, with adorable characters that feature massive heads. If you’re just getting started with Kingdom of Heroes, check out our Kingdom of Heroes tier list.

    Lord Of Heroes

    Another absolutely stunning gacha RPG, Lord of Heroes feels every bit a console-quality JRPG. Get started with the help of our Lord of Heroes guide, then move onto our Lord of Heroes tier list.

    Marvel Strike Force

    One of the best gacha games on Android and iOS has to be Marvel Strike Force, which allows you to recruit your favourite superheroes like Spider-Man, The Hulk, and Iron Man, and create the ultimate team out of them.

    Pokémon Masters

    Yes, there is an official Pokémon gacha game on mobile. Pokémon Masters has you collecting sync pairs, which are combinations of your favorite trainers and Pokémon from the franchise’s history. We’ve got a Pokémon Masters guide, Pokémon Masters tier list, and Pokémon Masters update tracker to make your time with the game much easier.

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    Summoners War

    No best gacha games list would be complete without the game that arguably started it all, Summoners War. Though it shows its age now, Summoners War laid the groundwork for many of the games on this list.

    Tales Of Crestoria

    Based on the popular Tales series, Tales of Crestoria brings together your favourite characters from the series’ history. We’ve got a Tales of Crestoria review and Tales of Crestoria tier list for those that are interested.

    Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad

    Taking popular characters from Ghost Recon, Rainbow Six, Splinter Cell, and The Division, Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad is certainly one of the more interesting options. It also features an interesting spin on autoplay. Get started with our Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad tier list, Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad guide, and Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad review.

    Illusion Connect

    This real-time strategy game has over 50 playable characters all with unique stats and move sets. It has a gorgeous anime art style and the team building makes every battle feel different.

    Check out our Illusion Connect tier list and Illusion Connect codes before you get started.

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    War Of The Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

    This gacha game draws inspiration from the Final Fantasy Tactics series. It features grid-based combat and hosts a huge roster of units, including some familiar faces from other Final Fantasy games.

    Take a look at our WOTV tier list before you get started.

    Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

    There are a few Final Fantasy gacha games out on mobile, but Brave Exvius is one of the very best. With loads of recognizable faces from previous Final Fantasy titles, fun turn-based combat, and loads of special events, you’ll never run out of things to do.

    Dragon Quest Tact

    The newest addition to the Dragon Quest series is a bit different from what you may expect, and sees you controlling monsters in grid-based, tactical combat. Dragon Quest Tact works well as a gacha game as it has a huge range of monsters you can obtain, including some recognisable faces from previous titles.

    Check out our Dragon Quest Tact tier list and Dragon Quest Tact review for more information!

    If you’ve played all the best gacha games out there and need something new to play, take a look at our list of the best mobile RPGs.

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