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Characters in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.

This article illustrates the wide range of character appearances throughout the Metal Gear series.


Protagonist, was playable and was a principle focus for the narrative.

Appeared, was depicted with both original graphical assets and voice acting/ dialogue.

Appeared, but was with no ambiguity. The character's final appearance during their lifetime. Cameo appearence, had little screen time for the substantial influence they had on the narrative, or had a brief appearance with either original graphical assets or voice acting/dialogue. Impersonated by a character or entity. Made a posthumous appearence, e.g. as a ghost, or the character's body played a part in the case of Solidus Snake.

The character's existence was acknowledged /mentioned.

Recurring characters

Game: Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Metal Gear Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake Metal Gear Solid Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
Major event: Virtuous Mission/Operation Snake Eater San Hieronymo Incident Peace Walker Incident Ground Zeroes Incident Hospital Escape/Phantom Pain Incident Outer Heaven Uprising Zanzibar Land Disturbance Shadow Moses Incident Tanker Incident/Big Shell Incident Guns of the Patriots Incident World Marshal Incidents
Year: 1964 1970 1974 1975 1984 1995 1999 2005 2007 - 2009 2014 2016 - 2018
Big Boss
Solid Snake
Venom Snake
Liquid Snake
Solidus Snake
Colonel Campbell
Meryl Silverburgh
Johnny Sasaki
Gray Fox
Psycho Mantis
Major Zero

Kazuhira Miller

Donald Anderson
The Boss
The Sorrow
The End
Paz Ortega Andrade
Dr. Madnar
Mei Ling
Naomi Hunter