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Top 11 Best Video Game Horses

D-Horse (Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain)

D-Horse is the animal companion of protagonist Snake in action-adventure stealth game Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain, the biography of D-Horse is that he was ridden by another character known in the game as Revolver Ocelot in Cyprus in order to rescue Snake and the horse has stayed by Snake’s side ever since. The horse is used to traverse the big environment in Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain and is available by calling an airdrop which is essentially a crate with a balloon used to parachute it down which is a great perk as it allows you to do your stealth (or not) when needed and use your horse when you need to get somewhere fast.

Roach (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt)

Roach is the name of the horse owned by Geralt the protagonist of action role-playing video game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Roach is the only horse Geralt has throughout the whole game but the horse is customizable with a variety of saddle, saddlebags and horse blinders with each giving you a pretty nice bonus, for example, the saddle increase your horses speed, the saddlebags increases your storage and the horse blinders reduce your horses fear build-up. This is definitely one of the best-made horse companions in a video game to date.

The Battlefield 1 Horse (Battlefield 1)

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The Battlefield 1 horse as he is commonly known or simply as ‘horse’ or the horse is a popular means of transportation in WW1 first-person shooter Battlefield 1, it allows the player to move fast while also using his melee and ranged weapons while also allowing you to trample enemies as you can with other contemporary vehicles.

Horstachio (Viva Pinata Series)

Horstachio is one of the characters of gardening puzzle video game Viva Pinata which was released in 2006 for the Xbox 360, in the game you have to do various tasks including gardening to gain coins and be able to buy various Pinata characters in the game which you can then hit with a stick and see tons of sweets pour out of them. Horstachio is one of the most expensive characters in the game to buy and also due to his personality a fan favorite. The game is a very original concept, unfortunately, the finished product was not great due to developers Rare Studios being rushed by Microsoft to release the game sooner.

Death (Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare DLC)

Death is the mythical horse in the Red Dead Redemption expansion pack known as Undead Nightmare, Death is one of four horses in the game (the others are called War, Famine, and Pestilence) and the only one that the player can control. Death is almost invincible and is also very lethal with the ability to instantly kill anything it collides with by causing their heads to explode.

Geryon (Devil May Cry 3)

Geryon full name Geryon the Timesteed is an antagonist and boss in the action-adventure hack and slash video game Devil May Cry 3, he is a must-have addition to this list due to the fact that there are not many horses that are also antagonists in video games. The backstory to Geryon is that he was once the go-to horse for countless of legendary heroes before eating a demonic essence and becoming corrupted, his name also comes from the name of Medusa’s grandson.

Invincible (World Of Warcraft)

Invincible is the horse of Arthas Menethil both when he was alive and was dead, he is an infamous horse in the game for being the skeletal horse that Arthas Menethil role in Warcraft 3: Reign of Chaos and Warcraft 3: The Frozen Sword. And he is as the name kinda hints truly invincible.

Shadowmere (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim )

Shadowmere is the most powerful horse in open world action-adventure role-playing video game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, he is originally owned by another character called Lucien Lachance that is then passed on to Astrid, the leader of the Dark Brotherhood in Skyrim who loans it to you to complete a quest before giving it to you once you complete the quest.

Ruin (Darksiders)

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Ruin is the horse of War the protagonist of action-adventure video game Darksiders, after War was captured and imprisoned, his horse Ruin was used by the Demons but as War breaks out of imprisonment he saves his horse. Ruin is also not your normal horse he is made up of fire and shrouded smoke.

Rapidash (Pokemon)

Rapidash is a Pokemon from the Pokemon video game and also other Pokemon spinoffs, he is based on a horse but has a creamy colour, a horn similar to that of a unicorn and flames also form from its tail, its mane and hooves. He is a very rare Pokemon and a hard one to catch too with players only have a 7.8% chance of catching it with a full health Poke Ball.

Agro (Shadow Of The Colossus)

Agro is the horse of Wander the protagonist of action-adventure video game Shadow Of Colossus developed by SIE Japan Studio and Team Ico, he is a notably very loyal horse that is in a way a protagonist of his own. Agro is key in the game due to his speed which allows Wander to avoid most attacks during battle as well as being able to jump over long distance jumps.

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