This is a guide to all the major Characters appearing in Cyberpunk 2077. Learn about each character and their role in the story here.
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NOTE: The following descriptions include some spoilers for the plot of Cyberpunk 2077. Read at your own risk!
|Voice Actor||Gavin Drea / Cherami Leigh|
V is the Mercenary whose story the plot is centered around.
V steals a biochip which can grant immortality in an attempt to get rich, but accidentally ends up embedding the digitized consciousness of Johnny Silverhand into their brain. This event kicks off the rest of the story, in which V must choose whether to side with Johnny against the Arasaka Corportation or defy him.
As the protagonist, V is controlled by the player, and their appearance, gender, and more is fully customizable. V's backstory is also up to the player, with three possible Lifepaths available to define who the character was before the events of the story.
|Voice Actor||Jason Hightower|
Jackie is V's partner in crime during the events of the game. A fellow Merc, he'll be joining you on many of your jobs.
Jackie meets V at the start of the game. They are both recruited later on by Dexter DeShawn to steal the biochip from Yorinobu Arasaka.
|Voice Actor||Keanu Reeves|
Johnny Silverhand is a dead rockerboy, who lives on in V's head as a cybernetic ghost in the shell.
|Voice Actor||Rome Kanda|
Goro Takemura is Saburo Arasaka's stoic and loyal former bodyguard.
After the events of The Heist, Goro becomes a wanted criminal all over Night City. He then teams up with V to bring justice to Saburo Arasaka's death.
|Voice Actor||Michael-Leon Wooley|
Dexter DeShawn is one of the Fixers working in Night City, meaning he acts as an intermediary between Mercs and clients.
Impressed by V and Jackie's skills, Dexter recruits both of them to plan a heist to steal a valuable biochip from the Arasakas.
|Voice Actor||Alpha Takahashi|
Hanako Arasaka is Saburo's only daughter and the CEO of the Arasaka Corporation.
After the death of her father, Hanako is kidnapped by Takemura from the festival in hopes of convincing her about Saburo's murder. Initially skeptical, she eventually joins Takemura and V in taking down her brother Yorinobu.
|Voice Actor||Michael Gregory|
Viktor is a ripperdoc and cyberware vendor based in Night City.
As the story begins, Viktor helps V patch up and upgrade the main character's cyberware when required. He is also involved in some of the game's boxing missions as he is a former boxer himself.
Judy is a braindance technician based in Night City.
Judy is one of the Romance options available to female V in the game. She guides V through the process of Braindance when the mission requires it.
Judy is aligned with The Moxes and works as a Braindance technician and editor for them. She runs her suite / office in Lizzie's Bar.
Panam is an ex-Nomad from the Badlands, who left her family to live a life as an independent Mercenary.
Panam is one of the Romance options available to male V in the game. She aids the player's mission in investigating the biochip implanted in V's head. If V complete's all of Panam's questline, a different ending involving her will be open to the player.
|Occupation||Owner of the Afterlife|
|Voice Actor||Jane Perry|
Rogue is an associate of Johnny Silverhand. She is a former Merc who now owns the infamous Afterlife nightclub.
Rogue is available during Johnny Silverhand quests as a Romance option. As the owner of the Afterlife, she's the effective queen of the Mercs in Night City.
|Voice Actor||Matthew Yang King|
Kerry Eurodyne was a former band member of Samurai, along with Johnny and Rogue.
Kerry is available as a Romance option for male V. He spends most of his time nowadays in his Villa in North Oak. V helps Kerry reignited his passion for music, as well as reconnecting with his old friend Johnny.
|Voice Actor||Private Investigator|
River Ward is a private investigator enlisted to solve the mayor's death.
River is one of the Romance options available to female V in the game. V assists River in investigating the mysterious death of Mayor Lucius Rhyne.
|V||Jackie Welles||Johnny Silverhand|
|Judy Alvarez||Kerry Eurodyne||Meredith Stout|
|Panam Palmer||River Ward||Rogue|
|Adam Smasher||Alt Cunningham||Anders Hellman|
|Anthony Harris||Claire Russell||Delamain|
|Dexter DeShawn||Elizabeth Peralez||Evelyn Parker|
|Finn Gerstatt||Goro Takemura||Hanako Arasaka|
|Jefferson Peralez||Joshua Stephenson||Lizzy Wizzy|
|Lucius Rhyne||Maiko Maeda||Mama Welles|
|Maman Brigitte||Misty||Mitch Anderson|
|Oda||Oswald “Woodman” Forrest||Placide|
|Royce||Saburo Arasaka||Saul Bright|
|T-Bug||Us Cracks||Viktor Vector|
|Weldon Holt||Yorinobu Arasaka|
|Dakota Smith||Dino Dinovic||Muamar “El Capitan” Reyes|
|Padre||Regina Jones||Wakako Okada|
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|News and Game Info||Quests and Walkthrough|
|Perks and Attributes||Weapons|
|Clothing and Armor||Cyberware|
|Cars and Vehicles||Items and Gear|
|Quickhacks||Mods and Attachments|
|Tips and Tricks||Game Mechanics|
|Best Weapons||Best Armor|
|Maps and Locations||Lifepaths|
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In the crafting screen, would love to see a comparison between what I'm currently equipped with vs what I've selected to craft. In the Inventory screen, I have no idea where any extra weight is without going into each category (weapons, clothes, etc). Please add some sort of weight indicator next to each category so I know exactly where I seem to be overloaded. In the Map, please mark completed items (assault in progress, access points), grey out the icons or something similar?
Ran into the same problem with Iris not wanting to get in the van (in v1.31) but coerced her into doing it by backing the van up into her. She'll jump out of the way if you try to ram her, but backing up and bumping her teleports her to the side of the van, where she'll get in.
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