Best Character Presets in Saints Row

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The release of Saints Row is just days away, and players are already creating works of art in preparation to rule the streets of Santo Ileso with. Through the use of the Saints Row Boss Factory, a free demo version of the game’s character creator, players are creating and sharing their renditions of celebrities, superheroes and villains, and television’s historic icons. You can browse the Saints Row Boss Factory archive now to snag a preset code you like, but first, check out our list of the best character presets in Saints Row below.

Related: Saints Row: How to Customize Your Character Early

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Using Preset Codes

Created character presets will have a unique, 7-digit code assigned to them that looks like a bunch of gibberish. Simply copy these identifiers and enter them into the Saints Row character creation menu to import your favorite preset. Here are some of the best we’ve seen:

Shaggy from Scooby-Doo

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Zoinks! Our favorite sleuth hits the streets of Santo Ileso in search of clues and meddling rivals.

  • Preset Code: bfxceed

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

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WWE and silver-screen superstar The Rock enters the ring to make sure everyone smells what’s cooking.

  • Preset Code: pszqckh

The Joker (2019)

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How about another joke, Murraaay? There’s no clowning around when The Joker hits the block.

  • Preset Code: cszqcyp

Mystique from X-Men

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X-Men’s shape-shifting antiheroine Mystique roams the Santo Ileso streets, but would you ever be able to tell?

  • Preset Code: kttcprk

Waluigi from Mario Bros.

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If he can’t get the respect he deserves from Smash Bros, Waluigi at least makes an appearance in Saints Row. Better waaaaatch out.

  • Preset Code: perxxyh

Dr. Robotnik from Sonic the Hedgehog

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The Eggman hates that hedgehog, and he definitely hates rival gangs that try to take his turf in Santo Ileso.

  • Preset Code: xydyqrt

Handsome Squidward from Spongebob Squarepants

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Jaws will drop and the violence will stop when Handsome Squidward struts down the runway.

  • Preset Code: dfpbqhc

Kanye West from Kanye West

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Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger… is a song by Daft Punk that Kanye West sampled for his third album entitled “Graduation”. Rule the streets as the award-winning producer, singer-songwriter, and sneaker mogul.

  • Preset Code: hfsqzet

The Mask (1994)

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Sssssmokin’! The iconic and wacky green-faced star of his self-titled movie wiggles and stretches his way into Saints Row.

  • Preset Code: zesxbtx


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The half-demon, half-human Hellboy slams on the scene with a presence that could intimidate even the most dangerous gangs.

  • Preset Code: yppfhxe

Related: Saints Row’s Customization Options are Truly Unhinged

If you see a character you like, grab that preset code and import it right into Saints Row. Otherwise, create your own character and share it for the world to see through the Saints Row Boss Factory.

About the Author

Matt Vatankhah

Matt's writing career began when he joined Prima Games in 2022. As an Associate Editor, he tries to make sure everything you read looks as pretty as possible. He's had a passion for video games all of his life and really loves Final Fantasy, retro FPS, roguelikes, and metroidvanias. He will absolutely stomp you in Tetris.