Students who were being scouted as potential members of Hope's Peak Class 81 before the Tragedy. Captured by the Despairs for a killing game located in a desert somewhere. Has 42 members, split amongst three tribes traveling to the Oasis.
- Early-Bird Cameo: Kogo is the first member of the group to be revealed in-universe, during House of Horrors. Several others (all from Fenrir) get mentioned in a flashback in the final Sea of Tranquility chapter. Daisuke also mentions his sister Erika at several points.
A group of fourteen that awoke in an abandoned old west town.
A forty year old man who is amongst the Ouroboros group.
- The Last of These Is Not Like the Others: Is the only one amongst the three groups older than 19.
Daniel Todd Morton
A man from Los Angeles who has an affectionate love for lollipops.
Ultimate Musical Star
A well known musician who is older than he looks.
- Older Than They Look: Despite looking like a 10-year old, he's actually 17. The reason for his younger look was that his mother put hormone blockers in his food in order to make him stop growing.
Cyrus III King of Thracia
The young ruler of the Kingdom of Thracia.
- Berserk Button: Bringing up his father, who was apparently a murderous tyrant.
A young, apparently artificial, woman.
A young an very unbalanced woman.
Josan Boros Goetia
Ultimate Tattoo Artist
Selected as leader of Ouroboros Tribe.
Ultimate Drag Racer
Eaten by a Giant Worm while trekking to Oasis.
Ultimate Muay Thai Master
Ultimate Military Tactician
Ultimate Moral Philosopher
A peace keeper.
Killed in a confrontation with the remainders of Ra Tribe shortly before reaching Oasis.
- Nice Guy: Always tried to help others.
A group of thirteen people that escaped from an underground prison.
Ultimate Treasure Hunter
A young man who, to his own surprise, is made leader of Sphinx Tribe.
Ultimate Nuclear Physicist
An eleven-year old Russian girl.
An optimistic girl, despite the circumstances.
A young girl with an effect on the luck of those around her.
A former member of Fenrir.
Killed by a mummified Korekiyo shortly before reaching Oasis.
Ultimate Plush Toy Maker
Ultimate Weapon Analyst
Jamila El Sayed, 'The Maiden of Ra'
Ultimate Fire Dancer
A group of fifteen that woke up amongst assorted destroyed airplanes.
A young man who seems to dislike Ultimates for some reason.
- The Mole: Revealed very early on to secretly be following orders from Junko Enoshima.
Erika Marie Del Rio
Ultimate Dog Whisperer
Daisuke's younger sister. Traveling with her pet dog.
Erika's dog. Capable of speech.
Ultimate Pinkerton Agent
Ultimate Cosmetologist (actually Ultimate Mob Boss)
Found dead shortly reaching Oasis.
Ultimate Meteorologist (actually Ultimate Conspiracy Theorist)
A thirteen year old girl with her head in the clouds.
Eleanor Scott (Stella Stevens)
Ultimate Bounty Hunter (Ultimate Criminal)
Killed fighting Stephanie the night before reaching Oasis.
Ultimate K-Pop Idol
Found dead shortly before reaching Oasis.
- Never Suicide: Everyone assumes that she killed herself. The angle of the stab suggests otherwise.
Ultimate Bonsai Artist
A group of scattered one-off people, all on their own.
A survivor of Junko's Train Game. Currently wandering the desert with his marionette Akazukin.
Adohira's living puppet.
Nerai Watanabe's grandfather. A century-old man traveling with a dog.
- Cool Old Guy: At the age of 104, he still managed to retain his bodybuilder-like physique and his talent suggest that he's exceptionally skilled with a crossbow.
- Team Pet: of the Nomads.
A perky young girl. Was part of Set Tribe.
- Sole Survivor: Of Set Tribe, apparently.
Ultimate Field Medic/Veterinarian
A clone of Alice Bailey that somehow escaped Hora Island's first killing game.
A group that awoke on a minefield. After various mishaps and attacks, only a few of them are still alive.
An aggressive boy unwilling to trust others.
Presumably killed in the confrontation with Ouroboros Tribe.
A busty french girl.
Shot by Jason in the confrontation with Ouroboros Tribe. Likely bled to death.
A black haired boy in a flight suit.
A blonde girl.
A timid young man.
A deceased member of the tribe. Killed by a psychotic girl.
Died in land mines, quicksand, and other 'mishaps'.