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How Old Is Ellie In The Last Of Us? (Answered)

Here's Ellie's age in TLOU games, TV series and more.

How old is Ellie in The Last Of Us depends on which piece of media you are referring to. Throughout the games, she has grown, not just in age but also in how she handles herself and others in the harsh society she’s forced to live in. Plus, there’s also a miniseries (comic) and an HBO TV show that’s come out. So, in this article, you’ll find out Ellie’s age in all of these source materials.

How old is Ellie in The Last of Us Game?

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Source: Naughty Dog

In the first TLOU game and The Last of Us: Left Behind DLC, Ellie is 14 years old. Since the events of the first game take place almost over a year, she could be around 15 when the game ends.

In The Last of Us Part II, Ellie is 19 years old because five years have passed since the events of the first game. The sequel shows us Ellie’s transformation as a haunted character, shaping her as a complex young adult. She’s driven by vengeance, grappling with her identity, but underneath her tough exterior, she’s still the same vulnerable girl who is a fierce and capable survivor. Ellie is a nuanced character who is scarred by trauma, yet stronger than ever before.

How old is Ellie in The Last of Us TV Show?

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Source: Naughty Dog

In the TV adaptation of TLOU, Ellie is 14 years old. Bella Ramsey, the actress portraying Ellie, is older in real life (19-20 years old) but she portrays her defiance, anger as well as her vulnerable moments pretty well.

Ellie Age in the Comics

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Source: Naughty Dog

In The Last of Us: American Dreams, Ellie is 13 years old. American Dreams, which is a four-issue miniseries published by Dark Horse Comics, is all about her and another survivor Riley. As per Fandom, “Druckmann and Hicks stated that the American Dreams would focus primarily on Ellie’s day-to-day life inside the quarantine zone that goes unexplored in the game.”

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Source: Naughty Dog

All four issues were included in the Firefly Edition of The Last of Us Part I.

And there you have it – this is how old Ellie is in The Last of Us games, TV show and comics. Speaking of ages, if you didn’t know how old is Sonic, then this article will give you an idea.

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