Most Red Power Rangers have several factors in common. They are typically the leader of their respective teams, though their have been exceptions in several seasons such as Time Force. After Power Rangers: In Space, Red Rangers are typically equipped with a "Battlelizer". This is a type of powered armor that allows them to fight on even terms with the higher level villains, and even sometimes the main villain as well.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
Jason Lee Scott
Jason Lee Scott is the first Red Power Ranger from Earth shown in the season. He draws power from the Tyrannosaurus Power Coin. He was a karate student with exceptional skill when Zordon summoned him and the four other original rangers to defend the planet against Rita Repulsa and her henchmen. As the Red Power Ranger, Jason controlled the Tyrannosaurus Dinozord and later the Red Dragon Thunderzord. He also had temporary possession of the Dragonzord, along with the Dragon Power Coin, allowing him to utilize the Green Ranger's Dragon Shield and Dragon Dagger in battle. He also carried the standard Blade Blaster, a laser pistol that could change into a short blade, and the Power Sword, the most powerful weapon this group of Rangers used. The Power Sword also formed the top of the Power Blaster, a powerful energy cannon formed through the combination of the core five Rangers' weapons. Jason served as leader of the group up to the halfway point of Season 2 when Tommy Oliver, formerly the Green Ranger, was named leader after being given the powers of the White Ranger by Zordon, leaving Jason as second-in-command. When a special peace conference was announced in Switzerland, Jason chose to give up his power in order to attend. Jason would return in Power Rangers: Zeo as the replacement for Trey of Triforia's Gold Ranger Power, in Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie, where he was captured by the space pirate Divatox, and in Power Rangers: Wild Force to team up with 9 other Red Rangers who served after him.
The replacement for Jason Lee Scott after his departure, Rocky served under Tommy Oliver and is the first non-leading Red Ranger on the show. Rocky along with Adam Park and AIsha Campbell came to Angel Grove from Stone Canyon for a karate tournament and ended up discovering the Rangers idenities after they were captured by Lord Zedd. The trio were sworn to secrecy at the command center by Zordon and served as friends to the Rangers afterwards. When Jason left for the Peace Conference in Switzerland Rocky took his place as the Red Power Ranger and second in command of the team. After the destruction of the Thunderzords by Rito Revolto Rocky and the rest of the team went to meet Ninjor the creator of the original Power Coins who gave the group new Ninja based powers and Rocky became the Red Ninja Ranger with his animal sign being the Ape. As a Ninja Ranger Rocky gained additional powers with slide teleportation, decoy suit trick, enhanced climbing ability, and super strength. Rocky would alter become the Blue Zeo Ranger after the Rangers split the crystal into five shards. As the Red Power Ranger Rocky had access to the Red Dragon Thunderzord, The Red Ape Ninjazord, and the Red Shogunzord. He wielded the standard Blade Blaster, a laser pistol that could change into a short blade, and a Power Sword which was the most powerful weapon this group of Rangers used. The Power Sword also formed the top of the Combination blaster formed from the rest of the Rangers weapons.
Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers
When the Rangers were de-aged during their search for the Zeo Crystal the Alien Rangers from Aquitar were called to serve as pinch hitters. Aurico is the informal leader and often gives the duties over to the White Alien Ranger. Aurico comes from a world almost completely underwater so his species is adept to live underwater. Aurico seems to have a level of super speed on par with the Ninja Rangers. When the Mighty Morphing Power Rangers returned the their natural ages Aurico and the other Alien Rangers departed though said that they would assist whenever needed. Aurico would later appear in "Forever Red" when he arrived alongside the Red Galaxy Ranger in order to defeat the remnants of the Machine Empire.
Power Rangers: Zeo
When the Zeo Crystal was used as the power source to empower the rangers once again Tommy was given the Red Zeo Crystal and became the leader of the gro up. Tommy became Red Zeo Ranger V. Tommy lead the group with his second in command being Jason as the Gold Power Ranger. Tommy lead the Zeo Rangers against the Machine Empire and when the the Empire was repulsed and their leaders killed a Space Pirate named Divatox arrived as a threat so the Turbo Rangers were born from the Zeo Rangers. Tommy again served as the Red Turbo Ranger and leader again. Tommy eventually gave this power to TJ Johnson and is no longer associated with this power. Tommy d onned his Zeo Ranger powers one final time in "Forever Red" against he remaining Generals of the Machine Empire. As the Red Zeo Ranger Tommy piloted the Zeo Phoenix Zord, Red Battlezo rd, and the Super Zeozord V. Tommy wielded the Zeo Power Sword, Zeo Blaster Pistol, and the Defender Wheel. Tommy would later become the Black Dino Ranger
Power Rangers: Turbo
Theodore Jay Jarvis Johnson, better known as T.J. was chosen by Tommy Oliver to succeed him as the Red Turbo Ranger in the fight against Divatox. T.J. was charismatic and a good leader though had unfortunate luck by the end of the season. Under his command two megazords were destroyed, one in a failed attempt to destroy the enemy, and the Command Center where the Rangers operated from was destroyed. t.j. would later become the Blue Space Ranger. T.J. became the Red Turbo Ranger again in " Forever Red" in order to defeat the remains of the Machine Empire. T.J. as the Red Turbo Ranger piloted the Red Fire Turbozord and the Lightning Fire Tamer Rescuezord. T.J. wielded the Auto Blaster, Turbo Sword, and the Turbo Lightning Sword.
Power Rangers in Space
Andros is the Red Space Ranger and was probably active before even Jason Lee Scott as a Red Ranger. He was first seen spying on the United Alliance of Evil
and later ended up taking 4 of the Turbo Rangers and given them the Astro Morphers in order to have a team. Andros was born on KO-35 a human coloney world and as such has telekinesis. Andros may be the first Power Ranger to have a power outside the ranger abilities. Andros is a loner by nature and is took some convincing from the others to let the m join him on the Astro Megaship. Andros' mission was to rescue Zordon. Andros ended up actually killing Zordon in order to destroy most of the Evil Alliance. Andros would later aide the Galaxy Power Rangers against the Psycho Rangers. Andros would again prove to be keeping tabs on enemy forces in "Forever Red" when he reported to Tommy Oliver the movement of the remnants of the Machine Empire and transported the Red Power Ranger in the Astro Megaship Mark 2. As the Red Space Ranger Andros piloted the Astro Delta Megazord and the Delta Megaship. He wielded the Astro Blaster and the Spiral Saber. Andros was the first Red Ranger to gain a Battleizer.
Red Psycho Ranger
The Psycho Rangers were created by Astronema and the Red Psycho Ranger was programmed with Andros' brain patterns and as a result knew his strategies and plans. The Psycho Rangers were kileld by the Red Space Rangers though were resurrected by Deviot and later battled the Space Rangers again alongside the Galaxy Rangers. Red Psycho Ranger wielded the Red Psycho Sword
Power Rangers: Lost Galaxy
Leo Corbett is one of the Galaxy Power Rangers who use the Quasar Sabers. Leo traveled on Terra Ventura and received the Red Quasar Saber from his brother
Mike who pulled the blade from the stone. Even though Mike pulled the sword it seems Leo was destined to receive the Ranger power as he was the one to transform into the Red Galaxy Ranger. Leo would serve as the team leader for the season and also received a Battleizer. Leo with the Battleizer single handely defeated Trakeena though the battle cost Leo the Battleizer and he nearly lost his life. The Galaxy Rangers returned the Quasar Sabers to Mirinoi where Leo stayed in order to watch over the planet. Leo would later return to Earth with the Galaxy Rangers when Trakeena went to Earth to invade and defeated her again alongside the Lightspeed Rangers. Leo's last appearence was in "Forever Red" where the previous Red Rangers defeated the remnants of the Machine Empire. Leo was one of the last two to arrive alongisde Aurico the Alien Ranger from Aquitar.
Power Rangers: Lightspeed Rescue
Carter Grayson is the Lightspeed Red Power Ranger and originally a firefighter for Mariner Bay. As a child, Carter was saved from a burning building by a mystery firefighter. This encounter led him to follow in his savior's footsteps and become a firefighter himself. He later found this mystery firefighter to be none other than Captain Mitchell, who recruited him into Lightspeed Rescue. As the Red Ranger Carter was a by-the-book Ranger. Carter went on to get romantic feelings for Dana the Pink Lightspeed Ranger. As the Red Lightspeed Ranger Carter piloted the Pyro Rescue 1, Rail Rescue 1, and Omegazord 1 zords. Carter was equipped with a Rescue Blaster, V-Lance, and Rescue Claw weapons.
Power Rangers: Time Force
Wesley Collins is the Time Force Red Power Ranger
Eric Meyers is the Time Force Quantum Power Ranger
Power Rangers: Wild Force
Cole Evans is the Wild Force Red Power Ranger
Power Rangers: Ninja Storm
Shane Clarke is the Ninja Storm Red Power Ranger
Hunter Bradley is the Crimson Thunder Power Ranger
Power Rangers: Dino Thunder
Conner McKnight is the Dino Thunder Red Power Ranger, one of the first three to gain a Dino Gem. Conner loves to play soccer and aspires to be a soccer star though he wasn't always liked by others. He was frequently at odds with even members of his own team at times, causing distrust, creating rivalries that would later be buried for the sake of the Earth. Though he is initially cared only for himself, he would later come to respect his team and take responsibility for what he believes is right. After exposed to the Red Dino Gem, Conner gained the ability of super speed. As the Dino Thunder Red Ranger, he wields the Thundermax Saber and Tyranno Staff and pilots the Tyrannozord and Triceramax Megazord. In Power Rangers S.P.D, he achieves his dream of being a famous soccer player according to Sky Tate.
Power Rangers: SPD
Jack Landors is the S.P.D Red Power Ranger of the S.P.D B-Squad, gifted with the abnormal genetic ability to phase through objects. Prior to joining S.P.D, Jack spent his life playing Robin Hood with his best friend Elizabeth Delgado, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. After being arrested, Jack is offered the chance to redeem himself by volunteering to join S.P.D. As Red Ranger, Jack is given the responsibility of leading his team, something he initially took lightly for. He would later come to be highly respected by his team. Despite his easy-going attitude, Jack was extremely loyal to S.P.D and highly devoted to its purpose of saving the Earth. He would later retire from S.P.D and join his girlfriend Ally Samuels in helping the poor. As Red Ranger, Jack piloted the Delta Runner 1, SWAT Flyer 1 and wielded the dual Delta Blasters and Delta SWAT Enforcer.
Schuyler Tate was originally the S.P.D Blue Power Ranger of the S.P.D B-Squad. Ever since he was a boy, Sky has committed himself to his dream of becoming Red Ranger like his father. Having not been made Red Ranger, he has been at odds with Jack since day one, though he has come to respect his leader over time. Sky has only ever been featured as Red Ranger in one episode to avenge his father. Towards the end of the season Jack retires from S.P.D, allowing Sky to be promoted to the leadership role of B-Squad Red Ranger.
Charlie was the Red Power Ranger of the S.P.D A-Squad, one of the few female red rangers throughout the Power Rangers franchise, serving as the leader of the most adept and disciplined team. She and her A-Squad by were sent on a mission by Commander Cruger to the Helix Nebula to stop the advancing Troobian forces only to be thought of as eliminated before being rescued and betraying S.P.D. Charlie would lead the A-Squad in a final showdown against the B-Squad. She carries a weapon similar to that of the Delta Enforcers.
Power Rangers: Mystic Force
Nick Russell is the Mystic Force Red Power Ranger. He is also Bowen, the son of Leanbow and Udonna known as The Light. Nick has the potential to be the most powerful wizard of all time, capable of defeating the forces of darkness all by himself, howver he doesn't see it this way. Though he is loyal to his allies and is willing to help others out, he has difficulty trusting others and has given up time after time again when the battle got seriously tough. Nevertheless when the world is at stake with his team rallying behind him, he would continue to fight with courage proving he can fulfil his destiny. Nick wields the Magi Staff that can also transform into a sword. He also wields the Mystic Lion Staff and can summon the Mystic Force Fighters through magic. Nick also has a strong connection with Fire Heart. In his zord form he represented himself as the Phoenix.
Power Rangers: Operation Overdrive
Mackenzie Hartford is the son of billionaire Andrew Hartford. Ever since he was a boy Mack has dreamed of having his own adventures, going on quests, exploring many mysterious locations. That time finally arrived when he became the Operation Overdrive Red Power Ranger much to his father's worries and disapproval. Mack was a friendly fun-loving person until the day of his shocking discovery of what he actually was. Though Mack had lost touch of humanity he continued fighting for what was right, eventually learning to forgive his father's mistakes to become a better person. Towards the end of the season, Mack's ultimate sacrifice would later be rewarded with a second chance at a better life and relationship with everyone around him. As the Red Operation Overdrive Ranger, Mack wielded the Drive Defender and Drive Lance into battle and sometimes the Defender Vest. He also piloted the Dump Driver, Sonic Street and Battlefleet zords.
Bride was originally the S.P.D Green Ranger though was promoted to Blue Ranger once Jack Landers left the team and Sky was promoted to Red Ranger Status. In "Once a Ranger" the Sentinel Knight brought Bridge from the future at a point where he was promoted to Red Ranger after Sky became the next Shadow Ranger. Bridge served on the team of veteran rangers alongside Kira Ford, Tori Hanson, Xander Bly, and Adam Park. Even though Bridge was the Red Ranger on the vetran team Adam was the official leader. Bridge was armed with the standard Delta Blasters of the Red SPD Ranger
Power Rangers: Jungle Fury
Casey Rhodes is the Jungle Fury Red Power Ranger
Power Rangers: RPM
Scott Truman is the R.P.M Red Power Ranger
Power Rangers: Samurai
Jayden is the the Samurai Red Power Ranger and the supposed heir to the Shiba clan.
Lauren is thought to be the true heir of the Shiba clan and the first chronological female Red Power Ranger
Power Rangers: Megaforce / Super Megaforce
At the beginning of the season, Troy started out as the lonely new kid, trying to fit in. His will, courage, loyalty as well as his determination and fighting spirit were strong leadership qualities he had that got him chosen by Gosei as the Megaforce Red Power Ranger and later became the Super Megaforce Red Power Ranger. He is willing to stand up for those who can't stand up for themselves, something he is greatly admired for. Troy passionately believes in mankind's potential for the better though he doesn't socialize much, believing in his duty of protecting the Earth from the the Warstar and the Armada as his number one priority. As the Megaforce Red Ranger, Troy wields the Dragon Sword and Mega Blasters in battle and pilots the Gosei Dragon Mechazord, assisted by Power Cards. He can also go Ultraforce to wield the Ultra Sword. As the Super Megaforce Red Ranger, he wields the Super Mega Blaster and Super Mega Saber and pilots the Super Mega Skyship Zord.
Power Rangers: Dino Charge
Tyler Navarro, portrayed by actor Brennan Mejia, is the Red Dino Charge Power Ranger and leader of his team. He represents the Tyrannosaurus dinosaur and commands the T-Rex Zord. Tyler is a young and curious 18 year old full of energy. He thinks life is an adventure and has a childlike, free spirit way of looking at the world around him, though don't let that fool you as he is able to switch to his more serious demeanor when the situation calls for it. He is the leader after all! Tyler secretly has a crush on Shelby, the Pink Dino Charge Ranger, and is obsessed with finding the answers to his father's disappearance.
Power Rangers Ninja Steel
Dane Navarro, portrayed by actor Mike Edward, was the first Red Ninja Steel Power Ranger and is the father of Brody and Aiden, the second red ninja steel and the gold ninja steel power rangers, respectively. He has no team to call his own because he is independent and a loner. He trained his sons in the ways of the ninja, then mysteriously disappeared.
Brody Navarro, portrayed by actor Will Shewfelt, is the second and current Red Ninja Steel Power Ranger. He is a young and very curious 18 year old who commands the Robo Red Zord. Brody is a martial arts expert who is searching for his missing instructor and father, Dane Navarro. He is headstrong, independent, and a bit impulsive. Brody's biggest setback is that he doesn't express his emotions very much and is a bit too honest for his own good. He is the first power ranger of Guyanese descent.
Mick Kanic, portrayed by actor Kelson Henderson, is the third man to call himself the Red Ninja Steel Power Ranger, however briefly. He is Brody's shape shifting friend, and serves as a sort mentor type character to the team. He is reliable, though a bit of a coward at times, and is really good at giving pep talks.