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This article is about the list of deaths on Better Call Saul. For the list of deaths on Breaking Bad, see List of deaths on Breaking Bad.
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Better Call Saul is a show about Jimmy McGill's transformation into Saul Goodman. You can't become a "criminal" lawyer without breaking a few eggs. Here is a list of every character and bystander that has died over the series and in flashbacks.

Season 1: 3 deaths

Character(s) Cause of death Responsible party Last words
Troy Hoffman and Jack Fensky
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Shot to death in revenge for the murder of Matt Ehrmantraut. ("Five-O") Mike Ehrmantraut Troy: "What do we do, man?"

Jack: "He's drinking himself to death. We're doing him a favor."

Marco Pasternak
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Heart attack. ("Marco") N/A "This was the greatest week of my life."

Season 2: 3 deaths

Character(s) Cause of death Responsible party Last words
An unnamed innocent bystander
aka Good Samaritan
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Shot once in the face (offscreen). Killed for discovering Mike Ehrmantraut's robbery and to cover it up. ("Nailed") Hector Salamanca Unknown
Ruth McGill
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Natural casues. ("Klick") N/A "Jimmy?"
Ximenez Lecerda
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Shot once in the head for being robbed by Mike Ehrmantraut. ("Klick") The Cousins, on Hector Salamanca's orders "Por favor!"

Season 3: 1 death

Character(s) Cause of death Responsible party Last words
Chuck McGill
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Suicide by fire after being bought out by HHM and having his credibility destroyed by Jimmy McGill. ("Lantern") Himself "Thank you, goodbye."

Season 4: 25 deaths

Character(s) Cause of death Responsible party Last words
Arturo Colon
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Suffocated with a plastic bag for going against Gustavo Fring. ("Breathe") Gustavo Fring "That's how you do it. We had them pissing their pants."
21+ Espinosa Gang members
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Shot to death during a shootout with Nacho Varga and The Cousins. ("Talk") One by Nacho Varga, the others by the Cousins "That's the only way you're walking out of here alive."
Geraldine Strauss
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Heart failure. (offscreen) ("Piñata") N/A Unknown
Fred Whalen
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Blunt force trauma for being present during Lalo Salamanca's hunt for Werner Ziegler. (off-screen, confirmed in the police report in "Wexler v. Goodman") Lalo Salamanca Unknown
Werner Ziegler
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Shot to death for attempting to quit on Gustavo Fring's construction of the Superlab. ("Winner") Mike Ehrmantraut on Gustavo Fring’s orders “There are so many stars visible in New Mexico. I will walk out there to get a better look.”

Season 5: 19 deaths

Character(s) Cause of death Responsible party Last words
Unknown number of people (presumably 2 rival members)
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Unknown, off-camera ("Bagman") The Cartel (presumed) N/A
Matador
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Shot in the neck to save the life of Jimmy McGill. ("Bagman") Mike Ehrmantraut N/A
Unnamed Colombian Gang member
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Shot in the eye to save the life of Jimmy McGill. ("Bagman") Mike Ehrmantraut N/A
Jefe
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Shot in the chest to save the life of Jimmy McGill. ("Bagman") Mike Ehrmantraut Unknown
Unnamed Colombian Gang member
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Shot in the head to save the life of Jimmy McGill. ("Bagman") Mike Ehrmantraut N/A
Unnamed Colombian Gang member
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Shot in the chest and then executed with a head shot to save the life of Jimmy McGill. ("Bagman") Mike Ehrmantraut N/A
Tiburón
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Shot to death to save the lives of Jimmy McGill and Mike Ehrmantraut. ("Bagman") Mike Ehrmantraut with assistance from Jimmy McGill N/A
Ciro
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Shot to death, used as a human shield by Lalo Salamanca so he could escape from the mercenaries. ("Something Unforgivable") Unnamed Mercenary "Boss, I swear to God, I got myself a lighter. See? It wasn't me!"
Miguel
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Shot to death for being in Lalo Salmanca's house during the attempt on his life. ("Something Unforgivable") Unnamed Mercenary N/A
Cecilio
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Shot to death for being in Lalo Salmanca's house during the attempt on his life. ("Something Unforgivable") Unnamed Mercenary N/A
Yolanda
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Shot to death for being in Lalo Salmanca's house during the attempt on his life. ("Something Unforgivable") Unnamed Mercenary N/A
5 to 7 unnamed mercenaries
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Shot to death for attempting to kill Lalo Salamanca. ("Something Unforgivable") Lalo Salamanca Varies

Season 6: 7 deaths

Character(s) Cause of death Responsible party Last words
Sylvia Ramos
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Stabbed to death for knowing Lalo Salamanca was still alive. ("Wine and Roses") Lalo Salamanca "You're sure about breakfast?" (in Spanish)
Mateo Ramos
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Stabbed to death to use as a body double for Lalo Salamanca. ("Wine and Roses") Lalo Salamanca "It's all right?" (in Spanish)
Two Coyotes
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Shot for insulting Lalo Salamanca. ("Wine and Roses") Lalo Salamanca "There's no refunds, asshole."
Cartel hitman
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Shot several times in the chest while trying to capture Nacho Varga. ("Carrot and Stick") Nacho Varga "¡Aquí! ¡Aquí!" ("Here! Here!")
Cartel hitman
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Shot in the back for trying to kill Nacho Varga, while the Cousins want to capture him alive. ("Carrot and Stick") Marco Salamanca N/A
Ignacio "Nacho" Varga
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Shot himself in the head to protect Manuel Varga from the Cartel and to avoid being killed by anyone else. ("Rock and Hard Place") Himself "So when you are sitting in your shitty nursing home, and you're sucking down on your Jell-O night after night for the rest of your life, you think of me, you twisted fuck!"

Top Killers

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Deaths that took place before the events of the series

Deaths that took place after the events of the series

  • Krazy-8 - Strangled to death with a bicycle lock by Walter White for trying to stab him.
  • No-Doze - Succumbed to injuries from Tuco, who fatally beat him up for talking back to Walter White and Jesse Pinkman.
  • Gonzo - Accidentally crushed his arm by a settling car in a junkyard while moving No-Doze's body, which partially severed his arm and caused him to bleed to death.
  • Tuco Salamanca - Shot in the forehead during a shootout with Hank Schrader.
  • Spooge - Head crushed with an ATM for insulting his wife.
  • Marco Salamanca - Shot once in the head with a hollow point bullet after attempting to murder Hank Schrader.
  • Leonel Salamanca - Poisoned with an unknown substance by Mike to prevent Juan Bolsa from finding out Gustavo Fring sanctioned the hit on Hank Schrader.
  • Juan Bolsa - Shot repeatedly after federales were lured to his home by Gustavo Fring.
  • Gale Boetticher - Shot once in the face by Jesse, to save the life of Walter White.
  • Victor - Throat slit with a boxcutter by Gus, bled to death. Killed for being a risk to Gustavo Fring's business by being spotted at the scene of Gale Boetticher's murder.
  • Nick - Shot by a sniper rifle during an attempt to take out Gus Fring's employees.
  • Billy Mays - Heart attack.
  • Eladio Vuente - Poisoned tequila by Gus, both to destroy the Cartel and as revenge for the murder of Max Arciniega.
  • Hector Salamanca - Suicide bombed by a pipe bomb detonated from a wheelchair bell to kill Gustavo Fring.
  • Tyrus Kitt - Blown up by a pipe bomb detonated by a wheelchair bell for being present during Hector Salamanca's suicide bombing.
  • Gustavo Fring - Right side of face almost completely blown off by a pipe bomb detonated by a wheelchair bell. Several third degree burns on skin. Killed for destroying the Cartel and killing the last of the Salamancas.
  • Peter Schuler - Committed suicide to avoid criminal charges connected to Gustavo Fring. Placed one end of a defibrillator in his mouth and the other over his heart, electrocuting himself to death.
  • Mike Ehrmantraut - Shot once in the gut with a .357 caliber revolver by Walt, bled out. Killed for refusing to give the names of his men to Walter White and insulting him.
  • Steven Gomez - Shot several times during a shootout with Jack Welker's gang.
  • Hank Schrader - Shot once in the head by Jack after a shootout with his gang.
  • Lydia Rodarte-Quayle - Fatally poisoned with ricin for betraying and working against Walter White.
  • Walter White - Accidentally hit by a ricocheting bullet fire by his remote-activated M60 machine gun, bled out.

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