"I need to make my life count. It's all I could do. Really, it's all any of us could do. We are the endlings."
—Elton to Hope.[src]

Elton Ortiz is a main character and a survivor of the outbreak in AMC's The Walking Dead: World Beyond. He is the son of Isaac and Amelia Ortiz and the brother of unborn Esmerelda Ortiz. He was a student and a karate instructor at the Campus Colony of Omaha, one of three cities part of the Alliance of the Three.


Thoughtful, analytical, and intellectually curious, fifteen-year-old Elton is both an utter innocent and a wise old soul. An orphan of the apocalypse, Elton is Zen-like and completely at peace with the statistical probability that humankind is only a few years from extinction.[2]


Lincoln, Nebraska

Elton was born in 2005 in Lincoln, Nebraska to scientist parents Isaac and Amelia Ortiz. He was exposed to science at an early age and inherited his parents perception of the world with statistical probability and objectivity.

In early 2010, his parents became pregnant with their second child, Elton's little sister. Elton thought of baby names for his sister and decided that he wanted her to be named Esmerelda.


Lincoln, Nebraska

Elton survived the outbreak and apocalypse at only five years old, but his parents died during the outbreak - making him an orphan of the apocalypse. In time he came to join the Campus Colony. He later became a karate instructor with a black belt in training. However, due to his scientific upbringing - he believes the human race, statistically, has a few years left before they go extinct.

Season 1


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"The Blaze of Gory"

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"The Tyger and the Lamb"

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"The Wrong End of a Telescope"

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"Madman Across the Water"

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"Shadow Puppets"

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World Beyond Characters
Bennett Family IrisHopeLeopoldKari
Lincoln, Nebraska AmeliaIsaacCliff
Campus Colony SilasEltonHuckFelixMr. KapadiaDaniPhoebeJanMarcoDr. K
Civic Republic ElizabethLylaBarcaSamuel
Omaha Mr. Plaskett
Hvass High School AshleyMikeySabina
Unknown Location PercyTonyFrank
Alive characters appear in green. Dead characters appear in red and italics. Unknown characters appear in blue. Undead characters appear in gray and italics.
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