4k+Arcanum » by Coeur Al'Aran Living day to day as a messenger in the slums, Ruby thought her life was set out for her. But when a mysterious meeting with an Arcanist draws her into a conspiracy that threatens all she loves, that changes. Wielding the power of a Wildmage and hunted by enemies and Arcanists alike, Ruby must find answers in the one place her kind cannot venture; the Arcane Collegium.
RWBY, T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 103, words: 554k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 9/12 published: 4/23/2019, Ruby R.
3k+A Dose Of RWBY » by Raziel12 A collection of RWBY drabbles covering different themes and styles. Chapter 224: Kindness can be a conversation on a park bench, just shy of dawn.
RWBY, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 224, words: 230k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 8/31 published: 9/30/2014, [Blake B., Yang X.L.] [Ruby R., Weiss S.]
225RWBY and JNPR's Twisted Lives » by yugiohfan163 What if two RWBY and JNPR had different backgrounds than canon? Expect shippings in the future, but this will follow the storyline as close as possible. Co-written with Omniverse exclusively.
RWBY, M, English, chapters: 65, words: 342k+, favs: 407, follows: 393, updated: 1/1 published: 12/15/2015, Ruby R., Weiss S., Blake B., Yang X.L.
833 Grimm Reality » by RosewoodAuthor Ruby, a young wolf wants to be a Huntress like her mother before her. Weiss, the Heiress to the SDC wants to right the wrongs caused by her family. Blake, a traitor to a cause she once believed in wants to find a better answer to help the world. Yang, a brawler seeks adventure and answers to her own questions. But not everything goes as planed. Sometimes the past gets in the way.
RWBY, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 53, words: 283k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 12/13/2020 published: 2/14/2016, [Ruby R., Weiss S.] [Blake B., Yang X.L.]
75Displaced » by StarYeti Ruby Rose, 26, is fighting a desperate battle against Salem when she finds herself shunted across time and space where she comes face to face with her younger self eleven years in the past. With a chance to change her bleak future she sets out to make sure the events of her past do not repeat themselves while also trying to keep team RWBY out of trouble.
RWBY, M, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 10, words: 38k+, favs: 310, follows: 486, updated: 8/30/2020 published: 3/1/2019, Ruby R., Team RWBY, Team JNPR
106Famous For a Reason » by StasisRage Ruby Rose, veteran huntress, is returning to Beacon for a short visit. Beacon is abuzz in anticipation for one of the strongest huntresses on Remnant to visit. Blake might harbor a little more than respect or admiration for The Reaper. Weiss might have a little too much admiration for the legendary huntress. Yang just plays pranks too much. Older!Ruby/Ladybug. M for future chapters
RWBY, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 8, words: 26k+, favs: 480, follows: 624, updated: 6/18/2020 published: 7/17/2018, [Blake B., Ruby R.] Weiss S., Yang X.L.
185Life Lessons Learned The Hard Way » by angelsixtwofive Weiss always had a life chosen for her. She just didn't know how hard it would be to continue through it after learning what happened to her friends. Now as she helps her fathers company gain support, she is escorted by three unknown warriors. Who are these peculiar people? Mercenary AU!
RWBY, T, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 30, words: 150k+, favs: 360, follows: 456, updated: 4/4/2020 published: 4/13/2014, [Weiss S., Ruby R.] Blake B., Yang X.L.
346Through Her Eyes: Remastered » by Peroth Ruby is born with the dangerous power to summon Grimm. Sheltered, shy, and under constant watch, Ruby is suddenly invited to join Beacon Academy. With the awful potential her power carries and a disturbing deformity that could out her to her peers, Ruby is tested in protecting the humanity of Remnant while keeping a dangerous secret. - AU, sorta follows canon. (Remaster of THE V1.)
RWBY, M, English, Friendship & Adventure, chapters: 23, words: 499k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 1/8/2020 published: 5/18/2018, Ruby R., Team RWBY, Team JNPR
65Cold Smithing » by Jester Seraph Dust knows why she took the course—something to do with it being "good to know how to repair your own weapon," as if she didn't have the funds and manpower to have people fix it for her—but now the only thing, the only one, standing between Weiss Schnee and a failing grade in Rudimentary Machine Shop was her red-headed dolt of a partner.
RWBY, T, English, Friendship, chapters: 10, words: 47k+, favs: 177, follows: 269, updated: 12/21/2019 published: 1/20/2016, Ruby R., Weiss S., Blake B., Yang X.L.
684Game On » by Soulfulbard Gamemaster Ruby only wanted to get her players out of their rut and playing something different. What she got was Jaune playing the spooniest of all bards, Pyrrha unleashing her inner psychopath, Ren playing the cleric of a drunken luck god and... what's Nora playing again? High School AU. Arkos, Team Sloth Cover Image by DownSmashJon
RWBY, T, English, Friendship & Humor, chapters: 38, words: 132k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 12/18/2019 published: 5/4/2016, [Jaune A., Pyrrha N.] Ruby R., Team JNPR
189The Rose Thief (Taken over by MissMatriarch) by TheBrokenBottle This story has been adopted by MissMatriarch due to this story being discontinued for personal reasons. You can find an on-going story there!
RWBY, M, English, Romance & Crime, words: 262, favs: 504, follows: 790, updated: 11/14/2019 published: 9/13/2015, [Ruby R., Weiss S.] [Blake B., Yang X.L.]
1k+Free Runner » by Demeter Fenir RWBY AU. Ruby Rose is a parkour lover. It's also pretty helpful when she has to make a getaway after some tagging. On her way to meet up with her up and coming model of a sister Yang, she runs into Weiss Schnee, young head to the Schnee fashion industry. After being hired (against her will), she finds herself falling for the ice cold fashion heir. What's a runner to do? WhiteRose
RWBY, T, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 30, words: 74k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 9/29/2019 published: 3/24/2014, [Ruby R., Weiss S.] [Yang X.L., Blake B.]
226Thicker Than Water » by jws381 A magical mistake leads to an unexpected summon. RWBY magical/supernatural AU. Co-written by RealTerminal. Beta-read by CKSalamander. Cover art by @jo3mm on Tumblr. Dedicated to Monty.
RWBY, M, English, Supernatural & Romance, chapters: 45, words: 155k+, favs: 361, follows: 500, updated: 9/16/2019 published: 3/20/2017, Ruby R., Pyrrha N.
275Ruby Rose: Life Is A Game » by Raisuke The Lightning Herald What would happen if a ten year old Ruby Rose woke up with video game powers? Would the world of Remnant continue on it's current path or would plans get derailed... This is Ruby of course it's going to get derailed.
RWBY, T, English, Adventure & Humor, chapters: 11, words: 54k+, favs: 925, follows: 1k+, updated: 9/12/2019 published: 11/5/2016, Ruby R.
1k+The White Rose of Vermilion » by Kuribayashi Medieval AU where Ruby spends her days as a huntress, hunting wild game to support herself and her older sister Yang, a blacksmith. They live humble lives until one pivotal decision drags them and the ones they love into a deadly game of shadows where the Grimm aren't the only enemies.
RWBY, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 27, words: 163k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 8/31/2019 published: 9/15/2013, [Ruby R., Weiss S.] [Blake B., Yang X.L.]
95Enforcer » by Raziel12 Crime AU. Yang is an enforcer. Ruby is an assassin. Blake… well, assassin doesn't quite do her justice. As for Weiss, she's one of the heiresses of the Schnee family, and crime is their business.
RWBY, M, English, Drama & Suspense, chapters: 5, words: 11k+, favs: 309, follows: 405, updated: 5/1/2019 published: 2/23/2016, [Blake B., Yang X.L.] [Ruby R., Weiss S.]
388Nature's Wrath: Remnant's Maw » by The Great Weiss Shark Remnant was on the cusp of a revolution. Human-Faunus relationships have steadily improved over the years thanks to the tireless efforts of the newly reformed Schnee Dust Company. With peace finally within arm's reach, a grim shadow looms over the four kingdoms biding its time. (WhiteRose and BumbleBee)
RWBY, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 32, words: 223k+, favs: 626, follows: 819, updated: 3/15/2019 published: 10/24/2014, [Weiss S., Ruby R.] [Blake B., Yang X.L.]
83 RWBY: Renegades » by Dongyrn The six years following the Battle of Beacon have not been kind to the disparate former members of Team RWBY. But now Ozpin needs some people with a particular skillset, people who will not quail at getting their hands dirty, or bloody for that matter. And he has an offer for the four disjointed former Huntresses-in-training that they simply cannot refuse. (Complete/Abandoned.)
RWBY, M, English, Adventure & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 24, words: 52k+, favs: 149, follows: 191, updated: 3/12/2019 published: 7/13/2017, Ruby R., Weiss S., Blake B., Yang X.L.
101Midnight Rose » by RainMercury In this world, Raven Branwen abandoned her daughter to the care of her ex and disappeared from Vale entirely. In another world, she came back - only to find that the spitting image of her partner from STRQ had lost her own mother and was tugging at her heartstrings...and honestly, if she had to have a daughter, Ruby Rose definitely did more to match her color scheme.
RWBY, M, English, Drama & Family, chapters: 14, words: 27k+, favs: 590, follows: 745, updated: 2/11/2019 published: 7/11/2018, Ruby R., Raven B., Team RWBY
1k+Wolf Love » by suomynonAX Ruby Rose, a young wolf Faunus just entering society. Loving and beloved by the world, let's watch warmly as she grows up.
RWBY, T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 80, words: 346k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 12/31/2018 published: 10/3/2014, [Ruby R., Weiss S.] Blake B., Yang X.L.