This page contains details of purchasable heroes characters in ''VideoGame/BlacklightRetribution''.
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!!K.Monreau "Grendel"
Grendel is the first hero released for play. A demolitions expert, his loadout consists of heavy armor, a light machine gun and a shitload of grenades and mines. An alternate character skin of him has his helmet and sleeves removed.
%% * MightyGlacier
* ScaryBlackMan
* StuffBlowingUp: The basis of his design.

!!M.A.R.S
A robotic combatant created by [=ArmCom=]. Comes with balanced stats, a custom assault rifle and very high headshot protection.
* JackOfAllStats
* RobotGirl: Its initial appearance. A more bulky alternate character skin makes it look more like a man.

!!J. Vansaint “Viper”
A stealth specialist who somehow connected to OPRL. Focuses on speed, utilizing an SMG and active camo, allowing him to sneak up on enemies.
He also appear in the Blacklight: Tango Down comic.
* AbnormalAmmo: His SMG uses toxic ammo.
* FragileSpeedster
* {{Invisibility}}
* WalkingShirtlessScene: His alternate skin, thanks to a Stinger Anti-Armor Rocket punching through concrete cover he was hiding behind. [[spoiler:It reveals that he's infected by the Sentient Insanity Virus (SIV) that contributed to the entire mess in the Blacklight universe. Not that he cares though.]]
** [[spoiler:The skin is also named ''Patient Zero'', implying he is perhaps one of the first infected ever and somehow developed an immunity. ]]

!!S. Bertolette “Duchess”
A female sniper who lost an arm to a Hardsuit railgun round. Her setup is designed to be a mobile sniper with a unique, ridiculously-fast HRV recharge rate. Also the first female hero available in-game.
* ActionGirl
* DeathFromAbove: An airstrike marker is available in her depot item list.
* FragileSpeedster
* HandicappedBadass
** ArtificialLimbs
* MsFanservice: An [[AbsoluteCleavage alternative skin]] turn this [[UpToEleven up to eleven]].
* RevolversAreJustBetter: Her sidearm.

!!T. Halsey "Deacon"
An engineer specialized in repairing Scorpion Tanks. Packs quite a bit of armor, a combat rifle, a shotgun and support-oriented equipment.
* ArtificialLimbs: Not actually. His hands are still there, but they're only used for more precise jobs.
* TheEngineer: Duh.
* {{Expy}}: [[VideoGame/TeamFortress2 Mechanical left hand and being an engineer? Hmm...]]
* DropTheHammer: His melee weapon, a breach hammer.
* MagneticWeapon: A railgun, his depot item.

!!S. Karalis "Lilith"
A female Hardsuit pilot.
* AbnormalAmmo: Electro ammo in her TSMG, trading anti-personnel damage for anti-mechanical damage.
* DeathFromAbove: ''A36 Brimstone'' airstrike beacon launcher, one of her depot items.

!!R. O'Conner "Chronos"
Lightly-equipped hacker. Comes with a Firewall Breach Kit which increases datanode hack speed (useful in Domination game modes), a custom combat rifle, a turret depot item and a HRV decoy.
* AbnormalAmmo: His combat rifle fires electro ammo.

!!B.Hinds "Lazarus"
A female combat medic. Comes with a custom burst-fire rifle.
* CombatMedic: She can revive you with her Revival Injector.
* ActionGirl

!!J. Haussen "Ghost"
A mysterious masked sniper.
* InTheHood
* {{Invisibility}}: He can render himself [[ParanoiaFuel invisible to]] [[OhCrap your HRV]].
* OneHitKill: Considering his standard equipment includes an anti-materiel rifle...

!!"White Knight"
Promotional hero available through the referral system.
* BlingOfWar: Sliver all over his damn body.