* Characters/HeroesMainCharacters
* Characters/HeroesOtherHumans
* Characters/HeroesTheCompany
* Characters/HeroesTheCarnival

[[foldercontrol]]

!The Heroes

[[folder: Molly Walker]]
!!'''Molly Walker (Adair Tishler)'''
-->'''Ability: Clairvoyance'''

A young girl with the ability to locate anyone. She was orphaned after her powered parents had a run-in with Sylar. She was adopted by Matt and Mohinder, then unceremoniously Main/PutOnABus.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* [[HasTwoMommies Has Two Daddies]]: Mohinder and Matt raise her together in Volume Two
* LittlestCancerPatient: When we first meet her.
* TheLittleDetecto: She has the ability to locate anyone who is alive.. Bennet referred to her as The Company's new tracking system until she was put in the care of Matt and Mohinder.
* TokenMiniMoe
* WaifProphet
* PutOnABus: In Volume Three.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Charlene "Charlie" Andrews]]
!!'''Charlie Andrews ({{Creator/Jayma Mays}})'''
-->'''Ability: [[PhotographicMemory Enhanced memory]]'''

A waitress with an enhanced memory, she becomes Hiro's love [[TimeTravelTenseTrouble after she dies]].

!!!Associated Tropes:
* AlwaysSaveTheGirl
* DeadStarWalking: When she returned in Season 4, Jayma Mays had been cast as a regular in {{Glee}}. This pretty much guaranteed that she and Hiro would have no future.
* DiabolusExMachina: If she wasn't killed by Sylar, she would have died of a brain clot. [[spoiler:[[TrickedOutTime Originally, at least.]]]]
* FamilyVersusCareer: [[spoiler:After being placed in 1944, she just lives in the past.]]
* FirstGirlWins
* ForgottenFallenFriend: For three seasons, Hiro forgot she existed.
* HeroesWantRedheads
* ILetGwenStacyDie: Hiro even compares her to Gwen.
* KillTheCutie
* PhotographicMemory
* ServiceSectorStereotypes
* ShaggyDogStory
* StuffedIntoTheFridge: ''Twice.''
[[/folder]]

[[folder: "Claude Rains"]]
!!'''Claude Rains (Creator/ChristopherEccleston)'''
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-->'''Ability: {{Invisibility}}'''

A cynical British fellow with the ability to turn invisible. He became a TricksterMentor to Peter and is one of the most popular minor characters.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* ActorAllusion: One of the first things he says is "fantastic" in a very sarcastic tone. This was the catch phrase of another of Christopher Eccleston's [[Series/DoctorWho characters.]]
* {{Badass}}
* BadassBeard
* CharacterNameAlias
* CynicalMentor
* DeadpanSnarker
* GoodIsNotNice: It really isn't.
* HomelessPigeonPerson
* {{Invisibility}}
* MeaningfulName: He is named after Claude Rains who played the role of "The Invisible Man".
* LovableRogue
* NoOneCouldSurviveThat: The flashback sequence where Bennet shoots him and he seems to fall to his death, though he obviously did survive that since he's around to teach Peter.
* TheObiWan
* PutOnABus: Granted, it was an ''invisible'' bus.
** He [[IncrediblyLamePun appeared]] in a lot of Graphic Novels after that bus.
* SeenItAll
* TrainingFromHell
* TricksterMentor
* TrivialPursuit
* ZenSurvivor
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Theodore Sprague]]
!!'''Ted Sprague (Matthew John Armstrong)'''
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-->'''Ability: Induced radioactivity'''

Some poor guy who just happened to have Radioactive powers, [[PowerIncontinence accidentally killed his wife]], [[ClearMyName is hunted by the F.B.I. for crimes he didn't commit]], and takes on the AncientConspiracy with Matt Parkman, Noah Bennet, and Hana Gitelman. He gets off his revenge kick just in time to be [[spoiler:de-brained by Sylar]].

!!!Associated Tropes:
* [[spoiler:AcquittedTooLate]]
* AntiHero
* ClearMyName
* CrusadingWidower
* HeWhoFightsMonsters: His tactics to take revenge upon the Company involve threatening to shoot an innocent woman and going nuclear on a town.
* IHaveYourWife: Takes Sandra hostage to force Noah to give him and Matt answers.
* ItsPersonal: Blames the Company for his wife getting radiation poisoning when his powers activated after they captured him.
* PersonOfMassDestruction
* PowerIncontinence: He can't stop emiting radiation, and nearly blows up a few times.
* [[spoiler:RedemptionEqualsDeath]]
* {{Revenge}}
* TragicVillain
* WalkingWasteland
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Hana Gitelman]]
!!'''Hana Gitelman (Stana Katic)'''
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-->'''Ability: Digital communication'''

Hana is an Israeli soldier and technopath who was seeking {{Revenge}} against the Company with Matt and Ted after being manipulated by Noah. She destroys the Company's tracking satellite, [[spoiler:but ended up being forced to upload her brain to the internet to survive. She was later deleted attempting to hack into the Company's mainframe alongside Richard Drucker]].

!!!Associated Tropes:
* ActionGirl
* BadassBiker
* BadassFamily: Comes from one, and worries about not living up to her mother and grandmother's heroism.
* BadassIsraeli
* [[spoiler:BrainUploading: When destroying the Company's satellite she uploads her mind onto the internet, surviving the destruction of her body]].
* CyberPunk
* FemmeFatale
* FriendOrIdolDecision: Save a child or get revenge: [[spoiler:she choses to save the child]].
* HellBentForLeather
* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: Twice]].
* HeroOfAnotherStory: People who only watch the show will likely wonder what happened to her. Hana's story is mostly told in the online graphic novels.
* HollywoodHacking
* MissingMom: She was killed in a bombing when Hana was six, an event that Hana herself barely survived.
* RefugeInAudacity: Her plan to destroy the Company's tracking satellite? [[spoiler:Impersonate a scientist to get into a Chinese military base and go on a space mission to get close to it to hack]].
* {{Revenge}}: After being manipulated into stealing files for the Company and then abandoned, she dedicates her life to bringing them down.
* SpyCatsuit
* {{Technopath}}
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Meredith Gordon]]
!!'''Meredith Gordon (Jessalyn Gilsig)'''
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-->'''Ability: [[PlayingWithFire Pyrokinesis]]'''

Claire's biological mother who has the ability to create fire. Went on the run after being discovered by the Company and refusing to become an agent due to their abduction of Claire, which Meredith thought had killed her.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* AbusiveParents: When her father began to beat Flint, Meredith manifested her powers and killed him.
* BigSisterInstinct
* FingerSnapLighter: Very often.
* [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal: In Season 3, when Sylar shoots her full of adrenaline and causes her powers to go into overdrive and burn down the building she was in.]]
* PlayingWithFire
* RunForTheBorder: She hid out in Mexico for a while.
* SiblingsInCrime: She and Flint robbed various stores before being captured by the Company.
* [[spoiler:SuperpowerMeltdown]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Alejandro Herrera]]
!!'''Alejandro Herrera (Shalim Ortiz)'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* BlackEyesOfEvil: When stopping Maya's power.
* [[HealingHands Cure Poison Hands]]: They only work on his sister, although we never saw him in a situation to use them in another manner.
* HonorBeforeReason
* [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal: By Sylar.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder: West Rosen]]
!!'''West Rosen (Nick D'Agosto)'''
-->'''Ability: {{Flight}}'''

A student at Claire's high school in California, he was abducted by Noah and the Company as a kid and is fearful of being attacked again. He and Claire enter a relationship, but end it after she wants to expose Evolved Humans to the world. West later joins Micah's REBEL team, and begins attending New York University.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* {{Flight}}
* PutOnABus
* TookALevelInBadass: In the online comics.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Daphne Millbrook]]
!!'''Daphne Millbrook (Brea Grant)'''
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-->'''Ability: SuperSpeed'''

A speedy thief who worked for Pineherst before turning against them and becoming a love interest for Matt Parkman. [[spoiler:She was killed by Danko's forces in Volume 4.]]

!!!Associated Tropes:
* ActionMom: In the exposed future.
* DeadpanSnarker
* FragileSpeedster
* HeelFaceTurn: After meeting Matt.
* LovableRogue
* OutrunTheFireball: Subverted: even she can't outrun a nuclear blast in a BadFuture.
* [[spoiler:StuffedIntoTheFridge]]
* SuperSpeed
* WildCard
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Usutu]]
!!'''Usutu (Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine)'''
-->'''Ability: Precognition'''

A prophet who lives in a hut in the middle of an African desert. He helps guide Matt and Hiro along the path to their destinies.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* DeadpanSnarker
* HermitGuru: Although he's a bit upset that his cell phone reception sucks.
* MagicalNegro: He was almost literally this though he had a neat little subversion where what Matt assumed to be ancient African mumbo jumbo was a quote from Carl Jung.
* MilkyWhiteEyes
* TricksterMentor: To Matt and Hiro.
* [[spoiler:OffWithHisHead: At the hands of Arthur Petrelli.]]
* OnlyOneName
* [[spoiler:SpiritAdvisor: Appears a few times after his death to give advice to Matt.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Stephen Canfield]]
!!'''Stephen Canfield (Andre Royo)'''
-->'''Ability: Gravitational manipulation'''

A guy with the power to create miniature black holes, who accidentally killed his neighbor and got locked up by the Company in Level 5 for it.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* BadPowersBadPeople: Subverted, almost to the point of being a deconstruction. Despite what the Company (and Claire, at first) think, and despite his having the perfect power for a legitimately threatening villain, he isn't a bad guy. He's very desperate to subvert this image, to the point of [[spoiler:killing himself rather than take another life, even if it is the life of a serial killer.]]
* [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide]]
* HairTriggerTemper: Has a history of his temper getting the better of him. His accidental murder of his neighbor resulted from an argument over a broken lawnmower.
* NiceGuy: Despite his temper, he really is a nice normal guy.
* TheUnfavourite: His parents preferred his older sister, who did better in school and became an administer in the Los Angelus school system.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Sparrow Redhouse]]
!!'''Sparrow Redhouse'''
-->'''Ability: [[DishingOutDirt Terrakinesis]]'''

Member of Micah's super-team REBEL and a [[DishingOutDirt Terrakinetic]].

!!!Associated Tropes:
* ActionGirl: FINALLY Heroes shows that the ladies can kick ass just as much as the guys!
* BadassFamily: Not a biological family perhaps but it's how she and Micah view the team they've put together.
* BigSisterInstinct: Towards Micah.
* DishingOutDirt
* EarlyBirdCameo: She made a brief cameo in a season one graphic novel about two years before her proper debut in the "Rebellion" arc.
** Her name also pops up on early copies of Chandra's list and WordOfGod says that she's the hooded character on the plane of specials.
* MagicalNativeAmerican: Averted. Despite being a Native American the only stereotypical facet to the character is her "One with the Earth" powers and they don't make a big deal out of it.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: The comics have her eyes glow when using her power. [[DependingOnTheArtist Sometimes at least]].
* ShipTease: With West.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Rachel Mills]]
!!'''Rachel Mills (Taylor Cole)'''
-->'''Ability: Teleportation'''

A private in the Marines recruited for Pinehearst's plan to give soldiers abilities, which she already secretly had. After escaping Pinehearst, she was captured by Angela Petrelli and interrogated over the events there, eventually escaping once again. She was then asked to join Building 26, a government organization dedicated to hunting down evolved humans. Rachel joined them, but became a mole for REBEL to help bring down the operation. She later became a police officer in Lyneboro, Connecticut.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* ActionGirl
* DeadpanSnarker
* DeepCoverAgent: Infiltrated Building 26 for REBEL.
* FairCop
* HeelFaceTurn
* [[HunterOfHisOwnKind Hunter of Her Own Kind]]: When first joining Building 26, she does it because she legitimately believes that people like her are a danger to everyone else. After seeing how Danko operated and the anguish being caused by their actions, she changed her mind.
* IJustWantToBeNormal
* SuperSoldier: Subverted, it turns out she had powers to begin with.
* TeleportersAndTransporters
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Ryan Hanover]]
!!'''Ryan Hanover (Cole Williams)'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* NoOneCouldSurviveThat
* StayInTheKitchen: His attitude towards Rachel Mills
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Scott]]
!!'''Scott (Chad Faust)'''
-->'''Ability: [[SuperStrength Enhanced strength]] (synthetic)'''

A soldier recruited by Nathan for his super soldier project at Pineherst.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* AscendedExtra: His character is a subversion of this trope.
* MugglePower: His discussion with Nathan.
* NeckSnap: The disappointingly anticlimactic way he was killed off. At the hands of ''Knox'', no less...
* SacrificialLion
* SuperSoldier: All set up in ''Our Father'' to become this.
* SuperStrength
* SurvivorGuilt: His motivation for joining the Pinehearst super-soldier program.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Poor guy.
* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: Another subversion.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Alex Woolsly]]
!!'''Alex Woolsly (Justin Baldoni)'''
-->'''Ability: Underwater breathing'''
An evolved human that Claire hides from the government mooks.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* HollywoodNerd
* PutOnABus
* TemporaryLoveInterest: For Claire.
* ThisLooksLikeAJobForAquaman
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Ishi Nakamura]]
!!'''Ishi Nakamura (Tamlyn Tomita)'''
-->'''Ability: Healing'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* HealingHands
* TheLostLenore
* PosthumousCharacter
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Alice Shaw]]
!!'''Alice Shaw (Diana Scarwid)'''
-->'''Ability: [[PowerOfTheStorm Weather control]]'''
[[spoiler:Angela Petrelli's long lost little sister.]]

!!!Associated Tropes:
* CrazySurvivalist
* ElementalPowers: PowerOfTheStorm
** AnIcePerson
** BlowYouAway
** MakingASplash
** ShockAndAwe
* LeftForDead
* LongLostSibling
* SanitySlippage
* [[DaddyHadAGoodReasonForAbandoningYou Sis Had a Good Reason For Abandoning You]]
* SuperpowerLottery
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Emma Coolidge]]
!!'''Emma Coolidge (Deanne Bray)'''
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-->'''Ability: See and Manipulate Soundwaves'''

A deaf woman who works at a hospital office with a power of her own.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* DeadpanSnarker
* DeafComposer: After embracing her power, she loves to play the cello to see the sound waves created by the music.
* DisabilitySuperpower: She's deaf, but can "see" sounds as intense colors and manipulate them.
** [[spoiler: LethalHarmlessPowers: And when she channels her emotions into them, she can create incredibly powerful effects such as drawing people in like a siren, or slicing/smashing things like a telekinetic.]]
* MindControlMusic: The sounds she creates, particularly when using a musical instrument, can lure in other people.
* MyGreatestFailure: [[spoiler:Her young nephew drowned while she was babysitting him. Because she is deaf, she could not hear his cries for help. She subsequently dropped out of medical school as a result. When she saves the life of a little girl who collapsed in the hospital, Peter persuades her to return to medical school.]]
* OfficeLady: To the point of being a {{Workaholic}}.
* ShipTease: With [[spoiler:Peter, and a bit with Sylar.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Abigail]]
!!'''Abigail'''
-->'''Ability: Create Forcefields'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* ActionGirl
* BarrierWarrior
* BareYourMidriff: Most of her outfits.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Jeremy Greer]]
!!'''Jeremy Greer (Mark L. Young)'''
-->'''Ability: Healing'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* HealingHands
* PowerIncontinence
* SelfMadeOrphan: Not on purpose though.
* WalkingWasteland
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Gordon Hovey]]
!!'''Gordon Hovey'''
-->'''Ability: Granulation'''

A prisoner of Building 26, Gordon is rescued by Rachel Mills when her cover is blown. He has the ability to turn anything that touches him into sand, including people.

!!!Associated Tropes
* DishingOutDirt
* ImmuneToBullets: They just turn to sand when they hit him.
* ReligiousBruiser: Recites scripture while kicking the ass of Building 26 agents.
[[/folder]]

!The Villains

[[folder: Flint Gordon]]
!!'''Flint Gordon, Jr. (Blake Shields)'''
-->'''Ability: [[PlayingWithFire Pyrokinesis]]'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* AbusiveParents
* AttemptedRape
* AxeCrazy
* BaldOfEvil
* BigDamnVillains
* [[spoiler:BoomHeadshot: Killed by Building 26 agents in the online graphic novels.]]
* TheBrute: For Pinehearst.
* CardCarryingVillain
* TheDitz
* EliteMook
* PlayingWithFire
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: With Knox, and with [[spoiler:Meredith]] (knocking over a liquor store) in a flashback. Whoever he works with he's [[BrainsandBrawn obviously not the brains of the duo.]]
* TooDumbToLive: He makes [[IdiotHero Peter Petrelli]] look like a genius. It even gets a LampshadeHanging!
--> ''Meredith:'' God gave you a big sister instead of a brain.
** [[spoiler:Taken to its logical conclusion in the graphic novels, where he tries to capture other Evolved Humans to hand over to Building 26, only to get shot in the head after being told they don't negotiate with the enemy.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Benjamin "Knox" Washington]]
!!'''Knox (Jamie Hector)'''
-->'''Ability: [[SuperStrength Enhanced strength]]'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* {{Badass}}
* BigDamnVillains
* CardCarryingVillain: Mainly because his backstory was cut from the show proper. Though it is available in webisode format.
* DisneyDeath: Possibly: [[spoiler:Despite being shown to have been frozen and shattered in the final Volume 3 episode, he was shown on a wanted billboard at Building 26, implying that he was at large.]]
* EliteMook
* EmotionEater: Increases his strength by absorbing the fear of those around him. Without feeding on the fear of others, he is only as strong as a normal person.
* EnigmaticMinion
* EvenEvilHasStandards: He did not like the idea of Arthur Petrelli trying to mass-produce supers (which also acted as the reason why he intended to destroy the serum).
* EvilCannotComprehendGood: When he asked why Peter came with him, The German, and Flint when he got trapped in Jesse's body, Peter told him he couldn't let them hurt people. Knox thinks he is lying, refusing to believe anyone is that heroic.
* LuckilyMyPowersWillProtectMe
* ScaryBlackMan
* SuperStrength
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: With Flint.
* VillainousFriendship: With Jesse.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Jesse Murphy]]
!!'''Jesse Murphy (Francis Capra)'''
-->'''Ability: [[MakeMeWannaShout Sound Manipulation]]'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* BaldOfEvil
* BeardOfEvil
* MakeMeWannaShout
* VillainousFriendship: With Knox.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Eric Doyle]]
!!'''Eric Doyle (David H. Lawrence XVII)'''
-->'''Ability: [[PeoplePuppets Puppet master]]'''

A marionette theater owner in California, Doyle was captured by the Company and imprisoned in Level 5 following his murder of several people who had slighted him, as well as the kidnapping of Meredith Gordon. After spending three years imprisoned, he was among the escapees from Level 5 when Elle fought Sylar. He was recaptured by Meredith and Claire Bennet, but escaped again when Sylar burned Primatech to the ground. Following this, he attempted to change his ways, and with the help of REBEL created a new identity and fell in love with a normal woman. However, after going to the Sullivan Brothers Carnival, he felt he had finally found a place where he could be himself and joined them, becoming fanatically loyal to Samuel Sullivan.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* [[AbusiveParents Abusive Uncle]]: His uncle hated Doyle's obsession with puppets and constantly tried to force him to "man up" and enjoy the great outdoors. After his uncle tossed one of his puppets into the Pacific Ocean, Doyle made him go out for a swim and never come back.
* BadPowersBadPeople
* BaldOfEvil
* TheBrute: To Samuel once he joins the Carnival.
* ChronicVillainy: He makes several attempts to be a good person, but each one inevitably fails and he returns to being a crazy killer.
* FatBastard
* HeelFaceTurn: Tried one, and succeeded for a while, but eventually he went back to his old ways.
* ParentalAbandonment: His parents died in a car wreck when he was five.
* PeoplePuppets
* ReformedButRejected
* SerialKiller
* StalkerWithACrush: Towards Meredith Gordon.
* TermsOfEndangerment "Hello Barbie."
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Candice Wilmer]]
!!'''Candice Wilmer (Missy Peregrym, Rachel Kimsey)'''
-->'''Ability: [[MasterOfIllusion Illusion]]'''

Candice is an agent of The Company and often uses her power of illusion to disguise her appearances or create false backgrounds. See Characters/HeroesTheCompany for more on her.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: The German]]
!!'''The German (Ken Lally)'''
-->'''Ability: Magnetism'''

A German thief captured by the Company and placed in Level 5, he escaped alongside a dozen other prisoners and joined Knox, Flint, and Jessie in robbing a bank. [[spoiler:He was murdered by Knox after wanting to escape when he learned the Company was comming.]]

!!!Associated Tropes:
* [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal: By Knox]]
* NoNameGiven
* SelectiveMagnetism
[[/folder]]

[[folder: "Baron Samedi"]]
!!'''"Baron Samedi" (Demetrius Grosse)'''
-->'''Ability: Impenetrable Skin'''

The Haitain's half-brother, Baron Samedi used his ability to become an unstoppable warlord in Haiti before being imprisoned by the Company in Level 5. After escaping, he returns to Haiti and attempts to reforge his army.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* AxCrazy
* CainAndAbel: The Cain to The Haitain's Abel.
* GodGuise: Uses his powers to fool his followers into believing he is a god.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Luke Campbell]]
!!'''Luke Campbell (Dan Byrd)'''
-->'''Ability: Microwave Emission'''

Luke [[FanNickname the Nuke]] is Sylar's sidekick that he picked up in Volume 4 who was helping him find his father. Luke hero-worships Sylar and considers him to be his bestest friend ever.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* AbusiveParents: He mentioned that his dad was abusive and used to to burn him with cigarettes.
* CreepyChild: [[NoodleIncident "You should see what it does to pacemakers."]]
* HeroWorshipper: Or rather Villain Worshipper.
* IrritationIsTheSincerestFormOfFlattery
* KidSidekick
* TheLoad
* MoralityPet: [[IWasJustPassingThrough Sylar saves him]] and [[YouWillBeSpared later spares his life]].
** Kind of a big deal for him.
* PureEnergy: He microwaves stuff.
* TheSociopath: Shows several signs of being one, most notably the pacemaker comment and his ''worship of a serial killer''!
* SycophanticServant
* VitriolicBestBuds: With Sylar, of the annoying type 1 variety.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Sylar abandons him in the middle of the desert and tells him to go home to his mother. He is never mentioned again.
* WhyCouldntYouBeDifferent: Luke runs off with Sylar to get away from his domineering mother.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Samson Gray]]
!!'''Samson Gray (Creator/JohnGlover)'''
-->'''Ability: [[AwesomenessByAnalysis Intuitive aptitude]]'''
Sylar's biological father.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* AddictionDisplacement: His work as a taxidermist, which he took up to give him something to keep his hands busy.
* AllYourPowersCombined: He doesn't even remember all of what he has anymore.
* AxeCrazy
* AwesomenessByAnalysis
* BadassBiker: The photos at his place seem to suggest he was when he was younger.
* BeardOfEvil
* BoredWithInsanity: He quit being a villain when he realized that all the killing and power-stealing was meaningless and without purpose.
* ChronicVillainy: He really did mean to quit being a villain and die in peace. And then along came Sylar and his HealingFactor...
* DyingAlone: Sylar's punishment for what he did.
* EvilMentor: Very, very briefly.
* TheGift
* GoodSmokingEvilSmoking: Evil, obviously.
* HorrorHunger
* TheHunter
* HuntingTheMostDangerousGame: He loves his hunting metaphors.
* HypnoRay: [[InstantSedation The sedation ability]] kind of looks like this.
* InTheBlood
* LukeYouAreMyFather
* MindOverMatter
* NietzscheWannabe
* RetiredMonster
* SerialKiller
* SmokingIsCool: Subverted ''heavily'' as he is dying of lung cancer.
* TheSociopath: Why did he kill Sylar's mother and sell him to his brother? He doesn't even remember, because it didn't matter to him.
* ThisIsYourBrainOnEvil
* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity
* YouWillBeAssimilated
[[/folder]]

[[folder: James Martin]]
!!'''James Martin (Bill Hooper)'''
-->'''Ability: [[VoluntaryShapeshifting Shapeshifting]]'''

A teacher targeted by Building 26, Martin is a shapeshifter who takes peoples forms to seduce women. Danko eventually "feeds" him to Sylar and his body becomes stuck in Sylar's form.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* {{Badass}}: He manages to murder four Building 26 agents.
* BaldOfEvil: In his actual body.
* ShapeshiftingSeducer
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Linda Tavara]]
!!'''Linda Tavara'''
-->'''Ability: Aura Absorption'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* DarkActionGirl
* SerialKiller
[[/folder]]
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