Characters: Suicide Squad
For characters in the Suicide Squad film, go here.Because of the high turnover of employees, this series has Loads and Loads of Characters.
1987 Series Field AgentsBlockbuster (Mark Desmond)
- The Berserker: The experiments he made on himself made him super-strong and gigantic, but decreased his intelligence and caused him to become mindlessly aggressive
- Dropped a Bridge on Him: Ends up killed by Darkseid's creation Brimstone.
- Dumb Muscle: The formula that transformed Mark into Blockbuster damaged his cognitive abilities.
- Professor Guinea Pig: Used to be a chemist who tested his own formula on himself in an attempt to get strong.
- Super Strength: His main power.
- Walking Shirtless Scene: Just look at the pic.
- Animal Motifs: Take a guess.
- The Atoner: After serving as a brainwashed lackey of the League of Assassins, Ben felt the need to act righteously to make up for his actions.
- Badass Normal: He is just a martial artist with no superhuman power. But he is a very good martial artist, capable of exchanging blows with Batman.
- Reluctant Psycho: The whole reason he turned to martial arts was to learn to control the rage inside of him.
- Scary Black Man: He is black under his mask.
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- Battle Boomerang: His main gimmick.
- Captain Ethnic: Australian, to be specific.
- Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: What he is best-known for inside the squad. Most notably, he once let a teammate getshot just because he didn't like her, disguised as a different supervillain so he could continue committing crime while still part of the squad and convinced a teammate to try and run away to see if his explosive bracelets worked.
- Combat Pragmatism: This guy does not play fair.
- Dirty Coward: More than willing to betray his teammates or run away to avoid getting hurt.
- The Friend Nobody Likes: Nobody really likes him in the squad, and for good reasons.
- Jerk Ass: The main reason he isn't really popular amongst any team he is part of.
- Politically Incorrect Villain: He made a number of racist remarks during his tenure.
- Aristocrats Are Evil: By virtue of being the last descendant of the royal family who used to rule Vlatava.
- Blond Guys Are Evil
- Death Seeker: Was this for a while, and almost entered into a duel with Deadshot for the sake of dying. He grew out of it eventually.
- Handicapped Badass: he suffers a hereditary inner ear defect that affects his balance, forcing him to use a small electronic device implanted in his right temple to make up for it. However, said device allows him to affect other people's sense of balance.
- Steven Ulysses Perhero
- Badass: Probably one of the biggest badass in the squad.
- Chest Insignia: Wears a target-like one. Notably, it's on purpose; he wants people to try to kill him.
- Death Seeker/The Fatalist: Is either one or the other Depending on the Writer. He knows he is not going to live very long either way, what really changes is weither he wants to be killed or just doesn't care.
- Improbable Aiming Skills: Probably the best marksman in the entire DC Universe.
- Morality Pet: His daughter Zoe.
- Names to Run Away From Really Fast: Deadshot. You don't want to confront someone nicknamed that way.
- Super Wrist Gadget: His trademark weapon.
- Easy Amnesia: She suffered one at her arrival on Earth after being shot.
- Physical Goddess: She is a New Goddess from Apokolips.
- Functional Magic: Her main ability.
- Power Dyes Your Hair: June Moone is a natural blonde, but turns black-haired whenever she becomes the Enchantress.
- Super-Powered Evil Side: Has one, which is her main reason for joining the squad; she was promised they could keep it in check.
1987 Series Support StaffAmanda Waller
- Anti-Villain/Anti-Hero: Depending on the story and the writer. Her position has placed as both an ally and and antagonist to superheroes in the DC Universe, and in either case she is trying to do good but relying on extreme methods.
- Black Boss Lady
- Gonk: Depending on the Artist on the writer, but she is frequently depicted as overweight.
- In-Series Nickname: "The Wall"
- Iron Lady: You have to be commanding and have a temper when your job consists in leading a squad made entirely of villains.
- My Country, Right or Wrong: Her driving goal is her need to protect and strengthen the government she works for. It doesn't matter what methods she uses or what crimes the government may have committed, either before she was called in or after clearing things up: so long as they defend the USA, then it's acceptable.
- Necessarily Evil: She knows full well that some of the things she does are wrong, but she justifies them as necessary. Through her crimes, she serves a greater purpose, the protection and advancement of the United States of America.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: She is genuinely trying to work for the good of her country, but she isn't afraid to send dangerous supervillains on suicide missions to this end, and her methods are so drastic even some people in the government are shocked by it.
1987 Series OpponentsBrimstone
1987 Series Other Characters
2001 Series Field AgentsMajor Disaster
2001 Series Support StaffFrank "Sergeant" Rock
2001 Series Opponents
2001 Series Other Characters
2011 Series Field AgentsCaptain BoomerangDeadshotEl DiabloHarley QuinnIn the New 52, Harley is captured by Black Canary and is forcibly inducted into the Suicide Squad by Amanda Waller. For major info see relative page. James Gordon Jr.King SharkSavantYo-Yo
2011 Series Support StaffAmanda Waller
- Adaptational Attractiveness: Her New 52 has her redesigned as actually quite attractive.