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Barry Allen / The Flash

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Click here to see him unmasked (Season Three). 
"I have to say, I'm really digging the brighter red suit." - Cisco

Species: Metahuman

Known Aliases: The Flash

Played By: Grant Gustin

Appearances: The Flash | Legends of Tomorrow

Barry from the original(?) timeline before the Reverse-Flash changed history. He became the Flash in 2020, the year the Particle Accelerator was originally completed. By 2024, he has married Iris West and become head of the CCPD's CSI division. He wears the classic Flash suit from the comics, complete with the golden lightning bolt on a white circle Chest Insignia. He did something that made him the mortal enemy of the Reverse-Flash, so much that the Reverse-Flash went back in time to try to kill him as a child, and Barry followed suit to try and stop him. What happened after he saved his younger self is unknown.


In Season Three of The Flash, present-day Barry travels to 2024 and meets his future self, but the timeline has been altered through his own meddling so this future Barry is not the same as the original.


However, one thing remains constant; no matter how many alterations the timeline goes through, as long as the Flash exists, he is destined to disappear in a "Red Sky Crisis" (which will happen regardless of Barry's presence) on April 25th, 2024. What happens to him after that is not yet revealed, except one thing — he never comes back!


At least that how it was! Barry's daughter Nora West-Allen had never known her father and wanted to stopped his disappearance. Her attempts to stop that however had consequences that nobody could foresee, the date of Barry's disappearance being moved up five years to 2019!


For tropes applying to his present day-self, see Arrowverse: Barry Allen.

For tropes applying to his time remant Savitar, see Arrowverse: Time Criminals

  • Alternate Self: To our Barry. To the future Barry in Season Three as well.
  • Arch-Enemy: To Eobard Thawne/The Reverse-Flash.
  • Badass Bookworm: In addition to being a superhero and forensic scientist, he created the AI Gideon, which got stolen by Thawne.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters (his present-day self included) and the Legends, his fate and status are frequently changing.
  • Happily Married: To Iris in the pre and post-Savitar timelines.
  • Hero of Another Story: Or rather, of another timeline.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Puns aside, he is able to go toe-to-toe with Eobard Thawne in contrast to our Barry, who's frequently at the receiving end of a Curb-Stomp Battle.
  • Noodle Incident: He did something that earned him the everlasting hatred of Eobard Thawne. Except not; it was all Thawne's petty jealousy.
  • Older and Wiser:
    • Unlike his younger self, the original timeline version knows all too well the dangers of Time Travel, and warns 2015 Barry not to interfere in their past.
    • Subverted by the Savitar timeline version, as 2016 Barry is too broken over Zoom murdering Henry to heed his original future self's warning and messes up the timeline even further, ultimately leading to Savitar — or rather, his own self impersonating Savitar — breaking free and murdering Iris.
  • Older Than They Look: All version of him barely aged since he first got his powers.
  • Red Is Heroic: All future versions wear the iconic Flash costume, which is a much brighter shade of red than the current one and sports solid golden earpieces, a fully golden lightning belt, and golden lightning cuffs for the arms and boots, which is even closer than what we glimpsed of original future Barry's suit.
  • Ret-Gone:
    • Averted by the main timeline. By all logic, Thawne screwing with the timeline should mean that this Barry should not even exist, and yet he does. It's explained in Season Two, when Harry Wells theorizes that the way time travel works, time will let you play out your history until you reach the point when you're retgoned.
    • Played straight by the Savitar timeline version of him, who is negated thanks to Iris surviving and Savitar's defeat.
    • The post-Savitar timeline version is also negated thanks to Nora being erased from existence and the Crisis moving to 2019 instead of 2024. Since Earth-1 Barry ultimately survived the Crisis and some Earths merged, this version is impossible.
  • Suddenly Voiced: The original timeline's Future Barry never spoke a word, but in Legends of Tomorrow 2x03 and The Flash 3x08 we get to hear a recorded message from him (or at least his 2056 self) to Rip Hunter, and in The Flash 3x19 he and his present-day self talk. Same goes with the post-Savitar timeline version, who left a Video Wills for his daughter Nora.
  • True Companions: With Oliver Queen. Notice that in spite of the many Cosmic Retcons that changed the superheroes fighting with him during the Red Skies Crisis, Green Arrow is the only one that remains constant.
  • You Can't Fight Fate: No matter what, a Red Skies Crisis will occur and Barry will disappear in it.

Pre-Savitar/original(?) timeline

  • Being Good Sucks: He stopped our Barry from saving their mom in order to prevent any more damage to the timeline — until 2016 Barry decided to ignore his warning in a moment of weakness.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: We first see him as a photograph in a future newspaper, sixteen episodes before we actually see him fighting the Reverse-Flash via flashbacks.
  • Future Badass: By 2024, not only is he head of the CCPD's CSI department, but he's also helped found a team of superheroes and is implied to regularly travel through time.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: He saved himself as a boy from a threat that never happened, but since his past history was changed, he became a paradox and likely ceased to exist soon after, "replaced" by himself from the altered timeline.
  • Rank Up: He eventually becomes the head of the CCPD's CSI Division.
  • Sadistic Choice: He had to choose between saving his mom or himself as a boy from the murderous Thawne. Even when his alternate self (2015 Barry) arrives to save their mom, he gestures him to stop and to let things be.
  • Victorious Childhood Friend: He's Happily Married to Iris in his time.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: We never see what happened to him after he whisked his younger self away from Eobard's clutches, though many theorize that the very moment Thawne killed Nora, this Flash ceased to exist, since in the original timeline, Barry grew up with both parents. Turns out this becomes a very important plot point in Season Five: He never comes back!

Savitar Timeline

  • Adaptational Heroism: In Season Three, his status as a version of the Flash in a Bad Future matches that of the New 52 comics' Future Flash, but he remains a hero. It then gets complicated with the revelation that Savitar is actually a time remnant created by the main Future Barry.
  • Alternate Self: This future Barry is actually the future self of the present-day Barry's timeline, who traveled to 2024 two and a half months before the original future Barry went back to the past in the original timeline. The fate of the original timeline's Barry still appears to be Ret-Gone.
  • Badass Baritone: When we finally meet him, he speaks in a lower register than present-day Barry.
  • Barbarian Longhair: Future Barry's appearance is very unkempt, having bangs hanging down his face.
  • Broken Hero: He's lost so much that he even loses faith in himself, to the point of warning his friends from the past not to trust him. When our Barry finally meets him by traveling to 2024, he gets to see just how much of a wreck his future self is.
  • Civvie Spandex: He invokes the design of the New 52 Future Flash's blue-and-black suit at one point by wearing civilian clothing with the same colors. Subverted when he dons a bright red Flash suit and it turns out that Savitar has the show's take on the original costume.
  • Create Your Own Villain: He created time remnants to try to stop Savitar only for the God of Speed to kill most of them. The surviving one would become Savitar.
  • Comic-Book Movies Don't Use Codenames: He isn't called Future Flash until "Cause and Effect". Cisco coins the codename to distinguish him from the present Barry and Savitar.
  • Decomposite Character: His role as an evil future version of Barry and overall design are given to Savitar.
  • Empty Shell: He's severely depressed from Iris' death, prompting him to seclude himself from the world.
  • For Want of a Nail: This version didn't disappear in April 25, 2024, but the price for his survival in this timeline is high.
  • Future Foil: Warm-hearted, optimistic Barry got quite the shock when he met his brooding, mentally broken counterpart.
  • Future Me Scares Me: Barry is troubled seeing himself in a future where he become cynical and miserable.
  • Heartbroken Badass: He's still grieving Iris' death nearly a decade later.
  • In Spite of a Nail: Regardless of Flashpoint happening, he will still disappear in a "Red Skies Crisis" on April 25, 2024.
  • Me's a Crowd: He claims to have used multiple time remnants against Savitar, only to lose most of them.
  • My Future Self and Me: Present-day Barry get to meet his broken future self when he travels to the future.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!:
    • He imprisoned Savitar in the Speed Force, which exists outside of time, allowing Savitar the chance to escape and get revenge on Past Barry. Still, he may not have had much choice.
    • It's revealed that Savitar's entire existence is a Stable Time Loop inadvertently started by Future Barry. While fighting Savitar, Barry created multiple time remnants to aid in the fight, only for all of them to get killed except for one. This surviving time remnant ended up becoming Savitar himself.
  • Noodle Incident: His feud with Savitar is an even greater mystery. Turns out to be a Stable Time Loop. Barry created time remnants to stop Savitar only to have most of them killed — the sole survivor became Savitar.
  • Peek-a-Bangs: He sports these in "The Once and Future Flash".
  • Pyrrhic Victory: This is the only version who didn't disappear on April 25, 2024, or at least was able to come back from it as he was able to record a message for Rip Hunter in 2056. However, he lost Iris and is very miserable in life as a result.
  • Took a Level in Cynic: Losing Iris severely depresses him.
  • Victorious Childhood Friend: He's Happily Married to Iris in his time, until the aforementioned rewriting of history that leads to Savitar escaping.

Post-Savitar timeline

  • Close-Enough Timeline: After Savitar's defeat, he seems to be back on his historical track as it was before Flashpoint.
  • Disappeared Dad: He was this to Nora when he disappeared in the Red Skies Crisis.
  • Legally Dead: He disappears and never comes back.
  • Long Dead Badass: He's been gone for thirty years during Nora's Origin Story. The world never forgets his heroics, though, as evidenced by the Flash museum.
  • Present Absence: He's long gone by 2049, but his memories still haunt both Iris and Nora.
  • Uncertain Doom: He disappeared in the Red Skies Crisis, but it's never stated if it's fatal.
  • Video Wills: He left a recorded message to Nora, which the latter eventually found.

     Iris West-Allen 

Iris West-Allen

Species: Human

Played By: Candice Patton

Appearances: The Flash

A renowned journalist and Barry's wife from the original(?) timeline before the Reverse-Flash changed history.

For tropes applying to her present day-self, see Arrowverse: West/Allen Family

  • Alternate Self: To our Iris.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, her fate and status are frequently changing.
  • Nerves of Steel: In two timelines, she writes an entire article about her own husband's disappearance.
  • Ret-Gone:
    • Barry undoing Flashpoint causes her to die literally in Savitar's hands in May of 2017, presumably even before she and Barry could get married due to the lack of any rings on her finger.
    • Thankfully, the Savitar timeline version of her is negated after H.R. pulls a Heroic Sacrifice and 2017 Iris herself killing Savitar.
    • The post Savitar-timeline version of her is negated following the aftermath of Cicada's defeat.

Pre-Savitar Timeline

Savitar Timeline

Post-Savitar Timeline

  • Action Mom: Iris continues to build her media empire, The Central City Citizen, and to report on crisis in Central City, which presumably at least partially places her in the heart of the action due to her investigations, while raising Nora.
  • Adult Fear: Her husband disappears in the Red Skies Crisis, leaving her to raise their daughter all alone.
  • Became Their Own Antithesis: The present version of Iris is warm, happy, eager to work with Team Flash, and was willing to call out Barry for hiding his secret identity from her. This version is jaded, depressed, is no longer an active force against metahuman criminals, and hid Barry's nature as the Flash from Nora. The one thing they have in common is their love for Nora.
  • Control Freak: Averted. According to Nora, Future Iris is a very critical and nagging mother, whom Nora could never satisfy, a fact which she voices to both Iris and Cecile, in the present. However, Nora had a lot of internalized anger and devastation due to her father's disappearance, which she projects onto her mother, thus resulting in her painting a false portrayal of her mother in her mind. Future Iris is, in fact, a caring and fiercely loving mother.
    • In "Memorabilia," while trapped in Nora's memories, Barry realizes that Nora's memories of Iris being controlling and distant are false memories.
      Barry (to Iris): That bad mom that Nora told us about? She doesn't even exist in any timeline. I told you you had to be different in the future, but I was wrong. You don't have to change who you are. You don't even need to change the name of your newspaper. I know any future with you in it is gonna be a good one.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Losing Barry was this to her, because while Reality Ensues in "Memorabilia," evidencing that while Iris is an extremely loving mother, Iris still sheltered Nora and found it difficult to talk about both her life and about Barry to Nora.
  • Good Parents: While she makes difficult parenting choices, as any parent does (hers chiefly being that she shelters Nora and is extremely protective of her), Iris raises Nora with the utmost love and care, and is completely understanding of Nora's emotional turmoil over losing her father.
    Future Iris: Oh no, you dropped your toy.
    Nora: I just wanted to see the museum.
    Future Iris: I know, honey, but you ran away. I didn't know where you went. I was afraid you could've gotten hurt.
    Nora: You said that the museum reminded you of dad, 'cause dad was the Flash's number one fan. So, I wanted to see it 'cause I love the Flash too. It's not fair.
    Future Iris: I know, honey. I know it's not fair. I love you, Nora. Your dad loved you too. So, so much.
  • Fantasy-Forbidding Mother:
    • Averted, because while she put a power-dampening chip in Nora to prevent her from using her speed, she did this while Cicada, a serial killer who targets meta-humans is at large, and also to prevent her daughter from suffering the same fate as her husband.
    • Played more straight as Nora became an adult and Iris became much more disapproving of her daughter's obsession with the Flash Museum.
    Iris (to Nora): I've already lost so much. I couldn't lose you too.
  • Mama Bear: Iris is extremely protective of Nora. When Nora is struck by Godspeed's lightning and is knocked out, Iris, who is in Coast City working on a story, calls Lia forty-seven times.
  • My Beloved Smother: When Nora ignores her calls in 2049, she calls the Flash Museum's front desk to get Nora's attention. This is not an uncommon occurrence.
  • Not Quite the Right Thing: This version of Iris genuinely thought that she was protecting Nora from the problems of the Speed Force caused by the Crisis. Her plan exposes her to that danger in the first place, and it ultimately culminated with her erasure from existence.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Her sheltering of Nora and her decision to place the power-dampening chip in Nora backfires horribly, as it is partially why Nora is easy prey for Eobard Thawne.
  • Older Than They Look:
    • The first glimpse of Future Iris is in Nora's memories from when she was around 10 or 11, which would mean that Future Iris was in her mid-forties, at least, in those memories. However, she does not look like she aged a day from her present day counterpart.
    • In 2049, Iris is well into her sixties, but aside from a few gray streaks in her hair and some barely visible wrinkles on her face, she is still as youthful as ever.
  • Parents as People: While she's love her daughter and just wanted to protected her it's obvious she went too far since Nora's emotional maturity seems stunted from her mom's overprotectiveness. Not to mention refusing to tell Nora about heritage made her easy prey for Eobard Thawne.
  • Silver Fox: She retains her past self's beauty in her sixties.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: With Nora's comments on her and the reveal that she put a dampening chip on her, it was implied that this Iris became more brash. While the dampening chip was still morally ambiguous at best, it is subverted. She became colder, but she retains her usual kindness.
  • Widow Woman: Barry is Legally Dead after disappearing in the Red Skies Crisis.

     Wally West 

Wallace "Wally" West

Species: Metahuman

Known Aliases: Kid Flash

Played By: Keiynan Lonsdale

Appearances: The Flash

Iris' brother and a fellow speedster. In Season 3, who was crippled by Savitar.

For tropes applying to his present day-self, see Arrowverse: West/Allen Family

  • Alternate Self: To our Wally.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, his fate and status are frequently changing.

Savitar Timeline

Post-Savitar Timeline

  • Cool Uncle: Nora speaks highly of him.
  • Retcon: "Nora" indicated he was a Cool Uncle telling Nora stories about his time as Kid Flash, but "Godspeed" implies that he died on the Crisisnote .
  • Uncertain Doom: "Godspeed" seems to indicate that at least in this timeline he died or was trapped on the Speed Force during the Crisis, but that is not certain.
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     Joe West 

Joe West

Species: Human

Played By: Jesse L. Martin

Appearances: The Flash

Iris and Wally's biological father and Barry's adoptive father.

For tropes applying to his present day-self, see Arrowverse: West/Allen Family

  • Alternate Self: To our Joe.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, his fate and status are frequently changing.
  • Da Chief: The future newspaper stated he would be the Captain as of the Crisis.

Savitar Timeline

  • Adult Fear: His daughter is dead, his son is paraplegic and mute, and his adopted son is drowned in grief because of the previous examples to the point that he became a recluse.
  • Older Than They Look: He's barely aged despite being in his late forties or mid-fifties.
  • Outliving One's Offspring: Iris is dead and even though Wally is still alive, he's essentially a vegetable.
  • Ret-Gone: This version of him is negated thanks to Iris surviving and Savitar's defeat.
  • Took a Level in Cynic: Everything listed on Adult Fear above has made him really jaded.

Post-Savitar Timeline

  • Secret Keeper: At Iris's request he kept quite about Nora having powers and that Barry was the Flash.

    Nora West-Allen / XS 

Team Flash

     Gideon 

     Cisco Ramon 

Cisco Ramon

Species: Metahuman

Known Aliases: Vibe

Played By: Carlos Valdes

Appearances: The Flash

A genius engineer working for S.T.A.R. Labs and The Lancer of Barry Allen.

For tropes applying to his present day-self, see Arrowverse: S.T.A.R. Labs

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     H.R. Wells 

H.R. Wells

Species: Human

Known Aliases: H.R. Randolf, H.R. Judas

Played By: Tom Cavanagh

Appearances: The Flash

A renowned novelist originally from Earth-19.

For tropes applying to his present day-self, see Arrowverse: S.T.A.R. Labs

  • Alternate Self: To our H.R. (and the other Wellses).
  • Ambiguous Situation: It is unknown how he would have gone fully public despite Thawne's character assassination. Was Wells acquitted? Did this H.R. present himself as a twin?
  • The Casanova: He knows his way with the ladies. He's even hitting on multiple women at the same time.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, his fate and status are frequently changing.
  • Dirty Old Man: Assuming that all the Harrison Wells were born on the same year as their actor, then he's 61 by this time and is still fooling around with young women.
  • Future Loser: Inverted and Played for Laughs; He's the only member of Team STAR Labs to get a happy ending in the Bad Future where Savitar has won, having restored his career as a novelist and now owning Jitters.
  • Going Native: He's well accustomed to Earth-1 by this time.
  • Older Than They Look: He's barely aged despite being in his late fifties or early sixties.
  • Ret-Gone: This version of him is negated due to his 2017 self performing a Heroic Sacrifice to save Iris from Savitar.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: He is wearing a suit when we meet him.
  • Two First Names: Aside from his previous disguise as "H.R. Randolf", he now goes by "H.R. Judas".

     Killer Frost 

Killer Frost

Species: Metahuman

Played By: Danielle Panabaker

Appearances: The Flash

An ice-based metahuman who was once Caitlin Snow, The Medic of Team Flash.

For tropes applying to her present day-self, see Arrowverse: Caitlin Snow & Killer Frost

     Julian Albert 

Julian Albert Desmond

Species: Human

Known Aliases: Dr. Alchemy

Played By: Tom Felton

Appearances: The Flash

A former forensic scientist at CCPD.

For tropes applying to his present day-self, see Arrowverse: S.T.A.R. Labs

  • Alternate Self: To our Julian.
  • The Atoner: Word of God says that the reason he chooses to watch over Caitlin is because he feels guilty for pulling out her Power Nullifier.
  • Beard of Sorrow: His stubble is much more pronounced than his present day self and he's spending all his time watching over Caitlin despite her losing her way.
  • The Caretaker: For Caitlin, who is now a dangerous metahuman criminal.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, his fate and status are frequently changing.
  • Older Than They Look: He's barely aged despite being in his mid-thirties.
  • Ret-Gone: This version of him is negated thanks to Caitlin reforming, Savitar's defeat and his own exit to London.
  • Took a Level in Cynic: Everything that happened with Caitlin and Team Flash has made him really jaded.

Others

    Julie Greer 

Julie Greer

A journalist who writes about Barry's fateful battle against Eobard Thawne.


  • Adaptational Early Appearance: A rather strange variant. In the comics, she's active during Wally's tenure as the Flash. Here, she's a reporter while Barry is still donning the mantle. However, Age Lift is averted as she's likely in her late 20s-early 30s by 2024, much like she is in the comics.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, her fate and status are frequently changing.
  • The Ghost: She does not personally appear.
  • Remember the New Guy?: She becomes the writer of the article about Barry's disappearance instead of future Iris. This is because Iris dies in mid 2017.
  • Replacement Scrappy: In-Universe. Barry doesn't hate her personally, but he hates the fact that she replaces Iris as the journalist who wrote about him.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: It's unclear what happened to her post-Savitar.

     Nurse Beth 

Nurse Beth

Species: Human

Played By: Carmela Sison

Appearances: The Flash

Wally's caretaker after his Career-Ending Injury.


  • Canon Foreigner: She doesn't exist in the comics.
  • The Caretaker: For the paraplegic Wally. Possibly to even Joe.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, her fate and status are frequently changing.
  • Expy: She seems to be this for Linda Park, Wally's wife in the comics.
  • Only One Name: Her last name is never mentioned.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: It's unclear what happened to her in the post-Savitar timeline.

     Jefferson Jackson 

Jefferson "Jax" Jackson

Species: Humannote 

Known Aliases: Firestorm II, "Henry Scott"

Played By: Franz Drameh

Appearances: Legends of Tomorrow

The former second half of Firestorm and a former original member of The Legends who left the team following the death of his partner, father figure and mentor Martin Stein. This version is from 2022, five years after Stein's death. He was recruited to help his previous team fight Mallus.

see Arrowverse: Firestorm for more info about present day Jax.

    Trevor Shinick 

Trevor Shinick

Species: Human

Played By: Everick Golding

Known Appearances: The Flash

Eobard Thawne's jailer at Iron Heights.


  • Ain't Too Proud to Beg: When the tides turn on him, he isn't above begging for his life like a coward at Thawne's hands.
  • All There in the Manual: His name is never stated out loud, and only listed in the credits.
  • Hate Sink: Thought you couldn't feel a shred of sympathy for Thawne? Just watch as Shinick tortures him while laughing gleefully at his plight.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: By Thawne, until Nora and Barry reverse the flow of time.
  • Jerkass: The guy is pure evil, and enjoys torturing Thawne in the most inhumane ways possible. Alongside that he's just an all around asshole.
    Ralph: (to Iris while masquerading as Shinick) You have to hurry! This guy is such a dick, I have to think super douchey thoughts just to keep his face on!
  • Karma Houdini: After all of his actions, he is spared after Barry and Nora reverse the timeline, preventing his death at Thawne's hands, and never really get what's coming to him.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: While it doesn't justify his actions, he is essentially giving Thawne a taste of his own medicine.
  • Sadist: He enjoys torturing his inmates, which is clearly shown with Thawne.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: His sadistic torturing of prisoners makes one think on Warden Wolfe.
  • Wardens Are Evil: While he is not corrupt like Wolfe, he loves to torture Thawne, just for the fun of it.

    Lia 

Lia

Species: Human

Played By: Kathryn Gallagher

Known Appearances: The Flash

A colleague of Nora-West Allen.


Criminals

     Sam Scudder / Mirror Master 

Sam Scudder / Mirror Master

Species: Metahuman

Known Aliases: Mirror Master

Played By: Grey Damon

Appearances: The Flash

A notorious criminal in Central City.

For tropes applying to his present day-self, see Arrowverse: The Rogues

    Rosalind Dillon / The Top 

Rosalind Dillon / The Top

Species: Metahuman

Known Aliases: The Top

Played By: Ashley Rickards

Appearances: The Flash

A notorious criminal in Central City.

For tropes applying to her present day-self, see Arrowverse: The Rogues

  • Alternate Self: To our Top.
  • Battle Couple: She and Mirror Master fight the Flash together.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, her fate and status are frequently changing.
  • Future Badass: She is much more capable with her powers than in the present day.
  • Movie Superheroes Wear Black: She's ditched the yellow blouse and green skirt in favor of a much snazzier and mostly black outfit.
  • Older Than They Look: She's barely aged despite her last appearance being eight years prior.
  • Outlaw Couple: She and Scudder are still going strong.

     David Hersch / Cicada 

David Hersch / Cicada

Species: Metahuman

Known Aliases: Cicada

Played By: Chris Webb

Known Appearances: The Flash

A notorious Serial Killer in Nora West-Allen's original timeline.

For tropes applying to his present day-self, see Arrowverse: Central City Independent Criminals
For tropes applying to his numerous counterparts see Arrowverse: Other Earths

  • Adaptational Badass: The comics David Hersch was hardly a pushover, but this version was too sly and vicious for any hero in the Arrowverse to catch, and he didn't even have a cult to help him out.
  • Age Lift: He would be well into his middle years during Nora's time, but that still makes him younger than his comic counterpart, who was born in the nineteenth century.
  • Alternate Self: To both his incarnation in the 2010's and the other David Hersches caught by Sherloque throughout The Multiverse.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, his fate and status are frequently changing.
  • Dark Is Evil: He's shown as a black shadow in a newspaper on display in the Flash Museum.
  • Ret-Gone: This version of Hersch is erased from existence when Nora helps Barry destroy the Thinker's satellite.
  • Superior Successor: Inverted. He was the original Cicada before Nora changed the timeline, and he is the only one who was never caught.

    Grace Gibbons / Cicada II 

     August Heart / Godspeed 

     Bug & Byte 

Bug & Byte

Species: Human

Known Aliases: Bug & Byte

Played By: ???

Known Appearances: The Flash

A duo of bank robbers.


Star City

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    Oliver Queen / Green Arrow I 

Oliver Queen / Green Arrow I

Species: Human

Known Aliases: The Starling City Vigilante, The Hood, The Arrow, سهم (Al Sah-Him, Arabic for "The Arrow"), The Green Arrow

Played By: Stephen Amell

Appearances: The Flash | Arrow

The future version of Oliver Queen after some meddling in the timeline.

see Arrowverse: Oliver Queen for more info about present day Oliver
see Arrowverse: Other Earths for more info about the future version from Earth-16

  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters, the Legends, and the Monitor, his fate and status are frequently changing.
  • Disappeared Dad: William has lost contact with him for unknown reasons prior to 2040. It is revealed that William's maternal grandparents deliberately sabotaged their communication in order to protect him from his father's enemies. Likewise with Mia, as she was born shortly before his death in the Red Skies Crisis in 2019.
  • In Spite of a Nail: As mentioned under True Companions below, he is Barry's constant ally during the Red Skies Crisis despite several Cosmic Retcons.
  • Long Dead Badass: He's been dead since the early 2070s in the original timeline according to Eobard Thawne. The post-Flashpoint timeline moves his death as early as 2019, explaining his absence in the Arrow Season 7 Flash Forward Story Arc.
  • Posthumous Character: It is revealed in the Arrow Season 7 finale that he died during the "Crisis on Infinite Earths" in 2019.
  • Present Absence: He's nowhere to be seen in 2040, but the characters mention him a lot.
  • True Companions: With Barry Allen. Notice that in spite of the many Cosmic Retcons that changed the superheroes fighting with Barry during the Red Skies Crisis, Green Arrow is the only one that remains constant.
  • Unrelated in the Adaptation: He is Connor Hawke's father in the comics, but here he's not. On Earth-16, it's Diggle. Post-Flashpoint, it's Bronze Tiger with Diggle being the adopted father.
  • The Voice: He could be heard in Barry's recorded message for Nora during the Red Skies Crisis, frantically looking for Laurel and commanding every other hero there to dodge an incoming attack.

    Roy Harper 

Roy Harper

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Species: Human

Known Aliases: Arsenal

Played By: Colton Haynes

Appearances: Arrow

Oliver's second protegee and a former member of Team Arrow. William finds him isolated in Lian Yu.

see Arrowverse: Team Arrow for more info about present day Roy.

In General

  • Archer Archetype: He's the resident archer of William's group in the future, having retained the skills Oliver taught him decades ago.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, his fate and status are frequently changing.

Pre-Crisis

  • Abled in the Adaptation: Roy famously lost his right arm against Prometheus in the comicbooks. While Present Roy appeared half a season after Prometheus' defeat, him still having his arms by 2040 secures that he was never mutilated by another character.
  • The Aloner: Before William found him, he's been living in the ruins of Lian Yu for God knows how long.
  • Grumpy Old Man: Downplayed. He's not easily agitated like the common examples of this trope but he's constantly scowling.
  • Happy Ending Override: Before his reappearance in the flash-forwards, the last time the audience sees Roy is when he went with his One True Love Thea and Nyssa Al-Ghul to destroy the remaining Lazarus Pits in the world. The fact that he's being The Aloner in the ruins of an island where his mentor suffered heavily implies that something really bad happened.
  • Hourglass Plot: He was Oliver's protegee, now he's the mentor of Oliver's son William.
  • Noodle Incident: Sometime before his reappearance in 2040, he and the later Team Arrow additions had a falling out. He also somehow ended up on Lian Yu before William found him.
  • Older Than They Look: Aside from his graying hair and stubble, he still looks great for a guy pushing fifty.
  • Perma-Stubble: He has graying ones.
  • Ret-Gone: This version is negated after the Mia, William and Connor traveled back to the past and his past self getting his right arm chopped-off.
  • Retired Badass: Seems to be out of action for quite some time.
  • Silver Fox: Despite the greying hair, he barely aged from his Mr. Fanservice days.
  • Stranger in a Familiar Land: He and William return to see a vastly different Star City from what they remember.
  • Student and Master Team: He has this dynamic with William, with Roy filling the master role.

Post-Crisis

     Felicity Smoak / The Calculator II 

Felicity Megan Smoak / The Calculator II

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Species: Human

Known Aliases: The Calculator II, Overwatch

Played By: Emily Bett Rickards

Appearances: Arrow

Former CEO of Smoak Technologies, and a former member of Team Arrow who lost her way by 2040.

see Arrowverse: Team Arrow for more info about present day Felicity.

In General

  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, her fate and status are frequently changing.
  • The Glasses Gotta Go: She no longer wears her famous Nerd Glasses. Possibly has contacts now.
  • Older Than They Look: She hasn't really aged that much in twenty years.
  • Together in Death: Both versions eventually have the Monitor take her to the same place where her deceased husband is, to reunite with him.

Pre-Crisis

  • Affirmative Action Legacy: She's her father's successor as the Calculator. Except not really.
  • Ambiguous Situation: It's been stated that she's already dead by 2040. Whether she's literally or figuratively dead is still unclear. She is eventually revealed to be alive.
  • Chekhov M.I.A.: She's missing for half of the Season 7 flash forwards.
  • Chronic Hero Syndrome: The reason she had a falling out with Mia, who felt she put her perceived duties above her family.
  • Evil Former Friend: For Team Arrow. Except not really. She just took the Calculator's alias to not drag her friends down with her.
  • Fallen Hero: She was one of the founding members of Team Arrow, but becomes evil for reasons not yet stated. It's eventually revealed that she is still a hero.
  • Generation Xerox: For reasons yet stated, she eventually followed in her father's footsteps, even using his moniker.
  • Good All Along: Is revealed to still be a hero once she's found.
  • In Spite of a Nail: She becomes the CEO of Smoak Technologies on both Earth-1 and Earth-16.
  • Legacy Character: She uses her father's moniker at some point.
  • Not Quite Dead: Revealed to be alive by her daughter Mia.
  • Offscreen Villainy: The extent of her her Face–Heel Turn is only mentioned and never shown, because she didn't really turn bad.

Post-Crisis

  • Ambiguous Situation: It's not revealed what this new version of her went through in the future.
  • In Spite of a Nail: Despite the huge changes to the timeline, she still ends up on the exact same spot as her Pre-Crisis version.

     John Diggle / Spartan 

John Diggle / Spartan

Species: Human

Known Aliases: Spartan

Oliver's Number Two in Team Arrow and the father of Connor Hawke.

see Arrowverse: Team Arrow for more info about present day Diggle.

     Laurel Lance / Black Canary I 

Laurel Lance / Black Canary I

Species: Human

Known Aliases: Black Canary

An Assistant District Attorney in Star City working as a superhero and Sara's older sister. She is long since dead by the time of the future.

see Arrowverse: Team Arrow for more info about present day Laurel.

  • Long Dead Badass: She's a legend by 2040. The normally distant Mia is visibly in awe upon meeting Laurel's Earth-2 counterpart believing she was her.
  • Posthumous Character: She's long dead by the Arrow Season 7 Flash Forward arc.
  • Present Absence: As the original Black Canary, her legacy and ideals became the inspiration in creating the Canary Network.

     Thea Queen / Speedy 

Thea Queen / Speedy

Species: Human

Known Aliases: Speedy

Oliver's younger (half) sister and a member of Team Arrow.

see Arrowverse: Team Arrow for more info about present day Thea.

  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, her fate and status are frequently changing.
  • Happy Ending Override: Before Roy's reappearance in the flash-forwards, the last time the audience sees her is when she went with Roy and Nyssa Al-Ghul to destroy the remaining Lazarus Pits in the world. The fact that Roy is being The Aloner in the ruins of an island where Oliver suffered heavily implies that something really bad happened.
  • Present Absence: Something happened between her and Roy which may have resulted in the latter's reclusive attitude by 2040.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: It's unclear what happened to her prior to 2040, but Roy is notably mum when William asked about her.

Future Team Arrow

    William Clayton 

William Clayton

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Species: Human

Played By: Ben Lewis

Appearances: Arrow

Oliver Queen's illegitimate son, who was sent away by his stepmother to avoid being targeted by his father's enemies, particularly Ricardo Diaz. In 2040, he seeks help from his father's former protegee Roy Harper in the ruins of Lian Yu.

see the Arrowverse: Team Arrow Family Members page for more info about present day William

  • Adaptational Name Change: In the comics Oliver's child is named Connor Hawke, but here he is called William Clayton. A version of Connor appeared in Legends of Tomorrow, though not related to Oliver by blood. Another version of Connor later appears in Arrow, but he is revealed to be Ben Turner's son.
  • Adaptational Wimp: Downplayed. While he finally Took a Level in Badass, he's still nowhere near as competent as Oliver's son in the comics Connor Hawke. Of his group consisting of himself, Roy, Zoe and Dinah, he is the least combat-capable, instead taking up more of the technical skills of his adoptive mother, Felicity. This later turns out to be a case of Decomposite Character as the physical traits went to Mia instead.
  • Brains and Brawn: Being the team's hacker, she is the Brains to Mia's Brawn.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, his fate and status are frequently changing.
  • Decomposite Character: He's Oliver's illegitimate son, just like the comic's Connor Hawke, not to mention the fact that he shares Connor's potential sexuality. But the name Connor Hawke and taking up the Green Arrow mantle, not to mention Connor's ethnicity, goes to a different character, who appeared in Legends of Tomorrow. A different (though played by the same actor) Connor Hawke later appears as Ben Turner's biological son adopted by Diggle, while the previous Connor was retconned to be coming from Earth-16.
  • Decoy Protagonist: William is initially the protagonist of the flashforwards, but after Mia is revealed to be Oliver and Felicity's daughter, the narrative gradually shifts to focus on her, with Mia effectively becoming the main character of the flashforwards in Season 8. William, fortunately, survives the shift in focus.
  • Distaff Counterpart: He is like a male Felicity, as he is more oriented towards technology and science than to physical combat.
  • Freudian Excuse: Averted. While he might be disappointed by how Oliver and Felicity (ostensibly) abandoned him when he was 12, he has no issues with them whatsoever and still considers them his parents. He does not hesitate to hug Oliver after he becomes time-displaced to 2019, unlike Mia, who pointedly refuses one even though she has far fewer issues with Oliver than him.
  • Future Badass: He is now capable of badassery.
  • The Hero: The central protagonist of the Season 7 flashforwards.
  • Heroic Bastard: His parents were never married and his mother made him believe that his father died before he was born.
  • Mission Control: He mostly takes up Felicity's role for Future Team Arrow.
  • Nom de Mom: He still uses his biological mother's surname by 2040.
  • Non-Action Guy: His expertise is tech, he leaves the fighting to his friends.
  • Parental Abandonment: He mentions that he never saw his father and stepmother again after the latter sends him away to boarding school to escape Ricardo Diaz's wrath. The truth is more complicated. He did see them again, but was so angry about being sent away without being asked he became disillusioned with Oliver's lifestyle and decided he wanted to live with his maternal grandparents instead so he could have something of a normal life. His grandparents who blamed Oliver for Samantha's death intercepted any and all messages Oliver and Felicity tried to send him, essentially turning William against them by giving him the impression they didn't want him anymore.
  • Promotion to Opening Titles: Added to the opening credits in the final season.
  • Race Lift: His comics counterpart, Connor Hawke is of mixed race, but William is Caucasian. The Connor Hawke who appears in Legends of Tomorrow is mixed-race (being Diggle and Lyla's son), while the Connor Hawke who appears in Arrow is simply black.
  • Raised by Grandparents: When he was 12, he was sent away to live with his maternal grandparents, who had been raising him since.
  • Straight Gay: He mentions that he has an ex-boyfriend and outright says that he is gay, but isn't shown to have stereotypically "gay" qualities.
  • Stranger in a Familiar Land: He and Roy return to see a vastly different Star City from what they remember.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: He looks similar to his father Oliver, with a similar face structure.
  • Student and Master Team: He has this dynamic with Roy, with William filling the student role.

    Connor Hawke 

Connor Hawke

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Species: Human

Played By: Joseph David-Jones

Appearances: Arrow

The biological son of Ben Turner and John Diggle and Lyla Michaels' adopted son.

see Arrowverse: Other Earths for more info about the future version from Earth-16

In General

  • Adaptation Dye-Job: In the comics, he's a Dark-Skinned Blonde. Here, his hair is black.
  • The Bus Came Back: A meta example. After his actor made his last appearance in the very first season of Legends of Tomorrow, he makes a surprising return during the future storyline of Arrow Season 7 as a different version of Connor, fighting side by side with Blackstar.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, his fate and status are frequently changing.
  • Decomposite Character: The Connor Hawke of the comics (Oliver's biological son who takes up his mantle as Green Arrow) has been adapted to no less than four characters here. In the show, Oliver's son is named William Clayton and is not adept at fighting, being an IT specialist. A Connor Hawke who has the Green Arrow moniker appears in a Legends of Tomorrow episode, but he is revealed to be JJ, Diggle and Lyla's son. This Connor is later retconned to be coming from Earth-16, while the Connor Hawke of Earth-1 is revealed to be Ben Turner's biological son adopted by Diggle. Finally, this Connor doesn't adopt the Green Arrow moniker; instead, it's Oliver's daughter Mia (based on the comics' Mia Dearden, who herself has been adapted to two other characters in the show: Thea and to a lesser extent Roy) who does.
  • Nom de Mom: Hawke is his mother's surname. He doesn't use "Turner" because his father is/was a criminal.
  • Promotion to Opening Titles: Added to the opening credits in the final season.
  • Race Lift: He is of Mixed Ancestry in the original comics, specifically half Caucasian, quarter African-American, and quarter Asian (Korean). Here he is the entirely African-American son of Ben Turner and Sandra Hawke.
  • Unrelated in the Adaptation: He is Oliver's illegitimate son in the comics, but that role was already filled by William Clayton here. Instead, he's Ben Turner / Bronze Tiger's son in this continuity (with Diggle and Lyla later serving as adoptive parents).

Pre-Crisis

  • Cain and Abel: With his adopted brother, JJ, who joined Deathstroke's gang. Initially, he wants to reform him, but after his brother kills Zoe, he doesn't hesitate to try and kill him in return.
  • Comic-Book Movies Don't Use Codenames: He is yet to become Oliver's Legacy Character. In fact, he doesn't seem to adopt the Green Arrow moniker in the show, as Mia, Oliver's actual child, is geared up for the role instead.
  • Friend on the Force: He is an undercover agent of Knightwatch in this timeline.
  • Happily Adopted: The Connor Hawke seen in Arrow Season 7 Flash Forward isn't John's biological son. He's actually Bronze Tiger (Ben Turner)'s son of all people.
  • The Leader: Future Team Arrow defaults to him as this as he's the most experienced.
  • Not Wearing Tights: Unlike Earth-16 Connor/JJ, he doesn't have a costume. At least not yet.
  • Parental Abandonment: Diggle and Lyla's fate in 2040 is yet to be revealed.
  • Related in the Adaptation: With Ben Turner / Bronze Tiger, who becomes his father in this version.
  • Ship Tease: He and Mia seems to be an item.
  • Spin-Offspring: He is John Diggle's adopted son, while his biological father is Ben Turner.
  • The Strategist: William goes as far to call him a tactical genius.

Post-Crisis

  • Beard of Sorrow: Sports a beard in the revised timeline and is obviously very jaded.
  • Drugs Are Bad: It's not specified which drugs he was addicted to exactly, but he is fresh out of rehab.
  • Swapped Roles: Somewhat. While he is not a villain, he has a negative relationship with Mia post-crisis, while JJ is now her Love Interest.

     Zoe Ramirez 

Zoe Ramirez

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Species: Human

Played By: Andrea Sixtos

Appearances: Arrow

Rene Ramirez's daughter, now a vigilante.

see the Arrowverse: Team Arrow Family Members page for more info about present day Zoe.

Pre-Crisis

Post-Crisis

    Dinah Drake 

Dinah Drake

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Species: Metahuman

Played By: Juliana Harkavy

Appearances: Arrow

The former Black Canary, who is still an active vigilante and now the leader of the Canary network.

see the Arrowverse: Team Arrow page for more info about present day Dinah.

  • Brought Down to Badass: Coupled with Handicapped Badass. Despite losing her signature Canary Cry, Dinah is still an excellent fighter capable of kicking serious ass.
  • Never Mess with Granny: She could still fight in her age.
  • Passing the Torch: Dinah hands Zoe control over the Canary Network after she (and the other adults) take the fall for the destruction of the Glade's wall.
  • La Résistance: She is the leader of the Canaries, a group of women fighting Galaxy One after the Glades uprising.
  • Ret-Gone: She's been replaced by her present self for reasons unknown. Ironically, her present version herself is revealed to be erased from history.
  • Silver Vixen: She should be at least fifty years old, but she still has her vigorous appearance.
  • Skunk Stripe: How her greying hair looks like.
  • Slashed Throat: Suffered from one at the hands of The Star City Slayer in 2019 and combined with some quick thinking cauterization, this has left her with a scar across her throat.

     Dinah Laurel Lance / Black Canary 

Dinah Laurel Lance / Black Canary

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Species: Metahuman

Known Alias: Black Canary, Black Siren, 小雀仔 (Siu Jerk Jai, Cantonese for "Little Bird")

Played By: Katie Cassidy

Appearances: Arrow

The Earth-2 counterpart of the late Laurel Lance, the original Black Canary. Formerly known as the supervillain Black Siren, she found the error of her ways and operated as the Black Canary on Earth-2. She is introduced helping Mia, as a part of the Canary Network.

see Arrowverse: Dinah Laurel Lance for more info about present day Dinah Laurel

  • 11th-Hour Ranger: She's summoned near the end of the Season 7 Flash Forwards because things are not looking great for the heroes.
  • Beta Outfit: She's wearing Earth-1 Laurel's Black Canary suit again instead of her new one seen in Arrow Season 8, which may be an indicator of the future changing.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, her fate and status are frequently changing. Unlike most characters here, however, she could avoid this fate since she's from an Alternate Universe.
  • Dynamic Entry: She makes her debut Canary Crying a Mook to save Mia.
  • Hero of Another Story: She's the Black Canary from an Alternate Universe.
  • Legacy Character: She inherited the name and costume of her late Earth-1 counterpart who was the original Black Canary, though she instead operates on her home universe.
  • Living Legend: Two-fold. She's still a tremendous fighter despite her age. The fact that she is seen with Red Shirts following her and has been the Black Canary for two decades at this point cements this. And as Mia mistakes her as the original Laurel, it also means she's the original Black Canary as far as most people on Earth-1 is concerned.
  • Old Superhero: She is in her mid-fifties yet she is just as competent as she was during her prime years.
  • Older and Wiser: She gave words of wisdom to the Hot-Blooded Mia based from her own Character Development.
    You still have a long way to go to prove that you're a hero. Take it from someone who knows how hard it can be, and don't screw it up.
  • Older Than They Look: She hasn't really aged that much in twenty years. The only seeming indicator of her age is the white hair, which turned out be the same wig her late counterpart originally used while in costume which her present day self never used.
  • Reformed Criminal: The reason why she's now a superhero is for atonement.
  • Ret-Gone: Several clues are present that indicates that she is being erased, namely her past self wearing a different Black Canary suit. Mia, Connor and William traveling back to the past, Laurel not participating in Crisis despite being name dropped by Oliver in Barry's Video Will to Nora, and finally present Laurel herself traveling to the future solidifies a future Laurel from being created.
  • Superior Successor: She's far stronger and skilled than the original Laurel and even defeated the latter's handpicked successor multiple times in the past.

The Canaries

     Mia Queen / Green Arrow 

Moira "Mia" Queen (née Smoak) / Blackstar / Green Arrow III

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Species: Human

Known Aliases: Blackstar, Green Arrow III

Played By: Katherine McNamara

Appearances: Arrow | Crisis on Infinite Earths note 

The daughter of Oliver Queen and Felicity Smoak, who became a vigilante known as Blackstar. Post-Crisis, she follows in her late father's footsteps as the next Green Arrow.


In General

  • Ascended Extra: [[Subverted}}. After Arrow ended, she was supposed to star in its successor series, Green Arrow and the Canaries, as a main character alongside Dinah and Laurel, effectively inheriting her father's mantle. Unfortunately, the Network decided to pass on the series.
  • Brains and Brawn: Being the trained martial artist, she is the Brawn to William's Brains.
  • Composite Character: Has the codename of Blackstar, but her name is Mia while also being related to the Green Arrow which takes after Mia Dearden (a.k.a. Speedy who was already adapted into Thea Queen).
  • Dead Guy Junior: She's named after her paternal grandmother, who was killed pre-Crisis.
  • Deuteragonist: Ultimately becomes this of the season seven flash forwards, alongside William her paternal half-brother. By season eight, the narrative focuses more on her before she was supposed to lead her own spin-off show.
  • Disappeared Dad: She never grew up with Oliver in her life, as Oliver disappears with the Monitor when Mia was still in her infancy and ultimately dies in Crisis. Though Pre-Crisis, she gets a chance to reunite with her father before he dies.
  • Generation Xerox:
    • William points out how much she is like their father. In general, Mia is like Oliver during the early seasons of Arrow: hotheaded, rude, and does not want other people's help if she can.
    • Like her father, she forms a strong relationship with members of the Diggle and Ramirez family. In the former case, the relationship with Connor seems to be the romantic variant, instead of platonic.
  • Genius Bruiser: While lacking the programming skills of her brother and mother, Mia is still exceptionally smart as demonstrated with her quick ability to solve a Rubik's cube.
  • Hot-Blooded: Mia inherited Oliver's aggression and temperament, but not much of his self-discipline, making her prone to acting on impulse without considering the consequences.
  • Ms. Fanservice: She's a very beautiful woman, and her tanktop shows her toned body.
  • Never Got to Say Goodbye: Subverted. While Mia was present when Oliver dies the first time, she is not present when perishes for good the second time as the Spectre. Though the Post-Crisis version of her does get brought back in time by Sara Lance so she can attend her father's funeral.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: Possibly the shortest Team Arrow member other than Thea, but can kick ass just as well as her father.
  • Promotion to Opening Titles: Added to the opening credits in the final season.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: One of the things Laurel tells her after saving her from the Zeta is how much Mia takes after Felicity in appearance.
  • Womanchild: Downplayed. While Mia is in her early twenties, she often acts like an angsty, selfish teenager.

Pre-Crisis

  • Action Girl: She's introduced participating in an underground fight club. She is also able to fight and match Dinah. Considering that her father is the Green Arrow, and that she was trained in combat by Nyssa Al-Ghul, this should come as no surprise.
  • Aggressive Categorism: She really doesn't like vigilantes.
  • Ambiguously Evil: In her first few appearances, her allegiance is hard to pin down and it's implied she may have been involved with whatever happened to Felicity or the bomb plot. She's not, and is more-or-less a "heroic-ish" character, though veering somewhat close to True Neutral.
  • Arbitrary Skepticism: Despite being sent back in time and having dealt with metahumans, magic, and alternate Earths, she has a hard time believing Lucifer is the Lucifer when she meets him.
  • Character Development: She debuts as basically Season-1 Oliver, a rude jerk who constantly rejects other people's advice. After two seasons and many trials, she is still a headstrong and strong-willed person, but is more willing to listen to others and is a more pleasant person in general.
  • Dramatic Irony: Hates the remnants of Team Arrow, since she believes that "vigilantes were the death of Star City". Yet she's the daughter of two of them — Oliver and Felicity.
  • Freudian Excuse: Growing up without her father and with a mother focused on heroics left Mia with a lot of issues, especially where her parents and vigilantes are concerned.
  • Hypocrite: Resents her parents for being vigilantes but is visibly in awe of Laurel upon meeting her in person.
  • It's All About Me: A lot of resentment towards vigilantes is fueled by how Oliver and Felicity couldn't always be there for her twenty-four seven. Despite that Felicity was a very doting and caring mother, if flawed.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She is very rude and condescending towards William, Dinah and the others, especially the latter for being a vigilante, blaming them for the death of Star City and that they got what they deserved. She later comes around however, becoming part of the new Team Arrow, being determined to save lives. Just don't expect her to be nice about it.
  • Kid from the Future: She gets sent back in time to Star City 2019 and meets her father before he dies.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: Mia's plans tend to go no further than rushing in headlong with no thought to strategy. She has a bad habit of doing this against larger and stronger opponents or vastly superior numbers, which sees her get beaten down by a Galaxy One soldier and later gets Zoe killed by JJ.
  • Nom de Mom: Like her half-brother, she does not use the Queen name. This changes post-Crisis.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: She's only addressed by her Code Name until she reveals herself as Felicity's daughter Mia. Even "Mia" itself is only a nickname; her first name is Moira.
  • Ret-Gone: Subverted. This version of her is replaced by Mia Queen, who later regains the memories of herself in this past life courtesy of a time traveling Laurel Lance.
  • Secret Legacy: Felicity raised Mia in total secrecy, aware of how much danger she attracts by simply being Oliver's daughter. She did not permit Mia to go to Star City, so nigh-nobody knows about her existence. In fact, she did not even inform her friends, save Diggle, Nyssa (whom she invited to train her in self-defense) and Laurel.
  • Ship Tease: Seems to be an item with Connor Hawke. Post-Crisis she actually dated John Diggle Jr who eventually proposed to her.
  • Sleeves Are for Wimps: She's introduced wearing a white tanktop.
  • Thicker Than Water: She gets along with very few people, but very gradually warms up to William, blatantly admitting the only reason being that they are half-siblings. Likewise, it's revealed she only recently ran away from home due to strongly disliking her mother's vigilante activities and keeping them a secret from her, but despite the relative bad blood, it's very clear she still loves her mother.

Post-Crisis

  • Affirmative Action Legacy: Succeeded her father as the Green Arrow.
  • Legacy Character: Post-Crisis, Mia becomes the Green Arrow.
  • Official Couple: Post-Crisis, Mia is dating John Diggle Jr who proposes to her.
  • Socialite: This is what Mia became Post-Crisis due to being raised with her father's wealth.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Post-Crisis Mia is a much kinder and sociable person than she was before the Crisis, as she did not not endure as many challenges and hardships as she did before, other than not having her father around. Unlike Pre-Crisis, she grew up close with William, which obviously impacted how she views life. Even when obtaining her past life memories, she isn't as aggressive as she was.

     Dinah Drake 

     Dinah Laurel Lance / Black Canary 

Glades

     Mayor Rene Ramirez 

Mayor Rene Ramirez

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Species: Human

Played By: Rick Gonzalez

Appearances: Arrow

The mayor of the now independent Glades and former member of Team Arrow.

see the Arrowverse: Team Arrow page for more info about present day Rene.

  • Calling the Old Man Out: On the receiving end by his daughter.
  • Cynicism Catalyst: He became disillusioned with his vigilante legacy, believing he can do more good as the Glades' mayor and has scorned helping the rest of Star City, and refuses to help his old friends.
  • Deal with the Devil: Made a deal with Keven Dale, a powerful businessman, who helped him become the mayor, but who also (to Rene's horror) plans on destroying Star City.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Despite his estrangement with his former friends, he seemed to be taken back by the reveal that Felicity was apparently murdered and tries to uncover the circumstances.
  • Older Than He Looks: Doesn't look like a man in his fifties at all.
  • Outliving One's Offspring: His daughter Zoe gets tragically killed by Deathstroke.
  • Swapped Roles: In the future, Rene is the mayor of the Glades who wants to uphold the law and is opposed to vigilantes, while Dinah is a vigilante. This is an inversion of their initial positions in the Season 7 present-day narrative this season, where Rene is the one who wants to continue playing vigilante, while Dinah is the SCPD Captain who wants to uphold the law and opposes vigilantism.
  • We Used to Be Friends: He is estranged from his former vigilante friends. They eventually reconcile and he later even takes part of the fall for the destruction of the Glade's wall.

Criminals

     Grant Wilson / Deathstroke II 

Grant Wilson / Deathstroke II

Species: Human

Known Aliases: Deathstroke II

Appearances: Legends of Tomorrow

Slade Wilson's youngest son who is wearing a silver-colored version of the Deathstroke mask. He's the criminal ruler of Star City in 2046.

see the Arrowverse: Star City Criminal Groups page for his present-day self
see the Arrowverse: Other Earths page for his Earth-16 counterpart

  • Adaptational Nationality: Like his father, he's American in the comics.
  • Adaptation Name Change: In the comics, Grant Wilson goes by Ravager. Here, he succeeds his father as Deathstroke.
  • Age Lift: Maybe. If Pre-Flashpoint Grant wasn't Older Than They Look (like many other future characters), this version of Grant is a whole lot older, judging by his present day counterpart.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: Much like Earth-16, he had conquered Star City in the future.
  • Card Board Prison: No matter how many times he was imprisoned, he always escaped.
  • Child Soldiers: Given that he successfully conquered Star City in his teens, it is likely that he has been training at a very young age.
  • Continuity Snarl: Due to constant meddling with time by both the various speedsters and the Legends, his fate and status are frequently changing.
  • The Corrupter: He was the one who "inspired" JJ.
  • Decomposite Character: The Ravager persona got given to Isabel Rochev, Slade's underling in the present day.
  • Legacy Character: Succeeded Slade as Deathstroke.
  • Not-So-Well-Intentioned Extremist: According to Connor, Grant's Eat the Rich rhetoric is little more than a way to get support for his crusade to conquer the city.
  • Remember the New Guy?: Slade only mentioned a boy named Joe Wilson as his son. Justified because until 2017, Slade had no idea he even existed. His wife kept him a secret because he didn't want him to follow in his father's or brother's footsteps — Slade only found about him when Joe told him the truth.
  • Spin-Offspring: He is Slade Wilson's son.
  • Teens Are Monsters: It is stated that he successfully conquered Star City on 2031. Given that he appears to be in his late-20s to early 30s at 2046, then he must be at least 13 when he did that.
  • Two First Names: Per the DC Comics norm.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: Grant's Eat the Rich rhetoric made him a folk hero to the downtrodden of Star City, allowing him to turn the Deathstrokes into a city-wide threat.

     Keven Dale 

Keven Dale

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Species: Human

Played By: Raj Paul

Appearances: Arrow

The CEO of Galaxy One and a prominent benefactor of Rene's candidacy as the mayor of the Glades.


     JJ Diggle / Deathstroke III 

John "JJ" Diggle, Jr. / Deathstroke III

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Species: Human

Played By: Charlie Barnett

Appearances: Arrow

The son of John Diggle and Lyla Michaels, who joined Deathstroke's gang due to being frustrated at the high expectations his family placed in him.

see the Arrowverse: Team Arrow Family Members page for more info about present day JJ
see the Arrowverse: Other Earths page for the Earth-16 character who bears his name and background

Pre-Crisis

  • Arc Villain: Serves as the main antagonist of Season 8's Flash Forward storyline, but is ultimately nothing compared to the Anti-Monitor.
  • Cain and Abel: With his adopted brother Connor.
  • Composite Character: In-Universe he is a combination of John Diggle's son JJ, and Grant Wilson the legacy Deathstroke.
  • Evil Former Friend: He wasn’t just Connor’s brother, but his best friend.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Joined Deathstroke's gang at some point in time.
  • For Want of a Nail: The Pre-Flashpoint Future Star City was also ravaged by a successor Deathstroke and his gang. In the previous timeline it was Slade's son Grant Wilson, while now it's Diggle's son JJ.
  • The Ghost: Hasn't appeared personally in Season 7, but will play a big role in the final season of Arrow.
  • Legacy Character: Much like Grant in the previous timeline, he succeeded Slade as Deathstroke.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He plays Future Team Arrow like a fiddle in the second episode of S8.
  • Ret-Gone: Gets erased and replaced by a more peaceful version Post-Crisis, though his memories are eventually transplanted to his new self.
  • This Is Unforgivable!: Connor stops trying to reform him when JJ kills Zoe, and leads Connor to atttempt to take his brother's life too.
  • The Unfavorite: He felt this way compared to Connor; Connor was everything their parents wanted in a son, while JJ felt he could never measure up, so he joined the Deathstroke Gang to rebel.
  • We Used to Be Friends: As children, JJ and Connor were the best of friends, but as adults, JJ has become a murderous criminal and deeply resents his adoptive brother.

Post-Crisis

  • Love Interest: For Mia, he even proposes to her.
  • Nice Guy: This new version of him is now a genuinely sweet guy, who proposes to Mia and gets very hurt by her accusations. Sadly, an unknown assailant eventually restores his Pre-Crisis memories, making it questionable on how long he will stay nice.
  • Red Herring: He is not Deathstroke Post-Crisis. At least not yet...
  • Swapped Roles: In the revised timeline, JJ is Mia's love interest and she has an antagonistic relationship with Connor, who was in rehab recently.

Others

     Alena Whitlock 

Alena Whitlock

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Species: Human

Played By: Kacey Rohl

Appearances: Arrow

Felicity's former friend and co-worker at Smoak Tech, who sold the Archer program to Galaxy One.

see Arrowverse: Star City Criminal Groups for more info about present day Alena

Seattle

     Zari Tomaz 
A member of an anti-A.R.G.U.S. organization in 2042.

     Behrad Tomaz 
Zari's brother and a fellow member in the same anti-A.R.G.U.S. organization.

Unspecified

    Savitar 
Barry Allen's rogue Time Remnant.

     Ryan Choi 

Ryan Choi

Species: Human

An acquaintance of Barry Allen in the future and the creator of an iteration of his suit. He also designed the Flash ring to go along with it.


     Red Death 

Red Death

Species: Metahuman

A supervillain known to have operated in Central City by the time Nora gained her powers.


  • Ambiguous Situation: Given that Red Death in the comics is a Fusion Dance between Batman and Barry Allen, it leaves the origin of the Arroweverse one up in the air.
  • Ax-Crazy: He’s compared to Zoom and Cicada II in both viciousness and kill count.
  • Color Character: Red Death.
  • Eviler Than Thou. Seemingly. Despite all the harm it seems he will do, Cicada II is still a much more feared villain.
  • The Ghost: Never appeared, just mentioned.
  • Offscreen Villainy: Whatever evil things he did, he did it offscreen.

    Nora Dahrk 
Damien Dahrk's orphaned daughter and a member of the Cult of Mallus who begins travelling time in 2039.

22nd Century

2140s

     Per Degaton 

     Tor Degaton 

Tor Degaton

Species: Human

Played by: Matthew Harrison

Appearances: Legends of Tomorrow

Father of Per Degaton and Chairman of the Kasnian Conglomerate, a major world power in 2147.


  • Anti-Villain: Tor Degaton runs a police state that counts Vandal Savage among its ranking members, but he loves his son and wouldn't stoop to Savage's levels of villainy.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He loves his son, Per Degaton, and allows the Legends to escape in exchange for his safety.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He refuses to entertain Savage's suggestion of culling the world's population. It ends up getting him killed.
  • Evil Overlord: Downplayed; his forces resemble the Gestapo and he runs a Police State, but Tor Degaton himself seems to be on the reasonable side for a totalitarian authority.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: It's strongly suggested he was unaware of Savage's history, but even then, it hardly seems like a good idea to let a man who compares decimating the world's population to culling a herd act as a tutor to your son.
  • Mega-Corp: The Kasnian Conglomerate is as much a corporation as it is a nation and is ruled by its shareholders.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: He runs an oppressive police state, but it's for the purpose of maintaining order in one of the few stable parts of 22nd century Earth.

     Dr. Bryce 

Dr. Bryce

Species: Human

Played By: Jewel Staite

Appearances: Legends of Tomorrow

A tech genius and roboticist in 2147. She is a descendant from a long line of inventors.


  • Canon Foreigner: Twice over. She herself has no comics counter part and she is a descendant of Ray Palmer's brother, known as Danny in the comics but Sydney on the show.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: She's a tech genius and roboticist.
  • Hot Scientist: It's Jewel Staite after all.
  • Kid from the Future: Subverted. She is Ray's great-great-great-niece.
  • Only One Name: It's never specified if Bryce is her first or last name.

2160s

     Miranda Hunter 

Miranda Hunter (nee Couburn)

Species: Human

Played By: Alex Duncan

Appearances: Legends of Tomorrow

Rip Hunter's late wife. She was previously a Time Master like her husband.


  • Battle Couple: It is heavily implied that she and Rip were this during her stint as a Time Master.
  • Belated Backstory: Episode Seven reveals that she was a Time Master.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: It is revealed that she and Rip were prone to squabbling before their marriage.
  • Decomposite Character: Filled Bonnie Baxter's role in the comics as Rip's Love Interest. Bonnie's more direct counterpart, Eve, appears halfway through Legends Season One. Both she and Eve got to work as Time Masters like Bonnie, though.
  • Informed Ability: It is later revealed that she's a former high-ranking (Lieutenant, like Rip) Time Master, and a council member even praises her skills. However, Vandal Savage puts her down without putting up a fight. Possibly justified; she was with her son at the time, and, unlike Savage, was unarmed.
  • The Oath-Breaker: She broke the celibacy rule of the Time Masters with Rip. She ultimately resigned so he can keep his job, but their reputations are still tainted judging by Eve Baxter's remarks.
  • Raven Hair, Ivory Skin: She had pale skin and really dark hair. Both Sara and Savage tells Rip that she's beautiful.
  • Sacrificial Lamb: She's the very first casualty of the series.
  • Stuffed in the Fridge: Her death, along with their son's, is what pushes Rip into fighting Savage.
  • Together in Death: She and her son died together.

     Jonas Hunter 

Jonas Hunter

Species: Human

Played By: Kiefer O'Reilly

Appearances: Legends of Tomorrow

Rip Hunter's late son.


     Cassandra Savage 
Vandal Savage's daughter by 2166 and his Number Two.

     Scythian Torvil 
Hawkman's amnesiac 22nd century incarnation and a member of Vandal Savage's organization.
see the Arrowverse: The Hawks page

From An Unspecified Year and Decade

     Eobard Thawne / Reverse-Flash 

31st Century

3000s

     Dr. Charles McNider 
A scientist and member of the Justice Society of America taking refuge in the era to guard a piece of the Spear of Destiny.

64th Century

From An Unspecified Year and Decade

     Abra Kadabra 

Alternative Title(s): Arrowverse Star City 2046

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