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Members of Batman's Rogues Gallery who appear in the Batman: Arkham video game series continuity in the related comic books series or in another miscellaneous form. This list also includes significant henchmen who appear throughout the series.

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Main Rogues

    The Broker 

The Broker (Sherman Fine)

Sherman Fine, aka The Broker, runs a lucrative business by finding and selling property to other Gotham villains to serve as their Supervillain Lairs.


Provides examples of:

  • The Ghost: He's mentioned a few times in Arkham City and also has a Arkham City story dedicated to him, but never actually appears.
  • Supervillain Lair: He provides this to other villains. In Arkham City, he found and provided buildings to The Riddler and Victor Zsasz.

    Bronze Tiger 

Bronze Tiger (Ben Turner)

Voiced by: Gary Sturgis

Ben Turner, aka Bronze Tiger, is a martial artist who has ties to the League of Assassins.


Provides examples of:

  • Apologetic Attacker: During the breakout at Blackgate, Turner had no interest in joining Penguin's gang, and made it clear he didn't want to fight in his gladiator arena or cross Batman during their fight either.
  • Boxed Crook: After being observed in the Blackgate breakout, Amanda Waller decides to rescue him and recruit him into the Suicide Squad.
  • Cop Killer: Not willingly, but Turner is forced to kill the Guards from the Cell Blocks area in Penguin's arena.
  • Role Reprisal: From Batman: The Brave and the Bold.
  • Scary Black Man: His ties to the League of Assassins, martial arts skills, and claws are all signs that you wouldn't bump into him in a dark alley.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Doesn't appear in any of the Arkham material after Blackgate, and isn't a member of the Suicide Squad during the Assault on Arkham film.
  • Wolverine Claws: He wears a pair of bladed gauntlets. During the Blackgate breakout, he had to create a makeshift replica of his normal claws out of prison shivs.
  • You Shall Not Pass!: After Batman defeated him in Penguin's arena, he provides Batman a method to track Penguin (by shooting him in the shoulder and leaving a blood trail to follow) and buys Batman time by holding off the army of Penguin's thugs closing in all around them.

    The Carpenter 

The Carpenter (Jenna Duffy)

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Jenna Duffy, aka The Carpenter, is a villain who's really good at carpentry. Despite having served her time and going into legitimate business, Hugo Strange had her sent to Arkham City.


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    Count Vertigo (Werner Vertigo) 

Count Vertigo (Werner Vertigo)

A supervillain incarcerated in Blackgate Penitentiary.


Provides examples of:

  • The Ghost: His only appearance is a namedrop in one of Origins: Blackgate's detective cases.
  • Missed the Call: Amanda Waller considered him for the Suicide Squad, but rejected him.

    Great White Shark 

The Great White Shark (Warren White)

A mob boss and supervillain.


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    Professor Milo 

Professor Achilles Milo

Voiced by Armin Shimerman

Professor Achilles Milo is a scientist working in the Gotham underworld.


    Ratcatcher 

Ratcatcher (Otis Flannegan)

Otis Flannegan was a ratcatcher born with the ability to speak with and control rats. He eventually turned to a life of crime using his ability, and the Ratcatcher was born. After being put in Arkham City, Ratcatcher used his rats to smuggle luxury goods into the prison to sell. The Penguin did not take learning of his competition in the black market trade very well, and had the Ratcatcher dragged screaming to the Iceberg Lounge for punishment.


Provides examples of:

  • The Beastmaster: Well, rat master at least.
  • C-List Fodder: Being a relatively minor villain allowed for Penguin to off him rather casually. It also fit in with the Arkham Knight's M.O. of killing Gotham's lesser criminals.
  • The Ghost: In Arkham Asylum, Batman can find some of his equipment hidden in the ventilation ducts, and in City, Penguin is mentioned as having executed him before the events of the game (though he does show up in one issue of Arkham Unhinged, before the events of the game, as a member of the supervillain jury Two-Face puts together to try the Joker). When he finally shows up in the cold open of Arkham Knight: Genesis, revealed as alive, he's almost immediately killed.
  • Killed Offscreen: By the Penguin, according to Mook' chatter. First Penguin tried to feed him to rats, but after they ignored him for several days, he tossed Ratcatcher to his shark Tiny.
  • Made of Iron: It's eventually revealed in Arkham Knight: Genesis that he somehow survived his encounter with Tiny, too, at the cost of becoming mutilated and disfigured. In the end, it takes being severely electrocuted in a pile of his own rats to kill him for good.

    Tweedledum, Tweedledee, and Tweedledie 

Tweedledum & Tweedledee (Deever and Dumfree Tweed) and Tweedledie

Deever and Dumfree Tweed are cousins who turned to a life of crime and modeled themselves after the characters Tweedledum and Tweedledee from the Alice in Wonderland story, which they shared an obsession with. They are joined by Tweedledie, a muscular brute gifted to them by the Penguin.


Provides examples of:

  • All There in the Manual: They have a bio in Arkham Asylum but they never physically appear in the games. They do however, appear in Batman: Arkham Unhinged and the Arkham Knight prequel comics.
  • Canon Foreigner: Tweedledie, their third "cousin", only appears in the Arkhamverse.
  • C-List Fodder: All three are shot to death by the Arkham Knight in their jail cell after they are apprehended by Batman.
  • Dumb Muscle: Tweedledie is not particularly smart but is very strong.
  • Finishing Each Other's Sentences: Do this on occasion.
  • Impersonating an Officer: They do this to lure Vicki Vale to the Mad Hatter's "tea party".
  • Mook: Their appearances in the comics have them working as muscle for hire for the Mad Hatter and Penguin, although they do express a desire to move up in the ranks of Gotham's underworld following the death of the Joker.
  • Verbal Tic: Tweedledie speaks constantly like he is in Alice in Wonderland. Dee even comments that Penguin may have taken Die's "Alice Programming" a bit too far even for them.
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    Toyman 

Toyman

A supervillain incarcerated in Blackgate Penitentiary.


Provides examples of:

  • Bomb Disposal: A failed attempt at doing this got him killed.
  • Faking the Dead: A possibility. He's believed dead in Blackgate but a generic mook in Harley Quinn's Revenge may mention planning to sell him Batman's utility belt. Also, the Catwoman DLC of Knight takes place in a toy shop of his that seems up and running.
  • The Ghost: His only appearance is a namedrop in one of Origins: Blackgate's detective cases, unless you count the wreckage caused by him getting blown up.
  • Legacy Character: If the Toyman in Blackgate really did die, then this might be another explanation for how he's apparently active later on.
  • Posthumous Character: He dies sometime prior to Blackgate due to a failed attempt at removing an explosive bracelet.
  • Rogues-Gallery Transplant: In the comics, Toyman is a Superman villain.

    Electrocutioner II 

Electrocutioner II

A thug who took the Electrocutioner identity following the original's death.


Provides examples of:

  • Butt-Monkey: Just like his predecessor, he is defeated and killed in his first appearance.
  • Legacy Character: Formerly a henchman of the original Electrocutioner, he took his boss' name and costume after he died.
  • Shock and Awe: It comes with the name.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: Seems to think he's Batman's next big villain.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: The Arkham Knight offs him immediately after his first fight with Batman.

    Kid Shark 

Kid Shark

Kid Shark is the son of King Shark. He attacks Batman after the events of Arkham City, seeking revenge for his father's imprisonment and subsequent death.


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Henchpeople

    Generic Mooks 
  • Affably Evil: A lot of these guys are pretty funny and goofy, at least among each other, despite being thugs, murderers and in some cases, rapists.
  • Always Chaotic Evil: The random mooks you fight are, without fail, irredeemably evil. The conversations you can overhear very frequently involve fantasies of murder, violence and rape. Even in those rare instances where Batman has to save any of them, they will attack him immediately after.
  • Dented Iron: Quite a few mention some gruesome injuries they got fighting against Batman in the past (broken limbs and fingers, cracked ribs, fractured jaws), but even as Batman's fighting style gets more and more brutal over the course of the games, they still manage to take a serious amount of punishment without slowing down, and only lapse into unconsciousness when the fight is over.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: One guy trapped in Arkham City laments that he'd much rather be home with his girlfriend, not standing around in the freezing cold. Another in Arkham Knight even mentions not wanting to join too many riots in one night, as he's the one who has custody of his kids tomorrow; yet another asks if they can swing by the toy store so he can rob something as a present for his son.
  • Even Evil Has Standards:
    • Any time the city is under siege by an alien group — be it Black Mask's assassins, the TYGER forces led by Hugo Strange, or the Arkham Knight's militia — they will vocally express their disapproval, saying that it isn't right.
    • While some of the thugs in City will expressed a desire to rape women, others are disgusted, including two of the Joker's lackeys complaining about two other colleagues helping Harley bring in Dr. Baker on the initial trip to the Steel Mill (one of the two complaining also being a cannibal), others expressing disgust at some of their number lusting after Nora Fries while she's in cryostatis, and some fearing for Catwoman's safety.
    • During Harley Quinn's Revenge, several of her thugs are disturbed by the lenghts Harley will go to kill Batman after the Joker's death.
    • During Knight, many of the thugs will express disdain for Professor Pyg's habit of chaining up dead bodies and view the Knight kidnapping Barbara as a low blow despite their hatred for her dad. In the Playable Epilogue, after Bruce is exposed as Batman, the thugs who aren't going Squee! over the fact this means they've met Bruce express the view that they feel Bruce wasted his family's fortune on his crusade.
  • Gas Mask Mooks: Many Mooks in Knight wear gas masks and respirators. Justified, as a big plot point in this game is Scarecrow threatening Gotham with a biological attack.
  • Greek Chorus: Their commentary between missions that Batman overhears while flying around fulfills this function in Arkham City, Arkham Origins, and Arkham Knight.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: One of the two Joker lackeys in City under "Even Evil Has Standards" complaining about two of their colleagues was noted to be a cannibal by the person he was talking to.
  • The Knights Who Say "Squee!": Of a sort. After Bruce Wayne is outed as Batman in Knight, some of the mooks realize this effectively means they've met Bruce Wayne and are geeking out at being hit by him.
  • Punch Clock Villains: Most of the gang members are rather unloyal to their bosses, gossiping in idle moments about the factions they used to be in, how bad it was working for other villains, and the tiresome nature of their work; only when they're acting on specific orders or fighting Batman do they actually manage to be professional.
  • Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil: During City, a number of thugs express a desire to force themselves on Catwoman, Harley, Ivy, and even Nora Fries. Two of the Joker's thugs (one of whom is a cannibal) also express disdain for two of their colleagues with the implication the colleagues had raped people before.
  • Tempting Fate: More than one mook conversation in every game involves them mentioning that they wish the Bat was right there so they could beat him up, wondering why they never actually met the Bat (even during the events of Arkham Knight, when he's been operating for over 12 years), and other similar lines.

    T & T (Terry and Tracy Trask) 

Terry and Tracy Trask

Terry and Tracy Trask were low level thugs in Two-Face's gang who were assigned to guard a batch of Titan he had captured. Instead, they used the Titan, slowly building up tolerance levels to it to gain superhuman strength. Under the mentorship of Hugo Strange, they rebelled against Two-Face and attacked a ceremony attended by Mayor Quincy Sharp. They were stopped by Batman, but not before killing themselves with TNT, along with hundreds of civilians, providing the last excuse needed to open Arkham City.


Provides examples of:

  • Alliterative Name: Both of their given names and their surname begins with a "T".
  • All There in the Manual: They only appear in the prequel comic, which explains how their actions sent gave Quincy Sharp the crises he needed to get Arkham City approved.
  • The Brute: Their fighting styles after they used Titan.
  • Canon Foreigners: They only appear in the Arkhamverse.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare:
    • Went from being two low level thugs working for Two-Face to causing Gotham to enter a state of martial law.
    • Also in terms of fighting ability, they went from two mooks to using Titan to become insanely huge and muscular beings with Super Strength who can take on Batman. Their Super Strength and muscular forms were also permanent due to slowly taking the drug, rather than using a lot at once and gaining strength but dying soon after like most Titan users.
  • Meaningful Name: Their appearance ends with the detonation of TNT they carry.
  • My Death Is Just the Beginning: Their deaths are the final straw in the creation of Arkham City.
  • Siblings in Crime: They're brother and sister.
  • Taking You with Me: When Batman starts to take them down, Hugo Strange orders them to detonate the TNT strapped to them. Batman manages to escape, but they kill hundreds and wound many more.
  • Unwitting Pawns: To Hugo Strange.

Assault On Arkham

    Black Spider 

Black Spider (Eric Needham)

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A vigilante who only targets mob bosses and crooks.


Provides examples of:

  • Badass Normal: Along with Quinn, Deadshot and Captain Boomerang as the only ones without powers or augmentation.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: Examining Black Mask's office in Origins reveals that he was a candidate for being hired as an assassin but was rejected.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Black Spider is the only member of the Suicide Squad to only kill criminals.
  • Good Is Not Nice: He only hunts criminals, but is not afraid to kill them.
  • Kill and Replace: Non-lethally, Has this pulled on him by Batman who defeated him and switched costumes during the commotion in the Arkham storage room.
  • Scary Black Man: A deadly vigilante of African origin.
  • Serial-Killer Killer: Black Spider was one before being recruited.
  • Token Good Teammate: Black Spider, the vigilante. Becomes doubly true once Batman replaces Black Spider.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Barely gets any screen time or development compared to other members of the squad.
  • Your Head Asplode: Winds up killed when Waller detonates the bombs in the Task Force collar when they don't respond to her call. Especially unfortunate for him as he was separated from the group thanks to Batman as they were trying to disable the bombs.

    Captain Boomerang 

Captain Boomerang (George Harkness)

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Voiced By: Greg Ellis

An Aussie who has an uncanny ability to have what whatever he throws return back to him. Along with Deadshot and Quinn, he's a veteran within Task Force X.


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    KG Beast 

KGBeast (Anatoli Knyazev)

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Voiced by: Nolan North

A Russian mercenary whose specialty is explosives.


Provides examples of:

  • Badass Biker: In his intro, he's riding a snowmoble while firing a pair of guns.
  • Badass Mustache
  • Dead Star Walking: Looks like a pretty important part of the squad, or at least was going to lead them, but he dies before knowing why he was kidnapped.
  • Husky Russkie: A Russian with a build that makes him look like a slab of meat.
  • Sacrificial Lamb: KGBeast is recruited by Waller like the others, but when he tries to walk out on the job the bomb in his neck goes off. This shows that Waller is the one who holds the power over the Squad.
  • Sleeves Are for Wimps
  • Super Strength: He is strong enough to leave a rather large dent in the steel wall of the Squad's holding cell.
  • Too Dumb to Live: He was captured quite easily and Waller specifically showed that they had bombs in their body. He doesn't believe her. And ends up getting killed for it.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Is only in the movie for all of ten minutes.
  • Wrong Genre Savvy: Anatoli assumed Waller was bluffing about killing them, otherwise she wouldn't have gone to such lengths to kidnap them to begin with. Turns out it was no bluff.
  • Your Head A-Splode: What will happen to any member of the Squad should Waller detonate their Explosive Leash, as demonstrated by KGBeast when he tries to leave.

    Killer Frost 

Killer Frost (Louise Lincoln)

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Voiced By: Jennifer Hale

A female villain with ice powers.


  • Adaptational Wimp: A downplayed example. She needs to touch things she wishes to freeze in this iteration instead of being able to create ice on demand to freeze things at a distance or create ice barriers or ramps like she can in the comics.
  • Alliterative Name: Killer Frost's real name, Louise Lincoln.
  • Barbie Doll Anatomy: She is topless when she is being hauled into Arkham by Captain Boomerang. Once they unzip her, her right breast is exposed. The only reason we didn't see a nipple is because the animators didn't draw one.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Often relies on fighting dirty in order to give herself the edge.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Killer Frost is the only one on the Suicide Squad to fit this.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Every damn thing she says.
  • Femme Fatale: Attractive and deadly, even performing a Kiss of Death.
  • Freeze Ray: She finds Mister Freeze's gun in Arkham and gets some help from King Shark in holding it. She can power the gun using her own natural cryokinesis.
  • Groin Attack: Pulled one on Shark to keep him from eating her and another on Captain Boomerang as revenge for hitting her on the head thrice while trying to convince the guards he was on part of the staff.
  • An Ice Person: She has the power of cryokinesis.
  • An Ice Suit / Leotard of Power: Killer Frost's costume, which is a fur-trimmed leotard.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Has a Heroic Build, large breasts, and is seen naked at one point in the movie.
  • Literally Shattered Lives: Able to do this to anyone she touches.
  • Never Found the Body: Tried escaping in a police car but it got thrown into a wall by Bane and exploded. We never see her body though so hard to say if she was killed or not. Her death would be easier to believe if not for the fact that the non-superpowered Joker appears to "die" in an even bigger vehicle explosion and we all know he survived.
  • Psychotic Smirk: Gives a rather frightening one just before she kills a coroner after pretending to be a corpse.
  • Pungeon Master: Introduces herself to King Shark saying she'll show him the meaning of "cold blood". And later tries to make an ice pun when she finds out the Joker has a dirty bomb. However, after the rather...frosty reception it gets, she doesn't try again for the rest of the movie. Fan parodies often exaggerate this trait for comedic purposes.
  • Role Reprisal: As with Batman himself (outside of Origins and Blackgate), the Joker (outside of Origins, Blackgate, and Assault on Arkham), Harley Quinn (albeit only in Asylum), Harvey Bullock, and Amanda Waller, she's voiced by her DCAU voice actress.
  • Screw This, I'm Out of Here!: When it becomes obvious the mission is a bust with the threat of getting blown up by Joker's nuke. She abandons Deadshot and Captain Boomerang when the three spot a helicopter.
  • She-Fu: Her fighting style uses a lot of kicks and flipping around.
  • Ship Tease: Killer Frost has some surprisingly nice moments with King Shark.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: The Tomboy to Harley's Girly Girl.
  • Touch of Death: In this version she has to physically touch whatever she wants to freeze. She gets around this temporarily by stealing Mr. Freeze's gun and powering it up with her own ability.
  • Villainous Friendship: Shark and Frost actually seem to get along rather well after meeting each other.Although brief, she is actually quite upset when Shark's head is blown up in the attempt to deactivate the explosive collars.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair / Elemental Hair: Has light blue hair to go with her ice powers.

    King Shark 

King Shark (Nanaue)

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Voiced By: John DiMaggio

A human who augmented himself to have tough skin, gills and sharpened teeth.


  • Adaptation Species Change: In the comics, King Shark is a real ocean-dwelling humanoid shark that came into existence through magical means. In the film, he appears far more like a genetically augmented human with cybernetic jaws.
  • Amazon Chaser: King Shark really liked Killer Frost's feisty nature, especially when she kicked his ass.
  • The Brute: King Shark is a classic example.
  • Death by Irony: King Shark's super-tough skin prevents the electricity from Riddler's machine from shorting out his nano bomb, costing him his life when Waller detonates it.
  • Delinquent Hair: Sports a bright red mohawk. Which looks like a shark fin when he swim.
  • Dumb Muscle: Not the smartest among the group.
  • Dumbass Has a Point: He comes up with the suggestion of using footage from the previous day on Arkham's security cam to fool Batman and Waller into thinking everything's normal. Batman however picks up it's fake as he monitors the staff there.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: His introduction shows that his hangs his victims up like meat and bathes in their blood. He likewise tried to eat Killer Frost upon awakening from by captured by Waller's men.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: His bloodlust and lack of tactical skills make for a bad combination. Deadshot even has to beat him up once to keep him in line.
  • Scary Teeth: They're prosthetic fangs.
  • Ship Tease: Killer Frost has some surprisingly nice moments with King Shark.
  • Super Toughness: Has very thick skin. Also a Deconstructed Trope, since this thick skin is why Riddler can't disable his nano-bomb with electricity.
  • Villainous Friendship: Despite trying to eat her earlier, he forms one with Killer Frost.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: King Shark isn't good with heights. It starts out as a one-scene gag, but pops up later when the Suicide Squad has to cross a bridge over a long drop.
  • Your Head Asplode: Has his head blown up when Waller can't get any of the team to answer her. Since his skin is so thick, Riddler's attempt to short out his nano-bomb with electricity doesn't work.


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