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    Darkseid 

Uxas

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Species: New God

Appearences: Justice League: War | Reign of the Supermen | Justice League Dark: Apokolips War

Voiced By: Steve Blum (JL War), Tony Todd (all other appearances)

The Lord of Apokolips who invades Earth and forces the heroes of Earth to band together and stand against him.


  • Adaptational Dumbass: His debut in War portrays him as a straightforward brute, lacking the usual cunning and eloquence associated with the character. He grows out of this when he returns in Reign.
  • Adapted Out: There's no mention of his search for the Anti-Life Equation when he appears.
  • Always a Bigger Fish: For all of his power, Trigon overpowers him in Apokolips War, both while possessing Superman and in his true form.
  • Arch-Enemy: While he's the greatest threat to the Justice League, creating Doomsday and his actions in Apokolips War make him a very personal foe of Superman.
  • Badass Boast: "I am entropy. I am death. I am Darkseid."
  • Big Bad: He serves as the main antagonist of Justice League: War. He is also the true villain of the Death / Reign duology as the creator of Doomsday and Cyborg Superman. He is also the main villain for the DCAMU's Grand Finale, Justice League Dark: Apokolips War.
  • Big "NO!": In Apokolips War, when he fails to escape the Boom Tube to nowhere thanks to the efforts of Cyborg and Trigon.
  • Bond Villain Stupidity: If Darkseid had simply killed Superman rather than stripping him of his powers and sending him back to Earth out of sadism, the latter would not have regained his powers and ultimately had a part in defeating the New God.
  • Character Development: When Darkseid first appeared, he tried to conquer the world by force, personally leading his army. When he was defeated by Superman and the newly formed Justice League, he set about manipulating events from behind the scenes to dispose of his enemies via Doomsday and later Cyborg-Superman.
  • Composite Character: His role in Reign combines the roles played by Bertron (Doomsday's creator) and Mongul (the power behind Cyborg-Superman).
  • Dimension Traveller: Apokolips War mentions that Apokolips phased into the DCAMU universe to release stealth drones before phasing out, which implies that Darkseid originates from a sub-dimension of the DCAMU or an outright Alternate Universe. Word of God backs this up by stating that the Flashpoint is what allowed Darkseid to enter the DCAMU reality.
  • Evil Is Bigger: Darkseid is huge in this incarnation, easily three times taller than the heroes and just as wide.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Typical for both Darkseid and several villains voiced by Steve Blum and Tony Todd. That said, in Blum's case, his voice in the finished version of War had a ton of effects put on it to make him sound demonic, but Todd's is unaltered.
  • Eye Scream:
    • After showing off his Omega Beams, the League teams up to destroy each of his eyes in War, then they get zapped by lightning from Shazam and Superman's heat vision.
    • Apokolips War sees him lose the eyelid for his left eye after zapping a sword Batman tosses at him and Superman later pokes him in the eyes.
  • Fate Worse than Death: His final fate is to be trapped in the void between dimensions eternally locked in battle with Trigon, who is clearly going to be wailing on him for a long time.
  • Final Boss: He's the last villain for the Justice League to face in Apokolips War, the Grand Finale of the DCAMU.
  • Galactic Conqueror: He had conquered countless worlds in the past and converted their inhabitants into Parademons.
  • Generic Doomsday Villain: In Justice League: War. He is given no motivation or backstory for his invasion of Earth. All he states is that he is entropy and death. When not busy fighting the heroes, he engages in random acts of destruction with his eye beams. So he invades because he is evil... and that is about it. Luckily, he's grown out of this with more characterization established in Reign of the Supermen.
  • God of Evil: Like mentioned above, he's literally the God of Tyranny and the worst of the New Gods.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: Of the entire DCAMU, being one of the greatest forces of evil in the universe despite making only three appearances. He fulfils this role for the Death/Reign duology, being the creator of Doomsday and later Cyborg-Superman. He attempts to step into Big Bad status upon finding out Superman is alive, but Henshaw turns on him and denies him the opportunity, leaving him still at large. However in Apokolips War he invades Earth and fully takes the role of the Justice League's greatest villain while also becoming Superman's Arch-Enemy.
  • Hate Sink: Darkseid is a ruthless and sadistic tyrant that commits such an intensely depraved laundry list of atrocities to the point where at the climax of Apokolips War makes you root for Trigon of all characters to beat the everloving crap out of him as painfully as possible.
  • Hero Killer: While his forces kill several heroes, Darkseid himself is responsible for the deaths of Aquaman, many members of the Green Lantern Corps, and (though Raven brought him back) Robin.
  • Invincible Villain: It takes the entirety of the Justice League to hurt him and only the even more evil Trigon is his superior. He is defeated in War and Apokolips War by Boom Tubing him to a far away place, the second time with the latter.
  • Large and in Charge: Exaggerated. While Darkseid is normally portrayed as very tall even for his race, this version is a literal giant who is the size of a small building, far bigger than any of his minions or any other hero.
  • The Man Behind the Man: He's the creator of Doomsday and Cyborg Superman, who were the Big Bads of Death and Reign, respectively.
  • Unexplained Recovery: Much like the New 52 proper, Darkseid's eyes are fine after having two objects stabbed into them (and in this case, zapped with lightning and heat vision afterward) in his debut.
  • Your Size May Vary: While still huge, he is smaller in Apokolips War than he was in War.

    Ocean Master 

Orm

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Species: Atlantean

Appearances: Justice League: Warnote  | Justice League: Throne of Atlantis | The Death of Superman: The Wake

Voiced By: Steve Blum (War, uncredited), Sam Witwer (Throne of Atlantis)

The half-brother of Aquaman. Outraged by his father's death during the Justice League's battle with Darkseid in War, Orm declare war on the surface world.


  • Aborted Arc: The Stinger of Throne of Atlantis sees Luthor approach Orm with an an offer. This is never followed up on and given the ending of Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, it likely never will.
  • Adaptational Villainy: In the comics, Orm only wages war against the surface world because he erroneously believes that Atlantis was attacked first. His genuine love for his brother ultimately leads him to pull a Heel–Face Turn and help the Justice League repel the invaders from the Trench. In the film, he is a genocidal maniac with no redeeming qualities, going as far as to murder his own mother after she opposes his plans.
  • Big Bad: He is the central antagonist of Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, usurping the throne in order to lead Atlantis in a war against the surface.
  • Cain and Abel: Orm is a genocidal megalomaniac who wages war on the surface world and murders his own mother when she tries to stop him. In contrast, his brother Arthur is a Nice Guy who joins the Justice League.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: At the end of Throne of Atlantis, Lex offers him to join his Legion of Doom, but he hasn't been seen since.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He seems to genuinely want revenge for his father's death.
  • The Evil Prince: He's the second son of the queen of Atlantis, and he's willing to pull a coup to become king which includes killing his mother and trying to kill his half-brother.
  • Fantastic Racism: Orm harbours a deep hatred for the surface world and wishes to wage war against all its dwellers.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: In Throne of Atlantis, he very much resembles his voice actor Sam Witwer.
  • It's All About Me: While he claims that everything he's done was for the good of Atlantis, it's clear that it's only about satisfying his own needs and hatred.
  • Large Ham: When Orm witnesses Shazam conjure a lightning bolt, he bombastically challenges the hero to test his strength.
    Orm: It seems we BOTH call down the lightning! Let us see whose magic is STRONGER!
  • Manchild: Most of his tirades sound like a child throwing a tantrum.
  • Matricide: Killed his mother after she discovered his treachery and tried to stop him.
  • Necessarily Evil: He hijacks a human submarine and has it attack Atlantean civilians to justify war against the surface world.
  • The Sociopath: Lies and manipulates his way to power, and murders his own mother without a hint of remorse.
  • Villainous Crush: To Mera, who doesn't make it a secret that she's not interested. He may have gotten over it when Mera sided with Aquaman and the Justice League.

    Black Manta 
See the DCAMU: Suicide Squad page.

    Destiny 

Destiny

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Species: Human

Appearences: Justice League Dark

Voiced By: Alfred Molina

A former man of science until he went insane 500 years ago and tried to take over using the Dreamstone, he was defeated but he comes back in the modern day.


  • Adaptation Name Change: Downplayed but his name might get him confused for the Endless of the same name. In truth he is based on Doctor Destiny.
  • Adaptational Badass: The original Dr Destiny was formidable in his own right but was very small-minded when it came to his ambitions, even when wielding Morpheus' Dreamstone in The Sandman (1989). This incarnation is a bona fide Person of Mass Destruction that is so powerful that he can take over the eastern seaboard in a single night.
  • Ax-Crazy: Back when he was alive, he spent his time razing a village and making the inhabitants kill each other for little more than sick kicks before finally being stopped. When he brings himself back, the only thing about him that’s changed is that he’s much more large-scale about his psychotic appetites.
  • Big Bad: Serves as this for Justice League Dark as everything bad was a result of his scheming.
  • Body Horror: Before he was banished to Hell (or wherever Merlin sent him) he looked quite normal. A tad pale maybe, but nothing too extreme. When he finally came back to Earth, on the other hand...
  • The Bus Came Back: Meta-example. It's been up to at least fourteen years since Dr. Destiny had his last animated appearance in the previous Justice League cartoon. In Justice League Dark™, he finally makes his glorious return after well over a decade.
  • Evil Sorcerer: He uses magic to extend his life and killed a bunch of people.
  • A God Am I: He believes himself to be a god.
  • Hate Plague: Destiny's Dream Stone induces hallucinations, which he can exploit to make people dangerously aggressive towards each other. At the film's climax, an entire city succumbs to his spell, including the Justice League, who starts fighting the other heroes after being consumed by a blind rage.
  • Hero Killer: Destiny kills Jason Blood by separating him from Etrigan, causing his old age to catch up to him.
  • Karmic Death: His final demise comes as a result of Constantine provoking Destiny to the point that he brings him inside his barrier so he can rough him up with his bare hands, while smuggling Deadman inside his own body so he can Body Surf into Destiny and distract him long enough for the others to put him down for good.
  • Our Liches Are Different: Because he made the dreamstone with a part of his soul, he can (and does) use it to resurrect himself, along with the fact that it also acts as a sort-of anchor to the physical world. When Batman destroys the dreamstone, he goes with it and stays gone.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: He's crazy, not stupid. For instance, after Etrigan took out both him and the Dream Stone the first time round, he makes a point of not exposing himself or the stone in a close-quarters fight with Etrigan (or, indeed, anyone), maintaining a permanent force-shield that allows him to keep everyone else at arm's length. He also ignores Deadman's jibe about god not needing a force-shield. The one moment he grabs the Idiot Ball is when he underestimates Constantine and drags him inside the shield - if he hadn't done that, he'd have won.

    Paradooms 

Paradooms

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Species: Parademon-Doomsday Hybrid

Appearences: Justice League Dark: Apokolips War

Paradooms are genetically engineered soldiers that were created by combining Parademons with Doomsday's genetic code.


  • Devoured by the Horde: They are the horde that ate Zatanna, Batgirl, Shazam, Bane, and possibly Hal Jordan and Swamp Thing.
  • Elite Mooks: They represent the elite of the Darkseid army.
  • Glass Cannon: They can hurt heroes like Wonder Woman and Shazam, but they can be destroyed by a Batarang.
  • Hero Killer: Despite being Mooks, they manage to kill many superheroes.
  • Lightning Bruiser: They are very fast, which contributes greatly to their victory over the heroes, as they thoroughly avert Mook Chivalry.
  • Monster Threat Expiration: Downplayed, they never stop being a threat, but they are less deadly later on to the point that even normal humans can survive fights against them, even without Kryptonite.
  • Quantity vs. Quality: As deadly an improvement over the standard Parademons that the Paradooms are, individually they are vastly inferior to the original Doomsday, likely due to being mass produced.
  • Strong as They Need to Be: Exactly how powerful they are supposed to be can vary from scene to scene, in some cases they are almost indestructible and can only be killed by kryptonite, and in other cases Batgirl using a metal stick can kill several.
  • Zerg Rush: Individually they can be destroyed by Batgirl, but they make up for it with their enormous numbers.

Superman Enemies

    Doomsday 

Doomsday

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Species: Mutated Kryptonian Clone

Appearances: The Death of Superman | The Death of Superman: The Wake

A mysterious and powerful monster sent to Earth to kill the Justice League.
  • Adaptational Backstory Change: Originally created in an experiment to create the Ultimate Life Form, here he's a Living Weapon created by Darkseid specifically to kill Superman.
  • Ax-Crazy: All he lives for is murder and destruction.
  • The Berserker: Doomsday's fighting style is charge and crush like a raging, rampaging monster.
  • Big Bad: He is the main antagonist of The Death of Superman, arriving on Earth from a boom tube and destroying everything on its wake. Later films reveal he was only acting in Darkseid's interests.
  • The Brute: An almost mindless killing machine who relies on brute strength to overcome his opponents, and he happens to be among the top three strongest characters in the DCAMU, the other two being Superman and his creator, Darkseid.
  • Composite Character: His look most closely recalls the original comics and New 52 appearance, with his traits of progressively growing spikier as the fight wears on and having Eye Beams taken from the DC Extended Universe incarnation. Justice League Dark: Apokolips War later revealed he was a clone of Superman, much like his DC Animated Universe counterpart was.
  • Diabolus ex Nihilo: Arrives in via comet and proceeds to go on a rampage with no attention given to its origins outside of some brief speculation. Reign reveals that Doomsday was created by Darkseid for the purpose of killing Superman.
  • The Dragon: To Darkseid in Death, as he was created for the purpose of killing Superman.
  • Dumb Muscle: Doomsday was bred only to kill and destroy, which leaves little in the way of intelligence beyond a feral, rage-fueled beast. However, he does have a limited capacity for learning, but only in how to better kill his opponents.
  • Feral Villain: Doomsday is a killing machine with no real thoughts or feelings, only murderous impulses.
  • It Can Think: Downplayed: Despite being so mindless that the Martian Manhunter can't read him, Doomsday does show some tactics besides "beat anything that moves to death with my fists". This includes picking up Wonder Woman's sword to kill her with, wrapping Superman's cape around his neck as a noose and leaving the Manhunter alone after his fists fail to hit the Intangible Martian.
  • Kick Them While They Are Down: He continues to pummel Wonder Woman until she goes unconscious, and was about to deliver the coup-de-grace with her own sword before being thwarted.
  • Living Weapon: Lex speculates that Doomsday is just a weapon meant to wipe out all life on the planet to make way for a conquering force. Reign of the Supermen confirms his theory, as Darkseid prepares to invade Earth and expresses surprise at Doomsday's demise.
  • The Juggernaut: Absolutely brutalizes every member of the Justice League who gets in his way, and gives even the Man of Steel a run for his money.
  • Laser Guided Tyke Bomb: Born and bred by Darkseid to kill Superman, and he actually succeeds... for a while at least.
  • Mutual Kill: Doomsday's last act just as Superman landed the killing blow was to stab him in the chest with a Blade Below the Shoulder, nearly killing the Man of Steel.
  • Neck Snap: Superman kills him by punching him so hard, his head does a full 180.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: For the entire movie, he dishes a particularly hard and extended one out to every member of the Justice League, and even Superman.
  • Power Incontinence: Doomsday doesn't have full control over his Eye Beams and is seen shaking his head in confusion whenever they come out. It's implied that Doomsday's heat vision is a defensive mechanism which is triggered instinctively, as he only displays such ability when Superman and Luthor start to gain the upper hand over him.
  • Super-Strength: Doomsday outclasses the entire Justice League in terms of sheer strength and durability, defeating all the heroes with nothing but his own brute force.
  • Spikes of Villainy: Much like his comics counterpart, he has bony spikes all over his body. And much like his DCEU self, he kills Superman by stabbing him with one of them.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: Downplayed. His general fighting style boils down to "beat the shit out of anything that moves" and he lacks any finesse or discipline, but is just so damn strong, he can just tank whatever the League throws at him. However, he appears to learn some tactical sense as he fights, in that he recognizes how to use weapons or even use Superman's own cape to strangle him.
  • Unstoppable Rage: He is built on rage alone and one could argue he is the incarnation of wrath itself. He thinks of nothing more than just to kill and this homicidal monster is able to beat anyone in the Justice League just by his great power and rage alone.

    Cyborg Superman 

Hank Henshaw

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Species: Cyborg

Appearances: The Death of Superman | The Death of Superman: The Wake | Reign of the Supermen

Voiced By: Patrick Fabian (Hank Henshaw), Jerry O'Connell (Cyborg-Superman)

A former astronaut who becomes a cyborg supervillain bent on revenge against Superman.


  • Berserk Button: He doesn't want anyone to say his wife's name, nor does he like anyone asking him what would his wife think of him now.
  • Big Bad: Of Reign of the Supermen. He spends much of it as The Dragon to Darkseid but is the one driving the plot. He later betrays Darkseid to kill Superman himself, going so far as to sabotage his attempted invasion.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: He makes himself appear to want to help people like Superman before him, but is hiding a more sinister agenda.
  • Broken Pedestal: He once thought very highly of Superman. After Doomsday destroyed their space station and killed his wife, he has nothing but contempt for the Man of Steel.
  • Cast as a Mask: Jerry O'Connell voices him when he poses as Superman with Patrick Fabian voicing him when he talks to Darkseid and after dropping the act when Lois confronts him.
  • The Dragon: For Darkseid, the film's Greater-Scope Villain. Darkseid is leagues more powerful than Henshaw, but his entire invasion hinged on Henshaw's Cyber Corps. Once he breaks from his control, he quickly sabotages the invasion, stranding Darkseid and his army in space.
  • The Heavy: The film's lead villain in front of Darkseid. His vengeance pushes him to take the Big Bad role for himself in the climax.
  • It's All About Me: Despite his claims about getting revenge for his wife, as Lois points out, it's only ever been about him and making himself feel better.
  • Misplaced Retribution: His reason for hating Superman? He wasn't there to stop Doomsday from killing his wife. And he's willing to get revenge by teaming up with Darkseid, the one who created Doomsday in the first place.
  • Never My Fault: During a Motive Rant, he blamed Superman for what happened to his wife and crew, refusing to acknowledge that his stalling launching the shuttle in the hope Superman would show up to stop the meteor carrying Doomsday was the reason for what happened in the first place.
  • The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: With a little spurning from Lois, Henshaw turns on Darkseid and sabotages his invasion in favor of killing Superman himself.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Much like the comics, his plan is to tarnish Superman's legacy, blaming Superman for the death of his crew.
  • Spanner in the Works: Darkseid's invasion of Earth would have gone swimmingly had Henshaw not sabotaged the portal.

    Metallo 

John Corben

Species: Cyborg

Appearances: The Death of Supermannote  | The Death of Superman: The Wake | Reign of the Supermennote 

A dying soldier that was transformed into a powerful cyborg with a Kryptonite Heart.

    Parasite 

Joshua Michael Allen

Species: Metahuman

Appearances: The Death of Superman: The Wake

A metahuman who drains the life and power of anyone he touches.


  • Power Parasite: Naturally he is this, and wants to keep Superman as his prisoner so he can drain him for a long time.

    Lobo 

Lobo

Species: Czarnian

Appearances: The Death of Superman: The Wake

The last Czarnian and a bounty hunter.


  • Anti-Hero: Is a bounty hunter but despite what it looked like he was trying to capture a dangerous alien.

    Mr Mxyzptlk 

Mr Mxyzptlk

Species: Imp

Appearances: The Death of Superman: The Wake

An interdimensional imp from the fifth dimension who along with King Brxz force Superman and the Flash into a race to see who is fastest.


  • Sore Loser: He is not happy that the Flash won, but he still agrees to return Metropolis and Central City to Earth like he said he would.

Batman Enemies

    Killer Croc 

Waylon Jones

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Species: Metahuman

Appearances: Son of Batman

Voiced By: Fred Tatasciore

A large criminal with a reptilian-like skin condition.
  • Beast Man: Like most versions of the character, he is basically a humanoid crocodile. Apparently, he has become even more beast-like after consuming steroids, which notably caused him to grow a tail.
  • Body Horror: After being captured, he starts going into withdrawal from the steroids that gave him his new tail and strength. His scales are flaking off and his tail is so decayed that Batman just rips it off with one good tug.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: He tries to eat Batman several times.
  • In the Back: Just before he could kill Batman, he receives an electric dart in the back courtesy of Talia, though he survives.
  • Mutilation Interrogation: Is victim of this when Batman comes to his cell in Arkham to interrogate him. As he refuses to talk, Batman rips off his tail, which seems extremely painful.
  • Near-Villain Victory: He manages to overpower Batman and comes very close to kill him, but he's stopped by Talia's intervention.
  • Never Smile at a Crocodile: He looks like a humanoid crocodile.
  • No-Sell: After becoming stronger and tougher due to the steroids, he can brush off batarangs as if they were flies, and even Batman's punches and kicks have little effects on him.
  • Prehensile Tail: During his fight with Batman, he uses his tail to grab various things, including Batman himself.
  • Starter Villain: In Son of Batman, he's the first villain fought by Batman.
  • Super-Strength: He's so strong, he can lift a forklift effortlessly and throw it several feet away.
  • Tail Slap: The first thing he does when he faces Batman is to try to crush him with his tail.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Apparently, he became stronger, tougher and more muscular after consuming steroids, to the point he almost manages to kill Batman during their fight. He also has grown a powerful tail, which he didn't have before.

    The Joker 

The Joker

Species: Human

Appearances: Son of Batman | Batman: Hush

Voiced By: Dee Bradley Baker (Son of Batman), Jason Spisak (Hush)

The Clown Prince of Crime and arch nemesis of Batman. Once a petty criminal who accidentally fell into a vat of chemicals that drove him insane.
  • Advertised Extra: He is featured prominently in the cover of Batman: Hush, but his role in the film is minimal. Hush frames him for the murder of Thomas Elliot and he is later seen cracking jokes as Batman struggles against Clayface, but is otherwise thoroughly irrelevant to the main narrative.
  • The Cameo: Appears briefly in his cell at Arkham in Son of Batman and on a monitor as one of Dollmaker's associates in Batman vs. Robin.
  • Demoted to Extra: In most animated universes set in DC where Batman is one of the main protagonists, Joker tends to be featured prominently as one of the most important villains. In the DCAMU, he's barely a blip on the radar with his first official appearance being little more than a cameo and his second, more prominent appearance being that of a supporting villain at best. And then we find out how he was Killed Offscreen by Batman in Apokolips War like an afterthought.
  • Early Installment Character-Design Difference: The design seen on the Batcomputer monitor in Batman vs. Robin features a different face and less lines on it than in Hush.
  • Killed Offscreen: According to Harley, the corrupted Batman killed him in Justice League Dark: Apokolips War.
  • Not Me This Time: He wasn't lying about not killing Thomas Elliot. He even quips that saying he's innocent doesn't sound right.

    The Dollmaker 

Anton Schott

Species: Human

Appearances: Batman vs. Robin

Voiced By: "Weird Al" Yankovic

A serial murderer that kidnaps children to turn them into obedient "Dolls".
  • Asshole Victim: He primarily preys on children, converting them into his brainwashed slaves, while keeping the rest locked in cages to the point where they are dying of the poor conditions. And then returns Damian's one show of mercy by trying to stab him In the Back. In short, his utterly gruesome death by Talon was well deserved.
  • Cold Equation: Tells Damian that some of the children he kidnapped have to be sacrificed so that the others could survive.
  • Composite Character: His real name is Anton Schott, yet his appearance evokes Barton Mathis and his M.O. combined both (Schott's habit of turning kids into dolls and the face stealing of Mathis). His backstory similarly combines their respective fathers (the name of Winslow Schott, a.k.a. the Toyman, with the serial killer history of Wesley Mathis)
  • In the Back: Talon kills him by punching him through his back and ripping out his heart.
  • I Surrender, Suckers: Damian reduces him to a sobbing mess after tangling up his legs and threatening to cut out his heart, but ultimately chooses to spare him. However, the second he turns his back on Dollmaker, the villain is already rising to his feet and preparing to backstab him with his own batarang. Talon proceeds to backstab him instead.
  • Malevolent Masked Man: He wears a creepy doll mask. His "Dolls" wear similar masks as well.
  • That Man Is Dead: When Damian calls him Anton Schott, he replies that Anton Schott died when his father took away his innocence, now he's the Dollmaker.
  • Non-Action Guy: Despite having a pretty impressive build, he doesn't seem to have any fighting skills and relies exclusively on his "Dolls" to fight the intruders.
  • Obliviously Evil: He genuinely believes he's helping the children by turning them into killing machines.
  • Soft-Spoken Sadist: He has a child-like, yet creepy voice that doesn't sound anything like his voice actor.
  • Starter Villain: He is the first villain to appear in the film, and gets killed by Talon.
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: His father was a psychopathic killer and treated him horribly. This caused him to become a very deranged man who experiments on children in order to "protect" them.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He kidnaps many children to experiment on them.

    Talon 

Talon

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Species: Human

Appearances: Nightwing & Robinnote  | Batman vs. Robin

Voiced By: Jeremy Sistonote 

The muscle of the secret Court of Owls who is interested in recruiting Damian as his apprentice.
  • Abusive Parents: As a child, his father was an alcoholic cat burglar who beat him after he botched a robbery.
  • Adaptational Backstory Change: This versions backstory of being the son of an abusive thief is unique to this version.
  • Age Lift: The Talon used in The Court of Owles was William Cobb who was born in the early 21st century and when was kept in stasis when the Court didn't need him, while this version is a regular human and appears to be the same age that he looks.
  • Big Bad: Talon eventually becomes the main threat in Batman vs. Robin once he slaughters the entirety of the Court of Owls, imprisons Robin and leads the undead Talons in a massive assault against Wayne Manor.
  • Composite Character:
    • While mainly based on William Cobb, his appearance resembles Calvin Rose and takes some inspiration from other Talons in regards to his skillset.
    • Though this Talon's appearance and backstory meshes together elements from several characters who shared said identity in the comics, his plan to recruit Damian Wayne as an apprentice, convince him to employ lethal force as a crime fighter, and manipulate him into turning against Batman is lifted from Nobody, the main villain from the first arc of Peter Tomasi's 2011 Batman & Robin run.
  • The Dog Bites Back: After getting beaten by his father, Talon eventually sold him out to the police by calling them anonymously.
  • The Dragon: He works directly for the Grandmaster and is the Court's top soldier. He becomes a Dragon Ascendant after killing the Court.
  • Establishing Character Moment: He kills Dollmaker by ripping out his heart and telling Damian to never doubt his instincts, setting him up to be an incredibly mysterious and dangerous role model for the young hero.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Subverted, He seems to deeply love Samantha who constantly tries to reassure him that despite not having been born to wealth that she accepts him, and he has plenty of Pet the Dog moments with Damian. However he betrays Samantha for Damian despite only knowing him for a few days because he feels they have a Commonality Connection and doesn't want to kill him, and when Damian refuses to help him kill Batman he then tries to kill Damian anyway.
  • Evil Counterpart:
    • Talon compares himself to Batman, given that they are both orphans, were trained in hand-to-hand combat, and dress in costumes based on nocturnal animals. However, Talon rejects Batman's no-killing rule, and is a member of a secret society whose main objective is to exert influence in all of Gotham.
    • Realizing that Damian Wayne's anger is a result of his inability to meet his father's expectations, Talon comes to see his own younger self in the boy. However, while Damian manages to bond with Batman and become a true hero, Talon is unable to let go of his past and dies a criminal.
  • Fate Worse than Death: His main motivation is to avoid one. As the Court of Owls' assassin, Talon is destined to become one of the organization's undead soldiers. To avoid such fate, he approaches Robin and tries to manipulate the boy into taking his place in the ritual.
  • Final Boss: After the other Talons are taken out, he himself is the last opponent Batman and Damian face.
  • Helmets Are Hardly Heroic: Played with. After he has slaughtered half of the Court of Owls, he ditches his mask and doesn't wear it again for the remainder of the film, but instead of becoming a hero he replaces the Court as the Big Bad.
  • No Name Given: His real name has not been revealed, even when he was a child.
  • Ominous Owl: Unsurprisingly his owl-themed helmet invokes this motif.
  • Pet the Dog: Despite just using Damian at first, he does grow to care about him and kills the Court in order to save his life. Unfortunately he becomes obsessed with becoming his new mentor after sacrificing so much for Damian and tries to kill Batman.
  • Self-Made Orphan: After a botched robbery, Talon's father brutally punches him in a drunken rage. In retaliation, the boy calls the police, and is seen staring triumphantly when his dad dies in the ensuing confrontation.
  • Slasher Smile: When Robin chooses to spare his life, Talon responds by staring at the boy with a wicked smile and commiting suicide.
  • The Starscream: Talon kills the Grandmaster of the Court of Owls and takes over the undead Talons to conduct his own personal mission to kill Batman.
  • Tragic Keepsake: Played with. Shortly before he dies, he entrusts his pocket watch to Robin, but the hero throws it away in disgust.
  • Unrelated in the Adaptation: The Talon used in The Court of Owles storyline was William Cobb who was revealed to be Dick Grayson's great-grandfather. This version of Talon is clearly not meant to be related to Dick in anyway.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Subverted. Talon introduces himself as a vigilante analog to Batman, except without a "misguided moral code"; claiming that "the ends justify the means" when it comes to fighting criminals. However, his intentions are much more selfish, as his true goal was to convince Robin to take his place in the Court of Owls.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Talon murders all members of the Court of Owls, some of whom were still children. He also tries to kill Robin after the latter repeatedly refuses to join him during the final battle.

    The Grandmaster 

Samantha Vanaver

Species: Human

Appearances: Batman vs. Robin | Batman: Bad Bloodnote 

Voiced By: Grey DeLisle (regular voice); Robin Atkin Downes (as the Grandmaster)

The current leader of the Court of Owls.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: She's a dangerous threat, being the one leading the Court of Owls, but she crumbles rather easily once Talon turns on her and the rest of the Court.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Samantha is played up as Bruce's girlfriend but it turns out she's the Grandmaster of the Court of Owls and just trying to recruit him into the organization. She's already in a relationship with Talon.
  • The Cameo: She appears briefly in Bruce's dream in Bad Blood.
  • Cast as a Mask: The Grandmaster is voiced by Downes to hide that it's Samantha.
  • Evil Can Not Comprehend Good: She believes that Bruce's dreams of a better future for Gotham as well as his compassion for the poor of Gotham is just his public persona, and that deep down he's just like the rest of the Court.
  • Navel-Deep Neckline: She is wearing a dress with a plunging neckline when first introduced.
  • Samus Is a Girl: The Court Grandmaster sounds male, but is actually Samantha.
  • White Mask of Doom: Like the rest of the Court, she wears a white mask.

    Scarecrow 

Dr. Jonathan Crane

Species: Human

Appearances: Nightwing and Robin | Batman: Hush

Voiced By: Michael Rosenbaum (Nightwing and Robin), Chris Cox (Batman: Hush)

A costumed psychologist who uses fear gas.


  • Absurdly Sharp Blade: His scythe was able to cut into a tombstone without breaking.
  • Adaptational Badass: Scarecrow is usually the least-physically imposing member of Batman's rogues gallery, but in Hush he holds his own against Nightwing and Catwoman.
  • Civvie Spandex: In his debut, he wore a trench coat with the only real super villain costume bit being his mask.
  • Costume Evolution: In the Nightwing and Robin short attached to Throne of Atlantis, he's shown wearing Civvie Spandex ala his The Dark Knight Trilogy counterpart. In Hush, he wears an actual costume like other incarnations.

    Black Mask 

Roman Sionis

Species: Human

Appearances: Batman: Bad Blood

Voiced By: Steve Blum

A sadistic and aggressive mobster that wears a black mask. Eventually the mask is burned into his head.
  • Evil Versus Evil: He and the Heretic are locked in a gang war during the events of Bad Blood. Considering that the Heretic, his team and his backer are all dead while the last time Sionis was seen, he was alive (with the mask he was wearing burning into his face but since he survived in the comics, it's likely he did so here), it looks like he came out on top.
  • Facial Horror: His mask gets burned into his face like in the comics.
  • Malevolent Masked Men: Ruthless mobster who wears a skull-like black mask.

    The Penguin 

Oswald Cobblepot

Species: Human

Appearances: Batman: Bad Blood | Batman: Hush

A penguin-themed mobster and a major part of Gotham's criminal underworld.
  • The Cameo: Briefly appears at the very end of Bad Blood, and then only in the montage of Batman and Catwoman fighting villains in Hush.

    Professor Pyg 

Lazlo Valentine

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"I'm a surgeon. I've seen bodies before."

Species: Human

Appearances: Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay

Voiced By: James Urbaniak

A deranged doctor in a pig mask with a penchant for performing horrifying surgeries.


  • Abled in the Adaptation: Professor Pyg in the comics is somehow even more crazed and deranged than the Joker, due to only speaking through incoherent gibberish. Here, he is capable of proper communication and more mentally sound.
  • Asshole Victim: Nobody is particularly disturbed to see Pyg's brains blown out of his head by Savage.
  • Boom, Headshot!: His manner of death offscreen by Vandal Savage.
  • Eating the Eye Candy: He ogles Knockout bathing while he is tied up, much to Scandal's annoyance. He scoffs at it saying he is used to seeing naked bodies all the time.
  • Evil Genius: To Vandal Savage, albeit unwillingly.
  • Kidnapped Scientist: Scandal Savage captures him at the start of Hell to Pay so he could perform a special surgery that only someone deranged like him could do it. Insert the "Get Out of Hell" Card inside Vandal Savage's body and rig it so that when he dies, the Card will be used up on him.
  • Mad Doctor: He uses his surgical skills to twist his victims horribly. His minions were people horribly disfigured by him (though nowhere near as terrible as the Dollotrons from the comics) and at the start of the movie, he is in the process of performing a operation in Two-Face that will turn his entire face completely disfigured and erase his Harvey Dent personality. He is about to start this by inserting a needle in his eye before Scandal interrupts him.
  • Malevolent Masked Man: As his name indicates, he wears a pig mask.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: On the receiving end of this trope after completing his surgery, Vandal executes him for having no further use for him.

    Hush 

Edward Nygma / Riddler

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Species: Human

Appearances: Batman: Hush

Voiced By: Geoffrey Arend

A mysterious criminal that covers his face with bandages and has a vendetta against Batman.


  • Adaptational Wimp: Tommy Elliot is just a normal doctor as opposed to a highly trained opponent. And The Riddler, one of Batman’s most notorious and iconic foes, is referred to as a “C-lister” who Batman actively believes is not as major a threat as his other foes, and is implied to be a bit of a joke among other villains.note 
  • Bandaged Face: Upon adopting the identity of Hush, Nygma discards his Riddler outfit and opts to cover his face with bandages, which conceal his true identity.
  • Big Bad: He is the titular antagonist of Batman: Hush, recruiting or blackmailing multiple members of Batman's rogue gallery in an elaborate scheme to kill Batman and stop being seen as a joke by the other criminals.
  • Composite Character: In the comics, Hush is Thomas Elliot, who allies himself with the Riddler as the two concoct a plan to end Batman's life. In the film, Hush is the Riddler himself, who is the sole antagonist Batman faces during the film's climax.
  • Death by Adaptation: In the comics, the Riddler and Hush are separate characters, and both survive the events of the story. In the film, they are one and the same, and he meets his fate when Catwoman drops him into a pool of scorching chemicals during the climactic final battle.
  • Dude Where Is My Respect: The entire reason why he has a vendetta against Batman and many others is because they never took him seriously as a criminal.
  • Meaningful Name: Because this is the Riddler's new Secret Identity, he had to keep who he was "hush-hush".
  • Mythology Gag: He sports his original New 52 design before he was reverted to the more known green tux with derby hat.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Upon bathing in the Lazarus Pit, the Riddler correctly deduces Batman's secret identity in a matter of minutes; successfully manipulates Poison Ivy into mind controlling Bane and Catwoman to steal money that he could take for himself; and manipulates Batman into a series of events that break his spirit and cause him to nearly abandon his no-killing rule.
  • Underestimating Badassery: Riddler, apparent joke of the underworld, successfully manipulated every other major rogue, infiltrated a Lazarus Pit undetected, and almost killed both Batman and Catwoman and almost pushed Batman to break his one rule: no killing. Batman intentionally invokes this to psych Riddler out during their final fight to defeat him.

    Poison Ivy 

Pamela Isley

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Species: Metahuman

Appearances: Batman: Hush

Voiced By: Peyton List

A criminal with the ability to manipulate plant life and mindcontrol humans.


  • The Baroness: Sexpot variety. Her employer/employee relationship with Catwoman even has shades of a dominatrix.
  • Curse Cut Short: Constantly she gets interrupted right as she's about to say a curse.
  • Leotard of Power: She wears one that looks like it was made of leaves.
  • Green Thumb: As always, her abilities allow her to grow and control plants at will.
  • Ms. Fanservice: A seductress that wears a tight leotard that emphasizes her cleavage and backside.
  • Weak, but Skilled: She's not a very skilled hand-to-hand fighter, but her ability to brainwash people compensates for it very well.

    Bane 
See the DCAMU: Suicide Squad page.

    Mr. Freeze 

Victor Fries

Species: Metahuman

Appearances: Batman: Hush

An ice themed villain who fought Batman and Catwoman.


    Clayface 

Basil Karlo

Species: Metahuman

Appearances: Batman: Hush

Voiced By: Adam Gifford

A villain with the power to shapehsift.


  • Early-Bird Cameo: A character named Ms. Clay who is said to be a part of Clayface that became sentient appears as a member of the Suicide Squad in the tie in comic to the movie Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Clayface can change his own body structure and the texture of his cells to disguise himself as other people and reshape his limbs to create weapons.

Titans Enemies

    Trigon 

Trigon

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Species: Demon

Appearences: Justice League vs. Teen Titans | Justice League Dark: Apokolips War

Voiced By: Jon Bernthal (Justice League VS. Teen Titans), John DiMaggio (Apokolips War)

A demon that was summoned by a cult to cross over to Earth, he fathered a girl named Raven to herald his imminent return.


  • Abusive Parents: He psychologically torments Raven as he tries to convince her to set him free, and also sends his minions to attack her when she repeatedly refuses to listen to him.
  • Achilles' Heel: Other than the crystal that can seal him away, nothing else can stop him.
  • Always a Bigger Fish: Proves to be the bigger fish to Darkseid. While Darkseid does get some hits in and manages to trap Trigon's smoke form, when the demon is in Superman's body or in his own physical form, it becomes clear which is the greater dark force.
"So, you are one of the so-called 'New Gods. I am unimpressed."
  • And I Must Scream:
    • Gets sealed inside the gem on Raven's forehead. He can do nothing but scream in despair.
    • His fate in Apokolips War — trapped in a void — is little better, but at least there he can wail on Darkseid for all eternity. Possibly subverted, because he seems to be amused by the idea of dragging Darkseid into oblivion.
  • Archnemesis Dad: Subverted. Though Raven initially appears to despise Trigon, the films vaguely hint that she truly wishes to be loved by him. In Apokolips War, she tells Damian that even bad fathers love their children, and sadly bids Trigon farewell as he stays behind to fight Darkseid during the film's climax.
  • Big Bad: For Justice League Vs Teen Titans. His minions possess the Justice League and wreak havoc, in an attempt to convince Raven to submit to his will and release him into Earth.
  • Big Red Devil: Trigon looks like a typical demon, being a horned humanoid with red skin. In his original appearance, he was as tall as a skyscraper, though he can change his size down to Superman's height.
  • Blood Knight: Appears to be absolutely thrilled at the prospect of being trapped in null space with Darkseid as a punching bag for eternity, even calling it "a wonderful gift".
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He has absolutely no regard for the welbeing of almost anybody other than himself, but during the final act of Apokolips War he proves that despite being one of the most evil characters in the series, he still has a modicum of genuine affection for his daughter.
  • A Form You Are Comfortable With: When he was summoned by Raven's mother, he assumed the form of a handsome male to easily seduce her. Up until they were actually in bed, when he revealed his true form to her...
  • Godzilla Threshold: He becomes the heroes' last hope of defeating Darkseid, and is released by Constantine to distract the alien while the remaining character escape Apokolips.
  • Horns of Villainy: He has two massive ones sprouting out the top of his head.
  • Leaking Can of Evil: He's sealed away in Hell. However, his prison is not absolute, allowing him to send out Corrupter Demons to try and free himself. Later, he's in a new prison and his screaming can leak out, but only into Raven's hearing.
  • The Juggernaut: Once he is summoned to Earth, he is absolutely impossible to beat back or slow down. Not even by Superman, Wonder Woman and the Flash. It takes Raven sealing him back in one of the crystals shards to stop his onslaught. Darkseid manages to tank his blows for a while, but even then Trigon is clearly winning the fight.
  • A Lighter Shade of Black: Admit it, you were cheering as he was beating the tar out of Darkseid while verbally roasting him, weren't you?
  • Pet the Dog: He tells Raven to be well before he drags Darkseid into the boomtube Cyborg opens, knowing full well that he'll be trapped in there forever.
  • Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil: It's implied that Raven was conceived by him forcing himself on her mother. While Raven's mother was willing to sleep with him when he was in his attractive human form, he transforms into his demonic form during the act and her horrified expression makes it clear that she no longer consented to having sex.
  • Satanic Archetype: He even is referred as Satan by other Titans, before Raven revealed his true name.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can:
    • Trigon was trapped inside a crystal by Raven, and spends the entirety of his debut film trying to convince her to unleash him on Earth. Though he succeeds after his minions threaten to kill her friends, Raven soon gains the resolve to seal him back during the film's climax.
    • Trigon remains trapped within Raven's gem in subsequent films. The seal is broken once more in Apokolips War, when Raven succumbs to despair after witnessing Damian's death.
  • Taking You with Me: He grabs Darkseid to ensue they both get sucked into the Boom Tube Cyborg opened.
  • Unrelated in the Adaptation: Unlike in the comics, there's no confirmation that Etrigan and Merlin are his grandsons like in the comics, despite the former interacting with Raven in Apokolips War.
  • Villainous Rescue: He incidentally ends up rescuing the Justice League from Darkseid during the final act of Apokolips War when he finally breaks Raven's seal and along with Cyborg ultimately ends up being the one to defeat Darkseid for good.

    Brother Blood 

Sebastian Blood

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Species: Metahuman

Appearances: Teen Titans: The Judas Contract

Voiced By: Gregg Henry

The leader of the H.I.V.E terrorist organization and its public cover, the Church of Blood. He desires to kill the Titans and absorb their life-force and superpowers so that he may become a living god.


  • All Your Powers Combined: He absorbs the Titans' powers, which changes his physical appearance into an amalgamation of them.
  • Alternate Self: Exists in the realities of Teen Titans Go! and Teen Titans.
  • Ambiguously Human: He is somehow able to stop aging as long as he bathes in the blood of others, and even he has no idea where this ability comes from. He believes that destiny granted him this ability so that he might live long enough to one day ascend to godhood, but this is obviously a delusion and unsurprisingly fails to come to pass. It is entirely possible that he is merely just an unusually old metahuman and his ability is just a genetic quirk of fate.
  • Big Bad: The central antagonist of The Judas Contract.
  • Composite Character: He combines Brother Blood from the comics with the H.I.V.E Master. This is not the first time this has happened either.
  • Dark Messiah: He believes himself to be this, as he operates under the delusion that he is some sort of chosen one, although this is really just a rationalisation as he actually has no idea where his immortality comes from and just assumes he must be destined to rule over the world as a god once the right super-tech falls into his hands.
  • Godhood Seeker: His motivation, as he states many times, is to become a god.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: He's shot by his second in command, who was such a firm believer in him that she believed he would want death over being imprisoned by the heroes.
  • It's All About Me: Blood has a truly monstrous ego to the point that he murders journalists for questioning him and considers the Titans to be "sinning" against him by trying to thwart his schemes. His cult is entirely built around devotion to himself and absolutely everyone in it is expendable to his ambitions.
  • Large Ham: Throughout the climax of the movie, he really starts Chewing the Scenery.
  • Killed Mid-Sentence: He keeps on getting interrupted during the final battle, with even his last words going incomplete.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Bathing in the blood of his enemies has somehow prevented him from ageing for centuries.
  • Sinister Minister: He's the leader of his own Religion of Evil.
  • Smug Snake: As a centuries old cult leader, he is comparable to Ra's Al Ghul, but it isn't favourable since Ra's was a Wicked Cultured Noble Demon who cared for his family and was honestly trying to improve the world, while Blood is just a murderous, self-indulgent Jerkass who doesn't give a damn about anyone but himself and who thinks that the only real problem with the world is that everyone is not worshipping him. He thinks he is destined to ascend to godhood...but it's all a delusion.
  • Villainous Breakdown: He has one as he starts losing and his headquarters starts getting destroyed.

Suicide Squad Villains

    Vandal Savage 

Vandar Adg

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Species: Metahuman

Appearances: Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (film)

Voiced By: Jim Pirri

A millennia old immortal caveman who's posed as various figures throughout history.


  • Abusive Parents: He has no qualms about executing his daughter's lover in front of her eyes, no less.
    Captain Boomerang: (To Deadshot) Christ, I thought you were a lousy father.
  • Adaptational Origin Connection: He made Gentleman Ghost promise to remain a ghost to protect an artifact he had made and placed inside Solomon Grundy, replacing Hawkman as the ghost's reason for staying.
  • Adaptational Wimp: Most incarnations of Savage possess Complete Immortality (so much so that in the comics, the Spectre laments being unable to punish him for his crimes due to his immortality). This version only has a Healing Factor and even then worries about dying, which ends up happening. Subverted in the tie-in comic when it's revealed that he survived.
  • Asshole Victim: Gets killed (supposedly) by Zoom when the Card is removed from his body, and it couldn't have happened to a nicer guy.
  • Bad Boss: Orders his men to shoot Knockout when she is in their line of fire, saying she is expendable.
  • Big Bad Ensemble: With Professor Zoom and Waller in Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay.
  • Friendly Enemy: Apparently had this relationship with Jason Blood due to both being immortal.
  • Historical Rap Sheet: Like most Vandal Savages, as the true identity of multiple conquerors and warlords, he is responsible for some of the bloodiest battles and conquests in history.
  • Immortals Fear Death: More like "Immortals Fear Going to Hell". Until the emergence of superheroes, he never really worried about the possibility of dying. But after too many brushes with death, he worries that his time will come soon and he will be damned to Hell when that happens. This is why he is after the Card so he can secure his afterlife.
  • Immortality: He is a 5000-year old caveman who gained eternal life after being exposed to a meteor's radiation.
  • Julius Beethoven da Vinci: He is said to have been Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar and Genghis Khan.
  • Meatgrinder Surgery: He subjects himself to one by Professor Pyg to insert the Card inside his own body, just in case someone tries to kill him and it's rigged in such a way that trying to remove it would do just that, effectively using up the Card. He survives this procedure until Zoom manages to remove it with his intangibility powers, killing Savage in the process.
  • Not Quite Dead: The comic hints that he may have survived and his daughter Scandal wants to kill him once and for all.
  • Rogues' Gallery Transplant: Vandal Savage has been traditionally an enemy to the Justice League and many individual heroes, but he is made an antagonist to the Suicide Squad in Hell to Pay.
  • Tarot Troubles: He's represented by the Death card in Madame Xanadu's deck.
  • Time Abyss: It wouldn't be Vandal Savage if he wasn't from the earliest era of human history.

    Professor Zoom 

Eobard Thawne

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Species: Metahuman

Appearances: Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox | Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (film)

Voiced By: C. Thomas Howell

A scientist turned criminal from the 25th century, archenemy of The Flash.


  • Adaptational Wimp: Deadshot noted that Zoom isn't nearly as fast as he normally is and he even had to resort to driving to get around. This trope is justified because he's using the Speed Force to prolong what little life he has left and using his Super-Speed causes it to burn faster.
  • Ambiguous Situation: Since Deadshot shows familiarity with Zoom, it's unclear whether Zoom replaced his DCAMU timeline counterpart or whether this version briefly coexisted alongside his post-Flashpoint counterpart in the same timeline.
  • Archenemy: Is The Flash's worst enemy and is completely dedicated to erasing Barry Allen from history.
  • Bad Boss: Towards The Rogues. He hires them to break into the Flash Museum and capture Barry, then when they succeed, plants tiny 25th century explosives on them in a bid to kill Allen, fully content with his hired help dying in the blast as well.
  • Benevolent Boss: He's surprisingly pretty good to his crew in his second movie appearance. Given that he's on the verge of dying, he probably knows he can't afford to treat them like crap.
  • Big Bad: Of The Flashpoint Paradox. His taunting of Barry enables the events of the film to take place. In addition, Zoom himself allows and even enables the entire crisis in the new timeline to continue and ultimately reach its logical conclusion.
  • Big Bad Ensemble: With Vandal Savage and Waller in Hell to Pay, as they are all horrible people who want to get their hands on the same MacGuffin. He comes out as the biggest threat after offing Vandal.
  • Black Eyes of Crazy: He has black sclera and red eyes.
  • Body Horror: Has a large gaping hole in his forehead as a result of getting shot in the head in his second movie appearance.
  • Boom, Headshot!:
    • In The Flashpoint Paradox, Zoom receives a bullet through the brain courtesy of Flashpoint Batman.
    • In Hell to Pay, the Coup de Grâce that Deadshot gives him is another headshot through the same hole the previous bullet went through.
  • Composite Character: He has the red and black eyes of Hunter Zolomon. He also takes some traits from The Flash (2014)'s take on Savitar in Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, seeing as how he also recruits Killer Frost as his dragon and has to complete his objectives on borrowed time.
  • Dissonant Serenity: During the battle between the Amazons and Atlantians in London, Zoom makes his presence known to The Flash by stepping out of the backroom of a cafe complete with java in hand, sipping it nonchalantly and greeting Barry like an old pal.
  • Drama-Preserving Handicap: A speedster like Thawne - who unlike The Flash, has zero qualms about killing - would normally make quick work of Badass Normals and street-level Metahumans. He is much slower and weaker here due to using the Speed Force to stretch out his death as long as possible before he can get his hands on the Card.
  • Evil Gloating: His tendency to monologue was his downfall in both films he appears in. In Flashpoint Paradox, he is too busy taunting Flash to notice Batman sneaking behind him and taking aim at his head. In Hell to Pay, he teases Deadshot by showing him he has acquired the magic card, only for Bronze Tiger to amputate his fingers with a thrown dagger.
  • Hannibal Lecture: In the climax of The Flashpoint Paradox, Barry asks Zoom what he has done with the world. The villain quickly turns the tables on him by revealing that Barry's misuse of the Speed Force was the true reason for the altered timeline, then further breaks his spirit by asking who the real villain is.
  • Karmic Death: He dies of a There Is No Kill Like Overkill, being shot down by a ton of bullets from Deadshot in a very painful and drawn-out death. This was not long after he did a very similar thing by cutting Bronze Tiger several times with a knife.
  • Living on Borrowed Time: Throughout Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, it's revealed that he survived getting his brains blown out by Flashpoint!Batman by drawing the Speed Force into his own body. However, Thawne knows he can only prolong the inevitable for so long, and is searching for the "Get Out of Hell Free" card so that when his time runs out, he can die and pass onto the afterlife unpunished.
  • Multiple Gunshot Death: His apparent final death in Hell to Pay, courtesy of Deadshot.
  • Not Afraid to Die: In The Flashpoint Paradox, he's completely unafraid of dying. As long as Flash suffers and dies in the end, he is content. And when he has the "Get out of Hell free" card in Hell To Pay, he actually wants to die, since the card will allow him to keep out of his rightful punishment in Hell.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: Deadshot notes that not only is Zoom not as fast as he used to be, he's driving. Turns out it's because the last bits of Speed Force within him are the only things keeping him alive, and using his powers will burn it out.
  • Plot Twist: As it turns out, Thawne managed to survive his death in the Flashpoint timeline by absorbing the Speed Force into him just prior to death and passed in to the main timeline. This is a major plot thread in Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay as he can only extend his life for so long and is seeking out the Get Out Of Hell Free card so that when his Speed Force reserve is depleted and he dies, he can pass into the afterlife unpunished.
  • Precision F-Strike: Rarely, if ever, swearing, Thawne's last words were "Fuck my life".
  • Profane Last Words: His last words after Deadshot shot him were "Fuck my life".
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Glowing red and not the nicest guy around.
  • Rogues' Gallery Transplant: While best-known as the Flash's Arch-Enemy, Hell to Pay makes him the primary antagonist of the Suicide Squad.
  • Soft-Spoken Sadist: More often than not speaks in a soft, raspy whisper, and is a complete and utter sociopath to boot.
  • The Sociopath: Batman calls him one in-universe, and he's definitely not wrong. Even among the Darker and Edgier villains found in this continuity, Zoom stands out by being driven not by power or greed, but by his overwhelming hatred of Barry Allen and will stop at nothing to torment his hated foe. He's even willing to let the world be destroyed and be among those killed if it means Flash will die too.
  • This Is Gonna Suck: After Bronze Tiger gets the "Get out of Hell free" card off of him and then Deadshot shoots him, Thawne can only say "Fuck my life", as he's returned to his proper death at Thomas Wayne's hands and what waits for him thanks to not having the card.
  • Villain Ball:
    • Rather than simply kill Barry in the Flashpoint timeline and be done with it, Thawne insists on beating him to a pulp and monologuing about how everything is Barry's fault. This gives Flashpoint Batman the perfect opportunity to shoot him in the back of the head and give Barry the needed Speed Force energy to undo Flashpoint.
    • In Hell to Pay, whenever he gets his hands on the card, he doesn't let himself die so he can go to Heaven. This enables Killer Frost to double cross him and steal the card. When he reclaims it later, he tries to goad Deadshot into killing him, giving Bronze Tiger time to slice his fingers off and make him vulnerable.
  • Villainous Valour: He is a despicable monster who is ultimately motivated by his own selfish desire to save himself, but it's still remarkable that he is using every ounce of his being to keep himself alive a little longer and is way more vulnerable than what he normally is as a result.

    Scandal Savage 

Scandal Savage

https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/scandal_savage_war_0001.jpg

Species: Human

Appearances: Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay

Voiced By: Dania Ramirez

Vandal Savage's daughter and enforcer.


  • Adaptational Wimp: The original Scandal inherited her father's healing factor. There is no mention whether she has it too, and is a Badass Normal otherwise.
  • Ambiguously Brown: She has a distinctive tan and a Latin-American accent, indicating that she is from Brazil just like in the original comics. The Hell to Pay tie-in comic has her speaking in Spanish for some reason.
  • Battle Couple: She is in a relationship with Knockout, and they are both Action Girls who oppose the Suicide Squad.
  • Butch Lesbian: Ironically, despite her lover being an Amazonian Beauty, she is explicitly more masculine than her. Steel Maxum refers to her as a "butch" when telling his story to Task Force X.
  • Dark Action Girl: Scandal is fast, nimble and deadly with her Wolverine Claws.
  • The Dragon: She is her father Vandal's second-in-command. However, she turns on him after he kills her girlfriend in cold blood.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: She is a ruthless assassin who is also in a loving relationship with her partner-in-crime.
  • Gayngster: Scandal is a lesbian and works for her father's criminal organization.
  • Mistreatment-Induced Betrayal: She turns on her father and tips his hideout to the Suicide Squad after he coldly tries to execute her girlfriend before her eyes.
  • Wolverine Claws: Her weapons of choice are two gloves with retractable blades.

    Knockout 

Knockout

https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/knockout_war_0001.jpg

Species: New God

Appearances: Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay

Voiced By: Cissy Jones

A New God from Apokolips currently in service to Vandal Savage.


  • Adaptational Wimp: New Gods are normally more resilient to conventional damage than humans. Knockout is gravely wounded by Vandal's gunmen.
  • Amazonian Beauty: Being tall and muscled doesn't detract her beauty one bit. Not even Steel Maxum is deterred by it.
  • Battle Couple: In all her action scenes, she fights alongside her equally deadly girlfriend, Scandal.
  • The Brute: Being an Apokoliptian, she is the most physically strong of Vandal's thugs.
  • Chainmail Bikini: Knockout wears an Apokoliptian battle armour, which she compares to Wonder Woman's outfit.
  • Dark Action Girl: She is superstrong and hits like a truck, but is working for a megalomaniacal supervillain.
  • Evil Redhead: Has red hair and is an Apokoliptian currently in service to a immortal supervillain.
  • Gayngster: Knockout is a lesbian and used to be one of the New Gods, a race of alien beings that assisted Darkseid in his quest to conquer the universe. Defecting to Earth, she started a relationship with Scandal Savage, who made her a member of Vandal Savage's criminal organization.
  • Informed Attribute: She confirms that she is a New God, but you wouldn't think this considering that she's mortally wounded by human bullets.
  • Lipstick Lesbian: In contrast to Scandal's Butch Lesbian, Knockout is more conventionally feminine and willing to use her wiles to get her way.
  • Made of Iron: Downplayed. She survives after being pumped full with bullets by Vandal's henchmen and later getting shot in the face by him, but she is left in a critical condition in the hospital.
  • Ms. Fanservice: She is not only extremely voluptuous and seductive, but she is also the very first female character to appear explicitly nude in this continuity.
  • Physical God: She makes an off-handed mention about coming from Apokolips, confirming that she is indeed a New God.
  • Uncertain Doom: Knockout is last seen being hospitalized with her life hanging by a thread. The follow-up comic shows she ultimately survived.
  • The Vamp: She seduces Maxum Steel in order to successfully steal the "Get Out of Hell" card from him.

    Blockbuster 

Roland Desmond

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Species: Metahuman

Appearances: Batman: Bad Blood | Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (film)

Voiced By: John DiMaggio (Batman: Bad Blood ), Dave Fennoy (Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay )

A Bludhaven mobster with a strange skin condition.
  • The Brute: While he is actually smart, he prefers to use brute force rather than his brains.
  • Sole Survivor: The only villain working for Heretic that lives to see another movie.

    Gentleman Ghost 

James Craddock

Species: Ghost

Appearances: Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (comic)

A former highwayman who now continues to exist as a ghost.


Villain Teams

Legion of Doom

    In General 
A team of supervillains formed by Lex Luthor to fight the Justice League.
  • Adapted Out: Three of the five villains on this team were part of the original Legion of Doom in the Super Friends cartoon, with Weather Wizard being included in this version while Toymaster acts as a stand in for Toyman.
  • Evil Counterpart: To the Justice League.

    Lex Luthor 

Alexander "Lex" Luthor

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Post-Reign of the Supermen Costume

Species: Human

Appearances: Justice League: Throne of Atlantisnote  | Justice League vs. Teen Titans | The Death of Superman | The Death of Superman: The Wake | Reign of the Supermen | Batman: Hush | Justice League Dark: Apokolips War

Voiced By: Steve Blum (Throne of Atlantis, Justice League Vs. Teen Titans), Rainn Wilson (all other appearances)

Superman's archenemy and founder of the Legion of Doom.


  • Abusive Parents: Lex is Superboy's Glorified Sperm Donor and initially his chief adult figure, but there is no affection between them. He's a Bad Boss rather than a father, deciding to kill Superboy after one too many disappointments. He literally has the syringe in his hand before he changes his mind... and kills Dabney Donovan instead.
  • Arch-Enemy: Subverted. He's Superman's classic archfoe, which gets referenced by him fighting Superman in Justice League vs. Teen Titans. However, in subsequent films the two form an unlikely alliance to stop Darkseid, who is a mutual, far worse enemy, leading to Luthor being inducted into the Justice League.
  • Anti-Villain: Lex Luthor is a despicable human being with little empathy for those other than himself. However, he willingly assists the Justice League in their battles against Doomsday, Cyborg Superman, Hush and Darkseid; and seems genuinely hurt when Batman tells to his face that he doesn't consider him to be a legitimate member of the League.
  • Bad Boss: He has Dabney Donovan beaten for failing to recognize Lois and talking to her about Superboy, used Mercy as a Human Shield against the Eradicator, and has Donovan killed for telling Superboy about his true origins as a hybrid clone of Superman and Luthor.
  • Composite Character: His role in the comic version of Batman: Hush was to set-up the first arc of Superman/Batman, Public Enemies. In the animated version, he takes Talia's role as the person in Lexcorp to help Batman find Ivy.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: Despite his only scene in Justice League Vs. Teen Titans being a fight against the League, he refers to himself as a business man. Later movies confirm this by showing him running LexCorp.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: He is voiced by Steve Blum in his earliest appearances and thus has a deep voice. Averted when voiced by Rainn Wilson, as his voice is considerably softer.
  • Hazy-Feel Turn: Lex never stops being a morally repugnant person but manages to play a key role in the heroes’ efforts during Reign of the Supermen. By the end of the credits, he’s joined the Justice League.
  • Karma Houdini: The Death of Superman shows that the worst Luthor got for his actions on JLvTS was house arrest and even that is lifted by the end of the movie. By Reign of the Supermen, he’s guilty of crimes including unethical genetic experiments and murder and not only does he not pay for his crimes, he joins the Justice League in The Stinger.
  • Obvious Judas: In-Universe. Batman does not attempt to hide his distrust towards Luthor in Apokolips War, telling Darkseid that Luthor only serves him out of fear and interrogating Lex once the heroes launch their assault on the Apokoliptian Reapers. However, it's not until Lex teleports Constantine's group to Apokolips that Batman finally decides he's had enough and sends the Paradooms to murder him.
  • Powered Armor: His appearance in JLvTT depicted him in his trademark green and purple battle armor.
  • The Mole: Taking the identity of "Sleeper", he was leaking information about Darkseid's activities to Lois Lane in Apokolips War.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: Clearly hopes to invoke this, between his talk about being a concerned businessman and telling Superman he'll pay for the destroyed armor.

    Solomon Grundy 

Cyrus Gold

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Species: Zombie

Appearances: Justice League vs. Teen Titans | Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (comic)

Voiced By: Rick D. Wasserman

An undead zombie recruited by Lex Luthor to be a member of the Legion of Doom.


    Cheetah 
See the DCAMU: Suicide Squad page.

    Weather Wizard 

Mark Mardon

https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/weather_wizard.png

Species: Human

Appearances: Justice League vs. Teen Titans | Justice League Dark: Apokolips Warnote 

Voiced By: Rick D. Wasserman

An enemy of the Flash, he can control the weather with a device designed to look like a wand.


  • The Cameo: Appears in Apokolips War watching the fight between Harley Quinn and Lois Lane.
  • Demonic Possession: The plot of JLvTT is kicked off by him being possessed by one of Trigon's children.
  • Weather-Control Machine: As in several other versions, his "wand" is a device that can let him control the weather.
  • Weather Manipulation: When possessed by a demon, he displays the ability to control the weather without the aid of his tech.

    Toymaster 

Toymaster

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Species: Robot

Appearances: Justice League vs. Teen Titans | The Death of Superman: The Wake| Justice League Dark: Apokolips Warnote 

Voiced By: Steve Blum

A villain who used robots made to look like toys as part of his crimes.


  • Adaptation Name Change: In the comics, the robotic Toyman replacement was called Toyboy. But here it is changed to Toymaster
  • All There in the Manual: His origin is only revealed in the comic tie-in to The Death of Superman film.
  • Ambiguous Robots: The tie-in comic reveals that he was actually a robot created by Winslow Schott. However Toyman is notorious for making robotic duplicates of himself, to take his place in prison while the real Toyman has already escaped. Not only that, but the robot was apparently destroyed in the comic and he reappears anyway in Apokolips War.
  • The Cameo: Appears as one of the people witness Lois and Harley fight in Apokolips War.
  • Canon Character All Along: In the tie in comic to The Death of Superman movie. It is revealed that he is a robot created by Winslow Schott a.k.a. The Toyman from mainstream comics. Therefore this makes him an adaptation of the supervillain Toyboy.
  • Composite Character: His origin as revealed in the tie-in comic reveals that his "father" Winslow Schott was sent to prison after being framed by Bruno Mannheim. This makes him a composite of Winslow Schott Jr. from the Animated Series as well as the mainstream Toyman. Him being a robot is also similar to the Jack Nimball-esque robotic puppet that Toyman controlled in the comic Justice.
  • Evil Counterpart: Since he is secretly a robot who believes he is human this makes him one for Cyborg, who was a human made partically robotic.
  • Expy: Created to be an expy of the Toyman due to Winslow Schott already being mentioned as incarcerated in Batman Vs. Robin.
  • Fake Memories: The tie-in comic revealed he had false memories of growing up with his father in prison, but before dying disocvers he is just a robot.
  • Robot Master: He controls a bunch of robots made to look like toys.
  • Retcon: In Batman vs. Robin, Winslow Schott was in prison for kidnapping children. In the tie-in comic, Winslow Schott was framed by Bruno Mannheim by using his toy factory as a front for his illegal activities. Of course he was programmed with Fake Memories of having a childhood, so Winslow was likely still a serial killer but left that part out of Toymaster's memories.

League of Assassins and Associates

    Deathstroke 

Slade Wilson

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Species: Human

Appearances: Son of Batman | Teen Titans: The Judas Contract | Suicide Squad: Hell to Paynote 

Voiced By: Thomas Gibson (Son of Batman), Miguel Ferrer (The Judas Contract)

A former member of the League of Assassins who tried to usurp control away from Ra's al Ghul after Damian was born.


  • Adaptational Jerkass: This version of Slade is a lot more evil then his comic counterpart lacking any of his normal Noble Demon qualities. The only small remotely positive quality he has compared to his comic counterpart is that he's not shown sleeping with Terra in this incarnation, although it's still clear he's verbally grooming her at the very least and still betrays her and leaves her to die.
  • Adaptational Karma: Unlike the original version of The Judas Contract, where Slade manages to avoid going to prison, the Slade of the DCAMU is possibly dead or at least going to suffer pain and repercussions for his role.
  • Adaptational Wimp: In Son of Batman, he isn't quite as formidable as he was in the comics, being an even match for Damian and not even scoring a hit on Batman. He eventually grew out of this in The Judas Contract.
  • Alternate Self: He exists in the realities of Teen Titans Go! and Teen Titans.
  • Bait the Dog: The Judas Contract does a good job of tricking the audience into thinking Slade might have some humanity, with flashbacks revealing that he saved Terra's life from a bigoted mob when she was a child, then raised her as a paternal figure and mentor. He also, unlike the comics, rebuffs her sexual advances. Except then it turns out he's still dangling the prospect of a sexual relationship in front of her to keep her under his control, and he's ultimately still a predator who's only ever viewed this traumatized girl as a tool instead of a person. He eventually betrays her and leaves her to die at Brother Blood's hands simply for a paycheck and shrugs off her betrayed reaction with the same deadpan humor he's been using throughout the film.
  • Big Bad: Of Son of Batman.
  • The Cameo: In Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, he is shown to be the assassin that killed Bronze Tiger's fiancé.
  • Composite Character: His role in the comic that Son of Batman was adapted from originally belonged to Talia.
  • Deadpan Snarker: In The Judas Contract, 90% of his lines are snark towards Brother Blood and the Titans.
  • The Dragon: He is hired by Brother Blood in The Judas Contract, kidnapping the Titans so that the latter can absorb their powers.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: He has a menacing voice thanks to both Thomas Gibson and the late Miguel Ferrer.
  • Eye Scream: He loses his eye after Damian stabs him in his siege of the League's headquarters.
  • Eyepatch of Power: He sports an eyepatch after Damian stabs him in the eye, and the injury doesn't make him any less effective as a professional assassin.
  • Face Death with Dignity: When Terra's about to bring Brother Blood's lair collapsing down on top of them both, he just calmly resigns himself to it and tells her, "So long, kid." He's seemingly killed when he's brought down under the cracking ground he was on and buried under the rubble.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Everything he did in Son of Batman was motivated by jealousy towards Damian.
  • The Heavy: In The Judas Contract, he's working for Brother Blood, but he's the one moving the plot along and capturing the Titans on his boss's behalf.
  • Rogues' Gallery Transplant: His enmity with Dick Grayson is transferred to Damian in his debut film. His animosity towards Nightwing is later showcased in The Judas Contract.
  • The Starscream: He tries to take over the League of Assassins after being rejected by Ra's al Ghul.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Deathstroke struggles against Batman and Damian in his first film. However, in The Judas Contract, he is able to capture all the Titans with some assistance from Terra, with the exception of Nightwing, who escapes but is unable to defeat him. He also gets into a fight with Dick and Damian and would have won had Terra not intervened.

    Ra's al Ghul 

Ra's al Ghul

Species: Human

Appearances: Son of Batman | Justice League vs. Teen Titans

Voiced By: Giancarlo Esposito (Son of Batman), Terrence C. Carson (Justice League vs. Teen Titans)

The founder and leader of the League of Shadows; an ancient eco-terrorist organization, and Damian's grandfather.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: He seemingly never rejected his son for being an albino like in the comics.
  • Adaptational Origin Connection: Assuming what Damian learned in Justice League vs. Teen Titans was true, then Ra's made some sort of deal with Trigon to acquire the Lazarus Pit in this version.
  • Adaptational Relationship Overhaul: In the comics he rejected his son for being an albino, while here he seems to have a good relationship with him since he lets him stay with the League.
  • Adaptational Wimp: In the main comic's continuity, he's one of the world's best sword fighters and a master tactician. Here he's killed by Deathstroke.
  • Ambiguous Situation: Whether the spirit Damain encountered in Trigon's realm is truly Ra's or simply an illusion remains unknown.
  • Decomposite Character: Batman: Hush sees Lady Shiva take Ra's's role as the person to inform Batman of an outsider's use of a Lazarus Pit.
  • Killed Off for Real: He suffers severe burns during his battle against Deathstroke at the beginning of Son of Batman, utimately dying from his injuries. Though Damian proposes using the Lazarus Pit to bring him back to life, Talia says it won't work.
  • Parrying Bullets: He manages to deflect plenty of bullets with his sword during his fight against Deathstroke's henchmen. It gets to the point of doing so with them during automatic rifles at him while standing in a circle, despite clearly firing at his sides or back where his sword is not.

    Talia al Ghul 

Talia al Ghul

https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sobatman_talia.jpg

Species: Human

Appearances: Son of Batman | Batman vs. Robinnote  | Batman: Bad Blood

Voiced By: Morena Baccarin

The daughter of Ra's al Ghul, lover of Batman, and mother of Damian. In Batman: Bad Blood she becomes head of the League of Assassins.


  • Adaptational Heroism: In Son of Batman, her role as the villain of that story (based on "Batman and Son") is given to Deathstroke and she fit her traditional role of a Noble Demon. However, she does become more in line with Morrison's depiction in Bad Blood, being the Big Bad of that movie.
  • Adaptational Relationship Overhaul: She appears to have had a closer relationship with Dusan than she did in the comics in his brief appearance before he was killed.
  • Adaptational Wimp: In Son of Batman, she is not as tough as her comic book counterpart, as she gets taken out by Deathstroke almost immediately when she invades his stronghold. She gets better in Bad Blood, fighting evenly with Batwoman.
  • Archnemesis Mom: To Damian in Batman: Bad Blood, since she is now the Big Bad and has become a pure sociopath. When he tells her she has none of her father's ambition, her response is to order Batman to execute him.
  • Big Bad: Orchestrates the main conflict of Batman: Bad Blood, brainwashing the hero and intending to do the same to the world leaders.
  • Came Back Wrong: In Son of Batman, Talia is an Anti-Hero who clearly cares about Batman and Damian's well-being. During the climax of the film, she is shot by Deathstroke, forcing Batman to use a Lazarus Pit to bring her back to life. However, it appears that the procedure twists her mind, since by her next appearance she treats the two heroes as nothing but pawns she can use to further her goal of world domination.
  • The Cameo: She makes a brief appearance in Batman vs. Robin, as one of the corpses in Batman's toxin-induced hallucinations.
  • Decomposite Character:
    • She was the main villain of "Batman and Son", the story Son of Batman was based on, but the animation gives her role to Deathstroke instead.
    • With Batman: Bad Blood ending with her death, and elements of Forever Evil (2013) being folded into Reign of the Supermen, Batman: Hush gives her role as Batman's contact in Lexcorp to Lex Luthor himself.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: Closely resembles her own voice actress.
  • Ms. Fanservice: She wears a Spy Catsuit that shows off her curves, legs, and incredible body and shows her buxom cleavage in full view.
  • Navel-Deep Neckline: Talia's outfits, body her Spy Catsuit and her red dress have necklines so low they reach her abdomen.
  • Never Found the Body: After escaping in Batman: Bad Blood, she is attacked by Onyx, who stowed aboard her shuttle. The shuttle crashes and explodes, and it's heavily implied Talia took a katana to the face just before.
  • Offing the Offspring: In Bad Blood, Talia personally kills the Heretic when he hugs her and begs to be loved as a son, calling him a flawed specimen. Later on, she orders Batman to execute Damian, reasoning that if her own son chooses to oppose her, she should just make another one instead.
  • The Sociopath: In Bad Blood, Talia interprets Heretic's longing for affection as a "flaw" and coldly decides to kill him. She is also shown to be a master manipulator, as she threatens to commit suicide later on, knowing that the heroes would be too shocked by her speech to react to her escape attempt.
  • Took a Level in Badass: In between the events of Son of Batman and Batman: Bad Blood, Talia has grown in ruthlessness, combat, and sociopathy.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: She took one hell of one, from a caring if aloof mother and ally of Batman to a pure sociopathic monster who even kills a clone of her son as he begs her to give him a soul and threatens to do the same to Damian. Not only that but she implies she only had him to get close to Bruce.
  • Yandere: She drugs, rapes and psychologically tortures Batman in her attempts to gain his loyalty.

    Dusan al Ghul 

Dusan al Ghul

Species: Human

Appearances: Son of Batman

Voiced By: Fred Tatasciore

The son of Ra's al Ghul, and brother and uncle to Tali and Damian.


  • Age Lift: He's an old man here, suggesting that he never used the Lazerus Pit like in the comics.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: He's still loyal to Ra's, but he is killed before Ra's meaning he never even had the oppertunity to try and use Damian as a sacrifice to bring Ra's back like in the comics.
  • Adaptational Relationship Overhaul: In the comics he was rejected by his father for being albino, while here he seems to have had a far close relationship with his family. In the comics he also tried to sacrifice Damian to resurrect his father which brought him into conflict with Talia, but there brief interaction suggests that he has a positive relationship with his sister and presumably his nephew.
  • Adaptational Wimp: Because of his Age Lift making him an old man he's killed rather quickly.
  • Death by Adaptation: He's short by a henchman working for Deathstroke.
  • Forgotten Fallen Friend: Neither Talia or Damian mention that he was also killed.

    Lady Shiva 

Sandra Wu-San

Species: Human

Appearances: Batman: Hush | Justice League Dark: Apokolips War

Voiced By: Sachie Alessio

A member of the League of Assassins.


  • Adaptational Relationship Overhaul: When Damian became the new leader of the League in Apokolips War, she becomes his second in command and he mourns her death which suggests they had a good relationship while in the comics they are usually enemies.
  • Back for the Dead: She's one of characters killed in Apokolips War.

    Ubu 

Ubu

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Species: Human

Appearances: Son of Batman

Voiced By: Bruce Thomas

Ra's Al-Ghul's former personal bodyguard and servant, who betrayed him and joined Deathstroke.
  • Adaptational Jerkass: Most versions of Ubu are loyal to Ra's al Ghul. Here, Ubu betrays him and works with his enemy Deathstroke.
  • Bald of Evil: Completely bald and serves Deathstroke.
  • Defiant to the End: Even when Damian threatens to kill him if he doesn't reveal Deathstroke's location, he still refuses to talk.
  • The Dragon: Serves as this to Deathstroke after betraying Ra's Al-Ghul.
  • Hookers and Blow: It becomes pretty much his lifestyle, which could be the reason why he was susceptible to Deathstroke's temptations.
  • In Name Only: Usually, Ubu's main characterization trait is his Undying Loyalty towards Ra's al Ghul. This version of the character, on the other hand, doesn't have any remorse at betraying him.
  • Wolverine Claws: He uses a pair of four-clawed gauntlets to fight.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He has no problem with fighting Damian Wayne, the young grandchild of his former master.

    Heretic 

Heretic

Species: Human (clone)

Appearances: Batman: Bad Blood

Voiced By: Travis Willingham


  • Alas, Poor Villain: Both Damian and Onyx look shocked when Talia coldly murders him
  • Clone Angst: He is an accelerated clone of Damian, and his plan is to steal Damian's memories so he will "have a soul". Talia cruelly mocks his issues and murders him.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: Seems to be the main physical threat for the Bat-Family, until Talia coldly murders him.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: His voice is even deeper than Batman's, and he is the leading antagonist for the first half of Bad Blood.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: The Dramatic Unmask shows clearly that he looks just like Bruce and Talia, as he is a grown up version of Damian.
  • Tragic Villain: Prior to his death, he yells that his entire life has been nothing but suffering, as he has never been shown affection despite always following Talia's orders. He begs her to let him drain Damian's memories in order to understand what it's like to have a mother, but she coldly murders him instead.

    Onyx 

Onyx

https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/onyx_bad_blood_0001.jpg

Species: Human

Appearances: Batman: Bad Blood


  • Adaptational Villainy: In the comics she's a former member of the League of Assassins who becomes an ally of the Bat-Family and the Birds of Prey, but here she's working for Heretic.
  • Avenging the Villain: Goes after Talia to avenge the murder of Heretic
  • Bald of Evil: Like in the comics she's completely bald. Unlike in the comics, she's an assassin.
  • The Quiet One: She doesn't speak during the movie.

    Calculator 

Noah Kuttler

Species: Human

Appearances: Batman: Bad Blood

Voiced By: Jason Spisak

A villain working for the League of Assassins.


    Hellhound 

Hellhound

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Species: Human

Appearances: Batman: Bad Blood

Voiced By: Matthew Mercer

A villain working for the League of Assassins.


  • Badass Normal: Unlike the other (male) members of Heretic's group, he doesn't have powers or gadgets.
  • Cool Mask: A red mask that looks like his namesake.
  • Negated Moment of Awesome: Just as he's about to duke it out with Nightwing, falling debris crushes him.

    Electrocutioner 

Electrocutioner

Species: Human

Appearances: Batman: Bad Blood

Voiced By: Robin Atkin Downes

A villain working for the League of Assassins.


  • In the Back: Heretic throws a knife to his neck to prevent him from killing Damian.
  • Shock and Awe: His Electrocutioner suit allows him to shoot electricity and even block bullets.

    Firefly 

Garfield Lynns

Species: Human

Appearances: Batman: Bad Blood

Voiced By: Steve Blum

A villain working for the League of Assassins.


    Killer Moth 

Drury Walker

Species: Human

Appearances: Batman: Bad Blood

Voiced By: Jason Spisak

A villain working for the League of Assassins.


    The Mad Hatter 

Jervis Tetch

Species: Human

Appearances: Batman: Bad Blood

Voiced By: Robin Atkin Downes

A villain working for the League of Assassins.


  • Beard of Evil: Has a beard and has no problem mind probing Bruce.
  • C-List Fodder: He's actually the most recognizable of the villains recruited by Heretic, but dies like all others.
  • Your Head Asplode: During the battle a massive electrical feedback accidentally sent into his hat's mind control device causes his head to explode into a cloud of red particles.

    Tusk 

Tusk

Species: Human

Appearances: Batman: Bad Blood

Voiced By: John DiMaggio

A villain working for the League of Assassins.


  • The Brute: He serves as the main muscle for Heretic's group.
  • Pig Man: Like his name implies, he looks like a boar or a pig man.

Villainy Incorporated

    Giganta 

Doris Zeul

Species: Metahuman

Appearances: Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (comic) | Wonder Woman: Bloodlines | Justice League Dark: Apokolips Warnote 

Voiced By: Kimberly Brooks

A supervillain with the power to grow in size.


  • The Cameo: She can be briefly seen cheering for Harley Quinn during the latter's battle against Lois Lane in Apokolips War. However, she does not join the battle against the Paradooms and vanishes for the rest of the movie.
  • Costume Evolution: Her appearance in the tie-in comic shows her wearing a more simply and revealing outfit, but in Bloodlines she is wearing a proper costume.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Appeared in the tie-in comic to Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, recruited by enemies of Scandal Savage and then takes on the Squad, who take her down alive because Amanda Waller decides to also "recruit" Giganta.
  • Sizeshifter: Her only ability is to grow to a bigger size, which subsequently grants her enhanced strength.

    Silver Swan 

Vanessa Kapatelis

Species: Human (former cyborg)

Appearances: Wonder Woman: Bloodlines

Voiced By: Marie Avgeropoulos

A former friend of Diana's who becomes a villain to get revenge.


  • Abusive Parents: Her mother was insanely strict on her, to the point of making her doubt her own aspirations in life.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door: In her only appearance she becomes a villain as she blames Diana for her mother's death, but she eventually redeems herself and is cured so she can live on Themyscira.
  • Tragic Villain: She was driven to villainy due to her mother's emotional neglect and jealousy of Diana.

    Doctor Cyber 

Doctor Cyber

Species: Robot

Appearances: Wonder Woman: Bloodlines

Voiced By: Mozhan Marno

An enemy of Wonder Woman.


  • Deadpan Snarker: She's very dry with her words and seems to just eternally be done with everyone's shit. The most notable example is when the ship herself, Dr. Poison, Silver Swan and Medusa are on is being hit by arrows. On the inside of the ship, though, it just looks like turbulence. Dr. Cyber's response is this:
    Dr. Cyber: This is why I don't like being in the field.
  • Only in It for the Money: Diana (incorrectly) assumes Poison and Cyber are executing their elaborate plan for vengeance. Cyber is quick to correct her.
    Dr. Cyber: This isn't about vengeance. It's about money.
  • The Faceless: She wears a full face mask and bodysuit and spends the vast majority of the movie working behind the scenes. She isn't even seen in person until one of her final scenes of the movie. Unlike with Dr. Poison, however, we never see what's under Dr. Cyber's suit or mask.
  • Team Member in the Adaptation: She wasn't part of any prior version of Villany Inc.

    Doctor Poison 

Marina Maru

Species: Human

Appearances: Wonder Woman: Bloodlines

Voiced By: Courtenay Taylor

An enemy of Wonder Woman.


    Medusa 

Medusa

Species: Gorgon

Appearances: Wonder Woman: Bloodlines

Voiced By: Cree Summer

The Gorgon herself.


  • Cute Monster Girl: She is horrifically evil and has snakes for her hair, but at the same time she has curves in all the right places, mixed well with musculature.

    Veronica Cale 

Veronica Cale

Species: Human

Appearances: Wonder Woman: Bloodlines

Voiced By: Constance Zimmer

The owner of Cale Pharmaceuticals.


Original Timeline Villains

    Starro 

Starro the Conquer

Species: Hatorei

Appearances: Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

A villain the Justice League fought in the original timeline before Flash created Flashpoint.


  • Ret-Gone: Doesn't appear in the main timeline suggesting he doesn't exist or at least came to Earth.
  • Starter Villain: Based on the significance of the flashbacks shown in the film, Starro might have been the Justice League's first villain in the original timeline instead of Darkseid.

    Captain Cold 

Leonard Snart

Species: Human

Appearances: Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

A villain recruited by Zoom to kill the Flash.


  • Ret-Gone: Doesn't appear in the main timeline suggesting he doesn't exist or at least never became a villain.
  • Alternate Self: In the Flashpoint timeline he's Central City's hero instead of a criminal.

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