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The Outsiders were originally founded in late 2008. The team was created by Dick Grayson, Victor Stone, and Roy Harper to track down Jason Todd after learning he was literally back from the grave. Their purpose was to find him before the League of Assassins in order to bring him back into the fold and rehabilitate him. After the completion of this, the team remained active as they realized they could be a team willing to do what the Justice League could not or would not do due to its political affiliation with the United Nations.

The team's structure consists of a trinity of three commanders: Nightwing, Cyborg, and Arsenal. While Arsenal keeps permanent residence at the Outsiders Bunker and functions as its primary leader, Nightwing and Cyborg hold the same rank as him and can act in his place if he is unavailable. For major decisions, such as recruitment, the three commanders meet together and hold discussions. If any of the three commanders are unavailable, they can send a delegate or a sub-commander can attend in their place.

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     In General 
  • Dirty Business: In theory anyway. The Outsiders were made to handle situations too dirty for the League and Titans to handle. However, it doesn't quite work when one of their founders is one of the greatest moral paragons in comics. The worst act out of all the Outsiders teams was one brutal interrogation.
  • Kid Hero All Grown-Up: Several of them used to be sidekicks and members of the Titans before joining the Outsiders.
  • Meaningful Name: As a team of supers who operate outside the law after the Justice League and Titans were disbanded, Outsiders is a very appropriate name.
  • Ragtag Bunch of Misfits: All members, to some degree.
  • Retcon: In The Soft reboot, The West Coast Outsiders no longer exist. They never existed. The characters themselves still exist as members of the main team but there is no second auxiliary team. Cyborg and many Titans Mentors are reserve Outsiders and the Outsiders often use the Titans Tower as a West Coast base of operations for long-term operations in that area, but the Outsiders are just one team now. Their membership remains mostly the same.

Commanders

     Nightwing (Richard "Dick" Grayson) 
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     Cyborg (Victor Stone) 
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Cyborg, also known as Victor Stone, is a superhero who is half man and half machine. His body was destroyed in a tragic incident, but he was saved through experimental technology; his body parts have been replaced with a large arsenal of high-tech gadgets and weaponry, while constantly providing life support. Stone struggles with his humanity as a machine, although his advancements have made him incredibly powerful. has primarily been a founder of the Titans and the Outsiders, a former leader and founder of Young Justice, but he is also a member of the Justice League.


  • Academic Athlete: Vic was an accomplished football player and more than likely would have been a professional football player if not for Brainiac's invasion.
  • Arm Cannon: His trademark weapon is a sonic cannon built into his arm.
  • Artificial Limbs: Much like a traditional cyborg, only a portion of Cyborg's body was composed of military cybernetic limbs given to him by his father.
  • Badass Beard: Has grown a beard in the current time.
  • Badass Driver: Victor is an expert operator of vehicles on land and in flight.
  • Career-Ending Injury: He was a star quarterback until his fateful incident.
  • Catchphrase: BOOYAH!
  • Cool Car: The T-Car. A vehicle of Victor's own design that is fitted with tech that is networked to his own mind and body. Armored and able to shift its form to suit Victor's needs, the T-Car is an incredible asset in the Titans' fleet of vehicles.
  • Cyborg: Well, duh.
  • Defiant to the End: Brainiac almost killed Victor by tearing up one of his eyes, legs, hips severing each arm at the elbow. Victor refused to submit to him and he was almost beheaded by Brainiac before the local hero Triumph save him before he sacrificed himself and Victor ends up being saved by the Superman and Flash during Brainiac's Invasion.
  • EMP: Victor has taken precautions to shield his components from EMPs but despite his efforts, he still has shown a vulnerability to such attacks. Though unlikely to knock him fully offline, EMPs has shown the capability of disabling and interfering with some his systems to the point of compromising his tactical ability.
  • Genius Bruiser: Has an IQ of 170. In addition to his mechanical enhancements, Victor possesses an incredible level of intelligence.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: Victor is in a constant struggle to retain his humanity as his mechanical components have increasingly threaten to erode what is left of his biology and personality. On occasion, Victor's cybernetic programming have override his anatomical brain's impulses, transforming him into a cold and calculating being.
  • Insufferable Genius: Dani Cassidy certainly thinks so, and Eddie Bloomberg doesn't disagree he always rubs it in people's faces how smart he is.
  • The Leader: With his charisma, intellect, and knack for tactical assessment, Victor Stone is an excellent leader and has demonstrated as much with his years of leading the Titans and Outsiders.
  • Parental Substitute: With Roy Harper currently on the run, Victor has taken custody of Lian Harper.
  • Technopath: Unlike most technopaths, Victor doesn't just simply manipulate the technology he focuses on, he can actually assimilate it into himself as well as casts his own will into it enabling him to control and alter nearly any form of machinery he comes in contact with. However, Victor prefers not to do this as he has past experiences where sentient machinery was able to use this to assert control over his mind.
  • Teleportation: During the invasion of the Reach, Victor encountered a being they have since identified as Steppenwolf and in an attempt to prevent Steppenwolf from escaping, Victor assimilated an alien device which we now know is a 'Fatherbox'. Using this technology, Victor now has the ability to open boom-tubes to and from most any point towards anywhere, be it in the universe or the multiverse, but it isn't perfect however due to compatibility issues with the rest of his tech and as a result he uses this sparingly for fear of accidentally winding up in somewhere like Apokalypse.
  • Token Minority: The only black among the original Titans.
  • The Smart Guy: Though often in the role of The Big Guy while working with the Titans, he's also generally the most technologically savvy of the team- meanwhile, his strength and durability pale in comparison to several Flying Brick members of the Justice League and The Outsiders, so his role as tech-savvy engineer has increased a good deal as well.
  • Super Strength: His cybernetic parts grant him some degree of enhanced-strength. Vic's cybernetics afford him greater strength than the average human and in some cases metahumans and extraterrestrials. Initially able to bench 5 tons at his peak, constant upgrades to his system has caused it to fluctuate over time.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Victor can use the nanomachinery incorporated into his chassis to reshape parts of his body into various weapons and technological equipment. His arsenal includes a finger laser attachment, telescopic eyepiece, sonic disruptor, electric shockers, grappling hooks, winches and EMP pulse cannons.
  • We Can Rebuild Him: Once, during the invasion of the Reach, Cyborgs body was viciously ripped apart. Then. a new systems function kicked in, restoring him to life again and even reintegrating old flesh with the new circuitry on his being.

     Arsenal (Roy Harper) 
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A troubled boy, Roy Harper was taken in by Oliver Queen as his ward. Using his own skill with a bow, he fought alongside his mentor as Speedy. Speedy would go on to be a second generation member of the Titans. After the death and funeral of Jason Todd, Roy quit the Titans by throwing his feathered cap in Green Arrow's face at a press event. Roy would go off on his own as a member of League of Assassins, remaking himself as Arsenal. He and Cheshire would later have a daughter, named Lian Harper.

He's also a founding member of the Outlaws, a group of anti-heroes led by Jason Todd along with Starfire, Donna Troy and Huntress.


  • Ace Pilot: Roy knows how to fly most types of aircraft, including helicopters and spacecraft such as the Javelin.
  • Action Dad: The father of Lian Harper courtesy of Cheshire.
  • Arm Cannon: His weapon as Arsenal. The arm also have a three shot sonic blaster which can be fired from the arm's wrist.
  • Artificial Limbs: He lost his right arm by Dumah and now replaced with a cybernetic arm. The attachment works "around" Roy's nerve endings and actually enhances the pain he already feels. It hinders his ability as an archer to the point that he's stopped using a bow. It also features a grapnel line, lock-pick release device, wrist blade, communications equipment, and several small storage compartments which Roy uses to store first aid supplies, evidence, and a couple of cigars (he and Jason have a tradition of smoking cigars at the conclusion of a succession mission).
  • Badass Normal: Well, he was trained by Ollie, after all.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Like Jason, more deadpan than snarky.
  • Fatal Flaw: Self-depreciation. Roy has terrible self esteem born out of the abandonment issues he suffered through when he was a kid. As an adult, Roy is constantly worried about slipping back into his drug addiction and fears he's neither a good person, superhero or a good father to Lian.
  • Fiery Redhead: He's more prone to angry outbursts than his mentor who, while outspoken, is downright passive compared to Roy.
  • Good Is Not Nice: He's a hero, but is a jerk to his mentor, his teammates, and even the people he's rescuing.
  • Guns Akimbo: Roy is exceptionally skilled in the use, maintenance, and construction of most types of weaponry. Roy is a skilled marksman and gunsmith. Roy is responsible for the custom firearms and ammunition which both he and Red Hood use in the field.
  • Handicapped Badass: He lost his right arm by Dumah aka Jason Todd and had to replace it with a robotic arm as a result.
  • Heroic BSoD: Following his arm being hacked off.
  • Heroic Willpower: According to Hal Jordan, Roy might have what it takes to be a Green Lantern. This might just be Hal wishing to replace Guy for another redhead, but maybe there is something to it. Roy is definitely stubborn and brave to a fault.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Jason Todd.
  • Hidden Depths: Roy used to be drummer for the band Great Frog, while still a member of the Titans.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Despite his jerkass nature, he does genuinely care about his friends and secretly looks out for them.
  • Legally Dead: After the soft reboot. Roy Harper is legally dead, he use an alias as legal identity under the name of James Harper Jr.
  • Le Parkour: While nowhere near as proficient as Dick Grayson, Roy has displayed on many occasions that he is an expert in acrobatics, and often uses this skill while evading enemy fire.
  • Long-Range Fighter: Like his mentor, he's a master of archery. Unlike Green Arrow, however, he has no qualms using guns after he sets out on his own.
  • Official Couple: With Donna Troy
  • Papa Wolf: To Lian, obviously, one of the most adorable and well-adjusted kids in comic book history. Despite requiring nannies from time to time, he never deprived her of love and attention and the two have had an amazingly adorable and loving relationship.
  • Perma-Stubble: He grow this as Arsenal.
  • Rage Quit: After Jason's Funeral, Roy quit the Titans by throwing his feathered cap in Green Arrow’s face at a press event.
  • Red Is Heroic: He has red hair and a hero. His first superhero outfit was completely red, except the yellow hat; his second costume is both red and black.
  • Really Gets Around: Roy is infamously this with Jade Nguyen and Donna Troy.
  • Sidekick: As Speedy.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Jason Todd.
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Sub-Commanders

     Katana (Tatsu Yamashiro) 
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A superb samurai, she uses her deadly sword, The Soultaker, to fight evil around the world. The mystic sword contains the soul of every person killed by it along with her husband Maseo and Katana can communicate with those souls.


  • Action Mom: Mother of twin daughters, and a deadly combatant.
  • Amazon Brigade: She's also a part-time member of the Birds of Prey.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her Katana clothes show her navel.
  • Big Sister Instinct: Towards Halo.
  • Composite Character Her appearance is taken straight from Suicide Squad (2016)
  • Katanas Are Just Better: Wields an enchanted Katana, and is very good at using it.
  • Lady of War: Quietly composed and graceful as she fights enemies with her katana.
  • Legally Dead: After the soft reboot. Tatsu Yamashiro is legally dead, she use an alias as legal identity under the name of Yuki Katsura.
  • Master Swordsman: Training under various samurai sensei, Yamashiro is able to use the fabled sword "Soultaker" for justice and adventures despite metahuman odds. She is most proficient with katanas.
  • Omniglot: Katana is fluent in her native language Japanese as well as English.
  • Talking Weapon: Technically it's the soul of her husband (which is trapped in the sword) and it only talks to her.
  • They Call Him "Sword": Her codename is "Katana".
  • Your Soul Is Mine: one of her katanas, the Soultaker Sword, is able to rip the souls from the bodies of its victims.

     Paragon (Marvin White) 

     Proxy (Wendy Harris) 
  • The Cameo: She makes a brief appearance at Beast Boy's Oracle File.

Full-Time Members

     Starfire (Koriand'r) 
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Koriand'r is an alien super-hero with powers of flight and energy projection. Born a princess on the planet Tamaran, she escaped execution at the hands of her older sister Blackfire and was thus exiled from her home planet. There, she had an... interesting meeting with the other future Titans, who came to her defense against the Apokaliptians. She became a founder of the Titans and stayed with the Outsiders for most of her career before going rogue with Jason Todd, Roy Harper, Donna Troy, and Helena Bertinelli following the discovery of Helena's betrayal. Her culture's different standards of intimacy cause her to be extremely open and sexually liberated by human standards. Starfire is deeply fascinated by Earth and enjoys learning new things... perhaps partially because it gives her an excuse to get closer to her leader.

She would later be pregnant with Dick Grayson's child. There weren't any pregnancy symptoms, except an urge for nesting, which she mistook for a call to liberate her people. When she tried to challenge Komand'r she suddenly started vomiting and was beaten by Komand'r. She was imprisoned and Komand'r took her child, Mar'i. After being saved from death by resistance fighters she led a rebellion, but eventually her forces were crushed. Mar'i told her mother to save herself. When she was coming to Earth she decided to forget about it and would imprisoned ARGUS for her crimes.


  • Ace Pilot: Koriand'r has demonstrated considerable skill in piloting spacecraft and aircraft of all varieties.
  • Action Mom: It's been found out recently that she had a daughter with Dick Grayson named Mariand'r.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Used to dye her hair tips pink when she was a member of the Titans.
  • Adorkable: Comes off as this with her slightly broken English and her misunderstanding about Earth culture.
  • Aliens Speaking English: Justified because Tamaraneans can learn any language from physical contact, she generally enjoys doing it by kissing.
  • Amnesiac Hero: Tamaraneans apparently have the ability to 'block' memories on demand as a way to enable them to always have access to their abilities. Unfortunately, once they have blocked a particular memory, it can be difficult to retrieve without others around to remind them of what they had blocked. This seems to be the case with many of Koriand'r's memories between 2006 and her return to Earth.
  • Arch-Enemy: With her older sister Blackfire aka Komand'r
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her outfit shows her exposed stomach.
  • Barrier Warrior: She can erect a strong defensive energy barrier and force-field around herself.
  • Betty and Veronica: She's the Veronica to Barbara's Betty.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: She's very nice, but when she gets pissed...look out.
  • Big Eater: Koriand'r has 9 stomachs, which may explain why she eats so much and never gains a pound.
  • Bizarre Taste in Food: She loves mustard. No, she doesn't put it on food she likes, but to drink it.
  • Cain and Abel: With her sister Komand'r.
  • Fiery Redhead: She is fierce in combat, and not only is she a redhead, but also her hairstyle makes it look like flames.
  • Fish out of Water: Starfire is depicted as being unfamiliar with human customs and phrases is some of her incarnations, leading to some misunderstandings and awkwardness.
  • Flaming Hair: Her Hair is always dissolve to fire.
  • Flight: Koriand'r can use her energy to push herself through the sky. This only works when gravity is affecting her, and she cannot fly unaided in space. While this is a natural ability of all Tamaraneans, Koriand'r's genesplicing allows her to more efficiently absorb solar radiation and thus can utilize it in such a way to propel herself at faster speeds than other Tamaraneans. Her flight is controlled by feeling a sense of 'unbridled joy' and the maximum speed thus varies depending on her level of joy. Her highest recorded speed yet is Mach 10 (7,600 MPH) but typically she soars at a comfortable cruising speed at about Mach 1 (760 MPH).
  • Genki Girl: Justified; all that emotional energy is the source of her super powers. 'Joy' for Flight, 'confidence' for super strength, and general perkiness.
  • Hand Blast: Her main power and attack. As a result of being experimented on, Koriand'r can project bright green-colored energy from her hands, activated by feeling a sense of what she describes as "righteous fury". Her energy attacks produce both thermal energy and highly explosive results on contact. She can augment the effectiveness of her punches by surrounding her hands in energy, and can also use this method to weld or carefully burn through obstacles with contact from her hands. These destructive blasts are called "starbolts" and she also has the power to unleash all her stored energy into a pseudo nova blast.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Interestingly, Koriand'r is not immune to her own energy blasts.
  • Human Aliens: She's Orange skinned Redhead alien with glowing green eyes.
  • Innocent Fanservice Girl: Tamaraneans don't have much in the way of nudity taboos, so she sees no real issue with showing as much skin as she feels comfortable with.
  • Magic Kiss: Starfire can learn any person's language with a touch, but she chooses to do it with a kiss because it's more fun that way.
  • Master Swordsman: Koriand'r has been seen using swords on a number of occasions. She prefers using her own fists.
  • Missing Mom: For her daughter Mari Grayson. She tried to save her daughter from Blackfire but she was pinned defenseless and Mar'i told her mother to save herself.
  • Monochromatic Eyes: Her eyes glows green in the sclera.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Koriand'r is incredibly durable, bulletproof to low caliber ammunition, and is resistant to temperatures to the point that she can resist the vacuum of space for short periods of time.
  • Omniglot: Koriand'r is capable of assimilating other languages through physical contact with another person. She claims this contact must be lip to lip, effectively kissing the person. This ability fades away over time and must be 'replenished' approximately every week or so, depending on how much it is used and the complexity of the language.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Goes all the way past her thighs.
  • Skilled, but Naïve: Because she is so naive, it is easy for several people to take advantage of or betray her.
  • Spock Speak: A rare version in that she doesn't speak this way due to a fascination with logic/science, but as a sign of her relative inexperience with Earth languages. She's not skilled enough with it yet for informal forms and slang.
  • Statuesque Stunner: She's 6'3"/193cm tall.
  • Warrior Princess: She's second in line to the Tamaranian throne and the Tamaranian are a proud warrior race culture.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: The short shorts with long boots type.

     Darkstar (Donna Troy) 
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The Amazonian adopted sister of Diana. She is known for being a sweet woman and a good listener, but she's faced much tragedy and a tangled past in her life. She was originally Wonder Girl of the Titans before her and the other Wild Child quit after Jason's death, and now she forges her own path as Donna Troy. Comes equipped with the same bracelets as her sister, and a lasso that can override the mind of its victim provided that Donna's will is stronger than their own. Using some space armor Starfire had lying around on her ship and fusing it with some Amazonian details for some needed flair, Donna had the costume but still needed a name… and Koriand’r gave it to her, borrowing the title of the now defunct alien commando unit that once used this particular armor style: the Darkstar.


  • The Ace: Managed to effortlessly move past being Wonder Girl and transition into a regular life.
  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: She's snarky but can be very graceful.
  • Amazonian Beauty: Donna as Darkstar has toned muscle on her body.
  • Badass Bisexual: Like most Amazons, she swings both ways and is one of their strongest warriors.
  • Bash Brothers: With Diana and Cassie, and in a cross-gender example, Jason Todd.
  • Boobs of Steel: She's just as stacked, and just as strong, as Diana.
  • Compelling Voice: Donna's Lasso of Persuasion, unlike Diana's Lasso of Truth, compels people to do what she says.
  • Determinator: Which is really bad news for anybody caught in her lasso. Chances are guys, that Donna's will is stronger than yours. Mainly because of all the horrors she has endured in her tenure.
  • Flying Brick: Like her sister Diana, she possesses the same potential powers as an average Amazon.
  • Happily Adopted: Donna was the daughter of Andromache, an Amazon who married Prince Hector of Troy so Hippolyta took Donna in as a sign of respect to her parents, granting her the honor of remaining a princess as was her birthright.
  • Made of Indestructium: her bracelets and Lasso.
  • The Needless: So long as Donna Troy stays on Themyscira, she does not require food, water or any other form of nourishment to maintain her health and vitality.
  • Noodle Incident: She was turned into a pig by Circe and got almost eaten.
  • Official Couple: Dating with Roy Harper.
  • The Pollyanna: Nothing can seem to dent Donna's optimism. Though it's implied that she is actually a Stepford Smiler because of the various traumas she has been through to the point she can become brutally vicious and morose when pushed far enough.
  • Really 700 Years Old: She's nearly as old as her mother and sister.
  • The Resenter: Donna was angry at Diana for a while for passing the mantle of Wonder Girl to Cassandra Sandsmark without consulting it with her. She's since made peace with Diana, but she still doesn't like Cassie, as she feel she hasn't earned the right to be an Amazon
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: She's the first Wonder Girl (now Darkstar).
  • Sibling Team: With Diana and Cassie
  • Star-Spangled Spandex: One of the few constants among Donna's costume is that it will have stars on it somewhere.
  • Statuesque Stunner: Given that she's built exactly like her sister, this isn't surprising.
  • Super Reflexes: Like her sister she can deflect machine gun fire with only her bracelets.
  • Super Strength: One of the strongest heroines around, in the same category as Diana, Power Girl, and Big Barda.
  • Team Member in the Adaptation: Donna Troy isn't normally a member of the Outsiders, but here she's a member alongside her boyfriend Roy Harper.
  • Team Mom: For the Titans, growing more mom-like with each generation of the team that she mentors.
  • Warrior Princess: As Diana's little sister, Donna's also a Princess of Themyscira, and follows in her big sister's footsteps when it comes to asskicking.

     Red Hood (Jason Todd) 
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     Tempest (Garth ta'ldyl) 
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An Atlantean warrior and former sidekick of Aquaman called Aqualad, he was abandoned by an Atlantean group called the Idylists, but Aquaman took him in and raised him as his own in the Royal Palace of Poseidonis. Garth was a member of the second generation of the Titans before he retired after Jason's death. He has since returned to the surface, using the name Tempest, as a high-ranking Atlantean warrior.


  • Action Dad: He and Dolphin have a son named Cerdian.
  • Apparently Human Merfolk: As a "pure" Atlantean he looks almost exactly like a normal human his age.
  • Blue Is Heroic: His costume as Tempest.
  • The Big Guy: He, Donna Troy and Kara Zor-El share this role on the New Titans.
  • Color-Coded Eyes: His purple eyes are one of the reasons why he was abandoned.
  • Fights Like a Normal: Garth is an able-bodied combatant, gaining his skills from his time as a regent of the Atlantean Royal Guard. He is well-capable of successfully engaging in both armed and unarmed combat.
  • Fish out of Water: Pun intended. When he was first a Titan, he bemoaned his status as an outsider amongst humans, complaining how hard it was for him to be accepted when even Arthur couldn't be.
  • Floating Water: As an extension of aquakinesis, he can also do this.
  • Official Couple: With Dolphin.
  • Perma-Stubble: Has a five o'clock shadow to go with his more relaxed disposition now that he's an Outsider.
  • Squishy Wizard: Averted. Garth became a sorcerer, but he was an Atlantean sorcerer, and could still take one heck of a beating.
  • Superior Species: Much like Aquaman, though significantly weaker than he, Tempest is at least four times stronger and faster than the average atlantean.
  • Super Power Lottery: Garth has some magical powers. His mystical power surpasses that of any Atlantean, making him one of the most powerful mages on the planet:
    • Barrier Warrior: Garth can created powerful force fields out of arcane energy multiple times. During his fight with the mages of Atlantis, Garth held up a shield to hold back their magical might.
    • Eye Beams: Emitting kinetic and heat beams from his eyes.
    • Making a Splash: He can mystically control water and water-based solutions for a variety of effects like creating whirlpools to jettison himself through the water at high speeds.
      • An Ice Person: Due to his hydrokinetic powers, Garth can generate and manipulate large amounts of ice. He uses this ability most commonly in the form of ice blasts.
    • Nigh-Invulnerability: Garth can take small arms fire without sustaining injury. He is durable enough to survive in the crushing pressure of the sea where the water is pushing several tons of water against him every second.
    • Required Secondary Powers
    • Seers: All purple eyed Atlanteans are living indexes and historical records.
    • Super Strength: Tempest is incredibly strong and is classified as being noticeably stronger than average Atlanteans. He has, so far, been able to wreck steel, destroy concrete, and place tremendous force behind his blows making him a dangerous combatant.
    • Super Speed: Garth moves at speeds well above those of the world's finest athletes. His agility is reasonably more noticeable when underwater and is just slightly decreased on land.
    • Super Senses: All of Garth's senses are adapted to allow him to function unhindered in the harsh depths of the ocean, giving him an advantage on land.
  • Team Member in the Adaptation: Garth isn't usually a member of the Outsiders, being more associated with the Teen Titans and Atlantis.
  • Took a Level in Badass: As Tempest, when he added magic to his power set and after acquiring the trident of Poseidon; came to be regent of Atlantis.

     Geo-Force (Brion Markov) 
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Brion Markov is the prince of Markovia and half-brother of Tyra Markov. Thanks to breeding and science, he has the powers of the planet Earth, including gravity, earth control, lava blasts and super-strength.


  • Adaptation Species Change: Brion like his sister in the comics and other adaptations is a metahuman, but in Earth 27 he's Stratan by ancestry.
  • Action Politician: Brion was raised in one of the richest political families in Europe, as such he is knowledgeable about political institutions and about global markets, as well as more trivial matters such as which knife to use and what to call your aunts cousin.
  • Barrier Warrior: He can create a gravitational field around people or a wall of gravity in front of an area to make it impassable. He also uses this ability to create bridges or a separating force.
  • Elemental Armor: His powers allow him to coat himself in rock or lava for protection
  • Flight: By nullifying gravity around himself he can levitate himself and coupling that with his pyrokinesis he can use fire for propulsion.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: His primary power set is Earth-based. He can use this power to create earthquakes, tap into lava flows, and levitate or create shapes out of solid rock.
  • Gravity Master: Brion is able to manipulate the gravitational field of Earth itself. He can increase the gravity around and within an object to make it extremely heavy or he can decease the gravity around or within an object to make it extremely light.
  • Legally Dead: After the soft reboot. Brion Markov is legally dead, he use an alias as legal identity under the name of Brian Marks (which is not particularly creative, is he?).
  • Logical Weakness: While Geo-Force is at his strongest when he is firmly on solid earth ground, his powers and health will deteriorate if he is taken off earth for a long period of time. In such instances, Geo-Force will die unless he returns to earth in time.
  • Playing with Fire / Magma Man: Brion is able to manipulate fire and lava from it's source within the Earth.
  • Required Secondary Powers: He can withstand incredibly high temperatures, so he's not burned by the lava he creates
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: He's the prince of Markovia.
  • Sibling Team: With his sister Terra.

     Halo (Gabrielle Doe) 
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Originally named Perdita of the House of Zytle, member of the Vlatavan Royal Family, Princess Perdita was the only child after complications with her birth caused medical issues for her mother. This was unfortunate as it meant that her father’s brother, Count Werner Zytle was all that much closer to the throne. When Violet Harper, the original Halo and a local Markovian novice heroine was killed during the Vlatavian civil war and Perdita was stabbed to the heart by his uncle. Kid Flash was able to run in and pull the dying Perdita out of danger, running her to a hospital. While Kid Flash was being told that Perdita’s heart had been damaged beyond repair, he was notified that Halo had been fatally wounded trying to stop Count Vertigo’s escape and civil war had broke out in Vlatava with Werner’s forces seizing a number of vital locations and turning the public against the established government by having leaked his "evidence" to the media.

With her dying breath, Halo told Green Arrow to use her heart to save the queen. With an angry mob forming outside the hospital, Ollie used an old assassin trick to trigger a death-like state in order to have Perdita declared dead during the surgery and then used his wealth and connections to smuggle her out of the country with a new identity: Gabrielle Doe. As a Vlatavan exchange student at Brentwood, “Gabi” began to discover she had inherited the powers of her heart’s previous owner. Using those powers, she became the second Halo.


     Freight Train (Eric Cecil Moran) 
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Son of one of Maple City, Canada's most esteemed chefs Cecil Graham and his longtime girlfriend and sous-chef Alicia Moran. Eric had a good life. Even though did not live together and his father never really directly acknowledged Eric as his son and his father disowned Eric, cooking skills would only besmirch his reputation and he would spent six months of prison following a brawl to his father. Somewhere along the way, he came into the employ of Simon Stagg to the point that Eric was hired to be the business magnate's personal chef. While coming home from the same event, Eric was abducted by the agents of the Reach and taken aboard one of their ships, where he was placed in stasis.

He would later be bitten by an alien parasite. Instead of dying like most victims, he was given incredible power, transforming into a newblood. Using this new power allowed him to become much more than ordinary. Stagg pitted Freight Train against the Outsiders. Stagg, however, wasn't very loyal to Freight Train. Soon, he switched sides and joined forces with the Outsiders to beat Stagg.


  • Amazing Technicolor Population: His skin turns red when using his powers.
  • Badass Beard: Has a beard and mustache and is a member of the Outsiders.
  • Canada, Eh?: His red T-shirt in his civilian appearance is obvious due to being a Canadian from Maple City.
  • Cool Shades: Wears sunglasses to hide his glowing eyes.
  • Energy Absorption: Eric's powers revolve around his ability to absorb and store kinetic force within his body to increase his physical dexterity to new heights, offering him a host of superhuman powers. When activating his powers, Freight Train's skin becomes a metallic red color.
    • Sizeshifter: The more energy he has absorbed, the greater his size, density and muscle mass would become.
    • Super Speed: Though not as fast as The Flash or Superman, Eric's powers give him Lightning Bruiser abilities.
    • Super Strength: He's strong when he's using his Kinetic powers.
  • Parental Neglect: Eric never had a good relationship with his parents, especially his father Cecil who rejected and denied his own dream profession as a chef following his father's footsteps by calling his cooking "bland", his spices "uninspired", and his presentation "atrocious". Cecil protested on the grounds that Eric's lackluster skills would only besmirch his reputation.
  • Supreme Chef: Eric spent six months in jail for his assault of his father, but fortunately the jail had a culinary arts pilot program which Eric enrolled in which made it easier for him to be accepted to Maple City Culinary Arts Academy after his release, doing so with the full knowledge that every day he was in class, his father was fuming. After becoming a chef, Eric bounced around a few restaurants. In late 2013, while working a catering job celebrating the Reach Ambassador, Eric's cooking impressed Simon Stagg to the point that Eric was hired to be the business magnate's personal chef.
  • Top-Heavy Guy: His upper body seems wider and more muscular than his lower body.

     Thunder (Anissa Pierce) 
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The oldest daughter of Jefferson Pierce, Anissa's relationship with her father was strained by her decision to follow in his footsteps as a costumed hero. She formed a lesbian relationship with Grace and the two are currently living together.


  • Badass Family: Not only her father and younger sister are superheroes, her uncle is a Green Lantern.
  • Badass Gay: Anissa's in a same sex relationship with fellow Outsider, Grace Choi/Macro. Both of them can comfortably kick the rear end of any supervillain they encounter.
  • Battle Couple: Engaged with Grace Choi/Macro.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: With Grace before they got together.
  • Clark Kenting: As Thunder she wears a wig and goggles to conceal her identity as Anissa Pierce.
  • Composite Character: Her costume is taken straight of her appearance in Black Lightning live action series, while her wig is from the Outsiders from the comics.
  • Lipstick Lesbian: She's the femme lesbian while her partner Grace is the butch.
  • The Medic: Anissa is a trained doctor, so more than capable of keeping a level head in situations of blood and gore.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Capable of increasing her density to the point of being Immune to Bullets and causing a mobster to break his fist on her face.
  • Official Couple: With Grace Choi.
  • Shock and Awe: Inherited by her father Jefferson Pierce/Black Lightning.
  • Shockwave Stomp: When super dense Anissa can create shockwaves by stomping her feet. Her "Thunder" codename stems from this.

     Macro (Grace Choi) 
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Daughter of Andraste of Themyscira, older sister of Ryan Choi and adopted sister of Eugene Choi. Anissa Pierce's long term girlfriend, Grace is a giant of a woman with a short temper and immense super strength. Recruited into the Outsiders by her on-and-off-again-lover Arsenal, Grace has served alongside Anissa/Thunder for the duration of the team's existence.


  • Amazonian Beauty: She's half-amazon, so of course she's tall (6'9"/206cm), muscular and gorgeous.
  • Badass Bisexual: Had relationships with men, but is currently engaged to Anissa Pierce.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Both her casual and Macro outfit show her well-toned midriff, tattoos and belly-button piercing.
  • Boobs of Steel: She is easily the bustiest Outsider, and the strongest as well.
  • Boyish Short Hair: Which contrasts with her mother's Rapunzel Hair.
  • Butch Lesbian: Downplayed. She hits almost every requirement for the archetype but is saved from being entirely stereotypical by virtue of being bi rather than gay.
  • But Not Too Bi: She's homoromantic - she has sex with men, but pursues relationships with women.
  • Cool Big Sis: Even if they weren't really related, she was this to Eugene Choi in their early years.
  • Dragon Lady: Subverted. Grace has the overt sexuality, heightened aggression, mysterious past, tattoos, and Asian ancestry associated with the trope but is one of the good guys.
  • Fiery Redhead: Has reddish hair and the attitude to match.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Grace eventually discovered that she's the daughter of Andraste of Themyscira. This explains at least some of her superpowers and her aggressive personality (as well as her not-insignificant resemblance to her mother), though she's actually stronger than most Amazons save Diana, Donna, and Cassie.
  • Healing Factor: Regenerates injuries at a heightened rate. Sabbac once burned off her face; she'd grown it back within a few hours.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Huge, fast, and capable of crushing steel with her bare hands.
  • Named by the Adaptation: She goes by the hero name of Macro rather than using her Real Name as an Alias. Her brother Ryan gave her that name when he discovered that she had no codename when's she's a crimefighter. Ryan decided to remedy that, giving her a codename that paid homage to his own. To this day, Grace only really uses it when Ryan is around.
  • Official Couple: Engaged to Anissa Pierce/Thunder.
  • Related in the Adaptation: Here she's the half-sister of Ryan Choi/Micro (same father, different mothers) and adoptive sister of Eugene Choi/Dr. Marvel.
  • Statuesque Stunner: Seven feet tall, 230 pounds, universally regarded as hot.
  • Super Strength: Her primary power. Even for someone with Amazonian ancestry, Grace is ridiculously strong, clocking in just below the likes of Wonder Woman.
  • Tattooed Crook: Grace's tattoos speak to her less than reputable past.

     Indigo (Brainiac-8) 
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Brainiac-8 was a gynoid originally built to be a possible future body of Brainiac and then re-purposed earlier to analyze what he did wrong, his official "second opinion" as it were. The A.I. Indigo would later be transferred in the recently destroyed Brainiac-8's body and become a member of the Outsiders.


  • Bare Your Midriff: Despite technically being an android, her midsection is exposed.
  • Curtains Match the Windows: She has pink hair and pink eyes.
  • Fem Bot: She built herself a feminine body.
  • Flight: As a Coluan she can levitate.
  • Good Costume Switch: After rebuilding her body as Indigo, she traded her purple armor for a much delicate-looking silver skirt.
  • Healing Factor: She is able to rebuild entire limbs rapidly.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Originally a drone created by Brainiac to better understand his enemies, she developed a consciousness of her own and traveled to Earth, where she eventually became a member of the Outsiders.
  • Interspecies Romance: With the (once) human Rex Mason.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Her defensive abilities are enhanced, showing herself more resistant to damage.
  • Official Couple: Engaged to Rex Mason/Shift.
  • Progressively Prettier: At first she merely looked like a female version of Brainiac, but after rebuilding her body as Indigo, she now looks like an attractive blue-skinned pink haired woman.
  • Super Strength: She might not look like it, but she has the same strength as her progenitor, which is a lot.
  • Technopath: She can also directly interface and control technology by force of will.

     Obsidian (Todd Rice) 
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The son of Alan Scott and Thorn of Canton, twin brother of Jennifer Lynn-Hayden/Jade. Todd Rice is a shadow-controlling hero, who, like Jade, joined up with the Outsiders and one of the few gay superheroes of the DC Universe.


  • Abusive Parents: Todd never have happy life with his foster father James Foster after his foster mother Shirley and brother Jeremy abandoned him for unknown reasons.
  • Badass Gay: As one of the homosexual members alongside Renee of The team.
  • Blessed with Suck: Todd can feel every negative emotion in people around him, can bring out negative emotions in others, and can manipulate shadows to attack and engulf people. Understandably, Todd sometimes has a hard time believing he's a good person given the way his powers have mostly negative effects on people.
  • Casting a Shadow: Unlike his sister Jade, whose powers resemble their father's, Obsidian has various shadow-based powers from his father's exposure to shadow energy after a battle with Ian Karkull. Obsidian is connected to the Shadowlands, a dimension of primordial, quasi-sentient darkness. At will, Obsidian can merge with his own shadow and possess the shadows of others.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He use his Umbrakinesis powers for good.
  • Hearing Voices: It didn't help that one of the voices Todd heard was actually Ian Karkull with a grudge against the Society.
  • Logical Weakness: His shadow-form is easily injured by bright light.
  • Luke, You Are My Father: He found out he was adopted right before he graduated high school, and met his sister Jenny. They speculated that Alan Scott/Sentinel might be their biological father, and set out to meet him.
  • No Medication for Me: Averted. He's taking medication for his schizophrenia, and it works for him.
  • Psychic Link: Todd could communicate with his sister Jenny through a limited form of telepathy.
  • Separated at Birth: From his twin sister, Jennifer-Lynn Hayden AKA Jade
  • Sibling Team: With his sister Jennifer-Lynn.
  • Straight Gay: His relationship with his fiancé Damon Matthews
  • Supernatural Fear Inducer: Todd also has limited telepathic abilities and by coming in contact with a victim's shadow he could cause them emotional agony by subjecting them to their innermost fears.
  • Team Member in the Adaptation: While his sister Jennifer was a member of the Outsiders in the comics, Todd is more associated with the Justice Society.

     Jade (Jennifer Lynn-Hayden) 
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The daughter of Alan Scott and the psychotic Rose of Canton, Jade inherited her father's powers, but without the need for a power ring. She met and later fell in love with Green Lantern Kyle Rayner, joining the Outsiders later.


  • Action Girl: She might not be as powerful as her father or Kyle, but she is more than capable of defending herself.
  • Amazing Technicolor Population: Her powers manifested by turning her skin and hair green.
  • Attempted Rape: Jenny was almost raped by a teenager boy, but her meta-gene activates turning her green and giving her powers and the bushes which surrounded her seized the boy’s legs, tripping him. Scared, the boy kicked the tangles off his ankles and tried to make a run for it. Angry, Jenny wanted to smack him and as she thought that, a large glowing shape reached out from her and did just that, smacking the boy through the windshield of a parked car. The commotion drew the attention of King Marvel, who happened to be flying nearby on patrol, and he helped calm Jenny down and kept her company until the cops arrived.
  • Battle Couple: With Kyle Rayner on occasions.
  • Fanservice Model: By the time Kyle met her, Jade was a model and social media manager.
  • Light 'em Up: Jennifer can control the mystical power of the Starheart, an ancient artifact created by the Guardians of the Universe. Jade had extensive energy manipulation powers able to affect gravity, radiation, heat and light in a large number of ways.
  • Official Couple: With Kyle Rayner.
  • Power Palms: Jade had a special star-shaped birthmark on one of her hands that let her use her Green Lantern Ring-type power.
  • Psychic Link: Jenny can communicate with her brother Todd through a limited form of telepathy.
  • Separated at Birth: From her twin brother Todd Rice AKA Obsidian.
  • Sibling Team: With her brother Obsidian.
  • Traumatic Superpower Awakening: When she was almost raped by the aforementioned teenage boy her meta-gene awakens turning her skin, eyes, and hair green.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: Like her father, Jade's powers are useless against wooden objects.

     Looker (Emily Briggs) 
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The knockout beauty known as Looker, named so for her drop dead gorgeous looks. She possesses powerful psionics, making her one of the most powerful mentalists on the planet. After losing her humanity to a Vampire she also acquired a vampire's abilities and weaknesses, joining the Outsiders later on.


  • Fiery Redhead: She is a psyonic Metahuman redhead.
  • Friendly Neighborhood Vampire: Especially when compared to other evil vampires like Nocturna.
  • Healing Factor: In addition to being virtually indestructible, whatever damage a vampire does in fact suffer can be healed through the consumption of human blood.
  • Lady in Red: Her outfit is red, fitting for a vampire lady.
  • Lesbian Vampire: She's actually a bisexual vampire.
  • Logical Weakness: Although Emily does not share many of the same weaknesses as regular vampires, thanks to her psionic powers, she does have the need to feed on human blood.
  • Magic Meteor: Her metahuman abilities were activated through exposure to a comet when the Outsiders rescued her from Abyssia, and she became a member of their team.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Emily's invulnerable to most forms of injury (certain exceptions apply). Bullets, blades and blunt objects do little to no damage to a vampire's body.
  • Telepathy: Her telepathy which allows her to enter and read the minds of others, communicate mentally with others over long distances, set up mental blocks, or emotional influences, stun the minds of others with powerful "mental bolts" which shock the minds of others into unconsciousness, control the minds of others thereby commanding their actions, and create complex and believable illusions in the minds of others.
  • Our Vampires Are Different: In addition to the various mental and physical benefits that vampires are heir to, she also possess the ability to turn others into vampires as well. Each new vampire is traditionally subservient to the one who "turned" them, but some strong-willed vampires have been known to rebel against their masters.
  • Psychic Powers: Emily like most vampires possess some form of psychokinesis. Some are clairvoyant, others can communicate telepathically, some possess mind control. Particularly powerful vampires can control the minds of several people at once.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Besides the black sclerae, when using her powers her eyes turn red, and she's not someone you wanna mess with.
  • Significant Green-Eyed Redhead: She's an attractive redheaded vampire with green eyes when not using her powers.
  • The Soulless: Morningstar mentions she has no soul, like Mazikeen (who is a demon).
  • Super Senses: A vampire's senses are enhanced far beyond those of a normal human being

     Dolphin 
Dolphin is Garth's wife and the mother of his child.
  • Action Mom: Mother of Cerdian, and while not versed in magic like Garth, her strength as an atlantean cannot be underestimated.
  • Battle Couple: She and her husband Garth are both members of the Outsiders.
  • Happily Married: To Garth.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: She and their son are fine and safe on Earth 27.
  • Team Member in the Adaptation: In the comics Dolphin is more involved with Atlantis as a whole rather than the Outsiders, but here she's a member alongside her husband Garth.

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     Raven (Rachel Roth) 
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The half-human daughter of Trigon the Terrible, a dreaded and powerful demon lord who intended to use Raven to open a portal that would allow him to enslave Earth and Angela Roth, a human woman who managed to find her way to the other dimension of Azarath. Because of her background and powers, Raven is a solitary, quiet individual who prefers to avoid interacting with others much, but displays a biting, acerbic wit and a love for sarcasm when she does.


  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Used to dye her hair tips red when she was a member of the Titans.
  • Alliterative Name: Rachel Roth
  • Amicable Exes: Raven is Beast Boy's ex-girlfriend. As Beast Boy is still basically a teenage boy despite his chronological age, the two stopped dating when Raven was college-aged. They remain close friends.
  • Anti Anti Christ: She was sent to Earth to end it, but ends up being a hero who tries to save it.
  • Astral Projection: In conjunction with her telekinesis, Raven's soul-self is able to envelop her (along with at least four other people) and travel to a personal pocket dimension and then 'sidestep' our own reality to reappear elsewhere. She can use this technique to travel vast distances on Earth, or to teleport by momentarily displacing herself and then re-appearing in another location. She can pass through walls and obstacles by simply teleporting past them, giving the illusion of intangibility.
  • Badass Bisexual: Her biography indicates she's bi, and is one of the most powerful magical heroes in the world.
  • Bad Powers, Good People: She is the daughter of the demonic Trigon and was intended to serve in destroying the world with her dark powers. Instead, she opposes him and fights for good with the other Titans.
  • Barrier Warrior: She can erect unusually strong shields of sheer telekinetic and dark energy around herself and others for protection.
  • Boyish Short Hair: Her signature hairstyle. Raven cuts her own hair as a way to ensure it will always be short as she cannot stand it being long.
  • Child by Rape: Her mother was raped by Trigon which led her birth.
  • Child Hater: Raven finds kids to be obnoxious.
  • Comfort Food: Raven refused to eat waffles for months upon arriving on Earth, seeing no appeal to their appearance. However when force-fed them, she had a change of heart and now describes them as "better than life itself".
  • Composite Character: Raven retains her personality in the Teen Titans 2003 animated series.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: She has darkness based powers.
  • Does Not Like Spam: Raven hates it when foods are made to taste or look like other foods. It's a personal pet peeve of hers.
  • Eerie Pale-Skinned Brunette: She's pale as a ghost and half-demon.
  • Empath: Raven has the psionic power to absorb and control feelings, sensations and emotions, enabling her to feel and enter into the subconscious minds of others.
    • Empathic Healer: Could heal others, at the cost of having to feel their agony. This cannot be done to major injuries.
  • Glowing Eyes: Raven's eyes glow when using her powers. When she is balanced, her eyes glow white and her aura shows up as black. If giving in her demonic nature, both glow red. She also has a second set of mystical eyes that open on her forehead when such power is called upon.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: The daughter of the demon Trigon and a human mother.
  • In the Hood: Her signature hood and cape.
  • Lady of Black Magic: She's dark, aloof, and has many supernatural and sorcerous powers.
  • Magical Incantation: Raven's mantra of "Azarath Metrion Zinthos" is made of the Azarathian words for 'Peace, Balance (or Measured), and Power', effectively reminding herself that "My soul is peace, my mind is balanced, give me power" as a meditative practice. This is not an actual spell incantation, which often leads people to believing that she can be gagged to prevent her powers.
  • Mixed Ancestry: Raven's Earthly heritage is a quarter Korean and quarter German, by way of her mother.
  • She's Got Legs: Her dress shows her legs. Even Barbara admits she has great legs.
  • Telekinesis: Raven can merge a small part of her soul-self into objects in order to take control of them, with the object essentially becoming an extension of her soul-self ; this may be the reason why she prefers to take control of inanimate objects rather than people.
  • Teleportation: She can teleport herself and others over vast distances.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: A deep purple, like in the 2003 cartoon.
  • You Won't Like Me When I'm Angry: Raven's main weakness is letting go of her emotions, especially rage. Even though giving in to her rage seems to make her much more powerful, it could potentially corrupt her, leaving her very vulnerable to attacks which affect demons adversely. Also, while her powers can become more powerful during times of emotional outburst, it can be more difficult to rein her powers in as her demonic nature becomes more pronounced and may take control. Also, during such moments, she tends to have little regard for self-preservation and puts little emphasis on defense.

     Beast Boy (Garfield Logan) 
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The son of Mark and Marie Logan, both American veterinarians who ran an animal sanctuary in Qurac. Garfield Logan was infected as a child with a rare disease called Sakutia, which made Garfield incredibly sick and by the time his parents were able to get him diagnosed, his condition was declared terminal. Garfield’s life could be extended by having regular blood transfusions, along with experimental medications, but even then Garfield was not expected to live to see Y2K. One day his parents were ambushed at home by Bialyan rebels looking for medications to treat their wounded and Marie tried to stop them but they made off with Garfield’s medicine and the blood needed for his next transfusion.

J'onn J'onzz and M'gann M'orzz visited the sanctuary later that very day, disguised as Quraci officials looking for the rebels. They were on the hunt for an alien fugitive but when they learned of Garfield’s condition, they revealed themselves as shapeshifters and offered to help by duplicating Garfield’s own blood type and giving him the needed transfusion. Desperate, Marie agreed (and Garfield was just so excited to meet a pair of aliens).

After his parents were mudered by Queen Bee, he would later be adopted ann raised as a kid hero on the Doom Patrol, he grew up and moved by founding the Titans later in his career.


  • Amazing Technicolor Population: Has a green skin when using his powers, and the animals he turns into are green as well.
  • Amicable Exes: He used to date with Raven. However, Due to his deaccelerated aging cause both him and Raven break their relationship and remained as friends.
  • Beast Man: His default form is a monkey-like humanoid with fur all over and a tail.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: As goofy and playful as he is, he still manages to be effective.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: When he gets serious he's very competent.
  • Combo Platter Powers: While his main power is shapeshifting, he also has, in no particular order, Super Strength, Super Speed, Super Senses and an advanced Healing Factor.
  • Composite Character: Beast Boy is a composite taken straight between his 2003 animated series version (including retaining some his personality, his ties with the Doom Patrol and his black and purple colors of his suit) and his Young Justice portrayal (Such as his Super Human Transfusion via Martian DNA, His animosity of Queen Bee for the murder of his parents and his Brother-Sister dynamic with Miss Martian).
  • Does Not Like Shoes: Averted. Garfield can't tie shoes for some reason. All of his shoes are either velcro'd sneakers, slippers, sandals, or flip-flops.
  • Fights Like a Normal: Garfield has trained as a Titan for over a decade and has learned to use his innate dexterity and agility to considerable skill, even in human form... though, he prefers to go 'monkey style' as a literal monkey boy, often shouting at his enemies to behold the power of the 'Monkey King'. What a goof...
  • Genius Ditz: Clearly not the most book smart of the Titans and the Outsiders, but he can be an effective leader when he gets serious
  • Happily Adopted: To Steve Dayton and Rita Farr.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Cyborg.
  • Hidden Depths: He is skilled in origami.
  • How Do I Shot Web?: During his time with the Doom Patrol, he couldn't change into animals much bigger than his base form.
  • I Have Many Names: Beast Boy has had many nicknames over the years including Beast-Brat, Green Jeans, Salad-head, Sprout, and Tork.
  • In-Universe Nickname: "Gar" from Garfield, on occasion.
  • Official Couple: With Tyra Markov.
  • Older Than They Look: The blood transfusion from M'gann halted his aging, meaning despite being thirty he still looks and acts like a teenager.
  • Pop-Cultured Badass: Despite all the reading of manga and watching of anime he does, and his own insistence that he speaks Japanese fluently, he is truly awful at it.
  • Power Incontinence:
    • Garfield will change into random animals when he's sick or disorientated. Deathstroke has used some sort of pollen extract to incapacitate Garfield in this manner before. Also, if Beast Boy is unconscious for a short while, he will revert back to human form.
    • Sometimes, if he is distracted or struck during his transformation, he will be unable to transform and painfully revert to human form, unable to transform for a few minutes.
  • Primal Stance: While he usually walks upright, it's not unheard of for him to get into poses similar to predators at rest or about to pounce.
  • Psychic Block Defense: After his encounter with Zazzala, M'gann M'orzz installed some strong telepathic protections in Garfield's mind to ensure something like that would never happen to him again.
  • Real Men Eat Meat: Zigzagged. Since his enslavement by Zazzala, Garfield is a vegan... or at least he tries to be. He often 'forgets' that milk comes from cows (which is really weird, seeing as he can transform into a cow) and Barbara saw him eating scrambled eggs on countless occasions before he realizes what he's doing. Another problem keeping him from being a true vegan is that if he has transformed into any sort of carnivore recently, his 'primal urges' kick in, and by week's end he gives in and devours a hamburger or steak... but after doing so, he tends to whimper for about an hour as the red meat reminds him of the taste of things he would rather forget having eaten. Also, he insists that pepperoni is not a meat and gladly devours slice after slice of pepperoni pizza.
  • Speaks Fluent Animal: Garfield has some sort of psionic connection, possibly a bastardization of the Martian telepathy, that gives him an innate connection to animals, allowing him to communicate with them on a primal level and has shown that he could be tossed into a pit full of ravenous starved tigers and they wouldn't harm a hair on his head thanks to seeing him as a kindred spirit. For whatever reason, Garfield calls this ability 'The Red', but whether this is the same ability Barbara heard Buddy Baker and Mari McCabe talk about is unknown.
  • Super Human Transfusion: Like his Young Justice counterpart he got blood transfusion via Martian Manhunter's genetic blood into Garfield's Bloodstream.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Cyborg.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifter: Can shift into the form of any animal. He can also transform into extinct or mythological animals as long as he knows how they look.
  • Youthful Freckles: Has them.

     Terra (Tyra Markov) 
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Terra is a super-hero with the power of geo-kinesis. Born the illegitimate daughter to King Viktor of Markovia, her half-brother is Geo-Force. Eventually, she was caught stealing by Vlatavan police. The corrupt police officers thought her powers might be of interest to Count Werner Zytle and decided to try to cash her in. The Justice League of America crashed the counts castle to free a kidnapped Green Arrow and after being rescued, the JLA brought Tyra to America for asylum and gave her a place in the Titans. She would later developed a relationship with Beast Boy... but their original fling was short and tragic.

Terra found her way out of the rock, not having aged a day. While the JL are still hesitant to renew her status as a Titan, Cyborg was not and immediately made a motion to admit her to the Outsiders: having her join the Outsiders' ever-growing number of people that defy death (see: J. Todd & Indigo). Her and Garfield have decided to try and pick up their relationship where they left off.


  • Adaptational Heroism: Terra is not Slade's personal agent to the Titans, Here she's a true member of the Titans, she even sacrifices herself to stop Deathstroke (she got better).
  • Adaptation Name Change: In the comics her name is Tara Markov but in Earth-27 here she's called Tyra Markov.
  • Adaptation Species Change: Tyra in the comics and other adaptations is a metahuman, but in Earth 27 she's Stratan by ancestry.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Tyra has made some comments that make Barbara wonder if she is bisexual, though she insists she is completely hetero in that department.
  • Deal with the Devil: Tyra loves to play devil's advocate and try to get people to give in to their slightly darker impulses or do things they'd rather not. She doesn't go full on evil seductress mind you, but she enjoys trying to get Rachel to wear a dress or tempt Garfield into eating meat.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: She can control and manipulate all forms of rock and earthly substances and materials. There is no set limit to how far or how close she needs to be to the earth for this power and ability to work. She has been able to be completely off the ground and still control the earth. She has created tremors, earthquakes, sharpen rocks to a needle point, and has control over these elements for as long as she can physically maintain them.
  • Flight: Terra often transports herself and others by riding on a large slab of earth through the sky. The top speed of this is unknown but she has demonstrated that she can keep her balance while traveling atop such masses while moving in excess of 100 MPH. She typically only uses this means of travel to cover short distance, preferring the T-Wing for long flights.
  • Friendly Rivalry: With Halo, since both are royalty from neighboring countries.
  • Likes Older Men: She admits so, although she doesn't want to tell Beast Boy and make him feel self-conscious.
  • Logical Weakness: When outraged or overwhelmed, Terra lacks the control of her abilities, being unable to regulate how much earth she moves, and often inadvertently triggers seismic tremors or even volcanoes.
  • Omniglot: In addition to English and her native tongue of Markovian, Tyra also speaks Vlatavan, German, Russian, Greek, and Italian.
  • The Mentally Disturbed: Tyra suffers from PTSD and on occasion something will trigger that, sending her into a catatonic state or mania-stricken panic.
  • Sibling Team: With her brother Brion.
  • Sixth Ranger: Of the original Titans.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: Having been legitimatized by her father, Tyra is technically third in line of succession to the throne of Markovia. She has very little interest in that, however.
  • Trademark Favourite Food: Terra likes Apple and Cherry Pie.
  • Younger Than They Look: Though chronologically she is twenty-eight years old, she is biologically only around eighteen. This whole hard to classify age dynamic has actually worked out well for her and Garfield's relationship.

     Shift (Rex Mason) 
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Rex Mason was transformed into Shift after he was exposed to the light of an ancient meteor while on an expedition to find the Orb of Ra for industrialist Simon Stagg. He uses his ability to change into any element on the Periodic Table to fight crime, discover the world's mysteries, and maybe get another chance at being human.


  • Adventurer Archaeologist: He was a soldier for hire, contracted to find the artifact called "Orb of Ra", and transformed into Shift by the same artifact in an Egyptian tomb.
  • Body Horror: As he takes damage his hold on his form slips, making him look more and more monstrous.
  • Composite Character: He's combined with his duplicate Shift, taking his name instead of the hero name of Metamorpho.
  • Feel No Pain: He's always in pain, which means new sources of it are little more than an annoyance.
  • I Love Nuclear Power: Rex can transmute his body to any of a wide variety of liquid, gas or metallic elemental compounds and form it to his will. Originally, he was limited to the elements which occur naturally in the human body.
  • Immune to Bullets: He can shrugs off a full magazine, to his annoyance.
  • Like Brother and Sister: Has this relationship with Emily Sung.
  • Magic Meteor: The source of Shift's Powers.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: The nature of Rex's body provides him with natural body armor offering damage resistance from blunt attacks and energy attacks.
  • Official Couple: He's engaged to Indigo.
  • One Degree of Separation: When he meets Larry Trainor, they realize both are acquainted with two different Green Lanterns.
  • Related in the Adaptation: His great-uncle is the first Nite-Owl, Hollis Mason, and he's related to Hunter "Hun" Mason of Star City and the Titans alumni Courtney Mason/Anima.
  • Rubber Man: Rex can stretch, bounce, elongated, control, reshape his body as if it were made of rubber or plastic.
  • Sad Clown: As mentioned above he's in constant pain, and assuming the source material holds true his mutation is permanent. Despite this, he's almost always smiling and has a good sense of humor to mask it.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Rex can also shape parts and portions of his body instead of the whole. He can form such complex shapes as a tank and a bicycle and such simple forms as a cloud or a spring.

     Card Queen (Delilah "Duela" Dent) 
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  • Abnormal Ammo: She carries a pair of gag guns which look like over-sized revolvers — similar to Hellequin's Last Laugh. These weapons are able to be loaded with special bullets which can fire different projectiles such as potent laughing gas pellets, an ultra sticky adhesive, or confetti. Of course, she also has a bullet that fires a flag which will unfurl in flight to reveal the word "Bang!"
  • Adaptation Name Change: Instead of her most famous moniker of Joker's Daughter, she goes by her lesser known alias of Card Queen.
  • Alliterative Name: Delilah Dent.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her corset is short-enough to expose her navel.
  • Confusion Fu: Duela is an expert martial artist. Duela's fighting style incorporates movements which reflect those of a clown, mime, or vaudevillian comedy routine. Fans of Abbott and Costello or the Three Stooges will also recognize some of their classic moves.
  • Full-Frontal Assault: In one instance when C.R.I.M.E. held her captive and stripped her of her gear, she still managed to escape. When the Outsiders found where she was being held, Duela was waiting for them in her birthday suit, playing a game of solitaire using a pile of eight dead terrorists as her table.
  • Improbable Weapon User: Duela can throw small handheld objects with incredible precision. True to her title as "Card Queen", Duela often carries some razor-edged weighted playing cards to use such weapons, often throwing them as a "warning shot" to draw attention to herself and give criminals one last chance to surrender or bolt. She also uses these cards to cut straps on duffel bags, weapons, or armor to disable combatants or hinder their escape.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: Duela is much more intelligent and capable than she ever lets on. She often will intentionally fail at various tasks for comedic effect and will only show you just how clever she can be when the timing's right.
  • Of Corsets Sexy: Wears a corset that emphasizes her assets.
  • She-Fu: Duela is a world-class acrobat despite very little formal training. Dick Grayson thinks she could possibly be every bit as good as him if she ever stopped goofing off and focused on her training for a few weeks.
  • Significant Green-Eyed Redhead: She's a redhead with green eyes, daughter of one of the most noticeable Batman rogues and apprentice of another.
  • Statuesque Stunner: She's 5'11"/180cm tall, and despite the makeup she's not bad looking.
  • Team Member in the Adaptation: Normally Duela is independent or associated with the Teen Titans, but here she's a former member of the Secret Six and a reserve member of the Outsiders.

     Tarantula (Catalina Flores) 
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Catalina is a FBI agent. She became a super hero inspired by her hero, Nightwing, to battle police corruption and gangs in Blüdhaven. Since then, Catalina has only kept up the Tarantula identity as a part-time gig in favor of catching criminals the old-fashioned way with her day job.


  • Adaptational Heroism: She's still hard on criminals, but certain elements of her character were wisely revised to from her controversial comic book counterpart.
  • Adaptational Modesty: Being based on her New 52 incarnation, her stomach isn't exposed.
  • Aloof Ally: She's only considered a part time member of the Outsiders.
  • Animal Motifs: The Tarantula
  • Combat Sadomasochist: On the other hand she still has a rather unhealthy kink with crime fighting that for a time, she and Nightwing based a relationship around before he broke it off after realizing it wasn't good for either of them to encourage the behavior.
  • Fair Cop: She's an FBI agent and quite attractive.
  • Friends with Benefits: What her and Nightwing's "relationship" was.
  • Super Reflexes: Tarantula is able to perform jumps and swings with extreme accuracy and enough speed to avoid bullets.

     The Question II (Renee Montoya) 
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Renee Montoya is an officer of the GCPD. She attended the US Naval Academy and served in the Marine Corps after graduation, alongside Kate Kane, with whom she had been in a relationship as a midshipman. After joining the GCPD, she was Harvey Bullock's partner until he was promoted to lieutenant and stayed in Gotham during No Man's Land. She would later become the new Question after the death of Vic Sage after he succumbed to his cancer. Renee has been working close with Batwoman and the Birds of Prey investigating the arrival of the CRIME terrorist sect in Gotham.


  • Adaptational Backstory Change: She served as a Marine alongside Kate Kane in this continuity, while in the comics she has no military service whatsoever.
  • Amazon Brigade: She's also a part-time member of the Birds of Prey.
  • Badass Gay: Even before becoming The Question she was a competent police detective.
  • The Blank: Wears a special mask that completely blurs her facial features.
  • Boxing Battler: As a midshipman, Renee would have been required to take boxing as a plebe.note 
  • Coat, Hat, Mask: Montoya usually does not even have the coat; she just wears the mask and hat over whatever she was wearing that day.
  • Fair Cop: Renee is a very attractive police officer and gets her fair share of attention from females of many species, Alex included.
  • Good Old Fisticuffs: How she lays the hurt on people she feels deserves it.
  • Legacy Character: Took the identity of The Question after the passing of Vic Sage.
  • Nice Hat: Like Vic Sage, Renee wears a fedora.
  • Official Couple: With Alex Danvers.
  • Twofer Token Minority: Renee is a woman, a Latina, and a lesbian.

     Rook (Sebastian Faust) 
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