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Characters that appear in Heroes Reborn and its various digital content. Please see the original series's character sheet for returning characters. BEWARE SPOILERS!!!

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Evolved Humans

The Evolved Humans that make their first appearance in Heroes Reborn

Carbondale, Illinois Evos


     Tommy Clark 

Tommy Clark/Nathan Bennet
Played By: Robbie Kay
Ability: Ability Absorption, Space-Time Manipulation

An (not so) Ordinary High-School Student that wants to live a normal life but must be cautious as to avoid people discovering his powers.

  • AB Negative: How Tommy discovers that he's adopted. He's AB, while Anne is O negative, which makes their relationship biologically impossible.
  • Amnesiac Hero: Tommy was actually really heroic and ready to face his destiny, like his uncle Peter, but the memory wipe took that away too.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He might be afraid of his power but he won't hesitate to use it if you threaten someone he cares about. Luke and Joanne found out the hard way.
  • The Chosen One: According to Caspar, he's destined to save the world. He's not very happy about that.
  • Composite Character: He is a combination of several character of the original show: the personality of Claire Bennet post-amnesia, the Jumped at the Call attitude of Peter Petrelli pre-amnesia and the power of Arthur Petrelli.
  • Dead Guy Junior: His real name is Nathan, after his biological grandfather, Nathan Petrelli.
  • Discard and Draw: His actual power is to absorb the powers of other evos, at the cost of losing the one he currently has.
  • Fraternal Twins: Revealed to be Malina's twin brother.
  • Happily Adopted: Pre-memory wipe Nathan knew that Hiro and Anne were his adoptive parents and that his biological mother, Claire, died when he was an infant.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: Shy and awkward, he just wants to get through high school intact and ask out the girl of his dreams. He and his mother are hiding because of his powers and he's trying really hard not to get found out.
  • Irony: Before he got his memory wiped he was quite willing to Jump At The Call and save the world. Afterwards however, he tries to stay as far away from the subject as he can.
  • Jumped at the Call: He eventually joins Noah and Quentin in their attempts to stop Renautas, but only after some convincing.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: He actually knew everything including his adoption, because Hiro and Anne were his adoptive parents. It was only after Harris came after them that Caspar was forced to alter his memories in order to keep him off Renautas' radar and prevent him from attempting to save Hiro.
  • Ooh, Me Accent's Slipping: Robbie Kay's natural British accent occasionally slips in.
  • Power Parasite: His actual power. Like his great-grandfather Arthur Petrelli, he can steal other people's abilities but like his great-uncle, he can only absorb one at a time.
  • Refusal of the Call: When Caspar initially tells him that his destiny is to save the world, he's absolutely unprepared to accept the statement and teleports out of the hospital.
  • Separated at Birth: He's Malina's fraternal twin brother and was raised separately from her so Renautas won't get their hands on the kids and because his ability is so powerful that if he was near his sister for too long, he would inadvertently absorb her ability as well.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: An ordinary high school student discovers that they have powers and fear other people discovering them, they confide in someone they trust and they eventually decide to start using their powers to help save the world. This statement applies to Tommy just as much as Claire.
    • Makes sense, as he's Claire's son.
  • Teleporters and Transporters: He has the ability to teleport people and objects to whatever place he was thinking of when he did. Tommy later figures out he can use it on himself as well to teleport. As a result of absorbing Hiro's power.
  • Time Master: As a result of absorbing Hiro's power. The amnesia has him forget this power.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Tommy believed he was a simple teleporter. After the events of "June 13th (Parts 1 and 2)" and "Sundae, Bloody Sundae", Tommy relearns of Space-Time Manipulation and finally manages to use the time travel aspect, stopping time to save Emily.

    Caspar Abraham 

Caspar Abraham
Played by: Pruitt Taylor Vince
Ability: Memory manipulation

A mysterious man who's tracking Tommy's movements, who he claims has a destiny ahead of him.

  • Ambiguously Evil: He's affable to the people he meets, but is also tracking Tommy from afar and absorbs people's memories through a penny. He was assigned to watch over Tommy by a higher authority, which deeply unsettles Mrs. Clark. He's on the side of good as Hiro and Noah trust him to keep Nathan safe. He altered Nathan's and Noah's memories in order to keep Nathan off of Renautas' radar until he was old enough.
  • Guile Hero: Given that he has no fighting abilities whatsoever, he resorts to using his suitcase of pennies to trick his enemies into picking them up.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: He was killed by Joanne Collins while trying to protect Emily from her wrath by using his suitcase of pennies.
  • Mind Rape: His ability is to erase people's memories.
  • Old Friend: He is Noah's old Company partner.

Tokyo, Japan Evos

    Miko Otomo 

Miko Otomo

Played By: Kiki Sukezane
Ability: ???

A Japanese evolved human on a mission to find her dad.

  • Action Girl: She appears to be pretty adept with a katana and dealing with attackers. She even manages to chop off Harris' arm in order to escape.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Crashes right through Erica's glass windows and distracts Harris enough for her to regain her sword and for Noah and Quentin to subdue one of his clones. Erica still manages to get away, though.
  • Butterfly of Doom: Somehow, Noah Bennet finagling with the original timeline has caused her to appear 7957 years into the future.
  • Disappeared Dad: Her father was a prominent video game designer who disappeared under mysterious circumstances and leads her to try to track him down.
  • Dissonant Serenity: She's unusually calm about being captured and interrogated by Harris, even making origami creatures as he questions her. Justified in that she's not human in the first place, but a program turned real and took up the real Miko's identity.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Sacrifices herself to free Hiro Nakamura from captivity. She also stabs herself in order to kill Harris Prime and dissipates after decapitating him.
  • I Am Who?: She's a backdoor AI given life by her evo creator specifically designed to release Hiro Nakamura.
  • Intrepid Fictioneer: She has the ability to jump into video games with the sword. She can also use the sword to teleport into places in the real world. Because she's actually a program herself and is based off of the real, comatose Miko Otomo.
  • Pintsized Powerhouse: A young petite Japanese woman with a big sword and can take out several guards with ease. However, she's no match for Harris.
  • Tomato in the Mirror: Miko Otomo is dead. This girl is a program who was pulled from Evernow, just after Hiro Nakamura was put in there, and was taught to take up her identity. Later revealed that the real Miko is in a coma in the future.

Los Angeles, California Evos

    Oscar Gutierrez 

Oscar Gutierrez / El Vengador

Played by: Marco Grazzini

Carlos' estranged older brother. And secretly the evo vigilante "El Vengador".

  • Aloof Big Brother: He's a few years older than Carlos and the brothers' relationship is expanded on the graphic novel Vengeance with them arguing over a luchador match.
  • Anti-Hero: Killing is not a taboo for him.
  • Bilingual Bonus: His vigilante alias "El Vengador" translates to English as "The Avenger".
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: He conceals blades in his sleeves to use when fighting criminals.
  • A Day in the Limelight: The comic miniseries Vengeance is the story of how he became El Vengador. He's also a Legacy Character: their grandfather is the original El Vengador, a luchador who inspired Oscar to take up the name.
  • The Dutiful Son: After Carlos left the family to join the army, he was left to run the family's garage business and has a strained relationship with his brother, accusing Carlos of running away from his problems.
  • Grease Monkey: A mechanic like their dad, he inherited the family's garage business, although it's struggling due to lack of business and unsavory people hanging around the neighborhood. He's also none too happy to see El Vengador graffiti on his building.
  • In the Hood: Part of his vigilante costume.
  • Happily Married: In the Vengeance graphic novel, his wife and Jose happily greet him when he comes home from work, although she disapproves of him missing out on Mass.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: While he and Carlos have a contentious relationship, he does deeply care about his brother. It's also implied that he was only irritated about the El Vengador graffiti because it would draw more attention as well as become a possible clue to his identity.
  • Made of Iron: Drops from at least 20 feet onto a car without visibly injuring himself.
  • Mauve Shirt: Dies in the first episode.
  • Names to Run Away From: He calls himself "The Avenger" in Spanish.
  • Super Strength: He can punch someone clear across an LA alley.
  • Vigilante Man: He's been secretly doling out justice on his own under the alias of "El Vengador" and wears a mask to hide his identity.

    Jose Gutierrez 

Jose Gutierrez

Played by: Lucius Hoyos
Ability: Phasing

Oscar's preteen son and Carlos' nephew.

  • Dead Person Conversation: Invoked by Matt Parkman as part of the brainwashing at Sunstone Manor. When Carlos finds Jose, he's seen talking to an imaginary construct of Oscar.
  • Intangibility: He has the ability to phase, just like D.L. Hawkins in the parent series.
  • It Runs in the Family: Jose has an ability, just like his father. Unfortunately, Oscar dies from an ambush before Jose could show him and before Oscar could reveal his identity as El Vengador.


Father Mauricio

Played by: Carlos LaCamara
Ability: Smoke mimicry

A priest in Los Angeles who helps run an underground railroad for Evos.

  • Cool Old Guy: An older priest with powers who helps his fellow Evos escape danger and tries to guide Carlos along a good path.
  • Good Shepherd: Helps innocent Evos avoid persecution and bounty hunters by smuggling them out of Los Angeles to safe locations.
  • Secret Keeper: Knew that Oscar was "El Vengador" due to him helping Mauricio with the underground railroad.
  • Smoke Out: He can turn into a smoky cloud at will and reform without issue. Mauricio can also turn other people into smoke if he is touching them, which he uses to hide himself and Carlos from Dearing's dirty cops. He also uses it to hide Oscar and a group of refugees from human traffickers.
  • Taking the Bullet: While helping Carlos and Farah battle the Harris clones, he's shot and killed by a Renautas guard.
  • Underground Railroad: Runs one in Los Angeles, which Dearing and his Evo hunting cops are attempting to expose.

    James Dearing 

Captain James Dearing

Played by: Dylan Bruce

A Los Angeles police captain who leads a group of other cops in hunting down Evos and selling them.

  • Big Bad: Of the Los Angeles storylines. Only he was not, and it was the Director AKA Matt Parkman.
  • Dirty Cop: He and his allies are not sanctioned in their actions against Evos and are in it for a payday.
  • Hunter of His Own Kind: Leads a group of other cops in hunting down Evos without permission and selling them, despite being an Evo himself. Dearing's main goal is to locate and round up all the members of the Evo Underground Railroad. This comes to bite him when the EPIC system reveals his true status as a unregistered Evo to his subordinates and they tranquilize him.
  • Super Strength: He is extremely strong and durable, which Carlos finds out the hard way when ambushing him.
  • Psychic-Assisted Suicide: Parkman gets into his mind and Dearing kills himself with a pistol.



Played by: Rachael Ancheril
Ability: Flight

A woman involved with the Evo underground.

Other Evos


     Molly Walker 

Molly Walker
Played by: Adair Tishler, Francesca Eastwood
Ability: Clairvoyance

A young girl with the ability to locate anyone. She was orphaned after her powered parents had a run-in with Sylar. She was adopted by Matt and Mohinder, then unceremoniously Put on a Bus to stay with Mohinder's mother in India. Molly eventually returned to the United States, but went on the run from Renautas following Evos being forced into hiding.

  • Better to Die than Be Killed: She shoots herself in the head to stop Erica from using her for her plans.
  • Break the Cutie: Her story arc from her introduction as a child to her suicide has been one long horrible breaking process, culminating in her suicide to keep Erica from continuing her plans.
  • Broken Bird: She tells Noah that all her life, people have been trying to exploit her ability, him included. She's utterly broken by the time she kills herself.
  • Con Man: As a young adult, she's resorting to grifting in order to survive. This leads to her capture by Taylor Kravid and her partner posing as casino players.
  • Has Two Mommies: Mohinder and Matt raise her together in Volume Two.
  • Heroic Suicide: She kills herself because she'd rather be dead than continue powering the EPIC system and allowing Erica to potentially kill over 7 billion people.
  • Littlest Cancer Patient: When we first meet her.
  • The Little Detecto: She has the ability to locate anyone who is alive.. Bennet referred to her as The Company's new tracking system until she was put in the care of Matt and Mohinder. She is Renautas' new "EPIC" tracking system as she's forcefully strapped and plugged into the computer system.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Her debut as an adult had her in a tight dress with the camera focus lovingly on her assets to show that She Is All Grown Up. She's only dressed like that for grifting as she definitely looks like a teenager when she was with Noah Bennet at the hospital.
  • Oh, Crap!: When she realizes she's been tricked and captured by bounty hunters. She was captured by Renautas before and escaped, trying to stay off their radar by grifting until Taylor Kravid caught her.
  • Put on a Bus: In Volume Three, having a couple of minor appearances afterwards along with several appearances in the online comics.
  • The Bus Came Back: Returns as a young adult in Heroes Reborn (2015).
  • Timeshifted Actor: Francesca Eastwood portrays Molly as a young adult in the sequel series.
  • Soap Opera Rapid Aging Syndrome: A mild case. We last saw Molly as a young girl, but in Heroes Reborn, she's aged into a young adult in her early 20s, especially since her age isn't specified. In the nine real-time years that have passed since she was last on screen, Molly should have been at least 18 or 19.
    • It's implied though she was trying to look older. She looks much closer to her real age in the June 13th flashbacks.

    Luke Collins 

Luke Collins
Played by: Zachary Levi
Ability: Solar-powered radioactivity

One half of a formerly Happily Married couple turned violent superhuman killers as a result of their child dying in a terrorist attack blamed on people with abilities.

  • The Atoner: He says as much as he asks his former dental partner to buy him out of their practice. He also tries to commit suicide, but Malina saves him. He decides to join her in her quest and hopefully atone for his mistakes.
  • Ax-Crazy: At first he appears to have no qualms about killing, this attitude slowly fades over the course of the first three episodes. Especially now that he develops powers of his own.
  • Badass Normal: He'd have to be to stand against guys with Invisibility, Flight, Super Speed, Pyrokinesis and Teleportation powers and live to tell the tale.
  • Empowered Badass Normal: Luke inadvertently discovers that he has powers of his own and he freaks out as a result.
  • Battle Couple: Luke and Joanne are badass to the extreme together.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Luke and Joanne's attempts to take out Tommy don't end up as planned.
  • Cynicism Catalyst: Luke and Joanne were Happily Married until their son was among the victims of the Odessa attack, which spurred them to team up and destroy specials. Joanne appears to have taken the loss much harder as she prefers to shoot anything that moves first.
  • Driven to Suicide: Attempts this, but is saved by Malina.
  • Evil Counterpart: Luke is one to fellow Badass Normal, Noah Bennet. Their backstories are nigh-identical but while Noah kept things in perspective and came to realize that Evolved Humans aren't all dangerous or bad (admittedly with the aid of the Company), Luke became convinced that all of them should die because of what they did to his child. And now that he's developing sunlight powers, much to his horror, he's also rethinking his position.
  • Evil Wears Black: Luke and Joanne are both dressed all in black in every scene seen in the trailers so far.
  • Fantastic Racism: Both Luke and Joanne hate Evolved Humans. Luke in particular gives a disturbingly Nazi-esque, pre-mortem speech to a group of evos.
    Luke: I know you have no control over who you are, of what you are. These powers, they're not natural, they're not safe, they cannot be trusted. So as far as I see it, there's only one solution to that.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Both Luke and Joanne went from a happy, well adjusted family to rampaging serial killers. Maybe moreso now that Luke seems to have slid into Ted Sprague-territory with his new powers.
  • Heel Realization: After discovering his power, Luke understands that Evos are just normal people with families and that he and especially his wife, have become monsters.
  • Heroic Sacrifice:
  • Love Makes You Evil: Their genocidal rampage is the result of their son dying in a terrorist attack blamed on evolved humans.
  • Papa Wolf: The death of his son is what motivates him to go along with Joanne and kill Evos, and he looked ready to blow Phoebe's brains out after discovering that she had a hand in the bombing. He also has shades of this towards Malina, too.
  • The Power of the Sun: He has heat/radiation based abilities seemingly derived from his exposure to sunlight. This is definitely true as of the latest episodes, with Luke single-handedly stopping the first solar flare with his powers, while it takes both Nathan and Malina to stop the second one.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Luke is the more thoughtful and stoic Blue Oni to Joanne's Trigger Happy, Ax-Crazy Red Oni.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: A thirty-something white guy, dressed all in black with short black hair and a Perma-Stubble is walking around and killing people with abilities as a result of an incident which caused him to develop a cynical disposition? Yep, Luke Collins is Sylar without the powers. Except he actually does have powers. They seem to be of the super-heating/radioactive variety, placing him more along the lines of Ted Sprague's arc.
  • Tomato in the Mirror: Luke has solar-powered radiation-based abilities.
  • Unholy Matrimony: Still married and still loving Joanne. Although Luke might be having second thoughts on the whole revenge thing. Especially now that he has developed powers of his own.


Malina Bennet
Played By: Danika Yarosh
Ability: Elemental control

A young woman destined for greatness.

  • The Chosen One: Farah tells her that she has a destiny to help save the world. Just like her brother.
  • Dead Girl Junior: Noah Bennet is her grandfather and named her after his mother.
  • Elemental Powers: She can control the elements.
  • Fraternal Twins: She's revealed to be Tommy's twin sister.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Sweet-natured teenager with blonde hair and ready to jump in and help people. She even saves Luke from drowning himself and convinces him to do something good.
  • Jumped at the Call: She's described as brave and courageous.
  • Naïve Newcomer: Had a very sheltered upbringing as a child and was told she would be destined for greatness.
  • The Scapegoat: She stops a massive solar storm, but the people witnessing her stopping it blames her for causing it instead and start threatening her. Fortunately, Luke steps in and rushes her to safety.
  • Separated at Birth: She's Tommy's fraternal twin sister and was raised separately to protect them from Renautas and because if they were raised together, Nathan would eventually absorb her ability as well.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: In many ways she's just like Peter Petrelli, the same Jumped at the Call attitude, the same Chronic Hero Syndrome, and the same All-Loving Hero disposition. Considering Peter is her great uncle, it makes a lot of sense.

    Farah Nazan 

Farah Nazan

Played By: Nazneen Contractor
Ability: Invisibility

A woman who is responsible for guiding and protecting Malina.

  • Battle Couple: With Carlos in their Army days and as El Vengador's partner. She does make fun of him for adding flamethrowers to the costume, calling it a bit much.
  • A Day in the Limelight: The comic miniseries Godsend focuses in on her pre-Army days and before she worked for Angela.
  • Dare to Be Badass: Delivered one to her ex, Carlos, after he expressed his guilt over the Medal of Valor.
  • Invisibility: She is able to turn completely invisible at will.
  • The Mentor: Has been watching over Malina and guiding her in developing her powers for years.
  • No-Sell: She's able to resist Matt Parkman pressing into her mind to find Malina's whereabouts and still refuses to answer questioning when Carlos is brought in and tortured in front of her.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: To another invisible person, "Claude Rains" the same invisible person who helped train Peter to understand his powers.
  • Taking the Bullet: She uses her power to block Joanne's bullet meant for Malina. She survives, but just barely, with Carlos and Micah rushing her to the hospital.

    Phoebe Frady 

Phoebe Frady

Played By: Aislinn Paul
Ability: Umbrakinesis

An evolved human with the ability to manipulate shadows and darkness.

  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Renautas tortured and utterly broke her, then remade her into "The Shadow" because her pain magnifies the darkness coming from her, so Renautas pushed her until she felt no more pain. Quentin is forced to kill her in order to save Malina because he realizes that Phoebe is so far broken by the torture that all she can do is kill.
  • Break the Cutie: She's excited at first to learn about her power, but things quickly go downhill for her. She's framed as one of the suspects in the Odessa bombing, for one, and has been kidnapped and held prisoner by Renautas. "The Needs of Many" reveals that she's been utterly broken and remolded into a living Renautas weapon called "The Shadow". She ultimately dies at her own brother's hand when he realizes that she's been so utterly broken that she can't be saved.
  • A Day in the Limelight: She's the main character of the prequel mini, Dark Matter.
  • Casting a Shadow: Her ability is umbrakinesis, the ability to control shadows and darkness.
  • Eerie Pale-Skinned Brunette: As Renautas's "Shadow", she's pale and stringy-haired.
  • Face–Heel Turn: "The Needs of Many" ends with her under Erica's control and shrouded in darkness. She later shows her new evil by killing Quentin in the original timeline.
  • Follow the Leader: In-universe, she uses Claire Bennet's "I'm X and this is attempt number Y" method to reveal her powers to her brother Quentin.
  • Hero Killer: "June 13th Part One" reveals under Erica's commands, she created a huge eclipse that blocked out most of the Evos' powers at Odessa Unity Summit.
  • Ironic Name: "Phoebe" means "bright", "radiant" which is the opposite of what her powers allow her to do.
  • That Man Is Dead: According to Quentin by "Company Man," he doesn't think of himself as betraying his sister when he has his Heel–Face Turn, since in his words, "that's not [his] sister."
  • Power Nullifier: Her use of shadows can nullify other evo powers. And "June 13th, Part One" shows she could create an eclipse.
  • Parental Abandonment: She and Quentin are half-siblings and Mrs. Frady died in a car accident some time prior to the events of Dark Matter. Her father is not known, other than he abandoned the family when Phoebe was a child, and both siblings are reluctant to bring him up.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Her eyes glow purple/pink when she uses her powers to their full extent.
  • Took a Level in Badass: She starts the Dark Matters web series with the ability to manipulate her own shadow. By the end he can extinguish light sources, compress shadows into a ball of darkness and even darken the sky.

    April Clifton 

April Clifton

Played By: Jennifer Murray
Ability: Super leaping

An evolved human with the ability to leap great distances.

  • In a Single Bound: Appears to have the ability to jump between tall buildings with ease and is seen to be one of the few specials who's excited about her ability.



Played By: Nesta Marlee Cooper
Ability: Telekinesis

An evolved human who works alongside Hero Truther and Rene.

  • A Day in the Limelight: Her story is explored in the companion mobile game Enigma and her older sister Cassandra is the protagonist of Gemini.
  • Action Girl: She manages to terrify Quentin and pulls a gun on Noah.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: She and Cassandra were orphaned as children before being kidnapped by the Quarry and experimented on. Part of the experiments include injecting them with a formula nicknamed "Gemini", which grants them additional abilities.
  • Little Miss Badass: At age 14, she learned how to master her telekinesis.
  • Mind over Matter: Is a telekinetic.
  • Time Master: As a result of being experimented on with the "Gemini" formula, she has the ability to manipulate time as well.


Dahlia's older sister.

  • Action Girl: She works her way through the Quarry to find her sister.
  • A Day in the Limelight: She's Dahlia's sister and is the star of the companion game Gemini.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: Due to her use of time and space manipulation, she's lost chunks of her memory. When she finds Dahlia in Enigma, she can't remember what her sister looks like and doesn't recognize her.
  • Time Master: Like Dahlia, she also can also manipulate time and space, but on a smaller scale and can transport objects through time.
  • Promotion to Parent: She was responsible for Dahlia's well-being until they were kidnapped by the Quarry.


Carbondale, Illinois Humans

    Emily Duval 

Emily Duval

Played By: Gatlin Green

Tommy's crush at Linderman High. Her boyfriend is Brad.

  • Love Interest: To Tommy.
  • Nice Girl: She is very kind and sweet.
  • Secret Keeper: She sees Tommy use his ability on the Collins family after they threaten her and she promises to not say a thing.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Seems to fall for Tommy in "Game Over", kissing him despite dating Brad at the time.



Played by: Jake Manley

Emily's boyfriend who initially bullies Tommy.

  • Abusive Parents: His stepfather verbally and physically abuses him.
  • Jerk Jock: An athlete who initially starts picking on Tommy for being the new kid.
  • Secret Keeper: Although he initially attempts to turn Tommy in for having an ability, Brad changes his mind when he realizes he can use Tommy to get rid of his stepdad. Although Tommy does not go through with it, Brad thinks he did after Caspar gets rid of the stepdad himself.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: After the timeline has been changed, he's never mentioned again, implying that he never dated Emily.

    Anne Clark 

Anne Clark

Played by: Krista Bridges

Tommy's fiercely protective adoptive mother.

  • Dark Secret: She's not Tommy's real mother. She's actually the nurse who delivered the twins and raised Tommy as her own with Hiro. Caspar asks her if she's really ready to reveal the truth about Tommy's true parentage. Later subverted that Nathan/Tommy knew all along he was Happily Adopted, but his memories have been erased and she had no choice but to play along.
  • Happily Married: To Hiro, until Renautas came knocking.
  • Mama Bear: Carries a gun around to protect Tommy, which she uses to threaten Caspar when she catches him following Tommy.

    Agent Cole Cutler 

Agent Cole Cutler

Played by: Dean Armstrong

An special agent who tracks down Tommy.

Tokyo, Japan Humans

    Ren Shimosawa 

Ren Shimosawa

Played By: Toru Uchikado

A gamer who assists Miko in her quest to find her father.

  • Anguished Declaration of Love: To Miko, right before her Heroic Sacrifice.
  • Asian and Nerdy: A gamer who's apparently second-ranked in the Evernow game. The way he tracked down Miko was that he played the game until he found a secret message in the code which translated into her address.
    • His idea of sneaking her into Renautas? Have her dress up as the Katana Girl that's modeled after her and show up at a fan gathering right outside their headquarters that he organized via his social media.
  • Badass Bookworm: He's perfectly capable of a lot of intelligent ideas with just his phone.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: He manages to save Hachiro and the real Miko, and breaks into Evernow to free Tommy. His last scene is kendo training with Miko and Hachiro.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: He shouts this upon logging in the game with Miko.
  • Mission Control: Miko has him guide her through the game.

Los Angeles, California Humans

    Carlos Gutierrez 

Carlos Gutierrez
Played By: Ryan Guzman

A former soldier that discovers that his brother is an evo vigilante.

  • The Alcoholic: He's struggling with staying sober, to say the least.
  • Badass Normal: He does not have any powers, just his army training.
  • Black Sheep: In his brother's opinion. They have a strained relationship, as Oscar believes that he runs away from his problems and that Carlos broke their father's heart in refusing to take over the family garage once he returned from active duty. As he puts it:
    Carlos: I told Pop to paint over the 's' in Sons years ago.
  • Cool Uncle: His brother even asks why should his son look up to El Vengador when "Tío" Carlos is around. Oscar, in his dying breath, asks him to look after Jose and take up the El Vengador name.
  • Classical Anti-Hero: He doesn't feel like he's capable of becoming El Vengador despite his brother's wishes to take up the mantle. After looking into the ambush that killed Oscar, he takes up the mantle largely in revenge against Captain Dearing.
  • Dare to Be Badass: He delivers one to a group of people in the trailer. Subverted in the actual series proper since he was spiking his cola with some whiskey at the time.
    Carlos: It doesn't matter how ordinary you think you are, we all have the potential to be heroes.
    • Farah gave him one after their military hearing where he got his medal and leaving him for a better assignment.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: At the end of the series, he's sober, patched up his relationship with Farah, and together with Jose, they work to protect the neighborhood.
  • Establishing Character Moment: We first see him in a school closet with a teacher he just met and who's name he can't even remember.
  • Legacy Character: His brother Oscar wants him to take up the mantle, but he himself is reluctant to do so. He only does so out of revenge for Oscar's death and take down the Dirty Cop who killed him, and to live up to Jose's expectations.
  • Medal of Dishonor: He feels guilty about receiving the Medal of Valor. Because he never committed his heroic acts, Farah did while using her invisibility. He had been hiding during the battle and then helped cover up Farah's ability.
  • Powered Armor: After fully committing himself to being El Vengador, he upgrades the suit with mechanical servos to simulate Super Strength.
  • Retired Badass: A former soldier.
  • Shell-Shocked Veteran: A former soldier that is uncomfortable with the idea of being hailed as a hero, as something happened to him in the army that made him feel unworthy of his Medal of Valor and taking his brother's place as a vigilante. That's because Farah, his ex, committed the heroic acts and he was rewarded instead of her. In reality, he was hiding and then subsequently covered up the fact that she was using her invisibility. Before she dumps him and leaves for a new assignment, she gives him a Dare to Be Badass to earn his medal.

Other Humans

    Joanne Collins 

Joanne Collins
Played by: Judith Shekoni

One half of a formerly Happily Married couple turned violent superhuman killers as a result of their child dying in a terrorist attack blamed on people with abilities.

  • Ax-Crazy: Luke has been somewhat unhinged but Joanne is far more so. Her first, second, and third idea is to shoot anything that moves as soon as possible. The bombing left them with some Sanity Slippage, her moreso as her first reaction after seeing Mick was to brutally kill him with a pair of scissors because he was the special that was with her son when the bombing happened.
  • Badass Normal: Much like her husband. Or rather, unlike her husband.
  • Battle Couple: With Luke.
  • Bullying a Dragon: She probably regrets threatening Tommy's Love Interest.
  • Cynicism Catalyst: Luke and Joanne were Happily Married until their son was among the victims of the Odessa attack, which spurred them to team up and destroy specials. Joanne appears to have taken the loss much harder as she prefers to shoot anything that moves first.
  • Dark Action Girl: Joanne's badassery is in no doubt after she shoots an invisible man.
  • Death Seeker: Became this after her husband became an Evo.
  • Evil Brit: Joanne speaks with a Manchester accent.
  • Evil Wears Black: Luke and Joanne are both dressed all in black in every scene seen in the trailers so far.
  • Fantastic Racism: While Luke might hate evos, Joanne hates them even more, to the point where she has no qualms about killing as 16-year old boy and shooting a man point-blank in the forehead. When she learns that Luke has an ability, it just fuels her hatred and anger even more as she leaves him.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Both Luke and Joanne went from a happy, well adjusted family to rampaging serial killers.
  • Kubrick Stare: Joanne has this in her character poster.
  • Lack of Empathy: She doesn't have an ounce of human feeling for any of her victims, nor for their families, who are losing loved ones just like she did.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: She shoots and kills first and asks questions never.
  • Love Makes You Evil: Luke and Joanne's genocidal rampage is the result of their son dying in a terrorist attack blamed on evolved humans.
  • No Body Left Behind: When Luke ultimately kills her with his powers, she is burnt to nothing but a pile of ashes.
  • Oop North: Judith Shekoni retains her natural Manchester accent for Joanne.
  • Redemption Rejection: Luke constantly attempts to convince her to stop her ways after his Heel–Face Turn, but she decides she's too far gone to stop and that her vendetta against Evos is all she has anymore.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Joanne is the emotionally unstable trigger happy Red Oni to Luke's more thoughtful and stoic Blue Oni.
  • Scary Black Woman: She's terrifying in that she blames all the evos for the loss of her son so she's willing to kill all of them and appears to have some bloodlust as well after her first murder.
  • The Sociopath: She slaughters countless innocent people with petty justifications that only make sense to her. She nearly killed her husband just because he was an evo.
  • Unholy Matrimony: Still married to and still loving Luke.
  • Trigger Happy: To the point where Luke has to remind her to keep her fingers off the trigger of her gun.

    Quentin Frady 

Quentin Frady
Played By: Henry Zebrowski

A Conspiracy Theorist convinced that the Odessa terrorist attack wasn't caused by evolved humans. He tracks down Noah Bennet to enlist his aid in part to find the real culprit and in part to find his empowered sister Phoebe.

  • Big Brother Instinct: He's extremely protective of Phoebe and is very supportive of her ability, even gifting her a camera to document her powers. Her disappearance and frame-up as a suspect in the Odessa bombing affects him heavily and motivates him to track down Noah Bennet in an attempt to find her. His protectiveness towards Phoebe probably explains why he joined Erica's cause in the new timeline.
  • Conspiracy Theorist: He's convinced that something else is behind the Odessa attack and manages to track down Noah Bennet to convince him to investigate further. He's probably right as he found evidence that Renautas are probably behind the attack, but he needs help confirming it.
  • Evil All Along: In the new timeline, Quentin is alive...and secretly working for Erica the entire time. Although once she shows Nathan around, he appears to start having second thoughts. When he and Phoebe encounter Luke and Malina, his doubts about Erica are magnified in his confused expression. Ultimately, this proves to be a Subverted Trope. He was on his sister's side... but when it became clear she was undeniably evil, he throws in with Luke and Malina instead.
  • Heel–Face Turn: In "Company Woman," he decides to join forces with Luke and Malina against his sister, to the point of denying Phoebe was his sister anymore.
  • Parental Abandonment: Phoebe is his half-sister and the only family he has as Mrs. Frady died in an accident some time prior and the status of their fathers are not known, although it appears that they would prefer to never bring up her father.
  • Promotion to Parent: Since their fathers appear to not be in the picture and their mother passed some time ago, Quentin takes on a lot of the parental responsibilities in keeping Phoebe safe and helps her enroll at college.
  • "Shaggy Dog" Story: He finds Phoebe... who by that time is fully on Erica Kravid's side as an agent of Renautas, and she kills him when he enables Miko to save Hiro Nakamura, something she was trying to prevent. And when he meets up with her a year earlier in the revised timeline, he simply gets enlisted into Renautus.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: He and Noah initially don't get along and does grate on Noah's nerves at times, but when he's killed by his own sister, Noah calls him a friend.



Played By: Greta Onieogou

Phoebe's roommate who learns about her ability.

Renautas Corporation


    Erica Kravid

Erica Kravid

Played By: Rya Kihlstedt

The head of Renautas Corporation.

  • A Nazi by Any Other Name: She does not seem to believe that evos are human beings, and treats them accordingly.
  • Big Bad: Given that she's the head of Renautas and its actions during Dark Matters.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: She puts on a nice face for the world at large and tries to charm her way past any obstacles she can.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: She's the head of the Renautas Mega-Corp, but has a secret agenda of her own.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Caspar gave her Primatech's card when she was younger, leading her to work for them and become the Corrupt Corporate Executive that we know today.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: Her actions are the reason for Luke and Joanne becoming villains because she ordered Phoebe to create an eclipse that killed most of the Evos at the peace summit.
  • Hidden Depths: For all her manipulativeness and power-hunger, she genuinely loves and tries to provide the best for her daughter Taylor.
  • Manipulative Bastard: She manages to manipulate Quentin and Phoebe to her side and she attempts to sway Tommy to her side as well.
  • No, Mr. Bond, I Expect You to Dine: When Tommy is captured and brought to her, Erica treats him to dinner.
  • Rape as Backstory: When she was a teenager, a doctor promised to cure her father's terminal illness with his healing ability but only if she'd have sex with him. He got her pregnant, and years later the same man showed a disturbing interest in her daughter and tried to take the girl from her. This is the reason she hates Evos so much.
  • Villainous Breakdown: When she finds out that her own daughter Taylor has turned her back on her and when she finds out from Harris that Hiro Nakamura has been freed, she loses it. It gets even worse once she loses control of Tommy/Nathan, to the point where she tries to shoot him when he says he's learned to be in two places at once, which she claims is impossible.
  • Visionary Villain: She describes the end result of her work as "the Big Bang without the noise or the mess."
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Like Hitler, she utterly believes in the righteousness of her wicked cause, which only serves to make her appear absolutely psychotic.

    Taylor Kravid 

Taylor Kravid

Played By: Eve Harlow

The daughter of Erica and one of Renautas' top agents.

  • Daddy's Little Villain: She works for her mother with her boyfriend and captured Molly. Molly ominously warns her things are going to get worse. And when Francis doesn't reappear at Renautas' labs and some prodding from Noah and Quentin, she appears to start questioning her mother's agenda.
  • Dating What Mommy Hates: She entered into a romantic relationship with Francis, the telekinetic Evo, despite her mother vehemently despising all Evolved Humans. It Crosses the Line Twice when Taylor and her mother find out that Taylor became pregnant with Francis' child who also happens to be a telekinetic evo.
  • Heel–Face Turn: After discovering her mother's true plans and realizing that her boyfriend is merely a pawn to her mother, she turns over to the evo side. She steals part of her mother's plans along with some video, and posts it to Hero_Truther's channel. Seeing Francis plugged into EPIC and then taken away by her mother is also heartbreaking as she's pregnant.
  • Hell-Bent for Leather: Usually seen wearing a leather jacket.



M. F. Harris

Played By: Cle Bennett
Ability: Cloning

A recruiter for the Renautas Corporation.

  • Arch-Enemy: To Miko. The two have fought each other more then any other characters, and he eventually chooses to fight her in his prime form. It doesn't end well for him.
  • Badass Baritone: His voice is just infused with badass.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: He always kicks ass in a suit.
  • The Dragon: To Renautas and Erica Kravid in particular.
  • Healing Factor: An apparent side effect of his cloning abilities.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice and Off with His Head!: In their final showdown, Miko impales and then decapitates Harris Prime, taking out all his clones.
  • Self-Duplication: He has the ability to spawn clones of himself, spawning a new clone from Miko chopping off his arm.
  • Scary Black Man: Unless you have powers or your name happens to be Noah Bennet you do not want to mess with him. And even that's not a guarantee.
  • Troll: After shooting a shapeshifter who was impersonating Matt Parkman without any knowledge of who the real deal was, he informs Parkman of this with a nasty grin on his face.

    Hachiro Otomo 

Hachiro Otomo

Played by: Hiro Kanagawa
Ability: Can transfer things to/from Cyberspace

Miko's father and an employee of Renautas.—-

  • Blackmail: He's working for Renautas on the promise that in exchange for his help with The Plan they will heal his daughter, who is in a coma.
  • Cyberspace: Can transfer things/people to Cyberspace from the real world and back.
  • Hard Light: Can create functional hard light constructs from data.
  • The Stoic: Remains outwardly calm in extremely high-pressure situations where his life is on the line every moment.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Once he has trapped Tommy in the Eternal Fortress and confirmed that Erica's plan will run smoothly, he's immediately sedated.



Played by: Peter Mooney
Ability: Telekinesis

A Evo agent who works with his girlfriend Taylor to hunt down Molly Walker.

  • Mind over Matter: He is a telekinetic.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Implied to have been either killed or taken for experimentation by Renautas after successfully capturing Molly. He and Molly have been plugged into EPIC alongside a group of Evos, and it seems that he's been kept comatose as he didn't respond to Taylor trying to wake him. Erica claims that Francis knew what he was doing and volunteered, even though his retaining at the private airport suggests otherwise.


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