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    Injustice Universe Lois Lane 

  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Her hair bounces back and forth between red, brown, and black in the comics (although it's brown in the game).
  • Dead Alternate Counterpart: Good Superman's Lois is still alive.
  • Distressed Damsel: In Superman's S.T.A.R. Labs missions.
  • Happily Married: To Superman.
  • Killed Off for Real: Accidentally killed by Superman through the Joker's machinations. She was pregnant at the time, too.
  • Living Emotional Crutch: Connecting Superman to humanity has always been a part of her character, and Injustice takes it to extremes in showing what that severing can do. Occasionally other superheroes attempt to appeal to Superman through the memory of Lois in the comics, but it's more of a Berserk Button, indicating that Superman is aware Lois wouldn't approve.
  • The Lost Lenore: To Superman in the game proper.
  • Stuffed in the Fridge: The Joker does this to Lois, similar to his crippling of Barbara Gordon. Of course, this time it was so spectacularly awful it works.

    Injustice Universe Jimmy Olsen 

    Arkham Asylum (Hugo Strange, Riddler, Penguin, Killer Croc, and Two-Face) 

  • Badass Crew: Some of Batman's nastiest rogues all in one place.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: The Penguin and the Riddler.
  • Badass Normal: The Penguin, the Riddler, and Two-Face.
  • Bald of Evil: Hugo Strange, the Penguin and Killer Croc, the latter due to his reptilian skin.
  • Beard of Evil: Hugo Strange.
  • The Brute: Killer Croc.
  • Cane Fu: The Riddler strikes passing combatants with his cane.
  • Combination Attack: The inmates all take turns getting a hit on the unlucky character who gets blasted into whatever room they're at.
  • The Cameo: They aren't major figures, but a brawl through Arkham will inevitably include familiar faces. They all also appear in a few S.T.A.R. Labs Missions.
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: Hugo Strange.
  • Improbable Weapon User: The Penguin uses his umbrella while Two-Face smashes a television over a passing combatant's head.
  • Institutional Apparel: Killer Croc wears orange prison-style pants, though the others retain their signature attire.
  • Psycho Psychologist: Hugo Strange, who is a member of Arkham's staff instead of being an inmate.
  • Reptiles Are Abhorrent: Killer Croc.
  • Standard Status Effects: The Penguin and the Riddler appear in several S.T.A.R. Labs Missions. The Penguin will induce sleep on the fighter closer to him with his Penguin Gas, while the Riddler drops green question marks that give whoever picks them up a random buff or debuff.
  • Unfazed Everyman: Hugo Strange paces nearby during the fight, observing the combatants. He doesn't even flinch when a piece of debris from the ceiling and lands right behind him.
  • Whole Costume Reference: Their models are reused from Arkham City.
  • Wild Card: Two-Face due to referring to his unique Two-Headed Coin in every decision he makes. It's also reflected in his role in some S.T.A.R. Labs missions where he'll randomly shoot one of the two characters fighting based on what side his coin ends up on.
  • You Will Not Evade Me: Whenever a character is sent the inmates' way, Killer Croc will grab their head before they can run away.

    Atom Smasher 

Alter Ego: Albert Rothstein

  • The Big Guy: Very much so, considering he can go giant.
  • Cool Mask: A blue one with an atomic symbol on it.
  • The Faceless: He's not seen without his Cool Mask on.
  • Meaningful Background Event: He fights Giganta in the background of the Hall of Justice's entrance, which can come into play if the fighters activate a stage transition.
  • Sizeshifter: His main thing is growing really large.
  • Would Hit a Girl: In his defense, Giganta is a villain who's more than willing to punch him out.


Alter Ego: Doris Zeul

  • Evil Redhead: She's a Wonder Woman villain with red hair.
  • Grievous Harm with a Body: As a stage transition hazard, she grabs you out of the air and punches Atom Smasher with you before tossing you into the Hall of Justice proper.
  • Meaningful Background Event: She fights Atom Smasher in the background of the Hall of Justice's entrance, which can come into play if the fighters activate a stage transition.
  • Sizeshifter: Her main thing and the only reason she can be a threat to Wonder Woman is her ability to grow really large.

    Stryker's Island Inmates (Gorilla Grodd, Metallo, Parasite, and Deadshot) 

  • Ascended Extra: Deadshot goes from a background cameo in the console game to being a playable character in the mobile game, and later being playable in Injustice 2, where Gorilla Grodd has also been Promoted to Playable.
  • Bald of Evil: Metallo and Parasite.
  • The Cameo: They appear as inmates of the Iron Heights Penitentiary. Grodd also has a cameo appearance in the prequel comic.
  • Cold Sniper: Deadshot, and it's also a reputation he has in-universe.
  • Cool Mask: Deadshot has one, which includes his distinctive scope.
  • Cyborg: Metallo.
  • Promoted to Playable: Deadshot in the mobile version and the sequel, and Grodd in just the sequel.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Metallo for the reason listed below
  • Unfazed Everyman: Metallo is noticeably very complacent and docile during any fight that takes place in the Penitentiary, especially since he's standing on the same walkway a fight can take place on. And he never once thinks to move.
    • Averted with the other three. Parasite, Gorilla Grodd, and Deadshot are, respectively, trapped by an electric field, surrounded by guards, and in a firefight with an unseen opponent. Though in the case of the latter he still comes off as pretty casual, leaning against a wall when not shooting at his opponent.

    Trigon the Terrible 

  • Abusive Parents: Demonic Possession for starters.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: He seems to still be as evil as he usually is, but his relationship with his daughter outside of her S.T.A.R. Labs missions seems to involve mutual affection on both sides, whereas in most other media he views her as a disposable pawn and holds no store of affection for her.
  • Anti-Climax Boss: He also appears as his own character in Raven's final STAR Labs Mission. But... instead of his fearsome devil self, he's just about as tall as a normal character, has no special moves and it's very easy to earn 3 stars in the mission involving him. Maybe he's just holding back.
  • Archnemesis Dad: To Raven in her S.T.A.R. Labs missions. Subverted in the comics and the main campaign. In the comics he seems to genuinely love her and is driven to fury when he hears she has been imprisoned; in the campaign, she has accepted serving him and works with Superman only to prepare for his arrival on Earth.
  • Big Red Devil: His iconic appearance.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Sorta. He's the one who brought Scorpion to the DC Universe this time thinking he's one of his own troops whom he accused of pulling a Defector from Decadence on him. Trigon engaged him in combat. It doesn't work as expected.
  • The Cameo: He appears in both Raven's Supermove and Arcade ending. As well as Scorpion's.
  • Demonic Possession: He does this to his daughter now and again. Including her entire Regime appearance.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He seems to genuinely care for his daughter in the comics. When John Constantine tells him Superman is holding her prisoner, he eventually goes full Papa Wolf on Superman. At the least, he's distracted from his Wizard Duel with Mr. Mxyzptlk when she calls out to him.
  • Extra Eyes: He has an extra pair of eyes, giving him four in total.
  • Eye Beams: Unleashes them during his daughter's Supermove.
  • Final Boss: To Raven in her S.T.A.R. Labs missions.
  • Papa Wolf: Goes berserk and attempts to kill Superman when he believes he abducted his daughter.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: More of a fiery-orange, but close enough.

    Starro the Conqueror 

    Injustice Universe Mirror Master 

  • Smug Snake: He's remarkably arrogant and self-assured while in the process of Bullying a Dragon, which only further highlights that he's Too Dumb to Live.
  • Too Dumb to Live: As Batman himself points out, messing with Superman's parents, in light of all that's happened to him recently, was not wise.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: He was last seen at Wonder Woman's mercy after revealing where he was keeping Superman's parents. His team anolngside with him, joins Batman's side in order to stop Superman's Regime in Year 5.

    The Atom 

Alter Ego: Ray Palmer


Alter Ego: Mitchell Davies

  • Awesome Aussie: Subverted. He's not really that effective as a superhero, although to be fair it was the Justice League he was taking on.
  • Broken Pedestal: He idolized the Justice League and in particular Flash before seeing the things they were starting to do as the Regime.
  • Canon Foreigner: He's exclusive to the Injustice universe.
  • Chest Blaster: His armor seems to have one.
  • Driven to Suicide: Iris revealed him to have taken his own life during Year 3. This is disproved in the Injustice 2 where he shows up alive, but still emotionally and physically crippled.
  • Failure Hero: It's not that he didn't try though.
  • Fearless Fool: He bravely stands against Superman and Wonder Woman and... gets his butt kicked.
  • Mugging the Monster: Antagonizing a more militant Superman and Wonder Woman was just asking for trouble.
  • Patriotic Fervor: Why he agreed to become an Australian superhero in the first place.
  • Powered Armor: His powers come from his golden armor.
  • Reality Ensues: Despite going through an extensive process to become a superhero, Galaxor's being a rookie with no experience going up against both Superman and Wonder Woman ends about as well as you would expect it to.

    Mr. Terrific 

Alter Ego: Michael Holt

  • Mecha-Mooks: His T-Spheres serve this function.
  • Unfazed Everyman: Like many other background characters, he is completely unresponsive to the fights happening in front of him.

    Injustice Universe Dick Grayson 

  • Accidental Murder: Damian accidentally kills him by a Neck Snap from falling on a rock.
  • Deadpan Snarker: A frequent source of snarky commentary.
    Dick: You know how annoying it is when you [Batman] don't answer? I mean, you may think silence illustrates your point but it's also just kind of douchey.
  • Dead Alternate Counterpart: Main Nightwing is still Dick Grayson.
  • Death by Falling Over: And landing on a rock that broke his neck.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: For a time... Not quite since Year Three #10.
  • Due to the Dead: Even the inmates of Arkham Asylum bow their heads in silence out of respect for Dick as Batman carries his lifeless body.
  • Forgiveness: Forgave Damian for accidentally killing him.
  • Good Counterpart: To Regime Nightwing.
  • Legacy Character: His discarded Robin identities have been inherited by multiple heroes, and even Nightwing becomes the name of Damian after he accidentally kills him. He also became the new Deadman after Mxyzptlk killed Boston Brand for good.
  • Like a Son to Me: Despite not being related to Batman by blood, he considers Dick to be more of a son than his actual son Damian.
  • The Lost Lenore: To Starfire, as his former lover she is still clearly hurt over his death. Furthermore, she has not forgiven Damian for killing him, even though it was an accident.
  • The Heart: He's the only one aside from maybe Green Arrow who desires to maintain peaceful relations between Batman and Superman's Regime, and is the one who suggests an Enemy Mine against Solomon Grundy. It's his death that marks the point of no return for the conflict between Batman and Superman.
  • The Mentor: As a former Robin, Nightwing teaches and instructs Damian on how to best fit the role.
  • Mentor Occupational Hazard: Here killed by the student himself, but by accident.
  • Morality Chain: Tried to be this to Damian. With his death, there was nothing stopping Damian from embracing Superman and Wonder Woman's ideology in full.
  • Neck Snap: Caused by his Death by Falling Over
  • Older and Wiser: To Damian.
  • Posthumous Character: He's dead by the events of Injustice thanks to Damian. Though he's still around as Deadman.
  • Sacrificial Lion: His death ultimately drives Damian and Bruce apart.
  • Simple Staff: Uses one as his weapon.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: Despite having been dead by the events of the games and having an overall minor role in the Injustice series, his death was important to shaping the world of Injustice to what it is today. Most notably, his death marked the point of no return between Batman and Superman.
  • Stuffed into the Fridge: Accidentally killed by Damian Wayne.
  • Take Up My Sword: Became the new Deadman at the last one's request.
  • Too Good for This Sinful Earth: He's perhaps the pinnacle of being a Nice Guy in the superhero world. Sadly, such a trait in a world like Injustice makes him the prime target to get killed.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Batman.

    Commissioner James Gordon 
  • Empowered Badass Normal: After ingesting the super pill. Subverted. That pill accelerated his cancer even further with his body deteriorating rapidly. He knew it would do this though.
  • First-Name Basis: Subverted. In his final moments, he and Batman speak over the intercom and he still calls him Batman:
    Batman: It's Bruce.
    Commissioner James Gordon: No, it was never Bruce.
  • Knight in Sour Armor: As most of his more recent incarnations.
  • La Résistance: The leader of the same in Gotham during the prequel comics of Year Two.
  • Secret Keeper: He reveals to Barbara in Year Two that he knew her Double Life, her secret headquarters and even Batman's identity all along but had kept it secret the whole time.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Batman, as well.
  • Your Days Are Numbered: He knows that he is dying of lung cancer.

    Injustice Universe Kalibak 

    John Constantine 
"Revenge—that's what I'm good at. I've brought down demons, monsters, and actual gods. I'm going to kick the man of steel in the bollocks!"

  • Action Dad: This version of Constantine has a daughter and he's going to make Superman pay for robbing her of a childhood.
  • Badass Boast: Claims he's going kick Superman in the bollocks.
  • Deal with the Devil: He sold a piece of his soul and it made it's way to Trigon, who will torture him for a few thousand years and take great pleasure in it.
  • Give Him a Normal Life: John mentions he stayed as far out of Rose's life as he could without being completely separated so she didn't get his enemies.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Goads Batman into going off into facing the Spectre because he needs him to be the man he used to be before Superman broke his spine. Also tries to manipulate Trigon by claiming to be looking into whose holding Raven when he's the one who bound her.
    • The final comic of Year Three reveals that he was plotting from the start to get rid of Trigon to save himself from going to Hell.
  • Revenge: He wants revenge on Superman for oppressing his daughter.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: He leaves with Rose after Dr. Fate and Shazam dealt with Trigon and Mxyzptlk.

    The Spectre 

The detective Jim Corrigan on his death became absorbed into the Spectre, the force of righteous anger, vengeance and justice who often punishes the guilty in cruel ways.

  • Cool Sword: Uses it to Kill Deadman and the Phantom Stranger.
  • Grand Theft Me: His identity was hijacked by Mr. Mxyzptlk and Jim Corrigan was given a fake Jokerized treatment and sent to Arkham
  • Hero Killer: Killed Jason Blood, Ragman, Deadman, and the Phantom Stranger.
  • Knight Templar: He was this in the regular universe, in the injustice universe he sees Injustice Superman and becomes his magical guardian and cheerleader. Slightly subverted in that he may not be Jim Corrigan's Spectre after all.
  • Red Herring: Given the Slasher Smile he gives Deadman and the fact that Jim Corrigan has been Jokerized and sent to Arkham, it almost seems that the Joker is Back From The Dead, but it turns out it's actually Mxyzptlk.
  • Wham Line: Boston Brand/Deadman wonders why Jim Corrigan is acting strange, "You are not Jim Corrigan are you?"
  • Wham Shot: The minute after Deadman says the above line, The Spectre gives him a Slasher Smile.

    Spoiler Character 

Mr. Mxyzptlk

A fifth-dimension being, Mr. Mxyzptlk is a constant foe of Superman. A Trickster by nature, he uses his phenomenal powers to test Superman. He has been posing as The Spectre after hijacking the identity of Jim Corrigan, the former host.

  • Adaptational Badass: Most incarnations of Mxyzptlk are tricksters and not fighters. This Myx shows just how dangerous he can be when he decides to cut loose, being able to go toe-to-toe with Trigon.
  • Cigar Chomper: He is lighting a stogie as he floats over Trigon's body. He deserves it.
  • Grand Theft Me: He's been impersonating the Spectre, protecting Superman the whole time.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: Shaping up to be one for Year Three. He is the one of the very few who overpower Superman by a wide margin.
  • Karmic Trickster: True to form, Mr. Mxyzptlk has been posing as Superman's Guardian and cheerleader in the guise of Spectre.
  • Physical God: Given that he's a fifth-dimensional being, "physical" is strictly speaking not meant in the typical sense. But he's powerful enough to take out The Phantom Stranger, the first Spectre and Trigon the Terrible. He doesn't mess around.
  • Slasher Smile: Flashes a brilliant one when Boston Brand figures out that he's not Jim Corrigan.
  • The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: His motivation for protecting Superman. He doesn't want anyone to kill him because he views Superman as a Worthy Opponent and it wouldn't be as fun without him. As Hal puts it:
    Hal: So you're willing to fight the devil himself in order to keep pranking Superman.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: Implied by Trigon that hijacking the Spectre is slowly corrupting Mxyptlik.
  • Worthy Opponent: Views Superman as this, which is why he's protecting him.
    Mxyptlik: I've been across five dimensions and hundreds of worlds, and there is one person worthy of my attention. One person whose forthright disposition makes him the perfect choice for my fun: Superman. I refuse to live in a multiverse without him.

    Plastic Man 

Plastic Man

Eel O'Brien is a former criminal turned superhero. Formerly a friend and associate of the Justice League, he comes to oppose the Regime after they arrest his son, Luke McDonnagh

    Teen Titans (Superboy, Starfire, Kid Flash, Beast Boy, Wonder Girl and Red Robin) 

  • Action Girl: Starfire and Wonder Girl earn some massive bravery points for facing Superman head on.
  • Animorphism: Beast Boy can shapeshift into many animal forms.
  • Cool Crown: Starfire wears a jeweled headdress which is rather uncommon for most of her depictions.
  • Died in Your Arms Tonight: Beast Boy while in Conner's arms due to the latter trying to shield him from the nuke that destroyed Metropolis.
  • Green-Skinned Space Babe: Starfire is an attractive female alien with orange skin.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Starfire provides some eye-candy while in her Leotard of Power.
  • Not Enough to Bury: Kid Flash's body was vaporized in Metropolis' destruction. They still make a symbolic burial for him anyway.
  • Put on a Bus: Pre-Retcon, They were all banished to the Phantom Zone by Superman after he mortally injured Superboy and the only way to save him was turning him into a psychic phantasm on the condition that they all went with him to not interfere with his plans.
  • Retcon: In Injustice 2, Cyborg claims that all the Titans except him and Raven died during the destruction of Metropolis. However, in the Injustice 2 comic it's revealed that Starfire, Red Robin, Wonder Girl and Superboy were trapped in the Phantom Zone shortly after the destruction of Metropolis by Superman and are eventually freed by Batman with the help of Plastic Man years later. Further confusing things is that Starfire shows up alive as a DLC fighter.
  • The Bus Came Back: In the Injustice 2 comic they are freed from the Phantom Zone by Batman and Plastic Man after defeating the Regime, only for Tim Drake to be killed by General Zod shortly after.
  • Rookie Red Ranger: Tim Drake is the Naïve Newcomer and expected to lead the Teen Titans after Dick Grayson left the team. Rather appropriately for the trope, he is in his "Red Robin" persona. Unfortunately, He is killed shortly after escaping the Phantom Zone by Zod.
  • The Team Normal: Red Robin is the only non-superpowered member in a group with three Flying Bricks, a speedster and a changeling. Sadly it doesn't help much as he isn't strong enough to lift the Phantom Zone projector while the remaining powerhouses in his team are too busy fighting Superman.
  • True Companions: They stand by Superboy's side when he turns against Superman and they agree being sent to the Phantom Zone to heal him rather than let him die.
  • Two Girls to a Team: Wonder Girl and Starfire.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Superboy calls out Superman for losing control and killing the Joker, becoming a Broken Pedestal in the process.

  • Adaptational Villainy: He is a Jerk with a Heart of Gold in mainstream. Here? Not so much.
  • Ax-Crazy: Is willing to kill anyone who will stand between him and Shiera. And brutally beats her after she doesn't want to return with him to Thanagar.
  • Asshole Victim: He is severely beaten by his wife and other Regime members and told not to return. Given how he was treating them earlier, he's not the sympathetic party.
  • Control Freak: He treats his own wife as if she was a thing he owned.
    Hawkgirl: Our kind have been slaves for generations. What makes you think you can command me as such?
    Hawkman: Because you are my wife.
  • Domestic Abuser: Towards Shiera, though she will have none of it.
  • Jerkass: Treats his wife like his property and tries to abuse her when she refuses to go with him.
  • Kick the Dog: See Ax-Crazy.
  • Pet the Dog: He gives his condolences to Bruce after Alfred's death.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Hinted to have been this. As seen in the Year Four Annual, a picture of Hawkgirl having happier times with the Justice League implies that they must have been Happily Married and the Hall of Justice has his statue on it, implying that he also must have had happier times with them. Then, somewhere along the line, Katar began losing it and would eventually become a Domestic Abuser.

    Injustice Universe Green Lantern Corps 
  • Badass Army: When they attack in full force.
  • Big Good: Ganthet and Guy Gardner unexpectedly take on this role since Hal Jordan is busy being a jerk and John Stewart is too loyal to Hal, to the detriment of the corps and finally Stewart himself when Sinestro murders him.
  • Characters Dropping Like Flies: An incredible number of them die in the course of the comics: Kyle Rayner, John Stewart, Mogo, Ganthet, Guy Gardner, Kilowog.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: They actually acquit themselves well but the minute they are over-matched by unexpected factors, they go down quickly. First its the Sinestro Corps unexpectedly intervening in a clash against Superman, later it's a Yellow Ring powered Superman who inflicts massive damage.
  • Genius Loci: Mogo, who as we all know, doesn't socialize.
  • Heel–Face Door-Slam: John Stewart springs Hal Jordan free because he doesn't entirely agree with the methods used by the Guardians in targeting Earth for war. During the conflict, John tries to be by-the-book standing alongside Hal and Superman, but Sinestro knows he's too noble to entirely turn over. So he kills him, falsely claiming that Gardner did it in a Batman Gambit to make Hal murder Gardner.

    Injustice Universe Guy Gardner 

The third human Green Lantern on active duty. He's much more brash and stand-offish than Hal Jordan and Kyle Rayner. However, the situation changes when Sinestro allies with Superman and Guy, to everyone's surprise including his own, steps up to the plate.

  • Et Tu, Brute?: When Hal Jordan corners him, Guy tells him that he still has a chance to turn back and be The Paragon for the Green Lanterns, Hal ends up ripping his ring arm off and dropping the powerless Guy Gardner towards Earth from the stratosphere, his last expression being one of heartbroken betrayal.
  • Hourglass Plot: Hal Jordan is supposed to be The Ace of the Green Lanterns while Guy Gardner is a showboat rogue who disrespects the authorities. Then Hal Jordan starts supporting Superman's takeover of Earth, proving to be a great coward while Guy Gardner ends up becoming what Hal Jordan used to be.
  • Imaginary Friend: As revealed in the Injustice 2 prequel comic, death hasn’t prevented him from trolling and haunting the hell out of Hal.
  • No Respect Guy: When Guy Gardner tries to appeal to Superman to back off his Knight Templar behaviour, Superman tells Guy that he was always a disgrace and an embarrassment to the Justice League.
  • Only Sane Man: Of all people, he ends up becoming this for everyone. He criticizes Superman and Hal Jordan but also tries to calm down Ganthet and the Guardians.

    Injustice Universe Ganthet 

One of the Guardians of the Universe, Ganthet is the most engaged in the defense and well-being of Earth and is concerned about Superman's growing totalitarianism.

  • Authority Equals Asskicking: He's revered by the Green Lantern Corps and is a major powerhouse, killing several Sinestro Corpsmen single handedly.
  • Adaptational Badass: He is more proactive in the battlefield than his main version.
  • Bystander Syndrome: Claims to have witnessed the rise and fall of civilizations; as Superman notes, this actually means he and the other Guardians witnessed the downfall of worlds and did nothing to help or stop them from falling... including Krypton.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: He gives one to Superman, Sinestro and wallops Shazam.
    • He receives one when Superman armed with a Yellow Lantern fear ring attacks him with full force. He and Mogo, get hurled into the Sun.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Superman hurls him towards Mogo, armed with a Yellow Lantern and then keeps them pinned down and flies them both into the Sun
  • Disappointed in You: He expresses this to Hal Jordan and Sinestro, stating that it was a mistake to ever give them the rings to start with.
  • Failure Hero: Whether due to insane tunnel vision or arrogantly underestimating his opponents, he fails to persuade Superman not to continue on his new path and his subsequent attempts to stop him only make the situation worse, including getting a large bulk of the Green Lantern Corps captured or killed by the Regime, facilitating Sinestro's corruption of Hal Jordan into a member of the Sinestro Corps and ultimately getting himself killed as well.
  • Frontline General: Unlike other Guardians, Ganthet actively fights beside the Corps and issues major damage. Probably why he is so respected by them.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: While him taking away Hal Jordan's ring was justified, he chose the absolute worst moment to do it — namely when Hal was several miles in the air and holding Carol Ferris. As a result, Hal was forced to accept a yellow power ring to save Carol's life, something he more than likely would not have done otherwise.
  • Not So Above It All: He is more or less omniscient, capable of looking through mere walls with ease.. But he still peeks through a window while Guy is talking to Carol. Guy suspects he did it just to be creepy.
  • Pragmatic Hero: Fully willing to use deadly force on the Sinestro corpsmen.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Gets one from Superman and Hal Jordan for apparently letting Krypton and its population explode, refusing to intervene and save them.


A member of the Green Lantern Corps, a drill sergeant whose job is to train new recruits.

  • Amazing Technicolor Population: His skin is pink.
  • The Cameo: In addition to appearing in Green Lantern Hal Jordan's victory cutscene, he is also shown fighting Atrocitus in the background of the Metropolis stage. He also appears in one of Green Lantern's S.T.A.R. Labs missions.
  • Flight: As with all other wielders of a Green Lantern Ring.
  • The Hero Dies: Dies in Plastic Man's Prison Break. Sinestro blazes through his heart with a yellow beam before he activates the Green Lantern ring. But thanks to him, his fellow Green Lanterns escape.
  • Light Is Good: As would be expected of a Green Lantern.
  • The Men First: Kilowog is perfectly willing to surrender to Superman in an early clash, provided his fellow Lanterns are unarmed and their sick and wounded are treated.
  • Worthy Opponent: In a odd way, Sinestro going Straight for the Commander and killing him before he activates his ring. Sinestro isn't about to forget that in the last engagement, Kilowog's contingent beat Sinestro and his Corps and it's only Superman's arrival that saved him.


A Cryomancer Ninja of the Lin Kuei clan of assassins.

  • Ambiguous Situation: It's unclear if this Sub-Zero is Bi-Han or Kwai Liang.
  • Ascended Extra: If he is Kwai Liang, who becomes playable in the sequel.
  • The Cameo: Appears briefly in Scorpion's intro animation, just barely spared from a Fatality due to Scorpion being teleported to the DC Universe.

    Shao Kahn 

The despotic ruler of Outworld, who seeks to conquer Earthrealm by way of victory in Mortal Kombat.

  • The Cameo: Appears in Scorpion's intro, ordering him to kill a defeated Sub-Zero with a demand to "FINISH HIM!"
  • Mythology Gag: His one line in the game? "FINISH HIM!"
  • Orcus on His Throne: He's shown lounging on a throne as he watches the two ninjas fight in front of him.

    Alfred Pennyworth 

Alfred Pennyworth

  • Ambiguous Situation: Alfred is brought back to life in the prequel comic, but he is not fully in control of his mental faculities anymore. He decides he doesn't want to be a burden to Bruce and he departs from the Wayne Manor in the comic's final issue, making it unclear what will ultimately become of Alfred.
  • Back from the Dead: He is resurrected by Damian using the Lazarus' Pit.
  • Came Back Wrong: Alfred is initially catatonic when brought back to life and seemingly recovers enough of his mental faculties to nearly managing a peace talk between Batman and Ra's. However, its shown that the process didn't go perfectly, since he is bedridden for most of the time and shows memory loss, having forgotten that Dick Grayson died years ago. Alfred lampshades this trope when he says that not all of him returned from the Pit.
  • Cool Old Guy: You don't get much cooler than punching out freaking Superman.
  • Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu?: A very subtle example when he asks "Master Kent" if he'd like any tea.
    Superman: No thank you, and you don't need to call me "Master Kent".
    Alfred: Good. Let's remember that.
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: Beat the hell out of Superman in Issue 36 after ingesting the super pill.
  • Disappointed in You: He says this to Injustice Superman before he beats the hell out of him in Issue 36 after ingesting the super pill.
  • Drowning My Sorrows: A more subtle but no less tragic example after Nightwing's death, as Catwoman discovers when she visits Wayne Manor.
  • Full-Name Basis: In Issue 36 of Year One of the prequel comics, before beating the crap out of Superman:
    Alfred: Clark Kent...x
  • Morality Pet: To Damian. He brings him back using the Lazarus Pits out of desperation to undo his failure to save him, and is shown spoon-feeding him and looking after him after he Came Back Wrong. He also forces Batman and Damian to stop fighting, and attempts to convince Batman and Ra's to make peace. He may have succeeded had it not been for Blue Beetle's intervention.
  • Parental Substitute: To Bruce Wayne/Batman, as well as his Robin protegees.
  • Posthumous Character: Alfred died in the Injustice universe a little before the events of Injustice: Gods Among Us, and his memory is still treasured by Batman, as one of the many loved ones he failed with.
  • Retcon: According to the original Injustice comic, Alfred was murdered by Mr. Zsazs, but due to Injustice 2, re-establishing the latter's death taking place before he managed to kill Alfred, the circumstances of his death are way different.

    Amanda Waller 

Amanda Waller

  • Asshole Victim: She is the first casualty of the tie-in comic book.
  • Black Boss Lady: To the Suicide Squad.
  • This Is Unforgivable!: She is the one to tell Harley Quinn that the US government doesn't share Batman's magnanimity towards her for her past crimes.



A robot created by Professor Ivo as a weapon of mass destruction for Ra's al Ghul.

  • Adaptational Ugliness: While in the original comics he was never particularly noted for being pleasing to look at, he has an even more terrifying appearance with a metallic skeleton for a face. Justified, since Ivo tried to give him a skin covering, but Ra's rushed him to deploy the robot as soon as possible and didn't care for any aesthetic details.
  • Bad Guys Do the Dirty Work: AMAZO saves Batman's life from Zod and kills him, unwittingly avenging Tim Drake's death.
  • The Brute: To Ra's al Ghul. He is easily the most powerful being at his disposal and his trump card, but due to being a robot with no personality of his own used only to destroy, he fits this role rather than The Dragon (filled by Talia and the fake Batman).
  • Evil Is Not a Toy: Grodd's objection to using him runs on this, concerned that with no direct way to control him AMAZO may turn on them. Defied by Ra's, who saw the possibility of Ivo turning the robot on him coming from a mile away and had it programmed to only respond to commands from his voice.
  • Eye Beams: He has Kryptonian-like heat vision that can vaporize humans in seconds.
  • The Juggernaut: He is so unstoppable that he can survive being hit with a nuclear arrow in the face. Even Batman is unsure he can be stopped with all heroes at his disposal.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: While his innocent bodycount certainly tops those that really deserve it, a few notable moments exist.
    • Snapping someone's neck so hard they end up decapitated is a horrible way to die... but no so much when its General Zod, who had just murdered Red Robin For the Evulz.
    • He winds up forcibly implanting a telepathic-blocking device on Grodd that stops him from using his mind powers.
  • Kill All Humans: He is programmed to slaughter humans by Ra's and he intends to use him to destroy humanity.
  • Never Hurt an Innocent: Zig-Zagged. His programming is such that no human, innocent or guilty, is safe from his wrath; plants and animals, however, have nothing to fear from him.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: He is very effective in this capacity. In just a couple of moments, he can reduce the population of a town with 3,000 people in it to zero. That said, he is programmed only to harm humans, not the plants and animals around them. When he is unleashed on Delhi, he massacres 20,000 people in just under five minutes.
  • The Quiet One: Turns out AMAZO is capable of speech, but he is very reticent.
  • Skull for a Head: His metallic skeleton is exposed due to Ivo not finishing his skin covers.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Not even children are spared by his programming.

    Animal Man 

Bernhard "Benny" Baker/Animal Man

  • Adaptational Superpower Change: In the mainstream comics, Animal Man could "only" borrow powers from any animal, and he still can, but in the Injustice verse, he is also able to shapeshift his body parts into those of animals.
  • Anti-Villain: He is so worried about the environment that he has thrown his lot in with Ra's al Ghul to save it by any means necessary.
  • Despair Event Horizon: He crossed it, or came close, when he found the last White African Rhino, who had had its horn cut off by Evil Poachers and was unable to die and in a lot of pain, and was forced to Mercy Kill it. He took revenge on the poachers, and ended up joining Ra's out of desperation to save the remaining endangered animals of the world.
  • The Empath: He can feel what animals feel, and tells Damian of the worry and loneliness he felt in the animals in Ra's' sanctuary.
  • Every One Has Standards: He ends up turning his back on the League of Assassins and Ra's vision when he starts using Amazo to commit mass genocide
  • Fallen Hero: Rather than joining the Regime, he joined the League of Assassins in this universe. After seeing the last White African Rhino die, he took harsh vengeance on the Evil Poachers who killed it. He then joined Ra's in order to protect Earth's remaining endangered species from the greed of humanity.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Subverted. He tries to sacrifice himself so that Damian, Vixen and Jason can escape, but is killed before Vixen can grab Damian, resulting in Damian being captured.
  • Mercy Kill: That was his Start of Darkness. He once tried to save a rhino before he was killed by Evil Poachers for sport, but he arrived too late. The rhino had been poached, and he had to kill him to end his suffering. And the rhino, was the very last survivor of his now extinct species. After that, that scene of him brutally taking vengeance on the poachers who caused the extinction of that subspecies was VERY satisfying.


Jackson Hyde/Aqualad

  • Fallen Hero: Aqualad is revealed to have joined the League of Assassins and reveals his true nature by drowning the President to death.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Aqualad is half-Atlantean and his father is none other than Black Manta.
  • Karma Houdini: By the end of the prequel comic, he is still not held accountable for his terrorist attack Washington due to Ra's refusing to hand him over for trial. He is missing during Grodd's attack so presumably, Aqualad is on the run evading justice.
  • Not So Different: He is half-Atlantean just like his mentor, and also joined a Well-Intentioned Extremist willing to use any means necessary to achieve his goals.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: Aqualad is capable of manipulating water to summon tidal waves such as in his successful assassination of the President of the United States.
  • Redeeming Replacement: He fills Aquaman's role among Batman's allies after the former joined the Regime and returned to Atlantis. Subverted. He's with Ra's al Ghul and the League of Assassins.

    Athanasia al Ghul 

Athanasia al Ghul
Click here to see her out of costume 

Talia's right-hand, first seen during the effort to extract Damian Wayne from prison. Is revealed to be her daughter, also by Batman, and ergo Damian's sister.

  • Ambiguous Situation: When and how she was conceived isn't exactly very clear. She tells Alfred that she's sixteen years old, which includes the time that she was dead, meaning that she is younger than Damian, who is at least eighteen in this setting.
  • Animal Motifs: Downplayed. Talia calls her the "daughter of the Bat" and she has a Bat symbol-like Domino Mask tattooed onto her face.
  • Anti-Villain: Shares her grandfather's vision of devastating the world to save it.
  • Ax-Crazy: Acts such as murdering a puppy just because it annoyed her and threatening to kill her brother for calling her a servant show that Athanasia is clearly not a sane individual.
  • But Not Too Foreign: Similar to Damian's example, she is half-White, half-indeterminate Asian with an oddly Greek name.
  • Cain and Abel: Threatens Damian with a gun just for calling her a servant.
  • Came Back Wrong: What little information we have on her background indicates she died as a child and was resurrected via the Lazarus Pits, only to find she was not fully herself. This may be another thing explaining her behaviour.
  • Canon Foreigner: She has no counterpart in the mainstream comics.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Above all else, she wants her grandfather's approval. When he turns his back on her for killing Professor Ivo, she loses any direction in life and decides to go after Batman personally, having only her Oedipal hatred to motivate her now.
  • Establishing Character Moment: Brutally guns down the prison guards who try to stop the League's plan to extract her brother from prison, then pulls a gun on Damian when he tells Talia to rein her in and calls her a servant.
  • Foil: She's basically Damian with none of the restraint, compassion or interest in non-lethal takedowns. And while he maintains his original weapons, she uses guns. More broadly, she is what he could have been if he'd stayed loyal to the League of Assassins.
  • Guns Akimbo: Uses a pair of pistols as her main weapons.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: It takes very little to set her off.
  • Kick the Dog: Literally. She murders Ace, a puppy, for whining too much.
  • Meaningful Name: Athanasia is Greek for "she who is immortal".
  • Never My Fault: After the Kick the Dog moment above, she subsequently blames Bruce for "making" her do it.
  • Mysterious Past: No light has been shed on how she was conceived or how she was trained by the League. Even with some hints, we are left with many unanswered questions.
  • Oedipus Complex: Has it even worse than Damian. She's fiercely loyal to her mother and grandfather, and intensely resents her father. During the punch-up in #23, she slugs Batman in the face while telling him she's longed for the opportunity to do so more than anything. After falling out with her grandfather, the only thing she cares about is hurting and killing Batman.
  • Remember the New Guy?: Bruce Wayne's previously unknown daughter. You'd think a character like that would have repercussions on the series as a whole, but the Injustice 2 comic is the only source of fiction that she appears in and she's never mentioned anywhere else. She's still alive and in prison as of the final issue of the series as well, making it even more jarring.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: She looks very much like Damian.
  • Upbringing Makes the Hero: Presumably due to not having spent any time with Batman like Damian did, she is far less questioning of Ra's' agenda and doesn't have either the training or the interest to take down her enemies without killing them (by contrast, Damian could think of at least seven ways).
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: She seems desperate for her grandfather's approval — something else that sets her apart from Damian. Such that she is unable to deal with his rejection rationally.

    The Atom I 

Ray Palmer/The Atom I

Physics prodigy, superhero, and mentor to Ryan Choi. Ray Palmer was the original Atom, and has mysteriously disappeared.

  • Ambiguous Situation: He went missing inside AMAZO, but whether or not he's dead or alive is unclear.
  • An Arm and a Leg: AMAZO's antibodies cut his leg when he attempted to escape from inside him.
  • The Mentor: To Ryan Choi, the second Atom who has taken his place after his disappearance.
  • Science Hero: He's the Science Hero of the DCU, being a physics prodigy who utilized subatomic particles to become a shrinking superhero.


"Batman"/Jason Todd

A mysterious man in a Batsuit who forcibly recruits the Suicide Squad and leads them in an assault on the prison containing Superman's allies.

See here for his playable appearance.

    Beast Boy 

Garfield Logan/Beast Boy

  • Ambiguous Situation: According to Starfire's arcade ending, Beast Boy is missing and his current status is unknown.
  • The Cameo: Only makes a brief appearance (in dog form) in Starfire's ending when she remininces about better times.
  • Continuity Snarl: In Starfire's ending, Beast Boy is stated to be MIA, but previously the comic tie-ins showed that he was one of the casualties killed when Joker nuked Metropolis.

    Bibbo Bibbowski 

Bibbo Bibbowski

  • The Bartender: He owns and runs the Ace o' Clubs bar, one of the playable areas in the Metropolis arena. Bibbo can be seen behind the bar serving customers in the background.
  • Mythology Gag: The Ace o' Clubs bar itself is decorated with nods to Bibbo's boxing career and other events from Superman comics.
  • Uncertain Doom: With the digitization of Metropolis, his fate is extremely ambiguous in the Absolute Justice ending.



Komand'r, the elder sister of Starfire.

  • Assist Character: Some Multiverse missions will have Blackfire as Starfire's backup, such as the "Titans Go" Earth in which she aids her in defeating Damian Wayne and the League of Assassins.
  • Evil Counterpart: She would be an Evil Twin, except for the fact she's older.
  • Godzilla Threshold: The only reason Starfire would ever enlist her aid.
  • Palette Swap: Her bolts are purple-black instead of green.

    Connor Queen 

Connor Queen

The son of Oliver Queen and Dinah Lance.

  • Continuity Snarl: Conner is portrayed as a distressed three-year old in Black Canary's ending in the game. In the comic, he's significantly older than that, having enough coordination to utilize a toy bow and arrow with great precision and later standing up for Harley and Wildcat against "Batman".
  • It Only Works Once: This seems to be how his scream works. At least, it only gets used at times when his life is in imminent danger, be it from "Batman" or Brainiac's Mecha-Mooks.
  • Lamarck Was Right: He has his Dad's talent for archery and his Mom's Sonic Scream Up to Eleven.
  • Talk to the Fist: His response to "Batman"'s Hannibal Lecture: a sonic scream that blasts him back and smashes into a stone wall.
  • Superpowerful Genetics: As shown in Black Canary's Arcade ending and issue #20 of the comic book, Connor's sonic scream is far more powerful than his mother's — and he's not even a preteen yet.



A housecat turned Red Lantern following his owners' deaths during AMAZO's mass murder of a remote city, he was taken up by Atrocitus as his pet.

  • Adaptation Origin Connection: He was owned by a single woman who was killed by random robbers when they broke into her home in the original DC Comics. In the Injustice universe, he was owned by a family of parents and a child who were victims of AMAZO's.
  • Assist Character: Serves as this to Atrocitus, since he can be summoned during combat and in special moves.
  • Bloody Murder: Like other Red Lanterns. One of his special moves ends with him vomiting plasma blood on the opponent.
  • Cats Are Mean: Not that he can't be blamed after what happened to him.
  • Pet the Dog: The only character that Atrocitus seems to show kindness to.
  • Right-Hand Cat: To his master. Do not mock him around Atrocitus.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Atrocitus. He also had this for his human family, since he pretty much tried to attack AMAZO to defend them though to no avail.

    Jonathan and Martha Kent 

Jonathan and Martha Kent

  • Adult Fear: They lose their son, their daughter-in-law and unborn grandchild.
  • The Exile: They currently live in the Fortress of Solitude since their farm was burned down in Smallville.
  • Good Parents: Played for drama. They tried their best to raise Kal-El right, but when he turned into a Evil Overlord, they became victims to the consequences of his actions, such as being vilified by the public for finding and raising him in the first place.
  • Misplaced Retribution: While they had absolutely nothing to do with their son's descent into evil, they were vilified for having raised a would-be world conqueror like so many innocent relatives to infamous criminals that suffered public scrutiny due to their association.
  • My Greatest Failure: Superman turning evil is considered their's.
  • This Is Unforgivable!: They had not forgotten that Harley Quinn was an accomplice to their daughter-in-law Lois Lane's murder as well as their unborn grandchild, which led to their son becoming evil. Even after she reformed and joined Batman, they forbid entrance to their home since she is not welcome there.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Jonathan calls out Batman for not comforting Superman after Lois' death.

    King Solovar 

King Solovar

The original ruler of Gorilla City. Gorilla Grodd killed him to take the title for himself.

  • Adapted Out: Subverted. The Story Mode makes no mention of him or what happened before Grodd took power in Gorilla City, which can give the impression that he never existed in the first place, but several of Grodd's pre-battle intros show that he did, and simply died before the start of the game.
  • Adaptational Villainy: In the main universe he is usually portrayed as a Reasonable Authority Figure and ally of the Flash. In the prequel comics, however, he is part of a Big Bad Duumvirate with Ra's al Ghul and allied with Gorilla Grodd.
  • Asshole Victim: Given his Adaptational Villainy and how he played a role in the genocide of a small town, his death in the comic isn't entirely undeserved.
  • Boom, Headshot!: Grodd manipulates Deadshoot into executing Solovar this way.
  • Doomed by Canon: His death is inevitable, given Grodd killed him in the game's backstory. And he does bite it during the prequel comic's last chapter.
  • Lack of Empathy: He flat out tells "Batman" that lots of innocents will die thanks to their plans and the world will be better off for it, so it's too late for him to develop a conscience.
  • Not So Different: His personality and Grodd's are much closer in this continuity than the main one.
  • Posthumous Character: In the game, having died at the hands of Grodd.
  • Psychic Powers: Much like Grodd, he has them, and his are even more powerful.



An Utrom criminal turned intergalactic despot of Dimension X and an enemy of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He is responsible for stranding the brothers on the Injustice Earth.

  • The Cameo: He only appears in the Ninja Turtles' ending.
  • Evil Overlord: Of Dimension X. He is in the process of invading the turtles' Earth to conquer it in their ending.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: In the Ninja Turtles' Arcade Ending, its revealed that he tried trapping them on Dimension X, but inadvertadly sent them to Injustice Earth, which not only is filled with powerful heroes but also helped return them to their own Earth more powerful than before.
  • Not So Different: The brothers note that Brainiac is a Galactic Conqueror just like Krang in their character ending.
  • Powered Armor: In the Turtles' ending, he is shown inside of a robotic body like usual. This one is wearing a Badass Longcoat.

    The Lords of Order 

The Lords of Order

The Lords of Order are a group of supernatural beings who have dedicated themselves to represent the force of Order in the universe. The most prominent Lord of Order (from the perspective of the planet Earth) is Nabu, who empowered and occasionally possessed various humans through the Helmet of Nabu and acted as Doctor Fate. In the Injustice-verse, they actively back Brainiac's invasion, as they think humans are only capable of causing chaos.

  • Above Good and Evil: While it may seem that they're this, this is subverted in Raiden's arcade ending, as they are actively orchestrating an Armageddon to "correct" the Multiverse and restore order.
  • Adaptational Villainy: They're usually neutral beings in the DCU. But in the Injustice-verse, they believe humans are an Always Chaotic Evil race, back Brainiac in his campaign to conquer Earth, and force Doctor Fate to do his bidding.
  • Both Order and Chaos Are Dangerous: While the agents of Chaos are portrayed as evil, the Lords themselves back Brainiac's invasion.
  • From Bad to Worse: They have warned that if Batman and Superman keep on fighting, then they'll back a threat worse than Brainiac.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: They support Brainiac's invasion because balance was compromised by the Regime's defeat and have forbidden Dr. Fate from intervening, lest an even worse threat is on the horizon. While it might seem like they are Above Good and Evil, it's revealed in Raiden's arcade ending that they are orchestrating an Armageddon in order to "correct" the Multiverse, which threatens not only the Injustice-verse Earth, but Earthrealm (Mortal Kombat's Earth) and possibly other worlds too.
  • Humanity Is Insane: They believe humanity only exists to create chaos.
  • Jerkass Gods: They support Brainiac's invasion of Earth as they think balance has been compromised by the Regime's defeat and see humans as an Always Chaotic Evil race.
  • Knight Templar: In Raiden's arcade ending, they're deliberately triggering an Armageddon to "restore order" to the Multiverse, as they believe balance was compromised by the Regime's defeat.
  • Light Is Not Good: They force Doctor Fate to do Brainiac's bidding, prevent him from intervening, and have warned that if the infighting between Batman and Superman keeps on going, they'll back an even bigger catastrophe.
  • The Man Behind the Man: They're backing Brainiac in his Evil Plan, and Doctor Fate even notes that should the infighting between Batman and Superman keep on going, they'll back an even bigger threat.
  • Neglectful Precursors: The Lords of Order are happy to let Brainiac conquer Earth if it means preventing chaos from upsetting the balance of the universe.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: Raiden's arcade ending reveals they're triggering an Armageddon to "fix" the Multiverse and restore order.
  • The Omniscient Council of Vagueness: Doctor Fate answers to them, but they force him to do Brainiac's bidding.
  • Order Is Not Good: They allow Brainiac's invasion to happen because it will restore order to Earth - even though Brainiac will harvest all valuable contents and destroy what is left, and stopping him will trigger a potentially worse disaster on the horizon.
  • Powers That Be: They watch over balance across the universe.

    Lucius Fox 

Lucius Fox

Voiced by: Phil LaMarr, Blas García (Latin American Spanish Dub), Joachim Tennstedt (German)


Lucy Quinzel

Harley Quinn's daughter.



Nubia is the current Wonder Woman after Diana was disgraced and imprisioned following the fall of the Regime.

  • Affirmative Action Legacy: She is a Black Amazon who inherited the Wonder Woman title from a white woman.
  • Doomed by Canon: Since Nubia appears in the prequel comic, it's inevitable that Diana will reclaim her Wonder Woman title back from her. But in a twist, she is not dead yet.
  • Redeeming Replacement: Since her predecessor went full-blown Knight Templar.
  • Related in the Adaptation: In the Golden Age comics, Nubia was created as a sister of Diana by her mother, but it's unknown if they are related in this universe.

    Ra's al Ghul 

Ra's Al-Ghul

  • Affably Evil: Prior to the destruction of his sanctuary, at least. He is polite, erudite and charming, and disapproves of pointless destruction, but he is still a Well-Intentioned Extremist bent on devastating the human population to save Earth. After that moment, however, he largely abandons being this, so embittered by the loss of several endangered species he had worked so hard to protect that he is only concerned with accomplishing his goals efficiently and thoroughly.
  • Arch-Enemy: To Batman. Historically he has shared this role with the Joker, albeit through posing the grandest scales of threats to the world and his marked similarities to Batman rather than being the most evil of his foes. We do get glimpses of his Worthy Opponent view of Batman, whom he still calls "Detective", and in the absence of the Joker and Superman he is the greatest threat Batman has to deal with in the comic right now.
  • Big Bad: Of the prequel comic; he's behind the evil Batman, his killing of Amanda Waller and taking over the Suicide Squad and the escape of Damian. All of these have been revealed to be just part of his ongoing plans. It's later revealed that he is also part of an alliance with Solovar.
  • Boomerang Bigot: Gorilla Grodd rightfully calls him out as this; for someone dedicated to exterminate humans, that doesn't change the fact Ra's is a human himself (even if an abnormal one due to his extended lifespan). This coupled with Solovar willing to tolerate humans in their plot to exterminate mankind leads to Grodd revolting.
  • The Cameo: He appears in Black Adam's Ending, offering to resurrect his wife murdered during Brainiac's attack with his Lazarus' Pit in exchange for Black Adam's assistance in forming a new Regime with himself as the leader.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: If what he says to Harley Quinn is any indication, he disapproves of what the Joker did to Superman and her for helping him do it all.
    Ra's: And he can't save you from what you did.
  • Eviler Than Thou: To the Regime; Ra's is said to have admired Superman and his authoritarian government, but felt it should have gone even further.
  • Foil: To Superman (and by extension the League of Assassins to the Regime), since he also believes the world must be saved from itself by force. The difference is that Ra's hates mankind and cares about saving the environment while Superman still cares about humanity, even if he no longer sees them as equals, and wants to keep them safe from crime and corruption at any cost.
  • Gaia's Vengeance: His motivation, which is how he managed to recruit the likes of Poison Ivy, Animal Man and Vixen to his cause.
  • I Have Your Wife: He kidnaps Harley's daughter Lucy to ensure her compliance, and the children of Batman's allies to prevent them from intervening in his plan.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: He has a knack for doing this.
    • Kidnapping the children of Batman's inner circle just brought them to his doorstep. That wouldn't qualify on its own, especially since he had planned for that eventuality, but killing Ted Kord led to the present Blue Beetle tagging along on Batman's rescue mission and ultimately got his sanctuary for endangered wildlife destroyed after Beetle's ill-advised rescue attempt went south fast.
    • Designing AMAZO to kill all humans insight, but leave animals and plants alone. When AMAZO is deployed on a city to be tested, he kills a family, but leaves their cat alone. Said cat ends up drawing a Red Ring to himself and becoming the Red Lantern Dex-Starr.
  • Pet the Dog: For all his villainy, his commitment to save the planet is genuine. He's shown to support saving endangered species. Also in his last moments, he begs Bruce to save the world for his grandchildren's sake, even after he had disowned them.
  • Pyrrhic Villainy: Ra's kills several executives polluting the country and has the President successfully assassinated for his anti-enviromental policies. His actions have inadvertently led to his animal reserve being torched and all the species he was protecting being extinguished. He makes sure to tell Batman how high the cost was and that "[Batman]'s actions couldn't be undone".
  • Villain Has a Point: He points out that Harley Quinn had a role in helping create the world they are currently living in by tricking Superman into killing Lois and nuking Metropolis.
  • Villain Respect: Black Adam notes in his Ladder Ending that Ra's admired Superman's Regime for its doing-what-needs-to-be-done attitude, but feels they should have gone further.
  • We Can Rule Together: To Black Adam in his Ladder Ending, offering the use of the Lazarus Pits to save his recently killed wife Isis in exchange for his help taking over the world with an even more extreme government than the Regime. Adam accepts and helps him capture Batman, saying that while he doesn't like Ra's much, getting his wife back is worth any price.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Threatens to kill Lucy Quinzel if her mother refuses to cooperate with him.

    Red Robin 

Tim Drake/Robin III/Red Robin

The third Robin, and the current holder of the Red Robin identity. Trapped in the Phantom Zone as of the beginning of the Injustice 2 storyline.

  • Character Death: The second former Robin to die (or third, but Jason came back to life).
  • Legacy Character: The third character to hold the Robin identity, which he eventually discarded for the title of Red Robin.
  • Yank the Dog's Chain: Gets killed by Zod just as he is about escape the Phantom Zone, right after his reunion with Batman no less.

    The Rogues 

The Rogues

  • Asshole Victim: Captain Boomerang to Deadshot. He's actually grateful to the Regime for killing him off.
  • C-List Fodder: Subjected to this. Captain Cold is the only well-known member of The Rogues while the rest are much more obscure, so naturally they all get killed off to fuel his backstory.
  • Cynicism Catalyst: The execution of The Rogues at the hands of Superman became this for its leader, Captain Cold. While never a good guy, he held standards that separated him from the other villains in the world. That ended when all of them, including his sister Golden Glider, were all killed while the public cheered Superman on.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: As usual. Captain Cold tells various particularly despicable villains, including the Joker and Black Manta, that the Rogues never liked them.
  • Killed Offscreen: We never actually see Superman kill them — because that's a Retcon of their original fates in the comic. While many of them did die (including Mirror Master and Trickster), Superman wasn't responsible for any of their fates. In fact, Golden Glider actually survived the events of the comic.
  • Posthumous Character: By the time of the game, all of them except Captain Cold are dead.

    The Shredder 

Oroku Saki/The Shredder

Leader of the Foot Clan and the Arch-Enemy of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He is shown in their Ladder Ending aiding Kraang in an invasion of the Turtles' Earth.

    Steve Trevor 

Steve Trevor

  • Adaptational Villainy: He is a mole loyal to Germany.
  • Asshole Victim: Considering how he was a manipulative mole for the Nazis, who murdered multiple Blacks and Jews in their ultimate goal of having the Aryan race as the greatest race on Earth, he clearly deserved getting choked to death by the Lasso of Hestia.
  • Batman Gambit: His ruthlessness in interrogating a German prisoner and desperation to get a better way to get answers, convinces Diana to return to Themyscira in order to please to be allowed the Lasso of Truth. Turns out this was his plan to get Diana to lead him back to Themyscira so he could steal the Lasso for the Germans.
  • Cynicism Catalyst: His betrayal served as this to Diana and played a huge impact in her disposition, which ultimately helped accelerate Superman's Start of Darkness.
  • Exact Words: Under the Lasso of Truth he states he is an American soldier working for the Allies. Due to how unspecific the questions was, he leaves out he is a mole loyal to Germany.
  • First Love: For Wonder Woman. Which is why it hurts her badly when she learns of his true nature.
  • Loved I Not Honor More: A villainous variant. When Diana asks Was It All a Lie? about him loving her, he outright says he did but his love for his homeland was greater than that of any woman just before she executes him for his betrayal.

    Suicide Squad 

Suicide Squad

  • Explosive Leash: Naturally, all of them have bombs implanted in their heads to ensure their cooperation.
  • Your Head A-Splode: What happened to Clock King, Killer Moth, Magpie, and Polka-Dot Man after "Batman" got a hold of the trigger.

    Talia al Ghul 

Talia Al-Ghul

  • Abusive Parents: Even though Damian really loves her, she is this according to one intro conversation between Robin and Firestorm:
    Firestorm: Mommy tell you not to touch a hot stove?
    Robin: She forced me to grip hot coals bare-handed.
    Firestorm: ...Jeez, kid.
  • Action Mom: To Damian.
  • Decoy Antagonist: Initially suspected to be the new Big Bad of the comic, she turned out to merely be The Dragon to her father.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: She loves her children, despite putting them through Training from Hell. When Athanasia is badly wounded, Talia rushes to her side and assures her it will be okay. It is also mentioned she stayed by her father's side even after he Came Back Wrong and became an Empty Shell, nursing him back to health and sanity over a year and a half. Ultimately she loves her children more than her father, and after discovering Solovar plans to have them killed for turning Ivo against them and killing him, she defies them to set her kids free.
  • Pet the Dog: In #50 of the comic, she saves her children from public execution while apologising for failing them.
  • Posthumous Character: Dialogue throughout the game heavily implies her death, as she's frequently mentioned in the past tense, and Scarecrow taunts her son, Damian, for being unable to "save her".

    Victor Zsasz 

Victor Zsasz

Voiced by: Steve Blum, Noé Velázquez (Latin American Dub)

Alternative Title(s): Injustice Gods Among Us Extras, Injustice 2 Non Playable Characters


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