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Characters that appear in the Ultimate Daredevil & Elektra and Ultimate Elektra miniseries, set in the Ultimate Marvel universe.

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    Daredevil 

Matthew Murdock

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The initial Beta Outfit of Matt Murdock
The guardian of Hell's Kitchen, and a constant thorn in Wilson Fisk's side, Matthew Murdock is a practicing attorney by day, bad-tempered vigilante by night. Really, really bad-tempered.
  • Adaptational Jerkass: A major case compared to his more mellow 616 counterpart.
  • Adaptational Relationship Overhaul: Has a much more hostile relationship with Spider-Man, compared to the long-time allies they are in mainstream canon.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: He's much more aggressive and bad-tempered as Daredevil.
  • Beta Outfit: In the miniseries, he never used the classic Daredevil costume (despite the covers). He simply used black clothing and a piece of cloth to cover his face. In the Spider-Man comics, he has moved to the classic red costume.
  • Crusading Lawyer: He chooses the unenviable task of defending the Hulk after his identity is exposed. He vociferously argues for his life and urges the jury to have mercy.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: During Ultimatum, Spidey finds him already dead while going around New York.
  • It's Personal: His crusade against Wilson Fisk, which has driven Daredevil to obsessive and dangerous lengths to take him down.
  • Jerkass: His first interaction with Spider-Man, who came to him for advice? Telling him he had no business trying to be a hero, telling him to quit, finishing with "you're lucky I don't rip that mask off and give you to the cops". To be fair, Spider-Man is a teenager and is often unprepared for the more complex issues of superheroes, though it still doesn't change the fact that Daredevil is a massive prick about it and in general.
  • Mistaken for Gay: Matt and Foggy are always together, so Phoebe had thought that they were gay.
  • Reed Richards Is Useless: Tries to avert it by having all the street-level New York superheroes team-up to kill the Kingpin.
  • Sanity Slippage: He nearly kills Vanessa Fisk, justifying it by saying it's the only thing that will get to Fisk and that Vanessa cannot be considered truly innocent as she married Wilson Fisk.
  • Super Senses
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: In the miniseries, he is a good guy, even when working as a vigilante. In Ultimate Spider-Man, he is much ruder.
  • What You Are in the Dark: Is about to kill Vanessa Fisk, but when push comes to shove, he will not kill an innocent woman.
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    Elektra Natchios 
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A former friend of Matt Murdock, who has become Wilson Fisk's top assassin.

  • Adaptational Villainy: She never reforms, staying an assassin.
  • Badass Normal: Has no powers to speak of yet still is a dangerous combatant
  • Beta Outfit: Her initial outfit was just black trousers, a top, and a bandana. She initially kept it in Ultimate Spider-Man, and later moved to the classic one.
  • Boobs of Steel: Rather large, very much on display breasts (which Peter doesn't fail to notice) and also one of the best fighters in the series.
  • Hate at First Sight: Elektra and Trey hated each other since their first encounter, and things only escalated from there.
  • Hero of Another Story: Was the star of her own spin-off series with Daredevil, showing her journey to villainhood.
  • Red and Black and Evil All Over: Her initial outfit consists of a black top and jeans and red bandana.
  • Start of Darkness
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: She was thrown out a multi-story window by Black Cat and landed on a police car after Moon Knight threw a blade at the back of her neck. However, Jean DeWolfe confirmed that she was still alive and was in a coma. She hasn't shown up since.

    Phoebe Mc Allister 
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    Melissa Beckerman 
  • Rape as Drama: Elektra's descent into becoming an assassin started with Melissa being raped by Trey.

    Sensei 
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The sensei of Elektra. She also trained Phoebe and Melissa in her dojo.

    Foggy Nelson 
Matt's best friend and roomie.
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    Stavros Natchios 

    Trey Langstrom 
The jerk jock of the campus. His father is an influential politician, who makes sure that he is never punished by the college or the police.
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