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Designation: B27

Date Joined: Post-July 4, 2016

Status: Inactive

Current Affiliation: Batman Incorporated


Designation: B28

Date Joined: Post-July 4, 2016

Status: Inactive

Current Affiliation: Batman Incorporated


Thirteen (Traci Thurston)

Designation: B29

Date Joined: Post-July 4, 2016

Status: Active

Species: Human

Debut: Episode 47 ("Princes All")

Voiced by: Lauren Tom

A superhero specializing in luck-based magic.

  • 13 Is Unlucky: She can cast bad luck. Seems tied to her emotions since her excitement going through a Boom Tube throws off the destination.
  • Adaptational Sexuality: A half-example. This version of Thirteen is Blue Beetle's girlfriend, which takes after the Post-Crisis version of the character, whereas the current DC Rebirth version is a lesbian dating Natasha Irons.
  • Adaptational Superpower Change: While still a magic hero, Thirteen in the comics specialized in "urban magic" (which means she drew different powers based on her location). Here, she manipulates luck.
  • Adaptation Name Change: In the comics, Thirteen was Traci's actual surname, and she's known as either her full name Traci Thirteen, sometimes spelled Traci 13, or Girl 13. Here, Thirteen is her codename.
  • Adorkable: She gets so excited about visiting an alien planet that she jumps into a Boom Tube, and accidentally throws off the destination with her magic.
  • Alliterative Name: Traci Thurston.
  • Casting Gag: Lauren Tom previously voiced Jinx, another young magic user associated with bad luck.
  • Out of Focus: Like the rest of the Team in Outsiders, but she stands out because she was only new recruit to stick around, meaning we have practically nothing seen of her in the series.
  • Sixth Ranger:
    • She's the newest Team member and the only new recruit in Outsiders to remain, due to Arrowette and Spoiler leaving minutes after their introduction for Batman Incorporated.
    • Also, it's at least implied that she's this to Jaime and Bart, as she's seen hanging out with them at Jaime's house in El Paso before getting called, but due to little screentime it hasn't been expanded upon. It should be noted that Traci was a major supporting character to Blue Beetle in the Post-Crisis continuity and dated for while.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: To Zatanna as the team's magic user.
  • Youthful Freckles: Quite prominent.


Designation: B30

Date Joined: November 6, 2018

Status: Inactive

Current Affiliation: Outsiders


Halo (Violet Harper)
"No, I'm not Gabrielle. My name is Violet."

Designation: B31

Date Joined: November 6, 2018

Status: Active

Species: Human (body), Mother Box AI (spirit)

Debut: Episode 47 ("Princes All")

Voiced by: Zehra Fazal

"Halo" is an amnesiac girl of Quraci origin who moved to Markovia as a war refugee. After being kidnapped by metahuman traffickers for lab experiments and apparently killed, she comes back to life with strange light-based powers, but no memory of her original identity. She joins Nightwing's Team after being rescued by them, gradually discovering who (or what) she really is.

  • Adaptational Badass: In the comics, Halo is something of a joke and Batman only inducted her in the Outsiders because he basically felt sorry for her. Here, we get to see just how versatile someone with multiple distinct but useful power sets can be even with zero training. Not to mention, as a reincarnated Mother Box, her power could be even greater.
  • Adaptational Modesty: She wears a hijab headscarf, despite "Violet" (the entity currently possessing Gabrielle's former body) not actually being a Muslim at all.
  • Adaptational Mundanity: Subverted. From the beginning, it seems this version of Halo is merely just another metahuman rather than a human bonded to an Energy Being like the comics. However, it's revealed that Halo is really the soul of a Mother Box that's Possessing a Dead Body, which is just as fantastical.
  • Adaptational Nationality: American in the comics, Quraci here. However, her current consciousness originated not from Earth, but the alien planet of New Genesis.
  • Adaptational Species Change: Kind of. In the comics, Halo is a human bonded to an Energy Being called an Aurakle. In this series, the Aurakle is switched out with a Mother Box.
  • Adaptational Superpower Change: Like the comics, her power is creating different colored auras that give her a unique ability with each one. Unlike the comics is the power granted by each one (i.e. the red aura in the comics granted heat rays but not so here).
  • Adaptation Name Change: In the comics, her real name is Violet Harper (no relation to Roy Harper), but she first adopted the name Gabrielle Doe while amnesiac. Here, she similarly can't remember her name, but one possible name is Gabrielle Daou (according to a passport she had). But then she rejects it, and takes the name Violet, and eventually adds the surname Harper on the suggestion of Will. That's also because this isn't Gabrielle Daou at all, but rather a Mother Box inhabiting the body of her.
  • Adaptation Origin Connection: In the comics, Violet Harper was killed by an assassin, but was resurrected when her body became possessed by an Aurakle, an ancient being of energy. Here, Gabrielle Daou was killed as a part of metahuman experimentation, but was "resurrected" when her body became possessed by a Mother Box from New Genesis.
  • Adorkable: Amnesiacs Are Innocent is in full effect for Violet, which means Halo/Violet is curious, excitable, and seemingly oblivious to many social cues (like idly commenting on Brion's naked body). She's endearingly awkward.
  • Allergic to Evil: The presence of a Father Box bonding to Victor Stone gives Violet a "weird feeling" similar to nausea.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: She seems to understand English, but has great difficulty speaking it (at first). Compounded with her amnesia, it's possible that she has some sort of head trauma that damaged her ability to communicate. However, her English speech improves over time.
  • Ambiguous Gender Identity: She's fine with female pronouns, but eventually realizes that she doesn't feel comfortable being called a boy or a girl and decides she feels better as just "me" until she figures it out.
  • Ambiguously Bi: She's attracted to men and ends up dating Brion, although she experiments her sexuality when Harper kisses her while they're both drunk, but whether or not Violet reciprocates isn't clear.
  • Ambiguously Human: Dr. Fate calls her an old soul in a young body, and she treats being hungry as a new sensation. She's actually a Mother Box from New Genesis, who possessed and took control over the body of the deceased human girl Gabrielle Daou.
  • Amnesiac Hero: Since her abduction and experimentation by Bedlam, she can't remember any details about her life, not even her real name.
  • Berserk Button: Played for Drama. She reacted very badly to Artermis bribing her dog with food. This is because of the lingering trauma about how Gabrielle Daou accepting a bribe led to the death of Brion's parents.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Her powers let her create different colored auras, with each color providing a different ability.
  • Composite Character: Her design bore subtle nod to Raven of Teen Titans with her hijab invoking a cloak and glowing eyes and body. It's even more prominent during her interaction with Raven's teammate Cyborg when she frequently uses Indigo and Purple color and alien chant.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: She compliments Brion's body when he burns all of his clothes off.
  • Foil: To Cyborg: They're both humans fused with New Gods tech to revive them. However, the Father Box deliberately built itself into Victor and suppressed his humanity in classic Jekyll & Hyde style, while Mother Box binding to Gabrielle was an accident and after Gabrielle was dead, leaving the Mother Box as the sole personality.
  • Glass Cannon: Despite her versatility, Halo has no superhuman durability and can only protect her body with energy barriers. It's a good thing she can come back to life, given how many times she's been killed.
  • Good Thing You Can Heal: Halo's violet aura allows her to recover even from death, and oh boy, does the show like to make use of this fact. She's had her neck snapped to the point where her head was practically twisted backwards, had her face outright melted off by a metahuman, and been impaled through the stomach. Thankfully, the process of returning to life after such injuries seems mercifully painless.
  • Interspecies Romance: She a Mother Box in a human body and Brion (a metahuman).
  • Light 'em Up: She has several different powers that are all based on different colors of the light spectrum (like a rainbow). For example, she can fire lasers to attack during combat, or create a Hard Light shield to defend herself.
  • Light Is Good: She's a superhero with light powers, as mentioned above.
  • Meaningful Name:
    • Her host's name is Gabrielle. Archangel Gabriel is the/an angel of death.
    • Violet, for her violet aura, which allows her to recover from death.
  • Nice Girl: She is consistently kind and sweet towards her friends. She's also one of the few people who can easily tame Brion's Hair-Trigger Temper.
  • An Odd Place to Sleep: Her orange aura activates when she sleeps, so she usually sleeps floating a couple feet above the couch or bed.
  • Official Couple: With Geo-Force, at the end of "Nightmare Monkeys".
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: She either does not remember or won't give her name, so Artemis takes to calling her "Halo" or "Halo-Girl." She does take the name "Violet" (like her comic counterpart's real name) but even that's just a name by choice.
  • Possessing a Dead Body: An unusual variation. It turns out that Halo's body, although technically alive and still human, used to belong to a different soul, Gabrielle Dou. After Gabrielle was killed in Bedlam's secret laboratory, her corpse was reanimated and revived when the spirit of a Mother Box (a sentient alien robot from New Genesis) took control.
  • Powers via Possession: Halo's superpowers are not derived from being a metahuman with a metagene as was originally thought, but instead it comes from the Mother Box inhabiting her body.
  • Psychosomatic Superpower Outage: Briefly goes through this in "True Heroes" when she suffers a panic attack after Geo-Force (whom she had just started a relationship with at the end of "Nightmare Monkeys") goes on a mission without her. This is because her original self as a Mother Box was not built to handle all of the emotions that come with being human. She gets over it just in time to purge Victor of the Father Box's influence once and for all.
  • Race Lift: The comics version of Halo is white, while this version is brown-skinned and Middle Eastern.
  • Related in the Adaptation: Played With — in the comics, Halo was named Violet Harper but was completely unrelated to Roy Harper or anyone else in the Harper family, and it was just an aversion of One Steve Limit. Here, she takes the last name Harper on the suggestion of Roy's clone Will, giving her a connection to the family that she didn't have before.
  • Resurrection Sickness: Her healing power may have brought her back from death, but she has no memory of who she was before, and it takes her a while to regain the ability of speech. This only happens after her first death, thankfully. This turns out to be a plot point; the amnesia was not caused by the death of Gabrielle's body, but rather her original Mother Box adapting to a new human form.
  • Resurrective Immortality: Her power automatically resurrects her if she's killed, repairing any damage done in the process. She's come back from having her face melted off and her neck snapped, to name just two.
  • Ship Tease: Gets a lot of it with Brion. She really wants to help him, is clearly glad when he decides to stay, takes up the nickname he gave her as her official name, and tells him he's "nicely-shaped" when he accidentally burns his clothes off.
  • Superpower Lottery: Quite possibly the most versatile of Nightwing's Team, what with her being a reincarnated Mother Box. She has a variety of different, highly potent abilities such as flight, forcefields, the power to heal others, the ability to come back to life, powerful energy blasts, and can teleport by summoning Boom Tubes. She's really only marred by a lack of experience.
  • That Man Is Dead: When she recalls the prejudice and mistreatment she suffered in Markovia for being Quraci, she rejects being called "Gabrielle", and declares that her name is now "Violet". Turns out to be quite literal, as "Violet" is the soul of a Mother Box, while the real Gabrielle is entirely gone save for a few fractured memories.
  • They Killed Kenny Again: She ends up getting repeatedly killed and then quickly revived back to life in every other episode she appears in.


Forager (Fred Bugg)
"Forager is Forager."

Designation: B32

Date Joined: November 6, 2018

Status: Active

Species: Bug

Debut: Episode 51 ("Away Mission")

Voiced by: Jason Spisak

A Bug alien who was exiled from his home on New Genesis, and joins Nightwing's Team after they take him to live on Earth.

  • Adaptational Species Change: In the comics, Forager was a New God raised by the "Bugs" who inhabited New Genesis. Here, he is a Bug.
  • Adaptational Superpower Change: In the comics, he has super strength, durability and reflexes, and enhanced speed, which looks to be true here. However, he used gadgets that allowed him to emulate Bugs, such as adhesive pads to stick to walls and acid pods to shoot acidic blasts at his enemies, because he himself wasn't actually one. Here he as no gadgets, but instead can roll into a nigh indestructible ball, fitting now that he is actually a Bug this time.
  • Aliens Speaking English: Justified. M'gann downloaded English into his brain when they arrived on Earth, to his confusion.
  • All of the Other Reindeer: Attending high school in human form, his short and stubby appearance and weird manner of speech doesn't exactly endear him to the more judgmental high school crowd.
  • Amusing Alien: He's an Insectoid Alien who speaks in the third-person and doesn't easily grasp human culture, so he comes off as being a bit of a Cloudcuckoolander.
  • Be the Ball: His special power is the ability to roll into a ball and dish out pain through his nigh-indestructible shell.
  • Birds of a Feather: He quickly befriends Geo-Force due to both of them being exiled from their own land.
  • Combat Pragmatist: He's not above pulling A Handful for an Eye to get the upper hand.
  • Faking the Dead: In "Home Fires", he lets Lobo destroy his shedded exoskeleton to get him to leave the planet.
  • Fish out of Water: Described as being a true outsider, being from another planet, another way of life, and residing on Earth where he protects a world that's unfamiliar to him.
  • Foil:
    • To Geo-Force. Both are exiles who can't return to their home, and both are Unskilled, but Strong who can deal heavy damage but are set back by inexperience. However, Forager is calm and polite, never gets angry, acts easy-going almost to a fault, has completely moved on since his banishment and finding a new "hive", and is portrayed as a Nice Guy every day. Geo-Force has a Hair-Trigger Temper and is prone to constant outbursts, comes to blows with others a lot, has an obsession with his past, and is portrayed as a Jerk with a Heart of Gold on his best days. Amazingly, they're the closest of friends.
    • Also, to fellow alien superhero Miss Martian, specifically her portrayal in the first season. Forager is an exiled refugee, whereas Miss Martian willingly migrated to Earth; and he doesn't even bother trying to conform to human cultural standards, whereas Miss Martian desperately wanted to fit in. Even in his Fred Bugg disguise, it's more of a means to get around more easily, rather than an attempt to hide his true self out of any sense of shame.
  • Human Disguise: With the use of a magic necklace gifted to him by Zatanna, Forager can glamour himself to appear as a human teenager named "Fred Bugg" to other people, although he still sees himself as his own true form.
  • Insectoid Aliens: Obviously enough, he and his fellow Bugs are this.
  • Literal-Minded: Violet tells him that the civilian name she came up with for him is "Fred Bugg, with two Gs" just to clarify the spelling. Naturally, Forager thinks that his name is literally "Fred Bugg-With-Two-Gs", and keeps referring to himself as such until Harper Row tells him he doesn't have to.
  • Meaningful Name: The name of his Human Disguise is "Fred Bugg". Fitting, since he's an insect-like alien.
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: He has a second, smaller pair of arms beneath his main ones. He uses this to get the better of Nightwing in a training match.
  • Nice Guy: He's very calm and polite to everyone he meets.
  • No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: In "Away Mission", he's the only one of the Bugs that questioned why Orion was so aggressive instead of giving into hate like the rest of his hive. Despite his attempts to get to the bottom of this and save New God and Bugs relations, he's seen as a traitor and thrown out of the hive due to protecting Wonder Girl and Blue Beetle from another Bug. And due to M'gann's brother's threat, he's forced to leave New Genesis for his own protection.
  • Odd Friendship: With Geo-Force. They have practically nothing in common outside of being exiles from their home, yet they're close friends.
  • Persona Non Grata: Forager gets exiled from New Genesis by his own people, forcing him to reside on Earth.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: He's pretty short and stubby, yet packs a mean punch.
  • Plucky Girl: A rare male version. He was labeled a traitor by his own people for rightly believing that they were being deceived, and forced to take up residence on an unfamiliar planet as a refugee. However, he quickly finds a new "hive" in Nightwing's Team, and is astonishingly well-adjusted.
  • Shipper on Deck: For Brion and Halo. When the former is in a foul mood, Forager states that he'll be happy in a few minutes. Cue Halo (with Artemis) entering and Brion giving a warm smile.
  • Third-Person Person: Indeed, he never uses pronouns at all, first-, second-, or third-person. According to M'gann, this is the norm for his species and a reflection of their complex sense of self, and carries over even when he starts speaking English. Results in quite a bit of repetition in his dialog (e.g. "Forager is Forager" instead of "I am Forager"). This even extends to his Fred Bugg persona, where he kept referring to himself "Fred Bugg-With-Two-Gs" because Violet called him that not knowing he would take it literally.
  • Token Non-Human: While the rest of Nightwing's Team range from baseline human to metahuman (even Superboy is a Half-Human Hybrid), Forager is the only one who's completely alien.


Designation: B33

Date Joined: November 6, 2018

Status: Active

The Mole sent by Deathstroke to infiltrate Nightwing's Team, and later the Team. She serves alongside them, but her real intentions aren't known to the others yet.

For tropes pertaining to Terra, see here.


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