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Villains: Circe and Ares 'request' your help in deposing Zeus from the throne of Olympus. A mysterious Seer who's given cryptic council will meet you at a temple . Meet the Council in our first Origin Crisis webcast this Wednesday at Game Update 86 features the third artifact slot and style unlocking. The League of Assassins is a group of fictional villains appearing in American comic books Batman rescued Talia (the first time the two would meet, laying the . Lady Shiva, and Rictus, Bronze Tiger calls a meeting of the council to which Red Hood is invited. .. The League of Assassins appears in DC Universe Online.
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Arthur explains that all of the Heretics are alive, having been taken down to Atlantis for safe keeping, by a whale. The League of Shadows is the more mysterious of the two and is often considered a myth, but are said to have people everywhere and to have a plan to "bring the entire nation to the ground". He knows Batman's secret identity. He utilizes special pits known as Lazarus Pits which enable him to evade death, and live for centuries.
He is the founder of The League of Assassins, though exactly when is unknown. Batman - Batman's secret identity is Bruce Wayne, an American billionaire, playboy, philanthropist, and owner of Wayne Enterprises. After witnessing the murder of his parents as a child, he swore revenge on criminals, an oath tempered by a sense of justice.
Wayne trains himself both physically and intellectually and crafts a bat-inspired persona to fight crime. Her father encouraged a relationship between Talia and Batman, desiring for Batman to marry his daughter in hopes of recruiting him as his successor. Talia admires Batman in his drive, determination, and nobility, but was always torn between him and the love for her terrorist father.
Unlike Catwoman, Talia is more than willing to play second-fiddle to Bruce's mission. He is the father of her son Damian. She eventually broke off from her father and his crusade, which resulted in a rift between them. She had in her possession a Lazarus Pit that could be reused over and over again.
She was responsible for brainwashing her half-sister Talia into despising not only Batman, but their father as well, whom she ended up killing with a sword. It appears, however, that Nyssa was killed in a car bombing in Northern Africa, presumably by the League of Assassins. Although many of the League's leaders over the years have been accomplished martial artists, Daark himself did not depend on physical prowess, and as an assassin he instead relied upon careful planning and manipulation, ambushes and death traps, as well as a variety of cleverly concealed weapons and poisons.
After earning Ra's enmity for reasons unknownDarrk died during a plot to kidnap Talia which was foiled by Batman. He was put in charge of the League after Darrk's death. However, he would prove just as disloyal as his predecessor, and the Sensei would eventually struggle with Ra's al Ghul for the control of the organization.
One of his personal goals is to raise assassination to an art form.
He is revealed to be Ra's al Ghul's father in Batman January Doctor Moon - First appearing in Batman Marchhe is a brain surgeon with skills that make him the person to contact to recover dead brains, erase or modify minds, or mental torture.
She is also the biological mother of Cassandra Cain. Cassandra Cain brainwashed at the time - First appearing in Batmanshe is the daughter of David Cain and Lady Shiva, and was previously known as Batgirl. Wilson and Grayson have a long-standing animosity due to years of fighting and Grayson's redemption of Wilson's children.
They answer only to the Demon himself and the Sensei. Its current members include: Detonator - Member of the Seven Men of Death. He specializes in demolitions.
Hook - The hook-handed member of the Seven Men of Death. He was responsible for murdering Boston Brand during a circus act. Maduvu - Member of the Seven Men of Death. He has mechanical clawed-hands. Merlyn - An archer who was once a member of the Seven Men of Death. Razorburn - Member of the Seven Men of Death.
He has advanced hand-to-hand combat abilities, great throwing abilities, and wields two knives for weapons. Shellcase - Member of the Seven Men of Death. He has advanced hand-to-hand combat abilities and has good marksmanship.
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Whip - A female whip-wielding member of the Seven Men of Death. Other members of the League of Assassins include: Arrow - He was obsessed with the legacy of the League he becomes the second Ra's al Ghul and even weds Nyssa. Anya Volkova - Former League of Assassins, she collected a database about the members of the league which was stolen by the Court of Owls. Bronze Tiger - He was brainwashed at the time. He can perform blood magic where he cuts himself to access various powers through spilled blood like telekinesis and teleportation.
Tzin-Tzin - A criminal mastermind and expert hypnotist. Dragon Fly - Member of the League of Assassins. Expediter - Member of the League of Assassins. He was a computer expert who serves a similar function compared to Oracle upon being forced to join the League of Assassins. Glaze - Builds cities in various locations of the worlds and is a master of economic bubbles. Grind - One of Ra's al Ghul's bodyguards. Jasper - Jasper and Nyssa al Ghul capture a serum.
Kirigi - A top martial artist that previously trained Bruce Wayne. He later trained the different members of the League of Assassins. Kitty Kumbata - A talented but mentally unstable martial artist who was a former member of the Circle of Six. Kyle Abbot - He worked with Ra's al Ghul until his apparent death. He took a serum that enables him to become a full wolf and even a werewolf -like form.
Mazone - A bearded samurai who is a member of the League of Assassins' metahuman faction. Onyx - Onyx was a longstanding fully capable member of the League of Assassins. She eventually decided to retire from her life of murder. Owens - A sniper who is a member of the League of Assassins. He was partnered up with Pru and Z to assassinate Red Robin. Owens is killed by Widower of the Council of Spiders. Professor Ojo - Ojo was born without eyes.
Brilliant but blind, Ojo eventually created a device allowing him to see and eventually became associated with the League of Assassins as one of their scientists. Pru - headstrong female assassin who is a member of the League of Assassins. She was partnered up with Owens and Z to assassinate Red Robin. Rictus - A cybernetic-enhanced operative of the League of Assassins that was introduced in The New Ruck - A four-armed gunman who is a member of the League of Assassins' metahuman branch.
Scimitar - Leads a coalition of members from the League. He later became a member of the League of Assassins. Silken Spider - Member of the League of Assassins. Spike - A female martial artist that is capable of creating energy blades. She is a member of the League of Assassins' metahuman faction. Targa - A telekinetic midget who is the leader of the League of Assassins' metahuman faction. Tiger Moth - Member of the League of Assassins. Her costume disorients her opponents, making them incapable of hitting her.
Tigris - A female Afghan martial artist who was recruited into the League of Assassins by Lady Shiva; she traced her lineage to the ancient kingdom of Nineveh. Tolliver - A vampire who is a member of the League of Assassins' metahuman faction. Vial - Member of the League of Assassins. He was killed upon kissing his cross that was poisoned by Funnel of the Council of Spiders. Ubu - A master assassin who is one of Ra's al Ghul's most trusted servants.
In later works, it is revealed that the title of Ubu refers to a whole tribe of people. When one Ubu dies, another one takes his place. An Ubu was later killed by Bane. Verdigris - He escapes a siege only to have his tracks traced. Viper - The League's foremost manufacturer of poison. She took a serum that enables her to become a snake -like creature. When Red Robin questioned the White Ghost about his identity, the White Ghost simply replies that "there will always be a white ghost" which suggests that the title of White Ghost is defined as a loyal figure that has been affiliated with the League of Assassins for centuries.
White Willow - Not much is known about her past except for the fact that she was recruited into the League of Assassins by Lady Shiva. His radical political agenda did not sit well with the other members of the League leading to his exile. He has since been committed to Arkham Asylum in Gotham City with the circumstances of his breakdown unknown.
Z - Zeddmore Washington is a member of the League of Assassins. He was paired up with Owens and Pru to assassinate Red Robin. Z was later killed by Widower of the Council of Spiders.
GenerationsBatman 'inherits' control of the League of Assassins after Bruce Wayne tracks down the organisation and accepts a deal where he and Ra's enter the same Lazarus Pit at once; Ra's has determined that if two souls enter the pit, one will perish while the other will become immortal without needing to keep using the Pit, Bruce accepts the offer and Ra's al Ghul is destroyed.
With Ra's al Ghul gone, Batman uses Ra's' criminal empire to set up an anti-crime and humanitarian network by subtly changing the organization's goals. In other media[ edit ] Television[ edit ] In Batman: The Society of Shadows appears in the Superman: Talia al Ghul and her henchmen orchestrate the capture of Superman so that they can use an artifact to drain Superman's energy in order to replenish Ra's al Ghul's aged body.
Terry and an elderly Bruce Wayne later battle against the Society when Ra's al Ghul who had taken over Talia's body attempted to take Bruce's body. The society appears again in season 2 after Curare through a turn of events destroys most of the assassins from within. She is defeated by Batman once more and is arrested. The society is left in tatters with no one taking over as leader. The League of Assassins appears in the Batman: The Brave and the Bold episode "Sidekicks Assemble".
This marks the first media appearance of the League of Assassins that has not had its name altered. In "Infiltrator", the League of Shadows had abducted a nano-technology expert named Dr.
Serling Roquette in order to make the "Fog" as part of a plot to steal schematic technologies. Roquette only to discover that Dr. Roquette was actually Miss Martian in disguise. The upload of the "Anti-Fog" was a success destroying the "Fog".
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Cheshire gets away due to Artemis recognizing her while Black Spider and Hook were apprehended. He tells "The Light" about The Team's interference and discussion between Sensei and L-2 reveal that they have "someone on the inside". In "Targets", the League of Shadows works on a plot to assassinate politicians. During that time, Sportsmaster is seen as a member of the League of Shadows when it comes to helping Cheshire. It turned out that Lex Luthor and Ra's al Ghul had orchestrated the events in order to further the goals of "The Light".
In the episode "Bloodlines", Cheshire and Red Arrow raid a League of Assassins facility in Tibet in order to find the real Roy Harper who had been kidnapped and replaced with a clone.
The League of Assassins is featured in Beware the Batman. Finding the Soultaker Sword a weapon which can drain souls from its victims and seeing its power first hand when Silver Monkey used it on an unknown victim, she faked her death while taking the sword to keep it from being used. In "Safe", Silver Monkey was sent to capture Dr. Jason Burr so that they can get their hand on the Ion Cortex.
Silver Monkey ends up learning that Katana survived and reports it while concealing his knowledge of the Soultaker's location. Six hours earlier, Katana is confronted by Silver Monkey in Bruce Wayne's limousine and attacks her for the location of the Soultaker so that the League of Assassins can reclaim the Soultaker. Club, Katana is sent a message to bring the Soultaker to the A. Club in one hour. After Bruce Wayne is hit out the window by Bethanie Ravencroft's arrow though he had a special padding underneaththe League of Assassin ninjas are unleashed upon Katana while Alfred helps Bruce Wayne to become Batman.
When Katana is being overwhelmed by the ninjas, Batman arrives in the nick of time. Batman then uses a smoke pellet to cause a smokescreen where Batman and Katana fight the ninjas. A League of Assassin ninja manages to seize the Soultaker by the time the smokescreen cleared and begins to present it to Silver Monkey. Lady Shiva then arrives stating that Silver Monkey's plans to succeed her won't work.
Lady Shiva then has the ninjas attack Silver Monkey who end up defeating him it was commented by Lady Shiva that the ninjas in the League of Assassins are more afraid of Lady Shiva then they are of Silver Monkey.
A ninja then gives the Soultaker Sword to Lady Shiva who then uses it to drain Bethanie Ravencroft's soul who pleaded that she wasn't going against Lady Shiva as she states that she has plans for Silver Monkey. Lady Shiva manages to get away as Batman and Katana escape from the ninjas.
Batman claimed that he used Katana to turn the League of Assassins against each other as he plans to reclaim the Soultaker Sword from the League of Assassins. In "Control", the League of Assassins sends their half-human half-computer agent Cypher to control Jason Burr in another attempt to get control over the Ion Cortex. This plot is thwarted by Batman. In "Sacrifice", the League of Assassins have a shipment that ends up stolen by Anarky.
When Lady Shiva orders her ninjas to reclaim the package, Anarky shows up and makes a deal with her where he will return their package in exchange for a small favor. Lady Shiva leads some of her ninjas into obtaining the Calibosix a cell mutation virus from the Gotham Contagion Research Center where two of her ninjas got infected. By the time Batman had gotten the serum that cured Katana and the infected ninjas, Lady Shiva had gotten away while the two ninjas were sent to Blackgate Penitentiary.
When Lady Shiva returns to her lair, she finds the package and a letter from Anarky as the package contained the body of Ra's al Ghul. Correa was outraged by Ra's al Ghul's suggestion and was subsequently dragged away by two League of Assassins ninjas and killed. The League of Assassins in the television series Arrow. The League of Assassins appears in Arrow.
Though first named in season two, they are represented in season one by Malcolm Merlyn John Barrowman. By surviving Ra's' blade, Arrow becomes favoured as his successor. Appearing to defect to the League to save his sister, he secretly schemes with Ra's' daughter Nyssa Katrina Law to kill Ra's. In season four, Malcolm has taken over the League as the new Ra's al Ghul, until Nyssa seizes control and disbands it, although some assassins were still loyal to Merlyn as seen in the episode "Eleven-Fifty-Nine".
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In the episode "Life Sentence," it is revealed that the League of Assassins have feared the Longbow Hunters due to their reputation.
The League of Assassins also appears in spin-off show Legends of Tomorrow in episode "Left Behind", where a resurrected Sara Lance is a main character. When Sara is lost in the yearshe rejoins the League, impressing Ra's al Ghul with her pre-trained League fighting. When rescued by her teammates, she initiates a bootstrap paradox by telling Ra's to send Nyssa to rescue her inleading to her original induction to the League.
They are revealed to have manipulated the Court of Owls into doing their bidding. Most of the ninjas there were killed by James Gordon which also ended with Fish Mooney accidentally getting killed.
In the episode "A Dark Knight: After the unnamed captain of the League of Shadows portrayed by Ethan Herschenfeld doubted Barbara Kean leading them since a female has never led them before, Barbara Kean killed him when he tried to take the title from her. After a brief blackout, the female members named Sisters of the League of the League of Shadows led by Leila massacred the weaker members as Barbara plans to make use of the League of Shadows. No Man's Land", the League of Assassins and Jeremiah destroy the bridges out of town, isolating Gotham from the rest of the world.
As Gotham City has been evacuated following Ra's al Ghul's second death, Palden and those with him want to swear their allegiance to Barbara. After Barbara hears from Tabitha about Penguin shooting Butch Gilzean, she states that man is the problem that the world has and has Leila and her female League of Assassin teammates kill Palden and his teammates while using their bodies to establish an all-female territory.
The foot soldiers are martial artists who utilized a number of martial arts including ninjutsujujitsu and various forms of kung fu. He told Wayne the story of how the injustice of his wife being taken from him led him on the path of the League of Shadows. Bruce rejected the League when he was ordered to kill a criminal to prove his commitment to justice and he learned that the League wanted him to lead a mission to destroy Gotham City.
The League's base was destroyed in the subsequent battle as Wayne fought the man that he believed to be Ra's al Ghul and left him for dead. They attacked Gotham because they felt that the city had become decadent. Ra's al Ghul said that the League had worked to restore the world to balance throughout history as human civilization achieved decadence around the world. Ra's stated "We sacked Romeloaded trade ships with plague ratsburned London to the ground ".
The plan was to use the stolen Wayne Enterprises microwave emitter to vaporize Scarecrow 's Cillian Murphy toxin and have the city's inhabitants tear each other apart in a state of fear. Despite their best efforts, Bruce Wayne, now Batman, was able to fight off four members of the League single-handedly, before defeating Ra's al Ghul himself aboard a train where Ra's al Ghul was left to die as it crashed. Its membership now includes a large number of Bane's fellow mercenaries who were former employees of corrupt Wayne Enterprise board member John Daggett Ben Mendelsohn.
The newly resurrected League of Shadows plots to hold Gotham under siege by converting a fusion reactor that was developed by Wayne Enterprises in a project sponsored by Miranda Tate Marion Cotillard into a nuclear bomb. During their first confrontation, Bane defeated Batman and placed him in Bane's former home, a foreign penitentiary known only as "the Pit ". After trapping most of the members of the GCPD in the sewers, Bane then proceeded to hold Gotham hostage while giving the citizens false hope of survival by means of a faux revolution while stating that he has given the trigger of the bomb to a random Gothamite.Best Spider-Man Style Ever (DCUO)
The next day, Bane exposed the truth about Harvey Dent and had all of the inmates of Blackgate Penitentiary released by his men. While in his cell, Bruce was told the story of an exiled mercenary and his wife and child that were once imprisoned there. The child was said to be the only one who successfully escaped the prison. Ra's al Ghul appeared to Bruce in the form of a hallucination, who implied that he was "immortal" through the birth of his child within the Pit, the heir to the League of Shadows.
Bruce assumed that the mercenary's child was Bane and that Ra's al Ghul was his father. After Batman had defeated Bane, Miranda stabbed Batman and revealed herself as Talia al GhulRa's al Ghul's child, who climbed out of the Pit with the aid of her childhood friend and protector Bane.