It has been officially confirmed! Deathstroke will be part of the upcoming Batman solo movie (confirmed by Ben Affleck) and also, as teased by Zack Snyder, we might also see a little bit of him in Justice League.

Wait..But do u know who your villain is?

Created by Marv Wolfman and George Perez, Deathstroke, first appeared in “The New Teen Titans” Vol.1 #2 in 1980. Not to be confused with Deadpool or Deadshot, Deathstroke is a master assassin and a mercenary in the DC Comicverse. Deathstroke is the codename of Slade Joseph Wilson.


Early Life:

Enlisted at an early age of 16 by the US Army, Slade Wilson, learned fighting techniques under Captain Adeline Kane, whom he later married. Wilson was a quick learner and mastered every fighting form. Chosen for a secret meta-human experiment by the army, his physical powers and mental strength were enhanced. He later defied orders and soon became a mercenary, a gun for hire. He wears a patch after getting shot at his right eye and the half black- half orange mask reminds one of Two-Face, another villain from the world of Batman.


  • Enhanced physical prowess – Superhuman Senses, Superhuman Speed, Superhuman Stamina and Superhuman Strength
  • Enhanced Intellect – Multilingual, Most Efficient Tactician and Military Leader
  • Accelerated Healing and Toxic Immunity


  • Master Swordsman
  • Hunting
  • Martial Arts – Boxing, Karate, Jujitsu and Ninjutsu
  • Firearms and Demolition Expert
  • Combat Strategist


  • Knives
  • Nunchucks
  • Dual Katanas Swords
  • Energy Staff
  • Firearms – Assault and Sniper Rifles, Pistols


  • His suit’s armour is made up of composite Nth metal, which is stronger than Titanium.

Appearances and Associations:

  • Arch enemy to Teen Titans
  • Appears opposite Green Arrow
  • Works With Talia Al Ghul Against Batman



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Joe Manganiello of “True Blood” fame will be playing the role of Deathstroke in the upcoming movies.