"You tried to kill Aquaman. Why?"
"Gee, why would a hired gun try to shoot somebody?"
"....Could it be that someone paid me to?"
― Superman and Deadshot (DCAU)

The power to use the archetypal traits of a mercenary.

Also Called

  • Hired Gun
  • Soldier of Fortune

Properties

The user fulfills the archetype of a mercenary, meaning they take various dangerous jobs in exchange for large sums of money. Unlike hitmen or assassins, mercenaries are more general in their line of work. While they can be hired to kill people, they can also be hired to fight as soldiers in an army, find treasure, steal items, deliver messages, act as bodyguards, etc.

Associated Powers

Relationships

Assassin, Bounty Hunter, & Hitman

  • Mercenaries are often hired as assassins, hitmen, or bounty hunters when they are hired to kill a specific target.

Soldier

  • Mercenaries are sometimes brought as soldiers in makeshift armies.

Treasure Hunter

  • Mercenaries can be hired as treasure hunters.

Example Characters

See Also: Professional Killer.

Anime/Manga/Manhwa

  • Guts (Berserk); formerly
  • Bullet (Blazblue); formerly
  • TR-0009 Tager (Blazblue); formerly
  • Tao Pai Pai (Dragon Ball series)
  • Frieza Forces (Dragon Ball series)
    • Ginyu Force
    • Saiyans
  • Erigor (Fairy Tail)
  • The Band of Seven (Inuyasha)
    • Bankotsu
    • Ginkotsu
    • Jakotsu
    • Kyōkotsu
    • Mukotsu
    • Renkotsu
    • Suikotsu
  • Joseph (Mob Psycho 100)
  • Udo (Mob Psycho 100)
  • Miguel (Mob Psycho 100)
  • Various Characters (Naruto)
    • Haku
    • Zabuza Momochi
  • The Giant Clan (Seven Deadly Sins)
  • Hunters (Solo Leveling)
  • Counter Guardian EMIYA (TYPE-MOON)
  • Kairi Sisigou (TYPE-MOON)
  • Kiritsugu Emiya (TYPE-MOON)
  • Natalia Kaminski (TYPE-MOON)
  • Sigma (TYPE-MOON)

Comics/Cartoons

  • Eighteight (Ben 10 series)
  • Sevenseven (Ben 10 series)
  • Sixsix (Ben 10 series)
  • Various Characters (DC Comics)
    • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke
  • Various Characters (Marvel Comics)
    • Cain Marko/Juggernaut
    • James "Logan" Howlett/Wolverine; formerly
    • Nathan Summers/Cable; formerly
    • Marc Spector/Moon Knight
    • Tony Masters/Taskmaster
    • Victor Creed/Sabretooth
    • Wade Wilson/Deadpool
  • Double Trouble (She-Ra and the Princesses of Power)

Movies

  • Various Characters (Predator series)
    • Dutch's Team
      • Dutch (Leader)
      • Billy
      • Mac
      • Poncho
      • Blain
      • Hawkins
    • Royce
  • Various Characters (Alien series)
    • The Betty Crew
      • Elgyn (Ship Captain)
      • Call
      • Johner
      • Vriess
      • Christie
      • Hillard
    • Jackson
    • Sheppard
    • Taplow
    • Furdik
  • Stafford's Team (Alien vs. Predator)
    • Max Stafford (Leader)
    • Rousseau
    • Verheiden
    • Connors
    • Bass
    • Stone
    • Boris
    • Klaus
    • Mikkel
    • Sven

Live Television

  • A-Team (The A-Team)

Web Series

  • Felix (Red v. Blue)
  • Locus (Red v. Blue)

Gallery

Videos

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