"Bucky did the things I couldn't. I was the icon. I wore the flag... but while I was giving speeches to the troops in the trenches... he was doing what he'd been trained to do...and he was highly trained. He wouldn't have been out with us if he wasn't."
― Steve Rogers talking about Bucky's true role during WWII (Marvel Comics)
"If you will going down this road, the LPD, the FBI, the CIA… They all gonna come for you, They will find you, and will stop you.
Good luck."
― Bryan Mills, Taken 3

The ability to innately or through training have special operations skills and maintain them without the need of further training.

Also Called

  • Advanced Special Warfare
  • Advanced Guerrilla Warfare
  • Advanced Irregular Warfare
  • Covert Operation Mastery
  • Enhanced Special Operations
  • Enhanced Special Forces Skills
  • Intuitive Special Warfare
  • Tactical Espionage Expert


User is almost super-humanly skilled in all forms of special operations including but not limited to Mercenary Works, Counterintelligence, Black Propaganda, Counter-Terrorism, Guerrilla Warfare, Direct Action, Counterinsurgency, Assassination, Close Target Reconnaissance, Unconventional warfare, etc.

The ability may be from advanced training, mental programming or even supernatural/superhuman powers. Combined with high intellect and a high level of physical ability, they can create completely new possibly unbeatable methods of special operations. Important that comes from special operations are such as Reconnaissance and surveillance in hostile environments, Training and development of other states' military and security forces, Offensive action, Sabotage and demolition and Hostage rescue.





  • Could use control when learning a new combat skill.
  • May require a certain level of exposure i.e. advanced training or combat manuals.
  • If user does not have superhuman endurance, strength, or speed they are still vulnerable to human weaknesses.

Known Users

  • The A Team (The A Team)
  • Hayley Smith (American Dad!)
  • Jason Bourne (The Bourne series)
  • Aaron Cross (The Bourne series)
  • Treadstone/Outcome/Emerald Lake/LARX/NRAG (The Bourne Quadrilogy)
  • Alex Mason (Call Of Duty: Black Ops)
  • Jason Hudson (Call Of Duty: Black Ops)
  • SOG (Call Of Duty: Black Ops)
  • David "Section" Mason (Call of Duty: Black Ops II)
  • Ghosts (Call of Duty: Ghosts)
  • John Price (Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare)
  • John "Soap" Mactavish (Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare)
  • TF 141 (Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare)
  • Delta Force (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare)
  • Rescue Rangers (Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers)
  • John Matrix (Commando)
  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics)
  • Floyd Lawton/Deadshot (DC Comics)
  • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (DC Comics)
  • The Expendables (The Expendables series)
  • Adam West (Family Guy)
  • Replica Forces (F.E.A.R.)
  • Ghosts (Ghost Recon)
  • G.I. Joe Operatives (G.I. Joe)
  • Cobra Operatives (G.I. Joe)
  • Master Chief Petty Officer John-117 (Halo series)
  • Sergeant Major Avery Junior Johnson (Halo series)
  • Obital Drop Shock Troopers (Halo series)
  • Skipper (Madagascar)
  • Kowalski (Madagascar)
  • Rico (Madagascar)
  • Private (Madagascar)
  • Frank Castle/Punisher (Marvel Comics)
  • Steve Rogers (Marvel Comics)
  • Nathan Summers/Cable (Marvel Comics)
  • Wade Wilson/Deadpool (Marvel Comics)
  • Victor Creed/Sabretooth (Marvel Comics)
  • Neena Thurman/Domino (Marvel Comics)
  • James "Logan" Howlett/Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • AFO Neptune/Wolfpack (Medal of Honor 2010)
  • Naked Snake/Big Boss (Metal Gear)
  • Solid Snake (Metal Gear)
  • Special Forces Unit FOXHOUND (Metal Gear)
  • Raiden (Metal Gear)
  • IMF Agents (Mission Impossible series)
  • The Syndicate/The Apostles (Mission Impossible series)
  • Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs (NCIS)
  • Special Agent Sam Hanna (NCIS: Los Angeles)
  • Soldier 76 (Overwatch)
  • Blackwatch (Overwatch)
  • O.W.C.A. agents (Phineas and Ferb)
  • John Rambo (Rambo film series)
  • Retired Extremely Dangerous Agents (RED)
  • Wolverines (Red Dawn)
  • Guardian Units of Nations members (Sonic the Hedgehog)
    • Shadow the Hedgehog
    • Rouge the Bat
  • Freedom Fighters (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Agent 3 (Splatoon)
  • Cap'n Cuttlefish (Splatoon)
  • Callie/Agent 1 (Splatoon)
  • Marie/Agent 2 (Splatoon)
  • Octolings (Splatoon)
  • DJ Octavio (Splatoon)
  • Sam Fisher (Splinter Cell)
  • MACOs (Star Trek)
  • Clone Commandos (Star Wars)
  • Bryan Mills (Taken series)
  • Whoop agents (Totally Spies)
    • Sam
    • Clover
    • Alex
  • Casey Ryback (Under Siege)
  • 1st Special Actions Group (The Unit)
  • Team 7 (WildStorm/DC Comics)
  • Jirou Sorashima (Wallman)
  • xXx operatives (xXx series)