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"Wow! It's like a cave. Like a Batcave."
Barry Allen[src]

The Batcave is the secret underground headquarters of Batman, consisting of a subterranean complex beneath his alter-ego Bruce Wayne's residence, containing all of the numerous sophisticated pieces of equipment utilized in his long anti-crime crusade.

History

Batman drives into the Batcave's hidden entrance.

What became the Batcave was first discovered by Bruce Wayne on the day of his parents' funeral. As their caskets were being taken to the Wayne Mausoleum, Bruce ran off into the woods. As he kept on running, he fell down into a well into a cave with bats, which would inspire him with an idea.

As Bruce grew older and developed the idea to rid Gotham City of the criminals and corrupt, he used the series of the caves underneath the Wayne Manor he fell into as a child as his base of operations. Along with Alfred Pennyworth, the two of them built up an underground armory and high tech operations area over the years, with a number of levels along with a secret tunnel entrance that leads from underneath the lake on Wayne Manor's grounds. After Wayne Manor was partially destroyed, Bruce and Alfred installed an elevator leading directly to the Batcave from Bruce's new home, the Glasshouse.[1]

Infiltrated by Darkseid

"I had a dream. It was the end of the world. I think it's something more... something darker." ―Bruce Wayne, Zack Snyder's Justice League
"I had a dream. It was the end of the world. I think it's something more... something darker." ―Bruce Wayne, Zack Snyder's Justice League
This article or section is about the Knightmare future. This is a potential future that may not necessarily follow the primary timeline.

Darkseid in the Batcave

In a possible future where Earth is invaded by Darkseid, he infiltrated the Batcave in order to kill Lois Lane. Superman arrives late, then succumbs to the Anti-Life Equation as Darkseid puts his hand on Superman's shoulder, comforting him.[2]

Layout

Main floor

The main floor of the Batcave is where Bruce Wayne works. It consists of different computers so Bruce can hack into websites and CCTV cameras to spy on his enemies. There are different staircases leading to different floors of the Batcave: one leading down to a memorial, one leading to the Workshop and one leading to the Gym.[1][3]

Workshop

The workshop is where Bruce Wayne and Alfred work on different gadgets and upgrades for when Bruce is fighting crime as the vigilante Batman.[1]

Weapons room

The weapons room is where Bruce Wayne keeps his standard Batsuit, along with his weapons such as Batarangs, Grapple Guns, tracking device firing rifle, smoke bombs, grenades, and other guns. It also contains a memorial case of Robin's suit.[1][4]

Gym

The gym is where Bruce Wayne works out regularly, the room consists of many workout equipment such as Tyres, a Power Rack, Punching Bag, Dumbbells, Barbells, a Prowler, Kettlebells, and many other workout equipment, Bruce used this room to train before his battle with Superman.[1]

Repair room

The repair room is where the Batmobile is parked. It also contains several repair supplies and tools for Alfred to use when working on it or making repairs.[1]

Gallery

Concept artwork

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Goyer, David S., Terrio, Chris (writers) & Snyder, Zack (director) (March 25, 2016). Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
  2. Terrio, Chris, Beall, Will (writers) & Snyder, Zack (writer and director) (March 18, 2021). Zack Snyder's Justice League.
  3. Terrio, Chris, Whedon, Joss (writers) & Snyder, Zack (director) (November 17, 2017). Justice League.
  4. Newell, Adam, Gosling, Sharon (March 22, 2016). Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: Tech Manual. United States: Titan Books.

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