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"No one likes a showoff."
―Bloodsport to Peacemaker[src]

Robert DuBois, codenamed Bloodsport, is a contract killer who was hired to kill Superman using a kryptonite bullet, but ultimately failed to do so. As a result, he was arrested and incarcerated in Belle Reve, and subsequently became a member of the second Task Force X strike team sent to Corto Maltese.[2]


Early life

Since he was born, Robert DuBois was trained by his father to become a hardened mercenary like himself.[3] DuBois then used his father's training to became the paid assassin known as Bloodsport. He married and had a daughter named Tyla, but he left his wife for unknown reasons.

Arrest and Suicide

DuBois attempted to assassinate Superman with bullets forged from kryptonite, however, the most he accomplished was sending Superman to the ICU.[4] He was incarcerated and sent to Belle Reve, and in 2021 was asked by Amanda Waller to join Task Force X on a suicide mission to Corto Maltese, the second of two strike teams sent to destroy Nazi-era laboratory and holding facility Jotunheim and wipe out the powerful and dangerous Project Starfish. When DuBois refused, a desperate Waller, knowing how dangerous the project was, threatened his daughter, forcing him to comply.[5]

Corto Maltese's mission

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"So, what's the plan?"
"How the hell am I supposed to know?"
"You're the leader! You're supposed to be decisive!"
"Then I've decided you should eat a big bag of dicks!
Peacemaker and Bloodsport[src]

Robert DuBois takes his Task Force X membership seriously, acting as if he'd like to be finished with it and move on with his life. He's confident and tough, with flexible morality and a clear understanding of the mission's stakes, both for those close to him and the world at large. He is hardened, aggressive, and easily frustrated, but can be compassionate for his close friends and family, willing to sacrifice his freedom and possibly his life for his daughter. His love for his daughter makes him easy to persuade or blackmail into doing things he wouldn't normally do.[3]


"He's in prison for putting Superman in the ICU with a Kryptonite bullet."
Amanda Waller to Emilia Harcourt and Flo Crawley[src]
  • Expert Marksman: As a paid assassin, Robert DuBois has impeccable aim and is a master of murder using guns. He can also turn anything into a weapon.


  • Suit: Robert DuBois wears a specially designed tactical suit to protect himself during jobs and missions. It also contains flamethrowers and fire extinguishers, a grappling hook launcher, dual wrist slingshots, and many different metallic patches that can be deployed or combined. These patches create ice axes, guns, and other weapons.
  • Helmet: Bloodsport sports a fully collapsible xenomorph inspired helmet. It is bulletproof and appears opaque to the viewer as to conceal his identity.
  • Kryptonite bullets: DuBois used these bullets to shoot Superman.
  • Multi-barrelled guns: One of the more notable weapons and gadgets held in and on his suit are DuBois' handguns. There are 2 notable types of handguns. They can be combined with other patches on his suit to suit his needs increasing their size. This includes altering the size of his bullets to take down smaller and larger targets.





Behind the scenes

  • Nathaniel Perry was a stunt double for Idris Elba in the role of Bloodsport.
  • Bloodsport in the DC Extended Universe is the second live-action incarnation of the character, following an incarnation portrayed by David St. Louis.
  • Idris Elba was originally cast in the role of Deadshot, replacing Will Smith; however, Warner Bros. and James Gunn decided to re-write the character into Bloodsport in order to allow Will Smith to return in future movies.


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Task Force X
Founder Amanda Waller
Members Harley Quinn | Deadshot | Katana | Killer Croc | Bloodsport | Peacemaker | Ratcatcher 2 | King Shark | Weasel | Vigilante
Supporting members Flo Crawley | Emilia Harcourt | Briscoe | Fitzgibbon
Former members Enchantress | June Moone | Slipknot | El Diablo | Rick Flag | Captain Boomerang | Polka-Dot Man | Detachable Kid | Javelin | Blackguard | Mongal | Savant