"I don't care how many demons he's fought in how many hells. He's never fought us. Not us united."

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"You better not be wasting my time."
"No, I have too much to live for.
―Deathstroke and Lex Luthor[src]

Slade Joseph Wilson is one of the world's deadliest assassins and a mercenary-for-hire, operating under the moniker Deathstroke. He is one of the greatest adversaries of the Batman[2], and an acquaintance of Lex Luthor.


Conflict with Batman

At some point, Slade became one of the greatest enemies of the Batman, willing to do anything to take him down, even partner with those he despised.

Meeting with Lex Luthor

Deathstroke was invited to Lex Luthor's private yacht after the latter had broken out of Arkham Asylum. Luthor hired Deathstroke for a dangerous job, likely having to do with the Batman.[3]

End of the World

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"I had a dream. It was the end of the world. I think it's something more... something darker."
Bruce Wayne to Diana[src]

This article or section is about the Knightmare future. This is a potential future that may not necessarily follow the primary timeline.

Putting aside differences for an important cause

At some point in a potential future where Earth had been ravaged by the forces of Darkseid and Superman, a now-mohawk-sporting Slade reluctantly teamed up with his former Insurgency enemies for the greater good of all humanity.[1]


As an assassin, Slade Wilson is cold, blunt, and irascible, being more than willing to leave Lex Luthor's yacht when he warned the latter not to waste his time, but seemed quite interested after hearing his proposition to start "a league of their own" in response to the Justice League's formation and resurrection of Superman.


  • Master Martial Artist: Slade is a highly skilled hand-to-hand combatant and martial artist.
  • Sword Mastery: Slade is a highly skilled swordsman.
  • Expert Marksman: Slade is quite proficient in the use of firearms.


  • Deathstroke armor: When in the field, Deathstroke dons an armored orange-and-black bodysuit and helmet. The suit carries his arsenal in various holsters.
  • Swords: Wilson actively employs the use of two swords as part of his arsenal. One is a ninjato sword and the other is a tactical single-edged sword.
  • Handgun: Slade has a handgun holstered on his right thigh which he uses as his sidearm.
  • Grenades: Slade carries what appears to be three grenades on his left shoulder pauldron.





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