Murder Machine
Murder Machine
Personal Info:
Real Name: Bruce Wayne
Also Known As: Batman
Place Of Birth: Gotham City, Earth -44, Dark Multiverse
First Appearance: Dark Days: The Casting Vol.1 #1 (2017) Modern Age Villain
Known Associates: Barbartos, The Batman who Laughs, The Drowned, Merciless, The Red Death, Devastator, Dawnbreaker
Group Affiliation: The Dark Knights
Base Of Operations: Earth -44, Dark Multiverse
Grudges: The Justice League and Cyborg
Creators: Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo
Murder Machine has a genius level intellect, he is an incredible acrobat and one of the best hand-to-hand fighters in the world.
Cybernetic Enhancement: Murder Machine possesses cybernetic enhancements that provide superhuman strength, endurance and durability. The Murder Machine can also interface with computers. Built into his body-armour are a computer generator and special programming adapters that allow him to interface with other body extensions.
Bio-Fission: Murder Machine can split himself into multiple drone bodies to achieve virtual omnipresence, able to take over Detroit by himself while simultaneously fighting Cyborg and threatening Dr. Silas Stone in three different locations.
Energy Projection: Murder Machine can project blasts of energy from his hands strong enough to pierce the barrier allowed by a Green Lantern Ring.
Energy Resistance: The nature of Murder Machine's body provides him with natural body armour offering resistance versus energy attacks.
Force Field: The Murder Machine can project a shield of energy to protect him.
Shape-Shifting: He can reshape parts of his body into various weapons and technological equipment, including a collection of tendrils releasing from his arms to interact with many computers, or into blades strong enough to slice through Promethium.
Technomorphing: Unlike most technopaths, Murder Machine doesn't just simply manipulate the technology he focuses on, he assimilates it into himself as well as casts his own will into it enabling him to control and alter any form of machinery he comes in contact with, including changing the physical structure of the Watchtower.
On Earth -44, Bruce was the Batman of Gotham City. One day, Bane led a group of his enemies to the Batcave in the attempt to find Batman, where they ambushed and killed Alfred. After the death of his surrogate father, Bruce asked Cyborg for help. Years ago, he had copied Alfred's mind into a program, but couldn't create a full A.I. out of it. Cyborg helped him, but the Alfred Protocol mutated into a virus, who killed all of Batman's rogues, with Bane being the last. Let into the Batcave in an attempt to shut it down by reasoning with it, Bruce was instead overcome as soon as he gave permission to enter. The A.I. fused with Bruce, taking away his fear, his suffering, and his humanity and gave him cybernetic enhancements. Christened The Murder Machine by Cyborg, Batman then proceeded to kill the Justice League of Earth -44.
Because his world was part of something known as the Dark Multiverse, it was inherently unstable and after he had defeated the Justice League, the Murder Machine couldn't prevent its destruction. He was then contacted by the Batman Who Laughs, who taught him about the destiny of the worlds in the Dark Multiverse, and of a world which could endure. The Dark Knights then made the jump to Earth 0.
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