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(Criminals deserve no mercy)

~ Katana


Tatsu Yamashiro is a Japanese human samurai assassin code-named Katana (after her weapon of choice). Tatsu is an infamous master of swordplay and martial arts, trained to the highest level in the ancient art form. She is a member of the Suicide Squad, and, of note, the only voluntary member, volunteering as Rick Flag's personal bodyguard.

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Tiering System: 9-C. At least 8-B with Soultaker

Name: Tatsu Yamashiro, Katana

Origin: DC Extended Universe

Gender: Female

Age: 31

Classification: Human

Powers and Abilities: Peak Human Physical Characteristics, Expert Martial Artist, Bypassing and Soul Stealing with Soultaker

Attack Potency: Street level (Superior to Deadshot and Captain Boomerang. Briefly held his own against Enchantress). At least City Block level with Soultaker (Sliced the arm of Incubus), but may bypass durability via soul manipulation

Speed: Unknown (Dodged a hurled boomerang from Captain Boomerang)

Lifting Strength: Regular Human

Striking Strength: Street Class

Durability: Street level

Stamina: Peak Human

Range: Human melee range, Extended melee range with Soultaker

Standard Equipment:

  • Soultaker: A Japanese katana with mystical properties, allowing it to bypass durability and steal the souls of the victims it has killed and trapping them within the blade. In addition, it is far more durable than any ordinary sword.

Intelligence: Quite Intelligent. Has been a vigilante in Japan, going up against the Yakuza, for at least some years, possibly the most skilled Swordswoman on Earth.

Weaknesses: Is haunted and traumatized by the death of her husband