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I've faced death more times than you can possibly imagine! I'll still be here when you're dead and gone, Batman. Gotham will be mine!
~ Deacon Blackfire

Deacon Blackfire (real name Joseph Blackfire) is a villain in DC Comics, the main antagonist of the Batman: The Cult storyline and a supporting antagonist of the video game Arkham Knight. He is a sinister, murderous con artist and self-proclaimed prophet who commits ritual human sacrifice in order to achieve immortality and rule Gotham City forever as its "messiah".

Biography

This section is too long. Visit here for more details: Deacon Blackfire's Synopsis on the Villains Wiki.

What Makes Him Pure Evil?

  • Manipulating, brainwashing, and drugging Gotham's homeless population into committing crimes, including kidnapping and murder, for him.
  • Perverting Native American culture and religion for his own ends.
  • Performing ritual human sacrifice.
  • Committing multiple acts of tax evasion and fraud.
  • Trying to sacrifice Jack Ryder.
  • Briefly taking over Gotham City.
  • Brainwashing Batman.
  • Using dark magic to return from the dead.
  • Possessing Maxie Zeus.
  • Attempting to possess Joshua.

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Comics
Joker | Hugo Strange | Black Mask | Deacon Blackfire | Victor Zsasz | Mr. Whisper

Other Earths
Joker (Earth-31) | Joker (The Nail) | Joker (Joker) | Mayor Oswald Cobblepot | Barbatos | The Batman Who Laughs | Robin King

Movies
Batman (1989): Joker
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm: Joker
Batman & Robin: Poison Ivy
Catwoman: Laurel Hedare
The Dark Knight: Joker

Direct-to-video Movies
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker: Joker
The Batman vs. Dracula: Joker
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies: Lex Luthor | Major Force
Batman: Under the Red Hood: Joker
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns: Joker
Son of Batman: Talia al Ghul
Batman: Bad Blood: Talia al Ghul
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight: Jack the Ripper
Batman vs. TMNT: Ra's al Ghul | Shredder

Television
Batman: The Animated Series: Joker | Grant Walker
Batman Beyond: David Wheeler
The Batman: Joker | Hugo Strange
Beware the Batman: Anarky

Novelizations
The Dark Knight Trilogy: Scarecrow

Video Games
Batman Begins: Scarecrow
Batman: The Telltale Series: John & Patricia Vale

See Also
Arkhamverse Pure Evils | Gotham Pure Evils

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