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Arkham Knight Batgirl
Rarity Base Stats Price Unlock
Gold 1,375/1,325 495,000 Challenge Mode, Arkham Knight Batgirl Early Access Bundle
Passive Got your Back: Batgirl has a chance for her SP1 or SP2 to be unblockable. Arkham Characters can be rescued from one KO blow by swapping in for them and using a smoke bomb with a CHANCE TO STUN.

Batgirl/Arkham Knight is a versatile character. She boasts strong stats to be a front line fighter and a passive that supports other Arkham teammates while she's tagged outside of the match. Plus, being an Arkham Knight card gives Catwoman/Arkham Knight another boost to her passive and a lifeline in close situations.

Strategy

Basic Attacks

Basic combo Damage pattern (% of damage stat) Total (including Combo Ender)
Light (Combo Ender) 2% - 2% - 2% - (4% - 4%) 14%
Heavy 5% - 5% - 5% 15%

All of Batgirl's basic attacks execute quickly and deal decent damage. Her 2-hit combo ender deals approximately 4% of her damage stat and gives her better synergy with the Overpowered 5-U-93-R, Gloves of Azrael, and Ra's Al Ghul's Scimitar. Interestingly enough, each hit of her 3-hit heavy combo deals 5% of her damage stat as opposed to the typical 4% damage. All the stated qualities make Batgirl a formidable fighter.

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Batgirl's 2-hit Combo Ender

Passive

When an Arkham character is first dealt a knockout blow, Batgirl tags in instead, dealing 10% of her damage stat and stunning the opponent, leaving her teammate tagged out and at 1 health. It can trigger even in the middle of a multi-hit special, during which the rescue will interrupt it in a similar manner as The Flash/Elseworld. Her synergy with the Cloak of Destiny is stronger than ever, as she can stun in multiple ways (both specials, on rescue and on tag-in which is given by the Cloak of Destiny) as well as her rescue having the possibility to crit and counting as a tag-in (meaning the opponent can be stunned before the bomb is even thrown due to the stun on tag-in effect from the Cloak of Destiny). Additionally, she has the highest base damage of all other Batgirl characters in the game. Her tag-in rescue can KO opponents if they have too little health.

The hit that triggers her passive cannot apply Area Effect. This makes her very effective against the likes of Bane/Luchador, whose single-hit Rage Slam can devastate entire teams if he first uses his passive to stun the opponent while equipped with the Cloak of Destiny and the League Of Assassins Adept Knives.

Due to the mechanics of Batgirl's passive, a good strategy could be teaming her with other Arkham characters and leaving her tagged out of the match, this allows Batgirl to gain power on the sidelines. That way, when her tag-in rescue triggers, she will have power to burn against the stunned opponent. Also by keeping her tagged out, it gives her teammates opportunity to wear out the other team, leaving them vulnerable when Batgirl enters the match.

Gear

As already mentioned, Batgirl has strong synergy with the Cloak of Destiny. Complementing it could be her signature Nanocarbon Mask as it provides Batgirl with a health buff, another crit boost, and critical chance on SP1. For the third piece of gear, it could all depend on the strategy and play style (Note: the following are just suggestions and should not be considered complete):

Interactions

Please note that battles are highly situational: this section only mentions cards that have mechanics that, for any reason, are particularly effective with/against, or particularly ineffective against Batgirl. Having a card that "counters" Batgirl does not mean it is always a good choice.

Good With

  • Any Arkham characters.
    • Catwoman/Arkham Knight: Batgirl will add to Catwoman's passive (boosting her DoT) and can save Catwoman from one KO, possibly giving Catwoman one more chance to bleed out the opposing team.

Good Against

  • Doomsday/Prime: Her rescue can prevent him from knocking out Arkham teammates. Therefore, he does not gain any health.
  • Ares/Prime: His powerful SP2 can one-shot opponents and deal Area Effect damage when equipped with his signature gear, which can be prevented by Batgirl.
  • Bane/Luchador: When equipped with the League Of Assassins Adept Knives, he cannot apply area damage to the opposing team following his single-hit SP1 if the hit would KO his opponent.
  • Green Lantern/Red Son: Batgirl has the unique ability to still STUN Green Lantern and his Red Son comrades with her SP1 which makes her a greater threat when equipped with the Cloak of Destiny (X% more damage against STUNNED opponents). (Note: Green Lantern will still have CRIT immunity)

Countered By

  • Green Lantern/Red Son: He and other Red Son teammates are immune to stun and takes less damage from special attacks, dampening her effectiveness.
  • Superman/Blackest Night: The immunity to unblockable attacks makes Blackest Night teammates able to negate the stun by blocking without any consequences.
  • Raven/Prime: A rather unorthodox situation but if Batgirl saves an Arkham teammate and does damage to Raven at the right threshold, she can steal most of Batgirl's health and there's not much the opposing team can do to stop it as Batgirl's tag-in rescue is automatic.
  • Batgirl/Arkham Knight: Another unorthodox situation: when Batgirl goes against herself, if Batgirl A rescues her Arkham teammate and prepares to KO an Arkham opponent B for the first time, Batgirl B will tag in and possibly stun Batgirl A, leaving Batgirl A vulnerable for a KO.

Abilities

Here are Batgirl's abilities.

Ability Classification Description Usage
Art of Deception First Special Batgirl uses a smoke bomb to stun her opponent as she attacks from a distance. Swipe
Try to Keep Up Second Special Batgirl quickly delivers shattering attacks that STUN her opponent. Quick Tap
High Wire Act Super Move Blending death-defying acrobatics with overwhelming force, Batgirl smashes her opposition. UNBLOCKABLE. Tap

Support Cards and Gear

Here are Batgirl's support cards and gear.

Card Classification Description Cost
James Gordon Health 10% HEALTH BOOST. 3,000
Sensei Dragoncat Damage 10% DAMAGE BOOST 4,000
Birds of Prey Energy 10% ENERGY REGENERATION. 5,000
Carbonfiber Mask (Nanocarbon Mask) Gear

X% Health Increase

[Batgirl] CRIT BOOST: X% damage on CRIT attacks

[EVOLVED] X% CRIT chance on Special 1

25,000 - 1,000,000 (upgrading)

Trivia

  • Her artifacts are Mask, Gloves, Batarang, Belt and Boots.
  • Batgirl/Arkham Knight is the most expensive directly-promotable character, tied with Deadshot/Suicide Squad, Killer Croc/Arkham, and Superman/New 52 at 495,000 Credits.
  • Currently, both her SP1 and SP2 is bugged where she may perform a knee kick in place of the following hits if the opponent is out of hitbox range, leaving the camera at mid-special angle and in the case of her SP1, her opponent stunned.
  • It is possible for the last hit of her SP2 to miss if it doesn't connect, hence it won't stun the opponent as it it would have.