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In Elseworlds/Trailers we saw Batwoman has:
*Batarangs
*Batclaw
*Bat-bike

In the comics, in the first solo run and/or Elegy Batwoman had:
*Batarangs
*Batclaw aka Grappling Hook
*Taser-gloves
*Pepper-gun (fires pepper pellets)
*Re-breather
*Binoculars
*Bat-bike (called Red Knight One)
*A sedative-laced Fear-Toxin syringe (which she injected herself with one time to prove a point to Maggie)
*Explosives, small ones for getting through doors, floor, and walls
*Some kind of constricting rope that she used on Bane
*Bullet-proof Batsuit (which was overpowered and probably why it seems like it might have been retconned since)

Second solo run:
*Some kind of jet-pack that flew onto her in the air, Iron Man style
*Bat-Bike could be controlled remotely
*Cowl has a defensive mechanism in it where someone trying to pull it off by force gets zapped
*Drones, but these were controlled by Julia Pennyworth and not actually Kate's - so not sure if they count

In the Tynion Detective Comics run:
*Taser Batarangs

Batman Bad Blood Animated Film:
*Twin pistols, later in the film she used rubber bullets
*Cape works as a glider

Other Appearances:
*Lenses on her cowl that reflects enemy attacks back (she used this against Mad Hatter's mind control device once)
*Smoke Pellets (I assume, since all the Bat-Family should have these)

I'm probably missing a whole bunch, but that's all I can remember at the moment.

Which gadgets would you like to see used in the show? Any additional ones that Batwoman hasn't used in the comics, you'd like to see?
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Short answer: All of 'em! If they're used properly and introduced in a relevant way, then all tools should be fair game and be used as necessary. ;)
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Impressive list!
I would like to see nearly all of them.
I am a fan of more or less "realistic" gadgets, not too much scifi.

So, the only one that would be a bit "too much" for:
"*Some kind of jet-pack that flew onto her in the air, Iron Man style"

Ok, she gets equiped by Luke Fox, but a Jet Pack would be a little over the top for me.
And maybe too much for a CW show as well (hard to realise, even with CGI).

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Do you remember in which comic this was?
"*Cowl has a defensive mechanism in it where someone trying to pull it off by force gets zapped!"

Would love to know that!
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Forgot to mention, in the second solo run she had a boat or ship of some kind, as a mobile base for globetrotting. So that's another one.

Do you remember in which comic this was?
"*Cowl has a defensive mechanism in it where someone trying to pull it off by force gets zapped!"

Would love to know that!


It was Batwoman Rebirth #8.
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Here is a good look at the equipment from the Batcave:
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You beat me to it, thought about posting it too ;)
Yeah, the latest teaser-teaser offered that look.
It's pretty hard to figure out ...with some of these items...what the actual purpose/function is.

And I'm wondering about two things:
- These are the gadgets at the point where Kate enters the batcave for the first time, so they are Batman's old gadgets.
And I'm pretty sure that Luke will design more of them...especially for Batwoman and may redesign others.

- They are all silver-metallic. A little weird in my opinion. Black would fit better for Batman (and would be less visible).
And I think Luke will re-color them for Batwoman. Black and Red would be my "guess" ;)
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You beat me to it, thought about posting it too ;)
Yeah, the latest teaser-teaser offered that look.
It's pretty hard to figure out ...with some of these items...what the actual purpose/function is
.

Heh, yeah lots of new stuff to hit pause on with the newer trailers. :)

I see a lot of climbing equipment, axes, guns and grenades (presumably non-lethal), bottles, batarangs, utility-belt pockets, and a crossbow and bolts.

And I'm wondering about two things:
- These are the gadgets at the point where Kate enters the batcave for the first time, so they are Batman's old gadgets.
And I'm pretty sure that Luke will design more of them...especially for Batwoman and may redesign others.

- They are all silver-metallic. A little weird in my opinion. Black would fit better for Batman (and would be less visible).
And I think Luke will re-color them for Batwoman. Black and Red would be my "guess"
;)

Hmm, maybe the bright lighting is making them look silver?
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It would make sense that the gadgets and weaponry used be light weight, ergo, something that could be easily carried on the belt or hidden within the suit. The suit itself is probably the largest weapon in their arsenal. Through various incarnations in the comics and they have had electric shocks in there, communication devices incorporated, recording devices in the eye pieces, etc. It’s suppose to be bullet proof, knife proof, etc. The cape itself is suppose to be the same kind of memory cloth that Batman had which can be utilized as gliding material as well as bullet resistant.

As far as weaponry, though Kane has used a modified M5 as a gas gun and has used sidearms before, Batman convincing her to use rubber bullets, I wonder if there will be as much gun usage in Batwoman as one might suspect. After the huge push into the DEO with Supergirl about the new “no gun” policy, maybe it is something than Danvers will mention to Kane as they get to know each other. The responsibilities of being a Superhero and what that image conveys to the kiddos. I actually get more excited seeing the different ways superhero’s utilize non lethal force. It makes the fights get far more creative in my opinion.

Given the origins of the Dark Knight, I think the Red Knight will most likely be utilizing small tactical weaponry, like shuriken, spikes, as well as any other weaponry left behind in the Bat Cave. In the comics, Kane received additional training outside of West Point when the Colonel had them train with other tactical branches. Small arms and knife combat would most likely be skills acquired through them. Kane also has an acrobatics background and used a variation of Robin’s old staff, a Japanese Jō, at one point. It seems likely that there will be weaponry available or, at the very least, developed to fit Kane’s speed, agility, and military influences. Additionally, Rose has an affinity for the TMNT (Leo was my fav) so giving a subtle nod in the Ninja weaponry would be a nice little Easter egg.

On top of that, Kane would presumably have access to the Trophies collected from the Rogue’s Gallery, which would include Lex Luthor’s Kryptonite Ring and Deathstroke’s Sword amongst a whole bunch of other confiscated weaponry. The ring could lead to interesting conversations between Danvers and Kane if it gets brought up. Rumored is also a Green Lantern Ring which, if they roll forward for the potential of that series, could lead to an interesting crossover.

I guess overall, we’ll just have to find out! Their interpretation, their rules, their weapons of choice! Kane could become proficient with wielding rubber chickens! Chook to the face! Ha! Won’t be long now though! So excited!
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^ Nice post!
Well, I guess she will start with the basic gadgets. Like in Elseworlds.
Grappling gun, batarangs and smoke pellets are the basic equipment.
The writers will expand that in each episode as the situations demands for more.
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