According to the Shaman, the Talonsare children who have been taken from orphanages and subjected to vigorous mental conditioning that makes them extremely effective and unquestionably loyal agents. During their time controlling Gotham, the Court laid waste to the city twice because they believed it needed to be reborn in order to truly "live". , Outside of Gotham City, the Sensei continues his work with Bruce Wayne. Sofia Falcone | The Court of Owls She then reminds Bruce of his threat to go public with what he knows about her organization. While Bruce remains in the shadows, the Shaman asserts his rightful place as the Court's leader and addresses his fellow councilmen. Together, they are able to overpower him and Alfred kills the Talon. Sid | The Court of Owls is a very recent addition to the Batman canon, having been introduced by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo in 2011, shortly after DC's New 52 relaunch. The Temple Shaman, also known as The Sensei, is one of the three main antagonists (alongside Jerome Valeska and Jervis Tetch) of the third season of the FOX TV series Gotham . The second half was outside the hospital where Jim Gordon intervenes. Mario Calvi | Electrocutioner | Powers/Skills The Court of Owls is a secret society that has been founded by Gotham's most influential families to control the city to the benefit of the people. Retrieved from " https://batman.fandom.com/wiki/Court_of_Owls_(Gotham_Knights)?oldid=226397 " … James Whitbrook. When Kathryn tells him to stop this nonsense and get her out of the police station, Barnes ends up beheading Kathryn depriving Alfred of finding out where Bruce Wayne is. , Carmine Falcone had granted the Court of Owls the use of the Indian Hill property when Sal Maroni wasn't making any use of it. It is an adaptation of the Court of Owls. The Court is mentioned to have a second key while Bruce Wayne gained a hold of the first key to a safe that is valuable to the Court of Owls. Talon (deceased)Hugo StrangeLuka Volk (formerly, deceased)Jacob Volk (formerly, deceased)Dimitri (formerly, deceased)514A/Bruce Wayne's ClonePeter Gordon (deceased)10 other unnamed members (deceased) Following Frank Gordon telling him to play along with Kathryn and committing suicide, Gordon received a call at Peter Gordon's grave where his first instruction was to get into the nearby limo. The Official Digital Toolset for Dungeons & DragonsFandom may … A blindfolded Mayor Aubrey James tells him that the Court is the people that runs Gotham City and that he just does as they are told. , Subject 514A is later visited by Kathryn and one of the Court of Owls's operatives stating that they are his real parents who have been looking for him for a long time. However, Gordon is not able to watch two hundred people ripping each other apart. Type of Villains 514A | Main From the man, who reveals himself as the leader of the Whisper Gang, Bruce learns the name of the organization Kathryn is connected to - the Court of Owls. Night of the Owls, sometimes referred to as Court of Owls or City of Owls is the first Bat-family crossover of the new 52 and the second chronologically after Zero Year. He attacks Alfred and knocks him out after a fight. After hearing that Gordon is onto them, Kathryn informs Frank Gordon to kill his nephew. GenocideTerrorismMass murderMass destruction Jervis Tetch | Kathryn has Barnes capture Gordon and allows him the pleasure of executing him. During the exchange, Bruce finds out that the man who wants the necklace does not work for the Court but intends to destroy it, as he has once been betrayed by the court. I Don't own any of this, all rights go to the respected companies. The Court of Owls is a mysterious group that serves as the main antagonistic faction of Season 3 of the TV series Gotham. After listening to the man's arguments, the Shaman asks Bruce to come forward. Theo Galavan | , While Kathryn dispatches Subject 514A to get rid of Bruce Wayne and take his place, she has Frank Gordon talk his nephew Jim Gordon into joining the Court of Owls. Figuring out that Gordon had a hand in the Daughters of Gotham event not being destroyed, Kathryn cuts a deal with Nathaniel Barnes to do away with Gordon. The Mutants. The remaining leader then dies from blood loss. However, he also urges Bruce to have the Court executed and when Bruce nods, the Sensei claps his hands, and a group of Talons emerge from the shadows and slaughter the leaders. The woman then tells him that each and every of his experiments need to be destroyed, and Bruce, Jim and Lucius with them. Kathryn is later visited by Subject 514A who tells her that his nosebleeds have happening more frequently while predicting his death. Kathryn claims that this indeed would be unfortunate, but that the group would weather the storm. Kathryn wants to know what Bruce is offering and shrugs off when Bruce mentions Wayne enterprises, claiming Bruce cannot offer her what she already possesses. a man clad in black with a mask on his face, https://villains.fandom.com/wiki/Court_of_Owls_(Gotham)?oldid=4078424, Executive producer John Stephens said about the Court: "The Court of Owls is like an, The Court of Owls appear to be alluded to a couple of times in the first season as an unseen power. Trope | She reveals that a weapon is being built which will cleanse Gotham so that the Court can reshape it and lead it into the right direction. After another Talon had slain some of Barbara Kean and Tabitha Galavan's men at Dock 9C with Barbara and Tabitha fleeing, the Talon slew the bound harbormaster despite him stating that he didn't tell them anything. Tweed-Brothers | Gordon later visits Kathryn at an event where the Daughters of Gotham are holding an event. Gerald Crane | To carry out their interests, they employ a breed of highly-trained assassins known as Talons. Bruce is brought before the woman who removes her mask. When it came to the third half at the jewelry store, Gordon subdues one of them while Mario kills one of them in self-defense. The Gotham City map is being displayed on a device that is in some kind of mechanical room with large gears, which could be a clock tower. When Ivy Pepper steals a necklace and is hunted for it, she brings it to Bruce and Selina. Gotham Knights is an upcoming action role-playing video game based on the DC Comics character Batman and his supporting cast. Bridgit Pike | When Oswald Cobblepot and Bridgit Pike arrive, the Talon is torched by Bridgit Pike as Gordon manages to clear the room while also telling Cobblepot that the Court of Owls will know that Cobblepot is behind this. During their time controlling Gotham, the Court laid waste to the city twice because they believed it needed to be reborn in order to truly "live". She demands to know how much Bruce knows but he reveals that he did not know anything certain until know. Order of St. Dumas | Use Aaron Helzinger | He reveals to Kathryn that he and Bruce will leave their locating the very night and that they will be returning to Gotham. Bruce then tries to make a deal with Kathryn, attempting to ensure the safety of himself and his friends. With Bruce, the Sensei arrives at the main headquarter of the Court of Owls where its council is in session. Alfred is defeated and the operative abducts Bruce. Dorothy Duncan | Kathryn was part of a group known as "The Court of Owls", who have hired Hugo Strange to find means of reviving the dead and creating immortality. The Court kidnaps child performers from the circus to train and transform them into their assassins, known as Talons, which first appeared in Batman #2 (2011). The original organization was created by Scott Snyder … They also had a weapon from Indian Hill shipped in to further their plot. Bruce, Selina and Alfred attempt to flee but are forced to fight when the Talon emerges again. Origin With the decision made, Kathryn claims that the judgement has passed and that Gotham must fall. In the episode "Lovecraft", assassins are sent after Selina Kyle and, The Court's motivation to destroy Gotham City and cleanse it of the crime and corruption is very similar to that of the. Tom Dougherty | As Barnes is about to do so, Gordon sets off one of his grenades. (failed)Destroy Gotham City. Alias Penguins | During their time controlling Gotham, the Court laid waste to the city twice because they believed it needed to be reborn in order to truly "live". The woman tells Bruce that her name is Kathryn and that she represents the group Bruce asked to speak with. Edward Nygma | Aubrey James | Carmine Falcone is a recurring business partner of the Court. Victor Fries | Jim proposes a meeting and Kathryn agrees, revealing that she had already sent a car to pick up Gordon. Now that the Court is back in session, Bruce Wayne comes face to face with what may remain his greatest existential threat. Ms. Peabody | Reed | After Hugo Strange weaponizes the Tetch virus for the Court, Kathryn has a bomb containing it delivered to a party of young socialites. The popular Gotham nursery rhyme about the Court ends with "they'll send the Talon for your head." Commanders They employed Hugo Strange to find a way to reanimate the dead, caring only for one thing - results. Bring back the dead and unlock the secrets to immortality. Robert Greenwood | Gordon makes his way to the limo and gets into it. The Court of Owls are a mysterious group that run Gotham. Dollmaker | Carmine Falcone | The Ogre | Eduardo Flamingo | Nyssa al Ghul | Red Hood Gang | One of the Court members accuses the Sensei of having left Gotham for years despite being the organization's leader and states that choices had to be made. While Bruce remains in the shadows, the Sensei asserts his rightful place as the Court's leader and addresses his fellow councilmen. 8/22/20 1:44PM. They later planned to use a newly developed weapon to destroy Gotham, something which they had done twice before in the city's history, in order to cleanse it. As Barnes throws it off, the GCPD storm in and Barnes is forced to escape. , The Court of Owls later targets Mario Calvi with the first attempt killing the valet driver in a car bomb. Monsters | The rest of the court, on the other hand, are mutated an… The Court of Owls is a secret society that has been founded by Gotham's most influential families to control the city to the benefit of the people. What Carmine doesn't know is that his son also has the same blood as Alice Tetch. The unidentified person tells Kathryn that judgement will come to all. Before leaving, Kathryn tells Gordon not to interfere or else the Talon that is watching him has orders to kill him at first sight. The Court of Owls is a secret organization centuries old with immense power and influence embedded into the very architecture and history of Gotham City. Following Jerome's defeat, Kathryn speaks with Subject 514A where the Court of Owls had his scars removed as part of their plan to save Gotham City. Website by Jewel City Productions Available on paperback and Kindle! The woman grants him additional time and tells him to find out what Bruce and his companions know. It is set to be released in 2021 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S. It was first revealed at DC FanDome in August 2020. When she sees a report of a revived Theo Galavan's chaos in Gotham Cityas Azrael, she calls someone to gather the Court. He later encounters Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle at a building where the owl statue is being held. (failed). Billionaire Dick Lovecraft appeared to have some sort of awareness of the Court - or at least knowledge to the truth behind the murders of Thomas and Martha Wayne. Members , Upon being informed by Hugo Strange that Jim Gordon, Bruce Wayne, and Lucius Fox knew nothing, the white-haired woman told Hugo Strange to dispose of them. The Sensei confronted the unidentified Court of Owls member for letting Strange kill the people that he respected. You can help the Gotham Knights Wiki by expanding it. Merton | (2011) Add a photo to this gallery Add a photo to this gallery Using Bruce Wayne's body-double, they also intend to take their plan - which also involves James Gordon - to the next level. They serve as main antagonistic faction in Gotham Knights . Gotham City Police Department | Jim and the GCPD enter the headquarter and find one leader still breathing, although heavily wounded, after which he tells them what the Shaman has done and what he plans to do with Bruce and the Virus Bomb. Gotham isn’t a meritocracy with a political system of checks and balances. Bruce wants to make contact with the Court to sort out the misunderstanding but before this can happen, he is called by a man who has captured Ivy, demanding the necklace in return for her safety. The woman later contacts Strange, claiming that Strange lost sight of his mission, referring to his failure with Freeze and Azrael. Kathryn is brought in by the police as Gordon gets answers out of her about the location of the Court of Owls' weapon. Their legend is told only through whispers and a nursery rhyme that bears their name. Although Bruce decides to side with the Whisperers and thus not to honor his agreement with Kathryn, the three Whisperers are later slain by a Talon sent by the Court. Location At an earlier point in history, the Court of Owls condoned Hugo Strange's hit on Thomas Wayne and Martha Wayne. , From their lair, Kathryn and Frank Gordon watch the Gotham City Police Department deal with the chaos that Jerome Valeska caused and the curfew that was imposed. , The Court of Owls has contracted Hugo Strange to bring the dead back to life with their memories intact. With the last remaining Whisperer, Bruce, Selina and Alfred decide to break into the Court's headquarter to find whatever the Court is protecting in their safe. Dwight Pollard | The organization could be described as a secret society composed of the city's wealthiest and most influential citizens. In operation since the very founding of Gotham (around 400 years ago), the Court is a highly secret yet dangerously violent cabal of the hidden one percent of Gotham. Literally, the Talon is an assassin for the Court of Owls, and there have been countless Talons since the organization began. The revelation of the Court of Owls showed that the city's relationship with crime ran far deeper than he ever realized. Arnold Flass | Wayne Enterprises | One of them is killed by Mario and the other one is arrested. When Mooney was able to tell Strange her name, Strange brought this information to the Court of Owls after the white-haired female member of the group contacted him for a status report. When Court of Owls member Kathryn Monroe is informed by a Wayne Enterprises board member about Bruce Wayne's visit and grilling them over the experiments that occurred to Indian Hill, she orders the Talon to go and deal with him. As the Talon loads Riddler into their car, Kathryn tells Gordon that they will find good use for Riddler. When Riddler threatens Mayor James with a neck bomb on TV, Kathryn calls Gordon to deal with the situation since there are too many eyes watching for them to send a Talon to handle the job. Court of Owls | As he prepares to do the same to Gordon, his opponent blasts his axe-arm off with a shotgun before striking him over the head with it. Gotham The group has an obsession with … Billy Boy | He is incarcerated in a cell that is next door to Riddler's cell. , James Gordon arrives at the Court of Owl's headquarters. Kathryn questions Frank about it and he states that while Jim knows that Frank ordered Peter Gordon's death, he has no idea that the Court has been involved. When Kathryn states that Gotham City is on the brink of chaos, she states that she will call upon him when they need him while withholding whatever she knows about Mario. They are later revealed to be servants of Barbatos. As part of the 2015–2016 "Robin War" storyline, the Court of Owls had e… (failed) The woman asks whether Strange can repeat the process and Strange claims that he thinks he can. Gabe | Father Creel | The Court sends assassins after Carmine Falcone's son Mario who fail in assassinating their target. He claims that three years ago, a great wrong was dealt by the Court's hands in the murder of Thomas and Martha Wayne. "Matches" Malone | The Court of Owls will be the main antagonistic faction in the upcoming video game Gotham Knights. Although Bruce tells Alfred about the deal, Alfred wonders if the mysterious assailants will truly keep their end of the bargain. Carlson Grey | Gordon and Harvey discuss the fact that the Court will be even more determined to succeed with Kathryn gone, and that their true leader is still a mystery. It is Jim who picks up the phone. The leaders of the organization appear to be human and wear owl masks on their faces. Jane Cartwright, Minor Power and influence over Gotham City (for example over Wayne Enterprises) The Talon then appears in the safe room, hitting Bruce which causes Selina to fall off the rope. She also states that if he fails, this will be the last time she calls him. Source. The Court once proposed a partnership to the Whisper Gang, only to betray them eventually. Davis Lamond | Kathryn thus leaves the ultimate decision to the members, who all hold up a black feather to show that they consent. The man reveals to Gordon that the members are supposed to list love ones who are supposed to be spared from the Court's grand plan. The game is being developed by WB Games Montréal and will be published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. He demands to know why the Court is attacking his son despite his loyalty but Kathryn refuses to give him any information. Reginald Payne | Clyde Destro | Frank Gordon later reveals to Jim that not the entire Court is evil and that the plan to destroy Gotham is limited to a group of high-ranking fanatics inside the Court. Wrath of the Villains: A Legion of Horribles, Mad City: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, Heroes Rise: How the Riddler Got His Name, Heroes Rise: These Delicate and Dark Obsessions, https://gotham.fandom.com/wiki/The_Court_of_Owls?oldid=78476, Prior to their full debut appearance in ". The Shaman is the leader of the mysterious Court of Owls, an organization which controls the city of Gotham. © 2021 Freedom From OCD. Ecco | With the Court of Owls operating within their centuries-old perch, it’s clear that Gotham was built on pillars of sand. They have secretly existed since colonial times in Gotham City. Frankie Carbone | Nathaniel Barnes attacks the Gotham City Police Department where he defeats most of the police officers present and then engages Gordon and Alfred in battle. Still wanting to know who runs Wayne Enterprises, Riddler does some attacks which leads to his capture of Mayor Aubrey James. The court employed Hugo Strange to find a way to reanimate the dead. Ra's al Ghul | Arnold Dobkins | Sid Bunderslaw | Ivy Pepper | Jerome Valeska | With new information on Kathryn and her house, she is arrested and interrogated on the Bomb (which she denies knowing about) and the plans (also denies), and Gordon claims that the Court will have no choice without their leader. They ultimately find out that the necklace contains a key engraved with the face of an owl. The Attack of Gotham City. She then takes her leave and has Nathaniel Barnes do away with Gordon. The Court of Owls SAVE GOTHAM: The city needs you WB Montreal, one of the developers behind the Arkham series, has been dropping hints on twitter lately about the mysterious group "The Court of Owls". Selina manages to open the safe, only to find the safe containing a diamond owl. Victor Zsasz, Secondary After listening to the man's arguments, the Sensei asks Bruce to come forward. After a meeting of the Court, Gordon stays to check Kathryn's mask for fingerprints. The Senseiconfronted the unidentified Court of Owls member for letting Strange kill the people that he respected. Minutes after Barnes' arrest, he escapes yet again. In the Batman universe, they are described by the old Gotham City nursery rhyme. The police led by Harvey Bullock repel Barnes and rescue Gordon. The Court of Owls dispatches Talon who kills Dmitry and Luka Volk. The next day, Gordon is initiated into the Court of Owls. With Bruce, the Shaman arrives at the main headquarter of the Court of Owls where its council is in session. Professor Pyg | Talons have served the Court for over two hundred years. After Frank's suicide, Kathryn eventually calls at Frank's flat in order to find out whether Frank has killed Gordon. Despite her pressure and Strange's best efforts, many of the experiments are eventually able to break free. When the Court of Owls member stated that Thomas Wayne was going to expose their organization, the Sensei killed him.