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List of All Defenders Members

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Here is the full roster of the Marvel Comics superhero team, the Defenders, one of the most published superhero groups in comic book history. Created by Roy Thomas, the comic book superhero group made their first appearance in Marvel Feature #1 (1971). When Earth was invaded by the Undying Ones, Stephen Strange formed an unofficial team of outsiders. Who are all the members in the Defenders?

The original Defenders lineup includes leader Doctor Strange, Hulk, Namor, and Silver Surfer. Throughout the years, Beast, Nighthawk, and Valkyrie have all become Defenders leaders. Many popular Marvel characters, like Ant-Man, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, and Daredevil, have also joined the group. 

Did you forget who is in the Defenders? Check out the complete list of all Defenders below.

  • Doctor Strange

    Doctor Strange

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  • Candy Southern

    Candy Southern

    Experienced business leader, Possessed the normal human strength of a woman of her age
  • Beast


    Healing factor, Superhuman speed
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  • Nighthawk


    Superhuman Strength, Superhuman Stamina
    Nighthawk is the name of several fictional characters that appear in publications published by...  more
  • Valkyrie


    Superhuman Strength, Superhuman Speed
    Brunhilde is a fictional character from the 2011 American direct-to-video animated film Thor:...  more

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  • Andromeda


    Can breathe underwater, has a tougher skin to allow her to survive in great depths
    Andromeda Attumasen is a fictional character that appears in various comic book series...  more
  • Archangel


    Flight, Healing factor
    Warren Kenneth Worthington III, originally Angel and better known as Archangel, is a fictional...  more

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  • Ant-Man


    Pym Particles, Electrical Engineer
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  • Aragorn


    Flight, Enhanced intelligence
    Aragorn was a fictional winged horse that has served as a mount for various characters in...  more
  • Ardina


    Power Cosmic
  • Black Cat

    Black Cat

    Superhuman strength, Night vision
    The Black Cat is a fictional supervillainess and sometimes superheroine that appears in...  more

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  • Black Knight

    Black Knight

    Gifted Scientist, Expert Swordsman
    Dane Whitman is a fictional comic book superhero appearing in books published by Marvel...  more

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  • Captain America

    Captain America

    Martial arts, Hand-to-hand combat
    Captain America is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel...  more

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  • Clea


    Magical Energy Bolts, Energy Shields
    Clea is a fictional character, a sorceress in the Marvel Comics Universe. She is the disciple...  more
  • Cloud


    Possesses great power, including manipulation of matter and energy on a planetary scales
  • Colossus


    Superhuman strength, Organic Steel Transformation
    Colossus is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel...  more

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  • Daredevil


    Martial arts, Superhuman Touch
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  • Devil-Slayer


    Telepathic camouflage, Psi-link
    Devil-Slayer is a fictional character that has appeared in various comic book series published...  more
  • Gargoyle


    His leathery skin is more durable than human flesh and is able to withstand ballistic impact up to and including .30 caliber armor-piercing shells.
    Gargoyle is a name shared by two fictional characters appearing in the Marvel Comics universe....  more
  • Ghost Rider

    Ghost Rider

    Healing factor, Superhuman Agility
    Ghost Rider is the name of several fictional supernatural antiheroes appearing in comic books...  more

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  • Hawkeye


    Master Archer, Peak Human Condition
    Hawkeye (Clinton Francis "Clint" Barton) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic...  more

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  • Hellcat


    Enhanced Human, Titanian Enhancements
    Hellcat is a fictional character, a superheroine appearing in books published by Marvel...  more


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  • Hercules


    Healing factor, Vast Superhuman Strength
    Hercules is a fictional superhero that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The...  more

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  • Howard the Duck

    Howard the Duck

    Duckworldian Physiology, Martial Arts
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  • Hulk


    Shapeshifting, Healing factor
    The Hulk is a fictional superhero that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The...  more

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