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Honor, also known as the Silencer, is a member of the Longbow Hunters.

Biography

According to Anatoly Knyazev, the Longbow Hunters were perceived as a myth. They consisted of only three assassins, but still stroke fear into all who went up against them, including the League of Assassins, and were believed to have died out by the 1950s.

Allying with Ricardo Diaz

Sometime in 2018, after becoming the leader of the Quadrant, Ricardo Diaz got in contact with the Longbow Hunters and they allied themselves with him.

Attack on Star City

Five months after Ricardo Diaz was forced into hiding, the Longbow Hunters broke in an off-site facility of A.R.G.U.S. where they stole prototype B-24, a high densitable renewable battery able to power an entire town.

With the two other members and Diaz away to steal an energy weapon, Silencer was alone at their base when Laurel Lance and Dinah Drake broke into it. Silencer attacked Laurel and used her silencing effect to block any sounds, including the latter's Canary Cry. They fought in hand-to-hand combat and Silencer managed to defeat her before Dinah Drake intervened, eventually forcing her to retreat.

The group later attempted a break-in on CDC, a secure government facility to steal a biocompound. Silencer was confronted by Dinah Drake and they fought in hand-to-hand combat. After a back and forth fight, she was about to finish her off when Rene Ramirez injured her with a throwing knife. Silencer attempted to escape the scene but ended up captured.

Refusing to share any information, Laurel Lance started torturing her with her Canary Cry to the point that she got close to dying, however, Honor remained silent. As Felicity Smoak wanted to torture her with a screwdriver and got halted by Laurel, Honor used the screwdriver to escape her cuffs and sneak away, unknowingly carrying a tracker in her belt placed by Felicity.

Honor was later present when Ricardo Diaz confronted Anatoly for betraying him.

Personality

Compared to the other Longbow Hunters, Honor rarely speaks, which is a bit akin to her nickname. She seems quite confident and a bit sadistic. After defeating Dinah Drake in a fight she closed in on her and said this was going to be fun.

Powers and abilities

FBI file on the Silencer

FBI file on "The Silencer", explaining her meta-human powers and abilities

Powers

  • Meta-human physiology: According to the FBI files on her; Honor possesses meta-human powers.
    • "Devastating and stealthy meta-human abilities": Honor possesses additional abilities useful in battle and stealth according to her file (speculatingly, the silence field could be a built-in meta-human power, and the sound dampener device only allows her to control it better).

Abilities

  • Peak of human physical condition: Honor is in top physical condition, able to block strikes from a metal pipe being swung at her from Laurel Lance with her forearm, Honor was even strong enough to knock down John Diggle with a single kick.
  • Computer specialist/Expert computer hacker: Honor is a highly trained computer hacker, able to hack into secure government facilities.
  • Master hand-to-hand combatant/Martial artist: Honor is a formidable hand-to-hand combatant and martial artist, being skilled enough to stay in combat and even defeat Laurel Lance, a master hand-to-hand combatant and martial artist in her own right, even while the latter was using a massive pipe (prior to Laurel improving her combat skills) and gain the upper hand while fighting Dinah Drake, eventually overwhelming and defeating the police captain. Honor was also able to briefly fight on par against Rene Ramirez but was eventually subdued, and later managed to briefly fight John Diggle eventually knocking him down.
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    Honor battles Laurel Lance

    • Master knife wielder/Knife thrower: Honor was able to quickly kill a guard with a single stab to his shoulder before he could react. Honor is also impressively skilled in using knifes in long range and close combat as seen during her fights with Dinah Drake and Laurel Lance respectively.
  • Indomitable will/High tolerance for pain: Honor has an extreme tolerance for pain, as she was able to quickly get off after being thrown against a wall by Laurel and Dinah's sonic scream's and was able quickly pull out a knife thrown at her by Rene Ramirez barely fazed, Honor was proven to resist torture; to the point of almost dying without telling anything to Laurel Lance.

Equipment

  • Silencer suit: Honor wears a suit as her villain alter-ego, Silencer.
  • Sound dampener: Honor has a device that can presumably manipulate sound waves and makes everything around her go silent. It also can effectively neutralize ultra-sonic blasts. However, if the said attacks are strong enough such as two meta-humans using sonic scream, they can overwhelm the device to still harm her.
  • Knives: Honor carries several knifes on her suit, She was shown using a knife during her fight against Laurel Lance.

Appearances

Arrow

Season 7

Behind the scenes

  • In the main DC Comics continuity, Honor Guest, the Silencer, is a former member of Leviathan, a secret sect in the League of Assassins, led by Talia al Ghul. Eventually deciding to leave the assassin life behind her, she was forced back "into business" by Talia's new enemies. Similarly to her portrayal in the show, she is a former assassin and able to use the sound-dampening field. However, she was never a member of the Longbow Hunters in the comics.
    • Additionally, The Silencer was a villain of Captain Marvel on Earth-S. Similarly to the show version of Honor, he plays a much more villainous role, unlike the mainstream version of Honor Guest.
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