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For other uses of Green Arrow, see Green Arrow (disambiguation).


Oliver Jonas "Ollie" Queen is a billionaire and former playboy, turned archer superhero of Star City, and the leader of Team Arrow. He is the son of the late Robert Queen and Moira Queen, the older maternal half-brother of Thea Queen and the husband of Felicity Smoak. Oliver is also the best friend of Tommy Merlyn and John Diggle, the ex-boyfriend/best friend of the late Laurel Lance, the ex-boyfriend/close friend of Sara Lance, and a good friend of Quentin Lance, Slade Wilson, Roy Harper, Barry Allen and Kara Danvers.

Oliver was lost from society after his family's yacht sank and made it to the island of Lian Yu, where he went on a mission of survival and self-discovery, learning skills that include, and aren't limited to, archery, swordsmanship, hand-hand combat, etc. After being presumed dead and lost at sea for five years, Oliver returned home with a mission to save his city from crime and corruption. He began his crusade as an archer who would eventually become known as Green Arrow, that was willing to use lethal force by targeting members on his father's list.

Biography

Oliver's life is similar to his Earth-1 counterpart's until the Flashpoint event, to see his life until Flashpoint, see Oliver Queen.


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Abilities

  • High-level intellect/Great business acumen/Great political acumen/Master tactician/Leader: Oliver was very sharp-witted and methodical man, alert and adaptive to the situation. He was a quick learner, having gained great knowledge, if not mastery, in several fields; this implies that his academic troubles were because of lack of drive or effort. Oliver was highly tactical, both in preparation and while in action, he was able to quickly analyze the situation and how best to handle it.
  • Master hand-to-hand combatant/Martial artist: Oliver is an extraordinary hand-to-hand combatant and martial artist, who was trained by various deadly fighters, including Deathstroke, Ra's al Ghul and Talia al Ghul.

Equipment

  • Green Arrow suit: Oliver wears a protective suit as his alter-ego, Green Arrow, to hide his identity from his enemies, when he goes out fighting crime.
  • Customized hunting arrows: Oliver's signature weapon of choice, he has designed a variety of specially featured arrows.

Appearances

Novels

Behind the scenes

  • In the DC comics, Green Arrow is a vigilante superhero who fights crime using archery, technology, and martial arts. In his secret identity he is politician and billionaire Oliver Queen, a hot-headed social activist and owner of Queen Industries

References

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