Batou (バトー Batō) is a primary male character in the Ghost in the Shell franchise, the second best melee fighter in Section 9, and second in command behind Major Motoko Kusanagi. While his name is officially romanized as "Batou", in some translations of GitS media it has been alternatively spelled "Bateau" (the French word for "boat"). (Link)

Powers and Stats

Tier: 9-B

Name: Batou

Origin: Ghost In The Shell

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown

Classification: Cyborg, ex-Ranger, Section 9 officer

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman_Physical_Characteristics, Limited Cyborgization, Has at least some knowledge about technology, Good in melee combat, Master of military weapons, Enhanced Vision, Hacking (His expertise in this area allows him to Mimic powers such as Telepathy, Possession, Illusion Creation, Obtain memories and various offensive ones such as Mind Control and Mental Powers), Thermo-Optical Camouflage which allows to become invisible, Stealth Mastery

Attack Potency: Wall level

Speed: Likely Subsonic, with much higher reaction speed

Lifting Strength: Superhuman

Striking Strength: Wall Class

Durability: Wall level

Stamina: Very High

Range: Several meters, more with guns

Standard Equipment: Cyborg body, guns, tachikoma assistants.

Intelligence: Experienced soldier, fighter. He is smarter than one might think in terms of analysis and reasoning. Overall, above average.

Weaknesses: Some of the normal human weaknesses to a much lesser extent.


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