Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker!
~ John McClane's most famous catchphrase


John McClane, Sr. (born May 23, 1955 in Plainfield, New Jersey) is an Irish American detective lieutenant with the New York City Police Department and the main protagonist of the Die Hard film series. He is portrayed by Bruce Willis. He also briefly worked for the Los Angeles Police Department. He has been a police officer since 1977. He is separated from his wife, Holly Gennero McClane, who is using her maiden name. Holly moved to Los Angeles several months earlier to pursue a career that John ultimately thought would fail, leading to their separation. Together, they have two children, Lucy and John Jr.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 9-C, higher with weaponry

Name: John McClane, Roy, Mr. Cowboy, John-boy, Billy, McClane, Let. McClane

Origin: Die Hard

Gender: Male

Age: 33 years old in Die Hard 1, 35 years old in Die Hard 2, 40 years old in Die Hard With a Vengeance, 52 years old in Live Free or Die Hard, 58 years old in A Good Day to Die Hard

Classification: Human, Lieutenant, Detective

Powers and Abilities: Peak Human Physical Characteristics, highly trained in close combat and in use of firearms, iron will, high intelligence, capable of improvising strategies in the heart of the battle. 

Attack Potency: Street level, higher with strong weapons or explosives.

Lifting Strength: Peak Human (Threw Mai Linh at the metal shelves)

Striking Strength: Street Class

Speed: Superhuman (Ran 20 kilometers in 20 minutes)

Durability: Street level (Took hits that could kill a normal human)

Intelligence: Pretty high, he can fool highly trained terrorists and he is capable of improvising strategies in the heat of the battle.

Stamina: Very high, he can take more damage than a normal human and still fighting.

Standard Equipment: Beretta 92 (F & FS), SIG-Sauer P220, machineguns, bazookas, blunt weapons

Weaknesses: He relies mostly on his luck to survive.

Feats: Numerous injuries he survived:


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Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Matches:

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