Joseph Bertrand III was a citizen of New Marais and was the leader of the New Marais section of the First Sons before it disbanded. He is also the leader and creator of the Militia, Corrupted, and Vermark 88 (albeit indirectly). After the Empire Event New Marais was quarantined and he became the de facto leader of New Marais.
Powers and Stats
Tier: At least 8-A, likely 7-C
Name: Joseph Bertrand (The Third), The Behemoth
Age: Appears to be in his 50's. Likely older.
Classification: Human, Conduit, Faction Leader
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Regeneration (Mid-Low. Low-Mid via absorbing energy), Can transform into the Behemoth, Can mutate people into the Corrupted, Skilled at taming monsters, Can summon monsters to fight by his side, Can release toxic gases and adidic liquids, Resistance/Immunity to Disease/Sickness.
Speed: Superhuman (via sheer virtue of size, could keep up with speeding trucks and helicopters)
Lifting Strength: At least Class 5
Striking Strength: At least Multi-City Block Class, likely Town Class
Durability: At least Multi-City Block level, likely Town level (His armor was able to shrug off a lot of damage, including attacks from Cole MacGrath, Lucy Kuo, Nix, and several "Anti-Bertrand" missiles)
Range: Several dozen meters
Standard Equipment: None notable
Intelligence: Very intelligent (Is a Faction Leader who controls and leads the Militia and managed to trick everyone into thinking he's benevolent)
- Several pressure points that glow purple on his body whenever he wishes to attack, that when hit, would effectively weaken him.
- Like all Corrupted, due to his mutation, Bertrand is highly sensitive to UV-lights.
- Transforming also causes his mind to become berserk and out of control, thus, temporarily losing his considerable intelligence.