You play as The Commander, who is the main brains behind all of XCOM as he/she manages the XCOM project. He/she decides everything that happens from; what research project to start next, to commanding the troops on where to move on the battlefield. The commander's true form is completely unknown implying that you (the player) are the commander.
Powers and Stats
Tier: 10-B | 9-A with Psi Rifle, 8-C with Psi Lance, 8-B with Dimensional Rift
Name: Unknown (Called "Commander" by allies)
Gender: Unknown (either male or female)
Classification: Human, Commander, Resistance Fighter, Military Leader
Attack Potency: Human level | Small Building level with Psi Rifle, Building level using Psi Lance, City Block using Dimensional Rift
Speed: Normal Human travel speed | Superhuman travel speed with Hypersonic reactions
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: Unknown
Durability: Human level | City Block level
Stamina: Very High (Thwarted the occupation of Earth without taking any rest)
Range: Dozens of metres with Psi Rifle and Null Lance, within line of sight using Dimensional Rift
Standard Equipment: None | Psi Rifle (Unlimited Ammo)
Intelligence: Master Strategist, Military Genius
Weaknesses: Easy to kill if not connected to Avatar Body. Psi attacks are less effective/less likely to work on targets with a high will. Psi abilities have a short cooldown before re-use.
Feats: Held off the original invasion for several weeks despite having feeble technology compared to the aliens. 20 years later the commander defeated the Aliens/ADVENT despite being heavily outnumbered/out gunned to start off with. Immune to: Acid, burning, poison, explosive damage (thanks to Psi Fortress). Immune to mind control and other mental attacks.
- Overwatch: Grants a reactionary shot if the enemy moves within the unit’s field of vision.
- Psi Lance: Fires a devastating beam of psionic energy in a straight line.
- Dimensional Rift: Does a devastating amount of damage in an enclosed space. Does more damage to targets with a lower will and vice versa. “Void Rift triggers Schism if it procs Insanity. Multiple enemies can be hit with Insanity from 1 Void Rift cast. You can get multiple Mind Controls from Schism.”
- Mind Control: Can control the enemy for a short period of time
Note: Normal | Connected to Avatar