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The Dark Archer
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General Information
Real name: Malcolm Merlyn
Media: The Flash
Legends of Tomorrow
Portrayed by: John Barrowman
Transportation: Waverider



Malcolm Merlyn also known as The Dark Archer Born in 1960 in Starling City now known as Star City is The Widower of Rebecca Merlyn and Father of his late Son Tommy Merlyn. He is also The Father of Thea Queen who's Mother is the late Moira Queen who he briefly had an affair with. He's The Former Founder and Leader of Merlyn Global Group a Family Company he Created and Tempest a Secret Organization he Created as well. He is Currently a Member of The League of Assassins and Current Leader of The Group holding The Title of Ra's al Ghul the highest rank you can have within The Group. He is The 4th known Person to hold that rank within The Group. Before becoming The Demons Head and The Leader of The League of Assassins he was a well known Member of The Team of 2 Years before leaving The Team and even briefly being a well known enemy of The Team as well. When he served The League of Assassins he was known by many name some other well known Aliases he goes by are Merlyn and Al Sāḥir his First Title within The League of Assassins which is Arabic for The Magician.

Powers and Abilities


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  • Archery
  • Hand to Hand Combat (Advanced)
  • Martial Arts
  • Swordsmanship
  • Stealth
  • Tactical Analysis
  • Deception
  • Toxicology


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  • Before his Real Name was Revealed, Malcolm Merlyn was just known as "The Well Dressed Man".

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