Thursday, June 29, 2017

So, Who Would Win?: Deathstroke The Terminator VS. The Punisher


Yes folks, you're seeing this right, I'm pitting two of the most badass former soldiers against each other in a last-badass-standing competition.

Let's compare their skill-sets and abilities first, shall we?

First, here's Slade's:

  • Superhuman strength, speed, agility & durability
  • Accelerated healing factor
  • Master martial artist and hand-to-hand combatant
  • Master swordsman and marksman
  • Master tactician
Plus he uses like 90% of his brain to handle being able having such fast reflexes and responsive motor skills.

Now Frank's:


So as you can see, they're pretty much even-steven in the skill-set department, aside from Slade's edge in having superhuman healing and responses/reflexes.

And really, that's where Slade has the obvious and distinct advantage over Frank; Frank's just a regular guy at the end of the day, with regular human limits. Slade isn't and doesn't have those same limitations.

For me, it comes down to who can outsmart who, and who can outlast who.

Here's another point. Deathstroke is known for putting into place, very intricate and detailed plans of attack on his target. He'll go after your friends and loved ones, and then go after you once you've been softened up.

The Punisher stands out here, because unlike Deathstroke's past targets, Frank doesn't really have any close friends or family for Slade to strike out at. This would force Slade to come at Frank from a totally different angle and plan of attack than he's normally used to employing.

I imagine there would be a lot of cat and mouse games being played, with both men attempting to weaken the other, and cut off any outside assistance/interference and resources.

And you just KNOW this one's going for days, maybe even weeks, as both men are used to being severely tested by their respective peers, both in the past and present in their respective social circles in the hero and villain communities.


Deathstroke The Terminator


The Punisher

Who wins and why?
Let me know who you think makes it out alive in this one....

Have a good weekend folks....


Shlomo Ben Hungstien said...

this is a fucken tough one but i think Slade has the edge with his enhanced abilities. although that's not a sure thing Deadshot has managed to hold his own against him before and The Punisher also has had a history beating super powered opponents.

Dale Bagwell said...

Honestly, I think it could go either way, especially since Frank has no family or friends Slade can target and attack, whereas Slade does, so maybe Frank goes that route. It really comes down to who can outsmart and outlast who, and they're both tough sons of bitches.

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