Atrocitus is the leader of the Red Lantern Corps and an enemy of the Green Lanterns. Originally only a background character in Injustice: Gods Among Us, Atrocitus made his debut as a playable character in Injustice 2.
Red Lantern Atrocitus seeks revenge against all members of the Green Lantern Corps for their murderous oppression of his homeworld. His hate blazes a path across the galaxy leading him to Earth. Sensing an opportunity on the post Regime planet, Atrocitus focuses on bolstering the Red Lanterns ranks by stoking the flames of rage. In his quest for vengeance, he killed Abin Sur and set up the events leading to the Blackest Night.
Injustice: Gods Among Us
In one of the S.T.A.R. Labs missions, Atrocitus aids Sinestro into taking over Earth and can be used for an attack when needed.
During Green Lantern's visit to Atlantis, Atrocitus attempts to stoke Hal's rage, evidenced by red energy surrounding Hal's eyes after certain events make Hal angry. This occur several times throughout the story.
After Green Lantern defeats Bane, Atrocitus and Dex-Starr make their presence known, with Aquaman expressing his surprise of the existence of Red Lanterns and Hal explains their nature and volunteers to fight the Red Lantern "ring to ring."
As the two circle each other, Atrocitus confirms his interference in Hal's mind, and telling him of his time as Yellow Lantern causing his victims to demand vengeance, and how all his crimes are not absolved even as a Green Lantern. Atrocitus states Dex-Starr's intention of ripping Hal's heart out, but states his own observation of a spark of rage within Hal, and vomits on him. As Green Lantern begins to suffer from the surge of anger, Atrocitus presents the writhing Hal with a Red Lantern Ring, and asks him if he can forgive himself. As the ring moves closer, Atrocitus urges Hal to submit to his rage and become a Red Lantern, but is blasted back as Green Lantern regains control.
The two Lanterns fight, and Atrocitus is defeated. He leaves, but tells Hal of his world burning and swears that Hal will beg for vengeance in the future. Atrocitus is not seen after this point in the story, but he continues to influence Hal indirectly.
Powers and Abilities
- Rage Charge: Atrocitus pummels his opponent repeatedly while advancing towards them, knocking them down. The Meter Burn version has Atrocitus tackle the opponent and beat them before vomiting blood onto their face.
- Blood-nado: Atrocitus summons a blood vortex beneath his opponent, pulling them towards him. The Meter Burn version levitates the opponent, allowing for follow-up attacks.
- Napalm Vomit: Atrocitus vomits blood at his opponent, causing damage-over-time. The Meter Burn version increases the damage-over-time effect.
- Life Drain: Atrocitus drains health from his opponent, replenishing his own.
- Siphon Power: Atrocitus drains his opponent's super meter instead of health. (IJ2 -- Ability)
- Blood Push: Atrocitus fires a blast of pure rage from his hand, launching the opponent across the screen. The Meter Burn version has a longer range and deals increased damage. (IJ2 -- Ability)
- Pillar of Blood: Atrocitus summons a pillar of blood and rage around him. The Meter Burn version adds an additional blast. (IJ2 -- Ability)
- Caustic Pool: Atrocitus vomits blood onto the ground. The Meter Burn version leaves behind a caustic puddle of damage. (IJ2 -- Ability)
- Throw: Atrocitus grabs his opponent and spews fire into their face, forcing them to their knees, and launches them upwards with a kick to the jaw. (IJ2)
- Dex-Starr: Atrocitus summons Dex-Starr to aid him in battle. (IJ2)
- Regurgitate Rage: When summoned, Dex-Starr rushes forward and vomits blood, causing damage over time. (IJ2 -- Ability)
- Dex-Starr's Rage: When summoned, Dex-Starr attacks with a flying kick. (IJ2 -- Ability)
The Butcher: Atrocitus recites the Red Lantern Oath as he impales his opponent in the gut with a blade and punches them against a rock, then summons the Butcher, which charges at the opponent, destroying the rock and knocking them onto the floor. Atrocitus then spews fire onto the opponent. (IJ2)
|Atros Claw||[ ■ ]||[ X ]|
|Quick Death||[ ▲ ]||[ Y ]|
|Ground Stomp||[ X ]||[ A ]|
|Hate Blade||[ ← + ▲ ]||[ ← + Y ]|
|Hate's Wrath||[ ← + X ]||[ ← + A ]|
|Blood Swipe||[ → + ■ ]||[ → + X ]|
|Lantern Strike||[ → + ▲ ]||[ → + Y ]|
|Battery Blast||[ → + X ]||[ → + A ]|
|Low Sting||[ ↓ + ■ ]||[ ↓ + X ]|
|Rising Doom||[ ↓ + ▲ ]||[ ↓ + Y ]|
|Brute Slam||[ ↓ + X ]||[ ↓ + A ]|
|High Pain||[ ↑ + ■ ]||[ ↑ + X ]|
|Death's Touch||[ ↑ + ▲ ]||[ ↑ + Y ]|
|Losing Control||[ ↑ + X ]||[ ↑ + A ]|
|Forward/Reverse Throw||[ ← / → ■ + X ]||[ ← / → X + A ]|
|Back Throw||[ ■ + X ]||[ X + A ]|
|Roll Escape||[ → → R2 ]||[ → → RT ]|
|Up Air Escape||[ ↑ + R2 ]||[ ↑ + RT ]|
|Away Air Escape||[ ← + R2 ]||[ ← + RT ]|
|Blood Tears||[ ■, ■ ]||[ X, X ]|
|Heartless||[ ■, ■, ■ ]||[ X, X, X ]|
|Simple Betrayal||[ ■, ■, ▲ ]||[ X, X, Y ]|
|Five Inversions||[ ■, ■, ▲, X ]||[ X, X, Y, A ]|
|Sector 666||[ → + ■, ▲ ]||[ → + X, Y ]|
|Blood And Rage||[ → + ■, ▲, X ]||[ → + X, Y, A ]|
|Crimson Red||[ → + ■, ▲, X, X ]||[ → + X, Y, A, A ]|
|Freshly Dead||[ → + ■, X ]||[ → + X, A ]|
|Instrument of Vengeance||[ ▲, ▲ ]||[ Y, Y ]|
|Empire of Tears||[ → + ▲, ▲ ]||[ → + Y, Y ]|
|Burn All||[ ▲, ▲, X ]||[ Y, Y, A ]|
|Blood Bath||[ ← + ▲, X ]||[ ← + Y, A ]|
|Massacre||[ ← + ▲, X, X ]||[ ← + Y, A, A ]|
|Return To Ysmault||[ → + ▲, ▲, ■ + X ]||[ → + Y, Y, X + A ]|
|Blood Ritual||[ → + ▲, ▲, X ]||[ → + Y, Y, A ]|
|Up Naplam Vomit||[ ↓ , → , ▲ ]||[ ↓ , → , Y ]|
|Life Drain||[ ↓ , ← , X ]||[ ↓ , ← , A ]|
|Blood-Nado||[ ↓ , ← , ■ ]||[ ↓ , ← , X ]|
|Rage Charge||[ ← , →, ■ ]||[ ← , →, X ]|
|Napalm Vomit||[ ← , →, ▲ ]||[ ← , →, Y ]|
|The Butcher||[ L2 + R2 ]||[ LT + RT ]|
|Dex-Starr||[ O ]||[ B ]|
|Blood Ball||[ O ]||[ B ]|
|Blood Wall||[ → + O ]||[ → + B ]|
|Hate Pounce||[ ↓ + O ]||[ ↓ + B ]|
My punishment of Brainiac's crimes had unintended consequences. His death disabled his ship. Billions of collected souls perished. I did not know they could be restored. Their deaths unleashed such rage, my Red Lanterns were overwhelmed. They drove me from Ysmault. They would have killed me, if not for Proselyte. The emotional entity offered me compassion, not rage, in the face of my grave error. I now understand the emotional spectrum requires balance. My Red Lanterns' rage must punish the worst offenders. But it cannot blindly consume those who deserve compassion.
Atrocitus has red, rock-like skin with glowing yellow eyes and has the Red Lantern logo on his chest. To the right is the base skin for Atrocitus, Red Lantern. He is wearing his default gear. The remainder of his costumes can be found on his gallery page.
- Atrocitus is voiced by Ike Amadi, who previously voiced him in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham and Infinite Crisis.
- In his possible ending, Atrocitus unites all Lanterns into one corps; this likely could lead to a third Injustice game.
|Injustice: Gods Among Us||Aquaman • Ares • Bane • Batman • Black Adam • Catwoman • Cyborg • Deathstroke • Doomsday • Flash • Green Arrow • Green Lantern • Harley Quinn • Hawkgirl • Joker • Killer Frost • Lex Luthor • Nightwing • Raven • Shazam • Sinestro • Solomon Grundy • Superman • Wonder Woman|
|DLC Characters||Batgirl • Lobo • Martian Manhunter • Scorpion • Zatanna • Zod|
|Injustice 2||Aquaman • Atrocitus • Bane • Batman • Black Adam • Black Canary • Blue Beetle • Brainiac • Captain Cold • Catwoman • Cheetah • Cyborg • Deadshot • Doctor Fate • Flash • Firestorm • Gorilla Grodd • Green Arrow • Green Lantern • Harley Quinn • Joker • Poison Ivy • Robin • Scarecrow • Supergirl • Superman • Swamp Thing • Wonder Woman|
|DLC/Preorder Characters||Atom • Black Manta • Darkseid • Enchantress • Hellboy • Raiden • Red Hood • Starfire • Sub-Zero • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles|