Batman vs Joker: Here's Who Would Win

Batman vs Joker
Now that's the Killing Joke

An Endless Battle Coming to an End?

The battle between the Dark Knight and the Clown Prince of Gotham has raged on for years, yet we’ve never seen a true solution. Sure, Batman puts Joker in Arkham every Wednesday, but he always breaks out and wreaks havoc on the city he calls home. In the grand scheme of things, who would finally win this war?


Batman Powers And Abilities

The Batman never fails to leap into action!

When Gotham’s in trouble, it’s citizens will always be able to count on Batman to save the day. Whether he’s beating down a Venom-enraged Bane or solving one of Riddler’s impossible puzzles, the Caped Crusader is ready to do whatever it takes to protect his people.

When the Bat isn’t watching over the city from his favorite gargoyle, he’s billionaire playboy, Bruce Wayne. Using his extensive wealth, peak physical body, and genius mind, he’s made not only Gotham but the whole world a much better place. Funding the Justice League, training the heroes of tomorrow, and using his company Wayne Tech to research and develop incredible solutions to the world’s problems. Is there nothing this famous orphan can’t do?


List of Powers

  • Peak Human Strength
  • Peak Human Agility
  • Peak Human Endurance
  • Ingenuity
  • Genius-Level Intellect
  • Martial Arts Master
  • Master of Stealth
  • Master Tactician
  • Master Detective


Joker Powers And Abilities

Batman's Biggest Fan!

Since 1940, the green-haired clown has tormented Batman countless times. It’s rare to find Joker not obsessing over his archnemesis through his plots against the city Batman so dearly loves. Using his thematic toys like razor-tipped playing cards, his deadly joy-buzzers, or even his laughing toxin, the Joker is ready to kill and cause chaos to get the attention of his bat-themed idol.

A psychotic criminal mastermind and chemist, Joker is just that; the Joker. No one, including Batman or himself, knows who he is. Claiming he likes to keep his past multiple-choice, the Clown Prince is an enigma. All who enter his path, friend or foe, must take caution because this clown only wants to watch the world burn.


List of Powers

  • Criminal Mastermind
  • Expert Chemist
  • Arsenal of Weaponized Props


How the Battle Would Go Down 

We’ve seen this battle countless times. Joker kidnaps someone, robs a bank, goes on a killing spree, and Batman always saves the day by throwing the insane clown in Arkham Asylum. Then, next week, Joker has somehow broken out of Arkham, because the security there can’t seem to figure out how to keep any of their patients in.

Batman is far smarter, stronger, and better equipped than Joker, but the Clown does have one advantage over the Bat. He’s a construct of pure chaos. The Joker doesn’t have any ties to this world, he cares about nothing, certainly not his own life. He follows no rules, while Batman is tethered to his own code of honor. Bruce will always choose to spare his opponents, but we can’t say the same for Joker. 

The worst part for Batman is, Joker wants the Bat to kill him. As I said, Joker doesn’t care about his own life, and as he’s made very clear, he wants to break Batman, driving him to kill the Clown. Killing Joker is losing the battle.

How could Batman win? Joker will always break out of Arkham, and he can’t kill him. Will one day be too much for the old hero? There are many instances Batman has been pushed close to the edge of killing his foe, and even more where he himself has been caught in the grasp of death.

Whether Batman kills Joker or Joker kills Batman in this fight, Joker would most likely win. The only way Batman could win this fight is if he continued to play cat and mouse with his funny friend until with luck, the Joker just goes away on his own. Batman could be hopeful and continue to throw him in Arkham over and over until one day he just stays in there but is that just wishful thinking?


And The Winner Is...

As hard as it is to say, I think Joker has the win. He’s in control of the whole scenario, the only way he loses is if he decides to quit, which he wouldn’t. Batman will be fighting the Joker forever until one of them drops dead. And once one of them does, the Joker takes the gold.


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