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Marvel’s Midnight Suns characters - Which heroes are in the game?

Marvel's Midnight Suns
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There’s a huge variety of Marvel’s Midnight Suns characters in the first trailer for Firaxis’ new superhero-based tactical RPG. From original Midnight Sons to classic Avengers and X-Men characters, Marvel’s Midnight Suns is taking a modern approach to the original 1990s Midnight Sons (not Suns) story arc by creating an all-star cast of Marvel heroes. Originally, Doctor Strange brought together a band of supernatural characters to fight the forces of Lilith, Mother of Demons, however Marvel’s Midnight Suns includes some of Marvel’s biggest MCU heroes, and a completely original character known as the Hunter in its roster of superhero characters. Here are all the Marvel’s Midnight Suns characters that we know of so far.

Which Marvel’s Midnight Suns characters are in the game?

Marvel's Midnight Suns

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Marvel’s Midnight Suns is quite different to the original incarnation of the 1990s Midnight Sons, smashing together classic members, MCU heavy hitters, and X-Men. Midnight Suns will feature the new Hunter character and 12 other hero characters, although we only know of nine of them from the trailer:

  • Captain America
  • Captain Marvel
  • Iron Man
  • Dr. Strange
  • Wolverine
  • Ghost Rider
  • Magik
  • Blade
  • Nico Minoru

Who is the new Marvel’s Midnight Suns character, the Hunter

Marvel's Midnight Suns

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Marvel’s Midnight Suns The Hunter introduces a completely new, bespoke character that Firaxis Games designed with Marvel. In the game’s announcement trailer, we see her being awakened from a sarcophagus by the other Midnight Suns as they battle Lilith’s demon hordes. The Hunter is actually a child of Lilith that was laid to rest long ago, and she will apparently be fully customizable both in terms of appearance and playstyle with a range of abilities to choose from.

The Hunter will also serve as the player character between missions when you can explore the Abbey – the base of operations for the Midnight Suns – and engage in the RPG aspects of Marvel’s Midnight Suns by socializing with your team of heroes.

Who is Marvel’s Midnight Suns Lilith, the Villain and 'Mother of Demons'

Marvel's Midnight Suns

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Of course, a Marvel game featuring this many heroes is going to need something like an Avengers-level threat. Lilith, Mother of Demons, is the main antagonist in the supernatural world of Marvel’s Midnight Suns. She is the same demonic sorceress villain from the original 90s Midnight Sons story and seems like she’s back on Earth, trying to ruin things for everyone with her legions of demons. With the help of the Hunter, Marvel and Firaxis’ versions of the Midnight Suns will once again be banding together in a tactical-RPG to bring an end to Lilith’s invasion of Earth.

Will Sawyer

After realising I hated writing local news when I started my journalism degree, I decided to make it my mission to combine my gaming interests with work and become a games journalist. Even with my final year of uni cut short by a small virus you may have heard of, I managed to graduate from Kingston University London and have been doing freelance guides writing since the start of 2021. I was previously at Game Rant, but now I'm over here at GamesRadar+, no doubt still spending far too much time doing Warlock space magic stuff in Destiny 2, and trying to claw my way to Apex Predator in Apex Legends.