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==Season Three==
==Season Three==
[[file:Rock.jpg|150px|left|thumb|Robin listening to music]]
In the third season of the show [[Red X]] returns, and this time it's not Robin in the suit. Instead of wanting to cause chaos and destroy the city, this Red X only wants [[Xenothium]] (a chemical that powers his suit) and to be "number one". Robin takes the blame on himself and goes out to stop X personally. Eventually he is brought back to the lair of a new villain, Professor Chang, and aids Robin with defeating him and freeing the rest of the Titans, though he doesn't take himself as an ally and escapes.
In the third season of the show [[Red X]] returns, and this time it's not Robin in the suit. Instead of wanting to cause chaos and destroy the city, this Red X only wants [[Xenothium]] (a chemical that powers his suit) and to be "number one". Robin takes the blame on himself and goes out to stop X personally. Eventually he is brought back to the lair of a new villain, Professor Chang, and aids Robin with defeating him and freeing the rest of the Titans, though he doesn't take himself as an ally and escapes.

Revision as of 01:02, 7 November 2010

Quote1.pngThere is good and there is evil. There are those who commit crimes and those who stop them. The two sides are different, as opposite as day and night. And the line between them is clear. Or at least it's supposed to be.Quote2.png

Robin is the leader and one of the five founding members of the Teen Titans.


Pre-Teen Titans


Iconic image of Robin performing his oath before Batman while receiving his suit.

Robin was born as Dick Grayson to John and Mary Grayson. As a child his parents and him were a family of circus acrobats known as The Flying Graysons. While he was once preparing for a performance he overheard two gangsters who worked for a powerful crime boss named Tony Zucco attempt to extort protection money from the circus owner. The circus owner refused and the two gangsters sabotaged the trapeze wires with acid. At the next performance the trapeze his parents were swinging from snapped and sent them to their deaths.

He was adopted by Batman after his parents were killed by Zucco and became Robin. Together Batman and him disrupted Zucco’s extortion rackets and gambling rackets and then successfully baited the riled Zucco into visiting a construction sight where they captured him. Through the years of working with the Dark Knight as his sidekick to fight crime in Gotham he was greatly trained mentally and physically that in ways no other child was. For reasons undisclosed in the show, but the actual reason being Robin thought he was being treated like a kid and was about to give up being a hero, calling it “ Kid Stuff” with Batman. Robin eventually left Batman and moved to another city (though it is known to still be close to Gotham) to continue fighting crime, though this time he intended to go solo.

Joining Teen Titans

Robin met up with Beast Boy, Cyborg and Raven when Starfire came to Earth and started destroying the city. After a brief yet fierce confrontation where even the Boy Wonder appeared to meet his match, Robin helped Starfire get free from her chains, who then kissed Robin to learn English and flew away. Robin and the others teamed up to find her, and later fought the aliens who came to find and imprison Starfire, shortly after defeating them, Robin gave the others communicators, and later created the Teen Titans and became the leader.

Season One


Robin in the Red X suit.

With his fellow Teen Titans, self-appointed protectors of Jump City, Robin encountered Slade, the mastermind villain who is Robin's arch-rival, responsible for the majority of the villains the Titans clashed with during this time, including the H.I.V.E. and Thunder and Lightning. To infiltrate Slade and learn his plans, Robin became his alter ego, Red X, and tried to make a deal with Slade. However Slade outsmarted Robin and discovered his true identity. Later Slade made Robin his apprentice, threatening that he would "annihilate" Robin's friends with Nanoscopic Probes, which had been injected into them unknowingly while they were diverted, if he refused. Having no choice, Robin joined Slade and committed many crimes in his favor, until finally he teamed up with his friends to bring the villain down.

Season Two

Afterward, the Titans met Terra, and Robin recruited her into the team. However, she soon betrayed the Titans to join Slade and was revealed to be his apprentice, who promised her control over her powers, something the Teen Titans could never offer her. Beast Boy manages to convince Robin to give Terra another chance. Robin fights Terra after she had taken down the other Titans and defeats her, but hesitates when he tries to strike the final blow. Terra takes advantage of this and defeats Robin. Luckily, Robin regrouped with the other Titans, who proved to only sustain minor injuries, and surfaced to fight Terra again. Terra asks Slade for help, but he mercilessly ignores her, controlling her actions via Terra's suit, which had been fitted with a device that allows Slade to physically control her. In the end, Terra realized her mistakes, and fought against Slade and awakened a dormant volcano. She knocked him into molten lava and sent the evil mastermind to his doom, but as a consequence of this action, Terra was turned to stone.

Season Three


Robin listening to music

In the third season of the show Red X returns, and this time it's not Robin in the suit. Instead of wanting to cause chaos and destroy the city, this Red X only wants Xenothium (a chemical that powers his suit) and to be "number one". Robin takes the blame on himself and goes out to stop X personally. Eventually he is brought back to the lair of a new villain, Professor Chang, and aids Robin with defeating him and freeing the rest of the Titans, though he doesn't take himself as an ally and escapes.

Also in the third season, Robin had been questioning Slade's death. While fighting Cinderblock during a rainy night, Robin is separated from the other Titans and spots Slade. After chasing him down, he learns that Slade had planted three seismic generators that could very easily destroy the entire city. The other Titans eventually meet back up with him and they all split up. While wandering around the forest with Starfire, Robin sees Slade yet again and has a small face-off. In the end, it seems that Robin can only see him. Robin then decides to go solo and hunt by himself. We then see him in Slade's old hideout which self-destructed when Robin's apprenticeship towards him ended. After examining the remains, Robin has a quick talk with Slade. He's convinced that he had been using cloaking devices and fights him soon after. During the mêlée, Robin fails to touch him once. The four Titans track him down to the base, and finds him there, hurt and angry. None of them had found any generators, but Robin doesn't listen to them. After threatening his friends, they have no choice and Starfire knocks him out with a sad look on her face afterward. Robin is held down by restraints back in the tower, but eventually escapes after Slade reveals himself in the medical ward he's in. Raven enters his mind where we see him taking to oath to Batman and Robin's parents, The Flying Graysons falling in the circus to their dooms. After being punched out, Raven discovers that Slade isn't there, but Robin believes so and it's destroying him. When it seems like his final moments were coming to an end, Robin figures out that it was all in his mind, he turns on the lights in the basement and Slade disappears for good. It turns out that a chemical agent in the dust Robin accidentally breathed in made him see, hear, and feel Slade despite the fact that he wasn't there. The figure who activated the chemical agent is still at large, and remains undefeated at the very end of the entire series.

Season Four

During the fourth season, most evident from Birthmark, Robin expresses deep concern for Raven, the one who most fully realizes that there is something she is concealing from the other Titans, saying that they have a bond from the events of Haunted, but Raven declines to tell him initially, saying there were places in her mind one should never go. Robin is shocked when Slade resurfaces against the Titans, but is quick to engage him, though he is defeated along with the other Titans. As Robin is about to be crushed by a structure in the collapsing site, compliments of Slade, a distressed Raven taps into her inner power (or, rather, a birthday "gift" from Trigon) and stops time itself briefly. Raven then escapes with Robin, whose efforts to hold Slade back were met with little avail, instead sustaining great harm at his hand, though recovers sufficiently to save Raven from falling down into the streets, saying to her, "Let's go home," and promises her that while not all may be clear, she is safe for now and the danger is over, to which Raven softly comments that it has "just begun."

Season Five

In season five, Robin and the Teen Titans are on a "Cross the Globe" adventure, travelling far and wide to warn other heroes around the world about the Brotherhood of Evil and their evil plans. Robin, not knowing it was really Madame Rouge, gave a Titans Communicator to Hot Spot, which helped the Brotherhood of Evil track down every young superhero across the globe. In "Revved Up", Ding Dong Daddy steals a briefcase from Robin, containing his most prized possession. Robin manages to recover the briefcase, with some help from Red X. Robin is captured in "Calling All Titans by Madame Rouge and joins some of the Honorary Titans in captivity at the Brotherhood's base. However, after reinforcements arrive with Beast Boy, Starfire, Raven and Cyborg, Robin is freed and participates in the final battle against the Brotherhood of Evil, defeating the Brotherhood of Evil with the help of the gathered Titans and Honarary Titans. In the final episode "Things Change", Robin and the other Titans return to Jump City, only to fight a white creature that can transform into its surroundings and use their respective elements as attacks against its enemies. Robin tries to convince a desperate Beast Boy that he didn't really see Terra (knowing of his obsession with seeing Slade in "Haunted"), while he himself wonders if Terra has truly returned.


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Nightwing: Robin's future self.

Nightwing is Robin's future self, who serves as the sole guardian of Jump City during the episode How Long is Forever?. A break-in by Warp, a thief from 100 years in the future who returns to the past to steal a priceless clock, forces the Titans to confront this new enemy. But Starfire is accidentally thrown 20 years into the future after she snatches a part of Warp's time machine before Warp manages to reach his future. The Teen Titans have disbanded after she had left them 20 years ago. Every one of them is worse off than before, with the exception of Robin, who still enjoys fighting crime by himself. Starfire gets attacked by Warp, who needs the final piece in his time machine but, he can return to his future. Robin, who has now become Nightwing, saves Starfire from Warp, but Warp escapes with the final piece needed to fix his time machine. Nightwing uses his old Titans Communicator to reunite the Titans and together they return to the museum where their troubles all started. Warp is attaching the final piece onto his machine and attempts to open a portal into the future, but Nightwing and the rest of the reunited Titans interrupt him. The Titans, led by Nightwing, launch an all-out assault on Warp, defeating him and destroying his time machine. Before the portal can close, the future Cyborg keeps it open with his sonic cannon and begs Starfire to hurry up and return to the past to ensure that the break-up of the Teen Titans should never occur. Nightwing smiles at Starfire and tells her to return Warp's stolen clock. Starfire begins to doubt if she could change their future but Nightwing reassures her that she needn't worry. Starfire jumps through the portal, while Nightwing and the rest of the future Titans wave at her in farewell.

Nightwing has also appeared in Issue #31 of the Teen Titans Go! comics. When an evil Robin from an alternate future teams up with Warp, Nightwing somehow returns to Titans Tower and enlists help from the Teen Titans in order to fight the two villains. When Starfire and Robin fight, she whispers something indiscernible in evil Robin's ear, and he vanishes after a gasp. After Warp retreats, Nightwing goes back to his own timeline and the Teen Titans are enjoying pizza when the good Robin suddenly turns up with no memory about the battle. The evil Robin may have been the good Robin, brainwashed by Warp after returning to Robin's childhood and replacing Batman with himself as Robin's mentor.


Robin is a natural born leader. Fiercely determined to keep the villains at bay and innocent lives out of trouble, he can often be too hard on himself. He sometimes take his duties too seriously, at the risk of endangering himself and those he cares for. He also react negatively when things don't go his way or he loses (even if it's something minor like a card game) causing him to clash with the other Titans, mostly Cyborg. He, also, is a "attack first, ask questions later" person when it comes to villains.

Out of all the villains the team has faced, the one that gets under Robin's skin most of all is Slade. Robin insists that the two are nothing alike, despite Slade's claims to the contrary. Several encounters with him have lead dangerously close to causing rifts between Robin and his friends. As Starfire and the others have pointed out, Robin must put aside his fixation on Slade and put more trust in his teammates if he wishes to resolve the threat.

Despite his struggles, Robin has time and again proven to be a great leader. He cares for all of his friends deeply, and will fight to the finish to defend them. Robin also has a close bond with Starfire, who has grown to have much faith in him and his abilities. He thoroughly enjoys explaining Earth's ways to her and is always looking out for her well-being and happiness, as seen in Sisters when he comforts her by saying that 'no one could take her place' and in Betrothed when he tells Starfire that marrying someone that she's never met 'isn't good for (her).'



Robin & Starfire

Starfire is Robin's love interest throughout the series, and though neither openly admit it, the other Titans are well aware of their feelings. During battle, if Starfire falls, Robin is always the one to catch her, as she is the same way with him, and he is usually the one to teach her the intricacies of living on Earth. The two get along with each other very well, and Robin would do anything to assure her happiness, even if it doesn't include him.

His feelings are clear in his jealous moments- Starfire is very pretty, and boys often flirt with her, which infuriates Robin to no end. Robin is even more upset when Starfire (along with Raven) is fawning over Aqualad. In Betrothed, Robin is heartbroken when he finds out Starfire had an arranged marriage, especially to a prince she had never met. In the end, it was Robin who crashed Starfire's wedding, informing her that it was a setup. Starfire's last words of the episode were, "...I shall choose my own husband. Who is to know? Perhaps there is a groom for me on Earth,". Then she continues to walk back to their ship side-by-side with Robin, a clear foreshadowing of the future.

In the episode "Detention" when Mad Mod is explaining to Starfire about why her starbolts are not working, Robin becomes very protective of her.

In "Date with Destiny", Robin is forced to take Killer Moth's bratty daughter, Kitten, to her junior prom, or else Killer Moth will destroy the city with a swarm of hostile mutant moths. Starfire is jealous out of her mind to have to see Robin with another girl, and so obtains a prom dress and shows up at the dance with Robin and Kitten, having found a loophole in Robin's orders to "investigate the girl". Robin is clearly happy to see her, and spends a long time admiring her. When Kitten arrives, she forces Robin to "take (her) arm and lead (her) in, and would it kill (Robin) to SMILE?!" Seeing Robin holding Kitten's arm, Starfire seethes with jealousy, and is seen grinding her teeth and punching the hood of Kitten's limo so hard that it crumples. Later, whilst she watches Robin and Kitten dancing, she becomes so angry, her powers activate, and she melts the punch bowl. When Robin is given the ultimatum of either having the city destroyed of having to make out with Kitten, he refuses by saying, "Not even if you PAID me!", delighting Starfire. As they battle for the Moths' control, Kitten's ex-boyfriend, Fang, attacks from behind, shouting, "Get your hands OFF MY GIRL." As Robin falls to the ground, Starfire shoots a starbolt at Fang, replying, "Get your LEGS off my BOY!" In the end when Kitten, Fang, and Killer Moth are being taken off, the DJ pronounces them Prom King and Queen. While looking at each other in shock, Robin replies, "I guess one more dance wouldn't kill me." Then Starfire is seen taking Robin's hand while he leads her onto the dance floor willingly, a marked difference from earlier, where Kitten had to force him to dance.

In "Stranded", Robin, annoyed at the teasing from the others, hurts Starfire by proclaiming, she is not his girlfriend. Misunderstanding, she takes it to mean she is not his friend at all, and her emotions become so troubled, her powers stop working. It is only after Robin admits that they are friends and they reconnect again that she is once again able to use them.


Robin and Starfire's first real kiss.

In Trouble in Tokyo, Robin gets very jealous after Starfire kisses a Japanese boy to learn Japanese. He seems plenty upset as well, realizing that Starfire kissed him when they met, she only did it to learn English. They later sit on a rooftop discussing its uses on Tamaran and on Earth. Robin confesses to Starfire she is '(Robin's) best friend. . .' and she replies that '(Robin) is (her's).' Robin and Starfire are about to kiss when Robin tells her that they cannot be "more" than heroes, too focused on his mission to apprehend Brushogun to discuss their feelings for each other. Starfire then becomes upset and flies away. When Starfire saves Robin from some police/ink creatures, they share a tender moment together, but the other Titans walk in on them. When the Titans defeat Uehara Daizo, Robin comforts Starfire and admits to her that they can be "more" than heroes. Robin and Starfire then have their first official kiss, while the rest of the Titans smile and Cyborg comments that, 'Well, it's about time.' During the award ceremony, near the end of the movie, the two of them are seen holding hands and smiling.

Raven hugging Robin in the aftermath of Trigon's defeat.

Robin & Raven

Robin and Raven have a very close relationship due to their similar personalities. Robin seems to be one of the few people, including Starfire, who can make Raven show her true self, even if she tries to hide it. When Robin was being tormented by the fake Slade, Raven was able to enter Robin's mind and see the same things that he saw. Robin states there is a special bond between them, due to the fact that Raven has been, literally, inside of Robin's mind. In "The End" Parts 1, 2 and 3, Robin and Raven are the two prominently featured characters, in which Robin attempts to journey into a figurative "Hell" in order to save Raven from being wiped from existence. Another such instance is shown when Raven unfreezes only Robin from the stopping of time, in order to help her escape from Slade's relentless pursuit. When Trigon was finally defeated, an overjoyed Raven ran and threw her arms around Robin in a hug, much to the surprise of the others.

Robin is not usually a happy person, but able to give Raven enough hope and courage for her to be able to defeat Trigon. She sees him, as well as the other Titans, as family. They've obviously learned different things from each other, whether good or bad.Robin and Raven might have a love interest with each other too, all though that theory has been eliminated, since Robin and Starfire are a pair.

Robin & Cyborg

It is obvious that Cyborg's laid-back nature and Robin's serious demeanor often clash on missions. Cyborg doesn't like people telling him what to do, and is often annoyed by Robin's leadership position, possibly because of jealousy. In "Titans East", Cyborg says he is staying with the Titans East because he, "Finally has a team of (his) own; (he is) finally a man now," suggesting that he coveted Robin's leadership position. Cyborg clashes with Robin so much that Cyborg has quit the Teen Titans more than once. The two have a move called The Sonic Boom. Despite their differences, they are close friends, with a mildly competitive relationship.

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Robin and Beastboy in "Beast Within"

Robin & Beast Boy

Robin and Beast Boy are quite different and the two have different personalities. While Beast Boy is free-spirited, carefree and doesn't exhibit much intellectual strength, Robin is very focused, smart and serious. Despite this the two are very good friends, though like the others Robin thinks that Beast Boy's jokes are lame. In The Beast Within, Robin angrily pushes Beast Boy to reveal to them what had transpired when Raven was hurt, demanding he "remember", lest be handed over to the police. Despite their differences, Robin respects Beast Boy and thinks of him as a integral part of the team.

Robin & Slade

Slade has always been Robin's worst enemy. Robin hated Slade from the moment he learned Slade's name. Slade had constantly been testing Robin to see if he was a worthy apprentice, but abandons this mission after he replaces Robin with Terra, because she was more willing to follow instructions than Robin. The relationship between Robin and Slade had never been easy. Robin hates Slade with every bone in his body. He will do anything to bring down Slade, even if it means giving up his life in the process. Due to his stubborn determination, he has fallen into Slade's traps many times before. Although Robin doesn't realize it, Slade actually doesn't treat Robin as an enemy, as seen in the episode Masks, where Slade actually saves Robin's life. Robin has never been grateful for this, however, but they are forced to team up after Trigon threatens to destroy the world. Together they venture into the underworld, each in search of something different. Robin is trying to recover Raven and return before Trigon destroys it. Slade however is trying to reclaim his soul after Slade is raised from the dead by Trigon, only to be double-crossed and stripped of his mortality, leaving him as a living dead. For the first time they are united under a single cause, albeit reluctantly. However they help each other during their quest and eventually they both get what they had come to get. During the final battle with Trigon, Slade helps out by slicing off one of Trigon's horns, proving to Raven that her father can be hurt. During this brief alliance Robin and Slade get to understand each other better, but after Trigon is defeated by Raven, Slade escapes before he can be captured by the Titans.

Robin and Terra

Robin's relationship with Terra is extremely complicated. He wants her to be a part of the team, but at the same time he unexpectedly reveals her secret of not being able to control her powers, which forces her to leave the Titans. This has caused a rift between the two, and even after rejoining the Teen Titans, it appears that Terra may still harbor some dislike with the team's leader. This may have been one of the reasons why she betrayed the Titans to Slade. Robin, however, has always believed in Terra, even convincing Raven to work alongside Terra when she had suspected her to be hiding a secret. When she finally did betray the Titans and fought them to bring them down, Robin was her last target to be vanquished. After a fight in which Robin wins, he did not deal the final blow, still asking Terra to join them and become good. Terra takes advantage of Robin's moment of weakness and defeats him with a boulder. When the Titans resurface and attack her, Robin and the rest of the Titans show no more mercy for her betrayal. Robin ultimately redeems her and forgives her for her crimes when she turned against Slade and kills him, but in turn she turns to stone while saving the city from an unexpectedly triggered volcano. After her sacrifice, Robin continues to honor her bravery and her final decision to help the Titans.

Abilities and Traits

Though Robin technically possesses no true superhuman powers, his courage, skill, experience, determination and personal strengths are enough to make him a highly formidable adversaries even for those with superhuman abilities. Having undergone an evidently vigorous and intensive training regimen under Batman, perhaps the world’s most skilled hand-to-hand combatant, Robin has exercised physical form to the pinnacle of human perfection, surpassing even the finest of athletes in combat proficiency and power, to such a scale that he has been called a "one-man army" by the Master of Games.

  • Intimidation: It is known that Robin has the ability to instill fear in others, even the people that know him best can be intimidated by him.
  • Master Acrobat: Excellent in gymnastics and acrobatics.
  • Peak Human Conditioning: Through intense training, Robin represents the pinnacle of human physical ability. His physical characteristics are greater than that of even an Olympic level athlete. His strength, speed, stamina, agility, reflexes, durability, senses and coordination are at peak human perfection as possible for one of his age, to improve even further with continued physical and mental growth. Robin engages in intense regular rigorous exercise (including aerobics, weight lifting, gymnastics, and simulated combat) to keep himself in peak condition, and has often defeated opponents whose size, strength, or other powers are much higher than his own. He has spent his entire life in pursuit of physical perfection and has attained it through constant intensive training and determination, to the point that, in Apprentice Part 2, he is able to take on all of his teammates at once and emerge victorious (this is particularly significant as he is not trying to hurt them.)
  • Peak Human Strength: He is arguably one of the "strongest" Non-metahumans on Earth. He has been seen punching out opponents that are larger than him and that are nearly invulnerable like Cinderblock. In the episode "The Quest", Robin is able to support a large about 800 pound bear guardian on his back.
  • Peak Human Reflexes: Robin's reflexes are amazing. He can leap large distances and he can dodge point blank projectile fire and has done so many times in the series.
  • Peak Human Speed: Robin is shown to be able to run at above average speed.
  • Peak Human Endurance: Robin's endurance is greater than any human shown in the series. Robin can go a long period of time without stopping and fixes himself on his work like in "Haunted" and "X".
  • Peak Human Agility: His agility is greater than that of an acrobat. He was raised in an acrobat family known as the "Flying Graysons" and began agility training at the earliest age. He is shown to be able to scale the city buildings.
  • Peak Human Durability: Robin has been shown to be able to handle the worst hits and impacts without giving out.
  • Martial Arts Master: Robin is one of the finest human combatants on Earth, his skills honed to such a level even superhumans and armed adversaries can be overpowered by them. He has mastered several different martial arts styles from across the world, learned from the Dark Knight and "The True Master." He even knows some alien martial arts as seen in "Sisters".
  • Master of Stealth: Robin is a master at stealth, capable of breaching high security facilities with ease, without being detected.
  • Expert Marksman: Robin almost never misses a target with his various weapons.
  • Master Detective: Robin is an expert detective and logical thinker, able to solve cases before anyone else.
  • Master Tactician and Strategist: Robin comes up with excellent strategic plans to expose and defeat criminals, always aiming to "work smarter, not harder."
  • Escapologist: Robin is shown to be able to escape even the most elaborate of traps.
  • Tracking: Robin is shown to be able to pick up a criminal's trail long after any given crime.
  • Master of Disguise: Robin's Red X disguise fooled even the Teen Titans.
  • Expert Mechanic and Vehicle Driver: Excellent at motorcycle driving. Robin was also responsible for the creation of the high-tech Red X suit, capable of defeating multiple superhumans with ease, and he and Cyborg developed the T-Communicators. He has also used the Tower's own technology proficiently, including its computer and his own laptop.


Robin usually uses his R-Cycle in pursuits and for short-distance travelling (first seen in "Date With Destiny" chasing after Fang on a one-man pursuit). Robin also used a Glider which is built into a modified version of his costume; he uses this along with his R-Cycle to pick up speed and then jumps off to glide or (with flight thrusters built into the boots) achieve full flight capability.


Robin's costume incorporates a cape made of high-density polymerized titanium that serves as flexible armor and has resilience to various kinds of high-intensity flame, even that generated by superhumans, such as Hot Spot. Robin's main melee weapon is a collapsible steel bo-staff of high durability, though on one occasion he has been known to use steel tonfas as well, and in some situations he can combine two birdarangs to produce a sword blade.

In addition, Robin wears an utility belt, which gives him access to a wide array of additional tools and weapons, including:

  • Disc Grenades with a variety of payloads (high explosives, freon, fire extinguishing foam)
  • Birdarangs
  • Grappling hook shooters
  • Lockpicks
  • Gas and smoke pellets


Unlike most other superhero television series, the Teen Titans characters maintain their superhero identities at all times, though the series hints at the concept of an alter ego or secret identity but rarely explores it. The Titans have even been seen sleeping in their costumes.

Red X pulling on Robin's mask.

In particular, some fans debated which Robin leads the Teen Titans, although it was recently revealed in Teen Titans Go! #47 that Robin's secret identity is in fact Dick Grayson. Many times throughout the animated series, however, it is strongly implied that Robin is Dick Grayson:

  • In "Fractured", Robin's alternate dimensional counterpart Larry gives as his real name nosyarG kciD ("Dick Grayson" spelled backwards).
  • In "How Long is Forever?", where Starfire is thrust into the future, Robin has taken on Grayson's identity of Nightwing.
  • In "Haunted" when Raven goes into Robin's mind, there is a short memory of two acrobats falling from a trapeze, a reference to how Dick Grayson became Robin.
  • In "X", Red X pulls Robin's mask, and his flesh goes with it as if glued on (a cartoon sequence); in the comics Dick Grayson (as Nightwing) admitted to using a type of glue to get his mask to stay on.

There was a reference that suggested Robin was Tim Drake in the Static Shock episode "Hard as Nails" when Batman tells Static that Robin was with the Titans. However, the Robin to which Batman was referring was Tim Drake (in-continuity, Dick Grayson had already become Nightwing by then), and this said episode aired several months before Teen Titans began. It should also be noted that while Static Shock is part of the DC Animated Universe (DCAU) continuity, Teen Titans is not.


  • Robin refers to Batman briefly in the episode "Apprentice - Part 2". When Slade says he will be like a father to Robin, he replies,"I already have a father." And bats are subsequently seen flying out of the building.
  • In Apprentice - Part 2 after attempting to steal a weapon for Slade, Robin escapes to the roof where he fights the rest of the Titans. One of the giant signs on the roof says Wayne Enterprises. This could possibly be a reference to Batman (Bruce Wayne). This also implies that Robin had tried to steal from Wayne Industries, Bruce Wayne's company.
  • In the children's TV show, Krypto the Superdog, Superman's dog, Krypto, met with Batman's dog, who had the same personality as Batman. When Krypto asked about Robin's dog, who was supposed to meet with them, Batman's dog said "He's with the Teen Titans," making Krypto sad and confused, as to what Teen Titans were and how he would never meet Robin.
  • In the comics there have been several different Robins. There was Dick Grayson (the original Boy Wonder), Jason Todd (kidnapped by Joker tortured until he became another insane villian), Tim Drake, Stephanie Brown (the first female Robin), and Damian Wayne (Bruce's son with Talia al Ghul). Damian is the current Robin and fights crime with Dick Grayson, the current Batman.

The bats flying out of Slade's base.

The Wayne Enterprises building.

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