Before Batman had the chance to apprehend and interrogate the duo, they committed suicide via surgically implanted explosives, killed hundreds in attendance of the press conference, and destroyed the rebuilt Gotham City Hall. Shortly afterwards, entered the Ballroom, and, after he ruthlessly threw a trapped guest and froze him, demanded Boyle. He then blacked out the hideout, and, after neutralizing all of the soldiers, attempted to interrogate the Riddler on the location of the bomb. Upon analyzing gurney tracks that were frozen on the floor as well as the machine that Fries had been working on, he discovered that he had in fact been working on a cure for , and that the subject had been his own wife,. In addition, when scanning the Joker for carrying weapons, the scanners also inadvertently detected multiple prohibited weapons on Batman. Batman returned to find the Batcave in ruins: Alfred died after requesting that Batman not feel guilty over him. After he escaped from Scarecrow's Nightmare, Batman made his way to Gordon, who was conveniently placed near Bane's holding cell.
He also defeated the last of the militia and fought Deathstroke one final time. Upon entering the Shipyard, Batman found the second cop and took out the thugs who were guarding him, but fell into a coma when Quinn arrived, shot him in the chest, and imprisoned him in an airtight, glass ball for two days. Batman refused and used the only antidote injection on himself, which the Joker found hilarious. Batman located Bane's headquarters and discovered that Bane knew that Batman was Bruce Wayne. Batman was informed that was raiding The Second National Bank of Gotham, and flew away into the night in the Batwing to the scene of the crime. There, Batman used Sharp's personal files to check in on his past, which revealed that Sharp was essentially a schizophrenic blank slate, who was extremely vulnerable to suggestion to the point that he had to be told to hang up a phone in order to do so. Due to his ability to perform near-superhuman feats, Batman is often referred to as a creature or force of nature rather than a man by many of the criminals he encounter.
There, Black Mask executed Commissioner and then escaped while Batman confronted Black Mask's hired assassin,. Joker strangled the guard to death before the doctor could save him, and when his cuffs were finally off, kicked the doctor down, and killed him as well. While he made his way through the Steel Mill, Batman eventually came face to face with Harley, who was tied up and gagged by Talia. Batman eventually cornered Catwoman on a crane of an under construction building, although she nonetheless managed to transfer the data to her unknown employer. Bruce then tried to contact Alfred with this development. Batman eventually entered the Cryogenics Lab, attempted to tell Freeze to stop his actions, told him that Boyle would face judgment for his crimes, and that Freeze's actions of harming innocents would not have been what Nora wanted.
It's best to plan ahead for situations like this. The gel on Batman's fist fiercely knocked Joker down as he was punched in the face. Deciding to locate the Cloudburst, Batman found that the militia's weaponry set up on Founder's Island prevented him for searching for the device. Batman took the sample of Ra's blood to Freeze, and discovered two murdered victims while on his way that had their faces removed. The Predator Challenges were when Batman must defeat all the goons without being detected in a large area of Arkham Asylum, often complete with nooks and crannies for him to hide in and ambush enemies. Batman found Scarecrow in the Central Mixing Chamber preparing to disperse his Fear Toxin via the explosion that he would cause. Batman defeated Scarecrow and Killer Croc down in the Sewers and successfully harvested the spores that were needed to make an antidote for the Titan Formula in Croc's Lair.
Barbara showed him her progress in analyzing the toxin, however there was no way of tracing it. Crane realized that his foe was in the room, so he allowed Batman to try and apprehend him, and revealed to the Dark Knight that he had sent troops to kidnap Barbara. As the Joker was moved into the lobby area, he was unstrapped and escorted by a guard and an orderly while Batman and Commissioner Gordon looked on. Batman defeated the monster and escaped the Sewers. Upon returning to GothCorp, and also taking out several of Penguin's Henchmen, Batman then removed the cryovapor clouds by restarting the vents as well as fixing the generators. Batman having a discussion with Oracle on a pattern that he saw in crime activity of late. Batman managed to defeat Ivy in the gardens.
Batman remembered that he took Joker to a a cell in Extreme Isolation that night and deduced that this was where Joker hid the code that was needed to deactivate the bombs based off his clue. Batman believed that he was lying because GothCorp didn't make weapons, much less cryogenic weapons, but the dealer insisted that it was indeed GothCorp, and offered the access codes for GothCorp as proof. Two of the thugs are High Security Henchmen armed with knives, and two others were armed with pipes. Distraught over what he had seen, Batman almost relinquished control to the Joker, only for him to be reassured by Alfred and realize that Ivy had been able to nullify the toxin. Using her reestablished connection, Barbara began locating her father.
Satisfied, the Joker left, and intended to detonate the bombs that were placed all around Gotham. They then fought, with Batman effortlessly beating her. On Christmas Eve, Batman intervened in a breakout at that was led by. Batman then deduced that Mr. Harley's been everywhere on the island, so I'm calibrating the scanner to only show prints that have traces of chlorophyll.
His ideation around bats is peculiar and unique. Batman also discovered a trail that potentially lead him to the dealer, as the dealer's cryogun was leaking when he froze the officer. After finally cornering Joker in his mind, Batman locked the villain away in his mind and took control once again. Hugo Strange Bruce Wayne A. Fries was knocked down by the remaining guard, but then witnessed the guard's death from heat stroke. During a patrol of the city, Batman encountered a female cat burglar by the name of who stole classified data. In the process, Batman destroyed an arms shipment that was meant for that they were both after.