MultiVersus Batman Guide – Moves, Perks, Tips, & Strategies

The Caped Crusader is ready to defeat evil.

Many iconic franchises are found in MultiVersus, including Steven UniverseScooby Doo, DC, Adventure Time, and more. Batman is a great character if you want to learn the fundamentals and some more technical maneuvers. This may leave you wondering how to play Batman and what the best perks are in MultiVersus.

How to play Batman in Multiversus

Batman is a Bruiser character who excels at dealing damage and scoring knockouts off the top. His utility tools provide excellent ways to debuff the opposing team and buff your ally. They also allow him to control the space and force your opponents to move how you want. Here is how to play Batman in MultiVersus.

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All Batman moves in MultiVersus

Grounded

  • Batarang (Neutral)
    • Throws a Batarang that can be aimed. It will travel forward before returning. If it hits, it will apply a stack of Weakened.
  • Bat-Combo (Side)
    • A punch combo that ends with an uppercut.
  • Clear the Air (Up)
    • Batman performs an overhead strike.
  • Bat-Slide (Down)
    • Performs a slide attack, which can lead to a forward kick.
  • Bat-Bomb (Neutral Special)
    • Batman pulls out a Bat-Bomb that can be placed on an enemy by striking them. It will detonate shortly after and launch them upward. Can also be attached by throwing a Batarang with the Bat-Bomb in hand.
  • Bat-Grapple (Side Special)
    • Batman aims and fires his grappling gun, attaching it to a fighter or environment. It then pulls Batman to this and strikes enemies along the way.
  • Rising Bat (Up Special)
    • Performs an uppercut that launches Batman upward.
  • Smoke Bomb (Down Special)
    • Slams a smoke bomb that obscures Batman and allies, giving them invisibility, projectile sidestep, faster dodge meter recharge, and a brief window of invulnerability. Enemies in the smoke are slowed.

Aerial

  • Aerial Batarang (Neutral)
    • Throws a Batarang that can be aimed. It will travel forward before returning. If it hits, it will apply a stack of Weakened.
  • Bat-Strike (Side)
    • Performs a forward punch, which can lead to a forward rushing jab.
  • Flying Uppercut (Up)
    • Batman performs an upward jab and can follow up with another swipe that applies a stack of Weakened.
  • Bat-Kick (Down)
    • Batman makes a downward flip kick.
  • Bat-Bomb (Neutral Special)
    • Batman pulls out a Bat-Bomb which can be placed on an enemy by striking them. It will detonate shortly after and launch them upward. Can also be attached by throwing a Batarang with the Bat-Bomb in hand.
  • Bat-Grapple (Side Special)
    • Batman aims and fires his grappling gun, attaching it to a fighter or environment. It then pulls Batman to this and strikes enemies along the way.
  • Rapid Rising Bat (Up Special)
    • Performs an uppercut that launches Batman upward.
  • Crashing Justice (Down Special)
    • Batman rockets to the ground while performing a kick. The direction of descent can be controlled.

Passive Ability

  • Ninja Training
    • While invisible, Batman gains Hasten and his attacks apply three stacks of Weakened.
  • Batman can dodge upward or diagonally upward from the ground.

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Best perks for Batman in MultiVersus

Perks are a great way to change up your strategy and how a character plays. When playing 2v2, these can stack if your partner equips the same Perk and provide even greater bonuses. Here are our recommendations for the best Batman Perks in Multiversus.

  • Bouncerang
    • If a Batarang hits an enemy while returning to Batman, it will apply the maximum amount of Weakened.
  • Up, Up, and A-Slay
    • Your team deals an additional 5% damage with upward knockback attacks.
  • Lumpy Space Punch
    • Gives your team an extra 5% damage with melee air attacks.
  • Aerial Acrobat
    • Grants your team 10% increased air acceleration.

Tips and Strategies for Batman in MultiVersus

Batman has a fantastic kit at his disposal that allows him to control the battlefield and move around fairly freely. His Batarang, Bat-Bombs, and Smoke Bomb are all great supporting tools. These let Batman control the space while also harassing the opposing team.

Batman's main killing moves are Rising Bat and Rapid Rising Bat, so you will want to get your opponents in the air. Using the Batarang to force them to jump is a great way to set up these knockouts. The Bat-Grapple provides Batman with a quick way to move around the stage and also approach enemies.

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