Natalia was born in Stalingrad, Russian SFSR, USSR. Her father was a Russian spy and a assassin. She reportedly began training towards the life of an assassin by her father when she was just a child. After her father passed away, she began to follow her dad's footsteps and became an assassin for the soviet army. she became ruthless effectiveness in later years and earned her the codename, "Black Widow."
During the Symkaria war, Natalia was an assassin for the Soviet terrorist group, lead by MalikThe Soviet Red Skull. This life underwent a dramatic change when she was targeted for assassination herself, and the agent sent to kill her was the similarly gifted soldier, Clinton Barton. Instead of killing her, Barton spared her life and the pair helped the U.S.Army take down Malik and developed a lasting partnership from that moment on. Following Barton a few years later,the Black Widow was drawn into a new life as an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Her past, however, would remain a touchy subject for her, and Widow tried to start a new life going by the name "Natasha Romanoff."
Powers and Abilities
Natasha Romanoff is a high level trained combatant and S.H.I.E.L.D. operative. She is fluent in multiple languages including Russian, Italian, and Latin. She also possesses high level computer training and psychologist training. She is deceptively strong, though not superhuman. The Black Widow is a master martial artist, an expert marksman, a natural actress, an infamous seductress, and a gifted veteran spy.
- Master Martial Artist: Natasha is an expert in the field of multiple martial arts. Using a series of non-lethal weapons she was able to take down nearly a dozen of Armed Hydra Grunts with ease, and without being hit at all. She is proficient in karate, judo, aikido, ninjutsu, savate, muay thai, boxing, and multiple styles of kung fu.
- Master Acrobat: She is an Olympic class athlete, gymnast, acrobat and aerialist capable of many difficult feats.
- Master Marksman: Natasha is a very accurate marksman skilled in sharpshooting and knife throwing.
- Multilingual: She is fluent in Latin, Russian, English, French, German, Italian, and various other languages.
- Expert Tactician: She is a very effective strategist, tactician, and field commander.
- Talented Hacker: Natasha can hack into any computer systems without tripping any firewalls or security with ease.
- Talented Seductress: She is an expert in the field of seduction. Natasha has been infamously known to bend many different men to her will and sometimes even get them to do her bidding for her. She sometimes continues deceiving certain men through means of acting if she still has a further use for them.
- Expert Spy: Natasha is a dangerous secret agent trained in espionage, stealth, disguise, infiltration, and demolitions. Her talents and years of experience have enabled her to reach a high ranking as an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
- Weapon Adaption: While she usually excels in pistols, Machine Guns and her martial arts skills, she can adapt to using weaponry she is not used to.
Black Widow has the strength level of a woman her size and weight that engages in intense regular exercise.
- Combat Suit: The combat suit is been augmented to be highly resistant to damage even small arms fire and high temperatures.
Transportation: Natasha uses her Widow's Line, a grappling hook with a retractable line, to swing along rooftops for increased mobility. Assorted S.H.I.E.L.D. aircrafts and jetpacks
- Black Widow's Gauntlets: These Gantlets includes Retractable grappling hook and cable connected to the gauntlets, Radio Transmitter,and a electrostatic charge that also act as percussive energy blasts, that it effects can be felt for at least a month. It can deliver charges up to 30,000 volts. it can be be set to deliver minor shocks that causes stunning or high voltage currents that can be lethal.
- Explosives: Widow carry's grenades and other types of explosives that can damage an opponent
- Tear gas grenades: She also carry's Tear Gas grenades that can cause blindness when released. It can also cause the opponent to be knocked unconscious.
- Personal Weaponry: The Black Widow's Gauntlets are wrist cartridges containing various tools of the spy trade: tear-gas pellets, a radio transmitter and spring-loaded cable
- Special Weaponry: Various automatic weapons and firearms, combat knives and explosives as needed. She also uses a device often referred to as the Widow's Bite that is capable of emitting highly potent electric shocks with a maximum of about 30,000 volts.
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- Her Real name is Natalia Romanoff.
- It is yet to be unknown how her dad died.
- Natasha and Clint Barton were the only agents in S.H.I.E.L.D. history to not need an extraction team when they went on missions,
- Appearances of Natasha Romanoff (Earth-981)
- Character Gallery: Natasha Romanoff (Earth-981)
- Quotations by Natasha Romanoff (Earth-981)
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