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New Team Arrow, also known as the Outsiders, was a vigilante team operating in Star City. After being viewed as unequal and learning that they were spied on by original Team Arrow members Oliver Queen, John Diggle, Typhuss James Kira and Felicity Smoak respectively, Dinah Drake, Rene Ramirez and Curtis Holt formed their own team. Unlike their previous team, they run by consensus with no hierarchy. It was ultimately disbanded when they rejoined Team Arrow to help them battle Ricardo Diaz.

Overview[]

New Team Arrow, also known as the Outsiders, were similar to the original Team Arrow, but unlike their former teammates, they treated their teammates with equal trust and respect. They didn't play by their own set of rules or demand loyalty, and they were also run by consensus with no apparent hierarchy.

Intentions[]

New Team Arrow, also known as the Outsiders, focused on crime all around the city just like the original Team Arrow.

After the death of Vincent Sobel, they made it their personal mission to avenge the death of their fallen ally by finding and "bringing justice" to Laurel Lance, Anatoly Knyazev and Ricardo Diaz.

However, after Laurel revealed herself to the public (pretending to be her Earth-1 counterpart) it is now extremely difficult, if not impossible to bring her to justice, due to the fact that her doppelgänger was an important public figure, as the the legal system will be unwilling to accept the existence of parallel worlds; even though they are aware of the existence of meta-humans who possess superpowers.

History[]

Separation from Team Arrow[]

After Oliver Queen learned that a member of Team Arrow was willing to testify, he along with John Diggle, Typhuss James Kira and Felicity Smoak began spying on Dinah Drake, Rene Ramirez, and Curtis Holt respectively, with Rene revealed as the said witness. Dinah, Rene, and Curtis were furious when they learned about their being spied on, and eventually left the team. However, the three then decided to band together to create their own team, using the old Helix headquarters as their base of operations.

Eventually the Outsiders and Team Arrow got into a physical (violent/brutal) confrontation with each other, due to the fact that Team Arrow were trying to protect Laurel Lance from Dinah, who was trying to kill her in cold blood. Dinah's vendetta stemmed from Laurel's role in her boyfriend Vincent Sobel's death. They successfully managed to protect Laurel, but it also resulted in Rene being injured by Oliver in the process (although it is very likely that Oliver didn't intentionally mean to put him in critical condition) after this confrontation, the Outsiders' friendship and alliance with Team Arrow ended on bad terms, as the Outsiders wanted nothing to do with them anymore.

Reconciliation with Team Arrow[]

During Oliver's trial, Rene anticipated that judge C. McGarvey may be under Diaz's payroll (which later turned out to be true) and with the help of John Diggle, they knocked him out and Christopher Chance took his place, acquitting Oliver of all charges of being a vigilante.

After Oliver thanked Rene for everything he did for him, he also apologized for his past unjust actions against the latter (that resulted in Rene refusing to return to the team). Rene (genuinely) accepted his apology and the two reconciled. Oliver also reconciled with Dinah, Curtis and John, and they all returned to Team Arrow to help Oliver in his fight against Diaz. This resulted in the disbandment of New Team Arrow.

Known members[]

Former members[]

Known allies[]

Former allies[]

Known enemies[]

  • Ricardo Diaz/Dragon (leader of his criminal organization, member of the Quadrant, and former member of Cayden James' criminal cabal; deceased)
  • Honor/Silencer (member of the Longbow Hunters)
  • Bear (member of the Longbow Hunters)
  • Red (member of the Longbow Hunters)

Former enemies[]

  • Laurel Lance/Black Siren (turned ally)
  • Anatoly Knyazev (leader of the Star City Bratva Branch, member of Ricardo Diaz's criminal organization, and former member of Cayden James' criminal; turned ally)
  • Cayden James (founder and leader of Helix and his own criminal cabal; deceased)
  • Sheck (member of Helix and Cayen James' criminal cabal; deceased)

Appearances[]

Arrow[]

Season 6[]

  • "Divided"
  • "We Fall"
  • "All for Nothing"
  • "The Devil's Greatest Trick"
  • "Collision Course"
  • "Doppelganger"
  • "The Thanatos Guild"
  • "Brothers in Arms"
  • "Fundamentals" (vision)
  • "The Dragon" (mentioned)
  • "Shifting Allegiances"
  • "Docket No. 11-19-41-73"
  • "The Ties That Bind"
  • "Life Sentence"

Behind the scenes[]

  • The Outsiders are a superhero team in DC comics assembled by Batman. They are comprised of misfit superheroes who do not feel they belong to other groups.
  • The title card from Season 6's midseason changed Dinah, Rene and Curtis' respective emblems to red after they formed their team. The altered title card starts with their red emblems, followed by Team Arrow's whose emblems are green.
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