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is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe
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Fictional character biography
Warhawk was a master assassin used by the C.I.A. in Vietnam who later went insane and battled Iron Fist. Later, Warhawk regained his sanity and became a costumed criminal for hire. He was hired to assassinate the first Atom-Smasher, after which the Atom-Smasher's brother, Michael English, took over the identity. The Black King
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then hired Warhawk to bug the X-Mansion
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and test the abilities of the X-Men
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Later he became a free agent and fought Iron Fist again, and then Maverick before going to prison. He was conscripted by S.H.I.E.L.D.
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, and Man-Bull
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to serve as a temporary agent in exchange for reducing his sentence.
Powers and abilities
Warhawk is a highly trained assassin, soldier, marksman, and armed and unarmed combatant. He's also experienced with explosives, electronics, and computers. He has enhanced strength, endurance and steel hard "omnium skin" which is bulletproof. He uses a standard high-powered rifle, but has also used a gun firing tranquilizer darts, and a flechette
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pistol, which fired rocket-powered darts.