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I HATE waiting.
~ Mercury Black

Mercury Black is a character from RoosterTeeth's animated web series, RWBY.

Fanon Wiki Ideas So Far[]

Battle Record[]

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Battle Record

  • Wins: 3
  • Losses: 2
  • Draws: 0

Possible Opponents[]


The son of a famous assassin, Mercury killed his father, Marcus Black, at a young age in a fierce duel, and teamed up with Cinder Fall's faction in order to bring down Beacon Academy.

Death Battle Info[]

Mercury fights primarily using his legs, and is shown to be a master martial artist in styles similar to Tai-Kwon-Do, Muay Thai, and Capoeira.


  • Shotgun boots
  • Prosthetic legs
  • Wind dust
  • Pinpoint accuracy
  • Analytical mind
  • Kitten-Killer 9000


  • Fought evenly against Yang while he was intentionally holding back.
  • Intercepted Ruby's speed semblance
  • Killed his own father, allegedly a very skilled assassin.
  • Avoided the Fall Maiden lightning attacks and held his own (Alongside Emerald)
  • Helped defeat the Fall Maiden.
  • Helped stomp Coco Adel and Yatsuhashi.
    • Hell, he probably could have easily done so all by himself.
  • Stopped a strike from Yatsuhashi's blade with his feet, despite the fact that his position should have given him poor leverage
  • Has taken on various characters without his semblance
  • Was capable of determining Pyrrha Nikos' semblance during a Sparring Match.
    • Impressively, he also deduced the extent she used the semblance to, and why she only used a small amount of her potential.
  • Length of his legs offer reach that others may not have with strikes and cuts.


  • Mercury is cocky
  • Mercury's semblance was stolen by Marcus Black
  • Aura is finite
  • While his Dust offers a somewhat ranged option, he is still primarily a close-range fighter.
  • Was dropped by Tyrian Callows because he played into the faunus' hands.