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You want to be a hero? Then play the part and die like every other Huntsman in history! As for me, I'll do what I do best: lie, steal, cheat and survive!
~ Roman Torchwick, RWBY: Heroes and Monsters

Roman Torchwick was an antagonist of the Rooster Teeth web series, RWBY.

Fanon Wiki Ideas So Far[]

Battle Record[]

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Battle Record

  • Wins: 4
  • Losses: 2
  • Draws: 0

Possible Opponents[]


Death Battle Info[]


  • Height: 6'3
  • Occupation: Wanted Criminal
  • Affiliation: Cinder Fall
  • Proclaimed Professional Thief
  • Partner of Neopolitan
  • Is a Smoker.


  • Manifestations of one’s soul
  • Manifests as a force field that covers one's body
  • Can be used to block deadly attacks 
  • Can heal minor wounds


  • Skilled Pilot
    • Capable of Piloting a Bullhead and capable of
    • Capable of Piloting an Atlesian Airship by himself without assistance
    • Capable of Piloting an Atlesian Paladin-290
  • Skilled Thief
    • Capable of Pickpocket Emerald Sustrai without her noticing
  • Skilled Planner and Criminal Mastermind
    • Came up with Various Plans and Robberies too Steal Shipments of Dust
    • Capable of coming up with various Escape Plans

Melodic Cudgel[]

  • Type: Ranged and Melee
  • Fires Flare like Projectiles from the base of the gun
  • Fires two types of Flares; One Red and One White
  • Flares are Strong Enough to blow holes within Pavements
  • Can fire Several Shots in Rapid Succession
  • Roman can also use Melodic Cudgel as a Melee Weapon
  • Melodic Cudgel's Handle has a tether connected and can be fired
  • Handle of Melodic Cudgel can be used as a Grapple Weapon
  • Is surprisingly bendable
  • When he fires a Flare, he can hook it onto the handle of Melodic Cudgel to turn it into a shockwave projectile


  • Capable of Holding Off Sun Wukong and Blake Belladonna by himself.
  • Dodged and Blocked a Barrage of Point-Blank Shotgun blasts from Ruyi Bang and Jingu Bang.
  • Was able to track Blake Belladonna in a fight despite the fact that she was using her Semblance.
  • Alongside Neopolitan, was able to easily best Ruby Rose.
  • Despite being Human and having been shown clear hate and malice as well as shown his dislike for them, was capable of convincing multiple Faunus during a White Fang Rally to side with him and the White Fang.
  • Despite not having discovered his Semblance, was still capable of taking on Blake, Ruby, and Sun in their respective fights.


  • Roman has not Discovered his Semblance
  • Aura is Finite
  • Can be taken by Surprise and unable to adapt properly to certain attacks
  • Overconfident and underestimates his foes resulting in his death


  • On the RWBY DVD, Volume 1, the director states that Roman Torchwick’s appearance is a “shout-out to A Clockwork Orange,” with Roman echoing the character Alex DeLarge.