Birthdate *Yuga Khan (father)
  • Heggra (mother)
  • Drax (brother)
  • Tigra (wife)
  • Suli (mistress)
  • Kalibak (son)
  • Orion (son)
  • Scott Free (adoptive son)
  • Grail (daughter)
  • Multiple unnamed children
  • Barda (daughter-in-law)
Occupation Ruler of Apokalips
Species New God

Status Alive

Played by Idris Elba
First seen The Storm (Arrow episode)
Last seen The Last Daughter of Krypton

Darkseid is a powerful interdimensional warlord and the dictatorial ruler of Apokalips.

Early LifeEdit

As revealed in Rebirth,

As revealed in Anti-Life,

Arrow Season 5Edit

In The Storm (Arrow episode),

In There Is Healing,

In I Don't Belong,

In Follow You Down,

In The Prisoner,

In The Kindness of Strangers,

In See You Again,

In Glorious,

In Anti-Life,

In Five Years,

Birds of Prey Season 1Edit

In Nothing To Fear,

In No Hero,

In Broken Arrows,

In The Knights of Midway City,

In Dark Angel (episode),

In Anarky,

In Changes,

In Divine Justice,

In Family,

Supergirl Season 5Edit

In The Devil Within,

In Fear The Fever,

In In The Light,

In The House of El,

In The Last Daughter of Krypton,




  • He is the Big Bad of Arrow Season 5.
  • Although Darkseid appears in 23 episodes, he is only portrayed by Elba in 8 of them (5 in Arrow and 3 in Supergirl).


  • 9/96 (Arrow)
  • 9/85 (Birds of Prey)
  • 5/100 (Supergirl)
  • 23 (Total)

(AS5) (9/12)

(Birds of Prey S1) (9/17)

(Supergirl S5) (5/20)