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Fine Doctor Crane, I'll keep working on your Cloudburst but I'll keep working on your toxin as well. I'll show him there's money to be made here, one way or another.
~ Simon Stagg's research note aboard his airship.
Without people like me, Gotham, this country, it would grind to a halt. Hypocrites, every last one of you.
~ Simon Stagg to Batman while locked up in GCPD.

Simon Stagg is a supporting antagonist in the 2015 Rocksteady action video-game Batman: Arkham Knight. He is the corrupt and cowardly CEO of Stagg Enterprises who struck a deal with Scarecrow to manufacture his dispersal device, The Cloudburst, until he betrayed Crane to make a profit with his Fear Toxin. This version remains one of the most evil depictions of Simon Stagg to date.

He was voiced by Phillip Proctor.

Biography

Background

20 years prior to the game, Stagg went into business with his partner and close friend, Alex Satarious. Together they opened up a pharmaceutical company, Stagg Industries, however, one day their company ran out of money and Stagg was reduced to selling weapons on the black market, which unsettled Satarious who started to realize that his partner cared only about wealth.

Eventually, Stagg ran into Jonathan Crane where they struck a deal to help him manufacture The Cloudburst (a dispersal unit to help spread his Fear Toxin on a massive scale). Stagg recorded all of the terrible actions he and Scarecrow had performed (including human experimentation using the Fear Toxin complete with Stagg taunting at least one of his victims). However, Stagg viewed Scarecrow as a fool for wanting destruction rather than profit, and the alliance began to sour. When Scarecrow discovered Stagg's treachery, he was enraged, although Stagg fled to Gotham before he could do anything.

Arkham Knight

The Arkham Knight did find Scarecrow however and anchored his airship so he wouldn't get away. They had no choice but to keep him alive and charge the Cloudburst themselves. He was saved by Batman but was captured yet again. Eventually Stagg was able to give Batman his location before he was gassed by Fear Toxin and knocked out.

However Batman returned to Stagg's airships where he needed his help into deactivating the Cloudburst. After The Cloudburst Tank was destroyed he was locked up in GCPD. One should note that he did not care about stopping Crane for ethical reasons. He only did so out of fear for his life. This makes him one of the vilest and most cowardly people this version of Batman ever met.

Trivia

  • In the comics, Simon Stagg is primarily an enemy towards the Flash. Here, he is one of Batman's vilest foes.
  • This is the evilest version of Stagg to date. His lack of regard for human life proves that he is nothing more than a coward who is more than willing to kill and experiment on people to save his life/make a profit.

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