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Posted by jashro44

taskmaster imo

Posted by buttersdaman000

Hmmm...was that Taskmaster mini canon? I think I debated somebody over that but I dont remember who was right.....

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Posted by jashro44
@buttersdaman000 said:
Hmmm...was that Taskmaster mini canon? I think I debated somebody over that but I dont remember who was right.....
yes I think so.
Posted by IZZR
@buttersdaman000 said:
Hmmm...was that Taskmaster mini canon? I think I debated somebody over that but I dont remember who was right.....
yeh it was this will be really tight though Slade has his healing abilities but i really dont know im going with Taskmaster by a hair
Posted by jojjimbo

Taskmaster.

Posted by TheRedRobin

Do I have to point out how in Identity Crisis Slade took on the JLA and how well he did then.
Posted by AlbinoBlacksheep

Taskmaster Stomps

Posted by cattlebattle
@TheRedRobin said:
Do I have to point out how in Identity Crisis Slade took on the JLA and how well he did then.
Doesn't matter, Taskmaster can recall anyones skills he has observed, this would include, Cap, Daredevil, Spiderman, Punisher, Iron Fist...just to name a few
Posted by Nihilus_Shadow

Deathstroke would beat Taskmaster easily. 

Edited by cattlebattle
@Nihilus_Shadow said:

Deathstroke would beat Taskmaster easily. 

Not likely
 
Posted by Kid_Zombie

Taskmaster would win this one

Posted by Nihilus_Shadow
@cattlebattle said:
@Nihilus_Shadow said:

Deathstroke would beat Taskmaster easily. 

Not likely
 
Very likely, Taskmaster has done nothing to put himself on Slade's level.  He hasn't beaten the same calibur of opponents, he doesn't have the same track record against teams or individual fighters, he physically is no where near Slade's league nor is he mentally.  He's incredible cocky and a downright coward who will probably try to run away like a punk when Slade starts to beat the hell out of him. 
Posted by cattlebattle
@Nihilus_Shadow said:
@cattlebattle said:
@Nihilus_Shadow said:

Deathstroke would beat Taskmaster easily. 

Not likely
 
Very likely, Taskmaster has done nothing to put himself on Slade's level.  He hasn't beaten the same calibur of opponents, he doesn't have the same track record against teams or individual fighters, he physically is no where near Slade's league nor is he mentally.  He's incredible cocky and a downright coward who will probably try to run away like a punk when Slade starts to beat the hell out of him. 
He has beaten Iron Man, Spider-Man and Captain America, He can just copy Slade moves and proceed to pummel him with his superior arsenal
Posted by buttersdaman000
@jashro44: @IZZR
Well if thats the case
Taskmaster has a much better chance than I thought. He can go bullet time, if even for a short while, and potentially end this fight. If he doesnt finish it early, then Deathstroke wins.
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Posted by Alurvelve

Deathstroke

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@cattlebattle said:

@Nihilus_Shadow said:

@cattlebattle said:
@Nihilus_Shadow said:

Deathstroke would beat Taskmaster easily. 

Not likely
 
Very likely, Taskmaster has done nothing to put himself on Slade's level.  He hasn't beaten the same calibur of opponents, he doesn't have the same track record against teams or individual fighters, he physically is no where near Slade's league nor is he mentally.  He's incredible cocky and a downright coward who will probably try to run away like a punk when Slade starts to beat the hell out of him. 
He has beaten Iron Man, Spider-Man and Captain America, He can just copy Slade moves and proceed to pummel him with his superior arsenal
In their first fight, Taskmaster shot Tony with an explosive arrow and then ran away.  Udon's fight didn't even make sense because Tony went down after Taskmaster hit him once with his shield.  So either it was poorly written or Tony was using some weak ass armor.  
 
Taskmaster beat Spiderman, but he won for the same reason that most street levelers do, Peter is a terrible fighter and he holds back.  The next time they fought, Parker didn't hold back and Taskmaster ended up running away....again. 
He's beaten Captain America, but he's lost to characters like Deadpool, Agent X, Black Swan, because they could get around his abilites.  He's beaten and lost to Elektra.  He got brutalized by Mr X. 
 
Want me to name Slade's credentials now? Because I can assure they pretty much blow Taskmasters out of the water.  Slade doesn't use some particular fighting style so copying his moves won't help him.  I'm not sure what superior arsenal you're talking about because none of Taskmaster's weaponry is going to stop Slade from murdering him. 
Posted by Nihilus_Shadow
@buttersdaman000 said:
@jashro44: @IZZR:  Well if thats the case Taskmaster has a much better chance than I thought. He can go bullet time, if even for a short while, and potentially end this fight. If he doesnt finish it early, then Deathstroke wins.
If you're talking about the move he pulled in the Udon series where he doubled his reaction time, he was only able to use it for a few seconds.  Not that it would help anyway because even if you doubled all of Taskmaster's physical abilities he'd still be far under Slade's level.  
 
TM is ridiculously outclassed here. 
Posted by IZZR
@Nihilus_Shadow: Are you serious? Slade has had his ass handed to him by Dick (no pun intended) on many occassions due to his arrogance.
Posted by Nihilus_Shadow
@IZZR said:
@Nihilus_Shadow: Are you serious? Slade has had his ass handed to him by Dick (no pun intended) on many occassions due to his arrogance.
Are you serious? Dick Grayson is one of my favorite characters but Slade has literally handed him his ass numerous times.  In one comic Deathstroke beat Dick 3 times. 
Posted by buttersdaman000
@Nihilus_Shadow said:
@buttersdaman000 said:
@jashro44: @IZZR:  Well if thats the case Taskmaster has a much better chance than I thought. He can go bullet time, if even for a short while, and potentially end this fight. If he doesnt finish it early, then Deathstroke wins.
If you're talking about the move he pulled in the Udon series where he doubled his reaction time, he was only able to use it for a few seconds.  Not that it would help anyway because even if you doubled all of Taskmaster's physical abilities he'd still be far under Slade's level.    TM is ridiculously outclassed here. 
Correct me if im wrong, but I dont remember Slade being able to catch a bullet in his hand. With the double time TM is much faster than Slade, maybe not stronger, but definitely faster. With it he should be able to beat down Slade. And as I said before I know he can only use it for a short time, but its not as short as you say since TM was already bleeding out and exhausted when he used it the first time. He should be able to use it longer when he's rested.
But yeah, other than his double time move he is outclassed and Deathstroke wont fall for the same move twice.
Deathstroke 9/10
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Posted by Nihilus_Shadow
@buttersdaman000 said:
@Nihilus_Shadow said:
@buttersdaman000 said:
@jashro44: @IZZR:  Well if thats the case Taskmaster has a much better chance than I thought. He can go bullet time, if even for a short while, and potentially end this fight. If he doesnt finish it early, then Deathstroke wins.
If you're talking about the move he pulled in the Udon series where he doubled his reaction time, he was only able to use it for a few seconds.  Not that it would help anyway because even if you doubled all of Taskmaster's physical abilities he'd still be far under Slade's level.    TM is ridiculously outclassed here. 
Correct me if im wrong, but I dont remember Slade being able to catch a bullet in his hand. With the double time TM is much faster than Slade, maybe not stronger, but definitely faster. With it he should be able to beat down Slade. And as I said before I know he can only use it for a short time, but its not as short as you say since TM was already bleeding out and exhausted when he used it the first time. He should be able to use it longer when he's rested. But yeah, other than his double time move he is outclassed and Deathstroke wont fall for the same move twice. Deathstroke 9/10
Slade's been able to deflect bullets with his staff before, the only difference is that he Deathstroke put his staff up after the bullets were fired where Taskmaster had his and in the way of his face when that chick fired her gun.  Even if he amps himself he's still no where near Slade's level physically.  So I don't see how a slight speed boost is going to help him when he still isn't as fast as Slade is. 
Posted by Nihilus_Shadow
@buttersdaman000: Also he didn't use double time when he caught that bullet.  Not that it matters anyway. 
Posted by theicon

task master

Posted by Nihilus_Shadow
@theicon said:
task master
Why?
Posted by Donovan Montgomery

Slade

Posted by buttersdaman000
@Nihilus_Shadow
Prior to catching the bullet Taskmaster already beat down a guy who caught a bullet in his hand. During the fight he himself was even surprised at how fast Taskmaster was as he proceeded to get stomped. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
And TM didnt have his hand in his face when the bullet was shot. In the previous panel his hands were down by his sides.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Deathstroke easily takes this 9/10, but I think Taskmaster has what it takes to get just that one win.
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Posted by Nihilus_Shadow
@buttersdaman000: So because Taskmaster beat down a guy who caught a bullet means he can take Slade?  Ozymandas can catch a bullet and he'd get stomped by more then half of the street levelers in Marvel and DC so that's hardly a convincing argument.  As far Taskmaster it shows him putting his hand up at the same time so it's too hard to tell what happened first.  I'll give Taskmaster the benefit of the doubt but again, it isn't enough to warrant him a win.  He still isn't anywhere near as fast as Slade or anywhere close in any stat so he isn't winning at all. 
Posted by buttersdaman000
@Nihilus_Shadow
Ozymandias is a bad example to use since TM far outclasses him in skill. So yeah, im saying that a TM who is more skilled than Slade already, and can operate at comparable speeds for a short while has what it takes to get one measly win.
But I dont know why we're arguing over this. We both pretty much come to the same conclusion.
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Posted by Nihilus_Shadow
@buttersdaman000 said:
@Nihilus_Shadow:  Ozymandias is a bad example to use since TM far outclasses him in skill. So yeah, im saying that a TM who is more skilled than Slade already, and can operate at comparable speeds for a short while has what it takes to get one measly win. But I dont know why we're arguing over this. We both pretty much come to the same conclusion.
I wasn't comparing Ozy to Taskmaster, I was comparing him to the character that Taskmaster beat down.  Taskmaster isn't more skilled than Slade is, he's gotten his ass kicked by Agent X and Black Swan because they were able to get around his gimmicky ability.  We aren't agreeing on the same conclusion either.  In order for Taskmaster to get a win, he needs to have superiority over Slade.  You keep bringing up the speed trick he did in his Udon mini even though I've explained that he isn't as fast as Slade even with it so I'm not sure why you think Taskmaster can get a win when he'd still be outclassed in everything. 
Posted by buttersdaman000
@Nihilus_Shadow said:
@buttersdaman000 said:
@Nihilus_Shadow:  Ozymandias is a bad example to use since TM far outclasses him in skill. So yeah, im saying that a TM who is more skilled than Slade already, and can operate at comparable speeds for a short while has what it takes to get one measly win. But I dont know why we're arguing over this. We both pretty much come to the same conclusion.
I wasn't comparing Ozy to Taskmaster, I was comparing him to the character that Taskmaster beat down.  Taskmaster isn't more skilled than Slade is, he's gotten his ass kicked by Agent X and Black Swan because they were able to get around his gimmicky ability.  We aren't agreeing on the same conclusion either.  In order for Taskmaster to get a win, he needs to have superiority over Slade.  You keep bringing up the speed trick he did in his Udon mini even though I've explained that he isn't as fast as Slade even with it so I'm not sure why you think Taskmaster can get a win when he'd still be outclassed in everything. 
Agent X beat him in one fight mostly due to him not being ready at all. He was also destroying him in thier training sessions. And Black Swan was a telepathic and telekinetic....who I dont even think TM fought one on one. And lets face it, he wasnt very well written in that comic..........that whole comic wasnt very well written.
Taskmaster is more skilled than Slade. He can call on the moves of the best fighters of the Marvel universe and even mix them in to make his own style. He will also be pcking up on Deathstrokes moves during their fight.
How is he not as fast? You said Slade can deflect bullets, I showed you scans of TM catching a bullet and stomping a guy who catches bullets with speed. When he double times their speeds are comparable. With his skill and speed TM can get a win of Slade.
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Posted by Nihilus_Shadow
@buttersdaman000: Taskmaster was plenty ready, in fact he underestimated Agent X and got his tail kicked because of it.  Black Swan was able to get around of Taskmaster's ability, if Taskmaster was as skilled as you think he is than he would been able to beat Black Swan but it shows that he's overly reliable on his gimmicky ability.  
 
Taskmaster is more skilled then Slade? Prove it.  He can call on the moves of the best fighters in Marvel and make them into his own style, which has resulted in him getting face kicked in by most of these supposed fighters.  
I've already explained that Deathstroke doesn't use a particular fighting style so Taskmaster picking up on his moves won't help him, especially when he's too busy getting beaten down by Slade.
I never said Taskmaster isn't fast, I said he isn't as fast as Slade is which is absolutely true.  You keep using the same 2 feats and non of them help your argument, stomping a guy who catches bullets isn't impressive, that's why I made the Ozymandas remark earlier.  Catching a bullet doesn't make him as fast as a guy who can deflect him with his staff.  Taskmaster could triple his speed and it still wouldn't be comparable.  He's inferior in all aspects and that's why he gets stomped by Slade 10/10. 
Posted by buttersdaman000
@Nihilus_Shadow
No Taskmaster actually wasnt ready at all. After TM sent Agent X to fight the Punisher, Agent X came back pissed and punched TM in the face, not letting up at all. Taskmaster threw a total of two attacks both of which Agent X saw coming thanks to the days and days of punishment he took training with TM. But as I said before TM wasnt written well at all.....and I believe Agent X is above peak human anyways.
Why are you using Black Swan as an example? Taskmaster never even faced the guy. All Black Swan did to Taskmaster was knock him out with TP and then later he tried to absorb his abilities. They never really fought. 
Off the top of my head I remember him beating Cat, Elecktra, and Deadpool a couple of times and even almost beating Captain America...whom I recall cheating to get the win. I think I may have the comics, but if not I will look for the scans. He is very skilled but Marvel lowballs him constantly and makes him job to everybody.
Spider-Man doesnt have a particular fighting style yet Taskmaster copied him just fine.
That feat is the only thing I need. It shows that he has the speed to react to a bullet. How does it not make him comparable? Really?
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Posted by entropy_aegis
@cattlebattle said:
@Nihilus_Shadow said:

Deathstroke would beat Taskmaster easily. 

Not likely
 
Photoshopped,it's Thor actually.
Posted by Nihilus_Shadow
@buttersdaman000 said:
@Nihilus_Shadow:  No Taskmaster actually wasnt ready at all. After TM sent Agent X to fight the Punisher, Agent X came back pissed and punched TM in the face, not letting up at all. Taskmaster threw a total of two attacks both of which Agent X saw coming thanks to the days and days of punishment he took training with TM. But as I said before TM wasnt written well at all.....and I believe Agent X is above peak human anyways. Why are you using Black Swan as an example? Taskmaster never even faced the guy. All Black Swan did to Taskmaster was knock him out with TP and then later he tried to absorb his abilities. They never really fought.  Off the top of my head I remember him beating Cat, Elecktra, and Deadpool a couple of times and even almost beating Captain America...whom I recall cheating to get the win. I think I may have the comics, but if not I will look for the scans. He is very skilled but Marvel lowballs him constantly and makes him job to everybody. Spider-Man doesnt have a particular fighting style yet Taskmaster copied him just fine. That feat is the only thing I need. It shows that he has the speed to react to a bullet. How does it not make him comparable? Really?
So Taskmaster has to prepare himself before Agent X punches him in the face? X punched him, Taskmaster tried to fight back and he got his ass kicked.  The reason why Taskmaster only threw a few attacks is because he was getting dominated by X.  
Swan actually hit Taskmaster in the throat with his cane and left him and Farsa knocked out.  He did it with ease too.  He only used telepathy on Farsa, Taskmaster tried to jump him from behind and he got KO'd.  
 
So yeah he did face the guy, in fact him and Farsa both did and Taskmaster tried to attack him from behind and he got knocked out by his cane, no telepathy there.  The only thing his power did was help him get around this ability.  He's lost to Elektra, and he's lost to Deadpool, several times.  
 
Is he a skilled martial artist? Sure but his track record doesn't speak to well for him.
I'm not denying that he can copy Slade's moves but how exactly is this going to help?  It isn't going to stop Slade from beating him to death.  
Because catching a bullet doesn't put him anywhere near Slade's league.  Otherwise you'd have to say that Ozymandas is comparable to Deathstroke physically because of that one feat. 
Posted by buttersdaman000
@Nihilus_Shadow
No Agent X basically sucker punched him. When he threw his one punch and web shot Agent X saw it coming because of all the beatings he took in training. So that one time, he beat Taskmaster. All the other times.....no.
What issues are you talking about here? Taskmaster tried to snipe Swan who then knocked him out with TP. Later TM tried to ambush Swan, but he turned around and caught TM and then tried to drain him.......what are you talking about?
He's beaten Elektra, beaten Deadpool at least once, Cat, and he almost beat Cap....and in Siege, I think he took on Cap and Bucky at the same time. There are other examples of him owning scores of people at once but they are mostly just no names. He has skill. 
Im not saying he is physically as strong as DS. All im saying is that he can up his speed to Deathstrokes level. He already has excellent reflexes but he can enhance them to bullet time just like DS is. If people like Batman and Nightwing are capable of giving Deathstroke a hard time, TM should be able to beat him once.
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Posted by entropy_aegis
@buttersdaman000 said:
@Nihilus_Shadow:  No Agent X basically sucker punched him. When he threw his one punch and web shot Agent X saw it coming because of all the beatings he took in training. So that one time, he beat Taskmaster. All the other times.....no. What issues are you talking about here? Taskmaster tried to snipe Swan who then knocked him out with TP. Later TM tried to ambush Swan, but he turned around and caught TM and then tried to drain him.......what are you talking about? He's beaten Elektra, beaten Deadpool at least once, Cat, and he almost beat Cap....and in Siege, I think he took on Cap and Bucky at the same time. There are other examples of him owning scores of people at once but they are mostly just no names. He has skill.  Im not saying he is physically as strong as DS. All im saying is that he can up his speed to Deathstrokes level. He already has excellent reflexes but he can enhance them to bullet time just like DS is. If people like Batman and Nightwing are capable of giving Deathstroke a hard time, TM should be able to beat him once.
Deathstroke's reflexes are tied with his thought process,he plans ahead and thus looks faster.In pure speed he is'nt faster than someone like say Wolverine for example.Nightwing's has'nt really given Deathstroke a hard time ever. 
Posted by karrob

Deathstroke

Posted by cattlebattle
@Nihilus_Shadow said:
 
 
Show me one instance where Deathstroke displays speed or agility on par with Taskmaster and maybe I'll consider he has a way to win this
Posted by progenitor

I'll go with Taskmaster here based on what i've seen of the argument.
Posted by Superskrull86
@cattlebattle said:
@Nihilus_Shadow said:

Deathstroke would beat Taskmaster easily. 

Not likely
 
 

That is now, the best pic I have ever seen.
Posted by venomoushatred1001
@AlbinoBlacksheep said:
Taskmaster Stomps
Posted by entropy_aegis
@cattlebattle said:
@Nihilus_Shadow said:   Show me one instance where Deathstroke displays speed or agility on par with Taskmaster and maybe I'll consider he has a way to win this
He's as fast as he can think and his agility impressed Superman.He wins no matter how you put it.
Posted by cattlebattle
@entropy_aegis said:
@cattlebattle said:
@Nihilus_Shadow said:   Show me one instance where Deathstroke displays speed or agility on par with Taskmaster and maybe I'll consider he has a way to win this
He's as fast as he can think and his agility impressed Superman.He wins no matter how you put it.
Show me, I'd like some feats rather than people just saying....."he can beat ____ because I said so"
Posted by cascadeking09
@cattlebattle: I believe this is what he's referring to.
Posted by _Zombie_

I love Tasky just as much as Stroke, but Slade takes it.  I'll cite all of the previous arguments here, and common knowledge on Slade.

Posted by Static Shock