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Bernadeth (New Earth)

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Bernadeth was a New God of Apokolips. Leader of the Female Furies, Granny Goodness' personal warriors, Bernadeth was a treacherous hag, wielding her fahren-knife that burned her victims from the inside. She was the most intelligent of the Furies, and often regarded as Granny's right-hand.

As the sister of Darkseid's servant, Desaad, Bernadeth was both notorious and feared by the masses of Apokolips. One of the first Furies to be recruited, Bernadeth hated being led by others. When Big Barda left for Earth to be with Mister Miracle, Bernadeth saw this as a way to gain leadership herself. However, Darkseid rewarded Lashina with leadership of the Furies. During the mission to retrieve Glorious Godfrey, Bernadeth betrayed Lashina and left her on Earth. Because of this, Bernadeth was able to achieve leadership over the Furies. When Lashina returned to Apokolips with Suicide Squad, she snapped Bernadeth's neck after a long and fierce battle. Darkseid was appalled by the fact that Lashina brought outsiders to Apokolips, so he killed her and resurrected Bernadeth.

After Lashina was brought back to life, Bernadeth agreed to share the leadership. Bernadeth often avoided physical battles, but if necessary, she could go all out and fight with the best. In the past, she has battled Superman, Sovereign Seven, Supergirl, and Young Justice, to name a few. She was most recently seen as a warped prostitute in Granny Goodness' brothel.



  • Although this character was originally introduced during DC's Earth-One era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985-86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character's Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and should be considered apocryphal.


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