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Member of Hydra
Yelena Belova (Russian: Елена Белова), also known as Crimson Widow, is an agent of Hydra trained to be their own evil Black Widow, and Natasha Romanoff's arch-nemesis. She is a supporting antagonist of Season 3: Ultron Revolution, Season 4: Secret Wars, and Season 5: Black Panther's Quest.
- 1 Biography
- 2 History
- 3 Appearance
- 4 Personality
- 5 Powers and Abilities
- 6 Relationships
- 7 Paraphernalia
- 8 Appearances
- 9 Notes
- 10 Trivia
- 11 Gallery
- 12 In Other Media
Yelena was trained by the Red Room to be Hydra's very own Black Widow. She worked for Baron Strucker to help him capture the Hulk. However, Yelena's true mission was to take over Hydra and replace Black Widow. She secretly turned her fellow Red Room trainees into her Widow Soldiers using the Winter Soldier technology, but she was defeated by the real Black Widow.
Powers and Abilities
Yelena is in peak athletic condition. She also has extensive military, martial arts, and espionage training.
- Crimson Widow's Gauntlets: Yelena utilizes a pair of multifunctional gauntlets as her primary weapon identical to the first pair worn by Black Widow.
- Shock Staff: Yelena wields a long bo staff version of the Black Widow shock sticks.
Season Three: Ultron Revolution
- Seeing Double (first appearance)
Season Four: Secret Wars
Season Five: Black Panther’s Quest
- House of M (last appearance)
In Other Media
Florence Pugh portrays the character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Black Widow and will reprise her role in the upcoming miniseries Hawkeye.