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Chief warrant officer two Tyson Sykes, alias the Gravedigger, is a Checkmate agent designated Rook Alpha.

The Rooks were Checkmate's heavy guns, only sent on select missions where lower agents could not achieve results. They were called in to raid a Kobra compound and manage to retrieve multiple half-snake babies.


  • Apocritic Enhancement: as part of the Rook program, Sykes injects himself with the "apocritic". This is a solution created from Starro DNA that gives the rooks extra abilities.
    • Mental Link: he has a mental link with anyone else under the influence of the apocritic



  • Symbiotic Link: Rooks share all senses, and if one is hit all feel the impact.



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