Bane is a fictional character of The Matrix trilogy who first appeared as a member of the Resistance who later became an affiliated puppet of Agent Smith. He served as a supporting antagonist in The Matrix: Revolutions.


Early life

Bane was a bluepill rescued by the fifth One and into the real world.

The Resistance

Bane joined the Resistance founded by the people of Zion. Bane hoped that one day the war against the Machines will end.

Corrupted by Smith

The Smith Virus entered inside Bane and he was forced to kill Trinity. Bane sees Neo and attacks him. Neo's eyes were blinded. Neo used his powers to kill Bane.



Bane was a kind soldier. He has trusted in Neo for many days.

Smith Virus

With the Smith Virus inside Bane, he has all the mannerisms from Smith.


  • He was portrayed by Ian Bliss, who did an effective Hugo Weaving impression.