"Inventor. Physicist. Machiavellian Businessman."

Ruthless tech thief, Yellowjacket, civilian name Darren Cross, was first introduced as an antagonist, fighting for Crimson Dynamo. He could later be recruited to your academy after his defeat during the Armor Wars Event. His Recruitment Quest was Get Yellowjacket! His Mission Board Quests can be found here.

Requirements Edit

Armor Wars Event Edit

  • Level 6 to start the event
  • 60 Yellow Jackets
  • 13 Armor
  • 9 Unstable Molecules
  • 6 Briefcases
  • 5,000 Iron Scraps

Pet Avengers Event Edit

  • 2 Red Ornaments
  • 5 Blue Ornaments
  • 24 Yellow Jackets
  • 10 Unstable Molecules
  • 6,000 Gift Cards

Ant-Man and The Wasp Event Edit

10 Yellowjacket Shards

  • Level 9 to start the event
  • Pym Tech Capsule


  • 100 Yellow Jackets
  • 6 Microscopes

Upgrades Edit

Each time Yellowjacket is upgraded, his Power Level increases.

  • Avengers Academy 2.0:
Rank Title Cost Mission
2 500 Credits, 10 Tech Parts Sting Like a Yellowjacket, pt. 3
3 Vespula squamosa 1,000 Credits, 25 Tech Parts Here's the Deal, pt. 2
4 5,000 Credits, 50 Tech Parts Grand Theft Cross, Pt. 1
5 Codename: Yellowjacket 20,000 Credits, 100 Tech Parts Grand Theft Cross, Pt. 3
  • Avengers Academy 1.0:
Rank Armor Wars Event Post Event
2 5 Helmets, 15 Armor, 5,000 Iron Scraps 25 Armor Plates
3 8 Helmets, 20 Armor, 7,500 Iron Scraps 35 Armor Plates
4 11 Helmets, 25 Armor, 10,000 Iron Scraps 45 Armor Plates
5 15 Helmets, 30 Armor, 12,500 Iron Scraps 55 Armor Plates

Combat Attributes Edit

Tech Attacker
Skills Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3 Tier 4 Tier 5 Tier 6
Basic Attack Get Armed 100% basic attack damage +7% damage +9% +11% +13% +15%
Special Attack Cossfire 150% attack damage to a single enemy and 27% accuracy buff to self. Replaces every 3rd basic attack. +8% damage & +3% accuracy +15% & +5% +23% & +11% +38% & +16% +60% & +27%
Ultimate 1 Start a Buzz 150% damage double attack on a single enemy. +8% damage per hit +15% +23% +38% +60%
Passive Titanium Strings 205% attack buff on self. +2% attack buff +4% +8% +12% +20%
Ultimate 2 Play Disintegration 225% damage on single enemy and 14% crit chance buff to self. +23% damage & +2% crit chance +45% & +4% +79% & +8% +135% & +13% +180% & +20%

Appearance Edit

Yellowjacket's Rank 1 outfit is a black suit with open jacket, over a yellow shirt, with a yellow pocket square. He also wears yellow sunglasses and his Yellowjacket armor pack.

Yellowjacket's Rank 3 outfit is long-sleeved body armor with yellow highlights on the chest and his wrists, black utility trousers, black and gold boots, a black helmet with yellow visor, and his Yellowjacket armor pack.

Yellowjacket's Rank 5 outfit is black body armor with yellow, honeycombed highlights on his torso, biceps, and legs. He wears a black and yellow hlemet, and his Yellowjacket armor pack.

Story Edit

Character Relationships Edit

Kang Edit

Kang promised Yellowjacket tech and weapons to persuade him to participate in the Armor Wars.

Vuture Edit

Yellowjacket bought technology and supplies from Vulture in order to defeat Iron Man and take Cross Technologies to the next level.

Soundbites Edit

Yellowjacket is voiced by Kamran Nikhad.

  • "Bees?"
  • "Cross my heart."
  • "Do I look like a monster?"
  • "Don't cross me!"
  • "Don't touch the prototype."
  • "Dress for success."
  • "Gotta go."
  • "I'm busy."
  • "I'm gonna disintegrate you!"
  • "It's just business."
  • "Like the suit?"
  • "Nothing personal."
  • "Wake up, suit up, show up."
  • "You catch more flies with honey."

Actions Edit

Icon Name Time Location Rank Notes
Action Try Industrial Espionage
Try Industrial Espionage 4h Stark Tower (holo display) 1
Mar action dances at lounge large v2@4x
Make Connections 2h Club A (dance floor) 1
Action Start the Party
Start The Party 4h Club A (dance floor) 1
Mar action make a scene large v2@4x Close the Deal 30m Club A (bar) 3
Mar action search for clues v3@4x
Consider Consequences 1h Avengers Dorm (right chair) 4
Mar action play with particles large v2@4x
Do Biochemistry 2h Pym's Lab (chemical station) 3
Mar action hidden shield large v2@4x
Follow the Money 4h S.H.I.E.L.D. H.Q. (inside) 4
Action Have a Picnic
Have a Picnic 4h Avengers Park (right bench) 2
Lower Heart Rate 5
Mar action lab get physical
Play with Particles Pym’s Lab (Tesla coil) 2
Mar action talk to Jarvis large v2@4x
Revise Business Model 4h Stark Tower (J.A.R.V.I.S.) 2
Mar action night out v3@4x
Take it Back 5h The Quinjet Hangar (Quinjet) 5

Outfits Edit

Trivia Edit

  • Vespula squamosa is the southern yellowjacket's species name. 
  • One of Yellowjacket's soundbites, "Do I look like a monster?", is a reference to the Ant-Man movie, where Darren asks Cassie the same question.

Gallery Edit

Icon Gallery Edit

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