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Gabriel Gray prepares to commit suicide.

First reference: Genesis
"Suicide" on Wikipedia

Suicide is the act of killing oneself. Some characters from Heroes have committed, attempted, or appeared to attempt suicide.


Season One

For an episode-by-episode summary, see Suicide: Season One History.

Graphic Novel:The Ten Brides of Takezo Kensei

Bored with his marriage to Yumi, Adam fakes his own drowning.

I Am Become Death

Because she is afraid of herself, Tracy Strauss attempts suicide by jumping from the Francis Scott Key Bridge. However, she is saved by Nathan.

Angels and Monsters

After realizing he has nothing left to live for, Stephen Canfield allows himself to be pulled into his own vortex.

Graphic Novel:Doyle

Eric Doyle makes Michael commit suicide with his own ability.


Gabriel Gray, tormented by his memories of killing Brian Davis, decides to kill himself. He hangs a noose from the rafters of Gray & Sons and hangs himself. He is saved from death when Elle enters the watch repair shop and zaps him down.

Webisode:The Recruit, Part 4

Rachel Mills notes that her mother, Leona, committed suicide. Angela tells her this happened after Leona discovered her ability.

Shades of Gray

Danko straps bombs to Matt's chest in an attempt to make him appear as a suicide bomber.

Jump, Push, Fall

Using the "jump, push, fall" test that Gretchen learned from an episode of Crossing Jordan, Claire determines that Annie's death was a suicide, but is incorrect.


Tadashi calls Dial a Hero as he prepares to commit suicide by jumping off the Yamagato roof. After explaining why (he lost his job and his family was angry about it), he kills himself. Hiro travels back in time and tries 47 times to save him and fails. Finally, Hiro sits down on the roof and talks with Tadashi and realizes that Tadashi hates his job and purposely got himself fired. Hiro befriends him and manages to talk him off the roof, and Tadashi doesn't kill himself and leaves.


Matt arranges for policemen to shoot him in hope that he'll take Sylar with him. Claire also discover's that Annie's suicide was actually a murder.

The Fifth Stage

Nathan tries to commit suicide by jumping off a rooftop but doesn't succeed because Peter grabs his hand. Nathan tells Peter that he has to let him go, which after some deliberation, he does. Nathan falls and gives up his mental battle against Sylar, allowing Sylar to regain control of his body for good.

The Needs of the Many

Molly shoots herself in the head in order to stop Renautas, or any other entity, from exploiting her power again.

Game Over

Luke attempts to drown himself by jumping off a boat with a backpack full of bricks. However, Malina brings him up.

Sundae, Bloody Sundae

Matt telepathically convinces James Dearing that he deserves to die, so Dearing takes a gun and shoots himself in the head.



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