Chaste (Marvel Comics)

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The Chaste
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
First appearance Daredevil #187 (1982)
Created by Frank Miller
In-story information
Member(s) Stick

The Chaste is a fictional mystical martial arts enclave led by Stick, that was created by Frank Miller in the pages of Daredevil for Marvel Comics.


The Chaste live in a remote wilderness location that can only be accessed by climbing "The Wall," a sheer cliff. The climb also serves as an entrance exam - those who fail the climb are not considered worthy. The primary function of The Chaste is to combat The Hand, an evil ninja group dominated by a demon. The Chaste's first appearance is in Daredevil #187.


In the story arc detailing Elektra's death and resurrection, the members of The Chaste are listed as:

  • Stick - Leader of The Chaste. He is known for his use of the (staff).
  • Daredevil - Blind apprentice of Stick and former lover of Elektra. He is known for his use of his batons and heightened superhuman senses including hearing, touch and taste. His hearing gives off a radar sense.
  • Stone - Stick's second-in-command. He can withstand any physical attack, as long as he is aware of it in advance. In Ultimate Daredevil and Elektra, Stone is an elderly woman who taught Elektra martial arts.
  • Shaft - Uses a bow and arrow.
  • Claw - Uses handheld metal blades (similar to Wolverine's adamantium claws) in combat.

In other media[edit]


  • The Chaste appears in the film Elektra.

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