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Use Analysis: Splinter Cell: Conviction And Moral Quandaries in Gamasutra.

Sam Fisher's Year and Place of Birth[edit]

http://splintercell.wikia.com/wiki/File:Discharged.jpg

As seen in the above link, his birthplace is referenced as being Towson, Maryland.

His year of birth is 1957, it was referenced long ago in the manual of Chaos Theory and in the ingame paperwork of Double Agent, making him 53 years old in Conviction. 203.166.254.105 (talk) 14:01, 18 March 2010 (UTC)

Who the hell put Fisher's place of birth as Illinois and his year of birth as "between 1955 and 1966"? That information is just wrong, so I'm changing it back. 203.206.58.227 (talk) 14:15, 30 April 2010 (UTC)

Even though we have August 8, 1957 as Sam's birthdate (evidenced by the manuals, etc.), Ubisoft has supposedly said that they attend to "lock" Sam at 42 from now on. Does this factor into Sam's canonical backstory or can the original DOB still be accepted due to the lack of evidence of the change in the series itself? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 64.128.228.161 (talk) 23:49, 2 May 2010 (UTC)

Could you perhaps provide a link as to where Ubisoft stated that they intended to freeze Sam's age at 42? 180.216.125.209 (talk) 14:02, 15 May 2010 (UTC)

german desent?[edit]

at the bottom of the article it says hes a german american where does it say hes of german desent?--Chaos2501 (talk) 11:51, 27 August 2009 (UTC)

General[edit]

It would be noteworthy to include what media he was in when he stated he was "A pumpkin that hunts penguins for the phone company", as I don't know and I'd imgaine most don't.

In Pandora Tommorrow, it was quoted by a man (whose name I do not remember) trapped in a freezing tank. Sam Fisher announces sarcastically that he works for the phone company and he needs his phone to track down Norman Soth (AKA Mortified Penguin). Sam being called a pumpkin is a Cinderella reference. Sam wishes the night to be over due to the situation and the man jests that he will turn into a pumpkin.70.231.239.1 10:54, 10 January 2007 (UTC)

I'm going to clean up the background page. Especially the part about his actions in the upcoming game. As the website is just promotional right now all the information should be regarded as speculative.

However, the new bio wl be summarized. TotalTommyTerror 16:17, 17 November 2005 (UTC)

I've stricken the line about him being a character from Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell novels, as the novels were not written by Tom Clancy and were not written until after the initial game's release. The character was based on Tom Clancy's world but not created by Clancy himself. TotalTommyTerror 17:27, 17 November 2005 (UTC)

I'm scrspping the part about Sam's daughter not knowing until Double Agent what Sam's job is. In the first game she says that the news said that Sam's team beat Nikolaidze

Overhaul[edit]

I went through and made some big changes. A lot of it were grammatical changes (you're supposed to have 2 spaces after ending a sentence hot dangit!), and a lot more in presentation.

I created a template for the Fisher image, because I like those quick bio snapshots and I think it makes the pages look more professional.

I removed the speculative information about the next game. I am aware that there is a website up right now (bewaresamfisher.com) that has information about Sam's role in the new game. But until the game is released this promotional information is speculative at best. Until it becomes SC canon, it should not be regarded as factual information about the character.

I made some changes in the presentation of the facts. I know the novel has more background on the character (and I assume it can be regarded as canon) but there was even more speculative information drawn from that. Assumptions don't belong on a wiki page. On a discussion page, yes, but not on a fact page. (Some of these included the possible nature of Fisher's fighting style, and historical/military background. Worded as such with "It is possible".)

I organised the weapons under the "Tactics and Equipment" section. Before, all the weapons had their own sections, they are now all under the aforementioned group. I also removed the "thoughts" about the changing of the weapon names to avoid copyright infringement. As I don't believe that was truth and even the notes I removed were guessing on the matter.

I will watch this page and will make efforts to delete any of the "speculative" information guessing to the role of Sam in the next game. It is not established that it is indeed he who is a robber baron now, and until the 4th game's story is revealed in entirety this information is not fact.

Promotional material is not canon!

TotalTommyTerror 18:41, 17 November 2005 (UTC)

I was going to mention how you're supposed to have 2 spaces after ending a sentence is a bit of a pointless thing to pick up on - are you going to go over the whole of Wikipedia correcting something that dates back to typewriters and monospaced fonts and is actually wrong is this context? - but the line A lot of it were grammatical changes just made me crack up.

Weapon Notes[edit]

Though I've never seen an official note about the SC and SC20k being based on their real world counterparts (it's fairly obvious) the connection is already mentioned. Adding it again is redundant so please stop.

Someone seems convinced that Sam's multipurpose launcher is an F303: Wrong. It fires a variety of less lethal 40mm ammunition, whereas the F303 can only fire .68 caliber riot rounds typically filled with Oleoresin Capsicum(pepper spray). This conclusion is supported by the weapon's in-game model, which is almost identical to FN Herstal's underslung grenade launcher, and very much unlike the F303. Furthermore, the F303 fires from a 15-round rotary magazine, whereas the game's multipurpose launcher is loaded one round at a time. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 71.55.25.64 (talkcontribs) .

  • I seem to remember the first Splinter Cell's instruction manual referring to the grenade launcher under the SC-20K as an F2000. Just trying to make sure I'm not the only one who noticed that, or if I read wrong or something. Woodrow Buzard 04:49, 14 January 2007 (UTC)

In the ps2 version (at the beginning of the cia headquarters level), the audio voiceover explicitly refers to the weapon as "your F2000", even though the subtitles say "your sc-20k"

I was about to type what the person above me said, but my friend pointed it out for me. It's true for the x-box version as well. So yes, I believe it is based on it.

At the beginning, they used FN's F2000, and that's why it's in the soundfile. they changed in calling it a SC-20K to avoid copyright trouble. Probably missed that one file, but most people dont even notice. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 82.139.64.190 (talk) 20:20, 26 September 2007 (UTC)

A little bio change[edit]

I removed this quote: "The website for the third game established that by this point he was a SEAL, fully integrated with his team and deploying into the Middle East from a carrier." It was established clear in the beginning of the second game that Sam Fisher was a SEAL. I also edited this passage to reflect this. Gibson Cowboy 15:45, 13 December 2005 (UTC)

On the list of visited countries, there should be mentioning of Iraq/Kuwait... in Chaos Theory mission three he claims "I spent most of the rest of that year in a ditch on the road between Bagdad and Kuwait" —Preceding unsigned comment added by 82.139.64.190 (talk) 20:16, 26 September 2007 (UTC)

I had added the bit about Sam having been in Delta Force but it was deleted. Why? It's spelled out in Splinter Cell: Checkmate. Unless someone can provide a logical reason as to why it should not be present, I will add it back. Mars0790 (talk) 21:55, 24 August 2008 (UTC)

Age?[edit]

Could someone determine Fisher's age? I read somewhere that he was 54 in CT. Would be nice if someone could clear this up.

Sam Fisher is born in 1957. It says so in the booklet (NOTE: booklet NOT book!!!) of CT. (Pay attention now!!!)

The book probably isn't cannical to the main series- judging from Fisher's diffrent personality, 3rd Echelon's diffrent roster of employees and how exactly Fisher's job operates- so the bits about him gleamed from the book- like his wife's death- may not, in turn, have actually happened in the real series. It would probably be best if this was mentioned.

According to the Splinter Cell : Double Agent booklet, Fisher's age set to 43! The Booklet said Sam Fisher is born in 1966. This new age setting would make the old Fisher's family setting unconvinced.

That makes him around the same age as Michael Jackson70.132.3.225 03:54, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

Perhaps he was given a "new" age while going undercover? 213.64.18.236 21:48, 23 January 2007 (UTC)

He was born in 1957, In the first Splinter Cell novel, which takes place in 2004, Sam states he is 47 years old when he is talking to his Krav Maga instructor Katia Lorenstern. So by 2010 six years after the first novel takes place he should be turning 53 years of age. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 76.233.80.236 (talk) 23:15, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

He was 38 in the first Splinter Cell (set in 2004), it says so in one of the old trailers. The manual also says his year of birth was 1966. Double Agent's manual also states this. The ONLY time in the games this was not the case was Chaos Theory where they changed his year of birth to 1957, but they changed it back in Double Agent. So, his year of birth was 1966 making him around 44 in 2010.

BIO CHANGE: I have serious doubts about the quote that says Sam was dishonorable discharged. If this were true there would be no way he would be chosen to be the first splinter cell. Also this is not sourced and I have found no where in the books, games or websites that this is true. Therefore, I think this part about Sam's dishonorable discharge should be removed until verified. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 140.88.126.30 (talk) 01:19, 24 April 2010 (UTC)

Height -- silly question[edit]

Does anyone know why Fisher is average at 5'10" instead of taller? I mean, are clandestine operatives supposed to be compactly built?

 I guess if he was taller, he wouldn't be able to crawl and sneak so easily...¨83.243.30.224

And why does it say he's 5'9" in the bio, but 5'10 on the panel? Besides that, he looks much taller in-game, and is usually taller than all the enemies.

He usually appears taller when close to enemies because when he grabs people he forces their knees to bend at a 45 degree angle, making them appear a whole head shorter while being held. Also when approaching an enemy he is usually crouched and not displaying his actual height.70.132.3.225 03:57, 7 December 2006 (UTC)


178cm is not that short. And besides, it does give a somewhat masculine look, cause he is compactly built, in fact. In DA he seems 178cm.

Various Ubisoft sources give it as 5'10 or 6'0 although 5'10 appears more accurate. Yanksta x 01:52, 8 January 2007 (UTC)

Has anyone noticed he gets bigger (muscularly) with each successive game? In the original game, he was athletically, but solidly built. He also looked (build/weight wise) about 77kg, as he was said to be in the manual. By the cutscenes in Chaos Theory, he looks much more solid, almost to the point of being cumbersome, and probably much heavier than 77kg.

it says he's that tall/heavy in the chaos theory manual (xbox, page 2), can someone remove the 'citation needed' bit? --124.177.64.157 11:17, 30 July 2007 (UTC)

Sam is 5'10 barefoot, in shoes he is 5'11.5, and in his combat boots he is 6'0.5 —Preceding unsigned comment added by 76.233.80.236 (talk) 23:17, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

Five-seveN[edit]

'5.7 mm ammo is touted by FN to be able to penetrate NATO kevlar vests and helmets...' using the ss190 round, yes. but yes, a suppressor would also reduce its effectiveness -Lordraydens 09:27, 18 March 2006 (UTC)

Its relative ineffectiveness is probably due to the round's low stopping power- If the suppression prevented the round from penetrating armor, it would be completely ineffective. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 71.55.25.64 (talkcontribs) .

Most players would agree it is worthless in combat. That is why we aim for the heads and shoot out lights with it instead.70.132.3.225 04:00, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

According to the videos for SCCT, the SC pistol's silencer is superior to that of the SC-20K. I think it was meant that way, more as a utility than a weapon. That's certainly how I use it. 24.255.157.153 (talk) 23:04, 14 January 2008 (UTC)

Mutli-handedness[edit]

Added the fact that Sam seems to be multi-handed, as he can switch which hand he fires his rifle and pistol with in Chaos Theory. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 68.63.71.41 (talkcontribs) .

This isn't really a big deal, but in CT, if Sam is equally adept at firing with both hands (which he is), then the correct term would be ambidextrous, not mixed-handed, meaning dextrous with one hand in some things, and dextrous with other things in the other hand.J-stan

"A gruff and no-nonsense type of person"[edit]

I don't think he's a "no-nonsense type of guy", at all. If it wasn't for the constant (in-)jokes over the OPSAT, then maybe then I would approve. --nlitement [talk] 20:22, 2 August 2006 (UTC)

No-nonsense people don't crack jokes? Jokes aren't neccessarily "nonsense". -Libertarian92

Agreed, jokes aren't necessarily "nonsense." That said, I think by "no-nonsense" people imagine a character more like a drill sergeant: someone so stereotypically unwavering that any sign of "humanness" is completely unexpected. But that's just my opinion. -ExNoctem 16:57, 16 August 2007 (UTC)

Clothing[edit]

I added some information on the clothing Sam wears on his missions, in the game. Though I think it might need some improvement. So if anybody could look into it, and might add some stuff, I would appreciate it --Jort227 16:11, 27 September 2006 (UTC)

I think there's no argument that he simply wears a wetsuit with a lot of high-tech fitting. He travels through a lot of water and any other clothing will not accept such amount of spelunking.70.231.229.66 14:06, 10 January 2007 (UTC)

SC-20K[edit]

I think you should also include why the sc-20k was a modification of th fn2000 —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Gothica3333 (talkcontribs) 11:27, 10 April 2007 (UTC).

It's got a damned cool multipurpose launcher and the 5.56 ammo is very common to scavenge across the world.70.231.254.106 08:14, 22 May 2007 (UTC)

"A certain sound"[edit]

Someone mentioned that Sam's "hero sense" has been in the series throughout. When spotted or arousing suspicion of the enemy, the player is always alerted by a distinct sound, with an accompanying change in the dynamic music soundtrack. I'd call it a "dunk" sound don't you guys think? You can hear the sound in the multiplayer games when someone grabs their opponent or gets grabbed.

The "dunk" sound, as you put it, is called a atinger. Arrowdynamicsx (talk) 10:37, 22 December 2007 (UTC)
Speaking of "Hero Sense", I have noticed in many first-person shooters (Splinter Cell series, Hitman Blood Money, etc.) that lights can be seen through seemingly solid and opaqe objects (I.E. the player). What's up with that? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.255.157.153 (talk) 23:06, 14 January 2008 (UTC)
Eh... probably just problems with the engine. --58.165.137.30 (talk) 09:07, 10 May 2009 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:Sam Fisher.jpg[edit]

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External links[edit]

Why is this section blank?... _> MonstaPro:Talk:Contrib. 00:41, 7 June 2007 (UTC)

Spoiler template[edit]

As there are many game plot-points discussed in the course of the article, surely there should be some note made that the article contains spoilers?.... _> MonstaPro:Talk:Contrib. 00:43, 7 June 2007 (UTC)

Lambert?[edit]

has it been confirmed that conviction follows the ending that lambert lives or dies? please tell which one.--drumman8510 05:16, 21 June 2007 (UTC)

Image?[edit]

Am I pulling at straws here or does the main image not justify what Sam Fischer look like? we need a picture of him in trifocals as the 4 previous games instead of the current one?Wikimindless 20:09, 25 June 2007 (UTC)


According to both the book and the game Conviction Sam kills Lambert out of necessity. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 140.88.126.30 (talk) 01:36, 24 April 2010 (UTC)

Samuel Leo Fisher?[edit]

As a long time Splinter Cell fan I'm quite surprised that his middle name is Leo, as it is never mentioned in the games (PC versions). The article says: "His full name, Samuel Leo Fisher, is seen when he was using the computer in the Osprey to encrypt his call home in Splinter Cell". I checked every video sequence and there is NO hint that Sam's middle name is Leo. The only thing the computer in the Osprey says is "Samuel Fisher Residence". Could somebody confirm that Samuel Leo Fisher is correct?

Its not.86.40.178.12 (talk) 18:24, 12 August 2008 (UTC)

Kevlar fibers?[edit]

If I remember correctly, as of Splinter Cell: Checkmate his new suit was made of RhinoHide, a DARPA-invented version of DragonSkin. Is Checkmate considered caonical?

The games are more relevant than the novels. If one of the Splinter Cell games makes mention of his suit's material, then it should be regarded as correct. If a game does not tell something about Sam Fisher, but a novel does, the novel should be held as caonical until a game makes mention of the particular attribute.

Three-lensed goggles[edit]

Sam's iconic goggles often raise the question: Why does it have three lenses if Sam has two eyes? It's never been officially commented on (that I know of), other than in a roundabout way in production notes regarding the fact that Night Vision and Thermal would normally not be in one pair of goggles in real life with today's technology; much too complicated. But they took artistic liberty because it would just be awkward to having him constantly switching. Anyway, there are a handful of theories for what lens #3 does, all of which are pure speculation at this time:

1. It's an large Infrared Emitter, a common item on night vision goggles that provide a light source only goggles can see. Like the emitters on the penthouse cameras in Chaos Theory. It's a lot bigger than most of them are, though.

2. It's the thermal vision part, separated from the two night vision lenses due to technical restrictions. It works by channeling its monocular point of view down to Sam's two eye pieces. This is somewhat plausible since most thermal cams are not binocular, but only receive the image through one lens.

3. It has many functions (some above included), most of which were added as sequels came out, like laser mic, EEV, or electromagnetic vision.

While there's no confirmation, this can live here for now for curious fans. Legitimus 17:34, 24 September 2007 (UTC)

I think it's to be cool. If you play spies versus mercenaries, the spies have some really weird goggles.76.235.211.59 (talk) 19:46, 25 February 2011 (UTC)

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Shetland and Fisher[edit]

In the Personality section, it dosen't discuss the meaning of "I wouldn't shoot an old friend" when Fisher shoots Shetland. I was thinking that it meant that Fisher no longer considered Shetland as a friend anymore (Because of Shetland's betrayal) when he shoots him, or that he considers Shetland to not be the same man he once knew, but a fanatic who's hatred for his country made him a man responsible for the deaths of thousands. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.36.202.224 (talk) 18:52, 2 December 2007 (UTC)

It's actually a dual meaning, because the player can choose what to do. Fisher can shoot Shetland, taken to indicate Shetland is no longer a friend or is no longer the same person. Or Fisher can holster his gun, to which Shetland raises his gun again to kill Fisher, but Fisher stabs him, which technically is not "shooting" an old friend.Legitimus (talk) 16:13, 30 May 2008 (UTC)


One could also argue that it's a disgusted statement. Remember, it was Shetland who said Sam wouldn't shoot an old friend. And if Sam puts his gun away, Shetland IMMEDIATELY tries to shoot HIS old friend, forcing Sam to stab him. So no. *Sam* wouldn't shoot an old friend. The same can not be said for the dead guy with the fresh knife wound. Also in the cut scene after, wether or not he puts his gun away or shoots, Sam says, "You're right; I wouldn't shoot an old friend." —Preceding unsigned comment added by 208.100.150.71 (talk) 08:55, 3 September 2008 (UTC)

sam's language capabilities[edit]

If you read in Splinter Cell: Fallout, he is also fluent in German since he poses as a German Photogragher to keep his cover from the North Koreans. Assuming his profile is based also on the novels. Check page 254 of this book. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Shizukadan (talkcontribs) 16:36, 9 February 2009 (UTC)

Canon[edit]

I think that it should be written that Sam from the game differs from the novel series.Novels took many departures from the main storyline. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 95.133.100.140 (talk) 04:31, 7 June 2009 (UTC)

Benchmade Nimravus?[edit]

Why is the knife in the Wikipedia page listed as a Benchmade Nimravus? There is no sourced material that suggests it's a Nimravus, and the picture doesn't resemble a nimravus at all. The knife in the picture has an opening stud (Thumb stud), and a lanyard hole very typical of folding knives. There is no evidence saying the knife is a Nimravus, and the picture looks nothing like one either. The blade shape is different, the grinding is different, the point is different, the serrations are different, the knife has a thumb stud, etc. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 65.93.224.250 (talk) 14:54, 26 August 2009 (UTC)

How "cannon" are the books?[edit]

My main problem is that Fisher is listed as having been a Delta operator in "Checkmate," but a Navy SEAL (ST-3, DEVGRU) in the games. It's completely implausible to be transferred from Delta Force - a US Army unit - to the Navy SEALS. You don't just get transferred from one military branch to another. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 64.253.217.55 (talk) 20:29, 3 April 2010 (UTC)

Sam's wife[edit]

It said on bewaresamfisher.com back when it was still around on the Sam Fisher profile that he was a widower, yet in this article it says that he divorced her, his status couldn't be widower if he divorced her. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 67.176.3.137 (talk) 01:53, 21 September 2010 (UTC)

Naval Officer or NCO?[edit]

It says that Sam graduated from the Naval Academy, and rose to the officer rank of Lieutenant Commander, but during the Iraq "Highway of Death" flashback in Conviction, Sam is noted as a squad leader - a position usually held by a sergeant or staff sergeant. Which is it? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Moore103 (talkcontribs) 00:34, 12 October 2010 (UTC)

Voiced by[edit]

In the Russian version voiced by Valery Storozhik (http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%A1%D1%82%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%B6%D0%B8%D0%BA,_%D0%92%D0%B0%D0%BB%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B8%D0%B9_%D0%A1%D1%82%D0%B5%D0%BF%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B8%D1%87). Please add.

Done. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 178.129.6.6 (talk) 17:46, 8 December 2010 (UTC)

20mm sniper attachment[edit]

The 20mm sniper attachment can go through not only armor, but the bullet can also go through some walls.76.235.211.59 (talk) 19:44, 25 February 2011 (UTC)

Right-handed or left-handed?[edit]

The article mentions Sam Fisher is right-handed. Is there a source to confirm this? In the latest installment, Splinter Cell Conviction, he seems to be wearing his watch on his right arm, which is more common amongst left-handed people (right-handed people usually wear their watch on their left arm). This would also explain his ambidexterity, ambidexterity is more common amongst left-handed people. Quote from the Ambidexterity-article:

In modern times, it is more common to find people considered ambidextrous who were originally left handed and who learned to be ambidextrous either deliberately or during childhood institutions such as schools where right-handed habits are often emphasized or required. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 131.174.40.76 (talk) 13:01, 21 March 2011 (UTC)
I don't think that is convincing evidence at all for handiness either way; for example, I am left-handed and wear my watch on my left arm. Commonality does not mean irrefutable evidence, and regardless, basing anything in the article on that would run afoul of WP:OR. かんぱい! Scapler (talk) 17:47, 21 March 2011 (UTC)

It isn't evidence for left-handedness, however it does provide reasonable doubt on wether Sam Fisher is right-handed. I'm not saying the article should be changed to left-handed, however the claim that he is right-handed should be sourced at the very least. 145.99.195.193 (talk) 20:31, 24 March 2011 (UTC)