Carmen Sandiego is a Netflix original series released in 2019, based on the Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? educational computer game created by Lauren Elliott in 1985 and the associated franchise.
Due to spending the majority of her early life at V.I.L.E. Academy,
learning from her large pool of nannies, and being personally tutored
by the V.I.L.E. faculty members, Carmen has an assortment of relevant
combat gear and skills relevant.
Martial arts - Carmen is also shown to be very agile and a
skilled fighter, being agile enough to free-run across steep rooftops,
perform complex acrobatic maneuvers with considerable ease and defeat
many experienced V.I.L.E operatives.
Thievery - As a professional thief, Carmen steals items without her opponents knowing or sensing the act. She was even praised by Shadowsan to be one of his finest students and best in the class by Graham.
Stealth - Carmen is skillful in stealth, given her ability to
sneak into multiple high-security complexes to perform her heists and
disappear in broad daylight, allowing her to evade capture by Interpol, A.C.M.E., and V.I.L.E.
Driving skills - Carmen can operate a wide range of vehicles,
including but not limited to cars, motorcycles, and boats. She even
engages in a high-speed chase using her motorcycle against a veteran car
thief stealing an electric supercar.
Multilingualism - Due to her exposure to various cultures due
to her upbringing, Carmen is able to speak and understand various
languages, including Mandarin, Portuguese and Italian.
Master tactician - Carmen's strategic planning and mental
prowess seem to be her greatest asset. Whether it be her strong
leadership skills, her ability to adapt to a situation in a fight, she
almost constantly being able to triumph in difficult positions or
against foes who are numerically superior.
In spite of her confidence, Carmen does have her weaknesses. Due to
her mysterious past, she has shown to be insecure when she tried to
avoid the topic when Graham
asked for her real name during her academic year, or experienced
visions which caused her to be distracted when she learned it was Shadowsan who discovered her as a baby, not Coach Brunt as she had assumed. Professor Maelstrom had tried to take advantage of this by getting Coach Brunt to reveal details of her past, hoping to sow discord between her and Shadowsan's partnership. She also has difficulty in facing foes who are vastly superior in strength and durability, such as facing Coach Brunt in France.
Being a professional super anti-thief, Carmen requires a range of attire and disguises for her missions and situations.
Trench Coat and Wide Brim Hat
Arguably her most iconic and commonly used clothing in the
series, it stores a wide range of hidden gadgets that Carmen uses on her
mission, including a built-in hang glider. It also offers adequate
protection against Stockholm's chilly weather.
Due to its bright color and strong association with Carmen, she has
on numerous occasions allow her crew members to wear them as a
distraction to any unwanted attention.
Black Inner Suit
Worn under her red trench coat, supplied to her from V.I.L.E.
Red Hoodie and Jeans
This is seen as her casual outfit.
First spotted in the episode The Need for Speed Caper, when she was tailing Zack and Ivy after they attracted the attention of the local police.
First spotted in the episode "The Fishy Doubloon Caper",
when she exploring a shipwreck off the coast of Ecuador. It has a
built-in jet pack if she requires more speed while moving in the water.