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Jason Dante
Jason Dante
Status Deceased
Appears in Uncharted: Golden Abyss
English voice actor Jason Spisak
Motion capture actor Jason Spisak

Jason Dante is an American treasure hunter, an old friend of Nathan Drake, and the secondary antagonist of Uncharted: Golden Abyss.

Uncharted: Golden AbyssEdit

Jason Dante was hired by archeologist Vincent Perez to help him with his research to find the lost city of gold called Quivira. However, after Perez mysteriously vanished, Dante was left in charge of the excavation and handed all of the research Perez had uncoverd for the past 20 years to warlord General Roberto Guerro, who was seeking the lost city of gold to help fund his revolutionary army. Dante contacted his old friend Nathan Drake to help with a dig site in Panama. Perez's granddaughter, Marisa Chase, knew Dante was untrustworthy and secretly formed a partnership with Nate. Guerro was upset with Dante for allowing Nate and Chase wander in the jungles of Panama and captured them and took them to his compound.

Chase escaped captivity and set the compound on fire to act as a diversion to rescue Nate from a nearby warehouse. Dante pleaded with Guerro that his partnership with Nate and Chase was a misunderstanding. The General gave Dante a second chance to redeem himself. Dante found Nate and Chase as they were about to escape the compound with the gold amulet Chase was keeping from Dante. Chase furiously shoved Dante into a river who was later recovered by Guerro and his soldiers.

A week later, Dante and Guerro followed Nate and Chase to an underground chamber near Perez's house. Inside the chamber, Dante found Nate and Chase and insulted Guerro without realizing that Guerro overheard him. Guerro abandoned Dante with Nate in the chamber while he took Chase captive. Dante and Nate reluctantly worked together to escape the chamber. Once outside, they witness Guerro and his men escape in trucks with Chase. Dante vows to hire a group of mercenaries to take on Guerro and his army so he can claim the gold treasure of Quivira for himself.

Days later, Dante lead his hired men into the jungles of Panama to assault Guerro's soldiers. As they battled, Dante and his merceanries reached the cavern leading to Quivira. Both of his men and Guerro's were thinning quickly. Dante reached the treasure vault containing the gold, already knowing that the gold was radioactive. Despite this, he still planned to sell the gold in the black market. Nate and Dante fought with Nate defeating Dante. Nate and Chase leave the injured Dante behind to die in the cavern as he yelled at Nate for always leaving empty handed. Chase detonated the explosives that Guerro's men had set up around the cavern, causing the place to cave in, killing Dante.

Appearance Edit

Dante is Caucasian, with black hair, and a stocky build. He appears to be in his thirties, with a haggard look. His choice in clothing is interesting, appearing to wear slakes, with a shirt open to display a tank top. He has a rather plain face, with stubble, and an Italian-American accent.

Trivia Edit

  • It is revealed within the Golden Abyss trailer that Jason Dante was a Brownies Troop Leader [1]
  • According to John Garvin, Dante and Nate have known each other a long time, they each know Sully, and Drake taught Dante about treasure hunting and that Dante can be greedy.
  • Dante is the second antagonist who is first thought to be a protagonist but then betrays Nate. The first antagonist to do this was Harry Flynn.
  • Similarly, he is the third antagonist who is an old friend of Nate. First Eddy Raja, then Harry Flynn and finally Dante.
  • Dante is also the second antagonist to use a knife in a fight with Nate. The first antagonist was Talbot at the end of Uncharted 3.
  • Jason Dante owns a YH-1 Cherokees helicopter for him and his army of mercenaries.
  • Jason Dante seems to come from New Jersey where Nathan Drake makes this reference to Guerro at the end of Chapter 33
  • Based on Dante's appearence, name and mannerism he is Italian-American
  • Dante sometimes complains about what he is wearing, as he get angry about his (sea turtle) boots being muddy or his clothes touched.

Gallery Edit

Uncharted: Golden AbyssEdit

References Edit

AppearancesEdit

Uncharted: Golden Abyss Edit

Prologue: I'm Telling You... It Was Drake... (Opening Cutscene)

Chapter 1: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

Chapter 2: No Prison Tats

Chapter 3: Nothing But Some Old Bones (Ending Cutscene)

Chapter 5: I'm Not Leaving Without It (Ending Cutscene)

Chapter 7: He Cut A Deal (Cutscene)

Chapter 9: He Gave Them Everything (Cutscene)

Chapter 10:T hat Makes Three Of Us (Ending Cutscene)

Chapter 16:C hamber Of The Seven Fathers (Back Broken)

Chapter 17: Give Me My Gun

Chapter 18: Spilling Blood For Me

Chapter 19: Proving Your Worth

Chapter 26: Farther Than It Looks (Voice)

Chapter 27: The Gateway to Hell (Opening Cutscene)

Chapter 28: Trapped Like Rats (Cutscene/Voice)

Chapter 31: A Sacrifice Of Blood (Fights Drake)

WeaponsEdit

Weapons-Desert-5 Desert-5: An elite and very powerful pistol found in the Uncharted series.
  • Knife

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