The Surviving Eight are eight prominent heroes who escaped the Rikti War with their lives. They have dedicated themselves to helping Paragon City rebuild after the war devastated much of the area. They are also known as The Freedom Phalanx, they help inspire the next generation of heroes, leading by example and helping them however they can.
- Back Alley Brawler is the only member of the Surviving Eight who is a trainer. The rest offer Taskforces. In order of difficulty, their Taskforces go: Positron, Synapse, Sister Psyche, Citadel, Manitcore, Numina, and then Statesman.