The monocle is an item that Oswald Cobblepot wore following being blinded in the eye.


During the showdown with Eduardo Dorrance's forces, Oswald ends up being shot in the eye which causes significant damage.

Following Gotham's success in defeating Dorrance's forces and rejoining the mainland, Oswald equipped himself with the monocle, along with a new top hat. He would wear these two items after being released from Blackgate Penitentiary after serving a ten year sentence.[1]


Season 5


  • The monocle is a significant item worn by The Penguin throughout other mediums in the DC Universe.


  1. (writer) & (director) (April 25, 2019) "The Beginning..." Gotham. Season 5. Episode 11.
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