Originally Posted by Nathan
"He uses ineffective gadgets." What exactly was Batman trying to accomplish, by throwing those dust pellets or whatever they were around Bane? It did literally nothing.
I assumed he tried to use the dust pellets as a distraction, but Bane wasn't falling for it.
"Theatricality and deception, powerful allies for the uninitiated; but we are initiated, aren't we Bruce? Members of the League of Shadows."
Its spelled out right there why the dust pellets had no effect on Bane.