Originally Posted by The Joker
That's true. Knowing who he really is, too, and in his weak cane hobbling state she could simply send a bunch of LOS to Wayne Manor, capture him and toss him in the pit. Didn't need Bane for that.
But that wouldn't have been as interesting to watch as Bane breaking him. But logically they could have achieved the goal they wanted without Bane.
I don't know about that. In addition to everything Bane brought to the table tactically and physically, he was something of a cult of personality. He authentically felt like a revolutionary leader, which was very important for the later stages of their plan. He was their symbol.