Is Ward the Clairvoyant? John Garrett, a.k.a the Clairvoyant, is the leader of the Centipede Group, as well as a high-ranking member of HYDRA. He was the mentor of Agent Grant Ward. He had cybernetic implants in his body, until Leo Fitz turned on an EMP which deactivated his implants.
What episode do they find out who the Clairvoyant is? When “Turn, Turn, Turn” reveals that Garrett is actually the Clairvoyant, McCreary “had a bit of a thematic mess on my hands.
Why did Garrett join HYDRA? Garrett explained that he worked for a secret organization that was looking to recruit young men like him where no one would ever screw with him. He made him a one-time offer to join HYDRA when Ward agreed, Garrett’s soldiers broke him out of prison.
Why did Ward shoot the Clairvoyant? Legacy. Grant Ward would claim that he shot Nash because he let his emotions get the best of him, saying that the Clairvoyant wasn’t going to stop and that he wouldn’t let that happen; in actuality, Ward shot Nash in an attempt to preserve the identity of the true Clairvoyant, John Garrett, who Ward was loyal to.