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#1 Edited by TifaLockhart (18710 posts) - - Show Bio

Please give an actual argument as opposed to name dropping or your post doesn't register to me. Thanks.

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#2 Edited by DedrabbiT (652 posts) - - Show Bio

Uhm. Dude this is spite. Dr manhattan can pretty much do anything... Lobo wouldn't do a single thing to him.

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#3 Posted by TifaLockhart (18710 posts) - - Show Bio

According to some people, he lacks feats.

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#4 Posted by Simon_the_digger (5045 posts) - - Show Bio

The one with actual feats win.

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#5 Posted by King Saturn (220882 posts) - - Show Bio

Well technically it could be a stalemate cause Lobo will keep coming back... LOL

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#6 Posted by TifaLockhart (18710 posts) - - Show Bio

If someone is featless, why do people automatically assume they lose? They very well may, but to say it is speculation. To say Lobo beats Dr. Manhattan based on feats is a poor argument, IMO.

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#7 Posted by lordraiden (9529 posts) - - Show Bio

Well technically it could be a stalemate cause Lobo will keep coming back... LOL

I don't believe he will, if Manhattan doesn't wish it so. I know you can say Manhattan lacks feats when comparing him to people like SS, Thanos, Odin etc, but Lobo, I think it's safe to say there's nothing Lobo could do to really harm him, but the same can not be said if Manhattan wanted to permanently remove Lobo from the playing field!

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#8 Posted by TifaLockhart (18710 posts) - - Show Bio

Lobo can't die and regenerates fast.

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#9 Posted by King Saturn (220882 posts) - - Show Bio

@king_saturn said:

Well technically it could be a stalemate cause Lobo will keep coming back... LOL

I don't believe he will, if Manhattan doesn't wish it so. I know you can say Manhattan lacks feats when comparing him to people like SS, Thanos, Odin etc, but Lobo, I think it's safe to say there's nothing Lobo could do to really harm him, but the same can not be said if Manhattan wanted to permanently remove Lobo from the playing field!

Lobo has some type of Toon Force on his side... so I think even if Manhattan was to try to completely destroy Lobo or even BFR him... he would probably open up space itself and return to the fight.

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#10 Posted by TifaLockhart (18710 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh he could BFR him totally. My issue was with saying he could end Lobo. DCs version of God made Lobo immortal. KO is perfectly fine though.

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#11 Posted by lordraiden (9529 posts) - - Show Bio

Lobo can't die and regenerates fast.

According to who? Who has he fought on a level that could erase him from existance?? Is he above a skyfather??

@lordraiden said:

@king_saturn said:

Well technically it could be a stalemate cause Lobo will keep coming back... LOL

I don't believe he will, if Manhattan doesn't wish it so. I know you can say Manhattan lacks feats when comparing him to people like SS, Thanos, Odin etc, but Lobo, I think it's safe to say there's nothing Lobo could do to really harm him, but the same can not be said if Manhattan wanted to permanently remove Lobo from the playing field!

Lobo has some type of Toon Force on his side... so I think even if Manhattan was to try to completely destroy Lobo or even BFR him... he would probably open up space itself and return to the fight.

I understand your analogy, but could never fathom Lobo for this reason, also Mxy, depending on what version? Gets a bit ridiculous to gauge him if nothing applies and he's comical to the point where it gets to silly and messy and pointless to try to come to an outcome, cause, you know, as you stated, if your looking at it in a Loony Tunes sorta way, well....

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#12 Posted by TifaLockhart (18710 posts) - - Show Bio

DCs version of God. I don't know what your definition of erase from existence is. And no, not even close. But he is immortal.

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#13 Posted by lordraiden (9529 posts) - - Show Bio

DCs version of God. I don't know what your definition of erase from existence is. And no, not even close. But he is immortal.

Are you saying the Presence couldn't erase Lobo from existance??

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#14 Edited by TifaLockhart (18710 posts) - - Show Bio

No. He's the one who gave Lobo his immortality in the first place. DCs God would kill Lobo for good.

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#15 Edited by AllStarSuperman (37225 posts) - - Show Bio

Lobo keeps regenerating so I say stalemate.

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#16 Posted by lordraiden (9529 posts) - - Show Bio

Lobo keeps regenerating so I say stalemate.

Regenerating from what?? I'm assuming people keep referring to physical attacks. So he's immune to abstract powers, then? Basically the only being capable of putting a stop to him is a supreme being, from what i'm getting here?

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#17 Posted by TifaLockhart (18710 posts) - - Show Bio

The only one capable of KILLING him for good is God, but he can be knocked out, incapacitated, overpowered, etc. he's stoppable but its usually only temporary.

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#18 Posted by Wyldsong (8113 posts) - - Show Bio

Uhm. Dude this is spite. Dr manhattan can pretty much do anything... Lobo wouldn't do a single thing to him.

No, he can't do pretty much anything. His showings are very limited, and the extent of his abilities are very ill defined.

That being said, unless Lobo has shown some form of teleportation, I'd give it to Manhattan via BFR.

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#19 Posted by TifaLockhart (18710 posts) - - Show Bio

He could pretty much do anything for all we know. Not saying he can, but how would we know either way? He didn't exactly have bad showings.

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#20 Posted by Wyldsong (8113 posts) - - Show Bio

He could pretty much do anything for all we know. Not saying he can, but how would we know either way? He didn't exactly have bad showings.

My only issue with this is, while he didn't have bad showings, the series did place some limits on him, and his proven benchmarks just aren't that high. In Before Watchmen, he tries to alter time, but can't control things when he does, which right there shows he can't just do anything. His maximum destructive potential according to the series was large areas of territory, and if the bad guys had launched a full scale nuclear assault, he could deflect or disarm 60% of them. Now, don't get me wrong, that's pretty impressive, but it does little to foster the idea that he could do anything.

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#21 Edited by TifaLockhart (18710 posts) - - Show Bio

He's definitely not omnipotent. I never said he was. But don't you find it a bit silly for someone to say that since he's featless, he auto loses?

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#22 Edited by Wyldsong (8113 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_last_son_of_czarnia said:

He's definitely not omnipotent. I never said he was. But don't you find it a bit silly for someone to say that since he's featless, he auto loses?

Having a lack of showings, I can see where someone might say something like that, but I think his current feats and showings could still be taken into consideration in many instances. I don't necessarily agree with the idea of just coming in and saying he auto loses based on that though.

What I don't agree with is the no limits fallacy based argument people often put on Manhattan. It is pretty much the other side of the coin, where people claim he is all powerful, basing it more on the unseen, the unproven, personal theories and flights of fancy. I am not accusing you of doing this by the way.

Manhattan could theoretically be or not be a lot of things, and I think either way, whether you are for or against him, his feats/showings/benchmarks should at least be taken into consideration in any battle thread. I mean, just like here, I may doubt Manhattan's ability to wipe Lobo from existence, but based on his showings, I think it is a completely viable option for him to BFR Lobo.

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#23 Edited by TifaLockhart (18710 posts) - - Show Bio

Agreed completely. Two wrongs don't make a right.