Who is the most powerful Metahuman?

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#1 Posted by Supreme Marvel (11579 posts) - - Show Bio

Among DC Characters.

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#3 Edited by Supreme Marvel (11579 posts) - - Show Bio

They need to be human. Imperiex isn't one. And Parallax is a entity.

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#5 Posted by MichaeltheFly (6651 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Monarch .

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#6 Posted by Supreme Marvel (11579 posts) - - Show Bio

No hard feelings :)

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#8 Posted by Supreme Marvel (11579 posts) - - Show Bio

Also, no powers from other sources I.E Speed Force, A Lantern Ring, Magic etc.
They need to be a human with abiltites. I.E Black Canary etc.

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#9 Posted by MichaeltheFly (6651 posts) - - Show Bio
@Portrait said:
" @Michael the Fly: Well, they are actually the same person "
True, I think Zoom might be on second place (I'm not the biggest DC fan).
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#11 Posted by Supreme Marvel (11579 posts) - - Show Bio
@Supreme Marvel said:
" Also, no powers from other sources I.E Speed Force etc."
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#13 Posted by MichaeltheFly (6651 posts) - - Show Bio
@Supreme Marvel said:
" @Supreme Marvel said:
" Also, no powers from other sources I.E Speed Force etc."
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@Portrait said:
" @Supreme Marvel: Zoom doesn't get his powers from the speed force. "
If I am not mistaken he has a form of time control or something like that, definitely not a speed force user.
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#15 Posted by Supreme Marvel (11579 posts) - - Show Bio
@Portrait said:
" @Supreme Marvel: Zoom doesn't get his powers from the speed force. "
What I mean is, he gets his power from some where other than within himself. He wasn't born to have them like, Black Canary was.
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#17 Posted by Supreme Marvel (11579 posts) - - Show Bio

Well I guess. But DC calls them Metahumans.

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#19 Posted by Supreme Marvel (11579 posts) - - Show Bio

That's good to know. But it was for the rest of the people as well. ::P

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#20 Posted by MrMiracle77 (1673 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd vote for Firestorm above just about anyone else.  His powers are only limited by the compositional knowledge of his two component personas.

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#21 Posted by Son_of_Magnus (15463 posts) - - Show Bio

Superman Prime One Million 

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#22 Posted by Supreme Marvel (11579 posts) - - Show Bio

He's Alien. Not human.

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#23 Posted by Black Lantern Mar-vell (2119 posts) - - Show Bio

Plastic Man?
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#24 Posted by Supreme Marvel (11579 posts) - - Show Bio

That's a possibility. Unless there's something about him I don't know.

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#25 Posted by Kid_Omega_Prime (3554 posts) - - Show Bio

plastic man wasn't born with his powers. I think the logical person would be... Captain Comet. he is a metahuman and he was born with his powers.

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#26 Posted by Bogey (1022 posts) - - Show Bio
Metamorpho
Metamorpho
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#27 Edited by serpent222 (321 posts) - - Show Bio

I've never actually thought about it before. It seems that most of DC's heavy hitters aren't technically metahumans, or their powers are too complicated to peg. Hell, looking at the justice league's main roster:

  • Superman - Alien
  • Martian Manhunter - Alien
  • Batman - Human
  • Flash - Human with access to the speed force
  • Wonder Woman - Goddess/powered by magic; whichever really applies
  • Lanterns - Power Ring

I feel like Aquaman might be up there? I would class him, and Atlanteans in general as meta-humans. The human-like Atlanteans I think are more a sub-species of metahumans. I'm pretty sure they can interbreed with Humans, so they are still human, and get their powers from their genes. Most of the powerful ones are from sorcery, but Aquaman is even special among his people, and it's his own enhanced abilities plus the telepathy. But if you don't count him because he comes from a race of powerful ones...then I don't really know. Most of them really do seem more in the wake of magic or "fell into" their powers.

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#28 Posted by ULTRAstarkiller (9130 posts) - - Show Bio

Wally West

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#29 Edited by Akindoodle (1050 posts) - - Show Bio

@serpent222: They can, Arthur himself is a half-breed if memory serves rightly. And so is Jackson Hyde (2nd Aqualad).

Would magic users (the ones with the innate ability) classify as metahumans? Because if they do, the Zataras and maybe Xanadu would rank pretty high up there

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#30 Posted by utkanflash (2401 posts) - - Show Bio

Metamorpho

SuperBoy(his half human half kryptonian)

And Aquaman's has a human parent(his father) and atlanteans like upper class meta-humans

so Black Manta

Black Canary

FireStrom

Static Shock

Batman :D :D

Animal Man

Beast Boy

Black Lightning

Wally West

Barry Allen (every meta human gets their power by another sorce or caught)

Azrael

Clayface

Atomic Skull

Killer Croc

Doctor Manhattan

Rorschach

slade

Mister Freeze

Poison Ivy

Killer Frost

Man-Bat

Ra's Al Ghul

Vandal Savage

Weather Wizard

Prf.Zoom

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#31 Posted by lightsout (1886 posts) - - Show Bio

At some point hasn't "DC" (ie: any writer) referred to the whole lot of super-powered people as metahumans? (to draw the line between powered & non-powered beings on earth).

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#32 Posted by herrweis (497 posts) - - Show Bio

atom smasher

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#33 Posted by FlashKnight (735 posts) - - Show Bio

MARTIAN MANHUNTER!!!

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#34 Edited by AmazingGamer91 (25 posts) - - Show Bio

Monarch, who, if I recall, had somewhat of a stalemate with Superboy-Prime, who had then absorbed the powers of a Guardian of the Universe (even though Monarch kinda essploded). Another would maybe be Captain Marvel. I read somewhere (sorry, I can't find the source) that when he held Shazam's spot on the Rock of Eternity, he was one of the most powerful people in the universe.

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#35 Posted by Stronger (5051 posts) - - Show Bio

Captain Atom

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#36 Edited by Pokeysteve (12025 posts) - - Show Bio

Constantine Drakon should be mentioned.

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#37 Posted by lifeofvibe (3785 posts) - - Show Bio

ion

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#38 Edited by THEGODAMNBATMAN (1024 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Canary. She was not only born with her powers but they also come from within.

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#39 Posted by Outside_85 (23518 posts) - - Show Bio

Depends how you define metahuman.

But eliminating people who are either just human, aliens, externally powered via trinkets and gadgets, along with those who's powers can be passed on easily I get a list like this:

  • Captain Atom
  • The Flash Family
  • Aquaman
  • Zatanna
  • Raven

Firestorm may be comparable to Atom, but the Firestorm Matrix is a bit of a trinket that can be passed around. The Flash Family gets on because their power is within them and cant be passed on... ignoring a freak accident with chemicals and lightning bolts took place twice. Aquaman and Raven get on because they have atleast 1 human parent, Wonder Woman does not because she's either 100% Amazon or a Amazon/Olympian hybrid. And Zatanna gets on because her powers are also inherent to her due to linage, while Dr. Fate's power lies mostly in his helmet.

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#40 Posted by ScouterV (7764 posts) - - Show Bio

Depends how you define metahuman.

But eliminating people who are either just human, aliens, externally powered via trinkets and gadgets, along with those who's powers can be passed on easily I get a list like this:

  • Captain Atom
  • The Flash Family
  • Aquaman
  • Zatanna
  • Raven

Firestorm may be comparable to Atom, but the Firestorm Matrix is a bit of a trinket that can be passed around. The Flash Family gets on because their power is within them and cant be passed on... ignoring a freak accident with chemicals and lightning bolts took place twice. Aquaman and Raven get on because they have atleast 1 human parent, Wonder Woman does not because she's either 100% Amazon or a Amazon/Olympian hybrid. And Zatanna gets on because her powers are also inherent to her due to linage, while Dr. Fate's power lies mostly in his helmet.

Wouldn't you classify the Flash Family as mere Speed Force Conduits? They're channeling a power that, for the most part, appears capable of going to anyone with a mere freak accident. Just look at the Speed Force storm.

Also, wouldn't Raven and Zatanna be Homo Magi? Whether or not that also applies to being a Meta, I suppose, is beyond him. It was put oddly enough in the context of Dark Knights: The Forge/Casting that it has something to with what's in your blood, I think.

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#41 Posted by Outside_85 (23518 posts) - - Show Bio

@scouterv said:

Wouldn't you classify the Flash Family as mere Speed Force Conduits? They're channeling a power that, for the most part, appears capable of going to anyone with a mere freak accident. Just look at the Speed Force storm.

Also, wouldn't Raven and Zatanna be Homo Magi? Whether or not that also applies to being a Meta, I suppose, is beyond him. It was put oddly enough in the context of Dark Knights: The Forge/Casting that it has something to with what's in your blood, I think.

Well no, because getting those speedforce powers is something you can't do at will. Like it's not like Barry can touch someone and pass off his speed permanently to that person or share it for very long. The Speed Force Storm... wasn't that a one off event similar to everyone getting superpowers to fight Meggaddon?

I consider the team 'meta-human' as what it means 'more than human', and as such that their powers have to originate internally, like being born with them and have atleast 1 human parent. I wont call Raven or Zatanna homo magi or members of a certain species because they are both hybrids. Giovanni Zatara was to the best of my knowledge just a human, who fathered Zatanna with the homo magi woman Sindella. While Raven is a demigod, being born to one superpowerful demon and a human woman. Both of which have ended up with powers normal humans do no have.

Regarding Metal... to be honest, I am not a fan of the idea that everything is somehow, even loosely, tied together like this.

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#42 Posted by greenarrow5476 (524 posts) - - Show Bio

Flash family and Zoom.

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#43 Posted by Bibblebob (1 posts) - - Show Bio

So basically you are asking about the dc equivalent to marvels mutants ? I'm not sure but I don't think dc really has anything like that, the only thing that would be similar would be the second generation of meta humans so the childeren of meta humans. Because everyone in dc gains their power from something else,either being a different species,having an object that give them powers or having the meta gene but even then it has to be triggered by something, unless like in some cases you are the child of someone that has the meta gene and you are re born with your powers. But honestly I think what you are looking for is the most powerful human that carries the meta gene born with their abilities, because metahuman is a term used to describe pretty much anyone with powers such as superman and the flash.

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#44 Posted by THEGODAMNBATMAN (1024 posts) - - Show Bio

I would say Plastic Man. His powers are due to his biology and he is capable of taking down burning Martian level opponents.

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