25 Most Powerful DC Superheroes

Over the years, DC Comics has created the most iconic and powerful superheroes around. With advanced abilities like teleportation, flight, super speed, and, of course, super strength, their heroes stand apart as truly powerful. On the opposite end, they’ve also created normal humans with incredible intelligence and abilities, helping them get out of any situation. Some of these heroes they’ve created are almost too powerful, making their invincibility a narrative weakness. At the same time, comic book fans probably admit all the powers these heroes have is still awesome. So, who in the DC multiverse is the most powerful? Here are 25 Most Powerful DC Superheroes.



aquamanSource: http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Aquaman_(Arthur_Curry)

Aquaman, also known as Arthur Curry, is King of the Sea and can survive on both land and in the deepest parts of the ocean. He has enhanced vision, hearing, and strength. Plus, he can speak to fish. With the Trident of Neptune, Aquaman has tremendous power and is a formidable opponent of anyone who dares to fight him.



zatannaSource: http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Zatanna_Zatara_(New_Earth)

Raised by her magician father in New York, Zatanna is a direct descendant of Leonardo Di Vinci, Nostradamus, and Nicholas Flamel. As a stage magician, Zatanna actually has magical abilities, unlike other illusionists. She has tremendous power over many elements including fire, water, electricity, etc… but also has the abilities of telekinesis, flight, teleportation, force fields, and magical blasts. Her biggest weakness is she must speak the magical words backwards in order to use her magic.



batgirlSource: http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Barbara_Gordon_(New_Earth)

Batgirl doesn’t have any superpowers but what she lacks in super abilities, she makes up for in genius level intellect, computer hacking, stealth, and an expert knowledge of many forms of martial arts.


Captain Atom

captian atomSource: http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Nathaniel_Adam_(New_Earth)

Framed for a crime he didn’t commit, Nathaniel Adam was headed to the electric chair. But then the government offered him a pardon if he underwent an experiment. While Adam was in a crashed alien ship, they tested a nuclear bomb against its durability. Not only did the alien metal fuse to his skin but he was propelled twenty years in the future. As far as powers go, Captain Atom is insanely powerful with the ability of super strength, flight, time travel, energy absorption, and immortality, among others.


Swamp Thing

swamp thingSource: http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Swamp_Thing_(New_Earth)

Alec Holland and his wife discovered a bio-restorative formula, solving food shortage problems. However, two thugs broke into his lab and planted a bomb. Holland got out just as the lab exploded with flames covering his body. So he ran into the swamp with the bio-restorative formula on his body. When he rose up out of the swamp, he became Swamp Thing. He has total control over all plant life with super strength, an enhanced intellect, and near immortality. As long as plant life exists, Swamp Thing can create a new body out of it.

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