The Man of Steel


Name: Kal-El, Clark Kent, Superman The Man of Steel, The Man of Tomorrow
Origin: DC Comics
Gender: Male
Classification: Alien (Kryptonian)
Age: 40 - 50 years
Powers and Abilities: Super strength, speed, durability, flight, heat vision, ice breath, X-ray vision, a massive array of superhuman senses, energy absorption, Torquasm-Vo, healing factor, resistance to many different types of attacks, skilled with alien technology and has notable hand to hand and superhuman combat skill, under a blue sun his powers are boosted and he gains the ability to imbue others with his powers, can immerse himself in a yellow sun to increase his powers temporarily
Weaknesses: Kryptonite (various varieties), red sunlight, magic (more so susceptible to it, rather than weak against it, though he has been trained by Zatanna to be more resistant to it), cannot see through lead
Destructive Capacity: Solar system level+ (can fight on par with the likes of Cyborg Superman, DoomsdayEradicator, ect) | At least large planet level+ up to potentially solar system level (he was bench pressing the weight of the Earth for 5 days even while deprived of sunlight and he wasn't tired at all, pushed Brainiac's ship which was dwarfing the Earth away from the planet with Martian Manhunter's help, damaged Brainiac with physical blows) | At least solar system level+, possibly higher (his Post-Crisis = Pre-New 52 and New 52 versions, have merged into one complete being and has became stronger)
Range: At least one planetary diameter
Speed: Massively FTL+ (various showings put him at tens of billions of times to even tens of trillions of times FTL) | Massively FTL+ (hundreds of billions of times FTL; flew from Earth to Pluto in a short timeframe, flew from the "edge of the universe" to Earth in 2 month's time) | Massively FTL+ |
Durability: Solar system level+ (tanked a planetary collision) | Likely solar system level (he survived inside a black hole and was stated to have flown through them on his return trip to Earth) | At least solar system level+, possibly higher |
Lifting Strength: At least Stellar Class+ | At least Class Y+, likely higher | At least Stellar Class+
Striking Strength: At least Class XPJ+ (can harm beings with comparable durability) | Class XKJ+, likely Class XPJ+ | At least Class XPJ+
Stamina: Vastly superhuman+ (can fight for days without tiring)
Standard Equipment: In one issue, received a massive power-up widely known as the Cosmic Armor, this is not part of his skillset though, so the OP should specify.
Intelligence: Super genius intellect, Superman has shown incredible intelligence and computational abilities; his mind works sharply and with extreme speed relative to earth-humans, capable of processing information extremely quickly and storing a lot, expert in various alien technologies (he can invent and build new things with Kryptonian technology rather easily), martial arts skills, good deductive and leadership skills, massive battle experience with a myriad of powerful beings
Notable Attacks/Techniques:

- Orbital Piledriver: Grabs his opponent, flies them into space and then smashes them back into the earth. This causes damage from freezing in space, suffocation from lack of atmosphere, friction burning from atmospheric re-entry, and the physical impact damage from the landing.

- Heat Vision: Can accurately target things smaller than human beings from orbit, can be used narrow or wide-beam, heat intensity can be greater than the core of the sun, can modulate it to deliver different frequencies and types to best effect his opponent after analyzing them with his sensory powers, can generate enough power to move planets that dwarf Jupiter and are solid with "mega-gravity", is noted to be "off the charts" by any of the "standard scientific measures" with possibly no limit to the amount of energy that Superman could discharge, can mend holes in spacetime, indicating some tier of spacetime manipulation.

- Torquasm-Vo: Kryptonian mental discipline, achieved by meditating to reach a "Theta State", allows for reality-warping and resistance of various attacks such as transmutation and soul attacks. Also allows him to cast illusions.

Notable OBD Victories:

- Asura (Asura's Wrath) - Asura Profile
- Barragan (Bleach) - Baraggan Profile
- Cloud Strife (Final Fantasy VII) - Cloud Profile
- Megaman (Mega Man) - Mega Man Profile
Midora (Toriko) - Midora Profile
Sephiroth (Final Fantasy VII) - Sephiroth Profile
- Smoker (One Piece) - Smoker Profile
- Super Buu w/Gohan absorbed (Dragon Ball) - Majin Buu Profile
- The Incredible Hulk (Marvel Comics) - The Incredible Hulk Profile

Notable OBD Losses:

- Arceus (Pokemon) - Arceus Profile
- Aries Mu (Saint Seiya) - Aries Mu Profile
- Galactus - (Marvel Comics) - Galactus Profile
- Gemini Saga (Saint Seiya) - Gemini Saga Profile
- The Spectre (DC Comics) - Spectre Profile


In the Rebirth era, it was revealed that both pre-New 52 and New 52 Superman were different pieces of the same whole, pieces that were created when Doctor Manhattan split the DC multiverse/timeline into two different paths/versions, in Action Comics #976, both Supermen merged and even the two Lois's merged too, which had as a result of creating restored versions of them, who have memories of both the events from pre-New 52 and New 52

also, Superman is a member of the "Trinity" along with Batman and Wonder Woman. He is commonly considered to be the unofficial leader of Earth's heroes.


the complete Superman


New 52 Superman


Family Superman Punch during "Doomsday Clock" (Yes, it is inspired by Dragon Ball)


Key: Post-Crisis | New 52 | Rebirth


Profiles of other Supermen:

- All-Star Superman
- Superman (DCAU)
- Pre - Crisis Superman
- Smallville Clark Kent
- Superboy-Prime
- Superman 1 Million
- Superman Prime (DC 1 Million)
- Tangent Superman


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