|“||Now, Child of Light... Despair! Not even the Gods could destroy me... and I was always worshiped by mortals in the dark! With your death, the final trace of the Gods of Dawn will be extinguished!||„|
|~ Cythonna as she pummels Superman|
Cythonna was Krypton's goddess of ice and darkness who engaged in battle with Krypton's Sun God, Rao, eons ago before being sealed in a void as part of a last-ditch effort to defeat her. However, countless years later, she escaped her prison and discovered that she was Krypton's last remaining goddess and that Krypton itself had been destroyed. Seeking to bring Rao under her thumb in some shape or form, she attempted to force Superman to be her slave and toy, easily overcoming him in every contest of physical might and use of ice and wind. She was only defeated after the Man of Steel lured her into Earth's Sun, upon which the light and heat the star emitted managed to weaken her to a point that a newly rejuvenated Superman could push her into the sun's core, where its gravitational energy prevented her from breaking free. There she remains, cursing the last descendant of Rao for eternity.
Powers and Stats
Origin: DC Comics
Age: Older than Krypton itself
Classification: Kryptonian Goddess of Ice and Darkness
Attack Potency: Solar System level (Nearly rendered Superman unconscious with a single casual backhand, Superman said that she was far beyond the three alternate universe Kryptonians that he was forced to execute. Remained slightly stronger than Superman at his peak even while greatly weakened by the Sun's energies)
Speed: Massively FTL+ Combat and Flight Speed (Backhanded Superman before he could react or dodge, and also completely outsped Superman, leaving without a trace before he could chase after her)
Lifting Strength: At least Multi-Stellar via power-scaling (Far stronger than Superman)
Striking Strength: Solar System Class
Durability: Solar System level (Far above any normal Kryptonian, shrugged off blows from Superman even while severely weakened)
Stamina: Virtually infinite
Range: Standard melee range normally, Tens of kilometers (several dozens) with telepathy (Controlled the minds of every individual in several cities with ease), At least Planetary with Ice Manipulation (Her presence alone covered Earth with catastrophic blizzards), Her punches can easily affect entire planets
Standard Equipment: None notable
Intelligence: Older than Krypton itself, Cythonna is an ancient and powerful being with countless years of combat experience, easily matching the Sun God Rao and his descendant, Superman, neither of whom could defeat her outright despite extensively utilizing her weakness to solar energy. However, with her great power came incredible arrogance, allowing the Man of Steel to trap her inside the Sun's core.
Weaknesses: She is greatly weakened by the presence of intense solar energy and heat, She cannot escape a star's gravitational pull when weakened in this way, She is incredibly self-assured and arrogant.