Dr Fate
Sometimes I think a good fight accomplishes more than all the learning in the world.
~ Doctor Fate about his work


Kent Nelson is the son of an archaeologist who explored the Valley of Ur in Mesopotamia. In 1920, he and his father stumbled across an underground pyramid, which they found contained Nabu, an ancient immortal from the planet Cilia who had laid dormant for thousands of years. However, their discovery released a poisonous gas that killed Nelson's father, an event engineered by Nabu to take Kent as his host. Gaining powers over the nature of matter and energy through sorcery, Kent was made into an agent of the Lords of Order and a champion of good, becoming the legendary Doctor Fate.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 3-B | 2-B | Low 2-C

Name: Kent Nelson, Inza Nelson, Nabu

Origin: DC Comics

Gender: Male

Classification: Sorcerer, Lord of Order

Age: Around 90 years for Kent and Inza | Over 10 billion years old for Nabu

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Magic, Flight, Telekinesis, Telepathy, Size ManipulationDuplication, Reality Warping, Energy Manipulation, Teleportation, SummoningTime Travel, Immortality, Soul Manipulation, Power Absorption, Matter ManipulationIntangibility, Transmutation, Can channel power from all of humanity

Attack Potency: Multi-Galaxy level+ (Managed to keep a universe from collapsing with help from the Spectre) | Multiverse level (Defeated two beings that supposedly threatened the multiversal balance.) | Universe level+ (Managed to hold his own against the Spectre for a little while before being defeated, at a time when the Spectre was powerful enough to fight against the magic of a universe.)

Speed: Massively FTL+ (He was able to outrace the Big Bang, as well as move at the "velocity of god". Far, far faster than the likes of Superman)

Durability: Multi-Galaxy level+ | Multiverse level | Universe level+

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: Unknown

Stamina: Extremely long-lasting, but fighting powerful foes will drain him as Kent, otherwise virtually tireless

Range: Multi-Universal

Standard Equipment: Helmet of Fate, Amulet of Anubis, Cloak of Destiny, Orb of Nabu

Intelligence: Extremely intelligent, has 10 billion years of experience fighting gods via Nabu's knowledge

Weaknesses: If the helmet is removed, Kent loses all power from Nabu (though he can will his stolen vestments to fight back) as well as his memories as Fate.

Key: Kent Nelson | Kent+Inza | Nabu

Notes: This is classic Doctor Fate, not the current depowered version. Before making any changes to this page, please read and follow the Power-scaling Rules for Marvel and DC Comics.


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