Iron Fist (Daniel "Danny" Rand) is a fictional character, a superhero appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Roy Thomas and Gil Kane, he first appeared in Marvel Premiere #15 (May 1974). He is a practitioner of martial arts and the wielder of a mystical force known as the Iron Fist, which allows him to summon and focus his chi. The character starred in his own solo series in the 1970s, and shared the title Power Man and Iron Fist for several years with Luke Cage, partnering with Cage to form the superhero team Heroes for Hire. The character has starred in numerous solo titles since, including The Immortal Iron Fist, which expanded on his origin story and the history of the Iron Fist.
Powers and Stats
Tier: At least High 8-C
Name: Iron Fist, Daniel "Danny" Rand
Origin: Marvel Comics, Marvel Premiere #15
Classification: Human Martial Artist
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman strength, speed, durability and stamina, Chi manipulation and control, healing of himself and others, energy absorption, master of many martial arts, has enhanced senses, can summon a dragon made out of chi and fire it at his opponents among other projectile chi attacks, and the use of his chi also counteracts the effects of mind manipulation/brainwashing
Attack Potency: At least Large Building level (Destroyed a train packed with explosives and nearly destroyed the S.H.I.E.L.D Heli-carrier with a few punches)
Lifting Strength: Peak human, but can be enhanced with chi
Striking Strength: Class GJ
Stamina: Extreme. He can fight on a daily basis in a demonic gladiator arena whilst being tortured and locked up in a dungeon for months
Durability: At least Large Building level (Survived a train explosion after he destroyed it.)
Range: Melee range, several dozen meters by projectile chi attacks
Standard Equipment: None notable
Intelligence: A master at hand-to-hand combat and has mastered many martial arts, tactically competent.
Weaknesses: He is a peak human without his chi.
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