|“|| When the lights go out....?|
I believe in the dark.
|~ Jackie Estacado|
Jackie Estacado is the current host of The Darkness present on Earth and is among the greatest and most powerful hosts ever known. He is a former hitman for The Franchetti Mafia after he was adopted and recruited by Frankie Franchetti under Sonatine's instructions at age 6. He is the twin brother of Capris Castiglione and the son of Danny Estacado and an unknown prostitute and was born somewhere in New York City, New York.
Powers and Stats
Tier: 9-C | Low 2-C | At least Low 2-C
Name: Jackie Estacado, known as "The Boss" by his Darklings, also has several aliases, such as "Jack Estes", "El 'Ocaso" (Sundown), "Mr. Ocaso", "Mr. O", "Jaybird", "Darkman", "Black Captain", "Antichrist", "Dark Wyrm" | The Darkness, also known as "The Void", "The Cursed Soul", "The Creation", "The Chaos"
Origin: Image Comics/Top Cow Comics
Gender: Male | Male
Age: 22 | Older than time itself
Classification: Mafia Hitman/Boss, Host of The Darkness | Primordial Being, Embodiment of The Darkness
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Master Marksman, Skilled Fighter, Flight, Creation and Summoning, Darkness Manipulation (including the shadows inside a person's body), Void Manipulation, Soul Manipulation, Reality Warping, Immortality (Types 1, 3), Matter Manipulation, Regeneration (Low-High), Transformation, Teleportation, Intangibility, Duplication, Can communicate over the shadows with his Darklings, Can breathe underwater and in space, Absorption, Water Manipulation (can create water out of dark matter), Explosion Manipulation (able to create an explosion from dark matter), Limited Gravity Manipulation (can create pseudo black holes), Resurrection (able to resurrect himself), Electricity Manipulation, Portal Creation, Resistance to Death Manipulation, Mind Manipulation, and Time Manipulation | All previous powers with higher extent, Non-Corporeal, Immortality (Types 1, 3, 4, 6 and 8), Omnipresent, Nigh-Omniscience, Abstract Existence, Conceptual Manipulation
Attack Potency: Street level (Able to fight off gangs of attackers) | Universe level+ (Recreated the universe, with an new reality within it. Tom Judge also stated that the new universe is his creation. Also stated several times that he changed everything to suit what he wanted. Capable of weakening The Angelus), can ignore conventional durability | At least Universe level+ (The Darkness is the Void before the coming of light, which resulted in the creation of the universe. Stated that if The Darkness and The Angelus continue fighting each others, the universe would be destroyed. Far stronger than Jackie with his powers)
Speed: Peak Human | Massively FTL+ (Kept up with The Angelus, who unleashed the light and destroyed the Earth in nanosecond) | Omnipresent
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: Unknown
Durability: Street level | Universe level+ (Took no damage when the universe was destroyed). | At least Universe level+
Stamina: He has taken hours of punishment from the Witchblade (Sara Pezzini), he was able to crawl around with half of his body left, survived in hell for what felt like a million years | Infinite
Range: Tens of metres with handguns | Universal+ | At least Universal+
Standard Equipment: Nothing notable
Intelligence: Jackie is a top-notch mafia hitman and is a master marksman (with a preference for dual 9 mm handguns), is also a combat genius and able to take on whole gangs without the use of his powers. | Nigh-Omniscient
Weaknesses: Jackie cannot use his powers in sunlight or other forms of intense light, and it will turn anything he has created into dust), and he is not allowed to have a child or he will die.
Key: Jackie | Jackie with The Darkness Powers | The Darkness
Note: Not to be confused with the similarly named character from Shadow Skill and alternate version from Video Game.