One must be willing to be cruel in the search for truth...but cruelty for no purpose is ignorance -- and ignorance is the greatest enemy of science
~ Oromis


Mister Sinister, or just Sinister, is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appeared in Uncanny X-Men #221 (Sept. 1987) and was created by writer Chris Claremont and artist Marc Silvestri.

Powers and Stats

Tier: Low 7-C physically. Likely 7-C with energy blasts. Higher with preparation time

Name: Dr. Nathaniel Essex, Mister Sinister

Origin: Marvel Comics

Age: Over 150 years old (Born in the 19th Century)

Gender: Male

Classification: Genetically enhanced human using mutant DNA

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Immortality (Types 1 and 3), Regeneration (Low-Mid, stated that his healing powers rival even those of Wolverine), Body Control, Shapeshifting, Telepathy (Able to match Emma Frost and Psylocke), Mind Control (Can casually control an entire hospital), Limited Power Nullification (Can psionically "turn off" the superpowers of any mutant), Resistance against Mind Manipulation and Life-Force Absorption (Turned Rogue's powers against her and took over her body), Telekinesis, Flight, Energy Projection, Forcefield Creation, Teleportation, Technological Manipulation, Cloning

Attack Potency: Small Town level physically (Listed as comparable to Spider-Man in official Marvel handbooks). Likely Town level with energy blasts (His concussive force blasts are powerful enough to match Cyclops´s energy blasts at their full power). Higher with preparation time (Was able to defeat the Phoenix Five)

Speed: Massively Hypersonic combat speed (Listed on the same level as Spider-Man in the latest official Marvel handbooks). Unknown flight speed.

Lifting Strength: Unknown. Higher with telekinesis.

Striking Strength: Small Town Class

Durability: Likely Dwarf Star level (Listed as having higher durability than Red She-Hulk in the latest official Marvel handbooks. Able to block attacks from Storm, Dazzler, Iceman, and Jean Grey), Regeneration makes him hard to kill.

Stamina: Superhuman. Can exert himself at peak capacity for several hours.

Range: Several meters, 250 miles with telepathy (can push his range further with great effort).

Standard Equipment: Nothing notable.

Intelligence:Extraordinary Genius. Sinister has expertise in many fields of science, mainly genetics, though he is well-versed in biology, all levels of physics, engineering, and more.

Weaknesses: None notable.

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