General Thaddeus E. "Thunderbolt" Ross, the man who would become the most frequent nemesis of the superhuman monster known as the Hulk, born into a family with a proud tradition of military service. As a boy, Thaddeus Ross immersed himself in the study of military history. Later he learned how to fly by barnstorming at county fairs.
Later on in his life, Ross was transformed into the Red Hulk in order to combat his nemesis more effectively.
Powers and Stats
Tier: High 5-A. Likely 4-B
Name: General Thunderbolt Ross/Red Hulk
Origin: Marvel Comics, Incredible Hulk #1 (as Ross), Hulk Volume 2 #1
Age: At least in his late 70s
Classification: Human Mutate
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman strength, superhuman durability, superhuman endurance, superhuman stamina, superhuman speed, regeneration, can create massive shock waves with thunderclaps, immune to nuclear and radiation-based attacks, resistant to transmutation and other such matter manipulation powers. Can absorb radiation and cosmic energy to turn stronger. Can generate intense heat. Immortality (Type 1) As Red Hulk, Longevity as a normal human
Durability: Dwarf Star level. Likely Solar System level
Lifting Strength: Likely Class Y
Striking Strength: Class XGJ. Likely Class XPJ
Stamina: Extremely high
Range: Standard Melee Range, extended range with shock waves and other attacks
Standard Equipment: Thunderbolt is known to use large guns from time to time.
Weaknesses: He turns weaker if he is exposed to Negative Zone energy. If his body turns too hot he becomes disoriented.
Combat Record: He has fought and beaten people such as Terrax, Namor, A-Bomb, and Iron Man. He even defeated Grandmaster, Silver Surfer, Savage Hulk, and Odinforce enhanced Thor. And most impressively, he managed to knock out the Watcher Uatu (although this was later retconned as due to his unique energy-absorbing physiology acting like Kryptonite). However, Thor and Hulk have beaten him without trouble later, so the Negative Zone may have weakened him permanently.
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