The Phantom Stranger
I am just a stranger...
~ The Phantom Stranger's signature phrase


The Phantom Stranger is a fictional character, of unspecified paranormal origins, who battles mysterious and occult forces in various titles published by DC Comics, sometimes under their Vertigo imprint. He is a mysterious supernatural guide and specialist in the occult. His paranormal origins and even his true nature are largely unknown, although he has acted as an agent of the Lords of Order. He has been a member of the Justice League, Quintessence, Trenchcoat Brigade and the Sentinels of Magic. Phantom Stranger was created by John Broome and Carmine Infantino, first appearing in Phantom Stranger #1. (1952)

Powers and Stats

Tier: Unknown | Unknown

Name: Unknown pre-Flashpoint. Has used The Phantom Stranger/Brotherless One/Grey Walker as pseudonyms. Judas Iscariot post-Flashpoint.

Origin: DC Comics

Gender: Male

Age: Implied to be billions of years old pre-Flashpoint. Over 2000 years post-Flashpoint.

Classification: Unknown | Cursed Human and an avatar of The Presence

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Immortality (Type 4), Cosmic Awareness, Reality Warping, Teleportation, Telepathy, Memory Manipulation, Non-Corporeal, Intangibility, Energy Manipulation, Soul Manipulation, Telekinesis, Time Manipulation, Time Stop, Anti-Magic, Illusion Creation, Precognition, Matter Manipulation, Can travel through time and to alternate universes, Is not truly considered alive or dead

Attack Potency: Unknown (Due to his role as an observer, he generally avoids direct combat) | Unknown (Is an avatar of The Presence and could potentially destroy all of creation if he continued to fight The Spectre, but he has never remotely demonstrated that level of power within his ongoing comic-book.)

Speed: Unknown

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: Unknown

Durability: Unknown

Stamina: Very high

Range: Unknown

Standard Equipment: His trenchcoat and hat

Intelligence: Massive cosmic knowledge of the multiverse and alternate dimensions and timelines as well as supernatural beings, seems to have a form of near Omniscience

Weaknesses: Often barred from interfering in a situation (presumably by The Presence)

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Key: Pre-Flashpoint | Post-Flashpoint


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