Uatu, often simply known as The Watcher, is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by writer Stan Lee and designed by artist Jack Kirby, he first appeared in The Fantastic Four #13 (April 1963).
He is a member of the Watchers, an extraterrestrial species who in the distant past stationed themselves across space to monitor the activities of other species. Uatu is the Watcher assigned to observe Earth and its solar system. He has supposedly broken his vow of non-interference over 400 times.
Powers and Stats
Tier: Likely 3-B
Origin: Marvel Comics
Age: At least millions of years old
Classification: Alien (Watcher)
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Immortality (Types 1, 3, and 4; can only die if he decides to die, or is killed by much greater cosmic force), Regeneration (Low-Godly), Telepathy, Telekinesis, can transform his body into energy and back, dimensional travel and manipulation, Energy Manipulation and projection, Spatial Manipulation, Time Manipulation, Illusion Creation, cosmic senses, Clairvoyance (Capable of viewing not only earth and the solar system, but other places in the universe, other times, other dimensions, and even other universes throughout the multiverse), Reality Warping, Matter Manipulation, Mind Manipulation and more
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: Unknown
Durability: Likely Multi-Galaxy level+. However, in one storyline, the Watchers were able to simply will themselves back to life, after they had been killed.
Range: Likely many light-years or higher
Standard Equipment: Various advanced devices and technology
Intelligence: Millions of years of accumulated knowledge and experience of nearly all of the races and beings in the universe, knowledge of other dimensions and universes, knowledge of advanced alien technology, even the most powerful human telepaths have been unable to comprehend his mind
Weaknesses: He has vowed to not interfere with other races, only observe them (but he does break this frequently).
- Energy transformation: The Watchers can transform their bodies into an unknown form of energy, allowing them to move through hyperspace. They can also transform other matter, including enemies, into energy to seal or destroy them
- Temporal BFR: The Watchers can send enemies to another time instantly
- Temporal Acceleration: Uatu once demonstrated the capability to increase the speed of time around an enemy to age him to death in a matter of seconds
- Mind control: The Watchers can control the minds of other beings
Note 1: This profile only covers the Marvel 616 version of Uatu.
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