What is the Extent of Black Adams powers

#1 Posted by thaproblem99 (61 posts) - - Show Bio

I was reading his page and it said this  
Teth is manipulated into a conflict with Superman by the mind controlling Dr. Psycho. While Superman states to himself that he will not hold back with Adam, he appears neither able to restrain or damage Teth during the fight. Regretful at having to combat a being he considers so noble, Adam simply turns his back on an impending blow from the Kryptonian that Superman states would have destroyed a moon      
Teth is one of his personas   
 
Black Adam is eventually betrayed by his villainous allies when it is revealed that Alex Luthor intended to use him as a mystical battery in his plot to manipulate the fabric of reality. Adam turns against the villains, and battles Superman Prime momentarily, though neither damages the other   
 
  On one occasion, He was successfully able to hold his own against an assemblage of The Justice League, Justice Society, and The Teen Titans, Something neither Superman or Captain Marvel have been able to do      
 
Does anyone now the limits of his powers

#2 Posted by King Saturn (218897 posts) - - Show Bio
what do you mean extent of his powers ? Black Adam is basically a Superman level character ( well he is slighty stronger than Superman but not by much )... and his power is based on a Magical Force of Lightning... 
#3 Posted by Dark Zoom (2413 posts) - - Show Bio
http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Teth-Adam_%28New_Earth%29#
#4 Edited by BIackFlash (1937 posts) - - Show Bio

He's basically DC's Billy (Captain Marvel) but he's older and a lot more psychotic
Billly's "s.h.a.z.a.m" powers comes from the classic greek/roman gods, speed of Mercury, stamina of Atlas, power of Hercules,  Solomons smart mind etc 
Black Adam's power comes from classic egyptian gods he's still powered by the same Shazam abbreviation/acronym , a funky magic word but the gods names are different, each letter stands for something different like the gods Horus, Amun etc
 
Like King was saying Adam would ran around Superman/WonderWoman level
 
Most people dismiss his feats in WW3 as PIS

#5 Posted by The Man of Tomorrow (418 posts) - - Show Bio
@thaproblem99: He definitely isn't Superboy Prime levels. I think the issue you are laking about with them battling was infinite crisis and Prime was toying with him.
#6 Posted by AdamBloom (3 posts) - - Show Bio

Sfor the stamina of ShuUsing Shu's endurance, Black Adam can withstand and survive most types of extreme physical assaults. Additionally, he does not need to eat, sleep, or breathe and can survive unaided in space.
Hfor the swiftness of HeruBy channeling Heru's speed, Black Adam can move at sub-light speeds in orbit. In outer space, Black Adam can fly at trans-light speeds, while on Earth he has been depicted running at a maximum Mach 500. He was able to give his speed to the Flash (Jay Garrick), running at incredible speeds with him.
Afor the strength of AmonBlack Adam has a phenomenal level of super strength, able to easily bend steel, punch through walls, and lift massive objects. Adam's strength is generally depicted of being on levels equal to those of Superman and Captain Marvel, though some writers have portrayed his strength as possibly outmatching them; on at least one occasion, he has been able to successfully hold his own against an assemblage of the Justice League, Justice Society, Great Ten, and the Teen Titans. This is something neither Superman nor Captain Marvel have been able to do.
Zfor the wisdom of ZehutiBlack Adam has instant access to a vast level of scholarly knowledge, which allows him to know multiple languages. The wisdom of Zehuti also provides him with counsel and advice in times of need.
Afor the power of AtonAton's power allows Black Adam to fly, fuels the magic thunderbolt that transforms Adam, enhances Adam's other physical abilities, and provides magic resistance against a massive amount of magic spells and attacks. Adam can use the lightning bolt as a weapon by dodging it and allowing it to strike an opponent or target. It allows him to travel to the Rock of Eternity.
Mfor the courage of MehenThis aspect is primarily psychological, and gives Black Adam superhuman amounts of inner strength from which to draw. His strength of mind renders him resistant to telepathy and mind control. In some depictions, the courage of Mehen also provides a degree of his invulnerability to harm.
Sfor the stamina of Shu
Hfor the swiftness of Heru
Afor the strength of Amon
Zfor the wisdom of Zehuti
Afor the power of Aton
Mfor thecourage of Mehen
 
#7 Posted by MrMiracle77 (1673 posts) - - Show Bio

The World War 3 storyline at the end of 52 had Black Adam going toe to toe with much of the DCU that survived after Infinite Crisis.  In a rage induced fit after the deaths of Isis and Osiris, he was just about unstoppable.
 
What really holds Adam back is the wastefulness of his own ambitions.  He'll burn up a lot of energy, and yet accomplish very little.  He comes off as very patient and calculating, but he's just driven too much by his own passions.

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