#1 Posted by slacker the hacker (7839 posts) - - Show Bio

No prep fight takes place on a army base
#2 Posted by Silver2467 (16527 posts) - - Show Bio

Does Captain Atom have telepathic resistance? Because if not, then he's screwed.

#3 Edited by Static Shock (47329 posts) - - Show Bio
@Silver2467 said:

" Does Captain Atom have telepathic resistance?

Yeah, against mind control. At the same time, J'onn has been KO'ed easily by Quantum radiation. Once by Breach, and Atom himself did the same thing against an alternate version of J'onn. If he decided to go intangible, Atom would still be able to blast him by varying the frequencies of his blasts.
#4 Posted by slacker the hacker (7839 posts) - - Show Bio

Boom
#5 Posted by Silver2467 (16527 posts) - - Show Bio
@Static Shock said: 
Yeah, against mind control. "
But what about other telepathic abilities?
#6 Posted by Static Shock (47329 posts) - - Show Bio
@Silver2467 said:
" But what about other telepathic abilities? "
Psychic bolts, but that's it.
#7 Posted by Silver2467 (16527 posts) - - Show Bio
@Static Shock said: 
Psychic bolts, but that's it. "
Well if that's all, the Martian could create illusions, shut off his mind, or any number of different things. If the Martian didn't have his telepathy, this could be a good fight, but with it, Cap isn't going to do so well. 
#8 Posted by Static Shock (47329 posts) - - Show Bio
@Silver2467 said:
" Well if that's all, the Martian could create illusions, shut off his mind, or any number of different things. If the Martian didn't have his telepathy, this could be a good fight, but with it, Cap isn't going to do so well.  "
In a lot of battles, telepathy really isn't J'onn's first line of offense. He normally tries to go physical first, before attempting to use his telepathy. The battle can go either way, even if J'onn had his telepathy on deck.
#9 Posted by slacker the hacker (7839 posts) - - Show Bio

there both superman level charecters
#10 Posted by Static Shock (47329 posts) - - Show Bio
@slacker the hacker said:
" there both superman level charecters "
That also weighs in, but this battle has been done before anyway. I've made the same argument in three threads of the same name.
#11 Posted by Silver2467 (16527 posts) - - Show Bio
@Static Shock said: 
In a lot of battles, telepathy really isn't J'onn's first line of offense. He normally tries to go physical first, before attempting to use his telepathy. The battle can go either way, even if J'onn had his telepathy on deck. "
The only reason for that is because he believes his telepathic abilities can be intrusive (which I can respect), but he's not afraid to use them when the situation calls for it. And in a fight with someone as powerful as Captain Atom, I think he'd be willing to use them. 
#12 Edited by Static Shock (47329 posts) - - Show Bio
@Silver2467 said:

"The only reason for that is because he believes his telepathic abilities can be intrusive (which I can respect), but he's not afraid to use them when the situation calls for it. And in a fight with someone as powerful as Captain Atom, I think he'd be willing to use them.  "

Not that the very beginning. He didn't use them immediately against Breach (who has the same exact powers as Atom), and look what happened after J'onn blasted him. Also, J'onn did relatively well against Prime (who is more powerful than Atom) in a physical fight, and didn't need his telepathy at the time. Then there's Ultraman, whom he went physical against, and didn't use his telepathy immediately. Just saying, in most battles, he doesn't use it right of the bat.
#13 Posted by Silver2467 (16527 posts) - - Show Bio
@Static Shock said: 
Not that the very beginning. He didn't use them immediately against Breach (who has the same exact powers as Atom), and look what happened after J'onn blasted him. Also, J'onn did relatively well against Prime (who is more powerful than Atom) in a physical fight, and didn't need his telepathy at the time. Just saying, in most battles, he doesn't use it right of the bat. "
Well, you're right, he doesn't usually attack someone telepathically right away. But considering Atom's power set, he may need to use his telepathy. You're right that he was able to fight SBP physically, but, as you're well aware, Atom has a lot more at his disposal than brute strength. Given his energy output and speed, he may be able to keep the Martian at a distance. That is, unless Cap wants to make sure he fights him physically, so that he keeps the Martian doesn't resort to using his telepathy.
#14 Posted by NightFang (10070 posts) - - Show Bio

Martian wins.  

#15 Posted by tjizz350 (167 posts) - - Show Bio

good fight I'm gonna think on this one.

#16 Posted by Saren (25689 posts) - - Show Bio

Well........there was a 4 part Martian Manhunter mini in 1988 where Atom said J'onn could telepathically black out the minds of the assembled Leaguers, presumably including himself:

Though given that this is from 1988 Atom has probably had several instances of TP resistance in the 23 years since then. He could feel Voodoo rummaging around in his head.

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#17 Posted by TDK_1997 (14899 posts) - - Show Bio

Captain Atom wins.

#18 Posted by blackadamFTW (7867 posts) - - Show Bio

Captain Atom.

#19 Posted by Mattersuit (4280 posts) - - Show Bio

I'mma think about this. Sleep on it probably.

#20 Posted by Static Shock (47329 posts) - - Show Bio

@CitizenBane: Atom has had one where telepathy had no effect on him. It mind control from a very insignificant character.

#21 Posted by jeanroygrant (20191 posts) - - Show Bio

@TDK_1997 said:

Captain Atom wins.

#22 Posted by Qpzmg (976 posts) - - Show Bio

BUMP

#23 Posted by kuartus4 (57 posts) - - Show Bio

Captain atom can transmutate manhunter into stone.

#24 Posted by David_Miller (125 posts) - - Show Bio

martian manhunter, pyrophobia- caption atom lights something on fire with some radiation martion manhunter pissis himself

not that i dont like him because i like them both the same