How intelligent is Norman Osborn

#1 Posted by warlord1234 (1268 posts) - - Show Bio

How intelligent is Norman Osborn.

#2 Posted by Jotham (4564 posts) - - Show Bio

Not very. He's basically just a good businessman.

#3 Posted by Bobby X (1141 posts) - - Show Bio
@Jotham said:
" Not very. He's basically just a good businessman. "
Ur joking right? 
The guy is a genius. The Goblin serum makes you insane but also enhances your intelligence to genius levels. 
He is a good businessman but he was first and foremost a professional scientist.
#4 Posted by Jotham (4564 posts) - - Show Bio
@Bobby X: I'm not saying he's stupid, but compared to other super-scientists in the Marvel universe he's on the lower end of the spectrum. Also, I had the impression Marvel was trying to downplay his scientist origins.
#5 Posted by Shadow Sorcerer (66 posts) - - Show Bio

Norman is a genius, how big he is in the scale I don't know. Only in humans I can think of at least 7 people more intelligent than him: Reed Richard, Doctor Doom, Iron man, Hank Pym, Bruce Banner, Excello (or was he just an illusion?) and Amadeus Cho

#6 Edited by Green Skin (2932 posts) - - Show Bio

Wouldn't call him a Genius or anything, I'd put him at Parker's level.

#7 Posted by Nighthunter (28582 posts) - - Show Bio

Parker is a genius

#8 Posted by kore (373 posts) - - Show Bio
@Shadow Sorcerer: I would add Dr. Octopus (Reed Richards even respects his intellect and sought his aid), High Evolutionary (his intellect raised him to almost godlike level), and Mister Sinister.
#9 Posted by The WeatherMan (3214 posts) - - Show Bio

Normal Osborn is a very intelligent man. I'd place him in the top 10 human intellects of the Marvel U.

#10 Posted by Nighthunter (28582 posts) - - Show Bio
@kore said:
" @Shadow Sorcerer: I would add Dr. Octopus (Reed Richards even respects his intellect and sought his aid), High Evolutionary (his intellect raised him to almost godlike level), and Mister Sinister. "
probably those too, I only said the ones above because they have a definite number established
#11 Posted by King Saturn (224186 posts) - - Show Bio
Norman is a Genius... plus he has the Best Waves I have ever seen in a White Guys Hair... 
#12 Posted by the human Juggernaut (7224 posts) - - Show Bio
@Shadow Sorcerer said:
"Norman is a genius, how big he is in the scale I don't know. Only in humans I can think of at least 7 people more intelligent than him: Reed Richard, Doctor Doom, Iron man, Hank Pym, Bruce Banner, Excello (or was he just an illusion?) and Amadeus Cho "

mad thinker is above him too
#13 Posted by Morpheus_ (29873 posts) - - Show Bio

 TOHOTMU Spider-man 2004
 


 TOHOTMU 2006 1st Update
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#14 Posted by darth_brendroid (1717 posts) - - Show Bio

That sounds like a good place to base it off, Morph.

#15 Posted by warlord1234 (1268 posts) - - Show Bio

I say he a genius in the field of chemistry.
#16 Posted by Jotham (4564 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Spider-Man is smart, but he's not one of the brainier characters in the Marvel universe. So if Green Goblin is continually getting his ass kicked by Spider-Man, his intelligence would seem to be slightly lower.

#17 Edited by warlord1234 (1268 posts) - - Show Bio

Getting your ass kicked does not measure intelligence.
#18 Posted by The_Martian (36984 posts) - - Show Bio

I say he is a step below Beast, slightly above Spider-Man. It depends on the area we are talking.

#19 Posted by Jotham (4564 posts) - - Show Bio
@warlord1234 said:
" Getting your ass kicked does not measure intelligence. "
True, but he's definitely not outsmarting Spider-Man. In fact, except for taking over SHIELD, I can't think of when he's outsmarted anyone. I know he's supposed to be intelligent, but smart is as smart does.
#20 Posted by Vance Astro (91230 posts) - - Show Bio
@Nobody said:
" I say he is a step below Beast, slightly above Spider-Man. It depends on the area we are talking. "
I don't think so.I think he is just as smart as Parker he just uses his scientific knowledge more.
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#21 Edited by warlord1234 (1268 posts) - - Show Bio
@Jotham: 

He created the Goblin Serum, he's a brilliant strategist, and he once invented a cure for cancer. I do not have that much spider-man comics so it will be hard for me to show some feat of his intelligence.
   
#22 Posted by cmaprice (809 posts) - - Show Bio
@warlord1234 said:
" @Jotham: He created the Goblin Serum, he's a brilliant strategist, and he once invented a cure for cancer. I do not have that much spider-man comics so it will be hard for me to show some feat of his intelligence.    "
True. 
 
Norman cured cancer. Then, instead of releasing that cure, he weaponized it as a contingency against Deadpool.
#23 Posted by CATMANEXE (17052 posts) - - Show Bio

genius level. it was defined in the Goblin Cronicles. Norman understands the workings of all of the tech/science at his disposal
currently and personally re-engineered most of it.

#24 Posted by AtPhantom (14521 posts) - - Show Bio

Well this is what Stark thinks on the issue:

#25 Posted by CATMANEXE (17052 posts) - - Show Bio
@AtPhantom: 
lol. well coming from Stark of course. that would be like Pym calling Stark stupid.
#26 Posted by warlord1234 (1268 posts) - - Show Bio

i find it strange for stark to say something like that

#27 Posted by Son_of_Magnus (15258 posts) - - Show Bio

He does not act smart anymore

#28 Posted by mohawkmoose12 (60 posts) - - Show Bio
@warlord1234: I don't Stark is one cocky guy
#29 Posted by warlord1234 (1268 posts) - - Show Bio

I k@mohawkmoose12 said:

" @warlord1234: I don't Stark is one cocky guy "
I knoe he is cocky. But a man of his intelligence should respect Norman intellectual abilites
#30 Posted by AtPhantom (14521 posts) - - Show Bio
@Son_of_Magnus said:
" He does not act smart anymore "
Well to be fair, he can only be as smart as the guy who's writing him.
#31 Posted by Son_of_Magnus (15258 posts) - - Show Bio
@AtPhantom said:
" @Son_of_Magnus said:
" He does not act smart anymore "
Well to be fair, he can only be as smart as the guy who's writing him. "
HA!
#32 Posted by CATMANEXE (17052 posts) - - Show Bio
@Son_of_Magnus said:
" @AtPhantom said:
" @Son_of_Magnus said:
" He does not act smart anymore "
Well to be fair, he can only be as smart as the guy who's writing him. "
HA! "
double LOl. maybe the quote of the year right there.
#33 Posted by mohawkmoose12 (60 posts) - - Show Bio
@warlord1234 said:
" I k@mohawkmoose12 said:
" @warlord1234: I don't Stark is one cocky guy "
I knoe he is cocky. But a man of his intelligence should respect Norman intellectual abilites "
ya but the whole thing is the repulsors are one of tony's pet things and when you add the fact that he is cocky and the fact that norman is a prick, well damn say the same

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