What does she eat?

#1 Posted by Desiderina Redhead (4413 posts) - - Show Bio

Ok this just occured to me as im re watching the animated series...

so she protects plant life at any cost...

what does she eat?

She wouldnt be able to eat vegetables.. so does she live on meat?

TOTALLY RANDOM i know but.. it was a thought

#2 Posted by fesak (7053 posts) - - Show Bio

I've heard she's a vegan, but that absolutely does not make sense. She should be the total opposite whatever that's called.

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#3 Posted by Calvin (3479 posts) - - Show Bio

This may sound stupid but.... she's green! Can't she do the photosynthesis?

#4 Edited by Shonen (692 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe because she's like part plant now she can make her own food supply and live off it just like how plants seem to do. The food is stored in her body kinda like fat in animals and whenever she's hungry.....

#5 Posted by Slinger (7640 posts) - - Show Bio

She eats soylent green.

#6 Posted by Crimson Orchid (5825 posts) - - Show Bio

It's a valid thought... and a good question...  One of those little details people forget about...
Reminds me of something that my little brother asked me about Spiderman once actually... lol

#7 Posted by .Night Fire. (803 posts) - - Show Bio
Calvin said:
"This may sound stupid but.... she's green! Can't she do the photosynthesis?"
xDDDDD
#8 Posted by bioghost (1245 posts) - - Show Bio

i guess she eat people that she bucter.

#9 Posted by Silverheart (66 posts) - - Show Bio

Actually in Batman TAS, in the episode "Harley and Ivy", she is shown eating salad and other greens with Harley, so I guess that counts for something.

#10 Posted by Djinn (778 posts) - - Show Bio

i think she might have a photosynthesis going like the guy said above i dont know though since i dont read her that much

#11 Posted by .Mistress Redhead. (27119 posts) - - Show Bio
Slinger said:
"She eats soylent green."
ew

Esther Cotillard LeBeau said:
"Djinn said:
"i think she might have a photosynthesis going like the guy said above i dont know though since i dont read her that much"
I was just gonna say that!"
LMAO its a good thought, but she is still human...
#12 Posted by Mr.Voo the Doo (375 posts) - - Show Bio

Some plants eat meat so she probably does too

#13 Posted by Enig (5 posts) - - Show Bio

Calvin said:

"This may sound stupid but.... she's green! Can't she do the photosynthesis?"

I think like you

IVY ate plants before ,but without forcing the land
before being more green.


 

#14 Posted by Erik (32782 posts) - - Show Bio

She is a complete carnivore. Just kidding, I am not sure. 

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#15 Posted by Shanana (53023 posts) - - Show Bio

LOL Can she do photosynthesis? LOL good question

#16 Posted by The_Martian (36984 posts) - - Show Bio

I think she probably lives off of water and sunlight.

#17 Posted by Vance Astro (91224 posts) - - Show Bio
Sha said:
"LOL Can she do photosynthesis? LOL good question
"
Yes she can do photosynthesis and that's how she survives.
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#18 Posted by Typesbeast (26 posts) - - Show Bio

Either photosynthesis or if she eats greens he can eat fruit or vegies she is not harming the plants on eating the fruit they produce which is harmless and part of a plant cycle.  Plants want you to eat the fruit thats why they taste good and are good for you the idea is animal eats fruit animal craps seeds seed grow into more plants cycle of crap is complete

#19 Posted by yodagod (2285 posts) - - Show Bio

She survives through photosynthesis.
#20 Posted by Calvin (3479 posts) - - Show Bio
@yodagod said:
" She survives through photosynthesis. "
Doesn't sound like very fun, tough...
#21 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (262 posts) - - Show Bio

I figure it's just water, carbon dioxide and sunlight.

#22 Posted by Korg (11931 posts) - - Show Bio
@UnsolvedParadox said:
" I figure it's just water, carbon dioxide and sunlight. "
Re: Photosynthesis.
#23 Posted by MysterioMaximus (931 posts) - - Show Bio


I totally remember watching that "Harley and Ivy" episode, watching them at dinner, and thinking to myself, "Wouldn't Ivy eating plants basically be cannibalism to her?" Considering she seems to think plucking a pedal off of a posie is the apocalypse…her being vegetarian doesn’t seem to mesh well with me. I’d think she be more carnivorous.    

#24 Posted by ragdollpurps (15572 posts) - - Show Bio

she can grow various fruits in the blink of an eye so i'd figure she'd some of those... but i doubt that's her's sole source of nutrition, gotta agree with the lot that she most likely photosynthesizes.
#25 Posted by Son_of_Magnus (15258 posts) - - Show Bio

I think with her retcon she eats breathes and everything JUST like a plant

#26 Posted by CATMANEXE (17052 posts) - - Show Bio

Gummi Bears of course.

#27 Posted by ragdollpurps (15572 posts) - - Show Bio

so since she uses photosynthesis, i was wondering... i've noticed that when she's using her powers her hair rises, could this possibly be the result of it trying to reach towards the sun in order to gain more energy that may be needed during battle? 
 
ya know... like leaves?

#28 Edited by CylonDorado (1867 posts) - - Show Bio

You can eat parts of a plant without killing it. Fruit, leaves, etc.
#29 Posted by CATMANEXE (17052 posts) - - Show Bio

actually i was kidding before of course.
 
she eats small cute woodland creatures.
but only the small cute ones.

#30 Edited by Roninidas (383 posts) - - Show Bio

   Tofurkey
   

#31 Posted by inferiorego (24405 posts) - - Show Bio
@Slinger said:

" She eats soylent green. "


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#32 Posted by MrMiracle77 (1659 posts) - - Show Bio

Likely she sees fruits, veggies, and other plant products as "gifts" or rewards for her efforts to protect them.  Besides, plants produce edible components whether people eat them or not and aren't killed in the process.

#33 Posted by TimeKeeper (1222 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe she only eats McDonald's cheeseburgers...no veggies.
#34 Edited by A-Strondinaire (370 posts) - - Show Bio

In Harley's first appearance when Ivy found her she took a bite out of an apple and fed some to her plant/horse, . that must count for something i guess
#35 Posted by darkstorm1 (45 posts) - - Show Bio
@Vance Astro:
Yeah Paul Dini showed that she uses photosynthesis to survive in a recent issue of Gotham City Syrens.
#36 Posted by rlmay3 (256 posts) - - Show Bio
@darkstorm1 said:
" @Vance Astro: Yeah Paul Dini showed that she uses photosynthesis to survive in a recent issue of Gotham City Sirens. "
I was just going to point that out. 
 

( ***SPOILER???***)

 
She's essentially locked away in a hole, with no access to sun and water. She starts to literally wither, until she's thrown into a fountain and exposed to sunlight and she's rejuvenated instantly.
#37 Posted by Chicago_Bruce (81 posts) - - Show Bio

First, I would think Ivy would be morally opposed to eating meat on grounds of ethical and environmental sustainability. I mean, she calls people "meat bags" to be derogatory; clearly she thinks meat is a waste of space. I don't see her supporting further environmental pollution or destruction of natural habitat just to eat meat.

Therefore if she does eat, it would likely be fruits and veggies or things she grew herself.

But as it was pointed out Gotham City Sirens #8 (and what I assumed to be the case since Batman 568/Detective Comics 735 "Fruit of the Earth"), Ivy thrives on water and sunlight, like the rest of plant life, absorbing the energy she needs, not through food but photosynthesis.

#38 Posted by umbrafeline (5300 posts) - - Show Bio

she eats plantfood i would say
#39 Posted by Video_Martian (5645 posts) - - Show Bio

PLANTS, DUH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

#40 Posted by The_Jokes_On_You (73 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe she and her venus fly trap share the people it finds? O_o

#41 Posted by CellphoneGirl (18854 posts) - - Show Bio

They should answer this in Gotham City Sirens.

#42 Posted by Bestostero (5618 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah, I'm gonna have to agree and says she "eats" through photosynthesis and water and stuff similar to plant metabolism.

#43 Posted by Griff0 (4 posts) - - Show Bio

Since she is part plant she would most likely do photosynthesis

#44 Posted by N7_Normandy (2430 posts) - - Show Bio
@Calvin said:
" This may sound stupid but.... she's green! Can't she do the photosynthesis? "
this was my assumption
#45 Posted by Strafe Prower (11887 posts) - - Show Bio

They actually state that she needs Water and Sunlight to survive and this was a part of the story in several of the recent comics. Therefore, that leads me to believe she does use photosynthesis.

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