is swamp thing earths most powerful hero

#1 Posted by ratman19 (525 posts) - - Show Bio

since swamp thing can beat superman does that make him earths most powerful hero?

#2 Posted by Crom-Cruach (8810 posts) - - Show Bio

Swamp Thing has always been one of earths most powerful beings.

#3 Posted by ratman19 (525 posts) - - Show Bio

@Crom-Cruach: but is he the most powerful. because its been stated several times that superman is earths most powerfu hero. but i heard that there was a time when swamp thing beat superman and was holding back doing it.

#4 Posted by Cap10nate (2227 posts) - - Show Bio

@ratman19: The only thing that limits Swamp Thing is climate of certain locations. He is all powerful in areas of high vegetation but get him in a desert or probably a frozen area and his power is limited.

#5 Posted by Ms. Omega (4432 posts) - - Show Bio

Swamp thing can also transfer his consciousness across the planet to a place where there is vegetation and regenerate himself so even if you put him in the desert he wont be there for long.

#6 Posted by timelord786 (175 posts) - - Show Bio

@ratman19: Just out of curiosity what issues did he defeat him in?

#7 Posted by BiteMe-Fanboy (7729 posts) - - Show Bio

@Crom-Cruach said:

Swamp Thing has always been one of earths most powerful beings.

#8 Posted by Lvenger (19266 posts) - - Show Bio

They haven't addressed the damn White ring thing! Blackest Night is supposed to have happened yet there's no record in the New 52 of Swamp Thing having White Lantern powers? Aagh New 52 continuity is confusing.

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#9 Posted by Crom-Cruach (8810 posts) - - Show Bio

@ratman19 said:

@Crom-Cruach: but is he the most powerful. because its been stated several times that superman is earths most powerfu hero. but i heard that there was a time when swamp thing beat superman and was holding back doing it.

Superman being the most powerful earth hero has always been incorrect since the 1985 Crisis on Infinite Earth reboot. There are litterally dozens of earth based heroes more powerful then him in DC: Martian Manhunter, Doctor Fate, Firestorm the Nuclear Man, Majestic, Swamp Thing, etc.@Ms. Omega said:

Swamp thing can also transfer his consciousness across the planet to a place where there is vegetation and regenerate himself so even if you put him in the desert he wont be there for long.

This is incorrect. Swamp thing is so powerful he can even travel to the vegetation of Alien Worlds far outside of our solar system. This was established by Alan Moore. Swamp Thing is the avatar of the Green, he is a god-elemental empowered the by the divine power of the Green.

#10 Posted by ratman19 (525 posts) - - Show Bio

@timelord786: idk i just heard from other viners that swamp thing has beaten superman because superman was infected with some kryptonian plant and swamp thing fought him and held back while doing it and that he beat batman even when he prepped for it. im pretty new to swamp thing i just started reading him with the new-52 so my pre-new 52 knowledge of him is limited.

#11 Posted by jwalser3 (4876 posts) - - Show Bio

Who else has he fought besides Superman and Captain Atom?

#12 Posted by ratman19 (525 posts) - - Show Bio

@jwalser3: batman.

#13 Posted by jwalser3 (4876 posts) - - Show Bio

@ratman19:Batman.....He is the worlds strongest hero hands down!

#14 Posted by ratman19 (525 posts) - - Show Bio

@jwalser3: swamp thing has beaten bats

#15 Posted by ratman19 (525 posts) - - Show Bio

i also think swamp thing should be part of justice league dark. because his powers are based on magic

#16 Posted by jobbernos (1420 posts) - - Show Bio

yes

#17 Posted by TeamUnitedNerds (402 posts) - - Show Bio

I think that Superman is far more powerful. I mean, Swamp Thing is not capable of flight, nor can he tow planets

#18 Posted by The Lobster (1507 posts) - - Show Bio

@TeamUnitedNerds said:

I think that Superman is far more powerful. I mean, Swamp Thing is not capable of flight, nor can he tow planets

Swamp-Thing can fly now. You argument is no longer valid.

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