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Buddy Baker is the Animal Man, the chosen protector of The Red, the force which connects all animal life. He is both a family man and a super-hero, often struggling to keep balance between the two.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 9-B

Name: Bernhard "Buddy" Baker, Animal Man

Origin: DC Comics

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown

Classification: Human, Avatar of The Red

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Animal Manipulation, Flight, Transformation, Breaking the Fourth Wall, Regeneration (Low-Mid, via channeling the power of earthworms), Flight, Enhanced Senses (By copying bats and dogs), Fire Manipulation, Water Manipulation, Sound Manipulation, Electricity Manipulation, Light Manipulation, Energy Manipulation, Healing, Duplication (Through copying bacteria), Disease Manipulation (Infected enemies with Black Death), Possession (Can possess animals after dying), Power Mimicry (Can copy the powers of any animal in the universe), Illusion Creation (Induced mass hallucinations upon an entire jury), Resistance to Gravity Manipulation

Attack Potency: Wall level (Can tear metal walls and gates apart, destroyed a clone of Mirror Master while weakened, knocked a T-Rex out, punched an elevator out of a building, smashed the hood of a car by jumping on it, hit B'wana Beast hard enough to damage concrete)

Speed: Varies from Superhuman (Ran at 75 MPH while copying an ant, can replicate an impala's speed) to Massively FTL+ (Dodged an attack from Overman and flew intergalactic distances while channeling Sun-Eater's power)

Lifting Strength: Class 1 to Class 5 (Able to lift cars and jeeps)

Striking Strength: Wall Class

Durability: Wall level

Stamina: Very high

Range: Varies

Standard Equipment: None

Intelligence: Unknown

Weaknesses: Suffers from an existential crisis


Notable Victories:

Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Matches:


Discussion threads involving Animal Man (Post-Crisis)