Jefferson Pierce is a retired superhero with the ability to harness and control electricity and becomes a principal at Garfield High School. He returns to fighting crime thanks to his daughter and the threat of a star student being recruited by a local gang.
Powers and Stats
Tier: 9-B physically, 8-C with electricity
Name: Jefferson Pierce
Origin: Arrowverse (CW)
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Skilled Hand-to-Hand Combatant, Regeneration (Mid-Low), Flight (via Suit), Magnetism Manipulation, Electricity Manipulation, Forcefield Creation (via Suit)
Attack Potency: Wall level physically (Could fight against his daughter who could shatter stone and destroy a Confederate statue by stomping the ground), Building level+ with electricity (Can produce actual lightning which is proved by the fact Gambi stated that any person stuck by Black Lightning's electricity would usually have Lichtenberg figure scars).
Speed: Unknown, at least Athlete level (Former track athlete) possibly higher (Could move fast enough to dodge semi-automatic guns albeit from a considerable distance), Massively Hypersonic+ with electricity/lightning
Lifting Strength: At least Athletic Human
Striking Strength: Wall Class
Durability: Wall level (Could tank strikes from his daughter), higher with suit and forcefield (Suit stops Glock pistol bullets at close range, he could block multiple semi-automatic rifle bullets with his forcefield)
Range: Standard melee range, tens of meters with electricity
Standard Equipment: Armored Suit
Intelligence: Gifted (College graduate, principal, and "Black Jesus" of the community)
Weaknesses: None notable