Doctor Fate

Kent Nelson Render

Inza Cramer Render


Sometimes I think a good fight accomplishes more than all the learning in the world.
~ Doctor Fate about his work


Kent Nelson is the son of an archaeologist who explored the Valley of Ur in Mesopotamia. In 1920, he and his father stumbled across an underground pyramid, which they found contained Nabu, an ancient immortal from the planet Cilia who had laid dormant for thousands of years. However, their discovery released a poisonous gas that killed Nelson's father, an event engineered by Nabu to take Kent as his host. Gaining powers over the nature of matter and energy through sorcery, Kent was made into an agent of the Lords of Order and a champion of good, becoming the legendary Doctor Fate.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 2-B | 2-B | 2-B | 2-A | 2-A

Name: Kent Nelson, Inza Cramer, Hector Hall, Eric Strauss, Linda Strauss, Nabu

Origin: DC Comics

Gender: Varies based on the host

Age: Around 90 years for Kent and Inza | Over 10 billion years old for Nabu

Classification: Sorcerer, Lord of Order

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Magic, Flight, Telekinesis, Telepathy, Size ManipulationDuplication, Reality Warping, Energy Manipulation, Teleportation, SummoningTime Travel, Immortality, Soul Manipulation, Power Absorption, Matter ManipulationIntangibility, Transmutation, Can channel power from all of humanity, Air Manipulation, Creation, Fire Manipulation, Power Bestowal, Resurrection of others, BFR (Can banish beings from the cosmos), Mind Control (Can mentally tell others to perform actions), Blood ManipulationBiological Manipulation & Transmutation (Can change the blood types of multiple beings), Clairvoyance, AbsorptionAttack Reflection (Can absorb and redirect energy), Empathy ManipulationMemory Manipulation, Morality Manipulation (Can remove bad acts and memories of others, making them feel better and modifying their intentions. Can burn what ails others to make them feel better and change their empathy and intentions), Illusion Creation & Perception Manipulation (Can cast illusions and trick others' perceptions), Can "heal" wounds and machines, Astral ProjectionWeather Manipulation, Invisibility (Can make himself and other things invisible), Cosmic Awareness, Non-Corporeal, Body Control, and Regeneration (High) (Scales to Mordru, and has no real body, He is made of energy like all the Lords of Chaos and Order). Resistance to Mind Manipulation (Granted by the amulet of Nabu. Resisted having his mind invaded by demons of madness)

Attack Potency: Multiverse level (Comparable to Indra, whose power could endanger 1,001 planes of creation. Casually erected a barrier that could defend against a blast that created many universes) | Multiverse level (As he is potentially the greatest Doctor Fate, he should be superior to Eric and Linda Strauss. Has access to 1,000 worlds of magic) | Multiverse level (Superior to Hector Hall. Significantly superior to Eric and Linda Strauss. His power can be felt in other universes. Arguably the most powerful sorcerer in the cosmos) | Multiverse level+ (Defeated two renegade Lords of Order and Chaos, who threatened the multiverse. Knows the multiverse and sees the infinite) | Multiverse level+ (Implied he could reverse the events of Zero Hour, which was directly compared to the Crisis on Infinite Earths. The energy remaining after his death was enough to endanger all creation. The most powerful of the Lords of Order and Chaos, and single Lords of Order and Chaos can warp infinite realities)

Speed: Massively FTL+ (He was able to outrace the Big Bang, as well as move at the "velocity of god". Far, far faster than the likes of Superman)

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: Unknown

Durability: Multiverse level | Multiverse level | Multiverse level | Multiverse level+ | Multiverse level+

Stamina: Extremely long-lasting, but fighting powerful foes will drain him as Kent, otherwise virtually tireless

Range: Multiversal | Multiversal | Multiversal | Multiversal+ | Multiversal+

Standard Equipment: Helmet of Fate, Amulet of Anubis, Cloak of Destiny, Orb of Nabu

Intelligence: Extremely intelligent, has 10 billion years of experience fighting gods via Nabu's knowledge

Weaknesses: If the helmet is removed, Kent loses all power from Nabu (though he can will his stolen vestments to fight back) as well as his memories as Fate

Key: Eric and Linda Strauss | Hector Hall | Kent Nelson | Kent and Inza Nelson | Nabu

Notes: This is classic Doctor Fate, not the current depowered version. Before making any changes to this page, please read and follow the Power-scaling Rules for Marvel and DC Comics.


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