Orion is a member of the New Gods, also known as the Dog of War. He is the son of Darkseid and Tigra, born on the evil planet Apokolips. At a very young age, he was pledged to their enemy planet New Genesis as part of a peace agreement... Orion was raised by the benevolent Highfather in exchange for Scott Free. Orion fights for good, although the evil deeply inside of him is his greatest torment. Now one of the greatest warriors in the universe, in addition to his god-like strength he wields the energy power of the mysterious Astro-Force. He has also been a member of the Justice League.

Orion was created by Jack Kirby as part of his Fourth World epic saga. He first appeared in New Gods #1. (1971) 

Powers and Stats

Tier: 4-B | Likely 5-A | High 2-A

Name: Orion, Dog of War

Origin: DC Comics

Gender: Male

Age: At least Thousands of Years Old | Unknown

Classification: Alien, Deity, New God

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Strength, Speed, Durability, Agility, Endurance, Master Hand to Hand Combatant, Flight, Energy Manipulation, Force Field, Matter Manipulation, Magnetism, and Immortality (Type 1) | Immortality (Types 1 and 4), Abstract Existence (The New Gods are powerful living ideas from a platonic and archetypal world), Reality Warping, Non-Corporeal, and Conceptual Manipulation

Attack Potency: Solar System level (Consistently shown as a challenge for Superman) | Likely Large Planet level (Depicted as far superior to Wonder Woman) | High Multiverse level+ (Comparable to his father Darkseid. Ripped out Darkseid's heart in Death of the New Gods) 

Speed: Massively FTL+ Combat and Travel Speed | At least FTL movement speed. Massively FTL+ flight speed  | Immeasurable (Orion is a 5-dimensional conceptual entity that exists in the Sphere of the Gods, a higher plane of reality outside of regular time and space)

Lifting Strength: Multi-Stellar | Unknown | Immeasurable

Striking Strength: Solar System Class | Unknown | High Multiversal+

Durability: Solar System level | Likely Large Planet level | High Multiverse level+

Stamina: Nigh-Limitless

Range: Multi-Planetary | High Multiversal+

Standard Equipment: A Mother box, the Astro-Harness

Intelligence: Experienced warrior

Weaknesses: He is negatively affected by Radion, and his berserker rage can be problematic.

Key: Post-Crisis Avatar | Post-Flashpoint Avatar | True Self

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Start a Discussion Discussions about Orion

  • Darkseid/New Gods addition/revision

    42 messages
    • The guy above says that Orion's Pre-Crisis avatar should be universal because it merged with the universe in a story. Even though...
    • That is true. I will close this then.
  • Potential Darkseid Upgrade

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    • Also, I dont think thats resistance to absorption because Darkseid didnt resist it, Desaad was able to absorb the Omega Effect, he just c...
    • @TheSandman31 Agreed.