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 | 4-B | Low 1-C

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) | Solar System level (The shock waves of his clash with an Nth metal golem destroyed a star system) | Low Complex 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  | Massively FTL+

Lifting Strength: Stellar | Unknown | Immeasurable

Striking Strength: Solar System Class | Solar System Class | Low Complex Multiversal

Durability: Solar System level | Solar System level | Low Complex Multiverse level

Stamina: Nigh-Limitless

Range: Multi-Planetary | Low Complex 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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  • Possible New Gods upgrade?

    27 messages
    • That statement was referring to the House of Heroes, not the orrery. The highest dimension mentioned there was only 5D bleedspace
    • wey wait for PoM with the Dc multiverse cosmology Explanation, yes?
  • Big update to Orion's profile

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    • Looks pretty great
    • This seems fine, with the exception that I do not think that Orion has shown enough versatility in his inventions to qualify for a Supergen...
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