The Phantom Stranger
I am just a stranger...
~ The Phantom Stranger's signature phrase


The Phantom Stranger is a fictional character, of unspecified paranormal origins, who battles mysterious and occult forces in various titles published by DC Comics, sometimes under their Vertigo imprint.

He is a mysterious supernatural guide and specialist in the occult. His paranormal origins and even his true nature are largely unknown, although he has acted as an agent of the Lords of Order, and has been a member of the Justice League, Quintessence, Trenchcoat Brigade and the Sentinels of Magic.

The Phantom Stranger was created by John Broome and Carmine Infantino, first appearing in Phantom Stranger #1. (1952)

Powers and Stats

Tier: Unknown | At least Low 2-C, likely 2-C

Name: Unknown pre-Flashpoint. He has used The Phantom Stranger, The Brotherless One, and The Grey Walker as pseudonyms | Judas Iscariot

Origin: DC Comics

Gender: Male

Age: Implied to be billions of years old | Over 2000 years old

Classification: Unknown. Sometimes referred to as a fallen angel (Due to not wishing to take part on either side during Lucifer's revolution) | Cursed Human and a servant of The Presence.

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Immortality (Type 1, 5 (He is neither alive or dead) and 8 is reliant on The Word), Cosmic Awareness, Reality Warping, Conceptual Manipulation (Type 4), Teleportation, Information Analysis (He can scan the whole multiverse), Attack Reflection, Fire Manipulation, Transmutation (He turned The Spectre into a statue), Telepathy, Memory Manipulation, Non-Corporeal, Intangibility, Statistics Amplification (Amplified Psionic Lad`s psychic power), Invisibility (He is invisible to anyone who he doesn't allow see him), Shapeshifting, Energy Manipulation, BFR, Soul Manipulation, Astral Projection, Sleep Manipulation, Telekinesis, Time Manipulation, Time Stop, Anti-Magic, Illusion Creation, Portal Creation, Precognition, Magic Shield, Healing, Weather Manipulation, Matter Manipulation, Can travel through time and to alternate universes, Resistance to Existence Erasure (Resisted getting erased by The Spectre), Possession (Deadman couldn`t possess him), Mind Manipulation (resisted having his mind read), Hellfire Manipulation (hellfire from Etrigan did nothing no him) and Physics Manipulation (Stands outside of the physical laws of the universe).

Attack Potency: Unknown | At least Universe level+, likely Low Multiverse level (Shown to be comparable to The Spectre)

Speed: Unknown | Massively FTL+ (Comparable to The Spectre)

Lifting Strength: Unknown | Immeasurable

Striking Strength: Unknown | At least Universal+, likely Low Multiversal

Durability: Unknown | At least Universe level+, likely Low Multiverse level

Stamina: Very high

Range: Unknown | At least Universal+, likely Low Multiversal

Standard Equipment: His trenchcoat and hat

Intelligence: Massive cosmic knowledge of the multiverse and alternate dimensions and timelines as well as supernatural beings, and seems to have a form of Nigh-Omniscience.

Weaknesses: Often barred from interfering in a situation (presumably by The Presence)

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Key: Pre-Flashpoint | Post-Flashpoint


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