Character Profile - Nova


Name: Richard Rider, Nova Prime

Origin: Marvel Comics

Classification: Human Nova Corps member

Gender: Male

Age: Likely in his 30s

Powers and Abilities: Super strength, super leaping, super durability, invulnerability, super resistance to injury, super endurance, super speed, flight, super reflexes, super agility, can survive in space, energy absorption/projection/manipulation, gravity manipulation, can open stargates to travel to other parts of space quickly

Attack Potency: Star level+ with the entire Nova Force, otherwise it's only planet level+

Range: Thousands of km

Weaknesses: At one point he was infected with the Transmode virus and required a significant portion of his power to keep it in check. He has since been cured of it.

Lifting Strength: At least 1 quadrillion (1,000,000,000,000,000) tons

Striking Strength: At least 1 petatonne (1,000,000,000,000,000 tons of force)

Durability: Planet level+

Stamina: Largely superhuman, the Worldmind has limitless endurance

Speed: Largely FTL (can travel to other galaxies in a matter of minutes)

Intelligence: Many years of battle experience against all kinds of foes, the Worldmind contains the collected intelligence of the Xandarian civilization and is significantly beyond human intelligence

Standard Equipment: His Nova Corps armor suit, which helps protect him from damage, as well as the Worldmind, a sapient supercomputer system containing the entire culture and history of the Xandarian civilization as well as the minds of thousands of dead Xandarians. The Worldmind helps boost his reaction speed, gives him advice in battle, provides super senses, can help him block telepathy with his psi-shields, can analyze opponents for weaknesses, allows him to hack into other computer systems, and can even take over his body when he becomes unconscious.

Notable Attacks/Techniques:Edit

  • Gravimetric Pulse: He can channel gravimetric energy through the Nova Force in order to create energy blasts or restrict opponents (even managing to restrict an enemy in Gladiator's strength class).
  • Stargate: He can create a portal in space known as a stargate (similar to a wormhole) to travel at very high FTL speeds to another part of the universe.