DC is synonymous with superheroes and each one of these fascinating characters has a unique story behind their superpowers, which of course contributed to their abilities. Of course, no superhero in their universe would be complete without a worthy nemesis and DC Universe doesn’t disappoint as they have gathered many powerful friends who are formidable opponents for the toughest superheroes in DC comics such as Superman and Batman. That being said, these are the 5 extreme versions of DC’s strongest supervillains –
A founding member of the Crime Syndicate, this evil, and unethical metahuman were at one time just a mere alien who used his mental prowess as a means of manipulation. Despite being frail, he was able to fight off many powerful DC villains with the help of telepathy. Unfortunately, his newfound powers would quickly backfire when he failed to beat the Justice League and instead got himself beat down. After having most of his body destroyed, the villain ended up joining Lex Luthor’s team with a new lease on life after Lex transferred his consciousness into an android body.
The DC comic is famous for its multiverse. It was created as a way to explain the glut of characters that populated the universe. Periodically, DC likes to clean house by having “Crisis” events that usually lead to the demise of multiple superheroes. He came from another dimension in his own form and eventually went on a rampage. Superboy-Prime believed that he was doing justice. He deemed himself to be better than everyone else due to his superior abilities. That being said, Superboy-Primekilled and eliminated many superheroes including Superman. It took many Green Lanterns and other corporeal beings too much time to take down this maniac who believed himself to be better than everyone else.
As an inventor and scientist from the DC Universe, Krona is a much more versatile comic book character than Professor X. Krona invented the time machine that accidentally ignited creation so to speak by letting evil course through space and time. It was this mistake that resulted in his transformation into energy by this infinite power from where he originated. A fate that would force him to search ceaselessly for what he had destroyed during his quest for answers about existence itself.
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As the ruler of Apokolips, Darkseid is known by many to be the ultimate evil in the DC universe. In search of “Anti-Life,” this warlord seeks to conquer all realities. More importantly, he has supreme god-like powers. It makes even Superman break out into a cold sweat. Combining his arsenal of destruction with an army of Parademons at his command, Darkseid is a threat that no one can possibly hope to defeat. It is unless you’re Overman just kicking back in your Fortress of Solitude contemplating how it could all be over.
He is the father of Deathstroke and a bloodthirsty villain. That being said, Trigon has finally managed to get his children together with their nemeses to create the ultimate super team. He loves creating living demons for countless heroes who have perished at his hands. Although Trigon may be nearly omnipotent, there’s no doubt that he will never live long enough to accomplish everything.