All Marvel comic book characters have super powers. These powers are what make them unique and different from other comic book characters and are usually what get fans and readers so interested in the character. Although personality, lifestyle and background are important to a character, its the powers that make people so enamored with the villain or hero. Deadpool is no different. Take a look at our guide to Deadpool powers:
Deadpool’s main power is a superhuman healing factor. He obtained this power in a lab during the Project X weapons experiment. The healing factor was extracted from Wolverine in the same lab and placed into Deadpool to test the mutant power in a normal human. Anytime he receives damage to his cellular structure or physical body, he is able to heal at an extraordinary rate. He can even regrow actual organs and limbs. Although the majority of his healing powers is a result of his inherited healing factor from Wolverine, he is able to also mentally coax his body to heal faster to a degree based on his emotions. Not only can he heal from physical damage as a result of real-world weapons, he is also immune to the majority of drugs, poisons, and diseases.
Since his body has the abilities to regenerate and heal at incredible rates, his fatigue level has a natural endurance which provides him with more stamina so he can fight longer, harder and with more persistence than many of his enemies. As a result, he has more natural strength and agility as well as enhanced reflexes which gives him even more advantages in the field of battle.
Although not really a power, he is incredibly skilled in just about every kind of hand-to-hand combat technique. His fighting abilities are not limited to one type of weapon over another. He is a master of any kind of bladed weapon like swords, knives and sais as well as projectile weapons such as pistols and other handguns.
Whenever he fails a mercenary assignment, it is typical of him to undergo significant plastic surgery in order to assume a new identity; thus, making him a master of disguise. To further enhance this frightening ability to change his appearance, he is also fluent in a multitude of languages such as Spanish, German, Japanese and English. Pretty cool? Just another of the famous Deadpool abilities.
Deadpool is an extraordinary hand-to-hand combatant and is skilled in multiple unarmed combat techniques and abilities. He is a master of assassination techniques, is an excellent marksman, and is highly skilled with bladed weapons (frequently carrying two swords strapped to his back). He is fluent in Japanese, German, Spanish, amongst other languages.
Another thing that makes Deadpool so unique is that he will talk to the reader in comics as ifhe knows he’s in a comic book. In the upcoming Deadpool video game, he is also well known for talking to the player as well. This is why he is given the affectionate title: “the merc with a mouth.” This is one of the reasons so many of his fans love him.
I hope this helped to give you a better understanding of Deadpool’s powers and abilities. As Deadpool gets more and more popular, you’ll find yourselves explaining these simple facts to others as well.