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Poll: Shazam! Superpowers

The new DC Cinematic Universe film is Shazam! (2019), the story of a 14 year old Billy Batson who is granted magical superpowers by the wizard Shazam.

His powers all come from mythological figures, whose names form the acronym of the magic word he uses to summon his powers.

If you could choose only one, which of Shazam's superpowers would you like to have?

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Poll by Pencho15

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    Asher Angel in Shazam! (2019)

    Solomon's Wisdom

    Billy has instant access to a vast amount of scholarly knowledge and objective. He possesses an excellent mental acuity and nearly infallible wisdom, including an innate understanding virtually all known languages and sciences. He has photographic memory and perfect recall, able retain full knowledge of all he experiences with such acuity. From this, he can read and decipher any coding, solve long mathematical equations instantaneously and make intuitive guesses based on limited data which he is almost always correct. He also has a great understanding of divine phenomena in the mortal world. This also lets him provide counseling and advice in times of need. He also gains an uncanny awareness of his circumstances akin to clairvoyance that lets him turn disadvantages into advantages. In some stories, this power also gives him the ability to hypnotize people

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    Zachary Levi and Jack Dylan Grazer in Shazam! (2019)

    Hercules' Strength

    Hercules' power grants superhuman strength comparable to that of the legendary demigod, making him one of DC Comics' strongest characters. He is able to easily bend steel in his bare hands, do the work of several laborers in a fraction of the time, produce powerful shockwaves by clapping his hands, punch through nearly any structure, and lift/toss massive objects. This strength has been compared to that of Superman and other godlike characters.

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    Atlas' Stamina

    Using Atlas' stamina grants near-limitless resilience. He never feels fatigue or tired and as such does not require rest or sleep His durability lets him survive if not withstand most types of extreme physical assaults with little to no harm. Also, any physical harm he does sustain heals in seconds without any discomfort or lingering signs of the harm. He has a supernaturally-endowed metabolism far beyond the normal realm of human physical activities, not needing nourishment or even air beyond personal joy without affecting his performance. He can even can survive unaided in space. Sustained by the magical energies coursing through his body, Billy's empowered form never ages, making him biologically immortal and can potentially live forever with no decline in performance so long as he remains in that form, however his normal self will continue to age

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    Zachary Levi in Shazam! (2019)

    Zeus' Power

    Zeus' power, besides fueling the magic thunderbolt that transforms Captain Marvel/Shazam, also greatly enhances Captain Marvel/Shazam's other physical and mental abilities, including his five senses, and grants him resistance against all magic spells and attacks. The hero can use the lightning bolt as a weapon by dodging it and allowing it to strike an opponent or other target. The magic lightning has several uses, such as creating apparatus, restoring damage done to the hero, and providing fuel for magic spells. It allows him to travel to the Rock of Eternity, thus allowing interdimensional and time travel. Shazam is able to use his lightning powers to absorb lighting/electricity, as well as conjure and generate lightning, which he can control for various uses, such shooting energy bolts and creating electrical force-fields. He also can use it readily from his fingertips

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    Zachary Levi in Shazam! (2019)

    Achilles' Courage

    The courage of Achilles gives the mental fortitude of the legendary Greek hero. This gives him superhuman levels of inner strength, willpower, discipline and resolve from which to draw upon in times of hopelessness, and possibly great fighting skills. He is constantly supported by a harmonious presence of good will and unflinching courage that he never backs down from a challenge or feels any debilitating amount of fear or despair, even in the face of the most intimidating of opponents. In some stories it also gives him fighting skills. It also aids the hero's mental fortitude against telepathy, mind control, and other mental attacks

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    Zachary Levi and Asher Angel in Shazam! (2019)

    Mercury's Speed

    By channeling Mercury's speed, Captain Marvel/Shazam can move at superhuman speeds and fly, the former comparable to The Flash. He is able to move at sub-light speeds in orbit and in outer space, he can fly at trans-light speeds

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