Who Is ‘Aquaman’, His Enemy and What Are His Powers? 4 Things to Know Before DC Movie Premiere

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has been around in comics for 76 years, and has made a number of appearances in other DC projects – in live-action TV shows, cartoons, video games… he was even a major plot point in the TV show Entourage.

While there are just days left till the huge premiere in the US, that is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14, Nexter.org offers you to know more about , his powers and opponent. 

Who is ?

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is the half-human half-Atlantean king of Atlantis, an underwater city full of beings who, like , can breathe under water and survive comfortably beneath the crushing pressure of the sea.

In most versions of ’s story (like most comic book characters, it’s been retconned a few times), he was abandoned by his mother, the queen of Atlantis, and raised on land by his human father as Arthur Curry, only to eventually reclaim his birthright.

What are his powers?

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As we have already mentioned, he can breathe underwater, swim at tremendous speeds, and telepathically communicate with sea life. Being able to withstand ocean depths, he gets bonus points on land with his superhuman strength, enhanced senses, and nearly impenetrable skin.

was a long-running subject of ridicule among comic book fans, which the comics and cartoons themselves have regularly poked fun at. When your main powers are being really good at swimming and being able to telepathically communicate with marine life, you’re opening yourself up for a bit of a piss-take.

But is also incredibly strong and tough (that comes from being built to withstand the ocean pressure) and fast – but only in water. He wields a trident that is one of the most powerful weapons in the DC universe.

What are his weak points?

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Typically, is not great on land for extended periods of time. Being away from water for a long time – and especially in harsh desert environments – causes him to lose a fair chunk of his powers. He’s also not great at keeping hold of his hand. Various versions of over the years – in comics and on screen – have lost a hand in battle.

Who is ’s main enemy?

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Ocean Master is one of the most enduring foes in ’s rogues’ gallery but his real name is Orm Marius. He’s the half-brother of , and he covets the throne his brother sits upon.

He’s been one of the most constant thorns in the side of as the hero has tried to steer his kingdom in the right direction and promote peaceful relations with the surface world. But Orm would just as soon wage war and establish Atlantis as the dominant force on the planet, above or below.

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Patrick Wilson to play him on the big screen.


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Who Is 'Aquaman', His Enemy and What Are His Powers? 4 Things to Know Before DC Movie Premiere
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Who Is 'Aquaman', His Enemy and What Are His Powers? 4 Things to Know Before DC Movie Premiere
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Aquaman has been around in comics for 76 years, and has made a number of appearances in other DC projects – in live-action TV shows, cartoons, video games… he was even a major plot point in the TV show Entourage. While there are just days left till the huge premiere in the US, that is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14, Nexter.org offers you to know more about Aquaman, his powers and opponent. 
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