Example Origins

Some examples of superhero origins. Many heroes are a combination of them.

Bestowed Powers
-By a being (The Silver Surfer)
-By an item (the Green Lantern rings, the Venom symbiote)
-Stolen (Rogue)

Mutations
-Innate (Iceman)
-Chemically Induced (Static Shock, Ms. Marvel(Khamila Khan))
-Genetic alterations (Spiderman)

Non-human
-Aliens (the Kree, Superman)
-Alternate humans (Wonder Woman)
-Extra dimensional entities (Mephisto, Hellboy)
-“Monsters” (Swampthing, werewolves)

Technology
-Android or other AI (Ultron)
-Cybernetics (Cyborg)
-Drugs and serums (Captain America, Bane)
-Gadgets and guns (Punisher)
-Power suits (Ironman)

Training/Aptitude
-Magical (Constantine, Zartana)
-Physical (Batman and co., Black Widow)

Example Origins

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