"It's Black Adam now, old man, and I'm taking your throne. What's it look like?"
— Black Adam in Classic Rock

Black Adam is a super villain and the arch enemy of Shazam.

Background Edit

Teth-Adam was once the champion of earth five thousand years ago in ancient Khandaq, chosen by the wizard Shazam Adam was given divine magic that turned him into earths mightiest mortal. However he became corrupted by his newfound powers and sought to conquer the world and usurp Shazams position. He was defeated and the position of earths newest champion was given to Billy Batson who became Shazam. Now Black Adam seeks to destroy both the wizard and Batson and take the magic of the Rock of Eternity for his own so he may rule the world.

Powers and Abilities Edit

Divine Empowerment: Through The Wizards spell, Black Adam was endowed with the various powers of Gods.

Transformation: By shouting the name of The Wizard 'Shazam' Teth-Adam is struck by a magic lightning bolt which transforms him into Black Adam.

  • Super Strength: Adam has strength on par with superman, being able to lift heavy objects and strike his foes with the might of a god.
  • Super Speed: Not only can Adam run at great speeds but he can also think react and move at similar speeds.
  • Invulnerability: Adam cannot be harmed by another unless they are as strong or stronger than himself.
  • Immortality: Whilst transformed Adam does not age nor is he affected by diseases and viruses. He does not need to eat, drink or sleep either.
  • Healing: Adam recovers from harm at an incredible rate, most wounds being healed the next day.
  • Flight: Adam can easily defy gravity and travel through the air at phenomenal speeds.
  • Lightening Magic: Adam is very capable and powerful wielder of his magic, using it to restrain foes, erect force fields or to attack his enemies.

Weaknesses Edit

Transformation: Since Adam has been in his transformed state for over 5000 years, if he were to return to his human form he would rapidly age and turn to dust.

Magic: A strong enough spell or wizard can harm Adams.

Appearances Edit

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