A benevolent, honorable mercenary and former agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., Paladin has frequently fought alongside superheroes against some of his dubious employers.
Powers and Abilities
- Superhuman Strength: Able to press one ton
- Superhuman Speed: Paladin is capable of running and moving at speeds greater than even the finest human athlete.
- Superhuman Stamina: Paladin's musculature produces less fatigue toxins during physical activity than the musculature of an ordinary human. He can exert himself at peak capacity physically for several hours before fatigue begins to impair him.
- Enhanced Durability: Paladin's bodily tissues are somewhat harder and more resistant to injury than those of an ordinary human. While not invulnerable, his body can withstand blunt and impact forces that would severely injure or kill and ordinary human with mild to moderate discomfort.
- Enhanced Agility: Paladin's agility, balance, and bodily coordination are enhanced to levels that are beyond the natural physical limits of even the finest human athlete.
- Superhuman Reflexes: Paladin's reaction time is enhanced to a level that is beyond the natural physical limits of even the finest human athlete.
Skilled Martial Artist Paladin is a skilled martial artist and hand-to-hand combatant, blending boxing with Judo and Tae Kwon Do.
Skilled Espionage Agent Paladin has proficiency in espionage methods and marksmanship. He was also a former bodyguard.
Paladin is superhumanly strong and is capable of lifting about 1 ton.
Paladin wears a body-suit of synthetic stretch fabric, and his boots, gloves, helmet, torso, and knee and elbow guards are made of bulletproof composite materials. Paladin's helmet is equipped with a belt activated faceplate which slides down to make the helmet airtight, and has its own one hour air supply. The lenses in Paladin's helmet can be adjusted for infrared vision.
Paladin typically uses his Stun-Gun, which generates enough force to disrupt the nervous system sufficiently to render most people unconscious. However, he has been known to use more conventional firearms.