Top 15 Iron Man Powers and Abilities

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Tony Stark has many memorable moments, mostly hilarious ones.

Flying, sparks coming out of your palm, armored suits that form to your body that perform specialized attacking skills. I think we all had a feeling once in our lives where we imagined ourselves as a superhero, whether it was to save the world from evil, or just the fun of containing powers.

Tony Stark is an inspiration to many. Iron Man has been around for a long time, entertaining us with his wit, humor, and crazy powers he possesses. Let’s take a look at his most famous powers and abilities on a journey in the comic world.

15. Engineer Enthusiast

"Iron Man. That's kind of catchy. It's got a nice ring to it. I mean it's not technically accurate. The suit's a gold titanium alloy, but it's kind of provocative, the imagery anyway." -Tony Stark

Trapped in Vietnam, thinking quickly was a necessity! Being an engineer and following in his father's footsteps to the ultimate intelligence he will soon gain, Tony was lucky he held so much compassion for engineering. It was all put to test while being kidnapped by "The Ten Rings" terrorist group who wanted his genius brain to build them a missile. Yeah, right! He wouldn't do that. So, instead he built something with more power, but for himself. Selfishness is okay in this situation. After all, this is when Iron Man was born.

Ability Details

  • With his intelligence, he constantly thinks of the future and creates upcoming projects to better his abilities. There is always room for improvement
  • He holds a creative mind that is always turning 
  • Tony is able to tackle multiple tasks at ease
  • Yes, he’s brilliant, but he can also fight during hand-in-hand combat
  • Since growing up in the business world, he is the ultimate businessman and has the ability to think clearly and cleverly

14. Dumbfounding Durability

"You can take away my house, all my tricks and toys. One thing you can't take away... I am Iron Man." -Tony Stark

If you are trying to save innocent people from harm, you need to have something that can hold up in battle, right? With his continuing growing brain, he knows he needs to provide some stability in the armor suits he is creating. Why build something that won’t last or can’t handle pressure? Well, he lived and he learned and created tons of armors throughout his “career” of being a superhero. The next one always topped the previous one. Trial and error at its finest, Stark kept going and going to perfect his perfection of the ultimate armor suit.

Ability Details

  • He can reach to the clouds in his armored suits with blazing jets on his boots
  • Always wanting perfection, he ended up creating a suit that can soar into space
  • Thrusters are added to his feet to create the flying effect
  • Flying gives him the ability to attack enemies in or from the sky
  • Believe it or not, he can actually fly undetected by radar

13. Significant Strength

"Is it better to be feared or respected? I say, is it too much to ask for both?" -Tony Stark

Iron Man has extra power beyond normal fist fights when he’s wearing his armor. The strength that he contains while wearing his brilliant masterpieces is truly remarkable. The ability to have power above your human form can prove to the villians that you are not one to mess with.

Ability Details

  • Can lift objects that are 100 tons in weight
  • Saving people from large objects with his attached claw arms
  • His strength as Iron Man progresses with each suit he makes

12. Fierceful Flying

"I'm sorry, Earth is closed today. You better pack it up and get outta here." -Tony Stark

Who hasn’t glanced at birds flying and wished they had that ability to see the world from another angle? Better yet, going above just the average bird, I’m sure the thought of being a superhero that can fly has crossed your mind at one point, right? Tony Stark can fly!

Ability Details

  • He can reach to the clouds in his armored suits with blazing jets on his boots
  • Always wanting perfection, he ended up creating a suit that can soar into space
  • Thrusters are added to his feet to create the flying effect
  • Flying gives him the ability to attack enemies in or from the sky
  • Believe it or not, he can actually fly undetected by radar

11. Spectacular Speed

"Sometimes you gotta run before you can walk." -Tony Stark

Reach for the sky and fly around with military aircraft! That’s pretty unbelievable, but he is a superhero after all. His speed that he can obtain with his crafty suits can get him to where he needs to be at a super quick pace. When you are saving the world, time means everything!

Ability Details

  • He can travel up to 15,000 miles in an armored suit
  • Breaking the sound barrier in the atmosphere is no big deal
  • Quick reflexes and maneuverability
  • Booster jets are added to his armor 
  • Can travel to speeds of 5,600 mph to 6,700 mph

10. Useful Unibeam

"If you're nothing without this suit then you shouldn't have it." -Tony Stark

Controlled right from the chest piece of his armor, this eye stunning bright light can throw you off of your feet just by the looks of it. The force behind this beam busting out of the chest will most likely result in you never walking again!

Ability Details

  • All of the suits energy can be pushed into the effect of this beam
  • It uses a lot of battery power, so it should be used efficiently 
  • Blast away objects that are in the way
  • This feature should be used in emergencies only

9. Resisting Radiation

"Following's not really my style." -Tony Stark

Why not keep improving? Tony seems to be doing well with the progression of his battle suits. He continues to evolve the suit's powers into an imaginary entity where no one would believe it, unless they saw it with their own eyes. He can resist radiation!

Ability Details

  • The top layer of these suits repel radiation
  • The structure is so durable, it doesn’t harm the body inside if radiation is present
  • Even the armor itself won’t be destroyed by it

8. Wanted Weapons

"Don't do anything I would do, and definitely don't do anything I wouldn't do. There's a little gray area in there, and that's where you operate." -Tony Stark

Of course Iron Man wanted weapons! His enemies sure didn’t, but that doesn’t matter to Mr. Stark and what he is trying to accomplish. The amount of weapons he added over the course of time is stunning. 

Ability Details

  • Flamethrowers were installed on his wrists
  • lasers to slice through almost any material
  • Rocket launchers and missiles attached for take off
  • Powerful blasts from the repulsors
  • Mini micro missiles
  • Small guns

7. Fantastic Force Fields

"Anybody on our side hiding any shocking and fantastic abilitites they'd like to discuss? I'm open to suggestions." -Tony Stark

No way! Now this is cool and something superheros will thrive on if they possess! Creating a force field to cover and protect you from enemies, well count me in! This feature doesn’t seem to be talked about a lot but he does use it to save his life more than once. 

Ability Details

  • The Silver Centurion armor suit was the first to feature this advancement
  • It needs massive power, so can only be used for a few minutes

6. Hushed Hacker

"Make your move, Reindeer Games." -Tony Stark

With a genius mind and the motivation to keep thriving, hacking systems was Iron Man’s specialty. His ability to find out what was going on in the world all behind the scenes (and doing it secretly) allowed him to have a head start on planning his attacks.

Ability Details

  • He is considered one of the smartest Marvel super heroes
  • Always thinking of the future, he is able to predict it with ease
  • Relies on J.A.R.V.I.S., but is smart without it
  • He can create computer viruses

5. Incredible Invisibility

"Dude, you are embarassing me in front of the wizards." -Tony Stark

Always improving to better defeat the villains, he can do more than change color like a chameleon. Eventually, he created an armor suit that can strike in the night without being noticed at all. With the stealth system attached with Mark XVl, also known as Nightclub, he can be sneaky like the previous suit he created before it.

Ability Details

  • Invisible to the human eye, cameras, and sensors
  • The suit morphs its color to its surrounding environment
  • Best used during the dark nights
  • Runs smoothly with the advanced energy system entact

4. Healthy Healing

"And for gosh sake, watch your language!" -Tony Stark

Tony can’t solely rely on his armor to save him over and over again. He needed a back up plan for injuries because he needs to be a super human to its fullest. How can he heal himself?

Ability Details

  • Medical suture spray assists him when needed
  • His advanced armor suits can even repair themselves
  • Can create new organs if they are needed to keep him alive

3. Snazzy Shape-Shifting

"I have successfully privatized World Peace." -Tony Stark

No, he does not turn into a werewolf, but has the ability to do something way cooler than a furry animal. It all started with his armor suit who was honored with the name Bones. 

Ability Details

  • His advanced armor was able to separate itself to use as other weapons against enemies
  • Other advanced suits can separate, even while in the air, and then come together to form around Tony’s body
  • Built in repair systems are included in case of an emergency
  • Armor can be reshaped by his command through J.A.R.V.I.S.
  • A suit can find tony when he is wearing his special bracelet

2. Revolutionary Repulsors

"They say that the best weapon is the one you never have to fire. I respectfully disagree. I prefer the weapon you only have to fire once." -Tony Stark

Just stick your hand up in the “stop in the name of law” type of way and shoot some blasts from your palms! Yes, this is a power we all can imagine to have. Repulsors were added pretty early on in Iron Man’s busy career, but they kept evolving with more power than ever.

Ability Details

  • Generate blazing blasts of beam
  • Electric current flows through the gauntlets to produce the power
  • They were originally created to help with his flight stability
  • They eventually were able to charge at a fast speed

1. Meaningful Mind Control

"I don't like it when you have plans." -Tony Stark

With how far Tony traveled the road to excellence and how advanced his experiments became, his human form started advancing right along with his armor suits. Most of his battle filled life was in a protective and powerful metal and was completely controlled by his command, but through his J.A.R.V.I.S. system. His suits evolved and so did he. 

Ability Details

  • Putting focus and energy into his thoughts, the suit will comply
  • Brain computer interface uses his brain EEG signals to simply command the machines to do a certain job
  • Tony has always been ahead of his time where histechnology was far more futuristic than others obtained

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