MephistoProfile of Mephisto


First appearance: Silver Surfer Vol.1 #3
Origin issue: Doctor Strange Vol.3 #8, Silver Surfer Vol. 3 #45


Real name: Unrevealed; “Mephisto” short for “Mephistopheles”, is a name given to him by human beings who believed him to be the legendary Satan.
Other current aliases: Satan, Mephistopheles, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Devil
Former aliases: Nick Scratch, Legion, Hellstrom, Miles Gorney, Nick Cloot, Donald Blake
Current Occupation: Ruler of an extra dimensional land of the dead, sometime called “Hell” or “Hades”
Former occupation: None known
Citizenship: Hell
Legal Status: None on Earth
Place of birth: Unrevealed
Marital Status: Unrevealed, perhaps inapplicable
Known relatives: Victoria Wingate Hellstrom (wife, deceased), Daimon Hellstrom (Hellstorm, son), Patsy Walker Hellstrom (Hellcat, daughter-in-law), Satana Hellstrom (daughter, deceased), Mephista (daughter), Blackheart (son), Malevolence (daughter in analternate future) Known confidants: None
Known allies: Blackheart, Mpehista, Malevolence, (former) Flying Dutchman, the Six-Fingered Hand, Darkoth the Demon, Thanos, Loki, Commander Thule, Suicide, Mys-Tech Board
Major Enemies: the Silver Surfer, Thor I, Dr. Doom, John Blaze, Hellstorm, Hellcat, Satana (deceased), the Fantastic Four, Dracula, Topaz, the Defenders, Zarathos, Dr. Strange, Franklin Richards, the Beyonder, Master Pandemonium, the X-Men, the Avengers, Galactus, the Hulk, Glorian, the Shaper of Worlds, Baron Mordo, Satanish, Thog, Agatha Harkness, daredevil, Ghost Rider II, Odin, She-Hulk, Cloak & Dagger, Spider-Man, Thanos, Thor II (Thunderstrike), Adam Warlock, Dark Angel, Mys-Tech Board
Usual base of operations: Hell
Former base of operations: None
Current group membership: None
Former group membership: Six-Fingered Hand
Extent of education: Unrevealed


Height: 6’6” (variable)
Weight: 310 lbs. (variable)
Eyes: White, no visible irises or pupils (variable)
Other distinguishing features: Inhuman features, pointed ears, sharpened canine teeth, elongated and pointed fingernails, and red skin in his usual form


Intelligence: Immeasurable
Strength: Unrevealed (can be magically augmented to potentially incalculable levels)
Speed: Enhanced human
Stamina: Immeasurable
Durability: Godlike
Agility: Enhanced human
Reflexes: Enhanced human
Fighting skills: Unrevealed; Mephisto usually engages in use of his magical powers in favor of physical combat
Special skills and abilities: Vast knowledge of magical lore
Superhuman physical powers: Aside from the above listed attributes: immortality, vast inherent supernatural power and virtually unlimited ability to manipulate magical energies for virtually any purpose
Superhuman mental powers: Unrevealed
Special limitations: Mephisto cannot subjugate the will of another being without the victims submission, it does not matter if the submission is dilberate or not.
Source of superhuman powers: Demonic heritage and manipulation of the forces of magic. Mephisto once claimed that he and other “elder” demons were created by the omnipotent entity who eventually became the Infinity Gems.


Costume specifications: Alien materials
Personal weaponry: Inapplicable
Special weaponry: Inapplicable
Other accessories: Various, as needed
Transportation: Interdimensional teleportation
Design and manufacture of paraphernalia: Mephisto

Written by Galactus3
Image created by Lord Thanos
Character drawn by John Buscema


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