Top 10 Superheroes Useless In A Fight – Part 2

Top 10 Superheroes Useless In A Fight – Part 2

The crazy this to me about heroes is when
it comes to the efficiency of their powers, a lot of them are useless. If you don’t believe me you should check out
the web serial novel called Worm by John C McCrae which explores this idea. But at the end of the day, superheroes do
what they do to give us a story, to create a page turning fight. In today’s list we explore the idea of what
would happen if they fight was a little shorter than one or three comic book issues and take
a look at some of the most, sometimes conditionally, useless superheroes in a fight. This list a part 2 to Sasha’s part 1 so strap
in and get ready to hear about some more useless instances of superheroes. Here we go. 10
Maggott You might be thinking, Amanda stop picking
on Maggott, Japeth has got it hard enough. And I feel you. Dude, has to live with two maggots in his
intestine that burrow in and out of him which depicted as being crazy painful. That’s how he gains power and sustenance. But the crazy thing about his abilities is
that rely solely on his connection to his maggots. If you take Maggott’s maggots away—hold
on, if you take Japeth’s maggots away, he’s useless. Sure he has a little psychometric ability
which allows him to see glimpses into the past or future of a location that he is in,
but that is a very minute ability for him. And definitely not enough to carry him to
victory or survival in a fight. It seems to me that it’s a bit of a flaw that
your power source can leave you, leaving both you and them vulnerable. In other words, if you’re in a fight with
Japeth just keep him from his maggots. 9
Almighty Dollar This hero comes to us from the NFL SuperPro
comic series, published by Marvel. Yeah, that’s right, even the NFL has a league
of superheroes, everyone is doing it. The league of heroes was called the Happy
Campers, so named because they got their powers at a self-esteem camp which was actually a
front for mad scientist who just wanted to dole out superpowers for some reason. The power that the Almighty Dollar received? Can you guess it? Yes, he is able to shoot change from his wrist. And if you ever been hit by a pocketful of
change, you might think, “oww that doesn’t feel great.” But you’re not going to die or anything from
it. In other words, not gonna be great in a fight. Almighty Dollar up against any supervillain
and the supervillain would win hands down. Hands down. 8
Cypher So in the comment of for part one of this
list many of you expressed surprise that Cypher was not on this list. Shock, awe. Why would we have left him out? Well I know a bunch of you loyal Cypher fans
may be watching, but I agreed with the people in the last video’s comments and so I brought
him forth for you to flaunt as useless. Your welcome. Useless in a fight of course and only really
in a fight that can’t be avoided by resolving miscommunications. But if we are already in the midst and the
reasons we’re fighting feel very clear, Cypher would not be much help there. His powers are based around understanding
and communication using a variety of different languages, including alien and technological
languages as well. But in a situation where we are just two people
who don’t see eye to eye, all the languages in the world cannot help you take a hit or
dodge a fist. Unfortunately. 7
Bailey Hoskins Coming to us from the comic series, and I’m
not making this up, X-Men: Worst X-Man Ever, we have Bailey Hoskins. He has powers that are similar to Marvel villain,
Nitro, which is that he can self detonate. The difference is Nitro can reform where Bailey
can’t, which means in any fight all he has in one shot. In the comic story where he is presented he
is used in more a fight of politics to turn the tides against corrupt mutants. But in any other fight, that ability means
that he would die. And as much as I wanna say you don’t have
to survive a fight to be considered a victor–which granted, you don’t–it’s really hard to continue
fighting if you’re dead. So in any greater story arc where have a fight
that is spanning over a few comics, his power would be pretty useless. And if his explosion ended up missing his
target. Like for example, if the person he’s fighting
has super speed or teleportation abilities. Or magic abilities obviously. But when are magic abilities not a problem
in the world of comics? 6
Captain Ultra Sure Captain Ultra has a ton of powers, especially
for playing such a small role in the Marvel universe, but he also has one very large weakness. His powers including flight, super strength,
speed, stamina and even breath as well as penetrating vision. If you’re wondering what penetrating vision
is, it’s basically x-ray vision, he can see through solid matter. And I really don’t like the term penetrating
vision so for those of you who a terminology triggered, just imagine that when I say, x-ray
vision, I’m saying… the other one. Anyways, even with all these abilities, Captain
Ultra is still not infallible and I’d even go so far as to categorize him as yes, being
useless in a fight. Why? Because he has an extreme phobia, an intense
fear of fire to the point that he is show fainting in the comics simply when someone
lights a match. And he’s super embarrassed about it. Given that some of the supervillain community
know about this, it would make him super easy to defeat in a fight. Little fire in his face and watch him faint. Granted he has worked through therapy to overcome
his phobia and has had some success but even after all these years in the comics, his phobia
is still sort of an issue. 5
Professor Xavier Come on! How could Professor X be useless in a fight,
right? He’s one of the strongest telepaths in the
world! He can influence people’s thoughts, change
their minds, inception, jedi mind tricks, the whole nine yards! But what if he was fighting robots? It he was fighting any army of creatures without
a mind but simply circuiting and programming what could he do. He doesn’t have influence over beings without
consciousness. He doesn’t have the telekinetic abilities
of Jean Grey. Professor X would be screwed and possibly
wind up dead all over again. Face it. Robots vs Professor X equals his doom. 4
Martian Manhunter Martian Manhunter is one of the founding members
of the Justice League, an alien who has the powers to shapeshift and manipulate minds
he is an opponent you normally wouldn’t want to go up against. He was even able to cure Joker’s insanity
for a brief moment in the comics. But he was one insane weakness, his love for
oreos! Naww, I’m just kidding. His fear of fire. That’s right, Manhunter has a next level fear
of fire. Batman’s contingency plan for him in the Tower
of Babel even prays on this fear. Bruce’s plan if Martian Manhunter goes off
the rails is to cover him in nannites which make him feel the fire more intensely as well
as make him way more flammable. Granted Martian Manhunter has worked hard
to combat his deep-seated phobia–even more deep-seated than Captain Ultra, I would say–but
still the fact remains, if you set him on fire, he would instantly start freaking out
and become completely useless in a fight. Though granted, so would I. 3
Color Kid First appearing in DC’s Adventure Comics #342,
Color Kid has some pretty useless superpowers. He can change the colour of things. I mean this is a power that can be used to
… I don’t know. It’s neat but not particularly useful. He could try to confuse someone or maybe try
to create some camouflage. Even then it seem like he is better suited
to helping avoid fights rather than participate in them. What is it with characters with rainbow related
powers? Rainbow Girl and Rainbow Kid are just both
heroes that aren’t really useful. Like DC, just no more rainbow supers, okay? Let’s leave them back in the 1960s where they
were conceived and try to forget that you were still trying to make Rainbow Girl a thing
in 2008. 2
Superman I know Superman was already one part one. But we have more to talk about when it comes
to Superman being sometimes so useless. This time I want to remind you all about the
red sun issue. And no not the Superman comic where we explore
an alternate world where Superman is raised in communist Russia entitled Red Son by Mark
Millar, which you should read by the way. Check it out. We are talking about the sun in the sky. Superman’s abilities become so powerful as
a result of our sun, fun fact. But it takes a specific kind of sun to power
his abilities. A yellow one. While the red sun appears to drain or cancel
out his super abilities. This hasn’t been the most consistent depicted
weakness of Superman, in terms of how long it takes him to get weak but the fact remains
that if he under a red sun’s rays, he loses his powers.This has to do with the fact that
he isn’t receiving energy from the red sun to keep him powered up. Meaning that he might have his powers for
a split second after but as soon as his yellow sun solar energy stores are used up, he’s
just a normal guy. And normal guys are pretty easy for someone
super to beat in a fight. 1
Tony Stark Ooooo. Yeah, we’re going there. Iron Man is obviously a super op hero. He was the golden boy of the MCU up until
recently. RIP, Tony. And he was on the original Avengers in the
comics. He’s a brilliant guy with an insane number
of tech gadgets and Iron Man suits to prove it. So how could he be useless in a fight. Tony Stark was at one time an alcoholic, which
as we have seen when they delved into these issues with his character in the MCU and in
the comics in the story entitled Demon in a Bottle which explores Stark’s addiction
and resolution to get help at the end. Involving a storyline where he has some drinks,
dons his Iron Man suit and goes to meet an ambassador whose a serious fan boy, and then
kills him. Granted this was not Iron Man’s fault as he
was being controlled by nemesis, Justin Hammer the CEO of a rival company. But if Hammer was able to get the best of
him while he was drinking, who knows how easy he’d be to defeat in a fight. I mean Rhodey definitely proved how useless
he could be. The moral don’t drink and get into a superfight. Thanks for watching, nerd squad. I hope you enjoyed this list. Are there conditions where you have found
other heroes to be even more useless than those listed here? If so be sure to spark a debate in the comments
below. Maybe we’ll give you a part four. And while you are on your way down there,
don’t forget to like, subscribe, share and ring that bell so you get those nerdy notifications. Till next time, this is top 10 nerd and I’m
your host Amanda McKnight, reminding you to stay nerdy, YouTube.

David Anderson

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90 thoughts on “Top 10 Superheroes Useless In A Fight – Part 2

  1. Maddie Duff says:

    Top Ten Facts About Daisy Johnson

  2. Top 10 Nerd says:

    Did we miss anyone?

  3. Peter Quinn says:

    Howard the Duck 😀

  4. Az tatti says:

    I am the forth guy to comment o_O

  5. Robert Simon says:

    I still don’t get why people care about the use of characters.

  6. trex advent says:

    Can you do top 10 facts about these characters on this list?

  7. Gideon Gold says:

    If Charles had to fight beings who didn't have a mind he'd simply call Magneto.

  8. trex advent says:

    How would it be if these characters appeared on the big screen or TV shows?

  9. trex advent says:

    Who would win between these characters on this list?

  10. carl charleston says:

    2:43, Cypher just a girl? What a punk

  11. Crabomax says:

    Captain Ultra? Martian Manhunter!? The guys are overpowered living toolboxs!

  12. trex advent says:

    Can you do top 10 facts about the Flash Villain Bloodwork?

  13. trex advent says:

    Can you do top 10 facts about the Netflix shows Troll Hunters tales of Arcadia and 3 below tales of Arcadia?

  14. trex advent says:

    How would it be if Magus was the main antagonist of Guardians of the Galaxy if he was split up from Adam Warlock? How would it be Baron Mordo unleashed Nightmare on Doctor Strange in his sequel movie? Could the main villain of the Black Panther sequel be either Nightshade or Namor? How would it be if we saw one of the Eternals appear in the present time in the MCU and are their powers genetic which can be passed from Parent to child? How would it be if we saw Tony Stark from another dimension come to the main Marvel Universe wearing the God Killer Armor in the MCU? If there was a third Spider-Man movie, how would it be if Spider-Man met Talos discovering that he was disguised as Nick Fury and helped him clear his name and make his identity a secret again so that he can finish school and go to college while Spider-Man fights whomever Jameson sent after him like Scorpion or Kraven the Hunter? How would it be if we saw Spider-Man and Black Panther team up against Kraven the Hunter in the MCU?

  15. trex advent says:

    Can you do top 10 facts about the Elementals?

  16. trex advent says:

    Can you do top 10 facts about Cyclone, Hydro Man, Molten Man and Sand Man?

  17. trex advent says:

    How would it be if Vulcan, Amatsu-Mikaboshi, Hercules, Firebird, Exodus, Ex-Nhilo, Captain Universe, Wonder Man, Molecule Man, Sentry, Mr Immortal, Captain Canuck, Starfox, Nighthawk, Tigra, White tiger, Silk, Spider Woman and Hyperion appeared in the MCU?

  18. trex advent says:

    Can you do top 10 facts about Dr Destiny, Psycho Pirate, Monitor and Anti-Monitor before the Crisis on Infinite Earths Crossover?

  19. Ronald Marcano says:

    You forgot Polaris when there’s no metal around.

  20. anionhero says:

    I think most of the heroes from the Legion of Substitute Super-Heroes would be useless in a fight. They have Stone Boy, a guy that literally turns into stone. But unlike the Fantastic Four's Ben Grimm, Stone Boy is unable to move when in stone form. So, he's pretty useless in a fight.

  21. Joshua Jarvis says:

    Penetrating Vision. Sounds worrying for synthezoids.

  22. Vivek Govender says:

    Please make: "Scarlet Witch Vs Zatanna" Video

  23. Vivek Govender says:

    Please make: "Top Ten Wiccan Surprising Facts" Video

  24. THEEND4444 says:

    Matter Eater Lad

  25. kirtons4u says:

    See told you I was on my way to part 2! I guess with great power comes great content!! Keep up the greatness ✌💖👏

  26. Michael Lopez says:

    Awesome job Amanda. Also u look amazing in the dress👍

  27. Joshua Jarvis says:

    He’s just a normal human, with years of hand to hand fighting experience.

  28. Thetall man says:

    Everyone underestimates Cypher. You need to include the fact that his powers extend to physical language as well such as dancing and fighting, it's been depicted in the comics and he can kick butt, so I don't quite agree with his useless status.

  29. Michael Brent says:

    You need to put Captain planet on that this list Freakazoid.

  30. Richard Crossley says:

    Superman's cells act as solar batteries. While Superman can't absorb the energy of a red sun, it won't instantly take away his powers, rather his Powers will wane as he continues to use them under a red sun.

  31. OldschoolandUnderground HipHop says:

    Can y'all do some animal based vids Villains and Hetos like Grodd, Detective Chimp, King Shark and Killer Croc fascinate me in some kind of way

  32. 1mezion says:

    What do you mean don't drink and get into a fight? what if you are the drunken master?

  33. ARIES5342 says:

    If Jonn Jonzz could cure The Joker, couldn't Miss Martian, unless she has fire phobia too, cure Jonn? What about some other telepath, DC's version of Professor X, Doctor Fate or Constantine?
    Also top ten Ultra Humanite facts?

  34. Michael Ross says:

    Top 10 Superman weaknesses

  35. Juan Mcdade says:

    Well there is an issue of X-Men where Professor X blew up a Centinals head with a mind blast!?

  36. BLACK BIRD1099 says:

    I think Satarn girl is pretty useless cus she just has a great mind

  37. Gustavo Lasanta says:

    Overreaching a bit with Iron Man. P.S. You single?

  38. davante barbain says:

    Cyper not useless hes able to fight because he can read and speak in fightings techniques so hes not useless at all

  39. Matt French says:

    part 3 we all want it make it happen

  40. levy zimand says:

    What about Superman in Superman vs Mohamed Ali

  41. Bill Wilder says:

    Color Kid isn’t as useless as you think if you realize what color actually is. What we see as color is merely the particular light that object could not absorb. If you can change the color of something, that means you can alter what kind of light it absorbs and that would go for infrared, uv, gamma and x-rays. You could alter the cones and rods of an enemy’s eyes so they were blind. You could completely black out any room. You could make yourself or anyone else radiation proof. You could even make Superman mortal. Since solar radiation is from the EM spectrum, you could alter Supes body so that he couldn’t absorb anymore solar radiation.

  42. Chris White says:

    You put Superman, Ironman and Martian Manhunter on the list but not Forget-me-not, Matter-eater lad, or Mas y Menos (separated)

  43. Liam Evans says:

    You have sexy chest

  44. S1 says:

    Wait wait

  45. Aaron Rehmat says:

    Can you do a video on 10 people who tried to destroy the multiverse

  46. sean ibarra says:

    batman without his suit vs someone like bane, he would be pretty useless.

  47. blackphoenix77 says:

    Amanda, you look great ❤

  48. Darien Lauder says:

    Oh hey! It’s a host; you guys know what that means right??? Gotta leave a like!

  49. morris m says:

    can you put the supervillan that is useless in a fight

  50. jamie Marshall 6 says:

    Hawkeye with no bow and arrow

  51. Go go Go go says:

    How many red suns do most villains have access to?, I don’t think that’s really an argument that super man is useless plus if I was going to need to help in a fight I’d pick shoes over most hero’s airy day!

  52. jablackjam says:

    Oh wow I didn't even consider the Professor X to be useless against robots you're always making me think Amanda 👌🏾✌️🏾

  53. Adonis Marmolejos says:

    This video iron man is the most useless iron man I beat thanos

  54. onyx081 says:

    Cypher's language power now extends to combat, making him able to interpret his opponents moves as language. This has vastly increased his combat effectiveness, to the point where he was able to defeat the rest of the New Mutants by himself.

  55. Nikolas Mace says:

    Can you do a top 10 alternative version of Mega Man🤖

  56. Nikolas Mace says:

    Can you do a top 10 alternative version of Ultraman👽👾

  57. Everette Bradfute says:

    Hank Pym when he over uses his Pym particles, he goes crazy, builds Ultron and hits his wife.

  58. Johnny Rico says:

    Love the pig tails on you Amanda

  59. Broken Bridge says:

    Amanda McKnight—Always a pleasure seeing you host another video. You look as awesome as ever. And if their is a part 3 of this list. I hope your hosting it.

  60. Broken Bridge says:

    Hey Top 10 Nerd—Where's Roya Destroyaa> You said she would return by summer. So where is she?

  61. Green Sardonyx says:

    Erik Gelden from Jessica Jones season 3 since he has nothing in common with his comic book counterpart. I love him but he is no fighter. How would he fight anyone at all if he can barely see straight from the migraines? Worse than Billy

  62. Broken Bridge says:

    Please make one video on Top 10 Worst Superhero Movies of all time.

  63. Broken Bridge says:

    Please make one video on Top 10 Superhero's from DC's Earth-32.

  64. Broken Bridge says:

    Please make one video on Top 10 Mutants with a Secondary Mutation.

  65. LittleBirdieChan says:

    So cutthroat.
    What ever happened to loving a superhero or super villain JUST because?
    Regardless of power, regardless of story, regardless of anything.

  66. assistant trent says:

    Wow I rage quite

  67. Dylan Ward says:

    I’d like to see Top Ten Superheroes who overcame their weaknesses.

  68. Jabree N says:

    So can Color Kid change the sun red and beat Superman?

  69. Kevin Kunkel says:

    Jonn Jones isn't afraid of fire, he's vulnerable to fire. Generally he's as invulnerable as Superman, however fire is his kryptonite.

  70. T A says:

    Hot nerd chicks … What's better ? 🤔

  71. MoonStarInc! says:

    Top 10 Native American heroes or villains
    Top 10 Middle Eastern heroes or villIans
    Top 10 Hispanic heroes or villains
    Top 10 Asian Heroes or villains

  72. Ibrahim Habib says:

    Tony is normal man so he have normal weakness like common human being

  73. Trill Bill says:

    Can you do one for villains?

  74. Lucifer Alucard says:


  75. miguel miguel says:

    F*** iron man is the best

  76. miguel miguel says:

    F u captain America

  77. REBELION 12.17 says:

    When a channel runs out of ideas

  78. the continuous one says:

    I take, dollar, john, cypher because martial arts is a language, tony, and all of ultra's penetration vision

  79. Samir Hall says:

    Iron man is nothing without his armor

  80. serPomiz says:

    I'd argue that, with Cypher canonically taking advante of it, fighting IS a language;

    still, even with the basic boost that every superuman gets in the marvel universe, that makes him only barelly above any average person;

    and still below no-self-preserving enemies, like, say, every sentinel ever.

  81. Ahmed Mbaku says:

    A question..uhhhhh I replayed "penetrating vision" part about 6 times does that make me sick?

  82. Christopher Drager says:

    While I don't wish for anyone to be out of work, please keep Ms. McKnight on the other side of the camera. While I obviously don't know her personally, everything I see that entails her personage via this channel makes me cringe

  83. DoomsdayGaming99 says:

    5:37 So does Martian Manhunter WYP XD

  84. mrscary3105 says:

    Amanda McKnight is the host Wolverine would find most gorgeous. (Wolverine has a point) Wolverine's weakness… Redheads. 🙂

  85. Kiehsanna Golding says:

    Iron man is not completely helpless thanks to his amazing intellect so u should just take him out of this list.

  86. FanelliFilms says:

    It’s amazing how no one seems to bat an eye when it’s acceptable to say that Superman is both OP and useless in a fight.

  87. Abdelhamid Ibrahim says:

    Useless in a fight! Really he died for saving the whole world from thanos

  88. CJ Hawaii Trump2020 says:

    The worst X Men ever is Julie bee lol

  89. CJ Hawaii Trump2020 says:

    Lol #3 was created by a Liberal Writer and probably hates President Trump while chewing on sausages

  90. Judge Wilson says:

    He’s actually gained some resistance to fire

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