Nightwielder

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Nightwielder
Nightwielder portrait.png
by User: Therustyrobot
Abilities Epic
Residence Newcago
World Earth (Reckoners)
Featured In The Reckoners

Nightwielder is a High Epic that is part of Steelheart's inner council. He is the one responsible for Newcago's constant darkness. Nightwielder was killed by David Charleston's exploitation of his weakness during the Reckoners' assassination of Steelheart. [1]

Abilities and Attributes[edit]

Epic Abilities[edit]

Incorporeality
He can pass through matter and no weapon can harm him while in this form. Nightwielder is seldom seen in corporeal form.
Darkness
Nightwielder is powerful enough to keep the entire city of Newcago dark except for the light from Calamity.
Dark mist
Nightwielder exudes a dark mist that pools around him. The mist can be controlled by him and be given corporeal form, for example, a spear that can stab someone.
Flight
At a few points in Steelheart, Nightwielder displays the ability to levitate and fly.

Epic Weakness[edit]

Nightwielder's abilities are negated by UV-light shining on him. It has been theorized that this is due to him having had skin cancer at some point before he became an Epic.

Notes[edit]

  1. Steelheart chapter 19
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