- I'll race you to the battlefield! There won't be any bad guys left when you get there.
- — Impulse src
Bart Allen is the superhero Impulse.
Bart Allen is the grandson of Barry Allen, the second Flash. Born in the 30th Century, his metabolism caused him rapidly age. He was briefly placed in a virtual reality machine, until his grandmother decided to send him back to the 21st Century. There, Wally West, one of his cousins, was able to shock his metabolism back to normal. Bart then decided to stay in the past, becoming Max Mercury's sidekick: Impulse.
Powers and Abilities
- Speed Force Conduit: Speed force conduits possess a connection to the Speed Force, a cosmic force that allows its users to push the boundaries that keep time and space. As a conduit of the Speed Force, all aspects of their physiology are accelerated and enhanced.
- Accelerated Healing: By having a connection to the speed force, every speed force conduit has an incredibly fast healing factor and can heal from most injuries in seconds and devastating injuries in minutes.
- Enhanced Senses: The Speed Force enhances the speedster's senses, allowing them to perceive and process thoughts faster than the normal person.
- Phasing: Speed Force conduits can tap into the Speed Force to vibrate their molecules in a way to achieve intangibility for short bursts, allowing them to phase through objects.
- Speed Force Aura: The Speed Force manifests an aura around the speedster and whatever they are carrying, protecting them from adverse effects of their speed, such as friction with the air.
- Superhuman Stamina: The Speed Force grants its conduits with a great increase of stamina, allowing them to fight or run much longer than the average person. Although a great increase, it is not unlimited.
- Superhuman Speed: The universal factor of being a Speed Force conduit grants its user with imperceptible amounts of speed. All powers that conduits possess derives from their speed.. This also confers:
- Superhuman Agility: The speedster's agility, balance, and bodily coordination are enhanced to superhuman levels. This allows them to easily maneuver while moving at superhuman speed.
- Superhuman Reflexes: In conjunction with their enhanced senses, The speedster's reflexes are heightened immesurably, allowing them to dodge or react faster than normal.
- Vortex Creations: Speed Force conduits are able to create vortices of air by running in circles or rotating their extremities at super-speed. These vortices can be used for a number of effects.
- This version of the character is exclusive to the continuity of the video game DC Legends and is an adaptation of Bart Allen. The original character was created by Mark Waid and Mike Wieringo and first appeared in The Flash (Volume 2) #92.
- 1 Appearances of Bart Allen (DC Legends)
- 2 Images featuring Bart Allen (DC Legends)
- 1 Quotations by or about Bart Allen (DC Legends)
- Character Gallery: Bart Allen (DC Legends)
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