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  • Ghostly Physiology: Deadman has no physical body. Deadman's visage in the afterlife represents the manner in which he appeared during his final moments as a living human being. As such, he consistently appears wearing ghastly white face mask, and a red acrobat uniform.
    • Possession: He has the ability to possess other living creatures.
    • Invisibility: He cannot be visibly perceived by other human beings.
    • Intangibility: He can pass through anything and everything.
    • Flight: He possesses the ability to fly between the lands of the living and the lands of the dead.


  • Acrobatics: Boston Brand was an acrobat in his mortal life.
  • Occultism: Deadman is intimately familiar with many dimensions of the afterlife and has knowledge of many of the mystical powers that interact with the living world.
  • Hand-to-Hand Combat (Basic): Deadman is a proficient hand-to-hand fighter.