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Unlike most Lantern Corps, which use physical rings, the Ultraviolet Corps brands its members with Power Ring tattoos.

The Ultraviolet Power Ring is the Power Ring used by the Ultraviolet Corps.


Unlike most Lantern Corps, which use physical rings, the Ultraviolet Corps brands its members with Power Ring tattoos.


Ultraviolet Energy Conduit: The rings use Ultraviolet energy supplied by Umbrax and the ambient negative emotional energy from the user and their surroundings, which takes the form of purple/violet light.

  • Ultraviolet Energy Blasts: The ring can be used to fire blasts of ultraviolet energy or create weapons such as projectiles from them. The ring can project beams of force powered by the hate, shame, and/or bloodlust of the user.
  • Energy Constructs: The ring can form constructs of UV energy. The primary offensive function of the Power Ring is forming the wearer's thoughts into physical constructs through the wearer's hidden primitive impulses. A Ultraviolet Lantern can create any particular items or construct that they can imagine as long as they have the appropriate amount of negative emotion necessary to will it into existence. The constructs are made out of ultraviolet energy, which is a tangible form of pure negative emotion, and they exist only as long as a Ultraviolet Lantern is fueling it with their negative emotion. Items created by the rings are not indestructible and are only as powerful as the negative emotions of the Ultraviolet Lantern creating them. The types of constructs usually reflects the ring wearer's personality.
  • Emotional Empowerment: The Ultraviolet Power Ring tap into primitive impulses of sentient being to strengthen the ring user and their constructs.
  • Negative Emotion Induction: Like Umbrax, wielders of the UV Power Ring can tap into the raw, cruel, destructive and deadly parts of a target and bring them to the forefront.
    • Ultraviolet Infection: The UV Power Ring is capable of infecting others with the most hatefully, self-destructive, and primeval elements held deep within their hearts and mind. UV Power Rings feed off the bloodlust and self-hatred of anyone they come in contact with, assimilating them into the Ultraviolet Lantern cause. Powerful wielders of the ring can infuse their targets with the UV power and bind them to their rings on a cellular level.
  • Flight: By the manipulation of anti-gravitons and directed molecular movement, the ring allows the user to fly at incredible speeds.
    • Wormholes & Spacial Warps: The power ring grants its wearer access to wormholes in space, enabling the ring wielder to rapidly cut time and distance needed for transport. Black holes can be navigated by experienced ring wielders.
  • Force Field: The ring can create various force fields of various sizes and shapes to protect the wearer and others around him. Like other Lantern Corps, the UV Power Ring is designed for operation in space. The ring creates a force-field around the wearer, protecting him/her/it from the hazards of the void including filtration of stellar radiation and microscopic particulate matter which would ordinarily be fatal should the space debris strike the ring wielder at high speeds. An atmosphere appropriate to the ring wielder's biology is created inside the force-field, body temperature is maintained and waste products are removed. Gravitational stresses which could cause injury are stabilized for the ring wielder. Theoretically, a ring wielder could use the ring as his/her/its sole source of life support.
  • Material Alteration: Like the other Corps, The UV Lanterns' uniform is not made out of fabric. It is created by the Power Ring. Most UV Lanterns wear similar uniforms by default, all resembling the uniform used by Sinestro to manipulate the Ultraviolet Light of Umbrax. However, some UV Lanterns are able to adjust their uniform to fit their own needs, personalities, and whims; such as John Stewart.

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