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Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2014 at 12:15:40 pm EDT (Viewed 111 times)
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Interesting, as thought that they as a race shunned all magic, and were just science/tech based!

I thought that was why they had a magical weakness, due to them not wanting to study/know about it at all!

Would that mean that one could be a Kryptonian while on earth, as not have a magical weakness then?

Well, you have to remember that no one has a magical weakness. It's such a trippy deal when it comes to Superman, because since magic can affect him, it's seen as a weakness and not just magic, which can affect anyone.

From my olde D & D days, we would have called what Superman displays, magical resistance. I doubt any human could survive a strike from Captain Marvel's lightening bolt, but Superman has withstood several. He's not invulnerable to it, but he has great resistance. a sword of sharpness would kill a regular lad, but that would only be able to cut or wound Superman, and he still has super-speed and strength to snatch and break the blade. Dragon's fire shouldn't hurt him at all, but even then, Superman would withstand it, then blow it away, freeze it, knock the dragon out, etc.

Unless it's some really heavy-duty magic, and the spells are specifically designed and aimed at Superman a la Mxylptlk (I don't care what you say, it was magic!), it's not something he cannot overcome and with relative ease.

My jury' still out on Superman doing any spell casting though.

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