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The Strontian race hail from the the planet Strontia, part of the Shi'ar Empire. They are a humanoid race with vast powers that outweigh most other species in the galaxy. Gladiator of the Shi'ar Imperial Guard is a Strontian. The species is almost extinct as there are only a handful left in the universe.

Powers and Abilities


Superhuman Strength: Strontians possesses tremendous physical strength, the exact limits of which are unknown. They are some of the physically strongest beings to exist in the Universe. Gladiator has shattered planets with the force of his blows, and can collapse entire Stars with his level of strength. His strength level is dependent on his confidence; as such the more confident he is, the stronger he gets.

Superhuman Speed: Strontians are capable of running and moving at speeds vastly greater than even the finest human athlete. While the exact limit of his speed is unknown, he is able to move considerably faster than the speed of sound, which is roughly 770 miles per hour. Gladiator is capable of moving at speeds in excess of light. He has used his speed to blitz Thor in one of their encounters. The level of his speed depends on his confidence.

Superhuman Stamina: Strontians possesses extraordinary physical stamina. His muscles generate considerably less fatigue toxins then the musculature of human beings or most other known beings for that matter. Strontians are able to exert themselves at peak capacity for at least several days before the build up of fatigue toxins in his blood begins to impair them.

Invulnerability: Strontians' bodily tissues are much tougher and far more resistant to physical injury than those of human beings. They can withstand high caliber bullets, survive in space unaided, powerful concussive blasts, falls from tremendous heights, and blows from powerful superhumans such as the Hulk without sustaining injury. Strontians possesses highly resistant to extreme temperatures, particularly intense heat. They are capable of flying through stars completely unharmed, and has actually withstood the explosive power of a supernova unharmed. The level of his durability depends on his confidence.

Superhuman Agility: Strontians natural balance, agility, and body coordination are enhanced to levels that are beyond the natural physical limits of even the finest human athlete.

Superhuman Reflexes: Strontians reflexes are similarly heightened and are superior to those of the finest human athlete.

Flight: By harnessing and manipulating the anti-gravitons, Strontians are able to defy gravity which enables them to fly. Strontians's flight speed rivals those of the fastest known starships, and can achieve faster than light speeds in hyperspace. He has been observed flying with 100 times the speed of light, flying from Pluto to Earth in a matter of seconds.

Heat Beams: Strontians are capable of firing highly concentrated beams of energy from his eyes. These beams are capable of reaching extremely high temperatures. The maximum temperature his beams can reach is unknown but they can reach temperatures hotter than that of Stars as they were shown able to burn through Hulk's skin. The temperature level of his heat beams depends on his confidence.

Microscopic Vision: Strontians possesses the ability to see extremely small objects and images beyond sub atomic level.

Super Breath: Thanks to their incredible lung capacity, Strontians are also able to draw in large amounts of air and then expel it all to create gale and hurricane force winds. He can also chill his breath to freeze targets.

Psi Resistance: Strontians are capable of causing a counter-force against telepathic assaults and probes. However, telepaths of sufficient power are capable of penetrating his psionic defenses to an extent.


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Average Strength level



Strontians are vulnerable to a certain specific wavelength of radiation. A significant portion of Gladiator's powers, especially his strength, stamina, and resistance to physical injury, are affected by his level of confidence. If there confidence in themself wavers, t hey have been known to weaken substantially.


Population: 2


Type of Government: Imperial Empire ruled by Empress-Majestrix Lilandra Neramani
Level of Technology: Highly advanced, with warp-drive starships, and Stargate space-warping technology that allows for instantaneous travel between galaxies.
Cultural Traits: Warrior culture
Representatives: Only three Strontians remain alive: Kallark, known as Gladiator, Xenith, known simply as the Strontian and Gladiators son Kubark known as Kid Gladiator.


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