|Gold||800/1200||220,000||Available in store, Man of Steel Pack|
|Flying Blows: Using special attacks have a 30% chance of using NO POWER, allowing it to be used again instantly.|
Man of Steel Superman is one of the most classic powerhouses; back in his heyday, his popularity nearly rivals Batman/Arkham Origins. An unrelenting bruiser, his passive allowing you to use special attacks again and again inflicting massive damage, essentially making him an extremely luck-based version of Shazam but much easier to obtain.
|Basic combo||Damage pattern (% of damage stat)||Total (including Combo Ender)|
|Light (Combo Ender)||2% - 2% - 2% - (3%)||9%|
|Heavy||4% - 4% - 4%||12%|
His 1200 base health makes him (along with Superman/Prime and General Zod/Man of Steel) one of the characters with highest base health that is always available. Among unlockable characters (Shazam is not unlockable), this is later surpassed by Solomon Grundy/Boss, who is followed by Killer Frost/Regime and Superman/Godfall, all at 1250 base health. And as of the 2.8 update, Superman/Dawn of Justice can be considered to be an upgrade to him.
Previously, his passive even worked with his Super Move, which allows him to do absurd amounts of unblockable damage (that cannot miss unlike if you spam Roaring Strike too rapidly with Shazam); he is known to carry players much higher than any card at the same level as long as they persistently try their luck with his passive. For example, it was possible for him to use his Super Move five times in a row, with a probability of 0.81% (roughly 1 out of 123 times).
Superman's gear is a good match for him, as it increases (and scales with) his high base health, and allows him to heal for very large amounts of health if his passive triggers repeatedly on his s2; including other Gears such as The Ibistick which gives him large boosts to power generation and special damage. On the other hand, his SP2 has a very slow starting animation and is easy to block, while his s1 can be unblockable by using it immediately after a heavy basic combo.
Please note that battles are highly situational: this section only mentions cards that have mechanics that, for any reason, are particularly effective with/against, or particularly ineffective against Superman. Having a card that "counters" Superman does not mean it is always a good choice.
Good With Edit
Good Against Edit
Countered By Edit
Here are Superman's abilities.
|Flying Punch||First Special||Superman throws out one of his most classic moves to utterly crush his opponent.||Quick tap|
|Ground Smash||Second Special||Superman unleashes a deadly air to ground attack.||Swipe|
|Kryptonian Smash||Super Move||Bang! Zoom! Superman's might is unrivaled as he devastates his opponent. UNBLOCKABLE.||Tap|
Support Cards and GearEdit
Here are Superman's support cards and gear.
|Lois Lane||Health||10% HEALTH BOOST.||9,000|
|Son of Krypton||Damage||10% DAMAGE BOOST.||12,000|
|Fortress of Solitude||Energy||10% ENERGY REGENERATION.||15,000|
|Kryptonian Suit (Kryptonian Battle Suit)||Gear||
X% Health Increase
[Superman] X% chance to reflect Special 2 when blocking
[EVOLVED] Heal for X% on Special 2
|25,000 - 1,000,000 (upgrading)|
|Glasses (Clark Kent's Glasses )||Gear||
||25,000 - 1,000,000 (upgrading)|
These stats are the final damage and health levels at level 50, per Elite rank, with ALL support cards, and without any augmentations. With the 2.13 update, Elite 8, 9, and 10 have been added. The Elite 10 damage and health levels are for level 60 characters.
|Elite X LV 60||44,226||134,784|
- Man of Steel Superman's appearance is based on Superman's appearance in Man of Steel as portrayed by Henry Cavill. His passive may be a reference of the frequent and ferocious fight scenes the film is known for. While Ground Smash is a move in the console version of the game, Superman can be seen using a similar move in Man of Steel here.
- As of 2.8 update, the newly added Superman/Dawn of Justice can be considered as an upgrade to him, as it portrays him as the same character, but only "bigger and stronger" in the film Dawn of Justice.
- Man of Steel Superman is one of two characters available to directly buy in the store that aren't in gold packs, the other being Man of Steel Zod.
- Henry Cavill's likeness is used in the mobile version of Injustice, but not in the console version. In the console version, it is simply the suit that has changed and his likeness is that of Superman from the game. The console version of the skin is used as the character card portrait.