Can We Guess Your Dark Superpower?

LIFESTYLE

Ian Fortey

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

The world of superheroes and their incredible powers is bigger than ever right now. Just look at how the Marvel Cinematic Universe dominates the box office all around the world. DC Comics are holding their own and will forever have Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman as some of the coolest characters ever, and now other publishers are getting in on things, too. Dark Horse, Image, Valiant and some others will be having movies based on their comics coming to theaters near you over the next few years as well. 

But any superhero fan knows that the key to a good superhero is not their costume, their origin, their powers or their gear. The thing that makes a superhero pop is the dark side. Whether in the hero themselves or in their villain, it's the dark powers that set off the light. You need that darkness. And if we're being honest, aren't the dark powers always just a little bit more fun anyway?

Dark powers provide that contrast for you even to understand why the "light" powers are necessary. They also give context to a character's struggle and turmoil, because don't we all deal with a real dark side now and then? So when your dark side gets powerful, what dark powers are you manifesting? Take the quiz and see.


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The Marvel Cinematic Universe is full of heroes like Captain America who save the day. Which villains do you kind of wish could have won?

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Everyone tells a lie sometimes, right? Are you ever dishonest?

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It's easy to get carried away on social media. Ever busted out the foul language to curse out a total stranger online?

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Have you ever betrayed a friend, at least according to that friend?

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Any chance you've ever absconded with something that didn't belong to you? Some people call it stealing.

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How often do you look to see who's calling you and then just ignore the phone because you don't want to speak to that person?

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Ever call in sick for work when you were not really sick at all?

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Where do you think you fit in best?

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Any chance you'd ever creep through other people's lunches in the work fridge to see if there was anything good in there?

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Are you taking the last piece of pizza without asking if anyone else wants it?

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And now the twist. If someone else is about to take the last piece of pizza and asks if anyone minds, would you speak up?

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Have you ever been pulled over by the police for any reason?

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How do you feel about being forced to work in a group of other people?

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Has there ever been a time when your fist made abrupt and forceful contact with the face of another person?

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Sometimes you can get super into TV. Ever been so angry at a show you cussed a character out?

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Ever sing karaoke?

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In high school, what was the class that you stood out in the most?

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Do people ever tell you that you have issues with your temper?

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When a relationship comes to an end, do you find that you tend to get dumped or do the dumping?

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Speaking of relationships, have you ever cheated on a partner?

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Nothing does darkness like some good horror. What's the best horror franchise?

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Are you the kind of person who holds a grudge for a long time?

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Have you ever had a paranormal experience in your life?

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When you were a kid, where did you think the monsters in your house lived?

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Now that you're older, where do you think the monsters live?

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Do you think some people legitimately have a sixth sense or any kind of psychic powers?

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Is it bad to be dark?

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