"Wow! Now I don't suppose you'll tell me how you did that so fast. As, you know, a professional courtesy."
― Quinn to Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Daredevil 1998 #63)

The power to be faster than average/normal humans; even though this ability is not classified as 'enhanced'. Sub-power of Peak Human Condition. Real world version of Enhanced Speed.

Also Called

  • Exceptional Speed
  • Honed Speed 
  • Immense Human Speed
  • Maximum Human Speed
  • Nigh/Near-Enhanced Speed
  • Superior Human Speed


The users' speed is at the highest limit of human potential. They are much faster than Olympic class runners, enabling them to run up to 30 mph (48 kph) - 39 mph (62 kph) level and swim at 12-15 knots. With this sort of speed, one could catch-up to or outrun moving vehicles, vanishing in plain sight, are likely to always be first in running-races and have great reaction time.



​Known Users

  • Black Dynamite (Black Dynamite)
  • Conan (Conan the Barbarian)
  • Triple Ace (The Young Guardians)
  • Various Characters (Marvel Comics)
    • Christoph Nord/Maverick/Agent Zero
  • Various Characters (DC Comics)
  • Snake Eyes (G.I. Joe)
  • Marvin Hinton/Roadblock (G.I. Joe)
  • Shana O’Hara/Scarlett (G.I. Joe)
  • Storm Shadow (G.I. Joe)
  • Sumihiko Kamado (Demon Slayer)
  • Hercules (God of War)
  • Huntsman (Freakazoid)
  • Jason Voorhees (Friday The 13th)
  • Various Charcters (Kengan Ashura)
  • Hayato Fūrinji (History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi)
  • The Winter Knight (The Dresden Files)
  • The Summer Knight (The Dresden Files)
  • Michael Myers (Halloween series)
  • Black Ops Assassins (Hλlf-Life series)
  • Vampires (Being Human); Enhanced Speed caused by great emotion or excitement while fed
  • Supernatural Hunters (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)
    • Brotherhood of the Five
    • Jeremy Gilbert
  • Witches (Left 4 Dead series)
  • The Common Infected (Left 4 Dead series)
  • The Uncommon Infected (Left 4 Dead 2)
  • Jack (Samurai Jack)
  • Daughters of Aku (Samurai Jack)
  • Ranger (Quake series)
  • Beatrix Kiddo (Kill Bill)
  • The Scout (Team Fortress 2)
  • O-Ren Ishii (Kill Bill)
  • Shinichi Izumi (Parasyte)
  • Dos (Generator Rex)
  • Five (Generator Rex)
  • Six (Generator Rex)



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