"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


Users' speed is faster than Olympic class runners. They can 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. The users' speed is at the highest limit of human potential.



​Known Users

  • Black Dynamite (Black Dynamite)
  • Conan (Conan the Barbarian)
  • Triple Ace (The Young Guardians)
  • Various Characters (Marvel Comics)
  • Various Characters (DC Comics)
  • Sumihiko Kamado (Demon Slayer)
  • Hercules (God of War)
  • Huntsman (Freakazoid)
  • 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)
  • Minho (Maze Runner)
  • Thomas (Maze Runner)
  • Daughters of Aku (Samurai Jack)
  • Ranger (Quake series)
  • Beatrix Kiddo (Kill Bill)
  • The Scout (Team Fortress 2)
  • O-Ren Ishii (Kill Bill)



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