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Mordru the Merciless, a being of energy that possess his hosts, is one of the Lords of Chaos who seeks to dominate all of existence under his power.

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  • Unique Physiology: One of the Lords of Chaos, Mordru has since become a being of energy.
    • Possession: Mordru possesses his physical hosts, with those possess retaining the appearance of a young man with auburn hair and hazel eyes.
    • Immortality: Mordru is immortal.
  • Magic: Mordru is a magical creature of insurmountable power, being one of the first and most powerful wielders of magic alongside the Lords of Order and has honed skill over millennials. His might has been seen to easily eclipse the likes of Wonder Woman and Zatanna Zatara.
    • Chaos Magic: Unlike the Lords of Order who bind their magics to spells and incantations, Mordru commands magic and is not restricted by any magical rules.
      • Astral Projection
      • Divination
      • Energy Construct Creation: Mordru can conjure objects out of pure hard-light. These constructs appear as a luminescent purple. He once conjured hard-light snakes to function as bindings for his captives Wonder Woman and Zatanna, these constructs were strong enough to keep Wonder Woman contained.
      • Immortality: Mordru has extended his natural life indefinitely using magical energy. Mordru has lived for at least a few millennia and was one of the first human practitioners of magic.
      • Molecular Reconstruction: Mordru can use his magic to manipulate things on a molecular level. When he wanted Zatanna to be quite he simply manipulated her molecules, removing her mouth entirely, although he did later return it.
      • Power Distribution: Mordru can bestow portions of his magical energy on whoever he wants to. On one occasion he was able to transform Wonder Woman and Zatanna into fully-fledged Lords of Chaos capable of rivalling the Lords of Order.
      • Pyrokinesis
      • Summoning
      • Telekinesis: Mordru can use his magic to move objects with his mind. He was able to completely control the movements of Wonder Woman with no effort which is a considerable feat due to her strength.
        • Flight: Mordru can use his telekinesis to defy gravity. When teleporting to multiple locations in a show of power he was shown to be standing on air.
      • Telepathy: Mordru can use his magic to read the thoughts and learn the history of a chosen target. He was able to discern that Wonder Woman and Zatanna had had previous experiences with Hecate and the Lords of Order just by glimpsing into their minds.
      • Teleportation


  • Occultism


  • Thanatophobia: One of Mordru's few weaknesses is his fear of entombment, having lost battles in the past as his opponents managed to bury him or trap him in confined spaces.
  • Overconfidence: Be it fighting powerful entities or mortal foes, Mordru tends to be overconfident in his abilities.