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Garth, currently known as Tempest and was the first Aqualad, is an Atlantean superhero who grew up under the guidance of Aquaman and trained in the notable Altantean school of magic, the College of the Silent School. As an adult, Garth is a resident of the surface world as a member of the Titans.[1]


Current continuity

Previous continuity

Main article: Tempest/Post Crisis


Official information

Like all other Atlanteans, Tempest possess the physical abilities and adaptations of an Atlantean that allows him to survive the deep depths of the ocean: superhuman strength, speed, durability, enhanced senses that allow him to see deep in the ocean and acute hearing surpassing humans. Garth is a vastly powerful sorcerer and he can use magic (although he has sworn not to due to a tragedy during his schooling days) for a variety of effects as well as discharge laser vision. He also possess aquakinesis, able to control water and create whirlpools at a whim. He also has a encyclopedic knowledge of the history of his kingdom, Atlantis in which manifests with his purple eyes.[1][2]

  • Atlantean Physiology
  • Underwater Adaptation
  • Underwater Enhancement
  • Amphibious Physiological Adaptation
  • Amphibious Breathing
  • Aquatic Communication
  • Temperature Regulation
  • Longevity
  • Invulnerability
  • Self-Sustenance
  • Superhuman Strength
  • Superhuman Speed
  • Superhuman Stamina
  • Superhuman Leap
  • Superhuman Endurance
  • Superhuman Agility
  • Superhuman Reflexes
  • Superhuman Durability
  • Enhanced Senses
  • Vast Sorcery
  • Divine Sources
  • Divine Invoking
  • Divine Conduit
  • Reality Warping
  • Silent Craft
  • Occultism
  • Conjuration
  • Portal Creation
  • Animation
  • Reanimation
  • Resurrection
  • Incantations
  • Enhancements
  • Evocation
  • Purification
  • Exorcism
  • Banishment
  • Summoning
  • Abjuration
  • Animancy
  • Necromancy
  • Power Manipulation
  • Power Amplification
  • Power Nullification
  • Energy Manipulation
  • Energy Constructs
  • Molecular Manipulation
  • Molecular Reconstruction
  • Magical Force Manipulation
  • Magic Channeling
  • Mystical Detection
  • Mystic Bolts
  • Eldritch Blasts
  • Optic Beams
  • Spell Casting
  • Force Field
  • Astral Projection
  • Possession
  • Mind Control
  • Premonition
  • Psychometry
  • Postcognition
  • Precognition
  • Telepathy
  • Telekinesis
  • Thermokinesis
  • Teleportation
  • Time Travel
  • Interstellar Travel
  • Dimensional Travel
  • Levitation
  • Flight
  • Intangibility
  • Invisibility
  • Healing
  • Elemental Control
  • Weather Control
  • Nature Control
  • Chronokinesis
  • Photokinesis
  • Umbrakinesis

Tempest is also intelligent and an adept hand-to-hand combatant; His weaponry includes a hi-tech trident with undisclosed powers.[2]

In other media

Young Justice

See: Garth (Young Justice)


See: Garth (Drew Van Acker)


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 DC Character Encyclopedia New Edition
  2. 2.0 2.1 DC Comics Encyclopedia: All-New Edition