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Current Alias
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Aliases
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Disco Dazzler, "Songbird", "Lightengale", Skippy, Dazz

Identity
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Alignment
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Affiliation
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Ally of the X-Men

Relatives
Bella Blaire (paternal grandmother);

Carter Blaire (father, deceased);
Katherine Blaire (Barbara London) (mother);
Nicholas Brown (step-father, deceased);

Lois London (Mortis) (maternal half-sister)

Universe
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Base Of Operations
Los Angeles, California

Characteristics
Gender
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Height
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Eyes
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Unusual Features
Tattoos around her eyes

Status
Citizenship
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Marital Status
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Occupation
Professional singer, adventurer

Education
Graduated magna cum laude from pre-law college program

Origin
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Mutant


Creators
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First appearance

TBA


History

Quote1 Listen. Can you hear it? The wind. Cars. The ocean. The laughter and the screaming and the hum of everything. This city is a symphony. And I'm her speaker. Quote2
-- Dazzler

Origin

Dazzler's origin is the same as that of her Earth-616's counterpart.


Powers and Abilities

Powers

Sound Conversion: She has the ability to transduce sonic vibrations, which reach her body into various types of light. This ability seems to operate over a great range of frequencies, including the audible spectrum (35 to 16,500 cycles per second), and a great variation of sound pressure levels regardless of the complexity, dissonance, or randomness of the sound. For example, a car crash and a symphonic passage of equal duration will both produce usable music incoming acoustic vibrations. Dazzler, however, does prefer the sound of music, particularly that which is rhythmically sustained. Not only is music more pleasant to her ears, but the steady beat of popular music provides a more constant source of sound to convert. However, she cannot use any sound produced by her own body. Despite the limits of her sound conversion ability being unknown, she was capable of absorbing unimaginable sounds, including the explosion of an entire galaxy, to boost her to sufficient levels when exposed by Galactus to travel into a black hole on its behalf.

  • Sound Release: She has the ability to release the absorbed sound in one burst.

Light Projection: Dazzler possesses a body-wide energy field that controls the energy levels of the outer electron shells of her body in such a way as to cause the cascaded release of photons. In effect, this field is lasing, with the apparent efficiency of a laser (99.9%). The released energy is far greater than the incoming kinetic energy and therefore must involve an outside energy source, the nature of which is unknown. Left undirected, the Dazzler’s light will radiate from her body in all directions, producing regular flashes of white light (white light is a mixture of all portions of the visible spectrum). By conscious control over the light she produces, she can control its direction, frequency (color), amplitude (intensity), and duration. Apparently the Dazzler must consciously or subconsciously will the light to leave her body. Otherwise, light would “leak” from her at all times, even when she is asleep or unconscious. She can produce numerous effects with the light she converts from sonic vibrations. She can create very simple patterns out of rays of light like circles, squares, triangles, and stars. She can create a pulse of light on the order of several thousand watts seconds of power, which temporarily blinds people with its brilliance. She has learned to manifest her light as:

  • Lasers: By concentrating, Dazzler can generate a coherent beam of light, approximating a laser beam, with which she can cut through virtually anything. The field thus operates in a similar fashion as the process that creates a laser (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation) and apparently has the same efficiency as a laser (99.9 percent). The released energy is far greater than the incoming kinetic energy and therefore must involve another, unknown energy source as well.
  • Photon Blasts: She can generate a blast of concussive solid light.
  • Illumination: She can cause a bright glow all about her body to create light.
  • Strobes: She can generate a pulsating strobe-light effect.
  • Dazzle: She can create a chaotic cascade of sparkling lights and colors that severely upsets other people’s equilibrium.
  • Holograms: With effort, she can even create holograms of human beings and other three-dimensional beings and objects.
  • Rocket Burst: She has the ability to gain vertical altitude by direction a quick column of light beneath her.
  • Destructive Shield: She has the ability to create a destructive shield of light around herself with laser light that can vaporize small, oncoming projectiles.
  • Light Mist: She can create a glowing or hazy almost fog like effect that obscures the surrounding area

Light Immunity: Her body, especially her eyes, shields itself against any injurious effects of her light transducing abilities, and against those of bright lights in general

Sound Immunity: She has the ability to transduce sound also protects her from being deafened by loud noises.

Abilities

Dazzler is a highly skilled athlete, and has become a good hand-to-hand combatant thanks to her training with the X-Men.

  • She is a talented singer, actress, dancer, as well as a highly accomplished roller skater.

Strength level

The Dazzler possesses the normal human strength of a woman of her age, height, and build who engages in intensive regular exercise. Dazzler once stated that being mutant gave her an enhanced strength.

Weaknesses

She cannot use sounds produced by her own body as a source for her power.


Paraphernalia

Equipment: None known.
Transportation: None known.
Weapons: None known.


Notes

  • Dazzler frequently dyes her hair pink with a blonde wig. Alison has also dyed her hair black.
  • The necklace with the microphone locket Dazzler wears for all her performances is her mother's necklace that she left behind for Alison when she divorced Alison's father and left the family.


Trivia

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