- Yeah, turns out I'm like the idiot kung fu master of surviving horrible terrifying #S%*. Seriously. I outlive everybody. Other people? Smarter people? Nah, they die. Alex. Mom and dad. Gert. First girl I ever...Yeah, she died in my arms. Twice. So for once in my life, I'm not worried about losing the game. I'm scared I'll win.
- -- Chase Stein
- -- Chase Stein
Chase Stein's origin is the same as that of his Earth-616's counterpart.
Powers and Abilities
Chase is a human born with no innate superhuman abilities. However, he eventually gained the following abilities:
- Telepathic and Empathic Link: Just before Gert's death, she was able to psychically transfer her link with her genetically engineered deinonychus to Chase. He is now telepathically and empathically linked to Old Lace. This link enables Chase to mentally command and communicate with Old Lace. However, Chase and Old Lace also share the pain any injuries they other sustains.
- Piloting: Chase has demonstrated an aptitude for driving and piloting vehicles including his van and the Leapfrog
- Skilled Athlete: Chase is a skilled and gifted athlete and has participated in baseball, lacrosse, football, and basketball. He has earned several awards for his various sporting achievements.
Chase is athletic and has the strength, speed, and endurance of a typical adolescent male who engages in everyday regular exercise.
Equipment: Chase has obtained several pieces of technology from his father and other sources. This equipment includes:
- Fistigons: Chase stole a pair of his father's Fistigons during the Runaways' first adventure. These Fistigons were destroyed in the Marine Vivarium. However, Chase later stole a new set from the past using the 4-D Time Portico. The Fistigons are equipped with following functions:
- Pyrokinesis: The Fisitgons can shoot out flames and construct the flames into various shapes or patterns.
- Electrokinesis: The Fistigons can release electric blasts.
- Projectile Launchers: The Fistigons can launch missiles.
- X-Ray Specs: The X-Ray goggles allowed Chase to see through clothing, walls, and even through miles of rock. These goggles were destroyed in the Marine Vivarium. However, Chase later stole a new pair from the past using the 4-D Time Portico.
- Formerly Leapfrog, Chase Stein's Van
Weapons: None known.
- Chase was 17 years old during his initial appearance.
- Chase often comes across as being a dumb obnoxious jock, but he is surprisingly street smart and devoted to his friends.
- It has been hinted multiple times that Chase uses cannabis.
- Chase appears to be Christian. When first attacked by Old Lace, he recites The Lord's Prayer, and he later refers to the Devil as a real being. He also called Karolina an angel after her alien powers were activated but before her origins were revealed.
- Before learning that his parents were members of The Pride, Chase wanted to be an announcer for ESPN, but after his experiences with the Runaways he decided that he wanted to join the F.B.I. to help other troubled teens like themselves with the added perk of carrying a gun all the time.
- It is implied that Chase lost his virginity to Gertrude. Chase mentioned that he was a virgin at first. Later it is revealed that he and Gert shared a bed and a few innuendoes were made about their sexual relationship.
- Gert actually died in Chase's arms twice: Once as an adult as Heroine and once as her adolescent self.
- Appearances of Chase Stein (Earth-1010)
- Character Gallery: Chase Stein (Earth-1010)
- Quotations by Chase Stein (Earth-1010)
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