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Adrianna Tomaz (Sister, deceased), Theo Adam (Brother-in-Law)

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Paralyzed from the waist down in human form.

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Adventurer

Origin
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Received powers by speaking the name "Black Adam"

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History

Amon Tomaz was the brother of Adrianna Tomaz. He was enslaved at a young age. His sister, after becoming the heroine Isis, along with Black Adam, broke up many child slavery rings throughout Arica, the Middle East, and Asia searching for him.

They eventually found him in an Intergang re-education camp in Yemen, where he had been severely beaten many times. Isis was able to heal his wounds, but he had lost the ability to walk. Black Adam granted him a portion of his power, and he become the hero Osiris whenever he said Black Adam's name. [1]

After doing acts of good and helping people throughout the world, he traveled to America to join the Teen Titans, along with his "friend" Sobek, a bioengineered talking crocodile taken from Sivana's labs. Captain Marvel, Jr. was at first skeptical because of Amon's connection to Black Adam, but became moved by his eagerness and promised to vouch for him only if he could "convince the rest of the world" of his pure intentions. Osiris, filled with hope, accepted the offer. Those hopes were shattered shortly afterwards when, during a conflict with the Suicide Squad, Osiris used too much force and tore the Persuader in half. [2] His actions, though completely accidental, paved the way for Amanda Waller to turn public opinion against the "Black Marvel Family".

Driven by guilt, Osiris sought out the The Marvel Family in order to rid himself of the powers bestowed on him. Upon his arrival at the the Rock of Eternity, Captain Marvel, Jr informed Osiris that he thought the images of him tearing apart the Persuader had been faked and had told his Teen Titans colleagues likewise. Osiris informed him otherwise. On hearing this, CM3 was enraged to discover that he has been protecting a murderer. Mary Marvel managed to calm Freddie down, and Captain Marvel approached him, beckoning to come with him to the Rock of Eternity. Marvel believed that since the Seven Deadly Sins (Denizens of the Rock of Eternity) didn't want Osiris there, it proved to him that Osiris indeed had a good soul. Upon hearing this, Osiris broke down and begged Captain Marvel to remove these powers as he believed that they had poisoned his family and his country, causing mass suffering (acid Rain and unexplained deaths).

Upon hearing Osiris' plea Black Adam arrived along with Isis and confronted him over his wish to be rid off his powers. Black Adam reminded Osiris that his powers where not a curse, but were in fact a gift. Upon hearing this, Osiris lashed out at Black Adam and sendt him flying into the statue of Greed. The Marvel Family attempted to restrain Black Adam (Captain Marvel even threatened to send Adam to the Rock of Finality), however Osiris had him good and riled. Captain Marvel Jr. confronted Osiris to make him cool down, but he lashed out at them, sending both Adam and Isis flying backwards. Realizing what he had done, Osiris soon calmed down and Adam and Isis reminded him that they are a family, and asked him to help find the evil force that had infected Kahndaq. Reluctantly, Osiris agreed.

Later on the parapet of the palace, Osiris decided to break his promise to Isis and spoke Black Adam's name, ridding himself of the power of Shazam. Unfortunately, Sobek took advantage of the situation and feasted on Amon's helpless and crippled body, sating his immense hunger. [3]

Powers and Abilities

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Powers

Power of the Black Adam: When Amon Tomaz says the name of his brother-in-law and benefactor "Black Adam", Amon is transformed into Osiris. In this form, he is granted a portion of Black Adam's powers, which are derived from ancient Egyptian gods.

S for the Stamina of Shu: Using Shu's endurance, Osiris can withstand and survive most types of extreme physical assaults. additionally, he does not need to eat or breathe and can survive unaided in space.
  • Superhuman Endurance
  • Self-Sustenance: sustained by the magical energies coursing through his body. He does not require air, food or water.
H for the Swiftness of Heru: By channeling Heru's speed, Osiris can fly at hypersonic speeds and steadily run at these superhuman speeds.
  • Supersonic Speed: ability to sharpen his awareness and increase his temporal flow, appearing to move faster than humanly possible.
  • Flight: able to defy gravity and fly.
A for the Strength of Amon: Osiris has a phenomenal level of super strength, able to easily bend steel, punch through walls and lift massive objects. Osiris's strength is enough that he can at least lift 100 tons.
  • Superhuman Strength
Z for the Wisdom of Zehuti: Osiris has instant access to a vast level of scholarly knowledge. The wisdom of Zehuti also gives Osiris clairvoyance and provides him with counsel and advice in times of need.
  • Superhuman Knowledge: can Recall knowledge and facts that he normally should not and/or would not know.
  • Clairvoyance
A for the Power of Aton: Aton's power, besides fueling the magic thunderbolt that transforms Osiris, also enhances Osiris's other physical abilities and allows for inter-dimensional travel. Osiris can use the lightning bolt as a weapon by dodging it and allowing it to strike an opponent or target.
  • Mystical Transformation
  • Physical Enhancement
  • Inter-dimensional Travel: This can only be used to travel to the Rock of Eternity. As to whether he can travel to other dimensions or locations using the Rock is currently unknown.
M for the Courage of Mehen: This aspect is partly psychological, and gives Osiris superhuman amounts of inner strength to draw off of, while also making him indestructible to harm like the great snake itself.
  • Superhuman Inner Strength
  • Invulnerability

    Strength level

In human form, Amon possessed the strength level of a man his age, size and weight who engaged in minimal regular exercise. Upon speaking the words "Black Adam", Osiris borrowed mystical strength from Amon, increasing his strength level to superhuman levels.Osiris's strength is enough that he can at least lift 100 tons.

Weaknesses

Naive: Osiris was overly trusting of those around him, a trait that ultimately led to his demise.

Paraplegic: While in human form, Osiris was crippled, having been the victim of brutal torture at the hands of Intergang.

Magical Vulnerability: high level magic can cause him great harm and

Lightning: lighting has the effect of transforming him back into human form.

See Also

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Footnotes


This article uses material from the "Amon Tomaz (New Earth)" article on the DC Comics wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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