Dormammu is the Ruler of the Dark Dimension, a being of immense mystical power. He uses his vast powers to conquer other universes and dimensions, earning himself the enmity of Doctor Strange in the process.
He had encountered Doctor Strange many times during the latter's adventures as the Sorcerer Supreme.
Dormammu gains control of Cloak so that he can obtain Doctor Strange, Iron Fist, and White Tiger as part of a plot to power the Siege Perilous and lead the Mindless One into invading Earth. After his hold on Cloak and everyone else was broken, his plan was stopped.
Powers and Abilities
- Dark Messiah Physiology: Dormammu is a powerful demon, well beyond the power of any other known demon. Thus he can be considered as a "Messiah" for his demonic forces.
- Supernatural Strength: He is extremely strong, having the strength of a normal Hulk.
- Nigh-Invulnerability: He is immune to physical harm caused by forces from non-supernatural realms.
- Cellular Regeneration: His body has healed damages done to it instantly. The damaged area that is being healed takes the form of electricity.
- Nigh-Immortality: He cannot die as long as he is in his realm or has a connection to it. He has also lived for well beyond many centuries.
- Pyrokinesis: He has displayed various feats of advanced pyrokinetic capabilities.
- Ergokinesis: He has displayed the ability to utilize energy in a variety of ways. He can use this ability to project strong beams of energy. He can even use this to create protective shields over himself.
- Power Augmentation: When he came into possession of Doctor Strange, Iron Fist, Cloak & White Tiger, he augmented their physical attributes further as well as gave them hellfire based powers.
- Reality Warping: By conducting deals with mortals, he can manipulate reality to suit there need in exchange for their souls. In his Dark Dimension, he has complete control over the laws of reality there.
- Telekinesis: He has displayed such advanced telekinetic capabilities, that it borders of Matter Manipulation & Elemental Manipulation.
- Sorcery: He is extremely skilled with sorcery. His sorcery is not as advanced as Doctor Strange, but it borders his abilities.
- Psionics: He requires a special spell as well as huge amounts of energy in order to conduct mind control powers.
- Portals: He has even used his powers to open portals to other dimensions.
- Supernatural Forces: As a supernatural being, he is immune to any Earth based or Alien based harm. However supernatural forces such as Iron Fist's Chi-Powers, Doctor Strange's Sorcery based powers are able to break through his invulnerability & harm him. Despite him having a "healing factor" which heals him instantly, such injuries takes a long time to heal. Even when Spider-Man was powered by "The Eye of Agamotto", he was able to harm him.
- God: As the creator of everything & even Dormammu himself, God can easily permanently destroy him even if Dormammu is in his realm.
- Immortality Limitations: Should he ever be cut off from his realm, he may be extremely difficult to kill, but he is no longer un-killable.
- Power Limitations: He cannot affect other dimensions, without a mystical artifact.
i - illusion
f - flashback
Background in other media
- This is the fourth animated appearance of Dormammu, the first in Spider-Woman (1979), the second in Spider-Man: The Animated Series, the third in The Super Hero Squad Show, the fifth in Avengers Assemble and the sixth in Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.
- Due to Avengers Assemble, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. and Ultimate Spider-Man TV series being in the same universe, this the third shared animated universe series appearance of Dormammu.