25 Superpowers You Wish You Had

Posted by , Updated on October 19, 2016


Admit it – there are superpowers you wish you had. At some point in your life, you’ve run around the house in a cape, or at least thought about doing it. Don’t worry. No judgment here. There’s just something fascinating about superheroes that captures the imaginations of young and old alike. It’s fun to envision how different life would be if we developed superpowers of our own. Whether you’re a diehard superhero fan who attended the midnight premiere of “The Avengers” or you only know a little bit about superheroes, you’ve probably wished you had one of these 25 superpowers.

OK, so you want these superpowers…however, have you thought about the possibility that with such powers comes great inconvenience? After reading about these 25 superpowers that would actually be super inconvenient, you might end up reconsidering.


Superhuman Speed

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If you possessed the power of superhuman speed, you’d be able to run from Alaska to the tip of South America in less time than it took Kim Kardashian to divorce Kris Humphries. You’d be so fast, you could literally run circles around villains and make them too tired and frustrated to kill you.

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Omnilinguism is the ability to understand any form of language. You could travel around the world and never have to worry about a language barrier if you had this superpower. Plus, you’d ace every language class in school.



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If you had the power of atmokinesis, you’d be able to control the weather. Imagine being able to summon a snow day and get a day off or making sure the waves are just right and the water is the best temperature at the beach. Every day would be the perfect day.


Wall Crawling

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Remember how fun it was to climb between doorposts and walls as a kid? You could do it all the time with the power of wall crawling, which lets you adhere to solid surfaces, including walls and ceilings. Climbing up buildings like Spiderman and hanging from the ceiling like a bat sound pretty awesome.




Precognition is the ability to predict the future. With this power, you could be the first to sense danger and save the day by battling ninja assassins, fire-breathing dragons, and other pesky villains before their diabolical plans take root.

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