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Dormammu USM
Biographical information
Real name

Dormammu

Physical description
Species

Demon

Gender

Male

Personal information
Affiliation

Mindless Ones

Powers

Sorcery

Production details
First appearance

Cloak and Dagger

Last appearance

The Moon Knight Before Christmas (flashback)

Voiced by

Phil LaMarr

GALLERY
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 archenemy of Doctor Strange in the process.

History

He has encountered Doctor Strange many times during the latter's adventures as the Sorcerer Supreme.

Season 3: Web-Warriors

Cloak and Dagger

Dormammu gains control over Cloak so that he can capture Doctor Strange, Iron Fist, and White Tiger as part of a plot to power the Siege Perilous and lead the Mindless Ones into invading Earth. He takes control of the three but Spider-Man along with Dagger (who have managed to enter the Dark Dimension with the Cloak of Levitation and the Eye of Agamotto) are able to free Cloak, White Tiger and Iron Fist. Doctor Strange announces Dormammu's arrival and the demon appears before them making Spider-Man realize that they are no match for him. Dormammu becomes angry of his will being broken over the young heroes but pleasingly reveals that to him, it matters not and that they have no more use because he now possesses the Siege Perilous. He reveals that mere magic cannot send his army into other dimensions but the Siege Perilous is without limits. He demonstrates its power by disappearing and appearing behind the young heroes. He taunts that Spider-Man will burn with his friends. Dormammu along with Doctor Strange combine their powers to knock the young heroes away. Spider-Man reveals that if they are to escape, they'd need Doctor Strange back. White Tiger and Iron Fist tell him to go while they distract him. Iron Fist dodges Dormammu's fire before punching him but this has no effect on the demon. White Tiger scratches his leg but it has no effect on him either. Dormammu reveals that their abilities maybe impressive in their realm but in the Dark Dimension, they are nothing. He tries to burn them but they avoid it. However, this gives Spider-Man, Cloak and Dagger time to free Doctor Strange. Doctor Strange then uses the Eye of Agamotto to hurt Dormammu and it also causes an earthquake in the process. Spider-Man steals the Siege Perilous from Dormammu and the heroes escape the collapsing tower. Unfortunately, Dormammu gives chase to prevent them from escaping. He jumps to crush the heroes but Doctor Strange shields them. He then tries using his powers to destroy the shield. Spider-Man asks if the Siege Perilous can work before Doctor Strange reveals that it can't with Dormammu's power and that all the gateways between the Dark Dimension and their realm have been sealed shut. Cloak reveals that the only doorway that is not shut is the one inside him. White Tiger points out about how that can stop Dormammu from following them back and invading Earth. Cloak tries to persuade them to go before Doctor Strange reveals that he will seal Cloak up after he rejoins them back on Earth. Dormammu's powers succeed in breaking the shield but the heroes escape the Dark Dimension. Before Cloak can rejoin them, Dormammu grabs him and Cloak is trapped between the two realms. Dormammu uses this advantage to enter Earth's realm and he encounters the heroes again. He boasts that there is no escape from him before Spider-Man and Doctor Strange use magic to knock Dormammu back into the Dark Dimension before sealing Cloak up thus preventing Dormammu from invading Earth.

Season 4: Ultimate Spider-Man vs The Sinister 6

Strange Little Halloween

Dormammu was seen as an illusion to fight Spider-Man, Doctor Strange and Ant-Man during Baron Mordo’s attack on Halloween.

The Moon Knight Before Christmas

Dormammu is seen in a flashback when Spider-Man's old enemy, Quentin Beck (who was the original Mysterio) reveals that he made a deal with the demon to make his illusions become real. However the cost was that Beck would be trapped in the helmet he wore.

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.

Weaknesses

  • 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.

Equipment

Appearances

Episode
 Season  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 891011121314151617181920212223242526 Total
Season 1 0
Season 2 0
Season 3 1
Season 4 i f 2
Overall 3

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.

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