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Nick Fury

Nick Fury

Nicholas Fury

Marvel Cinematic Universe

Nick Fury's powers and abilities

Despite not possessing any superhuman powers, Nick Fury was a natural leader, strategist, manipulator, field commander, and a seasoned combat expert and veteran. He had immense authoritative charisma, observational and deductive reasoning skills, and was an astute judge of character. These skills of his were among the the best in the world and made him the world's greatest spy. Phil Coulson stated that Fury was always five steps ahead of anyone. He used his talents to great effect in his leadership of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Master Tactician

Fury could instantly create strategies and plans several steps ahead of his enemies and allies alike, with Phil Coulson stating that he could see five steps ahead. He was able to elaborate complex strategies and apply them in not just battle, but any other activity as well. Fury has showed foresight by instigating many operations like the Avengers Initiative, Theta Protocol, Phase 2, Project P.E.G.A.S.U.S., Project T.A.H.I.T.I., and Project Insight to counter threats to global security. He was also able to out-think Alexander Pierce when the latter had forgotten to delete the retina scan of Fury's blind eye from the S.H.I.E.L.D. database.

Master Spy

Nick was a master at espionage, stealth, disguise, and infiltration. His talents and life-long experience has enabled him to become the Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. When he needed intelligence on Bruce Banner, he sat practically unnoticed among restaurant patrons to observe him. Fury also managed to make the majority of those who knew him think he was dead, including HYDRA and the rest of the world. During his first meeting with Tony Stark, Fury was able to sneak into his mansion without being detected and managed to shut down J.A.R.V.I.S.'s systems. He was also able to sneak into Peter Parker and Ned Leeds' room without being noticed while the two were in Europe on a school field trip, managing to shoot Ned with a needle gun without setting off Parker's spider-sense.

Expert Combatant

Fury was a seasoned unarmed and armed-combat expert and veteran. He was able to take down two brainwashed agents with ease.

Expert Marksman

Fury was also trained to use U.S. military firearms. He is highly proficient in artillery such as a Rocket Launcher to accurately disable a F-35 Lightning from taking off to bombed Manhattan. During the HYDRA assassination attempt on his life, Nick used the built in Turret of his personal SUV with expert precision, killing multiple HYDRA assassins in quick succession. He also precisely shot Ned Leeds in the neck with a tranquilizer dart.

Master Pilot

Fury was able to pilot a helicopter onto the helipad at the Triskelion and maneuver it through rubble in order to save Sam Wilson during the Triskelion's destruction.



Intelligence145 IQ
Strength100 kg • 220 lb
Speed8 m/s

Super Powers

IntelligenceStaminaMaster Martial ArtistMaster TacticianPreparationStealthWeapon-based PowersWeapons Master