Mercy

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Mercy (Abigail Mercy Wright) is a villain at the Marvel Comics universe. She is an extremely unpredictable and dangerous foe, and has given multiple explanations to her origin, including being an alien, and angel, or, most recently, a woman who gained her powers through radiation treatments to save her from brain cancer. She considers herself on a mission of "mercy" to "help" those who are overcome with despair, but don't have the strength to commit suicide, believing that she is doing them a favor. This can include anything from dropping an electric toaster into the bath to guiding the spirit of a comatose person to the afterlife. The Hulk's is one of the few people Mercy has been unable to "help", as he refuses to stop fighting, no matter how horrible his existence may be.


Powers and abilities

Mercy has a myriad of different powers. She can fly/levitate, turn intangible and invisible, or teleport to another area with a thought. She is able to project energy spears, which can inflict damage or drain power. She can shift into different shapes, including a large amorphous lump which can suffocate a victim, or perfectly mimic the form and personality of another person. In a flashback from the Hulk: Destruction mini-series based upon the game of the same name, she turned into a giant super-strong monster, based upon the "Devil Hulk". During her first appearance, when her physical form was destroyed by an exploding tanker, she immediately reformed in another location. She can read minds, communicate through telepathy or perform astral projection, and possesses additional extrasensory perceptions enabling her to sense cosmic events of great importance.


Other media

In The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction, Mercy (voiced by Vanessa Marshall) appears as the bodyguard for Emil Blonsky to get rid of gamma-irradiated beings. Unlike the comics, she isn't an alien from another planet. Like the comics, Mercy has the same powers of teleportation, telekinesis, and levitation except that she got her powers from gamma radiation, which was used as treatment that cured her of a slowly fatal brain tumor that would have eventually killed her. During her boss fight, Mercy plans to stop the Hulk from getting the fuel rods, but failed. As Mercy tries to tell the Hulk about her ex-employer's current plans, Blonsky kills Mercy as he blows up the building she was in to try and stop the Hulk.

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