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The Shuruku Demon

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Bk Ray

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Subj: My impression of Cap's strength...
Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 at 11:52:24 am EST (Viewed 154 times)
Reply Subj: Cap is anywhere between 800lbs and 5 tons.
Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 at 01:58:55 am EST (Viewed 132 times)

... is that he's typically around the 1000 lbs. mark, give or take a couple hundred pounds either way. I can't think of anything in terms of lifting feats that would put him anywhere near 5 tons level. And if there were such a showing, I think it'd be a huge outlier for him. I actually consider other strong humans like the Kingpin and the Ox to be stronger than Cap (you could argue that either one is unofficially superhuman in their own right, but I don't think either is 5 tons level).

As far as Max goes, I think you're probably right that she's not outright superhuman in strength. A 400 lbs. rating might be a little low, since I've seen her toss what was likely a 200+ lbs. man fully across a room and into a wall, but she's got nothing I can think of to put her clearly beyond Batman in strength. She is shown jumping out of third or fourth storey windows and landing fine, but that's a durability feat, and strength & durability don't always correlate.

Max's speed showings are quite impressive though, so I think she probably does surpass Buffy in that department. She runs short distances at super-speed, runs along walls, and in one scene, she was able to memorise the order of every card in a deck while flipping through them. I don't recall similar speed showings for Buffy, although it's been longer since I watched her series.

What sort of strength showings does Buffy have to put her at or near the 2 ton mark?

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