In the Suicide Squad movie, what exactly are Harley Quinn's superpowers? There is a scene in which she is immersed in a liquid by The Joker but it's not clear what transformation if any occurs there. Or is she "merely" a Peak Human?

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    She has no superpowers. – Gallifreyan Jun 5 '17 at 20:03
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    She's super-annoying – Valorum Jun 5 '17 at 20:06
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    Omnipresence, and a high tolerance for lite-beer, at least if last year's Halloween parties were any indication. – Celestialgranturismo Jun 6 '17 at 0:41
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    The power of fan-service. – onewho Jun 7 '17 at 19:25
  • IN the comics, in one version of her origin (from the Batman: Harley Quinn Prestige format one-shot released in 1999, I think, which I also think was her first appearance in the mainstream DC Universe), Poison Ivy had given her some concoction that gave her enhanced strength (and possibly agility), and an immunity to most toxins. However, it's not entirely clear if that's been retained since then (especially into the New 52 version). – RDFozz Jun 8 '17 at 17:47

Harley Quinn does not have any superpowers. She's just a human being, like the Joker himself (albeit with some problems). See Wikia and Wikipedia for more information.

Regarding the "scene in which she is immersed in a liquid":

She [...] allowed herself to fall into the vat of chemicals that created the Joker years back. [...] Harleen awakened with the same frontotemporal dementia that her lover received via exposure to the chemicals and oxygen deprivation as the Joker broke down into maniacal laughter.


While this may or may not be true for the movie version, the comic book version of Harley Quinn has "superhuman agility, enhanced strength, intelligence" listed under her powers. (dccomics.com)

  • Would've been nice if that Wikia author cited their sources. Oh well... – Shokhet Jun 5 '17 at 20:11
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    "frontotemperal dementia" - wow. Just wow. – Gallifreyan Jun 5 '17 at 20:11
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    "bat#$@@# insane" is probably too politically incorrect. – KutuluMike Jun 5 '17 at 20:19
  • Much hate to DC for changing her origin to something boring. – Devar-TTY Jun 5 '17 at 20:20
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    @KutuluMike Even if it is thematically appropriate for Harley's usual foe. – Shokhet Jun 5 '17 at 20:21

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