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Questions tagged [arrowverse]

For all questions about the "Arrowverse", or any of its subsequent media. Use this tag for any in-universe questions about any of the media set within the Arrowverse. Always use in conjunction with the work tag of the work you're asking about, for example, questions about the Arrow TV show would include the [arrow] tag, etc.

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How does Godspeed have white lightning without Philosopher's Stone? [on hold]

The 18th episode of season 5 of The Flash TV show is entitled "Godspeed" and Godspeed (aka August Heart) is in that episode. He has white lightning, just like Savitar, but he is not invisible for ...
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How is this character alive in season 5 of “The Flash”?

In season 5 episode 8 we discover that: So how is he alive? Did I miss something?
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What was the utility of Shelley Island?

On Supergirl, Shelley Island shows up in the fourth season. Per the Wiki article: It was converted into an interplanetary port of entry by President Marsdin for alien immigrants, but was shut ...
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Does Lena suspect Supergirl's identity?

Whether through the power of expectations or yet-unmentioned "super-hypnosis", people don't recognize Kara as Supergirl. However, clearly people can guess her secret identity, because Cat Grant ...
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Do older timelines erase or stay parallelly?

I want to know if timelines erase. Let’s put as an example when Barry creates Flashpoint after kissing Iris, did the timeline with Iris disappear, or did he create Flashpoint but the other remained ...
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What rights do prisoners of the DEO have?

The DEO is a major protagonist faction on Supergirl. Over the course of the show, the DEO has detained many people from various groups, seemingly with little indication of what rights, if any, their ...
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What dead superheroes were on Earth-90?

The Arrowverse's "Elseworlds" crossover begins on Earth-90, the Earth that features the Flash from the '90s television show The Flash as a hero. A multitude of heroes appear to be dead, killed by the ...
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Did Barry Allen and Felicity Smoak have a past relationship?

In Part 2 of Elseworlds, when Felicity finds out that Barry and Oliver have switched bodies, she says "it's not every day you find out your husband is your ex and vice-versa." This implies that Barry ...
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Where is Starling City? [duplicate]

In S2 E13 of the Arrow, Felicity pulls up an image of a car that was used in the robbery of snake venom from a zoo. The car's license plate read "KAZ 547". She states that the car is a rental and ...
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Was Danny 'Brick' Brickwell from Arrow created for the T.V. series or the comics?

I purchased a DC Comics Encyclopedia recently and it doesn't have Danny Brickwell in it. Was the character created for the television series or was he first introduced in the comics and omitted from ...
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Why did Barry in Flashpoint (s3e1) release his captive?

Barry was going to accept losing his memories about the original timeline, but he changed his decision when the Kid Flash was injured and then released Thawne. Why wasn't his mom's life more important ...
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Understanding the timeline of The Flash Season 1

I have lots of questions with The Flash Season 1. Can someone please help me understand the timeline of the first season? This is what I understood. This might be totally wrong. Eobard Thawne ...
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Does DeVoe's effigies power affect corpses?

When we see a fully powered DeVoe attack an A.R.G.U.S. center in the Flash, we see him reanimate a few downed agents. These agents make sounds like zombie, and the way they were reanimated was ...
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Why were the liquids floating in the first episode of The Flash?

In this episode the liquids in Barry's lab begin to float before he is struck, but I thought this only happened when a speedster time travels or there are tachyons present. Given the above why are ...
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Why was the eclipse so harmful?

When it almost instantly begins to weaken Supergirl. Why did the eclipse begin to weaken her so fast? And why did it remove her powers when it was complete? After all, though Supergirl needs solar ...
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Has the Atom ever gone atomic?

In the DC universe, the character of the Atom (at least in his later instances) has the ability to shrink and grow, similar to Marvel's Ant-Man. In the MCU film Ant-Man, the titular character shrinks ...
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Supergirl (CW): Searching episode with POV view of Kryptons destruction

I've watched a Supergirl episode on TV some time ago and there was a scene where Supergirl remembers flying away from her home planet Krypton (destruction). It was shot from her point of view (POV), ...
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What happened to Arrowverse Chas Chandler (Constantine's friend)?

We've seen Constantine coming back as an active Arrowverse character in recent episodes of Legends of Tomorrow (starting from S3E10). Do we know what happened to Chas, his resuscitating friend from ...
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How can The Flash carry multiple people at once?

In season 3 in the episode with the gorilla city I'm pretty sure The Flash carries a whole bunch of people at once. We see one bundle of red flashes flowing though the forest and at the end suddenly ...
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What and how do people (and The Flash himself) experience while in his speed aura?

The problem when The Flash carries other people with super-speed or handles some items without breaking, crushing, disintegrating them (because of his super speed) and the problem that he should cause ...
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What happened to reverse flash after undoing flashpoint?

In the original timeline, after reverse flash did his killing business he was stuck in the past. He develops his 20 year master plan to return to his future, impersonating some one and manipulating ...
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How can changes to the timeline affect just one universe?

In season 3, a short dialog between Harry and Barry (Harry notices the changes to the timeline because he just came from another universe, that was not affected) establishes that changes to a timeline ...
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What were Felicity and Ray saying about Supergirl?

In the crossover of Legends, Flash, Arrow and Supergirl, near the end there is a conversation that bewildered me between Felicity and Ray. Felicity looks at Supergirl and says something like "It's ...
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Can we establish how fast the Flash is moving in “Enter Flashtime”?

In the Season 4 Episode 15 Barry very likely "runs" the fastest so far in the TV series. Basically half the episode plays while a While Barry doesn't move as far as calculated here, he moves half the ...
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How did Green Arrow manage to make that arrow in the Crisis on Earth-X crossover?

When Oliver, Barry of Earth-1 and Supergirl of Earth-38 (the heroes of their respective shows) face off against their evil counterparts from Earth-X Overgirl scoffs at the ridiculousness of Oliver ...
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Where is Barry Allen of Earth-X?

In the mega crossover of the CW-verse, on Earth-X, we see the evil counterparts of the Arrow (as Dark Arrow), Supergirl (as Overgirl), and counterparts of almost everyone except Barry Allen. Well, ...
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Is Black Lightning part of the Arrowverse?

Is the 2018 Black Lightning TV show considered part of the Arrowverse franchise (consisting of Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Constantine, and several web series)? It airs on the CW ...
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What does Gideon say Barry Allen is the founding member of?

When Barry, Cisco, and Caitlin first finds Gideon, she tells them about Barry saying "Founding member of..." but is interrupted by Barry. What exactly will Barry be the founding member of?
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Is there a batman in arrowverse?

In arrowverse, multiverse of the flash,supergirl etc. supergirl references to her cousin "superman". does that mean batman or any other are also there?
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If Brainiac-5 is so smart then why can’t he tell Kara the way out of her conscience

In Season 3 Episode 10, "Legion of Super-Heroes", when Kara is trapped in her subconscience, Brainiac-5 is in there too, trying to help her figure out how to get her out. If he is so smart, why couldn’...
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Why do people in the Arrowverse reference Marvel? [duplicate]

While watching the Flash season 3 episode 5, I just saw Felicity Smoak reference “The Incredible Hulk”. Then, after doing some research, I found out that’s also happened often on other shows of the ...
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Is there any connection between Ra's al Ghul from Batman and ArrowVerse?

In Batman Begins, Ra's al Ghul is Bruce's mentor and Batman leaves him to die, we're not sure if he dies. And if he dies he could be brought back with the Lazarus Pit. In the Arrowverse, Merlyn also ...
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Why does Team Flash always use a certain room for inter-dimensional travel?

In The Flash (2014), the team always uses a certain room at STAR Labs for traveling between Earths, even when they are just using Cisco's powers. However, he is capable of creating inter-dimensional ...
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How is the audience of the Arrowverse spread amongst the 4 shows?

The CW's Arrowverse, in its 2017 form, comprises 4 shows: Arrow, Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl. The 4 shows have different atmospheres: Arrow is the most grounded of all shows, ...
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Was this a callback or reference?

In Supergirl: Crisis on Earth X, Kara gets into a fight with During this fight, she gains the advantage by bashing her fists together, creating a shockwave that stunned The camera seemed to focus on ...
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Why did Thawne need the particle accelerator to be built 6 years earlier?

In Season 1, Episode 17 of The Flash, we learn via flashback (oof, sorry about that) that Eobard Thawne, the Reverse Flash, killed Harrison Wells and his wife while stuck in the past and assumed Wells'...
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Are Thea and Wally's hospital scenes supposed to be the same place? Or did they just reuse sets?

So in the hospital scene of Arrow 6x01, Oliver visits Rene & Thea. The second he walked into the room of Thea it reminded me of the scene in The Flash where Barry was in the Speed Force and saw ...
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Roughly how many Martians are there?

In Supergirl, there are White Martians and Green Martians. The majority of White Martians perpetrated a genocide of all but a handful of Green Martians. The only remaining Green Martians, of course, ...
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Was this mercenary superhuman?

In the season 3 premiere of Supergirl, Kara stops a mercenary (Robert DuBois) from shooting some people. Later, it's revealed that he's involved in a bigger plan, involving alien technology. However,...
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Why didn't Rhea use silver kryptonite on Supergirl?

In the Season 2 finale of Supergirl, Rhea reveals that she used silver kryptonite to turn Superman to her side, making him think that Supergirl was General Zod. Why didn't Rhea just use the silver ...
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What ammo does Diggle use?

Just wondering what ammo Diggle uses. I assumed it to be rubber bullets, but rewatching season 3, I see the "Arrow Cave" contains guns. Is Oliver ok with Diggle shooting real bullets to incapacitate ...
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Can Olivia Marsdin legally be president?

In the TV series Supergirl, it is revealed that Now, is there anything legal about that? Don't you have to be born in the United States, or at least be born a U.S. citizen, to be president? Did the ...
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Why does Supergirl live in National City?

I was trying to work out why different superheroes live in real cities (like Washington) or fake cities like Central City and Starling City. New York might not be the capital city, but it seems to ...
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Why are there so many aliens?

In season 1 of Supergirl all the aliens were criminals from Fort Rozz but now, in season 2, there are loads of civilian aliens in the world just living amongst the humans in peace (mostly). So I guess ...
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Can I start Arrow from season 3 if I've seen Flash? [duplicate]

So can I just start Arrow on season 3 episode 1? I haven't watched Arrow yet but I've watched the first 4 episodes of Flash.
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How old are Rhea and Lor-Gand?

Following up from this question I started to wonder how old Mon-El's parents are: We know Mon-El was stuck in the Well of Stars for some unknown amount of time, which is why he didn't age ...
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What makes The Flash the fastest man alive?

The Flash is said to be the fastest man alive, but from season 1 there have been people like Zoom or Savitar, who are faster. So is Flash really the fastest? And if so, how?
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Why did Wally have his powers even after Savitar died?

We have seen that when Flash had an amnesia, Wally lost his powers. But when Savitar died, that means he was never created in the future, and hewill never plan on creating Wally as a speedster to take ...
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What happened to the future Flash who stopped Barry from saving his mother in season 1?

When Barry went back to save his mother in season 1, he was hiding in a room and when he was about to go out, there was a Flash who signaled at him to not do it, to not save her. But when he went back ...
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Why didn't a time wraith attack Eobard-Wells?

In the CW series, the Flash, the concept of time wraiths is a little confusing. (I know it's kinda late to ask since Season 3 just finished), but I was wondering, why didn't a time wraith attack Wells-...