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Luke Cage
Luke Promotional Poster
Alias(es) Power Man
Appeared in Jessica Jones
Luke Cage
The Defenders
Status Alive
Actor Mike Colter
"The way I see it, being a hero makes you put a target on your back."
―Luke Cage[src]

Luke Cage is a man with a secret past that came across private investigator Jessica Jones during the course of an investigation in New York City. During their time together, Cage discovered that Jones was involved in the murder of his wife due to the influence of Kilgrave.

Following his encounters with Jones and Kilgrave, he moved from Hell's Kitchen to Harlem, in order to build a new life.

Biography

Jessica Jones

"AKA Ladies Night"

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"AKA Crush Syndrome"

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"AKA It's Called Whiskey"

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"AKA 99 Friends"

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"AKA You're a Winner"

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"AKA I've Got the Blues"

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"AKA Take a Bloody Number"

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"AKA Smile"

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Daredevil

"New York's Finest"

Cage is indirectly mentioned by Claire Temple when speaking with Foggy Nelson.

Luke Cage

"Moment of Truth"

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"Code of The Streets"

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"Who's Gonna Take The Weight?

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"Step in the Arena"

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The Defenders

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Character traits

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Powers and Abilities

As a result of an experiment, he permanently obtained the following powers and abilities.

Powers

  • Superhuman Strength: Cage's strength is at superhuman levels sufficient to lift 25 tons. His strength allow him to easily move extremely heavy objects with ease. He has perfect control of his strength as he is able to handle the glasses in his bar skillfully, and engage in rough sex without trouble.
  • Superhuman Stamina: Cage's body generates no fatigue toxins during activity, granting him nigh limitless stamina, virility, libido, willpower, tenacity, vigor, vitality and pain tolerance
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Cage's displayed a certain level of physical invulnerability, survived being shot multiple times by a fully automatic sub machine gun, and point-blank head-shot from a shotgun without sustaining injury. He has also fallen from great heights, been run over by a bus without sustaining injury. His skin is as tough as titanium-alloy and his muscle, bones, organs and tissues are considerably more durable than those of an ordinary human, however his skin still feels like flesh (well-toned), as he can engage in rough sex without causing injury, it is only when put in harms way that his durability becomes apparent. He cannot be cut by any blade forged of conventional material, although in the event of required surgery his skin can be lacerated by an overpowered medical laser. He can withstand one-ton impacts without injury and is immune to extreme temperatures, such as being lit on fire and electrical shocks.
  • Accelerated Healing Factor:  If injured, he is capable of recovering and regenerating from any injuries in 1/3rd the time it would take an ordinary human.
  • Superhuman Physicality: The experiment enhanced Cage's body. Cage's skin is smooth and flawless, his hair is perfect. Cage is tall and well-developed, even without training his muscles are brawny, his body shape doesn't change regardless of calorie intakes, and he is extremely "well-endowed". His passively secretes powerful pheromones that make him irresistibly attractive to women.
  • Containment Immunity: Luke is immune to all poisons, toxins, impurities, illnesses, diseases, radiation, infections, disorders, imperfections and other harmful foreign substances. He can go without air, food or water indefinitely.
  • Superhuman Senses: Cage's senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch are all enhanced beyond human potential. He also has a perfect pitch and can notice all sorts of sounds. He also can see farther than any human with perfect clarity even retaining this perfect clarity in total darkness. 
  • Adaptation: Cage's body is immune to elemental extremes, to the extent that he can walks through fire with no injury.
  • Superhuman Speed: Cage is able to easily run over 30 mph and move faster than the eye can see.
  • Superhuman Reflexes: Cage has lightning-fast auto-reflexes. He can easily dodge attacks even when not consciously aware of them. His reflexes can be used to attack and counter instead of just defensive purposes.
  • Superhuman Agility: Cage has agility, flexibility and dexterity far greater than an Olympic-level human.

Abilities

  • Enhanced Charisma: Cage is a very eloquent speaker, by nature he is incredibly persuasive and charming. Able to bring anyone to understand and feel for his viewpoint, even large audiences. His innate nobility easily earns him the respect and friendship of a many different people. He radiates an aura of attractiveness, naturally inducing pleasure, desire and subtly lifting inhibitions.
  • Genius-Level Intellect: Cage is self-educated in the law, business and is multilingual. He has an eidetic (photographic) memory and "a natural aptitude for having natural aptitudes;" picking up complicated skills quickly and retaining them. However Cage tends to downplay his intellect due to his past and views and life.
  • Skilled Hand-To-Hand Combatant: Cage is a self-taught hand-to-hand combatant with years of street fighting experience. He can utilize his strength in order to increase his combat effectiveness against more powerful opponents.
  • Skilled Athlete: Cage is also a gifted athlete, possessing limitless athletic skills.

Relationships

Appearances/Actors

Behind the scenes

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Trivia

  • In the comics, Cage's catchphrase is "Sweet Christmas". He says this in Jessica Jones episodes "AKA It's Called Whiskey" and "AKA You're a Winner".

Gallery

Jessica Jones

Promotional and Filming

Luke Cage

Promotion, Filming and Concept art

The Defenders

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