When the players choose a Villainous Meta character in their Character Creation, they will apprentice with Luthor and get missions from him.

Luthor shows up at the end of the It is a Big Scary World Out There! mission to help the new exobyte villain fight off a large wave of Brainiac Minions.

  • This version of the character is exclusive to the continuity of the video game DC Universe Online and is an adaptation of Luthor. The original character was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster and first appeared in Action Comics #23.
  • Luthor was voiced by James Marsters.
  • In the game's cinematic trailer, Lex Luthor kills both Wonder Woman and Superman. However, he later goes into hiding when Brainiac enslaves the future Earth, forcing Luthor to time travel to present day and create more heroes and villains to counter Brainiac's eventual arrival.