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Information-silkReal NameWilliam Batson
Information-silkCurrent AliasShazam
Information-silkAliasesBilly, Captain Marvel
Information-silkAffiliationJustice League
Information-silkIdentitySecret Identity
Information-silkMarital StatusSingle
Information-silkUniverseInjustice: Gods Among Us
Information-silkCreatorsC.C. Beck, Bill Parker
First Appearance
Injustice: Gods Among Us
(April 16, 2013 (North America))

Quote1 I like being a hero. Quote2
-- Shazam src

Shazam fought Black Adam above the streets of Metropolis alongside his peers from the Justice League. He pursued Joker when he was about the set off a nuclear device in the heart of the city before Joker and many of Billy's friends vanished.

"Single Player: Battle" Epilogue

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This section of history takes place in a timeline outside that of normal Injustice: Gods Among Us history. Information here does not reflect the true history of neither the Injustice: Gods Among Us universe nor the Injustice: The Regime universe, and should not be seen as relevant to future sequels or comic adaptations.

Following the events in the parallel dimension, Shazam's fellow heroes returned home. But an alien virus contracted during the transfer created in them acute mental instability. They turned on their fellow crime fighters in a deranged fury.

Alone and desperate, Shazam shared the power of the Word with his adopted brothers and sisters. Their purity of heart gave them courage. The army of Shazam incapacitated the former heroes. Eventually they took the place of the Justice League as primary defenders of Earth.


  • Transformation: By uttering the word "Shazam", Billy calls upon a magic thunderbolt to transform into Shazam.
    • Incredible Wisdom: The Wisdom of Solomon grants Shazam with untold magical knowledge.
    • Superhuman Strength: Shazam possesses the Strength of Hercules. The upper limits of Shazam's strength are unknown but it is confirmed his strength is comparable to those of Superman and Wonder Woman.
    • Superhuman Stamina: The Stamina of Atlas allows Shazam to engage in continuous physical activity for an indeterminate amount of time.
    • Superhuman Speed: Shazam possesses the Speed of Mercury, allowing him to keep with the Flash at a regular cruising speed.
    • Flight: Shazam's magical power allows to fly unaided.
    • Electrokinesis: Shazam possesses the Power of Zeus, which provides the thunderbolt that allows his transformation.
      • Lightning Bolts: Shazam can project electricity from his hands.
      • Limited Teleportation: Shazam is able to turn into a bolt of lightning and travel a small distance, usually just behind his foe.


  • Expert Combatant: Shazam's constant combat activity has made him a force to be reckoned with in the battlefield.


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