Powers: Although DeSaad has no special powers, he is a master at creating devices to torment humans. Among his arsenal are the Fear Machine, which can incite entire cities to panic, Nerve-Beams, which induce instant paralysis, and Vertigo Grenades, which make people lose their sense of balance.
Weaknesses: For all his torturous abilities, DeSaad is a coward. Thus, he uses Darkseid
DeSaad was an interesting villain in the cartoon, and was an interesting figure as well with power shocking action. I remember around 1985 trying to talk my mom into buying it for me at a Heck's Store we had in our town until if folded in 1987. It's now a flea market, but I can walk a few feet from the front door and show you the spot the figures were at pretty close to 25 years ago. They had a huge display within 20 ft. of the front doors and it caught me in my tracks. I stopped there and saw DeSaad and Parademon! I wanted the DeSaad more than the Parademon. I showed it to my mom and I was hoping she would buy it for me. She refused and I once again lost the opportunity to own my first Super Powers figure. Fast forwarding to 2001, I bought one from a company called Main Street Hobbies...[See More]
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