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* AdaptationalVillainy: Simon Stagg's lack of scruples get played way up in adaptations, going from "merely" doing everything he can to break up Rex and his daughter to being guilty of horrific war crimes and human experimentation. Fortunately, these adaptations also make him far less likely to pull a KarmaHoudini.

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* CurbStompBattle: Once clobbered [[ComicBook/GreenLantern Guy Gardner]] by turning himself into gold [[note]]A Green Lantern's ring can't effect anything yellow[[/note]]. Rex later thinks to himself how much of a risk that was since gold is a very soft metal and Guy could've beaten him easily if Guy would've just stopped to think for a moment.


In other media, Metamorpho has appeared as a recurring character in the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' animated series, with the Outsiders in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', and made two appearances in ''WesternAnimation/BewareTheBatman''. Simon Stagg appears as an antagonist in ''Videogame/BatmanArkhamKnight''.

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In other media, Metamorpho has appeared as a recurring guest character in the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' animated series, with the Outsiders in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', and made two appearances a recurring character in ''WesternAnimation/BewareTheBatman''. Simon Stagg appears as an antagonist in ''Videogame/BatmanArkhamKnight''.


The original male Metamorpho will be appearing in ''The Terrifics'', a series in the Creator/DarkMatter2017 line.

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The original male Metamorpho will be appearing in ''The Terrifics'', ''ComicBook/TheTerrifics'', a series in the Creator/DarkMatter2017 line.


* NighInvulnerable: The nature of Rex's body provides him with natural body armor offering damage resistance from blunt attacks and energy attacks.

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* NighInvulnerable: The nature of Rex's body provides him with natural body armor offering damage resistance armor, and his lack of vital organs makes him difficult to harm. Forming himself into a capsule around other JLE members, going through re-entry from blunt attacks Earth orbit and energy attacks. crash-landing only knocks him unconscious, for example. Element Girl mentions that she cannot drown or asphyxiate, that her body just metabolizes toxins and poisons without her suffering harm from them, and that she's fairly sure that being at ground zero of a thermonuclear explosion would only make her radioactive, so presumably Metamorpho is similarly durable. Death of the Endless mentions one of the previous metamorphae who died in a volcano, however, so this nigh-invulnerability does have limits (though they may vary by individual or with age).


* AdventurerArchaeologist: Rex Mason.
* AllCavemenWereNeanderthals: Java.

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* AdventurerArchaeologist: Rex Mason.
Mason. He was a soldier for hire, contracted to find the artifact called "Orb of Ra", and transformed into Metamorpho by the same artifact in an Egyptian tomb.
* AllCavemenWereNeanderthals: Java.Java is a defrosted neanderthal.



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* NighInvulnerable: Early on, Metamorpho changed himself into gunpowder and let himself be exploded. His powers let him get better.

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* NighInvulnerable: Early on, Metamorpho changed himself into gunpowder The nature of Rex's body provides him with natural body armor offering damage resistance from blunt attacks and let himself be exploded. His powers let him get better.energy attacks.



* VoluntaryShapeshifting: One of Metamorpho's powers.

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* VoluntaryShapeshifting: One of Metamorpho's powers.
powers. He can shape parts and portions of his body instead of the whole. He can form such complex shapes as a tank and a bicycle and such simple forms as a cloud or a spring.


The original male Metamorpho will be appearing in ''The Terrifics'', a series in the Creator/DarkMatter line.

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The original male Metamorpho will be appearing in ''The Terrifics'', a series in the Creator/DarkMatter Creator/DarkMatter2017 line.

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The original male Metamorpho will be appearing in ''The Terrifics'', a series in the Creator/DarkMatter line.


* CatchPhrase: Truckloads of them.

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* DependingOnTheWriter: Whether a metamorphae is able to access (for simplicity's sake) all the elements of the periodical table, or only those found within the human body.[[note]]Which, considering possible elemental compounds, is still quite an array of powers.[[/note]]
** Also the origin of Metamorpho's powers. Were they mystical, as implied by being bestowed by the Orb of Ra and pretty firmly stated during Element Girl's death? Were they SufficientlyAdvancedScience, as the default was throughout the 70s and 90s? Were they genetic, as stated outright during {{Invasion!}}?

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Whether a metamorphae is able to access (for simplicity's sake) all the elements of the periodical table, or only those found within the human body.[[note]]Which, considering possible elemental compounds, is still quite an array of powers.[[/note]]
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** Also the The origin of Metamorpho's powers. Were they mystical, as implied by being bestowed by the Orb of Ra and pretty firmly stated during Element Girl's death? Were they SufficientlyAdvancedScience, MagicFromTechnology, as the default was throughout the 70s and 90s? Were they genetic, as stated outright during {{Invasion!}}?''{{ComicBook/Invasion}}''?



* GreenEyedMonster: Java - [[HopelessSuitor ever the heartsick, scheming fool]] - absolutely despises Rex for "stealing away" Sapphire, the girl of his affection, to the point where he believes Metamorpho to be [[SmallNameBigEgo a lesser romantic rival to himself]] and visibly cringes every time the two lovers kiss, thinking Sapph's trying to make him jealous.

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Java - -- [[HopelessSuitor ever the heartsick, scheming fool]] - -- absolutely despises Rex for "stealing away" Sapphire, the girl of his affection, to the point where he believes Metamorpho to be [[SmallNameBigEgo a lesser romantic rival to himself]] and visibly cringes every time the two lovers kiss, thinking Sapph's trying to make him jealous.

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** Also the origin of Metamorpho's powers. Were they mystical, as implied by being bestowed by the Orb of Ra and pretty firmly stated during Element Girl's death? Were they SufficientlyAdvancedScience, as the default was throughout the 70s and 90s? Were they genetic, as stated outright during {{Invasion!}}?


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** Element Girl and Metamorpho were an on-again, off-again coupling with smacks of PairingTheSpares due to being the only two living creatures of their nature. Rex finally choosing Sapphire pretty much triggered Element Girl's DespairEventHorizon.

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* OopsIForgotIWasMarried: He had amnesia, and had forgot everything about his former life, even his name. And then, a precious girl shows up, saying that they were married. And also an over sized gorilla who is currently married with her, and wants to kill Metamorpho for being in the same room than her.
* RunningGag: In ''Justice League International'', he loves watching three stooges as much as John loves oreos.


* LikeADuckTakesToWater: Java, DependingOnTheWriter; in some depictions, he's adapted quite well to the present and adopted an articulate vocabulary.



* TheUnfrozenCavemanLawyer: Java, DependingOnTheWriter; in some depictions, he's adapted quite well to the present and adopted an articulate vocabulary.


* ContemporaryCaveman / TheUnfrozenCavemanLawyer: Java; DependingOnTheWriter, he's either adapted quite well to the present and adopted an articulate vocabulary, or he's little more than an ape in a big-and-tall suit.

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* ContemporaryCaveman / TheUnfrozenCavemanLawyer: Java; DependingOnTheWriter, he's either adapted quite well to the present and adopted an articulate vocabulary, or he's little more than an ape in a big-and-tall suit.ContemporaryCaveman: Java, Stagg's unfrozen-Neanderthal manservant.


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* TheUnfrozenCavemanLawyer: Java, DependingOnTheWriter; in some depictions, he's adapted quite well to the present and adopted an articulate vocabulary.


* ContemporaryCaveman: Java.

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* ContemporaryCaveman: Java.ContemporaryCaveman / TheUnfrozenCavemanLawyer: Java; DependingOnTheWriter, he's either adapted quite well to the present and adopted an articulate vocabulary, or he's little more than an ape in a big-and-tall suit.



* UnderwearOfPower: In his default human appearance, Metamorpho is naked except for his underwear of power -- which therefore are presumably ''part of his body''.
* TheUnfrozenCavemanLawyer: Java.

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* UnderwearOfPower: In his default human appearance, Metamorpho is naked except for his underwear of power -- which therefore are presumably ''part of his body''.
* TheUnfrozenCavemanLawyer: Java.
body''. Element Woman also has a bandeau bikini top, with just as much explanation.


In other media, Metamorpho has appeared as a recurring character in the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' animated series, with the Outsiders in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', and as a in ''WesternAnimation/BewareTheBatman''. Simon Stagg appears as an antagonist in ''Videogame/BatmanArkhamKnight''.

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In other media, Metamorpho has appeared as a recurring character in the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' animated series, with the Outsiders in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', and as a made two appearances in ''WesternAnimation/BewareTheBatman''. Simon Stagg appears as an antagonist in ''Videogame/BatmanArkhamKnight''.

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