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"Wanna see me run to that mountain and back? ...You wanna see me do it again?"

Super-Speed is one of the most common Stock Superpowers. Quite often it can even end up as a Story-Breaker Power. Among the many useful effects this power grants, these include: the ability to traverse huge distances, solving a day's worth of problems in a few seconds, or dishing out a Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs to be on the giving end of a Curb-Stomp Battle. In fact, Super-Speed is so invaluable that sometimes it is the only power one needs. Meet the speedster, Super-Speed characters who are either Single-Power Superheroes with Super-Speed, or at the very least have speed as their main power.

Of course, Super-Speed tends to be a Swiss-Army Superpower that achieves a variety of other effects such as vibrating fast enough to phase through objects, travelling through time, or creating whirlwinds by running in circles. Not to mention speedsters need Required Secondary Powers such as being durable enough that they won't just burn up from air friction, having super perception and super thinking speed to be able to avoid running into things, a Healing Factor to recover from the many serious injuries acquired from running at such speeds, or even the level of stamina and nutritional intake required to maintain such high speeds.

Note that while there are many characters who possess Super-Speed that can rival that of speedsters, such as Superman, Shazam!, or Goku, they are not typically regarded as speedsters if all of their physical abilities are super in general, being a Jack of All Stats in a sense. If they are capable of flight, then this usually makes them a Flying Brick.

On Super Teams, these characters tend to be an expy of The Flash, as the original speedster superhero. In many cases, they might be the Fastest Thing Alive.

Super-Trope of the Fragile Speedster, when speed comes at the price of neligible defense. Sister Trope of Speed Demon, a character who is associated with speed, but may or may not be a speedster. Commonly dressed in red. Sub-Trope of Single-Power Superheroes.


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    Anime & Manga 
  • Assassination Classroom: The vast majority of Korosensei's impressive actions come from how his tentacles let him move at speeds of up to Mach 20. And he has perfect control of it, whether he's flying halfway across the world through the stratosphere or moving around a classroom fast enough that he seems to multiply by a couple of dozen.
  • Dragon Ball Super: Dyspo of Universe 11 is the closest the franchise has to a speedster. Among a massive cast of characters who are already impossibly fast, Dyspo blitzes all of them and uses his speed to keep up with Physical Gods in the Tournament of Power.
  • Kengan Ashura: Rei Mikazuchi, the heir to the Raishin style, is without question the fastest fighter in the series. He can move faster than the eyes can follow, allowing him to take down his opponents before they can react. He can also confuse them with afterimages and overwhelm them with Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs should his charging techniques prove ineffective. However, the style has two weaknesses: he can only maintain his top speed for a split second and his charging techniques are extremely linear, making him predictable. Kuroki is able to turn his speed against him by predicting the timing of his charges and simply placing his fist in the way, letting Rei crash into it.
  • My Hero Academia:
    • The Iida family prides itself on its speed, having spawned a long line of heroes all bearing the name "Turbo Hero: Ingenium". Their shared Quirk, "Engine", causes engine-like structures to be built into their arms or legs, allowing them to use it for propulsion for nearly unrivaled speed among heroes.
    • Gran Torino, All Might's mentor, specializes in assailing opponents with his speed and maneuverability. His Quirk, "Jet", allows him to propel jets of air from his feet, allowing a senior citizen like him to leave craters in the floor from his kicks and pounce upon villains with uncanny speed. To obfuscate this, he walks around with a cane in public, only to toss it away when it's time to fight. All Might even introduces him as "the veteran faster than the eye can see".
    • Hawks, the Number Three (and later Number Two) Hero, is also famous for his speed, introducing himself as Japan's fastest hero. His Quirk, "Fierce Wings", lets him fly fast enough to comfortably patrol large spans of the country in a single day, and his arrival is always heralded by a gust of wind because of how fast he's moving. He easily outpaces other people with specialized Super-Speed Quirks.
    • Vigilante: My Hero Academia Illegals introduces O'Clock, a speedy hero who vanished one day while investigating an abandoned building. His Quirk, "Overlock", granted him extreme speed, effectively slowing the world around him to a crawl. However, it couldn't keep him out of the clutches of All For One, who stole it to give to Number Six, while the now Quirkless O'Clock became the vigilante Knuckleduster.
  • One-Punch Man:
    • Speed-o'-Sound Sonic prides himself on being super fast and is arguably the fastest character save for Saitama himself. Sonic is said to be capable of reaching hypersonic speeds of at least Mach 5.
    • Flashy Flash is the resident speedster of the S-Class heroes and quite possibly the fastest among them with Saitama being the only hero who is faster than he is.
  • Rurouni Kenshin:
    • The titular Kenshin's Hiten-Mitsurugi style of swordsmanship emphasizes lightning-fast movements described as "godspeed" combined with battojutsu to overwhelm opponents in an instant.
    • Similarly, Seta Sojiro's own Shukichi allows him to match Kenshin's own speed, becoming invisible to the naked eye and even granting him the ability to run on walls. This, combined with his own iaijutsu, allowed him to develop the Blinding Heaven Kill technique, killing the target so fast that they don't even feel his sword cut them before they fall to the ground.

    Comic Books 
  • Amalgam Universe: The Flash is merged with Ghost Rider and Etrigan, to form "Speed Demon", essentially a demonic speedster.
  • The Beano: Billy Whizz is exceptionally fast and is known as "The world's fastest boy".
  • The Boys: A-Train is intended as a dark parody of The Flash, in particular the Wally West version, which shows what would happen if a speedster superhero was irresponsible with his powers.
  • The DCU:
    • The Flash is both the Trope Codifier and the Trope Namer. Jay Garrick, Barry Allen and Wally West are the most famous members of the Flash family and boast numerous incredible feats of speed.
      • The Flash comics also feature a large number of evil speedsters in their Rogues Gallery (most notably the Reverse-Flashes like Eobard Thawne, Hunter Zolomon, Rival, Daniel West, Inertia), as well as other evil speedsters such as Johnny Quick, Savitar and Godspeed.
    • Quicksilver/Max Mercury/Windrunner is a speedster that debuted the same year as the Flash. After being purchased by DC, Max became a mentor for younger speedsters with Impulse even living with him.
    • All-Star Squadron: Johnny Chambers, aka Johnny Quick, is the team's speedster and uses a spoken equation to activate his powers. His daughter inherited both his super-speed and her mother's super-strength but is mostly known for her speed and uses the moniker Jessie Quick.
    • Legion of Super-Heroes: XS joined the Legion as their resident speedster after her latent metahuman ability of super speed was activated when she was experimented on.
    • Teen Titans Academy: The Bolt is a speedster who is a double amputee wearing prosthetics below the knee on both her legs.
  • Invincible: As the Guardians of the Globe are Justice League expies, they have their own Flash in the form of Red Rush.
  • Marvel Universe:
    • Quicksilver is Marvel's Alternate Company Equivalent to The Flash. While a bit slower than his counterpart from the Distinguished Competition, he is still far and away the fastest character in the Marvel universe with his own take on his speedster abilities.
    • Speed Demon/Whizzer was originally intended as a one-shot villain in the Squadron Supreme, Marvel's knockoff Justice League but was later retooled into his own character.
    • The Eternals: Makari is a member of the Eternals and has super speed. Like the other Eternals, Makari originally had a number of powers such as flight and energy blasts, but his focus on enhancing his speed caused his other powers to vanish or weaken drastically.
    • Marvel Comics 2: In this continuity, Bluestreak, a mutant, is the sole speedster of a superteam whenever she is a member. She is also known for her cocky attitude, and her costume (a silver leotard with a blue lightning across it) evokes Quicksilver's design, who wore a similar colour scheme in the late-1990s.
    • Young Avengers: Tommy Shepherd aka Speed serves as the team's Quicksilver equivalent, right down to having white hair. In Young Avengers Presents #3, he is shown running from the eastern seaboard of the United States to Genosha, an island off the east coast of Africa, as well as searching the entire island for anyone living there in the same amount of time it takes Wiccan to teleport the same distance. In addition, his mind can operate in an accelerated state, allowing him to read at super-speed and remember everything he's seen.
  • NextMen: Sprint is a teenage speedster who developed his abilities under a controlled virtual reality environment. After he and his friends escape from confinement, they learn their powers have some side effects while in the real world: in Sprint's case, he burns the soles of his feet the first time he uses his powers in the real world. He later learns to toughen his soles on sand, gravel, and rock, so he can withstand friction.
  • The Red Ten: The team's speedster is Throttle, an Expy of DC's The Flash. However, the character gets some depth beyond being a simple stand-in: he acquired his powers during a police bust while he was looking for drugs. He states that he got the most high when he used his powers for the first time (and accidentally killed a couple) and has to ingest pills to control his heart rate.
  • Über: One of the specialist builds of enhanced human in this series is a speedster type, named "Zephyrs" by the Americans, who first discovered them. They have to be kept heavily sedated throughout their activation process to prevent fatal side-effects, are unable to use their powers for more than two minutes a day, and cannot be given strength or halo enhancements, which limits their usefulness. They were able to kill Siegfried on their first outing, but the Germans quickly developed a halo attack pattern to destroy them easily.
  • The Ultraverse:
    • TurboCharge, aspirant to the role of Prime's partner, was injected by his father with experimental insulin (since he is diabetic) that accelerated his internal metabolism. As consequence, he is able to run at supersonic speeds. He also uses an armored suit fitted with an injection system to regulate his insulin levels.
    • In another series of the same universe, The Strangers, ZipZap is an African-American sixth grader caught up in a mass empowering event, and develops superspeed powers, being the only member with such powers on his team.
    • Another Ultraverse speedster is Rush, a sole player who only uses his powers if he is paid. During a charity race against other speedsters, in a though bubble he admits his powers are nowhere near the level of the other two.
    • In one issue of Prime, the main speedsters of the Ultraverse (TurboCharge, ZipZap and Rush) join Flying Brick Prime for a charity race. None of them wins, since they crash into each other in a Looney Tunes-esque moment.
  • Vampirella: Dervish, one of the Danse Macabre's agents, has Super-Speed. He is prone to speaking at a rapid pace when anxious.
  • X-Men 2099: in this alternate universe that peers into a possible future of the Marvel Universe, the X-Men of the year 2099 have their resident (and requisite) speedster mutant in Meanstreak.

    Fan Works 

    Films — Animated 
  • The Angry Birds Movie: Chuck has Super-Speed that takes him up to speedster levels, being capable of entering Bullet Time and pulling off Time Freeze Trolling Sprees.
  • The Incredibles: Dash Parr was born a speedster thanks to both his parents being supers. He seems to prove to be a Fragile Speedster as while he is impossibly fast, he only has the average strength of a boy his age would. Also, due to supers being underground, he's unable to test the extent of his powers, being surprised when he finds he can run on water.
  • Turbo: The titular Turbo is a Speedy Snail who gains the ability to move as quickly as a race car. This puts him at odds with his older brother Chet, who considers him a freak of nature.

    Films — Live-Action 

  • Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online: LLENN is one of the few GGO players with a pure AGI build. When combined with her small size and lightweight, she is granted Super-Speed and the ability to blitz around the battlefield and outrun even moving vehicles.
  • Warrior Cats: WindClan is known for being smaller but much faster than the cats of the other Clans, and they make special use of their speed and agility in battle.
  • All of the angels and demons in Wars of the Realm have super-speed, both while running and while flying. Messenger angels are especially fast—so much so that the warrior angel Rake, the team speedster for Validus' squad of elite guardians, is compared to them (he flies at "near-messenger speed").
  • Whateley Universe: One type of Energizer, whose powers are focused on making themselves go faster, sometimes without Required Secondary Powers.
  • Wild Cards: Despite the popularity of this archetype, Wild Cards doesn't have any major characters that are true speedsters. There are several minor ones, however:
    • Joe Twitch has impressive superhuman speed and reflexes, but is also facially deformed and given to nervous tics due to his jacked-up nervous system. He is also generally a bit sleazy and amoral and was voted out really fast in American Hero, a Reality TV show with superhumans.
    • Blrr is another former American Hero contestant, with superspeed powers that only manifest when she is wearing roller skates. Despite her very specialized power set, she managed to turn her celebrity into a career as an actress with her own sitcom, where she mostly plays herself.
    • The Racist is a Neo-Nazi criminal who gained superspeed powers during a prison experiment involving the wild card virus. He is vicious and completely loathsome.

    Live-Action TV 
  • The Boys: A-Train is the speedster type figure, though like everything else in the show is a deconstruction considering his Super-Speed often leads him to Accidental Murder of civilians just like he did with Robin, which kickstarted the plot.
  • The Flash (1990): Barry Allen/The Flash is the main speedster superhero of his Earth, which would retroactively be placed as Earth-90 in the Arrowverse during Elseworlds (2018).
  • The Flash (2014):
    • Barry Allen the Fastest Man Alive and the original speedster. Gaining his powers from a dark matter-infused lightning bolt, he would go on to become the main speedster of Earth-1 and later The Multiverse.
    • Many other speedsters are introduced in the supporting cast usually to assist Barry and Team Flash, including Jay Garrick, Wally West/Kid Flash, Jesse Quick, and Nora West-Allen/XS; however, the default speedster position always returns to Barry.
    • Barry's Rogues Gallery tends to feature at least one speedster Once a Season, with the exception of four. Season 1 had Eobard Thawne/Reverse-Flash as the Big Bad who had been pulling the strings all season. Season 2 had Hunter Zolomon/Zoom a sociopathic Serial Killer speedster from Earth-2 as well as Trajectory who was a Villain of the Week. Season 3 featured Savitar the most powerful speedster to date, along with Edward Clariss/Rival as a Starter Villain. Seasons 5-7 featured August Heart/Godspeed, a speedster from the future and a reoccurring threat.
  • Heroes has two:
    • Season 3 introduces Daphne Millbrook, who is so fast that Hiro's time-freezing power just brings her down to average speed, which only briefly perplexes her. She even name-drops the trope, thinking Hiro has the same ability. Her power does have limits though, and in one alternate timeline, she dies after trying to outrun a nuclear explosion and only halfway succeeds.
    • Season 4 introduces Edgar, a carnival knife-thrower who seems to prefer short sprints of speed compared to the cross-country marathons that Daphne performed. However, he is completely unprepared to deal with another speedster, as Peter proves when he copies Edgar's powers.
  • Marvel Cinematic Universe:
    • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Elena "Yo-Yo" Rodriguez can move too fast for the human eye to see, but only in a single breath, at which point she returns to where she started. In the final few episodes she learns that this is just a mental block and she becomes a regular speedster with no limit.
    • Jessica Jones: A man calling himself "Whizzer" comes to Jessica saying that he's being hunted because he is a speedster. Jessica dismisses him as a lunatic, but it's all true.
    • WandaVision: Agatha gives Ralph Bohner super-speed so that he can impersonate Pietro Maximoff.
  • No Ordinary Family: Stephanie Powell, the mother of the titular family, becomes a speedster. At one point she even temporarily becomes fast enough to time travel. As a side effect, she also has to eat a lot more than usual to regain the calories burned by her speed.
  • Power Rangers:
    • Power Rangers: Dino Thunder: Like most Creator/Disney Era seasons, this series gives the Rangers unique abilities they can access in human form. The Red Ranger Conner McKnight has super speed, appropriate as he is a soccer player.
    • Power Rangers Operation Overdrive: The Yellow Ranger Ronny Robinson is the super speedster of the team. Like with Conner above this reflects her favored pastime, in her case driving race cars.
    • Power Rangers RPM: The Red Ranger Scott Truman has super speed. Unlike Conner and Ronny, this power is available to him in Ranger form.
  • Powerless: The last episode has Jackie accidentally become a speedster when she steps into Teddy and Ron's lame attempt to recreate the accident that made the Flash.

    Tabletop Games 
  • Dungeons & Dragons: Quicklings are a type of fey that race through time at an accelerated speed and are ruled by a constant need to move and run. To other beings, a racing quickling appears as nothing more than a sudden blur and a lingering echo of mocking laughter as the creature zips by; even their speech is accelerated into a rapid, shrill squeal. They only become perceptible when they deliberately slow themselves down to the same time rate as other beings, something they prefer to do as little as they can manage.
  • Mutants & Masterminds: In the Freedom City setting, Johnny Rocket is the main speedster. The position is later taken by his grandson, who has the same powers.
  • Sentinels of the Multiverse:
    • Tachyon is the resident speedster of the Freedom Five, a scientist who accidentally gained super speed after a lab accident. In gameplay terms, this takes the form of playing more cards per turn than other heroes. She also has various attacks that get stronger the more cards she has in her discard pile, which represents how much momentum she's built up.
    • Tachyon's nemesis Friction has similar powers, thanks to a speed enhancing suit she stole from Tachyon while working as the latter's intern.

  • Transformers: Some Transformers are particularly known for their speed, either in robot mode, alternate mode, or both.
    • The Transformers: Windcharger, one of the original Autobots who first arrived on Earth, is noted to be the fastest among them; he's described as being able to go from 0 to 60 MPH almost instantly. His power supply is designed to handle brief but extreme periods of activity but can suffer failure if he forgets to pace himself. This combined with Windcharger's tendency to act before he thinks means he's prone to overstraining his systems.
    • Transformers: The Movie: This movie introduces Blurr who serves as the franchise's Ur-Example. He has genuine super-speed in robot mode, to the point he leaves afterimages behind even while doing something like waving his hand. He's also a Motor Mouth. Strangely enough, he's not shown to be particularly fast in vehicle mode in comparison.
    • The Throttlebots were known for their pullback motor gimmick that allowed them to auto-transform, and in-universe this is normally depicted as them having superb acceleration. They aren't necessarily the fastest Autobots out there (even on land), but their ability to accelerate quickly makes them excellent at their varying functions like Scout, Courier or Spy.
    • Transformers: Robots in Disguise: Of the three Autobot Combiners, Railracer specializes in speed, able to move across the battlefield before his opponent can blink.

    Video Games 
  • Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night: The Harrier's Shard is Accelerator. As the name implies, it trades Mana for speed and is acquired by beating the speedy demon in a race.
  • Freedom Planet: Lilac has Super-Speed as her primary power, which is attributed to her draconic nature, as dragons on Avalice are regarded for their remarkable speed. She can run at extremely high speeds, even able to keep up with speeding vehicles at her fastest, and her special ability is Dragon Boost, which allows her to quickly launch herself at full speed in any direction, providing a massive speed boost when she is on foot. Her secondary abilities are whipping enemies with her Prehensile Hair, either as a normal whip or in the form of Dragon Cyclone, and she also specializes in martial arts at above-average level.
  • Mega Man:
    • Of the original Robot Masters, Elec Man prides himself on both his ability to discharge massive amounts of electricity as well as his lightning-quick movement and reflexes. In the second game, he's outdone by Dr. Wily's own Quick Man, whose defining aspect is his unrivaled speed. Even Quick Man's stage emphasizes speed and perfect timing, as it's lined with lasers that will instantly destroy Mega Man if he doesn't get out of the way in time. Fittingly enough, Quick Man is most vulnerable to the one weapon able to make him stop moving: Flash Man's Time Stopper.
    • In Mega Man Battle Network, QuickMan.EXE is so fast that MegaMan can't touch him while he's standing still, as he'll simply parry away all of his attacks. Ironically, QuickMan's pride in his speed means that he's most vulnerable while he's zipping around the battlefield, leaving him open to counterattacks.
  • Mortal Kombat: Kabal's main power is his super speed. In Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, his speed is even compared to the Flash's.
  • Sonic the Hedgehog:
    • Sonic is the Trope Codifier for video games as well as one of the codifiers for all of fiction. His speed is emphasized as his primary power, being the "Fastest Thing Alive" who can reach speeds of at least 767 miles per hour (the speed of sound). Other characters also have super speed but are significantly slower than Sonic and have other powers to define them.
    • Sonic Heroes: The game cast are divided into three-person teams consisting of a character specializing in flight, one who specializes in strength and one who specializes in speed. Sonic, as usual, is the speed member of Team Sonic which consists of himself, Tails, and Knuckles. The other Speedsters in the game are Shadow (Team Dark), Amy Rose (Team Rose), and Espio (Team Chaotix).
    • Sonic Riders: Extreme Gear types are classified into speed, flight, and power similar to Sonic Heroes above. Jet the Hawk uses a speed type Extreme Gear, fitting as he is The Rival to Sonic.
  • South Park: The Fractured but Whole: "Speedster" is a superhero class available to the New Kid, allowing them to attack at better angles and take two turns at once (though you skip the next turn). Jimmy's lightning-fast superhero persona Fastpass also has a role in this game, where not only is he classified as a Speedster, but his "Fastpass System" lets him take the New Kid from place to place at much faster speeds than just walking.

    Web Animation 
  • RWBY:
    • Of all of the protagonists, Ruby's Semblance emphasizes her as a speedster more than any other. She's able to move great distances in an instant, seemingly dispersing into a flurry of rose petals, and can generate massive whirlwinds by spinning around while in motion. The volume 8 episode "Strings" reveals that Ruby's true power is the ability to molecularly disassemble herself and reassemble in another location, making her power more akin to teleportation than SuperSpeed.
    • Volume 7 introduces Harriet Bree, a member of Ironwood's personal elite squad, the Ace-Ops. Like Ruby, Harriet's Semblance grants her immense speed. She uses it both to outmaneuver her foes and assault them with Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs.

    Western Animation 
  • The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius: In "The N-Men", Jimmy and his friends gain superpowers after a freak accident. Sheen, who was in a massage chair at the time of the event, ended up with superhuman speed. He takes the codename "Vibrating Lad" and dresses up as a parody of The Flash.
  • Batman: The Brave and the Bold: The Flash family are a whole team of speedsters, with Jay Garrick being the one who most regularly appears.
  • Ben 10: Every series gives Ben at least one speed-oriented alien primarily used for transport, with most of them being speedsters. The only exception is Jetray who has flight and energy blasts in addition to Super-Speed.
  • Care Bears: In both the movie and the 1980s cartoon series, Swift Heart Rabbit is the fastest member of the Care Bear Cousins. She's able to run so fast that she becomes a blur and is described by Brave Heart as the fastest thing on two feet.
  • Craig of the Creek: The Creek Kids have Cannonball, a chubby bike rider who can apparently go so fast he enters another dimension he calls Cannonspace. One of the King's enforcers is the Blur, a wisecracking speedrunner who seems based on Sonic the Hedgehog with some Reverse-Flash thrown in. During the Capture The Flag game for the fate of the creek, Blur and Cannonball have a showdown inside Cannonspace itself.
  • The Fairly OddParents!: "Power Pals" has Jet Joan, a mashup of Wonder Woman and The Flash; she has the former's costume and the latter's Super-Speed.
  • Looney Tunes:
  • Muppet Babies (2018): In "Skeeter and the Super Girls", Skeeter's superheroine alter-ego is Top Speed. She uses her super speed to foil Gonzo as his supervillain alter-ego Dr. Meanzo's plan to rob the cookie bank.
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic:
    • Rainbow Dash is a Pegasus capable of flying at Mach 5 speeds, which is far faster than the average Pegasus.
    • "Power Ponies" features a comic book with superheroes called the Power Ponies. One of them, Fillisecond, has super speed.
  • PJ Masks: Catboy's main gimmick is speed, so can be regarded as a speedster despite his other secondary powers.
  • The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest: In "Night of the Zinja", Jonny gets to play the part of Speedster by surreptitiously placing a prototype developed by his father to help with muscle atrophy into his own shoes. In an atrophied patient, it would use electrical impulses to stimulate muscles to develop. In a healthy human like Jonny, it makes him fast enough to overtake a robot ninja on a motorcycle. The drawback is that the heightened metabolism comes with a ravenous appetite.
  • South Park: Jimmy's superhero persona introduced in "Franchise Prequel" is Fastpass, whose main ability is lightning-fast speed, despite (or possibly because of) his disabled legs and need for crutches. When he auditions for Coon and Friends, he gets in partly because they don't have anybody on the team with Super-Speed.
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: One of the members of the International Justice League of Super Acquaintances is The Quickster, a speedster who can run so fast it doesn't look like he moved at all. SpongeBob temporarily takes up his mantle in "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V".
  • Teen Titans: Más y Menos are a pair of Guatemalan twins who can move extremely fast, but only while retaining physical contact with each other. They are members of Titans East, along with Bumblebee, Aqualad, and Speedy (who, ironically, is an archer rather than this trope).
  • Young Justice: Both incarnations of The Team have a speedster. Season 1 has Wally West/Kid Flash, while Season 2 onwards has Bart Allen/Impulse take over. Other members of the Flash family appear too like Barry Allen and Jay Garrick.


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Sonic the Hedgehog

Why else is he called "Sonic"? Although his top speed has never been canonically established, he's shown to be capable of breaking the sound barrier whenever he kicks into high gear. One of his official character profiles even establishes that he's capable of reaching lightspeed.

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