Mister Fantastic

Mister Fantastic – The Smartest Man in the Battlerealm

Champion Breakdown

About Mister Fantastic

Character Class: Science

Brief Overview: Mister Fantastic, also known as Reed Richards, is a master scientist and the leader of the Fantastic Four. With his extraordinary elasticity and high intellect, he brings a unique blend of utility and versatility into the Marvel Contest of Champions (MCoC). Specializing in stacking debuffs and cross-fight abilities, Mister Fantastic is invaluable to both solo players and team compositions looking for strategic advantages.

Mister Fantastic Origin: Originating from Marvel Comics, Reed Richards became Mister Fantastic after an experimental space voyage exposed him and his companions to cosmic rays. This incident granted him the ability to stretch and elongate his body in miraculous ways, shaping him into a formidable champion in MCoC.

Lore Background

Mister Fantastic History: Reed Richards is a brilliant physicist and leader of the superhero team Fantastic Four. His journey began with an experiment in space that went awry, causing cosmic rays to grant him incredible abilities. Since then, Mister Fantastic has used both his scientific knowledge and elastic powers to confront numerous threats, from colossal cosmic entities to microscopic menaces.

Personality Traits: Reed Richards is highly intelligent, analytical, and determined. His strategic mindset is reflected in his defensive fighting style, which utilizes debuffs and utility abilities to control the battlefield.

Mister Fantastic's Gameplay Mechanics

Basic Abilities: Evade, Pre-Fight Ability, Cross-Fight Ability, Taunt, Stagger

Mister Fantastic can perform a variety of basic attacks including light, medium, and heavy attacks. His strengths lie in his versatility and debuffing skills, while his weaknesses are countered by True Accuracy and debuff shrugging opponents.

  • Light Attacks: Quick and precise hits that stack debuffs.
  • Medium Attacks: Balanced attacks aimed for moderate damage and control.
  • Heavy Attacks: Deals significant damage and pauses pre-fight debuffs for 3 seconds.

Passive and Active Basic Abilities:

  • Passive Physical and Energy Resistance: Increased by +900.
  • Evade: 5% chance to Evade for each non-Damaging Debuff on either Champion.
  • Attack Rating Boost: +184.04 for each debuff on the opponent.

Special Attacks:

  1. Aggressive Hypothesis:

    • Inflicts Taunt and Stagger debuffs for 9 seconds.
    • Reduces opponent's attack rating and increases their chance to activate a special attack.
    • Nullifies buffs when a staggered opponent triggers a buff.
  2. Rigorous Experimentation:

    • Re-triggers pre-fight debuffs.
    • Inflicts Shock on the opponent, dealing Energy Damage over 5 seconds.
  3. Thinking with Portals:

    • Grants a Passive Fury increasing Attack Rating based on the number of debuffs on the opponent.

Signature Ability: The Smartest Man in the Battlerealm

  • Increases Offensive Power Rate by 50% for each Careful Study Passive.
  • Gains additional evade chance for unblockable attacks.
  • Awakening significantly enhances his evasion and power rate, making it essential for top-tier performance.

Strategy and Playstyle

General Strategy: Utilize Mister Fantastic's pre-fight and cross-fight debuffs to control opponents and benefit the entire team. Prioritize stacking debuffs during fights to maximize his damage output and utility.

Advanced Techniques: Focus on using heavy attacks to pause debuffs and special attacks to re-trigger them, maintaining consistent pressure on opponents. Timing the use of special attacks can significantly boost damage and utility.

Mastery Tips

Skill Mastery: Aim to maximize the Despair mastery to reduce opponent healing by leveraging the multitude of debuffs Mister Fantastic can apply. Pair this with Resonate to further weaken the opponent's special attacks and amplify Mister Fantastic’s abilities.

Team Composition: Best teamed with synergistic characters from the Fantastic Four or similar classes to maximize his utility and debuff potential.

Synergy Bonuses:

  1. H.E.R.B.I.E.: Thing, Human Torch, Invisible Woman

    • Heal 10% health if below 20%, otherwise gain 60% of a bar of power.
  2. The Fantastic Four: Thing, Human Torch, Invisible Woman

    • Additional benefits for each member, including increased debuff potency and stack gains.
  3. ...Do Us Part: Invisible Woman

    • Increases debuff duration by 25%.
  4. Council of Reeds: Mister Fantastic

    • Boosts attack rating synergistically with other Mister Fantastics.
  5. College Rivals: Doctor Doom

    • Gains power when a buff is nullified and applies armor breaks.
  6. Shared Knowledge - Astronomy: Groot, Angela, Masacre, Night Thrasher

    • Pauses all buffs for Cosmic and Skill champions.
  7. Shared Knowledge - Robotics: Sentry, She-Hulk, Vulture, Doctor Octopus

    • Applies Power Sting with debuffs for Tech and Science champions.
  8. Shared Knowledge - Genetics: Psylocke, Storm, Doctor Strange, Loki

    • Regain power for Mutant and Mystic champions with diverse special attacks.

Countering Mister Fantastic

Counter Tactics: Focus on true accuracy abilities or champions that excel in shrugging off debuffs to nullify his core strengths. Keep an eye on his Evade chance and prioritize preventing his debuffs.

Mister Fantastic Counters:

  1. Nick Fury: Bypass Evade with internal bleeding and direct damage.
  2. Crossbones: Excel in shrugging off debuffs, making him resistant to Mister Fantastic's abilities.
  3. Taskmaster: Reduces debuff potency over time, rendering Mister Fantastic’s debuffs less effective.


Final Thoughts: Mister Fantastic's versatility and team utility make him a highly valuable addition to any roster. His ability to stack debuffs and enhance the performance of teammates provides strategic advantages in various combat scenarios.

Encouragement to Experiment: Experiment with different synergies and mastery setups to find the most effective use of Mister Fantastic in your team, maximizing his unique abilities to dominate the Battlerealm.