Brainiac 5, nicknamed "Brainy", is one of the doppelgängers of Querl Dox that survived the Anti-Monitor Crisis. Back on his Earth, he used the civilian name Barney Fife to hide his true identity.


During the Anti-Monitor Crisis

Brainy had arrived to Al's Bar on Earth-Prime through a wormhole during the Anti-Monitor Crisis along with the customers of Al's Bar from various destroyed Earths.[1]

Stopping Evil Brainy

When Brainy was a buying smoothie beverage at a smoothie cart he met his Earth-prime counterpart who was on a date with Nia. Which they got into conflict because they though that were each other's impostor. Later, he arrived at the D.E.O with his Earth-prime counterpart with other her doppelgangers starting to pop up. Later along the Prime-Brainy, Female-Brainy, and Supergirl fought against Evil Brainy and prevented him from opening his bottled Earth, which would lead to the destruction of the Prime-Earth and Evil Brainy's Earth.[1]

Joining the Big Brain

After helping stopping the evil Brainy from unseal his bottled earth, After that he decides to be with the Big Brain along with the other Brainiac 5 (female) to to be closer to those he lost which is like going home while granted Earth-Prime's Brainy his life projector.[1]

Powers and abilities


  • Coluan physiology: Being a synthetic life form, Brainiac's physiology allows him to shape his body and interact with technology.[1]
    • Cybernetic interface/Technopathy: Brainiac is a Coluan cybernetic being. He is able to transfer the body in the form of digital code and teleport through any technology by flying into it while in digital form.[1]


  • Genius-level intellect: Brainiac is also presumably a "12th-level intellect".[1]


  • Computer viruses: Since Brainiac is an A.I., he can be subjected to computer viruses.[1]



Season 5


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