For other uses of "Brainiac", see Brainiac.

Brainiac 5 (died January 2020) was one of the doppelgängers of Querl Dox that survived the Anti-Monitor Crisis.


During the Anti-Monitor Crisis

Brainiac 5 arrived to Al's Bar on Earth-Prime through a wormhole during the Anti-Monitor Crisis along with the customers of Al's Bars from various destroyed universes.[1]


Learning of his doppelgänger's bottling of his own Earth during the antimatter wave of the Crisis, Brainiac 5 tried to prevent him from opening the bottle, but was afflicted with the anti-life equation. It ultimately killed him, but not before warning his other doppelgängers about the bottle.[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 was a Coluan cybernetic being. He was 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 had a "12th-level intellect".[1]


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


  • Legion ring: Querl's legion ring allows him to fly.[1]
  • Black eyepatch: Querl use it cover his right eye due to unknown reasons.[1]



Season 5


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