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Harvey2 Name
Watchers
Harvey2 Aliases
The Watchers
Harvey2 Identity
Harvey2 Universe
Harvey2 Body Type
Humanoid
Harvey2 Average Height
Variable
Harvey2 Average Weight
Variable
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Harvey2 Number of Limbs
Harvey2 Number of Fingers
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Harvey2 Special Adaptations
Large Heads, Excellent Sight and Hearing
Origin
Harvey2 Home Planet
First appearance

History

The Watchers were known to be the oldest species in the universe, and committed to observing and compiling knowledge on all aspects of the universe without any interference. This policy of non-interference was due to a well-meaning attempt by the Watchers to bestow knowledge on another race which resulted in that race destroying itself[1]. Despite this, the Watcher Uatu revealed himself to the superhero team the Fantastic Four, and aided them on several occasions against global threats such as the Molecule Man, Galactus and the Overmind. After blatant interference with the mission of the Kree soldier Mar-vell, Uatu was put on trial by his own race, but was released on the provision that he would never directly interfere again.

Uatu was later banished by his race for aiding the Fantastic Four against the threat of his rogue nephew, Aron, the Renegade Watcher, who tried to destroy the universe. The Dreaming Celestial later scanned Uatu and learned the Watcher had broken his pact of non-interference almost 400 times. The Celestial also revealed that the Watchers, like the Celestials themselves, were servants of a concept called Fulcrum, with apparent consequences for interference.

Alternate Universe Watchers

Ultimate Watchers (Earth-1610)

In the Earth-1610 universe, the Watchers were stone totem-like, alien supercomputers with a large red eye that "watched" everything happening in the universe. The Watchers had (not too discreetly) witnessed significant events on Earth ranging from Steven Rogers' injection with the super-soldier serum and Magneto's establishment in the Savage Land. By the modern day, the Watchers foresaw a great devastation that would happen on Earth and had chosen Rick Jones as their herald to face this coming crisis.


Earth-X (Earth-9997)

Powers and Abilities

Powers

The Watchers were cosmic beings, who possessed the innate ability to achieve virtually any effect desired, including augmenting personal attributes, time and space manipulation, molecular manipulation, energy projection and a range of mental powers.

Abilities

None known.

Average Strength level

Unknown.

Weaknesses

None known.


Habitat

Habitat: Habitat of this race is unknown.
Gravity: Gravity of this race is unknown.
Atmosphere: Atmosphere of this race is unknown.
Population: Population of this race is unknown.


Miscellaneous

Type of Government: Government type unknown.
Level of Technology: Highly advanced
Cultural Traits: Cultural traits unknown.
Representatives:

Representatives from other realities:


Notes

  • The Watchers are the descendants of Antiphon, one of the Proemial Gods (the first lifeforms to appear in the current universe). His purpose mirrors that of the Watchers, he was tasked with "with monitoring cosmic consonance" and was completely neutral in the battle between his brethren and Galactus.


Trivia

  • No trivia.


See Also


Links and References

  • None.
  1. Tales of Suspense #53
  2. What The--?! #1
  3. Mutant Beach Party! Part 2 in What The--?! #4
  4. Tales of the Swatchers in What The--?! #21
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