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Equipment Type Armored Suit
Users Magus

Vanir is an armor developed by Alexander Young and what he wears when utilizing moniker Magus.


According to Magus, he developed this armor upon discovering a crashed Reach ship and coming upon their creations the Scarab. Taking the ship back to this lab, he begun reverse engineering the surviving Scarabs and combing though the information that was left in the ship. After weeks of studying the data he developed an prototype armor. Wanting to test its abilities, he used the armor against a villain. Despite its abilities, it was nearly destroyed. Returning to this lab, he scrapped the armor, stating that he found it lacking. While traveling though the egypt, he heard of an crashed ancient ship that once belonged to an old race. Using his connections and thought some black market deals. He was able to secure the ship and had it retuned to this lab. Studying the ship and though some contacts, he discovered that the ship was composed of a unique alloy. With months of building and designing, he was able to developed a unique armor that he dubbed Vanir.


Being developed from Reach technology mixed in with his own, along with being composed of Nth Metal. The armor provides him with various abilities. Like all of its creations, the armor contains a Magic Circuit. As a result of this, he is able to channel his own magical powers though the armor as well as absorb energy used to fuel his magic. Being reverse engineered from the Reach Scarab. The armor is able to interface with Technology upon contact, allowing him to manipulate it as he sees fit. Another ability provided and one of his most used, is that it is able to produce scanners that is used to detect the presence of people in buildings. In addition to this, it has passive sensors that can monitor other people's physiology which, along with voice analysis. Like that of the Scarabs the suit is able to transform, however unlike them. It is unable to transform into complex shapes. In addition to the transformation ability, the suit is able to translate languages for him and, and vice versa.

One of the most notable features of the armor, is that it is composed of Nth Metal. A unique alloy that is native to Thanagar. Thanks to this unique substance, while wearing the armor, Magus is able to fly. In addition to this, it also protects him from the elements and speeds the healing of wounds, increases his strength, and protects him from extremes in temperature. While wearing the armor, Magus has shown that he is able to breath underwater and transverse space with no negative effects.


  • In Norse mythology, the Vanir (/ˈvɑːnɪr/; singular Vanr) are a group of gods associated with fertility, wisdom, nature, magic, and the ability to see the future