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Bashenga
Bashenga
Alias(es) King Bashenga
Black Panther
First Panther
Appeared in Black Panther (Mentioned only)
Status Deceased

Bashenga was the first king of Wakanda and the first Black Panther. Bashenga was also the founder and leader of the Golden Tribe.

Biography

Black Panther

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Powers and Abilities

Powers

  • Superhuman Physiology: Bashenga powers come from ingested the Heart-Shaped Herb; that gave him the power of the "Black Panther".
    • Superhuman Strength: After having consumed the Heart-Shaped Herb, Bashenga's strength was immensely enhanced to superhuman levels; rivaling that of even a Super Soldier.
    • Superhuman Speed: After having consumed the Heart-Shaped Herb, Bashenga's speed was immensely enhanced to superhuman levels; rivaling that of even a Super Soldier.
    • Superhuman Stamina: After having consumed the Heart-Shaped Herb, Bashenga's stamina was immensely enhanced to superhuman levels; his musculature produces fewer fatigue toxins during physical activity than the musculature of a normal human. Bashenga's body eliminates the excessive build-up of fatigue-producing chemicals in his muscles, granting him exceptional endurance and lung capacity, greater than of normal humans.
    • Superhuman Durability: After having consumed the Heart-Shaped Herb, Bashenga's durability was immensely enhanced to superhuman levels; as he could take much more damage than a normal human. Even when not wearing his Black Panther suit, he could survive blunt force trauma.
    • Superhuman Agility: After having consumed the Heart-Shaped Herb, Bashenga's agility was immensely enhanced to superhuman levels; becoming far greater than Olympic athletes. He could coordinate his body with perfect balance, equilibrium, flexibility, and dexterity. His movements were equivalent to that of an actual panther, being capable of crawl and climb through walls and leap great distances with accuracy.
    • Superhuman Reflexes: After having consumed the Heart-Shaped Herb, Bashenga's reflexes were immensely enhanced to superhuman levels; becoming superior to those of the finest athlete.
    • Superhuman Senses: After having consumed the Heart-Shaped Herb, Bashenga's senses were immensely enhanced to superhuman levels; becoming superior to normal humans' senses.

Abilities

  • Expert Tactician: As the founder and first king of Wakanda, Bashenga was a very capable tactician.
  • Expert Leader: As the founder and first king of Wakanda, Bashenga was a very capable leader. He also held political power around his nation, and a vast influence over his people.

Equipment

  • Spear of Bashenga: Bashenga used a spear during the war of the five tribes of Wakanda and used it to kill an unnamed man.

Relationships

Appearances

  • Marvel Cinematic Universe (1 film)

Behind the scenes

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Trivia

  • In the comics, Bashenga was the first to hold the title of Black Panther and formed the Panther Cult so that anyone holding the title would guard against all intruders of Wakanda.
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