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Desaad is a New God from Apokolips where he is God Scientist and chief torturer.

Physical appearance

Desaad is a frightening figure with pale skin, sunken red eyes, and stringy black hair. The right side of his face is deformed, with flesh growing from his cheek down the collar of his clothes. He wears a purple, hooded robe with a metal shoulder/neck covering.[2]



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Desaad came to Earth to supply Intergang with Apokoliptan weaponry. He was defeated by the Forever People and Superboy, but got away.[2]


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Desaad was present alongside G. Gordon Godfrey when Vandal Savage arrived on the planet's surface with the Warworld and greeted Darkseid.[3]


Background information

  • This is Desaad's third animated appearance. He appeared in Super Friends and the DC Animated Universe (Superman: The Animated Series and Justice League).



  1. Weisman, Greg (2012-05-14). Question #14911. Ask Greg. Retrieved 2012-05-14.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Robinson, Andrew (writer) & Chang, Michael (director) (November 11, 2011). "Disordered". Young Justice. Season 1. Episode 17. Cartoon Network.
  3. Hopps, Kevin (writer) & Murphy, Doug (director) (March 16, 2013). "Endgame". Young Justice. Season 2. Episode 20. Cartoon Network.
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