Cole MacGrath
See that's where you're wrong, Bertrand. Conduits aren't monsters. No, see powers don't kill people. Oh no... it's the person behind the powers... that kill people.
~ Cole MacGrath to Bertrand

Cole MacGrath is the main protagonist of the video game series, inFAMOUS.

(For other combatants named Cole, see Cole (disambiguation).)

Fanon Wiki Ideas So Far

Battles Royale

Battle Record

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Battle Record

  • Wins: 2
  • Losses: 3
  • Draws: 0

Possible Opponents

As Kessler


Cole MacGrath was just a bike courier in Empire City,with his best friend Zeke and his girlfriend Trish. Then one package would change his life forever...

Kessler, leader of the First Sons, had Cole deliver the Ray Sphere,which detonated,causing major damage to the Historic District and killing thousands.Afterwards,Cole had survived and soon found that he had gained control over electricity.Becoming the Savior of Empire City and the Patron Saint of New Marais,Cole battled various factions throughout his career from Empire City to New Marais.

Death Battle Info


  • Full Name: Cole MacGrath
  • Height: ???
  • Weight: ???
  • High School Graduate, College Drop-out
  • Former Bike Courier

Powers & Abilities

Electrical Powers


  • Cole's maximum voltage clocks in at 20 Gigawatts, or 200,000,000,000 volts



  • Can easily react to bullets
  • Can easily tag spy drone UAVs high above the sky. UAVs were built by the First Sons (100 years ahead of the globe in knowledge). Could be faster than Brazil's 14-X and NASA's X-43
  • Took out a fleet of Northrop Grumman B-2 jets (Mach 0.95 ) with a smirk crossing his face.
  • Can react to and dodge Kessler’s lightning attacks, as well as beams of Ray Field Radiation, which travel at the speed of light
  • Can escape The Beast's pseudo blackholes with his Static Thrusters


  • Regularly works out strategies during intense combat
  • Uses his abilities to find and exploit weaknesses
  • Is able to logically deduce the outcome of any action he might take (Karmic Decisions)
  • Has outsmarted clever opponents such as the military, the Vermaak 88, Kessler and the First Sons, and Bertrand

Heat Resistance:

  • Extremely resistant by the heat of multiple point blank explosions
  • Corrosion resistance to toxic acid
  • Was caught in the grasp of the Beast, who was literally made of fire and lava

Cold Resistance:

  • Undergo sub-zero attacks
  • Tolerant to being frozen by cryokinetic attacks, not completely immune (Vermaak 88 & Kuo still can harm him)


  • Alpha Bolt: high rate of fire, but low damage
  • Pincer Bolt: fires three bolts, but slow rate of fire
  • Artillery Bolt: greater damage and range, but slower bolt speed
  • Magnum Bolt: lightning blast with great power and speed, but slow firing rate
  • Bolt Stream: low damage, but firing rate and continuous fire


  • Alpha Blast: decent range and pushing power
    • Capable of pushing back rockets and thrown projectiles
  • Sniper Blast: long range, but narrow area of effect
  • Detonation Blast: sticks orb of electric energy onto target
    • Detonates if Cole hits it or shortly after
  • Gravitron Blast: causes opponents to float in the air


  • Alpha Grenade: explodes a few seconds after thrown
  • Sticky Grenade: sticks to target or objects
    • Can be controlled to bounce off objects beforehand
  • Electrocution Grenade: electrocutes target before exploding
    • Cole can use it to recharge
  • Stalker Grenade: hops towards target before exploding
  • Cluster Grenade: throws eight sticky grenades
    • Each have smaller blast radius than Alpha Grenade


  • Alpha Rocket: explodes on contact
    • electrifies human sized targets and conductive objects
  • Redirect Rocket: spiraling rocket
    • Homes in on targets hit by a Bolt
  • Sticky Rocket: separates into three smaller rockets
    • Sticks to targets before detonating

Special Powers

  • Kinetic Pulse 
    • lifts up target, then throws them
    • target or object creates a kinetic explosion upon impact
    • can effortlessly lift up cars
  • Lightning Tether: electical grappling hook that pulls Cole forward
    • Sticks to nearly any surface

Ionic Powers

  • Ionic Vortex
    • Electrical tornado
    • Moves forward
    • Pulls in targets and objects nearby
    • An electromagnetic tornado that Cole throws from his hands
    • Can be swung from the Amp
    • Tears through the ground and rips apart buildings(debris from said buildings can hit and injure the people inside the vortex)
    • Can be controlled or let loose
    • Controlled version can be finished with a Lightning Storm
    • Can throw multiple ones simultaneously
    • Possibly a mild form of Aerokinesis
  • Ionic Storm
    • Large bolt of lightning
    • Strikes directly in front of Cole
    • Rains down a hail of lightning
    • Can reach temperatures up to and exceeding 300,000,000,000 Kelvin(Equivalent to over three supernovas) [Possible over-exaggeration without proper proof, considering this description came only from a deviantart thread
    • By converting to watts, to joules, to tons of TNT, Cole's minimum Destructive Force is calculated at 2 390 057 361 376 637.5 tons of TNT= 2.4 Petatons(Multi-Continent+ Level)
    • Blew half the Beast's head off and cracked open his torso, who was reduced to particles (before repairment) from a 51 Kiloton nuke .
    • Killed David Warner and sank an aircraft carrier with a single storm
    • Can strike Cole directly to restore health and energy
    • Can be steered or focused on a single target
    • Can destroy on a molecular level

Tesla Missile

  • Massive electrical damage to targets
  • Controlled by Cole directly
  • Can only be created with the help of a transformer box

Lightning Hook

  • Pulls targets or objects toward Cole
  • Can even pull cars

Induction Grind

  • Allows Cole to ride across electrical wires and train tracks.

Static Thrusters

  • Allows Cole to slow down his descent

Induction Launch

  • Can launch into the air with vertical wires or cars

Thunder Drop

  • Creates a shockwave when he hits the ground
  • Can be charged up for greater affect from a higher height

Healing Factor

  • Heals wounds over time
  • Recharging electricity will heal him faster
  • Somehow takes care of bullet wounds

Electric Drain

  • Can drain electricity from objects containing electricity
  • Helps heal Cole's wounds and injuries
  • Must give full attention

Radar Pulse

  • Detects electrical sources, as well as enemies and civilians

Arc Restraint

  • Creates electrical shackles
  • Opponent must be on the ground before use

Bio Leech

  • Drains victim's bio-electric energy
  • Gives Cole energy
  • Fatal to human enemies
  • Cole must overpower opponent before use


  • Shatter Blast: creates ice spikes and blasts them
  • Ice Grenade: freezes weaker targets and damages others
  • Freeze Rocket: freezes weaker targets, high damage to larger targets
  • Ice Launch: ice stalagmite launches Cole high into the air
  • Frost Shield: absorbs bullets and other projectiles and converts them into energy
  • Ionic Freeze
    • Ionic Power that freezes any opponents in range
    • Doesn't freeze any civilians... somehow

The Amp

  • Designed by Zeke.
  • Channels his electricity for more powerful melee attacks
  • Ultra moves capable of taking out strong conduits

Other Abilities

Expert at Parkour

  • Can keep perfect balance on wires
  • Can climb up objects and buildings without fear of exhaustion or losing his grip


  • Survived being hit and run over by a truck with only minor bruising before gaining powers
  • Can survive gunfire, explosions, hits from massive creatures, and ice attacks
  • Struck by a falling steel beam, was only knocked unconscious
  • Extremely high resistance to electricity (survive thunderbolts five times hotter than the sun's surface)
  • Take hits from the Beast, who is able to level an entire city with a single blast and destroy the moon) {0} {1} However, the Beast, with the moon feat, is from Kessler's timeline thus, the Beast of Cole's timeline maybe of different potency, at least Small City to City Level.


  • Taken on six factions
  • Defeated Sasha, Alden Tate, David Warner, Joseph Bertrand, and Lucy Kuo
  • Defeated his future-self, Kessler (Who can manipulate White lightning)
  • Survived the Empire City quarantine, a military invasion, and the Militia's occupation
  • Successfully stopped the Beast and the plague with the RFI
  • Once sunk aircraft carriers with lightning bolts (former peak, pre-Beast)
  • Has an incredible healing factor
  • Had strong endurance even before the Blast
  • A thunderstorm is a near limitless source of energy for him to recharge
  • Fought Raiden (in Playstation All Stars Battle Royale)


  • Defeated by and had some powers taken by the Beast
    • Drained of former peak strength, and access to abilities, most needing to be restored, others lost like his Gigawatt Blades
  • Large bodies of water are a fatal weakness
  • Cannot blast through fences, gates, cages, and other metal obstructions
  • Heroic morality makes his job harder
  • Lacking in combat experience (career spanned under a year at most)
  • Needs to recharge to maintain powers and healing factor
  • Still as killable as a normal human with enough gunfire, explosives, headshots, etc
  • While he is invulnerable to electricity he can be harmed by White lightning (such as against Kessler)


Electro vs. Cole MacGrath

  • "Nice outfit. *scoffs* Surprised you're not wearing yellow underwear." (to Electro after looking at his costume)
  • "Cole MacGrath. And who are you supposed to be? The Shocker?" (to Electro after he asks him his name)
  • "I suppose you’re right... though I suppose the same could be said about you. Why else do you think they call me Electric Man?" (after Electro taunts Cole about taking him on with electricity)
  • "You’re jealous. I bet you wish you could do that." (after Electro calls his abilities "cute tricks")
  • "No, please, go on. I’m sure you had an excellent point you were about to make." (after escaping from an electrical net while Electro was giving a speech)
  • "Well in that case... who said that I can only use electricity?" (after Electro states he is a master of electricity)
  • "No way in hell, bolt boy." (after breaking free from electro carbon atoms)
  • "Making excuses, are we?" (after Electro states Cole is nothing before Spider-Man)
  • "Oh crap! How am I going to fish that out?" (after his amp is knocked into the ocean)
  • "Either this works or I’m a fried Conduit." (while about to fall into the ocean)
  • "Can’t stand up right now... lucky that didn’t melt my..." (after his lower body was submerged in water)
  • "I’ll be drained... and if I let him turn into electricity and get away, I’m screwed. Gotta get him down and into the water before then... and to end this once and for all, I only have one choice..." (realizing Electro needed to be stopped for good)



  • Cole's powers are based off of his canon heroic portrayal (no Evil-exclusive or Vampire powers).
    • However, he can still perform Bio Leech, which he has always had access to.