Superpowers are traits, features or skills that are beyond normal human ability. That is, a character with a superpower can do things that normal human beings can't do.

There are several superpowers on The Thundermans because it is a sci-fi show about a family of superheroes. People with superpowers tend to be superheroes or supervillains depending on whether they use their powers for good or for evil.

This page provides a summary of all the superpowers that appeared on the show.

List of Superpowers

The following is a list of all the superpowers used in the Thundermans.

Superpower Description Users
Telekinesis Telekinesis is the ability to move or levitate things without making physical contact.
Freeze Breath Freeze Breath is the ability to generate blasts of pure cold air from the user's breath which can be used to cool or freeze objects.
  • Max Thunderman
  • Phoebe Thunderman
Heat Breath The ability to generate waves of pure heat through a breath.
  • Phoebe Thunderman
  • Max Thunderman
Heat Vision Heat vision, also known as Laser Vision or simply "Laser Eyes", is the ability to generate sharp rays of fire or heat from one's eyes.
Teleportation Teleportation is the ability to move from one place to another instantly without going through the space in-between.
  • Chloe Thunderman
  • Barb Thunderman (via electrokinesis)
  • Nora Thunderman (temporary)
Super-Speed Superhuman Speed is the ability to move and accelerate at a very high speed beyond human ability.
Electrokinesis Electrokinesis is the ability to generate and manipulate electricity and lightning.
Super Strength This is a strength that exceeds normal human ability which allows the user to move extremely heavy objects or break tough objects with relative ease.
Flight Flight is the ability to fly by allowing its users to defy gravity and propel themselves and move through the air.
  • Hank Thunderman
  • Mike Evilman
  • Chloe Thunderman (temporary)
Sonic Screaming Sonic Screaming is the ability to scream at a very high frequency.
  • Chloe Thunderman (temporary)
Super-Kick This is the ability to kick objects with an immense amount of power beyond human ability.
Invisibility Invisibility is the ability to turn transparent, making the user invisible to the human eye.
Invulnerability This superpower makes the user incapable of being physically hurt or damaged.
Elasticity This is the ability to stretch body parts to limits not achievable by normal human beings.
Bug Physiology Bug physiology (also known as Insect Physiology) is the ability to morph into a bug and possess bug abilities.
Pyrokinesis Pyrokinesis is the ability to generate and manipulate fire.
Candy Powers This is the ability to generate any type of candy which can be used as a weapon, for protection or just as a normal candy. The power can also be used to turn people into candy.
Thundersense Thundersense is a psychic ability that allows the body of the user to sense when danger is about to happen.
  • Barb Thunderman
  • Hank Thunderman
  • Phoebe Thunderman
  • Max Thunderman
Energy Ball This is the ability to generate and throw spheres of pure energy.
  • Barb Thunderman
  • Dark Mayhem
Weather Control This is the ability to manipulate weather and produce different weather conditions.
  • Keely
  • Barb Thunderman (through Electrokinesis)
  • Gale Force (wind power, tornado)
Force Field Force Field generation is the ability to create a protective shield or a sphere of pure energy used to protect the user or deflect enemy attacks.
Porcupine Powers This is the ability to generate and shoot spines similar to those of a porcupine.
Glowing Glowing is the ability to generate light from the users body.
Spider Silk Generation This is the ability to generate and shoot silk like a spider.
Longivity This ability allows the user to go on for years without aging or by aging at an extremely slow speed.
Telepathy Telepathy is the ability to read other people's minds.
  • Maisie
Super Magnetism The ability to generate magnetic field that can attract or repel objects including people.
  • T-Bone
Time Stopping The ability to stop time while still being able to move around normally.
  • Pause Girl

Twin Power

A twin power is a unique power that all super twins access in the heat of a battle. It activates when a pair of twin superheroes connects in a specific way.

The Hipster Twins twin power

The Hipster Twins

The Hipster Twins activate pyrokinesis by bumping sideways into each other and saying "Twin Power, activate!" together.

The Thunder Twins twin power

The Thunder Twins

The Thunder Twins activate their twin power by holding hands, which will create sparks, launching an energy blast.

The Thundermans Power Swap

In the special, Thundermans: Secret Revealed, The Thundermans' powers are accidentally swapped when Max restores their powers after having temporarily taken them away with Dark Mayhem's orb. The Thunder Twins are not affected by the switch because they had their powers at the time of the restoration. This was a temporary effect and it's reversed in season 4.

Max Takes Thundermans Powers

Max using the Power Sapper to take Nora, Billy, Chloe, Hank and Barb's powers

The temporary power assignments were:


  • Dark Mayhem has the world's first power-swapping orb which can be used to take away superpowers from a person.
  • The Thundermans refer to people with superpowers as "supes" and normal humans as "non-supes."
  • Most of the people with superpowers live in Metroburg where powers may be used openly in public.
  • Phoebe and Max have the same powers