Black Panther, or King T'Challa, is a playable charaacter in LEGO Marvel Super Heroes.
Role in Story
He gives players side missions to complete in New York City before he can be unlocked as a playable character.
The king of the hi-tech African nation of Wakanda, T'challa inherited the throne after his father T'Chaka, the previous Wakandan king and holder of the Black Panther mantle, was assassinated by the sonic villain Ulysses Klaw. As the new Black Panther, T'Challa defends his people from menaces like Klaw and the barbarian M'baku the Man-Ape and protects the world as an Avenger. His wife is Ororo Munroe, the X-Man Storm. He is guardian of Wakanda's vast supply of the metal vibranium, which has great destructive potential.
Black Panther wears a plastic helmet modeled on the shape of a black leopard's head, a black cape, a necklace of colored stones, and a black leather shirt, pants, and gloves. In melee combat, Black Panther fixes gauntlets consisting of vibranium claws to his gloves to slash.
Enhanced Senses: Black Panther has honed his senses to the point where he can detect barely noticeable scents and trails.
Clawed Vibranium Gauntlets: Black Panther possesses clawed vibranium gauntlets which can be worn over his gloves in melee combat. With them, Black Panther hacks and slashes his foes to death in the manner of Wolverine.
- For a while in the comics T'Challa was married to mutant X-Man, Storm.
- Black Panther's first special attack is to slash the enemy into the air, leap after him, and throw him to the ground.
- Black Panther's second special attack is to leap behind the enemy, slash the enemy into the air, leap after him, and maul him to death.