Personal Info:
Real Name: Verdelet
Also Known As: Lord Verdelet, Max Blast, Old Man
Place Of Birth: Possibly Atlantis
First Appearance: Midnight Sons Unlimited Vol.1 #6 (1994) Modern Age Villain
Known Associates: Bloodpack
Group Affiliation: Former leader of the Bloodpack
Base Of Operations: Mobile
Grudges: Blade, Doctor Strange and Ghost Rider
Creators: David Quinn with Marie Severin, Gene Colan, and Max Douglas
As a vampire, Verdelet is a member of the living dead, virtually immortal and only able to be destroyed by direct sunlight, piercing of his heart, beheading, burning and scattering of his ashes, or using the magic Montesi Formula spell. Religious objects can also harm him and items made of silver. He is also bound from entering any dwelling unless invited, and he feels the need to break any mirror he encounters. Most significantly, Verdelet is dependant on consuming human blood every night.
Enhanced Abilities: Verdelet is a vampire and has enhanced strength, endurance and agility.
Vampire Bite: Verdeletís bite inflicts damage and makes his victim subject to Verdeletís telepathic commands.
Transformation: Verdelet can transform into a mist-like cloud, a bat, a man-sized bat, or a wolf.
Summoning and Controlling: Verdelet can summon and control lesser animals such as bats and wolves, but also thunderstorms, lesser vampires, and in some cases, humans.
Hypnotism and Mind Control: Like all vampires, Verdelet has the ability to hypnotise most beings just by making eye contact with them for a few seconds. While under his influence, he can force people to do his bidding, though beings of great will power can resist him.
Acute Senses: Verdelet 's senses of sight, smell, and hearing are enhanced to superhuman levels.
Regenerative Healing Factor: Like all vampires, Verdelet can rapidly regenerate damaged or destroyed bodily tissues faster and more efficiently than an ordinary human.
Weather Manipulation: Verdelet, like all vampires, possess the ability to greatly manipulate the weather over a limited area, such as creating immensely powerful thunderstorms.
Magic: Verdelet also possesses certain magical powers, enabling him to access the Astral Plane.
Verdelet is a vampire, and he claims to have been active in Atlantis prior to the great Cataclysm. Verdelet saw himself as the heir to Varnae's role as Lord of the Vampires. He was furious that Varnae instead chose Dracula as his successor.
Verdelet at Marvel Universe: The Appendix