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The Death of Superman is Tier 9 playable content that contains the Doomed Metropolis open world zone (part I), the Doomsday raid (part II) and The Last Son of Krypton challenge (part III).

Access to The Death of Superman is free for all players. It was released as a celebration on the occasion of Superman's 80th anniversary and the release of Action Comics #1000.


"I wish I was contacting you under better circumstances, but there's a grave situation in Metropolis. Doomsday is back and worse than ever. My cousin Superman is taking him on, but needs help. The Justice League is off planet dealing with an emergency and all coms are down. While I try to locate them, can you head to Metropolis and back up Superman?" — Supergirl
"The situation is dire. I've been coordinating with S.T.A.R. Labs to maximize response times. I'll keep tabs on their progress if you can be my eyes on the ground. Go talk to their lead Researcher at ground zero." — Oracle

"H-hey. So, this is a little awkward, but lately, you villains have been willing to put our differences aside and work with us. I mean look at Lex and what happened on Earth 3! The fact is, we've got a nasty situation and things are getting desperate. Doomsday is back and he's rampaging through Metropolis. Superman's taking him on but he needs help. The Justice League is off planet and all their coms are down. I need to go find them. Could you lend us a hand?" — Supergirl
"What!? Now, Supergirl thinks we're a charity? That does it. I am done being made a fool of. Lex has gone soft -- he is a total embarrassment. It's time for a change of leadership. I have a plan. Meet the LexCorp Agents on MY payroll in Metropolis, and well show Lex, Goldilocks, and her boy scout cousin what evil really looks like." — Calculator

Doomsday is back and bigger than ever, and that's never good news for Superman. Luckily, this time he has back up in the form of exobyte-enhanced heroes, and based on how strong Doomsday is looking and the looks those exobyte-enhanced villains are giving, he's going to need it.

Doomed Metropolis[]

Doomsday has landed in Metropolis to wreak havoc on the city! Carrying a deadly plague with him, his very presence threatens the lives of all of Metropolis’ citizens. Superman has already flown to action with battling this giant menace, but Supergirl has requested your aid in supporting the Man of Steel and containing this deadly infection that Doomsday has unleashed on Metropolis!

Doomsday (Raid)[]

Supergirl has asked for assistance in backing up Superman, who's locked in combat with Doomsday.

The Last Son of Krypton[]

Supergirl has asked for assistance in recovering Superman's body from the Phantom Zone.


The combat rating of the enemies is 247.





Doomed Metropolis[]



Note that all daily and weekly missions are only available after finishing the introductory missions (Doomed Metropolis Part 1 & 2, and All's Well That Ends Well).




Briefings and Investigations[]



Main article: Death of Superman Feats

Base Items[]



  • This content launched in multiple consecutive parts on occasion of Superman's 80th anniversary celebration, the first on May 16, 2018. It also coincides with the release of the animated film, The Death of Superman, released in July 2018.
  • Though the content has most characteristics of a common episode/event combination of the recent kind, there are a few differences: released in three parts, no gear (until later added), and permanently free for all players. It is also not included in the episode count.
  • Death of Superman: Small Treasure Box and Death of Superman: Large Treasure Box require active membership to open, unlike other Treasure Boxes which only require ownership of the episode.
  • Unlike most episodes, which usually go from challenge to raid in terms of story progression, The Death of Superman's story goes from the Doomsday (Raid) to The Last Son of Krypton challenge.




v · e · d
Heroes Power Girl - Steel - Superboy - Supergirl - Superman
Villains Bizarro - Brainiac - Bruno Mannheim - Doomsday - General Zod - Hank Henshaw - Kalibak - King Shark - Lex Luthor - Livewire - Metallo - Mister Mxyzptlk - Non - Parasite - Toyman - Ultra-Humanite - Ultraman - Ursa - Xa-Du
Other Alura - Jimmy Olsen - Jonathan Kent - Jor-El - Krypto - Lana Lang - Livewire - Lois Lane - Lora - Maggie Sawyer - Martha Kent - Pete Ross - Zor-El
Bottle City - Kryptonite - Kryptonian Bouncy Sphere - Phantom Zone Kryptonite Chunk - Phantom Zone Projector - Red Kryptonite - Sunstone Crystal
Weapons Parasite's Power Harness
Apparel Avatar Bombardier - Bizarro Cap - Brainiac Invader - Brainiac's Back-Mounted Cannons - Cadmus T-Shirt - Corrupted Kryptonian Gauntlets - Cybernetic Semblance - Daily Planet Cap - Doomsday's Savage Spines - Enhanced Lex Luthor Emblem - Fallen God - Future Luthor Eyepiece - Hijacked Servitor - House of El Warsuit - Kryptonian (Style) - Kryptonian Commander - Kryptonian Flexsuit - Kryptonian Medico - Kryptonian Military - Kryptonian Militia - Lex Luthor Emblem - LexCorp Salvation - LexCorp T-Shirt - Metallo's Maw - Phantom Zone Reaver - Plastic Lex Luthor Mask - Plastic Superman Mask - Power (Style) - Power Girl's Reinforced Grips - Shock Jock - Stalwart Defender - STAR Ex - STAR Labs Cap - STAR Labs Hoodie - Steel Cap - STEELsuit MK-1 - Sunstone Bulwark - Sunstone Edge - Superboy Hoodie - Supergirl's Kandorian Battleboots - Superman Hoodie - Superman's 80th Emblem - Talon Lord - Visitor's - Zonewalker
Ace o' Clubs - Bottle City of Kandor - Daily Planet Building - Fortress of Solitude - Kent Family Farm - Krypton - LexCorp Tower - Metropolis - Phantom Zone - Smallville - Starrware Industries - Steelworks - Suicide Slums - Stryker's Island
PvE Fortress of Solitude: The Chasm - Fortress of Solitude: Power Core - Fortress of Solitude: Sunstone Matrix - Krypton: House of El
PvP Fortress of Solitude (PVP Map)
Brainiac's Forces - Daily Planet - Intergang - Justice League of America - LexCorp - Metropolis Fire Department - Metropolis Police Department - New Gods - OMAC - Phantom Zoners - Project CADMUS - Science Police - S.T.A.R. Labs - Team Superman
Brainiac's Bottle Ship - Darkseid's War Factory - Home Turf - Kandor Central Tower - Origin Crisis - The Bombshell Paradox - The Death of Superman - The Phantom Zone - The Science Spire - The Will of Darkseid