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    Harry Wells (Earth-2: Pre-Crisis)

    For other uses of Harrison Wells, see Harrison Wells (Disambiguation).




    You know, when I came to your stupid Earth with its good burgers, I was a stupid man. Lost, angry, blah, blah, blah, and you showed me how to be a better person. And I will always be grateful for this friendship. Now run, Barry, run.
    — Wells' final words to The Flash[src]

    Dr. Harrison "Harry" Wells was a scientist from Earth-2 and the director of S.T.A.R. Labs. After the Singularity happened, Wells was one of the few that voluntarily went through a breach to Earth-1, befriending Team Flash and becoming a valuable member of the team.

    After the Crisis, Wells, along with an infinite number of Harrison Wells were killed and their brainwaves were tangled with Nash Wells', making their consciousnesses reside in Nash's mind.

    Biography[edit | hide | hide all]

    Early Life[edit | hide]

    Harrison Wells solved Einstein's riddle at the age of ten.[3]

    At some point, Wells met an unnamed woman and married her. Later, they had a daughter named Jesse and they both treated her with passion.[10]

    In 1991, S.T.A.R. Labs was founded by Wells, and he was devoted to his work for more than twenty years.[11] However, he was heartbroken after the death of his wife and could not move on.[10]

    Creating Metahumans[edit | hide]

    Unlike his Earth-1 counterpart in the erased timeline, Wells was able to create the particle accelerator in 2014. However, the accelerator exploded, causing numerous people to gain superpowers despite Wells' attempt to contain the Dark Matter within the facility.[12]

    After the accident, Wells realized the danger of having metahumans in the city and created the Metahuman Awareness App, which gained the attention of the speedster vigilante, The Flash and caused both of them to disagree with each other's perspective on the accident.[1]

    During the Singularity, The Flash was pulled into a wormhole and arrived on Earth-1. Later, Wells himself discovered a breach in the basement of S.T.A.R. Labs and travelled to Earth-1 as well, hoping to find a way to save his daughter from Zoom.[1]

    Meeting Team Flash[edit | hide]

    After Wells arrived on Earth-1, he stayed at S.T.A.R. Labs and observed the activities of Team Flash. At a point, Wells stole an energy rifle and assisted The Flash of Earth-1 in defeating King Shark. Later, Allen brought him back to S.T.A.R. Labs and Wells was mistaken as Eobard Thawne.[1]

    Assisting Team Flash[edit | hide]

    Flashpoint[edit | hide]


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    Return to Earth-1[edit | hide]


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    Losing his Intelligence[edit | hide]


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    Regaining his Intelligence[edit | hide]


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    Death[edit | hide]


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    Residing in Nash Wells' mind[edit | hide]


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    Powers and Abilities[edit | hide]

    Powers[edit | hide]

    Former Powers[edit | hide]

    • Nanite Shield: To prevent speedsters from "phasing" into his own body, Wells injected himself with nanites, which attack foreign cells upon entry.[13]
    • Thinking Cap Enhancement: In hopes of fighting Clifford DeVoe with his intelligence, Wells urged Cisco Ramon to create a modified version of DeVoe's Thinking Cap, boosting Wells' intelligence in the process.[14]
      • Superhuman Intelligence: While wearing the Thinking Cap, Wells' intelligence became exponentially higher than his initial one, allowing him to predict future events, calculate probabilities and orchestrate elaborate plans at a higher capacity, even on par with DeVoe himself.[14] However, with a slight change in the programming from DeVoe and Wells' own addiction to the cap, Wells' attempt to charge the cap with Dark Matter proved to be catastrophic. According to Gideon, while the Thinking Cap did enhance Wells' intelligence, it also decreased his initial intelligence, ultimately making Wells the first victim of DeVoe's Enlightenment.[15] With the help of Marlize DeVoe, Ramon was able to restore Wells' intelligence to an average level, though the damage on his neurons were too severe for him to regain his full intelligence at once, and he was able to slowly recover over time.[16][17]

    Abilities[edit | hide]

    • Genius-level Intellect: Wells possessed an exceptional intellect, having been able to solve Einstein's riddle at the age of ten and acquired seven PhDs.[3][14]
      • Business Acumen: Not only was Wells a leading expert in scientific fields, he was shown to be capable in the field of business, with him leading S.T.A.R. Labs to become a successful and pioneer research facility.[18]
      • Engineering: Wells was a skilled engineer, capable of understanding the designs of complex machines and design much more of his own.[18]
      • Hacking: To gain access to video footage of DeVoe gaining his superhuman intelligence, Wells hacked into the S.T.A.R. Labs database.
      • Mathematics: Wells was a master in mathematics, creating a complex mathematics "riddle" to find possible versions of himself that were capable of joining Team Flash.[19]
      • Science: Wells' seven PhDs proved his expertise in the field of science, in physics, chemistry and biology. Wells was able to assist The Flash in the field by providing methods to achieve great feats with the use of physics, create Velocity Serums with the help of Caitlin Snow, and deduce cellular degeneration in the body of Jay Garrick.[20][21]
    • Marksmanship: Wells was proficient in handling of sidearms and rifles, with him often wielding the stolen Pulse Rifle to defend himself.[1]

    Weaknesses[edit | hide]

    Former Weaknesses[edit | hide]

    • Brain Damage/Limited Intelligence: After supercharging the Thinking Cap with Dark Matter, the neurons in Wells' brain were severely damaged, reducing his intelligence at an alarming rate to a point where he could only mumble a comprehensive sentence with the use of the Thinking Cap. The situation was later reversed with the help of Marlize DeVoe, who was only able to restore Wells' intelligence to an average level.[16] However, by 2019, Wells was slowly regaining his intelligence, ultimately achieving his initial thought parameters while recovering in the mind of Nash Wells.[4][17]

    Equipment[edit | hide]

    Former Equipment[edit | hide]

    Appearances[edit | hide]

    Appearances
    Flash of Two Worlds Appears
    Family of Rogues Appears
    The Fury of Firestorm Appears
    The Darkness and the Light Appears
    Enter Zoom Appears
    Gorilla Warfare Appears
    Legends of Today Appears
    Running to Stand Still Appears
    Potential Energy Appears
    The Reverse-Flash Returns Appears
    Fast Lane Appears
    Welcome to Earth-2 Appears
    Escape from Earth-2 Appears
    King Shark Appears
    Trajectory Appears
    Flash Back Appears
    Versus Zoom Appears
    Worlds Finest Mentioned
    Back to Normal Appears
    Rupture Appears
    The Runaway Dinosaur Appears
    Invincible Appears
    The Race of His Life Appears
    Flashpoint Flashback
    Paradox Mentioned
    Magenta Appears
    The New Rogues Appears
    Monster Indirectly Mentioned
    Shade Mentioned
    Borrowing Problems from the Future Mentioned
    Dead or Alive Mentioned
    Untouchable Mentioned
    Attack on Gorilla City Appears
    Attack on Central City Appears
    The Wrath of Savitar Mentioned
    Into the Speed Force Mentioned
    Infantino Street Appears
    Finish Line Appears
    The Flash Reborn Mentioned
    Luck Be a Lady Appears
    Elongated Journey Into Night Appears
    Girls Night Out Appears
    When Harry Met Harry... Appears
    Therefore I Am Appears
    Crisis on Earth-X, Part 1 Appears
    Crisis on Earth-X, Part 2 Appears
    Crisis on Earth-X, Part 3 Appears
    Crisis on Earth-X, Part 4 Appears
    Don't Run Appears
    The Trial of The Flash Appears
    The Elongated Knight Rises Appears
    Honey, I Shrunk Team Flash Appears
    True Colors Mentioned
    The Curse of the Earth Totem Mentioned
    Subject 9 Appears
    Enter Flashtime Appears
    Run, Iris, Run Appears
    Necromancing the Stone Mentioned
    Null and Annoyed Appears
    Lose Yourself Appears
    Fury Rogue Appears
    Therefore She Is Appears
    Harry and the Harrisons Appears
    Think Fast Appears
    We Are The Flash Appears
    Nora Mentioned
    Blocked Mentioned
    The Death of Vibe Mentioned
    The Icicle Cometh Mentioned
    What's Past Is Prologue Appears
    King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd Mentioned
    Dead Man Running Indirectly Mentioned
    Kiss Kiss Breach Breach Indirectly Mentioned
    Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Three Mentioned
    Marathon Hologram
    Love Is a Battlefield Vision
    A Girl Named Sue Vision
    Death of the Speed Force Indirectly Mentioned
    The Exorcism of Nash Wells Vision
    Success Is Assured Vision
    All's Wells That Ends Wells Vision, Possessing Barry Allen & Nash Wells
    The Speed of Thought Flashback
    Timeless Indirectly Mentioned
    Into the Still Force Mentioned
    Negative, Part 2 Mentioned
    A New World, Part 4: Finale Mentioned

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    Other versions of Harry Wells
    New Multiverse

    Earth: 12
    Original Multiverse

    Earth: 19  UE-45  1  12

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