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    Iris West-Allen (Earth-1: Pre-Crisis)

    For other uses of The Flash, see The Flash (Disambiguation).




    Keep trying to break me down... because I am not afraid of the woman that I am today.
    — Iris West-Allen to Eva McCulloch[src]

    Iris Ann West-Allen (née West) is a renowned reporter and the owner of Central City Citizen. West is also the daughter of Joe and Francine West, the sister of Wally and Jenna West, the wife of Barry Allen and the mother of Nora West-Allen and Bart West-Allen.

    West's father adopted Barry Allen in 2000, and they created a strong bond. Unbeknownst to West, Allen developed a crush on her and later revealed his identity as The Flash. West joined Allen's team and assisted his vigilantism. The two later fell in love and married to each other.

    West-Allen soon started her own news media, Central City Citizen, and wrote articles on the unbelievable daily life of Central City.

    Biography[edit | hide | hide all]

    Early Life[edit | hide]

    Iris West was born to Joe and Francine West in Central City.

    After college freshmen year, West returned to her childhood home with her father and spent a fall together. They then started arguing over small things such as watching sports on Saturday while studying. She then realized it was due to her different habits after becoming an adult, which allowed the time with Joe to find a normal between them again.[23]

    The Streak[edit | hide]

    When a speedster began to defend Central City from rogue Metahumans, West approached the vigilante and named him "The Streak." Unbeknownst to West, the vigilante was, in fact, her childhood friend Barry Allen. The identity was later revealed and West proceeded to work with the vigilante as a member of Team Flash.[24]

    In 2017, West married Allen and their wedding was interrupted by a group of time travelling Nazi clones.[25]

    Crisis on Infinite Earths[edit | hide]

    In January 2020, Iris's Earth-1 counterpart's memories were restored by J'onn J'onzz.

    Reflections and Lies[edit | hide]

    Black Hole[edit | hide]

    In 2020, West-Allen started investigating Joseph Carver and his secret organization. After she discovered the secrets of the organization, Carver sent Doctor Light to assassinate the members of Team Citizen. Luckily, Cecile Horton sensed the attack and protected them. Later, she talked to Carver again to convince him not to sue the Citizen. Soon afterward, West was kidnapped into the Mirrorverse, and she was replaced by a Reflection copy.[26]

    A day later, West-Allen met Eva McCulloch in the Mirrorverse, and they worked together to escape. However, she was unaware that McCulloch was merely using her as a method to escape. Weeks later, she discovered a hidden room behind the mirror of the building and realized McCulloch's true intentions. After West-Allen found out the truth, McCulloch tied her up and left the Mirrorverse. West-Allen soon found Kamilla Hwang at S.T.A.R. Labs in the Mirrorverse and tried to escape with her. Eventually, West-Allen disappeared in a refraction of light.[27]

    Forced Escape[edit | hide]

    After a series of attempts by McCulloch to break her mind, West-Allen was able to overcome the situation[28] and rendezvous with Hwang at Butler Plaza. They both then arrived at S.T.A.R. Labs and met David Singh. However, Singh and Hwang's side effects caused by the Mirror Gun came into effect. While trying to bring the both of them to the med lab, the Portal Machine opened and Allen arrived to bring her out. Despite West-Allen's refusal to return alone, she was eventually forcibly brought to Earth-Prime and immediately fell unconscious.[29]

    Restarting the Speed Force[edit | hide]

    West-Allen restarting the Speed Force

    Traumas[edit | hide]

    God Complex[edit | hide]

    Relationship with "Nora Allen"[edit | hide]

    Search for the Speed Force[edit | hide]

    Children[edit | hide]

    Family Matters[edit | hide]

    Calm Before the Storm[edit | hide]

    Goodbye Cisco[edit | hide]

    Goodbye Selfie

    Psycho-Cecile[edit | hide]

    The Godspeed Imperative[edit | hide]

    Uncontrollable Powers[edit | hide]

    Progenies[edit | hide]

    All Hands on Deck[edit | hide]

    Leveled Up[edit | hide]

    Heroic Choices[edit | hide]

    Still Force Treatments[edit | hide]

    Being the Boss[edit | hide]

    Negative[edit | hide]

    Coast City Phantom[edit | hide]

    Bad News[edit | hide]

    Vanished into Thin Air[edit | hide]

    Apparitions[edit | hide]

    A Way to Mourn[edit | hide]

    Sacrifice[edit | hide]

    A Survivor[edit | hide]

    Rogue War[edit | hide]

    Wednesday Time Loop[edit | hide]

    Choices[edit | hide]

    Trusting the Rogues[edit | hide]

    A Surprise Visit[edit | hide]

    True Justice[edit | hide]

    Babymoon Adventures[edit | hide]

    No Zooping Policy[edit | hide]

    Fever Dream[edit | hide]

    Trapped in Time[edit | hide]

    Bloodwork Returns[edit | hide]

    The Final Run[edit | hide]

    The Flash Vanishes[edit | hide]

    Just in Time[edit | hide]

    Believe in the Impossible[edit | hide]

    Alternate Versions[edit | hide]

    Possible Future[edit | hide]

    Erased Timeline[edit | hide]

    Armageddon[edit | hide]
    Leveled Up[edit | hide]
    Despero's Prophecy[edit | hide]
    Not Afraid[edit | hide]

    Reverse Flashpoint[edit | hide]

    Powers and Abilities[edit | hide]

    Powers[edit | hide]

    • Accelerated Healing Factor: While sharing the oxygen to the embryo in her body, the embryo Nora West-Allen also shares her superhuman abilities of accelerated healing to West-Allen, letting her fight off Bloodwork's infection.[30]

    Former Powers[edit | hide]

    • Temporal Mutation: When time began fracturing, West-Allen started jumping in and out of her timeline. She was then released back to Earth by Deon Owens, who used his connection to the Still Force to regularly stabilize West-Allen's situation.[22]
      • Temporal Awareness: Through the mutation, West-Allen also gains the ability to feel timeline alterations, with her seeing gray particulates floating.[31]
      • Time Alteration/Displacement: Affected by the mutation, West-Allen often involuntarily alter time around herself, most notably having episodes and losing time. Additionally, West-Allen also sent objects and individuals away from the present.[32]
    West-Allen fights McCulloch
    • Connection to the Mirrorverse: After staying in the Mirrorverse for a few months, West-Allen developed powers to connect to the Mirrorverse when McCulloch creates a link between Earth-Prime and the Mirrorverse. As McCulloch returned to the Mirrorverse, West-Allen no longer possesses the powers.[33]
      • Vitrikinesis: West-Allen was able to control reflective shards and withstands McCulloch's control.[33]
    Speed Force Connection
    • Speed Force Connection: When the Speed Force boosted the speed of Allen, Garrick, Nora and Bart, West-Allen was affected as well and gained a brief connection to the Speed Force.[5]
      • Superhuman Speed: West-Allen was able to run at superhuman speed.[5]
        • Aerokinesis: By spinning her hands at superhuman speed, West-Allen was capable of creating wind vortexes and blows her opponents away with a strong gust of wind.[5]
      • Electrokinesis: West-Allen emitted purple lightning from her body when she ran.[5]
        • Speed Force Aura: West-Allen was protected by an aura of invisible energy, protecting her from burning due to extreme friction and from gravitational forces.[5]
      • Accelerated Perception: West-Allen was able to perceive actions and words that appeared for a brief moment in time.[5]
      • Superhuman Momentum: West-Allen could withstand extreme kinetic energy. She could also stop completely even running at a superhuman speed.[5]
      • Superhuman Reflexes: West-Allen was capable of responding to attacks quickly.[5]

    Abilities[edit | hide]

    • Bilingualism: West-Allen is fluent in English and French.[34]
    • Journalism: West-Allen has been a reporter for a long time and has gathered enough experience.

    Appearances[edit | hide]

    Appearances
    Three Ghosts Indirectly Mentioned
    The Man Under the Hood Mentioned
    Pilot Appears
    Fastest Man Alive Appears
    Things You Can't Outrun Appears
    Going Rogue Appears
    Plastique Appears
    The Flash Is Born Appears
    Power Outage Appears
    Flash vs. Arrow Appears
    The Man in the Yellow Suit Appears
    Revenge of the Rogues Appears
    The Sound and the Fury Appears
    Crazy for You Appears
    The Nuclear Man Appears
    Fallout Appears
    Out of Time Appears
    Rogue Time Appears
    Tricksters Appears
    All-Star Team Up Appears
    Who Is Harrison Wells? Appears
    The Trap Appears
    Grodd Lives Appears
    Rogue Air Appears
    Fast Enough Appears
    The Man Who Saved Central City Appears
    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
    Back to Normal Appears
    Rupture Appears
    The Runaway Dinosaur Appears
    Invincible Appears
    The Race of His Life Appears
    Flashpoint Appears
    Paradox Appears
    Magenta Appears
    The New Rogues Appears
    Monster Appears
    Shade Appears
    Killer Frost Appears
    Invasion! Appears
    The Present Appears
    Borrowing Problems from the Future Appears
    Dead or Alive Appears
    Untouchable Appears
    Attack on Gorilla City Appears
    Attack on Central City Appears
    The Wrath of Savitar Appears
    Into the Speed Force Appears
    Duet Appears
    Abra Kadabra Appears
    The Once and Future Flash Appears
    I Know Who You Are Appears
    Cause and Effect Appears
    Infantino Street Appears
    Finish Line Appears
    The Flash Reborn Appears
    Mixed Signals Appears
    Luck Be a Lady Appears
    Elongated Journey Into Night Appears
    Girls Night Out Appears
    When Harry Met Harry... Appears
    Therefore I Am Appears
    Stretched Scene #2 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
    Stretched Scene #3 Appears
    The Trial of The Flash Appears
    The Elongated Knight Rises Appears
    Honey, I Shrunk Team Flash Appears
    True Colors Appears
    Subject 9 Appears
    No Country for Old Dads Mentioned
    Enter Flashtime Appears
    Run, Iris, Run Appears
    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 Appears
    Blocked Appears
    The Death of Vibe Appears
    News Flash Appears
    All Doll'd Up Appears
    The Icicle Cometh Appears
    O Come, All Ye Thankful Appears
    What's Past Is Prologue Appears
    Elseworlds, Part 1 Appears
    Elseworlds, Part 2 Mentioned
    The Flash & The Furious Appears
    Seeing Red Appears
    Memorabilia Appears
    Goldfaced Appears
    Cause and XS Appears
    King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd Appears
    Failure Is an Orphan Appears
    Time Bomb Appears
    Godspeed Appears
    Snow Pack Appears
    Gone Rogue Appears
    The Girl with the Red Lightning Appears
    Legacy Appears
    Into the Void Appears
    A Flash of the Lightning Appears
    Dead Man Running Appears
    There Will Be Blood Appears
    Kiss Kiss Breach Breach Appears
    License to Elongate Appears
    The Last Temptation of Barry Allen, Part 1 Appears
    The Last Temptation of Barry Allen, Part 2 Appears
    Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part One Mentioned
    Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Two Appears
    Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Three Appears
    Marathon Appears
    Love Is a Battlefield Appears
    A Girl Named Sue Appears
    Grodd Friended Me Appears
    Death of the Speed Force Appears
    The Exorcism of Nash Wells Mentioned
    So Long and Goodnight Appears
    Liberation Appears
    Pay the Piper Appears
    Success Is Assured Appears
    All's Wells That Ends Wells Appears
    The Speed of Thought Appears
    Mother Appears
    Central City Strong Appears
    Fear Me Appears
    The One with the Nineties Appears
    Growing Pains Appears
    The People v. Killer Frost Appears
    Timeless Appears
    Family Matters, Part 1 Appears
    Family Matters, Part 2 Appears
    Good-Bye Vibrations Appears
    Masquerade Appears
    Rayo de Luz Flashback
    Enemy at the Gates Phone Call
    P.O.W. Appears
    Heart of the Matter, Part 1 Appears
    Heart of the Matter, Part 2 Appears
    Bored on Board Onboard Mentioned
    Welcome Back, Kara! Mentioned
    Armageddon, Part 1 Appears
    Armageddon, Part 2 Appears
    Armageddon, Part 3 Appears
    Armageddon, Part 4 Appears
    Armageddon, Part 5 Appears
    Impulsive Excessive Disorder Appears
    Lockdown Appears
    The Fire Next Time Appears
    Phantoms Appears
    Reckless Appears
    Resurrection Appears
    Death Rises Appears
    Death Falls Appears
    Funeral for a Friend Appears
    Into the Still Force Flashback
    The Curious Case of Bartholomew Allen Mentioned
    Sidekick Rules Appears
    Keep It Dark Mentioned
    The Man in the Yellow Tie Flashback
    Phantom Punch Mentioned
    Negative, Part 1 Appears
    Negative, Part 2 Appears
    Wednesday Ever After Appears
    Hear No Evil Appears
    Rogues of War Appears
    The Mask of the Red Death, Part 1 Appears
    The Mask of the Red Death, Part 2 Appears
    The Good, the Bad and the Lucky Appears
    Wildest Dreams Appears
    Partners in Time Appears
    It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want To Appears
    A New World, Part 1: Reunions Appears
    A New World, Part 2: The Blues Appears
    A New World, Part 3: Changes Appears
    A New World, Part 4: Finale Appears
    The Flash: The Official Visual Companion Appears

    Notes[edit | hide]

    • West-Allen's phone number is "555-0164".[31]
    • In 2005, Iris's appendix burst and her father was able to sense something was wrong despite her being in school and him being in a steak house.[17]

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    Promotional Images[edit | hide]

    References[edit | hide]


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