The Boys Confirms Homelander’s

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Real Kryptonite

On The Boys, Homelander is the most powerful superhero on the planet. He has nearly all the abilities of Superman, including flight, invulnerability, super-speed, strength and heat vision. Those powers make him truly unstoppable, and yet, Billy Butcher and his team have made it their mission to take down the villainous Supe.

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The task is much easier said than done, considering they are regular, fragile humans who don't stand a chance when going toe-to-toe with Homelander.

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But like Superman, Homelander has a weakness. For the DC superhero, it's Kryptonite, the radioactive rock from his home world, but for Homelander, it's something less substantial. It's more of a concept one that's used to great effect against him in the Season 2 finale.

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From the start of The Boys, it was clear that affection, however misguided or twisted it could be, was Homelander's weakness.

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Homelander's Real Weakness Is That He Craves Love & Adoration

Homelander is a vile and twisted character who comes alive in the public eye. Deep down, he's a true villain, but, whenever cameras are filming and people are watching, he does his best impression of a bright and hopeful hero.

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More importantly, The threat of exposure forces Homelander to stand down and that is his only weakness.

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