5 Best Marvel Hero Couples, Ranked By Fighting Skills

There are a few Marvel couples who have made a name for themselves due to their enhanced combat skills, battle prowess, and powerful abilities.

Marvel fans fell in love with a new heroic duo when Mary Jane and black cat teamed up without their usual partner in crime, Spider-Man. These are just two fan-favorite Marvel couples who have joined a huge list of superhero relationships that have appeared in the comics over the years.

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Some couples are more successful than others when they work together as crime-fighting heroes. While some Marvel heroes in relationships may win a popularity vote, they would lose in a physical fight with other couples who have better fighting skills. Relationships don’t always work out, but their superhero partnerships have done well due to their advanced combat skills.

5/5 Spider-Man and Black Cat work well as a team fight

Spider-Man and Black Cat are swinging through the city

Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson have spent more time as a couple and have become one of Marvel’s best couples. And while they worked well together in tense situations, they never really fought together as a crime-fighting couple.

However, Spider-Man and Black Cat recently rekindled their romance, reminding fans of how well they’ve worked together in the past. The romantic couple has always focused more on their costume life, which has benefited them in battle. Spider-Man’s abilities made him a skilled and acrobatic fighter, while Black Cat’s years of training as a cat burglar made her difficult to take down.

4/5 Both Black Panther and Storm have won trials per combat

Black Panther and Storm surrounded by lightning

One of Marvel’s best couples may not technically be together anymore, though fans are still hoping to see Black Panther and Storm reunite in the future. Both heroes were experienced leaders of both the Avengers and the X-Men, making them a power couple. Both heroes have proven their mettle in battle both separately and together.

T’Challa won a trial by combat to win the Black Panther title and the throne of Wakanda. Storm won her own lawsuits against mutants like Callisto and Cyclops for leadership of the Morlocks and X-Men. They also temporarily served as members of the Fantastic Four to further show off their skills together.

3/5 Hawkeye and Mockingbird are ex-S.H.I.E.L.D. agents

Hawkeye and Mockingbird in the crosshairs of the 2010 comic

Hawkeye and Mockingbird are another Marvel couple who didn’t end up staying together. Both Clint Barton and Bobbi Morse were highly trained SHIELD agents who found love after developing their costumed identities.

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Bobbi Morse’s first assignment as the Mockingbird paired her with Hawkeye, and they were married soon after. Their training allowed them to fight well together and they could hold their own against most overpowered threats. The duo had a quick romance that developed during their time as members of the West Coast Avengers, though that pretty much ended.

2/5 Cyclops and Jean Gray have been training since they were teenagers

Cyclops and Jean Gray using their mutant powers together as the X-Men

Scott Summers and Jean Gray were two of the founding members of the X-Men. They joined Professor Xavier’s team of mutants and began training with their abilities as teenagers. They honed their combat skills in one of Marvel’s most advanced training facilities, the Danger Room.

Romance blossomed between Cyclops and Marvel Girl, and they developed a close psychic rapport that further connected them. This allowed them to work even better in tense situations, which further amplified their years of training together. Cyclops and Jean Gray are well-oiled fighting machines who can rely on each other to defend themselves in battle.

1/5 Both Daredevil and Elektra are highly skilled fighters

Daredevil Stands Alongside Elektra in Devil's Reign Omega in Marvel Comics

Matt Murdock and Elektra Natchios have had a troubled romantic relationship over the years. Elektra’s job as an assassin clashed with Daredevil’s life as a crime fighter. They remained separated, though Elektra remained one of Daredevil’s best love interests.

Elektra took on the role of Daredevil to keep Hell’s Kitchen safe. Their romance was rekindled, and Elektra’s newfound drive for heroism brought them closer than ever. They both currently operate as Daredevil, battling against the ninja clan known as the Hand. Their incredible fighting abilities make them a tough Marvel couple to beat.

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