Stranger Things’ Eleven and Vecna’s Source of Power

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Stranger Things’ Eleven and Vecna’s Source of Power (5)

 

Stranger Things season 4 reveals Eleven and Vecna’s source of power. What differentiates both and on what level.

Stranger Things’ Eleven and Vecna’s Source of Power

 

The Netflix’s special show Stranger Things season 4 has revealed one major difference between Eleven and Vecna’s source of power.

It shows Vecna is a dark mirror of Eleven. The former shares all the powers of the later and potentially others as well.

Stranger Things’ Eleven and Vecna’s Source of Power

Stranger Things’ Eleven and Vecna’s Source of Power

One of the episodes takes us back in time where it’s revealed that Vecna is actually Henry Creel and that he was born and brought possessing strange psychic powers.

Stranger Things’ Eleven and Vecna’s Source of Power

He for onec tried to use those psychic powers against his own family, but pushed himself too far, collapsing into a coma.

When he awoke, he had become Dr. Brenner’s first test subject, as the scientist attempted to weaponize Henry Creel’s powers.

However, the scientist learnt that he was not the one to be tamed as he was ruthless.

Stranger Things’ Eleven and Vecna’s Source of Power

Stranger Things’ Eleven and Vecna’s Source of Power

Dr Brenner began recreating Creel’s tremendous powers. Finally, his experiments were successful and outcomes Eleven, the greatest of his creations.

He knew Eleven could be the only one to match Henry Creel in psychic battle. The storyline reveals how Eleven freed Henry Creel from Dr Brenner’s control and banished him into the Upside-Down, where he became Vecna that we know of.

Stranger Things’ Eleven and Vecna’s Source of Power

It’s no stranger that the series draws inspirations from X-Men, few episodes have openly acknowledged their debt to X-Men.

A mirror image of a Villain is a traditional one and they are polar opposite. One is driven by anger and its mirror is love-bound. Eleven seems to harness more power when she is around her friends

Stranger Things’ Eleven and Vecna’s Source of Power

At Hawkin’s Lab, Dr Brenner learns his subject Henry Creel and studies which part of his brain activates his powers, and he finds out that certain drugs such as LSD having similar effects.

Although he knows he can’t control Henry’s, but he could raise new children to be controlled.

Stranger Things’ Eleven and Vecna’s Source of Power

In season 4 when Eleven confronts Vecna in a “mind-fight”, she initially gets overwhelmed.

It is only when Mike speaks words of love to her and how important she is to him, that Eleven is able to fight back strongly.

In an another scene Eleven even manages to resurrect Max from dead, by rembering all the glorious past of their friendship.

Stranger Things’ Eleven and Vecna’s Source of Power

Eleven gets more powerful with experience and she is able to tap into greater psychic powers.

She harnesses more power when she is around her loved ones. On the other hand, Vecna knows nothing of love and what he would be up against in Season 5

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