DC Animated Universe
Static Saucer

Static charges the saucer.

The Static Saucer was a disc Static used to carry himself and others through the air.


The Static Saucer was the first invention Richie Foley created for Static.[1] It was made of mylar, a metalized nylon, a material stronger than reinforced steel. It was folded in half for easy storage, but when Static applied an electric charge to it, the device unfolded into a saucer. He uses the saucer rather than using random garbage can lids and manhole covers,[2][3] as he had before; the saucer was lightweight, portable, and could be stowed away in his jacket. It was always at hand and became his primary mode of transportation. He also learned to use it as a shield, and cut objects at high speed.[4]

The saucer can carry more than one person: on occasions, Anansi[5][6] and Daisy Watkins[7][8] have ridden along with Static.

When Richie manifested enhanced intelligence, one of his first acts was figuring out how to make the Static Saucer fold up smaller.[9]

Decades later, the upgraded model of the Static Saucer was capable of shrinking to microscopic levels, allowing Virgil to use it without storing it into his costume.[10]


Static Shock

Justice League Unlimited


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  2. Simmons, Christopher (writer) & Tucker, James (director) (September 20, 2000). "Shock to the System". Static Shock. Season 1. Episode 1 (airdate). Episode 1 (production). Kids WB!.
  3. Berkowitz, Stan, Burnett, Alan (writer) & Berkowitz, Stan (teleplay) & Riba, Dan (director) (September 30, 2000). "Aftershock". Static Shock. Season 1. Episode 2 (airdate). Episode 2 (production). Kids WB!.
  4. Semper Jr., John, (writer), Altbacker, Ernie (writer) & Altbacker, Ernie (teleplay) & Uncredited director (March 2, 2003). "A League of Their Own, Part I". Static Shock. Season 3. Episode 6 (airdate). Episode 34 (production). Kids WB!.
  5. McDuffie, Dwayne (writer) & Uncredited director (February 8, 2003). "Static in Africa". Static Shock. Season 3. Episode 3 (airdate). Episode 28 (production). Kids WB!.
  6. McDuffie, Dwayne (writer) & Chele, Victor Dal (director) (January 31, 2004). "Out of Africa". Static Shock. Season 4. Episode 3 (airdate). Episode 42 (production). Kids WB!.
  7. Berkowitz, Stan, Burnett, Alan (writers) & Vaccaro, Rodney (teleplay) & Cowan, Denys (director) (November 18, 2000). "The New Kid". Static Shock. Season 1. Episode 6 (airdate). Episode 6 (production). Kids WB!.
  8. Ridley, John (writer) & Altbacker, Ernie, Semper Jr., John, (story) & Uncredited director (May 3, 2003). "Toys in the Hood". Static Shock. Season 3. Episode 12 (airdate). Episode 37 (production). Kids WB!.
  9. Burnett, Alan (writer) & McDuffie, Dwayne (teleplay) & Uncredited director (February 1, 2003). "Gear". Static Shock. Season 3. Episode 2 (airdate). Episode 29 (production). Kids WB!.
  10. McDuffie, Dwayne (writer) & Dos Santos, Joaquim (director) (January 29, 2005). "The Once and Future Thing Part Two: Time, Warped". Justice League Unlimited. Season 1. Episode 13 (airdate). Episode 13 (production). Cartoon Network.