|Occupation|| Central City Picture News investigative journalist|
Member of Team Flash (in secret)
Psychology student (graduate)
Waitress at Jitters (formerly)
Vigilante (in secret)
|Family|| Esther (paternal great-grandmother)|
Ben West (paternal grandfather)
Unnamed (maternal grandfather)
Joe West (father)
Francine West (mother) †
Wally West (brother)
Eddie Thawne (fiancé; deceased)
Barry Allen (husband)
|Actor|| Candice Patton|
Amina Elkatib (young)
|Alter ego||The Flash|
Iris West-Allen (born in 1989) is a journalist for the Central City Picture News, a former waitress at CC Jitters and psychology graduate student. Iris is also the daughter of Joe West and the late Francine West, , the older sister of Wally West, the fiancée of the late Eddie Thawne and the wife of Barry Allen. She gained her metahuman speed and become as The Flash.
Powers and abilities
- Speed Force connection/Meta-human physiology: Doing this, Iris obtain all of Barry's essence of a speedster. Despite having them for only a short period, Iris quickly adjusted the usage of them, affectively working as a vigilante, in certain capacities showing even more ingenuity than Barry.
- Accelerated healing factor: Iris' transferred powers let her heal in a fraction of the time a normal person would. After breaking her leg and suffering severe smoke inhalations, she made a full recover hours later.
- Electrokinesis: Iris' Speed Force energy uniquely generates purple electricity.
- Superhuman agility: Iris is able to maneuver through enclosed areas with great coordination and dexterity. This enabled her to repeatedly traverse a tall building's staircase to save 14 people from a fire, one after another.
- Superhuman speed: Iris can move at such vast speeds; even Barry was amazed at how fast she could move despite being new to her powers. With her speed, she can easily traverse Central City or change outfits in an instant. Her speed also enables her to run above an ocean..
- Aerokinesis: Iris can use her speed to generate air flows on various levels. While struggling to properly smother a fire, she proved able to use this build-up to gather and direct enough water into a tidal wave capable to disperse a giant fire cyclone of over 6000 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Superhuman stamina: Iris is able to run tremendous distances with no signs of fatigue.