Vowing to avenge his parents, Daniel Rand studied martial arts under Lei Kung while growing up in K'un-Lun.
He can sense mystic energy, particularly that which is related to K'un-Lun.
Ten years after coming to K'un-Lun, Rand was showing Shakari the restored nexus when Yu-Ti's men attacked them.
Shakari was slain, and the grief-stricken Rand returned to Earth.
Universe Marvel Universe Real Name Daniel Thomas Rand-K'ai Aliases Daredevil, Daniel Thomas Rand, the Living Weapon, Young Dragon Identity Publicly known Citizenship Dual citizenship in K'un-Lun and the U. By focusing his chi into his hand, he can tap the superhuman energy of Shou-Lao and temporarily render his fist superhumanly powerful, immune to pain and injury; however, this process is mentally draining, and he usually needs recovery time before he can repeat it.
Place of Birth Unrevealed First Appearance Marvel Premiere #15 (1974) Wendell Rand-K'ai (father, deceased), Heather Duncan Rand (Silver Dragon, mother, deceased), Miranda Rand-K'ai (Death Sting, half-sister), Yu-Ti (August Personage in Jade, adopted uncle), Lord Tuan (adopted paternal grandfather, deceased), Lady Ming (adopted paternal grandmother, deceased), Thomas Duncan (maternal grandfather)Through concentration, Iron Fist can harness his spiritual energy, or chi, to augment his physical and mental capabilities to peak human levels.