Powers: When last seen, the Authority was virtually mindless.
The Authority possessed a wealth of knowledge on all available sources. He utilized a number of operatives with specific areas of expertise, and he could collate all of the information he obtained, in order to make likely conclusions. He also used a number of field operatives to contact or observe others.
His armor allowed him to access the internet, various forms of media, and to contact others at will. His base was packed full of data storage, surveillance, and other information technology.
He briefly held the Globe of Ultimate Knowledge, which granted him access to the nearly infinite knowledge gathered by the Watchers. It also allowed him to project blasts of force.