Mr. Mxyzptlk standing alongside statues of Leprechauns.[1]

Leprechauns were a race of Earthlings with seemingly magical abilities. According to Irish mythology, the leprechauns were a race of Fairies.[2]



When Robin learned that the adult humans of Harbor City were two inches tall, he said: "Leaping Leprechauns.[3]

Sometimes imps, such as Mr. Mxyzptlk and Bat-Mite were believed to be Leprechauns.[4]


The physiology of Leprechauns was quite impressive. Although they were of small stature compared to humans, they possessed magic-like abilities due to their seemingly fairy heritage.

Powers and Abilities

Super Powers



  1. As seen in the 1966-67 The New Adventures of Superman episode The Imp-Practical Joker
  2. According to the DC Universe, they came from an offshoot of Maltusians, an extra-terrestrial race from the planet known as Maltus. This was never mentioned in Superfriends, and may not be the case on Earth-1A.
  3. As seen in Gulliver's Gigantic Goof.
  4. As seen in the book: Superman and Batman: World's Funnest (2000).

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