Darkseid is a God and the lord of Apokolips. He is an enemy of New Genesis, The Guardians of the Universe, the Justice League and all who oppose him.
Darkseid's ultimate desire to to obtain the Anti-Life Equation; a thought that can be used on others that life, hope and freedom are all pointless and therefore would allow him to dominate anyone or any race.
Darkseid is one of the most powerful beings in the DC Universe. Some of his abilities include: Omega Beams, Super Strength, Invulnerability and Genius-Level Intellect. Darkseid has a ruthless nature and instills fear in allies and foe alike.