When Elijah was studying at Edinburgh University he became fascinated with Trains. One day during a routine maintenance of a train, Dr Fossil Fuel ignited an oil spill which combined with an overloaded computer system and exploded. Elijah gained his superpowers that day. Elijah soon discovered he could control steam and used his ability to try and get revenge against Dr Fossil Fuel.
Elijah can create, shape and manipulate steam.