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He's the antagonist. It's like with Hawke. The whole point is he's supposed to be too good. Because he's a villain. Villains are supposed to be stronger than you. That way you can be the underdog in overcoming them.
This is like calling the Burning Legion in Warcraft 3 overpowered. Well, duh. That's kind of the point. They have chaos damage and divine armor for a reason. They're supposed to be nigh unstoppable. It makes stopping them an accomplishment.
If the black hole COs were balanced and the maps and troop numbers weren't slanted against you then you would have little difficulty grinding them into dust in the campaign, like Colin's first mission in the northwest territory of Blue Moon.