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Characters that have appeared in X-Force or X-Statix.


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The original X-Force series

Team Members

    Team members on other pages 

Nathan Summers / Cable

Samuel Guthrie / Cannonball

See New Mutants

Neena Thurman / Domino

Shatterstar

Tabitha 'Tabby' Smith / Boom Boom / Boomer / Meltdown

See New Mutants

James Proudstar / Warpath

See New Mutants

Roberto da Costa / Sunspot

Julio Richter / Rictor

See X-Factor

Caliban

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Danielle Moonstar / Mirage

See New Mutants

Pete Wisdom

See Captain Britain and MI13

    Maria Callasantos / Feral 

Maria Callasantos / Feral

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: New Mutants #99 (March, 1991)

  • Anime Hair: Her hairstyle is pretty crazy. It forms some sort of stripes like those of a tiger.
  • Ax-Crazy: When her mutation gets the better of her.
  • Back from the Dead: She is among the many mutants who have been revived by the Five on Krakoa.
  • Cat Girl: She's a mutant that developed a feline-like physiology.
  • Expy: Of Wolfsbane.
  • Face–Heel Turn: When the X-Force attempted to rescue government official Henry Peter Gyrich from the terrorist Mutant Liberation Front, led by Reignfire. Feral hated Gyrich, who was no friend to mutants, and Reignfire persuaded her to join the Mutant Liberation Front and to kill Gyrich battling with her ex-comrades.
  • Healing Factor: Feral is capable of healing mild to moderate injuries much faster than an ordinary human. Injuries such as broken bones can completely heal within a few days. She is incapable of regenerating missing limbs or organs.
  • Killed Off for Real / Stuffed into the Fridge: At the hands of Sabertooth who slew her very messily.
  • Our Ghosts Are Different: Recently she clashed with Wolfsbane and Shatterstar, trying to kill Rahne and her child, but it turned out that she was just a ghost, and was returned to the world to serve as anchor for the demons and gods, which are hunting for Rahne's child.
  • Prehensile Tail: Feral possesses a long, prehensile tail that she uses to help balance herself while running or during combat situations. She is also capable of supporting her weight with her tail.
  • Self-Made Orphan: Both Feral and her sister Thornn had been abused by their stepfather until she killed their parents as well as her siblings (not Thornn though).
  • Super Senses / The Nose Knows: Feral possesses superhumanly acute senses of sight, smell, and hearing comparable to those of certain animals. Feral is capable of seeing with greater clarity and at greater distances than an ordinary human (even in near-total darkness). Her hearing is enhanced similarly, enabling her to both hear sounds that ordinary humans can't and to hear at much greater distances. Feral is able to use her highly developed sense of smell to track a target by scent. Her sense of smell is so acute, she is able to detect the slight chemical differences in different brands of deodorants that, supposedly, have the same scent
  • Token Evil Teammate: Feral in the early issues was a loose cannon. She practically almost killed Cannonball during training, almost killed her enemies only being held back by her teammates, and her teammates barely trusted her. She murdered her mother, stepfather, possibly pushed her sister to her death, and watched her little brother fall to his death(when she could have helped him)....then this led to her Face–Heel Turn.

    Theresa Cassidy / Siryn / Banshee 

Theresa Maeve Rourke Cassidy / Siryn / Banshee / The Morrigan

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Nationality: Irish

Species: Human Mutant

Current Group Affiliations: X-Men

Former Group Affiliations: Fallen Angels, Muir Island X-Men, X-Corporation, X-Factor, X-Force

First Appearance: Spider-Woman Vol. 1 #37 (April 1981)

Daughter of X-Man Sean Cassidy, Theresa was was raised by her father's cousin Black Tom Cassidy to be his partner in crime after the death of her mother. However, she eventually learned the truth of her parentage and was reunited with her father. Theresa spent the next few years jumping between X-teams while engaging in a on-off romantic relationship with Jamie Maddox, with the two becoming key members of X-Factor Investigations.


  • Accidental Aiming Skills: In Issue #8 of X-Factor Volume 3, Siryn fires a "sonic lance" at a gunman's hand to disarm him. When Spider-Man congratulates her on her aim, she admits she was actually aiming for his head. Considering the sonic lance destroyed the gun and broke the man's hand, one gets the feeling she wasn't all that concerned about killing the guy.
  • Ascend to a Higher Plane of Existence: At the end of X-Factor she became the most recent incarnation of the Celtic goddess the Morrigan.
  • Compelling Voice: Her voice works on men 'and women.
  • Distaff Counterpart: To her father.
  • Knight in Sour Armor
  • Legacy Character: After coming to terms with her father's death she retired her codename of Siryn and took his codename to honor and continue his legacy.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: She has the same sonic scream as her father.
  • Mama Bear: She threatens to kill Val Cooper when she thinks the latter is threatening her child.
  • Morality Pet: To Deadpool
  • Most Common Super Power: She's pretty busty despite being relatively young.
  • No-Sell: After becoming a goddess she is able to casually shrug off a blast from a BFG that was able to punch through a force field built by Doctor Doom!
  • Not Quite Flight: In the same ludicrous way her father does, by screaming.
  • Outliving One's Offspring: Her son with Jamie turned out to have been fathered by a dupe and was thus also a dupe, causing baby Sean to be reabsorbed into him the first time he held him.
  • Parental Abandonment: Her mother was killed in an IRA bombing while her father was undercover for Interpool and unaware that he even had a daughter. The authorities assumed Theresa died with her mother and Banshee's superiors decided not to place any more burden on him by telling him of her existence and supposed death. This allowed Black Tom to take and raise her as his own.
  • Pregnant Badass: In X-Factor, she becomes pregnant with Jamie's child. She is no less dangerous. If anything, she was more terrifying than before as she tells Val Cooper.
    Theresa: My vocal cords are lethal. My estrogen levels are berserk. Between braxton-hicks and my huge belly, I haven't slept in weeks. And I gotta pee. Again. Free advice, Ms Cooper: Never bet your life on what you think you know about a hormonal, sleep-depraved W.M.D with a full bladder.
  • Put on a Bus: After becoming the Morrigan, Theresa disappeared from the Marvel universe for a few years outside of a couple single issue appearances.
  • Recovered Addict: She is an alcoholic, but has managed to remain on the wagon outside of one relapse the she recovered from. Theresa does have a habit of drinking water from empty wine bottles, which she says is to see if God truly loves her by turning the water into wine.
  • Redhead In Green: Much like her father, she's a redhead and she usually dresses in green.
  • Screaming Woman
  • Significant Green-Eyed Redhead: She has emerald eyes and red hair.
  • Status Quo Is God: As of Jonathan Hickman's X-Men she has returned to the mutant fold, seemingly no longer the Morrigan.
  • Wrench Wench: She picked it up from her father.
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    Jesse Aaronson / Bedlam 

Jesse Aaronson / Bedlam

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Force #82 (October, 1998)

  • Back from the Dead: He is one of many mutants revived by the Five on Krakoa.
  • EMP
  • Killed Off for Real: At one point crucified along with Skin and Jubilee. He would remain dead for years until he was revived in Krakoa.
  • Mind Rape: Jesse can can affect the neural chemical responses of a living brain to induce states such as pain, sleep, or confusion.
  • Shock and Awe
  • Walking Techbane: He can use his powers to mess up technology.

Recurring Characters

    Lila Cheney 

Lila Cheney

See New Mutants

    Gloria Muñoz / Risque 

Gloria Dolores Muñoz / Risque

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Force #51 (February, 1996)

  • Becoming the Mask: She was hired to seduce Warpath but gained real feelings for him.
  • Badass Native: She is part-Seminole on her mother's side.
  • Gravity Master: Risque create localized gravity fields which cause inorganic matter to compress into small, high-density masses. She can telekinetically propel objects at high velocities as well as create concussive blasts of psychokinetic energy.
  • Mixed Ancestry: Half-Cuban, half-Seminole.
  • Most Common Superpower: She has a generous bust.
  • Spy Catsuit: Wears a dark blue catsuit that highlights her curves.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Risque is more remembered for her death motivating Domino to take on John Sublime in New X-Men over anything she actually did in X-Force.

    Vanessa Carlysle / Copycat 

Vanessa Carlysle / Copycat

See Deadpool Allies

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    Wade Wilson / Deadpool 

Wade Winston Wilson / Deadpool

    Adam X 

"Adam Neramani" / Adam-X

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Nationality: Shi'ar Empire

Species: Shi'ar/Human mutant hybrid

First Appearance: X-Force Annual #2 (October, 1993)

  • Bloody Murder: His powers are weaponizing other people's blood by making them bleed then igniting the oxygen in the exposed blood. Or cutting himself and making his own blood explode after bleeding on them.
  • Butt-Monkey: When he appears in X-Men '92, it's pretty much entirely as a punchline; he thinks of himself as a hardcore revolutionary, but absolutely no one (outside of his gang of like-minded idiots) takes him seriously.
  • Facial Markings
  • Fad Super: Why he hasn't been seen much since the 90s.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: He is a half-human, half-Shi'ar.
  • Long Lost Sibling: Heavily implied to have been the third Summers brother... Word of God, however, says that he's just the fourth, and a half-brother at that.
  • '90s Anti-Hero: He had long hair, a backwards baseball cap, and his power was to make his blood explode so he had to cut himself in battle. Oh, and technically, his full name is "Adam X the X-Treme".
    • Recently when he turned up in the Utopia crossover, his nineties look was toned down by getting rid of his spiky costume and many blades. However, his backwards baseball cap and long hair still remained and he swears more than the other rioters.
  • Scary Impractical Armor
  • Xtreme Kool Letterz

X-Statix

Team Members

    Tike Alicar / Anarchist 

Tike Alicar / Anarchist

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Force #116 (July, 2001)

  • Acid Attack: He can sweat acid and shoot blasts of acidic liquid from his hands.
  • Angry Black Man: More obvious after the death of the Spike; lampshaded when he describes himself as having "irrational feelings of race-guilt".
  • The Artifact: Fears this during the Spike's tenor on the team, as he's sure it signs his death warrant.
  • Back from the Dead: He's finally brought back for real at Krakoa. Reactions from his friends and family haven't been revealed yet.
  • Bloody Murder: Sort of, in that his powers stem from his acidic sweat, which he can use to project powerful acidic force beams.
  • Boy Meets Ghoul: Begins a loose relationship with Dead Girl.
  • But Not Too Black: He struggles with the idea that he's not a "real" black man because he's adopted and was raised by white parents.
  • The Glasses Come Off: Immediately before his death.
  • High-School Sweethearts: Giant X-Statix reveals that despite his womanizing persona and casual relationship with Dead Girl, Tike was actually married to his high-school sweetheart, who bore his only child, Michael Alicar.
  • The Lancer: Every element of his design and personality was specifically crafted to fit into this image.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: Designed to resemble Dennis Rodman in both appearance and personality
  • Out, Damned Spot!: Tike has a handwashing compulsion that gets worse during his period as official team leader.
  • Sunglasses at Night: While it's never addressed, he is always seen wearing his shades, even in flashbacks to his childhood and in the shower. The implication that they're prescription is fairly strong.
  • 10-Minute Retirement: Quits the team to do a road show in the first arc of X-Statix.

    Mickey Tork / Bloke 

Mickey Tork / Bloke

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Force #117 (August, 2001)

  • Amazing Technicolor Population: He's pink skinned
  • Bury Your Gays: A parody version, at least.
  • Captain Ethnic: Every gay stereotype you can imagine rolled up into one package.
  • Manly Gay: An avid bodybuilder and an especially brutal vigilante
  • Retirony: Before the new X-Force's first mission he has a romantic get together with his boyfriend and it's established that he's the only member of the team in a relationship. He dies very soon afterward.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Died on his first mission

    Coach 

Coach / The Arm

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Force #116 (July, 2001)

    Dead Girl 

Dead Girl

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Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Force #125 (April, 2002)

    Doop 

Doop

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Species: Artificial being

First Appearance: X-Force #116 (July, 2001)

  • Intelligible Unintelligible: One page actually provides a translation from the symbols he speaks in to English letters. For the most part, it's still accurate even in Doop's modern appearances.
  • Noodle Incident: Doop's history before joining the team is occasionally hinted at but never really explored. Suffice it to say, he knows Wolverine well enough that Wolvie knows Doop-speak.
  • Really Gets Around: Among his many sexual partners is Warbird.
  • Token Non-Human: He's an artificial being in a team of mutants.
  • Wing Ding Lish: However, it has been claimed that Doop's dialogue is in a wingding font known as "Roswell Wreckage".

    Robbie Rodriguez / El Guapo 

Roberto "Robbie" Rodriguez / El Guapo

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Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Statix #9 (May, 2003)

  • Alliterative Name: Robbie Rodriguez.
  • Canon Immigrant: In canon itself, no less.
  • Companion Cube: He talks to his skateboard when nobody else is around, and even has arguments with it that sometimes get physical. Whether he's out of his mind and doing it himself or the board is partially sentient is never established.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: Received probably the single most unceremonious death of any member of the team.
  • Latin Lover: With a name that means "the handsome one"...
  • New Meat: After joining the team he has his own mini arc about getting used to it
  • Totally Radical

    Henrietta Hunter 

Henrietta Hunter

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Nationality: European

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Statix #13 (October, 2003)

    Arnie Lundberg / the Mysterious Fan Boy 

Arnie K. Lundberg / the Mysterious Fan Boy

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Statix #1 (September, 2002)

  • Big Bad: Of the first arc of X-Statix
  • The Cape: During his time with X-Statix he tried his damnedest to adhere to this archetype and his innocent worship pushed the rest of the team to at least try and do the same.
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: His face is terribly scarred on one side
  • Psychopathic Manchild: Reality isn't something that agrees with Arnie all that much. The answer, of course, is to simply use his powers to change it.
  • Reality Warper: He can completely change people's appearances, read minds, and bring back the dead, among other powers.
  • Red Right Hand: He is missing half of his face. He also has a warped sense of right and wrong, and used his powers to take over his hometown.
  • Stalker with a Crush: He thought he was in love with Edie, even though they'd never really met.
  • Straw Fan: Arnie was a huge fan of X-Force, but doesn't think much of the change to X-Statix or Edie, his favorite member of the team, being killed and replaced.

    Guy Smith / Mister Sensitive 

Guy Smith / Orphan, aka Mister Sensitive

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Force #117 (August, 2001)

  • Amazing Technicolor Population: His skin is a purplish pink.
  • Blessed with Suck: His senses are so acute they cause him intense pain, and he needed a lot of meditation and a special suit to function properly.
  • Death Seeker: Has a secret death wish, if his daily game of Russian Roulette is any indication.
    • He stopped this after he started dating Edie, only to pick it up again after her death.
  • Disability Superpower: In an interesting use of the trope, the Orphan's senses are so strong that they're extremely debilitating.
  • I Let Gwen Stacy Die: Is hit with this really hard after Edie dies, and it's the focus of the following arc, the first one of X-Statix.
  • Meaningful Rename: After his first mission, which involved reuniting a child with his parents, he changed his codename to "the Orphan" so he'd never forget his roots. He kept the name even after discovering his parents had been alive the whole time, partially on the advice of his publicist. After the Henrietta Hunter debacle, he changed it back to Mr. Sensitive.
  • Only Sane Man: He's probably the most grounded member of the cast. Spike Freeman lampshades this by saying he's saner than all of them put together (not that it's saying much).
  • Parental Abandonment: When they discovered he was a mutant. Worse, they topped it off by burning their house down with him inside. And he was 3 years old at the time.
  • Reincarnation Romance: Parodied in the Dead Girl miniseries: we find Guy initially searching for Edie in Heaven, but later find out that they already resumed their love affair there and that she dumped him because she wasn't ready to make an eternal commitment.
  • Super Senses: The Orphan's powers, exaggerated to the point of deconstruction.
  • Unexplained Recovery: How he came back from the dead the second time is unexplained.

    William Robert Reilly / Phat 

William Robert "Billy Bob" Reilly / Phat

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Force #117 (August, 2001)

  • Armoured Closet Gay: After claiming he was never really gay and that was just a phase he was going through; somehow this caused his powers to become unreliable/disappear almost entirely until he told the truth and permanently came out.
  • Body Horror: When he's full of gunk
  • Does Not Like Shoes: Often goes barefoot to use his powers more effectively.
  • Faux Yay: Myles and Phat until they realise that they both really are gay.
  • Gayngster: The image he ended up projecting.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Dies shielding everyone else from the bomb implanted in Mister Code's body.
  • Multiple-Choice Past: When Phat first appears, he had a happy upper-class upbringing and is only pretending to have been a hard-luck gangbanger. When his parents appear a second time, they really are white trash (although it's possible they might be acting as well).
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: Specifically meant to resemble Eminem.
  • Opposite-Sex Clone: Doop created a female version of him named Phatty to succeed him at the new X-Statix.
  • Rubber Man: Of a sort. When inflated with extradimensional gunk, he has the bouncing and durability powers of a Rubber Man.
  • Shock Value Relationship: Vivisector and Phat's relationship started as a publicity stunt, and they eventually decided that while they are both gay, that's all it was and they were never really attracted to each other.
  • Spear Counterpart: He's basically a gay male version of Ashley Crawford, aka Big Bertha of the Great Lakes Avengers; both of them are mutants who can inflate their bodies to enormously obese proportions, a state that grants them Super Strength and Super Toughness.
  • Stout Strength: His powers are that he can fill up his body with extradimensional gunk, causing it to balloon to grotesque proportions and increasing his strength exponentially
  • White Gangbangers: Phat deliberately crafted this image around himself as a ploy to gain X-Force membership; he's actually from a very wealthy family.

    Saint Anna 

Saint Anna

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Nationality: Irish

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Force #117 (August, 2001)

    Spike Freeman 

Spike Freeman

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Nationality: American

Species: Human

First Appearance: X-Force #117 (August, 2001)

    Darian Elliot / the Spike 

Darian Elliot / the Spike

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Force #121 (December, 2001)

    Edith Sawyer / U-Go Girl 

Edith "Edie" Constance Sawyer / U-Go Girl

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Force #116 (July, 2001)

  • The Alcoholic: Back when she was still alive, Edie was a raging alcoholic. In issue #10, which recounts her early career as a superhero, nearly every panel in which she appears has her holding a whiskey bottle.
  • Amazing Technicolor Population: Her skin is a lilac hue.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her outfit leaves her midriff exposed.
  • Cool Big Sis: Tells her daughter she's this.
  • Cleavage Window: In an X shape.
  • Functional Addict: Usually required some sort of drug to make her powers work, strongly implied to be a form of Kick.
  • The Gwen Stacy: To the Orphan.
  • Legacy Character: Her daughter Katie Sawyer eventually chose to join X-Statix in place of her mother.
  • No Hero to His Valet: Edie was a huge star, beloved by almost everyone... except her own daughter Katie, who resents her for abandoning her and not even having the decency to tell her that she was her daughter.
  • Panty Shot: The shortness of her skirt leads to a lot of them. This is probably quite deliberate in-canon.
  • Parental Abandonment: She left her baby with her parents because she wasn't ready to be a mother.
  • Reincarnation Romance: Parodied in the Dead Girl miniseries: we find Guy initially searching for Edie in Heaven, but later find out that they already resumed their love affair there and that she dumped him because she wasn't ready to make an eternal commitment.
  • Secret Diary: A whole issue after her death has Venus reading her diary and some extra details being given about her backstory.
  • Significant Green-Eyed Redhead: She's the most popular member of the team and has red hair and green eyes.
  • Uncanny Family Resemblance: Her daughter Katie is nigh-identical to her with the exception of her Childish Tooth Gap and lack of eyebags.

    Venus Dee Milo 

Venus Dee Milo

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Statix #1 (September, 2002)

  • Can't Have Sex, Ever: Because she doesn't really have a body. Then Professor X shows her a special suit he had made in case she ever wanted a relationship to go in that direction.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Nowhere to be seen or even mentioned in the Dead Girl miniseries, which involved the Orphan in the afterlife still pining after U-Go Girl.
    • Giant Size X-Statix reveals she's technically still alive, but it will take years for her to reform.
  • Death by Origin Story: Subverted as usual: when her powers first manifested she accidentally teleported her family away to an unknown fate and she was terrified that she killed them or sent them to a hell-dimension, but when she finally finds them in another dimension they've been having a perfectly OK time.
  • Energy Beings: Has no real body and is now made of energy.
  • Invisible Anatomy: Her upper arms and legs
  • Senseless Sacrifice: Gives up her chance of surviving the final battle in an attempt to save Guy and Tike. It doesn't work.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: Considered one within the canon itself, especially by fanboys like Arnie Lundberg.
  • Zettai Ryouiki

    Myles Alfred / Vivisector 

Myles Alfred / Vivisector

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Force #117 (August, 2001)

  • Badass Bookworm: A writer and a badass werewolf.
  • Bash Brothers: With Phat after they both realize they're not attracted to each other.
  • Calling the Old Man Out: Except Myles himself, no matter how harsh his feelings for his father turned, could never bring himself to express these frustrations; it took a Mad Scientist who had taken his powers (and, unwittingly, primal thoughts and feelings) for himself for them to ever get out.
  • Expy: he is Wesley from Angel, if Wesley were a gay werewolf.
  • Faux Yay: Myles and Phat until they realise that they both really are gay.
  • Incompatible Orientation: Myles develops a crush on El Guapo. Unfortunately for him, El Guapo is straight. His attempts to flirt with Hawkeye fare no better.
  • Insufferable Genius
  • Our Werewolves Are Different: Myles isn't a traditional werewolf, just a mutant who can turn into a wolfman.
  • Shock Value Relationship: Vivisector and Phat's relationship started as a publicity stunt, and they eventually decided that while they are both gay, that's all it was and they were never really attracted to each other.
  • Straight Gay: He's not stereotypically gay.
  • The Unfavorite: Nothing that Vivisector does will ever be good enough for his Ivy-League professor dad.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: Wanted nothing more than earn the approval of his father.

Recurring Characters

    Sharon Ginsberg 

Sharon Ginsberg

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Statix #2 (October, 2002)

    Solomon O'Sullivan 

Solomon O'Sullivan

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Force #129 (August, 2002)

    Woodstock Schumaker / Lacuna 

Woodstock Schumaker / Lacuna

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Force #121 (December, 2001)

  • Amazing Technicolor Population: Her skin is yellowish orange with a darker orange pattern.
  • Convenient Coma
  • Disappointed in You: She's been trying to invoke this out of her mom and dad for some time, as the only way she can tell if she's doing something worthwhile is if they don't approve of it. After all, every other mutant hero in the Marvel universe had parents who hated them, so how can she be doing good if her parents agree with her?
  • Hippie Parents: She becomes a shallow celebrity journalist to rebel against them.
  • Insane Troll Logic: She honestly believes the only way to do good is by doing something her parents will hate.
  • Loony Fan: Her attempts to prove herself to X-Force made her look like this until she finally realized she didn't actually want to be a member of the team after all.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: After Guy persuades her to murder Arnie.
  • Paparazzi: What she has become.
  • Sole Survivor: Only character significant enough to get onto this page who doesn't die by the end of the main series.
  • The Team Wannabe: Until she decides to become a journalist instead.
  • Time Master: Her power is to freeze time and remain active herself.
  • Your Approval Fills Me with Shame: She couldn't stand how her parents supported practically everything she did and felt she wasn't making an actual difference unless she disappointed them.

Villains

    Bad Guy 

Bad Guy

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First Appearance: X-Statix #6 (February, 2003)

    Mister Code 

Mister Code

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Nationality: American

Species: Human

First Appearance: X-Statix #15 (December, 2003)

    The Pitiful One 

The Pitiful One

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First Appearance: X-Statix Presents: Dead Girl #1 (March, 2006)

The third X-Force series

Team Members

    Wolverine 

James 'Logan' Howlett / Wolverine

    Rahne Sinclair / Wolfsbane 

Rahne Sinclair / Wolfsbane

See New Mutants

    Laura Kinney / X- 23 

Laura Kinney / X-23

    James Proudstar / Warpath 

James Proudstar / Warpath

See New Mutants

    Warren Worthington III / Archangel 

Warren Kenneth Worthington III / Angel, Archangel

See Warren Worthington III

    Neena Thurman / Domino 

Neena Thurman / Domino

    Josh Foley / Elixir 

Josh Foley / Elixir

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

A teenage boy who joined an anti-mutant group with the desire to be popular. The group attacks a team of teenage mutants from Xavier's and he discovers he has the power to heal during the fight. Rejected by his friends and family, he moves in at Xavier's and initially has a hard time fitting in. He has a controversial relationship with Wolfsbane, because he's technically underage. As he continued to study, his powers grew enormously, going from simple healing to genetic manipulation. He eventually turns his skin gold after being forced to heal himself. After a large group of students were killed by anti-mutant fanatics, he went mental and developed the power to create disease and kill people as well. Since then, he's been overwhelmed by his power and is starting to question the world at large. He has "mood skin" - when he's feeling calm, happy, or using his healing power, his skin is gold. But when he's feeling angry, depressed or using his powers to do harm, his skin turns black.

On a side note, it's too damn bad he wasn't introduced early enough to be include in the X-Men action RPGs, since he's the only member of the X-Men ever to have dedicated healing as a power.


  • Anti-Hero: Type I ——> Type IV
  • Attention Whore: He got better.
  • Foil: Him and Wither were mirror images of each other.
  • A God Am I: Briefly at times.
  • Hot for Student: At one point, caught in a Love Triangle between Rahne and Laurie.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Literally, it would seem. He starts out as a jerk, but is ultimately a good guy who eventually dedicates himself to learning and helping others, vowing to never use his 'dark side' again. This doesn't always go to plan, however, and he does have the occasional sarcastic comment to share.
  • Kid-anova
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Ever since he discovered the true extent of his powers.
  • Never Got to Say Goodbye: To Laurie, who was shot in the head by a sniper right after a huge argument between them.
  • Odd Couple: With Prodigy
  • Shoot the Dog: One of Josh's old schoolmates, Wither, had become an Omnicidal Maniac in service to Selene to the point that he had to use his Touch of Death to put him down.
  • The Medic/Healing Hands: His position in the team and his powers, though they go far beyond that, with it being theorised that he's an Omega Class mutant. Certainly, he's capable of turning Rahne partly into an Asgardian to survive her pregnancy by Hrimhari.
  • The Slacker: At first.
  • Yin-Yang Bomb: He can either heal or kill with a touch, which changes his appearance to gold or black. In the Uncanny X-Men 2016 Annual, he becomes capable of even raising the dead. However, the more he heals, the stronger his urge to kill becomes until they balance one another out.

    Telford Porter / Vanisher 

"Telford Porter" / Vanisher

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men #2 (November, 1963)

  • Anti-Hero: type V
  • Back from the Dead: He is revived by the Five on Krakoa.
  • Boxed Crook: He is kept under control by Elixir who gave him an inoperable brain tumor.
  • Butt-Monkey: He's completely over his head, scared out of his mind, forced to help out by an inoperable brain tumor only Elixir can reveal, and surrounded by people willing to torture him on top of that. He later thinks he is dying of the tumor only to find out Elixir had already removed it and he had stage 4 syphilis instead, which Elixir also healed him of.
  • Dirty Coward: Most of the time if danger is around he will think of himself first and leave whoever he is working with behind. During Second Coming, the moment he hears that Bastion's forces have been targeting mutant teleporters he splits to one of his safehouses, which had already been compromised and he is quickly gunned down.
  • Meaningful Name: "Telford Porter" sounds like teleporter, and is an alias Vanisher came up with himself.
  • Teleportation
  • Unexplained Recovery: His return after seemingly being killed during Second Coming has never been explained.

Villains

    Purifiers 

    Reverend Craig Sinclair 

Reverend Craig Sinclair

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Nationality: Scottish

Species: Human

See X-Men: Rogues Gallery J To R

    Bastion 

    Leper Queen 

Leper Queen

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Nationality: American

Species: Human

First Appearance: House of M The Day After #1 (January, 2006)

The Leper Queen is an anti-mutant terrorist who once had a mutant daughter of her own. Her two year-old daughter was killed when the child's powers burned down their home, also resulting in the Leper Queen's disfigurement.


  • Bald Women: While she wears a wig, she lost all her hair in the explosion that disfigured her.
  • Cool Mask: She wears her mask to cover her disfigured face.
  • Facial Horror: Her face beneath the mask is not a pretty sight.
  • She Who Fights Monsters
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Her real name is unknown, although apparently her last name is Page.
  • Scars Are Forever: She allegedly started the group because of her hatred of mutants. This hatred stemmed from the fact that her daughter was born a mutant and her powers ended up killing herself and disfiguring Leper Queen's face.

    Kimura 

Kimura

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Species: Human mutate

First Appearance: X-23 #6 (July, 2005)

She is X-23's handler in the Facility that created X-23 and assigns the clone to missions. Throughout Kimura's time as X-23's handler, she abused X-23, finding any excuse to bully her, regardless of whether X-23 failed or not.


See X-23's supporting cast

    Eli Bard 

Eliphas / Eli Bard

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Nationality: Roman

Species: Human immortal

First Appearance: X-Force Vol 3 #1 (April, 2008)

Born Eliphas, he was a Roman senator that was bewitched by Selene and turned into a vampire-like immortal.


  • Alas, Poor Villain: At the end, he is executed by Selene after doing everything in her name. Even his own enemy Warpath was shocked by his death.
  • Anti-Villain: It's very hard to hate the guy once you learn his backstory. Unlike most X-Men villains, he is neither a supremacist or bigoted himself (though he would join forces with them just to meet his own objectives) and he is motivated primarily to earn Selene's love.
  • The Chessmaster: He joined the Purifiers and brought Bastion and several others deceased X-Men villains, but this was just a set up so he could feed on their souls as offering for Selene.
  • The Dragon: To Selene in Necrosha.
  • Fate Worse than Death: Selene cursed him with eternal life and banished him from her presence. He walked the Earth for ages, always separated from the woman he loved.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: He was a Henpecked Husband whose wife had no qualms in cuckolding with another man in front of him, which made Eliphas the laughing stock of everyone around him. Then he ran into Selene, who offered to love him forever if he were to sacrifice every soul in Rome to her. He failed and as punishment, she turned him into a vicious monster.
  • Love Makes You Evil: A textbook example.
  • No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: As soon as he walked down his path of villainy, one moment of kindness had costed him everything.
  • Our Vampires Are Different: Selene had magically cursed him and made him a vampire-like being. He doesn't share the same weakness as Marvel Universe vampires.
  • Pet the Dog: Horribly deconstructed, Eliphas was nice to a young slave girl and even gave her some jewels to help her family. After agreeing to sacrifice every soul of Rome, he tells the girl and her family to flee for their safety. Unfortunately for him, they ended up warning the authorities who arrived just in time to stop him from performing his spell.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Was originally a weak willed mortal man; two thousand years later, he's a vampiric immortal who almost singlehandedly manipulates the Purifiers, comes VERY close to killing X-23, and succeeds in giving Selene all she ever wanted - godhood. Unfortunately, she wasn't that grateful.
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: For all his faults, all he ever wanted was to be loved.

    Selene 

Selene Gallio

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Species: Human mutant

Former and most prominent Black Queen of the Hellfire club, Selene has been around for quite some time and is actually the oldest mutant alive. She doubles as a superior sorceress, is incredibly powerful and very hard to kill. She singlehandedly exterminated the Externals and survived total molecular disintegration. Regal, vain and manipulative, she has recently resurfaced and maybe we'll see the full extent of her powers which has never been completely revealed.


  • A Goddess Am I: Her recent surfacing gives this as her motivation.
  • The Baroness
  • Combo Platter Powers: She can animate objects, drain people's life force to feed her youth and immortality (plus some degree of Psychic Powers and Functional Magic, and various inconsistently enhanced physical abilities). Until she got upgraded; as of Chasing Hellfire, it's "turn into living shadow, plus absorb people entirely to feed her youth and immortality, as well as take on the form of her victims.
  • Immortality Immorality
  • Lesbian Vampire: Perhaps it's just Claremont, but trying to turn attractive teenage psychics into her disciples seems to be a particular hobby of hers.
  • Manipulative Bitch: Even though she doesn't need to, she really enjoys toying with people's minds to get what she wants. A lot.
  • Of Corsets Sexy
  • Vain Sorceress: Extremely.
  • The Vamp: She's more than willing to use her looks and charm to her advantage.

    Caliban 

Caliban

See X-Factor

    Clarice Ferguson / Blink 

Clarice Ferguson / Blink

    Suvik Senyaka / Senyaka 

Suvik Senyaka / Senyaka

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Nationality: Sri Lankan

Species: Human mutant

See X Men Acolytes

    Kevin Ford / Wither 

Kevin Ford / Wither

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

  • Blessed with Suck
  • Emo Teen
  • Face–Heel Turn
  • Power Incontinence
  • Touch of Death
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: It's hard not to feel sorry for him - he gets the world's most awful power, then, on M-Day, he thinks he's lost his power and finally gets to touch the girl he's got a massive crush on... and winds up withering her hand, because he's one of the few people who kept their powers. Then Selene starts manipulating him; a beautiful woman with powers not unlike his, who can survive his death touch, who seems interested in him, and uses that to make him dance like a puppet on her strings.

    Lois London / Mortis 

Lois London / Mortis

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Dazzler #21 (November, 1982)

  • Alliterative Name: Lois London
  • Ascended Extra: When introduced she was only an enemy of her sister, but returned as part of Selene's Inner Circle.
  • Cain and Abel: She is the evil half-sister of Dazzler.
  • Touch of Death: She can generate a highly-destructive energy from her being which, through molecular transformation, can disintegrate or liquefy inorganic matter or cause living things to disperse their life-energies, either causing temporary bouts of pain and weakness or instant death.
  • Woobie Destroyer Of Lives

Uncanny X-Force

     Team Members 

Wolverine

Carried over from the previous incarnation, is co-captains with...

Archangel

See Warren Worthington III

Fantomex

See X-Men: 2000's Members

Deadpool

Psylocke

Deathlok

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A cyborg from the future who has the ability to monitor various timelines and determine the probability of the current timeline becoming like said future timeline.

AoA Nightcrawler

Cable and X-Force

     Team Members 

The fifth X-Force series

     Team Members 

Kid Cable

See Cable

Domino

Samuel Guthrie / Cannonball

See New Mutants

Shatterstar.

Tabitha 'Tabby' Smith

See New Mutants

James Proudstar / Warpath

See New Mutants

Deathlok

See above

The sixth X-Force series

     Team members 

Beast

Black Tom

See X-Men Brotherhood of Mutants

Domino

See above

Jean Grey

Kid Omega

See Quentin Quire

Sage

See X-Men: 2000's Members

Wolverine

See above


Alternative Title(s): X Force 2008, Uncanny X Force, X Force 2013

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