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     Thunderbird III 

Neal Shaara / Thunderbird III

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: Indian

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men Vol 2 #100 (May, 2000)

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A young man from an upper class family in Calcutta, Neal joined the X-Men after his mutant abilities manifested when Bastion attempted to turn him into a Prime Sentinel. After training on Muir Island under Moria MacTaggert's supervision he joined Storm's X-Treme X-Men team before eventually departing with Lifeguard to search for her brother Davis.


  • I Believe I Can Fly: Using the "superheated air" trick. He leaves a very visible fire trail behind him, which lent itself to problems during stealth missions.
  • Legacy Character: And one that doesn't make much sense, either. The Indian from India with fire powers is named after the Native American Indian with super strength, speed, and endurance...?
    • Apparently it was a last minute name swap. There were originally plans to name him Agni (after the Hindu god of fire), but then editorial realized naming a fictional hero after a god still worshipped by one of the world's largest faiths might result in... issues.
  • Love Triangle: Directly involved in the break-up of Psylocke and Archangel.
  • Naïve Newcomer: Who later became a mentor to two other naïve newcomers, despite still being the new guy himself!
  • Playing with Fire: Solar plasma, technically, but it amounts to the same thing in practice. Only more so.
  • Put on a Bus: After the events of X-Treme X-Men's second arc, he and Lifeguard set to Walking the Earth in search of her brother. They've only been seen a handful of times in the last eight years, even though they're two of the mutants who explicitly kept their powers after M-Day.
  • Traumatic Superpower Awakening: His brother Sanjit went missing, and Neal and a police officer named Karima Shapandar went looking for him, only to wind up captured by Bastion's goons, where they learned Neal's brother had been turned into a Prime Sentinel. The same fate befell Karima, who had started developing feelings for Neal, but when Bastion tried assimilating Neal it just awakened his Mutant powers. Sanjit overcame his programming to save Neal and Karima, only for the later to tell Neal to get away before her own programming kicked in.

     Cable 

Nathan Christopher Charles Summers/Cable

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Notable Aliases: Nathan Dayspring, Askani'son, Soldier X

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: New Mutants #86 (1990)

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See Cable

     Mirage 

Danielle "Dani" Moonstar/Mirage

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Notable Aliases: Psyche, Spellbinder, Mirage, Dark Rider, Chief

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Marvel Graphic Novel #4 (November, 1982)

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     Sage 

Tessa / Sage

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Notable Aliases: Britannia, Diana Fox

Nationality: Balkans Region

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men #132 (April, 1980)

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Born in a war-torn Balkan country, Sage saved the life of Charles Xavier in Afghanistan and returned with him to America. As he put together the first generation of X-Men, Sage's existence was kept secret as he sent her undercover into the Hellfire Club to spy on Sebastian Shaw. After years spent by Shaw's side passing information to Xavier her true allegiances were revealed and Sage has since been a member of several X-Teams. With the founding of the mutant nation of Krakoa, Sage plays a key role as the overseer of Krakoa's gateway network, monitoring all arrivals and departures from the island's control center.


When suffering a case of Enemy Within she loses control of the telepathy and demonstrates telekinetic flight, to her surprise. When her alter ego takes over, she demonstrates Super Strength and cosmetic shapeshifting.note 
  • Dark and Troubled Past:
    • She spent her early teenage years in a war-torn land as a lone warrior, and has killed a lot of people.
    • When Charles Xavier rescued her from that life, it was only to train her to be his spy in the depraved Hellfire Club. She later made it clear she deeply resented him for this.
  • Depending on the Artist: Her shades have been drawn with significant differences by almost every artist, including appearing as regular spectacles, bulky visors, or a visor over a single eye.note 
  • Emotionless Girl: She is pretty emotionless sometimes, though occasionally shifting to The Stoic level when really, really worked up. Naturally, she's such an expert at Perp Sweating that her gaze alone accomplishes what Wolverine's famed "claw on either side of neck; dare me to pop the middle?" approach cannot.
  • Enemy Within: Inverted. After recovering from Becoming the Mask, she is bequeathed a dying goddess' knowledge, leading to her "mask" — Diana — personality trying to take over. Diana is so heroic, she ends up sacrificing herself to save Sage's life, knowing Sage would never do the same for her.
  • Facial Markings: Has a pair of black markings below her eyes.
  • Fights Like a Normal: Sage's powers enhance her mind and body, rather than providing a natural force advantage. She uses modern weapons that can benefit from her uncanny precision, such as rifles, hand guns, and knives. If unarmed, she'll try to take a weapon from someone else before trying to fight hand-to-hand.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Downplayed. Her obvious gadgets are her cybernetic shades and the related computer surveillance network. She's far more secretive about what other gadgets she has in her Utility Belt.
  • Goggles Do Something Unusual: In X Treme X Men 2001, Sage starts wearing "cybernetic shades", serving as Everything Sensor and Holographic Terminal.
  • Happy Ending Override: Her (involuntary but not unwelcome) ascent to god-like omniscience was undone when the next series of Exiles was written, leaving her and her previous team in suspended animation.
  • Instant Expert: A single lesson in any skill will be enough for the rest of her life.
  • Mission Control: This is her main function at Krakoa, monitoring all movement to and from the island and directing traffic through Krakoa's gateways or directing responses to hostile incursions.
  • Most Common Super Power: From her early corset wearing Hellfire Club days to being an X-Man, she's drawn with big D-cup size breasts.
  • My Skull Runneth Over: When the goddess Roma, daughter of Merlin is dying, she bequeaths her cosmic-level knowledge directly into Sage's mind, leading to a case of Enemy Within that makes it very hard to deal with the mind phantoms. The only way Sage can survive is to become god-like herself.
  • No Name Given: She was originally introduced as "Tessa", though it was later revealed that this is not her first legal name. Sage only ever uses her codename, even when talking to herself.
  • Of Corsets Sexy: She used to wear corsets when she was in Hellfire Club.
  • Omniglot: She claimed to be fluent in over one hundred and twenty languages.note 
  • Photographic Memory: She's able to store everything that she experiences in a photographic memory and retrieve it immediately without the typical human pause for thought. She's also unable to forget any mistake she's ever made.
  • Powers as Programs: Sage understands how mutant powers work because she can telekinetically perceive a mutant's DNA and has the raw computational power to accurately model the power in action. Altering that DNA allows her to initialise or alter powers in other mutants.note 
  • Psychic Block Defense: Sage typically turns her psychic powers inward, making her mind nearly impenetrable. Not only does this allow her to No-Sell almost any psychic manipulation attempt, she can also reflect such attacks.
  • Shout-Out: She's been likened to a Mentat from the Dune series.
  • Snap Back: In X Treme X Men 2012, she is encountered in another universe by a team of multiverse-travelling X-Men with no explanation of how she got there. This event being so improbable, the new writer had to insist that she was actually the original character, not some alternate version.
  • Sociopathic Hero: After growing up in war-torn countries, she considers societal rules optional. She will be tactless, avoid parties, and kill a room full of enemy soldiers when her teammates aren't watching.
  • Super Empowering: In X Treme X Men 2001, Sage demonstrates the ability to "jump-start" powers in other mutants.
    • Saved Beast's life when he was dying, but inadvertently caused him to mutate into his cat-like form.note 
    • Enhanced Rogue's power, giving her full recall of all psyches and their powers that she ever absorbed.
    • Unlocked Slipstream's power for the first time, after identifying him as a latent mutant.
    • Restored Gambit's powers to him after he lost them.
    • Temporarily enhanced Gambit's powers to allow his own low-level healing factor to heal a case of blindness.
    • May or may not have enhanced Lifeguard's powers, causing her to lose the ability to regain human form.
  • Techno Wizard: Though she lacks true Technopathy, she has created computer systems so capable that she can effortlessly hack not only every muggle system connected to the Internet, but the security systems of alien invaders. note 
  • Telepathy: Subverted. She has high-level telepathic abilities, and was trained by Charles Xavier, but her natural and preferred expression of this power is a permanent Psychic Block Defense that works in both directions.
  • Utility Belt: Her costumes usually include a utility belt and additional scattered pouches, but she rarely pulls anything out of those pockets.
    Black Tom Cassidy: Why you wearing that, love?
    Sage: I was told we were going into the field. I wanted to be ready for anything.
    Black Tom: It's like you got measles, but the measles is pockets.
  • Wine Is Classy: Before Krakoa-as-a-nation, she was frequently seen drinking red wine.

     White Queen 

Emma Grace Frost / White Queen

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Notable Aliases: Perfection Phoenix, Black Queen, Storm (mind swapped), Ice Princess (Hellfire Club pole dancer name), Queen of Crystal Heart, Black King, Ice Queen, Diamond Lass

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men #129 (January, 1980)

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     Xorn 

Kuan-Yin Xorn

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Nationality: Chinese

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: New X-Men Annual #2001 (September, 2001)

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  • Becoming the Mask: While he was really Magneto (though not exactly), it's hard to argue that he didn't get absorbed in the identity and show genuine compassion to his students.
    • With the retcon, he still falls under it, having believed himself to be the real Erik.
  • Continuity Snarl: As summed up by Wolverine at one point, "Xorn's files on Xorn are incomplete". At first, he just seems to be a slightly odd mutant from China, no biggie. Then he turns out to be Magneto, and gets killed. Then Magneto pops up alive and well on Genosha, totally non-evil. Decapitation? Don't know what you're talking about. Then another guy called Xorn, Shen Xorn, turns up, claiming this Xorn was his twin brother. And post-House of M, the first Xorn apparently comes back from the dead to try and possess Magneto.
  • Evil Twin: It was also later revealed that he had a good twin brother with the same powers and the personality he pretended to have. Uh huh.
  • Identical Stranger: An Author's Saving Throw eventually revealed that Xorn was really really a guy who happened to look just like Magneto.
  • Man in the Iron Mask: Absolutely necessary, otherwise his head, which is a star, would basically kill everything around him. Not really. That's just an excuse for why he can't be scanned with telepathy or any of their instruments; actually the helmet blocking such things. He mocks the team for believing the star-for-a-brain thing.
  • The Medic: Had some ill-defined healing abilities, and they often didn't work, or he had a zen-sounding reason to not do it. That's because he healed Xavier by fixing his spine using his magnetic powers on the nano-sentinels. He couldn't heal most of the people he was asked to.
  • Pay Evil unto Evil: He frazzles a bunch of U-Men when they try to kill his students.
  • Power Incontinence
  • The Reveal

     Chamber 

Jonothon "Jono" Evan Starsmore / Chamber

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Notable Aliases: Decibel, The Blue Banshee, Blue Boy

Nationality: British

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Generation X #1 (November, 1994)

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A London native whose power has horribly disfigured his face and upper torso, Jono has long struggled with being a mutant and the expectations that come with being an X-Man. He is one of several descendants of Apocalypse, although he rejects that heritage and wants nothing to do with Clan Akkaba.


  • Anti-Hero: Type I
  • Back from the Dead: He was killed by Harpoon of the Marauders while burning them to death for killing several Morlocks, but was returned to life a few months later by the Five on the newly founded mutant nation of Krakoa.
  • Badass Longcoat: He is quite fond of them, and most of his official X-Men uniforms include a longcoat.
  • Blessed with Suck: Chamber's mutation gave him the ability to emit fire from his mouth and chest area. His inability to turn it off eventually completely destroyed his lower jaw and most of his chest. He didn't really feel any pain from it, but he's still missing his jaw and has a nearly completely exposed ribcage.
  • Breath Weapon: Though he can't turn it off and it caused him to lose his lower jaw.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Lost his powers and his deformity during the Decimation.
    • Status Quo Is God: Both were brought back during the "Age Of X" storyline (Thanks to a Reality Warper), and remained even after things were returned to normal.
  • Childhood Friend Romance: With Jubilee in the 2017 Generation X series. They share a kiss at one point, along with other tender scenes. In the final chapter, Paige tells him that he and Jubilee look good together. The current status of their relationship is unclear since his death at the hands of Harpoon and subsequent revival on Krakoa.
  • Disability Superpower: See Blessed with Suck.
  • Energy Being: Very, very heavily implied.
  • Goth
  • Handicapped Badass: He's lost most of his lower jaw and chest, but he's a competent fighter in spite of his injuries.
  • How Do I Shot Web?: He would be able to reconstruct his face, if he knew how.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: After losing a huge amount of his body, you can't blame him.
  • Jerkass
  • Luke, I Am Your Father: He's a distant descendant of Apocalypse, and post-Decimation he got the markings to prove it (turns out they were always there; he blew out everything from mouth-level to midriff, and didn't get healed until some years later, real-world time. To everyone's shock, he was restored with... an Apocalypse-like jaw and the markings of Apocalypse's followers on his chest. He basically said something to the effect of "When did I ever ask to be healed?").
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: During his brief stint with the New Warriors, Jono wore a sonic rig that could turn sound into energy constructs.
  • Power Degeneration: He had an explosive power that blew off his jaw and upper chest prior to joining the team. Using his power slowly widened the explosive area, he near literally had part of his face and chest "on fire".
  • Power Limiter: During his time with Generation X, it was hinted a (and even explicitly stated in a novel by writer Scott Lobdell ) that he was only ever accessing a fraction of his true potential, which is something approaching the level of X-Man or Phoenix. The reason for why he doesn't seems to be psychological. However, this has never been fully explored since Lobdell left the X-Books.
  • Psychic Powers: He needs them to talk.
  • Required Secondary Powers: Not needing to eat, breathe or drink as well as communicating telepathically. In fact, his name comes from the fact that he is a chamber for raw psionic energy. (The fire being psionic energy is also why he gets thought speak... which is actually a really fine-tune use of his power for someone who otherwise can only blow things up with it.)

     Stacy X 

Miranda Leevald / Stacy X

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Notable Aliases: Ripcord, Mira, X-Stacy

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men #399 (December, 2001)

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  • Anti-Hero: Type I-II
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her outfits usually show her stomach.
  • Black Bra and Panties: Wears a leather pair.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Lost her powers after House of M thanks to the Scarlet Witch. Somehow she appeared to have gained them back during the Vengeance miniseries, but a later story revealed she was using make-up to simulate her old appearance.
  • Combat Stilettos: Wears a pair of black knee-high stiletto heels.
  • Fetish: Particularly for her clients — she's a successful prostitute despite having scaly skin and snake eyes.
  • Hell-Bent for Leather: Seems to prefer it over any other article of clothing.
  • Hidden Depths: Under her creator Joe Casey, she gradually started to open up to the other members of the team. Later writers ignored this.
    • Her appearance in the Domino annual reveals how deeply unhappy (and possibly suicidal) she is without her powers since they allowed her to experience the world on a deeper, more meaningful level than most people.
  • Holier Than Thou: Isn't afraid to call people out on this when they start questioning her line of work.
  • Hooker with a Heart of Gold
  • Pheromones: She can control other's pheromones through skin contact, producing sensations and physical reactions in anyone she touches. Being a former prostitute, she usually used this power to cause orgasmic pleasure, although she once used it to relieve the pain of a terminally ill man who couldn't be helped with traditional drugs.
  • Punny Name: Stacy X has the power to induce ecstacy with a touch. Or nausea, but that's not punny.
  • Snakes Are Sexy: In-Universe.
  • Snake People: She's a sexy, sexy, snake-woman.
  • Stocking Filler: In several scenes.
  • Stripperiffic
  • Walking Swimsuit Scene: What her outfit looks like.
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     Lifeguard 

Heather Cameron/Lifeguard

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: Australian

Species: Shi'ar/Mutant hybrid

First Appearance: X-Treme X-Men #6 (December, 2001)

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  • The Cameo: She appeared very briefly in X-Force (2019) at a party on Krakoa.
  • Facial Markings: Manifested alongside her powers. Its design tends to change, along with her powers.
  • Most Common Super Power She has a big bust. Which is currently golden.
  • Put on a Bus: Sent to the Xavier's School Indian Branch.
  • Shapeshifter Mode Lock: She remains stuck in a half Shi'ar form.
  • Statuesque Stunner: Her current height is 7ft tall, and even before that she was still 5'10"/178cm tall.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Of a sort. Her power is to develop whatever physical ability best helps her save lives, initially specifically someone else's life and not her own. Wings, armored skin, multiple limbs, Super Strength... the thing is, she can't predict the form it'll take. She hasn't looked fully human in some time.

     Slipstream 

Davis Cameron / Slipstream

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: Australian

Species: Shi'ar/Mutant hybrid

First Appearance: X-Treme X-Men #6 (December, 2001)

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  • De-Power: It was confirmed that he was one of many mutants who lost their powers on M-Day. He has since been seen on Krakoa using his powers, suggesting he either got them back somehow or died and was revived with them by the Five.
  • Put on a Bus: Left the team after a fight with his sister Lifeguard.
    • The Bus Came Back: After eighteen years he returned, albeit in the background of a single panel where he is helping to fight an incursion of bio-engineered soldiers on Krakoa.
  • Surfer Dude
  • Teleporters and Transporters: He can create a tunnel through space and 'surf' through it, taking others with him. It's hinted that if he 'wiped out,' the portal could collapse and he and his passengers would be beyond screwed.
  • What Have I Become?: Has a Freak Out after seeing his sister in Shapeshifter Mode Lock and quits the team.

     Northstar 

Jean-Paul Beaubier / Northstar

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Notable Aliases: Jean-Paul Martin

Nationality: Canadian

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men #120 (April, 1979)

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See the Northstar page

     Husk 

Paige Elisabeth Guthrie / Husk

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Notable Aliases: Hayseed

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Rom Annual #3 (November, 1984)

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A member of the Guthrie family, Paige followed in her brother Sam's footsteps and joined the Xavier Institute as a student. A member of Generation X, Paige has been a member of several teams of X-Men and eventually joined the faculty of the Institute, but has suffered from identity issues due to the nature of her power.


  • Bare Your Midriff: Her current X-Men uniform leaves her midriff exposed.
  • Barbie Doll Anatomy: She's naked when using her powers.
  • Berserk Button: Hurting her brother, Cannonball - which is understandable considering what happened to their other brother. This isn't seen often, since Cannonball, being an extremely experienced superhero and Nigh-Invulnerable when using his powers, is rarely hurt. However, a brutally powerful Offhand Backhand from a deeply unimpressed X-Man did the job, and left Paige outright furious (and far out of her weight class, but that's another matter).
  • Broken Bird: During Wolverine & the X-Men, when she's suffering from outright personality shifts every time she husks thanks to problems with her powers, and had unresolved depression problems relating to the death of her younger brother, Jay Guthrie. She eventually pulled a Face–Heel Turn, before realising what was happening to her and getting help.
  • Deep South: Like her brother, she's from Kentucky.
  • Face–Heel Turn: When she joined the Hellfire Academy thanks to her powers affecting her mental state. She pulled Heel–Face Turn soon enough afterwards, and
  • Funetik Aksent: She slips into a Kentucky accent when scared or stressed.
  • I Just Want to Be Special: Husk was revealed as this. Her brother was already the super-hero Cannonball, and she tried everything she could to get mutant powers to develop, almost killing herself a few times. Finally she just about gave up, crying and clenching herself... when her skin started flaking off like old wallpaper. She ripped and shredded and tore herself up, which for anyone else would have been scary as hell, but for her, it was the happiest moment of her life.
  • Kid-Appeal Character: Initially.
  • Magic Pants: Husk has the ability to transform her skin into any material she can think of, but she must tear off the existing layer to do so. This results in her being naked a fair amount of the time, but censor steam is omitted in some scenes where her new skin serves the purpose of a costume. She has specifically refused to revert to her human form on occasions because of her nudity.
  • May–December Romance: A relatively low key version for this trop, considering the age gap was only about 15 years, but for a while, she was in a relationship with Archangel. This has since fallen by the wayside.
    • She also dated Toad briefly, though that was a mutually toxic relationship partially inspired by her damaged mental state and Toad's desire for affection from anyone. He put her on a pedestal and kept her husks to have tea parties with, and her power-related mental instability had her lashing out at everyone around her - particularly Toad, the X-Men's perennial Butt-Monkey.
  • Power Incontinence: Her power depends on her mental state, and when she's not entirely stable (which her powers can contribute to), she ends up manifesting a patchwork of skins, as her character image shows.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: During Wolverine and the X-Men, due to unresolved trauma over her brother's death, depression, and her powers affecting her sanity, leading to a temporary Face–Heel Turn.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: Her powers destabilise her mind for a period during Wolverine and the X-Men.

     Juggernaut 

Cain Marko / Juggernaut

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Notable Aliases: Blubby, Can-Head, Captain Universe, Juggy, Kuurth, Ultimate Juggernaut

Nationality: American

Species: Human

First Appearance: X-Men #12 (1965)

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See the Juggernaut page

     Xorn II 

Shen Xorn / Xorn II

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Nationality: Chinese

Species: Human mutant

Debut: X-Men #157 (2004)

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The brother of that other Xorn. Differs from his brother by having a black hole for a head, rather than a star.
  • Aborted Arc: When he was first introduced, he claimed that it was not Magneto who had attacked New York (which was true, and turned out to be his evil twin) but also that it was "someone else... someone I still sense within your midst." This was never referenced again, and turned out to be complete horse manure with the revelation that it was in fact Xorn I who attacked New York.
  • Cannot Spit It Out: Related to the Aborted Arc entry; Xorn apparently knew the identity of the person pretending to be Magneto and claimed to know who it was and that it was someone within the X-Men's midst, but never got around to telling them who it was. The meta explanation for this is that it was Chuck Austen trying to ape Chris Claremont by dropping a bunch of dangling plot hooks on the way, but like the other hints (Cassandra Nova implied to possess Carter and Gambit being turned into a blind precog), this was forgotten and buried after Austen's departure.
  • Continuity Snarl: Comes with being (a) Xorn, he's where the ball starts rolling, trying to undo the "Xorn was Magneto" story by saying that no, that Xorn was a real guy who thought he was Magneto, and...
  • Combo Platter Powers: He's got Telepathy, is The Needless, and can be a Gravity Master via the miniature black hole in his head.
  • Cool Helmet: Same as his brother Xorn.
  • Death Is Cheap: X-Men: Blue has him supposedly sacrifice himself to destroy Bastion. He returns in the first issue of House of X.
  • De-Power: He was said to have lost his powers on M-Day, but befitting his continuity-snarled backstory turned up again with them later.
  • Deus Exit Machina: An amusing literal example, as he was the exit machina that sucked Exodus's Brotherhood away from their attack on the X-Men and out of reality.
  • Gentle Giant: Not by Western standards, but at 6'2 both him and his brother are much taller than the average Chinese person.
  • Glowing Eyes: Has these through his mask.
  • Magical Asian: Well, with mutant power instead of magic, but he's still the stock "serene wise master who can kick ass when he wants and is usually meditating" character this trope describes.
  • One Steve Limit: With his brother, Xorn. In fairness, it's their family name. Alternate versions, starting with the Ultimate universe, tend to get around this by having Chen's name be spelled "Zorn".
  • Put on a Bus to Hell: Serving double duty as the bus, he dragged Black Tom, Nocturne and most of the Brotherhood away with his black hole. They turned out to have been dragged off to Mojoworld, the poor bastards.
  • Redeeming Replacement: The first Xorn was a madman who thought he was Magneto at his worst. This Xorn is the serene Buddhist ally to the X-Men his brother pretended to be.
  • Replacement Goldfish: Like Kwannon / Psylocke II above, he is this on a meta level. Even though Xorn I's persona was completely fake, fans liked it so much that the writers decided to give him an identical twin brother in the form of this guy.
  • Ret-Canon: The Zorn name is taken from the Ultimate incarnation of the Xorn brothers, where Chen goes Zorn to differentiate him from his brother.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": His name has also been spelled as "Shen Xorn".
  • Technical Pacifist: He's a nice guy who'd rather not fight. But that black hole head makes him very dangerous when pushed.
  • Unrealistic Black Hole: Doesn't get more unrealistic than having a black hole for a head!

     Mystique 

Raven Darkholme / Mystique

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Nationality: American, Austrian

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: Ms. Marvel #18 (June, 1978)

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See the Mystique page

     Warpath 

James Proudstar / Warpath

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Notable Aliases: Pridewalker, Running Sun, Thunderbird

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: New Mutants #16 (June, 1984)

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  • Anti-Hero: Type III-IV
  • Blood Knight
  • Combat Pragmatist: His first two teachers were Emma Frost and Cable. Comes with the territory.
  • Genius Bruiser: Warpath is a very intelligent fighter. He once found out a way to incapacitate Wolverine, sneak by the rest of the X-Men, and could have killed Professor Xavier if he hadn't had a change of heart.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Also like his brother, he's very easily aggravated; They don't call him "Warpath" for nothing.
  • The Heart: Unusual, given that he's also a Blood Knight with a Hair-Trigger Temper, but when he was a part of X-Force, he was described as a physical and emotional rock for the team. Indeed, during the periods where he's not out for revenge on someone, he's a Nice Guy.
  • Knife Nut: Warpath currently dual-wields knives made of vibranium as his signature weapons. Noteworthy in that he is not Ax-Crazy at all.
  • Legacy Character: Like his brother, the above-mentioned Thunderbird, he has the same powers and wears the identical-looking costume after him during his early appearances. He still wears a nearly identical outfit to this day.
  • The Quiet One: One thing that makes Warpath so dangerous is that he doesn't always lead the charge in fights, despite being an ideal point man. Occasionally, he sneaks around, looking for a chance to ambush his targets.
  • Revenge: We first meet him as a New Mutants villain, wanting to get revenge for Thunderbird's death. He was even originally named Thunderbird in tribute.
  • Scarily Competent Tracker: It comes from his youth. Only got better once he picked up his Super Senses.
  • Superpower Lottery: Won it big:
    • Super Strength: Once fought directly with Juggernaut, managing to stand up and not give ground for several minutes.
    • Super Speed: Not at the "telescoping time" level, but Warpath can run down vehicles on the road.
    • Super Senses: Implied to be above the level of Feral. Mimic, who has copied Feral's before, tried to copy Warpath's powers and was overwhelmed by sheer sensory input. May also extend to a sixth sense of sorts, as when he was on X-Force, Warpath had a tendency to wander off during fights he wasn't needed for and find things.
    • Super Reflexes: Has been shown evading weapons fire.
    • Superhuman Flexibility and Agility: Despite being seven feet and 350 pounds, Warpath has been described as moving like an Olympic gymnast.
    • Healing Factor: Though not as strong as usual for this trope, it's there.
    • Flight: Depending on the Writer.
    • Magical Native American: Ghost Rider unlocked shamanistic powers within Warpath so they could fight the Demon Bear and win. He used these powers to stop Selene in the Necrosis storyline. These powers seemed to be temporary, but alternate universe versions of Warpath have shown him having mystical powers as well, implying that his mutation has the potential for it.
  • Token Evil Teammate / Token Good Teammate: When part of the X-Men, Warpath is one of the ones more willing to use lethal force, but he was the least willing among those selected for Wolverine's X-Force.
  • The Worf Effect: Feral and Shatterstar both got one over on Warpath in their introductions during the original X-Force series. Neither of these two are remotely in Warpath's league.

     Lady Mastermind 

Regan Wyngarde / Lady Mastermind

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Notable Aliases: Mastermind

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Treme X-Men #6 (2001)

Joined In

See the Marauders page

     Sabretooth 

Victor Creed / Sabretooth

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Notable Aliases: Slasher, El Tigre, Der Schlächter ("The Butcher" in German), Wolverine

Nationality: Canadian

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: Iron Fist #14 (August 1977)

Joined In

See the Sabretooth page

     Omega Sentinel 

Karima Shapandar/Omega Sentinel

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Notable Aliases: Sentinel, X-Girl, Cybergirl

Nationality: Indian

Species: Human/Sentinel hybrid

First Appearance: X-Men Unlimited #27 (June, 2000)

Joined In

See the Orchis page

     Armor 

Hisako Ichiki / Armor

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: Japanese

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Astonishing X-Men Vol 3 #4 (October, 2004)

Joined In

A young student at the Xavier Institute, Hisako was taken under the wing of Wolverine after being abducted alongside several X-Men to Breakworld. After proving herself to be a great asset to the team, Hisako continued to serve as a back-up member of the X-Men until finally graduating and joining the team on a permanent basis. On Krakoa she joined the New Mutants squad to seek out and help mutants who had yet to make it to the new mutant nation.


  • Achilles' Heel: Her armor proves vulnerable to Frickin' Laser Beams since, as she puts it, "The armor has to let light through". She also shows vulnerability to adamantium, though flesh cannot reach through, so the Trope Namer Wolverine Claws don't always reach to her.
  • Ambiguously Bi: She's shown flirting and going on three-way dates between herself, Pixie and young Cable. Also a case of Polyamory.
  • Ancestral Weapon: Her armor is described as being powered by the line of her ancestors, and actually becomes more powerful when people in her family die.
  • Ascended Fangirl: A great admirer of the X-Men, now she's a relatively prominent member.
  • Breakout Character: Of Joss Whedon's run on Astonishing X-Men.
  • Cute Bruiser: Hisako is a 5'4" (1.52 meters), 112 pound (50.8 kilos), cute and quippy Japanese girl. She can also flip over tanks.
  • Depending on the Artist: Anything from the shape, size and color of her armor tends to change with every new artist, and sometimes even by the same artist during the same story.
  • Expository Hairstyle Change: Introduced with a rather long Hime Cut, in the subsequent years she went for a chin-length hime style, and during Age of X-Man she cut it all the way to Boyish Short Hair. Nowadays she has a more, open-to-the-sides style.
  • Fastball Special: Does it with Wolverine a couple of times (with Hisako doing the throwing).
  • Field Promotion: How she made the team.
  • Future Badass: According to at least one timeline, she grows up to lead the X-Men.
  • Instant Armor: Since it's made of energy, her armor manifests instantly.
  • Kid-Appeal Character: Complete with becoming Wolverine's sidekick; she is basically the successor to Kitty, Jubilee, and Movie Rogue in that respect.
  • Jumped at the Call
  • Little Miss Snarker: Fitting for a former Wolverine sidekick, she's short and can get pretty snarky.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: With Glob Herman of all people.
  • Running Gag: Complaining that her codename sucks, though she seems to be over it by now.
  • Secret Keeper: Decides to hide the fact that Manon and Maxime altered the memories of Beak, Angel, and their kids to make them think that Beak's parents died peacefully years earlier instead of being murdered by cartel members seeking Krakoan medicine, as revealing it after the fact would only cause more pain to them and get the kids in trouble.
  • Sixth Ranger: Never part of the Academy X teams, she still joins them for a mission during Messiah Complex.
  • Sizeshifter: Kinda, her body remains the same size, but she can make her armor grow hundreds of feet tall, as well as becoming strong enough to beat Fin Fang Foom into submission with seemingly little effort.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: When she and Wolverine aren't busy being Mentor/Sidekick, most of their interactions come off as this.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Calls out Manon and Maxime for their alteration of Beak, Angel, and their children's memories, and explains to the twins that they can't just "help" people get over grief by changing their memories and that they denied them an actual grieving process.
  • Wolverine Claws: Has shown the ability to shape her armor into these, although only seen using them once in actual combat - against a non-human opponent.

     Hepzibah 

Hepzibah

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Notable Aliases: Lady Kitten, Mam'selle Hepzibah, Zee

Nationality: Shi'ar Empire

Species: Mephitistoid

First Appearance: X-Men #107 (October, 1977)

Joined In

     Pixie 

Megan Gwynn / Pixie

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Notable Aliases: Dark Pixie, Winged Witch, Little Moth, Girly-Girl, Pix

Nationality: Welsh

Species: Human/Fairy mutant

First Appearance: New X-Men Vol 2 #5 (November, 2004)

Joined In

     Karma 

Xi'an Coy Manh/Karma

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Notable Aliases: Shan

Nationality: Vietnamese

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Marvel Team-Up #100 (December, 1980)

Joined In

     Sunspot 

Roberto Da Costa / Sunspot

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Notable Aliases: Lord Imperial, Black Rook, Black King, Citizen V

Nationality: Brazilian

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: Marvel Graphic Novel #4: The New Mutants (November 1982)

Joined In

See Sunspot

     Aurora 

Jeanne-Marie Beaubier / Aurora

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: Canadian

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men #120 (April, 1979)

Joined In

See the Alpha Flight page

     Magma 

Amara Juliana Olivians Aquilla / Magma

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Notable Aliases: Allison Crestmere, Amy, Mara

Nationality: Nova Roman

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: New Mutants #8 (October, 1983)

Joined In

     Doctor Nemesis 

James Nicola Bradley / Doctor Nemesis

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Notable Aliases: Dr. Death, Nemesis

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant cyborg

First Appearance: Invaders Vol 2 #1 (May, 1993)

Joined In

See X-Club

     Box II 

Madison Jeffries / Box II

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: Canadian

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: Alpha Flight #1 (August, 1983)

Joined In

     Magik 

Illyana Nikolievna Rasputina / Magik

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Notable Aliases: Darkchylde

Nationality: Russian

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance:

Joined In

     Sub-Mariner 

Namor McKenzie / Sub-Mariner

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Notable Aliases: Avenging Son, Chicken of the Sea, Dr. G.W. Falton, Ducklips, Emperor of the Deep, Fish-Man, Gill-Face, Imperius Rex", Joe Pierre, King Namor The First, Long John Silver, Lord of the Seven Seas, "Mr. Big", Namor the First, Phoenix, "Piscatorial Pirate", "Rex", Sea King Sealord, "Subby"

Nationality: Atlantean

Species: Human-Atlantean Mutant

First Appearance: Marvel Comics #1 (October, 1939)

Joined In

     Domino 

Neena Thurman / Domino

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: American

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: New Mutants #98 (February, 1991)

Joined In

See Domino

     Cloak 

Tyrone Johnson / Cloak

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutate

First Appearance: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #64 (March, 1982)

Joined In


  • Anti-Hero: Type III-IV
  • Badass Cape
  • Casting a Shadow
  • Horror Hunger: Cloak has this for a vaguely defined kind of human Life Energy, represented as light. It's generally not an issue because his partner Dagger naturally generates an excess of the stuff, but on one occasion when she'd abandoned him he came near to killing several innocent people.
  • Living Shadow
  • Teleporters and Transporters: Cloak can teleport via the "Darkforce Dimension," which his cloak is a portal to. He can take passengers, but it's a pretty traumatizing ride if his partner Dagger isn't around to ameliorate the effects.

     Dagger 

Tandy Bowen / Dagger

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutate

First Appearance: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #64 (March, 1982)

Joined In


     Boom-Boom 

Tabitha Smith / Boom-Boom

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Notable Aliases: Boomer, Doctor Madame McSplode, Firecracker, Meltdown, Mutate #35, Nancy Forrester, Tab, Tabby, Time Bomb,

Nationality: American

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance:

Joined In Secret Wars II #5 (November, 1985)

     Ariel 

Ariel

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Notable Aliases: "She Who Speaks Like Water Running Across the Stones"

Nationality: Coconut Grove

Species: Coconut Grove mutant

First Appearance: Fallen Angels #2 (May, 1987)

Joined In

An alien from a glamourous planet, Ariel has the natural ability to teleport through doorways. She gathered young mutants to form the Fallen Angels and later discovered that she was also a mutant, albeit one of her alien species.


  • Human Aliens: Looks pretty human with the exception of the the bright multicolored hair.
  • Multicolored Hair: Her hair is in a mixture of pink, white and blonde

     Danger 

Danger

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Notable Aliases: Danger Room

Nationality:

Species: Robotic Mutant Artificial Intelligence

First Appearance: Astonishing X-Men Vol 3 #9 (March, 2005)

Joined In

See X-Club

     Caliban 

Caliban

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant, later augmented by Apocalypse

First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men #148 (August, 1981)

Joined In

     Beak 

Barnell Bohusk / Beak

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: Dutch

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: New X-Men #117 (October, 2001)

Joined In

"I'm not strong, I'm not smart, I do not shoot death-rays. About the only thing I'm good at... is making friends."

Beak's mutation manifested at puberty, developing into a humanoid/avian hybrid much like the physiology found in flightless birds. He is amongst the number of mutants depowered due to the events of M-Day, his body reverting back to human form.


  • Anti-Hero: Type I
  • Batter Up!: The baseball bat is practically his signature weapon by the end of ''New X-Men. It's implied that Tito Jr's bat is the same one.
  • Brought Down to Normal: By the Decimation.
    • He does regain his mutation in X-Men: Blue after Mothervine is released.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Chicken man's got moves with a baseball bat in his hands.
  • Ethnicity Obscuring Mutation: His beak and chicken features obscure that he's actually caucasian.
  • Fake Memories: After his parents were murdered by cartel members seeking Krakoan medical drugs, the twins Manon and Maxime altered his memories without permission to make him believe that they died peacefully years earlier because they wanted to help him get past his grief.
  • Future Badass: Apparently, Beak himself eventually. His grandson Tito Jr is tremendously muscular and heroic... and for some reason feels as though he'll never live up to Barnell's memory. We never figure out just what Beak did between the present and the Bad Future.
  • Happily Married: To Angel Salvatore.
  • Took a Level in Badass: During New X-Men's Planet X arc. He later becomes a New Warrior and a member of the all-new Teen Brigade, even after he's depowered on M-Day.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: Beak looks like a chicken, while Angel looks like a normal girl with fly wings. They both got hot in New Warriors after being depowered.
  • What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway?: His power is that he looks like a chicken. He also says that he's good at making friends. Which leads to...
    • Heart Is an Awesome Power: He was able to help the X-Men preventing the decimation of the school by Cassandra Nova by helping the Stepford Cuckoos and, in Exiles was able to recruit two Hyperion from alternate timeline to stop the evil one.
  • You No Take Candle: Beak's from the Netherlands, and has a somewhat limited grasp of English.

     Angel Salvatore 

Angel Salvatore

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: New X-Men #118 (November, 2001)

Joined In


  • Anti-Hero: Type I
  • Brought Down to Normal: By the Decimation, but later regained them from Mothervine.
  • Cute Monster Girl: Fly wings, and acid spit.
    • Logan seems to disagree, calling her ugly repeatedly during their first meeting. Then again, he was probably talking about her attitude more than her looks. That and the whole acid-vomit thing...
  • Fake Memories: Her memories of Beak's parents being murdered were also altered by Manon and Maxime.
  • Mama Bear: Don't threaten her children or you'll get acid to the face.
  • One Steve Limit: Introduced when Warren Worthington was called Archangel and had been for years. Goes by Tempest now that Warren is going by Angel when he's not blue-skinned and metal-winged.
  • Prank Date: That's how her relationship with Beak started. The eventual result was an unexpected pregnancy, of all things, which due to her fly-like biology caused her to give birth to five babies in just a few days.
  • Squick: Being based on a fly, the acid's true purpose was to partially digest her food into a slime that would then be eaten. It's treated as gross in-universe as it sounds.
  • Theme Twin Naming: The kids are named after the Jackson Five.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: See above. She genuinely does love Beak and they have lived as close to Happily Ever After as you can in comics.

     Glob 

Robert Herman / Glob

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Notable Aliases: The Inhuman Torch

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: New X-Men #117 (October, 2001)

Joined In

Glob was a student at Xavier's mansion and a member of the Omega Gang under the leadership of Quentin Quire.


  • Abusive Parents: His father was a member of a group of anti-mutant bigots who dragged young Robert to anti-mutant rallies. When his mutation manifested, his father would beat him for any reason he could find. Eventually his mother snuck him out of the house in the middle of the night and dropped him off at Xavier's school, warning him to never call or come home.
  • Belated Backstory: While he was introduced in 2001, it wasn't until nineteen years later in New Mutants (2019) that any of his past before becoming a student at Xavier's was revealed which provided him a Freudian Excuse for his initial Jerkass characterization and subsequent mellowing.
  • Blob Monster: His skin is biogenic paraffin wax, making him see through with his skeleton and organs all visible.
  • Boomerang Bigot: He was raised to hate mutants by his father, only for him to turn out to be one. He hated himself for awhile after before turning his hatred towards humanity for rejecting and mistreating him.
  • Call to Agriculture: On Krakoa he built a chicken coop which he tends to in between missions. This is seemingly influenced by the life he lived in the alternate Age of X-Man reality.
  • Character Development: Started out as a violent member of Quinten Quire's Omega Gang who once tried to set a bus of humans on fire. Now he is a full-fledged X-Man who seeks to solve conflicts with as little violence as possible, even when fighting gang members who threaten the lives of mutant children.
  • Ethnicity Obscuring Mutation: His mutation makes it impossible to determine his original ethnicity.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Joined the Hellfire Academy after coming to believe that his classmates and the X-Men didn't respect him. It didn't stick, as he rejoined the Jean Grey Academy after the Hellfire Academy was shut down.
  • Odd Friendship: Develops one with Mojo of all beings in X-Men: Black due to their their unconventional and unattractive forms.
  • Secret Keeper: Along with Armor he is the only one who knows that Manon and Maxime altered Beak and Angel's memories, but is hiding this fact due to the extra distress and complications that would arise from revealing the truth.
  • Super Strength: He is quite strong and able to easily subdue normal humans in hand-to-hand combat.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Several levels: after his history of rioting and betraying the school, Glob mellowed out considerably, starting with learning lessons in heroism from Spider-Man's special class at the institute. This change is acknowledged in New Mutants (2019), in which Glob tells Magik that he had an epiphany one day about how he had become a hateful man like his father and wanted to change.
  • Wreathed in Flames: His body is made of what is essentially living wax, making him highly flammable. He isn't hurt by this so in combat he can light himself on fire.

     Petra 

Petra

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men: Deadly Genesis #1 (January, 2006)

Joined In


  • Attempted Rape: Her foster dad attempted this, but she managed to stop him with the first conscious use of her powers. She then ran because he realized she was a mutant and she knew he might kill her.
  • Back from the Dead: After being unceremoniously killed and remaining dead for over a decade, she's revived alongside Gabriel and Sway by the Five and now resides in Krakoa.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: She's roasted alive by a very angry Krakoa.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: She's a geokinetic. While homeless in New York, she carved a home for herself out of a rock bluff in Central Park and made money by turning coal into diamonds.
  • Domino Mask: Has a green one.
  • Forgotten Fallen Friend: As with the rest of her team, because Professor X wiped everyone's memory of her. And just to add insult to death, even after Darwin and Vulcan come back from the dead, neither seem to give any particular thought to either girl again. X-Men: Legacy at least indicated that Charles feels guilty about their deaths.
  • Foster Kid: She was put into the foster system after her parents died. She was stuck in a small room with five kids, a foster mom who smoked and didn't care about the kids, and a foster dad who tried to rape her.
  • Light Feminine Dark Feminine: She's the Light to Sway's dark, being blonde with a green and white costume.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: As she died, she used her powers to try and save the still barely alive Darwin and Vulcan. Unfortunately, this had the side effect of saving Vulcan, who when he returned to Earth came back pretty damn pissed.
  • No Name Given: We never learn her given name, and even the X-Men's gravestone for her just calls her Petra.
  • Parental Abandonment: His parents and brother died in a rockslide when she was young, with her being the only survivor thanks to her abilities.
  • Remember the New Guy?: Petra, along with Darwin, Vulcan and Sway, was introduced in Deadly Genesis claiming they'd been around before the All-New team.
  • Survivor Guilt: After figuring out what her mutant power was, Petra felt guilty about her family's deaths, believing that she either caused the accident or could have saved them.

     Sway 

Suzanne Chang / Sway

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: Hong Kong

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men: Deadly Genesis #3 (March, 2006)

Joined In


  • Back from the Dead: After being unceremoniously killed and remaining dead for over a decade, she's revived alongside Gabriel and Petra by the Five and now resides in Krakoa.
  • Cleavage Window: Her suit came with an opening for her cleavage.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Sway's sliced in half by a Krakoa construct.
  • Forgotten Fallen Friend: The same deal as Petra.
  • Light Feminine Dark Feminine: She's the Dark feminine, with her black hair and red and black costume to Petra's blonde hair and white and green outfit.
  • Meaningful Name: Her code name, Sway, references her ability to stop time and follow the sway of time through echoes of past events.
  • Parental Abandonment: She and her parents were caught in the middle of a drive-by shooting during a gang war in Chinatown. She survived thanks to stopping the bullets coming towards her, but her parents were not so lucky.
  • Time Stands Still: She can slow down the passage of time. She can also see echoes of past events, and the first time she did this allowed her to follow the car with her parent's killers to their hideout and alert the police.
  • Those Two Guys: With Petra.

     Darwin 

Armando Muñoz / Darwin

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Notable Aliases: The Evolving Boy

Nationality: American

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: X-Men: Deadly Genesis #2 (February, 2006)

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     Vulcan 

Gabriel "Gabe" Summers / Vulcan

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Notable Aliases: Emperor Vulcan, Kid Vulcan, Vulcan the Great, Vulcan the Kingbreaker, Prince Vulcan

Nationality: American, Shi'ar, Krakoan

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: X-Men: Deadly Genesis #1 (January, 2006)

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