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Arakko

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The older, militant twin mutant nation to the newly minted mutant nation of Krakoa. Formed by Genesis, the original horseman, the strongest surviving mutants of Okkara and the mutant island Arakko herself when they banished themselves to Amenth to battle the daemon armies within. For thousands of years the nation of Arakko developed into a hyper militant, strength venerating nation that is home to thousands of powerful mutants and ruled by a council of Omega level mutants that has stood the test of time for millennia of war and death. Most recently, a group of Omega Level Mutants from both Arakko and Krakoa worked together to terraform Mars, renaming it planet Arakko and moving the island there making them the Sol system’s first line of defense against intergalactic threats in an effort to turn Arakkii mutants warring ways in their favor.

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  • Black Speech: Inverted when their first representative, the Summoner, shows that their language is so beautifully melodic that English sounds like grunting in pain.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Over the eons of their war with Amenth, some were captured and forcibly bred with its dæmons.
  • Name That Unfolds Like Lotus Blossom: They tend to have single names followed by titles such as "White Sword of the Ivory Spire", "Bei the Blood Moon" or "Korra the Burning Heart".
  • Only One Name: They don't appear to have family names, instead they use monikers.
  • Proud Warrior Race: They are very proud of their warlike culture and norms, putting little value in peace and comfort, and essentially are a nation of mutant soldiers constantly ready for battle, hence why they call their mutant powers “weapons” instead of “gifts”. It's thoroughly deconstructed as they're given a strong reason for being so warlike and the depths and norms of such a culture are explored.
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  • Social Darwinist: A consistent norm across their collective culture, they venerate strength, skill and power of the individual and abhor weakness and comfort due to being a people born exclusively to wage a endless war. They are slow to trust and constantly judge the mutants of Krakoa for having it “easy” in comparison to them and their perceived weakness due to not having been hardened by centuries of war.
  • Therapy Is for the Weak: Actually averted. While they do have the Social Darwinist attitude, the Fisher King points out it's pretty stupid for a culture that runs on warrior strength to refuse to acknowledge when something (or someone) needs fixing. After all, how can you be strong if you can't even bring yourself to say something's broken?
  • Ultraterrestrials: A civilization of Earth mutants that returned from an endless war against demons in a world between worlds that ended up colonizing the planet Mars, which is made the capital planet of the Solar System.

The Island

    Arakko 

Arakko

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Species: Mutant

First Appearance: X-Men #2 (2019)


  • Genius Loci: Just like its twin, it's a sentient island.
  • Language Barrier: The two islands are finally reunited. Unfortunately, due to centuries of being apart, their languages, personalities and inhabitants are so different they have no idea how to even communicate.
  • Long Lost Sibling: It's Krakoa's long lost twin.
  • Significant Anagram: Arakko is an anagram of Krakoa.

The Great Ring Of Arakko

    In General 
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The ruling body of Arakko, a council of Omega Level mutants whose sovereignty has lasted thousands for years.


  • Always Someone Better: Defiantly see themselves as this compared to the Quiet Council of Krakoa, and it's not hard to see why.
  • Asskicking Equals Authority: Although not expanded on in detail, the council is only comprised of Omega level mutants (with the exception of Redroot, who is the speaker of the island) and only omega level mutants can have a seat, reflecting the Social Darwinist nature of the nation that sees strength and power as the most important thing and therefore would not tolerate anything less but the strongest mutants to lead them. It’s a better example than most considering most of the same members lead the nation in a thousands year war relatively successfully till its end phases.
  • Mirror Character: Is essentially this to the council of the nation of Krakoa (although the great ring came first chronologically). Being a collection of well respected, powerful and influential mutants that occupy similarly designated sections of the council that denote their unique places and roles, with special exceptions given to the mutant island itself and its speaker. Alongside having, in essence, the near the exact same first three laws save for the second, which is “destroy our enemies”. Of course, considering all the alternate future reality knowledge that went into making the nation of Krakoa, this all might have been intentional.

    Isca the Unbeaten 

Isca the Unbeaten

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Nationality: Okkaran

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men Vol 5 #12 (September, 2020)

"Unbeaten isn't just a name."

Isca is the sister in-law of Apocalypse whose mutant ability to never lose forced her to choose the Amenth over Arakko. She also sits upon the Great Ring of Arakko as part of the Dawn table, occupying the Seat of Victory.


  • The Ace: Isca is an omega level mutant who has the power to always win. If it's within her power to do something, she will succeed, and if it isn't, she will switch sides to make sure she still wins. Sunspot brilliantly ends up using this against her to get Magneto on the council. Sunspot bets her that Magneto's opponent will end up winning, Isca's powers kick in so she wins and Sunspot loses the bet. Cue Magneto crushing his opponent.
  • All-Powerful Bystander: Despite being on the Great Ring, she never participates in votes, as her powers make it so that whichever side she votes for will win, and she prefers for things to play out naturally, no matter how pressing the issue may be.
  • Amazing Technicolor Population: Her skin is reddish, and changes color to show her allegiance, becoming golden when switching sides at the climax of the Tournament to show she opposes Amenth again.
  • Ambadassador: She's the main liaison between Krakoa and Arakko and is just as unable to lose as ever.
  • Blessed with Suck: Her power to never lose may seem like an amazing ability at first, but in truth it has made her life into one of solitude as none of her allies, including her own sister Genesis, can trust her to fight alongside them in case Isca's power causes her to switch sides. This has led to centuries of isolation and bitterness building within Isca.
  • Braids of Action: Her hair seems to have several thin braids.
  • Cool Aunt: Seems to get along pretty well with her nieces War and Pestilence from the Horsemen.
  • Deus ex Machina: An odd example in X of Swords; when in a sword fight against Betsy, she wins not by beating her, but by Betsy inexplicably shattering like a glass window. This would allow her to win, Betsy to be revived, the Captain Britain Corps to be restored and help everyone fend off the Amenthi long enough for Apocalypse to assume control of them and surrender. All signified by Isca changing allegiance by color before the climax.
  • I Fight for the Strongest Side!: A side-effect of Isca's Tychokinesis, she can't be beaten so her power led her to join the demons of Amenth, who are too numerous and powerful to be truly defeated by Arakko. Her betrayal broke the spirits of the mutants and eventually they took an offer from the demons. During the finale of X of Swords, the Isca suddenly turning against Annihilation and the demons of Amenth signaled the conflict turning in favor of Krakoa. And when Uranos attacked Arakko, Isca turns against the Great Ring and murders Idyll before the Eternal even arrives, signifying that they have no chance against him.
  • Monochromatic Eyes: Her eyes appear to be completely white. It's later revealed she does have irises and pupils underneath the white glow.
  • Pyrrhic Victory: Sunspot gives her a devastating lesson in the nuances of winning and losing by making a bet with her for Tarn against Magneto in a duel to the death. She's mortified by the implications and is the only one that mourns Tarn when Magneto wins.
  • Red Baron: She's called the Unbeaten. Extra points for literally being red.
  • Showy Invincible Hero: Isca's power turns her into The Ace so perfect, that she never loses in whatever she does - whether it's winning fights or stacking a wine glass tower. She'll do it and in style too. Sunspot ends up using this against her.
  • Sibling Team: She and Genesis were sisters and fought together for centuries.
  • Wild Card: She is viewed with suspicion and distrust by muck of Arakko and the Great Ring due to her power causing her to turn on them during the war against Amenth and their fear of such a event happening again.

    Idyll 

Idyll the Future Seer

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Idyll I
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Idyll III

Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men Vol 5 #12 (January, 2020)

The High Mutant Prophet of Arakko and Omega level precog who sits upon the Dawn table of the Great Ring, occupying the Seat of Stalemate.


  • Amazing Technicolor Population: Both Idyll and Idyll III have blue skin with purple in their faces.
  • Bald Mystic: Neither Idyll nor his daughter Idyll III have hair on their heads and are the prophets of Arakko.
  • Because Destiny Says So: Unlike other mutant precogs, Idyll doesn't see potential futures, they see the actual future that will ultimately happen. Due to this, Idyll III does not act upon her visions, even though she knows that will end with her decapitation at the hands of Isca.
  • Blind Seer: After a vision of Arakko's defeat at the hands of Amenth's daemons, Idyll was rendered blind.
  • The Cassandra: Despite being an omega level mutant with the power of precognition, Idyll was still laughed at and threatened by Genesis for his, as later seen, totally accurate vision that their forever war with Amenth was doomed to fail. She did come around to it later when things got bad, but it doesn’t make the initial reaction any less ignored despite his power in the first place.
  • Foreseeing My Death: Idyll III has seen how she will die at the hands of another member of the Great Ring and knows down to the exact minute when it will happen and who her killer is.
  • Horned Humanoid: Both the first and third Idyll have a small horn on their foreheads.
  • Legacy Character: The original Idyll at some point in time since his prophecy passed his seat and title to his daughter Idyll III.
  • Monochromatic Eyes: Their eyes appear to be completely black with no irises.
  • Off with Her Head!: Idyll III's head is ripped off by Isca just as Uranos is about to begin his assault on Arakko, which caused Isca's power to trigger and make her change sides to the Eternal.
  • Tongue Trauma: Idyll III's tongue was cut out by Tarn the Uncaring, which made her unable to give voice to her prophicies.
  • War Hawk: Idyll III is amongst the Great Ring members who want to return to Amenth and resume the war against the demons.

    Tarn the Uncaring 

Tarn

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Amenthi mutant

First Appearance: Hellions Vol 1 #6 (November, 2020)

Genomic Mage of Arakko and a member of the Great Ring of Arakko's Dawn table, occupying the Seat of Loss.


  • 0% Approval Rating: Tarn is hated by everyone except for his own Locus Vile, something which Abigail Brand decides to take advantage of to endear the Arakki to her pawn, Vulcan, in X Men Red.
  • A God Am I: Tarn is like this to such an extent he makes Mr. Sinister look humble by comparison.
  • Ain't Too Proud to Beg: Begs for his life when Magneto is about to kill him. It doesn't work.
  • Always Someone Better: To Mr. Sinister, he has a group of mutant powerhouses that obliterate him and his team and he doesn't have to force them or blackmail them into doing his bidding because they see him as a God.
  • Bio Manipulation: One of his powers is the ability to manipulate the genes of others, earning him the title of Genomic Mage. Along with inflicting horrific transformations, he can modify mutant powers, and even remove them indefinitely.
  • The Dreaded: As much as the Arakki will admit to fearing anything, they fear this guy. There is good reason for that.
  • Evil Counterpart: He's this to Xavier leading a group of mutants, having telepathy, and even using his catchphrase to call his team.
    Tarn: To me my Locus Vile.
  • Evil Is Hammy: The guy loves his flowery speech just as much as Sinister.
  • Eviler Than Thou: He's also like a more evil Mr. Sinister, being an amoral geneticist as well that easily trounces Sinister for trying to poach his stock.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Just like Sinister in Krakoa, the rest of the Great Ring doesn't like Tarn too much.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: Tears Mr. Sinister to pieces with his telekinesis. Considering what a monster Essex is and what he has done, it's hardly undeserved.
  • Pet the Dog:
    • He reveals to the Hellions the truth about Sinister leading them to their deaths in Amenth and killing the survivors so he could walk away with their DNA. If for no other reason than to get them to turn on him when they were holding their own against his minions.
    • He removes Storm's powers and disfigures her during their fight, but when she beats him anyway and makes it clear that she will continue to act as Regent of Arakko in spite of what has been done to her, Tarn is impressed, and restores Storm to normal while declaring that she is truly "of Arakko, and maybe even Amenth."
  • Psychic Powers: He's been shown capable of using telekinesis and telepathy, alongside his main power of manipulating genetics with nothing but his mind.
  • This Is Unforgivable!: He didn't take too kindly to Sinister taking DNA samples without his consent. He's even angrier to discover Sinister stole his genes as well, calling it a theft of his soul.
  • Token Evil Teammate: The Great Ring of Arakko is surprisingly reasonable, but Tarn truly lives up to his moniker of the Uncaring. The rest of Arakko is not happy with his presence upon the Great Ring due to having long been one of their foes who tortured and killed many of them. However, no challenger has been able to kill him and claim his seat.
  • Villain Respect: After failing to break Storm and seeing her determination to remain Regent of Arakko, even when rendered disfigured and powerless, he laughs at her audacity and concedes she's of Arakko, and maybe even Amenth, before restoring her exactly as she was - with Storm noting that not giving her a boost/taking any years off her age was also a mark of respect, as it acknowledged that she didn't need help.
  • War Hawk: He is amongst the Great Ring members who want to return to Amenth and resume the war against the demons.

    Storm 

Ororo Munroe

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Regent of Sol, former X-man, and member of the Great Ring, occupying the Seat of All-Around-Us.
See her page

    Sobunar of the Depths 

Sobunar

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: Planet Sized X-Men #1 (June, 2021)

An Omega level mutant of Arakko, and one of the members of the Great Ring of Arakko's Day Table, occupying The Seat of Bellow-Us.


  • Alien Blood: He bleeds water, water that contains an entire oceanic ecosystem worth of organisms.
  • Bigger on the Inside: His body contains a vast ocean system which is possibly endless. And while he's bigger than the average human, he's only about 3 times their size.
  • Frog Men: Instead of a frog he looks like a humanoid axolotl.
  • Legacy Character: He's actually the third mutant named Sobunar.
  • Making a Splash: A unique example, he can both manipulate water and his entire body contains water teeming with oceanic life, essentially making him a walking ocean.

    Xilo the First Defender 

Xilo

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: Planet Sized X-Men #1 (June, 2021)

An Omega level mutant who sits upon the Great Ring of Arakko's Day Table, occupying the Seat of History.


  • Ambiguous Gender: It's not initially specified if Xilo is male or female. Since they are a collective sentient colony, they are referred to with gender-neutral pronouns. X-Men Red later adopts male pronouns for him.
  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: Looks like a huge caterpillar.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: Can turn and phase through earth, which combined with Elixir's life-giving capabilities makes Mars' soil fertile once more. They also carved giant statues in tribute to Apocalypse and Genesis.
  • One to Million to One: Apparently can transform into thousands of fast working worms and back again.
  • Sssssnake Talk: Xilo's dialogue is a variant, with sibilant sounds ending in an extra zz rather than a repeated s. The overall effect is to emphasise his insectoid nature, as if he's part-speaking and part-buzzing.
    Xilo: I had no szztrength for anything elszze. Pleazze believe I meant no inszzult...
  • The Swarm: Xilo's worms and insects can reduce a human to bare bones in seconds.
  • War Hawk: They are amongst the Great Ring members who want to return to Amenth and resume the war against the demons, as they desire to continue with a proactive defense of Arakko against its foes.
  • Worm That Walks: It's eventually elaborated that they're a sentient colony of insects and other invertebrates. Because of this, they have lived since the beginning of the war with Amenth, since the colony replenishes itself.

    Lactuca the Knower 

Lactuca

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: Planet Sized X-Men #1 (June, 2021)

An Omega level mutant of Arakko, and a member of the Great Ring of Arakko's Day Table, occupying The Seat of Above-Us.


  • Ambiguous Gender: Their appearance makes it difficult to discern their gender. X-Men Red refers to Lactuca as female.
  • Celestial Body: Her body looks like the night sky.
  • The Faceless: Other than glowing eyes, Lactuca's face is not identifiable.
  • The Omniscient: Has the mutant power to know where everything is, including where it might be the best time and place to do something or where someone’s true feelings lie.
  • Semantic Superpower: Her ability to know where everything is also covers abstract feelings like where someone's heart lies or their allegiance is.
  • Space Master: It's implied her ability is similar to Manifold's in that she's communing with the fabric of space itself, only she's described as singing to it instead of speaking. She demonstrates the ability to close a rift opened above Arakko when Uranos attacks.

    Lodus Logos 

Lodus Logos

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: S.W.O.R.D. #8 (September, 2021)

An Omega level mutant who sits upon the Great Ring's Table of Dusk and occupies the Seat of Dreams, being consulted for matters related to the arts.


  • Amazing Technicolor Population: They are purple skinned.
  • Death Faked for You: After Lodus is knocked unconscious in the battle with Uranos, Xilo hides him under the remains of the Eternal's other victims. Uranos leaves Arakko assuming Lodus Logos was among the dead.
  • Extra-ore-dinary: They can create Metal out of thin air in any shape or quantity they desire. They can create mountains of metal, but being an Omega Level Mutant, they prefer to focus on smaller but more refined objects.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Has developed this relationship with Storm, casually throwing knives at her which she catches. Callisto does a similar thing.
  • Words Can Break My Bones: Their power is to manifest metal from their words. As much metal as they want, in any shape that they want. More refined, i.e. sharp and pointed, diction literally manifests as blades.

    Ora Serrata the Witness 

Ora Serrata

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: Legion of X #1 (May, 2022)

An Omega level mutant who sits upon the Great Ring's Table of Dusk and occupies the Seat of Law, being consulted for matters related to the laws of Arakko. Part of her duties in the Seat of Law include oversight of Arakko's Great Ring and command of the Inward Watch.


  • Crooked Cop: She's the most senior law officer on Arakko, but she's also behind the creation and escape of the renegade god she sends Zsen and Nightcrawler hunting for. And she's implied to have been annihilating witnesses who learned too much about it.
  • Deadly Gaze: Her mutant weapon is to erase anything she sees and actively looks at.
  • The Executioner: One of her duties is execution, either of those who flee from challenges or gods who fail to prove themselves worthy of worship and refuse to yield.
  • Meaningful Name: The mutant who's mostly a giant floating eyeball shares the name of a single part of the eye.
  • Oculothorax: When she appears she's revealed to be a human torso resting atop a giant eyeball, in place of a head there's two stalks that connect to the back of the eye.
  • Try to Fit THAT on a Business Card!: Her full list of titles include Fourth Light of the Great Ring, First of the Twilight Seats, Holder of the Chair of the Law, Commander of the Inward Watch, and Arbitrix.
  • Unseen No More: Was mentioned by the members of the Great Ring but remained unseen until Legion of X.
  • War Hawk: They are amongst the Great Ring members who want to return to Amenth and resume the war against the demons, although their reasons for desiring this are unknown.

    Nameless the Shapeshifting Queen 

Nameless The Shapeshifting Queen

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: S.W.O.R.D. #8 (September, 2021)

An Arakki shapeshifting mutant who Once sat the All-Around-Us seat at the Great Ring of Arakko but lost it in a battle with Storm.


  • Dying Curse: Told Storm that if she wanted to be the regent of Arakko so badly, she could have it. Then she fried herself. Some months later, and her words are still haunting Ororo.
  • Given Name Reveal: Inverted; it's initially believed her name is Yuu, as in "You" due to her shapeshifting powers. Later it's revealed that she doesn't have any name at all.
  • Power Copying: Her shapeshifting is so complete she can even copy the abilities of other mutants, fighting Storm both physically and with her own powers.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: As her title and place at the Great Ring imply, she is an Omega Level Shapeshifter. It's so advanced she can even copy the abilities of who she turns into.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Only appears in one issue briefly, and the next time she's seen it's revealed she killed herself rather than accept defeat against Storm.

    Magneto 

Max Eisenhardt / Erik Lensherr / Magnus

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Nationality: German, Genoshan, Krakoan, Arakkii

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: X-Men #1 (July, 1963)

The Master of Magnetism who now sits on the Seat of Loss after challenging and killing Tarn the Uncaring in battle.

For more, see his page

The First Horsemen

    In General 

The First Horsemen

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  • The Ace: According to Apocalypse, they were the best Horsemen he ever had, while their successors were poor underwhelming replacements (with the possible exception of Archangel, who was always a favourite of Apocalypse's).
  • Antagonistic Offspring: By the time they reunite with their father Apocalypse, they are not pleased with him.
  • Gender-Equal Ensemble: Two males (Death and Famine) and two females (War and Pestilence).
  • Mythical Motifs: They appear to be based on figures from Egyptian Mythology. Death clearly is a Shout-Out to Anubis, the Egyptian god of the Underworld. Pestilence's horned headdress and cranial sphere seem based on depictions of the goddess Hathor.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: If they have any other name, it's not known.
  • The Power of Hate: What's kept the First Horsemen going all the time they've been fighting.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Just like their parents, the Horsemen have been alive for thousands of years.
  • Sibling Team: The four are siblings that have conquered realms together.
  • Superior Successor: Inverted. It's stated in Marvel Comics #1000 that Apocalypse sees his children as the best horsemen he ever had with all who followed being Inadequate Inheritors of their titles - only Archangel really measures up. It's implied that since these were his children, the rest of the horsemen were Replacement Goldfish, as Even Evil Has Loved Ones applies to Apocalypse - he nearly breaks down when he sees them again.

    War 

War

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Nationality: Okkaran, Egyptian

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Marvel Comics #1000 (October, 2019)


  • An Arm and a Leg: Solem ends up cutting her hand during their fight.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: She loved her husband and despises Solem for having murdered him.
  • Flaming Hair: Her entire head is on fire.
  • Flaming Sword: Vermillion, which is called the Red Sword of War. She uses it to impale Apocalypse when he lowers his guard.
  • Mama Bear: Goes murderously angry when she finds out Wolverine killed her son Summoner.
  • Tampering with Food and Drink: Attempts to poison Wolverine at the banquet, only to end up poisoning Cypher instead. He would have died had the White Sword not used his powers to heal him.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Hates the idea of working with her husband's killer, but has no choice in the matter since he was chosen by Saturnyne for the tournament.
  • Widow Woman: Her husband was murdered by Solem a hundred years prior.

    Death 

Death

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Nationality: Okkaran, Egyptian

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Marvel Comics #1000 (October, 2019)

The first Horseman of Death and son of Apocalypse and Genesis. After losing a duel to Storm in Sevalith, Death became a "guest" of the Otherworld nation's vampiric rulers and served as an unoffical advisor to them.


  • Affably Evil: He is the friendliest of the four original Horsemen and gets along quite well with both Storm and Betsy.
  • Berserk Button: Don't serve him sacred scarabs or he'll turn you into ashes.
  • Black Swords Are Better: His sword for the tournament is the Black Bone of Amduat.
  • Dark Is Evil: He's based on the Egyptian god Anubis, his body is black and is the Horseman of Death.
  • Deadly Gaze: Death has a gaze that can reduce someone to ashes. He appears to use his Anubis shaped helm to keep this power in check.
  • Devoured by the Horde: Storm reflects his power back at him, stabs him in the stomach and lets him be devoured by a horde of vampires. However, he survives this, as apparently the vampires can continually feed on him without killing him and he becomes an "honored guest" of Sevalith.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Disintegrates a server at Saturnyne's dinner party because he was served a dish of scarab beetles, which he considers sacred.
  • The Faceless: When he takes off his helm, only the back of his head is shown, and it has a scarab at the back of his scalp. Even when Storm reflects his gaze back at him, his face is not seen.
  • Friendly Enemy: He's surprisingly polite to Storm, and he's so interested in her that they even have a brief dance together.
  • Gilded Cage: Is essentially kept in one by the leaders of Sevalith after X of Swords. He is perfectly fine with his situation, enjoying his time in their palace and gathering knowledge of the country that aids Excalibur and Wolverine. He is imprisoned in chains after Sevalith aligns with Merlyn and King Arthur to begin prosecuting mutants.
  • God of the Dead: After getting killed by Storm, Saturnyne recruits him to be the lord of the undead lands of Sevalith.
  • Heel–Face Turn: After X of Swords he assists Excalibur on a few occasions by passing them vital information while in Sevalith, vowing that his loyalty is to mutantkind.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Storm uses her sword to reflect back his own Deadly Gaze, then she stabs him and leaves him to die to a vampire horde.
  • Sinister Scythe: Fitting for the Horseman of Death, he wields an impressive scythe.
  • Unwanted Rescue: Despite being thrown in chains by Sevalith after the country aligns with Merlyn, Death refuses Besty's offer to escape when she and her team break into his prison, insisting that he is enjoying his time there.
  • Villain Takes an Interest: Unlike War, who is pretty dismissive of Krakoa's sword bearers, Death expresses interest in Storm, noting how she doesn't fear him nor what he represents. They even share a dance together, and he is pleased to later hear from Betsy that "Lady" Storm had later spoken of him.

    Pestilence 

Pestilence

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Nationality: Okkaran, Egyptian

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Marvel Comics #1000 (October, 2019)


  • Bandage Mummy: Her entire body with the exception of part of her face is covered in bandages, looking like a mummy.
  • You Need a Breath Mint: As expected from Pestilence, Magik mentions her breath smells like vomit.

    Famine 

Famine

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Nationality: Okkaran, Egyptian

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Marvel Comics #1000 (October, 2019)


The Sword Bearers

    In General 

The Sword Bearers of Arakko

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  • The Fellowship Has Ended: With the end of the X of Swords, they all go their separate ways. Death is now at Sevileth, Summoner is dead, Solem has fled to Earth, Pogg is back to being a mercenary, War rejoins her parents and siblings, White Sword and his champions return to their stronghold, Isca remains in Arakko, Redroot is still trapped at the Crooked Market, Bei has joined Cypher at Krakoa along with the other Arakki mutants and Annihilation has been turned into a scepter so Genesis can remain in control of Amenth.
  • Gender-Equal Ensemble: They have five males (Death, Summoner, Solem, Pogg and White Sword) and five females (War, Isca, Redroot, Bei and Annihilation).

    Summoner 

Summoner

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men Vol 5 #2 (January, 2020)

A High Summoner of Arakko, sent by his mother War to bring part of Arakko back to Earth from the desolate dimension Amenth to warn his grandfather Apocalypse that the mutants there were about to be defeated by the armies of the Amenth god, Annihilation.


  • Achilles' Heel: The only part of his body which is not invulnerable is his eyes.
  • Asshole Victim: He killed Rockslide in the battle that kicked off the tournament. He fights Wolverine in said tournament and gets a sword through his head.
  • Amazing Technicolor Population: He has chalk white skin and white hair.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Pretends to want his grandfather's aid in order to save their nation, when in fact he and the Horsemen of Apocalypse have already sided with the Amenthi to invade and destroy Krakoa. He even kills Rockslide when he asks him Was It All a Lie? and he answers that he's also a summoner of lies.
  • Bring Help Back: He was sent ahead by his people to find Apocalypse in the hopes that he had raised an army of mutants that could come to Arakko's aid. Luckily for him, he happened to arrive just after the founding of the mutant nation of Krakoa.
  • Consummate Liar: Redroot knows Summoner can lie just as easily as breathing, which is why she's not very excited at hearing his words.
  • False Friend: He killed Rockslide. What's worse is that he took time to befriend the guy just so he could learn exactly how to kill him as it is normally an impossible feat.
  • Language Barrier: When he first meets Cyclops, Cable, and Prestige they cannot understand each other, which quickly leads to a few misunderstandings, a grenade explosion, and a fight. Prestige telepathically implants knowledge of English into Summoner's mind to resolve the situation, although he states speaking in English sounds like grunting in pain in comparison to his singing native tongue.
  • Mr. Exposition: In issue 12 of X-Men (2019), Summoner tells the tale of Arakko and its mutant population's exile to and existence in the dimension of Amenth.
  • No Name Given: His true name has yet to be given, with people simply calling him Summoner so far based on his title.
  • No Nudity Taboo: The guy walks around naked without a care in the world.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Survives a an explosion from a grenade he was holding in his hand without a scratch. It was later revealed that his mutant power is that he cannot be hurt.
  • Really 700 Years Old: He was born three hundred years ago, but looks like a young adult man.
  • Summon Magic: As a High Summoner, he has learned to tap into the dark magics of Amenth and bring forth a horde of elementals and three daemons at a time.
  • Unreliable Narrator: His tale about Arakko's past is proven to be embellished and downright unreliable when his true nature is exposed.

    Solem 

Solem

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Wolverine Vol 7 #6 (October, 2020)


  • Boxed Crook: Released from imprisonment since he was chosen to participate in the tournament.
  • The Charmer: He has a highly developed skill of charming anyone. It was first demonstrated by his legion of fans that made his imprisonment a luxury suite, but then it's shown that he's somehow seduced (and apparently slept with, according to Emma) Krakoa, even though Doug is the only person who could previously directly communicate with it.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: He doesn't really care about anyone, only about what they can do for him.
  • Enemy Mine: Was freed to seek out the Murasama blade and participate in the X of Swords tournament alongside War, who hates him for killing her husband.
  • Friendly Enemy: He's rather polite towards Wolverine and agrees to work with him briefly in order to get their respective swords. That said, he won't hesitate to fight and kill Wolverine if he has to.
  • Freudian Excuse: Blackmore kidnapped him as a child and enslaved him before teaching him the ways of piracy. Now all he knows is charming the pants off, literally and metaphorically, of anyone he comes across to get whatever catches his eye.
  • Gilded Cage: Thanks to all the gifts he received, he found his so called eternal torment rather easy to suffer.
  • In the Hood: Wears a white hood.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Wolverine realizes as soon as he attacks him, Solem's skin is made of adamantium.
  • Out of Focus: Of all the Swordbearers of Arakko, he's had the least amount of panel time besides his fight against Wolverine and War. He's brought back in a big way as an arc villain in Wolverine's solo.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: He invokes Wolverine's debt to get Logan to fight War on his behalf and takes the chance to abandon the tournament.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: It's like he was made to replace Daken as a pain in Wolverine's ass with a ridiculously manipulative charm and a connection to the Muramasa blade. The main difference is that instead of having a variation of his claws, he has a variation of his adamantium invulnerability, also his charm is entirely psychological and not eased along by pheromone manipulation.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: Was imprisoned in a pit meant to be an eternal torment as punishment for killing Bracken, husband of War. Unfortunately, he has many fans on Arakko who keep bringing him gifts.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: He wears a hood but not a shirt.

    The White Sword 

The White Sword

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Nationality: Okkaran

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men Vol 5 #12 (September, 2020)

An immortal healer and bearer of the sword Purity. He once led his 100 Champions into The Amenth dimension to fight to protect the mutants of Arakko, only to grow addicted to battle and turning on Arakko as well.


  • Aloof Ally: He only agrees to join the Horsemen if they beg him for his help. He also only fights against Gorgon himself after War begs him to as well. He's entirely uncaring of Arakko's goals and in fact is holding a grudge over being left to fight constantly for thousands of years by them.
  • Amazing Technicolor Population: His skin is blue.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Expresses disgust at War for trying to poison their opponents at a banquet, and when he resurrects Doug he pointedly states that unlike everyone else he resurrects, Doug has no obligation to him.
  • Fallen Hero: The White Sword and the One Hundred Champions had grown embittered by the daily cycle of slaughter and resurrection for thousands of years. Never being rescued by their fellow mutants, they came to see the Arakko mutants as no better than the demons and they attacked the crusading force of Genesis when they made it to his bastion.
  • Flunky Boss: Sends 13 of his 100 champions against Gorgon before War begs him to take the fight himself, because his champions are just racking up the score for Krakoa dying at Gorgon's hands.
  • Hidden Eyes: When introduced his helmet obscured his eyes. Only rarely his eyes are seen.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: Nobody mourns the large numbers of demons that the White Sword's forces had crucified.
  • Light Is Not Good: Wears a white armor and his sword is named Purity, yet he's far from nice, or helpful.
  • Necromancer: Essentially, since he can fully resurrect others and compel them to serve him.
  • The Needless: Mentions he doesn't need to eat, but he can do it if he wants to.
  • The Older Immortal: As an Okkaran mutant and an External, he's old enough to have known the first Horsemen as children.
  • Pet the Dog:
    • Uses his healing powers to save Cypher from poisoning and makes it clear that unlike everyone else he resurrects, Cypher doesn't serve him.
    • He respects Gorgon's wish to not be resurrected as one of his Champions, and afterward refers to him as a Worthy Opponent.
  • Resurrective Immortality: Thanks to his External physiology, White Sword can bring himself and others back to life after being killed.
  • Screw This, I'm Out of Here!: He and his champions simply return to their stronghold once Annihilation decides to attack with her horde of demons, since he came for a fight, not a war.
  • They Call Him "Sword": He's only known as the White Sword.
  • Troll: He enjoys making the Horsemen beg him for help, since he considers it payback for leaving him and his champions on Amenth for thousands of years without aid.
  • Villain Respect: After seeing Gorgon killing 13 of his champions, he offers him the chance to be revived as one of them. Gorgon refuses and White Sword accepts it before finishing off the Krakoan.

    Pogg Ur-Pogg 

Pogg Ur-Pogg

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Nationality: Amenthi

Species: Amenth

First Appearance: X of Swords: Stasis #1 (October, 2020)


  • Badass Normal: At least in comparison to the other Sword bearers, not having any powers beyond his strength.
  • The Big Guy: He's easily the largest of the Sword Wielders of Arakko by far.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: He gets pretty excited at the prospect of a fight and plunder.
  • Four-Fingered Hands: He only has four fingers on his hands.
  • Greed: He's bribed to fight for Arakko with gems and the promise of plunder from Earth.
  • Monster Suit: Magik twigs in her second duel why both sword and beast have the same name the whole thing is Pogg Ur-Pogg, being piloted by a two foot tall goblin.
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: He's got six arms. Four of them are very large and appear rather disproportionate, while the remaining two are located on a more realistic place for a crocodile.
  • Never Smile at a Crocodile: Looks like a gigantic crocodile with six arms.
  • Rhymes on a Dime: His manner of speaking.
  • Third-Person Person: He refers to himself in the third person.
  • Token Non-Human: He's the only member of the Sword Bearers of Arakko that is not a mutant, instead he's a beast from Amenth.

    Redroot the Forest 

Redroot the Forest

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X of Swords: Stasis #1 (October, 2020)


  • Evil Counterpart: Is one for Cypher. They're both the speakers for their respective living island. Her relationship with Arakko directly parallels Doug and Krakoa's.
  • Green Thumb: The infogram in X of Swords: Stasis indicates her power is botomancy
  • Plant Person: She looks like a woman made out of vines.
  • Red/Green Contrast: Her color scheme alternates between red and green.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: Mad Jim Jaspers traps her in a jar for accidentally breaking an invaluable object at the Crooked Market.
  • Token Good Teammate: Of the Swordbearers of Arakko, she abhors violence and only accepts to fight because of the promise of reunification between Arakko and Krakoa.

    Bei the Blood Moon 

Bei the Blood Moon / Bei Ramsey

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X of Swords: Stasis #1 (October, 2020)

Arakko-born warrior who did not speak for the first fifty years of her life. When she did, she discovered she had a "Doom Note", a voice capable of destroying a mountain that desires to be understood but remains impossible to translate. As the wielder of the blade called Seducer, Bei was summoned to join the Swordbearers of Arakko against Krakoa.


  • Beautiful All Along: Without her helmet, she's actually quite beautiful.
  • Big Damn Kiss: With Cypher after they become married.
  • Blade on a Stick: Seducer looks more like a spear than a sword.
  • Blood Knight: Summoner doesn't even need to tell her why she's fighting to join the Swordbearers.
  • Brown Note: Her power is called the "Doom Note" and is so powerful it can level mountains.
  • Defecting for Love: Rather than siding with Arakko in finishing off the Krakoans, she tries to take Doug to a safe location and later agrees to help them.
  • Fourth Date Marriage: More like No Date Marriage, since Saturnyne arranges Doug and Bei's wedding within hours of knowing each other.
  • High-Heel–Face Turn: She's the only Swordbearer that downright defects from Arakko and joins Doug and the rest of the mutants back to Krakoa.
  • Huge Girl, Tiny Guy: When compared to her opponent/husband Cypher, she's much taller than him.
  • Intelligible Unintelligible: She communicates entirely through her Doom Note power, which conveys her intent like a platonic ideal of language as an abstract concept. Ironically, because it's not technically a language, Cypher's powers can't translate it, making her the first person he can't understand.
  • Love at First Sight: When she sees Cypher, she tells him to "avert his eyes" and complimenting his appearance, in a matter implying she was a bit embarassed by it. Cypher can't help but get smitten once he sees her without her helmet.
  • Mundane Utility: Her Doom Note can either be a powerful weapon or a (nigh) universally understood speech.
  • One Head Taller: She's at least this tall when compared to Cypher.
  • Opposites Attract: Her power allows almost anyone to understand her while Cypher's power allows him to understand any language. Here, they end up bizarrely canceling each other out. This appears to be one of the things that draws them to the other.
  • Perfectly Arranged Marriage: Saturnyne hooks her up with Cypher instead of having them fight. They end up married immediately and are both 100% happy with it.
  • Technicolor Eyes: When she takes off her helmet, her eyes turn out to be pink.

    Annihilation 

Annihilation

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Nationality: Amenthi

Species: Unknown

First Appearance: X-Men Vol 5 #12 (September, 2020)

Annihilation is the Dark God of Amenth who possess anyone who wields The Golden Helm of Amenth.


  • Combat by Champion: According to Summoner, she fought one against Genesis, and won. Turns out Annihilation won by losing, since Genesis became her new host, even if she resisted at first.
  • The Corruption: It wants everything and after Genesis became their host, now they want everything as well.
  • Demonic Possession: Whoever wears Annihilation's mask is overridden and turned into the goddess' vessel.
  • Mask of Power: Annihilation's mask signifies both control over the Amenth dimension and that they're under control of Annihilation. Saturnyne decides to turn it into a staff so it's easier to control, although its hunger will never fully go away.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Annihilation certainly is an intimidating name.
  • Possession Burnout: Hosts of her power don't last very long the only exception so far being Genesis.
  • Symbiotic Possession: Her arrangement with Genesis.
  • You Kill It, You Bought It: Genesis beating her only meant she had become the rightful owner of her mask, and despite resisting for a century, she eventually chose to wear the mask to control the demons before they destroyed Arakko.

The Locus Vile

    In General 

The Locus Vile

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  • A God Am I: They all have this mentality though Tarn is the boss.
  • Foil: To the Hellions, specifically Mr. Sinister, he's their leader but they're only there because the Quite Council forced them (or in Psylock's case because he blackmailed her) and they openly hate, distrust and root for him to die. The Locus Vile worship the ground Tarn walks on and would gladly die for him.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: The Sinister clone becomes this when he joins the team.
  • Good Is Bad And Bad Is Good: They are all prone to this, especially Tarn. Notably when Mr. Sinister unleashed an army of clones on them he remarked "Sacrilege, Beautiful Sacrilege".
  • Hero Killer: They end up killing Nanny, Orphan-Maker and Wild Child. They also cripple Havok and injure Greycrow.
  • Quirky Miniboss Squad: Very dangerous yet unique in looks.
  • White Mask of Doom: With the exception of Tarn, they all wear white masks that cover their faces.

    Mother Rapture 

Mother Rapture

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Amenthi mutant

First Appearance: Hellions Vol 1 #6 (November, 2020)

  • Attack Drones: Has control over flying metallic things called "Blade Fish" that she can direct to pierce and slice whatever she wants.
  • Dimensional Cutter: Her blade fish are so sharp they can cleave open portals in space to allow travel across the entire universe.
  • The Dragon: Appears to be Tarn's second in-command.

    Hex Butcher 

Hex Butcher

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Amenthi mutant

First Appearance: Hellions Vol 1 #6 (November, 2020)

    Sick Bird 

Sick Bird

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Amenthi mutant

First Appearance: Hellions Vol 1 #6 (November, 2020)

    Mudgear the Recanter 

Mudgear

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Amenthi mutant

First Appearance: Hellions Vol 1 #6 (November, 2020)

    Amino Fetus 

Amino Fetus

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Amenthi mutant

First Appearance: Hellions Vol 1 #6 (November, 2020)

  • The Brute: Huge, childlike and very dangerous.
  • Eldritch Abomination: What he turns out to be. He's the third stage of a being called The Damnation Cycle - a being that spawns in the darkness of space, seeks out a being of great evil as a master, and then eats and eats and when it eats enough, gives birth to a countless number of infants that "eat the strands of time."
  • I'm a Humanitarian: Tries to eat Orphan-Maker after tearing both his arms.
  • Nothing Is Scarier: He is not allowed to eat, with it being implied that something very horrible will happen if he does, as his teammates immediately stop fighting and start panicking when they notice him attempting to chow down on Orphan-Maker.
    • We find out why in issue #15 if Amino Fetus eats anything beyond a certain point, he spawns a multitude of "Atrocious Infants", Gremlins-style. These infants eat reality, and can only be disposed of in a black hole.
  • Space Time Eater: His ability, expressed through poetic prose, involves spawning infant looking creatures that are said to consume time, unraveling the universe.

Other Residents of Arakko

    Genesis 

Genesis

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Nationality: Okkaran, Egyptian

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men Vol 5 #12 (September, 2020)

Wife of Apocalypse. When Okkara was split into Arakko and Krakoa, she stayed with their children on Arakko, while Apocalypse stayed on Krakoa and eventually returned to Earth.
  • The Ace: Apocalypse considered her much more skilled and wiser than himself.
  • Braids of Action: She's bald with the exception of the braids in the back of her head.
  • Green Thumb: She was at the level of Storm when it came to Chlorokinesis, a veritable Physical Goddess.
  • The High Queen: She led Arakko for thousands of years and as far as her children know, wisely and bravely.
  • Lady of War: Not only she fought alongside Apocalypse, she also became the leader of the mutant army that went into Amenth.
  • The Lost Lenore: She's Apocalypse's first wife and he hasn't seen her in thousands of years.
  • One Steve Limit: Happens to share name with Tyler Dayspring, Cable's son, and with Evan Sabahnur, Apocalypse's clone, both of whom became Apocalypse's successors.
  • More Deadly Than the Male: Apocalypse is one of the most powerful mutants Earth knows, and he freely admits his wife is much stronger than he is.
  • Pyrrhic Victory: How she sees her victory over Annihilation, since she realized she had become the newest host of the goddess and despite resisting for a hundred years, she eventually gave in so she could control the horde of daemons.
  • Second Love: While their relationship isn't explored that much, she could be this for Apocalypse after Nephri's rejection.
  • Social Darwinist: As expected of Apocalypse's wife, which is why she sided with the Amenthi and became the host of Annihilation. Survival of the fittest after all.

    Bracken 

Bracken

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men Vol 5 #2 (January, 2020)

    Khora of the Burning Heart 

Khora Of the Burning Heart

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: S.W.O.R.D. Vol 2 #5

    Castor 

Castor

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Nationality: Arakki

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: Cable Vol 4 #10

    Pollux 

Pollux

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Nationality: Arakki

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: Cable Vol 4 #10

    Sevyr Blackmore 

Sevyr Blackmore

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Nationality: Arakki

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: Wolverine Vol #14

Leader of the Arakkii pirate syndicate known as the Boneclutch.


  • Asshole Victim: He talks about how Solem betrayed him but it turns out he put Solem through quite a bit of torture in his childhood. At the end of the storyline he’s wrapped in chains and sunken to the bottom of the sea.
  • Acid Attack: He bleeds acid. Not that he needs to use it most of the time as he his massive size and fighting prowess make him a formidable opponent.
  • Facial Horror: Solem ripped his nose off in revenge for kidnapping him and enslaving him into piratehood.

    Calderak 

Calderak

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: S.W.O.R.D. #8 (September, 2021)

An Arakkii mutant who challenged Storm for her seat at the Great Ring of Arakko.


  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Challenges Storm to battle for her seat which does not go well for him.
  • Large Ham: As Frenzy puts it “He talks a lot, doesn’t he?”
  • Magma Man: He's a walking volcano.

    Vornak 

Vornak

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: X-MenVol 6 #6 (January, 2022)

  • Our Gargoyles Rock: He’s a massive warrior gargoyle with a badass history and the usual Arakkii hammyness.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Is killed by Fei Long in the same 3 pages he is introduced.

    Kobak 

Kobak Never Held

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: S.W.O.R.D. #9 (October, 2021)

An Arakki who challenged Storm for her seat on the Great Ring.


    The Fisher King 

The Fisher King

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Baseline

First Appearance: X-Men Red #1 (April, 2022)

  • Badass Normal: He's a mutant who was born without powers, but still fought against the Amenthi as one of their prisoners.
  • Commonality Connection: Quickly strikes up a friendship with Magneto over similar experiences in their youth.
  • Insistent Terminology: He is technically human, a rare but still occurring baseline born of mutants. However he was not born on Earth and still went through the same cruel oppression any mutant Arakki suffered at the hands of the Amenthi. Thus he is still an Arakki.
  • Jumped at the Call: Despite having only just met them, the Fisher King immediately agrees to join the Brother of Arrako when asked to by Sunspot and Storm.
  • Muggle Born of Mages: Much like Graydon Creed, he was born with no powers, but into a primarily mutant culture that respects power above all else.
  • Nice Guy: He does not subscribe to the same Blood Knight challenge culture the usual Arakkii does, believing that land and possessions can be shared. When Magneto challenges him he rebuked it and doesn’t hold it against the Master of Magnetism when he realizes this.
  • Red Baron: Known as "The Unarmed King" to some Arakki artisans.
  • Retired Badass: Some Arakki call him the "one who ruled at midnight" on seeing him.

    Weaponless Zsen 

Zsen

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Nationality: Arakkii

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: Legion of X #1 (May, 2022)

A member of the Inward Watch who was assigned to assist Nightcrawler in tracking down a rogue trickster god that fled to Krakoa from Arakko.


  • Blade Below the Shoulder: Her gauntlets have retractable claws.
  • Blue/Orange Contrast: Her skin is orange and wears a blue bodysuit.
  • Do You Want to Copulate?: Once Nightcrawler confirms that he's not bound by a vow of celibacy, Weaponless Zsen makes her interest very clear.
    Weaponless Zsen: Good. You're very pretty. Your skin reminds me of a lichen that grows on the battlefields of Amenth. We ought to $%&#.
    Nightcrawler: Wuh.
  • Fights Like a Normal: Her powers don't grant her any bonuses in combat, which is why she fights only using her blades.
  • Useless Superpowers: She's called weaponless not because she doesn't have any powers (which the Arakkii call weapons) but because they're completely useless for combat of any kind.

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