Magneto is one of the main antagonists in the Marvel X-Men universe.

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How did Magneto get out of prison in the original timeline?

In X-Men: Days of Future past, the timelines between the war future and the end-of-the-movie future begin to diverge when Wolverine wakes up in the past and begins meddling with things, such as ...
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How does Magneto shave while in prison?

In the "X-Men : Days of Future Past" movie, Magneto is kept in a plastic prison with no metal objects allowed to be brought close to him, yet he is clean shaven. Is this a mistake in the movie or is ...
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How could Magneto stop the bullet fired at the police officer's head?

In the first X-Men movie, Magneto is shown to stop a bullet in mid-flight. How can this be possible? Magneto's power is the control of magnetic forces but normal bullets are made from nonferrous ...
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How is Magneto pulling Mystique in the Days of Future Past trailer?

As seen in this screencap, Magneto seems to be pulling Mystique towards him using his powers. What I don't understand is, how can Magneto affect Mystique? Since when did he gain the ability to ...
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Can Magneto control light as well?

As Magneto has control of magnetism, can he create darkness? Light itself is an electromagnetic wave, and eliminating the magnetic part of light might cause it to be “invisible” to the human eye.
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In X-Men: First Class, in the beginning scene, why doesn't the child Erik attempt to kill Shaw?

Near the beginning of the movie, in the Shaw's office scene, after Shaw shot Erik's mother, Erik got really mad and he killed the two soldiers and messed the room up. Why didn't he attempt to kill ...
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Why does Magneto not exhaust himself? Where does he get his energy source?

First off, I'm not trying nit picker here. I'm more than willing to give the writers and creators of "heroes/villains" some leeway on the super powers used. I've researched several scientific ...
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What's the range of Magneto's powers?

As the summary says, is the range of Magneto's powers mentioned anywhere?
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Who are the villains at the end of the 90s X-Men cartoon intro?

At the end of the 90s X-Men animated series intro, there is a clash between the Professor Xavier's X-Men and Magneto's team. I recognize most of the villains, but am unable to identify a few of them. ...
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Is Magneto able to manipulate Vibranium?

We know Magneto is able to affect even adamantium as shown when he extracts all the adamantium from Wolverine's body. Is he also able to affect or control vibranium? Has that been shown in any Marvel ...
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Is Magneto officially an Omega Level Mutant?

I've read various forums suggesting he is an Omega Level Mutant (I agree with others that this term maybe needs rewording or defining) however in my experience he has never been officially mentioned ...
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Can Magneto Lift Thor's Hammer?

One of my friends posted this on FaceBook: and it got me wondering if Magneto's power over metal was strong enough to lift/control Mjolnir.
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Do Magneto's powers work at faster than light speed?

According to the X-Men wikia, Magneto has a variety of powers including: the superhuman power to channel, manipulate, and generate magnetic fields that exist naturally or artificially Is there a ...
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How did Magneto get his powers back after M-Day?

Magneto was one of the many mutants de-powered after M-Day, but he has since regained his powers. This was first alluded to in Uncanny X-Men #500 when Magneto was seen working with the High ...
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How has Magneto aged so gracefully?

Magneto currently resides with Cyclops on utopia and is barely showing any signs of aging, despite being born in the 1920s. I realize that this is also the case for many other characters in cartoons ...
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Can Magneto control Colossus?

I know Magneto can control magnetic fields, to an insane extent, even to the point of manipulating Adamantium. I know he never does it in the movies, but is it ever explored in the comics or cartoons ...
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Magneto lifting and throwing humans?

Can Magneto lift and throw humans like Darth Vader can with Force powers? And did Magneto do it in the comics?