The X-Men are a superhero team in the Marvel Universe, all of whom are mutants and therefore posses an innate special power due to genetic mutation. This franchise first appeared in 1963 in comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and have since gone on to include dozens of spin-off comic book titles, 5 ...

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Has Beast always been able to transform at will?

In X-Men Days of Future Past Beast is obviously able to transform at will. However, in the few scenes of X1-3 he appeared in, he's always been depicted in his beast form. Can he transform in one film ...
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Does old Professor X have any powers in X-Men: Days of Future Past? If so, how?

If we accept that in X-Men 3: The Last Stand just prior to being killed, doesn't this imply that he no longer has his powers? Even if that's not guarantee that they would have manifested the ...
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Why is Prof X in a wheelchair in X-Men Days of Future Past’s future/present?

In X-Men 3: The Last Stand, which was explicitly in continuity in the timeline from which Wolverine was sent back to the past, Jean destroys Xavier's body. The answers to How can Professor Xavier be ...
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What is Logan really remembering from the time he was experimented on?

During x-men 1, Logan is remembering/dreaming about the times he has been experimented on (which was the same experiment) which was shown to us also in Wolverine Origins or well I presume it was the ...
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Is Legion (David Haller) still alive?

I really enjoyed Legion’s character in the recent run of X-Men. But in the end But it hasn’t gone on to explain whether it’s really him or just And if he is do we think he'll be allowed out ...
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Why is Victor Creed's Hair black in “X-men Origins: Wolverine” [closed]

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, why is Victor Creed's hair black? I thought that his hair was supposed to be blonde or a dirty yellow as I thought it was supposed to be in the comic. Was his hair ...
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Is X-Men Origins: Wolverine canon?

At the beginning of X-Men Origins: Wolverine we see that Logan (AKA Wolverine) and Colonel William Stryker were working together by the end of the Vietnam war. For 5 years after the war he lives in ...
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What happens to parts of Mystique that are cut off?

In the original X-Men movie, Mystique takes the form of Wolverine, including the appearance of having Adamantium claws. The claws are clearly not actual Adamantium though, as Wolverine is able to ...
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Is Mystique just a better Colossus?

Basically, what is the extent of Mystique's powers? Could she mirror Colossus as he turns to steel? Or at least look like she was made of steel? What materials can she turn into? And if she can’t ...
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If the “Sentinel” Program exists since 1973 why it was never mentioned in the original trilogy of X-Men? [duplicate]

In X-Men DoFP we see that Trask Industries had developed a program to wipe out all mutants (the Sentinels). In the original timeline, though, where Mystique kills Trask and the American Government ...
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If Xavier kept taking his “medication” in the '70s, how we end up in the prologue scene of X3? [duplicate]

In X-Men: DoFP a significant alteration of the timeline is occurred. For a moment let's ignore that alteration. We are in 1973 and Professor X keeps taking his medication for the next few years in ...
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What materials can Kitty Pryde not phase through? Can she phase through admantium?

What materials can Kitty Pryde not phase through? Could she phase through admantium? Please provide citations to back up your answer to each question.
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Given that Wolverine kills a lot of people, why does Professor Xavier like & trust him so much? [closed]

[My question is based on the relationship depicted in the films.] Recently, I watched all the X-Men films again. I understand that Wolverine is supposed to be an angry dude. But I was surprised by ...
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Why doesn't professor X influence mind of Trask?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, why doesn't professor X influence the mind of Trask instead of doing all the other effort? He does seem to influence human minds, as we saw when he changes the mind of ...
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Does anyone have a realistic theory to why Wolverine can't regenerate his memory?

I watched the X-men movies and read some of the comics but I couldn't understand how he couldn't just regenerate his brain to get his memories? I thought things associated with his Nervous Systems ...
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How come no one noticed Logan's bullet hole? [duplicate]

At the end of X-Men Origins Wolverine Logan got shot in the head with an Adamantium Bullet which was the only thing strong enough to get though his Adamantium bones. Is it explained how no one ...
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Does Quicksilver's walkman speed up with him?

In Days Of Future Past, Quicksilver spends a lot of time playing with electronics. In his famous tour de force scene in the Pentagon, he specifically puts his headphones on before running around the ...
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How can Kitty Pryde achieve time travel with her phasing abilities?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, how does Kitty Pryde suddenly get the power to send people's minds back in time? Initially she was only able to phase through objects and could extend this power to ...
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Does Colossus' metal “disappear” when in normal form?

Colossus has two main states: Normal (human) form Armored form When in his normal form, is his metal completely gone, or is it somehow still in his molecular structure and just in a weaker state? ...
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Why doesn't Quicksilver create sonic booms?

In both the comics and X-Men: Days of Future Past, Quicksilver is described as being able to break the sound barrier. Wikipedia explains sonic booms: A sonic boom is the sound associated with the ...
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How fast can Quicksilver run?

In the movie X-Men: Days of Future Past, it looks like Quicksilver runs so fast that everything is almost at a standstill. Just how fast can he run? Speed of light? There is a scene where he takes ...
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How can Professor Xavier be alive? [duplicate]

On X-Men 3:The Last Stand, we see that Professor Charles Xavier died and Jean Grey killed him, and his body turn into pieces. But on X-Men: Days of Future Past he's alive and well. I'm pretty ...
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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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What's with the shape of Wolverine's claws in the future?

There is already this question: Does Wolverine still get his adamantium skeleton after Days of Future Past? I think I saw the claws in the future were squared off at the end and not pointy. Did I ...
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Does Wolverine still get his adamantium skeleton after Days of Future Past?

So at the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past, we see What I'm wondering is, Plus I guess this is now an alternate time line, so there's probably no canon that covers this. Any suggestions?
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Has Charles Xavier ever exhibited the ability to freeze minds/time in the comics?

In the X-Men movies, Professor Charles Xavier exhibits the ability to freeze minds, effectively stopping time for people on a fairly large scale, freezing everyone in the Oval Office and an entire ...
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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 does Wolverine's healing factor work?

I am interested to know how exactly Wolverine's body regenerates/heals from wounds. From what I understand about the 'human' body's healing is that it uses a complex system of metabolism and other ...
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How does Mystique change height?

If mass and matter cannot be created nor destroyed, then how does Mystique get taller or shorter, for example when she Do her atoms and organs simply rearrange themselves? Does she become more ...
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What timeline is the post-credit scene at the end of The Wolverine in?

Through the X-Men film universe (X-Men 1-3, X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and The Wolverine), we see at least three distinct timelines/alternate realities. ...
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Who was in the X-Men: Days of Future Past post-credits scene?

At the end of the film X-Men: Days of Future Past, there's a short scene after the credits. In it, Who was this character, and why were they featured in the post-credits scene?
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What is Wolverine's full name?

I know his name is Logan, but I don't actually know if it's his first name, or last name, or if he even has a first and a last name. To my understanding he ran away from his parents and chose to name ...
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Havoc and Cyclops current fox franchise of X-Men

At first I was only slightly aware that Cyclops had a brother. I had watched a bunch of the cartoons growing up, read a few of the comics, and Cyclops was one of my favorite characters. I watched all ...
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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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When Magneto removed the adamantium from Wolverine's body in X-Men #25, why does Xavier call him “Magnus”?

Born Max Eisenhardt, Magnus was one of Magneto's aliases, used after being in concentration camps, and living with Magda (the mother of the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver) after an outbreak of his ...
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When was Mystique declared mother to Nightcrawler?

According to the marvel wiki, Mystique is Nightcrawler's mother. When was this declared in the comic book? I do know that they mentioned it in both the 1990 X-Men cartoon and X-Men:Evolution ...
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Limits of Mystique's shapeshifting

I've read that Mystique can turn into animals and inanimate objects, but could she turn into something really small, like a bug? What are the limits of her shapeshifting powers?
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Can Wolverine clone himself? [duplicate]

From what I've been reading, all that Wolverine needs in order to regenerate is a single cell. No matter how badly he's been damaged, blown-up or incinerated, he's survived because, supposedly, a ...
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Does Gambit have a forgotten power of creating illusions?

A long long time ago I read a comic book, in which Gambit was training against Wolverine in the Danger Room and Jubilee was in the control chamber. After a little fight Gambit's eyes start blinking, ...
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Can Mystique shapeshift into non-humanoid animals in the comics?

In X-Men: Evolution, Mystique is shown to shapeshift into a wolf and an eagle. The powers and abilities of characters have been a little different for many characters when jumping between mediums and ...
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Is Quicksilver in the X-Men movies the same as in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

Ok, I have a couple of questions regarding Quicksilver, but it's all linked so... Are the two Quicksilver characters from the X-Men movies and Avengers: Age of Ultron the same person? I thought ...
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What's the recommended reading order for Fall of the Mutants (X-Men)?

I've been searching the net for some definitive (or even a suggestion) for a reading order for this X-Men crossover but I'm coming up blank. The best one I saw was from this site but I'm a bit ...
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X-Men Comics Reading Order

I have all the "All New X-Men" comics, the 10 issues of "Battle of the Atom", and all of "Uncanny X-Men." What is the correct order to read them in? I want to stay true to the story as much as I can. ...
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How are Wolverine's claws still in his body?

Everyone knows that Wolverine's adamantium claws are super-sharp — sharper than even a razor — and virtually indestructible. What puzzled me the first time I saw Wolverine is: how do the claws stay in ...
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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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When does Illyana Rasputin train with Doctor Strange?

Issue 7 of Uncanny X-Men: Volume 3 ends with Illyana approaches Doctor Strange, Issue 8 picks up and Illyana is with the team and no mention is made of what happened between these two issues. ...
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Telepathy vs. Telekinesis in Marvel Universe

I've been wondering why Professor X, generally considered to be one of the most powerful mutants, was susceptible to physical attacks to his head and body by people using helmets to block his ...
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Where does Beast bring 5 original X-Men from past to present?

In a "Previously" blurb of "Wolverine and the X-Men #24", they say: "Beast, ... made a desperate play of bringing the original five X-Men from the past to the present". But I read every single ...
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Was Toad's slime attack meant to do more than kill Jean Grey in X1?

During the short sequence between Jean Grey and Toad. Seeing Toad spit his slimy substance on Jean's face, was it strictly supposed to suffocate Jean Grey or was it also meant to carry an odor to make ...