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In Astonishing X-Men #5, Ord, an alien villain hailing from the Breakworld, claims the following:

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there is no substance on earth this blade cannot cut through.

Yet, Wolverine with his beta-adamantium claws is standing in the same room. Is Ord bluffing, or is his disc-like weapon indeed made of a unique metallic material ? And would it be able to cut through Colossus's Osmium skin (who appears later on in the comic) ?

The Marvel wiki doesn't have more information, only Ord's quote.

  • Considering his short duration in the Marvel Universe (all of 5 issues), this may be a question without an answer. There isn't a lot of detail about Ord out there. I'm not finding anything more than what you've already stated. – SocioMatt Dec 28 '12 at 15:26
  • Hm, yes, I'm afraid that might be the outcome. Still, I wanted to put the question out there, as it genuinely intrigued me. – pleinolijf Dec 28 '12 at 18:35
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It's an unspecified alien metal from the planet Breakworld.

According to this forum his bladed weapons can "hurt Colossus noticeably" (bottom of 1st post). Not exactly cannon, but as @SocioMatt pointed out, probably the best info available.

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He could have just been wrong.

The simplest explanation is that Ord may not have had adequate information to make that statement.

Any statement made by a character must be evaluated from THAT character's level of information.

Comic universes are worlds full of hyperbole. Unless the character has the informational resources to make a definitive statement, all it is is their opinion or hypothesis.

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