In a nutshell, how well does spider-sense work against short range teleportation (like Nightcrawler) and how well against long range teleportation (like The Hood). I'm curious at what point, if at all, is Spider-Man alerted to someone teleporting near to him. Can he be 'jumped in' on without being alerted by his spider-sense more easily than he could be snuck up on in a conventional sense?

Anyone know if there's a 616 precedent for this, or if it's all over the map depending on who was writing at the time?

Thanks in advance

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    I haven't read the issues myself, but I know that Spider-Man and Kurt have squared off on a few occasions. The comments I've read have said that Kurt has the upper hand as Spidey can't pinpoint where the danger is coming from. – phantom42 Apr 9 '13 at 14:43

The Spot is one of Spider-Man's most difficult adversaries. While his abilities aren't clearly defined as "Teleportation" they do function in almost the same way as Nightcrawler's They both open portals to alternate dimensions then transit through said portal to an exit point at a different location. The main difference between the two is the level of control over those portals. While Nightcrawler teleports his entire body and a certain amount of the surrounding area, The Spot can move, all or portions of his body through his "spots". Spider-Man's "Spider Sense" can not predict attacks from other dimensions, so if Nightcrawler where to attack him it would be the same difficulty as fighting The Spot.


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    That’s a great picture. Kind of sums up Spider-Man in one shot. – Paul D. Waite Apr 9 '13 at 22:45
  • I'm going to mark this as the answer, sounds like it's the same no matter what the distance is. Thank you sir. – GoodGuyJim Apr 16 '13 at 14:02

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