There is already this question: Does Wolverine still get his adamantium skeleton after Days of Future Past?

To me, the claws in the future were squared off at the end and not pointy, more like a bevel end chisel.

What did I see and what is the reason for this?

  • related, not dupe: How did Wolverine get his sharp claws? - it talks about why the claws have honed edges instead of following the bone shape
    – phantom42
    May 30, 2014 at 14:35
  • promo image of future-wolverine
    – phantom42
    May 30, 2014 at 14:37
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    @phantom42: This is not what I remember from the film. Am I mis-remembering? May 30, 2014 at 14:52
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    Found a quote from Singer implying that Magneto fixed the claws, though I don't recall that actually being mentioned in the movie. If Magneto is involved, any shape is possible.
    – phantom42
    May 30, 2014 at 15:41
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    I found this video clip. In the 3/4 angle view, I could see the claws as being interpreted as having a blunt tip, but the other angles show that they're sharp.
    – phantom42
    Jun 3, 2014 at 0:22

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Here is a screen capture of the offending appearance:

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Actually, what I saw is due to the quick edit and the high contrast in the scene with an unfortunate shadow which appeared to hide much of the length and blend it into the background.

The three horizontal lines on the right of the image and most of the blade could not be readily noticed. (Just turn down your monitor's brightness or blur your eyes to see the effect.)

No in- or out-of-universe explanation is necessary besides lighting and human perception.

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