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

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In X-Men '97, Season 1, Episode 10, what did Professor X do to Magneto's mind?

Warning! Spoilers ahead! The question refers to X-Men '97 Season 1 Episode 10. My question is which option - (1) or (2) - is the correct or more plausible one.
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To what extent can Magneto harness Earth's magnetic field to recover faster from injuries?

It seems that Magneto can use Earth's magnetic field to recover faster from injuries. What are the extent, potential, healing rate, and limits of this ability? In X-Men The Animated Series, after hard-...
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Can Magneto control and manipulate metal ores?

Magneto is the master of magnetism and by controlling and manipulating electromagnetic fields he can control various metals (including non-Ferro-magnetic ones). Ore is a metal locked inside rocks via ...
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Why does Magneto not wear metal armor?

Magneto is the master of magnetism, capable of very precise control of metals, even to the level of building machines. Why does he not wear metal armor — either simple as a coat of plates or ...
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Did Charles Xavier train Magneto in the comics?

In the movie X-Men: First Class, if memory serves, Charles works with a group of mutants training them to control and increase their abilities. Although the initiative is presented as coming from both ...
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Short Marvel fanfic about Magneto having a head cold

I think I read this in college, which would put it online between 1998 and 2002. I thought I read it on the Fonts of Wisdom site, but I can't find it on there. It was a short humorous fanfic where ...
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In what way is Magneto "offering a home" to Xavier?

In the final scene of X-Men: Dark Phoenix we see Magneto sit down for a conversation with Xavier. He begins by asking Xavier how retirement is treating him and later says the following: MAGNETO: A ...
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Why did Magneto invade the heroes' base in Secret Wars?

In Marvel's Secret Wars miniseries (1985), issue #2, Magneto sneaks into the heroes' base and flies to the generator, thinking: There it is -- ! The power core which energizes this entire ...
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Has any author ever attempted to explain Magneto's fitness and longevity? [duplicate]

Many superheros have their origins in/around world war 2 or older events, Wonder woman was a nurse, captain america was a soldier, but other these characters very super powers explain their lack of ...
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Have Steve Rogers (Captain America) and a young Erik Lehnsherr (Magneto) interacted during WWII?

Captain America served in World War II and Magneto's backstory revolves around his time in a concentration camp. Have Steve Rogers and a young Erik Lehnsherr interacted during WWII? Presumably this ...
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Can Someone Explain Briar Raleigh and Magneto's Interest in Her?

So, doing some Internet surfing the other day and came across an article entitled 'Marvel Reveals New Brotherhood of Evil Mutants'. In the article, it said that the recent X-Men Blue #34 ended with ...
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Did X-Men: Magneto Testament ever get a sequel?

Due to how awesome the five-issue series X-Men: Magneto Testament was at fleshing out the character of Magneto, I was just curious, was there ever a sequel made? One of the main reasons I ask is due ...
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If Charles Xavier wore Magneto's helmet, would it block Charles from using his abilities?

Normally, the helmet is used to keep telepaths out of your head. Would the helmet work in reverse: when a telepath wears it, their abilities can't affect anyone? I tried searching for the answer to ...
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What's the source for movie Magneto's birthday?

This wiki article says that Erik Lehnsherr was born on January 30th 1930 but I don't know what this is based on!
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Can Magneto perform induction heating?

Magneto has control over magnetic fields, very high strength ones, but can he apply fast moving alternating fields? If so he should be able to perform induction heating, in fact, with his power he ...
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Does Magneto really need to point his hand while using his powers?

Magneto points his hand towards an object in most cases to use his power but in few cases he does without that. Here are few examples: X-Men Apocalypse (Youtube Clip) In factory when he goes back ...
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What happened to Magneto?

Magneto was MIA in the movie Logan. Chronologically, he was last seen near the end of Days of Future Past, in 2023. It would seem he hasn't seen Charles, Logan, and the X-men since then.
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In what issue did Magneto trap Banshee in a metal suit?

I have been doing research for an X-Men fan-fiction story, and recently found a picture online, depicting Banshee trapped in a metal suit, along with 2 more pictures, one which shows Magneto using ...
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Where did Magneto get his helmet from?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur) gives Magneto his helmet. In X-Men: First Class, Magneto gets his helmet from Sebastian Shaw. Are these two movies in the different universe or does ...
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Magneto and the loss of his powers

Repeatedly it is said that Magneto lost half of his powers while trying to destroy some Apocalypse starship. Do you know the name of the comic, or is it just a fact mentioned - but never depicted - in ...
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Why is Magneto's cape asymmetrical in Days of Future Past?

In the film X-Men: Days of Future Past, Magneto's cape, both in the future and in the past, Magneto's cape is weirdly uneven. Why is this the case? Is there some story-based reason for this? Or is ...
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Was Magneto pushing the bullet into the police officer's head?

As has been pointed out. Magneto did have the ability to stop the bullet fired at the officer in X Men II. Here's the rub... bullets aren't rockets with motors. Once their forward motion caused by the ...
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Can Magneto detect magnetic objects without seeing them?

Could someone with a metal bullet hit Magneto when he is not expecting it? In the movies, it looks like he has to concentrate on where the bullets are coming from which makes sense. More metal, more ...
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Can Magneto hack computers with his powers?

If Magneto's power is to manipulate magnetic fields, is he able to use this to control electronic equipment? Could he theoretically hack any computer? If not, why not? Is his power limited to ...
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Has Magneto ever abducted an enemy and held them hostage for any length of time?

I am currently working on an X-Men fan fiction story which acts as a modern retelling of the original Stan Lee/Jack Kirby stories. After after having the X-Men defeat Magneto the first time, I was ...
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Has Magneto ever derailed a train?

Ever since 1963, we have seen Eric Lensherr/Magneto do many astonishing things, some in comics, some in live-action, and even some in animated TV series. However, one thing I have never heard of the ...
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Why does Magneto control the wires instead of Shaw's helmet?

At the end of X-Men: First Class, Magneto controls the wires in Sebastian's nuclear reactor room to successfully take off Sebastian's helmet, this allows professor X to freeze Sebastian. The only ...
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Does Magneto have more powers in the movie X-Men: Days of Future Past? [duplicate]

In the movie X-Men : Days of Future Past, Magneto is shown not only controlling metal but breaking it down to microscopic level, inserting it into 8 different robots at the same time, controlling and ...
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Can a metalbender extract the metal from someone's body?

Although it would presumably require intense training and concentration to perform, would it be possible to extract the minerals from within someone's body (either their blood or other metals) through ...
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How does Magneto control the Sentinels?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Magneto is shown commanding one of the Sentinels to "Do what you were made for!" Why would the Sentinels accept any voice command from Magneto?
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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 (non-...
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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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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 from?

Magneto is one of the few hero/villains who has done things astronomical in proportion. I'm talking about things more incredible than lifting a 30,000 ton sub, such as creating a worm hole. Yet, with ...
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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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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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What are the limits of Magneto's magnetic field?

Is there any source about the strongest magnetic field Magneto can generate? Currently the strongest magnetic fields in continuous use (a few Tesla, maybe up to around 10 Tesla) are strong enough to ...
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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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Why is Magneto vs Iron Man not a simple victory for Magneto?

In Avengers vs. X-Men #2, Magneto clashes with Iron Man. According to the comic, "if you think this is no contest, you've never met Tony Stark.". I freely admit never meeting Tony Stark, so why isn't ...
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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?
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