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How to kill Wolverine?

Wolverine is a tough man, his regeneration power makes him almost indestructible. In the second X-Men movie, X2, Wolverine himself killed Deathstrike, a Mutant that had the same regeneration power as ...
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Can Wolverine swim?

I am talking about Wolverine with adamantium. I don't know the weight of Wolverine, but is Wolverine with adamantium bones rather heavier than with calcium bones? If some one has a canonical ...
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Out of two organic lumps of Wolverine, what decides which one would regenerate to full Wolverine?

Wolverine has regenerated from his skeleton. He can return from even a single cell. Cut off Wolverine's finger. A new finger will be grown from his body, but the dismembered finger will not be grown ...
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Why are Wolverine's teeth not Adamantium coated?

Wolverine's skeleton is fully coated with Adamantium, even his claws. But his teeth don't seem to be Adamantium coated, or at least he doesn't have Jaws's smile. Why?
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How much of Wolverine has to be left to heal?

Clearly, if Wolverine bleeds on the ground, a new Wolverine doesn't reconstitute himself from the drop. Presumably, if somehow his arm could be severed, that wouldn't happen there, either. If his head ...
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Why Doesn't the Adamantium Bone Covering Kill Wolverine?

I've seen the Adamantium covering over Wolverine's skeleton discussed here before, as well as on many sites on the web. I've also seen different info on what was covered. I'm not a huge X-Men fan, ...
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Pre-1993 comic in which Wolverine's claws were turned to rubber?

I remember many years ago reading a comic in which a one-appearance (or at any rate, obscure) character with transmutation powers turns Wolverine's claws to wobbly rubber. Wolverine, who had been in ...
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Why is Wolverine the only one able to remember "reality" after M-Day?

After Scarlet Witch changes reality in House of M, Wolverine is seen to be the only person to remember the Earth-616 reality. Why is this so? Everyone else's memories were changed by Wanda's power, ...
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Why were Wolverine’s metal blades shaped differently than his bone claws?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, he had ugly bones coming out of his hands. Assuming adamantium replaced his skeleton, the adamantium should have taken their shape, instead of being nicely-shaped blades. ...
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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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Should the Adamantium bullets have worked on Wolverine?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine has Adamantium bonded with his skeleton, after Wolverine escaped the operating room, Col. Striker is given a gun and Adamantium bullets. But according to the quote from ...
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Where did the concept of Adamantium come from, and is it used in other Sci-Fi works outside of X-Men?

I'm interested in the alloy that gave us Wolverine's claws. I want to know where the idea came from, how was the name determined? Was it just completely random? Where did the concept come from? Who ...
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Has Wolverine ever beaten The Hulk in a fight?

Wolverine and Hulk are two Marvel characters that have incredible powers of healing/recovery, making them extremely difficult (potentially impossible) to kill. In addition, both of them have super-...
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Can Wolverine get cavities?

Just got out of a dental appointment and I was wondering this about Wolverine: Can he get cavities? Does his teeth regenerate? If they're part of his skeletal system, why aren't they covered in ...
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How exactly do Wolverine's claws come out?

In answering this question Could Wolverine's claws be prevented from unsheathing if his wrists are bent? I couldn't find anything that actually described what caused Wolverines claws to pop out. I'...
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If Magneto's metal helmet can block Professor X's telepathic powers, why can't Wolverine's adamantium skull?

Do we know anything about the difference in the concept between those two cases?
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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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Could Wolverine survive a nuclear bomb?

According to the Marvel wiki on adamantium , A sufficient amount is capable of surviving multiple nuclear explosions with no damage. And an answer on another question here says that Wolverine can ...
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How could this Adamantium piece be destroyed in The Wolverine?

In The Wolverine there is a scene in which I know about the Silver Samurai's ability of generating a tachyon field surrounding (usually) his sword, but I thought this couldn't cut through Adamantium. ...
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Can Rogue harness Wolverine's adamantium blades after touching him?

Rogue has the ability to harness the abilities of other mutants for a short while upon any sort of skin contact. Upon touching Wolverine she is able to use his regenerative properties but what about ...
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What was Wolverine doing during X-Men:First Class?

In the 2011 superhero movie X-Men: First Class, Wolverine has a cameo while, in my own words, Magneto and Prof X are out recruiting X-Men. First Class is set in 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis. ...
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In Logan, what disease is this character dying of?

In the 2017 movie Logan, is dying of some disease, which is causing him to age and not regenerate as well. When he is helped by the small town doctor, the doctor offers to run some tests to help ...
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To what extent are Wolverine's claws indestructible?

It's said that Wolverine's Adamantium claws are indestructible. However, when he rubs his claws against each other, it creates sparks. Don't sparks represent damage/chipping? Are Wolverine's claws ...
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Does Wolverine's healing factor still work properly in Logan (the movie)?

In the trailer for the upcoming movie Logan (2016), we can see that Wolverine's back is covered in scars: However, in the rest of Fox's X-Men/Wolverine movies, he ...
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Does Wolverine have a hole in his forehead?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, So the projectile penetrated the adamantium skull and damaged the brain. Adamantium is an inorganic substance. It will survive anything that would otherwise destroy the ...
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Could Wolverine's claws be prevented from unsheathing if his wrists are bent?

When retracted, Wolverine's claws are stored in his arms. In order to unsheathed them, they must pass though his wrist and move along the space between his knuckles. Due to the way Wolverine's claws ...
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In which order should I watch the X-Men movies to know Wolverine's full sequential story?

I have watched like two X-Men movies before (can't remember which) then I just watched X-men Days of Future Past recently. I got kinda confused about Wolverine (bone claws, then metal claws, then bone ...
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Did Wolverine fight in WWII with Capt America?

In a few of the Marvel back stories, it's shown that Wolverine fought alongside The Cap during WWII. Is this ever acknowledged in the Marvel movie franchises?
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Were Wolverine's claws formed as part of forming his Adamantium coated skeleton?

Were Wolverine's claws formed as part of forming his Adamantium coated skeleton? Or were they part of his mutation?
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Why is Wolverine's hand missing?

In the picture below it appears that (this version of) Wolverine has only got one hand and one set of claws, the other hand seems to be missing. What happened to his missing hand and claws? How did ...
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Can Wolverine build muscle mass?

In previous discussions regarding Wolverine's regenerative capabilities such as When Wolverine regenerates, how does his hair know when to stop growing?, one of the ideas floated around is that his ...
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Can the power of Wolverine be nullified?

From the movie X-Men 3: The Last Stand. The dart with the Jimmy/Leech's power that cures mutants hits Wolverine. Will he be cured or be immune? It seems to me (without reference) that the cure ...
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How can Wolverine stand with so much Adamantium?

Adamantium is an indestructible metal in the Marvel Comics. Wolverine was infused with the metal. But since the metal is indestructible it means it is dense, very dense. How can Wolverine stand ...
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Old Man Logan - how did the Hulk end up as a villain?

I don't read a lot of comics, and most of those I do are from DC or indie publishers. However, I recently picked up Old Man Logan just because I liked the art (that's the only usual reason I read any ...
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If Wolverine regenerated a limb, would it be covered in adamantium?

We've discussed Wolverine regenerating his body after nuclear explosions, but his adamantium-laced skeleton was left in tact afterwards. After Magneto ripped the adamantium from his body, Wolverine ...
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What happened to the first nine Weapon programmes?

Wolverine was created in the Weapon X program (in fact he became Weapon X). Does this mean there were nine other attempts at bonding adamantium to a skeleton, or does it mean there were 9 other ...
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When Wolverine regenerates, how does his hair know when to stop growing?

When Wolverine regenerates, why does his hair stop growing? EDITED TO ADD: In Avengers vs. X-Men #3, he goes from this to this
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Will Wolverine ever die naturally?

Wolverine's incredible regeneration power heals and repairs his body when damaged. Does this power work against aging and tissue decaying processes? or, aging processes affect his regeneration power ...
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Why don’t Logan’s hands bleed when he pops his claws in The Wolverine?

In The Wolverine, with his healing suppressed, there should be bleeding when Logan pops his claws. Why does he bleed from bullet wounds, but not his hands?
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Have Captain America and Wolverine ever fought?

Both have advanced healing powers, one has an Adamantium coated skeleton and claws and the other has a Vibranium shield. Wolverine has his special sense ability, but Captain America has brilliant ...
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What would happen if Wolverine stopped eating?

Canon wise... if Wolverine stops breathing he doesn't die but rather goes into a coma like state (X-Men: Days of Future Past). However, what would happen if he were to stop eating? Life cannot exist ...
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Is Wolverine an alcoholic?

Wolverine's love of beer is fairly well known. According to Wikipedia, he can even suffer the effects of intoxication if he binges. However, does he have an actual alcohol dependence? Considering ...
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Wolverine (with a criss crossed skin?) rescues the X-men which are in a strange hallucinated world

Some 20 years ago (I feel old: we are talking the first half of the 90s) I was reading (in italian translation, so probably we were lagging some years with respect to the original publication dates) ...
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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 Blood stick on Wolverine's blades?

Wolverine has stabbed a number of opponents using his adamantium blades in the movies but every time he does so and takes out the blade from someones' body it's nice and shiny. There's not even a ...
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What is Wolverine the best at?

One of the common lines associated with Wolverine is "He's the best he is at what he does." Now I think the line sounds great and it truly gives you an image of Logan, but I've never quite understood ...
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Story with Wolverine? in wheelchair + Beast being cared for by younger mutant on journey

I'm trying to find a story I read a year or so ago. This is what I recall: Wolverine is basically an invalid and confined to a wheelchair, Beast has been damaged and has the mental capacity of a small ...
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Since when do X-Men comics exist in X-Men?

In the second Logan trailer, we see that X-Men comics exist in the X-Men universe: LOGAN: [leafs through X-Men comic] We've got ourselves an X-Men fan ... Maybe ...
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Has Wolverine ever had his claws ripped out?

Wolverine's claws are coated in adamantium just like his skeleton, but there is no direct adamantium connection between the two - the claws are attached to muscle & tendon, not bone. It seems to ...
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How old is Wolverine?

How old is Wolverine? Wasn't he in the civil war or something? It seems like movies keep showing flashbacks of earlier and earlier events.
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