Questions tagged [x-men]

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Did Apocalypse enhance mutants' superpowers permanently?

Is Charles Xavier the only one whose powers were not permanently affected? This question assumes that Apocalypse enhanced mutants' superpowers permanently. Is this true? I want proper citation. I am ...
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The difference between Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver in the Onslaught Event

So I just finished reading the one shot Onslaught Marvel Universe which can be seen as the climax in the whole Onslaught event: Shamelessly copied from the summary on marvel.wikia But what I don't ...
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In what year was it revealed that Wolverine has an adamantium skeleton?

When did readers learn that Wolverine has such feature? Was it known from the very first appearance of Wolverine in 'The Incredible Hulk #180' from October 1974?
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How did Victor Creed become Sabertooth, and can he heal from injuries like this?

In the movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine Victor Creed, Wolverine's half brother, falls off the top of the Reactor and his fate is not shown. In the X Men movie series, he is shown as Sabertooth. Does ...
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Has X-Men ever offered an in-universe explanation for how the “impossible” arises from a biological explanation?

First, let me say, I know people are going to say "It's just a comic/movie franchise, you have to suspend disbelief". Please bear with me. X-Men is a little different than other franchises. We ...
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Did Nightcrawler ever get to be a priest?

Nightcrawler for a long time thought he had managed to become an ordained priest, but for some reason this was retconned as an illusion and all his hard work was undone. Did he eventually become a ...
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Are there other mutants with secondary powers?

In the X-Men films (and assumingly comics), we see characters obtain secondary powers unrelated to their primary mutation. The most obvious example is Kitty Pryde later developing an ability to send ...
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Does Husk Have to Pull off Her Shed Skin?

I am currently trying to catch up on X-Men, and was curious about the character of Paige Guthrie, who uses the code name 'Husk', due to her mutant ability to shed her skin. However, I have noticed ...
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Which was the X-Men comic where the mutant Santa Claus appeared, and what are his powers?

I've heard so many times that Santa Claus is the most powerful mutant. But when did he appear in the comics, and what kind of powers does he have?
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What can Professor X do to a dead body?

I mean he can take control of a living brain/person. Can he totally morph into a dead brain? Can he read the memory of a dead person? Can he control someone who was just killed? Or anyone killed ...
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In X-Men: Evolution, is Apocalypse associated to the power or technology of time travel?

Years before, I have watched several episodes of The X-men: The Animated Series. And I saw how Apocalypse became the most formidable foe of the x-men because he has tapped the power of time travel. ...
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When was the first suggestion that Patrick Stewart should play Charles Xavier / Prof. X?

In honor of the release of Logan, widely acknowledged most likely to be the last time Patrick Stewart will play Professor X: It strikes me as rather lucky that a bald English actor of the skill and ...
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How many times has Apocalypse transferred his powers into another mutant's body?

In X:Men Apocalypse we are shown Apocalypse transferring not only his consciousness, but his powers into another mutant's body: Without any reference to the comics, ...
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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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Which X-Men timeline does Deadpool belong to (post X-Men movies)

This is my first post, so I'm not sure if this is a repeat question or not. I appreciate any answers you guys can give me. Given that X-Men: Days of Future Past retconned the entire X-Men series, ...
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Was there ever consideration of a scene concerning Beast in Deadpool?

Near the end of the 2016 film Deadpool, one of the lines Wade shouts out is: "And tell Beast to stop shitting on my lawn!" I heard rumors that they had actually considered bringing in Nicholas ...
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Why is Wolverine afraid of flying?

Wolverine has said he's "afraid" of swimming because he's vulnerable in the water and can drown, but why is he afraid of flying? Is it an unexplained phobia or is it explained in any comic? We all ...
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How did Wolverine manage to approach Phoenix?

In the movie X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) Phoenix had the ability to scatter atoms of everyone around with a use of kinetic energy. Did Wolverine manage to come close enough to Phoenix because his ...
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Where did the children spend their time during X-Men 2?

During X-Men 2, the school is attacked, and so the student body flees. We follow one group for the bulk of the film, but there were others. Specifically, I'm curious about the younger students. ...
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What is known about these “Captain Raygun” characters?

In X-Men 2 you see in a very short scene the name of a jet-pilot, CAPT. RAYGUN MacLAI. I googled a bit, but only found a name from battlestar galactica which sounds similar, Captain Raymond "Raygun" ...
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Why is Mutant X in a cage? Is this after/before X-men Days of future past?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, "Weapon X" is created and Wolverine escapes. In Apocalypse he is back in a case, and escapes again. How are these two Wolverine's connected?
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What did this character hit to cause the massive explosion?

In the movie X-Men Apocalypse we see, This sequence was quite fast, so I couldn't understand what did he hit. Was it the Jet or some secret stash of explosives ?
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In X-Men: Apocalypse why was the jail security so poorly armed?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, when... ...they are spotted on camera and security arrives to apprehend them. A few hours before, they were using more effective weapons, but now only have conventional firearms....
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What's the extent of Apocalypse's abilities?

Apocalypse claimed to possess many abilities What are his original power(s), and what has he collected over time?
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What are the tubes on apocalypses head for? [duplicate]

Dont know how to describe this better, but what are the two tubes on every side of apocalypse head? Are they part of his armor? Or part of his body? What is the usage of them? Does he also have them ...
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What is Apocalypse's real name?

Apocalypse is the name given to the lead antagonist of this movie. What is the name he was known by to the ancient Egyptians? Is that his real name as opposed to, say, his many "god names"? If it's ...
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What passage from The Once and Future King does Professor X read?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Professor X reads a passage from T.H. White's The Once and Future King to his students. Which passage did he read? Answer preferably should contain the quote.
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Is Apocalypse's power-buffing effect permanent?

One of Apocalypse's advertised abilities is the power to buff any other mutant's powers, which he used primarily on his four principal followers. Can this effect be permanent?
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Did Quicksilver eat the rest of the pizza?

Where have the other slices of the pizza (except the one the dog was already eating) gone after the "rescue"?
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Were the robots at the end of 'X-Men: Apocalypse' Sentinels?

Were the robots at the end of X-men: Apocalypse Sentinels? I assumed they were, but I also heard otherwise.
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Was that Warren Worthington III?

In the movie X-Men: Apocalypse, we see a character with wings that becomes one of Apocalypse's four horseman. I would have to assume that that's Warren Worthington III aka Angel aka Archangel. But, I ...
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Exactly what happened to Charles Xavier in this scene?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, we see Charles Xavier Exactly how did this happen? Did Apocalypse intentionally pull them out or was something else going on here that resulted in this happening to Charles?
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What's going to happen to Earth's nukes in X-Men: Apocalypse?

One of the first things that Apocalypse does to demonstrate his power is to It's never explained what's going to happen to all of them after the movie ends. Are they going to crash back to Earth ...
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Nightcrawler in X2 and Apocalypse

In X2, it appears that Jean and Storm don't know who Nightcrawler is. In Apocalypse, they do. By my understanding, Apocalypse was set in an earlier chronological time reference. What's going on?
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In the X-Men cinematic universe, is Apocalypse the first mutant?

In the movie X-Men: Apocalypse, it seems that Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur) is the first mutant ever, given that he was alive around 3600 BC. Is there any canon information from the cinematic universe, ...
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X-Men : Days of Future Past - Kitty Role [duplicate]

I was thinking Kitty aka Shadow Cat, her only power was that she can move through objects or let objects pass through her or go through walls and ceilings. In the new X-Men movie Days of Future Past, ...
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Days of Future Past: why did Magneto have to be broken out?

In Days of Future Past, Wolverine's consciousness is sent to the 1970s to warn a young Professor X about the threat that the Sentinel program poses. In order to prevent the Sentinel program from being ...
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Days of Future Past's new mutants

I saw "X-Men: Days of Future Past" recently and because I don't read the comics was left with a few questions about the characters. What is Bishop's power? Who is the fire producing mutant ...
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Is the outcome of X-Men Apocalypse already known thanks to the ending of X-Men: Days of Future Past?

If I understand correctly, this movie takes place in the new timeline created by X-Men: Days of Future Past. But the placing of where on that timeline has it after the "past" of X-Men: Days of Future ...
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How does Magneto have his powers in Days of Future Past?

In The Last Stand Magneto didn't have his powers after Beast injected him with the cure. But in Days of Future Past he had his powers. If Days of Future Past was part of the original X-Men series, isn'...
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Why did En Sabah Nu want Professor X's powers? [closed]

It's my understanding that En Sab absorbs powers when he transfers to another person's body. It's also my understanding that when Prof. X was connected to Cerebro, En Sab was amazed at his ...
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Who are the “fittest” in Apocalypse's vision of the future?

The mutant En Sabah Nur, commonly known (amongst family, friends, comic afficionados) as Apocalypse, has a very core belief which acts as a guiding principle for his master scheme, as shown in the ...
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Were the Egyptian Four Horsemen characters from the comics?

In the opening sequence of X-Men: Apocalypse, we see the "Four Horsemen" of Apocalypse These are not the original Four Horsemen of Apocalypse from the comics: War, Famine, Pestilence, & Death. ...
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Why didn't Xavier go back in time?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Kitty Pryde can send people's minds back in time to their younger selves. Because of the strain this puts on the mind, she can only send most people back a few days at ...
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How were Professor X, Magneto, Wolverine and Storm surviving the Sentinels?

In X-Men: Days of the Future Past movie, there was no solution against Sentinels other than changing the past. Also, Sentinels were very smart in searching mutants. Team of Professor X (in the X-jet) ...
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Why doesn’t Quicksilver’s speed cause a sonic boom, lethal to anyone around him? [duplicate]

In X-Men: Days of the Future Past movie, Quicksilver played speed god in Pentagon kitchen to save his new friends (this looked much much faster than his speed demo at home). Due to that speed, ...
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If Xavier kept taking his “medication” in the '70s, how we end up in the prologue scene of X3, acknowledging the events of DoFP? [duplicate]

In X-Men: DoFP a significant alteration of the timeline is occurred. For a moment let's ignore that alteration. We are in 1973 and Professor X keeps taking his medication for the next few years in ...