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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 ...
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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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Has Beast always been able to transform at will?

In X-Men Days of Future Past Beast is obviously able to transform at will. However, in the few scenes of X1-3 he appeared in, he's always been depicted in his beast form. Can he transform in one film ...
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Why Mystique can't do what Sentinels are doing? [duplicate]

Sentinels are mainly based on Mystique's Gene, therefore they can transform and adapt to any target. Then why Mystique herself can't do these? (she just changes her appearance and voice)
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Did X-Men Days of Future Past bring any innovation to the time travel theme? [closed]

X-Men: Days of Future Past wasn't the first with time travel theme. Did it bring something different? What was the innovation?
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If the “Sentinel” Program existed since 1973 why it was never mentioned in the original trilogy of X-Men? [duplicate]

In X-Men DoFP we see that Trask Industries had developed a program to wipe out all mutants (the Sentinels). In the original timeline, though, where Mystique kills Trask and the American Government ...
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Why were the Sentinel ships made out of metal?

In the last battle of DoFP, future Magneto and Storm create a massive explosion (by electrically charging and blowing up the future Blackbird) and destroy a vast amount of Sentinel ships. This ...
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What's with the shape of Wolverine's claws in the future?

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 ...
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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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Why doesn't professor X influence mind of Trask?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, why doesn't professor X influence the mind of Trask instead of doing all the other effort? He does seem to influence human minds, as we saw when he changes the mind of ...
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Was Mystique seen on TV talking to herself when she was talking to Xavier during his freeze mind trick?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, near the end of the movie there is a scene where Mystique has Then Xavier uses his psychic power to have a conversation with her. At this point, all of the cameras in ...
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Is there a comic detailing how the dystopian future in X-Men: Days of Future Past came about?

I like reading about dystopian storylines, so I'm wondering if there's a comic that shows how humanity started descending into chaos after the Sentinels became activated.
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How can Wolverine sleep on a waterbed given his extra adamantium weight?

Can anyone explain Wolverine having no trouble sleeping in a water bed at 300 lbs+ (plus the, let’s say, 130 lbs for the woman next to him) in X-Men: Days of Future Past?
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Trask arrested for selling military secrets in X-Men: Days of Future Past

At the end or near the end of the movie X-Men: Days of Future Past during the scene where Logan is getting pulled out of the water and onto a boat we see a police officer put down a newspaper saying "...
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How fast can Quicksilver run?

In the movie X-Men: Days of Future Past, it looks like Quicksilver runs so fast that everything is almost at a standstill. Just how fast can he run? Speed of light? There is a scene where he takes ...
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Why didn't Wolverine take Quicksilver with him to Paris?

In X-Men: Days of the Future Past movie, the primary mission of Wolverine was stopping Mystique from killing Trask. With the help of Quicksilver, couldn't he achieve this within 0.0001 second? This ...
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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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Quicksilver listening to music when running inside the kitchen room [duplicate]

If Quicksilver runs at speeds faster than the speed of sound then how come the song he's listening to on headphones is playing at a normal rate?
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Is this character being impersonated?

At the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Drowned Logan is retrieved from the river by Stryker and a rescue crew. We see Stryker's eyes shift colour, but not to the red/yellow of Mystique. Who is ...
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How do Wolverine's claws come back on “DoFP” after “The Wolverine”

"The Wolverine" movie is a prequel for "Days of Future Past" (because it shows DoFP related scenes on the after-credits). So Wolverine has bone claws when The Wolverine movie ends, and on DoFP it has ...
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If mutants can travel in time, why do they not change more events?

In Days from Future Past, we saw how Kitty sent Wolverine back years earlier in time (1973) to prevent Mystique from killing Trask and thus stop the Sentinel program before it started. Assuming that ...
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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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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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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 President Kennedy a mutant? Or, did Magneto lie?

In the X-Men: Days of the Future Past movie, Magneto was inside the Pentagon prison because he killed JFK (the bullet turned in the air as per official records). Later, when Xavier asked Magneto ...
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Does Quicksilver's walkman speed up with him?

In Days Of Future Past, Quicksilver spends a lot of time playing with electronics. In his famous tour de force scene in the Pentagon, he specifically puts his headphones on before running around the ...
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Who is the guy that found the 'X' badge at the beginning of X-Men: Days Of Future Past?

At the very start of X-Men: Days of Future Past, we see a white-haired person with a modern-looking flashlight come across an X-Men belt buried in the dirt. Who is he?
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“My mom once knew a guy who could do that” said Peter to Eric. Do they have any relation?

In X-Men Days of Future Past, when Peter saved Eric from prison, in the scene where they were both in elevator, Peter said to Eric: "They told me you control metal, you know, my mom once knew a guy ...
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How does Ant Man size up against other Marvel heroes?

To what extent has Ant Man interacted with other Marvel heroes such as the X-Men, the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, etc.? Has he fought alongside them (or perhaps against them) in any of ...
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Does Darwin make it back into the comics, and how?

In X-men first class we see a character called Darwin, who is able to adapt to any situation it seems, except, swallowing an energy ball. After which he dies. I was wondering after the movie, how ...
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Why doesn't Professor Xavier use Wolverine's healing power to fix his legs?

Why hasn't Professor X used Wolverine's DNA to heal his spine, or whatever injury caused him to be unable to use his legs. If Stryker can put DNA (with powers) into anyone, why doesn't Professor X, ...
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Where are Wolverine's memories stored while he is almost completely annihilated?

As we saw here, here and here (among others), Wolverine has regeneration powers that are somewhat impressive. Here a quote from Thaddeus Howze's answer As long as there is a single cell (I suppose ...
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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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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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What psychological problems does Wolverine have?

What psychological issues has Wolverine's difficult life has left him with? I would prefer if they were explained using modern psychological definitions and techniques.
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What happened to Professor X?

Having been reading the X-Men related comics for a few months (from Schism on), I was wondering what happened to Professor X, the mutant most associated with the X-Men? Is he dead? What title(s) ...
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Cyclops Visor Material and beam color

This question has several parts, so it may need to be split into a few questions. I know that Cyclops visor aperture is made of a mixture of powdered ruby-quartz. Has he ever tried using a different ...
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Is humanity also a mutation? [closed]

We can refer to mutants but aren't humanity also technically nothing but a mutation according darwinism or evolution? We usually make a distinction between mutants and mankind but according to the ...
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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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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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Can Cyclops fly?

Canonically, Cyclops's optic blast causes a concussive blast while there is no noticeable opposed force on his face as some sort of recoil. Does this mean that he could use his optic blasts as some ...
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How much of Thor's power could Rogue steal?

While my experience with the comics are very limited, Rogue has been one of my favorite X-Men since the Animated Series was on TV when I was a kid. The capability of absorbing an enemy's strengths and ...
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Professor X's mind reading and Wolverine's adamantium skull

Can Professor X read the mind of Wolverine even if he has an adamantium skull?
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When Did Magneto Start To Ally Himself With The X-Men?

I've recently been getting into reading comic books again & in particular I'm trying to fill the gaps in my X-Men knowledge (a favourite). I've read a number of the original books & Magneto ...
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Would Deathstrike's healing ability be able to save her?

In the second X-Men movie, X2, Wolverine defeats Deathstrike by injecting her with liquid adamantium. Considering that Deathstrike has a healing ability similar to Wolverine's, would she come back to ...
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Can somebody be an X-Men because of having incredible willpower like Batman?

Batman has incredible willpower; he is shown to have done a lot of things normal human beings cannot do/do not do. Can he be considered as an X-Man? Or does he fit in the category of people who can be ...
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Mistake in the x-men movies? [duplicate]

I think there's something wrong in the x-men movies.. In X-men : First class, Charles Xavier is paralysed and loses control of his legs even before he starts the school for gifted youngsters. In X-...