Questions tagged [x-men]

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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 do these characters escape from the chopper?

In the X-Men: Apocalypse movie, when Stryker captures some mutants (Mystique, Hank and don't remember who else) along with Moira and takes them with him in his chopper they are kept in a cabin (within ...
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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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Does Wolverine still get his adamantium skeleton after Days of Future Past?

At the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past, we see What I'm wondering is: Plus I guess this is now an alternate time line, so there's probably no canon that covers this. Any suggestions?
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Why does Cerebro use biometric security?

In the first X-Men film, Mystique is able to infiltrate the X-Mansion by disguising herself as a student. She then accesses Cerebro by mimicking Professor Xavier's eyes to fool the scanner on the door,...
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Who stopped the bullet in the first X-Men movie?

When Rogue ran away to the train station and Magneto, Toad and Sabertooth ran into Jean Grey and Prof X outside the station. Magneto then grabs all of the guns from many policemen's hands and aimed ...
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How come no one noticed Logan's bullet hole? [duplicate]

At the end of X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Logan got shot in the head with an Adamantium Bullet which was the only thing strong enough to get though his Adamantium bones. Is it explained how no one ...
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Did Bryan Singer make up the idea that Magneto's helmet blocks telepathy?

In the first X-Men film by Bryan Singer, "X-Men", the following conversation takes place between Wolverine and Professor X: PROFESSOR X: This device amplifies my powers, allowing me to track ...
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Could Gambit rescue Rogue from Toad without injuring her?

If Rogue (Before gaining Ms. Marvel's powers) was slimed by Toad, and Gambit found her with the slime hardened to her face, would he be able to use his powers to charge the slime with kinetic energy ...
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Havoc and Cyclops current fox franchise of X-Men

At first I was only slightly aware that Cyclops had a brother. I had watched a bunch of the cartoons growing up, read a few of the comics, and Cyclops was one of my favorite characters. I watched all ...
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How is Quicksilver able to lift people?

In the two most recent X-men films, Quicksilver has moved people just in time to save them from bullets/explosions etc. How is he strong enough to do this? In the new movie he moves about a dozen ...
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What did Apocalypse mean by this line?

In the climax of X-Men Apocalypse, What did he mean by this?
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Is Apocalypse a telepath?

From what I recall, he seems to have an ability to shield himself from Xavier when Xavier was mentally chatting with Eric. Then when Apocalypse interferes, he seems to connect to Xavier's mind and use ...
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Why is Professor X in a wheelchair in X-Men Days of Future Past’s future/present?

In X-Men 3: The Last Stand, which was explicitly in continuity in the timeline from which Wolverine was sent back to the past, Jean destroys Xavier's body. The answers to How can Professor Xavier be ...
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Where do the X-Men get all their money/funding?

Charles Xavier's father was a "wealthy nuclear scientist". In the beginning, Charles personally bankrolled the Xavier Institute/X-Men using his family's money. This included, but was not limited to ...
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How many people has Wolverine killed in the X-Men movies?

How many people has Wolverine killed in the movies, starting with X-Men (2000)?
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In X-men, how is Professor X able to find new mutants?

How is Professor X is able to find all mutants by sitting in his chamber with some mumbo jumbo stuff. How does that stuff work?
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How did Bishop and Wolverine wake up?

In Days of Future past, we see Kitty sending Bishop and Wolverine back into the past. Then when they wake up, the future gets altered. How do they wake up? Does Kitty wake them up by stopping her ...
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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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Where do Lady Deathstrike's blades go when not extended?

Are Lady Deathstrike's blades segmented and retract into her finger tips as these photos seem to indicate? Or is there another way that they are sheathed when not in use?
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Difference between Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and X-Men [closed]

I've just seen the trailer for Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Never having read the book, I can say that it looks a lot like X-Men, with its school of "gifted" children and everything. ...
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How long is Kitty Pryde using her powers in the future?

In the 2014 film X-Men: Days of Future Past, Wolverine spends roughly 4-5 days in the body of his younger self in 1973. He is sent/held there by Kitty Pryde, who must maintain her concentration while ...
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What was the device used to knock out Hank and the others?

After the explosion at the mansion, Stryker arrives and orders one of his men to use what looks like an oversized megaphone to knock out our friends. What was this device? As there's no description ...
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What would happen if Rogue touched Rogue?

Has Rogue ever encountered someone with the same mutant ability as herself? I.E., they absorb the mental knowledge and physical abilities of someone when they make skin-to-skin contact. If it hasn't ...
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Did Wolverine's bones regenerate before being enhanced with Adamantium?

Wolverine had healing powers from the very start. Before Wolverine had his skeleton enhanced with Adamantium, his bones were breakable as shown in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Did his healing power ...
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Why are X-Men more realistic than Fantastic Four? [closed]

So, this is a question one of my biology teachers asked me back in High School, but I can't find the reasoning I'd need. I think it would be something like this: X-Men : they were born with a ...
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Is Rebecca Romijn/Jennifer Lawrence Mystique's “natural” human form?

Throughout the X-Men film franchise, Mystique has a form that she uses as a "default" human appearance, as portrayed by Rebecca Romijn and later (earlier?) Jennifer Lawrence. Is this form "natural"...
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Are Colossus' Eyes Vulnerable?

The mutant Colossus in X-men is a tank: he's big, strong, and tough. He can take it and dish it out. He's big, and gets bigger when he activates his mutant ability: he grows at least a foot in ...
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Does Colossus' metal “disappear” when in normal form?

Colossus has two main states: Normal (human) form Armored form When in his normal form, is his metal completely gone, or is it somehow still in his molecular structure and just in a weaker state? i....
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How can Professor Xavier be alive?

In X-Men 3:The Last Stand, we see that Professor Charles Xavier died and Jean Grey killed him, and his body turned into pieces. But in X-Men: Days of Future Past he's alive and well. I'm pretty ...
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What timeline is the post-credit scene at the end of The Wolverine in?

Through the X-Men film universe (X-Men 1-3, X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and The Wolverine), we see at least three distinct timelines/alternate realities. ...
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Can Sack suffocate someone by covering them?

In the Marvel Comics, one of the Gene Nation members is simply known as Sack, a mutant who can cover an opponent with his transparent, gel-like body and make them fight for him, due to his body being ...
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Who was the first person to be slimed by Toad?

Many people have fallen victim of (read: been awarded with) Toad's slime. However there needs to have been a first: Who was the first being to be slimed by Toad? Yes, this is a real question. Toad's ...
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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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Why does Charles ignore Magneto's actions?

Minor spoilers in the question - you might want to skip this if you haven't seen the movie. In the climax of X-Man: Apocalypse, Magneto is wreaking havoc (pun intended) on the Earth. Magneto is ...
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Did X-Men Apocalypse take place over a single day?

I just watched X-Men Apocalypse, and it was night time when Apocalypse was awoken. Then, this ultra mutant being who has been asleep for 10,000 years didn't even reign a full day before the final ...
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Is there any evidence that this character survived X-Men: Apocalypse?

In X-Men Apocalypse, is there any evidence that: survived ?
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What power enables Quicksilver to move people at super-speed without killing them? [duplicate]

I just watched X-Men Apocalypse, and there's an awesome scene of quicksilver clearing everyone out of an exploding building, but I want to know why he isn't ripping people's skeletons right out of ...
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Could Husk escape Toad's slime attack?

If Paige Guthrie (Husk) was slimed by Toad, would she be able to shed it off or would she need to be saved? I would think so, but I am just looking for another point of view.
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Could Magneto harm Husk?

I remember a fight scene very early on in the 'All-New, All Different X-Men' where Magneto is defeating the new group with ease. One of his final attacks has him fuse ferrous dust particles to ...
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Why was Logan surprised to see Professor X and Storm in the end?

At the end of X-Men:Days of Future Past, why did Logan act surprised to see Storm and Professor X, whom he had no clue were dead. The others, Beast, Cyclops, Jean Grey, I understand his surprise to ...
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What Causes Toad's Slime to Harden so Quickly? [closed]

While watching the first X-Men movie, I noticed that when Toad slimes Jean Grey, the slime has a very gooey, wet look to it. Yet, when the camera shows Jean moments later, the slime has already ...
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If telepaths can influence minds, why don't they fix the world and bring peace?

Telepath mutants such as Charles Xavier, Jean Grey, Emma Frost, etc... are powerful telepaths who can exhibit awesome telepathic feats and abilities. If they can influence the minds of others to the ...
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Can Masque Use his Power to Suffocate Someone?

While looking at different Wikipedia articles on different X-Men characters, I found a character named Masque, who can reshape a person's skin any way he wishes. I was just curious: Could he do this ...
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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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Do mutants who have mind powers have their power as a part of their atomic structure the same way mutants with physical powers, or not?

When a mutant in X-men gets powers does it affect their atomic structure whether their powers are physical or not, I am curious to know? A mutant with any form of power that isn't directly physical, ...
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Old X-Men comic where team travels to alien world with a ring-like sun that needs recharging?

Plot Summary/Details My memory is a little fuzzy on this one, so I may not have all the details right. As best as I can remember, the issue went like this: A humanoid alien (possibly a superhero of ...
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Which character does this picture depict?

I found this image online and can't put a name to him and it's driving me crazy. I have tried searching every possible descriptor about the image and maybe I'm looking at it but it looks as if he has ...
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Does Logan (Wolverine) get drunk?

It's not difficult to find scenes of Logan drinking. Here's one (NSFW) Does Logan get drunk? If not, why does he drink? If yes, shouldn't his healing factor ...
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Why do Wolverine's claws have blades? [duplicate]

Disclaimer: My knowledge of the x-men franchise comes from the films, not comics or cartoons. Sorry if the answer is obvious in a different medium. Okay, so Wolverine, of the X-men, has claws. They ...