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How did this bullet pass through Wolverine's Adamantium-covered skull?

Wolverine was shot in the head and he is knocked out, but to me it clearly looks like the bullet is sitting in his head in the video in your question. As his skin heals, the bullet pops out. (Valorum'...
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How did this bullet pass through Wolverine's Adamantium-covered skull?

Read the first couple paragraphs here. TL;DR: The bullet did not penetrate the adamantium layer, he's just been hit in the skull by a lump of metal traveling at probably something over 1,000 feet per ...
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Can Adamantium cut through Superman?

We don't know. Superman has never been shown encountering adamantium. However, in the crossover comic Superman/Fantastic Four: The Infinite Destruction, Superman is able to shrug off a beam that "...
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To what extent are Wolverine's claws indestructible?

It should be clarified that there are at least three grades of adamantium in the comics. Firstly, there's proto-adamantium. This alloy was created by US Government metallurgist, Myron MacLain during ...
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To what extent are Wolverine's claws indestructible?

Wolverine's claws were cut off by the Silver Samurai during the climactic fight scene of The Wolverine (2013), so no, they're not invulnerable. They regrew, but only as bone.
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Can cold adamantium cut through adamantium?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Logan's claws were super-heated by blocking Weapon XI's optic blasts, just before he used them to decapitate Weapon XI, so that doesn't seem inconsistent with what was ...
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Can cold adamantium cut through adamantium?

Adamantium can't cut Adamantium However, note that Deadpool's neck also contains cartilage: Wolverine only needs to hit one of those soft points to sever the neck. Whereas the 'Silver Samurai' has no ...
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Vulnerability of Adamantium and Vibranium to magic

Adamantium has been destroyed First things first, Adamantium have slightly more complicated histories than just becoming a metal or finding a metal one day. The first "version" of Adamantium ...
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Are the adamantium rules from previous Wolverine movies now not canon after "Logan"?

Not necessarily, and not all of it. X-Men continuity is tricky. In general, it's hard to reconcile the X-Men Cinematic Universe together no matter which movies you use. Origins: Wolverine contradicts ...
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How did this bullet pass through Wolverine's Adamantium-covered skull?

The film's official novelisation confirms that the bullet, although penetrating the skin and breaking into pieces, didn't (and couldn't) penetrate his impenetrable adamantium skull. He's not dead, ...
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Adamantium in the MCU?

There are two distinct questions here; 1) Can Marvel freely use the term Adamantium to describe Ultron's coverings? - Yes, absolutely they can. Not only has the metal been a part of their existing ...
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Can Wolverine be decapitated by an Adamantium based weapon?

Wolverine has actually been decapitated before: This specific case was a result of a nuclear bomb that went off in the Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk #5 comic. Depending on the author Wolverine may or ...
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In what year was it revealed that Wolverine has an adamantium skeleton?

TL;DR. We find out that his skeleton is made from adamantium in The Uncanny X-Men #126 from 1979. Wolverine's first appearance was a single panel cameo at the end of The Incredible Hulk #180. There'...
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How was the Proto-Adamantium in Captain America's shield forged?

Captain America's circular shield is composed of an unknown alloy dubbed Proto-Adamantium. Technically, the explanation is the material was being designed to be a super-strong metallic alloy that ...
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Should the Adamantium bullets have worked on Wolverine?

Wolverine has fought villains that have Adamantium bonded to various parts of their bodies, for example: Lady Deathstrike, Donald Pierce, Sabre tooth, and most notably in this area of discussion, ...
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What are the melting and boiling points of adamantium and vibranium? Is this ever stated in the comics?

According to the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe, vibranium melts at 5,475°F. Weapons: Defensor wears a suit composed of vibranium; an extraterrestrial metal brought to earth by a huge ...
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Can Iron Fist's fist shatter Wolverine's claws?

It's unlikely. From the comics, we know that the Iron Fist's punch has it's limits. Specifically, it's not strong enough to break Captain America's shield: There's a nice "healthy" debate going over ...
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Can Adamantium cut through Superman?

I would vote yes. Superman was shown being cut by the bony protrusions from Doomsday. And we know Wolverine can cut through extremely strong materials.
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Can Adamantium cut through Superman?

It depends on whether or not Superman's invulnerableness comes from a field or Density and then whether the Adamantium has been shaped into a thin enough wedge to cut through the density of Superman ...
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Can cold adamantium cut through adamantium?

I believe he used the sword because he didn't want to damage his claws. going by real world logic a material can cut things with the same hardness, and since adamantium is just as hard as adamantium ...
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Vulnerability of Adamantium and Vibranium to magic

While Wolverine is almost certainly the most frequently-seen character with adamantium, we've generally seen few stories where people are explicitly trying to damage his adamantium bones. The ...
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How was the Proto-Adamantium in Captain America's shield forged?

The exact origin of Pro-Adamantium was never mentioned in comics. But I believe that the unknown catalyst/X-factor in the mixture must have caused a chemical-molecular reaction between Vibranium and ...
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What actually happens when adamantium strikes adamantium?

Apparently Adamantium can't cut through Adamantium. From wolverine first class #5
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How could this Adamantium piece be destroyed in The Wolverine?

There's a scene in X-Men Origins: Wolverine where Stryker is talking to Agent Zero about Logan's indestructibility. I don't remember the exact words, but they go along the lines of "The only think ...
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Could the Hulk become powerful enough to break adamantium?

From last months Hulk #5. Another example of Hulk breaking Adamantium with ease but this time he does it in a non enraged state. In the previous example he had been fighting for some time.
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Should the Adamantium bullets have worked on Wolverine?

It shouldn't matter whether or not the bullet would penetrate. Adamantium doesn't have magical properties that kill off people with healing factors. In the second X-men movie we see Wolverine get shot ...
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