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Where did Magneto get his helmet from?

Same timeline, different helmets. The events of First Class and Apocalypse are in the same timeline / universe. There is no contradiction here. After the events of Days of Future Past, Magneto ...
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Where did Magneto get his helmet from?

We actually see at least five different helmet designs within the x-men-cinematic-universe, including at least two physically different helmets. Chronologically, the first one he has is the one he ...
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What happened to Magneto?

We have no idea where Magneto or any of the other mutants are. As far as we know, they're probably dead. For starters, Logan was a movie about Logan, not Wolverine, and not the X-Men. The rest of the ...
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Is Magneto officially an Omega Level Mutant?

I know this is a very old post, but since it is the top result in the Google search I think it's important to notice that now, with the House of X reboot, Magneto is officially an Omega level mutant. ...
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Have Steve Rogers (Captain America) and a young Erik Lehnsherr (Magneto) interacted during WWII?

Twice in comics, once in cartoon; but not in the "main" set of events. Have Cap and Magneto met? Yes and no. (occurences are ordered by date of publication) Yes, because in What if? #28 (...
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Can Magneto Lift Thor's Hammer?

Yes, in the Ultimates universe In Ultimatum #5 and in Ultimates 3 #5, Magneto was able to use his powers of magnetism to lift Mjolnir (something that, as other answers show, is not possible in the ...
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Why is Magneto's cape asymmetrical in Days of Future Past?

The costume designer for X-Men, X-Men 2, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and Days of Future Past (as well as the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse), Louise Mingenbach, prefers to dress Magneto in asymmetrical ...
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Was Magneto pushing the bullet into the police officer's head?

Yes, Magneto was controlling the bullet. Magneto laughed throatily. He had fired at point-blank range into the face of one cop, then had stopped the bullet just as it touched the man’s skin. The ...
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Have Steve Rogers (Captain America) and a young Erik Lehnsherr (Magneto) interacted during WWII?

In the What if? Volume 2 #28 comic "What if Captain America had led an army of Super Soldiers in WWII? Steve meets and frees a young Magneto at Auschwitz. Also in the cartoon X-Men: Evolution Captain ...
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Can Magneto detect magnetic objects without seeing them?

Yes Magneto seems to be able to sense metal in his neighborhood - he could sense iron in prison guard blood, for example, and his powers work fast enough to stop bullets. Hence, it would be safe to ...
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How could Magneto stop the bullet fired at the police officer's head?

Magneto has control over all metals according to Marvel. He is just called "Magneto", but his power extends beyond magnetic abilities. He cannot control organic materials, only metals. This is why, ...
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Is Magneto able to manipulate Vibranium?

Until recently, there wasn't a definitive answer to this question. Siefer posted a scan from Black Panther Vol 3 #48, where 'Magneto' states that the vibranium micro-weave in Black Panther's costume ...
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Did Charles Xavier train Magneto in the comics?

No. In The Uncanny X-Men #161, Magnus [the name he gave at the time] and Charles met in Israel, for the first time, where Charles had been called in to help a Holocaust victim who was a patient in the ...
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Can Magneto perform induction heating?

Magneto has done this at least once - as long as an alternate future counts. In UNCANNY AVENGERS (2012) #18, in a future where Earth's mutant population has been relocated to their own planet, he uses ...
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Can Magneto detect magnetic objects without seeing them?

The best example of this I can recall, from the movies, is magneto describing But he could only bend the bullets trajectory slightly. Every other instance the movies I recall is off being shot at ...
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In what issue did Magneto trap Banshee in a metal suit?

This occurs in the Uncanny X-Men #104 story "The Gentleman's Name Is Magneto" from 1977. It was re-released in the 1987 retrospective Classic X-Men 12 Fights Banshee Encases him in metal dust ...
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Can Someone Explain Briar Raleigh and Magneto's Interest in Her?

She stalked him in the solo series (Magneto 2014) because she developed an attraction to him after he dropped a car on her leg during an unspecified rampage. She is a billionaire after her whole ...
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In what way is Magneto "offering a home" to Xavier?

I believe Magneto was offering Xavier to settle down in Genosha(The island he was using as a sanctuary for mutants). I'd assume he means home as more of a "family" point of view. As for the ...
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How has Magneto aged so gracefully?

It may be a mundane answer, but aside from all of the age-changing comic bookiness, I have another option: This is a man who has spent almost every day for years prepping for, training for, being in ...
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Magneto and the loss of his powers

This happened in X-Men Chronicles 1: "Origins" (1995) As Wikipedia says: In the Age of Apocalypse, Ship was nearly destroyed by Magneto when it endangered the lives of his X-Men. This was after ...
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Can Magneto detect magnetic objects without seeing them?

Movie Magneto is significantly underpowered, compared to comics Magneto. If you caught him completely unawares in the midst of something already taxing his concentration or abilities, I think he could ...
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Can Magneto control light as well?

I was looking for the actual Marvel Encyclopedia Entry, but no luck finding it online. However, several sources, from Wikipedia to fan made wiki's to the Marvel Database to a general Comic Book ...
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In X-Men: First Class, in the beginning scene, why doesn't the child Erik attempt to kill Shaw?

If you watch the scene I think he DOES try to kill him. as he is crushing the file cabinet he looks from it to Shaw like he is trying to aim it. Then while he is destroying the operation room he cant ...
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Short Marvel fanfic about Magneto having a head cold

I believe the story you are looking for is Magneto's Cold by Lori MacDonald. Written in 1999, links to it have long since succumbed to link-rot, but a copy is still available thanks to the Wayback ...
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Why did Magneto invade the heroes' base in Secret Wars?

The motivation for disrupting the power generator was evidently to create a diversion that would bring most of the heroes running to that location. This was apparently a means to an end though, not an ...
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What's the source for movie Magneto's birthday?

Probably this article in The Vulture Take Magneto, who is just 14 years old when we meet him during World War II in a First Class prologue. Since that sequence takes place in 1944, we know the ...
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Can Magneto perform induction heating?

Magneto possesses the power to control all forms of magnetism. He can shape and manipulate magnetic fields that exist naturally or artificially. It is unclear, however, whether he must draw magnetic ...
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Does Magneto really need to point his hand while using his powers?

I think it reminds him of how he reached out to his family during the Holocaust (thus bending the gates, etc) when they were separated. Now, he does it so as to never forget what the base, powerless ...
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How could Magneto stop the bullet fired at the police officer's head?

Thanks industry. Air pollution aspects of iron and its compounds As you can see air has a lot of magnetic potential. He thus could create a capsule to stop each of the bullets that are in the air ...
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Magneto lifting and throwing humans?

Protons, neutrons and electrons all have magnetic fields that interact to hold the atom together, the positive charges of the protons governing the number of negatively charged electrons orbiting the ...
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