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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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Who snitched in X-Men: Apocalypse and why?

I would like to give more context regarding why exactly the snitch would be so eager to come out with his knowledge of his workmate's superpowers. At that moment of the movie (1983), the action's set ...
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Who snitched in X-Men: Apocalypse and why?

It seems likely that the person who "snitched" on Magneto was this guy who saw him extend his hand and then look around suspiciously. As to what motivated him to talk to the police, we can't really ...
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Is Magneto's daughter a mutant?

As stated by Jontia, yes, Nina is a mutant. While this is never explicitly states it seems clear enough from the film that she has the ability to communicate and control animals. She calls upon a ...
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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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In the X-Men cinematic universe, is Apocalypse the first mutant?

The official marketing material confirms this. Directly from the movie's official website: Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful ...
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What did Apocalypse mean by this line?

This has direct reference to the sequel, which will have the Dark Phoenix Saga, as confirmed by Simon Kinberg here. Also during an interview, the director Bryan Singer exclaimed the possibilities to ...
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How do Jean and Storm recognize Nightcrawler in X-Men: Apocalypse despite not knowing him in X2?

In Days of Future Past, Magneto and Xavier, with the help of Kitty Pryde, send Wolverine's consciousness back in time to the 70's to change history. He succeeds, and creates a new timeline. X2 is in ...
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The original powers of En Sabah Nur?

TL;DR: En Sabah Nur was born with the ability to alter his body on a cellular level. Earth-616 In the comics, the being later known as Apocalypse was born with a single mutant power - to control his ...
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What is Apocalypse wearing?

While X-men: Apocalypse does not reveal the origin of the armor Apocalypse wears, it is presumed to be the same exotic device worn by the comic version of the character. The suit is a device created ...
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Did X-Men Apocalypse take place over a single day?

I partially disagree with KutuluMike on the timing of certain events, so I will describe my own analysis as follows. WARNING: STOP READING IF YOU HAVEN'T WATCHED THE MOVIE. 100% SPOILER REVEAL AHEAD. ...
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Why did Apocalypse destroy all nuclear weapons?

You've fundamentally misunderstood his plan. Apocalypse' goal isn't to destroy humanity or cleanse the Earth of life. His primary aim is to return humanity to a state of bronze-aged barbarism so that ...
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Is Apocalypse a telepath?

Traditionally, Apocalypse has displayed various amounts of telepathy in the comic books, although he doesn't seem to be especially skilled in it in the film: he doesn't detect that his servants are ...
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How can Cyclops' optic blasts burn or melt objects?

All heat is a form of energy, but not all energy is heat. Heat, as we know it, is just energy in the infra-red portion of the light/energy spectrum. We get too much sun, our skin gets damaged and we ...
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Did Quicksilver eat the rest of the pizza?

Quicksilver appears to have eaten the pizza. Presumably all that running around is quite hard work and therefore requires a lot of energy. You may wish to note that a few (nano)seconds earlier he'd ...
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What's going to happen to Earth's nukes in X-Men: Apocalypse?

Depends on how scientific you want to be. Admittedly, I haven't seen the movie yet, so there may be a factor I've missed, but: Most likely, the weapons will eventually crash back down to Earth. ...
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Mystique and transformed physical abilities

As mentioned in the earlier post, Mystique's powers are intentionally nebulous, allowing writers to use her abilities to create the result they need. If she needs to break a chain, she can emulate ...
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Were the robots at the end of 'X-Men: Apocalypse' Sentinels?

They do appear to be Sentinels. Visually, they appear to match the 1973 design that the X-Men encountered in Washington DC. (Since they're in shadow, they may have slightly changed.) Unclear: ...
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What was the reason for Magneto's decision at the end?

I don't believe there is a canon explanation for it (although I'll admit that I haven't listened to the Director's Commentary), but as noted, some explanations online tie it to Mystique getting choked ...
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Can Magneto control and manipulate metal ores?

In a word, yes. Magneto can manipulate ores that are rich in metals. House of Marvel #2 - Civil War
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Is there any evidence that this character survived X-Men: Apocalypse?

We have no knowledge of the full extent of X-Men: Apocalypse's En Sabah Nur's abilities. Since he has gathered and transferred the mutant abilities of dozens of mutants in the past, we cannot be ...
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Are Nina from "X-Men: Apocalypse" and Anya from comics the same character? What are her powers?

Are Anya and Nina the same person? No They can't be the same person, they're from different Universes. Is Nina Gurzsky the Earth-TRN414 version of Anya Lehnsherr? Yes. They are both the daughter of ...
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Is Magneto's daughter a mutant?

Yes. Nina Gurzsky was shot and killed in the forest by police. She was a mutant and displayed the ability to communicate/control animals in the X-Men : Apocalypse film.
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What passage from The Once and Future King does Professor X read?

Xavier quotes a few lines: XAVIER: ... to break forth bloodily, then the past must be obliterated and a new start made. [...] XAVIER: Let us now start fresh without remembrance, rather than live ...
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What did this character hit to cause the massive explosion?

It looked like the beam hit the engine of the jet that Beast was showing off earlier (as seen in the trailers, and shown below). MoviePilot's spoiler-filled review/plot synopsis says that the X-Jet ...
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What's the extent of Apocalypse's abilities?

The soul- or power-napping version of Apocalypse is a creation of Hollywood. It makes his power description easy enough for the average viewer to understand, and makes it clear that he has a head ...
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Is Apocalypse a telepath?

No. In X-Men: Apocalypse, the mutant En Sabah Nur is not telepathic. He is, however, telepathically receptive and has an incredibly powerful mind. So powerful, in fact, he is able to utilize a ...
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Who are the "fittest" in Apocalypse's vision of the future?

The Darwinian 'Survival of the Fittest' doesn't mean the most powerful, more the most suitable. Being the giraffe with the longest neck isn't an advantage unless it lets you breed and pass on your ...
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What is Apocalypse's real name?

Apocalypse's name is En Sabah Nur which is Arabic for "the Morning Light". From the wikipedia page : Apocalypse, also known as En Sabah Nur, is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic ...
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Did X-Men Apocalypse take place over a single day?

Based solely on the progression of Magneto's storyline, I think we can safely assume it takes more than one day. There's also a few places where I suspect we're supposed to mentally insert "the next ...
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