X-Men Members

This is a list of the members of the X-Men, X-Force, and all those other X-teams.

Last updated on 1/21/13

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  • Founded the X-Men and was the original headmaster of the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning.

    Killed by Cyclops in Avengers Vs. X-Men #11

    Joined in X-Men, vol. 1 #42 (in a flashback)

  • Xavier's first recruit and has often been the group's field leader.

    Former headmaster of the Xavier Institute.

    Joined in X-Men, vol. 1 #42 (in a flashback)

  • Second and youngest member of the original team. Former member of the Champions, the Defenders, and X-Factor. Current teacher at the Jean Grey School.

    Joined in X-Men, vol. 1 #46 (in a flashback)

  • Third original team member and the only one to have acted as a costumed hero before joining the X-Men.

    Former member of the Champions, the Defenders, and X-Factor.

    Joined in X-Men, vol. 1 #56 (in a flashback)

  • Original team's scientist.

    Former member of the Avengers, the Defenders, and X-Factor

    Current member of the New Avengers and teacher at the Jean Grey School.

    Joined in X-Men, vol. 1 #53 (in a flashback)

  • She was the fifth and final of the team's founding members, although she had met Xavier before the others. Ex-wife of Scott Summers.

    Killed by Kuan-Yin Xorn, but was later resurrected by the Phoenix Force as White Phoenix of the Crown.

    Currently in the "White-Hot Room" with other incarnations of the Phoenix Force

    Joined in X-Men, vol. 1 #1

  • Blackmailed his way to the X-Men's house.

    Stole their powers, used them against the team, and kidnapped Jean.

    He tried to enhance his powers with his dead father's machine, he lost them. Professor X then erased his memory.

    Current member of Norman Osborn's X-Men.

    Joined in X-Men, vol. 1 #27

  • Magneto's daughter.

    Former member of X-Factor, the Acolytes, and the Muir Island X-Men.

    Current member of X-Factor Inc.

    Joined in X-Men, vol. 1 #60

  • Cyclops's and Vulcan's brother.

    Former leader of X-Factor.

    Current leader of the Uncanny Avengers.

    Joined in X-Men, vol. 1 #65

  • Student of Moira MacTaggert who joined the X-Men for Xavier's first, secret attempt to save the original X-Men from Krakoa.

    Killed in action in lives of teammates Vulcan and Darwin.

    Joined in X-Men: Deadly Genesis #4 (flashback)

  • MacTaggert student who participated in the first attempt to save the original X-Men. Killed in action.

  • MacTaggert student who participated in the first attempt to save the original X-Men. Missing in action until brought out of suspended animation by the mutant energy released on M-Day.

  • Brother of Cyclops and Havok. MacTaggert student who participated in the first attempt to save the original X-Men. MIA until brought out of suspended animation by the M-Day mutant energy release. Attacked the X-Men before leaving earth to attack the Shi'ara Empire and eventually marrying Deathbird and becoming Shi'ar emperor. Killed during War of Kings.

  • Son of Mystique. Former leader of Excalibur and a former Catholic priest. Killed by Bastion.

  • Arguably the team's most iconic member. Former member of the Canadian Army, Team X, Alpha Flight, Department H, Department K, and the Defenders. Member of the Avengers, Uncanny Avengers, and headmaster of the Jean Grey School.

  • Former agent of Interpol, mind-controlled operative of Factor Three, ex-co-headmaster of Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters, and ex-leader of X-Corps. Father of Siryn. Killed by Vulcan.

  • Second field leader and longtime leader of the team. Has been a member of the main team longer than any other. Current leader of the Uncanny X-Force.

  • Quit after only one mission, but remained an ally for years afterward. Was depowered, but regained his powers when he was transformed into Apocalypse's Horseman Famine. Partially freed from Apocalypse's influence by Mister Sinister. Current member of the Uncanny Avengers.

  • Brother of Magik. Former member of the Acolytes and Excalibur. Died while releasing a cure for the Legacy Virus. Was later restored to life by Ord. Member of Cable's X-Force.

  • Brother to James Proudstar. Killed in a mission to stop Count Nefaria.

  • Formerly known as Sprite and Ariel. Currently goes by Shadowcat. Former member of Excalibur. Current headmistress of the Jean Grey School.

  • Alien dragon exiled on Earth. Formerly a member of Excalibur and currently an agent of S.W.O.R.D. Shadowcat's pet. Former member of the Pet Avengers.

  • Once had the powers and memories of Ms. Marvel. Forced to absorb Sunfire's abilities permanently in Rogue, but lost those abilities when cleared of all added personalities. Former member of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. Teacher at the Jean Grey School, and member of the Uncanny Avengers.

  • Daughter of Jean Grey and Cyclops from an alternate future. Teacher at the Jean Grey School.

  • The team's longtime enemy was briefly "redeemed" and made leader of the X-Men and the New Mutants. Became headmaster of the Xavier Institute. Lost his powers on M-Day, but regained them through the High Evolutionary's experimentation. Former leader of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants and the Acolytes.

  • Twin sister of Captain Britain. Killed by Vargas, but returned. The Hand switched her body with that of an Asian female assassin, which changed and expanded her powers. Exchanged powers with Jean Grey through unexplained means. Briefly abducted by Madelyne Pryor and brainwashed as a member of the Sisterhood of Mutants. Former member of the Exiles. Current member of the X-Force.

  • A warrior from the Mojoverse. Not a mutant, but a genetically engineered organism. Longtime on-and-off boyfriend of Dazzler. Former member of the Exiles. Member of X-Factor Investigations.

  • Popular singer and public mutant. Former member of Excalibur. Longtime on-and-off girlfriend of Longshot.

  • Former leader of X-Factor. Current member of Cable's X-Force.

  • Former thief who served as field leader. Infiltrated Apocalypse's Horsemen in and then Mister Sinister's Marauders following the defeat of Apocalypse. On-and-off boyfriend of Rogue. Operates at the Jean Grey School.

  • Joined the X-Men after saving Wolverine's life. Former member of Generation X and X-Corps. After being depowered on M-Day she was a member of New Warriors team with the codename Wondra and technology-based powers. Transformed into a vampire by Xarus, son of Dracula.

  • Police officer from an alternate future. Left the X-Men to join O*N*E. Guarded the Negative Zone prison during the superhuman Civil War. Followed Cable and Hope Summers through the future to kill them as Archbishop.

  • Former assassin who switched bodies with Psylocke. Killed by the Legacy Virus.

  • Former member and field leader of the original New Mutants and X-Force. Current member of the main Avengers team.

  • Clone of Magneto. Killed saving the world.

  • Surgeon who was exposed as a mutant during Operation: Zero Tolerance and joined the X-Men. Was imprisoned in the Neverland Concentration Camp. Was considered missing by both the X-Men and O*N*E, despite the liberation of the death camp, until her appearance in Uncanny X-Men #522

  • Apparently left the team after losing control of her mutation. Depowered on M-Day.

  • South African mutant who met and joined the X-Men while searching for Magneto. Deceased. Survived by one of his two slugs, Eeany or Meany.

  • First seen as an X-Men member in X-Men, vol. 2 #100. Quit in X-Treme X-Men #19. Retained his powers after M-Day

  • Son of Cyclops and Madelyne Pryor who traveled to an alternate future as a baby and returned as an adult. Former New Mutants mentor and member of the original X-Force. Current leader of his own X-Force.

  • Formally codenamed Psyche, Mirage, and then Moonstar when active with the original New Mutants and X-Force. Back with the New Mutants.

  • Had been working with Professor X since before the X-Men. Spied on the Hellfire Club for several years. Quit in Uncanny X-Men. Former member of Excalibur and the Exiles.

  • Former headmistress of the Massachusetts Academy, Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters, and the Xavier Institute. Former White Queen of the Hellfire Club's Inner Circle. Ex-member of Norman Osborn's X-Men, as well as his Cabal.

  • Exact nature and identity not fully known. Considered dead, but came back as part of the Collective in New Avengers #16. After Juggernaut joined, Shen Xorn joined the team. Shen is the twin brother of Magneto imposter Kuan-Yin Xorn. Confirmed depowered on M-Day.

  • Former member of Generation X. Depowered on M-Day, but some powers restored by Clan Akkaba. Formerly a member of the New Warriors as Decibel with technology-based powers.

  • Former prostitute who joined the X-Men. Quit. Depowered on M-Day. Joined the New Warriors team as Ripcord. Deceased.

  • Sister of Slipstream. Half Shi'ar. Lover of Neal Shaara. Quit the X-Men. Retained her powers on M-Day.

  • Brother of Lifeguard. Half Shi'ar. Was a latent mutant whose powers were jump-started by Sage so he could save his sister and Gambit. Quit. Depowered on M-Day.

  • First openly gay member of the X-Men. Twin brother of Aurora and former member of Alpha Flight. Killed by a brainwashed Wolverine in Wolverine, but resurrected by HYDRA. Recently brainwashed by the Children of the Vault, but restored by Rogue's X-Men team. Rejoined the X-Men.

  • Former member of Generation X. Cannonball's sister. Formerly Archangel's girlfriend.

  • Professor Xavier's stepbrother; formerly a longtime villain. He's a superpowered human, not a mutant. After leaving the X-Men, was briefly a member of Excalibur. Lost his powers after Fear Itself.

  • Former leader of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. Foster mother of Rogue and mother of Nightcrawler. Voted a probationary member in X-Men. Former member of Rogue's squad, who defected to the Marauders after revealing herself as a double agent. Subsequently also betrayed the Marauders.

  • Former member of the Hellions and X-Corporation. Brother of John Proudstar, Thunderbird.

  • Former ally of Sebastian Shaw; daughter of Mastermind and half-sister of Martinique Jason. Former member of the X-Men who defected to the Marauders, revealing herself as a double agent. Current member of the Sisterhood of Mutants.

  • Longtime foe of the X-Men and Wolverine. Formerly a member of the Marauders, the Brotherhood of Mutants, and Weapon X. Came to the X-Men for help against the Children of the Vault and joined the team, though he was basically a prisoner while a member.

  • Omega Prime Sentinel. Former member of the Genoshan Excalibur, the X-Men, and an Indian police force. Possessed by the Marauder Malice and forced to betray the team, but now cured.

  • Member of the X-Men and a former student at the Xavier Institute.

  • Member of the extraterrestrial Mephitisoid race and former member of the Starjammers and the X-Force squad of X-Men. Joined the X-Men after losing her lover, Corsair, and being stranded on Earth. Romantically involved with Warpath.

  • Formerly a member of the X-Men-In-Training squad and a student of the Xavier Institute. Recruited after assisting the X-Men in stopping an N'Garai invasion.

  • Former staff member of the Xavier Institute. Original field leader of the New Mutants. Joined the X-Men when they re-formed in San Francisco. Currently junior staff of the Jean Grey School.

  • Founding member of the New Mutants and former member of the Fallen Angels and Cable's X-Force. Former Lord Imperial of the Hellfire Club's Inner Circle. Joined the X-Men when they re-formed, first serving as a mentor to the X-Men-In-Training squad and then joining Cannonball's New Mutants squad. Current member of the main Avengers team.

  • Twin sister of Northstar and former member of Alpha Flight. First joined the X-Men in San Francisco during the Skrull invasion.

  • Former member of the original New Mutants and the Hellions. Although she wasn't a part of the X-Men at the time, she had U.N. X-Treme Sanctions Executive status while a school resident and teacher. Joined the X-Men when they relocated to San Francisco and currently a member of Cannonball's New Mutants squad.

  • Co-creator of the original Human Torch and 1940s masked crimefighter. Later served as Doctor Death in the Third Reich's superhuman Battle-Axis team. Joined the X-Men and X-Club to help reverse the effects of M-Day. Also served as the team physician. Current member of Cable's X-Force.

  • Former Alpha Flight, Zodiac, and Weapon X member who joined the X-Men after the X-Club rescued him from an automated mutant death camp bunker in Canada. Also serves as a member of the X-Club, striving to reverse the effects of M-Day.

  • Sister of Colossus and former member of the original New Mutants. Died from the Legacy Virus. Resurrected by Belasco, minus her soul. Joined the X-Men after they re-formed in San Francisco.

  • Former member of Norman Osborn's X-Men, as well as his Cabal. Joined the real X-Men before working undercover on Norman Osborn's team, whom he betrayed before openly joining the X-Men on Utopia. Current member of the New Avengers.

  • Former member of Cable's Six Pack and X-Force. Joined Cycops's secret X-Force strike force before joining the main X-Men during the Proposition X riots and the battle with Norman Osborn's Avengers and X-Men. Current member of Cable's X-Force.

  • Former member of Norman Osborn's X-Men. Joined the real X-Men when Emma Frost invited him to come to Utopia with her and Namor. Quit.

  • Former member of Norman Osborn's X-Men. Joined the real X-Men when Emma Frost invited him to come to Utopia with her and Namor. Quit.

  • Former X-Factor trainee and member of the Fallen Angels, New Mutants, X-Force, and Nextwave. Joined the X-Men after they re-formed in San Francisco.

  • Mutant member of the extraterrestrial race native to the Coconut Grove. Former member of the Fallen Angels who joined the X-Men following their relocation to San Francisco. Deceased.

  • Formerly the X-Men's Danger Room. Mutated and developed self-awareness after being upgraded with Shi'ar technology. When she finally freed herself, she attacked the X-Men and traveled to Genosha to kill Professor X. After being damaged by a Shi'ar salvage crew, she was repaired by Professor Xavier and has since reformed.

  • Former member of the original New Mutants who was killed by the Ani-Mator in New Mutants and then resurrected by Eli Bard using a form of the T-O Virus. Freed from Selene's control with Warlock's help and joined the X-Men as part of Cannonball's squad.

  • A mutant member of the alien Technarchy and former member of the New Mutants and Excalibur. Killed by Cameron Hodge and later resurrected by the Phalanx. Joined the X-Men during Selene's attack on Utopia and currently a member of Cannonball's New Mutants squad.

  • Product of the Weapon Plus Program who joined the X-Men in their battle against Lobe and his group of John Sublime associates. He then transported the X-Men back to Utopia and has remained there himself, also joining Wolverine's secret X-Force squad. Cloned into three bodies, one female, when he was resurrected after his death at the hands of the Skinless Man.

  • Fantomex's external nervous system. She is generally shaped like a flying saucer but is able to change shape.

  • Female clone of Wolverine who formerly served in the X-Men-In-Training and X-Force squads. Joined the X-Men to help locate and save Hope Summers from Bastion.

  • The first mutant born after the events of M-Day. Raised in the future by Cable. Returned to the present and joined the X-Men in the battle against Bastion's forces.

  • A former member of the Acolytes and the Alliance of Evil. Formerly brainwashed by Jean Grey into joining the Genoshan Assault team, but wanted to become a hero after keeping her memories of the Age of X time warp. Currently an adjunct staff member at the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning.

  • Son of X-Men founder Professor X. Started Age of Apocalypse. Suffered from trauma which resulted in multiple personality disorder. Died in X-Men: Omega. Found alive in New Mutants.

  • Refugee from the Age of Apocalypse reality. Saved from Sugarman and the Omega Machine by Dani Moonstar's X-Men squad, which he then joined.

  • Shi'ar warrior and former bodyguard of former Jean Grey Institute student Kid Gladiator.

  • Sacrificed herself to help save the world from the Phalanx. Resurrected and brainwashed by Selene. Purged of brainwashing by the X-Men and Dr. Strange. Eventually joins Moonstar's X-Men squad.