The many power's of Rogue

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#1 Posted by KDarkholme (343 posts) - - Show Bio

I would like to know all of the people Rogue has touched and the power she has had. I think I have a pretty good list but I feel I am missing some of them. Can you all help me out with this? This is for a character bio I am doing. :-)

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#2 Posted by LoganRogue24 (1339 posts) - - Show Bio

i wish i could help but idk how many Rogue has touched honestly.

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#3 Posted by infonation (1666 posts) - - Show Bio

@KDarkholme: Let's see, there's Cyclops, Storm, Jean Grey, (MAYBE...) Beast, Wolverine, Angel, (Or ARCHANGEL anyway...) The Juggernaut, Shadowcat, Colossus, Gambit, Nightcrawler, Mystique, And... I can't think of anymore, I'm sorry but that's the best I can do right now, I hope that helps though.

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#4 Posted by KDarkholme (343 posts) - - Show Bio

@LoganRogue24: Lol, its ok, me either. I only know a few.

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#5 Posted by KDarkholme (343 posts) - - Show Bio

@infonation: That really helped me alot, there are some on there I didnt know. Thanks alot.

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#6 Posted by WARLOCK2792 (18072 posts) - - Show Bio

@infonation said:

@KDarkholme: Let's see, there's Cyclops, Storm, Jean Grey, (MAYBE...) Beast, Wolverine, Angel, (Or ARCHANGEL anyway...) The Juggernaut, Shadowcat, Colossus, Gambit, Nightcrawler, Mystique, And... I can't think of anymore, I'm sorry but that's the best I can do right now, I hope that helps though.

Iceman and Ms. Marvel

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#7 Posted by yin666 (12 posts) - - Show Bio

here is an outdated list from


The following lists mention when Rogue absorbed the person and also if something unusual happened.

Cody Robbins
X-Men Unlimited #4, Rogue (1st series) #1
Cody fell into a coma from which he never woke up. He died a few years later.
FreddyClassic X-Men #44
two security guardsMarvel Fanfare (1st series) #60
Valerie CooperUncanny X-Men #179
various people in a crowdUncanny X-Men #202
two Genoshan MagistratesUncanny X-Men #236
a security guardUncanny X-Men #359
Dr. AgeeUncanny X-Men #359
a man abusing children
for pornography
X-Men Unlimited #31
DanaRogue (3rd series) #1
Carrie, Rogue’s auntRogue (3rd series) #2
Lorenzo MoontreaderRogue (3rd series) #3
He was already in a coma by the time Rogue her powers on him and the conclusion caused him to die.
DarlaRogue (3rd series) #7
a pilotRogue (3rd series) #7
Yakuza mobsterRogue (3rd series) #9
a ninjaRogue (3rd series) #10

Rogue absorbing Destiny has never been seen on panel, yet it's obvious that during the time Rogue lived with and was trained by Destiny and Mystique, she must have gotten into contact with the precog at least once. Destiny's psychic residue is seen in Rogue's head in X-Treme X-Men Savage Land #1, and she later manifests her powers in X-Treme X-Men #17.
MystiqueMarvel Fanfare (1st series ) #60, Marvel Super Heroes (2nd series) #2, Uncanny X-Men #359
JasonMarvel Fanfare (1st series ) #60
Jason is a mutant of unknown power. Rogue definitely had skin to skin contact with him, but it is unknown what, if anything at all, she absorbed from him; yet afterwards she realized that to touch is not only life, it also means to know pain.
Ms. Marvel / WarbirdMarvel Super Heroes (2nd series) #11, X-Men Unlimited #29
The absorption of Ms. Marvel aka Carol Danvers turned out to be permanent. After years, the Siege Perilous separated the two women, but there was not enough life-force to sustain both bodies. They fought, but Magneto intervened and re-installed Rogue with the powers of flight and invulnerability, while killing the Ms. Marvel entity.
Captain AmericaAvengers Annual #10, Contest of Champions (2nd series) #5
ThorAvengers Annual #10, Mephisto vs ....(the Avengers) #4, Contest of Champions (2nd series) #5
WolverineUncanny X-Men #158, 173, Heroes for Hope #1, Mephisto vs ....(the X-Men) #3, Wolverine (2nd series) #125, X-Men (2nd series) #80, 169
StormUncanny X-Men #158, 185, Mephisto vs ....(the X-Men) #3
ROMRom #32
Rogue did not actually absorb ROM, but she got insight to his innermost feelings.
HybridRom #32
DazzlerDazzler #24, Mephisto vs ....(the X-Men) #3
Professor XavierUncanny X-Men #175
She-HulkUncanny X-Men Annual #7
ColossusUncanny X-Men #179, 194, X-Men & Alpha Flight (1st series) #1, Heroes for Hope #1, Uncanny X-Men #208, 247, X-Men (2nd series) #80, 102, 106, 107
Colossus touched and kissed Rogue without effect in X-Men (2nd series) #100. The reason behind this has yet to be revealed.
Dire WraithUncanny X-Men #186, 188
Black TomMarvel Team-Up (1st series) #150
JuggernautMarvel Team-Up (1st series) #150, Uncanny X-Men #218, Rogue (3rd series) #1
Dagger‘s light powerNew Mutants #25
Dagger’s powers had been transferred to Wolfsbane of the New Mutants, but she could not cope with them. With Xavier as mental back-up, Rogue absorbed only the light ability from Rhane, which was then placed back into Dagger with the help of Magik.
Cloak’s shadow powerNew Mutants #25
Cloak’s powers had been transferred to Sunspot of the New Mutants, but he could not cope with them. With Xavier as mental back-up, Rogue absorbed only the darkness ability from Roberto, which was then placed back into Cloak with the help of Magik.
MagusUncanny X-Men #192
NorthstarX-Men & Alpha Flight (1st series) #1
LokiX-Men & Alpha Flight (1st series) #2
When Rogue touched Loki, he proved to be immune against her power, yet in Uncanny X-Men #236, his psychic residue can be seen in Rogue’s head.
FirestarUncanny X-Men #193
ShadowcatUncanny X-Men #194, Heroes for Hope #1
NightcrawlerUncanny X-Men #194, Uncanny X-Men Annual #9, Heroes for Hope #1, X-Men (2nd series) #80
CyclopsUncanny X-Men Annual #9
Rogue actually absorbed Nightcrawler, who was touching Cyclops. That’s the only time that Rogue’s power worked like that. Maybe the fact that they were in the mystical realm of Asgard boosted her power.
Phoenix III / Marvel Girl III (Rachel)Heroes for Hope #1, X-Men Unlimited (2nd series) #6
MagnetoHeroes for Hope #1, Uncanny X-Men #304, Magneto Rex #2
Usually Rogue absorbs Magneto like everybody else, however in Uncanny X-Men #304 he claimed to be stronger than ever and although Rogue gained some part of his power, he remained conscious and showed no sign of weakness at all.
SpiralUncanny X-Men #206
Spiral’s personality was dominant.
Black RookUncanny X-Men #208
SunspotUncanny X-Men Annual #10
MojoUncanny X-Men Annual #10
Rogue managed to absorb something of Mojo, yet he did not weaken. Rogue felt that there was no limit to Mojo’s foulness and passed out.
MephistoMephisto vs ....(the X-Men) #3 (twice)
Rogue could only absorb something from Mephisto because he allowed it. He could control the degree of the absorption rate and allowed her to get some of his thoughts, only to manipulate her into certain actions.
PsylockeMephisto vs ....(the X-Men) #3
HavokUncanny X-Men #219, X-Men (2nd series) #170, Rogue (3rd series) #11
The scene in Uncanny X-Men #219 showing Rogue absorbing Havok is taken from a dream, however it is a resurfacing of some Psylocke-suppressed memories of Havok visiting the school. That Rogue really absorbed Alex is backed up by him being seen as psychic residue in Rogue’s head in Uncanny X-Men #236.
ThingFantastic Four vs. The X-Men #2
Human TorchFantastic Four vs. The X-Men #4
Dr. DruidX-Men vs. The Avengers #3
VanguardX-Men vs. The Avengers #3
Naze, possessed by the AdversaryUncanny X-Men #227
BonebreakerUncanny X-Men #229
TemptressUncanny X-Men #233
LongshotUncanny X-Men Annual #12
GarokkUncanny X-Men Annual #12
PunchoutUncanny X-Men #235
ArchangelUncanny X-Men #242
As she absorbed the memories of Apocalypse’s evil, Rogue hesitated and was pushed back by Archangel, who did not pass out.
Mr. SinisterX-Factor #39
Mr. Sinister was the dominant personality.
Dr. Leonard SamsonMarvel Super Heroes (2nd series) #6
GatewayUncanny X-Men #269
WormUncanny X-Men #275
a Phalanx-infected human prototypeUncanny X-Men #305
BishopUncanny X-Men #305
SabretoothX-Men Unlimited #3
Bella Donna BoudreauxGambit (1st series) #3
GambitX-Men (2nd series) #41, Uncanny X-Men #350, X-Men (2nd series) #83, Uncanny X-Men #385, Rogue (3rd series) #1, X-Men (2nd series) #171
Silver SurferX-Men Unlimited #13
When Rogue tried to absorb the Surfer she was caught in some kind of feedback effect, that knocked her over. Actually she did not absorb any of Norrin Radd’s cosmic power, but she could tell that he had good intentions.
PhalanxUncanny X-Men #343
JosephUncanny X-Men #354
KaliX-Men (2nd series) #81
Kali’s hand touched Rogue’s face and the visual effect made it seem that some absorption took place. Yet it was not followed upon, and Kali seemed not affected.
Brood QueenContest of Champions (2nd series) #4
The Brood Queen dominated and made Rogue absorb various of Earth‘s heroes.
HulkContest of Champions (2nd series) #5
Spider-ManContest of Champions (2nd series) #5
Phoenix IV (Jean)Contest of Champions (2nd series) #5, X-Men (2nd series) #104
Scarlet WitchContest of Champions (2nd series) #5
SalvoX-Men (2nd series) #102
Cecilia ReyesX-Men (2nd series) #102
Though not seen on panel, Rogue absorbed Cecilia Reyes either through physical contact or like Colossus at close proximity. In X-Men (2nd series) #108 Rogue utilized the medical knowledge from Cecilia.
KymriX-Men (2nd series) #104
Z‘CannX-Men (2nd series) #107
a Kree pilotX-Men Unlimited #29
BeastX-Treme X-Men Savage Land #4
IcemanX-Treme X-Men #13
Though it is unknown when Rogue absorbed Iceman, she manifests his power in this issue, so she must have touched and absorbed him at least once.
LaurenRogue (3rd series) #1
As later revealed throughout the series, Lauren wasn’t a mutant, but a “dream beast”, working for Campbell Sainte-Ange.
“Anna“Rogue (3rd series) #2-3, 6
“Anna” is in fact Rogue’s dream twin created by her mother to not be alone. In order to prevent “Anna“ from being killed by her mother, Rogue decided to permanently absorb her, and as such gained the memories of having been raised by her mother.
PolarisX-Men (2nd series) #161, 170, Rogue (3rd series) #12
Silver SamuraiRogue (3rd series) #9
SunfireRogue (3rd series ) #10, 8, 11
By the time of the last absorption, Sunfire was already in a critical condition and died when he touched Rogue to make her absorb him. As such, this absorption seems to be as permanent as the Ms. Marvel one years ago.


Despite supernatural beings like Loki and Mephisto, there are a few more people whom Rogue could not absorb. Basically they can be split in three different groups:

- no living organic beings

- aliens

- power negation / draining

Blindspot II

Rogue (3rd series) #10
Blindspot’s powers were too similar for Rogue to absorb her. However, Rogue was not immune to Blindspot’s memory-wiping.
Wonder ManAvengers Annual #10
Wonder Man is composed of ionic energy.
VisionAvengers Annual #10
Vision is a synthezoid.
Impossible ManUncanny X-Men Annual #7
Rogue got knocked out when she tried to absorb him.
SeleneUncanny X-Men #184
Selene could drain Rogue’s life-force quicker than Rogue could absorb her. Finally Rogue passed out.
KenMarvel Super-Heroes Summer Special #2
Mystique built the human looking robot to give Rogue happiness, but when she found out that her new lover was a machine, Rogue wasn’t happy anymore.
LeechUncanny X-Men #195
Leech touched Rogue’s face and was knocked out, Rogue did not absorb anything.
ScramblerUncanny X-Men #211
When Scrambler used his ability on Rogue, he too was rendered unconscious, however Rogue temporary lost all her powers.
LandslideUncanny X-Men #360
Landslide belonged to the artificial X-Men built by Cerebro.
Prime SentinelX-Men Annual 2000
Though a combination of human tissue and technology, Rogue could not absorb them.
Lady DeathstrikeX-Men Annual 2000, Rogue (3rd series) #7
Lady Deathstrike is a cyborg and apparently the technological parts are more dominant than the remaining human parts. Rogue’s power showed no effect.
Campbell Saint-AngeRogue (3rd series) #1-2, 4-5
Campbell is “just” a living dream, so that’s why Rogue’s powers have no effect on him.
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#8 Posted by Thunderscream (2306 posts) - - Show Bio

@yin666: now that was thorough

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#9 Posted by Thor's hammmer (7186 posts) - - Show Bio

Ares, it was said she was gonna die before she even got half way through his powers.

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