A long-lived mutant with the rage of a beast and the soul of a Samurai, James "Logan" Howlett's once mysterious past is filled with blood, war and betrayal. Possessing an accelerated healing factor, keenly enhanced senses and bone claws in each hand (along with his skeleton) that are coated in adamantium; Wolverine is, without question, the ultimate weapon.
Ororo Munroe, also known as Storm is an Omega Level Mutant and one of the most powerful living beings on the planet. Gifted with the power to manipulate the phenomenon from which she takes her codename she is able to incite all forms of atmospheric phenomenon for a variety of magnificent and devastating effects from watering a single potted plant to global hyperstorms that can cover the planet.
The adopted daughter of Mystique, Rogue was once a member of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. Now reformed, Rogue has become a veteran member of the X-Men.
The former White Queen of the Hellfire Club, Emma Frost is a powerful mutant telepath who can transform herself into organic diamond. She has become a prominent member among the X-Men. A gifted teacher, Emma is renowned for her beauty, wit, and revealing attire. However despite her change of heart and good intentions, her ruthless methods often make her disliked even by her own allies.
The first X-Man, Scott Summers possesses the mutant ability to draw ambient energy from another dimension through his eyes which are actually portals to the dimension, he usually channels this energy into concussive force blasts. He is visually distinctive for the ruby quartz visor he wears to control his devastating power. A born leader, Cyclops succeeded his mentor Professor X to command the X-Men.
Piotr Rasputin is a Russian mutant who possesses the ability to transform his body into organic steel, giving him immense strength and durability. Colossus is among the physically strongest X-Men, and is a talented artist.
A founding member of the X-Men, Dr. Hank McCoy is a mutant possessing animal-like strength and agility. Despite being covered in blue fur and resembling a ferocious beast, Hank possesses an astounding intellect and a superb wit. He is currently helping run the Jean Grey School, while also serving with the Avengers.
The youngest member of the original X-Men. Bobby is an Omega-level mutant, although it took some help from Emma Frost to realize this. Bobby's control of ice is vast; he can create shields, clones, spikes, slides and also freeze others. He currently teaches at the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning.
True to her name, the shape shifting Mystique is an enigma. Is she a mutant terrorist determined to bring about the end of humanity, or a misguided mutant with a good heart?
Cannonball is a mutant with the ability to propel himself through the air like a human rocket. Over the years, Sam has grown from a New Mutant, to the leader of the original X-Force, to a full-fledged X-Man. He's currently a U.S.Avenger.
A mutant with the ability to transduce sound into light, which often forces her into reluctant superheroism. She is also a very gifted singer and performer, hence her reservations in donning her uniform.
A charming and master thief who joined the X-Men, Gambit possesses the mutant ability to charge inanimate objects with kinetic energy which causes them to explode (in fact, his signature move is throwing kinetically-charged playing cards at his opponents). Gambit is also extremely agile and hypnotically persuasive because of his powers.
Lucas Bishop is a mutant from the 22nd century that traveled into the past, becoming a member of the X-Men, and later, the Uncanny X-Force. He has the power to channel kinetic energy, releasing it generally through beams of energy.
Professor Charles Xavier is the creator of the X-Men and founder of the Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters. His dream of peaceful coexistence between mutants and humanity has long been the driving force for the X-Men. An immensely powerful telepath and scientific genius, Xavier was among the world's greatest masterminds. Killed at the hands of a Phoenix crazed Cyclops, Xavier's memory and dream still remains and motivates his X-Men to keep fighting for a world that fears and hates them.
A mutant and original member of the X-Men, Warren received his angelic wings at a young age along with a unique healing factor in his blood. After being twisted into a weapon of Apocalypse, Warren became the cold and distant Archangel. In the years since then, he's gone back and forth between his two identities.
Catseye was a lavender-haired mutant possessing Ailuranthropy, the ability to shift between human, feline, and werecat forms. She was also a member of the Hellions, and a kindred spirit to Wolfsbane. Tragically, she was killed by Fitzroy, but later resurrected by Eli Bard to kill Emma Frost.
The super-strong mutant Beef, Buford Wilson, would be the second to the last mutant youth to be recruited into the original Hellions and the second to die at the hands of Fitzroy. Beef appeared only twice as part of the team before his death.
With a flip of tarot card, Marie-Ange Colbert - the mutant known as Tarot - could foresee future events with crisp clarity or animate the image on her card to do battle for her. Tarot was a member of the White Queen's Hellions.
The electrically charged Bevatron was the last individual to become a member of the original Hellions. He made only two appearances until he met his demise and was slaughtered by Trevor Fitzroy.
Jennifer Stavros, the Hellion with luck-related abilities. As Roulette, she was able to psionically generate discs of 'luck', good or bad, to alter events.
Jetstream was given cybernetic implants by the Hellfire Club. They were to protect him from his powers and to travel with self generated jet-like propulsion. He led the Hellions until his death.
Reed Richards, also known as Mr. Fantastic, is the leader of the Fantastic Four. He can stretch his body to great distances due to his exposure to cosmic rays while in space. He is also considered to be one of the smartest men alive, using his brain to explore alternate dimensions and save the world alongside his family from science-based threats.
Empath is a mutant with the power to manipulate other people's emotions which he has used for both helping and opposing the New Mutants and the X-Men. Empath was a member of the first group of Hellions at the Massachusetts Academy, is one of the few surviving original students of Emma Frost and has had a long and strained relationship with the X-Men's Magma.
Selene is the oldest living mutant, born 17,000 years ago. She is a notable villain of the X-Men, often opposing them in her position as the Black Queen of the Hellfire Club. Her ultimate goal is to become a goddess through the life absorption of other mutants.
Hank Pym is a scientific genius, a founding member of the Avengers, the creator of Pym Particles and of Ultron, and a modern-day superhero who suffers from a Bipolar disorder. He has acted under many memorable identities such as Ant-Man, Giant Man, Goliath, Yellowjacket, and the Wasp. He is also the Earth's Scientist Supreme, as decreed by Eternity.
Sunfire was Japan's premier superhero; a mutant who converts solar radiation into plasma. After getting possessed by Apocalypse, he was stripped of his glory and is now serving as a member of the Uncanny Avengers.
British beauty Elizabeth "Betsy" Braddock is a mutant with vast telepathic and telekinetic powers that she can focus into deadly weapons. She is a stealthy martial artist, a former fashion model and longtime X-Man.
A reporter who took special interest in mutant affairs, she was responsible for releasing the news on the Legacy Virus to the world. She also had a long time relationship with X-Man/Avenger Hank McCoy AKA Beast.
Skids is a mutant who has the power to form force fields and was romantically involved with the mutant Rusty Collins before his death.
Nicholas Joseph Fury served in World War II as the leader of the Howling Commandos. He later became an agent, and eventually director, of S.H.I.E.L.D. Fury is one of the greatest strategic minds in the world, a born leader and a master of espionage. He currently serves as a replacement Watcher.
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