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Rusty Collins

On the space station Avalon, the Acolytes brought aboard an emaciated patient, unwittingly exposing themselves to Holocaust, Scion of Apocalypse. Rusty was among several victims Holocaust drained of their bio-energies to restore himself. [X-Men (2nd series) #42, July 1995]

Artie The Richards family and the Future Foundation were believed dead after the multiverse restarted. [Secret Wars #9, March 2016] Artie and the Foundation reunited with their friends on Earth-616 fighting the Griever, revealing they were alive.[Fantastic Four (6th series) #3, January, 2019]
Skids Her car explodes and is sent off the side of a bridge. [Tales of Suspense #101, March 2018] A body double was used with the help of Natasha Romanova to fake her death temporarily. [Tales of Suspense #103, May 2018]
  See Event Deaths: X-Men Disassembled

When the War of the Programs broke out between Brent Jackson, Sublime and the Director, Jackson decided the Neverland facility was a liability. Those mutants deemed potentially useful were relocated, while the rest were slaughtered by the mesmerized Agent Zero. The fate of Leech, a known prisoner of Neverland, remained unknown for some time. [Weapon X: Days of Future Now #3, November 2005]

The Decimaton brought a swift end to the War of the Programs, and many former detainees survived and escaped from Weapon X in the aftermath. Leech was confirmed among the survivors when he arrived at Xavier's School seeking sanctuary after M-Day. [X-Men: The 198 #1, March 2006]


The Richards family and the Future Foundation were believed dead after the multiverse restarted. [Secret Wars #9, March 2016]

Leech and the Foundation reunited with their friends on Earth-616 fighting the Griever, revealing they were alive.[Fantastic Four (6th series) #3, January, 2019]


In battle with Michael Korvac, the Enemy, Quicksilver was one of the first Avengers murdered by the all-powerful entity. [Avengers (1st series) #177, November 1978]

When Michael finally chose to die alongside his beloved Carina, however, he used the last of his power to resurrect Pietro and the other Avengers he had so recently slain. [Avengers (1st series) #177, November 1978]

Wild Child

During the "King of the hill" conflict orchestrated by Romulus, Wild Child crossed paths with Wolverine and Omega Red in a three-way brawl. While focusing on Wolverine, he was impaled on Red's coils and tossed into a vat of molten metal. [Wolverine Origins #39, October 2009]

Krakoan Resurrection Protocols. [Hellions #1, August 2020]

In the late 21st century, Shard was an officer with the X.S.E.  Acting upon a tip from Trevor Fitzroy, she invaded a site looking for rogue mutants, but instead fell into a nest of Emplates. The vampiric Emplates turned Shard into a creature like them, and she struggled to hold on to her humanity. Her brother, Bishop, brought her to the Witness. An experimental mnemonic hologram system preserved Shard's consciousness, but her physical body died in the procedure. [X.S.E. #4, February 1997]

Considered a "ghost in the machine" for years, Shard's interactive hologram matrix fell into the possession of Forge and X-Factor after Bishop went back in time. The holo-projector was destroyed in a battle with Bastion and Humanity's Last Stand, but Shard's personality survived as an independent, photonic lifeform. [Uncanny X-Men Annual '96, September 1996]


When Sabretooth revealed himself as a sleeper agent for the Hound program, he attacked Shard and his other teammates from X-Factor. Most of the team was brutally butchered by Creed, and Shard's holo-matter body was slashed open. She "de-rezzed" as her photonic form destabilized and finally dispersed, leaving no traces. [X-Factor (1st series) #136, August 1997]

Shard's holographic essence somehow remained linked to the body of Polaris, who she was passing through at the time Sabretooth attacked her. Shard's holographic body eventually reformed itself, emerging fully formed from within Polaris. [X-Factor (1st series) #141, January 1998]


Shard was used by Trevor Fitzroy, the Chronomancer, as a pawn in his private wart with her brother, Bishop. During the final conflict between the arch-nemeses, Shard sacrificed herself, allowing Bishop to power up by absorbing the photonic energy that made up her physical form, turning it into a bio-blast that finished off the Chronomancer. [Bishop: The Last X-Man #14, December 2000] 



Unhinged by the time travel that brought his XUE team back to the present, Greystone attempted to construct a time machine to transport himself to the future. Instead, his device was little more than a miniature reactor and, while trying to disarm it, the device exploded while Greystone was at point blank range, killing him. [X-Factor (1st series) #149, September 1998]

Pip the Troll

Thanos of Titan cruelly destroyed Pip's mind to spite his nemesis and Pip's friend, Adam Warlock. With Pip left in an unblinking, unfeeling, vegetative state, Adam finished what Thanos had started by claiming Pip's soul with his Soul Gem. [Avengers Annual #7, May 1977]

Thanos and Warlock died soon after Pip, with Warlock's soul joining Pip's in the idyllic Soulworld inside the gem. When they learned of Thanos' resurrection, Adam Warlock and Pip arranged to leave Soulworld, transferring their souls into recently deceased bodies. Warlock's power slowly remade the corpses into living copies of his and Pip's original forms. [Infinity Gauntlet #1, July 1991]

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As a renegade agent of Weapon X, Copycat was hunted down and murdered by Sabretooth. [Deadpool (2nd series) #59, December, 2001]


Feral was one of several Decimation bestial mutants whose powers were partially restored by Romulus. This made her confident enough to face Sabretooth, which proved to be a fatal mistake when Creed butchered her horribly. [Wolverine (3rd series) #54, July 2007] Krakoan Resurrection Protocols. [X-Force (6th series) #2, February 2020]

Lila Cheney

Faced with the threat of a terrifying alien species, Lila apparently sacrificed herself by teleporting into the sun and taking the aliens with her. [New Mutants (1st series) #70, December 1988]

After the fact, Wolfsbane mused that Lila couldn't really teleport into the sun, since she could only travel to places she had been to before. And if she had been to the sun before, she must have had a way to survive there. Sure enough, Lila did return months later, although she neglected to provide an explanation as to how. [Uncanny X-Men (1st series) #269, October 1990]

Bedlam II
In order to antagonize the X-Men, the Church of Humanity captured several mutants and allies of the Xavier academy. They then brutally crucified these mutants on the X-Men's front yard, including Jesse Bedlam.[Uncanny X-Men (1st series) #423, July 2003]

Krakoan Resurrection Protocols. [X-Force (6th series) #1, February 2020]

   See Also: X-Force Counter X

Peter Wisom

While helping X-Force defend San Francisco from an outbreak of genetic madness, Pete Wisdom was seemingly killed by Niles Roman, architect of the outbreak. [X-Force (1st series) #105, September 2000]

Through unexplained circumstances, Wisdom later revealed himself to be alive and well, despite being buried months earlier. [X-Force (1st series) #115, June 2001]


Deadpool joined the Weapon X Program again in exchange for an enhanced version of his healing factor and the removal of his scars. When he turned against the nefarious organization, however, the Director triggered a failsafe in the treatment they performed on him, causing Wade to liquefy and die. [Deadpool (2nd series) #60, January 2002]

Deadpool eventually reformed because of a curse cast upon him by Thanos, who was jealous of the attention Wilson received from Lady Death. [Deadpool (2nd series) #64, May 2002]


Deadpool confronted the Black Swan and his agent Nijo in his castle, but a massive explosion led to both men being believed dead for months. [Deadpool (2nd series) #69, September 2002]

In fact, all three men survived, although aspects of each man's powers and character had been swapped between the three of them, leading Nijo to become a reflection of Deadpool called Agent X. A ceremony was performed that restored Wilson to health and competence. [Agent X #13, November 2003]



Kurt Darkholme used his own teleportation signature to tie off a portal between Earth-616 and the dying Age of Apocalypse, trapping the Exterminators in that dimension but dying himself in the process. [X-Termination #2, June 2013]


Puck was a member of Alpha Flight when they were slaughtered by Michael Pointer, under the influence of the Collective. [New Avengers (1st series) #16, April 2006]

Puck carved his ways out of the depths of Hell, literally, returning from the afterlife in a reincarnated mortal form. [Alpha Flight (4th series) #2, September 2011]


Meme was vegetative throughout her time with X-Force, mostly serving as a conduit through which the comatose Hope Summers could interact with the team. Unable to recover, her life support was ultimately turned off, letting her pass away in her sleep. [X-Force (4th series) #13, February 2015]


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Killed in an explosion due to chaos brought about at the Massachusetts Academy by Adrienne. [Generation X (1st series) #70, December 2000 (flashback to prior to #63)]


Krakoan Resurrection Protocols. [House of X #6, December 2019]


Angelo Espinosa was reported dead back home in Los Angeles, a fact that Skin sought to keep under wraps. [Generation X (1st series) #5, July 1995]


Explained: An unwilling passenger during a drive-by shooting, Angelo passed out in the firefight due to his mutant abilities manifesting. He awoke with one friend dead, his girl Torres missing, and a wino trying to lift his wallet. Angelo bailed out of the car just before it exploded, killing the wino and leaving his body with Angelo's wallet to be found. [Generation X #1/2, 1998]


  Angelo was crucified by the Church of Humanity on the X-Men's front lawn, and was incompatible with Angel's healing blood.[Uncanny X-Men (1st series) #423, July 2003]


Krakoan Resurrection Protocols. [House of X #6, December 2019]


Mondo was shot and apparently killed by Bastion while kidnapping Jubilee. [Generation X (1st series) #25, March 1997]


Later on it was revealed that Generation X's Mondo was a plantlife doppelganger, and the real one was still alive.[Generation X (1st series) #60, December 1999]


Franklin Richards
The Richards family and the Future Foundation were believed dead after the multiverse restarted.[Secret Wars #9, March 2016]


Franklin and the Foundation reunited with their friends on Earth-616 fighting the Griever, revealing they were alive. [Fantastic Four (6th series) #3, January, 2019]


Adrienne Frost
Shot and killed by her sister Emma after causing chaos at the Massachusetts Academy.[Generation X (1st series) #70, December 2000 (flashback to prior to #63)]