Legion's Splinter Personality Index

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Over the years, Legion's mind has become a very crowded place filled with over a thousand distinct personalities as well as the minds he has absorbed from the outside world. Below is a listing of the personalities and powers that have inhabited David's mind thus far.

Jemail Karami

First appearance: New Mutants (1st series) #26
Powers: telepathy

NOTES: Jemail was a Palestinian terrorist who was killed and psionically absorbed when David’s powers manifested. Jemail acquired David's telepathic talent and through using it, gained the empathy that he lacked in his actual life. He became David's fiercest protector and spent years trying to heal Legion's fractured psyche. Jemail was last seen as a spirit disassociated from Legion, his current whereabouts are uncertain. [Excalibur (1st series) #121]

Jack Wayne

First appearance: New Mutants (1st series) #26
Powers: telekinesis

NOTES: Jack Wayne was one of the original core personalities to emerge in Legion's mindscape. He was a manifestation of David's ideals around masculinity - a swaggering, adventurous "man's man" with a brutal and manipulative streak. Jack tried to win control of David's mind on several occasions. He was ultimately killed by Magik’s soulsword inside Legion’s mind [New Mutants (3rd series) #3] but was seemingly reconstituted by the Moira persona and was prominent among the citizens of Fortress X. 


First appearance: New Mutants (1st series) #26
Powers: pyrokinetic

NOTES: Cyndi, a nihilist with a punk rock style, was the last of the original three personalities to manifest within Legion's mind. She embodied David's distrust of the adults in his life and the world in general. She was often the neutral persona in the struggle between Jemail and Jack Wayne for dominance in David's mind and switched allegiances as it suited her. She was last seen as a spirit disassociated from Legion, current whereabouts uncertain. [Excalibur (1st series) #121]

Legion, the God-Mutant

First appearance: X-Men (2nd series) #38
Powers: Consolidated psionic powers included telepathy, telekinesis, pyrokinesis, teleportation, molecular manipulation, travel through time and dimensional barriers, and fundamental power over the substance of reality

NOTES: Originally presented as a mentally stabilized version of David, in possession of all his powers, "the God-Mutant" was later retconed as a separate powerful persona in New Mutants (3rd series) #20-21.

Marci Sabol

First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #1
Powers: none shown

NOTES: Marci was a young girl who was killed by one of Legion’s personalities and absorbed into his mind. The search for her killer led the reunited New Mutants to Legion and they helped to restore some semblance of control to him and get him to the X-Men for help.


First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #2
Powers: superhuman strength

NOTES: Drexel was killed by Magik’s soulsword inside Legion’s mind. [New Mutants (3rd series) #3]


First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #2
Powers: ability to expel a sonic scream of focused concussive force from his mouth

NOTES: The "clown" was another persona killed by Magik while she was inside Legion’s mindscape. [New Mutants (3rd series) #3] Like Jack Wayne, he reappeared and was given physical form during the Age of X.


First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #2
Powers: able to morph his arm into a hardened, razor-tipped spear



First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #2
Powers: flight



First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #3
Powers: mass expansion allowing her to develop increased muscle along with superhuman strength and durability

NOTES: Sally seemed to be deeply depressed and insecure. She complained that nobody loved her and used her powers to lash out.

Hugh Davidson

First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #3
Powers: capable of extending his prehensile tongue to considerable lengths


“Purple alien”

First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #3
Powers: ability to project his consciousness through inanimate matter to create a humanoid avatar he can move and shape from a distance

NOTES: This personality is apparently an alien entity Legion encountered and killed during his return to Earth, absorbing him into his psyche.


First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #4
Powers: X-ray vision allows him to see through solid objects


“Track star”

First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #4
Powers: superhuman running speed, reflexes and maneuverability



First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #4
Powers: presumably vampiric powers of some sort

NOTES: Legion's vampiric persona was one of several killed by Magik using her Soulsword, but like the others resurfaced in a physical body during the Age of X. [New Mutants (3rd series) #4]

“Stitched alien”

First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #4
Powers: energy void capable of harmlessly swallowing outside sources of power and energy

NOTES: This personality is another alien entity that Legion apparently encountered and killed during his return to Earth.

“The Nazi”

First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #4
Powers: penetrates the flesh of his victims with his fingers, mingling molecules in order to override their nervous systems


First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #4
Powers: lycanthrope able to assume a wolfen form with enhanced strength, speed, agility, reflexes, recuperative powers, highly-keen senses, and razor sharp claws and fangs

Marci’s Killer

First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #5
Powers: unknown

NOTES: This sadistic persona was responsible for the death of Marci Sabol. He was located and killed by Karma using Magik’s Soulsword. [New Mutants (3rd series) #5]

Personality #115

First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #14
Powers: generate acoustic blasts combine white noise static with a concussive sonic boom

Personality #762

First appearance: New Mutants (3rd series) #14
Powers: corrosive vomit able to burn through metal


Lucas Bishop (AoA)

First appearance: X-Men Alpha
Powers: able to absorb energy focused against him and redirect it at enhanced levels or store it in his personal bio-energy reserves, increasing his strength and endurance to peak levels or channeling the charge into concussive blasts

NOTES: In New Mutants (3rd series) #20, the cannibalized corpse of the Age of Apocalypse's older Bishop appeared in Legion's mindscape. This suggests that Bishop died and was absorbed into Legion's mind as they discorporated in X-Men Omega.

X (Moira)

First appearance: Age of X: Alpha #1
Powers: reality manipulator able to restructure the universe around her, constructing matter from nothing, altering the shape and composition of matter, repositioning people and objects, sensing events from a distance, bending the flow of time, and altering lifetime perception and memory

NOTES: The persona referred to as "X" and "Moira" emerged within David's mindscape in response to external efforts by Dr. Nemesis and the X-Club to eradicate Legion's splinter personalities in an effort to unify his mind. "Moira" acted as a kind of psychic antibody, using its vast reality-warping powers to create a world that would pacify these attackers, keep them otherwise occupied, and provide David himself with a safe and positive life. After its true nature and efforts were revealed, X was defeated and physically re-absorbed and contained by Legion. [New Mutants (3rd series) #24]

Legion, the Force Warrior

First appearance: X-Men Legacy (1st series) #245
Powers: telekinesis

NOTES: In shaping the AGE OF X, "Moira" crafted an identity for David that would please and placate him. He was granted the telekinetic ability once possessed by Jack Wayne and used this gift as a member of the celebrated group called the Force Warriors. This version of Legion appeared to be mentally stable and fully matured but did not have full access to the powers of his other personas, who were all given form and inhabited the world that Moira had created.

Time-Sink (Personality #227)

First Appearance: X-Men Legacy (1st series) #249
Powers: chrono-sculptor able to manipulate time by freezing the course of events, forcing opponents to relive past experiences, and displace attacks by sending them backwards in time

NOTES: Time-Sink escaped David's mind and maintained a physical form following the AGE OF X. He was eventually defeated and physically re-absorbed and contained within Legion’s restructured mindscape. [X-Men Legacy (1st series) #250]


First appearance: X-Men Legacy (1st series) #249
Powers: genetic reconstruction allows him to transform other people into duplicates of himself on contact, each outfitted with a different spontaneously generated form of weapon

NOTES: Yet another persona that escaped following the AGE OF X, Chain was eventually re-absorbed and contained in Legion’s mindscape. [X-Men Legacy (1st series) #251]

Susan in Sunshine

First appearance: X-Men Legacy (1st series) #249
Powers: empathic amplifier able to increase the existing emotions of people around her, then convert the psionic energy into explosive force energy

NOTES: Susan in Sunshine appeared as a perky little girl who just wanted to be free to play in the real world. She was defeated by Frenzy when she ripped the head off Susan's doll. Susan willingly returned to Legion's mind when he promised to fix her dolly. [X-Men Legacy (1st series) #251]

Bleeding Image

First appearance: X-Men Legacy (1st series) #249
Powers: tactile transference ability enables him to force others to experience any pain he feels at a highly magnified level

NOTES: Bleeding Image joined Styx in his exodus from Legion's mind following AGE OF X. During a battle with Rogue, he killed himself in a suicide bomb blast. Given that he perished outside of David's mind, it is unclear whether or not he was re-absorbed by Legion. [X-Men Legacy (1st series) #252]


First appearance: X-Men Legacy (1st series) #249
Powers: combat response power causes him to automatically adjust to attacks, assuming an enormous armored form with tremendous strength and durability, bludgeoning hands, laser discharges, and adaptive forms such as temporary intangibility or non-ferrous stone forms

NOTES: After battling the X-Men to a standstill, Endgame was physically re-absorbed and once more contained within Legion’s mindscape. [X-Men Legacy (1st series) #253]


First appearance: X-Men Legacy (1st series) #249
Powers: possesses a “death touch” allowing him to absorb the spiritual essence of living beings on contact, enslaving their souls and leaving their bodies conscious yet subject to his every command

NOTES: Styx was the ring-leader and most dangerous of Legion's escaped personas. After manipulating the other personalities to defend him against Legion and the X-Men's attacks, Styx was tricked into battle with Rogue who assisted Legion in his plan to re-absorb Styx and free those he had enslaved. [X-Men Legacy (1st series) #253]

Tyrranix the Abominoid

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #1                    
Powers: telepathy


Zubar the Airshrike

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #1                    
Powers: levitator


Ksenia Nadejda Panov

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #1                    
Powers: ionic scalpels


The Beast Xavier

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #1
Powers: cannibalized other powers

NOTES: Birthed by the pain David experienced learning of his father's death, "the Beast" was a personality that pretended to be Charles Xavier inside David's mind. It killed and permanently absorbed several personalities and the powers that came with them, including David's precognition. Later, it managed to escape David's mind entirely and possess the powers of Luca Aldine. The Beast Xavier was ultimately defeated and reabsorbed by David in X-Men Legacy (2nd series) #22, but this only destabilized David's mind and caused the Worldworm phenomenon.

Kirbax the Kraklar

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #2
Powers: cosmic ogre, protonic cascade


"Cowboy gunsmith"

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #2
Powers: morph hands into bio-projectile pistols



First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #3                    
Powers: space folder, able to reposition matter and energy in reality by bending space around them

Max Kelvin

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #3                    
Powers: plasma explodo wooshiness



First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #3                    
Powers: time manipulator, able to slow time or travel outside of it


Pukatus Jr.

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #3                    
Powers: acid vomit


K-Zek the Conduit

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #4                    
Powers: wireless energy transfer


Non-Newtonian Annie

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #4                    
Powers: zero-tau nullskin



First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #4                    
Powers: flesh manipulation


"Living cell phone"

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #5                    
Powers: biological radio transmission


Findle the Finder

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #5                    
Powers: trans-spatial clairvoyance / locating


Wormhole Wodo

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #5                    
Powers: wormhole teleportation



First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #6                    
Powers: toxic spores



First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #9                    
Powers: inhabitable oxygen field


Protozoan Porter

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #10  
Powers: teleportation


Zero G. Priestly

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #15  
Powers: anti-gravity



First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #15  
Powers: illusions


"Shock and awe"

First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #16  
Powers: sound-warping teleportation, absorbing ambient sound from his destination point before releasing it as a sonic boom on arrival



First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #16  
Powers: hypnosis



First appearance: X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #18  
Powers: reality restructure-er

NOTES: The Weaver was the largest and most mysterious of personalities inside the Qortex Complex. Apparently a spider several stories tall, the top of the Weaver was always hidden up in the sky until David finally confronted it as his mind succumbed to the Worldworm infection. The Weaver identified itself with the face and voice of David Haller, and seemed to claim that the Legion who acted as chief protagonist throughout X-Men Legacy Volume 2 was merely a splinter personality himself. This was not confirmed, and may have been merely metaphorical / moot, as David came to understand that ALL his personalities (even "himself") were splinters of one mind, as opposed to thinking of the various personalities as lesser versions of him.

Unseen Personalities

Not all of David's many personalities have been shown within his mindscape or physically manifested within the real world. Below is a list of these personas and what is known of them.

Johnny Gomorrah (Personality #186)

First mentioned: X-Men Legacy (1st series) #249
Powers: elemental blasts transmogrify his target into masses of salt


Delphic (Personality #1012)

First mentioned: X-Men Legacy (1st series) #249
Powers: omni-sentience able to psionically divine information from the world around him

Personality #742

First appearance: X-Men Legacy (1st series) #250
Powers: projects high-voltage electrical shocks


Personality #302

First appearance: X-Men Legacy (1st series) #250
Powers: bursts of supersonic speeds that trigger sonic booms as he strikes his targets

Compass Rose

First appearance: X-Men Legacy (1st series) #253
Powers: bio-locator able to sense familiar individuals over vast distances and teleport into their immediate area
NOTES: Compass Rose identified by Rogue as one of the personalities she sensed inside Legion’s mind

Other personalities

Legion has also demonstrated several powers unconnected to any known personality or designation, including growth (X-Men Legacy (1st series) #248), teleportation and the generation of blue flames (X-Men Legacy (1st series) #251), astral harpoon projection (X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #6), boosting the powers of other mutants (X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #14), and projecting stasis fields (X-Men: Legacy (2nd series) #18).