YEARBOOK (Xavier Institute Student Body): Page 8 of 16

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5th July 2005

 

 

Gambit’s Squad

 

 

 

Gambit’s squad recently made their first appearance and little has been revealed about the individual members. So far, Gambit’s squad has only five students. Most wear modified versions of the standard X-Men training uniform while Foxx was given a more individual costume. The name of Gambit’s squad has not yet been established.

 

First appearance: X-Men (2nd series) #171

Current Membership: Bling, Flubber, Foxx, Onyxx, Rain Boy

Bling First appearance: X-Men (2nd series) #171

All Xavier Institute appearances: X-Men (2nd series) #171-172

Powers: crystallized rock body endows her with increased durability and the ability to blast off small portions of rock from her skin

Notes:
- Bling acknowledged that she was physically attracted to Foxx. Whether she identifies as lesbian or bisexual has yet to be revealed.

Flubber First appearance: X-Men (2nd series) #171

All Xavier Institute appearances: X-Men (2nd series) #171-172

Powers: bizarre physiology gives him heightened agility, abnormally large hands, and a rubbery body allowing him to spring great heights and distances

Foxx (Raven Darkholme) First appearance: Ms. Marvel #16 (as Raven Darkholme), X-Men (2nd series) #171 (as Foxx) ,(As

All Xavier Institute appearances: X-Men (2nd series) #171-172 (as Foxx)

Powers: (as Foxx) demonstrated heightened agility, fangs, and night vision

Notes:
- Foxx is an identity assumed by Mystique to infiltrate the Xavier Institute and “intervene” in Gambit and Rogue’s relationship. Foxx’s appearance was selected specifically to get under Gambit’s skin.

Onyxx First appearance: X-Men (2nd series) #171

All Xavier Institute appearances: X-Men (2nd series) #171-172

Powers: uneven granite body gives him superhuman strength and resistance to physical injury

Notes:
- Onyxx expressed a romantic interest in Foxx when she first appeared at the Institute.

Rain Boy First appearance: X-Men (2nd series) #171

All Xavier Institute appearances: X-Men (2nd series) #171-172

Powers: appears to be a being of living water held in a containment suit, able to expel his liquid mass as pressurized streams from his hands