MAGNETO

Last Updated: 
28th September 2007

MAGNETO

Real Name: unrevealed, apparently
XXXMagnus
Former Aliases: Prisoner #214782,
Erik Lehnsherr,
Michael Xavier,
White Pilgrim,
Erik the Red,
White King,
Grey King,
Creator,
Nestor
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Height: 6'2“
Weight: 190 lbs.

Hair color:

White
Eyes: Gray-Blue
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First appearance: X-Men (1st series) #1
Joined the X-Men in: Uncanny X-Men #196
Currently in: no title
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Known Relatives: unnamed parents (deceased),
unnamed sister (deceased),
Magda (wife, deceased),
Anya (daughter, deceased),
Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch (daughter),
Pietro Maximoff / Quicksilver (son),
Lorna Dane / Polaris (daughter),
Luna Maximoff (granddaughter),
T. J. Wagner / Nocturne (alternate granddaughter)
Profession: formerly headmaster/teacher, sovereign leader of Genosha, terrorist, Nazi hunter, hospital orderly, carpenter
Group Affiliation: formerly the Twelve, Genoshan Cabinet, Acolytes, Hellfire Club, New Mutants, X-Men, Savage Land Mutates, Brotherhood of Evil Mutants
Powers: depowered mutant, formerly possessed a high electrolyte count that increased his personal bio-magnetic field and aligned it with Earth’s electromagnetic field to give him
total mastery over magnetism, allowing him to sense metallic substances, levitate and manipulate anything containing metal, release magnetic energy as concussive blasts and protective force fields, generate intense heat within metal, draw forth electricity from magnetic fields, manipulate iron in the bloodstream to cause
aneurysms, unconsciousness, or biological ruptures, and increase his power by absorbing electricity or intensely cold temperatures

Note: Magneto’s true name is shrouded in mystery. For the purpose of this Spotlight entry, he will be referred to as Magneto or Magnus.

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