metabolize someone's essence through physical contact, temporarily absorbing and duplicating their memories, skills and special powers; permanently absorbed Gambit’s powers enabling her to convert an object's stored potential energy into explosive kinetic energy upon contact; later permanently absorbed the Juggernaut's power set granting her enhanced strength and endurance and the ability to retain forward momentum, rendering her unstoppable while in motion
Rogue absorbed Gambit’s persona and powers when she kissed him as he was dying in Ultimate X-Men Annual #1. For a time she had Gambit's powers alone and could not access her own abilities. This reversed in Ultimate X-Men Annual #2. She absorbed the power of Juggernaut as he lay dying in Ultimate X-Men #99.