Clan Akkaba is made up of the descendants of the High Lord, Apocalypse, worshipping him as their forefather and a living God. Each member of the clan is marked with their symbol, the size of the marking representing their mutant power levels and therefore their level of status in the clan. Because Apocalypse frequently entered regenerative stasis, his scribe Ozymandias handled the regular interactions with Clan Akkaba. Because of this, Ozymandias was able to trick Apocalypse into believing Clan Akkaba was virtually wiped out 100 years ago in a war with Dracula's vampires. The scribe remains in contact with Frederick Slade today, keeping Clan Akkaba a secret from the world at large and Apocalypse himself.