The Characters of X-Men


X-Men: The Original Characters "Sworn to protect the world that fears and hates mutants, these are the superheroes known as the X-Men"
Original X-Men
The Original Member of X-Men: Cyclops, Jean Grey, Iceman, Beast, and Archangel

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X-Men Intro(Anime Version)

The X-Men, a group of superhuman called mutants that was organized and founded by Professor Charles Xavier. His aim why he organized this mutants: First, to train mutants how to control and use of their superhuman powers, and secondly, to serve as combat team that will defend humanity against attacks by other powerful mutants aside from them who use their powers for evil purposes, as well as against other threats. The identities of the X-Men are unknown to the people. In their civilian identities the X-Men are just official students or alumni on Professor Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters. The School, where the X-Men are based is in Charles Xavier's mansion at 1407 Graymalkin Lane, Salem Center, Westchester County, New York. The Mansion serves as the X-Men's base of operations, training center, and quarters. The true identities of two of the X-Men's founding members, the Angel and the Beast, become public known, they have apparently managed somehow to conceal the fact that they attended Xavier's school from public awareness. Each member of the X-Men is a superhuman mutant. There have been exceptions, such as the Mimic, who could duplicate the superhuman powers of mutants, and Longshot, artificially created, genetically engineered humanoid from another dimensional world...

Professor Charles Xavier aka Professor X

Real name: Charles Francis Xavier
Current aliases: Prisoner M-13
Identity: Certain federal officials know that Charles Xavier is a mutant.
Occupation: (current) Geneticist, teacher, leader of the X-Men, (former) Adventurer, soldier
Legal status: A citizen of the United States currently in federal custody with no criminal record
Place of birth: New York City, New York
Marital status: Consort to Princess-Majestrix Lilandra (not officially recognized as a marriage on Earth)
Known relatives: Brian and Sharon Xavier (parents, deceased), Kurt Marko (stepfather, deceased), Cain Marko (Juggernaut, stepbrother), David Charles Haller (Legion, son, deceased)
Base of operations: (current) Xavier Institute, Salem Center, Westchester County, New York State, (former) Shi'ar imperial palace, Chandilar; the starship Starjammer, mobile in the Shi'ar Galaxy
Group affiliation: Leader of the X-Men, founder of Generation X, Founder and teacher of the New Mutants, Starjammers
Extent of education: Ph. Ds in genetics, biophysics, and psychology

Height: 6 ft.
Weight: 190 lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Bald (blonde in childhood)
Intelligence: Genius
Strength: Normal

Special skills and abilities: Leading authority on genetics, mutation, and psionic powers, considerable expertise in other life sciences, highly talented in devising equipment for utilizing and enhancing psionic powers

Superhuman mental powers: Professor X ordinarily possesses vast psionic powers, including telepathy; the ability to induce in others mental illusions, temporary mental or physical paralysis, and loss of specific memories or total amnesia; the projection of "mental bolts" to stun or render a person unconscious; astral projection; and the ability to sense other superhuman mutants within a small radius. At present Xavier is unable to use his psionic powers.

Special limitations: Part of spine shattered, confined to wheelchair (It is the result from his duel with arch-enemy Shadow King. They fough in mental(astral) plane and defeated Shadow King but with consequences being confined to wheelchair).

Xavier recovered and used Jean Grey as a psi-anchor to fight Farouk in the astral plane. However, he was defeated. In revenge, Farouk shattered Xavier's bones in the legs and the spine.

Quoted from Marvel Universe - Shadow King