Caliban

Identity: Caliban
Fighting Remarkable
Agility Excellent
Strength Monstrous
Endurance Amazing
Reason Poor
Intuition Poor
Psyche Incredible

Health 175
Karma 48
Resources Poor
Popularity 0

Powers
Mutant Detection: Amazing, 25 mile radius
Night Vision: See in normal darkness with no penalties
Body Resistance: Incredible
Claws: Monstrous edged damage, Monstrous material Strength
Emotion Control: Caliban projects an aura of Fear at Excellent intensity.
Hyper Strength: When cornered / scared, Caliban’s strength increases to Unearthly.
Mind Drain: Excellent

Talents

Martial Arts A, C

Contacts

Four Horsemen, Morlocks, X-Factor, X-Terminators, X-Force

History

Not much is known of Caliban’s history prior to the point when Callisto inducted him into the ranks of the Morlocks below New York City.

Caliban’s first appearance in the lives of the X-men occured when he attempted to enter a nightclub since he sensed other mutants inside. This brought him into conflict with Dazzler, Storm, Ariel (Kitty Pryde, now Shadowcat,) and the original Spider-Woman. The battle peacefully for this pathetic Frankenstein-monsteresque character. Later, though, he tried to kidnap Ariel and force her to marry him, although he eventually released her and they parted amiably.

During the “Mutant Massacre” in which the Marauders attempted to murder all Morlocks, Caliban found refuge in the original X-factor, and was eventually on his way to become a member. Soon, however, Apocalypse attacked, and Caliban, always feeling ineffectual with his teammates, offered his services to Apocalypse in exchange for more effective powers. Apocalypse mutated Caliban, and called him “Death” to replace the post recently vacated by Archangel.

As Death, he faught Sabretooth and X-factor, but was eventually abandoned by Apocalypse. Caliban wandered aimlessly through the abandoned Morlock tunnels until recruited by Cable to join X-force, where he remains to this day.

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