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X-23
X23-0
X-23 - By LeeJJ
Vital statistics
Position -Member of the Avengers
Age 1 (17 - Biology)
Status Alive
Physical attributes
Height 5' 1"
Weight 110 lbs
X-23 is a HYDRA clone created from DNA of Wolverine. She was bred to be a cold-blooded assassin, for which her primary target would be Wolverine. After her training and brainwashing were complete she was let loose against Wolverine. After nearly killing him, she was stopped by the telepathic mind of Charles Xavier. Xavier then removed the brainwashing from her mind and had her restrained until she calmed down.

Since she did not have a name she chose the name Laura Kinney, which she would then use as her official name. Wolverine felt responsible for her pain and released her. She then began to see Wolverine as a father figure, and chose to stay. Laura was then drafted as a member of the Young Avengers initiative and later the Avengers.

Powers and Abilities Edit

As a clone of Wolverine, X-23 possesses most of his powers. However, since she is still in her teens, some of her powers aren't as developed as those of Wolverine.

Superhumanly Acute Senses:X-23 possesses superhumanly acute senses that are comparable to those of certain animals. She is capable of seeing at much greater distances, and with perfect clarity, than an ordinary human. She retains this same level of clarity in near-total darkness. Her sense of hearing is enhanced in a similar manner, allowing her to both hear sounds that ordinary human's can't and to hear sounds that ordinary humans can, but at much greater distances. X-23 is able to use her highly developed sense of smell to track targets by scent with an impressive degree of success, even if the scent has been eroded by natural factors, such as the weather.

Bone Claws: X-23's skeleton includes two retractable bone claws in each arm and one in each foot that she can extend and retract at will. These claws are housed beneath the skin and muscle. Unsheathing them causes her skin to tear and bleed, but the wounds are quickly dealt with by her healing factor. X-23 can unsheathe any number of these claws at once, although she must keep her wrists and/or feet straight at the moment the claws emerge. The claws are naturally sharp and tougher than normal human bone, allowing X-23 to cut through most types of flesh and natural materials.

Uni-Power: Laura has been occasionally seen wielding the powers of Captain Universe, and has the mark on her hand.

Regenerative Healing Factor: Like Wolverine, X-23's primary mutant power is an accelerated healing factor that enables her to regenerate damaged or destroyed tissue with far greater speed and efficiency than an ordinary human. She is capable of fully healing injuries resulting in massive tissue damage and blood loss such as multiple bullet wounds, slash wounds, and puncture wounds within a matter of minutes. Her healing factor is developed to such a degree, she is capable of reattaching severed limbs, such as a hand. She has also proven capable of regrowing an entire arm on her own (Elixir was incapacitated at the time). Her healing factor may fluctuate with her psychological state as battle wounds tend to heal very quickly, but her self inflicted cuts appear to remain visible for some time.

  • Foreign Chemical Immunity: X-23's natural healing also affords her the virtual immunity to poisons and most drugs. She can be affected by some drugs, such as tranquilizers, if she is exposed to a massive dose.
  • Disease Immunity: Due to her highly efficient immune system, X-23 is immune to all Earthly diseases and infections.
  • Superhuman Stamina: X-23's muscles produce considerably less fatigue toxins during physical activity than the muscles of an ordinary human. She can exert herself at peak capacity for about 24 hours before fatigue begins to impair her.
  • Superhuman Agility: X-23's agility, balance, and bodily coordination are enhanced to levels that are beyond the natural physical limits of even the finest human athlete.
  • Superhuman Reflexes: X-23's reflexes are enhanced to levels that are beyond the natural physical limits of the finest human athlete.
  • Superhuman Durability: She was capable of fighting the Hulk without sustaining any severe injuries[9] and surviving energy blasts from Nimrod (even if she required healing and nearly died).

Longevity: Presumably, because X-23 is a clone of the Wolverine, her healing factor will also provide her with an extended lifespan by slowing the effects of the aging process.

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