X-Men Dark Phoenix: What is the Dark Phoenix’s power? Is she the MOST POWERFUL mutant?
X-Men: Dark Phoenix is out across the UK, with Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy reprising their roles as Magneto and Professor Charles Xavier. The focus of Dark Phoenix is Jean Grey (played by Sophie Turner) and her encounter with a powerful entity which takes over her. Dark Phoenix is Jean Grey’s corrupted state, and with the powerful being, her abilities are amplified to destructive proportions.
What is the Dark Phoenix’s power?
Jean Grey is what’s known as an Omega level mutant, having been born with powers of telepathy and telekinesis.
She can communicate with others just with her mind, and manipulate matter and objects at her will.
In the comics, Jean’s powers first showed themselves after she witnessed her best friend being hit by a car.
Omega level mutants are ones who’s level of power is so high, they are considered the most serious threat, capable of wide-scale destruction and are nearly impossible to kill or contain.
An example of another omega level mutant is Magneto (Michael Fassbender) who has control over all things metal – allowing him to manipulate the fields of gravity and electricity to a certain point.
Dark Phoenix is Jean Grey’s powers – but amplified – so she is one of the most powerful beings in the universe.
She has the power to destroy and create anything, due to the Phoenix force which has latched itself to her.
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The film X-Men: Dark Phoenix shows how on a mission in space, Jean became exposed to the entity and its power manifested in her.
In the comics, the Phoenix force is often described as the embodiment of creation and the spark of the universe – but will ultimately destroy it.
Is she the MOST POWERFUL mutant?
The most powerful mutants in the Marvel Universe are those of Omega status, but after that, ranking the most powerful in order is tricky.
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Often Jean Grey is in the top five when looking at lists compiled by X-Men fans but there is no definitive answer to which is the most powerful mutant.
Even without the amplification of the Phoenix Force, Jean is one of the most powerful telepaths in the world.
Her powers are so incredibly strong that Professor X muted them, before slowly introducing them as she grew.
With the Phoenix Force, Jean or Dark Phoenix is certainly one of the most powerful beings in the universe.
X-Men: Dark Phoenix is now in cinemas across the UK and will be released in the US on Friday, June 7.