38 Facts About Deathbird


Deathbird is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

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Deathbird is usually depicted as a supervillain, an adversary of the X-Men.

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Deathbird is part of a segment of the extraterrestrial Shi'ar race that possesses talon-tipped wings.

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Deathbird is the hated sister of the Shi'ar empress Lilandra Neramani, the mother of the Shi'ar warrior, Deathcry, and constantly seeks to usurp her sister's throne.

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Deathbird is a sister of D'Ken, the first depicted ruler of the Shi'ar.

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Deathbird was born Cal'syee Neramani to the ruling house of the Shi'ar Imperium on the Aerie, native world of the Shi'ar.

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Deathbird's name was stripped from her after it was prophesied that she was destined to commit great evil.

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Deathbird was exiled after brutally murdering both her mother and an unnamed sister.

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The skirmish was interrupted after Deathbird severely injured the superhero, who became distracted trying to save the lives of two small children.

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Deathbird decided to take the throne for herself, and allied with the councilman Samedar, alien parasites called the Brood, and renegade members of the Imperial Guard in an attempted coup.

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Deathbird later succeeded in deposing Lilandra with the aid of the Brood, and took the throne for herself.

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Deathbird later came to her sister's aid during the short Kree-Shi'ar War, assassinating Kree leaders Ael-Dann and Dar-Benn.

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Deathbird was captured by Clint Barton in his guise as Goliath.

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Deathbird was later released and granted dominion over the conquered Kree Empire as viceroy, and made praetor of the Kree Starforce by Lilandra.

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Deathbird was amazed that the Earth mutant showed no fear and stood up to her, and they seemed physically attracted to each other.

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Deathbird initially convinced Bishop that he was paralyzed due to his injuries and that, of all the X-Men, only he survived.

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Bishop and Deathbird helped the rebels in opposing her and Deathbird defeated her niece in a duel.

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Deathbird could have slain her, and every instinct told her to do so, but she let her live.

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Suddenly Deathbird betrayed Bishop to a cadre of Skrulls and he was returned to Earth in order to implement the ultimate plans of the Skrulls' ally, Apocalypse.

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Deathbird was herself betrayed and transformed by Apocalypse into one of his Horsemen.

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Deathbird dares Bishop to kill her, before opening an airlock and getting sucked out into space.

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Deathbird was rescued by the Imperial Guard; Lilandra imprisoned her because she posed a threat to her rule.

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Deathbird is incarcerated in the same maximum security installation that houses Deathbird.

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Deathbird convinces Vulcan to finish the healing process that the Shi'ar members of the secret order had begun on D'Ken, who remained in a coma since the M'Kraan Crystal incident.

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When D'Ken discerns Vulcan's feelings for Deathbird, he invokes an ancient Shi'ar custom and invites Vulcan to marry Deathbird and become part of Shi'ar royalty.

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Vulcan and Deathbird are married in front of the M'Kraan Crystal just as the X-Men, Lilandra, The Starjammers, and the Shi'ar loyal to Lilandra attack.

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Deathbird is a genetic mutant of the Shi'ar species; she has superhuman strength, speed, stamina, agility, flexibility, reflexes, coordination, balance, and endurance well beyond the average limits of her race.

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Deathbird has inherited atavistic characteristics such as fully functioning wings, which most Shi'ar lack, and is capable of self-propelled flight at a natural winged flight limit velocity.

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Deathbird's wings are very strong, as she could flex her wing to throw Ms.

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Deathbird's fingernails are essentially talons which can score steel and tear through substances such as bone and tissue easily.

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Deathbird uses a variety of javelins, some of which are designed for specific offensive effects.

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Deathbird carries the javelins as eight-inch quills on twin wrist-bands; when removed from its sheath, a quill will telescope to about four times its original length.

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Deathbird has used a javelin that emits noxious, acrid fumes upon impact.

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Some of Deathbird's javelins are so designed that when their tips touch they emit a powerful, repeating 35,000 volt electrical charge.

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Deathbird has used other equipment of Shi'ar design, including battle armor, and a large, advanced, one-woman energy cannon.

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Deathbird teamed up with the mutants in the hope they could help wrestle control of the crystal from D'ken.

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Deathbird discovered D'ken inside the crystal, trapped by its energies, and when she attempted to kill him she too became trapped.

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Deathbird defies the will of her sister and leads a Shi'ar force into the Star Trek reality.

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