Real Name: James Hutchinson

Identity/Class: Human mutant

Occupation: X-Force tryout

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: X-Force (The Anarchist, Dead Girl, Doop, The Orphan, Phat, Vivisector)

Enemies: an unnamed ant-like mutant

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: an X-Force training camp in the Mojave Desert

First Appearance: X-Force I#129 (August, 2002)

Powers/Abilities: Sycamore’s body appeared to be made of a wood-like material, similar to a tree. He can extend root-like structures from his body to an unknown degree. It is unknown whether he possessed any other plant-like abilities, but it was possible that he could draw nutrients by extending his root-like structures into the ground.

History: (X-Force I#129) - Following the death of U-Go Girl, X-Force visited an X-Force training camp in the Mojave Desert to look for new recruits. The various mutants at the training camp competed against one another in hopes that they would gain a place on the actual X-Force team. When X-Force itself first arrived, Sycamore was battling an unnamed mutant that resembled a humanoid ant. Sycamore had extended his root-like structures into the ground and was extending the root-like structures from his fingertips in an attempt to crush the ant-like mutant. The insectoid mutant then used his jaws to bite through Sycamore’s wood-like fingertips, causing Sycamore extreme pain.

Comments: Created by Peter Milligan and Duncan Fegredo.

Sycamore's real name was revealed in Anarchist's entry in OHotMU A-Z Hardcover#1.

Profile by Proto-Man.


This character, Sycamore, has no known connections to

The X-Force, a.k.a. X-Statix, that Sycamore tried to become a member of, should not be mistaken for


X-Force I#129, p11, pan1 (Sycamore)

X-Force I#129, p11, pan4 (Sycamore, missing fingers)

X-Force I#129 (August, 2002)

Last updated: 12/16/04

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