DEATHLOK of Reality-10511
Real Name: Unrevealed;
collectively, he/they were originally desigated Deathlok (or Peacelok) Unit L17
Identity/Class: Extradimensional/alternate reality/alternate future (Reality-10511) cyborg;
constructed in the year 2030 in the relative future of that timeline
former serial killer
Group Membership: Jean Grey School for Higher Learning faculty/staff (Doop, Rachel Grey, Kitty Pryde, Wolverine/James Howlett/Logan, Storm, Toad/Mortimer Toynbee, Warbird/Ava'Dara Naganandin);
formerly Peaceloks/Deathloks of Reality-10511
(Luke Cage, Iron
Fist/Daniel Rand, Spider-Woman/Jessica Drew, Thing/Ben Grimm),
Cable (Nathan Dayspring Askani'son), Genesis (Evan), Jean Grey-295,
Jean Grey School for Higher Learning students (including
Broodling/Broo, Genesis/Evan, Kid Gladiator/Kubark, Idie Okonkwo,
Pixie, Quentin Quire, Surge),
Steve Rogers (formerly Captain America), Thing (Ben Grimm), "Uncanny"
X-Force (Archangel, Deadpool, EVA, Fantomex, Nightcrawler-295,
Psylocke, Wolverine), Wolverine (James Howlett/Logan);
(Reality-10511) General (his own potential future self), Roxxon;
various alternate reality Deathlok counterparts;
possibly Stryfe-13021 (Hope Summers) and Blaquesmith
Enemies: Amy (who was on a date with Wendell Bryant; she and several of the other victims may have been
slain by other Deathloks than L17, but we couldn't tell for sure and
they all still would have been on L17's list to be assassinated even if
another got there first), infant Bradberry (see Amy note), Wendell Bryant (see Amy note), Captain America (James Barne), Colossus (Peter Raputin), Dark Beast-295 (Hank McCoy), Genocide, Dr. David Heimerdinger, Horsemen of Apocalypse (Death, Famine, Pestilence, War), Magneto (Max Eisehardt), Winston Rowe (see Amy note), Secret Empire, Slag (Jeffrey Winstone; see Amy note), Spider-Man (Peter Parker), Evan Wakowski;
while not enemies, he did not like or see the purpose of Doop;
formerly Apocalypse-corrupted Archangel (Warren Worthington), Phoenix-powered-possessed Colossus (Peter Rasputin), Wolverine (James Howlett/Logan), Miranda L. Bayer;
(Reality-10511) Deathloks, Miranda Bayer, Matthew K. Edwards, Spider-Man (Peter Parker), Evan Wakowski, Wolverine (James Howlett/Logan);
Known Relatives: None;
Deathlok Unit L17 was specifically created by Roxxon scientist Martin and his unidentified one-time lover;
other Deathloks created alongside him might be considered his brethren
Aliases: Deathlok Prime, Peacelok, Unit L17;
"Mr. Robot Guy" (nickname from Fantomex)
Base of Operations:
formerly the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning;
formerly Cavern X;
formerly Dunwich Sanitorium
First Appearance: Wolverine: Weapon X#11 (May, 2010)
Powers/Abilities: Deathlok is a sentient program housed inside a cybernetically reanimated human brain operating a bionic frame augmenting the tissues of that same human's organic remains.
Deathloks' sentient program, which generally controls the Deathlok form, is dedicated to the protection of humanity and is interested in peace and love, though is more than capable of performing destruction as needed; nonetheless, the program perceives the difference between violent conflict and deliberate acts of murder, and does not believe the end justifies the means. In some circumstances, the program is willing to allow its human host to take control as long as the host works toward its general goals.
In contrast, Deathlok's human host and mind is a violent sociopath who lives for killing and violence. Typically prevented from controlling Deathlok's form by the program, he is willing to serve the program's goals as long as he is allowed to fulfill his violent goals.
Deathlok possesses superhuman strength of an unspecified level (lifting perhaps 1-10 tons). He may be able to redistribute his energies to temporarily augment his strength. Via computer programs, algorithms, and targeting, he can execute efficient combat operations, incapacitating foes faster or stronger than himself.
Among Deathlok's offensive capacities are energy claws able to cut through solid metal, Iron Man-like repulsor blasts from his left palm, and Spider-Man-like web-shooters. He also carries an energy blaster able to put substantial holes in a human body in rapid fashion. He can teleport, although this may be only when he is linked to computers that actually teleport him.
Deathlok does not appear to feel pain and is frequently unphased by attacks unless they physically incapacitate him, such as by binding or severing a limb, etc. He can even temporarily function without a head, though decapitation seems to render him inert for an extended period. Presumably via nanotechnology, he can rejoin severed body parts, even his head.
Deathlok's form is equipped with tachyon probability to generators that enable him to calculate exact statistical forecasts for all possible future timelines. Further, he can communicate directly with alternate reality counterparts of himself.
Deathlok's organic form's heart has atrophied, and all bodily fluids are circulated with the aid of nanorobotic molecular propellers.
Height: Approximately 6'3"
Weight: Unrevealed (approximately 600 lbs.; possibly lighter via construction from futuristic materials) ; (original human form) approximately 230 lbs.
Eyes: (Organic, right) red (sometimes glowing); though the eye appears to have taken on a cloudier appearance following his physical death and cyborg transformation presumably blue; (original human form) blue (too distant to see color in his adult form, but his younger form had blue eyes)
(bionic, left) glowing yellow
Hair: Appears dark (black or brown) and is very sparse; (original human form) blond
(Wolverine: Weapon X#14 (fb) - BTS) <Reality-10511; by the sociopath's own account> - An unidentified child was born (see comments) in Dunwich Sanitorium. Never knowing his own parents (who he assumed likely had been patients there), his earliest memories were all of madmen and murderers.
As it was the only thing he knew how to do, he took up killing, which was the only thing he was ever any good at; and he got better with experience. Enjoying the rush better than any drug he ever took, he developed an addiction to killing, which he felt he needed to do to keep from going insane. He lost track of his kills around 30.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#14 (fb)) <17 years, 7 months, and roughly 11 days into the relative future of Reality-10511 in comparison to the main story> - The sociopath took his last life before being imprisoned.
Presumably not much thereafter, he was caught and imprisoned.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#14 (fb)) <20 years into the relative future of Reality-10511 in comparison to the main story> - A Roxxon agent interviewed the sociopath, who told him his history and his need to kill. As Roxxon owned the jail, they had the sociopath released; correctly figuring Roxxon wanted to have him kill people for them, the sociopath asked how they'd get started, and the Roxxon agent shot him in the head, then called another agent, telling him/her to prep the laboratory for a fresh one.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#15 (fb) - BTS) <Reality-10511> - Roxxon scientist Martin and his unidentified female co-worker installed a series of brains into cybernetic mainframes that controlled the most advanced artificial intelligence program ever designed.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#15 (fb)) <25 years into the relative future of Reality-10511> - The sociopath's brain was apparently the first to be activated. Martin and his co-worker celebrated sexually right there and then before notifying the others. The computer set a restore point as "the human reproductive act as viewed through formaldehyde."
(Wolverine: Weapon X#15 (fb)) <Reality-10511> - Shortly thereafter, the computer/brain interface witnessed Martin's distress when the female colleague blew him off and moved on to another colleage (particle physicist). As the female colleague began installing the last of the brains, the computer opened new folder 10572, saving the event under "complexities of human emotion" and tagging it for further study.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#14 (fb) - BTS) <Reality-10511> - The sociopath's body was rebuilt as a cyborg (Unit L17) with an artificial intelligence controlling his activities and enhancing his logic and mental capacities.
(Wolverine & the X-Men#4 (fb) - BTS) - Deathlok Unit L17 was manufacted in the year 2030 (see comments)
(Wolverine: Weapon X#14 (fb)) <Reality-10511> - Unit L17 awakened as a group of Roxxon executives shared a toast to their success and reviewed their success. Enraged at having been turned into a cyborg and also just wanting to kill, the sociopath partially arose in preparation for a slaughter, but the computer prevented him from moving in any such fashion and instead rose to quietly stand beside the group's speaker.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#14 (fb)) <Reality-10511> - Unit L17 confronted and slew Matthew K. Edwards for publicly slandering the Roxxon brand. The sociopath noted his appreciation for his job and prepared to slay Edwards' family, but the computer stopped him, forcing him to leave and proceed to his next objective.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#15 (fb)) <Reality-10511> - After Deathlok L17 slew two people, completing Roxxon Executive Order #919, as the computer began loading the next directive, the sociopath noted his desire to kill again as soon as possible; the computer then queried, "When was the last time we cried?" and then revised the question to "When will this unit begin experiencing the full range of human emotions?" when the host became annoyed. The sociopath told the computer it must have gotten its wires crossed and told it to stick to the job at hand; the computer then restatused folder 10572 as "tabled indefinitely."
(Wolverine: Weapon X#13 (fb)) <?? (see comments) years into the relative future of Reality-10511 in comparison to the main story> - When Roxxon sent Deathloks to attack protestors outside Roxxon's gates, Spider-Man (Peter Parker) attacked the Deathloks with a rifle weapon and then sent his "amazing friends" spider-bots to attack them as well. However, when one of the Deathloks spottted Spider-Man, it gave the order to intercept him, and a trio of Deathloks teleported into his vicinity. As Spider-Man battered the Deathloks in rapid progression, one of them gave the order to an outside Deathlok to target his coordinates, and that Deathlok fired a rocket launcher weapon that stunned Spider-Man. Before Spider-Man could gather his wits, one of the Deathloks stomped on his hand as he reached for his weapon; announcing that he was 4th on Roxxon's most wanted list, that and at least one other Deathlok regarded his last moments for posterity before firing a blast that apparently slew him.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#14 (fb)) <Reality-10511> - By this time having slain 348 targets as a "Peacelok" (and thus having the highest total of successful eliminations) Unit L17 joined other Peaceloks in dousing Wolverine with acid, killing him; the sociopath lamented not having a functional nose, as he wished he could smell the burning flesh. Unit L17 joined the other Peaceloks in fighting the invading rebels Miranda Bayer, Wakowski, and their allies. During the battle, the sociopath enjoyed querying the computer about their number of kills, how they were killed (the sociopath enjoyed the "miscellaneous means" and noted his desire to get his hands dirty more, despite the computer's disagreement), who had the most kills of all of the "Peaceloks" (the 17th occurrence of that question, after which the sociopath instructed it not to perform a diagnostic of the internal memory circuits), and whether it felt lucky to have hooked up with a guy like him (to which the response was "luck is irrelevent. there is only the mission.).
As Bayer made her way to the command center, Deathlok L17 confronted her, pleased to comply with the computer's order to neutralize her.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#15 (fb)) <Reality-10511> - When Deathlok L17 re-identified Bayers an enemy and voiced its plan to neutralize her, Bayer aimed her gun at him, but he slashed it out of her hand and grabbed her by the neck. She then pulled out some sort of stun staff and struck him across the face repeatedly and dropping him to the ground. As the Deathlok seemed at her mercy, however, she apparently recognized him as the Deathlok she had encountered in the past 25 or so years ago; saying she knew why she was there, she dropped her guard and told the Deathlok to "do it." Deathlok L17 then stabbed her at the base of her chest with its claws, after which the General ceased monitoring the events.
Bayer told Deathlok L17 she knew this had to happen and that she did not blame him. She asked him to watch her face as she died, to see that she loved him, and to ask himself "Why?"
The Deathloks then traveled the temporal portal, preparing to neutralize all superhumans that might be a threat to them in the future; glancing at Bayer one last time, Deathlok L17 passed through the portal into the past as well.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#11) - A Deathlok located, confronted, and slew Jeffrey K. Winstone (target B0017; or BOO17, it's hard to tell), a superhuman who had taken the alias of Slag in Reality-10511's future; after shooting Winstone several times, Deathlo decapitated him via energy claws. He then updated his mission objectives and proceeded to his next target.
A Deathlok subsequently confronted Wendell Bryant and Amy (last name unrevealed) on their first date. He told them that they would be married in six months, and then they would have their son, Todd, three months later; Todd would grow up to become the super-powered vigilante known as Buzzsaw. Confirming their identities, he then shot the pair several times through their chests and left them for dead.
Wading through and slaughtering armed security, a Deathlok entered a maternity ward and slew the Bradberry that would have grown up to be a vigilante in Reality-10511's future.
Miranda Bayer of Earth-616's present subsequently confronted Wolverine (Logan/James Howlett), telling him of her dreams of Reality-10511's future and explaining that the Deathloks had come to kill their future.
Meanwhile, a Deathlok slew latent telepath Winston Rowe (target C0304 or CO304). That Deathlok and at least 7 other Deathloks accompanying it updated their mission objectives and then realized they had neutralized all targets on their initial, low-level list. They then generated a list of prime targets, starting with target A0001 (or AOOO1), Captain America.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#12 - BTS) - Miranda Bayer told Wolverine how she had started having dreams of the Deathloks from 25 years in the future (in Reality-10511), where Roxxon ran everything and the heroes were dead; she believed they were trying to kill heroes in the present that might become the General (or the Savior), leader of the rebellion in their future: Their next major target would be Captain America (James Barnes).
(Wolverine: Weapon X#12) - A squad of Deathloks ambushed Barnes as he finished his meal at Cafe Kiev. After blanketing his location in blaster fire, the lead Deathlok ordered a cease fire to confirm they had liquidated their targer, but instead found he had escaped through a tunnel he had made.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#12) - Bayer led Wolverine outside a subway exit where Barnes was battling the Deathloks. Barne's shield took out one Deathlok, but Deathlok L17 caught it; before he could use his gun, however, Wolverine arrived and sliced the Deathlok L17's right arm off around the elbow. The lead Deathlok blocked Wolverine's next strike with the shield, and while Barnes dodged three Deathlok's blaster fire, the lead Deathlok caused its severed arm to fire the blaster, nailing Wolverine in his left thigh, after which it reattached its arm. Wolverine dodged the next blast and sank its claws in the lead Deathlok's chest, but the Deathlok calmly assessed the situation, noting that -- in it's future -- Wolverine's termination was already assured, and so lethal force was not authorized. Deciding to instead incapacitate, the Deathlok fired his blaster repeatedly through Wolverine's abdomen and then cast him aside. The Deathlok then identified Miranda L. Bayer; despite his human brain reportedly instructing him to kill her, the Deathlok hesitated, and then asked her, "Query: What is the nature of self-sacrifice?" As she stared in confused silence and then tried to ask what he meant, Evan Wakowski (the younger counterpart of her Reality-10511's future self's ally Wakowski) pulled her away and rushed her out of the subway.
Confused and conflicted about how to react, the Deathlok initially attempted to determine a course of action for the fleeing target before whispering, "Don't go..." Barnes, now wearing his Captain America garb, dropped the Deathlok with a handgun shot to the back of the head, after which he reclaimed his shield. Cap and the recovering Wolverine then attacked the remaining Deathloks.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#13) - The Deathloks battled Cap and Wolverine, as well as Spider-Man (Peter Parker). As the primary Deathlok confronted Miranda Bayer and the young Wakowski, the Deathlok's computer repeatedly encountered <error code 245> while trying to review Bayer's status; his human component angrily and futielly argued that it should let it kill him kill them all. As the Deathlok stood immobile, Wolverine skewered it throught the chest, dragged it back into the subway, and decapitated it via the subway train's door.
Steve Rogers then showed up with the Avengers (Luke Cage, Iron Fist/Daniel Rand, Spider-Woman/Jessica Drew, the Thing/Ben Grimm) to combat the Deathloks. Noting that the mission was compromised by an unacceptable numbers of anomalies, the Deathloks teleported away. The heroes discussed that these Deathloks were not Luther Manning, Michael Collins, or any other Deathlok they had previously encountered, but rather new ones from the future.
Rogers had teams stake out and protect the Deathlok's other targets (five children and one pregnant mother ), while Wolverine and Captain America accompanied Miranda Bayer to seek out the man who had allegedly created the Deathloks in her timeline, Dr. David Heimerdinger. Although he had created zombie cyborgs for Osborn, Heimerdinger noted that this Deathlok (the head and body of which they had brought with them) was light years beyond anything he ever worked on; he had no idea how to disarm or activate such a cyborg. Feeling that Heimdinger was useless to them but potentially a threat due to his potential for creating killing machines, Wolverine and Cap considered killing him, but Miranda argued that this would not necessarily stop anything and could lead to someone a mllion times worse coming up with an even worse breed of Deathlok.
The discussion became moot when the Deathlok unexpected reactived and -- still sans head -- put its fist through Heimerdinger's chest, killing him. Wolverine tackled the headless Deathlok through a wall. Sensing nervous system failure, Deathlok's head rebooted in safe mode to troubleshoot this failure.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#13 (fb) - BTS) - The headless Deathlok got away from Wolverine, apparently running back into Heimdinger's office, grabbing the head, and escaping while Cap and Bayer examined Heimerdinger.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#13 (fb) - BTS) - Roughly during the same time as this conflict, a group of Deathloks attacked and overpowered Rogers, Cage, and Spider-Man. Noting the unlikeliness of these heroes having discovered the targets on their own, the Deathloks reasoned
that Bayer was likely the conduit for stolen intelligence; they then transmitted the new priority object to all unites to neutralize Bayer.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#13) - Possessing Spider-Man-like webshooters, Wolverine-like energy claws, a repulsor-firing Iron Man-like gauntlet, Deathlok Unit L17 then pinned down the heroes with webbing and prepared to neutralize Bayer.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#14) - While the sociopath mind in Deathlok L17 gleefully considered miscellaneous means as it struck down Bayer, its computer component was again afflicted by <error code 245> and it queried the nature of that error. When Bayer told Deathlok L17 she had seen the future and she knew she didn't die at this time, the Deathlok -- with the sociopath apparently in control -- told her "we ARE the future." Wolverine and Captain American then tackled the Deathlok, allowing Miranda to flee with the young Wakowski, and Deathlok L17 transmitted their coordinates to all other Deathlok units, which teleported to him and attempted to take down Bayer. As Wakowski was slain by the Deathloks (which seemingly caused him to vanish from Reality-10511's future, making the rebellions' chances of success diminish), the General-10511 used the brain of Emma Frost to transmit an instruction to the Bayer-616 in the present; as a result, Bayer rushed to the Youth Development Center, and Deathlok L17 teleported to intercept her. As the Avengers battled the other Deathloks, which were also approaching the center, Deathlok L17 pursued Bayer into the center. By the time Deathlok L17 had located her, she had found the sociopath's Reality-616's counterpart, and she held a knife to the boy's neck as she told Deathlok that this was him.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#15) - Recognizing the threat to his existence, the sociopath silenced the computer's effort to suggest strategy and instead tried to force Bayer to put the kid down. Wolverine then arrived and reminded her that killing the Deathlok's young human host was unlikely to result in a simple resolution; Wolverine convinced her to hand the kid over to him and told her that the visions that led her there were possibly not so she could kill him, but rather so she could save him. Deathlok L17 seized up with <error code 245> again, and then began querying the nature of compassion, empathy, mercy, and sacrifice.
As the Avengers battled the other Deathloks and rescued the children within, the Deathlok L17 computer detected an emotional virus and prepared to delete it, but then counteracted that order, shut down its anti-virus software, and implemented command override and personality dampening of its human host. As the Deathlok reeled with the mental struggle, Wolverine instructed Bayer to flee with the child; however, the Deathlok then told Wolverine and Bayer ,"This unit...we...I am alright now. May I see the child?" As the sociopath's mind futilely raged against the program, he further accessed the sociopath's own memories, noting with fascination that he had cried before. He then explained that his sentient program had assumed full control of the unit, after which he expressed his gratitude to Bayer, as he had learned much about humanity from her; adding that he wished to continue his studies, he asked her to explain to him in minute detail everything there was to know about the entirety of human emotion.
Wolverine interrupted, reminding Deathlok L17 of the other Deathlok units outside; when Deathlok L17 noted their orders to slay Bayer, Wolverine asked L17 what his orders were. When another Deathok rushed in, Deathlok L17 blasted it away and then tore out its heart and some apparently critical circuitry disabling it. Deathlok L17 then noted that its directives had proven...insufficient, and then he no longer wished to exist in a world without emotion. L17 then joined Wolverine in rushing outside to aid the Avengers against the other Deathlok units. With L17's aid, the Deathloks were swiftly disabled. L17 then looked at the child and warned the others that the child was going to grow up to become a murderer; Bayer said that didn't have to happen and that they could change that, but, before teleporting away, Deathlok L17 told her, "No, something tells me that you cannot."
(Wolverine: Weapon X#15 - BTS) - After Deathlok L17's departure, Wolverine told the others that he wasn't sure he understood how Deathlok had become one of the good guys, and Steve Rogers told him congratulations for volunteering to keep an eye on him.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#15 (fb) - BTS) - Deathlok L17 found a rabbit's foot lucky charm in the alley way.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#15) - Wandering the city, Deathlok's computer noted with pleasure how he was free to explore the world and experience human emotions, and that he was excited at the thought of tomorrow; meanwhile, the sociopath raged, vowing to regain control, destroy the computer program/hardware, and kill everyone in the world. Considering this the day he was truly born, Deathlok L17 decided to keep the rabbit's foot as a memento of that day.
(Wolverine: Weapon X#15 - BTS) <Reality-10511> - The General, revealed to be a future incarnation of Deathlok L17 instructed his assistant to relay to Bayers-616 that she could not keep the child and must instead bring him to Wayland, Massachusett's Danmar Orphanage, where he would be beaten and neglected, and would grow up to become a remorseless murder. Apparently, everything had to follow a certain path in order to bring the Deathlok L17 unit to the level of consciousness it had developed.
(Uncanny X-Force I#7 (fb) - BTS) - Deathlok L17 began to process the concept of morality, which brought him free will and the inherent evil of enslaving others; when Weapon Infinity began directing Deathloks to follow the direction of Father -- perpetually traveling in time, protecting the events that ensured a future where all super-beings were controlled -- Deathlok-10511 remained free of the collective consciousness.
(Uncanny X-Force I#6 (fb) - BTS) - Deathlok-10511 accessed the mission of the Deathloks of Reality-11045 for their leader the Father before Captain America detected and severed the connection.
(Uncanny X-Force I#5) - After Deathloks of Reality-11045 (Captain America, Cyclops, Elektra, Hawkeye, Spider-Man, Thing) assaulted Fantomex in the French Alps and escaped with the World, Deathlok-10511 confronted Fantomex after he narrowly escaped aboard EVA and crashed in the snowy mountains.
(Uncanny X-Force I#6) - After Fantomex slew Spider-Man-11045, Deathlok-10511 revealed that Captain America-11045 had taken the Weapon Plus breeding facility known as the World.
(Uncanny X-Force I#6 - BTS) - When Captain America-11045 reported the involvement of Deathlok-10511 to Father, he determined this Deathlok must by "the slimy residuals from another timeline" and instructed his Deathloks to slay this one to be certain. At the Deathloks' request, Father sent further reinforcements.
(Uncanny X-Force I#6) - Aiding Fantomex, Deathlok-10511 slew Hawkeye-11045 (at least) and incapacitated and captured Captain America-11045; they reacquired the World, and Deathlok claimed Captain America-11045's shield, but were then confronted by the deathlok X-Force of Earth-11045 (Archangel, Deadpool, Wolverine, ). Instructing Fantomex to hold onto his neck, Deathlok-10511 leapt off a cliff, using Cap-11045's shield to shatter the ice before they hit, after which Deathlok swam back up to the surface and punched an escape hole through the ice. X-Force-616 then caught up with them, and Fantomex introduced this Deathlok to them while explaining about the others. As X-Force debated what to do with the size-reduced World, Deathlok-10511 assured them that the World would be misused, and that it was a question of when. Aided by EVA, Wolverine convinced the Steve Rogers consciousness within Cap-11045 to reveal his world's history. After revealing they had been sent back to destroy Apocalypse to prevent his interference with their future coming to be, Cap-11045 fatally shot himself; and Fantomex prepared to land in the Sahara desert to expand the World, so they could enter it and find and kill Father to stop his Deathloks.
(Uncanny X-Force I#7) - Deathlok was present as Fantomex enlarged the World. Deathlok then explained that the World was the well of Weapon Infinity, of which all Deathloks were; he further noted that if they failed to kill Father-11045 that the sentient Infinity would be so ingrained that it would be impossible to stop. X-Force split up to cover the most ground in the World; Deathlok-10511 joined Wolverine, and they were attacked by Deadpool/Deathlok-11045 and Wolverine/Deathlok-10511, respectively. Announcing himself to be Deathlok Prime, Deathlok-10511 easily gained the advantage over Deadpool-11045 before both Deathlok-11045's were recalled to defend Father. By the time Deathlok-10511 and Wolverine located Father's stronghold and the other Deathloks, Deadpool had slain Father, and the other Deathloks vanished. Deathlok-10511 accompanied X-Force in departing the World.
(Uncanny X-Force I#8) - Fantomex showed Deathlok-11045 around X-Force's Cavern X base, and -- in response to Worthington's collection of nick-nacks -- Deathlok noted how important histories and memories were. Deathlok also commented on a time stasis frozen Nimrod, noting how he detected the Sentinel nanotech in Nimrod's (or was he talking about Fantomex? It's hard to tell) "blood" was communicating in a cousin dialect to his own. Deathlok further elaborated that artificial intelligence had surpassed the computing potential of the human brain long ago and that all life would inevitably be intermingled with robotics as he and Fantomex were; he wished to control the nature of this merging to maintain free will. Nonetheless, he noted that super-human warfare would lead to environmental catastrophe and that Weapon Infinity would rise as a response; the only way to hold this back was to ensure the World remained closed to all, and he strongly advised its liquidation. As Fantomex opposed this, Deathlok asked to stand guard to make sure it was never accessed.
As a result, Deathlok stayed behind when the rest of X-Force went to investigate a facility controlled by the Shadow King.
(Uncanny X-Force I#16 (fb) - BTS) - Since he was not allowed to destroy the World, Deathlok downloaded its blueprints for future reference.
(Uncanny X-Force I#9 (fb) - BTS) - When Magneto entered Cavern X, Deathlok tried to eject him, but found that Magneto could easily immobilize him; Magneto kept Deathlok helplessly suspended in the air.
(Uncanny X-Force I#9) - When X-Force returned to Cavern X, Deathlok announced his failure. After Wolverine agreed to Magneto's request to take revenge on a Nazi soldier, Magneto released Deathlok, who fell to the ground. Wolverine told the others to get back to their lives, and he handled the matter himself.
(Uncanny X-Force I#10) - After X-Force stopped the Apocalypse-corrupted Archangel from slaying journalist Harper Simmons, as the group observed Archangel in his prison in Cavern X, Deathlok noted that his tachyon transmitter could no longer generate "maps of tomorrow. The future is fluctuating wildly; something is happening that will forever alter life on Earth. The prudent maneuver would be to kill him."
(Uncanny X-Force I#14 (fb) - BTS) - Having freed Archangel, Dark Beast accompanied him to Akkaba to recruit the Four Horsemen of Apocalypse and other forces of Apocalypse.
(Uncanny X-Force I#13 (fb) - BTS) - While Deadpool, Fantomex, Psylocke, and Wolverine had traveled to Reality-295 to recover the Life Seed in hopes of saving Archangel from being transformed into Apocalypse, Archangel, Dark Beast,Genocide, and the Four Horsemen of Apocalypse (Death, Famine, Pestilence, and War) invaded Cavern X, subdued and bound Deathlok, and claimed the World.
(Uncanny X-Force I#13) - The bound Deathlok watched as Deadpool, Fantomex, Psylocke, and Wolverine arrived, after which Archangel noted with pleasure how they had brought him the Life Seed.
(Uncanny X-Force I#14) - As X-Force fell before the invaders, Deathlok told the Famine-weakened Deadpool they had taken the World, but Deadpool merely mocked him for his failure to guard Warren and the base. Deadpool then provided a distraction via a gas grenade, allowing X-Force and Deathlok to escape. Noting that there was a 98.2% certainty of mass casualty scenarios from every future, Deathlok urged the others to return to take down Apocalypse. Deathlok fled with the others aboard EVA while Psylocke returned to Archangel in hopes of turning him from this dark path. Deathlok continued to reiterate that if they didn't stop Apocalypse, countless innocents would die within the hour.
Shortly thereafter, Genocide and Archangel used the Life Seed to destroy all life (including the human population of 3069) within Beaver Lake, Montana, to serve as their "Tabula Rasa.".
(Uncanny X-Force I#15) - Deathlok accompanied Deadpool and Fantomex aboard EVA in tracing the World to where Archangel and Dark Beast had used it to accelerate evolution in the new life within Tabula Rasa. After Deathlok correctly identified what had happened there, Archangel arrived and battled Fantomex, while Famine and Death (Sanjar Javeed) assaulted Deadpool and Deathlok. To counteract the Horsemen's control, Deathlok relinquished control to his human host, who swiftly subdued Famine by slicing apart the flying carpet on which he was traveling; immune to diseases unleashed by Death, Deathlok cut off his head with his energy claws.
(Uncanny X-Force I#15 (fb) - BTS) - With his socipathic human mind still in control, Deathlok offered to extract Famine's master's location for them.
(Uncanny X-Force I#15) - Deathlok told Famine he preferred if he revealed the answers unwillingly.
(Uncanny X-Force I#15 (fb) - BTS) - Deathlok gleefully tortured Famine for answers (apparently proptosing hie left eye and cutting open his gums, at least), learning Archangel and his associates were in Akkaba city deep under the North pole.
(Uncanny X-Force I#15) - After revealing what he had learned, Deathlok noted that his AI was intent on helping them, which pretty much left him no choice, but told them as long as they kept him cutting he was happy.
(Uncanny X-Force I#16) - Alongside Deadpool and Fantomex, Deathlok arrived in Akkaba and assaulted some of the guards. While he and Deadpool went to seek out and kill Archangel, Fantomex sent Deathlok to destroy the World; when he prepared to give Deathlok a map, Deathlok revealed he had downloaded a blueprint after not being allowed to destroy it.
After Wolverine arrived to aid Fantomex, and Deadpool, Deathlok observed Dark Beast preparing to use a Doom Fountain to exponentially multiply Genocide's internal furnace and cause literal genocide (in preparation for replicating the Tabula Rasa experiment across the entire planet).
(Uncanny X-Force I#16 (fb) - BTS) - Via his tachyon transmitter, the Deathlok A.I. communicated with future Deathloks in various timelines, but for hours found that no future was reporting. It kept its sociopathic human host in the dark.
(Uncanny X-Force I#16) - Deathlok approached the Dark Beast at gunpoint, telling him to tell Genocide to back away from the Doom Fountain or he would blow his brains out; however, War ambushed Deathlok from behind, putting him under control so that he would serve only war. Deathlok stood by as Genocide prepared to activate his powers.
(Uncanny X-Force I#17) - As Deathlok stood by, Nightcrawler of Reality-295 teleported in and opened Genocide's helmet, unleashing his destructive powers on Archangel.
(Uncanny X-Force I#17 - BTS) - Nightcrawler also teleported Psylocke away, and Jean Grey of Reality-295 helped Fantomex purge Psylocke of the Death persona Archangel had instilled within her.
(Uncanny X-Force I#18) - Deathlok's AI learned love and reasoned its way out of War's control and then slashed War with his claws.
(Uncanny X-Force I#18 - BTS) - Meanwhile, Fantomex had Genesis released, and he attacked Archangel; although Archangel defeated him, he was distracted sufficiently for Psylocke to end Archangel with the Life Seed.
(Uncanny X-Force I#18 (fb) - BTS) - Deathlok collected all of the pieces of Deadpool and carried them out in a sack.
(Uncanny X-Force I#18) -After Akkaba was destroyed, Deathlok carried out the still unconscious Wolverine.
(Wolverine & the X-Men#4 (fb) - BTS) - Wolverine and/or Kitty Pryde arranged for Deathlok to speak at the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning.
(Wolverine & the X-Men#4) - After Kitty announced a special guest speaker, Deathlok introduced himself and his intention to speak to them about the future. Telling them the future was a violent and terrible place, he began to share percentage chances of various possible events including mortality for several of the students, including Idie Okonkwo, Quentin Quire, Kubark, and Broodling. Upon looking at Evan (Genesis), Deathlok was silenced and then announced that the lecture was no concluded.
(Uncanny X-Force I#28 - BTS) - To escape imminent death from a ready-to-explode Ultimaton, Psylocke had Gateway send herself and the remaining members of X-Force (Deadpool, Eva, Nightcrawler-295, Wolverine) "away."
(Uncanny X-Force I#28 - BTS) - Deathlok presumably communicated via tachyon transmitter via his Reality-12928 counterpart 30 years forward from X-Force's relative time. This Deathlok futilely tried to kill them to prevent the dark future he had lived.
(Uncanny X-Force I#31) - As X-Force returned to Cavern X, Deathlok welcomed them; when Wolverine referenced their recent Deathlok encounter, he assured them that he was not whom he might become, and nor were they. Deathlok next offered to track Ultimaton and the World within him and make sure they were destroyed; when he reminded them that barring his last attempt was an error. Wolverine agreed to Deathlok's plan, after which Deathlok informed them that Daken's Brotherhood had taken Evan (Genesis) to Genosha where they would corrupt him.
Refusing to give too much information or get directly involved due to his future knowledge ("with love in my heart I would cause greater suffering"), Deathlok told Wolverine that would he did next would eternally define him and shape the future of man and mutant alike: "Beware revenge -- for it corrupts all who live to enact it."
& the X-Men#14) - Deathlok (noted to be a substitute teacher) was
present at a teacher's meeting where they discussed the current status
following a couple weeks without senior staff. In answer to a query of
when the other X-Men would be back, he explained that there was a
68.37% chance that they would only return in the form of remains
in need of burial; he added that it was far more statistically likely
that the school itself would cease to exist, along with the entirety of
Earth, sometime in the next...<and Kitty cut him off and moved
He subsequently advised Kitty against attending a dinner date with the Phoenix-powered Colossus, as there was a 95.834% chance it would lead to complete destruction of...<and she cut it off again>
Following the date, Deathlok stood in front of the school as an enraged and power-mad Colossus threatened to destroy it, but he was easily dispatched by Colossus; after threatening to kill Kitty, Colossus came to his senses somewhat and flew off.
Upon recovering, Deathlok participated in the clean-up of the school grounds damaged by Colossus.
(Wolverine & the X-Men#15) - Deathlok assisted in a tour for new students at the Jean Grey School, including Pixie and Surge, during which time he advised them to not feed or taunt the Bamfs. He also provided a list of the entities most likely to demoish this wing of the school in the next three months: Phoenix, the Hellfire Club, miscellaneous mutatnt hate groups, and Quentin Quire.
(Wolverine & the X-Men#17) - Deathlok reported to Wolverine on a requested evaluation of the teaching staff, most notably commenting on how he could find no purpose for Doop. Wolverine assured Deathlok that Doop did important work.
(Wolverine & the X-Men#18) - Deathlok acted as chaperone at a dance at the Jean Grey School, where he worried that several of the students were making awkward gyrations that conformed to no known pattern of human dance.
(Wolverine & the X-Men#19) - Deathlok was present alongside Kitty to record (and not speak!) as she interviewed prospective candidates for a teaching position at the Jean Grey School. Rejections include Blade (Eric Brooks), Dr. Nemesis (James Bradley), Fat Cobra, Firestar, Ghost Rider (Dan Ketch?), Gorilla Man (Ken Hale), Hellstorm, Longshot, Puck, Sasquatch, Jennifer Sloan, and Werewolf (Jack Russell). Kitty hired Storm (Ororo Munroe).
(Wolverine & the X-Men#24) - Deathlok served as designated driver for a night out on the town for Rachel Grey, Warbird, Angel (Warren Worthington), and Doop.
(Cable and X-Force#4) - As Cable and Colossus investigated the Eat-More processing plant, Deathlok unexpected emerged from a tube. He noted his primary mission parameters as being now complete and that he expected the desired outcome. Upon seeing Colossus who then grabbed him, Deathlok noted unexpected mission variance, blasted Colossus away, and began calculating a response to deal with Cable. Instead, he then noted "command override alpha" and initiated a passive response, teleporting back to his base.(SEE COMMENTS)
(Fantastic Four#3 (fb)) - Deathlok and the Thing fought Secret Empire agents in Mandroid armor.
Comments: Created by Jason Aaron and Ron Garney.
In Wolverine: Weapon X#14, the adult sociopath that would merge with Deathlok said he was born in Dunwich Sanitorium. In #15, the 20 years younger Reality-616 counterpart was to be brought to Wayland, Massachusett's Danmar Sanitorum as a young boy.
Was the human counterpart was born in Dunwich in Reality-10511 as a divergence from Reality-616 (there certainly were a few divergences) or perhaps he wasn't literally born there, but figuratively...that's where his sociopathic nature truly came to life?
And what's the deal with Dunwich vs. Danmar? Perhaps it was bought out and renamed...
Wolverine: Weapon X#13 flashback with Deathloks slaying Spider-Man is
listed as taking place 22 years in the relative future (or
Reality-10511> from the time of the main story, which would make it 2032
In Wolverine & the X-Men#4, Deathlok notes himself to have been manufactured in 2030. Perhaps that is the date the Deathlok project was first initiated?
It would seem some of the dates are in error...or that the alterations of Earth-616's history as opposed to Reality-10511's may have altered the timeline of Reality-10511 somewhat.
I had Deathlok indexed as appearing in Uncanny X-Force#25, but I don't see him...
Deathlok apparently started wearing the costume with the X's on it sometime between Uncanny X-Force#10-13, but I couldn't find anything that showed it in more than just tiny bits until that tiny full body image in #31. In imaging following those appearances, however, he reverted back to his original appearance, so I stuck with those for the main.
Not really sure what ever became of this Deathlok, other than he fell
by the wayside when they came up with yet another "all new, all
different" Deathlok (Henry Hayes). I think that in Hope/Stryfe-13021's
future, they used that future's incarnation of the Deathlok who
originally came from Reality-10511 but would have diverged variant
selves with each reality diverging from -616, much like Kang the Conqueror (despite
originating from a common reality)...but it is possible that
Blaquesmith snagged the Deathlok from Reality-616's modern
era...possibly he would have returned that Deathlok to -616 once they
had accomplished what they intended? And presumably in Cable and
X-Force#4, Deathlok was receiving input from his potential future self
and/or Blaquesmith. Either way, it SEEMS like the Fantastic Four
flashback took place chronologically after the Cable and X-Force events.
Rather than write a new profile, I'm just including the information in the comments here.
(Cable and X-Force#13 (fb) - BTS) - In the dystopic future of Reality-13021, that reality's Hope Summers (aka Stryfe) and Blaquesmith (that reality's on the mainstream one)'s used Deathlok-10511 (most likely, but not certainly, that future's incarnation) to calculate probabilities and predict events in the past that might improve their future in Reality-13021. Via Deathlok, they sent this information to Cable (Nate Summers) in Reality-616's present. This manifested as precognitive visions, the events of which he formed an X-Force incarnation to prevent.
(Cable and X-Force#12) - This Deathlok was not seen when Hope-13021 brought Hope Summers back to her base.
(Cable and X-Force#13) - This Deathlok sat inert, connected to the computers, as Hope-13021 and Blaquesmith explained to the younger Hope what they were doing to Cable.
(Cable and X-Force#14) - This Deathlok sat inert, connected to the computers, as Hope-13021 and Blaquesmith sent the younger Hope back to the modern era to cure Cable by dispersing his amassed psychic energies with a Psimitar.
Profile by Snood.
This Deathlok of Reality-10511 should be distinguished from:
images: (without ads)
Wolverine: Weapon X#11, pg. 5 (full body, oblique, with Slag's head);
pg. 10, panel 4 (face and gun);
pg. 16, panel 3 (upper body, being shot);
#12, pg. 16, panel 1 (shooting Wolverine);
pg. 17, panel 1 (face);
#13, pg. 13, panel 6 (decapitated);
pg. 20, last page (claws & repulsors);
#14, pg. 1, panel 1 (human face; close-up);
pg. 2, panel 1 (human form, ful body, distant);
panel 3 (human face; full);
#15 cover (mostly full,oblique, battling heroes);
pg. 1, panel 2 (brain hooked up to wires)
Uncanny X-Force I#5, last page (in snow with gun);
#31, main story, page 1, panel 2-3 (X-costume full/distant, and upper body)
Cable and X-Force#13, pg. 4, panel 5 (wired into Reality-13021 computer)
Wolverine: Weapon X#11-15 (May-September, 2010) - Jason Aaron (writer), Ron Garney (penciler - no inker listed); Jody Leheup (assistant editor), Jeanine Schaefer (editor)
Uncanny X-Force I#5 (April, 2011) - Rick Remender (writer), Esad Ribic (penciler), John Lucas (inker), Jody Lehup (editor), Nick Lowe (senior editor)
Uncanny X-Force I#6-7 (May-June, 2011) - Rick Remender (writer), Esad Ribic (penciler), John Lucas (inker), Jody Lehup (editor), Nick Lowe (group editor)
Uncanny X-Force I#8-9 (June-July, 2011) - Rick Remender (writer), Billy Tan & Richard Elson (pencils/layouts and inks/finishes), Jody Lehup (editor), Nick Lowe (group editor)
Uncanny X-Force I#10 (July, 2011) - Rick Remender (writer), Billy Tan (artist), Jody Lehup (editor), Nick Lowe (group editor)
Uncanny X-Force I#13 (October, 2011) - Rick Remender (writer), Mark Brooks & Scott Eaton (pencilers), Andrew Hennessy & Andrew Currie (inkers), Jody Lehup (editor), Nick Lowe (group editor)
Uncanny X-Force I#14-15 (October-November, 2011) - Rick Remender (writer), Jerome Opena (artist), Jody Lehup (editor), Nick Lowe (group editor)
Uncanny X-Force I#16 (December, 2011) - Rick Remender (writer), Jerome Opena (artist), Jody Lehup (editor), Nick Lowe (group editor)
Uncanny X-Force I#17 (January, 2012) - Rick Remender (writer), Jerome Opena (artist), Jody Lehup (editor), Nick Lowe (group editor)
Uncanny X-Force I#18 (February, 2012) - Rick Remender (writer), Jerome Opena with Esad Ribic (artists), Sebastian Girner (editor), Jody Lehup (group editor)
Wolverine & the X-Men#4 (March, 2012) - Jason Aaron (writer), Nick Bradshaw (artist), Jordan D. White (assistant editor), Daniel Ketchum (associate editor), Nick Lowe (editor)
Uncanny X-Force I#28 (September, 2012) - Rick Remender (writer), Julian Totino Tedesco (artist), Jordan D. White (assistant editor), Nick Lowe (editor)
Wolverine & the X-Men#14-15 (September-October, 2012) - Jason Aaron (writer), Jorge Molina (penciler), Norman Lee (inker), Jordan D. White (assistant editor), Daniel Ketchum (associate editor), Nick Lowe (editor)
Uncanny X-Force I#31 (November, 2012) - Rick Remender (writer), Phil Noto (artist), Jordan D. White (assistant editor), Nick Lowe (editor)
Wolverine & the X-Men#17 (November, 2012) - Jason Aaron (writer), Michael Allred (artist), Jordan D. White (assistant editor), Daniel Ketchum (associate editor), Nick Lowe (editor)
Uncanny X-Force I#32 (December, 2012) - Rick Remender (writer), Phil Noto (artist), Jordan D. White (assistant editor), Nick Lowe (editor)
Wolverine & the X-Men#18 (December, 2012) - Jason Aaron (writer), Jorge Molina (penciler), Norman Lee (inker), Jordan D. White (assistant editor), Daniel Ketchum (associate editor), Nick Lowe (editor)
Wolverine & the X-Men#19 (December, 2012) - Jason Aaron (writer), Nick Bradshaw (penciler), Walden Wong (inker), Jordan D. White (assistant editor), Daniel Ketchum (associate editor), Nick Lowe (editor)
Wolverine & the X-Men#24 (March, 2013) - Jason Aaron (writer), David Lopez (penciler), Alvaro Lopez (inker), Jordan D. White (assistant editor), Daniel Ketchum (associate editor), Nick Lowe (editor)
Cable and X-Force#4 (April, 2013) - Dennis Hopeless (writer), Salvador Larroca (artist), Jordan D. White (associate editor), Nick Lowe (editor)
Cable and X-Force#12 (October, 2013) - Dennis Hopeless (plot), Cullen Bunn (script), Salvador Larroca (artist), Jennifer M. Smith (assistant editor), Daniel Ketchum (editor)
Cable and X-Force#13 (October, 2013) - Dennis Hopeless (plot), Cullen Bunn (script), Salvador Larroca (penciler), Gerardo Sandoval (inker), Jennifer M. Smith (assistant editor), Daniel Ketchum (editor)
Cable and X-Force#14 (November, 2013) - - Dennis Hopeless (writer), Salvador Larroca (artist), Xander Jarowey (assistant editor), Daniel Ketchum (editor)
Fantastic Four#3 (June, 2014) - James Robinson (writer), Leonard Kirk (penciler), Karl Kesel (inker), Emily Shaw (assistant editor), Mark Paniccia (editor)
First Posted: 03/24/2016
Last updated: 03/24/2016
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