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Membership: Three unidentified members

Purpose: Assassins, mercenaries

Aliases: None

Affiliations: Hellfire Club (Emma Frost)

Enemies: X-Men (Cyclops/Scott Summers, Marvel Girl/Jean Grey, Storm/Ororo Munroe, Wolverine/Logan)

Base of Operations: New York City, New York

First Appearance: X-Men: Ronin#1 (May, 2003)

Powers/Abilities: The Shadowcats were a group of skilled ninjas trained in stealth and combat techniques. Each member would use individual, electrically charged weapons such as nunchucks, blades and shuriken.



(X-Men: Ronin#1 (fb) - BTS) - The Shadowcat Ninja Clan were a group of low-level mutants who worked as mercenaries.

(X-Men: Ronin#1 (fb) - BTS) - The Shadowcat Ninja Clan was hired by Emma Frost of the Hellfire Club and ordered to kidnap Jean Grey of the X-Men.

(X-Men: Ronin#1) - After driving Grey into a shady alley, three of the ninjas caught up with her and revealed themselves as Shadowcat Clan members. Unable to stop them with her mental abilities, Jean was about to be captured when her teammates the X-Men arrived on the scene. Eager to prove themselves against the mutant heroes, the Shadowcats attacked only to be killed during the battle.

Comments: Created by J. Torres (writer), Makoto Nakatsuka (pencils, inks).

Due to the Asian specific nature of the Mangaverse reality, it goes without saying that while characters might look similar to their 616 counterparts, they most likely will have distinctly different names, codenames or powers. Therefore we will only list the names when they have been used in the comics.

It seemed like the Shadowcat clan shared a collective consciousness or a hive mind of sorts since they finished each other's sentences. They also dressed like 90's Psylocke. It's likely the Shadowcat clan was led by Kitty Pryde.

The Mangaverse was filled with multiple ninja clan's: the Spider-Clan (Parker), Shadow Clan (Venom), Graffiti Ninja's (Norman Osborn) and the Hand.

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X-Men: Ronin#1, p3, pan4 (main image)
X-Men: Ronin#1, p7, pan1 (fighting)

X-Men: Ronin#1 (May, 2003) - J. Torres (writer), Makoto Nakatsuka (pencils, inks), C.B. Cebulski, Stephanie Moore (editors)

Last updated: 12/03/15.

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