Real Name: Unrevealed, possibly none

Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Mojoverse) construct

Occupation: Student;
    former slave

Group Membership: Adorable X-Babies ("Colossus," Cyke, "L'il Rogue," Nighty-Nightcrawler, "Kitty Pryde," Stormy, Wolvie, plus analogues of Adam-X, Albert, Anarchist, Angel/Archangel, Anole, Armor, Aurora, Banshee, Battering Ram, Beak, Beast, Bird-Brain, Bishop, Bling!, Blink, Bloke, Boom Boom, Box, Cable, Caliban, Callisto, Cannonball, Captain Britain, Catseye, Chamber, Rusty Collins, Corsair, Cypher, Daken, Danger, Dark Phoenix, Darwin, Dazzler, Dead Girl, Deadpool, Domino, Doop, Dust, Electric Eve, Elixir, Elsie-Dee, Fantomex, Feral, Feron, Forge, Emma Frost, Gateway, Gin Genie, Glob Herman, Graymalkin, el Guapo, Havok, the Horn, Husk, Icarus, Iceman, Indra, Martha Johansson, Joseph, Jubilee, Juggernaut, Kylun, Lacuna, Lady Mastermind, Leech, Legion, Lifeguard, Litterbug, Loa, Longshot, M, Artie Maddicks, Maggott, Magik, Magma, Magneto, Marrow, Match, Maverick, Meggan, Mercury, Micromax, Mimic, Mirage, Mister Sensitive, Morph, Multiple Man, Mystique, Nezhno, Northstar, la Nuit, Omega Sentinel, Onyxx, Penance, Phat, Pixie, Plazm, Polaris, Postman, Prodigy, Professor X, Psylocke, Quicksilver, Random, Dr. Cecilia Reyes, Rictor, Rockslide, Sabretooth, Shard, Shatterstar, Siryn, Skids, Skin, Sluk, the Spike, Spyke, Squid-Boy, Stacy X, Stepford Cuckoos, Strong Guy, Rachel Summers, Sunfire, Sunspot, Surge, Synch, Thunderbird, Trance, U-Go Girl, Venus Dee Milo, Vivisector, Vulcan, Warlock, Widget, Wildchild, Pete Wisdom, Wolf Cub, Wolfsbane, X-23, X-Cutioner, X-Man, Xorn, Zeitgeist)

Affiliations: Adorable X-Babies, Nandy, Spiral (Rita Wayword), Veech

Enemies: Captain Kangaroo, Cookie Monster, Forbush Man (Irving Forbush of Earth-665), Hawkeye of Earth-99062, Mister Rogers, Planet Terry, Royal Roy (Delroy al-Kashir), Spider-Ham (Peter Porker of Earth-8311), Top Dog, Wally the Wizard, X-Babies (Colossus, Cyclops, Nightcrawler, Kitty Pryde, Rogue, Storm, Wolverine)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Xavier's Playtime Fun School for Gifted Youngsters, Earth-32518;
    formerly Mojoverse

First Appearance: X-Babies I#3 (February, 2010)

Powers/Abilities: "L'il Gambit"'s body is composed of a protoplasm-like material capable of withstanding nearly any physical damage without permanent damage.

He is also capable of charging objects with kinetic energy and carries a set of educational flash cards that he prefers to charge up.

Height: 2'9" (by approximation)
Weight: 25 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Red
Hair: Brown

History: (X-Babies I#3) - "L'il Gambit" was created by Mojoverse usurper Veech out of protoplasmic material slashed from his Adorable X-Babies by the real X-Babies' Wolverine. Prepared to send "L'il Gambit," who was seen charging some educational flash cards, and his other new Adorable X-Babies against the true X-Babies, Veech commented on how adorable his new Adorable X-Babies were.

(X-Babies I#4) - Veech sent "L'il Gambit" and the other Adorable X-Babies to attack the true X-Babies and their allies. During the battle, "L'il Gambit" was punched by the X-Babies' Wolverine and eventually, the X-Babies' Rogue absorbed the powers of Veech's ally Spiral, which she used to open a teleportational portal. "L'il Gambit" quickly grabbed on to the body of the X-Babies' Colossus in an attempt to keep from being pulled into the portal but Colossus managed to grab "L'il Gambit" and hurl him into the portal with the other Adorable X-Babies.

(Exiles III#8 (fb)) - Arriving on Earth-32518, "L'il Gambit" and the other Adorable X-Babies founded Xavier's Playtime Fun School for Gifted Youngsters, where they lived and spent time together at picnics and story time. During one such outing, "L'il Gambit" playfully stole "L'il Rogue"'s bandana and ran off with it, waving it in the air as "L'il Rogue" flew after him.

(Exiles III#8 - BTS) - When "L'il Gambit"'s former teammate Wolvie was forced to give mental testimony of his life leading up to joining the reality-hopping Exiles, a memory of "L'il Gambit" running around with "L'il Rogue"'s bandana was shown.

Comments: Created by Gregg Schigiel and Jacob Chabot.

During his three appearances, the Adorable X-Babies' counterpart to Gambit was never identified by name. Since L'il Magneto was identified by name, I'm choosing to refer to Gambit as "L'il Gambit" in this profile. If he is ever identified in-story, I will update the profile to reflect this.

Profile by Proto-Man.

"L'il Gambit" has no known connections to:

images: (without ads)
Exiles III#8, p10, pan4 ("L'il Gambit," main image)
X-Babies I#4, p2-3, pan1 ("L'il Gambit," headshot in original costume)
X-Babies I#3, p2-3, pan3 ("L'il Gambit" in original costume)

X-Babies I#3 (February, 2010) - Gregg Schigiel (writer), Jacob Chabot (art), Nick Lowe (editor)
X-Babies I#4 (March, 2010) - Gregg Schigiel (writer), Jacob Chabot (art), Nick Lowe (editor)
Exiles III#8 (November, 2018) - Saladin Ahmed (writer), Joe Quinones (pencils, inks), Joe Rivera (inks), Sarah Brunstad (editor)

First Posted: 08/04/2020
Last updated: 08/04/2020

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