Let’s discuss the fastest mutant in the X-Men: Apocalypse, Quicksilver.
1. Quicksilver’s Powers May Actually Be Based On Time Manipulation!
Around 1997 Quicksilver met an alternate version of himself, named Nestor. Nestor informed Quicksilver that his powers were actually a form of time-manipulation. Writers forgot this for a while until Quicksilver was exposed to Terrigen Mists and temporarily given time-manipulation abilities.
2. Quicksilver Is Able To Outrun Lightning Bolts, And Run Across Oceans
Quicksilver can outrun Thor’s lightning bolts. Quicksilver also can run fast enough that his feet don’t break the water’s surface.
3. According To Writer Peter David, Quicksilver’s Arrogance Is A Side-Effect Of His Power!
Peter David explained that Quicksilver is like that guy waiting in line behind the lady with 20 packages wanting to know each way to send them to Africa. Quicksilver is faster than every other being on Earth so naturally every being irritates him.
4. Quicksilver Was First Introduced As A Member Of Magneto’s Brotherhood Of Evil Mutants!
Quicksilver, and his sister Scarlet Witch, first appeared in X-Men #4. They were members of Magneto’s Brotherhood of Evil Mutants! Quicksilver seemed to clash. Quicksilver exposed the relationship between Quicksilver and Scarlett Witch.
5. Quicksilver Became One Of The Second Generation Avengers!
“Cap’s Kooky Quartet” was The Avengers second iteration. This batch included Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch.
6. Quicksilver Has An Inhuman Daughter!
When Quicksilver was being taken care of by the Inhuman Crystal, the two fell in love, and eventually had a daughter named Luna together. Luna underwent Terrigenesis, obtaining the power to sense truth and lies. She could see that Quicksilver was doing nothing but lying. For a while, the two were distant until Quicksilver decided to be truthful with his daughter.
7. Quicksilver’s Love For His Sister Led To Marvel’s House Of M Event
When Scarlet Witch when mad after her mind fragmented, the Avengers and the X-Men considered killing her. Quick Silver was enraged by this and kidnapped Quicksilver, inspiring her to unleash a reality spell which created a new reality, House of M, and eventually led to the depowering of the mutants.
8. In The Ultimate Universe Quicksilver And The Scarlet Witch Had An Incestuous Romance!
Eww, right?!?! Marvel can be a little gross at times. In the Ultimate Universe Quicksilver and his sister The Scarlet Witch are lovers and I would rather leave out the disgusting details.
9. Marvel Has Switched Things Up So Quicksilver Is No Longer A Mutant – And No Longer Son Of Magneto!
In 2014, during the AXIS event, Marvel stirred the pot by making it so that Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver were not related to Magneto. The general consensus is that Magneto is Scarlet Witch and Quicksilvers father. Their mother ran away before they were born.
10. Marvel And Fox Seem To Have Reached A Curious Agreement Over Quicksilver
Marvel is using Scarlet Witch and Fox is using Quicksilver. The two have come to a mutual agreement and each universe has its own versions of the characters.