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{{Marvel Database:Character Template
 
{{Marvel Database:Character Template
| Image = Crosta (Earth-616) 004.jpg
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| Image = Crosta_(Earth-616)_from_X-Men_Battle_of_the_Atom_(video_game)_001.jpg
| RealName = Crosta
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| RealName = [[Crosta]]
 
| CurrentAlias =
 
| CurrentAlias =
 
| Aliases =
 
| Aliases =
| Identity = Public
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| Identity = No Dual
| Alignment = Good
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| Affiliation = Formerly {{M|X-Men}} (Jean Grey School member), [[Xavier Institute student body#Jean Grey School students|Jean Grey School student body]]
| Affiliation = {{M|X-Men (Earth-616)|X-Men}}, [[Xavier Institute student body#Jean Grey School students|Jean Grey School student body]]
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| Relatives = [[Proctidae (Earth-616)|Proctidae]] (mother);<br>
| Relatives =
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[[Opistho (Earth-616)|Opistho]] (father)
[[Proctidae (Earth-616)|Proctidae]] (mother);<br>
 
[[Opistho (Earth-616)|Opistho]] (father);<br>
 
 
| Universe = Earth-616
 
| Universe = Earth-616
| BaseOfOperations = [[New Atlantis]], [[San Francisco Bay]], [[Pacific Ocean]]
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| BaseOfOperations = Formerly [[Jean Grey School For Higher Learning]], [[Salem Center]], [[Westchester County]], [[New York (State)|New York]]; [[New Atlantis]], [[San Francisco Bay]], [[California]]
   
 
| Gender = Male
 
| Gender = Male
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| Weight =
 
| Weight =
 
| Eyes = Red
 
| Eyes = Red
| Eyes2 = formerly [[:Category:Black_Eyes|Black]]
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| Eyes2 = formerly [[:Category:Black Eyes|Black]][[Category:Black Eyes]]
 
| Hair = No Hair
 
| Hair = No Hair
| Hair2 = formerly [[:Category:White_Hair|White]]
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| Hair2 = formerly [[:Category:White Hair|White]][[Category:White Hair]]
| UnusualFeatures = Enlarged skull
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| UnusualFeatures = Enlarged skull, gills, webbed finger
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| UnusualSkinColour = Variable
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| UnusualSkinColour2 = , [[:Category:Blue Skin|Blue]] most of the time, sometimes [[:Category:Green Skin|green]] or [[:Category:Purple Skin|purple]][[Category:Green Skin]][[Category:Purple Skin]][[Category:Blue Skin]]
   
 
| Citizenship = Atlantean
 
| Citizenship = Atlantean
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| Education =
 
| Education =
   
| Origin = [[Homo mermanus|Atlantean]]
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| Origin = [[Homo mermanus|Atlantean]] [[Homo mermanus Mutants|Mutant]]
[[Homo superior|Mutant]]
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| PlaceOfBirth = Atlantis
| PlaceOfBirth = Atlantis
 
 
| Creators = Kieron Gillen; Carmine Di Giandomenico
 
| Creators = Kieron Gillen; Carmine Di Giandomenico
 
| First = Dark Reign: The Cabal #1
 
| First = Dark Reign: The Cabal #1
   
| HistoryText =
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| Quotation = Enough of this madness. I am [[Atlanteans|'''Atlantean''']]. I care nothing for your [[Avengers vs. X-Men (Event)|surface disputes]].
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| Speaker = [[Crosta (Earth-616)|Crosta]]
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| QuoteSource = Avengers Academy Vol 1 #30
   
Crosta is a member of the [[Homo mermanus]] race better known as Atlantean's. The Homo mermanus just like their cousins the [[Homo sapiens]] have [[Mutants]] born within their society. Crosta was secreted away by his mother, [[Proctidae (Earth-616)|Proctidae]], after the abandonment of [[Atlantis]], his father [[Opistho (Earth-616)|Opistho]] eventually discovered it. Proctidae brought the affair to the attention of their King [[Namor McKenzie (Earth-616)|Namor]] in order to keep the boy, as Opistho engaged a paternity suit.
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| HistoryText = Crosta is a member of the [[Homo mermanus]] race better known as Atlanteans. The Homo mermanus just like their cousins the [[Homo sapiens]] have [[Mutants]] born within their society. Crosta was secreted away by his mother, [[Proctidae (Earth-616)|Proctidae]], after the abandonment of [[Atlantis]], his father [[Opistho (Earth-616)|Opistho]] eventually discovered it. Proctidae brought the affair to the attention of their King [[Namor McKenzie (Earth-616)|Namor]] in order to keep the boy, as Opistho engaged a paternity suit.
   
When his mutant powers emmerged he was ordered by Namor to attend a mutant school in [[San Francisco]] ([[Graymalkin Industries]], current home of the [[X-Men (Earth-616)|X-Men]]), rather than remain with his mother or join his father in [[Latveria]] with the Atlantean military, he violently rejected the idea, attacking Namor. Reined in by Namor, he was sent to the X-Men.{{r|Dark Reign: The Cabal #1}}
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When his mutant powers emerged he was ordered by Namor to attend a mutant school in [[San Francisco]] ([[Graymalkin Industries]], current home of the [[X-Men (Earth-616)|X-Men]]), rather than remain with his mother or join his father in [[Latveria]] with the Atlantean military, he violently rejected the idea, attacking Namor. Reined in by Namor, he was sent to the X-Men.{{r|Dark Reign: The Cabal #1}}
   
 
[[File:Crosta (Earth-616) 0003.jpg|230px|thumb|left]]
 
[[File:Crosta (Earth-616) 0003.jpg|230px|thumb|left]]
He was later shown in the waters below [[Utopia (X-Men Base)|Utopia]], guiding new Atlantean immigrants to the Citizen Intake Center at the base of the pillar supporting Utopia.
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He was later shown in the waters below [[Utopia (X-Men Base)|Utopia]], guiding new Atlantean immigrants to the Citizen Intake Center at the base of the pillar supporting Utopia. {{r|Uncanny X-Men #521}}
   
 
===Avengers vs. X-Men===
 
===Avengers vs. X-Men===
After the [[Avengers (Earth-616)|Avengers]] attack on Utopia, Crosta was brought to the [[Avengers Academy (Earth-616)|Avengers Academy]] [[Avengers Compound|place]]. Naturally siding with his fellow X-Men, he tried to avoid the confrontation between the two groups of students in jumping in the sea to rejoin his own kind but was stopped by [[Juston Seyfert (Earth-616)|Juston Seyfert]]'s [[Sentinel (Juston) (Earth-616)|Sentinel]]. Once the mutants were let to leave, he left, going back to [[Atlantis]].{{r|Avengers Academy Vol 1 #32|#33}}
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After the [[Avengers (Earth-616)|Avengers]] attack on Utopia, Crosta was brought to the [[Avengers Academy (Earth-616)|Avengers Academy]] [[Avengers Compound|place]]. Naturally siding with his fellow X-Men, he tried to avoid the confrontation between the two groups of students in jumping in the sea to rejoin his own kind but was stopped by [[Juston Seyfert (Earth-616)|Juston Seyfert]]'s [[Sentinel (Juston) (Earth-616)|Sentinel]]. Once the mutants were let free to go, he left, intending to join back [[Atlantis]].{{r|Avengers Academy #29|31}}
   
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Although, he joined the [[Xavier Institute student body#Jean Grey School students|Jean Grey School student body]] along the with other Utopian students,{{r|Wolverine and the X-Men #15}} and even attended to the Dance while the grown-ups X-Men and the Avengers confronted the [[Dark Phoenix (Earth-616)|Dark Phoenix]],{{r|Wolverine and the X-Men #18}} and was part of the students for the second year of the Grey School.<ref>{{c|Wolverine and the X-Men #19}} & {{c|Wolverine and the X-Men #29|#29}}, {{c|All-New X-Men #10}}</ref>
   
| Powers =
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| Powers = [[File:Crosta (Earth-616) 0002.jpg|330px|thumb|right|Crosta demonstrating his powers on [[Namor McKenzie (Earth-616)|Namor]]]]
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Crosta was an [[Homo mermanus]], with the [[Atlantean Physiology|capabilities common to his species]]. As a [[Atlantean Mutant]], he also possessed powers unique to him:
'''''Atlantean Abbilities'''''
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* '''Shockwave Generation:''' Crosta can generate shockwaves from his body when distressed which is powerful enough to shatter solid matter.
Crosta possesses the conventional attributes of ''Homo mermanus'': gills that extract oxygen from water, superhuman physiology to withstand extreme pressures and temperatures, and acute vision. He can swim at approximately 30 miles per hour. He can remain out of water for approximately nine minutes before beginning to suffocate. However, he can operate on the surface by wearing a water-filled helmet or using a chemical that enables him to draw oxygen from the air.
 
 
[[File:Crosta (Earth-616) 0002.jpg|330px|thumb|right|Crosta demonstrating his powers on [[Namor McKenzie (Earth-616)|Namor]]]]
 
'''''Mutant Abbilities'''''
 
Crosta can generate shockwaves from his body when distressed which is powerful enough to shatter solid matter.
 
 
 
| Abilities =
 
| Abilities =
| Strength = Normal Atlantean
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| Strength =
| Weaknesses =
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| Weaknesses = He used to release shockwaves when he got angry or lost his temper.
   
| Equipment =
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| Equipment = * '''[[Water-Breathing System]]:''' He wore an [[Water-Breathing System|inverted scuba]] during his first times at [[Jean Grey School For Higher Learning]].{{r|Wolverine and the X-Men #15}}
 
| Transportation =
 
| Transportation =
 
| Weapons =
 
| Weapons =
   
| Notes =
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| Notes = During his time at the [[Avengers Compound|Avengers Academy]], Crosta was confirmed to be a [[mutant]] by [[Juston Seyfert (Earth-616)|Juston]]'s [[Sentinel (Juston) (Earth-616)|Sentinel]].{{r|Avengers Academy #30}}
 
| Trivia =
 
| Trivia =
 
| Marvel =
 
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[[Category:Concussive Blasts]]
 
[[Category:Concussive Blasts]]
 
[[Category:Utopians]]
 
[[Category:Utopians]]
[[Category:Post-M-Day Mutants (The 198)]]
 
 
[[Category:Jean Grey School student]]
 
[[Category:Jean Grey School student]]
[[Category:Non-Human Mutants]]
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[[Category:Enlarged Head]]
[[Category:Atlantean Mutants]]
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[[Category:Post-M-Day Mutants (Non-Human)]]
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[[Category:Seismokinesis]]
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[[Category:Long range Energy Projection]]

Revision as of 00:22, December 13, 2019



Quote1 Enough of this madness. I am Atlantean. I care nothing for your surface disputes. Quote2
-- Crosta src
 

Crosta is a member of the Homo mermanus race better known as Atlanteans. The Homo mermanus just like their cousins the Homo sapiens have Mutants born within their society. Crosta was secreted away by his mother, Proctidae, after the abandonment of Atlantis, his father Opistho eventually discovered it. Proctidae brought the affair to the attention of their King Namor in order to keep the boy, as Opistho engaged a paternity suit.

When his mutant powers emerged he was ordered by Namor to attend a mutant school in San Francisco (Graymalkin Industries, current home of the X-Men), rather than remain with his mother or join his father in Latveria with the Atlantean military, he violently rejected the idea, attacking Namor. Reined in by Namor, he was sent to the X-Men.[1]

Crosta (Earth-616) 0003

He was later shown in the waters below Utopia, guiding new Atlantean immigrants to the Citizen Intake Center at the base of the pillar supporting Utopia. [2]

Avengers vs. X-Men

After the Avengers attack on Utopia, Crosta was brought to the Avengers Academy place. Naturally siding with his fellow X-Men, he tried to avoid the confrontation between the two groups of students in jumping in the sea to rejoin his own kind but was stopped by Juston Seyfert's Sentinel. Once the mutants were let free to go, he left, intending to join back Atlantis.[3]

Although, he joined the Jean Grey School student body along the with other Utopian students,[4] and even attended to the Dance while the grown-ups X-Men and the Avengers confronted the Dark Phoenix,[5] and was part of the students for the second year of the Grey School.[6]

Powers

Crosta (Earth-616) 0002

Crosta demonstrating his powers on Namor

Crosta was an Homo mermanus, with the capabilities common to his species. As a Atlantean Mutant, he also possessed powers unique to him:

  • Shockwave Generation: Crosta can generate shockwaves from his body when distressed which is powerful enough to shatter solid matter.


Weaknesses

He used to release shockwaves when he got angry or lost his temper.

Equipment

During his time at the Avengers Academy, Crosta was confirmed to be a mutant by Juston's Sentinel.[7]

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