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Quote1.png Waddaya mean age? I'm only thirty, Lisa. I've had a hard life. Quote2.png
Gracie Gamble[src]

Grace "Gracie" Destine was the child of the immortal Adam Destine and the Djinn Elalyth. She is gifted with both formidable telepathic and magical powers.[4][5]


Gracie Destine was born to Adam Destine and Elalyth in 1503.[6]

In 1519, Cuckoo's host body was a Spanish nobleman. Eager to explore the New World, Cuckoo joined Cortés's Conquistadores and brought along his young sister, Gracie, posing as a young male and his personal valet. In Mexico, the pair longed to study the Aztec people and culture, but Cortés was only interested in gold. The pair separate during a battle, and Gracie with the Aztecs wanted to explore their magics and accidentally unleashed the demon Synraith. Gracie managed to seal the dimensional rift with the aid of Cuckoo. However, she knew that Synraith would try to return to Earth and dedicated her life to find a to stop it.[6]

In 1615, Gracie and Albert were in Japan protecting the Shogun Tokugawa during a coup.[7]

During the mid to late 20th century, Gracie again fought with Synraith a second time. With the aid of Cuckoo and a young Charles Xavier, they were just barely able to stave off Synraith's invasion. To protect him, Gracie erased Xavier's memories of the eventp[1]

During an archeological dig in the Guyana Highlands, Venezuela, Gracie and her colleagues discovered another temple built to repel Synraith. However, Synraith was able to deceive her pulling Cuckoo and Professor X into a corrupted Danger Room scenario. With the assistance of Adam, the X-Men, and the rest of Clan Destine, the psychic trio finally managed to destroy the creature during their third and final encounter.[8]

When Vincent's spirit returned to the Earthly plane, Gracie and Albert astrally projected to the scene. With the aid of Doctor Strange, Gracie and Albert were able to stop time from unravelling.[5] Despite their efforts, Vincent's spirit was able to escape to New York.[9][3]



Due to her magical heritage, Gracie possesses several powers including:

  • Telepathy: Gracie possessed great telepathic powers.
    • Astral Projection: She can project her astral form and summon the astral forms of others to her location.[4][5]
    • Memory Alteration: She can manipulate the memories of others.[1]
    • Mindblast: She can direct her psychic powers into an offensive blast.[1]
  • Advanced Longevity: Like all of her family, Gracie was near immortal, although unlike most of them, her appearance aged so that she appeared elderly instead of eternally young.


  • Magic: Gracie is a skilled magician.[8][10]
  • Archaeology: Gracie is a professor of archaeology specializing in the pre-Columbian civilizations of Central and South America.[8]



  • Frozen Ichor of Jaggta-Noga[1]

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