Melody Guthrie (Earth-616) from New X-Men Vol 2 32 0001

The depowered Melody visits the X-Mansion for Icarus' Death

The middle child of ten siblings, Melody Guthrie was the fourth of the Guthrie children to have manifested mutant abilities. Sent to join her kin at the Xavier Institute, Melody ultimately lost her powers with the advent of M-Day.[3] Believing she still had her powers, she jumped off a building, but was saved by Beast in the nick of time.[4]

Since then, she lived at home with her mother, Lucinda, and her other siblings. She briefly returned to the Institute after the death of her brother Josh to say good-bye.[5]

She eventually took a job as an administrator for Camp Gloriana, where Storm was a keynote speaker, leading to their reunion.[6]

Melody later went to live on the newly created mutant-only nation of Krakoa. There, she underwent the ritual called the Crucible, a trial of combat against Apocalypse to earn the right to die and be resurrected by the Five in order to regain her lost powers. She passed and was resurrected with her powers returned to her.[7]


Flight: Melody could generate an aura of energy that allowed her to levitate and propel through the air under her own power.[8]

  • Although it was clear that there was definitely one more Guthrie sister who was not Paige, Joelle, Elisabeth or one of the female twins, as shown in both in New Mutants #42 and Uncanny X-Men Annual #1995, Melody’s name was not revealed until Uncanny X-Men #444-445.
  • Melody might have been present in X-Men Vol 2 #36, holding a teddy bear. In that issue, all the Guthries were blonde, even Joshua and Lucinda.

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