Opistho is an officer in Atlantis' military posted in Latveria. He was formerly married to Proctidae, and they have had a children together, Crosta. He lost custody on him after their divorce.

After Opistho discovered that his ex-wife had disobeyed, and his son had developed mutant abilities, Proctidae brought the affair to the attention of their King Namor in order to kept the boy, as Opistho engaged a paternity suit, to regain custody of their child, and let him join the army.

For his thinking of his son only as a weapon, he was disapproved by Namor, who send Crosta to the X-Men, in order to learn how use his powers.[citation needed]

Powers and Abilities


Atlantean Abbilities Opistho 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.

Physical Strength

Normal Atlantean

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