The mutant known only as the "White Sword", was one of many mutants who resided on Okkara. When the mutant land was invaded by the Amenthi Daemons, the White Sword and his personal army of One Hundred Champions were sent to Amenth as an advance guard. It is unknown what transpired in the hellish dimension but it resulted in helping the mutants win. However, after the battle, White Sword disappeared and never joined his people again. After the mutants and Arakko (one of Okkara’s separated halves) ended up in Amenth, they found countless crucified Daemons, a proof of the White Sword’s wrath.
As countless years passed, the White Sword and his army kept fighting the endless hordes of daemons, everyday dying only for him to resurrect his army to fight once again. This cycle of death and resurrection drove him mad and alienated him from his people. When Genesis and her army encountered him, he saw them as enemies and showed his former allies no mercy, forcing Genesis and what was left of her army to return defeated to Arakko.
- Immortality: Thanks to his External physiology, White Sword can bring himself back to life after being killed.
- Healing: White Sword is a powerful healer capable of fully healing the wounds of numerous others. The White Sword has stated that he in unsure if he can heal or resurrect himself.
- Resurrection: White Sword's healing power are so profound that he can actually resurrect others. For millennia, he has used this power to resurrect his One Hundred Champions every morning so that they can fight the daemons of Amenth to the death again and again.
- Thralldom: When the White Sword heals someone, he also appears to place those healed under his thrall and enlists them into his army unless otherwise specified.
Fencing: White Sword is seemingly a master at sword combat.
- White Sword's Armor: White Sword wore a full-body silver armor with a circular symbol on.
- White Sword's characteristics appear to have been based on the Tarot card of The Emperor, while the Ivory Spires come from The Tower.
- It is not clear that he can heal or resurrect himself from death .
- White Sword, along with all the Swordbearers introduced during "X of Swords," was initially envisioned by Jonathan Hickman and designed by Pepe Larraz.
- As each of the Externals represent an intangible concept, it could be that given to his name, White Sword represents 'purity'.
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