Alpha quickly evolved into a superior life form and, after evaluating the Brotherhood and the Defenders, came to the conclusion that the Brotherhood should be punished. After devolving Magneto and the Brotherhood into infants, Alpha left to explore deep space. There, he met another evolved being calling itself the Futurist. The Futurist became Alpha's mentor as they explored and analyzed the mysteries of space.
He was captured by the enigmatic alien, the Stranger, and were imprisoned in the Stranger's Labworld for the alien to study him. They remained their until freed by Overmind.
Alpha possesses massive psychic powers and mental abilities, the full extent and range remain unknown. He has appeared able to manipulate matter and energy, sufficient enough to either levitate, communicate telepathically, and even to survive within deep space and reverse the aging process of opponents to turn them into infants. Force field generation, Teleportation, Telekinesis, Telepathy, Continuously increasing intellect.