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Jia Jing (Earth-616) from Avengers vs. X-Men Vol 1 12 0002

Jia seconds before her mutation

Origin

When Cyclops became the Dark Phoenix and began destroying the Earth, Jia Jing was on a bus ride in Beijing, China.

As that bus had drove off a bridge, Spider-Man prevented it from falling by restraining it using his web, and arrived to rescue the occupants.

At the same time, the Phoenix was dispersed by Hope Summers and the Scarlet Witch, and Jia's powers manifested under Spider-Man witnessing.[1]

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Jia Jing enrolling in the Jean Grey School

X-Men

She quickly enrolled in the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning,[2] wanting to became "the greatest X-Man who has ever lived", to honor the pride her of family and country.[3]

On the way to the Savage Land,[4] Wolverine gave her the code-name "Sprite", as a tribute to Logan's "favourite X-Man", and told her to learn about this name.[3]

Powers

Jia is a new mutant activated after the Phoenix dispersion, and has displayed the following mutant powers:

Fairy-Insectoid Physiology: Jia Jing has blue, rocky skin and fairy-insectoid wings which enable her to fly.

  • Metamorphosis: She possesses rock hard skin that she can morph as she sees fit, such as making her hands bigger.
    • Super-Strength: After increasing the size of her hands, she appears to have an undefined level of super strength.
  • Enhanced Endurance: It is also possible that she possess some abilities making her able to restrain herself from sleeping, sleeping only three hours per night and studying the rest of the day.[5]

Abilities

Fluent in English.




Transportation

Her own wings

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