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Katherine Pryde (Earth-2149)

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Little is detailed about Shadowcat's life before the zombie plague arrived on Earth-2149, however it can be presumed that it followed much the same path as Shadowcat (Earth-616).

Kitty is seen in Marvel Zombies: Dead Days, when zombie Alpha Flight attack the X-Men. Her final fate remains unknown.


Phasing: Shadowcat possesses the ability to pass through solid matter by passing her atoms through the spaces between the atoms of the object through which she is moving. In this way she and the object through which she is passing can temporarily merge without interacting, and each is unharmed when Shadowcat has finished passing through the object. This process is called "phasing". When Shadowcat is phasing, she is, for all intents and purposes, intangible. Hence, when attacked, she can shift into a "phasing" state (even if she is at the time not moving through an object) so as to allow incoming projectiles or energy blasts to pass through her harmlessly. Shadowcat passes through objects at the same rate of speed at which she is moving moving before she "enters" it. She has trained herself to go automatically, by reflex, into a phasing state at any indication of danger, such as a loud noise like a gunshot, in order to protect herself.

  • Air Walking: Using her phasing ability, Shadowcat can walk on air. In fact, she can use her ability to walk on the air from the ground to the upper stories of a building as if she were climbing a staircase.
  • Phasing Extension: From the first use of her phasing power, Shadowcat has been able to phase her clothing along with herself. Through practice she has learned to phase other objects along with herself without harm to them. She can also enable someone as big as Colossus to "walk on air" along with her. However, she must maintain physical contact with the people or objects she phases along with herself for the effect to work with this other person or object.
  • Electrical Disruption: She can phase through any material object, even living people. When she phases through an object with an electrical system, the process disrupts the system's working.
  • Telepathic Resistance: Her thoughts are highly erratic when phased as if there was no mind to telepathically affect.


None known

Strength level

Normal human female with moderate regular exercise


Mystical Vulnerability: While phasing Shadowcat is still vulnerable for mystical attack, however.

Phasing Limitations: Since she is unable to breath while "inside" an object, she can continuously phase through solid objects (as when she travels underground) as long as she can hold her breath. Denser materials are more difficult for Kitty to phase through, sometimes causing her pain. Solidifying while in an object could cause serious injury if not death.

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