She was sent along with Kurt "The Demon" Wagner and Comrade Rasputin to apprehend Thomas Halloway when he escaped from his prison cell in Genosha Prison. However, Ororo soon asserted her position, reminding Cyclops that she was now team leader. Ororo Munroe: Storm Appreciation 2020 All users, both new and returning, are expected to follow THE CBR COMMUNITY STANDARDS & RULES . [105][106], After Bastion was destroyed, Storm fought with the X-Men against the Vampires that had invaded San Francisco and as asked by Cyclops to aide Warren, after Lobe unleashed his mutant plague on Utopia. There, they confronted Forge, who revealed his true madness. Storm also was ranked the 89th greatest comic book character of all time by Wizard magazine. Ororo Munroe, also known as Storm, is the descendant of an ancient line of African priestesses, all of whom have white hair, blue eyes, and the potential to wield magic. She could not, for example, lower temperatures as far as absolute zero or raise them to solar intensities. This finally prompted her to accept the Black Panther's marriage proposal. Storm decided that, in order to safeguard their friends and families from their many enemies, the X-Men must fake their deaths and become an underground proactive strike force. [66] At the urging of Franklin Richards, Kitty was cured by the combined efforts of Dr. Doom and Mr. It once took her several hours to put an end to a savage blizzard sweeping over much of Canada, and she nearly killed herself from exhaustion in the process. History. She could do nothing but cry while her teammates were butchered. [107], Looking to replenish the ranks of the Avengers, Captain America (Steve Rogers) approached the Black Panther, who declined Steve's offer to return to the team, but recommended Storm for membership. Only after all had fallen did she find the strength to fight. The fissure's images further confirmed the illusion of the current reality, stoking Magneto and Storm's anger and leading them to attack Nate for his deception. They appeared to have suffered a battle, but had no memory of the events. 4. After Professor X was brainwashed, he fired mental bolts at Ororo and Scott, seemingly killing them, but Magneto and the X-Men rescued them and Magneto resuscitated them. [110] After Namor attacked and almost destroyed Wakanda searching for the Avengers, T'Challa named the X-Men enemies of his country. Storm stabbed Forge in the chest, but then realized that he had been attempting to close the portal, not open it. [149] Her first contest turned out to be a drinking contest against Logan at the Crooked Market, Krakoa getting the point either way. Ororo soon came to be the object of worship of the local tribes, who believed her to be a goddess due to her gift. Only later, it would be discovered that the stone contained the essence of the immortal mutant Candra. After learning of Ainet's death not long afterwards, Ororo travelled to Kenya and confronted the new dark god worshipped by her former village, Uovu. She expressed her belief that they could not abandon their lives in the main continuity, but neither should they disregard all of the inhabitants of Nate's created reality, implied to be just as real as them. Feeling Ororo betrayed their people by siding with the X-Men, and after Storm threw down her ring after a confrontation with her husband, the High Priest of the Panther Cult had their marriage annulled. Born Ororo Munroe, her mother, N'Daré, was the princess of a tribe in Kenya, who married the American photojournalist, David Munroe, and moved with him to Manhattan, where Ororo was born.When Ororo was six months old, she and her parents moved to Cairo, Egypt an… [92], At the wedding of Storm and the Black Panther, Iron Man and Captain America showed up but leaving before the ceremony because neither of them could stand the sight of each other. Ororo found herself being bored with the life of royalty and returned to the X-Men. [135], Four months prior to the foundation of the mutant nation state of Krakoa, Storm planted a Krakoan flower at Westchester, New York. [128] Storm used Stormcaster one last time to confront Uovu in a battle of godhood. A trigger-happy Sentinel pilot initiated a skirmish with the couple outside the White House where pro- and anti-registration demonstrators had gathered, prompting T'Challa and Storm to declare something must be done about the Act. The whole group soon confronted Nate at X-Men headquarters, which quickly devolved into a brief skirmish before Nate dissolved the structure and moved the fight elsewhere. After Ororo attended Kurt's funeral, Bastion systematically eliminated all of the teleporters, except Pixie, from the X-Men's ranks and had Donald Pierce destroy all transportation off the island. [74] Storm was captured by Nanny, who sought to use Storm's abilities in her quest to liberate the world's super-powered children by making orphans of them. She was not the only one, however, to have a crush on him when they first joined. Fantastic had built to save Shadowcat. After returning to the palace, Storm prayed to the Panther God to prove to the Wakandan people that Storm was the rightful ruler and several panthers come from around the city, walk through the army, and bow to Storm. [136] Storm, Beast, and Trinary used a combination of Beast’s technology and the psychic abilities of three Stepford Cuckoos (Celeste, Mindee, and Phoebe) and Professor X, in order to reach out into space and make contact with Marvel Girl, trying to help a team of X-Men in their latest mission. [68] After a Vision Quest with Naze/Adversary, Storm finally located Forge atop a mountain, seemingly opening a dimensional portal filled with demons. Fantastic refused to help Kitty, even after the X-Men begged him, and the X-Men and Fantastic Four briefly battled, after Human Torch burned Storm's arm. She can dissipate such weather to form clear skies as well. [75], Storm was eventually restored to adulthood after the X-Men were captured by agents of the island nation of Genosha who used mutants as slaves. She's mastered the art of... X … 1 History 2 Powers and Abilities 2.1 Abilities 3 Paraphernalia 3.1 Weapons 4 Links and References 4.1 Discover and Discuss 4.2 Footnotes Ororo was a petty thief taken in by Charles Xavier to become a member of his sociopathic X-Men. [60], After battling Malice, Storm and Wolverine investigated the recently bombed home of Sara Bailey, Jean's sister, and Storm was abducted by Crimson Commando, Super Sabre, and Stonewall to be hunted. [86], During her subsequent recuperation, which required her to undertake physical therapy to heal her back and legs, Storm and her team were asked back to the mansion to rejoin the core X-Men team. With the aid of the X-Men, Dracula was defeated. T'Challa and Ororo requested a meeting with the president of the United States to discuss the Act.