There’s a mutant who has been on the X-men for several years, but nobody at all ever remembered due to his power of immediately forgetting he existed once he leaves your point of view.

X-Men: ForgetMeNot, Marvel’s Most Forgotten Mutant, Explained

In the history of the , there might not be a more forgettable mutant than ForgetMeNot. Not to be confused with Forget-Me-Not from the pages of , this former X-Man is a mutant with the power of imperceptibility, which means when he is not in the direct view of a person, they immediately forget he exists.

This mutant’s first appearance came in the Simon Spurrier, Mike Carey, and Christos Gage penned X-Men Legacy #300 with a story titled “ForgetMeNot.” The mysterious mutant no one can remember seeing shows up and announces he is an X-Man. He explains his powers to an intruder who is caught in the X-Men’s defense system and admits it is hard to make her notice him at all. When he sees the girl is stuck and can’t get loose, he tries to distr… Continue Reading (2 minute read)

7 thoughts on “There’s a mutant who has been on the X-men for several years, but nobody at all ever remembered due to his power of immediately forgetting he existed once he leaves your point of view.”

  1. komicchi

    are you sure you learnt this today, or did you just relearn it?

  2. Batbuckleyourpants

    > He also points out that many Dues Ex Machina events in X-Men comics, where things conveniently happened were because he was there and was actually responsible.

  3. mastachaos

    He’s one of the few X-Men that got to be in the Avengers MCU.

  4. TimeMaster1709

    Like the aliens from Doctor Who that don’t remember how they’re called.

  5. lupeandstripes

    If anyone reads/watches Dorohedoro, there’s a character in that with the same power. Its a fun power & I enjoy it when it is utilized well as it was in that series.

  6. Msdtra

    His death is tragic, he saves someone and takes their place then is left there unable to be rescued due to his powers and dies alone.

  7. crazymagichomelesguy

    Like do they remember when tgey see him that he exists or do they forget everything and have to re-learn everything about him like scp-055

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