Hopefully, the recent changes to Psylocke stick and perhaps lay the groundwork for the character's potential appearance in the MCU going forward. Developing precognitive abilities, Betsy even took over her brother's role as the British superhero but was eventually blinded by the supervillain Slaymaster. She was later kidnapped by Mojo, who brainwashed her and restored her vision using cybernetics. After her rescue by the New Mutants, she became an ally of the X-Men. From here, things started to get very complicated. An amnesiac Betsy is taken by the Hand to restore the brain-dead Japanese assassin Revanche. Due to tampering from Mojo's henchwoman Spiral, however, Betsy and Revanche end up swapping bodies. The two also know shared the DNA, leading them both to display the same genetic traits such as Psyclocke's trademark purple hair. From here, Betsy, now in Revanche's altered body, breaks from the Hand's mental manipulation and joins the X-Men as Psylocke, while Revanche, in Betsy's body, contracts the Legacy Virus and is subsequently mercy-killed by her lover. Much later, during The Hunt for Wolverine storyline, Psylocke's soul is removed, leading Betsy Braddock to regain her original body and Revanche to inhabit the now-vacant body of Psylocke.
Psylocke's base powerset is psychic
Psylocke Began As A Precog As Well As A Psychic
Marvel's X-Men comics have sometimes been referred to as the superhero equivalent of a television soap, which naturally means some character backstories have become remarkably convoluted. Psylocke is probably the best possible example. It's even been acknowledged in-universe, with Beast once quipping that Betsy Braddock was " our resident psionic Japanese-by-way-of-Britain ninja warrior. Psylocke is the sister of Captain Britain, born with powerful mutant psychic abilities. But her mind and body were swapped with those of a Japanese ninja assassin named Kwannon, who's been retconned as a telepath in her own right.
He was sent to Earth to create the ultimate protector, Captain Britain. He ended up having twins, Elizabeth and Brian. Betsy was born and raised in England in a small town called Maldon, Essex. She was born a bit after midnight on April 23, Since comics characters never age, or age very slowly, the year of her birth varies. Her current birth year is Their parents died at a young age and they had many adventures growing up. Her twin brother Brian began pursuing physics as a major during college while Betsy decided to become a charter pilot. One day, Betsy received news that her brother Jamie had been injured in an accident, so Betsy called Brian and the two flew back to their mansion in Britain. Their plane crashed after a psychic attack when they began to close in on the mansion.
Sir James Braddock was a denizen of Otherworld , an other-dimensional realm. Merlyn sent James to Earth to father the champion who would be known as Captain Britain. Arriving in England , Dr. Braddock became one of the United Kingdom 's leading research scientists. James married to Mrs. There, her telepathic mutant powers activated, linking her mind to millions of minds, forcing her to not leave her apartment for a month due to the trauma. When Betsy and Brian were in their early twenties, their parents were killed in an explosion, in Dr. Braddock's laboratory, caused by the malfunctioning computer Mastermind.