X-men Sentinels

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My Review: X-men Sentinels
Basic Profile
Brief History
Superpowers Limitations
Their Quotes From Various Issues

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My Review: X-men Sentinels

The mechanical and unfeeling sentinels are one of the most threatening enemies the X-men has ever encountered and probably still fighting against till now.

As a supporter of the X-men, obviously I do not like the sentinels!

They're domineering and over-ambitious because they think that human race is better of being controlled by them.

Their creators have made a mistake by giving them "life" and causing so much chaos.

Yes, I am a "mutie" lover also known as mutant lover. But I must admit that the X-men sentinels are very powerful and adaptive.

Each time new batches of sentinels are being created, they are even faster and better than the previous fleets considering their improved weaponry, defensive abilities, attacking strategies and so on.

Overall, X-men sentinels are a bunch of formidable enemy!

The sentinels are supposed to be the protectors of human beings, but they have turned against their creators who are humans.

So the moral of the story is: Don't mess up! You agree?

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Basic Profile:
Code Name: Sentinels
Real Name: -
Other Alias: -
First Appearance: Uncanny X-men #14 - Nov 1965
Romance Partners: -
Relatives: -
  • Ability to destroy all mutants
Team (Past & Current): -
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Brief History:

Mark I Sentinels Mark I Sentinels

The X-men Sentinels were first created by Dr. Bolivar Trask, who is afraid that one day the mutants will rule the humans. Even though, his children Larry and Tanya are mutants, Dr Trask decided to create the Sentinels as he does not wish this to happen.

The sentinels are a staggering 30-foot-tall robot designed to hunt down and destroy all mutants. Dr. Trask decided to create a robot called Master Mold, who will be responsible for creating an army of sentinels. The first group of sentinels were called Mark I Sentinels.

Unfortunately, the logic or "brain" instilled in the sentinels' brain turned them against their creator. The sentinels decide that the best way to protect humankind is by taking control and which they tried to.

Mark I Sentinels captured Dr. Bolivar Trask Kidnap

The sentinels held Dr. Trask as prisoner and the X-men attempted to rescue him. Eventually, they were captured by the sentinels because of their ability to adapt and handle each of the X-man's superpowers.

After realizing his great mistake, Dr. Trask sacrificed his life to destroy the sentinels and Master Mold by triggering an explosion. Larry, the son of the late Dr. Bolivar Trask, blamed the X-men for the death of his father.

He decided to carry on his father's legacy by rebuilding a new fleet of sentinels that are even more powerful than before and are called, Mark II Sentinels.

Mark II Sentinels captured Larry Trask Kidnap Again

The only reason why the sentinels did not destroy Larry initially was because of the medallion he wears that prevents him to be detected as a mutant, which was given by his father.

In a fight with one of his father's closest friend, Judge Chalmers, he decided to put a stop to Larry's madness. Accidentally, he removed Larry's medallion.

The sentinels sensing Larry's mutant nature turned against him and he was killed in a battle with the sentinels. However, the sentinel's program did not die with the Mark II Sentinels. There are still sentinel bases that exist around the world.

They are/were being used by Steven Lang, Sebastian Shaw and even the U.S. government.

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It is really very simple and that is to search and destroy all mutants as they are programmed to do so. And to benefit mankind is to control them.

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Superpowers Limitations:

X-men sentinels have evolved and improved their capabilities. They are able to fly, shoot laser beams or other restraining devices, detection of mutants and so on. They are trained to adapt and encounter any kinds of mutants they should meet.

The most commonly seen attack move is the energy blasts shooting out of their palms. Their bodies are highly resistant to damage and have great physical strength.

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Their Quotes From Various Issues:
Quotes: Issue:
We are the Sentinels! Our brain is superior to your brain! Our strength is superior to your strength! We serve none! We are the sentinels! It is our destiny to command! Uncanny X-men 14 - Nov 1965
A human has been harmed by a sentinel. All sentinels adjust priority systems accordingly. The Uncanny X-men 59 - Aug 1959
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