Amahl Farouk exists as an entity of pure psychic energy who lives in the Astral Plane when not possessing a human body. He feeds off the negative emotions found in human souls. His telepathic powers are formidable, and he is especially skilled at possession.
Revenge-driven, Farouk is especially obsessed with Charles Xavier and the other members of a telepathic circle, including Jean Grey and Emma Frost, who banashed him to the Astral Plane many years ago. His ultimate goal is world-domination through fear.
- Extreme telepathic abilities, including the ability to exist as pure psychic energy, to posses others directly, to manipulate others' mutations to his desires, and kill on the astral plane.
- Some past encounter with former agent Bahir al-Razi and with Tom Sikorski.
- Lived in a cave and used Jeffrey Hatfield as a puppet to attract potential X-Factor recruits to Lost Waters Ranch during Hotel Colorado.
Mentions & Sightings
- Hotel Colorado - Farouk started gathering people at Lost Waters Ranch with the help of Jeffrey Hatfield. Although his presence was identified by Bahir al-Razi and Jeff was captured, Farouk escaped.
- Spring 2011 - Takes up residence in Tom's head, causes some havoc.