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Spyke
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Biographical Information
Real Name: Evan Daniels
Alias: Spyke
Age: 15 - 18
Species: Mutant
Originally From: New York, New York, USA
Relatives: Mom and Dad
Ororo Munroe (Aunt)
Affiliations: X-Men (Formerly)
Bayville High School
The Morlocks
Physical Description
Gender: Male
Hair color: Light Blonde
Eye color: Brown
Height: 5'7"
Character Information
Powers: Self-Replicating Exoskeleton
Projectile/Flaming Spikes
First Appearance: Speed & Spyke
Voiced by: Neil Denis
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"You gotta be sharp if you're gonna mess with the Spyke."
Spyke to Sabretooth

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Personality

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Evan is hot-headed, stubborn and lacks respect for authority, making him the "rebel" of the main team. But Evan is a nice guy with a great sense of humor, albeit sometimes biting. He loves his powers and he just wants to bust loose. During his tenure with the X-Men, Spyke didn't want any special treatment from anyone at the school just because Ororo Munroe (Storm) was his aunt.

Though he liked being an X-Man and thought of them as his family, Evan at times acted selfishly and inconsiderately towards others. Evan would much rather play basketball or skateboard than focus on his schoolwork as he would goof around in class and on at least one occasion ditched school mid-class to go skateboarding with his human friends.

He was also at times irresponsible as he was late for several training exercises in the Danger Room resulting in him getting reprimanded by Storm and causing several X-Kids to fail in their training exercise because Spyke was not there to back them up. If not for him saving Storm's life from the Hungan, Spyke would have been sent home to his parents due to his lack of concern for school and DR training.

Spyke has shown to have quite a short temper especially after he and the other X-Men were discovered to be mutants as he grew more hostile and angry at how they were being treated. After seeing how cruelly he was treated because of his outer mutation, Spyke joined the Morlocks because he wanted to fight for and protect mutants who looked different from normal humans and thus could not hide their powers the way most of the X-Men could. He later appeared, his mutation having progressed still further, giving him an armored look.

Physical Appearance

Evan is a young African American male with a muscular build. He is 5'7 and has blonde hair and brown eyes. Spyke's uniform is made of a special material which seals the holes caused by his bone spikes. His main outfit consists of a plain white tank top with tan shorts.


Powers and Abilities

Spyke's powers involve a self-replicating exoskeleton (though, it appears to be an endoskeleton instead, as the bones emerge from within his body) and rapid bone growth. He can extend, retract, and fire incredibly-dense bone spikes of any size from nearly any point on his body (from small, pencil-sized spikes to long spikes he can use in combat, like fighting sticks), usually from his arms and torso. His body instantaneously seals the wounds caused by projecting his bone spikes with no visible scarring, possibly indicating some sort of healing factor limited to just healing his bone projections and nothing else. His rapid bone growth gives him a strong craving for milk and calcium-rich substances to aid in the accelerated growth since using his powers decreases his calcium levels, which then need to be replenished.

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In the later episodes, due to the ingesting of the sports drink Power8, which causes harm to those with mutant powers, Spyke's powers evolved even more. He gained the ability to heat up the ends of the spikes he produces, increasing their damage potential and allowing them to pierce and cut through steel. He also has protective plates and spurs that form around his upper body, granting him an almost-indestructible exoskeleton, which gives him superhuman endurance and enhanced strength. However, the accelerated mutation caused Spyke to be currently unable to retract the exoskeleton that his body produces. He can also now extend small spikes on his feet and hands to scale and stick to walls.

It is unknown if he requires milk and other calcium-rich substances in this state.

Following this increase in his mutant powers, he no longer used his skateboard, which he sometimes used in his earlier battles against his opponents.

History

Spyke/History

Relationships

Spyke/Relationships

Notes

Trivia

  • While it's said that Spyke's primary ability is a self-replicating exoskeleton, the fact that every time he uses his powers, the bones produced emerge from within his body, meaning that it should be a self-replicating endoskeleton instead of an exoskeleton. The exoskeleton comes after his mutation progresses.
  • A Q&A with Greg Johnson reveals that, despite rumors, Spyke was not written out of the reoccurring cast in Season 3 for being unpopular. Truthfully, he was well liked by the younger (and biggest portion) of the show's audience, with only the older viewers disliking his character. His hiatus was intended to give new aspects to his character with his joining the Morlocks and becoming a mutant-protector against hate-crime.
  • Spyke's powers are very similar to those of the character, Marrow, a pre-existing female Morlock in the X-comics.

Appearances

Season One
X Impulse X Impulse Rogue Recruit Mutant Crush Speed & Spyke Middleverse Turn of the Rogue
Spykecam Survival of the Fittest Shadowed Past Grim Reminder The Cauldron I The Cauldron II
Season Two
Growing Pains Power Surge Bada-Bing Bada-Boom Fun and Games The Beast of Bayville Adrift On Angel's Wings African Storm Joyride
Walk on the Wild Side Operation: Rebirth Mindbender Shadow Dance Retreat The Hex Factor Day of Reckoning I Day of Reckoning II
Season Three
Day of Recovery The Stuff of Heroes Mainstream The Stuff of Villains Blind Alley X-Treme Measures The Toad, the Witch,
and the Wardrobe
Self Possessed Under Lock and Key Cruise Control X23 Dark Horizon I Dark Horizon II
Season Four
Impact No Good Deed Target X Sins of the Son Uprising Cajun Spice Ghost of a Chance Ascension I Ascension II
  • Appeared but had no lines.

References

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