Dark Beast

Nick Name

Alter Beast

Black Beast

Civilian ID
Henry Philip "Hank" McCoy



Legal Status
Citizen of the United States of an alternative future time line.
Nation or Planet of Origin

United States of an alternative future time line known as the Age of Apocalypse.

Group Affiliation

Brotherhood of Mutants

Dark Descendants

Dark X-Men

Elite Mutant Force

Gene Nation


Base of Operations

Alternate Future Earth

New York Sewer System

Xavier Institute, Salem Center, Westchester County, New York

5' 11"
355 lbs.
Eye Color
Hair Color
Originally brown, mutated grey then bluish black.
Known Powers

Mutation resulting in animalistic superhuman strength, speed, stamina, agility, durability and an accelerated healing power (roughly half the time of a normal human).

Further animalistic mutation via artificial means create a constant pheromone emission from fur, causing a euphoria which naturally puts people at ease.

Excellent hand-to-hand combatant and acrobat.

Genius level intelligence with exceptional strengths in biology and chemistry.

Vast array of mobile and lab based scientific devices.
Common Enemies
Regularly Appearing

Uncanny X-Men

X-Men Alpha

X-Men Omega

First Appearance
X-Men Alpha (Feb. 1995)
Scott Lobdell, Mark Waid, Roger Cruz & Steve Epting

Born into an alternate time line known as the Age of Apocalypse, Henry McCoy matured to adulthood in a hostile environment where only the fit survived. Further mutating himself to gain both strength and agility he was notorious for his cruelty and penchant for using other mutants in his unethical experiments.

Learning of the X-Men's plot to titleer the present by traveling into the past, McCoy followed them and secretly worked from the sewers of New York planning and plotting as the Dark Beast.