Kitty Pryde

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Name: Katherine "Kitty" Pryde
Kate Pryde
Cat Pryde
Occupation: Superhero;
student (X-Men: Evolution);
mayor of Chicago (X-Men: The End);
President of the United States (X-Men: The End);
Relationships: Carmen Pryde (father), Theresa "Terri" Pryde (mother), Samuel Prideman (grandfather), Chava Rosanoff (great-aunt),
Piotr Rasputin (Colossus, love interest/AU husband), Pete Wisdom (love interest),
Meredith, Doug, & Sara (AU!X-Men: The End children)
Fandom: Marvel Comics, X-Men, X-Men Movieverse, X-Men: Evolution, Wolverine and the X-Men, Ultimate X-Men, Excalibur
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Kitty Pryde is the alter ego of Shadowcat from the Marvel Comics series The X-Men. She generally appears as a main character in all the X-Men universes such as Marvel Comics: Earth-616, Ultimate X-Men, X-Men: Evolution, Wolverine and the X-Men, and X-Men Movieverse.


Kitty possesses the mutant ability that allows her and objects or people with which she is in contact to become intangible.

Kitty first appeared as in Uncanny X-Men #129 (January 1980).

Three actresses has played her in the X-Men Movieverse - Sumela Kay (in X1), Katie Stuart (in X2), and was given the role to Elliot Page in X3 where she gained a more prominent role. Page portrayed in the X-Men: Days of Future Past film.

She made her first animated appearance in an episode of Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (in 1981). She also appears as a main character in the 1989 pilot of Pryde of the X-Men. Kitty has had two main animated character roles: first in X-Men: Evolution and then in Wolverine and the X-Men. She has briefly appeared on Super Hero Squad Show.


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The most popular pairings for Kitty throughout the fandoms are generally: Kitty/Pete Wisdom, Kitty/Colossus, and Kitty/Nightcrawler.


  • Phasing - is a term that is common way to describe her mutant ability.
  • See List of X-Men Pairing Names for a list of Kitty-related pairing names.


The most popular pairings for Kitty in the comics are: Kitty/Pete Wisdom, Kitty/Colossus, and Kitty/Nightcrawler. Rarer het pairings include: Kitty/Peter Quill

Femslash is fairly common as well: Kitty/Xi'an, Kitty/Emma, Kitty/Illyana, and Kitty/Rachel.

X-Men: Evolution

The main het pairing for this fandom is Kitty/Lance Alvers, although Kitty/Kurt Wagner is a close second. Colossus/Kitty also was pretty common.

The main femslash pairing for Kitty is Kitty/Rogue.

X-Men Movieverse

The pairing Kitty/Bobby Drake became quite popular due to the X3 scenes (both deleted and regular) implied that both characters shared interested feelings. Fanon-wise the pairing of Kitty/Pyro gained a following. The rarer pairing of Kitty/Scott Summers also exist in this universe.

Wolverine and the X-Men


Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.



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