Kurt Wagner

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Name: Kurt Wagner
Kurt Darkholme (AU!Age of Apocalypse)
Occupation: Superhero; student (X-Men: Evolution)
Title/Rank: Nightcrawler
Location: New York, USA
Status: Depends on which universe
Relationships: Raven Darkholme (Mystique, mother), Azazel (father), Margali Szardos (adoptive mother),
Graydon Creed (half-brother), Rogue (foster sister), Nils Styger (Abyss, half-brother), Kiwi Black (half-brother), Stefan Szardos (adoptive brother, deceased), Amanda Sefton (Magik II, adoptive sister/love interest),
Talia Josephine Wagner (Nocturne, AU!Professor W's X-Men daughter), Blue (AU!Days of Future Past daughter), T.J. Wagner (AU!X-Men: The End son), Cerise Wagner (AU!X-Men: The End daughter),
Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch, love interest), Kymri (AU!The End wife)
Fandom: Marvel Comics, X-Men, X-Men Movieverse, X-Men: Evolution, Wolverine and the X-Men, Ultimate X-Men
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Kurt Wagner is the alter ego of Nightcrawler from the Marvel Comics series The X-Men. He 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.


Nightcrawler possesses the mutant ability to teleport short-distances. Also his mutation is also physical - due to it, he has enhanced night vision, superhuman agility, prehensile tail, and ability to stick to walls.

Nightcrawler first appeared as in Giant-Size X-Men #1 (May 1975).

Alan Cumming plays him in the X-Men Movieverse (Although he only appears in X2).

He made his first animated appearance in an episode of Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (in 1981) voiced by Stanley Jones. He also appears as a main character in the 1989 pilot of Pryde of the X-Men voiced by Neil Ross. Kurt only makes two appearances in the X-Men: The Animated Series voiced by Paul Haddad. Nightcrawler had two main animated character roles in X-Men: Evolution where he is voiced by Brad Swaile and in Wolverine and the X-Men voiced by Liam O'Brien.


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The most popular het pairings for Kurt are Kurt/Kitty Pryde (Shadowcat) and Kurt/Amanda Sefton (Daytripper).


  • Fuzzy Blue Elf - probably the most common nickname for Kurt.
  • "Bamf!" - Is the sound that he makes when he teleports, it's often used in fanfics (and canonically in the comics) as a way to tell when he uses his power.
  • See List of X-Men Pairing Names for a list of Kurt-related pairing names.


X-Men: Evolution

The first major pairing for Kurt in the Evolution universe was Kitty/Kurt, later Kurt/Tabitha gained popularity in Season 2 and with the appearance of Amanda Sefton (and her accepting him for who and what he looked like) - the Kurt/Amanda pairing gained popularity.

X-Men Movieverse

The most popular pairing for Kurt in the Movieverse is Kurt/Ororo due to their canon interactions during X2. With Kurt's appearance in X-Men Apocalypse, a few more pairings appeared within the fandom: Kurt/Warren, Kurt/Pietro, and Kurt/Scott.

Wolverine and the X-Men

The most popular pairing for Kurt in this universe is Kurt/Wanda, although there are still fans of Kurt/Kitty.







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