Jeb Lee 2. In X-Men: Apocalypse vs. Dracula #1, Apocalypse began assembling a new cadre of Horsemen as he had chosen a new Horseman to fill the position of War. At the top of the pyramid, Storm and Nightcrawler met Apocalypse, who revealed to them that the planet they are on, dubbed Omega World, was his body and him its heart, with his Horsemen functioning like antibodies. Death (Warren Worthington), Death (Caliban), Death (Remy LeBeau), Death (Betsy Braddock), Death (Sanjar Javeed), Death (Logan), Death of 1013. From Archangel to Wolverine, more than a few X-Men have been drafted into Apocalypse's Horsemen to take on the traditional roles of Death, War, Pestilence, and Famine. Eventually his treachery got the best of him and Fallen betrayed his teammates to realign himself with the Horsemen against an evil Professor X. Death (11th Century) 2. Hulk was able to stop and overcome the Juggernaut, after being empowered by energy from Franklin Richards' "Heroes Reborn" pocket universe. Gazer was saved from death and forced to battle an archaeologist for the mantle of War, which he won with the aid of Apocalypse's scribe, Ozymandias. Caliban went to Apocalypse and asked for a power boost so he could avenge his fellow Morlocks. Betsy Braddock 5. This Horseman led the Riders of the Dark, an army of Apocalyse's followers and rode among them as well. Caliban 4. Having special fondness for the originals, Apocalypse assembled a new incarnation of the Horsemen during the 11th century and sent them to kill a pagan named Folkbern Logan in medieval London. [1] During his mourning moments, Apocalypse visited the Temple of the Horsemen to remember his children. The X-Men soon found their young members, but Colossus wasn't with them anymore, and they were somewhat different as they had arrived some time before Storm's team. When the four children were born, their maternal aunt, Isca the Unbeaten forged the Scarab, a sword in four parts to celebrate their births. The three fought Deadpool, Siryn and Cannonball. Sunfire was able to break free of Apocalypse's control with the help of Emma Frost, although he was weakened by the experience, and Gambit retained a large portion of his former self, stating to Apocalypse, "I'm both Death and Gambit", and he also remembered his love for Rogue as he could not bring himself to kill her. Decimus Furius 3. In their first battle against X-Factor, the Horsemen were nearly defeated until Death appeared, shocking his former comrades. [21] The Horsemen failed however and their master was killed by Fantomex. The four-part episode Beyond Good and Evil featured another team of … [27], The Horsemen of Apocalypse was the main strikeforce of the mutant. The First Horsemen were the sons and daughters of Apocalypse and Genesis from the ancient mutant land of Okkara. Pestilence (Phantom Bats of the Twelve Minds) (11th Century) 2. The Horsemen of Apocalypse are mutants who have given their body and soul to the will of Apocalypse and proudly serve as his advance guard and shock troops. 1. [14] Apocalypse then turned Deathbird into his second Horseman, War. War (15th Century) 3. [15] In a battle against the X-Men, Death was unmasked and revealed to be Wolverine. Eventually, he became the peaceful Brother Xavier. In the alternate reality known as the "Age of Apocalypse", the four Horsemen also existed but did not use any titles, with some exceptions such as Death and War. They traditionally took the titles of Death, Famine, War, and Pestilence. [16], In Apocalypse's lair, Cable escaped and defeated Death in battle. [5], In 325, Sanjar Javeed was collected by Apocalypse and "stored" for later use as the Death of his Final Horsemen. This new Archangel was unsure of who or what he now was, but was determined to find out. Gazer died defending Apocalypse, having been stabbed in the back by Ozymandias.[3]. Ultimately, Apocalypse announced the War of Succession, a battle between all his Horsemen. Bryan Singer stated the Four Horsemen chosen for X-Men: Apocalypsereflect real-world cults and how they tend to have factions associated with politics, military, sex or youth. Rory Campbell 4. Marvel Database is a FANDOM Comics Community. During Moira MacTaggert's 9th life, it is revealed that after humanity united with the Sentinels to form the Man-Machine Ascendancy which created an extinction war across planet Earth, Apocalypse leads the last Mutant survivors and chose four of them to be his Last Horsemen which are: A new candre of Horsemen dubbed as the Horsemen of Salvation has since appeared on Earth Prime and appears to be an inversion of the Horsemen of Apocalypse. [8], The Four Horsemen were forced to battle one another for leadership, and Death emerged victorious. Sunfire took Gambit somewhere at the conclusion of the final battle, only to be approached by Mister Sinister. Since the Horsemen of Apocalypse debuted in Louise and Walter Simonson's X-Factor #15, the members of the ever-changing group have been Apocalypse's most dedicated generals. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. An eight-armed Spider-Man was Pestilence, Blob was Famine, and Archangel was Death. The group consists of four individuals (usually mutants) that have been genetically altered and mentally conditioned to serve the ancient mutant, Apocalypse, either willingly or forcibly. He was a former enemy of Magneto, who became his subordinate, ruling North Africa. History Earliest Incarnation. Amazing Fantasy #15 (Spider-Man's First Appearance), Tales of Suspense #39 (Iron Man's First Appearance), Incredible Hulk #181 (Wolverine's First Appearance), Pestilence (Phantom Bats of the Twelve Minds), Pestilence/Phantom Bats of the Twelve Minds, 35 Horsemen of Apocalypse (Earth-616) Members, 63 Appearances of Horsemen of Apocalypse (Earth-616), 6 Minor Appearances of Horsemen of Apocalypse (Earth-616), 21 Media Horsemen of Apocalypse (Earth-616) was Mentioned in, 41 Images that include Horsemen of Apocalypse (Earth-616), Team Gallery: Horsemen of Apocalypse (Earth-616), X-Position: Remender Unites "Uncanny Avengers",, Pages using DynamicPageList parser function, These Horsemen of Apocalypse should not be confused with. Pestilence was slain in the battle and Archangel came back to his senses after assuming he killed his former comrade, Iceman. Sunfire was able to break free of Apocalypse's control with the help of Emma Frost, although he was weakened by the experience. While Sentry takes the dead body of the Celestial Executioner into deep space somewhere far away from Earth, Daken and Grim Reaper get away while Banshee ends up in the X-Men's custody as Beast concludes that healing Banshee of the Death Seed energy that made him a Horseman of Death will take years as well as highly advanced technology. To fill the role of Pestilence, Apocalypse recruited Phantom Bats of the Twelve Minds, a mutant that greatly resembles Orb with his arms replaced by wings which allowed him to fly. When Death captured Mikhail Rasputin and failed to teleport out with him, he was chased into the Morlock Tunnels by the X-Men. In the end, they were responsible for the sealing of the chasm. [7], In 1833, Ichisumi first activated and was collected by Apocalypse and "stored" for later use as the Famine of his Final Horsemen. X-Factor frees themselves and take on the Four Horsemen; Pestilence is accidentally slain by Power Pack in the battle and Archangel comes back to his senses after assuming he killed his former comrade, Iceman. The winner of the battle, Wolverine, became his Horseman of Death. Before Apocalypse assembled his first modern incarnation (according to date of real world publication) of Horsemen, it was revealed that there were other, lesser known groups of Horsemen. Apocalypse was forced to retreat with his remaining Horsemen and Caliban. Bent on becoming the new messiah for mutantkind, Apocalypse assembled a new cadre of Horsemen, with the purpose of wiping out 90% of the baseline human population. Caliban 4. When the Scarlet Witch altered reality and created the House of M, Apocalypse was brought back to life. Famine (11th Century) 2. The first comic-book characters of this name were an unrelated team of aliens from the race known as the Axi-Tun that attacked Earth in ancient and modern times. He then sent his four Four Horsemen (Pestilence/Phantom Bats of the Twelve Minds, War, Native-American Famine, and Death) to kill Folkbern Logan, ancestor of Wolverine, but they were all destroyed by Thor. He turned against Apocalypse and killed him, then began slaughtering Earth's criminals and villains. The four remaining Horsemen would rule North America alongside him. Apocalypse afterwards saved the dewinged Angel from his sabotaged, exploding plane and chooses him to be his fourth and final Horseman, Death. [24], In the final issue of X-Men '92 tying into the 2015 Secret Wars comic book event, Baron Robert Kelly (Baron of Westchester), Bastion, Exodus, and Mystique are revealed as Apocalypse's current Horsemen. Creation. Gazer was saved from death and forced to battle an archaeologist for the mantle of War, which he won with the aid of Apocalypse's majordomo and scribe, Ozymandias. In the Ultimate Marvel reality, Sinister is mentioned to be the first Horseman. Gazer died defending Apocalypse, stabbed in the back by Ozymandias.