Character Type: Primary
AKA: Akihiro, Wolverine, Dark Wolverine, Death, Daken Akihiro
Summary: As the son of Wolverine, Daken has similar powers to the famous X-Man. However, Daken's claws are arranged differently and he can utilize pheromones to entice or confuse both men and women. Daken has functioned on many levels of the moral spectrum, from full-blown villain to a superhero working in X-Factor.
Database Links: Marvel Wiki, Wikipedia, X-Men Wiki
What sets Daken apart from his father is that he is more sophisticated and cultured. He possesses a healing factor and bone claws, but has the unique power of pheromone secretion. This allows him to manipulate people’s emotions and mess with their sensory control. He’s also one of the few openly bisexual characters in comics, having slept with men and women to get what he wants. Marjorie Liu has confirmed his sexuality. “Daken will do anyone and anything to achieve his goals and he’s past that kind of identification. He’s beyond it.” (Read more)
Jamie Ryder, "Manipulation, bisexuality, and badassery with Daken," The Comic Vault, February 20, 2017.