Elizabeth “Betsy” Braddock, was an intelligent and normal young woman born to a prominent British family. Her surprising mutant powers were unlocked when she was mind-controlled by Dr. Synne, empowered by the sentient supercomputer Mastermind. With her growing telepathic and telekinetic powers unleashed, she joined the X-Men, and later X-Force as Psylocke. Captured by the evil Hand her soul was forcibly transferred into the body and split personality of a deadly ninja warrior. Now a powerful mutant hero, and a skilled assassin, Psylocke is willing to utilize her deadly abilities without hesitation when she believes it’s necessary.