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Things You Missed In The New X-Men: Apocalypse Trailer

We've now seen several trailers for X-Men: Apocalypse, each offering some tantalizing hints about what we can expect from the latest installment in the franchise. It can be hard to catch every moment of these quick-cut, mutant-filled clips, so we've gone over all the latest footage to bring you a rundown of every crucial detail you might have missed in the new X-Men: Apocalypse trailer.

Apocalypse looks a lot like he does in the comics

Comics readers have grown accustomed to characters getting makeovers on their way to theaters, such as the team members' uniforms in the X-Men movies. But Oscar Isaac's Apocalypse seems to have made the journey largely intact, right down to the tubes jutting out the sides of his head. The Ivan Ooze comparison floating around online was mainly made because of how Apocalypse looked with a purple light glowing in front of him.

He's riding into battle with his Four Horsemen

Apocalypse's dark works in the X-Men books have always come with the assistance of his Four Horsemen—typically mutants he's somehow warped into serving his whims. This was alluded to at the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past, in the post-credits clip that showed a young Apocalypse preparing to wreak mayhem while four riders looked on from a distant dune, and it'll obviously be the case again here. It looks like En Sabah Nur's Horsemen will include Magneto, Psylocke, Storm, and Archangel.

Apocalypse will corrupt Magneto

As X-Men: Apocalypse opens, Michael Fassbender's Magneto will once again find himself at odds with his old frenemy, Professor X. Although we don't know the details behind their latest split, the trailer makes it plain that Apocalypse will use Magneto's X-exile to his advantage. Nevertheless, it's nice to hear Magneto and Professor X recreate their famous exchange from the original X-Men film at the beginning of this new trailer.

Here come the Morlocks

Director Bryan Singer has said X-Men: Apocalypse will take us into the underground world of the outcast mutants known as Morlocks—one of whom, the "finder" known as Caliban, is glimpsed briefly during this moment from the first teaser. Not only will Caliban end up working with or for Apocalypse in some capacity (as he did in the comics, where he ended up serving as a Horseman at one point), he'll reportedly also serve as the catalyst for our introduction to Psylocke.

Mystique leads the X-Men

Jennifer Lawrence's Mystique has been at the morally ambiguous middle of the rebooted franchise, with her loyalties to Magneto and/or the X-Men continually tested. In Apocalypse, she's the one leading the good guys into battle. Comic book fans might not be too happy with this, since Mystique served under Apocalypse and was a longtime villain to the X-Men. Speaking of Raven, was that Weapon X program leader William Stryker we saw in the new trailer or just Mystique in disguise? Does this mean Wolverine will appear as well?

Xavier's school gets wrecked

Yes, again. It's an X-Men movie tradition for some sort of horrible destruction to befall Professor X's mutant outpost, and X-Men: Apocalypse obviously intends to honor it.

Havok steps up

Lucas Till's Havok hasn't gotten to do as much as some of his fellow X-Men over the last few movies. Initially, it looked like he wasn't doing much more than wheeling the Professor around this time out—but as we see here, he can still send a well-timed plasma blast out of his chest when it's called for. Singer has alluded to Havok's shared past with Cyclops being a storyline element in Apocalypse, so we're wondering whether the Summers mutants are more of a presence in the movie than the trailers might lead you to believe.

Meet the new Jean Grey, Cyclops, and Nightcrawler

The original X-Men trilogy made kind of a mess out of these characters, and Apocalypse gives Singer a chance to set things straight. From the trailers, we know Jean (played by Sophie Turner) is the first to feel Apocalypse's presence, and we see Cyclops (Tye Sheridan) sporting the ruby-lensed glasses he wore in the comics before acquiring the optic visor he'd eventually adopt. We also get a look at Nightcrawler (Kodi Smit-McPhee), who's duking it out in some sort of cage fight against Angel at one point. We can't wait to see what they do during the big showdown with Apocalypse.