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Sunspot
Sunspot XME
Real Name Roberto Da Costa
Alternate Identity Bobby
Sunspot
Powers and Abilities Converts Solar Energy into Physical Strength
Team Affiliations New Mutants
X-Men
Allies Brotherhood of Mutants
Acolytes
Sunspot is from the Non MAU series X-Men: Evolution.

Roberto Da Costa, also known by Bobby and the codename Sunspot, is a mutant and member of the New Mutants, a subgroup of the X-Men.

BiographyEdit

Roberto, like Magma, came from Brazil to the Xavier Mansion to be part of the New Mutants, a younger generation of mutants who would help and possibly replace the X-Men.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

Sunspot has the ability to channel solar energy to give him enhanced speed and strength.

PersonalityEdit

Roberto is interested in his schoolwork more than the other New Mutants, though he still likes to play around.  Rahne also stated on their field trip that she was "smelling overachiever issues", pointing out that Roberto is just that.  

RelationshipsEdit

BeastEdit

Roberto respects Hank, seen when he helps the X-Men when he was trapped under water and in a cage.

ShadowcatEdit

Roberto seems to respect Kitty as an older member of the team, as he did listen to her when Hank was missing.

WolfsbaneEdit

Rahne playfully teased Roberto when he had overdone covering the chopper.  They continued flirting throughout the episode, even looking at each other near the lake.  This shows that they might have started a relationship, though it may have ended when her parents took her back home.  She was however seen at the end of the series and in a future scenario, so they may have picked up afterwards.

BackgroundEdit

Sunspot was voiced by Mike Coleman.

So far, this is the only animated version of the character.

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