The Acolytes of Magneto are mutant activists who don’t generally use code names. They mostly clashed with the X-Men during the 1990s.


  • Real Name: Isaac Javitz.
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed.
  • Known Relatives: None.
  • Group Affiliation: Acolytes of Magneto.
  • Base Of Operations: Mobile w/Acolytes.
  • Height: 9’1” Weight: 1,200 lbs.
  • Eyes: Brown Hair: Brown


Powers and Abilities

Javitz is a bruiser with superhuman size and strength. He was strong and resilient enough to engage Colossus for a bit, but was soon hammered down by the young Russian gentleman.


Javitz was among the recruits first seen when Cortez established the Acolyte’s base on the French Atlantic coast. When this base (hidden in a monastery) was stormed by the X-Men, Javitz was beaten up by Colossus and eventually taken out by Cyclops.

Javitz, along with the other Acolytes, later moved to a new base, the cloaked space station Avalon. At this point, Magneto had returned but had been mindwiped by Xavier. Therefore, the actual leader of the Acolytes was his lieutenant, Exodus.

Avalon was eventually destroyed in a titanic fight between Exodus and Holocaust. During that fight Javitz attempted to charge Holocaust to assist Exodus. But Holocaust seized him by the throat at seemingly disintegrated him.


Avalon has fallen

Javitz somehow came back, though. Some theorise that he had been cloned, or perhaps Holocaust had just teleported him away. He was part of the Acolytes who clashed with the forces of the High Evolutionary, the Heroes for Hire and Quicksilver. But he did not play an important role in those battles.

Later, after Magneto returned and set the Acolytes on an even more militant path, Javitz took part in several terrorist operations.

Javitz hasn’t been seen since. He may have left when the Acolytes split between the Carrion Cove faction and the loyalists. Or he may have died during the Sentinels onslaught on Genosha.


See illustrations.


A mutant supremacist bully, and a fairly typical Acolyte.


“For years, I have observed you from afar. The mighty Cyclops and his X-Men — suppressing any mutant who didn’t embrace the mainstream ! You were so eager to maintain the status quo.”

“It is an affront to even mention the hated name of Xavier in these sacred halls !”

Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG

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Dex: 04 Str: 12 Bod: 10 Motivation: Mutant Power
Int: 03 Wil: 03 Min: 03 Occupation: Acolyte
Inf: 03 Aur: 03 Spi: 03 Resources {or Wealth}: 004
Init: 012 HP: 015

Growth: 03

Bonuses and Limitations:
Growth is Always On and Already Factored In.

Martial artist: 05

None demonstrated.

Acolytes of Magneto (Low).

MPR (Missing his left eye).

ACOLYTE UNIFORM [/BODY/ 06, Radio Communications: 13, R#2, Note: Javitz normally ignores the /BODY/, though it might become useful is he’s Drained, Neutralized, shrunk, etc.].

Design Notes

Game stats are speculative, since he does not have much screen time.

Game Stats — DC Adventures RPG

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Isaac Javitz — Averaged PL 8.2

03 (11) 02 (09) 01 00 02 (05) 00 00 00 (01)


Nine feet tall and rather big ● 52 points (Permanent)
– Growth 3 (Already Factored In).
– Super-strength — Enhanced Strength 5.
– Super-durability — Enhanced Stamina 4, Enhanced Fortitude 6.
– Reach and mass advantage — Enhanced Fighting 3, Strength-Based Unarmed Damage 1 w/Reach, Close attack 2, Defensive Roll 2, Improved Grab.
– Towering — Enhanced Presence 1, Intimidation 3 (+5).

Combat Advantages

Close attack 2, Defensive Roll 2, Improved Grab.

Other Advantages

Equipment 2.


Intimidation 4 (+5), Perception 2 (+2).


Acolyte’s tactical radio headset (Communication 2 (Radio)) ● 8 points


Initiative +1
Unarmed +7, Close w/Reach, Damage 12


Dodge 5 Fortitude 12
Parry 6 Toughness 11/9*
Will 2

* Without Defensive Roll


  • Motivation Mountainous mutant militant.
  • Disability Very large size.
  • Disability Missing one eye.

Power levels

  • Trade-off areas Attack & Effect PL 10, Dodge/Toughness PL 8, Parry/Toughness PL 9, Fort & Will PL 7.
  • Point total 92 Abilities 16, Defences 11, Skills 1, Powers 52, Devices 0, Advantages 2. Equiv. PL 7.

By Sébastien Andrivet.

Source of Character: Marvel comics.