|Real Name||Hank McCoy|
|Powers and Abilities||Blue fur and superior strength|
Hank McCoy attended high school in Bayville, and was even approached by Professor Xavier when he was a teenager. At the time though Hank turned down Xavier's offer of help and went on to become a chemistry and gym teacher.
During the years Hank had managed to control his mutation through a serum he developed. The serum started to fail however and he eventually lost control and mutated into the "Beast". As the Beast he caused massive destruction and is now a wanted fugitive.
After his first transformation he was able to regain control, but he has now become permanently trapped in the physical form of the "Beast". Unable to return to his life as Hank McCoy he has chosen to join Xavier's school and now helps to teach the New Mutants.