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On the future scenes of Days of Future Past Wolverine's adamantium claws can be seen (they even appear on the movie's poster). But towards the end of the The Wolverine, I remember those claws were cut by the Silver Samurai, and he even grows new bone claws after that. How come Wolverine has his adamantium claws again in Days of Future Past?

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I haven't seen X-Men: Days of Future Past, so I can't comment on whether this was shown in the film, but this site does include quotes from the director, Bryan Singer, on the issue:

That wasn’t the only tempting breadcrumb that Singer threw to Empire, as part of the organization’s Days of Future Past marketing blitz. Fans who’ve been paying close attention to the footage and images released from the film thus far have observed that modern-day Wolverine appears to have regained his Adamantium-laced claws, despite the events that took place in last year’s The Wolverine; when asked by Empire, Singer hinted at a possible explanation:

Director Bryan Singer explains that Magneto’s ability to manipulate metal might have something to do with it. The Master Of Magnetism could, perhaps, “reconstitute the adamantium claws… [Wolverine] has a different relationship with Magneto, and perhaps Magneto could forge them.”

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Ahh...so now they are going to answer every plot-hole in interviews. Why don't they cleared it in movie? That's why i hate Singer and fox because they kills continuity every time and ignores existing work for money. –  Ankit Sharma May 28 '14 at 6:58
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The Xmen movies are all over the place from that point of view –  Andrew Martin May 28 '14 at 7:26
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I have to admit I assumed that the facility he lost his claws in would have the ability to give them back again given they'd been working with adamantium already. –  Chris Jul 21 '14 at 14:15
    
Confirmed here. –  Mooz Apr 20 at 23:09

If you watch the movie The Wolverine till end then you can see that Wolverine meets Prof. Xavier and Magneto at the airport and they ask to regroup. Both these character help Wolverine to get back his metal claws (with major help from Magneto of course, because he controls metal) so that they can fight the Giant Mutant Destroyers in X-Men: Days of Future past as because Wolverine has power to heal.

Helping Wolverine to get back metal claws is no where shown but its understood when Magneto says, "What do I want? I want your help" (in the airport scene) and in return Magneto helps Wolverine.

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He cant regrow the adamatium. He can only regenerate his NATURAL body. If you saw X-Men origins you would see how he got the adamatium. So I think there's a movie missing between: The Wolverine and Days of Futures past.

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Wolverines claws grow back because due to his healing abilities, his bones regenerate, albeit more slowly due to the biological density of bone versus tissue. And although he loses claws and metal in Japan, he just takes a few weeks off like a saiyan, and grows them back, WITH METAL because the metal has grafted to his bones i.e. his bones have been fundamentally augmented with adamantium, to the point where the metal is as much a part of him biologically as his own bones and thus would be assimilated into the regenerative process with the rest of him. And you all thought he was screaming because the drills of in X-Men origins. Heavy right? Later!

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There are different types of Adamantium. The one that wolverine has is Adamantium-Beta. Wolverine possesses Regenerative Healing powers. During his exposure to Adamantium whilst having it bonded to his skeleton, his DNA was manipulated into seeing the Beta-Adamantium as his Skeleton. He can regenerate his Skeleton very quickly, but the Adamantium takes time to grow back. So he probably just had a few weeks with normal bone claws, until the Adamantium Beta grew back.

I hope this answers your question, if not please feel free to write a reply and i will get back to you as soon as possible.

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He regrows Adamantium? Seriously? –  Martin Schröder Dec 5 '14 at 20:11

Do you remember how in the x-men movies they hinted as to why his claws are adamantium? It's because they used bone saws to inject the adamantium into his bones which would mean that just like his bone claws regrew because of his regeneration they would actually be adamantium because his bones are adamantium. They have been making mistakes all over the series, and they are all easy to find if you watch what happens in chronological order, the only movies that have the same story line to it about the past is x-men # 1,2&3.

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How come Wolverine has his adamantium claws again in Days of Future Past?

We cannot be sure to which time line The Wolverine belongs: we all seem to assume that Days of Future Past begins after the end of The Wolverine, but since DoFP starts a completely new time line, The Wolverine could have easily begun after the end of Days of Future Past.

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To me this is a very easy answer. After the events of the early 1970's happened,the mutants and the humans coexisted peacefully. Wolverine,up until mid 1970's happened but the events from the late 1970's at 3 mile Island never happened. Also X Men on(circa 2001) never happened.This means Everyone had no conflicts with each other. Wolverine was the only one who was completly lost when the space-time continuum finally remerged in 2001.This means Wolverine never lost his claws in Japan.

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Due to Logan altering the time line in DOFP, X-Men 1,2 and 3 never happened neither did The wolverine so he never lost his metal claws.

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You are talking about the changed future. However, the future scenes the question is talking about still happen inside the old unchanged timeline, where The Wolverine happened very well. –  Napoleon Wilson Jun 28 at 16:12

He goes back in time before his Skeleton was turned to metal, because even when he was being sent back by kitty he had his metal claws and he freaks out when he sees someone who is going to cause him pain one day so his Skeleton in the past is still bone, and his claws would have grown back after the wolverine movie because he self heals and his whole Skeleton is metal.

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