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How exactly did Apocalypse enhance Magneto's skills (if at all)?

It's really clear that Magneto's powers are extremly enhanced. Let's compare his newly enhanced powers to his old ones: X-Men: First Class: From Wikipedia: In the middle of the movie: ... and [Erik] ...
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Did the line about Krishna get altered in X-Men: Apocalypse?

Yes, dialogue referring to the Hindu God Krishna was removed from the final cut of the film. From this article (which I've edited down somewhat); Hindus are thankful to 20th Century Fox and ...
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Why do the officers carry bows and arrows in X-Men: Apocalypse?

Because they know what Magneto can do. After the events of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Erik's ability to control magnetic metals are well known and he was a wanted criminal. So after getting ...
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What's the reason for the decade jump in the recent X-Men trilogy?

To give the audience the sense of meeting the characters for the first time, in every movie. From a 2014 interview with Simon Kinberg by Steve Weintraub for Collider on X-Men: Days of Future Past: ...
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Robots at the end of X-Men: Apocalypse

The scene at the end of the movie is showing the rather famous X-Men "Danger Room"; we have not seen very much of it in the movies, but it appeared in a regular basis in the source comics, especially ...
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Where was Wolverine running to, after he escaped?

Wolverine wasn't running to anywhere in particular. He was running away from the lab. It's snowy because it's Canada, in winter. (As revealed in previous movies, Stryker's lab is at Alkali Lake, in ...
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Why does the healing ability not help Subah Nur?

The two uses of powers were not similar. In X3, Jean is reluctant to use her Phoenix powers against Logan. She holds back, out of moral and emotion conflicts. She's spent her entire life trying to ...
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Is Wanda Maximoff Magneto's daughter?

In the comics, Scarlet Witch and her brother Quicksilver were believed to be the children of Magneto for about 40 years, but that history was recently rewritten. From Wikipedia: Scarlet Witch is ...
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Why did Apocalypse say this?

The question is why did he say this, did he feel the presence of 'Phoenix' psyche of Jean Grey? Yes, this is why. The reason behind this is because of Apocalypse's entire point of view in life. ...
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How exactly did Apocalypse enhance Magneto's skills (if at all)?

Although the other answer did a good job in demonstrating the enhancement, Bryan Singer confirmed in an interview that Magneto's powers were enhanced by Apocalypse... EW December 29, 2015 "One ...
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How does Quicksilver know the mansion is set to blow?

Judging from this scene: It looks like Havok was already engulfed by the blast, as we discussed in the comments. As to why QS 'feels' the explosion, he may not ...
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How does Quicksilver know the mansion is set to blow?

If you look really closely at the middle left part of the screen in the video linked by BlueMoon93 at about the 27 second mark (just pause it there, and then pay close attention when you restart the ...
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Did Magneto know that Apocalypse intended to kill Charles Xavier?

Did Magneto know about it? Well, it didn't seem in the movie that he did know the plan of Apocalypse. Charles is his old buddy and Magneto had no intentions to harm him. Did he accept it as a ...
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Why didn't Pietro Maximoff tell Magneto they were related?

To directly answer your question... No. There is no reason given in the movie as to why Pietro wouldn't tell Magneto he was his son. If we were to speculate there could be numerous reasons. My own ...
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Did Apocalypse choose his Four Horsemen at random?

He didn't choose them at random because he didn't encounter them at random. Each time, his prior recruits take him to see the next one. And while it's not really made clear in the movie, his choices ...
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How did Apocalypse trap Quicksilver?

It's not always clear from the movie, but Apocalypse actually possesses a ton of mutant powers. Over the centuries, as he moved from body to body, he's kept the mutant abilities of all of his previous ...
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What is the basic power of Apocalypse?

The movie is bereft of details in Apocalypse's history. The closest it came to it CIA agent Moira Mactaggert's rough explanation of the cult's reasonings for worshiping Apocalypse. Most of his powers ...
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Where does Dark Phoenix's power come from in "Apocalypse"?

What we saw in Apocalypse wasn't the Phoenix Force. It's not a retcon, because it's not said, in Apocalypse or Dark Phoenix, that this power we saw at the end of Apocalypse was the Phoenix Force. ...
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When and how did Professor X bring sentinels in the X Mansion?

From my understanding, they are in the Danger Room. And chances are that the are virtualised sentinels. It is also not the first time that we have seen this scenario. In X-Men : Last Stand, we see ...
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Why did Apocalypse fire all the nukes out into space?

Well, he did this to weaken the power of mankind. Nukes are the most powerful weapons mankind has. They make the weak seem artificially strong and his plan was to turn the world into some kind of ...
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Why does Wolverine have metal claws in X-men Apocalypse?

The "new" continuity that exists after Days of Future Past isn't actually clear. We know that the movies X-Men Origins: Wolverine and X-Men 3: The Final Stand are no longer canon, but that doesn't ...
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What is the basic power of Apocalypse?

From Wikipedia (of all places): Apocalypse is an ancient mutant born with a variety of superhuman abilities who further augmented himself after merging with Celestial technology. The character has ...
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Why did Apocalypse say this?

Well you answered it yourself. Jean unleashes her entire power in the end which if you might remember was suppressed by Professor X as mentioned in X-Men: The Last Stand Also there is an entire post ...
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Who was this girl who can manipulate birds?

Nina is not a character in the X-Men comics, but may be a renamed version of Magneto's first daughter, Anya. Magda was the name of Magneto's first wife in the comics, and his wife in the film X-Men: ...
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Why wasn't the X-Jet affected by Magneto?

The new version was rebuilt using space age plastic following Xavier and Erik's rift, and the events of Days of Future Past. No metal, not affected. Same as the DOFP first generation Sentinels, ...
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Why didn't Pietro Maximoff tell Magneto they were related?

Because it's emotionally difficult to deal with his literal daddy issues. From an interview with Evan Peters, the X-Men Quicksilver, on the character motivation: Evan Peters didn't say too much about ...
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Explanation on the condition of Wolverine

What happened to Wolverine? He has been experimented for the Weapon X program and shows some memory problems/some kind of amnesia. He did not recognise her whereas she read his mind? He didn't ...
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Wolverine's Past after Days of Future Past

We won't know the answer to this, unless/until we see it happen (again) in a future movie. As you noted, Days of Future Past changed the timeline; that means everything we saw happening in the first ...
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Wolverine's Past after Days of Future Past

But as we can see in the climax of Days of Future Past, Striker takes him, and we can see that he was kept captive in Apocalypse and young Jean Grey and Scott helps him, and he unknowingly helps them. ...
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