Name: Manuel Alfonso Rodrigo de la Rocha
Legal Status: Citizen of Spain with no criminal
record, still a minor
Other Aliases: None
Place of Birth:
Marital Status: Single
Known Relatives: none
Base of Operation: Massachusetts Academy,
Snow Valley, Massachusetts
Group Affiliation: Hellions
First Appearance: NEW MUTANTS #16
Empath is the son of an impoverished noble Castilian who can trace their lineage
back to the ancient Romans. Empath provided unwanted assistance to Thunderbird
I in his attack on the X-Men, using his
powers on Firestar in the process. Enraged, the White
Queen temporarily deprived Empath of his powers. In revenge for his defeat
by the X-Men, Empath arranged for the kidnapping of New Mutants Magma
and Sunspot by the Gladiators.
Weight: 160 lbs.
Level: He possesses normal human strength of a man of her age, height, and
Superhuman Power: Empath can psionically alter the emotional state of another
person. Empaths eyes glow when he uses his power.