Nerdist’s Kyle Hill breaks down the scientific reasons why X-23’s claws are deadlier than Wolverine’s.
Laura Kinney, a.k.a. X-23, was constructed from Wolverine’s DNA. She shares every bit of Wolverine’s mutant genetics. Hill explains:
“I’m taking a swipe at the true cutting power of both Wolverine and X-23. I argue that because of how knives, blades, and claws cut and pierce in the first place — applying large forces over very small areas — attacking an enemy with two claws would work out better than attacking with three.”
Check out the video explanation below. It’s fascinating stuff!