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Deadpool 2: How Domino's Mutant Luck Ability Actually Works

One of the more high profile characters to make the leap from comics to the big screen in Deadpool 2 is Zazie Beetz's mutant mercenary Domino. The character has a long history with both Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) and Cable (Josh Brolin), making her addition to the film a no-brainer.

But aside from her natural hair and a white tattoo over her left eye, what exactly are Domino's mutant powers? Lucky for us, the final trailer for the Merc With a Mouth's sequel provides some answers, while also displaying these unique abilities in the heat of battle.

I'm Lucky

Domino's debut in the latest trailer is followed by three simples words: "Domino. I'm lucky." If you want the most basic explanation of how her powers work, that's pretty much it. Domino is one lucky gal, and this good fortune shows itself at times when she's in the most amount of danger, like jumping into moving cars or avoiding them before they crash on top of you.

While X-Men like Colossus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead can control their abilities, Domino's luck manifests itself all on its own through subconscious telekinesis. As long as the impending danger is in her line of sight, her powers will kick in to keep her safe. Of course, these luck powers don't always leave Domino injury-free, but it will keep her away from death's door.

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Another example from the trailer comes at the 1:10 mark when a gun is pointed directly at her face. The soldier clearly pulls the trigger, but instead of the pistol releasing its bullet, all we hear is the audible click of the gun jamming, allowing her enough time to kick her enemy out of the moving vehicle. One could argue the gun jammed all on its own, but this can again be attributed to Domino's lucky streak.

And we'd be remiss if we skipped over the last demonstration of the Deadpool 2 star's abilities when that same caravan explodes, throwing Domino and Cable in the air. We're never shown a clip of where Cable lands, but our lucky gal can be seen falling in slow motion towards the comfy, open arms of an oversized inflatable bear.

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Wade Wilson may have a healthy healing factor that allows him to shrug off gunshot and stab wounds, but the luck abilities that Domino is packing may be even more impressive.

Directed by David Leitch, Deadpool 2 stars Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Leslie Uggams as Blind Al, Stefan Kapičić as the voice of Colossus, and Karan Soni as Dopinder, with newcomers Zazie Beetz as Domino, Josh Brolin as Cable, Julian Dennison in an unknown role, and Jack Kesy as a villain widely thought to be Black Tom Cassidy. The film hits theaters on May 18.

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