Azazel claimed he was one of the oldest mutants, part of a group of demonic-looking ones called the Neyaphem, and even going as far as saying that he battled Mephisto over the title of Satan (if you ask me, you ain’t gotta do shit besides showin’ your face to let people just assume who you wanted to be, really). When Raven was married to a rich castle lord who couldn’t give her children, she met Azazel, who Darkholme secretly had an affair with, and boom! Nightcrawler was in the making. The 6 ft, 149 lb devil could psionically teleport himself across inter-dimensional distances, and… That’s pretty much it. So while Kurt retained his lovely mother’s skin, Wagner got daddy’s poofy-powers.