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"Wakanda... forever--"

Xoliswa was a member of the Dora Milaje who lost her life during the Battle of Mount Bashenga when Erik Killmonger slit her throat.


Dora Milaje

Protecting T'Challa

In 2016, Xoliswa was present alongside Okoye guarding T'Challa when he and Nakia were walking around the Golden City after he was crowned the new king of Wakanda.[1]

Killmonger's Campaign

Battle of Mount Bashenga

During the Battle of Mount Bashenga, Xoliswa, Okoye, and two other Dora Milaje fought Erik Killmonger while the rest of the Dora Milaje went to assist T'Challa by fighting the Border Tribe, who were, under W'Kabi's orders, fighting on the side of Killmonger. However, Killmonger was able to overpower Xoliswa and took her hostage, holding his sword at her throat while threatening the others. Knowing that Okoye and her two other Dora Milaje were not gonna yield, Killmonger decided to slit Xoliswa's throat. Just before Killmonger was ready to execute her, Xoliswa said her final words to Okoye, telling her "Wakanda Forever".[1]


  • Master Martial Artist: As a member of the Dora Milaje, Xoliswa was a highly skilled and formidable hand-to-hand combatant and martial artist, having received extensive combat training and excellent skill in many fields of combat. Her combat skills, however, was not on par as those of Erik Killmonger, who eventually managed to overwhelm and kill her.
  • Spear Mastery: As a member of the Dora Milaje, Xoliswa was also trained to wield a Vibranium Spear to use in battle.
  • Bilingualism: Xoliswa was fluent in her native Xhosa, as well as English.



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