Dark Horizon (Part 2). With Rogue under his control, Mesmero manages to use her to release Apocalypse from his tomb. When the X-Men, Brotherhood, and Acolytes make it to the tomb, strange monsters confront them. With the X-Men distracted, Mesmero, using both Rogue and Mystique, manages to release Apocalypse. Before the X-Men can fight Apocalypse, he absorbs all of Rogue’s powers and escapes.