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I believe his gauntlet is some sort of magnetic device (MCU), but is the shield itself magnetic in any way (both in comics and MCU)?

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Is it capable of being affected by a magnetic field? Yes. Magneto has, in the past, affected Captain America's proto-adamantium shield quite easily.

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  • Does it possess a magnetic field of its own? No.

  • Could one be induced artificially? Most likely. The alloys used to make it do not seem to be intrinsically anti-magnetic. In fact, this makes the shield which is normally invincible to almost any force, have a single vulnerability, magnetism.

  • While magnetism cannot destroy the shield, it can be used to manipulate the shield at a distance.

  • How do you guys find these highly relevant comic references? Fantastic. – Meta747 Apr 1 '16 at 19:43

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