In the Avengers: Age of Ultron, the Scarlet Witch and her brother team up with Ultron against the Avengers for a while. In a few scenes, she uses her mind-powers against them.

She shows Tony Stark (Iron Man) what happens if he fails, with the pile of dead bodies of his friends, and Steve says "You could have prevented this" (or something like that).

She shows Steve Rogers (Captain America) the life he never got to live, with the dancing and the woman he loved.

She made Natasha (Black Widow) relive her painful past, where she remembered her childhood having to dance, and the sterilizing in the secret room.

She had Thor foresee an impending doom, that in the end had him haring off to find his friend and get the information about the Infinity Stones.

But she also showed Bruce Banner (Hulk) something that made him 'turn green' and become Hulk and go on the rampage. Seeing as he had by that time controlled himself a little better, it must have been something really bad that made him change. What did the Scarlet Witch show him?


For that part of the story, there are fan theories and speculations about what he saw. But what he actually saw is not known.

However, remember the words he said to Wanda when he saw her later on AoU.

[threatening Wanda] I could choke the life out of you without changing a shade.

All the others (of the Avengers team) acted on their vision (on what Wanda showed them). Bruce just lost control and wreaked havoc.

IMO, Bruce's vision was left out for us to figure out or to empathize with your own ethical consciousness. Bruce saw something that made him lose control.

Remember, Bruce probably has the best in self-control or anyone in the Avengers team.

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    I like to think he saw a dead Betty Ross, accidentally killed by the Hulk. – Omegacron Jun 20 '17 at 17:23
  • my opinion (and hope) is that they'll show it during Avengers 4. – Derek Jul 7 '18 at 0:06

I know this is really late but I can think of two things that would turn Bruce green that quickly.

  1. She may have showed him a flashback or a vision of his father physically abusing his mother.

  2. She may have showed him a vision of Betty Ross dying in a horrific manner.

Hopefully Infinity War will give us an answer

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