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Considering all the equipment mounted inside the suit, including the weight of the alloy used to manufacture the suit in the first place, what would be the approximate weight of a classic Iron Man suit?

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    MCU? Comics? Which version?
    – TheLethalCarrot
    May 24 '18 at 12:41
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    There are many versions of Iron Man's suit, many of which would weigh differently, you need a more specific suit in mind.
    – Edlothiad
    May 24 '18 at 12:41
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    For example, the Hulk Buster almost certainly weighs a lot more then the early "briefcase suit" seen in the opening of Iron Man 2.
    – Zeiss Ikon
    May 24 '18 at 12:45
  • Never mind the briefcase suit; what about the nanotech suit that deploys from a pendant in Avengers: Infinity War? What's left, a massless suit of pure energy? :)
    – chepner
    Jul 17 '20 at 19:15
  • @chepner Energy has mass.
    – John O
    Jul 17 '20 at 20:25
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Even if we don't consider the most unusual suits (such as the godkiller suit, the Galactus-buster suit, the LEGO suits, hulk-busters etc.), there are still probably more than a hundred suits in the comic books alone, with different equipment and capabilities.

If you want a single, base number, though... Marvel's site has some stats for Iron Man, including the following:

Iron man stats

Weight: 225 lbs.; (in armor) 425 lbs.

So I would say that, in their current iteration in comic books, Tony Stark's armor suits have a base template weight of two hundred pounds. We can imagine that there will be some small variation depending on what he is packing for particular missions.

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    – AAlig
    Jul 23 '18 at 19:02

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