Question: Did Thanos survive the Titan battle because he is a very powerful being? Or was it because he had help from the infinity stones?
To be more exact, I was just curious as to how Thanos survived that huge lump of a machine that was probably millions of tons of steel or metal dumped on his head at what looked like the speed of a rocket?
Things to consider that he should not have been able to survive:
- Gamora was able to cut his throat with a sword, which shows he is not invulnerable to metal weapons and that his skin can be pierced. (I understand that this was a reality stone trick, but it begs the question that if she even tried to do what she did, she must have known he was at least vulnerable to an attack from a sword. Anyway, it is just some food for thought.)
- Tony Stark was able to pierce his skin with a metal weapon.
Things to consider that he could have been able to survive:
- He used the Infinity stones to protect him.
- He is already a very powerful being and something like that would not injure him.
I know you could just say it was because of the infinity stones power he had, but I was wondering if there was anything in or out of universe that would show that he would not have needed the stones to survive an attack like that.