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Questions tagged [avengers-infinity-war]

For questions about Avengers: Infinity War, the latest ensemble instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] and [marvel-cinematic-universe] tags and any relevant character tags (e.g. [iron-man])

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What “person” is Ebony Maw referring to?

In Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Ebony Maw says to Doctor Strange, who wears necklace with Time Stone on it: In all the time I've served Thanos...I have never failed him. If I were to reach our ...
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Why Hulk Wasn't Helping In Avengers: Infinity War [on hold]

If you have seen Avengers: Infinity War you will know Hulk is acting strange, the exact reason is unknown, but I have 3 theories that could be true: Remember when in Thor: Ragnarok Hulk says "Earth ...
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What are the star-shaped structures on Titan?

In Avengers: Infinity War movie, we saw Thanos' planet Titan. In this image, you can see star-shaped structures floating in the air (which actually seem like a signature feature of Titan). They ...
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Was Thanos immune to the annihilation wave? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War Thanos was building the Infinity Gauntlet to annihilate half of the living beings. Was he immune to the annihilation, or unleashing it was for Thanos like pulling the ...
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What does it mean by “I'm going too”?

In Avengers Infinity War (2018), on a weak signal, Pepper Potts calls Iron Man, who is on a spaceship: Pepper Potts: Come back here right now. Come back. Friday: Boss, we're losing her. I'm ...
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Why did Wong say “Attachment to the material is detachment from the spiritual”?

In Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Doctor Strange and Wong step down stairs: Doctor Strange: Seriously, you don't have any money? Wong: Attachment to the material is detachment from the ...
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Wouldn't the Scarlet Witch still be in the process of destroying the Mind Stone after Thanos turns back time?

When Thanos uses the Time Stone to reverse time in order to get the Mind Stone from Vision, the Scarlet Witch should have still been standing in the same spot and would have been firing her energy ...
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Why did Thor choose earth after forging Stormbreaker? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War, why didn't Thor choose to go to Titan right after the forging of Stormbreaker?
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Is Thanos immortal? [closed]

I don’t think I have seen or read anything implying Thanos couldn’t be killed, which begs the question: Why didn’t Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Spider-Man, Star Lord, Mantis and Nebula simply kill Thanos ...
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What happened to Red Skull after Thanos gained the Soul Stone in Avengers: Infinity War? [duplicate]

Red Skull had survived his encounter with the Space Stone in Captain America: The First Avenger after all and was transported to Vormir to become Keeper of the Soul Stone. What happened to him after ...
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Where were these characters during the Battle of Wakanda in Infinity War?

Although it isn't clear whether W'Kabi and Nakia were is there any information regarding their whereabouts when Proxima Midnight and Cull Obsidian led the Outriders' attack on Wakanda?
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What does this inscription on the Infinity Gauntlet mean?

I was recently re-watching Avengers: Infinity War and I noticed that when Spider-Man, Ironman, Dr. Strange and the GoTG try to pull the gauntlet off of Thanos' hand, there is some sort of inscription ...
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Did Thanos exclude certain alien races from the snap? [duplicate]

As far as I know, Thanos killed half of a number of alien species before he got the six Infinity Stones and did the rest. The races include: Gamora's species Nebula's species The other children of ...
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Are all of the new heroes in Infinity War classed as Avengers?

I realise that almost every MCU superhero — Doctor Strange, for example — is in the movie titled "Avengers: Infinity War". Does that mean that all of the new superheroes are now classed as an ...
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Thanos' Second Gauntlet [duplicate]

So at the end of Age of Ultron, during the post credit scene, we see Thanos grab a gauntlet (not sure from where) and says "Fine, I'll do it myself" or something like that, he puts on the gauntlet, ...
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Why is MCU Thanos inferior to his 616 counterpart? [closed]

In Thanos: Infinity Gauntlet, Thanos was extremely powerful with the Infinity Gauntlet, and would no way get severely injured by Thor's stormbreaker. With the IG, he knew what moves people would make ...
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Why would Black Widow use taser on a guy with Infinity Stones?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Black Widow uses taser on Thanos. Maybe, she didn't know that Thanos was more powerful than the Hulk, but she definitely knew about the Infinity Stones. What made her think ...
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How did Thanos travel from place to place?

In Avengers: Infinity War Thanos was able to travel through what looked like some sort of worm hole or portal. What allowed him to do this? And what is the mechanism ...
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Are there any differences in deaths between the comic series (The Inifinity Gauntlet) and the film (Avengers: Infinity War)

Both in the comic book series The Infinity Gauntlet and its film adaptation Avengers: Infinity Wars does Thanos Are there any differences in deaths between the two events? I'm primarily interested ...
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Why does Heimdall send Hulk back instead of Thor? [duplicate]

In the opening scene, Heimdall sends Hulk back to earth. But I can't understand why he would do this over sending Thor back to earth or anyone else. He cares more about Thor than the Hulk. I am not ...
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How did Thanos beat Hulk so easily?

Being that Hulk gets stronger when he gets angrier, how was Thanos able to knock Hulk out with such ease and why did Hulk not get more angry and increase his strength when fighting Thanos? From what I ...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange die in space in the movie Avengers Infinity War?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Ebony Maw trapped Doctor Strange and took him to space along with the unexpected guests Tony Stark and Peter Parker in a 'donut' like spaceship. To save Doctor Strange ...
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What happens to Red Skull after Thanos gets the Soul Stone?

Presumably, the massive sacrificial altar and a guide like the Red Skull is no longer needed once someone obtains the Soul Stone. So what happens to the Red Skull?
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Can Thor not sense other superpowered beings?

From Avengers: Infinity War: Quill: Wait, what kinda weapon are we talking about here? Thor: The Thanos-killing kind. Quill: Don't you think that we should all have a weapon like that?...
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Why Black Order is so devoted to Thanos, even if they can also be randomly killed?

In film Avengers: Infinity War we see that all members of the Black Order If so - why are they helping him? When Thanos Does Thanos ensure that the Black Order will be omitted by his actions or are ...
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What’s this Spider-Man comic, and did it inspire a scene in Avengers: Infinity War?

I recently came across this image of Spider-Man which is very similar I'm looking for the exact source of this snap-shot (intended pun here); the comic-book issue etc. Also, is this the original ...
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How did Thor know to go to Wakanda?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thor gets Stormbreaker, and uses it to summon the Bifrost, bringing him, Rocket and Groot to Wakanda to fight Thanos' troops. But how did Thor know that they were in Wakanda,...
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What beings are included in Thanos' culling? [duplicate]

I've seen a few threads on whether or not Thanos would have been able to defeat Dormammu in single combat. It seems to be mostly speculation, but it got me thinking. Did Dormammu have a 50/50 chance ...
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Why does Thanos using the Time Stone look like Doctor Strange using it?

When Doctor Strange uses the Time Stone, he is clearly using a spell, being that he learns how to use it from a spell book, and that it has runes and a pentagram, reminiscent of his normal orange ...
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Why did it take so long for Fury and Hill to learn about the Wakanda invasion?

In the after-credits scene of Infinity War, Hill tells Fury that there was an energy signature from Wakanda just before the snap. The problem is that if, as she says, they were monitoring all ...
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Thanos halving the universe's population makes no sense regarding population growth [duplicate]

They changed Thanos' motivation for killing half the universe's population in the movies. In the comics, he did it to impress Mistress Death. In the movie, his reasoning was to reduce overpopulation ...
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How did Black Widow hold her own in Infinity War?

In Infinity War, Black Widow fights against Thanos' female henchman (or henchwoman, I guess). They have a stand off in which they lock staves and are pushing against each other, and neither seems to ...
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Why did Thanos slaughter half of this population at the start of Avengers: Infinity War?

Why did Thanos slaughter half the population of the at the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War? I understand that he believes half the population of the universe needs to be sacrificed in order to ...
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What powers does each Infinity Stone impart?

In Infinity War, we see Thanos wielding the Infinity Stones with the Infinity Gauntlet. His powers seem to expand as he obtains more Stones Furthermore there are examples of other characters using ...
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How was Red Skull where the Soul Stone was in Avengers: Infinity War? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War, why was Red Skull where the Soul Stone was with the knowledge of the Soul Stone?
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Was Thanos really waiting for all these characters to die?

There's been a theory floating around the internet that Thanos waited so long to make his move to assemble the Infinity Gauntlet because the most powerful beings in the universe were still alive. The ...
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Why does the Nova Corps list Gamora as the last of her species?

In Guardians of the Galaxy we see Gamora's rap sheet say Origin: Last survivor of the Zehoberei people However, in Avengers: Infinity War Thanos says to Gamora Gamora: I was a child when you ...
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Could Thanos have inadvertently 'snapped' himself out of existence? [duplicate]

Given the power of the unified Infinity Stones, had Thanos decreed half the universe out of existence without specifying himself as an exclusion? Could he have accidentally wiped himself out? The ...
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Is the Infinity Gauntlet still usable after the events of Infinity War? [closed]

At the end of Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos When we last see him, he's sitting in a hut where he smiles and it looks like his entire left hand is severely damaged. It goes all the way to the left ...
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In Infinity War, what is the fighting technique used by Thanos during the fight with the Hulk?

In the beginning of "Avengers: Infinity War", Thanos and the Hulk had a very intense fight: While the Hulk fights like he's brawling in the street, Thanos is more ...
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Does Cull Obsidian have limb regeneration?

In the initial fight between "the Children of Thanos" and Tony Stark, Dr Strange, David Banner and Wong, Wong opens a portal to a cold, snowy wilderness - presumably somewhere in the Himalayas since ...
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How do the nanites fit?

In Infinity War, Tony Stark has a nanite suit, which fits in a casing which is not much larger than his old Arc Reactor. While in Black Panther it makes sense that his suit fits in the necklace, since ...
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Has Drax in fact mastered the ability to stand so still that he becomes invisible?

In the MCU (I have never read the Guardians in comics) Drax seems to never consciously lie. Any time he speaks it seems as though he tells the 'truth' as he understands it and of course is completely ...
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How did Red Skull know about the Infinity Stones?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Red Skull says that he had been searching for the Infinity Stones. The problem is that at the time that he is referring to he only knew about the Tesseract from Norse ...
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Where was the Wakandan Air Force?

Why didn't Wakanda use their jets/ships, specifically to destroy Thanos' army as they came through the gap in the shield, and generally in the battle?
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Why didn't this character get involved earlier?

At the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War we see a lot of people lying dead or injured after Followed shortly by the appearance of What was doing while all those people were fighting and dying?
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Would Thanos have been able to retrieve the Time Stone if Dr. Strange had given it to Dormammu? [closed]

If Dr. Strange had given the Time Stone to Dormammu before he fought Thanos in Infinity War, would Thanos have enough power via the five other Infinity Stones to defeat Dormammu and retrieve the Time ...
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Why couldn't Doctor Strange simply open a portal to Earth?

In Infinity War, Doctor Strange, Tony Stark, and Spider-Man find themselves on a spaceship, having just ejected The Maw into Space. Strange asks Tony if he (Tony) can get them home by using the ship. ...
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How can Scarlet Witch hold off Thanos?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Scarlet Witch is forced to While she is in the process of doing that, Thanos attacks her, wielding a gauntlet with five of the six Infinity Stones. Somehow, she is able to ...
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Why did Dr. Strange give the Time Stone to Thanos?

In Infinity War, Dr. Strange flat out says to Tony Stark and Peter Parker: Yet, when it comes down to it: Why did Dr. Strange so willingly give up the Time Stone he very explicitly stated he had ...