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Questions tagged [black-panther-2018]

For questions about the 2018 Black Panther film starring Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag and the [marvel-cinematic-universe] tag.

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Can Killmonger's gold Black Panther suit absorb kinetic energy?

In the MCU, can Killmonger's gold Black Panther suit absorb kinetic energy from Iron Man's missiles and repulsor blasts? In general can Killmonger's gold suit absorb regular kinetic energy, like T'...
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Identifying the writing inside T'Challa's shoes in this scene

Following up on the question asked here, what does the inscription inside the shoes mean?
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What is the movie referenced in Black Panther with the “automatic shoes”?

In Black Panther before T'Challa goes on his mission to capture/kill Klaue he visits Shuri for some new tech. Here she gives him some "automatic shoes": She then says the following: Shuri: Try ...
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Would a Jabari ruler of Wakanda take on the mantle of Black Panther?

If a Jabari challenger for the Wakandan crown had won in the ritual combat and been made ruler, would they still receive visions and power of the panther goddess Bast, or from their own Gorilla deity,...
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Does Wakanda follow the Sokovia Accords?

When several Wakandan ambassadors are accidentally killed in the events of Captain America: Civil War, the Sokovia Accords are created to regulate the actions of powered/enhanced people. Because of ...
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What's with “killing you where you stand”? [closed]

I have noticed the recurring expression "I will kill you where you stand". The first is Worf in Star Trek: First Contact: We also have Te'alc in Stargate SG-1: ...
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What is the name of the Black Panther persona in the Wakandan language(s)?

The phrase "Black Panther" is the common phrasing of the title that is conferred upon the ruler of Wakanda, along with their position as a warrior and protector of their people. However, as far as I'...
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Has J.K. Rowling or Disney/Marvel commented on the name “Wakanda” being used in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Chapter 13: The Muggle-Born Registration Commission "....I quite understand what you are saying Wakanda, but I'm afraid I cannot be party to - " Now that ...
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Why did Klaue want to lay low?

In Black Panther (2018), Erik Killmonger disembarks the plane (after having saved Klaue) and asks Klaue: Erik: You always sell to the CIA? Klaue: I sell to the highest bidder. But don't you ...
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Can Hela destroy vibranium-made equipment?

To what extent can Hela's powers break equipment? Uru is definitely a strong material used for Thor's hammer. With that being said, do her powers include destroying vibranium? Or more specifically, ...
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What happens if the King of Wakanda refuses a challenge?

In Black Panther, T'Challa is challenged to ritual combat twice, once during his coronation ceremony, and once afterward. In both cases, T'Challa explicitly declares, "I accept your challenge". What ...
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In Black Panther, what is the Ancestral Plane?

TLDR What exactly is the Ancestral Plane? I am happy to accept answers from the comics if the two planes are related. After rewatching Black Panther I am more curious about the Ancestral Plane. We ...
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Did Killmonger know the location of the sanctums?

In the 2018 Black Panther movie, after Eric Killmonger After that, his plan (heavily simplified) was to supply vibranium-made arms and ammunition to the militia across the world. At this time W'Kabi ...
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Does Wakanda have Nuclear Weapons? (or any weapons of mass destruction with similar capabilities?)

Hopefully the title says it all. If not specifically nuclear weapons, then maybe some kind of Vibranium-Nuke was mentioned?
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Was Killmonger vs T'Challa a fair fight?

In "Black Panther", Erik Killmonger comes to Wakanda and challenges T'Challa (now the King / Black Panther) for a fight for a claim to the throne, which T'Challa accepts. The fight is supposed to be ...
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How was US government able to collect Vibranium out of Wakanda given Wakanda was so protective about it? [duplicate]

Captain America's shield is made of Vibranium which came from Wakanda. Given Wakandan tech was so advanced and Wakanda was so protective about Vibranium, how could US government collect a chunk of ...
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What happened to Wakanda in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D?

Current season 5 of the tv show, the Earth is pretty apocalyptic (spoiler free). It is set in the Marvel universe and has mentioned the events of previous Marvel movies before, so I don't believe ...
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Does Jabari tribe also have Vibranium mines and tech?

Jabari tribe didn't live with the other tribes and they used to worship Hanuman instead of Bast. Jabari also had a gorilla monument instead of panther. The big mine we saw in the movie had an ...
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Why was T'Challa allowed to become Black Panther before the challenge? [duplicate]

T'Challa must fight any challengers to be accepted as King of Wakanda after his father dies. After that, he becomes the Black Panther. Several scenes in the 2018 movie, Black Panther, show he already ...
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How did Black Panther have enough funds in dollars?

At the end of the Black Panther movie, T'Challa was shown to buy lots of buildings in US like it was nothing to him. I can understand that universal valuation of Wakanda can make Black Panther the ...
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Is there a way to Explain how the T'challa's suit absorbs kinetic energy and expels it? [closed]

In the Black Panther film, how was the suit able to hold onto kinetic energy and expel it at will?". An example of this can be seen in the car chase scene (spoilers). I understand that the easy answer ...
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Why was there a goodwill mission in “Civil War” if Wakanda was always in shadows?

I recently watched Black Panther, and in the end T'Challa announces he bought certain buildings on Oakland to turn them into the first Wakandan Outreach Centre. That's great. But in Civil War, Wanda ...
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Who was this character with Killmonger?

At the start of Black Panther we see Killmonger What do we know about this person?
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Why did Killmonger bother with the museum?

So at the start of the movie, Killmonger and this character are working together: Eventually though But now I'm wondering:
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What happened to Okoye's car?

While involved in a chase, Okoye's car was disabled and she had to abandon it. Considering that It seems likely that she'd want to recover it. But between the low amount of Wakandan personnel ...
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Who got a lip tattoo in Black Panther?

In Black Panther, a number of Wakandans have lip tattoos that they use to prove their Wakandan citizenship, including King T'Chaka (if I recall correctly), Zuri, N'Jobu, and Killmonger. One answer ...
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Where is Wakanda in the MCU?

Where is Wakanda located, according to the Marvel Cinematic Universe? The Marvel Atlas places it in West Africa, but having watched Black Panther it seemed to be much further southeast
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Can the Heart Shaped Herb be regrown? [closed]

In the movie, we find How will they be able to regrow the Heart Shaped Herb? Is there a similar arc in the comics alinging with the Black Panther Movie story line?
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How did Wakanda got so wealthy and technologically advanced?

I've just seen Black Panther and I was thinking about Wakanda. In the movie we see Wakanda as one of the most technologically advanced nations in the world. Its capital resembles a kind of African ...
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How does T'Challa have the spirit of the Black Panther during Civil War?

In Captain America: Civil War, T'Challa takes the mantle of the Black Panther after his father is killed. As the Black Panther, he appears to have enhanced abilities. In this interview with Collider, ...