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Doctor Strange, full name Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange, is a superhero in Marvel Comics.

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What time-related powers has Dr. Strange demonstrated in the comics?

In the MCU, the Eye of Agamotto houses the Time Stone, and Dr. Strange has demonstrated numerous powers, including: ageing/deageing fruit trapping Dormamu in a repeating time loop seeing 14,000,605 ...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange wind back the clock way before Thanos got any of the Infinity Stones?

Why didn't Doctor Strange wind back the clock way before Thanos got any of the Infinity Stones?
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Which characters are present in Dr. Strange's Tarot Deck?

I found these two images by accident while reading about Tarot. And From the wikis it seems like at some point Dr. Strange was using a Tarot deck to distribute tasks among some Marvel heroes. In ...
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Does Doctor Strange know about the creation/creator of the Infinity Stones?

Who created the Infinity Stones/how did they come into existence? Doctor Strange has the Time Stone, so does he know about it? Also does he know about all of the Infinity Stones that exist?
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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 was the name of the magical robot from Dr. Strange?

When my father was a teenager in the 60’s, he and his friends loved Dr. Strange more than any other comics. Then one day, Dr. Strange was attacked by some kind of magically powered robot. Issue after ...
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Why couldn't Doctor Strange simply open a portal to Earth? [duplicate]

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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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 ...
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Has Doctor Strange ever traveled in time without the use of the Infinity Stone?

Doctor Strange can teleport. There's no question of this. Thus, by teleporting - he is theoretically capable of going FTL. Now sending messages FTL could cause causality paradoxes - i.e. an event ...
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Does Doctor Strange lose his medical license?

In Doctor Strange, the titular character, after the car accident, is adamant about others addressing him as "doctor", even though he knows he is no longer able to practice his medical specialty ...
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What is Dr. Strange's source of income?

He spends most of his time fighting mystical threats and would-be transdimensional conquerors. That leaves him very little time to pursue a profitable career. How does he earn his bread and pay his ...
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How did Doctor Strange regain use of his hands?

At the beginning of the movie, Stephen Strange loses most of the mobility in his hands, prompting him to seek out treatments and eventually culminating with his finding Kamar-Taj where he becomes a ...
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Does Doctor Strange ever get to “pay the bill” for using the eye?

When Dr Strange uses the eye to turn back time, Mordo rebukes him, saying that his messing with time will have "consequences": You think there will be no consequences, Strange? No price to pay? We ...
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Why couldn't Doctor Strange use his sling ring in space?

After Why couldn't he just use his sling-ring teleportation to return? There is later confirmation that he can still do it (locally, at least). I understand they later decided against returning in ...
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How relevant are gestural components for Doctor Strange's magic?

In both Doctor Strange and Infinity War, restricting a wizard's movements (using the Crimson Bands of Cyttorak, for example) has been the primary mean to keep them from casting any spells. However, ...
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Why doesn't Doctor Strange remove the Infinity Gauntlet from Thanos?

Doctor Strange seemingly has the ability to open portals wherever he wants. We see at the beginning of Infinity War what happens when he closes a portal and someone isn't fully through it. Is there ...
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The true power of Doctor Strange

I recently came across this image of Doctor Strange: where they confidently quote that: At its peak, Doctor Strange's magical powers exceeded that of other great beings, such as Galactus or the ...
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Is Loki part of a destiny trap?

In Doctor Strange #385 Loki admits that he wanted to make Dr. Strange stronger for the threads to come, e.g. Damnation. However, in Doctor Strange: Damnation #1 it is established that Doctor Strange (...
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Is Scarlet Witch more powerful than Doctor Strange?

X-Men Wikia says that: Wanda is the most powerful mutant, with Jean Grey (White Phoenix) right behind her. Wanda possessed incredible power of Chaos Magic. Wanda's power can warp reality and ...
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What makes Dr. Stephen Strange special?

He was able to ascend to the level of Sorcerer Supreme is a very short amount of time (at least in the MCU) despite others who have been training for decades or centuries. Is there some explanation ...
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Can it be safely assumed that the MCU sorcerers in Doctor Strange could, with enough time and practice, master each of the six infinity stones? [closed]

I heard someone claim that it was definitely possible for (MCU) sorcerers to master individual use of each of the stones, but gave nothing to back that up other than the fact that sorcerers were able ...
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Can Doctor Strange create a replica of Mjolnir?

After the release of the movie Thor: Ragnarok, I keep seeing a fan theory on the Internet saying that Mjolnir might return in Avengers: Infinity War. The logic: Thor took the Mjolnir to Doctor ...
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What magical tomes does Dr. Strange possess?

There are several tomes of magic referenced in Dr. Strange, that he utilizes at various points along his journeys. The most notable being: Book of Vishanti Darkhold/Book of Sins Book of Cagliostro ...
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How has magic changed in the Marvel Universe?

I've been catching up on my Marvel Unlimited reading and noticed several people saying that "magic has changed." I've mostly noticed Dr. Strange saying it*, but I think the Scarlet Witch has mentioned ...
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Does Dr Strange remember the pain when dying?

This is sort of related to this question, How does Doctor Strange remember previous loops?, but it does not answer what I am trying to find out. Being that a lot of ...
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Is Dormammu the “satan” of the Marvel Universe?

I was watching Doctor Strange the other day and I came up with this hypothesis afterwards. I mean he does appear demonic as he is always covered up in flames and his world pretty much resembles hell ...
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How was Kaecilius able to break through Doctor Strange's time magic?

Be aware: the whole question is basically a major spoiler! In the last arc of Doctor Strange (2016), Strange and Mordo But while doing this, Kaecilius managed to break the effect on him. How was he ...
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What holds Dormammu to Dr. Strange's bargain?

At the end of Doctor Strange, the doctor When I saw this, I immediately wondered, what holds Dormammu to this bargain? Once why not kill Strange and company? He is no longer threatened at that ...
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Where are the Ancient One's reinforcements?

When Doctor Strange confronts the Ancient One, she deflects by pointing out that the zealots will soon return and they will need reinforcements. She leaves, presumably to gather said reinforcements. ...
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How does Doctor Strange remember previous loops?

Doctor Strange plainly changes the inflection of his voice after a few attempts to bargain, suggesting that he is aware this is not his first or second attempt. If the time loop simply goes back ...
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What are the powers of “Staff of Living Tribunal”?

In Doctor Strange (2016) movie, Staff of Living Tribunal was displayed. Living Tribunal is a multiverse being appeared in the comics. What are the powers of his staff? For example, Vaulting Boots of ...
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Why didn't Cloak of Levitation save Doctor Strange the first time he got stabbed?

Just before Doctor Strange got stabbed, Cloak of Levitation saved Doctor Strange lots of times. So why didn't it save him from a surprise attack? Does the Cloak of Levitation see through its master'...
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Does the multiverse exist in the MCU?

In Doctor Strange (2016), the Ancient One refers to the 'Multiverse'. But she only talks about the different dimensions inside one universe (Earth - 19999 or the MCU) and not the actual Multiverse. ...
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Why do none of the sorcerers in Dr. Strange have a ranged attack?

They said they could conjure weapons, but all of them chose some sword or whips. No guns or arrows?
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Why is there no world Dormammu wants more than Earth?

In Doctor Strange, when Mordo and Wong are explaining to Strange about Dormammu and the Dark Dimension, they say he wants to devour all the worlds in all dimensions, and there is no world he wants ...
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Does AIDA create a sling-ring portal?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 4, Phil Coulson, Leo Fitz, and Robbie Reyes are trapped in some other dimension. In order to get them out, the android AIDA creates a portal similar to the one's ...
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Does Darkforce/Zero Energy come from the Dark Dimension?

A recurring substance in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter is Darkforce/Zero Energy, which has varying effects depending on who it comes into contact with. The creators of Agent Carter stated ...
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How durable are Dr. Strange's Mandalas of Light in the movie?

Now that the movie has been released, is there any evidence of how strong his light shields are? If at all possible, I prefer feats that are performed after he masters the use of magic, not when he ...
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How did the Ancient One get her scars?

In the first trailer for Doctor Strange, I noticed that the Ancient One has many scars on her head. This never seems to be addressed in the movie. Is there a comic or something that explains this?
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Would the Ancient One have defended the Earth from a Chitauri invasion in the Avengers absence?

In the film The Avengers, the main characters becoming a team relies on the following: Iron Man: If Stark had gone in the Humvee with Rhodey, he would never have been captured and never would have ...
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Why did Hydra want to kill Doctor Strange? [duplicate]

Based on The Winter Soldier, we know that Doctor Strange is on Hydra's list of potential enemies. Do we know why he was on that list?
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How many times did Doctor Strange “loop”?

At the end of Doctor Strange We only see maybe a dozen or so iterations, but the implication is that it went on for much longer. Do we have any information as to how many times they went through ...
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Was Nico Minoru from The Runaways introduced to the MCU in Doctor Strange?

I just saw Doctor Strange and I thought I saw someone with what looked like the Staff of One - is Nico Minoru from Runaways officially part of the MCU? Near the end of the film, there was a brief ...
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How would Doctor Strange be affected by the Accords?

How would Doctor Strange and the sorcerers be affected by the Sovokia Accords? In the comics, Dr. Strange was neutral in the Civil War, except for a brief time when he gave sanctuary to heroes on CA'...
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What are the books Doctor Strange has finished before being given access to the Master's stacks?

In the movie Doctor Strange, as Strange is developing his magical understanding he returns a stack of books which Wong goes through before deciding to give Doctor Strange access to the library stacks ...
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Why didn't Dr. Strange do this to heal his hands?

In the movie, Why didn't Strange use this to heal his broken hands, one at a time?
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Why is this revelation about the Ancient One significant?

In the Doctor Strange movie, we learn towards the end of the movie that However, after that reveal, it seems to be completely forgotten. In particular, we don't know Therefore: what is the point of ...
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Is there another way out for Dormammu?

At the end of Doctor Strange, So I was thinking about this scene, and my friend told me that there's a way to escape, it's just that Strange shouldn’t be killed? Would that be a better option for ...
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How long was Doctor Strange in training under the Ancient One?

The movie depicts a vague time lapse where Doctor Strange undergoes lots of studying and training. How much time has passed in his whole training arc of the movie?
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Who are the patients that Dr Strange considers while in his car?

In the 2016 movie Doctor Strange, in the introduction Dr. Strange is driving in his car being read a list of potential cases for him to take on. One of these is: An Air Force pilot who broke his ...