Questions tagged [infinity-stones]

The Infinity Gems (called Stones in the Marvel Cinematic Universe) are a set of powerful artifacts in the Marvel Universe. Use this tag for questions about these objects in any Marvel universe, along with the [marvel] tag and the relevant work tags.

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Why the Asgardians didn't use the Tesseract against the Dark Elves

At the end of The Avengers Thor takes the cube to Asgard, and at the end of Thor: The Dark World Volstagg implied that they have the Tesseract in Odin's Vault. So why they didn't use it against the ...
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Can’t Heimdall see all the Infinity Stones? (And other concerns.) [closed]

Throughout phase one and phase two, at various points of various movies we are given a little information about three different Infinity Stones — the blue stone (Tesseract) in Captain America, Iron ...
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Who forged the Tesseract?

In Thor: The Dark World, it's implied that long ago, the Dark Elves turned an Infinity Stone into the Aether. In Guardians of the Galaxy, we see an The Tesseract seems to not be a plain Infinity ...
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Why do you need to be powerful to wield an infinity stone? [duplicate]

On the Guardians of the Galaxy movie it is stated that, in order to use and control an infinity stone, one must be a powerful being (without defining exactly what that means) or else be destroyed by ...
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Why didn't Thanos make an attempt to steal the Aether?

Thus far in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we've seen three items that are supposedly Infinity Gems (Stones?): The Tesseract, as seen in several Phase 1 movies, but notably The Avengers, The Aether, ...
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Did Nick Fury give Agent Coulson an Infinity Gem?

I haven't seen any posts about this on my regular sci-fi blogs, so I wondered if everyone else missed it. In the last episode of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Nick Fury gives Agent Colson a small ...
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Why didn't Asgard participate in the events of Guardians of the Galaxy?

Asgard is in charge of maintaining order throughout the realms. When Loki tried to destroy Jotunheim, both Thor and Odin were upset with his actions. So why didn't Ronan destroying a well-populated ...
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Why was this item left relatively unguarded on a barren planet?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, I couldn't help but notice that was inside a force field, inside some kind of containment unit. Star-Lord easily extracts the containment orb using some high powered ...
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How did Thor know about the Power Stone [duplicate]

At the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor says: The Mind Stone is the fourth of the Infinity Stones to show up in the last few years. It's not a coincidence. Although all these Marvel-films ...
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Has anyone wielded both Infinity Gauntlets at the same time?

In the mid-credits scene of Age of Ultron, we see Previously in Odin’s chamber, in Thor, we see a right-handed Infinity Gauntlet. My question is,
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Which Infinity Stones have we seen so far in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Currently, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is setting up Thanos for later films, a mad Titan who is supremely powerful thanks to the Infinity Gauntlet, a device worn on the hand that is powered by 6 ...
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How is the Vision able to fly?

In Age of Ultron, the individuals who are capable of flight can easily be explained: The Iron Man platforms as well as Ultron use repulsor technology, there is visible combustion creating thrust and ...
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Is there an in-universe explanation for the convergence of the Infinity Stones in time and space?

It is well-known that the MCU is tied together by the infinity-stones, most of which have already appeared; and they will play a central role in the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War. They have all ...
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Is the gem in Loki's staff an Infinity Stone?

During Avengers, Here, 'yourself' refers to the Tesseract and Loki's staff, as they have matching energy signatures. However, in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, This makes me think the gem in ...
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Is there a power equivalent to the Aether? [closed]

The Marvel Wikia States: The Aether is a mysterious force that existed before the birth of the Nine Realms. It is known to be able to convert matter into dark matter, and otherwise maintains an ...
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Infinity Stones in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

In the mid-credits scene of Thor: The Dark World, They comment on the Tesseract as though it is an Infinity Stone as well. Since they didn't just get the Tesseract, but did have the opportunity to ...
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Does the Infinity Gauntlet itself have any special attributes?

This one is pretty simple and straight-forward: does the Infinity Gauntlet have any special powers or attributes, when it does not contain any Infinity Stones? Is it merely decorative, a fashionable ...
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What is the list of comics series about Thanos (Marvel Comics) and the Infinity Gauntlet?

I just remembered about my childhood comics and remembered The Infinity series involving Thanos in the 90's. After a quick search I found out that the series continued well after I stopped collecting ...