Questions tagged [infinity-stones]

For questions about the Infinity Gems (called the Infinity 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. For questions about the Infinity Stones use in conjunction with the [marvel-cinematic-universe] tag.

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Is the infinity gauntlet less powerful than each individual stone?

In Infinity War (have NOT seen it) Thanos is more than likely to get ALL the Infinity Stones (maybe not all at once) but still ALL of them. Anyway. Could you say that it is much worse than the rest of ...
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How does Gamora know the location of this object?

How does Gamora know the location of the Did I miss something or is this never explained? How does Gamora know the trial needed to acquire it?
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What is required to wield an infinity gem?

In the Guardians of the Galaxy movie it is stressed that a mortal human cannot wield the Infinity Stones. In the comics, however, several humans appear to have wielded one or more Infinity Gems ...
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About the Soul Stone [closed]

Does anyone know who else is in the soul stone? And if anyone has used its power before?
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Is Aether really an Infinity Stone?

Everyone (media, fans) calls Aether an Infinity Stone. It has became common now. But, look at these: In Thor: The Dark World, Odin said: Their leader, Malekith, made a weapon out of that darkness ...
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Are all Infinity Gems of the same size?

The Infinity Gauntlet was designed to hold the six Infinity Gems (or the six soul gems as they are known in some universes). It's sole purpose was to act as a holder to unify the Infinity Gems. There ...
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Why did the Infinity stone just lay around when it is so powerful? [duplicate]

In the beginning of the Guardians of the Galaxy movie, Star-Lord walks around and has no trouble finding the Infinity Stone. Seconds later, the other Troopers arrive as well. Why did no one before ...
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Why were the Asgardians willing to entrust the Aether to its new owner?

At the end of Thor: Dark World (post-credit scene), Why? Who is this guy? Why would Asgard, a powerhouse of the nine realms and a fairly self-righteous "nation", leave one of the most dangerous items ...
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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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Why didn't anyone come for the Tesseract in Captain America?

In the movie Avengers, Thor says that the Earth is ready for a higher form of war (because S.H.I.E.L.D. were using the Tesseract to make energy weapons), but in Captain America: The First Avenger, Red ...
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How does Vision control the distance of the beam from the mind stone?

Superman can control his heat vision, most likely by converging the beams such that they destructively interfere at the intended point of contact. But what about Vision, how does he control the beam ...
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Why does the Aether require a host, when it's the MCU Reality Stone?

The whole "bonding with a person" gimmick is more in line with the Soul Stone, not the Reality Stone. So why does the Aether have that certain characteristic? In fact, why does it empower the user at ...
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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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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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