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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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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Has Marvel commented on the extra Infinity Gauntlet?

Way back in Thor, there was an Easter Egg Infinity Gauntlet in Odin's vault. They even brought that prop to Comic Con that year to show it off. Presently in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, they're ...
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How did HYDRA get hold of Loki's scepter?

The last time saw Loki's scepter (before it was shown in the post-credits scene of Winter Soldier), all the Avengers were standing around a defeated Loki and Black Widow was holding it. Is it implied ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Do the Infinity Stones have unlimited power?

The infinity stones are extremely powerful in each of their respective specialties, but is there a limit to the amount of power contained within? Assuming a stone isn't destroyed (if that itself is ...
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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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If the Infinity Gems are so powerful, why can't anyone find them?

I have often marveled (pardon the pun) about how objects that have such amazing powers like the Infinity Gems individually and collectively manage to evade being found by people with cosmic awareness, ...
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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 ...
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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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How did Thanos (or anyone) know the Infinity Stones would give him this power?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos wants the Infinity Gems because At least a few other characters know about this, and also that his plan is to do exactly that. Although having all six gems ...
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Is “Infinity Stones making the name of Thanos” true?

I am listening to rumors (or, facts?) these days that Infinity Stones discovered in the MCU are making the name Thanos: T: Tesseract (Captain America, Avengers) H: ? A: Aether (Thor 2) N: ? O:...
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Wouldn't reality have been destroyed at the beginning of “Endgame”?

In Avengers: Endgame, when Hulk/Banner met the Ancient One in order to get the Time Stone, she refused, saying that if one Infinity Stone is removed from a time period, it would cause problems. I ...
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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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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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How did Thanos destroy the Infinity Stones?

In Avengers: Endgame, we can see Thanos claiming to have destroyed the Stones: NATASHA ROMANONFF: Where are the Stones? THANOS: Gone. Reduced to atoms. BRUCE BANNER: You used them two days ago! ...