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Why does Mjolnir fall down in Age of Ultron but not in Endgame?

Spider-Man does not grab the hammer in flight. He webs it as it flies by, and it pulls him along. He isn't physically trying to wield it (by grabbing the handle). It can be seen quickly here: ...
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Does Captain America purposely avoid picking up Thor's Hammer in Avengers 2?

Last year during Sand Diego Comic Con Joss Whedon did a 45 minute Q and A. In regards to the "Excalibur" scene, a fan asked: “How is Steve Rogers not worthy?” To which Whedon replied with: “...
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Why didn't Ultron get the Vibranium directly from Wakanda?

Ultron waged his war against humanity from the shadows, and Wakanda would have been a significant threat For the majority of his conquest, Ultron had chosen to operate behind the scenes. He wasn't ...
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Why isn't Captain America worthy of Mjolnir?

Spoilers all for Avengers: Endgame To update as of Avengers: Endgame Captain America is indeed worthy and uses Mjolnir in the battle against Thanos. Thor even says himself, "I knew it." ...
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In the MCU, can the Eternals lift Mjolnir?

To me, the scene in Avengers: Age of Ultron where the Vision lifts Mjolnir implies that he did so because he was worthy, not because he was an android. At the time, he was trying to convince the ...
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Why does Mjolnir fall down in Age of Ultron but not in Endgame?

The enchantment placed on Mjolnir by Odin is as follows: Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor. Thor Quicksilver tries to wield Mjolnir and seeing as he isn't ...
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What did the Scarlet Witch show the Hulk/Bruce Banner?

For that part of the story, there are fan theories and speculations about what he saw. But what he actually saw is not known. However, remember the words he said to Wanda when he saw her later on AoU....
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Why isn't Captain America worthy of Mjolnir?

The Russo brothers recently revealed that they interpreted the scene in that he could always lift it but just chose not to as we see in this answer by @galacticninja. GeneralBenKenobi: Could Cap ...
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Why did Helen Cho insist that the Regeneration Cradle should be delivered to Stark?

Remember that Ultron is one of Stark's creations and the cradle contains a physical body for Ultron. The problem is that they can't just destroy the cradle because the Mind Stone is in there. From the ...
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What Loki scenes were filmed for Avengers: Age of Ultron?

He was part of Thor's vision quest Tom Hiddleston discussed this in a 2015 interview with Digital Spy: Transcript: Hiddleston: I was part of the dream sequence ...
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Does Ultron believe in god?

TL;DR: Ultron is to be comparing himself to a god. The available evidences suggests that, if he considers anyone to be a god, it is himself. Ultron's words: When Ultron first encounters Vibranium, ...
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Why isn't the Avengers base protected with an energy shield?

The Hydra base in question was anticipating being attacked on a massive scale. The Avengers had no reason to even suspect that they were going to be attacked. This is even highlighted in dialog: I ...
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Why was the Hulk knocked out by Thanos but was not knocked out after being driven through a building by HulkBuster?

The important thing to note here is Avengers: Infinity War happens immediately after the events of Thor: Ragnarok, as we see in the post credits scene. This means Hulk goes after Thanos right after ...
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Is there something in the Marvel universe that could cut vibranium in half?

In the Infinity Gauntlet comic series Thanos was able to smash Captain America's shield. Admittedly at that point he had the full gauntlet. So if the Infinity Stones confer similar power levels in ...
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Has Marvel commented on the extra Infinity Gauntlet?

They clear this up in Thor Ragnarok.
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Does Captain America purposely avoid picking up Thor's Hammer in Avengers 2?

Yes, he is worthy enough to do so, but decided not to out of humility. Here's the official answer, from Joe and Anthony Russo: Anthony replied: “In our heads, he was able to wield it. He didn’t know ...
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Why isn't the Avengers base protected with an energy shield?

The Avengers probably never anticipated a direct attack on their facility. We don’t see one in the MCU The team is generally responding to threats elsewhere; upstate New York seemingly isn’t where ...
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Why did Ultron choose Sokovia?

He wanted access to Hydra's experiments From the junior novelization of Age of Ultron: The twins went back with Ultron to Strucker’s fortress, where they were astonished to see many more robots, ...
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How does Wanda Maximoff know that Pietro is dead?

As we learn in WandaVision, Wanda had inherent magic powers from a young age — she likely used them unconsciously to prevent the Stark missile that landed in her family's apartment from exploding. As ...
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What did Vision have against Thor?

Actually he says something else. He says, That was... odd. Imagine you just came to life. There's a dude in front of you who looks quite threatening. Vision has a "human element" inside him (as ...
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Is there a pseudo-scientific explanation for Vision's ability to pass through walls?

According to the Marvel wiki, which cites Avengers #332: By interfacing with an unknown dimension to which he can shunt and from which he can accrue mass, thus becoming either intangible or ...
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Why did QuickSilver get killed in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

This is what Marvel producer Kevin Feige said about the death here: "It adds stakes to the ending of the film," he said, adding that it also serves as a way "to show repercussions to Ultron's ...
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What opera is Banner listening to in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

Per the film's soundtrack credits; NORMA, ACT I: 'CASTA DIVA' Written by Vincenzio Bellini. Performed by Maria Callas / Coro Del Teatro Alla Scala, Milano/ Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala, Milano / ...
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What happened to the magnetic return for Captain America's shield?

Cap certainly seems to have gotten rid of the magnetic return for the shield after Avengers: Age of Ultron. Firstly, in the end fight scene of Captain America: Civil War we see the leather straps are ...
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Wouldn't Thor have ripped this person's arm off?

I am going to say yes. First we need to work out how far the woman fell and by looking at the video she free falls for about 13 sec. The equation for calculating the distance an object falls from ...
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Why didn't Ultron get the Vibranium directly from Wakanda?

I agree with the above that going after the vibranium would have been a bad idea if Ultron had known, but I disagree that he would have even known it was there. Ultron had access to the entire ...
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Why doesn't Thor see the Time Stone or the Soul Stone in his dream?

It’s a mysterious vision, not Cosmic Wikipedia. Only four of the Stones are in play at that point. The Time Stone has presumably been relatively safely-guarded by the Ancient One ever since she was ...
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Can the Vision survive without the gem in his forehead?

It's confirmed early in Avengers: Infinity War that the removal or destruction of would indeed result in Vision's death. However, we also learn that it's possible for Shuri to perform a complex, ...
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Why did Ultron choose Sokovia?

He needed the resources I believe after exhausting/discarding the peacekeeping bots, he needed somewhere to He was unable to do point 2. From a decentralised location as Not only does the good ...
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How does Vision control the distance of the beam from the mind stone?

He can't. The energy beam from his Infinity Stone just goes until it hits something. If he could control his beam the way you're describing, it's unlikely that he would have in Captain America: ...
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