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How come Harrow didn't get ceremonial armour?

The suits are granted to the avatars through the power of their respective gods. However, there has to be a willingness to wear the suit. We see multiple times that the suit doesn't just come to the ...
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Why did Mordo introduce this character this way?

That is his name. From the marvel cinematic wiki. Blackagar Boltagon, also known as Black Bolt, is the leader of the Inhuman Royal Family and the King of the Inhumans of Attilan. Mordo was just ...
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What narrative purpose does Ulysses Klaue serve in Black Panther?

No one knows who Killmonger is before he gets to Wakanda. Sure he can easily reveal himself as a Wakandan and N’Jobu’s son but bringing Klaue’s body in gets him through the gate more easily. ...
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Why were Mordo's group of heroes so disastrously overconfident in confronting this enemy?

In their own universe (which they describe as 838), this group — the Illuminati — have already killed their version of Doctor Strange, who destroyed an entire universe while using the Darkhold to ...
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Why were Mordo's group of heroes so disastrously overconfident in confronting this enemy?

From the information they currently have, their assessment is correct. 1. It's unlikely 838-Wanda has shown her full powers We don't know much about 838-Wanda, but from what we see, she certainly has ...
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Why did this character need America Chavez?

Travelling the multi-verse is difficult, even for someone who The character wanted this be final. Additionally, as explained in the movie when questioned about this motivation: The character feels a ...
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Why do these characters remember that event?

The spell at the end of Spider-Man: No Way Home was only to make everyone forget who Peter Parker is and so in turn forget Spider-Man’s real identity. However, everyone still knows Spider-Man and all ...
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How did Christine Palmer protect Doctor Strange?

The item Earth-838 Christine used against the Souls of the Damned was named by her as the Brazier of Bom'Galiath. From the Marvel Cinematic Universe Wiki: The Brazier of Bom'Galiath is a relic in ...
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What's with the "getting rejected from the Field of Reeds" dialogue in episode 1?

I think you may be reading too much into it. It's just as likely that the girl is simply casually insulting him, saying that he's an unworthy person who would be rejected. Steven responds to her ...
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What's with the "getting rejected from the Field of Reeds" dialogue in episode 1?

She's not insulting Steven. She's using 'you' in reference to whomever it might be that was rejected. Steven turns her question into a joke. What she is really asking is if it sucked if a soul was ...
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Why were Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire Peter Parker?

As we see in Loki, there’s a universe (or possibly just a timeline, although that’s probably over-complicating things) where Loki is blonde and female (plus one where he’s an alligator). And as we see ...
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Why did this character need America Chavez?

The fact that Wanda was able to get the Ribboned Creature and Gargantos to pursue America Chavez doesn't prove she can summon anyone she wants from other universes, or send anyone anywhere. As things ...
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In which universe did the final Doctor Strange 2 confrontation happen?

When 616-Wanda stopped Dreamwalking in 838-Wanda's body for the second time -- during the scene in the Gap Junction, where the Book of Vishanti was located -- you could see cuts and bruises on 838-...
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Why does Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff) bother fighting if she can warp reality?

Not sure if this answers your question or not, but in an interview with CinemaBlend, Elizabeth Olsen indicated that Wanda's powers were restricted while she was dreamwalking in the body of her ...
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Are any of the 14M alternate futures Dr. Strange saw in IW, distinct universes part of the Multiverse, or potential branches of the 616 universe?

Warning: this answer contains spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022). I think it's safe to say that Strange did not see universe 838 while viewing alternate futures in ...
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Question about Wanda's actions in the Doctor Strange 2 finale

Warning: heavy spoilers for the film below. Near the end of the film, Wanda states the following: WANDA: I opened the Darkhold. I have to close it. No one will ever be tempted by the Darkhold again. ...
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In Black Panther, what is the Ancestral Plane?

Moon Knight (2022 miniseries) expounds upon the Ancestral Plane, where it is described to be "an afterlife", one of "many intersectional planes of untethered consciousness", and ...
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Is a Celestial a physical being or purely a consciousness?

I think at this point, especially as of Eternals, that we can conclusively say that Celestials are physical beings. We’ve seen several Celestials now and all appear physical. We see Arishem and Tiamut ...
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What's with the "getting rejected from the Field of Reeds" dialogue in episode 1?

A proper Moon Knight comic fan would be better suited to explain (or deny) this but: what I understand is that the Moon Knight canon is intentionally (and canonically) muddled. What is real? What are ...
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What narrative purpose does Ulysses Klaue serve in Black Panther?

There's some subtext to the presentation as well revolving around W'Kabi of the Border Tribe. The dialogue only hints at this sub-story One day, as Wakanda prospered, a weapons trafficker named ...
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How were the 2014 Gamora and OG Nebula able to travel to the present in Avengers: Endgame?

There's a couple of points, one of which was sort-of added by the director afterward. Here's the timeline Nebula23 travels to 2014, where she is captured by Nebula14 and Thanos14 Nebula14 is able to ...
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How did Christine Palmer protect Doctor Strange?

Christine Palmer is something like the head scientist of the Illuminati and has worked closely with Dr. Strange of her universe, therefore it's very likely that she has profound knowledge about many ...
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Why were Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire Peter Parker?

Your interpretation of the multiverse is not correct or doesn't explore the full range of possibilities. Generally speaking infinite choices make infinite possibilities and that opens the possibility ...
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Are any of the 14M alternate futures Dr. Strange saw in IW, distinct universes part of the Multiverse, or potential branches of the 616 universe?

Did Doctor Strange see universe 838? As Doctor Strange was looking at possible futures, presumably those futures all relied on the starting point of where and when Doctor Strange was, in universe 616. ...
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Are the Netflix Marvel TV series getting blu-ray releases?

As of May 2022: Season 1 and Season 2 of Daredevil are available on Blu-Ray. Season 3 is not. Season 1 of Jessica Jones is available on Blu-Ray. Seasons 2 and 3 are not. Season 1 of Iron Fist is ...
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What's the significance of "T-16"?

T-16 may be a reference to the QNB-T16 truth serum from Agents of Shield. "This is QNB-T16, it's the top-shelf martini of sodium thiopental. It's a brand new and extremely potent truth drug. Don'...
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What's with the "getting rejected from the Field of Reeds" dialogue in episode 1?

She didn't mean "you" as in Steven. She was referring to this hypothetical person who was rejected from the Field of Reeds. Steven was being cheeky in his response because of the way she ...
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Is there a difference between timelines and universes in the MCU?

From what I understand, timeline and universe are different concepts. Alternate universe is another copy of the space. Alternate timeline is another copy of time. If hypothetically, we assume that ...
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