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Questions tagged [avengers-infinity-war]

Released in 2018, Avengers: Infinity War is an American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers. It is a sequel to The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron. It is nineteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This tag should be used for questions related to this movie.

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How is Iron Man communicating with the others on Titan?

In Avengers: Infinity War Star Lord is implanted with a translator. But how are Iron Man and Spiderman able to communicate with others on Titan...
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Was Thanos really committed or just a hypocrite?

The title is extremely vague, because this question contains HEAVY spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War, specifically the very last scenes of the movie. I can't reasonably put the entire question in ...
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Why did Thor not aim for the arm holding the gauntlet?

I think it's been enough time for this to not be a spoiler about Avengers: Infinity War. But still, So, at the end(ish) I understand, to a point, why didn't Thor go for his head (in Thor's logic ...
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Why does Bruce Banner know so much about Thanos?

At the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War, Bruce Banner's first words after this are "Thanos is coming". This is surprising in itself as he was the Hulk until then, and in Thor: Ragnarok he ...
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How did Nick Fury know that it's time to call Captain Marvel?

Nick Fury didn't know that Thanos was on Earth, have all the infinity stones and snapped. Just by looking at Maria Hill getting "dusted", how can he know that it's time to call Captain Marvel? He ...
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Where was Karl Mordo in Infinity War?

Karl Mordo was a huge role in Doctor Strange and there's no explanation for where he was in Avengers: Infinity War. If Wong was there Karl should have been too.
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Why didn't Doctor Strange use the Time Stone to prevent Thanos from claiming other Infinity Stones?

In the MCU, the Time Stone allows the user to travel through and freeze time. In Infinity War, why didn't Doctor Strange use it to go back to each stone's location before Thanos got them and take ...
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Why did Gamora appear to Thanos as her younger self?

We now know that the final scene in Avengers: Infinity War where Gamora asks her father Thanos "what did it cost" and Thanos responds with "Everything" happens in the soul world as the Russo Brothers ...
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If Dr Strange knew the outcome why did he put up the fight?

Dr. Strange uses the Time Stone to see like a lot of possibilities (don't remember exact number) and says that, in only one of them do the avengers win. When Thanos is about to kill Iron Man, Dr. ...
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Why does Thanos say to Iron Man that he is “cursed with knowledge”? [duplicate]

When Thanos was fighting against Iron Man in Avengers: Infinity War, he said > You're not the only one who cursed with knowledge. What does he mean with that?
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What does Thanos mean when he says to Iron Man that he's “not the only one cursed with knowledge”?

Thanos says to Iron Man, You are not the only one with the curse of knowledge. Does this imply that Thanos is very knowledgeable as well like Iron Man? I didn't quite get those words of Thanos.
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Why did Dr. Strange make the comment “You look more like a Thanos”?

When Thanos arrived at Titan Dr. Strange said "You look more like a Thanos" as if he had seen him for the first time. On the contrary Dr.Strange went ahead in time to see the possible outcomes and he ...
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Why did Doctor Strange not cut off Thanos’ hand? [duplicate]

Doctor Strange participated in binding Thanos so that Mantis could sedate him. Once sedated, Doctor Strange could have then used one of his fancy portals to cut off Thanos’ hand as we saw him do ...
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What happens to Bucky's arm at the end of Infinity War?

Bucky (Winter Soldier) has a metal arm (possibly made from vibranium?) but it's an attachment to his body as far as I understand. Why, when Thanos destroys half of the universe at the end of Infinity ...
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How was Groot able to lift Thor's hammer? [duplicate]

I have read at a lot place that Thor hammer can only be lifted by those who are chosen to be worthily to wield it. So if Groot can lift it in infinity wars, so does it means he's was to worthy to do ...
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Was Thanos part of the possible 50% that he want to kill? [duplicate]

So, Thanos's goal was to bring balance to the Universe by eradicating 50% of the living. I wonder, was he part of the general population that could have died? In other words, but killing half the ...
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Did this character die while fighting Thanos?

While defending Vision from Thanos, Thanos crushed the War Machine suit. Natasha was under a huge rock pillar. Banner was fused into huge rocks. Captain America apparently took unbearable punch By ...
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How can Dr. Strange use the Time Stone to do this?

In Doctor Strange (2016) there is a scene between the Ancient One and Dr. Strange with the following dialogue: Ancient One: I've spent so many years peering through time, looking at this exact ...
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Can Doctor Strange look into the future beyond his death? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War, Doctor Strange looked into the alternating futures to see the outcome of the battle against Thanos. And out of millions of possible outcomes he said that only in one outcome ...
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Why was the Wakandan attack so weak? [duplicate]

Wakanda, which is sitting on a rich reserve of Vibranium, is depicted as a more advanced civilization then the rest of the world in Black Panther. In Avengers: Infinity War, during the battle of ...
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Who Collected all the stones before thanos did? [duplicate]

In Thor: Ragnarok an infinity gauntlet was visible, does this mean Odin had it in the first place? Was he the one who put the stones in different realms?
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Does the Soul Stone always need a sacrifice?

The Soul Stone in Vormir became concealed in a shrine, accessible only to those who were willing to sacrifice someone that they loved. Red Skull: Soul holds a special place among the Infinity ...
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How did Thanos defeat Thor in the beginning of Infinity War?

How was Thanos able to defeat Thor in the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War? Did he use the Power Stone?
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Is Thanos the only survivor of his planet?

When Thanos described his planet, he mentioned that they were on the brink of collapse as a civilization. But I haven't seen anyone from his species in the movies. Is he the only survivor? I guess ...
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Why is it different when Ebony Maw handles the tesseract and when Red Skull handles the tesseract?

Various people handle the tesseract throughout the MCU. I'm interested in the distinction between Ebony Maw in Avengers: Infinity War: (Loki and Thanos also handle the tesseract in this scene.) and ...
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How did Thanos know about the power of “The Snap”?

In the scene on Titan with Doctor Strange in Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos said, With all six Infinity Stones, I will simply snap my fingers and it would all cease to exist. Then again, in the ...
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Does Gamora's species have males?

Watching Avengers: Infinity War (2018), we see Gamora and her mother. There's also a bunch of people during a flashback on her home planet, who all look female--maybe there's a quick glimpse of some ...
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What happened to Heimdall's sword?

Heimdall's sword Hofund is reported as "made by the Dwarf smiths of Nidavellir". It seems like it is also the "Thanos-killing kind". I was wondering why Thor didn't use it against Thanos (instead of ...
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Where did Thanos get his first Infinity Stone?

Where did Thanos get his first Infinity Stone? In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos had one stone but where did he get it? Does anyone know?
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What was happening in Wakanda in the “end credit” scene of Avengers: Infinity War?

In the "End Credit" scene of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), we saw Maria Hill and Nick Fury driving in the street and then there was a message on the radio. Nick then asked Maria, "what is it?" Maria ...
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Was the 'snap' the only combined power of the Infinity Stones or are there others?

We know that the infinity stones are very powerful gems. But in the movie Avengers: Infinity War, after gathering all the infinity stones, Thanos snapped his fingers and wiped out half of all living ...
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Thanos And the Time Stone

I watched Avengers: Infinity War today, and there's one thing I don't get. Dr. Strange saw a bunch of alternative futures, using the Time Stone, of which there's only ONE which the Avengers win. And ...
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Why did Doctor Strange say that his job is “protecting the reality” to Iron man?

In the scene from Avengers: Infinity War where Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Wong and Bruce Banner were discussing the Infinity Stones and how to hide the time stone from Thanos, Doctor Strange told Tony ...
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What is Spider-man's support for his webs here?

Every time I watch Avengers: Infinity War, I can't figure out how Spider-man is able to swing in an open area. Is it a mistake in the movie? Please watch the Ebony-Cull invasion scene following: Let ...
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Why did Black Widow give the spear to Proxima?

After Natasha wounded Corvus Glaive in Avengers: Infinity War, she threw the spear to Proxima. Was it accidental or intentional? If intentional, then for what purpose?
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Where did Thanos go at the end of the movie?

Where is Thanos at the end of the Avengers: Infinity War...since it's apparently not Titan?
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Why didn't Dr Strange use his sling-ring?

As answered within this question, sling rings have no limit to their range. We know Strange has his sling ring, as their fight on Titan shows Spiderman utilising the portals to attack Thanos. Why ...
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Infinity stones' roles during the snap

So I rewatched Avengers: Infinity War yesterday, and there is one question that comes to my mind. We know that Thanos had to get all the infinity stones to accomplish what he was set to do, kill half ...
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Family History of Drax The Destroyer

OK, so in Guardians of the Galaxy, Drax joins the party in the hope that he will get to face off against Ronan the Accuser, whom he holds directly responsible for killing his wife and child. Indeed, ...
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Did the Infinity Stones get destroyed after the snap?

So after the snap, we clearly see that the gauntlet is destroyed or at least damaged, but we see Thanos disappearing using the Space Stone to go somewhere else. So my question is, now that the ...
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Avengers Infinity War: Casualty List?

I saw Avengers: Infinity War last night and hugely enjoyed it. However, with the huge amount going on, I've forgotten which main/well known characters fell as casualties of the war (and at the hands ...
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Why have this character involved in Infinity War at all?

Taking this question from another perspective: Since [Out-of-universe] Hugo Weaving was not willing to take back his role as Red Skull [In-universe] and it seems that any generic ominous figure with ...
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How did Groot manage to raise the axe of Thor when even Hulk failed?

In Avengers Hulk tried to raise Thor's axe and failed miserably. And in Infinity-War Groot raises it and holds it for a few seconds! Is new Thor's axe made of some other light material, or is Groot ...
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Are Tony's glasses made up of nano particles?

In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War Tony Stark's glasses suddenly vanished. Were they made of nano particles which dissolved and became part of his suit?
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Why didn't Dr. Strange transport the team back to earth using his sling ring?

Dr. Strange and the team had a lot of time after Thanos left Titan after taking the Time Stone. Thanos had to get the rest of the stones, so there was a lot of time and Dr. Strange could have ...
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How could Thanos have the Infinity Gauntlet at the end of Age of Ultron?

At the end (post-credit) of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thanos is seen taking the Infinity Gauntlet. But in Avengers: Infinity War, judging from Eitri's words, his attack on Nidavellir, where he ...
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Why does Hulk act the way he does in Avengers: Infinity War?

There are two scenes in the movie where Banner calls out to Hulk and Hulk denies him. These events happens after the first Hulk fight where Loki proclaims "We have a Hulk". One is in New York during ...
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What was the significance of the deep fried kebab poster in Infinity War?

In Avengers: Infinity War, we see a poster about Scotland's deep fried kebab for a significant amount of time: Is there any significance to it? Or is it just random? Note: Inspired from CinemaSins
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What happens to the Thanos gauntlet after use?

Why does Thanos's gauntlet look destroyed after he used it at the end of Avengers: Infinity War?