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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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 does Doctor Strange not bind Thanos in a time loop?

Why does Doctor Strange not bind Thanos in a time loop in the same way as he did with Dormammu in the Doctor Strange movie?
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Does Thanos's choice make any sense?

So we know from Infinity War that Thanos was collecting all the Infinity Stones to basically solve the problems brought about by overpopulation on many planets. But does it make any sense? He could'...
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Does Thanos have any inherent superpowers without the Infinity Stones

Throughout Avengers Infinity War movie, we see Thanos fight with one or more Infinity Stones. So he's using their power to win against the Avengers. But does he have any superpowers without these ...
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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 hammer and failed miserably. In Avengers: Infinity War, Groot raises Thor's new axe and holds it for a few seconds! Is the axe made of some other light material, ...
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How was Thanos able to defeat Hulk in Infinity War without using any stone?

In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War we saw that Hulk started beating up Thanos easily but suddenly Thanos overpowers him. Probably, the only way that would be possible, would be because Thanos ...
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Where was Thanos before the events of Avengers: Infinity War?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos is depicted collecting 5 of the 6 Infinity Stones relatively breezily (as an easy day's work where only for a moment do the Avengers come close to stopping him). ...
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Are there any more Asgardians?

In the opening scenes of Infinity War, Thanos and the Black Order Of course, we learned during Thor: Ragnarok that not all Asgardians are necessarily on Asgard (Valkyrie was living on Sakaar, after ...
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What films to watch before Avengers: Infinity War for better understanding?

Can anybody tell me what movies I should watch before Avengers: Infinity War for better understanding?
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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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How did Odin know about the Infinity Gauntlet?

In Thor, there is a scene where you can see what looks like the Infinity Gauntlet in Odin's vault. Later (in Avengers: Age of Ultron, IIRC) you learn that Thanos actually has the Infinity Gauntlet, ...
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How can the Scarlet Witch break the Mind Stone?

The Infinity stones have existed since the origin of the Universe. Since the Mind stone is so powerful how can the Scarlet Witch break it in Avengers: Infinity War?
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Did Thanos pick them on purpose or was it random?

At the end of Avengers: Infinity War, Could this be caused by Thanos' direct manipulation or does it happen without Thanos' interaction but as some random event?
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Where was Valkyrie?

There are a lot of discussions happening presently regarding the opening of Infinity War, and specifically the absence of Valkyrie from the Asgardian refugee ship. Tessa Thompson, who plays the ...
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Why does Thanos need *all* the infinity stones?

A large part of the events surrounding Avengers: Infinity War involve Thanos acquiring all six of the infinity stones to enact his one goal. The six are (relevant excerpts from the wiki): Power:...
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Does Thanos intend to exert his plan on each planet individually or the entire universe as a whole?

According to Thanos's plan in Avengers: Infinity War, which of the two statements is true: Thanos intends to kill half the population from the whole universe, randomly. or Thanos intends to ...
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Can Thanos change his color?

Thanos appeared three times in post credit scenes of MCU films and lastly in Infinity War trailer. Each time MCU used different colors for Thanos. Why is that? I am not a comic book reader, Can he ...
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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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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 didn't Dr. Strange create a portal to cut off Thanos' hand? [closed]

There are so many "Why didn't Dr. Strange" questions related to the Thanos fight. But I wondered, when they fought Thanos and tried to pull off the gauntlet, why didn't Strange just create and close ...
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What exactly does the Infinity Gauntlet do?

When Thanos snapped his fingers in Avengers: Infinity War, half the population of the universe died. So his plan was to come to the future to snap everything dead and re-create a new universe. When ...
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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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Where were the cannons in final fight in Wakanda in Infinity War?

In Black Panther, Ulysses Klaue describes his arm cannon as a leaf blower in comparison to the cannons/weapons that Wakanda has. Infinity War comes after the events of Black Panther, so the weapons ...
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What does the Soul Stone actually do?

Prior to Avengers: Infinity War, we are introduced to and acquainted with five of the six Infinity Stones, and their powers are demonstrated in action and observed by the audience. However, the soul ...
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Why is Vision so weak?

Why does Vision appear so weak in the Avengers - Infinity War movie? I mean, he doesn't even fight most of the time. If I remember correctly in Age Of Ultron, Vision appeared to be a very strong ...
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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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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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Why is the Space Stone wrapped in a cube and called Tesseract?

Did the tesseract storyline get introduced before the writers decided to introduce the Infinity War arc? I'm just curious as to why the Space Stone was a cube, then crushed by Thanos to reveal the ...
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Why didn't Hugo Weaving reprise his role as Red Skull?

In the movie Avengers: Infinity War, Ross Marquand played the role of Red Skull, even though Hugo Weaving played the role initially in Captain America: The First Avenger. Why did they replace Weaving ...
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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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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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How did Thor know exactly where to show up?

Towards the end of Avengers: Infinity war, after Thor, Rocket, and Groot They land exactly in the middle of where they're needed. I understand Thor knew their next stop should be Earth, but how ...
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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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Did the movie events actually occur in one day?

SPOILERS inbound for Infinity War: After Wanda destroys the Mind stone of Vision, Thanos confronts her saying: Today I lost more than you could know, but now is no time to mourn. Now, is no time ...
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Do vanished people know what happened after the snap?

In Avengers: Infinity war Thanos's finger snapping caused wiping out half of the universe. And in Avengers: Endgame, when the Avengers got all the Infinity Stones from the past, Hulk put the Gauntlet ...
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Did Thanos's calculations account for aftermath effects?

When eliminating half of the population of every world in Avengers: Infinity War, did Thanos account (and under-kill to account) for the massive casualties that will result from societal breakdown, ...
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Is Ant-Man and The Wasp happening after Infinity War in MCU timeline?

Avengers: Infinity War is set to release in 25 April 2018 and Ant-Man and the Wasp is set to release in 6 July 2018. I haven't seen Ant-Man or Wasp in the Infinity War trailers( yet :) ), and looking ...
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What did Doctor Strange mean by the last thing he said in Infinity War?

In Infinity War, Dr. Strange's last statement to Tony is "Tony, there was no other way." What did he actually mean in Endgame? Was he referring to whether only Tony can invent the time travel ...
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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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What is the point of naming Tony Stark's dream son after his comic book rival?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Tony had this conversation with Pepper: Tony Stark: Right! That's the point I'm trying to make. Last night, I dreamt, we had a kid. So real. We named him after your ...
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How did Hawkeye qualify to receive this item? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War, in order to obtain the Soul Stone, Thanos has to sacrifice someone he loves. To thwart Thanos, Gamora tries to stab herself, but he turns the knife into bubbles. Thanos ...
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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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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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Did Heimdall sacrifice himself for Hulk?

Firstly, it's not wrong to say that in Avengers: Infinity War Thanos and Black order may know how to bypass Heimdall's senses, provided that planetary-level Joutens can do it and even Dark elves ...
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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 isn't Tony Stark's F.R.I.D.A.Y available offline?

In Avengers: Infinity War, it is observed that Why couldn't/didn't Stark fit the virtual assistant mechanism into his already impressive nanotech powered suit? In universe answers would be ...
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Do spells end with the death of the caster?

I was unimpressed by the performance of Dr Strange in Avengers - Infinity War. He seems to have underused his power as noted in other questions (and responses pointing out why he did not use them). ...
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Was Thanos's life also at stake when the snap happened? [duplicate]

When the historical snap happened, half of the population of the universe turned into ashes and faded away in the air. So my question is, did he know that he'll survive the snap and there was no risk ...
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Did this character “fool” Thanos and Dr Strange? [closed]

In Avengers: Infinity War, Dr. Strange travels in time mentally to explore multiple outcomes, and only sees one positive outcome out of millions. In the same film, Thanos' plan is to eradicate 50% ...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange use the Time Stone on Thanos?

There's another question called Why didn't Doctor Strange use the Time Stone to prevent Thanos from claiming other Infinity Stones?. This question is totally unrelated and was thought up before I ...