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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Why didn’t Doctor Strange stay in the original winning timeline?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Doctor Strange experiences 14,000,605 timeline scenarios, one of which was a win. Why does he proceed to return back to his origin point so he can say he already did it once,...
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What was Eitri making along with Stormbreaker?

During a watch of Infinity War, I noticed that during the scene where they make Stormbreaker there was a second mold being filled but it wasn't for Stormbreaker since it looks like both parts of ...
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Did people feel pain when they died in Infinity War?

Simple question, did those of the population who were considered in the half that needed to die via Thanos and his infinity gauntlet, feel pain when they were melting away? ...
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Why does Tony call his daughter Maguna?

Tony calls his daughter Maguna a couple of times in the movie. (Or at least uses that word around her. I don't know if that's just a nickname or has a deeper context. Any search on Google yields no ...
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How do the surviving Asgardians get to Earth?

In Thor: Ragnarok, many Asgardians are killed; all surviving members of the race that we know of escape on a space ship. At the start of Avengers: Infinity War we see that they were almost immediately ...
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How did Proxima Midnight know Wanda was protecting the Stone?

In Avengers: Infinity War, as soon as Wanda goes to the battlefield to help, Proxima tells Corvus Glaive to take the Stone. How did she know that Wanda was protecting it, and why did they assume that ...
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Why didn't an Asgardian go to Earth sooner?

In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War couldn't they teleport someone to Earth sooner? When did they realize the ship belonged to Thanos? If he did announce it early enough they could have ...
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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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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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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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Where are the rest of the Dwarves of Nidavellir?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Eitri says to Thor: Three hundred dwarves lived on this ring. I thought if I did what he asked, they'd be safe. I made what he wanted: a device capable of harnessing the ...
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Why did Thanos use the article “the” to refer to Ebony Maw?

On my 3rd rewatch of Avengers: Infinity War, I noticed something weird. When Thanos arrives on Titan and sees Doctor Strange, they have the following conversation. Dr. Strange: Oh, you are much ...
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Why didn't Thanos kill all the Dwarves on Nidavellir?

Thanos killed 300 dwarves on Nidavellir, thus stopping it from producing new weapons, but he did leave one single dwarf alive there, their king Eitri. He should have known that a single dwarf can ...
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Is there any reason why MCU changed the Snap to Blip

In Avengers: Infinity War, when Thanos snaps his fingers with the Infinity Stones, half the population vanishes. In Avengers: Endgame, Banner snaps his fingers with the Infinity Stones & the ...
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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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Is the data/AI stored inside or JARVIS and then Vision completely erased?

When Thanos cracks the Stone out of Vision in Avengers: Infinity War, Vision loses his color and consciousness. I’m not sure if he was snapped out of existence. But what is for sure is that he is ...
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What did Thanos mean when saying “This day extracts a heavy toll”? [closed]

What does Thanos mean when he says "This day extracts a heavy toll" upon meeting Doctor Strange on Titan in Avengers: Infinity War? I used Google Translate and it didn't really mean anything in my ...
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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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What is the significance of the scene of Soul Stone Pocket Dimension with young Gamora?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos snaps his fingers and causes the Snapocalypse. Next scene is Thanos and a young Gamora within an odd place, devoid of many features beyond an Asian style gazebo or ...
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Would Thanos still get the Stone?

In the movie Avengers: Endgame, we learn that to get the Soul Stone, one doesn't have to make the sacrifice but simply lose the one they love. A soul for a soul. Natasha kills herself, yet Clint ...
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Why didn't Thanos use the Time Stone to stop the Avengers' plan?

I am quite confused about Avengers: Endgame. If Doctor Strange was able to watch all possible future combinations of winning, why didn't Thanos use that trick in 2018 after killing 50% of the ...
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Why did Nebula say Thanos isn't a liar?

In Avengers: Endgame, Nebula says this: My father is many things. A liar is not one of them. I want to know if he never lied to Nebula, or was she just saying that to make sure he doesn't doubt ...
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Can't the Time Stone be touched with bare hands?

So throughout Infinity War and in the current Endgame, the Time Stone was never touched with bare hands, it seemed to be surrounded by a certain aura and gets transferred from person to person ...
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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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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 did Thanos get the Reality Stone?

After watching the Infinity War, there's one thing I can't get. How did Thanos get the Reality Stone? Gamora kills him when he has two stones, and then he appears with the Reality Stone. I watched ...
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Does the snap in Avengers work the same for everyone?

In Avengers: Infinity War, we see that after Thanos snaps his fingers, he appears in a scene where he is in an orange space (the soul stone?) with a child version of Gamora. However, in Avengers: ...
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If all Infinity Stones have a power, what is the Soul Stone's power and aren't the Mind and Soul Stone the same thing? [duplicate]

What does the Soul stone do? Why is it so important? Are the Mind and Soul Stone the same thing? In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos has to sacrifice his own daughter to get the Soul Stone when the ...
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Why didn't Dr. Strange tell Quill about Gamora in advance?

I see a lot of "Why didn't Dr. Strange do this and that?" questions and the justification for some was that Dr. Strange knew it would've failed either way as he saw millions of outcomes, only one of ...
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Avengers: Infinity War and End Game question [duplicate]

At the end of Avengers: Infinity War Thanos snapped his fingers and that erased half of the life in the universe etc. But to my understanding there is no rule book with the gauntlet. He snapped his ...
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Is this character still alive after the events of “Avengers: Endgame”?

During Avengers: Infinity War Thanos killed Vision to take the Mind Stone from his head. During Avengers: Endgame Tony Stark (Iron Man) tells Professor Hulk to bring everyone back as they were 5 ...
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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 ...
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Aren't Corvus Glaive and Ebony Maw more powerful than Thanos? [closed]

While Corvus Glaive from the Marvel Cinematic Universe has the most powerful blade in the universe and Ebony Maw can do whatever he wants with his mind, Thanos doesn't have any special power. Doesn't ...
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How did Thanos rewind Vision?

How did Thanos rewind the Infinity Stone in Vision at the end of Avengers: Infinity War? The stone is 1/6 of a Goddess and Doctor Strange can't even rewind a semi magic Book with 'Consequences'. It ...
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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 didn't Loki use the Tesseract?

At the starting of Avengers Infinity War we see that Loki is in possession of the Tesseract. So why didn't he use it to transport everyone on that ship to the earth? If he wanted to keep that a ...
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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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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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When Thanos asked for Tesseract why didn't Loki just lie?

In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War Thanos asked for the Tesseract and when Thor said it was destroyed on Asgard, why didn't Loki just lie and agree with Thor? If he had, Thanos could have ...
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Why did Thanos say “That was a mistake” to Heimdall?

At the beginning of Avengers: Infnity War Thanos had already beaten Hulk to a pulp. He had no Infinity Stones on him and was practically useless at that point. So when Heimdall transported Hulk from ...
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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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Do these terms mean the same thing in the MCU?

In both Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame we come across the usage of these phrases: alternate futures multiple timelines different realities While we know that the word "dimension" and "...
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Why did Pete apologize to Tony Stark?

In Avenger's: Infinity War just before getting erased Peter apologizes to Tony Stark. I don't wanna go. I don't wanna go. Mr. Stark, please... Please. I don't wanna go. I don't wanna ...
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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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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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Why this change in the Infinity Stone gauntlet?

Thanos's infinity stone gauntlet is left-handed. The one that the Avengers make in Endgame is right-handed. Is there a significant or symbolic reason for this? I'm interested in in-universe or out-...
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Name of the event at the end of Avengers: Infinity War

In Avengers: Infinity War when the Avengers lost and 50% started disintegrating, was there a name given to the event? The Event, The Disintegration, The Loss?
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Does “Captain Marvel” contain spoilers for “Avengers: Infinity War”?

I am forced to watch these Marvel Movies in the following order (I have seen every other movie already, only those remain): Captain Marvel Avengers: Infinity War Ant-Man & the Wasp Avengers: ...
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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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Why do the Avengers struggle so much against Thanos in “Endgame”, when they managed to resist him in “Infinity War” in a supposedly worse situation? [duplicate]

When Thanos fights the Avengers in Infinity War, he always has the Power Stone because that's the first he collected. So he has been fighting with increased power, yet some of the Avengers were able ...