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What avengers remained after the Avengers Infinity war?

I only know that Iron Man was left, but I don't know about the others.
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Why would Dr. Strange get upset about Tony Stark leaning on Cauldron of the Cosmos?

Why is Dr. Strange upset about Tony Stark leaning on the Cauldron of the Cosmos when they meet Bruce Banner at the New York Sanctum? I don’t see any MCU canon regarding it.
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Reason for Ant-Man not appearing in Infinity War

Having watched Ant-Man and the Wasp I cannot see any decent reason why Ant-Man was not included. In the beginning of Infinity Wars its mentioned that Scott took a plea bargain, and this is played out ...
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How did Thanos know that other galaxies needed cleansing? [closed]

How did Thanos know that ALL the Universe needed half their population to be wiped out? Or did he traveled to the other galaxies of the universe outside of the Milky Way? There are trillions of ...
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Discrepancy in Thanos's use of time stone in the movie - Infinity War

In the movie Doctor Strange when the time stone was being used to fight Dormamu, every time Strange set the time back his position got reverted back to the original place he appeared. However in the ...
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Is Spider-man's suit in Infinity War nanotech?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Spider-Man gets a new suit from Iron Man during their way up to space. The suit was also seen in the ending of Spider-Man: Homecoming. Iron Man used a nano tech suit in the ...
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What is Uru made of?

In the MCU, Uru is the material Thor's axe Stormbreaker, (and possibly Mjolnir IIRC), are made of. Is there any indication what this metal is?
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How is being Wakanda's king and Black Panther connected?

T'Challa was Black Panther before being king. It means that both functions are independent. The throne is hereditary by default (but can be challenged) and the Black Panther role is maybe hereditary (...
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How did Janet survive in the Quantum Realm?

I am asking the question that the OP here started to but doesn't quite at the end. Janet van Dyne was lost in the Quantum Realm for 30 years. In those years, she gained certain abilities. These ...
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Does Comanche have romantic feelings for Shades?

In either episode 6 or 7 of Luke Cage, Shades and Comanche sit in the barber shop and talk about old times and Shades keeps repeating "inside was inside." Reading into the scene, it seems that they ...
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What powers the lab in Antman and Wasp?

The lab gets shrunk and get reversed on the effect. I am wondering, where is the power supply coming from?
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Would Thor have the same power even if only one Asgardian was alive?

Marvel has explained over the movies that Thor gets his power from Asgard and Asgard is not a place but people. Over the course, Thor has been shown as one of the strongest Avengers. Now during Thor: ...
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How did Rhodey take the suit off in the military base?

When Colonel James Rhodes (A.K.A. "Rhodey") stole the Mk.2 Iron Man suit and brought it to the military base, and he was shown without the suit on when Major General Meade came to inspect the suit. In ...
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How do Ant-Man and others change size without special suits?

In the first Ant-Man, Hank Pym explained that the special suit and helmet were required to contain the Pym particles in order to vary the person's size. But in Ant-Man and the Wasp, people change the ...
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Why didn't Dr Strange die when he was thrown into space?

In one scene of Avengers: Infinity War, Ebony Maw is torturing Dr Strange for the Time Stone when Iron Man interrupts. After a brief chat, Iron Man opens fire and blows a hole in the ship's wall. ...
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How does Scott Lang afford to live in a townhouse in San Francisco?

I noticed in Ant-Man and the Wasp that Scott Lang (AKA Ant-Man) lives by himself in what looks like a 3-storey heritage townhouse in San Francisco, which is a very expensive city to live in. When ...
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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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How did Tony Stark obtain Thor’s Magic belt (Megingjord)?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), how did Tony Stark obtain Thor’s Magic belt (Megingjord)? It is mentioned by Happy Hogan when he's reading out the list of things loaded on to the plane they are ...
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What does Groot say to Captain America?

When Thor introduced Groot to Captain America, the reply from Groot was "I am Groot" .. what is he saying in his language here?
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Why would they assume Janet van Dyne was still alive?

I was going to ask how Janet van Dyne has survived 30 years in the quantum realm without food or water, but I assume there is probably some kind of answer in the special powers she seems to have ...
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Why doesn't Odin remove Hela's powers?

In Thor, Odin was able to remove Thor's powers with an incantation. Why didn't he do this with Hela, or for that matter Loki in the second film?
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Shouldn't the building keep its same weight? [duplicate]

In the trailer for Ant-Man and the Wasp, Hank Pym shrinks a multi-story building to just a few cubic feet. He then wheels it away like luggage. You can see it at the 30 second mark: ...
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How was Stormbreaker able to withstand the power of an Infinity Stone?

In Avengers: Infinity War Thor throws Stormbreaker at Thanos, while Thanos uses an Infinity Stone to counter Stormbreaker but fails to stop it. How did Stormbreaker withstand the power of an Infinity ...
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Why did Thanos not assume Cull is dead?

In the Avengers: Infinity War on the planet Titan, when Thanos sees Dr.Strange he says Thanos: I take it that Maw is dead? This day extracts a heavy toll. How does he know which member of Black ...
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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 hasn't Extremis filled the gap in Killian's brain?

In Iron Man 3, Killian shows Pepper a live feed of his brain [1]. He then claims to show her evidence that the human brain hasn't finished evolving--there is a clear gap present [2], a gap which, when ...
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Why does Stormbreaker's handle stay?

At the end of Avengers: Infinity War, we have seen Groot been erased due to Thanos' snap. So shouldn't the handle he made for Stormbreaker get erased as well? Just wanted to know if there is any ...
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Why didn't the Avengers use the Mind stone to change the minds of the Black Order or Thanos?

We know from The Avengers that Loki uses his Scepter (which houses the Mind Stone) to control the free will of Clint Barton & Erik Selvig. Vision had the Mind stone with him all the time. Why ...
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Is this scene in Luke Cage a Godfather homage/reference?

There is a brief shot in the final episode of Luke Cage Season 2 where Luke has taken over Harlem's Paradise and Misty Knight looks back at him. It immediately struck me that this shot was remarkably ...
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How does Thanos know when Gamora and others will arrive on Knowhere?

In Avengers: Infinity War on KNOWHERE, we have seen Thanos torturing the collector to get the information about the Reality stone. Later we get to see it's an illusion created by Thanos. But how ...
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Why did the US Military not assist in the Wakanda battle during Avengers: Infinity War

Looking for a strictly in universe answer, as the out of universe answer is obvious. A squadron of fighter jets (from any country for that matter) would have seemed to be more affect than most of the ...
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Why does Tony Stark say this sentence about foul language?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Iron Man shoots at the fort and hits an energy shield, ending up saying Shit! and Captain America warns him with Language! A couple of minutes later, Iron Man ...
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Does Vision have AI capabilities like Ultron?

As seen in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ultron had all the abilities of an AI. Going into the internet, absorbing all of human history, creating "copies" of himself in other robot bodies, etc. Why hasn't ...
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Do X-Men and Avengers ever meet?

I understand that the X-Men and the Avengers are both based on Marvel comics series and they seem to often share adventures in the comics (for example Wolverine and the Avengers appear together both ...
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How did Odin keep Hela away from Asgard?

In Thor: Ragnarok moments before Odin's death he says My Life is all that held her back How did Odin keep Hela away from Asgard?
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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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Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D Season 5 - does it spoil Avengers: Infinity War?

I have had the pleasure this last week on catching up on the MCU films that followed Guardians of The Galaxy: Vol. 2, Spider-man: Homecoming, Thor: Ragnarok and Black Panther I have just started ...
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What is Spider-Man wearing on his hand?

Towards the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War, Peter Parker is on a school bus. When Peter notices alien ship in the sky, he immediately asks the kid in front of him to create a distraction. The kid ...
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Were the references to substandard food in Spider-Man: Homecoming a dig at the previous Spider-Man trilogy?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, there are two references in the film to substandard food, Aunt May's "turkey meatloaf" and Flash, discussing a branzini whose freshness was questionable. Considering that ...
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Why don't Wakandans feed Heart-Shaped Herb to everyone?

Why don't they farm this herb in a massive amounts and give it to every citizen, so that they all could have super powers?
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How is Thanos able to hold almost all of the Infinity Stones barehanded?

So in the movie we see Thanos holding the space, soul and mind Stones in his bare hands. So how is he able to handle such powerful artifacts which even Quill (son of a celestial) was not able to do ( ...
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Why was Natasha Romanoff in hiding with Team Captain America?

In Captain America: Civil War, the people who side with Steve Rogers, including Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch), Sam Wilson (Falcon), Clint Barton (Hawkeye) & Scott Lang (Ant-Man) are imprisoned by ...
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200 Rupees != A buck and a half. Was this foreshadowing or mistake by Russo Brothers [closed]

On my 4th rewatch of Avengers: Infinity War I noticed a minor mistake. In the New York sanctum, when Dr. Strange & Wong are conversation about craving a sandwich, Dr. Strange asks how much ...
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Why was no-one on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. affected by Avengers: Infinity War?

In-universe speaking, why did no-one in Agents of SHIELD disappear after Thanos snapped his fingers at the end of Avengers: Infinity War? The ending in the finale clearly shows an event that is days ...
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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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How did Hela know that the Gauntlet was a fake?

So in Thor: Ragnarok, we see Hela mentioning that the Gauntlet in Odin's treasure room is a fake. How did she know that it was a fake, considering the fact that she was locked away by Odin for about ...
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How fast is Bifrost?

Firstly, I have no idea how far Asgard is away from Earth in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Thor, and other characters have used Bifrost as an express elevator to other worlds, but I have no real ...
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How does Tony Stark control his nano suit?

In the Avengers: Infinity War movie Iron Man does battle with Thanos. We see Tony fighting hand-to-hand, and Iron Man is morphing his suit in real time. Creating blades and such. How can Iron Man ...
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What was meant by Groot saying 'We are Groot'?

At the end of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 1, Groot says 'We are Groot' rather than the usual 'I am Groot'. What did Groot mean by this?
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Why did Starlord's body start to disintegrate while holding an infinity stone?

Given Starlord is of celestial origin, why did he start to disintegrate when holding an infinity stone in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1?