Thanos

15 Most Powerful MCU Characters After Phase 4, Ranked

The Direct ranks the MCU's 15 most powerful characters as Phase 5 gets underway.

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Name:
Thanos
Actor:
Josh Brolin
Powers:
Titan Physiology
Superhuman strength
Superhuman durability
First Appearance:
The Avengers (2012)
Every Appearance:
The Avengers
Guardians of the Galaxy 
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Avengers: Infinity War
Avengers: Endgame
What If...?
Next Appearance:
TBA



 

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