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Infinity stones

Infinity stones

The Infinity stones were the most powerful force in the universe. Each one alone was one of the most powerful objects, but whoever united all six in the Infinity Gauntlet, received infinite power over the entire universe and all of its living beings.

Everyone Infinity stone had his vessel to protect its owner from the overwhelming power of a bare stone. The blue one Space stone was included in the tesseract, the purple one Power stone in the orb, the yellow one Thought stone in Loki's scepter and the green one Time stone hid in the eye of Agamotto. Two exceptions are the red one Reality stonewhich previously had a liquid state as ether and the orange Soul stonewho was hidden on the planet Vormir, involuntarily guarded by Red Skull.

History [edit | Edit source]

Prehistory Edit source]

What little is known about the formation of the stones, we learn in Guardians of the Galaxy when the Guardians bring the orb to the collector: There were six singularities before the universe. After the Urnova, these singularities manifested themselves in six mighty stones, the so-called infinity stones, which stand for different aspects of the universe (see also table Properties and owners further down).

(This genesis does not match that in the comics: There the Infinity Stones were created by four cosmic entities, although they are not mentioned in the films. However, there is a wall plaque in the temple on Morag showing the four brooms - death , Entropy, infinity and eternity - are shown.)

Eons ago, the Celestials, a race of godlike beings, used Infinity Stones to judge entire civilizations, although it is not clear whether they only used the Power Stone or other Infinity Stones.

The attempt of nine cosmic beings to divide the power of the power stone among themselves only succeeded very briefly and led to the destruction of these beings. After that, the power stone was hidden in the orb and hidden on the planet Morag.

Very few living things have been able to touch an infinity stone with their bare hands. Only the Celestials are known like Ego the living planet and the celestial hybrid Peter Quill aka Star-Lord.

Thor [edit | Edit source]

In Odin's treasury you can see the right Infinity Gauntlet. We also learn that hundreds of years ago Odin and his troops fought a battle in Norway, where the tesseract was later hidden.

In the closing credits of the film, we see Nick Fury and Erik Selvig at an S.H.I.E.L.D. facility where research is being carried out on the tesseract. Erik Selvig is under the control of Loki.

Captain America: The First Avenger Edit source]

During the Second World War, Johann Schmidt alias Red Skull pursued his own goals as head of the National Socialist science department HYDRA. He experiments with the tesseract as an energy source for sophisticated weapons. During the fight with Captain America, the tesseract falls into the sea, from where Howard Stark can later retrieve it.

Marvel's The Avengers Edit source]

Loki can get the Tesseract from an S.H.I.E.L.D. Take possession of the research facility. He procures it for Thanos in order to be able to command his Chitauri army in exchange for the attack on Earth and then to dominate it. But the Avengers can fend off the attack and Thor brings the Tesseract to Asgard, where it is kept in Odin's treasure chamber along with various other objects.

Thor: The Dark Kingdom [edit | Edit source]

With the help of the ether, Malekith wants to plunge the universe into the deepest darkness, but Thor can prevent this.

In the credits scene, Sif and Volstagg hand the ether over to the collector for safekeeping. This is the first time the term "infinity stone" is used in the MCU.

The Return of the First Avenger Edit source]

In the mid-credits scene you learn that Baron von Strucker is in possession of Loki's scepter.

Guardians of the Galaxy Edit source]

Ronan wants to seize the Orb on Thanos' behalf, but the Guardians of the Galaxy get ahead of him. You bring the orb to the collector, who opens it and reveals that an infinity stone is hidden in it. Later the orb falls into Ronan's hands, who wants to destroy Xandar with it, but the Guardians also know how to prevent that. You can remove the stone from Ronan's hammer and hand it over to the Nova Corp, who will keep it safe.

Avengers: Age of Ultron Edit source]

By attacking Baron von Strucker in Sokovia, the Avengers can take Loki's scepter and remove the Mindstone (thought stone), which is later placed in Vision's forehead. Before that, the Mindstone is examined by Tony and the AI ​​Jarvis. The artificial consciousness in Mindstone takes control of Stark's armor.

In the credits scene, Thanos can be seen putting on the Infinity Gauntlet and noting that he must now do it himself, which initiates the procurement of all the Infinity Stones in Avengers: Infinity War.

Doctor Strange Edit source]

The time stone was hidden in Agamotto's eye by the oldest magician Agamotto. Centuries later it is kept by the mothers and their followers in the Kamar-Taj until Doctor Strange takes it for himself. He is expelled for the abuse, but with the eye of Agamotto he manages to save the world from Dormammu. It is then safely stored again in the Kamar-Taj.

Thor: Day of Decision [edit | Edit source]

The tesseract is in the Asgard treasury. Hela, the goddess of death, sees him and comments that he can be useful - furthermore, she claims that most of the things in Odin's treasury are not real or weak and knocks the right Infinity Gauntlet off its pedestal. Later Loki takes the Tesseract with him on the ship that evacuates the Assir from Asgard.

Avengers: InfinityWar [edit | Edit source]

Thanos comes into possession of all Infinity Stones: When the Aesir ship is attacked, the Infinity Gauntlet already features the power stone that was last in custody at the Nova Corps. To save Thor, Loki hands the Tesseract over to Thanos, who immediately destroys him and removes the space stone. On Knowhere Thanos can get hold of the Reality Stone from the Collector. By torturing Nebula, Gamora reveals the secret of the soul stone's location. Thanos receives the time stone from Doctor Strange in exchange for Tony's life. He tears the thought stone from Vision's forehead. With the completed Infinity Gauntlet, Thanos immediately implements his plan and wipes out half of the living beings in the universe with the snap of a finger.

Captain Marvel [edit | Edit source]

The tesseract is used by Mar Vell to operate a light-speed propulsion system. This is supposed to protect the Skrulls from the Kree and end the war. During a test, the spaceship is shot down by the Kree. Captain Marvel shoots the energy core to prevent the Kree from getting it. In the subsequent explosion, it is flooded with its energy.

Avengers: Endgame [edit | Edit source]

After Thanos uses the stones in the Gaunlet to perform his "snap of death" and then teleport himself out of the situation, the signature of the stones is only noticed once by the Avengers' radar: when Thanos destroys them with her own strength.

Five bitter years passed before Ant-Man was accidentally freed from the quantum level by a rat and reported his idea of ​​the "time hopper", whereupon Iron Man developed the necessary technology to enable the Avengers to remove the stones from their timelines. " borrow ". After more or less smoothly running plans, the Avengers are in possession of the stones, use them in Tony's replica of a gauntlet and Professor Hulk can undo Thanos' flicking and thus bring all those who have dissolved back to life. In the ensuing battle, Thanos succeeds in snatching Tony's glove and is about to repeat his snip, but Iron Man can take the stones from him and in turn uses them to completely wipe out Thanos and his armies.

Ultimately, Captain America brings the stones back to their intended positions in space and time with a few time jumps, so that no alternative timelines are formed and the stones follow their fate and are destroyed.

Properties and owners [edit | Edit source]

picture Surname
vessel
properties
Skills
owner
(chronologically)
Appearances

Space stone
Tesseract

- teleportation.
- Energy source for machines.
- All presence.

Odin
Red skull
S.H.I.E.L.D.
Mar-Vell
S.H.I.E.L.D.
Loki
Thanos
Professor Hulk
Iron man
Thor
Captain America: The First Avenger
Marvel's The Avengers
Thor: Decision day
Avengers: Infinity War
Avengers: Endgame
Captain Marvel
Marvel's Loki
Reality stone
ether

- Gives full control over reality.
- Converts matter into antimatter.
- Gives the user omnipotence.
- Creates realistic illusions.
- Brings the dead back to life.
- Heals all injuries.
- fulfillment of all wishes.
- Without the other stones, the changes only last a few seconds.

Malekith
Collector
Thanos
Professor Hulk
Thanos
Iron man

Thor: The Dark Kingdom

Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Endgame
Power stone
Orb

- Contains all the power of the universe.
- Unlimited stamina.
- Invulnerability.
- Creates a ray of destruction.
- Enhances the power of the other stones.

Celestial
Star Lord
Ronan
Nova Corps
Thanos
Professor Hulk
Iron man
Guardians of the Galaxy

Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Endgame
Thought stone
scepter

- Increases intelligence and wisdom.
- telepathy.
- Creation of consciousness.
- Gives supernatural powers.
- mind control.

Thanos
Loki
S.H.I.E.L.D.
Hydra
Avengers
vision
Thanos
Professor Hulk
Iron man
Marvel's The Avengers
The Return of the First Avenger
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Captain America: Civil War
Avengers: Infinity War
Avengers: Endgame
Marvel's WandaVision
Soul stone

- Gives you the power to see the entire universe.
- Provides the user with knowledge.
- Soul manipulation
- Contains a universe in which souls can be kept.
- Gives eternal life.
- Power to decide between life and death.
- Gets stronger with every soul.

Red skull
(Guardian
on Vormir)
Thanos
Hawk Eye
Professor Hulk
Iron man
Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Endgame
Time stone
Eye of Agamotto

- Control over the past, present and future.
- time manipulation.
- Time loop generation.
- Enables you to draw knowledge from the past and the future.

Agamotto
The oldest
Doctor Strange
Thanos
Professor Hulk
Iron man
Doctor Strange

Thor: Decision day

Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Endgame

Trivia [edit | Edit source]

  • All six Infinity Bricks appeared in Marvel Comics Avengers Annual # 7 (1977).

Pictures [edit | Edit source]