Thanos was a threatening villain, especially with the Infinity Gauntlet. He not only erased half of the planet but wiped off half of the universe in order to achieve what he deemed as balance. While Thanos may be pretty imposing, he is a lightweight compared to some of the other Marvel villains.
Thanos might have decimated half of Earth’s population, but the Mad Titan is nothing when compared to other antagonists who are much more powerful than Thanos himself. Here are seven Marvel villains who make Thanos appear like a child.
Making his debut appearance in ‘X-Men #106′ as Dark Xavier, Onslaught was created from the consciousness of Magneto and Professor X. Hence it is not surprising that he has the mutant abilities of both along with magentokinesis and telekinesis. Onslaught also possesses psionic powers, creating havoc that requires the Avengers, the X-men, and the Fantastic Four to join hands to defeat Onslaught.
The villain who describes himself as the devil, is obviously expected to be much stronger than Thanos. Initially, Mephisto seemed weaker than the Mad Titan, but the recent Avengers multiversal saga of the Council of Red revealed that Mephisto is a much bigger game than expected. Mephisto is a class two demon, possessing massive supernatural power, far more sinister than Thanos.
Korvac, a half-human and half-supercomputer from the future debuted in 1975, ‘Giant-Size Defenders #3’. He fought Dr. Strange and nearly defeated him and that was before he absorbed the Power Cosmic, making him a cosmic entity. Since then, Korvac has possessed additional powers like space, matter, and time manipulation. Korvac was supposed to be a one-time character but went on to become an antagonist for Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy on multiple occasions.
If possessing the Infinity Galuent made Thanos feel superior and powerful, then the Mad Titan does not stand a chance against Nemesis, who is the embodiment of the Infinity Stones. Being one of the oldest Marvel beings, her consciousness resides in one of the Infinity stones called the Ego Stone.
In ‘Silver Surfer #45’, Mephisto explains to Thanos how the gems came into existence as a part of an error made by Nemesis, who self-destructed and split the existence into seven Infinity stones which also included Mephisto and demons. Despite acquiring the seven Infinity stones, Thanos did not possess absolute power and knowledge.
The villain that possesses powers that make it stronger than the Son of Odin himself, Knull made his first appearance in 2018’s ‘Venom Volume Three.’ The God of Symbiotes used his powers to decapitate one of the strongest Celestial beings, using its head to create All-Black the Necrosword. Knull can also manipulate dark energy and time.
2. The Infinites
The Infitines made their appearance for the first time in ‘Avengers: Infinity #3’. When compared to the Beyonders, the Infinites are said to be powerful. While Thanos needed the Infinity Stones to kill half of the existence, Infities are capable of something much worse than this.
The Infitnes got the Avenger’s attention when they began destroying and rearranging planets to improve the flow of energy in the multiverse and it took an All-Star superhero team to stop them from continuing their plan.
1. The Lost One
The Lost One appeared in ‘All-Out Avengers #4’ in 2022, instantly gaining the reputation of being the most powerful cosmic god of Marvel. He defeated the mighty Avengers team in the blink of an eye. Despite having only a fraction of his original power, makes The Lost One perhaps the strongest enemy the Avengers has ever faced.
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