12 Marvel Characters Who Could Have Survived Iron Man’s Endgame Snap

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By Black Widow

Avengers: Endgame delivered one of the most iconic moments in the Marvel Cinematic Universe when Iron Man made the ultimate sacrifice by wielding the Infinity Stones to defeat Thanos.

However, as the MCU expands into the Multiverse Saga, it becomes evident that there were other superheroes who could have survived this critical act.

1. Hulk

Smart Hulk, with his combined intellect and strength, successfully used the Infinity Stones in Avengers: Endgame, proving that he could have survived the snap.

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2. Thor

As one of the MCU’s strongest heroes, Thor’s resilience and physical might make him a candidate to endure the snap’s consequences.

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3. Scarlet Witch

Scarlet Witch’s immense power and her continued growth in the Multiverse Saga suggest that she could have handled the Infinity Stones without sacrificing herself.

4. Mighty Thor (Jane Foster)

Mighty Thor, equipped with Mjölnir and formidable strength, would likely have survived the snap, given her durability.

5. Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel’s origin, tied to the Space Stone, grants her immense energy absorption abilities, making her a contender to withstand the snap’s effects.

6. Captain America

Captain America’s Super Soldier serum-enhanced durability and resilience could have enabled him to survive the snap.

7. She-Hulk

Jennifer Walters, as She-Hulk, demonstrated great strength and control, making her a strong candidate for enduring the snap’s impact.

8. G’iah

G’iah, empowered by The Harvest DNA, possesses a wide array of abilities, possibly making her the most powerful character in the MCU and capable of surviving the snap.

9. Gilgamesh

An Eternal with incredible strength, Gilgamesh could likely have survived the snap, especially considering his comic book counterpart’s power level.

10. Adam Warlock

While still in his infancy in the MCU, Adam Warlock is expected to grow in strength, making him a potential candidate to survive the snap when he reaches his full potential.

11. Hercules

Hercules, with his mythic strength, teased in Thor: Love and Thunder, would be a formidable contender to survive the snap.

12. Wolverine

Though not officially introduced in the MCU, Wolverine’s superhuman strength and rapid healing abilities would have been crucial for his survival if he had volunteered to perform the snap.

Iron Man’s heroic sacrifice in Avengers: Endgame served as a poignant culmination of his character arc. However, as the MCU continues to evolve, it’s clear that other superheroes possess the potential to wield the Infinity Stones and survive the snap.

These characters represent the diverse and expanding roster of the MCU, each with unique strengths and abilities that could have altered the course of that climactic moment in the Infinity Saga.