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Posted by immoralimmortal (1121 posts) 3 months, 22 days ago

Poll: In Terms Of Striking Power: Is DCEU Aquaman Closer To MCU Cap or MCU Thor? (61 votes)

MCU Thor 39%
MCU Cap 61%

in terms of striking power (on land) is he closer to MCU Cap's level or MCU Thor?

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#1 Posted by buildhare (8710 posts) - - Show Bio

Infinitely closer to Steve.

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#2 Posted by imperialbuttlicker (233 posts) - - Show Bio

I haven't seen some good striking feats for Thor. Pretty much he relied on weapons. I'd say close to Thor

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#3 Posted by Emperorb777 (11280 posts) - - Show Bio

This is the kind of crap I'm talking about, why do people continue to try and place Aquaman anywhere near Cap's tier when Aquaman is very clearly superior to Cap.

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#4 Posted by cooljammy18 (2347 posts) - - Show Bio

This is the kind of crap I'm talking about, why do people continue to try and place Aquaman anywhere near Cap's tier when Aquaman is very clearly superior to Cap.

It's just the absurd amount of MCU bias on this board. That or trolling really.

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#5 Posted by Strike3 (694 posts) - - Show Bio

Spider-Man/Luke Cage - Thor.

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#6 Edited by Red_Ruby_Petal (8239 posts) - - Show Bio

In terms of striking power comparisons, I think he is closer to cap, and that is solely because Thor's striking power is just somewhere else.

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#7 Posted by Thatoneguy2958 (152 posts) - - Show Bio

Cap has better striking feats....so aqualad is closer to Clint.

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#8 Posted by Ready_4_Madness (16521 posts) - - Show Bio

@thatoneguy2958: Aquaman dropped Steppenwolf with a punch, he’s striking is definitely better than Cap’s.

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#10 Posted by Lord_Titan_ (2700 posts) - - Show Bio

In terms of striking power comparisons, I think he is closer to cap, and that is solely because Thor's striking power is just somewhere else.

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#11 Edited by Amcu (16898 posts) - - Show Bio

Just like in the Superman thread what you have to consider is that in order to be closer to Thor he would have to have more than 50% of Thor's striking power. He doesn't so he's automatically closer to Steve.

However he is still far and away superior to Steve.

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#12 Posted by ourmanuel (11895 posts) - - Show Bio

There’s an absurd jump from Cap to Thor.

Not to mention, even comparing aquaman to cap is a gigantic lowball.

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#13 Posted by LJayG (1371 posts) - - Show Bio

He's superior to Steve and inferior to Thor. I'd place him around Ironman's level.

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#14 Posted by DammeFavour (8466 posts) - - Show Bio

Thor's best striking feat without a weapon is flipping the hulk midair without negating his momentum. It's nothing special

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#15 Posted by The_Magister (14268 posts) - - Show Bio

@amcu said:

Just like in the Superman thread what you have to consider is that in order to be closer to Thor he would have to have more than 50% of Thor's striking power. He doesn't so he's automatically closer to Steve.

However he is still far and away superior to Steve.

Not really, he'd have to be in the upper 50% of (Ts - Cs) where Ts = Thor's striking and Cs = Cap's striking. Regardless, I agree that he's closer to Cap since the gap between him and Thor is astronomical.

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#16 Posted by TonyMartial (9695 posts) - - Show Bio

Hes closer to Thor without lightning. With lightning amped punches, hes closer to Steve.

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#17 Posted by Darkthunder (2612 posts) - - Show Bio

Steve

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#18 Posted by jayc1324 (26431 posts) - - Show Bio
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IF YOU SAY HE IS CLOSE TO THOR YOU ARE DELUSIONAL

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#19 Edited by jayc1324 (26431 posts) - - Show Bio

@DammeFavour said:

Thor's best striking feat without a weapon is flipping the hulk midair without negating his momentum. It's nothing special

Yeah let's just ignore the fact that he hurt HULK, ignore the fact it made a huge shockwave, ignore the fact that the shockwave destroyed the area around them.

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#20 Posted by GeorgeWBush (12166 posts) - - Show Bio

He’s not even in the same league as Iron Man let alone Thor lmao

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#21 Posted by mrmonster (15553 posts) - - Show Bio

Thor obviously.

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#22 Posted by Man_of_Miracles (3551 posts) - - Show Bio

I feel like he is pretty squarely in the middle of them honestly. It's such a huge gulf between Cap and Thor that it's hard to say.

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#23 Posted by Strike3 (694 posts) - - Show Bio

@thatoneguy2958: Aquaman dropped Steppenwolf with a punch, he’s striking is definitely better than Cap’s.

After Superman's attacks softened him up.

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#24 Posted by Stormdriven (17923 posts) - - Show Bio

He’s closer to Thor, anyone saying he’s closer to Steve is a wanker if you honestly think he’s close to a multiverse buster in striking strength.

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#25 Edited by DiarrheaRegatta (5179 posts) - - Show Bio

He's closer, maybe even in terms of strength with Thor. Could Cap send Steppenwolf flying in the air with a single punch, or push a submarine against it's weight and water pressure? The answer is obvious.

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#27 Posted by ThEBeStOfTheBeST (11849 posts) - - Show Bio

He's closer, maybe even in terms of strength with Thor. Could Cap send Steppenwolf flying in the air with a single punch, or push a submarine against it's weight and water pressure? The answer is obvious.

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#28 Posted by Strike3 (694 posts) - - Show Bio

@strike3: you’re reaching

Nope. Aquaman couldn't even land the punch or trident with Wonder Woman helping vs Steppenwolf. Where he easily shook off other attacks, Superman's punches clearly staggered, and slowed him down. He looked helpless on the ground, then is hit with heat vision and gets slammed into a wall by Superman. Aquaman's punch sending staggered Steppen a few feet < Superman's punch sending fresh Steppen a good distance.

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#29 Edited by Ready_4_Madness (16521 posts) - - Show Bio

@strike3: that’s all assumptions until proven otherwise. And I’m not comparing Aquaman’s punch with Superman, I’m saying Cap wouldn’t be able to accomplish the same thing.

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#30 Posted by ad-arts (2046 posts) - - Show Bio

Aquaman is closer to Thor in striking power. Thor with no weapon does not have great striking feats. Couple dozen tons at best.

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#31 Posted by mexcomics2078 (2862 posts) - - Show Bio

He is way above cap but at the same time way below Thor

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#32 Posted by kgb725 (19203 posts) - - Show Bio

@emperorb777 said:

This is the kind of crap I'm talking about, why do people continue to try and place Aquaman anywhere near Cap's tier when Aquaman is very clearly superior to Cap.

It's just the absurd amount of MCU bias on this board. That or trolling really.

What MCU bias ? Most people on the battle boards agree DCEU >>>> MCU so not sure what you're talking about.

Also this is a place of feats.

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#33 Posted by destinyman75 (14668 posts) - - Show Bio

Lol Jesus...Thor >>>>>> Aquaman

Aquaman>>> Steve it's not hard. He's not close to Thor. He's above Steve but but still closer to Steve

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#34 Edited by destinyman75 (14668 posts) - - Show Bio

@ad-arts: Aquaman is above Steve but he's wayyyy below Thor....he has a plethora of good ones

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#35 Edited by ad-arts (2046 posts) - - Show Bio

@destinyman75: Thor has no striking feats ( no weapon ) to place him wayyy above Aquaman. He is way above but with the hammer. With no hammer still above, not way above imo. No hammer aqua is closer to Thor, hammer and closer to steve

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#36 Edited by Alavanka (2590 posts) - - Show Bio

It depends on what you're comparing. If we're just looking at punches, then Arthur is closer to Thor. If we account for weapons or elemental powers, then Arthur starts becoming closer to Cap. Thor's uru weapons amped with lightning simply outclass Arthur's trident amped with water by too a huge margin.

Arthur with his trident and water has pretty much equal striking to Thor with Hulk's giant warhammer.

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#37 Posted by CarmineDcMarvel (327 posts) - - Show Bio

Aquaman is tremendously superior to Steve... but also tremendously inferior to Thor. The gap between Thor and Steve is clearly much MUCH greater than anyone is accounting for here. He’s closer to Steve, but has waaaaaaaaay greater striking power than Steve anyway.

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#38 Posted by DammeFavour (8466 posts) - - Show Bio

@jayc1324: he hurt hulk sure, no one is denying that, the Shockwave was just from the lightning, if it wasn't, it would have at least launched them back