How is MCU Thor a city buster?

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#1 Posted by Marvelitez (311 posts) - - Show Bio
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Could someone please explain to me how this is city busting? Last time I checked Thor struck a vibranium bomb and it caused the explosion but apparently I'm wrong as everywhere I turn this is referenced as city busting.

Recently saw a thread with majority votes saying Thanos could not replicate yet this same Thanos trashed "star" level Thor? I like AoU. I've seen it more than Endgame and I prefer it... I CAN'T be missing something dozens of others have somehow seen. This is as bad as Thor being a village buster because he broke some unstable ice in Frost Giant land or the Bifrost being a planet busting force because it could do the same but worse if left running

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#2 Posted by MarvelandDCfan24 (8218 posts) - - Show Bio

Thor is a planet buster in the minds of MCU fanboys

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#3 Posted by Heatforce (6875 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't think it was ever stated the Vibranium core was explosive. But either way it was around city lvl. Just not sure if it's small city - large city due to

1. Iron Man

2. The Vibranium core

3. The city being dislodged from the earth

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#4 Posted by The_Hajduk (7284 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah regardless of any context aiding Thor, it’s still around city level. The explosion is much larger than Sokovia and turned it all to ash.

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#5 Posted by Darkthunder (3746 posts) - - Show Bio

No he isn't city level but he is city block level.

Vibranium bomb is nothing. Vibranium doesn't explode when struck by lightning. Iron man and Thor created a heat seal. This is a good durability feat for Thor though

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#6 Posted by godzilla44 (7940 posts) - - Show Bio

No he isn't city level but he is city block level.

Vibranium bomb is nothing. Vibranium doesn't explode when struck by lightning. Iron man and Thor created a heat seal. This is a good durability feat for Thor though

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#7 Posted by Mrnoital (8475 posts) - - Show Bio

He's not

Ironman made a heat seal doubling back the energy created by the machine, when thor hit it, it cracked releasing the energy, the fact that people ignore literally everything Tony said in that scene gets really sad

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#8 Posted by deactivated-5d7ad417f1919 (115 posts) - - Show Bio

It was never stated to be a bomb, but I assume Thor was needed, so he should roughly be around that level of power.

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#9 Posted by Crater_Maker (303 posts) - - Show Bio

Thor just cracked the Vibranium core releasing the stored energy.

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#10 Posted by Crater_Maker (303 posts) - - Show Bio

Thor just cracked the Vibranium core releasing the stored energy.

Now all that’s left is for the MCU to elaborate how durable Vibranium is.

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#11 Posted by Crater_Maker (303 posts) - - Show Bio

Thor just cracked the Vibranium core releasing the stored energy.

Now all that’s left is for the MCU to elaborate how durable Vibranium is.

It’s worth noting the pillar Thor cracked wasn’t damaged by the explosion.

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#12 Edited by thanosii (3258 posts) - - Show Bio

Small city to town level maybe. Thor burst Sokovia on his own, Starks heat seal doubled back the energy to vaporize the city. Thor alone would have broken it into large pieces that would still kill thousands.

That feat is also consistent with the Jorteinhiem bursting and Asgard palace bursting which was mountain size

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#13 Posted by Kevd4wg (14230 posts) - - Show Bio

I mean, that's a city

and it got busted

so...

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#14 Edited by Ashrym (238 posts) - - Show Bio

@mrnoital said:

He's not

Ironman made a heat seal doubling back the energy created by the machine, when thor hit it, it cracked releasing the energy, the fact that people ignore literally everything Tony said in that scene gets really sad

This is my understanding. The energy that destroyed Sokovia came from the machine, not Thor.

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#15 Posted by incursion2 (2565 posts) - - Show Bio

I mean he busted a huge chunk of Jorteinhiem so I don't see why its so unbelievable that he could bust a large town or small city level area.

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#16 Posted by Magneto1995 (52 posts) - - Show Bio

With a weapon and a charged strike he is multi building level but no he's not City level. A true city level being is Godzilla or Surtur.

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#17 Posted by Supermanfan1938 (1055 posts) - - Show Bio

No. Thor is not city level, definitely not planet level, most definitely not star level and most absolutely certainly not universe level.

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#18 Posted by Marvelitez (311 posts) - - Show Bio

@kevd4wg said:

I mean, that's a city

and it got busted

so...

I mean he busted a huge chunk of Jorteinhiem so I don't see why its so unbelievable that he could bust a large town or small city level area.

Ah it never fails. Two ignorants who can't read the OP or understand context of the movie. Thor's power didn't bust the city and Johtenheim was a dying ice planet only stated a bazillion times. 90% of comicvine is you two

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#19 Posted by KryptonianKing88 (461 posts) - - Show Bio

@magneto1995: Just the shockwave of the Sokovia hit was cityblock level. Who ever's on the other end of that hammer is gonna need more than multi building level durability

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#20 Edited by Mrnoital (8475 posts) - - Show Bio

@incursion2 said:

I mean he busted a huge chunk of Jorteinhiem so I don't see why its so unbelievable that he could bust a large town or small city level area.

that was an attack he never replicated, most people think that was him using force to destroy the ice, most people didn't look closely enough, look real close, he holds the hammer up and just touches the handle to the ground, Jotunheim was destroyed by lightning alone

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#21 Posted by incursion2 (2565 posts) - - Show Bio

@mrnoital: I mean it's still his lightning that destroyed jotunheim regardless. It was a charged strike. I dont think the feat can be completely disregarded.

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#22 Posted by Mrnoital (8475 posts) - - Show Bio

@incursion2: but we know that Thor said he used his strongest lightning ever against Hela, and it only destroyed a balcony on Asgard, this just goes to show how weak the ice on that dying planet really was

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#23 Posted by Marvelitez (311 posts) - - Show Bio

This ^

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#24 Posted by Lan_Fan (18544 posts) - - Show Bio

Bruh...

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#25 Posted by Kevd4wg (14230 posts) - - Show Bio

@marvelitez:

90% of comicvine is you two

Sweet, I'm above 10%

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#26 Edited by KryptonianKing88 (461 posts) - - Show Bio

@mrnoital: It's very common in fiction for powerful attacks to have weak environmental damage. Writers arent gonna have every punch disturb the weather or crack buildings. Thing KO'd Hulk and the shockwave was like shack level with non existant environmental damage. Thanos KO's Hulk without even busting the ships walls, etc. I severely doubt Thor's strongest lightning is small balcony level

Also can any one provide a quote for a vibranium bomb? From what I remember, Iron Man heated the thing so Thor's energy would stay within Sokovia and not spread out, vaporizing it

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#27 Posted by Marvelitez (311 posts) - - Show Bio

@kryptonianking88: No watch the movie. The energy source for the jets lifting the city into the air was simply destroyed and Iron Man had th3 energy double back and pulverize the city with the help of Thor.

Thor's energy ain't even multi building level

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#28 Edited by KryptonianKing88 (461 posts) - - Show Bio
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@marvelitez: Can't speak for what happened in Sokovia but his energy is multi building level

You're lowballing. Look at that initial shockwave, that's all Thor. By scaling, it's above multi building too. Thanos survives 2 snaps and still was screaming in pain when he was pinned by lightning. It also charged Iron Man to 400%.

The followup explosion may however be from this so called "vibranium bomb"

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#29 Posted by IndomitableRegal (17650 posts) - - Show Bio

@ashrym said:
@mrnoital said:

He's not

Ironman made a heat seal doubling back the energy created by the machine, when thor hit it, it cracked releasing the energy, the fact that people ignore literally everything Tony said in that scene gets really sad

This is my understanding. The energy that destroyed Sokovia came from the machine, not Thor.

Yeah, that's how I remember it. Granted I haven't watched the movie in some time, but still, I distinctly remember that Thor didn't just do that with his own power.

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#30 Posted by destinyman75 (15927 posts) - - Show Bio

@kevd4wg: Technically that would make you top two percentage wouldn't it??

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#31 Posted by JefferydeDucke (680 posts) - - Show Bio

he would’ve crumbled the city but needed the seal to completely disintegrate it

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#32 Posted by TakenStew22 (5806 posts) - - Show Bio

@darkthunder said:

No he isn't city level but he is city block level.

Vibranium bomb is nothing. Vibranium doesn't explode when struck by lightning. Iron man and Thor created a heat seal. This is a good durability feat for Thor though

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#33 Posted by TakenStew22 (5806 posts) - - Show Bio

Also, once again, it wasn't a full city bust. Just a CHUNK of it.

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#34 Posted by Kirkseven (3633 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll say maybe town level for now. Certainly wasn't a full on city by any stretch.

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#35 Posted by macleen (3767 posts) - - Show Bio

He's not, there is a mountain of context (from heat seals to magnetic fields) behind that feat that almost all Thor fans ignore. The only thing Thor busted was the initial shockwave which was around block level.

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#36 Posted by a8612152 (32 posts) - - Show Bio

He's not a city buster, he's a mountain buster.

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#38 Posted by eri123 (6968 posts) - - Show Bio

@godzilla44 said:
@darkthunder said:

No he isn't city level but he is city block level.

Vibranium bomb is nothing. Vibranium doesn't explode when struck by lightning. Iron man and Thor created a heat seal. This is a good durability feat for Thor though

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#39 Posted by Bayman007 (2820 posts) - - Show Bio

He's not

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#40 Posted by CocaColaMan (1695 posts) - - Show Bio

He still would have cracked the landmass, which was millions of tons at the absolute very least. People mistake this for the Vibranium spire, since FRIDAY said "it," but considering it was shown that the spire was perfectly intact in Homecoming, and right after FRIDAY talked about how that's not enough and there would still be an impact that was devastating, I believe she was talking about the landmass. That's why Tony mentioned reversing the energy, so it wouldn't be cracked, but disintegrated.

People may argue that Thor then could have just done that a few times. Thing is, it took him 16 or so seconds to charge up this hit, and he had to wait for everyone to get off the city in the first place. It would have taken too much time.

This is his only DC feat on that level, though, and he needed massive charge up. He couldn't pull this off in a combat setting.

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#42 Posted by ByondEon (2919 posts) - - Show Bio

Thor is easily moon level since he overpowered Thanos and Thanos is moon level in the MCU...

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he isnt.

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