Most powerful MCU superheroes ranked.

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Posted by Mister_Surreal (11885 posts) 11 months, 1 day ago

Poll: Most powerful MCU superheroes ranked. (79 votes)

Completely accurate 3%
Mostly accurate 30%
Moderately correct 34%
Almost completely wrong 18%
Dead wrong 15%

I was thinking about how powerful the MCU superheroes have gotten after Infinity War, so I decided to make a list to rank them based on their power levels. Keep in mind, this is just my opinion, so please stay polite and respect what I say even if you disagree with it.

1. Thor

2. Scarlet Witch

3. Doctor Strange (no time stone)

4. Ironman (Bleeding Edge Armor)

5. Mantis

6. Hulk

7. Vision

8. Ant-Man

9. War Machine

10. Heimdall

11. Valkyrie

12. Loki (If he counts as a hero)

13. Spiderman

14. Quicksilver

15. Black Panther

16. Falcon

17. Gamora

18. Captain America

19. Winter Soldier

20. Star-Lord

21. Luke Cage

22. Drax

23. The Wasp

24. Iron Fist

25. Groot (Teenager)

26. Rocket (with gun)

27. Jessica Jones

28. Daredevil

29. Okoye

20. Black Widow

31. Hawkeye (no surprise there)

Again, this is just my opinion. But do you agree with my list? If not, how would you change it?

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#1 Edited by GateOfBabylon (4740 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it's mostly accurate, but many characters have different strengths for different conditions so there is no one true list.

For example:

  • Hawkeye could be much higher due to his versatility and range but if you're only judging by CQC then I get it.
  • Same deal for Falcon and Cap, but this time you put the one with range and versatility at a higher spot.
  • Same deal for Cap and Star-Lord again, but now the one with range and versatility is lower.
  • Scarlet Witch has better offensive abilities but Strange has better hax and counter offenses.
  • Loki could be placed above Valkyrie and Heimdall despite having lower stats due to his magic.
  • Mantis is too high, she has a useful ability that works on even Thanos but she's an absolute glass cannon and needs physical contact to use her powers.

These are the ones I can think of and spot for now.

But your list is mostly spot-on.

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#2 Posted by AngelJax (11863 posts) - - Show Bio

The order can be fixed but I agree with the general order and tiering.

Expect Mantis who is way too high.

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#3 Posted by deactivated-5bb6a6f86dc65 (4972 posts) - - Show Bio

mantis isn't above hulk

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#4 Edited by MarvelandDCfan24 (7800 posts) - - Show Bio

Dr strange is stronger than SW

Why is Mantis so high lol

Awful list

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#5 Posted by RuthlessKiller (1041 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it's mostly accurate, but many characters have different strengths for different conditions so there is no one true list.

For example:

  • Hawkeye could be much higher due to his versatility and range but if you're only judging by CQC then I get it.
  • Same deal for Falcon and Cap, but this time you put the one with range and versatility at a higher spot.
  • Same deal for Cap and Star-Lord again, but now the one with range and versatility is lower.
  • Scarlet Witch has better offensive abilities but Strange has better hax and counter offenses.
  • Loki could be placed above Valkyrie and Heimdall despite having lower stats due to his magic.
  • Mantis is too high, she has a useful ability that works on even Thanos but she's an absolute glass cannon and needs physical contact to use her powers.

These are the ones I can think of and spot for now.

But your list is mostly spot-on.

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#6 Posted by SeaGod (4819 posts) - - Show Bio

No Quake?

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#7 Posted by Lan_Fan (16919 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't agree with the list as a whole, except that Thor is number #1.

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#8 Posted by TheSpartanB345T (4627 posts) - - Show Bio

Why isn't Cap #1?

Of course, Thor is second, being star-level.

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#9 Posted by macleen (3689 posts) - - Show Bio

why is mantis s high?

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#10 Posted by Emanresu_20 (3113 posts) - - Show Bio
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#11 Edited by rem (2753 posts) - - Show Bio

Why is the wasp below Scott? And if Quake was here, she’d be like number 3 or 2

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#12 Posted by DannyPhantom (313 posts) - - Show Bio

@rem: I think cause he can go giant

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#13 Posted by Stalin-Is-Steel (3586 posts) - - Show Bio

Witch is way too high, Mantis is mostly useless.

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#14 Posted by King-Ragnar (4652 posts) - - Show Bio

Captain America should be number one. Lowballers

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#15 Posted by GateOfBabylon (4740 posts) - - Show Bio

Valkyrie beat Loki pretty easily dude.

When Loki went up against her in a pure H2H.

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#16 Posted by The_Fub (1693 posts) - - Show Bio

@gateofbabylon: Exactly. No illusions or anything. Plus, per statements, he can do stuff like turn himself into a snake.

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#17 Posted by foxerdes (10416 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_fub: Which doesn't seem to differ much from turning himself into Odin. I would say that it's not very useful in a fight. Frankly, it seems to be one of those joke references like Danny beating a real dragon.

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#18 Posted by GateOfBabylon (4740 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_fub: Yep. With illusions and trickery, I can see him pulling a win over Valkyrie.

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#19 Posted by The_Badman (2725 posts) - - Show Bio

I think both Strange and Wanda should be above Thor.

Wanda has TP, which few people in MCU have a counter to.

Strange's fight against Thanos is more impressive than Thor's and he has a lot of hax.

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#20 Posted by Mister_Surreal (11885 posts) - - Show Bio

@marvelanddcfan24 said:

Dr strange is stronger than SW

Why is Mantis so high lol

Awful list

You don't have to be rude.

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#21 Edited by jayc1324 (26432 posts) - - Show Bio

It really depends how much you value overall stats, because people like Strange and SW can easily be taken out as they are glass cannons. Mantis too, she was only effective against Thanos when literally the entire team was holding him down. Someone like Iron Man is above them to me, because he can take a hit. But it is a good list if you are not taking stuff like that into account.

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#22 Posted by Mister_Surreal (11885 posts) - - Show Bio
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#23 Posted by Kevd4wg (12848 posts) - - Show Bio

I think both Strange and Wanda should be above Thor.

Wanda has TP, which few people in MCU have a counter to.

Strange's fight against Thanos is more impressive than Thor's and he has a lot of hax.

I'm pretty sure beating and almost killing a far more powerful version of an opponent easily > briefly stalling a weaker one no?

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#24 Posted by camilopezo (2125 posts) - - Show Bio

Drax is too low.

He is stronger than Gamora.

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#25 Posted by The_Badman (2725 posts) - - Show Bio

@kevd4wg: In Thor's encounter with Thanos, Thanos didn't use any of the gauntlet's powers other than energy projection, unlike during his fight with Strange where he used several of the stones. Also I felt Thor took Thanos by surprise, who wasn't expecting a weapon created to specifically counter him Strange's fight with Thanos was longer than Thor's, which wasn't even a fight, but Thor taking Thanos by surprise and hitting him with lightning first then throwing Stormbreaker at him. The main reason I put Strange above Thor is because I feel if the two fight, Strange can take away Stormbreaker from Thor.

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#26 Posted by Kevd4wg (12848 posts) - - Show Bio

@kevd4wg: In Thor's encounter with Thanos, Thanos didn't use any of the gauntlet's powers other than energy projection, unlike during his fight with Strange where he used several of the stones. Also I felt Thor took Thanos by surprise, who wasn't expecting a weapon created to specifically counter him Strange's fight with Thanos was longer than Thor's, which wasn't even a fight, but Thor taking Thanos by surprise and hitting him with lightning first then throwing Stormbreaker at him. The main reason I put Strange above Thor is because I feel if the two fight, Strange can take away Stormbreaker from Thor.

Strange literally can't do anything though. His only method of victory is incapacitatation/bfr. Both of which can be easily dealt with by Thor. Strange honestly had no hope of defeating Thanos, he was just stalling him.

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#27 Posted by The_Badman (2725 posts) - - Show Bio

@kevd4wg: How will Thor deal with BFR? Strange could've beaten Thanos had he used the Eye. Thor has no counter to the Eye as well.

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#28 Posted by TheBeardOfZues (2801 posts) - - Show Bio

Thor, Tony, and Strange are numbers 1-3.

Mantis is too high, Hawkeye is too low I'd rather have him on my team than Bucky, Falcon, BW, DD, JJ, or Gamora.

Star Lord is too low, he should be the highest ranked street tier on the list.

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#29 Posted by Ready_4_Madness (17586 posts) - - Show Bio

I have Strange over Thor, he’s more versatile.

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#30 Posted by Kevd4wg (12848 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_badman said:

@kevd4wg: How will Thor deal with BFR? Strange could've beaten Thanos had he used the Eye. Thor has no counter to the Eye as well.

For some reason I was thinking the Bifrost could, but it can't. The Eye isn't actually Strange and this is based on character's powers. Plus, I can flip that around, how does Strange deal with one lightning bolt, he's a complete glass canon.

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#31 Edited by Boringbob101 (174 posts) - - Show Bio
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#32 Edited by deactivated-5bdbf1dc6fdcc (2121 posts) - - Show Bio

Replace Wanda with Thor

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#33 Posted by The_Badman (2725 posts) - - Show Bio
@kevd4wg said:

@the_badman said:

@kevd4wg: How will Thor deal with BFR? Strange could've beaten Thanos had he used the Eye. Thor has no counter to the Eye as well.

For some reason I was thinking the Bifrost could, but it can't. The Eye isn't actually Strange and this is based on character's powers. Plus, I can flip that around, how does Strange deal with one lightning bolt, he's a complete glass canon.

Eh, well I consider the eye to be standard gear for him so I brought it up. Strange is a glass canon, but I believe his shields can block lighting. I'm not saying Strange can react to lightning, but Thor usually gives away that he's about to use lightning by raising his hammer/axe or some other gesture.

The main reason I consider Strange to be above Thor is that his BFR capabilities (like going into the mirror dimension and whatnot, turning the surroundings into a kaleidoscope) seems pretty hax. Look at how he put Loki in an endless loop in Ragnarok. Thor has more raw destructive power but Strange seems too versatile.

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#34 Posted by Kevd4wg (12848 posts) - - Show Bio

@kevd4wg said:

@the_badman said:

@kevd4wg: How will Thor deal with BFR? Strange could've beaten Thanos had he used the Eye. Thor has no counter to the Eye as well.

For some reason I was thinking the Bifrost could, but it can't. The Eye isn't actually Strange and this is based on character's powers. Plus, I can flip that around, how does Strange deal with one lightning bolt, he's a complete glass canon.

Eh, well I consider the eye to be standard gear for him so I brought it up. Strange is a glass canon, but I believe his shields can block lighting. I'm not saying Strange can react to lightning, but Thor usually gives away that he's about to use lightning by raising his hammer/axe or some other gesture.

The main reason I consider Strange to be above Thor is that his BFR capabilities (like going into the mirror dimension and whatnot, turning the surroundings into a kaleidoscope) seems pretty hax. Look at how he put Loki in an endless loop in Ragnarok. Thor has more raw destructive power but Strange seems too versatile.

Fair enough, I think it's mostly a disagreement between power vs versatility

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#35 Posted by The_Badman (2725 posts) - - Show Bio

@kevd4wg:

Fair enough, I think it's mostly a disagreement between power vs versatility

Yep. I value versatility over raw power.

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#36 Posted by deathstroke512 (2375 posts) - - Show Bio

*looks at the list from start*

#1 not cap,wrong list.

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#37 Posted by EmmaFrostXmen (3378 posts) - - Show Bio

Yea I agree but I say Thor and Wanda are interchangeable. Without Stormbreaker I say Wanda can beat him, and with Stormbreaker Thor can beat her.

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#38 Posted by yuuki157 (370 posts) - - Show Bio

@jayc1324: Mantis put a Celestial to sleep too,i think some people forget this

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#39 Posted by yuuki157 (370 posts) - - Show Bio

no Quake :(

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#40 Posted by KanyeCosby (7342 posts) - - Show Bio

Why is Drax so low? He is clearly superior to Luke Cage and he is stronger than Gamora.

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#41 Posted by Thorthunder98 (6897 posts) - - Show Bio

Depends on your criteria but I guess it's moderately accurate, Mantis is way high imo she's a glass cannon and mostly useless in a fight but I guess her powers can subdue extremely powerful people.

But either way Hawkeye is much more powerful than Black Widow I don't get why people ever put her above him he is much more valuable in a battle his trick arrows deal much more damage than she can ever do.

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#42 Posted by Darkthunder (3458 posts) - - Show Bio

Strange over Thor

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#43 Posted by Ready_4_Madness (17586 posts) - - Show Bio

Strange should be first don’t @ me

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#44 Posted by Dogzee (528 posts) - - Show Bio

Hulk is over Ironman. Are you people on drugs or just really this dumb? Lemme just drop the feats of Ironman getting clapped by Cull Obsidian as he failed to even scratch Cull.

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Ironman is not ever beating Hulk in a fight when he struggled to keep up with someone who by feats Hulk is stronger and more durable than, not to mention his healing factor. Hulk is number 3 PERIODT. Strange is moved up to 2 btw.

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#45 Posted by Dogzee (528 posts) - - Show Bio

Also Mantis being that high is stupid as hell. She can put people to sleep.... Okay? In a fight she would get her ass knocked out by the likes of Pepper before she even got the chance to do so.

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#46 Posted by phisigmatau (2093 posts) - - Show Bio

bro you kiilllled your credibility when you put mantis so high.

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#47 Posted by ourmanuel (12629 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, guess which blonde character’s gonna be number 1 :)

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#48 Posted by Richubs (6546 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't think Scarlet Witch and Mantis deserve to be that high.

They are not very useful in combat.

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#49 Posted by Supermanthor (22700 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, guess which blonde character’s gonna be number 1 :)

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