Iron Man's best quantifiable feats of power

A few people keep acting like Tony's some dude who can't survive a serious hit from Thor or even contend with the Thing or Red Hulk which is false. Even without the scaling he can:

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Casually drill through the entire Earth in basically his oldest suit
Tanked getting slammed deep into the Earth by Ramrod(who was implied to be a planetary threat multiple times) which also shakes the Earth -Iron Man(1963) #36
Tanked getting slammed deep into the Earth by Ramrod(who was implied to be a planetary threat multiple times) which also shakes the Earth -Iron Man(1963) #36
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Escaped from the pull of Galactus' universal black hole after being charged by Thor
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Used his power to help create and tank an explosion that destroyed several mountain ranges, and was felt all the way on the opposite side of the world(despite him previously tanking Mountain shattering blows from Fin Fang Foom/Mandarin. This blast did vaporize Fin Fang Foom if you do want to bring scaling into it) -Iron Man(1968) #275
With no strain Iron Man releases high-frequency sonics equal to at least 2,000 fricken DECIBELS. This feat is legit slept on(I'm just gonna say IRL this would've been a lot more catastrophic) -Avengers(1998)
With no strain Iron Man releases high-frequency sonics equal to at least 2,000 fricken DECIBELS. This feat is legit slept on(I'm just gonna say IRL this would've been a lot more catastrophic) -Avengers(1998)
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He escapes from the center of a Black Hole created by the Godkiller self destructing (scans may be out of order). This a strength, durability, and speed feat. A normal Black Hole would at least be putting on the intensified pressure of a star. This black hole was a bit bigger than Earth so it had 24 times the mass of the sun(and I'm probably unintentionally low-balling here tbh). Keep in mind a black hole with the diameter of a city is still 3 times the mass of the sun. -Iron Man(2013) #16
Iron Man trades blows with and defeats Magneto who was explicitly using the power of the sun's magnetic field.
Iron Man trades blows with and defeats Magneto who was explicitly using the power of the sun's magnetic field.
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Shrugs off point-blank Dyson Sphere destruction via Sols Hammer(for reference this could destroy planets and wipe out the Shi'ar empire at 2% power) (scans are definitely out of order) -Avengers(2013) #44

Scans in order(hopefully)

While wearing his oldest armor he calculates that a punch from classic red n gold armor would make him a grease spot somewhere 6 states away -Iron Man Epic Collection #14
While wearing his oldest armor he calculates that a punch from classic red n gold armor would make him a grease spot somewhere 6 states away -Iron Man Epic Collection #14
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He shrugs off and fodderizes some people with power suits that had the firepower of some small countries in his classic armor -Iron Man(1998)
He reacts to and uses his shields to no-sell a blast that had a high enough yield propellant to go to Mars and back. This oneshotted the Hulk but I'm pretty sure it's impressive without scaling.
He reacts to and uses his shields to no-sell a blast that had a high enough yield propellant to go to Mars and back. This oneshotted the Hulk but I'm pretty sure it's impressive without scaling.
We see Tony and Nick Fury discuss the Subterranean Argonaut causing seismic activity on the Persian Gulf(among other things) -Iron Man(2005) #12
We see Tony and Nick Fury discuss the Subterranean Argonaut causing seismic activity on the Persian Gulf(among other things) -Iron Man(2005) #12
This is how big the Gulf looks on Earth for reference(keep in mind that Extremis Tony outclassed and fodderized all of the Argonauts)
This is how big the Gulf looks on Earth for reference(keep in mind that Extremis Tony outclassed and fodderized all of the Argonauts)
A prototype Iron Man armor created/withstood a planetary EMP so powerful that it was stated every nuke ever created being detonated at once couldn't match the surge(essentially a massively planetary electrical discharge or at least briefly caused one, yikes) -Fantastic four(1998) #15
A prototype Iron Man armor created/withstood a planetary EMP so powerful that it was stated every nuke ever created being detonated at once couldn't match the surge(essentially a massively planetary electrical discharge or at least briefly caused one, yikes) -Fantastic four(1998) #15
On short notice he was able to bring out repulsors and ultrasonics with enough FORCE to power a continent(without even draining his power). Keep in mind Iron Man was using a mobile CAR armor, not really built to be able to hang with the Hulk. This was an Extremis amped Doc Green Hulk who was angrier than ever on top of that.
On short notice he was able to bring out repulsors and ultrasonics with enough FORCE to power a continent(without even draining his power). Keep in mind Iron Man was using a mobile CAR armor, not really built to be able to hang with the Hulk. This was an Extremis amped Doc Green Hulk who was angrier than ever on top of that.

Honorable mentions

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Iron Man destroys mountains with the shockwaves of his punches and no-sells one falling on him (Note that these scans are completely out of order) -Marvel Feature(1971) #12
These were the size of the mountains for reference
These were the size of the mountains for reference
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Iron Man cancels out Earthquakes that would be 9-11 on the Richter Scale -Iron Man(1968) Annual 12
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Iron Man crashes into a man-made island moving at great speeds hard enough to put it to a stop and send cracks throughout the entire island while holding back in order to not kill everyone
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He crashed into the Earth hard enough to crack his SKIN armor which is low-grade adamantium/nearly as hard as adamantium
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Iron Man had a mountain fall on him and casually busted through it(scans are completely out of order BTW)
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Iron Man casually tanking 5 modern nukes dropped on him at less than 5% power
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Iron Man obliterates a mountain the size of Manhattan thrown at him by Terrax on impact
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Scans are pretty out of order but Iron Man takes a blast from Thanos that was stated by Galactus to be destroying parts of the galaxy and demolished the West Coast(13 countries) head on.(note that the West Coast was demolished despite Iron Man intercepting the blast in space and not even touching the ground)
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Tanks several explosions that put considerable craters on the moon
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Scans are wildly out of order but you can read lol Iron Man catches and tanks a West Coast destroying Satellite(it could turn the West Coast into a crater with just its Kinetic energy alone)
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Casually sends Iron Clad flying miles away in his neon classic armor with a repulsor boosted punch
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In his classic armor he was able to blast a massive hole through multiple mountains dropped on them by molecule man with one full power repulsor blast. Thor even said he was struggling get through those mountains and they were stated to be dense enough to go on for miles. This feat probably exceeds a gigaton of force at least. His newer armors should be a lot more powerful.
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(Scans are from right to left in order) Iron Man reacts to and stops a small megatsunami with an enlarged casual repulsor blast -Iron Man: Fatal Frontier #1

Special suits

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caused massive explosions and continued to fight inside of them while no-selling lightning
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shook the city including helicopters with its punches and leveled multiple buildings; punched Hulk across the city withstood being punched back across the city. I think they even caused some mini tsunamis in a retelling. This all happened in a fight that was just a few moments long
(The retelling of the fight above) They clash in mid-air in the middle of city so hard it breaks buildings and effects the surrounding bodies of water.
(The retelling of the fight above) They clash in mid-air in the middle of city so hard it breaks buildings and effects the surrounding bodies of water.
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Godkiller MK 2(just gigantic like the Dark celestials, was implied to be able to kill them during self-destruction, and it had the power of 14 nuclear reactors). They were fighting and causing destruction on a country-wide range for decent amount of time.

Extras

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Iron Man generates and tanks heat that bothers Thor enough to make him say "It is though the Sun itself has come to Midgard!"
Thor has actually been in the center of the Sun before
Thor has actually been in the center of the Sun before
Iron Man compares the new Arc Reactor for the Bleeding Edge to a man-made Star. You might say this is hyperbole but...
Iron Man compares the new Arc Reactor for the Bleeding Edge to a man-made Star. You might say this is hyperbole but...
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Iron Man(with a little amp) stunned Mangog with a Uni-beam in the same armor he's describing
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Mangog shrugged off a supernova before

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