Whose death is being avenged in Avengers: Infinity War?

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I was under the impression, given the name, that the team of Avengers are avenging the death of one of the team (sometimes it's the extended team). So in A:IW, who is being avenged?

The reason I ask is ... so many die.


The IMDB trivia page for The Avengers says, "Agent Phil Coulson... is killed off in the middle of the film, giving the Avengers someone to avenge."

The IMDB trivia page for Avengers: Age of Ultron says, "For the first time, a major hero ... dies permanently in the Marvel Cinematic Universe."

Best Answer

The Avengers aren't called the Avengers because they avenge each other. They're called that (at least within the MCU) because they avenge the people of Earth in general. In the first Avengers film Tony Stark tells Loki something like this:

If we can't save the Earth, you can be damn well sure we'll avenge it.

So if they're avenging anyone in Infinity War, it's the people Thanos has already killed in his quest for the Infinity Stones, and the people he may yet kill.

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Who died in Avengers: Infinity War list?

  • Loki. Of course, it just had to be a betrayal. ...
  • Heimdall. Yep, at Thanos' hand again (that becomes quite the theme, as you'll soon see). ...
  • Gamora. This one really stings. ...
  • Ebony Maw. ...
  • Proxima Midnight. ...
  • Cull Obsidian. ...
  • Corvus Glaive. ...
  • Vision.

Who dies at Beginning of Infinity War?

The Russo brothers, who directed both films, let audiences know early on in Infinity War that no character was safe: fan favorite Loki is killed off in the first few minutes. Other characters met an ugly fate at the hands of Thanos and his minions, including Gamora (more on that later).

Who dies when Thanos snaps his fingers?

T'Challa aka Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) was shown to be a victim of Thanos' snap during Avengers: Infinity War. The king of Wakanda was one of the first characters to turn to dust, and his vanishing came just a few months after his solo film was released.

Who survived the Blip?

In the series it is also shown that Yelena Belova / Black Widow was also blipped and that Maya Lopez / Echo and her father, William, survived the Blip, only for William to later die in an attack facilitated by their employer, Wilson Fisk / Kingpin.


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