By James oct/ Oct 5, 2022

Top 10 Marvel Cinematic Universe's Most Powerful Characters

Since Paste first published this list ten years ago. New episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants, The Simpsons, Family Guy, and South Park are released like clockwork every year.

Top 10 MCU Powerful Characters

But they only represent the very top of the iceberg, though. Traditional cable networks have developed new and fascinating animated characters and worlds. On the other hand, streaming services have enabled even more creators to produce the animated shows they want to.

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Arishem the Judge, one of the Celestials, is a powerful being whose true potential is only dimly understood by humans. Arishem is so strong that he gave birth to the Eternals,


Doctor Strange can only partially use time travel to halt Dormammu's arrival; without the Time Stone, he would be unable to do so. The Dark Dimension's ruler


He Who Remains, also known as Kang, hasn't been fully revealed to us, but from what we have seen, it is obvious that he is a force that the Avengers have never had to worry about.

He Who Remains

Due to his divine status, Thor frequently faces the most existential enemies in his films. Thor: Love and Thunder give him a glimpse of Eternity, a force so potent that it can fulfill any wish, no matter what it may be.


Wanda was destined to be the most dominant person in the group. However, it wasn't until WandaVision, where she was formally introduced as the Scarlet Witch (of prophecy, apparently), that her plot began to pay off, and her abilities started to devolve in a profoundly evil way.

Scarlet Witch

Before taking the focus, Thanos had been teased for more than five years, but when he finally did, his appearance was anything but disappointing. By that time, he already possessed a few Infinity stones, but it was obvious that stone or no stone, he was powerful.

Thanos (With Stones)

Captain Marvel is so powerful that she can essentially change the dynamic of any fight she's a part of. When she shows up at the end of Endgame, her arrival single-handedly turns the tide.

Captain Marvel

The fact that Thor was by far the most powerful member of the original core Avengers can be hidden by the fact that he seems like a fun guy to hang out with. For starters, he can fly thanks to his hammer, and on top of that, he has lightning-like powers.


Even though he is only a wizard, Doctor Strange is a damn good one. He demonstrated that he had the magic required to aid America in escaping Wanda even after losing the time stone and the Sorcerer Supreme title.

Doctor Strange

Iron Man has been a continuously evolving Avenger thanks to Tony Stark's mind-blowing genius, developing from welded and soldered-together parts to virtually invisible nanotechnology that can envelop Tony's body in seconds.

Iron Man

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