The MCU Heroes Ranked from Weakest to Strongest



We take a look at 24 heroes across the Marvel Cinematic Universe and determine who the strongest of all the MCU heroes are. This list was made with the knowledge of characters up to WandaVision from the beginning of the MCU. 

  1. Hawkeye

 Hawkeye is considered by many the weakest MCU hero, even though he is skilled he just seems like a regular guy with a bow and arrow

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  1. Black Widow

Black widow is an expert martial artist and utilizes advanced weaponry

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  1. Falcon

Falcon is an expert combatant as well as an expert marksman, Falcon has two machine pistols in his EXO-7 suit as his weapons and he also has a miniature rocket launcher that he uses in the clash of the avengers in the captain America civil war movie. 

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  1. Mantis

Mantis may look like the weakest MCU hero just by looking at her, but she proved to be capable when fighting in the last battle in Endgame, she also has superpowers that put people to sleep which was used against ego and Thanos briefly.

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  1. Rocket

Due to the genetically enhanced cerebral cortex, this makes rocket more intelligent than most if not all of his species, he makes use of this by quickly devising strategies for battles.

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  1. Star-Lord

Star-Lord is a human that came from the earth and was taken and raised by the ravagers. He became an expert combatant and his weapons of choice are his quad blasters.

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  1. Drax

Drax is a Kylosian, and he possesses superhuman attributes, such as strength, agility, and durability. His weapon of choice is dual knives which he often takes into battle. 

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  1. Gamora

Gamora possesses physical capabilities beyond any human and being the daughter of Thanos she grew up to be an assassin never failing her missions under Thanos. She later joins the guardians of the galaxy, and her weapon of choice is the god-slayer.

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  1. Winter Soldier

The Winter Soldier, also known as Bucky Barnes, was used in an experiment to recreate the super-soldier serum, which gives him enhanced human capabilities such as superhuman strength and durability. He used to be an assassin for hydra until he chose to save steve rogers. He also has a bionic arm made of titanium to replace his left arm which was later changed to Vibranium.

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  1. Wasp

While not having superpowers she does have a suit that can reduce her size to an insect, increase her strength and endurance, energy projection, and as well as flying. She can also control other insects

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  1. Ant-Man

Like the wasp, Ant-Man has the same abilities except for flight, but he can use his size manipulation to increase his size instead of decreasing it.

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  1. Black Panther

At first Black Panther might look like another hero in a suit but he consumed a heart-shaped herb that gives him powers just like a super-soldier but these powers can be removed. The black panther suit he has can store kinetic energy and release it back at his opponents.

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  1. Quicksilver

With a max speed of Mach 4 quicksilver was able to take down the avengers along with enhanced force due to his enhanced momentum making his blows stronger.

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  1. Captain America

Captain America is the first time we see the super-soldier serum being used and it transformed him from a wimpy guy into a perfect specimen of human development, he is also the only one besides Thor who used Mjolnir in battle.

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  1. Groot

Groot is a florus colossus that is capable of manipulating his own body with enhanced strength and durability he is very hard to kill, he can make himself into a shield that is bulletproof, and even if you do kill him the remaining twigs can be planted to make a new Groot.

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  1. Spider-Man

Spider-Man is a superhero that has very unique powers in the MCU such as su0per strength, the spider-sense which is like a 6th sense for Spider-Man, and the ability to crawl on the walls.

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  1. War Machine

While having the suit iron man-made he made some upgrades to the one he took, giving it a minigun, a rocket launcher, miniature, and the Warhammer.

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  1. Iron Man

Tony Stark doesn’t have any superpowers but he designs and makes his own super suit that gives him the power to fight his opponents, his suit gives him to flight, strength, life support, HUD, and power recharge. He has a combination of powers given by his suits, such as lasers and rockets, he can also summon his armor so he is never in danger for long.

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  1. Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange used to be a Neurosurgeon, but after an accident his hands were unsteady so he couldn’t do his job, he went to search for a solution and came across the ancient one and began training in the mystic arts where he became a master sorcerer with a wide range of abilities such as Eldritch magic manipulation.

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  1. Vision

Vision is a synthezoid, a hybrid between organic material and inorganic material. Vision has superhuman capabilities such as strength, durability, reflexes, and more. With the mind stone he can manipulate his density and weight to go through objects, he has the ability to fly and shoot energy blasts.

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  1. Hulk

The Hulk, also known as Bruce Banner, was a result of an experiment where Bruce Banner tried to recreate the super-soldier serum. This experiment resulted in bruce banner transforming into the hulk, he was granted superhuman strength, durability, and speed, and he is bulletproof

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  1. Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel is a human/Kree that gained superhuman abilities after an accident, and she can also shoot photon blasts. She can harness the power of her cosmic energy, this is also known as her binary mode, which gives her flight and self-sustenance that allows her to survive in space. One of her biggest moments is when she destroyed a Kree army commanded by Ronan The Accuser. 

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  1. Thor

Thor is an Asgardian so he already has superhuman powers such as strength and durability, but he also has electricity manipulation and weather manipulation, he is also skilled with swords, spears, and other weapons but his most common weapon is Mjolnir, which is not usable by him anymore, or Stormbreaker. Thor’s most memorable moments are when he mowed down on Hela’s army in Thor Ragnarok, as well as Thanos’s army during infinity war and endgame.

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  1. Scarlet Witch

The Scarlet Witch, also known as Wanda Maximoff, is a powerful master sorceress,  with psionic abilities gained from the mind stone, being able to harness chaos magic that manipulates reality and anything that goes on in that space of reality. She also has the ability to use astral projection, but unlike the traditional way of astral projection, she can have her physical body working in the physical world while she is also in the astral projection. Wanda is already pretty powerful and she displays her strength when she fought Thanos twice, the first time she was distracted by trying to destroy the mind stone inside of vision while holding Thanos back, the second time when she fought Thanos and was putting pressure on him until Thanos called his entire army’s missile payload to save himself from the attack.

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