Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and the MCU’s Secret Wars can beat Infinity War and Endgame’s records with many new heroes and villains joining the battle.
MCU Phase 6’s Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and Avengers: Secret Wars can break the record set by Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. Each ensemble movie released by Marvel Studios grew bigger in scope until Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame ended the Infinity Saga. Now, despite the fact that Phase 4 and Phase 5 will not have crossover movies, Phase 6 is set to have two of the biggest MCU movies ever made.
2012’s The Avengers marked the first time the MCU assembled a superhero team, with the six original Avengers joining forces to fight Loki and his Chitauri army. Then, Avengers: Age of Ultron reunited them before Captain America: Civil War split them apart. Avengers: Infinity War added the Guardians of the Galaxy into the mix before blipping away most of the MCU’s characters, and Avengers: Endgame brought (almost) everyone back for their epic final battle against Thanos.
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The MCU established a record of at least 36 Avengers participating in Avengers: Endgame’s fight. Curiously, every MCU team-up sequence has been rather short in comparison with the movie’s overall length, and the teams have always been divided either voluntarily or involuntarily. This is actually a smart storytelling decision, as the movie’s pacing would suffer otherwise. But with so many new MCU characters being introduced in the Multiverse Saga, it will become more difficult for big crossover events like Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and Avengers: Secret Wars to keep the teams split apart. As a result, the next two Avengers movies could easily beat the record set by Endgame.
How Avengers 5 & 6 Can Top Avengers Endgame’s Final Battle
Despite the definitive farewell of characters such as Iron Man, Steve Rogers, and Black Panther, future Avengers movies can still have bigger battles than Avengers: Endgame. Phase 4 has introduced the concept of multiversal variants, which means that different versions of the same hero can also join the fight. This also applies to villains, with the time-traveling Kang the Conqueror prone to strengthen his own team with the addition of evil variants like Rama-Tut or the Scarlet Centurion. Not only that, but unique characters from other universes could also appear. Therefore, Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and Avengers: Secret Wars could count on the presence of Inhumans, mutants, and multiversal Spider-people, not to mention the possibility of time-traveling heroes such as 2012 Loki and the addition of other non-multiversal villains like Doctor Doom.
The Multiverse Saga’s many new characters also beef up the Avengers’ ranks with independent heroes such as Shang-Chi, Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight, and Blade, all of whom may have very different motivations. To top it off, the Multiverse Saga now has at least six different MCU teams. Besides the Avengers, Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and Avengers: Secret Wars could also add the Fantastic Four, the Eternals, the Thunderbolts, and whatever will be left of the Guardians of the Galaxy. While not yet confirmed, the Young Avengers, the X-Men, and a new version of the Illuminati could also take part in the battle.
Giving each of these characters an equal amount of screen time would be almost impossible. However, the opportunity to build upon Avengers: Endgame’s final battle is clear, not only in terms of size but also in creativity. The Multiverse Saga’s new characters bring with them fresh powersets and interesting dynamics, which can create innovative stories with the help of the MCU’s multiverse and time travel. There are many variables to balance, but it would be very easy for Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and Avengers: Secret Wars to beat Avengers: Endgame’s impressive records.
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