hit theaters final Friday, with director returning to Marvel for the primary time since his . An encounter with new hero America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez) forces the previous Sorcerer Supreme to step outdoors the acquainted and discover different realities, in search of help from fellow Avenger Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) alongside the way in which.
“Even when the nominal hero of the movie feels a bit misplaced, a robust central chase retains the narrative transferring and the combination of journey, horror and motion is balanced with a swagger worthy of cocky superhero Physician Unusual himself,” CNET’s Wealthy Knightwell stated.
These occasions happen after the occasions of, which noticed Unusual after Mysterio to the entire world.
It is time to see how Physician Stephen Unusual’s journey within the Multiverse of SPOILERS wraps up. We even have a separate article diving into the post-credits scenes, if these intrigued you, aand a listing of WTF questions the film left us with.
Scarlet Witch, corrupted
Decided to reunite together with her magically created sons Billy and Tommy after shedding them within the, Wanda Maximoff has taken America Chavez to her drafty Scarlet Witch temple on the high of Mount Wundagore.
She’s been corrupted by the Darkhold, a ebook of forbidden magic, and begins casting a spell to steal America’s energy to create portals between realities — which is a bit imply, since it will show deadly for the brand new hero.
Nonetheless, doing so will permit Wanda to cross right into a actuality the place her boys exist. Beforehand, she’d solely been capable of enter that universe by darkish magic often called dream-walking, which allowed her to briefly take over the physique of her counterpart on Earth-838, work together together with her sons and hunt our heroes.
It looks like Sorcerer Supreme Wong (Benedict Wong) has been killed, since Wanda dropped him off a cliff after he tried to cease her plan to sacrifice America.
Unusual and the Earth-838 variant of his ex-girlfriend Christine Palmer are trapped in a actuality the place Sinister Unusual — a warped model of him who tapped into that world’s Darkhold — brought about an apocalyptic occasion.
They defeat that world’s Unusual, leaving him impaled on a fence, and MCU Unusual makes use of the Darkhold to dream-walk into the corpse of Defender Unusual — a model of him who’d been killed whereas serving to America.
This forbidden act prompts the spirits of the damned to hunt Unusual, however the undead hero manages to tame the wraiths and turns them into an superior shadowy cloak — I might have an motion determine of this.
Since there was no manner being thrown off a mountain was going to kill Wong, he manages to climb again as much as the temple simply as his corpse-inhabiting pal arrives. They free America, who sends Wanda to Earth-838 and exposes her evil to that actuality’s Billy and Tommy.
Seeing how a lot her entire “demonic witch” vibe upsets the boys makes Wanda understand the horror she’s wrought. Returning to the MCU, she tears down her temple, destroying the Darkhold in each actuality and seemingly crushing herself. It is a unhappy finish for the previous Avenger, who’s actually.
A contented ending?
Unusual components methods with Earth-838 Christine, admitting that he at all times cherished her MCU counterpart. At magical temple Kamar-Taj, America learns the mystic arts — presumably as a method of controlling her actuality hopping talents. Unusual bows earlier than Wong, apparently accepting him as the brand new Sorcerer Supreme.
Unusual fixes the flowery watch Christine gave him on one in all their early dates, suggesting he is transferring on (not less than I hope so, since she’s married). Seemingly content material, he strolls alongside the New York Metropolis road till a 3rd eye sprouts in the course of his brow, confirming that he is been corrupted by the Darkhold.
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Is Wanda lifeless?
It certain seems to be like Wanda misplaced her life as she destroyed the temple and Darkholds throughout the multiverse, however her standing as a strong magic wielder leaves the door open for her return — her horrible deeds might be blamed on the Darkhold corrupting her thoughts. WandaVision additionally created the likelihood that her lover Imaginative and prescient, and he may be keen to trace her down.
Wanda’s arc on this film echoes the shaggy dog story the place grief over her misplaced, magically created sons brought about her to create the Decimation, the place she wiped the powers of most of Earth’s mutant inhabitants. She was finally redeemed, so her MCU counterpart might observe that path., an alternate actuality the place mutants dominated, and the following
Is Unusual evil now?
No, the mid-credits scene robs this cliffhanger of any rigidity by displaying him strolling down the road once more and calmly opening his third eye when he meets Clea.
We’d see him grappling with the Darkhold’s corruption in a later look although. It is unclear the place he’ll present up subsequent, however Agatha Harkness — former proprietor of the Darkhold — issomeday sooner or later. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania additionally looks like it will proceed the multiverse plotline when it .