23 Thanos Powers Without Gauntlet & With Infinity Stones

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Marvel fans already have an idea of Thanos powers with Infinity Stones.

But do you know Mad Titan is way mighty even without Infinity Gauntlet?

In this article, you will all of Thanos powers Without Gauntlet and with Infinity Stones.

The best part?

You will see the list from both Comics as well as Marvel Cinematic Universe.

With that, here is a list of 23 Thanos Powers Without Gauntlet & With Infinity Stones:


Hulk vs Thanos Powers Without Gauntlet fight

Wow powerful is Thanos without the infinity gauntlet? Let’s find out below.

23Superhuman Intelligence

Remember what Thanos said to Tony during Titan Battle in Avengers: Infinity War?

Tony Stark is not the only one who cursed with Knowledge.

Thanos’ most dangerous asset is his mind as he is the smartest marvel character.

Alone his mind helps him to enhance his natural strength as well as abilities.

Thanos is just great in the field of education too.

His technology and Knowledge exceed that of Earth’s science.

22Superhuman Strength

Thanos vs Iron Man fight in Titan

It’s evident that Thanos might possess physical strength equal to Hulk.

His upper limit of strength is unknown as Thanos easily beat down Thor without Infinity Gauntlet.

In Avengers: Endgame, the Demi-God fought three Avengers singly handed.

In comics, Death increased his strength to the point that he could challenge the likes of strongest Eternals.

His superhuman strength can punch out Silver Surfer, Beta Ray Bill, and Ronan the Accuser.

21Superhuman Speed

Hulk can run incredibly fast, even having a muscular build.

So thus Thanos.

Mad Titan is capable of running faster than the most exceptional human athlete.

20Superhuman Stamina

Thanos Titan battle

While fighting, the human body produces muscle fatigue toxic that reduces the ability of a muscle to generate force.

In Thanos’ case, his body almost produces no fatigue toxins during physical activity.

Hence, he’s got superior stamina.


During Thanos’s Titan battle against Avengers proves a remarkable degree of resistance to his physical injury.

Avengers: Endgame puts him against all strongest MCU superheroes.

Still, the villain was able to stand again and again.

Even without Infinity Gauntlet, Thanos is hard to beat on a one-on-one battle.


With centuries of experience in tactical warfare, Thanos was a formidable strategist.

Like all Eternals, the comic version of Thanos is an immortal demi-god.

He is immune to all known diseases, infections as well as effects of aging.

Thanos received Immortality when Mistress Death forbade entering its realm, giving him genuinely immortal.

Even though Thanos is severely injured and wounded, he was able to recover fully.

17Regenerative Healing Factor

As we said, his Immortality allows him to recover from an injury, Thanos also possess natural Regenerative Healing ability.

Live-Action Thanos seems completely healed from Stormbreaker’s hit wich severely put his chest open.

Also, his blood loss, as well as injuries from titan battle, wholly disappeared.

However, it was not enough to recover from the permanent damage using Infinity Stones.

16Superhuman Agility

Due to Thanos’ large size and muscular build, a villain able to stand against likes of Hulk and defeat him.

His incredible reflexes and running speed allows him to restrain Avengers to reach Scott Lang’s Quantum machine vehicle.

Comic Thanos was nearly on the level of Average Eternal due to his natural physical limits.

15Superhuman Reflexes

Despite being Thanos’ biz body size, Mad Titan possess finest reflexes.

He was able to dodge few blows from Hulk effortlessly.

He was also quick to catch Loki’s sudden attack as well as Gamora’s agile strike with Godslayer.

Recent Avengers: Endgame’s final battle also shows his incredible skills to dodge enemies’ attacks multiple times.

Marvel Cinematic Universe classified him on Black Panther’s skills likes of full speed and reflexes.

There are many events from the Thanos vs. Avengers battle where Thanos’s reflexes allow him to fight single-handed.


We briefly saw how Thanos’s Telepathy in Avengers: Infinity War defend himself against Mantis’ psychic assault.

The comic version of Thanos possesses even higher Telepathy.

His brilliant mind is immune to all sorts of psychic attack.

He forcefully pushed one of the Priests of Pama insane with a gesticulation.

In Avengers Assemble Vol 2 #4, Thanos made the Hulk attack his fellow Avengers.

Also in Ultimates Vol 2 #10, villain forced Conner Sims (the Anti-Man) to destroy his surroundings.

13Curse Casting

Thanos with infinity gauntlet infinity war

Curse Casting is something Sorcerer Supreme’s ability.

In Thanos’ case, he is partially skilled in magic.

In comic, Thanos cast a curse on Deadpool to prevent him dying and meeting Mistress Death.



Thanos’ power with Infinity Gauntlet could rival some of the mightiest Marvel characters.

With Infinity Gauntlet, Thanos possesses omnipotent levels of power.

Powers of Infinity Stones allows him control over all six phases of existence.

It makes him one of the most powerful beings in the universe.

Thanos can use individual stones’ powers anything he desires.

With Space and Reality Stones, Thanos can manipulate terrains of Titan planet.

With Space and Power Stones, the villain can channel outside energy, absorb it, blast explosive powers.

After reach fullest potential, Infinity Gauntlet gains the power to induce death on a universal scale. Thus able to wipe out half of Universe with a single snap.

WIth power stone, Thanos possesses the destructive force of the universe.

Due to his immense universal science, Thanos understands in-depth knowledge of stones’ powers.

In short, with Infinity Stone, Thanos was capable of following things;

  • Terrain Manipulation
  • Energy Absorption and Transformation
  • Death Inducement
  • Energy Manipulation
  • And even more

11Space Manipulation

Everyone is well aware of Space Gem’s abilities that open a space portal to travel anywhere within the universe.

Also known as Tesseract, Thanos used space stone for Portal Creation.

Meaning he can open Wormholes to travel any part of the universe.

With the precise knowledge of Space Stone, Thanos was able to send attacks from other places as he broke Titan’s moon to pieces and used them against Avengers.

10Reality Manipulation

Reality Stone grants the user to break the laws of reality, logic as well as physics.

After possession of Reality Stone, Thanos gains the ability to alter reality as desires.

When guardians sneak into Knowhere to get Reality Stone, Thanos completely changed the plot.

With his advanced knowledge over stones, Thanos was able to do below things:

  • Dimensional Negation
  • Illusion Conjuration
  • Matter Transmutation
  • Biological Manipulation

The effect was temporary and seemed real as it was one of the most potent powers of Infinity Stone.

9Soul Manipulation

With the possession of Soul Stone, Thanos can manipulate any souls as wish.

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos use the Soul Stone to identify the true self of Doctor Strange among several copies.

In conjunction with Power Stone, Thanos used soul stone to defeat the Sorcerer Supreme.

As the full extent of Soul Stone remains a mystery.

However, Marvel fans already knew that it was one of the most potent Infinity Stones among six.

8Time Manipulation

It seems Thanos already aware of the incredible ability of Time Stone.

After getting hands of Time Stone, Thanos immediately ran for Mind stone which held by Vison.

As Scarlet Witch destroyed it with her immense powers, Thanos reverted the moment and took the Mind Stone forcefully.

In conclusion, it seems Thanos had full control over time that could be rewind as he wishes.

7Immense Power

With the authority of all the Infinity Stone, Thanos with Gauntlet was just a nightmare for all the Avengers.

With the powers of all the six stones, Thanos wiped out half of humanity with a snap.

It allows him near-omnipotent powers that couldn’t be rival by any mare superhero.

Even without Gauntlet, Thanos was able to fight all the strongest MCU superheroes at once.

Fans saw Thanos powers without Gauntlet. But did get the opportunity to see combat style of Thanos with Infinity Stones.


6Genius-Level Intellect

Tony Stark was not the only one who cursed with technologies.

Thanos is not only a powerful being but also one of the smartest Marvel characters.

His long-lived helped him to gain tremendous knowledge that refines his intellectual aptitude to the peak level.

Thanos also smart enough to predict Titan’s annihilation due to overpopulation long before it happened.

5Master Tactician

His long-lived life and tremendous battle experience allow him to see through every battle he fought.

Why Thanos Power without Gauntlet matters most?

Because of his thinking ability, Thanos became the great Master Tactician.

His intelligence helped him to planned extremely complex strategies.

And Thanos can execute it all by himself.

Even strongest MCU superheroes couldn’t withstand him.

4Master Manipulator

Thanos was good at manipulating and especially Loki, a god of Mischief, since the beginning.

Fans witnessed in Guardians of the Galaxy that without leaving his seat, Thanos can handle all the Marvel’s powerful beings.

To get the pin-point location of Soul Stone, Thanos manipulated Guardians into thinking that Gamora defeated her father.

But actually, Thanos manipulated Gamora and caught her to get Soul Stone.

3Master Combatant

Thanos is perfect at hand-to-hand combat.

Remember how he beat Hulk with his bare hands?

Having millennia worth of fighting experience, Thanos became an extremely skillful soldier.

With the addition of his physical strength and prowess, Thanos fought All the Avengers single-handed.

Even one of the strongest Avengers, Captain Marvel, couldn’t withstand him.

Why is Gamora known as compelling female characters?

It’s because of Thanos’ important fighting lesson.

So Thanos’s powers without Gauntlet is as scary as with Infinity Stones.

2Sword Mastery

Despite being the fact that Captain America used Mjolnir against mighty Thanos, Mad Titan counter swiftly with his unbearable sword.

Thanos is a skillful skilled swordsman.

Not only movie but in the comic also Thanos did the same.

In Thanos Vol 2 #17, Thanos overwhelmed Silver Surfer, who wielded Mjolnir with his sword.

1Mystical Knowledge

From his incredible usage of all the Infinity Stones, Thanos seemed to have pretty good knowledge about them.

It took all the Avengers some efforts to handle Infinity Stones like Doctor Stone with Time Stone, Star-Lord with Power Stone, Thor with Reality Stone and space stone, etc.

But Thanos did it in an instant.

In conclusion, Thanos already had studied the significance of each stone and how to use them.

These are the all known unknown list of Thanos powers.

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