Most Tragic Characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Top Ten

1 Thor Odinson

It's so obvious that Thor has the saddest story. Compared to the two above him, he lost everything. He should be number 1!

Too bad they turned him Hobo in Endgame

He literally watched his Homeplanet die.He lost his father,mother,brother and sister too.

Watched his home planet get destroyed, saw his father die, his best friend, his brother, AND half of his people

2 Nebula

Thanos would have Gamora and Nebula battle each other. Every time Nebula lost, Thanos would have a part of her replaced with robotic parts. Not only that, but Thanos called Gamora his favorite daughter right in front of her.

3 Star-Lord Star-Lord is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character, created by Steve Englehart and Steve Gan, first appeared in Marvel Preview #4. ...read more.

Watched his mother die, had to kill his father, watched his caretaker die, then the love of his life.

4 Scarlet Witch Wanda Maximoff, also known as the Scarlet Witch, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. She is portrayed by Elizabeth Olsen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She is thought to be one of the most powerful people in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and can ...read more.

She was a survivor of gruesome and painful experiments. Then her brother, Quicksilver, died in Age of Ultron. Then the love of her life, Vision died TWICE in front of her.

" She lost her parents, and then she lost her brother, and then she lost Vision twice and once SHE did it.

She lost her parents, country, brother and than vision

I feel really bad for her

5 Loki Loki Laufeyson, or Loki Odinson, is a fictional character appearing in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is the adoptive brother and archenemy of Thor, and is known as the "God of Mischief". In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the character has been portrayed by Tom Hiddleston.

Loki lost twice as much as Thor. Think about it...
He lost his biological dad.
He lost his adopted dad.
He lost his adopted mom which meant everything to him.
He never met his biological mom.
He lost his home.
He lost half of the Asgardians.
He lost his life.😢
Let’s hope it’s not for real!

Whatever Thor list Loki lost two times more

Poor guy. Stay strong Loki! We love you!

He grew up in he’s brothers shadow his whole life. And nobody seemed to care if he was dead.

6 Rocket Rocket Raccoon is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by writer Bill Mantlo and artist Keith Giffen, the character first appeared in Marvel Preview #7.

Cybernetically built in a lab, Rocket had to watch his best friend, Groot, die TWICE. Once in Guardians of the Galaxy and also when Groot dusted away in Infinity War.

STOP MAKING BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO ROCKET, MARVEL!

7 Drax the Destroyer Drax the Destroyer is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

He saw his wife and daughter killed in front of him by the mad titan Thanos. He's a funny person but has a tragic backstory.

What species is Drax?

8 Iron Man Iron Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, as well as its associated media. The character was created by writer and editor Stan Lee, developed by scripter Larry Lieber, and designed by artists Don Heck and Jack Kirby. He made his first appearance ...read more.
9 Hank Pym

The original Ant-Man, Hank Pym lost his wife while trying to stop a nuclear bomb. His wife went molecular and warped to the Quantum realm. Yes, they were reunited, but he has been greifing ever since.

10 Captain Marvel Ms. Marvel is the name of several fictional superheroes appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics.

Taken from her friends by the Kree to be used as a weapon to fight Skrulls who were simply trying to seek refuge.

I just saw it yesterday

The Newcomers

? Bucky Barnes James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

The Contenders

11 Gamora Gamora is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Jim Starlin, the character first appeared in Strange Tales #180.

Her home planet, including her mother and father, were killed by Thanos. Then she was kidnapped by Thanos and he claimed her his daughter.

12 Captain America Captain Steven Grant Rogers, most known as Steve Rogers or Captain America, is a fictional superhero appearing in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He was a World War II veteran and is known as the world's first superhero. The character was created by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon and ...read more.
13 Erik Killmonger
14 Spider-Man Spider-Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics existing in its shared universe. The character was created by writer-editor Stan Lee and writer-artist Steve Ditko, and first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962) in the ...read more.

He already lost Uncle Ben, and in Endgame, he lost his mentor, Iron Man. There is a chance.

He would be in the top.

15 Valkyrie

Once a member of the Asguardian Valkyrie, she was the only survivor from Hela's raid on Asgard.

16 Thanos Thanos is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character was created by Jim Starlin and Mike Friedrich. The character first appeared in Iron Man #55 and has been portrayed by actors Damion Poitier and Josh Brolin in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
17 Doctor Strange Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange, best known under his alias Doctor Strange, is a fictional superhero created by artist Steve Ditko and writer Stan Lee appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Doctor Strange serves as the Sorcerer Supreme, the primary protector of Earth against magical ...read more.
18 Black Widow Natalia Alianovna Romanoff, most known as Natasha Romanoff or the Black Widow, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. She is one of the most talented spies and assassins in the entire world and is a founding member of the Avengers. The character was created ...read more.

Trained to be a killer by the KGB, and was ordered to be killed because she was forced into being an assassin

19 Mantis Mantis is a fictional character, a superheroine appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character was created by Steve Englehart and Don Heck, and has been portrayed by Pom Klementieff in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

She was taken by Ego and treated like a slave ever since she was a larva.

20 Malekith

He lost all his people in the fight and ended up dying himself also knowing that lost. This characters whole arc hit me very hard and is in my opinion the most tragic character in the mcu.

21 Dark Phoenix Jean Grey-Summers is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
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