The Real Reason These Avengers Survived Endgame

  • Published: 26 May 2019
  • Avengers: Endgame's relatively light body count surprised a lot of fans. Shocked by its predecessor's carnage, audiences braced themselves for loss. Thankfully, the majority of Earth's heroes survived the latest encounter with Thanos, which raises a new question: why? It doesn't really seem like there's one right answer. Endgame gave us a ton of heroes, and the filmmakers likely had different reasons for keeping each survivor off the chopping block. Here's why we think the following Avengers survived Endgame.

    Everyone's favorite trash panda came out of Avengers: Endgame relatively unscathed. The easiest and most likely answer to the question of Rocket's survival is Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3. At Hasbro HASCON 2017, Guardians writer/director James Gunn told fans he had an origin story for Rocket that he planned to tell. He also warned Rocket' s life story would likely be more "horrible" than it was in the source material.

    By March 2019, Gunn was confirmed as directing the movie using his screenplay, so all things considered, it looks like we might be learning more about Rocket's past in Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3. It would be a pretty big bummer if we only got to see that story after Thanos turned him into a small rug.

    Unfortunately we didn't see a lot of Okoye in Avengers: Endgame. She's in the final battle and briefly speaks to Black Widow in the beginning of the film. Beyond that, she's absent. Fortunately, that also seemed to increase her overall chances of surviving through the movie's end.

    In Infinity War, T'Challa's last interaction with Okoye is pretty memorable:

    "Up. This is no place to die."

    In a way, this moment is also the answer to her survival in Endgame. Okoye is part of the MCU as a whole, but she's particularly important to the Black Panther franchise. If she were to ever make the ultimate sacrifice, it should be in a Black Panther film.

    Not only that, but the aftermath of Infinity War and Endgame leaves us with a lot of questions about Wakanda and we're probably going to need Okoye to get some of those answers. After all, while the people who were snapped were brought back to life, they still did disappear, which means T'Challa was effectively dead for five years. The king of Wakanda died without an heir and his sister Shuri was dead as well. What happened in Wakanda during those five years? Who is T'Challa going to find on the throne?

    Watch the video for more of the real reason these Avengers survived Endgame!

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    Rocket has more to tell us | 0:28
    No place for Okoye to die | 1:10
    Valkyrie needs to lead New Asgard | 2:19
    Captain Marvel has barely begun | 3:24
    Thor has more galaxy to see | 4:00
    Killing Rhodey would be too predictable | 5:06
    Nebula is just beginning to shine | 6:09
    Hulk may have family business | 7:27
    Cap deserves his happy ending | 8:29
    Hawkeye remains the best fake-out | 9:39
    Spidey didn't want to go | 10:52
    T'Challa has a nation to rule | 11:27
    Strange has more threats to face | 12:25
    Falcon needs to carry Cap's legacy | 13:33
    Bucky needs to help the new Captain | 14:25
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Comments • 548

  • Boogie Boo
    Boogie Boo  22 hours back

    Captain Marvel will kill her own franchise. There's a reason the comic has been rebooted about 9 times.

    • Martin Anastacio
      Martin Anastacio  2 days back

      1:02 Drax sits on fire.

      • Byron Hotchkiss
        Byron Hotchkiss  2 days back

        oh its so confusing why $$$$$$$$$$$$$

        • Aakash Sahani
          Aakash Sahani  2 days back

          3:53 Peter Parker: Was I a joke to you for all these years?

          • BJJSubArtist
            BJJSubArtist  4 days back

            Thor 4 has been confirmed, Taika Waititi is writing and directing it!

            • Dean Oakshott
              Dean Oakshott  1 weeks back

              One of the reasons endgame was disappointing.

              • Gups
                Gups  2 weeks back

                I still love most of the MCU but I hope Disney streaming fails spectacularly

                • nick pezzolo
                  nick pezzolo  3 weeks back

                  guys gals remember its based off comics good guys always win? duh????

                  • I Am The One Who Knocks

                    Certain people were so mad that Black Panther was nominated for Best Picture.
                    "iT wAsN't gOoD eNoUgH tO bE nOmInAtEd fOr bEsT pIcTuRe." Hell, 3/4 of the Best Picture winners are shitty movies in the first place. GTFOH. We know why you're really mad tho.😏

                    • Kevin The Bold
                      Kevin The Bold  3 weeks back

                      Captain Marvel should lead the Avengers, but have you noticed there is no Avengers 5 on the Phase 4 schedule?

                      • Daniel Bamford
                        Daniel Bamford  4 weeks back

                        The answer is plot armour as always

                        • Truth Hurts
                          Truth Hurts  4 weeks back

                          "captain America" cannot possibly be black. He isn't captain africa.

                          • Billy Martel
                            Billy Martel  4 weeks back

                            Next video: Why Thanos (the true "man of color") hid his sexual orientation from his parents! Click to subscribe!!! PLEASE!!!!!!

                            • Billy Martel
                              Billy Martel  4 weeks back

                              I absolutely cannot wait until Marvel creates the new X-Men franchise and has Rogue kill Captain Marvel by taking her powers and life force. That's about the only way anyone is taking her out and it just happens to coincide with X-Men coming around the bend!

                              • Zachary Hutchison
                                Zachary Hutchison  4 weeks back

                                I'm a bit worried the Disney+ projects aren't going to do as well as Disney thinks they will. How many people are going to pay for yet-another-streaming-service? I'm not. It's kinda like how every major game dev is making their own launchers because they want to be the next Steam. The difference being that launchers don't usually require a monthly subscription.

                                My prediction: it will do well enough to stay relevant, but not well enough to keep all the high-budget flagship series that they're using to sell it. Most of what they're promising now will be cancelled within two seasons. That said, I bet parents are going to love it.

                                • Ryan Schultz
                                  Ryan Schultz  4 weeks back

                                  Thor Ragnarok > Avengers Infinity War > Avengers End Game

                                  • Raul Luna
                                    Raul Luna  4 weeks back

                                    Noone thought Thor was going to die. In fact he was to be the one that would kill Thanos. Noone wanted Marvel to be it..

                                    • Mark Banks
                                      Mark Banks  4 weeks back

                                      Did you just say Valkyrie is colored 😐

                                      • Kathy Cournoyer
                                        Kathy Cournoyer  4 weeks back

                                        Any new movie that has the over rated and egotistical Brie Larson, I will pass on and just wait for a YouTube channel to give me the rundown of it.

                                        • Shidofied
                                          Shidofied  4 weeks back

                                          "..killing her off.. would have been a huge waste." My thoughts exactly for any Marvel superhero IPs, except for Howard The Duck.

                                          • Guy from the Internet
                                            Guy from the Internet  4 weeks back

                                            Real reason captain Marvel survived endgame is due to her twitter force powers which transcends everything into the MCU capable of destroying anyone's life and existence in the real world with a single thought.

                                            For real, Captain Marvel is OP so it wouldn't make sense killing her off.

                                            • Carlos Alberto Vilcarima Sabroso

                                              Wait what? Valkyria is bisexual? I didn't know that! :O

                                              • Stephan Legault
                                                Stephan Legault  1 months back

                                                Because the writers wanted them to.

                                                • Philip Youtube
                                                  Philip Youtube  1 months back

                                                  Because they are the avengers. Saved you 15 min

                                                  • Sam Brooks
                                                    Sam Brooks  1 months back

                                                    I need War Machine and Captain Falcon to appear in the BP sequel

                                                    • Feuertaufe
                                                      Feuertaufe  1 months back

                                                      The mcu died for me after endgame it was a great run but im not going to Support this "more Diversity" bs

                                                      • nick pezzolo
                                                        nick pezzolo  1 months back

                                                        captain marvel i think ur a little off on box office smash its in dvd already?

                                                        • Starfighter-14
                                                          Starfighter-14  1 months back

                                                          Chris Hemsworth is already signed on for two additional Thor movies.

                                                          • Hamza Zakir
                                                            Hamza Zakir  1 months back


                                                            • Video Watcher
                                                              Video Watcher  1 months back

                                                              they survived endgame because they 𝗱𝗶𝗱𝗻𝘁 𝗱𝗶𝗲. it’s seriously that simple

                                                              • Matthew Harris
                                                                Matthew Harris  1 months back

                                                                I think Black Widow was killed off so the attention will be more focused on Captain Marvel.
                                                                Love her or hate her she is Marvel's flagship female.

                                                                • Ashish Neupane
                                                                  Ashish Neupane  1 months back

                                                                  So basically these all "reasons" are your assumptions? Geez! This video deserves my dislike, thank you!

                                                                  • delvina irish
                                                                    delvina irish  1 months back

                                                                    I thought I saw Val dead on the ship???

                                                                    • Quick Games
                                                                      Quick Games  1 months back

                                                                      The stones don't get destroyed because the thanos that destroyed them no longer exists to destroy them

                                                                      • Carter Timmons
                                                                        Carter Timmons  1 months back

                                                                        Next avengers leaders Captain Marvel Sam as Captain America and Spider Man?

                                                                        • Sturmfuchs Gaming
                                                                          Sturmfuchs Gaming  1 months back

                                                                          Looper: Why Nothing is Nothing!

                                                                          • kkaradin
                                                                            kkaradin  1 months back

                                                                            this was one of the failings of Endgame, it spent more time concerned with follow up films and fan service then making a good movie, and completely trashed the Steve Rogers character, making an ending none of his fans were happy with - even Peggy fans, as they turned Peggy into a 'reward' (Peggy had lived a full life with a career, husband and children and grandchildren, and this negated that -

                                                                            PLUS Steve's overwhelming motivation for FOUR FILMS was his ability to survive and keep going forward, not to mention SAVE BUCKY, and Bucky was completely sidelined in the entire movie, to the point even people who had no investment in Steve and Bucky's relationship were 'What About Bucky?'

                                                                            the best ending would have been to return Steve to 'Skinny Steve' (giving up the 'life' of Captain America to the Soul Stone) which would also have negated the horrible misogynistic ending of Black Widow - because what is a single gal to do against the idea of Clint's het 'bio' family.

                                                                            And don't get me started on how Tony Stark has to regress every single film to a selfish individual who then later comes to realize he needs people and then makes the big hero move to save them and his sacrifice becomes the turning moment of the narrative, RDJ should be hella grateful his fellow actors (mostly Evans) are so generous, giving away their character's narrative and scenes to him,

                                                                            • spaceycakey1987
                                                                              spaceycakey1987  1 months back

                                                                              dr strange would stomp captian marvel so would thor and hulk

                                                                              • 流陳光
                                                                                流陳光  1 months back

                                                                                A theory about Nebula: Future Nebula actually didn't kill her past self, she shot the power source to shut her past self down, we can just give her another battery and reboot her up, that how she survived the endgame.

                                                                                • Tina Butler
                                                                                  Tina Butler  1 months back

                                                                                  No one else can play Captain America because Chris Evans is Captain America. He is the heart of the avengers. I totally agree that Captain America’s strengths totally surpass anyone else in the Avengers. Falcon is a good guy but he doesn’t have any superior skills. Without Chris Evans my interest in the Marvel Universe is severely diminished.

                                                                                  • Mike Tackett
                                                                                    Mike Tackett  1 months back

                                                                                    Killing off iron man over capt America is the biggest mistake ever as far as movie deaths are concerned they should have killed captain America off because he owed it to Tony for all the hell he put him thru calling him a coward when it was clear that Steve was the true coward anyway I have to say when it comes to captain America I'm hope I never see Steve Rogers ever again in the MCU

                                                                                    • dkgong
                                                                                      dkgong  1 months back

                                                                                      This is how you subvert expectations, Rian Johnson.

                                                                                      • Tim Singleton
                                                                                        Tim Singleton  1 months back

                                                                                        As long as they make Guardians of the Galaxy movies, I will buy tickets.  Captain America and Wonder Woman, too.  Avengers? Maybe; probably. Captain Marvel? Nah. I'll pass.

                                                                                        Also, not even Thanos and a fist full of Infinity Stones can stand against the power of the script. Shades of Supernatural...

                                                                                        • Scott Grindrod
                                                                                          Scott Grindrod  1 months back

                                                                                          The reason they all lived? Because HAVE YOU PEOPLE NEVER READ COMICS? Heroes almost **never** stay dead. Also, giant sacks of box office cash.

                                                                                          Before this came out, someone asked me, "Who do you think is going to die?"
                                                                                          "All the actors that want out of their oppressive MCU contracts, so definitely Iron Man."

                                                                                          • EthanCruise
                                                                                            EthanCruise  1 months back

                                                                                            The real reason is because they brought themselves Thaaaaaanoooos!

                                                                                            • Mickey Johno
                                                                                              Mickey Johno  2 months back

                                                                                              Captain Marvel sucks arse.
                                                                                              Hulk and she Hulk would be a great film.

                                                                                              • Thorfinn Galahad
                                                                                                Thorfinn Galahad  2 months back

                                                                                                Why the heck is everything about sex and race nowadays? It seems that Hollywood is far mor racist and sexist than anything before.
                                                                                                So Unless you have Part part Japanese, part Mexican, part hedgehog homosexual 11 years old girl with both jewish and arabic roots, you can not have a new character...?

                                                                                                • Michael Acquaviva
                                                                                                  Michael Acquaviva  2 months back

                                                                                                  Please god do not pursue the She-Hulk storyline. It’s terrible. It’s just terrible.