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Reasons Why Gorr is the most powerful MCU Villian till date

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is going to introduce Gorr the God Butcher, a relatively new character in Thor: Love and Thunder that has caused a lot of problems for the gods of Marvel’s fictional universe.

Thor: Love and Thunder
A Poster of Thor: Love and Thunder

Gorr is the most powerful villain of the MCU who is focused on killing gods. He was created by and made his debut in Thor: God of Thunder #2 (2012). Although he didn’t get to have many appearances in the comic books, he is still feared by the MCU gods and is one of Thor’s most formidable foes. He will be appearing in the upcoming Marvel Thor: Love and Thunder.

Did Gorr beat Thor in comics?

Gorr The God Butcher
Gorr The God Butcher from Marvel Comics

Gorr the God Butcher is a powerful character in Marvel Comics. If there’s any villain from the Thor comics who can come close to challenging the God of Thunder onscreen, it’s Christian Bale’s Gorr the God Butcher. The fights he’s endured in Jason Aaron’s run in Thor comics are signs of what Gorr will be capable of in the MCU. First and foremost, when it comes to Gorr’s powers, the major threat he possesses is his signature weapon, the Necrosword. His sword grants him all sorts of impressive abilities, one of which is super-strength which is on par with Marvel heavyweights like Thor, Hulk, Hercules, and Namor.

All the gods gorr have beaten in comics

Gorr The God Butcher
Gorr The God Butcher from Marvel Comics

Gorr has a hunch about killing gods which is why he’s also known as Gorr the God Butcher. Initially in Comics, Gorr was successful in fighting Thor and has beaten and even killed several versions of the Asgardian god. Gorr is one of the most dangerous foes Thor has faced. In Thor: Love and Thunder, it’s being said that Gorr will take down Olympian gods, particularly Russell Crowe’s Zeus.  Disney+’s Moon Knight series’ Taweret could also be on the hit list.

Moon Knight Writer Jeremy Slater told in an interview that he doesn’t want to lose Taweret. He said, “I’d love to see Taweret it in there somewhere, as long as she’s not someone who’s getting butchered by Gorr.” 

Thor: Love and Thunder will premiere on July 8th.