Tony created the would-be "murder bot" to combat some type of unstoppable alien threat, but in doing so, he was giving into the very same kind of fear that drove Thanos to concoct his genocide of "balance." This is yet another reason that Thanos fears Stark — he respects the human's efforts to protect his planet, and ...
Instead of aliens, androids, and wizards, Thanos is afraid of aliens, Asgardians, and wizards. The theory posits Ego, Odin, and The Ancient One as three of Thanos' greatest fears, and he waited until all of them were dead to make his move.
It seems as though it's simply his fear of 'going home'. There is no longer a place for him to 'go home' to. It was the last words heard in his dream state and he reacts negatively to 'going home' when they are chopping wood.
Confirmed: The Real Reason Tony Stark is The Only Avenger Thanos FEARS in EndGame!
Did Tony know about Thanos?
Tony Stark didn't know Thanos by name, but since the beginning of the series, Iron Man has been aware that something, somewhere, would threaten Earth. Stark became a superhero because he felt responsible for the planet after his family became rich and powerful through the sales of weapons.
The reasoning could be due to a decline in his gamma levels over the years. Exposure to so many enemies along with his trip through space may have weakened the Hulk to the point that he could bond with Bruce in Endgame, thus making the Professor persona appear much weaker.
Though he's an intergalactic tyrant, Thanos (Josh Brolin) had this human experience in Avengers: Infinity War, when he instantly recognized Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) as the Armored Avenger Iron Man when the pair brawled on the planet Titan.
Thanos Is NOT the One Thing Hulk Fears - the Truth Is Way More Heartbreaking. After Avengers: Infinity War, some people thought Hulk feared Thanos, but the real person he fears is one he can never truly defeat. In Avengers: Infinity War, the Hulk proved that he couldn't take on every threat in the Marvel Universe.
The Mad Titan was easily able to dispatch the Hulk without even using the only Infinity Stone he had available at the time: The Power Stone. The polished fighting style of Thanos proved too much for Hulk and his overall brutality and savagery.
The Mad Titan reveals Mar-Vell is one of the only people he respects. Thanos does what Mr. Fantastic couldn't and heals Mar-Vell for one final battle. Thanos threatens to destroy the Heart of the Universe, the object that allegedly "pumps blood" into all life on Earth-616.
Why did Thanos say Tony was cursed with knowledge?
New Avengers Endgame theory explains how Tony Stark, Thanos are connected and 'cursed with knowledge' A new Avengers: Endgame theory suggests that Thanos and Tony Stark's visions of the future are somehow connected, and they might be controlled by more powerful beings. Iron Man and Thanos fight on Titan.
When it comes down to it, Thanos knows Stark as the man who thwarted his efforts to take over Earth via Loki in 2012's The Avengers. "Which is why he's aware of Stark from the original Battle of New York as the person who undid the plan," Joe Russo said, giving extra meaning to Thanos having respect for Iron Man.
Captain Marvel was clearly the strongest Avenger until the events of “WandaVision,” but then everything changed. As previously indicated, Thor was ranked second because of his abilities and many more things. Captain Marvel is, without a question, the most powerful Avenger.
In AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS (2014) #9, Loki found himself in the unfamiliar role as the hero when he confronted the inverted “evil” Thor on the moon. This version of Loki was so pure of heart that he was able to pick up Mjolnir and transform into a version of Thor.
Many viewers have pointed out that Thanos was able to lift Stormbreaker without a problem, but this is because the axe isn't enchanted as Mjolnir is, and others believe Thanos lifted Mjolnir (although briefly) and have even argued that he would be worthy of doing so, but in reality, Thanos didn't even try to take the ...
After getting his arse handed to him by Thanos at the very start of Infinity War, it appears that The Hulk has undergone something of an existential crisis because 'the big guy' refuses to come out and fight.