Alias(es) Alien Bastards
Appeared in The Avengers
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Spider-Man: Homecoming
Avengers: Infinity War

Leviathans are extraterrestrial cybernetically-enhanced serpent-like slaves and warships for the Chitauri that are connected to a Command Center. Not much about them is known, only that they are beasts which aid the Chitauri during their attempted invasion of Earth.


The Avengers

The first of the Leviathans appears after the first wave of Chitauri invaders, bringing with it dozens of foot troops. The beast tears down buildings with its underbelly and flies through the air by an unknown force. This Leviathan is killed by a direct punch to the head from the Hulk, but is shortly followed by a number of others, each bringing additional troops. Thor destroys a number of Leviathans by summoning up a great deal of thunder and lightning and reflecting it upon the beasts. Another is killed when the Hulk penetrates its body with its own spinal plate, which is hammered down inside the creatures spine by Thor. The last of the Leviathans is killed by Iron Man, when he flies directly inside the creature in allusion to Jonah and the Great Fish, blowing it up from the inside. The fate of the remains of these creatures is unknown.


Nelson v. Murdock"

A newapaper cover written by Benjamin Urich features a dead Leviathan from the Battle of New York.

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Tony Stark discovers a Leviathan chained in a hidden sub-level of the HYDRA fortress in Sokovia. Baron Wolfgang von Strucker and his scientists performed experiments on it and other Chitauri technology to advance HYDRA's own weapons and equipment. In Tony's vision induced by Wanda Maximoff, a fleet of Leviathans can be seen headed toward Earth.


Behind the scenes

To be added


  • The Leviathans are completely original creations by Zak Penn and Joss Whedon and did not appear with the Chitauri in Mark Millar's The Ultimates.


  • Marvel Cinematic Universe (4 films)


The Avengers

Promotion, Filming and Concept Art


Avengers: Age of Ultron