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The Other

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The Other
Appeared in The Avengers
Status Alive
Actor Alexis Denisof
"The Tesseract has awakened. It is on a little world, a human world. They would wield its power, but our ally knows its workings as they never will. He is ready to lead, and our force, our Chitauri, will follow. A world will be his, the universe yours. And the humans, what can they do but burn?"
―The Other[src]

The Other is a servant of Thanos who provides Loki with the Chitauri and scepter.


Thor: The Dark World Prelude

Frigga, the adoptive mother of Loki, observed the meeting between Loki, Thanos and The Other.

The Avengers

The Other serves Thanos, who is helping Loki Laufeyson. When Loki has arrived on Earth, Thanos is contacted by him, and the Other threatens the God of Mischief, declaring that if he fails in defeating the Earthlings, Thanos will make him know a new kind of suffering.

When eventually Loki is defeated, the Other complains to Thanos that the Earth's inhabitants are not as weak as they were supposed to be, he declares that challenging the Earth's heroes would be to court Death. To this, Thanos simply smiles.

Powers and abilities

The Other possesses super speed, which he demonstrates while threatening Loki when he reminds him (The Other) doesn't have the tesseract yet. However, he doesn't seem as powerful as Loki, who easily subdues him in this scene with the scepter.



Behind the scenes

To be added


  • In the comics, "The Other" was an alias of Chthon the Elder God.
  • The Other is one of few major antagonists in the Avengers universe not to be killed in their debut appearance, the others being Abomination, Loki, and Thanos.
  • The first and last lines of The Avengers are both spoken by The Other.


Thor: The Dark World Prelude

The Avengers

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