#2 Posted by laflux (14112 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe Tao

#3 Posted by JackKnight (2969 posts) - - Show Bio
  • Lucifer morningstar
  • TAO
  • The Doctor (Of course)
  • Galactus
  • Any of the Endless

Those are some of the few I can think of that the top of my head.

#4 Posted by Mysterioz (602 posts) - - Show Bio

Me.

#5 Posted by Juiceboks (7791 posts) - - Show Bio

Darkseid MIGHT be able to. I believe he and Thanos are more or less equals when it comes to planning though Thanos is probably a little bit smarter.

#6 Posted by King Saturn (223801 posts) - - Show Bio

Bugs Bunny

#7 Posted by texasdeathmatch (13171 posts) - - Show Bio

Bat....man?

#8 Edited by reikai (4088 posts) - - Show Bio

None of those people really. Thanos has already outsmarted Galactus, and the Doctor doesn't outsmart so much as figure things out, which he can only do if you stand there like a dunce and allow him to Monologue. Besides it looks like the Ops thread starter message itself was deleted...

#9 Edited by King Saturn (223801 posts) - - Show Bio

@reikai said:

None of those people really. Thanos has already outsmarted Galactus, and the Doctor doesn't outsmart so much as figure things out, which he can only do if you stand there like a dunce and allow him to Monologue. Besides it looks like the Ops thread starter message itself was deleted...

Yeah right... Bugs Bunny would get Thanos like he did Wild E. Coyote...

LOL

#10 Posted by reikai (4088 posts) - - Show Bio

Road Runner generally takes Wille E Coyote. And that's not even intelligence, it's just toonforcing. And it's all kids humor. And in Looney Toons you could kill a character that's a "running joke" by not laughing.

#11 Edited by SlimJ87D (9323 posts) - - Show Bio

John Constantine.

#12 Posted by JackKnight (2969 posts) - - Show Bio

@reikai: How do Lucifer and TAO not outsmart Thanos? they have proven may times to be WAAAAAY! smarter then Thanos.

The only reason I mentiond Galactus was because on a Marvel database it says that Thanos's intellegence skill level is 6 while Galactus's is 7.

#13 Edited by XxGin (1341 posts) - - Show Bio

Constantine effortlessly.

#14 Posted by Spartan101 (2281 posts) - - Show Bio

the doctor

#15 Posted by reikai (4088 posts) - - Show Bio

Lucifer got the chance to make his own universe and God just didn't care. Not really outsmarting Thanos there and no idea who even Tao is. Only makes me think of Tao Tao Pai from Dragonball and that's a huge No right there.

You can't trust "power rankings" on a database because they don't mean anything. Thanos actually has feats to back him. Galactus has been fooled and tricked by Thanos. He was even fooled by Warlock during the IG arc. Galactus is generally too arrogant to think anything below him could be a threat and he's constantly proven wrong.

#16 Posted by whacknasty (5605 posts) - - Show Bio

@reikai: Tao I believe this is the Tao (Wildstorm/DC character) being referred to, if the link works : )

#17 Edited by JackKnight (2969 posts) - - Show Bio

@reikai: Lucifer can manipulate Thanos into surrendering or have Thanos killing himself, Lucifer has done this before to other characters.

TOA is a wildstorm character, look him up.

#18 Posted by reikai (4088 posts) - - Show Bio

That explained so very little...

But seriously, a test tube baby whose only goal is to destroy the world? Doom plots and makes the F4 nervous. Thanos plots and the universe drops a load in its pants.

#19 Posted by laflux (14112 posts) - - Show Bio

@buckshot

I know you do get called out quite a bit by me, but I think explaining the intelligence of Tao would be a great help here in the thread.

#20 Posted by reikai (4088 posts) - - Show Bio

It's easier to put it like this for me. When Doom plots to do something, the Heroes must find a means of countering Doom's plans and save the world.

When Thanos has a plan in the works, with the heroes it comes down to; "Ok, our only hope here is if Thanos isn't even really serious about dominating the entire universe and turning all of the megaverse into a cakelogical singularity. Cause otherwise we're screwed. So, let's do our best and hope he lets us win. Ready? Break!"

#21 Posted by 18hunt (2891 posts) - - Show Bio

Bugs bunny (even without reality warping)

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#24 Edited by The_Imperator (1881 posts) - - Show Bio

@reikai said:

None of those people really. Thanos has already outsmarted Galactus, and the Doctor doesn't outsmart so much as figure things out, which he can only do if you stand there like a dunce and allow him to Monologue. Besides it looks like the Ops thread starter message itself was deleted...

Eh, while this is mostly the case, the Doctor actually has an in-universe field that causes people to be more inclined to talk to him than to shoot him, though in the old series he is shot plenty of times without being killed outright.

And I like that, Lol, the OP is gone :D

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#25 Posted by Walzo (4355 posts) - - Show Bio

I like that this thread and it's dupe got bumped.

Also, Doctor Doom?

#26 Posted by PowerHerc (81566 posts) - - Show Bio
  1. Darkseid
  2. Adam Warlock
  3. Mr. Fantastic
#27 Edited by OmgOmgWtfWtf (6936 posts) - - Show Bio

No one can outsmart this little guy. Just look into his creepy face...

#28 Edited by celtic (776 posts) - - Show Bio

The answer is always Batman (Or Warhammer 40k) those are the only two things you will ever need to say in your life.

#29 Posted by SC (12691 posts) - - Show Bio

Unit.

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#30 Posted by Ancient_0f_Days (11764 posts) - - Show Bio

Out smart Thanos? Pfft, too easy...

#31 Posted by Dextersinister (5762 posts) - - Show Bio

Who can outsmart Thanos, potentially any character known for their wits, who can do it all the time no one except most Discworld protagonists who emit an aura that makes everyone around them incompetent.

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#32 Edited by Betatesthighlander1 (7462 posts) - - Show Bio

Tzeentcth

David xanatos (and he would make Thanos think Xanatoa was outsmarted)

#33 Posted by Killemall (18250 posts) - - Show Bio

@sc said:

Unit.

From X-men??

Very under-rated character that.. seems pretty powerful.

#34 Edited by SC (12691 posts) - - Show Bio

@killemall said:

@sc said:

Unit.

From X-men??

Very under-rated character that.. seems pretty powerful.

**Nods affirmatively** Thing about Unit though as well (which I like from creative standpoint) as a more modern comic book character that his various subtle claims weaved into his various interactions with characters like Beast should be taken with a grain of salt, more so than others, since they may be laced with deception in order to manipulate characters ideas and understanding of him. So his claim he had a fifty percent chance to lift the Infinity Gauntlet off Thanos whilst he had it via manipulation may just be a type of psychological intimidation device beyond hyperbole, so he may just be selling cars to an Oprah crowd.

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#36 Posted by IcePrince_X (4849 posts) - - Show Bio

Tao

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