Forgotten?

#1 Edited by AQD (63 posts) - - Show Bio

From all the Scarlet Witch battle threads I've seen, people keep talking about how powerful she was during HoM, but they seem to have forgotten that she was a force to be reckoned with before all that. The Avengers usually relied on Wanda and Thor to end battles because they were the most powerful and she had luck on her side, thanks to her probability powers. If she got a hex right, she could pretty much do anything. She's KO'd Hulk before, sent She-Hulk flying, destroyed Ultron's force field, turned Jean's mental probe right back at her, summoned lighting etc. I do think that her reality warping feats are great, but she was powerful before that.

What do you think?

#2 Posted by HexThis (927 posts) - - Show Bio

It's very cut and dry with the battle threads and, generally speaking, women don't fare too well by irrational, stupid default.

That being said, you are right. Wanda was quite an asset to the Avengers beforehand, I suppose it's just the subtlety of her character that eludes most people. See, they allow Thor to be a physical combatant as well as a mage-sort of character which is something I think they should try to do more with Wanda.

One thing I can't stand is when characters with psionic or mystical powers just gesture from the sidelines. I mean, this is a woman who was taught to fight by not only the Master of Magnetism but Captain America, is there no way to incorporate that training with her hex powers?

I vote Hex Fisticuffs! 

#3 Posted by PowerHerc (85336 posts) - - Show Bio

A lot of people don't realize just how powerful Wanda has always been, well before the 'House of M' mess.

#4 Posted by Blood1991 (8082 posts) - - Show Bio

Wanda's powers are like an awesome loop hole for anything that randomly happens to win a fight :p So cha she a bad chick! Some stuff she does is a bit out there though XD

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