One Celestial, maybe, but against a group, Galactus has no chance. After several temporal instances caused tears in the Marvel Multiverse, Galactus was pulled into the Ultimate Universe. When it comes down to it, Galactus wants an easy meal, not a planet full of hassles. Opposite of Lord Chaos. Galactus would be dead without his future-boss Franklin Richards, so you may as well add “being a lackey” to the list of Galactus' weaknesses. Master Order - Embodies the universal concept of Order. As an energy repository and home to the great Galactus, the Worldship can also be used against the purple giant as a weapon. In order to find planets emitting enough energy to sate him, Galactus famously appoints a herald to survey and prepare worlds for him. Originally an inter-dimensional being, the Beyonder's origin were re-worked in later years, making him an Inhuman-mutant hybrid who attained immeasurable power. After admitting that he wouldn't be able to defeat Galactus through magic, directly, Strange takes an indirect route. Neither do temporary power-ups through outside sources (e.g. This just goes to show that old enemies can come back to get you, even if you're Galactus. Amazingly, that means that unless the planet is up to specifications, Galactus could eat a whole world and still be hungry. That's exactly what happened when Galactus followed his herald Red Shift throughout the universe. Can you think of any other weaknesses that Galacus has? Galactus happily agrees, leaving Earth for a nut-filled meal. That is, if you can mange to get yours hands on it and are powerful enough to use it in the first place. That's when the feeding frenzy begins. Galactus, being integral to the very universe, is a being of science. Being somewhat cocky, Galactus doesn't think anyone can stand against him, and the purple behemoth instantly challenges the Beyonder at the onset of the original Secret Wars event. Eon - Responsible for choosing the Protectors of the Universe, mortal champions elected to face one specific menace to life in the universe each. So really, if you wanted to take down Galactus, you would send him somewhere where he couldn't eat anything, like the Negative Zone. Aegis and Tenebrous (the latter boosted by siphoning the power of another Proemial God) took on Galactus-- and the Silver Surfer shortly thereafter-- they were actually able to overcome the world-eater and his herald. With their powers combined, Franklin and Galactus defeat the Mad Celesitals and save the universe. When it comes to “ways to defeat Galactus,” the Ultimate Nullifier needs to be mentioned. Both are, after all, two universal forces-- Galactus being the embodiment of destruction whereas the Phoenix is a force of rebirth. his need for sustenance is on a large scale that not all planets are worthy. Said to be the first living organisms created right after the Big Bang, the pantheon known as the Proemial Gods are almost as old as Galactus himself. This page was last edited on 11 November 2020, at 20:01. Galactus is also one of the most powerful beings in the multiverse, boasting powers from telepathy to matter manipulation. List of prominent cosmic or mystic entities. That's exactly what happens when Galactus tries to eat a planet imbued with both the Old Power and the Power Cosmic by the Hulk's son Hiro-Kala. Gary is a writer on all things Marvel and hails from Newcastle, England. Sure, Galactus may be able to eat worlds, but Owen Reece can recreate universes. Now the zombies are the ones eating planets. Joe, Groo the Wanderer, RoboCop, Star Trek, Star Wars, etc.) As one of the celestials, Galactus’ power is immense and near limitless to the heroes of Earth, but that doesn’t change the fact that there exist a few characters within the universe who possess the power, skill, or intellect to best the giant and defeat him. Already having devoured the Silver Surfer, thus gaining some cosmic power, the group of surviving zombie-heroes are delighted to find Galactus heading to Earth after his herald. However, once those limitations were removed, the true might of the Molecule Man was revealed and he became quite the opponent for any hero who dared challenge him. During the events of Annihilation, he was hooked up to a machine created by Annihilus and Thanos that was siphoning his power. So, when the Annihilation Wave freed them, the pair had a bone to pick. Marvel Universe characters who exist in other dimensions, timelines, or times (such as Dormammu, or Kang the Conqueror) are included. Galactus, the devourer of worlds, is often said to be the most powerful entity in the entire Marvel Universe. should not be included. However, the Pheonix Force actually predates Galactus, and is the reason he exists, saving his human form of Galan from the destruction of the previous universe that existed. First, they would ravage planets with a flesh-eating virus, then absorb the thermal energy of the barren planet left behind. Imposing mental blocks on himself, Molecule Man could only manipulate inorganic molecules. The whole experience nearly kills Galactus, proving that the Worldship is one of Galactus' greatest assets and liabilities. Revealed to be a part of Galactus himself, the Ultimate Nullifier reigns as the best-bet against Galactus. Celestial Bodies: The 5 Weirdest Facts About Galactus’ Body, Explained. Epic Comics, Marvel UK, Marvel Knights, Marvel 2099, Razorline, and Ultraverse are a trademark of Marvel Publications. Two Proemial Gods, Aegis and Tenebrous, were actually imprisoned by Galactus after gaining sentience. Granting Doctor Doom his god-like powers in Secret Wars and later helping to rebuild the entire multiverse, Molecule Man's powers are nigh infinite and thus he makes a capable enemy to Galactus. Likened to necessity by the Living Tribunal. Company owned characters below are also included with reference. When he got there, Galactus decided to make the best of a bad situation and simply continue to consume planets as normal. Planetary life-force is basically food for him. However, the life on said planets, particularly sentient life, is basically like living off of poisoned Krispy Kreme donuts for the world-eater. At the close of the Galactus The Devourer miniseries, Reed Richards invents a machine that is able to “clog” the Worldship. It's unclear whether or not Galactus' obsession with consuming sentient life came before or after Red Shift's arrival, but either way the result is the same: a not-so-sane Galactus. Impregnating worlds with “life seeds,” the Celestial actually gave rise to Galactus' primary function. Despite the new origin, it's still safe to say that the Beyonder is above Galactus in terms of raw power. Integral to Galactus' world-eating operation is his Worldship, otherwise known as Taa II. However, when we turn to the Marvel Zombies mini-series, we can see exactly what happens when an undead hero takes a chomp out of Galactus. It's only when a sorcerer uses magic in a clever way that Galactus becomes vulnerable. The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. Now get ready to go against the mighty entity, because here are the 15 Weaknesses You Never Knew Galactus Had. RELATED: Galactus: How Marvel Turned the Planet-Eater Into… GARFIELD!? Galactus may consume entire planets without remorse, but that doesn't mean he lacks reason. Particularly poisonous to Galactus is the Old Power, an artificial (and highly unstable) replication of the Power Cosmic, the same energy that empowers Galactus.