The big reveals in Eternals’ two post-credits scenes

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Spoilers travel for Marvel’s Eternals.

The Eternals, the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s newest superheroes, person arrived with 1 of the loopiest chapters successful MCU history. It includes a instauration communicative featuring all-powerful beings called Celestials, a cosmic adventure, beautifully weird villains called Deviants, themes of colonialism, and our caller heroes, who conscionable benignant of prevention Earth each by themselves with nary Avengers to beryllium seen.

Speaking of, wherever were Earth’s Mightiest Heroes? Surely they knew astir the cataclysmic lawsuit astatine the halfway of this film?

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The 2 post-credits scenes attached to the movie person the reply to that and different pressing questions, including who, exactly, the Eternals ticked disconnected erstwhile they bucked orders from their commanding Celestial.

Credits scenes person go a Marvel contented to either tease caller characters oregon plug aboriginal movies, oregon immoderate operation of the two. The Eternals’ brace travel suit. One introduces a caller quality who sets up the Eternals’ adjacent quest. The other, well, brings backmost a beloved quality portion laying the instauration for the aboriginal of the MCU.

What happens successful Eternals’ mid-credits scene

At the extremity of Eternals, the squad splits up. Three members — Thena (Angelina Jolie), Makkari (Lauren Ridloff), and Druig (Barry Keoghan) — spell to abstraction and effort to assistance different planets that whitethorn beryllium successful danger. Three others — Sersi (Gemma Chan), Kingo (Kumail Nanjiani), and Phastos (Bryan Tyree Henry) — enactment connected Earth to proceed their terrestrial lives arsenic immortal beings. Sprite (Lia McHugh), the past subordinate of the surviving Eternals, stays connected Earth but chooses to go human. Everything seems good … until it’s not.

The occupation is that the Celestial Arishem, who created Earth’s Eternals, is truly huffy that they foiled his program of sacrificing Earth to commencement different Celestial. Irate with the Eternals who defied him, helium takes the 3 Earth-based Eternals prisoner, vowing that they volition look his judgement oregon immoderate benignant of cosmic wrath.

That’s however the movie ends.

The credits country picks up from there, with the abstraction Eternals sensing that something’s gone amiss — and that someone’s teleporting onto their ship. This happens to beryllium Eros (a.k.a. Starfox), played by vocalist and erstwhile One Direction subordinate Harry Styles, on with his sidekick (who appears to beryllium the quality Pip the Troll). Eros tells the squad that he, too, is an Eternal, and helium knows however to assistance them get their friends back.

The large takeaway from the country is that Harry Styles is present portion of the MCU arsenic Eros, Thanos’s brother. In the comic books, Eros has been imbued with the aforesaid benignant of cosmic superpowers each Eternals have. He tin besides power people’s emotions, a powerfulness acceptable that tin thin somewhat problematic depending connected however he’s written. It’s not wholly wide however Marvel volition accommodate Eros’s powers successful the MCU, arsenic it tweaked immoderate of the Eternals’ abilities erstwhile the heroes made the leap to the live-action movie.

Eros’s quality besides sets into question the beginnings of an Eternals sequel. They’ll request his assistance to find their friends and decision idiosyncratic arsenic almighty arsenic Arishem. But tin Eros beryllium trusted?

What happens successful Eternals’ post-credits scene

At the extremity of the movie, erstwhile Arishem snatches Sersi, her fellow Dane Whitman (Kit Harrington) is astir to archer her a secret. The pesky kidnapping gets successful the way, but we bash find retired the concealed successful the post-credits scene.

Cut to Dane successful a fancy room, looking astatine a menacing sword. The blade, portion solidly metal, is besides imbued with a cloudy worldly that seems responsive to quality touch. Just arsenic Dane is astir to interaction it, a disembodied dependable stops him and asks if he’s acceptable to bash that. The dependable definite sounds similar Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury (although the country was precise brief, and the dependable abrupt).

The superior uncover present is that Dane is simply a imaginable superhero. In the comic books, Dane becomes the Avenger known arsenic Black Knight, who wields a sword called the Ebony Blade. It’s a magical and mystical sword that tin chopped done immoderate object, support its idiosyncratic against magic, sorb souls, and bash each kinds of weird stuff. Unfortunately, it besides has a curse that makes its wielder prone to bloodshed — hence the sword’s ominous nature.

The dependable is besides important. For truthful galore Marvel movies’ post-credits, Nick Fury’s beingness was tied to recruiting caller members. With the departure of Iron Man, Captain America, and Black Widow, his instrumentality seems to bespeak that immoderate signifier of the Avengers is backmost successful action, and/or that Nick Fury is assembling immoderate caller imaginable members of the squad — including 1 Dane Whitman.