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"Doctor Strange was there, right, and he was like 'It's been five years, come on, they need us.' And then he started doing that yellow sparkly thing he does all the time."
Spider-Man to Iron Man[src]

An Inter-Dimensional Portal is a portal that acts as a mystical wormhole, creating a gateway between two locations in space-time. The Masters of the Mystic Arts have the ability of opening these portals using Sling Rings. It is also possible to create these portals using either science or other types of magic.

History

Discovery of the Multiverse

"All you have to do is focus. Visualize. See the destination in your mind. Look beyond the world in front of you."
Karl Mordo[src]

The Sorcerer Supreme Agamotto became the first known human to learn about other dimensions. He dedicated his life to protecting the Earth realm from extra-dimensional threats using magic. The Masters of the Mystic Arts also discovered a way to open portals using Sling Rings.[1]

Discovery of the Darkforce

During the 1940s, humans began experimenting with nuclear energy; during one such experiment performed by Isodyne Energy, a rift was created where a substance dubbed Zero Matter entered this dimension. Eventually, the scientists Whitney Frost and Jason Wilkes became infected with the substance.[2] Frost actively sought more of the Zero Matter and reopened the rift; however Wilkes entered the opening.[3] Upon his return, he described his experience in another dimension outside the Earth realm.[4]

Abilisk

"We've been hired to stop an inter-dimensional beast from feeding on those batteries and I'm going to stop it with a sword?"
Gamora to Star-Lord[src]

The Abilisk travels between dimensions

In 2014, the Abilisk used its interdimensional abilities to get to the Sovereign planet and feed on Sovereign Anulax Batteries. Upon arriving, it was confronted by the Guardians of the Galaxy.[5]

Ghost Rider's Return to Hell

"The gateway's almost ready."
"Don't need it. Learned a few things since you saw me last."
Jemma Simmons and Ghost Rider[src]

Robbie Reyes helped S.H.I.E.L.D. to kill Aida. Following the victory, he returned to the Dark Dimension by opening a inter-dimensional portal using his Hellfire Chain.[6]

Theft of the Book of Cagliostro

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Doctor Strange's Training

Ancient One sends Doctor Strange to Mount Everest

In 2016, during Doctor Strange's trainings in Kamar-Taj, the Ancient One sent him through a portal to Mount Everest so that he could practice wielding Sling Rings.[1]

Attack on the Sanctums

"Well, a powerful sorcerer, who gave himself over to an ancient entity who can bend the very laws of physics, tried very hard to kill me, but I left him chained up in Greenwich Village, and the quickest way back there is through a dimensional gateway that I opened up in the mop closet."
Doctor Strange[src]

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Loki's Arrival

Doctor Strange opens a portal to Norway

"I have been falling for thirty minutes!"
Loki[src]

In 2017, Doctor Strange summoned a portal upon Thor and Loki's arrival to New York City, sending Loki to a dimension where he would fall non-stop. Shortly afterwards, Strange opened another portal that transported Thor and Loki to Norway.[7]

Escape from the Dark Dimension

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Infinity War

Recruiting Tony Stark

Doctor Strange uses a portal to get to Tony Stark

In 2018, Doctor Strange conjured a portal in Central Park so he could speak to Tony Stark and ask for his help. When Stark was hesitant, Bruce Banner walked through the portal to reassure him that they needed him.

Attack on Greenwich Village

Doctor Strange and Wong fight Ebony Maw

Doctor Strange and Wong used portals to combat Ebony Maw, a member of the Black Order, while they were in the streets of Greenwich Village. Strange also sent Bruce Banner through a portal to the Greenwich Village park in order to get him out of the fight.

Wong returns to the New York Sanctum

Wong soon arrived at the park and saved Stark, transporting Cull Obsidian, another member of the Black Order, to Antarctica. Wong then told Banner that he had to return to guard the New York Sanctum and went back there through a portal.

Battle of Titan

Spider-Man is sent through portals

"Magic! More magic! Magic with a kick!"
Spider-Man[src]

On the planet Titan, Doctor Strange used portals in the fight against Thanos. He sent Mantis through a portal to land on Thanos' head when they were trying to get the Infinity Gauntlet off of him. During the fight, he sent Star-Lord and Spider-Man through portals, so that they could attack against Thanos, with Star-Lord using gun blasts and Spider-Man using his powerful kicks.[8]

Battle of Earth

The Avengers' allies are brought to the battle

"Is that everyone?"
"What, you wanted more?"
Doctor Strange and Wong[src]

In 2023, Doctor Strange, Wong, and other Masters of the Mystic Arts summoned portals to transport the Avengers' allies to the ruins of the Avengers Compound to take part in the Battle of Earth. Strange opened a portal from Titan transporting himself, Peter Quill, Drax, Mantis, and Peter Parker to the battle. The other Masters of the Mystic Arts transported T'Challa, Shuri, Okoye, Sam Wilson, Wanda Maximoff, Bucky Barnes, Groot, M'Baku, and the Wakandan army from Wakanda to the battle. Others transported Valkyrie, Korg, Miek from New Asgard. Wong and the others transported the Ravagers and Howard the Duck from Contraxia and Hope van Dyne from California.[9]

Wong's Travels

Cage Fighting

Wong uses the portals to beat Abomination

In 2024, Wong used a portal to transport himself to Macau, China to the Golden Daggers Club to participate in cage fights. During one fight, he was partnered up with Abomination and eventually used the portals to defeat Abomination, having Abomination's arm sent through one portal and entering right above him, knocking himself out. Afterwards, Wong summoned another portal to transport himself and Abomination to Kamar-Taj.[10]

Recruiting Shang-Chi

Wong arrives to recruit Shang-Chi

Wong opened up a portal in the middle of a bar in San Francisco, California and asked for Shang-Chi and his friend Katy Chen to accompany him. Wong then led them through the portal and into Kamar-Taj. Later, he summoned another portal to transport them back to San Francisco.[10]

Trips to Kamar-Taj

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Multiverse

Spider-Man's Multiversal Chaos

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Alternate Universe Versions

Strange Supreme

To be added[12]

Zombie Apocalypse

To be added[13]

Battle for the Multiverse

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Capabilities

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Appearances

Trivia

  • Wormholes created by either the Bifrost or other means like the Monolith or the Tesseract share a lot of functions with some of the inter-dimensional gates listed here. The difference is that a wormhole can only create a "short-cut" between places inside the universe and not to other dimensions.
  • Inter-dimensional travel is also possible through other means beside portals. For instance, Ant-Man was able to travel to another dimension without using a portal; he shrunk until he caught a glimpse of the Quantum Realm. The Spirit of Vengeance is also capable of travelling between dimensions without the need for a portal.

References

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