As we witness the creation of the Multiverse in Loki’s Season 1 finale, one fan noticed a strange connection to the WandaVision finale that suggests it was Scarlet Witch to be behind it. Be careful, spoilers.
Be careful, spoilers. It is advisable to have seen the WandaVision series and the first season of Loki before continuing to read this article.
First series from Marvel Studios on Disney +, WandaVision marked the long road of mourning for Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) after the loss of Vision (Paul Bettany), her magical madness in Westview but especially her transformation into Scarlet Witch.
By summoning higher powers and Chaos Magic, Wanda significantly set the stage for the events of Phase IV, and fans expected to see the creation of the Multiverse in the series finale.
It is ultimately in the final episode of the first season of Loki, centered on the God of Mischief (Tom Hiddleston), that the Multiverse is created. In this series, it is the 2012 Loki who is captured by the Time Variance Authority (TVA) because he is a variant and escaped from his timeline when the Avengers returned to the Battle of New. York to collect the Infinity Stones in Avengers: Endgame.
Thanks to this new chance of survival, Loki tries to understand the complexities of VAT but also its secrets with the help of the variant Sylvie (Sophia Di Martino), but also other variants of Loki and Agent Mobius ( Owen Wilson).
Their adventures lead them to the Citadel at the End of Time to meet the One Who Abides (Jonathan Majors), who created the TVA and who watches over the Eternal Time Flow. But Sylvie, who seeks revenge on the TVA, kills The One Who Remains, who is presumably a variant of Kang the Conqueror, a future antagonist in Ant-Man 3, and the sacred timeline splits into thousands of branches.
A new interdimensional war is then launched which will be the main common thread of phase IV of the MCU and which will notably impact Spider-Man: No Way Home, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and the third installment of Ant-Man.
Scarlet Witch at the origin of the Multiverse?
But one detail significantly turns everything upside down: the speech of He who remains is very elaborate and shows that he was manipulating Loki and Sylvie. He who knows the whole history of Time knew that Sylvie wanted to kill him and he even pushes her to defeat him. That means it was written. On the other hand, a passage from the final episode shows that there is an event that he did not see coming.
In the 27th minute of Loki’s final, The Remainer is disturbed and looks around. We also hear a flash and the music becomes more tragic. He laughs and finally explains to Loki and Sylvie that he lied saying he knew how things will turn out: “I knew everything up to a point, and that point has been past ten seconds. I have no idea how this is going to end. I’m candid.”
In parallel with his speech, we see that the sacred timeline forms other branches and that the One who remains is overwhelmed by events and one in particular, which is none other than the transformation of Wanda into Scarlet Witch. Indeed, it is difficult to believe that it is the death of the one who remains by Sylvie which could have created such an upheaval in the timeline.
In addition, a user named Batman posted a video on Youtube which superimposes two scenes from the final episodes of Loki and WandaVision and we see that they are perfectly synchronized with the same timecodes. As The One Who Remains sees a temporal upheaval in the Citadel in Loki, Wanda becomes Scarlet Witch in WandaVision also in the 27th minute of the episode.
This disturbing superposition can prove that it was indeed Scarlet Witch who created the Multiverse by invoking the Magic of Chaos and by creating a Nexus (notion evoked in WandaVision and explained in Loki). The same lightning sound is found in the two sequences of the two series. This theory then proves that WandaVision and Loki are happening at the same time, at least for the final episodes.
That’s not impossible since both series take place shortly after Avengers: Endgame. Above all, we know that WandaVision, Loki and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness are linked given that Scarlet Witch will be in the movie and that Loki is also expected to be there, and that these three MCU works were originally due to be released in the same timeframe if the health crisis was not there.
This detail therefore brings an additional flavor to the end of WandaVision, which disappointed some and which was to see Doctor Strange appear. But above all, it proves that the Marvel Studios series on Disney + have a real importance in the MCU and that they address important concepts and major upheavals for the rest of the events in the films. Marvel fans, don’t miss the series!