Galactus consumes planets and converts their energy to keep himself alive. In short, he "eats" planets (albeit via complex machinery), motivated by a feeling which he himself describes as hunger. But Galactus isn't just a villain - he's a balancing force in the universe.
four planetsAs such, Galactus is able to employ the cosmic energy within him to produce virtually any effect he desires. After devouring four planets, Galactus has been shown capable of fighting four Mad Celestials, and destroying one of them, although when they fused together into a powerful Voltron Celestial he was defeated.
if his own herald is able to do such a thing thanks to the cosmic powers that galactus himself has granted to him, then there is absolutely no doubt that his master too is capable of doing the same thing that silver surfer did. the sun is a star, so yes galactus can eat the sun if he truly wants.
He emerges as Galactus, and though a Watcher observed Galactus's birth and recognizes his destructive nature, the Watcher chooses not to kill Galactus. Starving for sustenance, Galactus consumes the nearby planet of Archeopia—the first of many planets he would destroy to maintain his existence.
The reputation of Galactus' power level proceeds him, but it's a power that must be constantly fed by devouring entire planets. Galactus would easily defeat Dormammu outside the Dark Dimension, but it turns out that even on Dormammu's turf, he retains his power and has the means to grow even stronger.
One of the most dangerous versions of Kang the Conqueror ever introduced was powerful enough to kill Galactus and take his power for himself. However, one variant of the villain came close to wiping out the entire multiverse.
The weapon was Galactus, who had his hunger for planets somehow amplified to the point where Galactus converted himself into a giant "black hole" which would, in time, suck up all matter in the universe, from all points of time.
All his efforts failed, but it showed how powerful he could become. On the other size of the coin, Galactus can shrink, as seen in Fantastic Four #243 (John Byrne). In the previous issue, Galactus was defeated after a brutal battle with the Fantastic Four, the Avengers and Doctor Strange.
Galactus talks a big game, but the newest Thor series has just revealed the one cosmic being that scared him to his core: The Black Winter.
Originally Answered: Can Galactus beat the Celestials? Yes. At least any individual Celestial. As a group, they may be able to over-power him, but Galactus is one of a very few Truly Immortal beings in the Marvel Universe.
Nothing escapes a black hole -- not even Galactus. Especially when Galactus is that black hole. In the Hercules: Twilight of a God miniseries, Galactus finally eats until he pops. Up to this point, his appetite has been insatiable.
Marvel's Eternals movie subtly set up Galactus, the Devourer of Worlds - and he could be the ultimate threat of the MCU's Phase 4 slate and beyond. Marvel's Eternals movie draws on comic book lore that sets up the introduction of the MCU's Galactus. Here are all the ways Eternals sets up Galactus in the MCU.
GalactusSpeciesUnknownHeightUsually 30”9" (Varies)WeightUsually 18 tons (Varies)AlignmentTrue Neutral
The larger the source of energy, the larger Galactus becomes to contain it. When he was consuming the time stream in the FF, he became so large that he filled the entire back drop of the sky. In the pages of Rom the Spaceknight, Galactus grew as large as the sun. As the Lifebringer, he was as large as a planet.
Galactus's height varies but right now on Marvel Database it said he was 28 Feet 9 Inches. Arishem however is 2,000 Feet tall. Arishem and most other celestials are 2,000 feet tall.
So there – Galactus is stronger than almost every individual Celestial, but he would not be able to defeat their unified powers.
GalactusSexMaleSpeciesUnknownHeightUsually 30”9" (Varies)WeightUsually 18 tons (Varies)
This character is known as Eson the Searcher. Eson is one of many Celestials featured in Marvel Comics, recognizable by his six-eyed helmet.
Individually, Galactus is stronger than practically every Celestial, with The Dreaming Celestial, Tiamut and The One Above All (the Celestial, not the deity) being possible exceptions that could defeat Galactus in a one-on-one fight.
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