Ant-Man Goes Head-to-Head With Kang in 'Quantumania' — Does He Die? (SPOILERS)

'Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania' is officially in theaters, and fans are curious to know — does Ant-Man die? Here's what we know.

Allison DeGrushe - Author

Feb. 17 2023, Updated 9:53 a.m. ET

'Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania'
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Spoiler alert: This article contains major spoilers for Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.

In his third solo venture, titled Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, the titular miniature hero (Paul Rudd) faces off against one of, if not the most powerful Marvel supervillain of all time: Kang the Conqueror (Jonathan Majors). We don't want to say too much just yet, but just know that Scott (aka Ant-Man) is in for one hell of a rude awakening.

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The much-anticipated superhero flick follows Scott and Hope (Evangeline Lilly) as they are transported to the Quantum Realm alongside their family; as they try to find a way back home, the group comes face-to-face with the almighty Kang. By the film's third and final act, things don't look too good for the titular superhero.

With that said, does Ant-Man die in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania? Keep reading to find out.

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Kang humbles Ant-Man rather quickly in 'Quantumania'

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Does Ant-Man die in 'Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania'?

Despite plenty of speculation and theories suggesting that the fan-favorite thief-turned-Avenger meets his demise in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Ant-Man lives to fight another day. But, in the final battle, Kang comes very close to defeating and potentially killing Ant-Man; however, the Wasp shows up and together, the dynamic duo takes down the villain.

In the end, the two return home and reunite with their family, and as Scott happily resumes his life, he begins to reconsider what Kang told him about Kang's death being the start of something terrible happening and asks himself, "Did I just kill everyone?"

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Kang beats Ant-Man to a pulp in 'Quantumania'

Scott nonchalantly puts that thought to the side, but there's no doubt in our minds that he knows he'll be suiting up yet again to save the world. Now, the question is — will Ant-Man survive his future encounter with the many Kang variants? Only time will tell, but seeing how he held his own against Kang the Conqueror, there's a good chance Ant-Man can put up a good fight.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is now in theaters.

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