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Who Is Kang The Conqueror In Loki? - Actor, Powers, and More

The finale of Loki has arrived on Disney+!

By Kyle Knight

July 14, 2021

WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Episode 6 of Loki, only read if you’ve caught up with the popular Disney+ series.

Episode 6, the finale of Loki Season 1, has finally aired on Disney+. The hotly anticipated episode of Loki featured a familiar face, Kang The Conqueror.

Many fans of the new Disney+ series may not know everything about the fierce Kang The Conqueror from the world of Marvel. Here’s everything you need to know about the villain, including which actor played him in the finale of Loki.

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Who Played Kang The Conqueror in Loki Episode 6?

In the final episode of Loki, Kang The Conqueror was played by Jonathan Majors.

Majors has risen to fame after starring in movies such as The Last Black Man In San Fransico, Da 5 Bloods, and is also set to star in Creed 3 and Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania.

It was rumoured for quite some time that Majors would play Kang The Conqueror in the finale of Disney+’s Loki. Especially after Deadline broke the news that the rising star would be featuring in the third instalment of Marvel’s Ant-Man.

Who Is Kang The Conqueror?

So, we know who plays Kang The Conqueror, but what’s the back story of the popular Marvel villain?

Nathaniel Richards, otherwise known as Kang or Kang The Conqueror, is one of the biggest villains in the world of Marvel. The character is fairly complex, as he has had various iterations over the years.

Before Kang was the mighty villain he is today, he was known as Nathaniel Richards, a 31st-century scholar who was fascinated with history and the time travel technology created by Victor von Doom. Richards eventually travels back in time to ancient Egypt and becomes Pharaoh Rama-Tut.

Rama-Tut then battles the Fantastic Four and eventually travels to the 20th century where he meets Doctor Doom. The two work together and Rama-Tut enters his second iteration as Scarlet Centurion.

After a battle with earth’s mightiest heroes, The Avengers, Scarlet Centurion attempts to return to the 31st century but arrives a thousand years past the 31st century. After discovering a war-torn earth with advanced weapons, Richards enters his third iteration of Kang The Conqueror and begins taking over planet Earth.

What Are Kang The Conqueror’s Powers?

Unlike many of The Avengers and other Heroes Kang battles, he has no superhuman abilities and is simply a genius. Kang has a deep background in history and is a master physicist who specializes in time travel.

After various trips through time, Kang has amassed quite the collection of advanced weaponry and holds advanced armor and weapons to use against The Avengers and other Heroes.

Kang The Conqueror may not have any powers or abilities, but his massive arsenal of advanced technology and extraordinary genius is what makes him a real threat.

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Kyle Knight
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Kyle is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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