Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Final Trailer Full Breakdown: All The MCU Easter Eggs and Comic Book References Revealed

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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Final Trailer Full Breakdown: All The MCU Easter Eggs and Comic Book References Revealed
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If there is one thing that the final trailer of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania has proven, it is to be careful who you trust because in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, you'll never know who is true and who is just using you. Here's the full breakdown of the clip with all the Easter eggs and comic book references.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Final Trailer Breakdown: MCU Easter Eggs and Comic Book References

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The Phase Five opener, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, just dropped its final trailer with a whole lot to offer that it gives clarity on the motives of Kang and how big of a villain he is but will the little-big man of the MCU, Scott Lang, be enough to take the big bad down especially when he would face a lot of other villains on the way?

Here is the full trailer breakdown on the second trailer of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania with all the MCU Easter eggs and comic book references hidden in each scene!

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Kang Knows All About Scott

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Kang Knows All About Scott
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Kang Knows All About Scott

It all starts with a narration of Kang knowing the background of Scott Lang, being an Avenger, a father, and losing time, even to the point of comparing Scott's loss of time to his, and true enough, Scott gets an offer of a lifetime -- have his time back with Kang's help but in return, Scott will have to do something for Kang.

See, Kang is not someone to mess with and he has his information on people as one of his biggest assets that he could exploit depending on his needs and wants. It's apparent, he knows a lot about Scott and Kang did not even dare hesitate to use it against him.

Kang even describes himself as the guy who can give Scott what he has lost: time. Quite a fairy tale god mother style but in the end, surely, Scott regrets his decision. Given Scott's impulsiveness, Kang knew how to exploit this by offering Scott something only he could do, but that is, however, not without consequences.

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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Scott Rises To The Top With Popularity

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Scott Rises To The Top With Popularity
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Scott Rises To The Top With Popularity

See, Scott Lang was just like anyone else when he started in the MCU. He is basically someone normal, not even a hero, but that all changed when he became an Avenger as the key to saving everyone who was blipped by Thanos after he brought up the idea of travelling through time, which worked!

Scott, along with Hope, walks the red carpet, and that easily shows how Scott catapulted from being someone else, to actually being someone worth noting, but that doesn't mean that such information could be held back from the villains because even Kang, who lives in the Quantum Realm, knew about Scott.

Throughout Phase Four of the MCU, this popularity of Scott is seen through Ms. Marvel wherein his podcast was played by Kamala Khan, and in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever where a book Scott wrote was being advertised on TV, the same book is expected to appear on Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Cassie Lang Gets Some Prison Time, Like Scott

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Cassie Lang Gets Some Prison Time, Like Scott
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Cassie Lang Gets Some Prison Time, Like Scott
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Remember in the two Ant-Man movies where Scott had an ankle bracelet and was put under house arrest because he is actually a prisoner who was only given a chance to be at home but he couldn't get out of it? Well, Scott is no stranger to being a prisoner because from the start, he's a thief.

With all the troublemaking and prison time, it is seen in the trailer that Cassie Lang is just getting out of prison, much like her father, she became quite a troublemaker, and in the previous trailer, she was the main reason why all of them were sent to the Quantum Realm, yikes!

The Quantum Beacon is what sent all of them into the Quantum Realm and it has been revealed by Cassie that she made the device during the five years of the blip to get to her father. Howe Cassie knew that Scott is in the Quantum Realm remains a question.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Janet Warns Them About Kang

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Janet Warns Them About Kang
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Janet Warns Them About Kang

It seems Janet Van Dyne is quite familiar with Kang after all. Given nearly 30 years in the Quantum Realm, Kang is quite impossible to miss and she might have encountered the villain there already. Janet warns them that Kang can "re-write existence and shatter timelines."

This brings the question on whether Janet had already been a pawn of Kang before and she experienced the same deal that Scott will be getting, similar to making a deal with the devil that always has something in return: betrayal and broken promises.

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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Scott Makes A Deal With The Devil

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Scott Makes A Deal With The Devil
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Scott Makes A Deal With The Devil

The impulsive Scott, yes, he never changed over the years but hey, how can anyone mend the time he lost just as everyone else did and being offered to have those years back, Scott would do everything, to the point of not caring who Kang is, just to get all the years he lost back, a second chance in life.

See, Scott is not the type of guy who would sacrifice for others but he does care about Cassie a lot that Scott would be willing to trade anything to get back the five years he lost not seeing Cassie grow up. Also, it's worth noting that Scott spent a lot of time in prison so that deprived him time, too.

The deal goes like this: Kang promises Scott that he gets all those years back in exchange of giving Kang all that he needs.

Unfortunately, if Scott couldn't do it, he'll lost whatever life he calls and Kang is clearly strong enough do erase anyone's existence, like literally! That would cause a lot of waves to change a whole timeline. Kang is definitely not someone to trust.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: What Does Kang Exactly Want? The Heart of Forever, Explained

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: What Does Kang Exactly Want? The Heart of Forever, Explained
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: What Does Kang Exactly Want? The Heart of Forever, Explained
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Remember the orb like thing in the first trailer? While it is not yet revealed what Kang exactly wants, there are a lot of hints on his Chronopolis, the place where he built his own army in the Quantum Realm. See, in the comics, the place where Kang seems to thrive is powered by something called as the Heart of Forever.

The Heart of Forever allows Kang to be in different timeline in the human history at once and this gets him his goal of conquering multiple realities, being a supreme being throughout the multiverse. The same power source allows Kang to escape the Quantum Realm.

This may be the reason why Kang needs Ant-Man in the first place: only Scott Lang could access where the power of the Heart of Forever could be taken -- the Quantum Nexus, which will be discussed later on.

He needs it to power the Chronopolis and have a way out of the Quantum Realm and possibly the same reason why Janet knows him, Kang may have asked Janet's help to get the same because of their shrinking abilities, perhaps?

Point is, Kang needs the Heart of Forever and without that, he is stuck in the Quantum Realm. While it could be beneficial for him at some point, like being undetected by He Who Remains who scrubs every bit of the alternate realities from existing, Kang still needs it to pull off his ultimate goal.

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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Kang Wears A Face Mask and An Intricate Suit

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Kang Wears A Face Mask and An Intricate Suit
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Kang Wears A Face Mask and An Intricate Suit

No, sorry, there seems no pandemic in the Quantum Realm but Kang does wear a blue mask, not a surgical one, though. It is actually a mask that Kang uses to survive inhospitable atmospheres being a man who travels through various realities. The mask is an energy shield, similar to that in the comics.

The suit of Kang also shows how the villain prepares for whatever reality he goes in. Through the MCU, it has been revealed that there are a lot of different realities like the ones America Chavez and Doctor Strange went through in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

Gotta give a hand to you, Kang! You're a man with a plan and with an impenetrable suit ready for any kind of environment! Talk about preparedness, right?

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: A Closer Look At The Quantum Realm

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: A Closer Look At The Quantum Realm
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: A Closer Look At The Quantum Realm
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The second trailer of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania also shows more of the Quantum Realm and the microuniverse seemed to have portal-like holes in its atmosphere, probably ones that allow Kang to travel through various alternate realities. It's also the same as the portals the Avengers went through in Endgame.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Kang in the Quantum Realm Proves He Who Remains is Actually A Hero

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Kang in the Quantum Realm Proves He Who Remains is Actually A Hero
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Kang in the Quantum Realm Proves He Who Remains is Actually A Hero

Remember He Who Remains from Loki? Well, he may actually be the GOAT had he survived. His perspective of preventing other realities from branching out is actually lodged on the fact that he knows that a variant of him is a great evil that needs to be stopped from ever existing, thus, preserving the main timeline.

He warned Loki and Sylvie about this. However, Sylvie now turns out to be the one who started it all and sent the alternate timelines branching out, even having tons of variants of He Who Remains unleashed, just like Kang who will become the next big bad of the MCU. Sorry, Sylvie, it seems you're the villain now.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Welcome to the MCU, MODOK!

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Welcome to the MCU, MODOK!
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Welcome to the MCU, MODOK!
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MODOK's absence in the first trailer of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania led quite a fiasco among fans who are excited to see the villain make his debut in the MCU and finally, the second trailer gives his first look, one that is worth the wait, though it is quite controversial, too.

Kang is not the only bad guy in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, there's MODOK, too, short for "Mental Organism Designed Only For Killing," and boy, does this version look more like a robot than an organism. A new design has been given for MODOK and that might not sit well with the fans but hey, at least, MODOK's here now.

Theories surround who MODOK is from and a speculation leads to Yellowjacket being the base of the villain who was banished from existence in the first Ant-Man movie, possibly, distorting the way he looks and the color scheme quite matches, too.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: The Shang-Chi, Ms. Marvel, and Eternals Connections Live

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: The Shang-Chi, Ms. Marvel, and Eternals Connections Live
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: The Shang-Chi, Ms. Marvel, and Eternals Connections Live

Looking at the structures of Kang's place in the trailer, the rings the surround it is pretty similar to the Ten Rings in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings especially with the color schemes and the shapes, oh, definitely, the shapes. The powers of the rings look connected to it, too.

However, there is another thing that could be connected to these rings in Kang's dynasty: the bangle of Kamala Khan in Ms. Marvel. See, the bangle once sent Kamala to the past, and if it is actually connected to Kang and the Quantum Realm, it makes sense because the place is all about time travel.

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There are also the glyphs seen on the rings in Kang's place. The same glyphs are inside the ship of the Eternals and what better way to describe the MCU other than "Everything is connected," right?

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Scott Meets His Variants

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Scott Meets His Variants
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Scott Meets His Variants

At one point, it is seen in the Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania trailer that Scott gets duplicated to various versions of him and it is quite hard to miss to see a colony of Ant-Man variants piling up and taking over the Scott Lang everyone knows.

The colony of Ant-Man variants is quite a clever touch! Looking at the nature of ants, they really work together for a common goal. However, this could spell doom on Scott Lang and this could lead to Cassie stepping up to being a hero in the same film.

At some points, variants of Ant-Man seem to be dissipating, one even turned into shreds like Mister Fantastic in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness but that points to something: Ant-Man is in a place where alteration of reality is possible.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Kang Breaks The Deal

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Kang Breaks The Deal
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: Kang Breaks The Deal
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As what villains do all the time, Kang, of course, breaks his promises to Scott. He might've done the same to Janet in the past, too. If there is one thing that the movie could impart to the viewers, it is to be careful who you trust because you'll never know who is true and who is just using you.

Scott may realize this when it is too late so he gets a new goal, it's not winning, it is that both he and Kang loses, no one wins, it's a fair and square match. This is also the part where Cassie blames herself for what she has done, but hey girl, better not dwell on that and hero up!

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: The Quantum Nexus, Explained

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: The Quantum Nexus, Explained
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Trailer Breakdown: The Quantum Nexus, Explained

Speculations surround the Quantum Nexus being the place where Scott Lang will see various versions of himself, surely baffling him, and it would be something fitting as to why Ant-Man is the perfect pawn for Kang to fulfill his vision of conquering various realities.

To have the "Nexus" status, it only means that despite the infinite number of realities in the universe, there is only one like that in existence. The glowing thing that the various versions of Ant-Man are going after could possibly be what Kang is after.

See, the Quantum Nexus is the center of the Quantum Realm, the convergence of all of time and space into one making it a really dangerous place to be in. No rules apply here so that easily makes it a treacherous location. See, that's a place not even Kang could reach and possibly, the abilities of Scott could be of use here.

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Theories point to the variants of Scott Lang being there because they could be hunted by Kang through different realities and offered the same deal to get what he wants from the Quantum Nexus. The Scott Lang of the MCU is just among the many versions sent by Kang there.

Another is that the Quantum Nexus could contain the power to the Heart of Forever, a powerful thing that allows Kang to be, virtually, in all the eras of human history. This also powers the Chronopolis and if it is in the Quantum Nexus, that could explain why he needs the help of Scott Lang.

Could the Quantum Nexus contain the Nexus of All Realities? That is one possible theory, too, on why Kang wants it because that would allow him to have an entry way to whatever reality he wants. All of the realities in the multiverse has one entry point to it!

Have you spotted all these in the trailer of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania? Be sure to prepare for the arrival of the film on February 17, 2023!