Arc Reactor is a technology created by Howard Stark and Anton Vanko. It was later created by Howard's son Tony Stark after the technology was hidden to prevent an energy arms race. Stark was able to miniturize the technology when he was injured to prevent shrapnel from entering his heart, which would kill him.
Known Mini Arc ReactorsEdit
- Tony's Mark I - The first ever mini arc reactor was created by Tony Stark in a cave whilst he was captured.
- Tony's Mark II - Tony upgraded his Mark I when returning home but was stolen by Obadiah Stane and was destroyed.
- Tony's Mark III - Tony replaced the destroyed Mark II with the Mark III.
- Ivan Vanko's Mark I - Vanko created this chest piece to power his whips.
- Tony's Mark IV - Tony created a new triangle reactor made with Vibranium to cure his illness.