- HYDRA should be there. It is for the greater good. It should just change, and stop doing those horrible things.
- --War Machine's opinion on HYDRA
Rhodey Rhodes's a friend of Tony Stark and also War Machine. He is Hulkbuster in the Flashpoint timeline.
Rhodey first met Tony Stark at a young age and the two became best friends. Rhodey later became lieutenant colonel.
Fighting Iron Man
- Main article: War Machine (Pre-Flashpoint)
Iron Man Gaunlet
Sometime in 2008 Iron Man gave him a gauntlet as a present.
In the Flashpoint timeline as Tony Stark grew up, he became more cold and evil, while Rhodey remained kind-hearted and good. Finally when Tony Stark joined HYDRA, War Machine parted away from him, despite Tony Stark's attempts to convince him to join HYDRA, saying it is for the greater good. War Machine, unlike the Mutant Resistance, believed that HYDRA should rule, but stop doing those horrible things.
Joining the Anti-HYDRA Resistance
Nick Fury after taking over SHIELD started to find people to be the leader of the Anti-HYDRA Resistance. Rhodey quickly joined and gave some of Iron Man's weapons to Nick Fury.
Recruiting Peter Parker
Sometime in 2016 War Machine recruited Peter Parker.
With Peter Parker the two stole suits from Tony Stark and he became the gigantic superhero called Hulkbuster.
Fighting Red Hulk
The Resistance fought Thaddeus Ross but was overwhelmed. He and the others rushed back to the helicarrier while Bruce Banner sacrificed himself.
In the Battle at the Time-Machine, War Machine fought Bruce Banner, who had transformed into the Red Hulk now. War Machine sacrificed himself to stop the red monster.
Powers and Stats
- Tier: 7-B
- Regeneration: Depending on his suit
- Attack Potency: City Level
- Speed: Subsonic
- Lifting Strength: Class G
- Striking Strenth: Class PJ
- Durability: Depending on his suit