Erik, as T'Challa's long-lost cousin, is able to challenge T'Challa later, but although he appears to win after throwing T'Challa off a waterfall, T'Challa's survival and return to the fold a few days later triggers a brief civil war, T'Challa observing that the challenge was technically never completed as he didn't yield and he clearly isn't dead. 50% Upvoted. T’Challa does not hesitate to accept the challenge because asking it is his duty to be the first line of defense against any threat to his people. We let the fear of discovery stop us from doing what is right. hide. T’Challa announces that he accepts the challenge, which begs the question as to whether T’Challa is allowed to not accept a challenge. Killmonger leaves T'Challa for dead after defeating him in the challenge for the throne. This thread is archived. Earlier in the movie, T’Challa (played by Chadwick Boseman) claims the mantle of king by defeating a challenger, the hulking M’Baku (Winston Duke), in single combat at the site. T'Challa : It is my duty to keep you safe. Killmonger is clearly bad news. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. T'Challa aka the Black Panther21 is the head of state for the African nation of Wakanda, the most technologically advanced country on Earth. 4 Would Lose To: The Flash T'Challa (to T'Chaka): You were wrong! No more! 34 comments. But T'Challa knew that as the son of a prince, Killmonger had every right to demand a challenge. I cannot rest while he sits on the throne. I believe T'Challa loses because he is unsure. share. I ask this because it seems that if he were to lose the challenge against M’Baku he wouldn’t be king anymore so what would his last name be? "The outcome of a battle is never certain until it is over," T'Challa said after a moment. Question. T'Challa could have just listened to his mother … When Diana glanced at him in surprise, he said, "You said that to Shuri during the challenge. This is a hard scene for me, as I know it is for others. T'Challa : The challenge will have to continue. When he is faced with the dilemma of whether to protect the entire world or Wakanda, he chooses Wakanda because his … I must take the mantle back. All of you were wrong! After this, it appears that the challenging phase is over until the fifth tribe, the Jabari, arrives and announces that their leader, M’Baku, will challenge T’Challa. report. T'Challa is the hero. He is a monster of our own making. Nightwing is very formidable and in a straight-up fight could probably take T'Challa. Nightwing wouldn't be able to counter any of that, giving Black Panther the victory. How could T'Challa, the hero, actually lose? It was probably the hardest promise T'Challa ever had to make. It was a very wise thing you told her, and very true. I cannot stay here with you. Ramonda : T'Challa, we will not leave Wakanda. But in a touching homage to his most iconic role, they wrote: “It was the honour of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther.” Prior to that, Chadwick had celebrated future Vice President Kamala Harris, shared clips on-set and supported the Black Lives Matter movement online. However, T'Challa has all the advantages of his vibranium suit and vast technology. save. To turn your backs on the rest of the world! Does T’Challa have a last name?