The finale of WandaVision wrapped up a number of of its plot factors, together with the showdown between Wanda and her “nosy neighbor” turned witchy foe, Agatha Harkness. What occurred to Agatha, nonetheless, is much less essential than what may occur together with her sooner or later. Though she is soundly defeated within the present’s ultimate episode, the door is left broad open for her to return sooner or later.
A big portion of the finale is dedicated to the struggle between Wanda and Agatha. Agatha reveals that Wanda — or, as she’s now identified, the Scarlet Witch — is a legendary being of chaos magic who’s even written about within the ebook of the damned, the Darkhold. Her objective is easy: she needs to grasp after which possess Wanda’s energy, believing that Wanda, who acts on pure intuition relatively than deliberate motion and coaching, does not deserve it. To persuade Wanda, Agatha presents her a deal: hand over all her magic to Agatha, and Agatha will “repair” the Westview spell in order that Wanda can reside fortunately ever after with Imaginative and prescient and their sons.
Regardless of being tempted, Wanda refuses to surrender her powers, so Agatha snaps the Westview residents out of Wanda’s unintentional management in order that they will inform Wanda how a lot they’re struggling. A guilt-stricken Wanda tries to battle Agatha, pulling her right into a conjured nightmare, however Agatha manages to show the tables on Wanda. Each time Wanda makes use of her magic in opposition to Agatha, she’s drained of extra of her energy, similar to the witches from Agatha’s coven centuries earlier. Lastly, it looks as if Wanda has given up: she tells Agatha she does not need her magic anymore, and so they circle one another, throwing magic round within the skies above Westview. When it looks as if Agatha has absorbed all of Wanda’s magic, she goes to make use of it, and nothing occurs. That is when Wanda revives and divulges that she truly used her magic throughout their struggle to embed runes into the dome of the Hex — so solely Wanda’s magic will work inside its boundaries. She will get her magic again and Agatha seemingly loses hers as Wanda transforms totally into the Scarlet Witch (full with a brand new costume!).
After they land again within the city sq., Agatha begs Wanda to not punish her, insisting that Wanda will want her assist when she realizes what she’s unleashed. As an alternative, Wanda turns Agatha again into her sitcom self and leaves her there in Westview, reminding Agatha that, if Wanda ever does want her, she’ll know simply the place to seek out her. With Agatha nonetheless alive and her depth of information nonetheless there beneath Wanda’s enchantment, it looks as if the door has been left broad open for a return. In any case, within the comics, Agatha is definitely a mentor to Wanda who helps her perceive her magic. Whereas WandaVision appears to trace that this position shall be taken by Physician Unusual within the onscreen universe, it additionally leaves open the chance for Wanda to wish to ask Agatha some essential questions, and we’re excited to see how and when that occurs!