The X-Ray Plate is a S.H.I.E.L.D. gadget used by Grant Ward to sneak into Vanchat's apartment and steal the Chitauri Neural Link for Maria Hill before Vanchat could sell it on the black market.


During a mission in Paris, agent Grant Ward of S.H.I.E.L.D. was given the task of breaking into the hidden vault belonging to the international criminal and black market dealer Vanchat and steal a Chitauri neural link which had somehow come into Vanchat's possession in the aftermath of the Battle of New York. Getting into the room, Ward disguised himself as a waiter, getting into the room, used the X-Ray Plate to locate the safe and breaking inside. When Ward was discovered by a woman in the room who called security, Ward used the plate as a weapon.[1]


  • X-Ray: Holding the plate against any surface, Grant Ward was able to examine behind it and find the hidden vault.