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Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American animated TV series that aired for three seasons from 2005 to 2008. Set in an Asian-influenced world wherein some are able to manipulate the classical elements by use of psychokinetic variants of Chinese martial arts known as "bending", the show combined the ...

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Can a metalbender extract the metal from someone's body?

Although it would presumably require intense training and concentration to perform, would it be possible to extract the minerals from within someone's body (either their blood or other metals) through ...
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Why didn't Toph teach Aang metalbending?

"What I'd give to be a metalbender." —Aang, in Avatar: The Last Airbender Book 2: Episode 13, "The Drill" In the The Legend of Korra Book 3 episode "Old Wounds", Su Yin, one of Toph's ...
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Are there any canon indications that an Avatar's personality is influenced by their previous life?

Anecdotally, there are several examples we can point to of an Avatar's personality being a reaction to, or otherwise influenced by, the life experiences of their immediate predecessor. For example, ...
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In the Avatar world, what exactly are they bending?

In Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, we see element bending, which is divided in four (water, earth, fire, air). It's easy to understand how it works: if one has a bending ability, ...
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Are Aqualad's powers inspired by waterbending?

I've started watching Young Justice, and although I'm not familiar with Aquaman's* traditional powers from what I've heard they generally didn't involve shaping water but mostly restricted to ...
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If an avatar goes into the avatar state while being poisoned, do they still die?

I was wondering but how exactly is the avatar state very useful for example if an avatar like Korra gets poisoned by a metallic based venom? The Avatar State, yes, is a defense mechanism designed to ...
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Are all the Avatars essentially the same person?

Are all the Avatars the same person? We know that all the Avatars are different incarnations of Wan. When the Avatar dies, but when they are reborn, the next incarnation experience different things. ...
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Why has Korra never turned to Raava for advice or guidance?

Book 3 is all about Korra having to deal with issues and conflicts without the help from her past lives. She feels alone, and that there is no one that truly understands her. This is shown, especially ...
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Why did Amon take Tarrlok's bending

This was one of the things that baffled me in book 1. When Amon releases Tarrlok from prison, he shows regret and apologises for taking Tarrlok's bending. He clearly still cares for his brother at ...
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Would the Red Lotus poison have the same effect on Unalaq

In the Book 3 Finale, Korra was administered a deadly poison that was meant to forcibly induce the Avatar state. Unalaq being the Dark Avatar and the polar opposite to Korra and sharing a kind of ...
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How does Lava Bending work?

I was wondering but how exactly does Lava Bending work? In The Legend of Korra it didn't seem to be explained at all. I was wondering but isn't Lava supposed to be a firebending ability? No ...
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Are there any big changes to Ba Sing Se since the 100 year war ended?

In Legend of Korra, it seems that Ba Sing Se hasn't changed much since the 100 year war ended besides that there is still the poor who live in the lower rings and the most important and richest of Ba ...
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So, why exactly must the Avatar master all four elements?

I'll admit that I'm more familiar with TLoK, rather than TLA, so maybe it was explained there, but this still confused me. What is the point of the Avatar mastering all four bending arts? The ...
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Is it possible for an airbender to create a vaccuum in the air?

Think of it this way: In the final battle between Avatar Aang and Fire Lord Ozai, Aang creates this sphere-like compressed air thingy with him inside it. Now is it possible to do this, but instead of ...
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Why are the Dai Li still serving Ba Sing Se?

In Legend of Korra I was wondering but why is the Dai Li still allowed to serve the Queen and Ba Sing Se? I don't know where I got this idea from but I was under the impression that they were ...
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How would Vaatu look like if he emerged out of an avatar?

I was wondering and this is probably silly, but say for example, 10,000 years is up and there is another Avatar in that generation when Vaatu is about to emerge again inside Raava. Is it going to be ...
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How is it possible for Kuruk's spirit to search for his wife in the Realm of Koh during Aang's lifetime?

In the canonical (by Word of Mike) online game meant to explain the events between Book 2 & 3 - Escape from the Spirit World - Kuruk obtains information about his wife being in the Realm of Koh ...
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Are other spirits reincarnated in Avatar: The Last Airbender?

Obviously, spirits can reincarnate, as the Avatar is constantly reincarnated into another body. Through Avatar: The Last Airbender and Avatar: The Legend of Korra, we see and hear about spirits of ...
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Is Korra still considered as Aang’s incarnation

As we know, since rejoining with Raava, Korra is the beginning of a new avatar cycle. However, Is Korra no longer a incarnation of Aang and all the other past avatars now that her connection to them ...
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Why hasn’t Katara used Korra to commune with Aang (vice versa)

From an in-universe point of view, why hasn’t Katara , Tenzin, Bumi or Kya consider communicating with their dad’s spirit through Korra vice vera As of book 1, she had finally connected to her ...
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Was Unalaq still in control after the merger with Vaatu

When Unalaq merged with Vaatu was he in control or was Vaatu in control. Initially, it appeared that Unalaq was in indeed control as he was using his bending to fight Korra, going in and out of his ...
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Why did Ozai confront Ursa (The Search Part 2)

In the Search Part 2, it was revealed that Ursa faked the letter she wrote regarding Zuko's true parentage to provoke Ozai and to see if he was intercepting her letters home. Ozai, angry, confronted ...
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In terms of energy output, what type of bending is strongest? [closed]

From a physics standpoint, which school of bending is able to create or exert the most energy? Cases for each that I considered: Air: Probably the weakest, since air has little mass and is easy to ...
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Did the Fire Nation support child labour?

I was recently watching short video clips of Avatar: The Last Airbender when I was watching a certain scene from a certain episode where Aang goes to a Fire nation school. This is the dialogue from ...
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Would the first Avatar have been a Firebender?

In The Legend of Korra the first element that Avatar Wan gained was fire from a Fire Lion Turtle, which he eventually mastered in the Spirit Wilds some time later with Dragons on the Spirit Oasis. ...
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What happened to Firelord Ozai's supporters/followers after the Hundred Year War?

During Firelord Ozai's reign as Firelord he had many people who went against him who resided within the Water Tribes and the Earth Kingdom and many of the colonies that resided everywhere. It is ...
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Shouldn't Ozai have remained “Fire Lord”?

After having been defeated and de-bended by Avatar Aang, Fire Lord Ozai was thrown in prison and his son, Prince Zuko was crowned and subsequently took his place as Fire Lord Zuko. Surely Ozai, ...
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What was the cause of Avatar Wan's death?

At the end of Beginnings pt 2 the scene cuts to a worn down and wounded Wan, in what appears to be a battlefield. The Landscape itself looks like a war zone. It is a rough mounternous region with ...
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What happens to Raava after fusion with Avatar?

How does the whole Korra/Wan and Raava union work. What actually happens to Raava's spirit once she rejoined with Korra. Does Raava's essence lay dormant, deep within Avatar's soul until needed, Can ...
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Is chi blocking based of any actual martial arts?

In Avatar and The Legend of Korra, chi-blocking seems to be a set of quick jabs which can paralyse and defend against benders. But was it based of any real life martial arts, or was this just made up ...
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What was the purpose of pausing on this photo in the Legend of Korra?

At the end of Beginnings- Part 2, we see Korra riding on a flying bison past a peculiar looking island which kind of reminds me of a Lion Turtle for some strange reason, but what was the purpose ...
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Can you blood bend Trees in Avatar?

Bloodbending is the subcategory of Waterbending and Bloodbending works by... Bending the water in another to control them like a puppet We know you can bend water in animals and people. My ...
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Would Wood count as Earth in Avatar?

In Avatar, Earth Benders can bend rock and sand, but would it be possible to bend wood and would it count as Earth?
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Why is the use of lightning in modern day characters usually associated with villains and/or with being bad? [closed]

Think about it: Electro from Spiderman, the Emperor from Star Wars, Zuko's sister Princess Azula from the Airbender series all use lightning and are considered almost explicitly to be bad. I'm sure ...
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In the Legend of Korra what would have happened if there was only one spirit portal open during Harmonic Convergence?

The show said that if both portals were opened then Vattu would brake free but if both portals were closed nothing would happen. What would have happened if one portal was opened and the other was ...
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What species of Bear is Bosco and where was he found?

On the avatar wikia I was trying to find some good information on Earth King Kuei's Pet Bear but couldn't find anything on the species of bear except... Bosco is the last of his kind so far ...
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What happened to the Lion Turtles?

It was said in the Legend of Korra that the Lion Turtles would stop protecting humans. But what happened to them? Technically they weren't spirits so they didn't return to the Spirit World like the ...
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What is the last names of these characters in Avatar?

I was just wondering if these guys have surnames Zuko Ozai Korra Aang Katara Sokka Answer if you know please. thanks
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If Naga dies does Korra die too?

When an Avatar is born they usually have some sort of animal guide usually associated with their background element and what nation they are born into when there predecessor dies. I am wondering if ...
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Why does Koh steal faces

Why does Koh like to steal peoples faces when they show emotion of any sort. What does he gain from it beside people like Kuruk trying to kill him?
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Roku “I have mastered the elements a thousand and one times and lived a thousand lifetimes” [duplicate]

Just wondering. How can there have been one thousand avatars in the course of 10,000 years. Must have had pretty long lifespans. Quote to back this up. Jeong-Jeong saying to Aang: You Are Weak ...
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Why didn't Prince Zuko's mother stop the Fire Lord from scarring him?

In Avatar, the Last Airbender we learn how Prince Zuko became scarred and banished. The Fire Lord challenged him to Agni Kai and burned his face for showing disrespect and refusing to fight. Where ...
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What happened to Sokkas sword after the invasion?

Can someone help me. Is it in one of the Avatar comics? Just curious.
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Did Unalaq enter the spirit world to learn waterbending techniques?

How did Unalaq learn to do spirit-calming? Did he learn it from the Spirit Owl who guards the Library in the spirit world?
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Can Raava only be separated when Harmonic Convergence happens

Can the Avatar only be separated from Raava if a Harmonic Convergence happens or does it have to be from another spirit. Please support with evidence. I couldn't decide.
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Which came first. The Material World or Spirit World

I am wondering how the spirit world came into existence if anyone knows and which came first? The Material World or the Spirit World. Since there are some spirits like Raava or Vaatu or the Moon and ...
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Who would qualify as the youngest Avatar

If Avatar Kyoshi was the oldest Avatar, who would qualify as the youngest Avatar. Would it be Aang?
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How many Avatars have there been?

If Avatar Wan lived 10,00 years prior to Korra's lifetime, then how many Avatars have there been?
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How did Vaatu break through the barrier that separated the Plane of Spirits from the Material World?

In the second season of The Legend of Korra animated series, Vaatu says to Avatar Wan during Harmonic Convergence that: "It was I who broke through the divide that separated the plane of Spirits ...
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What happened to Zuko's mother?

In The Legend of Korra, Jinora asks Katara what happened to Zuko's mother, and in The Last Airbender, it is only revealed that she was banished for killing Fire Lord Azulon.