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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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 withe 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.
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Why has Koh been estranged from the Mother of Faces?

Spoilers for The Last Airbender comics (The Search, Part 3). We're shown the the Mother of Faces is the mother of Koh, the face stealer. She tells us that he's been estranged from her since time ...
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What happened to Vaatu?

After the events of The Legend of Korra: Light in the Dark, we see that Korra's spirit calms vaatu with the knowledge of Spirit Calming she learned from Unalaq. Therefore where did Vaatu go as in a ...
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Could the Avatar cycle be ended via genocide? [duplicate]

It has been explained that the Avatar cycle can be broken by killing the Avatar while they are in the Avatar State. Is there another way? In their hunt for the Avatar, the Fire Nation army killed ...
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Could Vaatu's release create a second Avatar?

In the new episodes of The Legend of Korra, (Beginnings, 1 and 2) it tells the story of the first Avatar, Wan and how he got his bending powers. He traveled to various lion turtles and got the ...
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Were the lion-turtles energybending?

In the The Legend of Korra episode Beginnings, we see ancient humans being granted element bending powers by lion-turtles. The lion-turtles also remove element bending powers. The process involves ...
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How can Wan's history be reconciled with legend?

In The Legend of Korra S02E07-08 Beginnings, we see how the first Avatar, Wan, came to be. During these episodes, we see him gain firebending, airbending, waterbending, and lastly earthbending from ...
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Can Aang (or Korra) make a non-bender into a bender?

If Aang (or Korra) can take or give the power to bend elements then can he (or she) make a non-bender into a bender? I realize that the creators made Aang's son Bumi into a non-bender to add drama and ...
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Why are benders (generally) designated to specific areas?

I'm just wondering why in the Avatar series are the nations so strongly divided? Each nation seems to have cut itself off from each other, even before the fire nation started the war. Air Benders ...
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How did Iroh deliver the “Secret History” message to Zuko while imprisoned?

During Zuko's days back to the Fire Nation's capital city (and Iroh's imprisonment), Zuko finds a scroll telling him the location of a "Secret History" about his great grandfather's demise. Eventually ...
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How did Azula know that the Dai Li were still loyal to Long Feng even after he was imprisoned?

When Azula and company infiltrate Ba Sing Se disguised as Kyoshi warriors (after Long Feng's imprisonment), there's a scene where Ty Lee and Mei "accidentally" talk about their infiltration too ...
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Why did the Council of Five comply to Long Feng?

After re-watching The Earth King episode, we see that the Council of Five consists of the highest ranking generals in the Earth Kingdom. They of course know there is a war going on with the Fire ...
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How did the fire nation kill all airbenders?

Been a while I don't watch the series, but it is strongly implied that the Fire Nation killed all airbenders. Of course, since they probably have no armies, they would be easy targets. But, the ...
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Were the Air Nomads all monks?

In A:TLA we never see more of the Air Nomads than the monks living at the various Air Temples. Did other Air Nomads exist outside of the Temples in the world at large?
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How did Amon deflect bending?

Okay, okay, so past the whole "how does Amon take away bending" schpeel, how in the world does his bloodbending give him the ability to deflect people's bending attacks? I've never quite understood or ...
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What evidence is there that Amon really used bloodbending to take away bending of the other characters?

I have watched the first season of The Legend of Korra and as far as I can recall it wasn't made clear whether Amon really used bloodbending to take away bending abilities of the other characters. ...
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Can water benders heat water?

I know that water benders can freeze and melt water/ice, but what is the limit to this? Can a water bender heat water to boiling? Steam? I know that water benders can bend steam (Korra did when she ...
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Why didn't Sozin's comet enhance benders of other elements?

Technically, a comet is a huge ball of rock, dirt, ice and frozen gases. In the series, Sozin's comet catches fire by entering the upper atmosphere, giving a boost to firebenders all around the world ...
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Do benders have to bend parts of their body to bend the elements?

I have noticed that in Avatar the last airbender, everyone seemingly has to move a body part to bend an element. Do they have to even move? And why? For instance, Katara can be on land and use a ...
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Does killing off all airbenders break the avatar cycle?

If Sozin had killed all the airbenders, and then worked through the next three, would the cycle have stopped? Skipped over? Thrown a Null Avatar Exception?
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So what if Fire Lord Sozin was able to kill Aang?

After the death of Avatar Roku, the Fire Nation attacked and killed all the Air Nomads in hopes of killing the reincarnation of the Avatar. But so what if they did kill the Air Nomad Avatar, wouldn't ...
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How did Avatar Aang have a wife and kids?

In Avatar the Last Airbender, I believe Aang ran away from the air nomads because he was told that as the Avatar, he would not be allowed to ever have a family; and his sole responsibility would be to ...
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Could you bend blood out of the body?

We see in Avatar that Katara bloodbended (controlling another's blood inside their body, therefore you can control them) at least two people. But could you bend blood outside the body? For example if ...
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What printed materials from Avatar: The Last Airbender are canonical?

What printed materials from the Avatar universe are considered canon? Here's a quick list of what I've seen out there: The Promise (Parts 1, 2, 3) The Lost Adventures The Lost Scrolls (Air, Water, ...
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How does the water tribe use water to heal?

In Avatar: The Last Airbender, members of the Northern Water Tribe use water to heal. When Katara shows some bending prowess, she's told only men are allowed to bend in the Northern Water Tribe. They ...
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What inspired the hybrid animals seen in the Avatar cartoon?

There are lots of (adorable) hybrid creatures in both Avatar cartoons; Legend of Aang and Legend of Korra. What inspired the creators of the show to include these hybrid creatures, as opposed to ...