Originally a Norse god, the name Thor was given to a comic book superhero whose story was drawn from Norse mythology. Thor is also the name of an alien character in the Stargate TV series.

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How does Thor's flight work exactly?

As we see during the movies Thor and The Avengers, Thor is capable of pseudo-flight when he has the use of Mjolnir. When he is without his trusty hammer, he can certainly use his increased agility and ...
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Which would be more powerful - Thor's hammer or Harry Potter's Elder Wand? [closed]

Lets not talk about Invisiblity Cloaks or the Resurrection Stone (Because the combination of these with the Elder Wand would make anybody invincible.). Suppose Harry Potter was on one side with the ...
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How does Thor know what Banner is thinking?

In the chapter four (Thunder) of The Ultimates, by Millar, Hitch and Currie, Bruce Banner and Nick Fury travel to Norway to talk to Thor. Banner gets upset and calls Thor a "delusional crack-pot" and ...
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Is Thor the only Avenger that can't die?

Thor is supposed to be a god, so he should be immortal. Does this mean that there will come a time when he is the last remaining Avenger?
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Did Thor really intend to murder Captain America? [duplicate]

During Avengers, Captain America interrupts Thor and Iron Man in the middle of their fight after Loki escapes, Thor's immediate response is to attack Captain America. Captain America survives thanks ...
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Can anyone call upon Heimdall?

Can anyone, regardless of whether they're Asgardian, or not, call upon him? Or is this solely a treat of the Asgardians? Is Heimdall always listening to everyone, everywhere? Is there any canon ...
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Why is Thor an Avenger?

In the movie The Avengers/Avengers Assemble, Loki says: ......what have I to fear? Tony tells Loki: The Avengers. That's what we call ourselves. Earth's mightiest heroes..... Then why ...
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Why did Ultron and The Vision disagree in Age of Ultron?

In the Avengers: Age of Ultron, But later in the movie, The Vision Is the explanation that, Can someone who knows this please explain it, along with some references? My theory above ...
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When was Thor first portrayed as an advanced alien, not a god?

As so many fans are so fond of pointing out, the Asgardians in the MCU are not actually gods, but rather a super-advanced alien race. Their "magic" is merely technology, their lives are limited. Any ...
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How long do Asgardians live for?

Thor has been visiting the Earth from the time of the Norse Vikings. What is the expected life span (in Earth years) of an Agardian? The Wikipedia article on Asgard only states: They are ...
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How much would Thor's hammer (Mjolnir) weigh?

All of the sites I looked at said "heavy" or "a lot" or "42.3 pounds." Mjolnir was forged from a collapsed star (a white dwarf or a neutron star). This means it is insanely dense. Worthiness aside, ...
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Is the “Hulked Out Heroes” storyline canon?

I haven't read the storyline yet, but I have seen some rather compelling bits and pieces of it, and based on what I have seen, I really want this to be canonical, not a "What If?" type of alternative ...
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In the Thor movies, why can only Thor lift his hammer? [duplicate]

In the Thor movies we have seen that only Thor can lift up his hammer Mjolnir. In The Avengers/Avengers Assemble The Hulk attempts to pick it up on the Helicarrier and cannot even move it. What is ...
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How could Thor's hammer Mjöllnir be forged in the heart of a dying star?

Mjöllnir (literally, "that which smashes") is the hammer wielded by Thor, the Norse god of thunder. According to Marvel Universe the blacksmiths used the core of a star as a forge to construct ...
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Can Thor wield any Infinity Stone?

Thor is an Asgardian. Are Asgardians powerful enough to hold an Infinity Stone? Similarly, being gods, will Odin, Loki or Heimdall be able to wield any of the Infinity Stones?
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Is Mjolnir either sentient, or semi-sentient?

In his comment on this far inferior question, Richard stated that Mjolnir appears to be at least semi-sentient. Based on my hazy recollections of reading my brother's Thor comics when I was little, I ...
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When did a paramedic lift Mjölnir?

I've seen numerous references on the internet to an event where a paramedic picked up Mjölnir and handed it to an injured Thor. The clear implication is that this unnamed medic was unknowingly worthy ...
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What was the wreck of Grunhill's fleet in Age of Ultron?

In the Age of Ultron, Thor brags that his drink was "aged a thousand years in barrels built from the wreck of Grunhill's fleet. Not meant for mortal men." This was during the Stan Lee cameo, at the ...
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How is Thor's hammer imprinted?

THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE. The other question asks about the definition of "worthiness". By contrast, this question asks about the technology underlying the "spell". Very different. In the Age of ...
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What “elaborate game” is being played with the Infinity Stones? [closed]

At the end of Age of Ultron, Thor says that We know Thanos is involved, but what is a more thorough explanation? It seems that: The Space Stone was housed in the Tesseract and showed up in ...
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What is in the water spirits' “lightning” in Age of Ultron?

In the Age of Ultron, Thor gets Erik Selvig to take him to the "water spirits" so that he can get deeper into the vision that he had about the mind stone when Wanda Maximov entranced him. When Thor ...
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Is Mjolnir's spell gender-sensitive?

Odin casts the following spell on Mjolnir: Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor. I have boldfaced he to emphasize that Odin didn't say the following. ...
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Why does Loki look like he does in the movies?

Apologies for the slightly vague title. It is revealed during Thor that Is there any explanation as to why he doesn't look like the rest of his race?
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In what sense are Asgardians “immortal” in the MCU?

In Thor: The Dark World, Odin and Loki are discussing Loki's actions during The Avengers. Loki argues that he would have ruled Earth as "a benevolent god", and Odin replies: Odin: We are not ...
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What God if any do Asgardians worship in the MCU

After watching Vikings on the history channel, Floki and the other characters are always talking about the Gods odin and Thor, now this got me thinking - in the Marvel cinematic universe what God if ...
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Is Loki actually a god?

In comics, Loki is nicknamed the God of Mischief for his casting of illusions. But is he really the God of Mischief in the comics, or is this simply a nickname given to him because he is the adopted ...
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Why isn't Captain America worthy of Mjolnir?

Soft spoilers for Avengers: Age of Ultron. I haven't see the movie yet, but in the trailer, we can see Cap trying to lift Mjolnir in the humorous scene where every Avenger gives it a try. Mjolnir ...
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Why didn't Asgard participate in the events of Guardians of the Galaxy?

Asgard is in charge of maintaining order throughout the realms. When Loki tried to destroy Jotunheim, both Thor and Odin were upset with his actions. So why didn't Ronan destroying a well-populated ...
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Has anyone wielded both Infinity Gauntlets at the same time?

In the mid-credits scene of Age of Ultron, we see Previously in Odin’s chamber, in Thor, we see a right-handed Infinity Gauntlet. My question is,
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Why didn't Odin regrow Thor's arm?

In the recent Thor comics, after losing Mjolnir, he also loses his arm to Malekith. Odin calls upon a dwarf to forge him a new arm, composed of Uru. But...why? Odin is a reality warping skyfather who ...
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Who is guarding the Infinity Gauntlet in Odin's chamber?

In Thor, Odin’s Trophy Room (which includes an Infinity Gauntlet) is guarded by the Destroyer, which is later destroyed by Thor. Considering the importance of the Gauntlet and other relics in this ...
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How does Loki survive his fall at the end of Thor?

In one of the concluding scenes of the movie Thor, it's shown that Loki deliberately let go of the scepter, and falls deep into the vast intergalactic sea sort of thing. How does he survive and return ...
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Is there a power equivalent to the Aether? [closed]

The Marvel Wikia States: The Aether is a mysterious force that existed before the birth of the Nine Realms. It is known to be able to convert matter into dark matter, and otherwise maintains ...
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Where does Heimdall's sight come from?

A fairly straightforward question: where do Heimdall's abilities come from? It seems most Asgardians have a standard set of superhuman capabilities (strength, toughness, longevity, etc), and those ...
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Which MCU characters are shown to be worthy of Mjolnir in the comics?

Age of Ultron has a scene with different characters attempting to lift the Mjolnir, with varying degrees of success and failure. I was wondering which superheroic characters appearing in the Age of ...
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Who knows about Loki's parentage?

Loki is the second son of Odin, All-Father of the Asgardians. However, Aside from the Asgardian royal family (Odin, Frigga, Thor and Loki) who else is aware of the unusual circumstances of his ...
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Has Marvel commented on the extra Infinity Gauntlet?

Way back in Thor, there was an Easter Egg Infinity Gauntlet in Odin's vault. They even brought that prop to Comic Con that year to show it off. Presently in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, they're ...
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Where was Loki at the beginning of the Avengers?

The post credits scene of Thor showed But at the beginning of The Avengers, Loki teleports back to Earth. Is there any indication of where was coming from or why he apparently needed the power ...
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If Thor's hammer is so heavy, why does it not crush the table it is on? [duplicate]

After watching the latest Avenger's tv spot , I couldn't help but wonder, if Thor's hammer is so heavy that the Avengers can't lift it, why does it not crush the coffee table it's placed on?
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Why did Thor go dipping in some pool in cave? [duplicate]

I watched Avengers : AoU and there was this scene where Scarlet Witch messes up Thor's mind. So after few scenes he finds Erik Selvig and they go inside a cave where they find a pool. Thor baths in ...
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Was Thor unworthy during “The Avengers”?

In the Avengers movie: Instead of showing him just pick Mjolnir up, he hesitates, and the camera closes in on his hand as it makes a fist. Since Thor must be worthy to wield the hammer, was Thor ...
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What should happen when Captain America's shield and Thor's hammer strike each other?

In the movie Avengers, when Captain America's shield and Thor's hammer strike each other, they are instantly separated. Actually, based on the comics & other sources, why did this happen, and if ...
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Why couldn't Bifröst Bridge be constructed again?

In the Thor movie, when Thor started to destroy Bifröst Bridge, Loki said Thor not to do this because he (Thor) would never be able to meet with her (Jane) again. And, when Bifröst bridge was finally ...
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Why is Thor's hammer blue in his Age of Ultron poster?

I saw some of the posters for Avengers: Age of Ultron recently, and one was of Thor holding his hammer. Now, intriguingly, his hammer is shown blue as in the picture below: It appears like the ...
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Why did Thor remain worthy to wield Mjolnir after he tried to kill Captain America?

In Avengers movie, Thor attacked Captain America with Mjolnir. If Captain America didn't have a Vibranium shield, he could have died. Here, Thor tried to kill a noble man whose only crime was that he ...
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Can Mjolnir be lifted & wielded by anyone if Thor is touching it?

In The Big Bang Theory episode The Bakersfield Expedition, Penny, Amy, and Bernadette are having an argument if Thor's hammer: Can be lifted by anyone in space. Can be lifted & wielded by ...
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How are Asgardians able to speak English?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor (and other Asgardians) doesn't appear to have visited the Earth for a considerable amount of time, certainly before the English language was created. Since ...
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Why doesn't movie Thor consistently wear his battle helmet like comic book Thor did?

Thor's winged helmet is as much of the comic book version's gear as his mighty hammer is. What is the movie canon reason as to why the movie Thor forgoes wearing his trademark hat in battle?
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What are these other relics in the movie Thor?

We see a few artifacts in the movie Thor which are not identified. Any idea what these artifacts are?
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What are Loki's Magical Powers in Marvel Cinematic Universe? [duplicate]

Does Loki also possess telekinetic powers? As he was shown blasting things in his cell in Thor: The Dark World. If he does have telekinetic powers, then why did he never use them before or after that ...