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Questions tagged [asgardians]

The inhabitants of Asgard, a fictional realm within the Marvel Comics & Dark Horse Comics universes based on the Asgard of Norse mythology. Notable members include Thor, Loki, and Sif.

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When did Heimdall get dark skin?

Heimdall is the guardian of the Bifrost. In the movie Thor Heimdall is portrayed by Idris Elba, who happens to have dark skin. In the newer Thor series, Heimdall is drawn with black skin in the comics....
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What is the fate of the Asgardians at the start of Avengers: Infinity War?

Thor: Ragnarok ends with the remaining people of Asgard aboard a refugee ship that meets Thanos' ship. Avengers: Infinity War opens with This begs the question, what happened to these characters: ...
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What is the meaning of Triquetra symbol on Mjolnir?

In the Thor movies, I noticed a symbol of Triquetra. This can be seen on Mjolnir. For example, we can see triquetra symbol on Mjolnir. [I'm pretty sure that I have seen it in the movies too but couldn'...
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How long is a year for an Asgard?

I was searching for an answer for this question and it got me thinking: What if a year on Asgard is longer than a year on Midgard? Thor and Loki can be same Asgard age but born God knows how many of ...
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Are there other Mjölnirs?

Apologies if this is a dumb question since I'm not a comic reader. Are there other Asgardian relics similar to Mjölnir? I.e. they are weapons or tools or other similar objects that have some kind ...
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Do Asgardians use magical energies?

In Thor (2011), Thor described Asgardian society as having technology so advanced it's like magic. In that case, do Asgardians have any access to magic at all (like the type Doctor Strange uses), or ...
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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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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 gods! ...
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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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How are Asgardians able to speak English?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor and other Asgardians don't appear to have visited the Earth for a considerable amount of time, certainly not after the English language was created. Since there ...
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Does the attempted invasion of Midgard by Frost Giants figure into any Nordic myth?

As we learn in the first Thor movie and in episodes of Agents of SHIELD, many of the stories of the Norse gods on Earth were likely influenced by early interactions with Asgardians. Lady Sif mentions ...
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How strong are Asgardians?

Thor can survive a punch from the Hulk but Loki was able to stab him with a blade which penetrated his skin and drew blood. Both of these events happened in the Avengers. Also the Hulk smashed Loki ...
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What is the Destroyer's power source?

In 'Thor', Odin had a 12' tall armored robot called 'The Destroyer' guarding the weapons vault. The Destroyer is composed of overlapping and articulating metal strips. When it's about to attack it ...
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is there a reason that Thor's hand doesn't bleed?

In Thor - The Dark World we see Thor's hand cut off There is a tiny bit of blood, but it doesn't really seem to bleed, is this some trait of asgardians? Or just the directors keeping the movie a bit ...
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How are Norse gods of Dark Horse comics related with Marvel comics?

In The Mask franchise of Dark Horse comics, Asgardian mythologies are mentioned. In Son of the Mask (2005) movie, I have seen Loki, Odin & have listened about Thor. How are they related with Odin, ...
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Would Hydra's weapons in Captain America have been effective against Asgardians?

As established here, human firearms have no effect against Thor, Loki and other Asgardians. Between an Asgardians's powerful armor, dense body and other technological advantages, a standard bullet ...
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Why did Odin leave the Tesseract on Earth? [duplicate]

While I was searching for information about the Tesseract for this question, I read something I forgot about the Captain America: The First Avenger movie in the Cosmic Cube wikipedia article: ...
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How did Thor and Loki Return to Asgard?

At the end of Avenger's Assembled, Thor takes Loki back to Asgard. He uses some device we don't see before that, which works with the tesseract. Does this mean that the Asgardians have their own ...
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What was the ultimate origin of Asgardians?

According to Marvel Wiki: The Gods are the most human looking and believed to have inhabited Earth at one time only to move to Asgard sometime later. If they originated on Earth, what are they ...