Questions tagged [avatar-the-last-airbender]

For questions about "Avatar: The Last Airbender", a TV series (2005-2008), following Aang, the last airbender, as he journeys to become to next Avatar and bring peace to the world.

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After ATLA series ended and the Harmony Restoration Movement came to a close, what was Katara's next role?

Perhaps I skimmed it over, but I don't think there's anything in the comic books or LoK which really describes what Katara's role was after she got married. I know for the other members of the Avatar ...
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In the Legend of Korra, who does Katara live with? Why doesn't she live together with her children, especially Tenzin and his family?

I know that a lot of things have changed between ATLA and Lok. However, Katara has always stressed the importance of family and being together. You can undoubtedly see this with her connection with ...
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In “Avatar: The Last Airbender” can a metalbender bloodbend if there is metal in our blood?

In "Avatar: The Last Airbender" bloodbending was invented and it was discovered through water in a human's blood which allows a bloodbender to control someone using bloodbending. There is one problem ...
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What nationality was Guru Pathik (from a biological perspective)?

Guru Pathik, who featured in a few episodes towards the end of season 2 (Book 2: Earth) of Avatar: The Last Airbender, doesn't appear to come from any of the four nations of that universe. The linked ...
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Who is Fire Lord Izumi's mother?

Izumi, Zuko's daughter, who was the current Fire Lord throughout the events of The Legend of Korra: who was her mother? The only named candidates that I am aware of, based on those Zuko was ...
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How come Avatar Kyoshi was able to live as long as she did?

Borrowing from this answer: Kyoshi was born in 312 BG and died in 82 BG, living 230 years and is confirmed to be the longest living Avatar. Avatar Kyoshi lived for 230 years before she died. How ...
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Avatar State Plot Hole

In Avatar: The Last Airbender, Season 1 Episode 2, Aang enters the Avatar State to save himself from drowning when he is thrown off the side of a boat: Aang also enters the Avatar State in Season 1 ...
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How come Korra could bend three elements so young before training?

In this question, Korra was apparently about 6 years old or so when the Order of the White Lotus discovered her and formally recoginsed her as the avatar. Before that, she was just living in the south ...
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Where did more Sky Bison come from after the events of ATLA? [duplicate]

Throughout the Avatar: The Last Airbender, it is implied that Aang's Sky Bison, Appa, was the last surviving Sky Bison, and yet, in The Legend of Korra, multiple Sky Bison are seen. How is this ...
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Is there a name for non-Benders in the Avatar universe?

Is there an "official"/in-universe name (or slang) for people that can't bend within the world of Avatar? I know Benders are just called benders: If you want to be a Bender, you have to let go of ...
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Is Aang related to Korra?

Except for being the incarnation of Aang, is Korra related to him also by blood? Is it said anytime during the show?
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What nation do the residents of Kyoshi Island belong to?

In season 1, episode 4, "The Warriors Of Kyoshi", Aang and his group visit Kyoshi Island. Since the Island is Earth Kingdom territory, as can be seen in both maps attached, and since it is named ...
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What happens to Azula after the events of “Avatar: The Last Airbender”?

After Katara defeats Azula in her coronation day, I assume they locked her up. What happens with her after that? Was she mentioned again? I don't remember anyone mentioning her then or even during '...
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Avatar: How could Toph see earth that was flying in air

In 'Avatar, The Last Airbender" Toph explains that even though she can not see, she can "see" using earth bending. She can feel the earth with her feet and we see an example of how she can "see" the ...
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How does Avatar attain cosmic state at climax fight?

At the climax, Avatar Aang picks up a fight with the Fire lord (could be, Phoenix king) Ozai. In the midst of that, he accidentally hits his back (a wound from last confrontation from Azula at the ...
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Was Ursa a bender?

(I haven't read the comics involving Ursa yet so as spoiler free as possible please) She was granddaughter of the Avatar and mother to Azula and Zuko, both powerful benders but I don't recall if she'...
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How did Appa survive a 100 years in a spherical ice?

The Avatar can surely live in a spherical ice and that's what Aang did when he ran away from his home and entered the Avatar State which encaged him and Appa in spherical ice. But I don't know how ...
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Why is it firebenders who can generate lightning and not waterbenders?

From what I understand, lightning occurs when frozen water particles in a cloud bump into each other, building up electrical charges. Therefore, wouldn't it make more sense for waterbenders to be able ...
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How was Ursa's abscence explained by Ozai?

How was Ursa's abscence explained by Ozai? Her disappearance must have been quite the palace intrigue in the Fire Nation.
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Story that includes Sokka bringing fruit to Momo's grave

I saw an image a while ago from what looked to be a comic about the Avatar: The Last Airbender series after the show. The image showed Sokka delivering peaches and other fruit to the grave of Momo and ...
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In Avatar (The Last Airbender, Legend of Korra), was there ever an Ultimate Avatar?

Has there ever a certain avatar who was able to bend irregular things like metal, plants, lightning, and if so, could you possibly have an "Ultimate" Avatar that was able to bend every element ...
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In ATLA what would a waterbender get if they attempted to spin water in a lavabending-like technique? [closed]

In Legend of Korra, Gozan spins rocks into lava, theoretically the kinetic energy causes these rocks to melt themselves so if a water bender attempted that kinetic spinning technique with water what ...
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In the world of Avatar, which hemisphere is preferred for identifying the seasons?

At multiple points in Avatar: The Last Airbender, the timing of the summer and winter solstices is important. Every time they are mentioned, they are specifically referred to as the "summer" and "...
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Is lavabending hereditary in the Avatar universe?

Do you guys think that in order for someone to lavabend they need to have both earth kingdom and fire nation heritage or be an Avatar in order to do it?
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How many different bending types could a non-Avatar master? [duplicate]

Title. I've always wondered how many elements someone not an avatar could master. It is implied in the show that only the Avatar could master all 4 elements and that bending is a skill that one was ...
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Why did the guru tell Aang he needs to stop feeling “earthly attachments” to enter the Avatar State?

It seems like the guru's rule of no Earthly attachments (or not loving anyone) was only valid at the end of book 2. Past avatars, like Roku and Kuruk, were both fully capable of entering the Avatar ...
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Why wasn't Aang trying harder to reconnect with the Avatar State in Book 3?

Given how long it takes to master elements, Team Avatar should have realized they probably couldn't make much of a difference in Book 3 just by training bending abilities during the short amount of ...
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Non-bending uses of the avatar state

"The Avatar State is a defense mechanism, designed to empower you with the skills and knowledge of all the past Avatars." On screen we've only ever seen the avatar state used for bending related ...
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How Big is Ba Sing Se's Outer Wall?

The largest city in Avatar: The Last Airbender is a gigantic, three-walled doughnut in the northeastern corner of the Earth Kingdom called Ba Sing Se, literally translated as "Impenetrable City". ...
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How did Guru Pathik get in air temple without flying bison?

How did he manage to go there when you should have a flying bison to go there? In the wiki page for Pathik they said: Pathik took up residence in the Eastern Air Temple. Many years prior to Aang's ...
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How did Iroh manage to escape from the prison during the Day of Black Sun?

How did Iroh manage to escape from the prison when the sun was black? As we know the sun got black in E11S03 "The Day of Black Sun, Part 2: The Eclipse". I believe he waited until all the fire-...
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Apart from Azula, has there ever been a Fire Bender with Blue Fire?

In Avatar: The Last Airbender, Azula is the only character whose fire is shown to be blue. Is there any other character capable of producing or seen using blue fire?
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Why does Combustion Man keep blowing himself up?

According to the Avatar Wikia, Combustion Man was unable to control his power early on and accidentally blew up his arm and leg. In Avatar: The Last Air Bender, two times he is seen using his power ...
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Do other elements exist? [closed]

In season 2 of the Legend of Korra, we learn about how Wan got all four elements: Fire, Air, Water and Earth. He bargained with Lion-turtles and Raava who was with him promised that s/he would protect ...
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What nation is Pema from?

I was reading some Lin, Tenzin and Pema stuff, when I remembered Pema isn't a born Air acolyte. Which makes me wonder: which nation are she and her parents from? People may say she's from Republic ...
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Is there a official release date for the Last Airbender 2 [closed]

I have found many websites, (like https://moviepilot.com/hashtags/AvatarTheLastAirbender) about there being a sequel to the fantasy film Last Airbender, but I can't find any release date. Can someone ...
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Who is the Earth silhouette in the intro to Avatar: The Last Airbender?

The intro to Avatar: The Last Airbender shows a silhouette of a character of each of the four elements. I believe: Water is Pakku (Katara's grandfather) Fire is Azula (Zuko's sister) Air is obviously ...
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In Avatar TLA, why do Aang's tatoos light up in the avatar state?

In Avatar: The Last Airbender, Aang's eyes glow when he goes into the Avatar State. This seems to be the case with all Avatars, but Aang and the other airbending Avatars tattoos glow too. Is there ...
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During the avatar state can Aang's past lives bend the four elements?

According to Roku in ATLA the past lives and experiences come through during the avatar state? Why then did Aang have to master the four elements if his past lives theoretically could use them for ...
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How do non airbenders determine who is the avatar? [duplicate]

The airbenders would use toys to determine the next avatar . How do the other nations determine the avatar? For example how was it determined Korra was the next avatar?
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Are you born an avatar?

This may be an obvious question but if you do math according to this question you get the average age of avatars to be 54ish years. This seems quite short. Therefore could theoretically be more then ...
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Was Aang aware of Raava, Wan etc?

When I first watched Beginnings, I assumed that all of the information about Wan, Raava and the time they lived in, was pretty much unknown to the world at large (since it had never been referenced ...
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Why was Chinese chosen as the written language in The Last Airbender?

Does anyone know why Chinese (instead of, for example Japanese) was chosen as the written language in The Last Airbender?
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Does Iroh ever do anything evil?

Iroh spends most of the first season playing the minion with an F in evil role to the hilt, up until the season finale when he Then in season two, In season three, he's I can only recall one ...
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Why couldn't Tarrlok resist Amon's bloodbending?

In season 1 we have Tarrlok capture Korra and keep her locked in a metal box. Then Amon comes. When Tarrlok tries to bloodbend Amon, Amon resists. How come Tarrlok couldn't resist Amon's bloodbending?
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Are there any plans for an animated adaptation of the Avatar: The Last Airbender comics? [closed]

Are there any plans for animated adaptation of last comics of "Aang the Last Airbender"? Almost five comics trilogies are released. It seems that is enough material for new season. Any rumors?
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Where do Airbender babies come from?

In Avatar the Last Airbender, we see from flashbacks that Aang grew up in the Southern Air Temple, a monastery of all men. In fact, the only female Airbender that I recall seeing in the series is ...
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Who is Su Beifong's father?

I strongly believe that Su's father could actually be Sokka. Not just because she looks so much like him, though look closely at her facial expression and think about Sokka making that exact reaction. ...
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How did Bumi lose to Aang in S1E5?

Aang's fight with King Bumi ended with Aang holding the tip of his staff at Bumi and Bumi holding a giant boulder above them both. Considering nothing comes out of the tip of the staff and considering ...
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What happened to Zuko 's mother in Avatar: the Last Airbender [duplicate]

I was wondering what happened to Zuko's mother. In the last episode, Zuko asked his father where his mother was, and that was the end of the show. Why didn't the creator of the show make a movie about ...