Questions tagged [loki]

In the Marvel properties, he is the half-brother of Thor, and constantly at odds with his half-brother. Loki is based on the traditional Norse god of mischief. Use with the [marvel] tag and any relevant works tags

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In Avengers 1, why does Thanos need Loki?

In The Avengers, the main plot is that Loki is trying to conquer Earth on behalf of Thanos so that the latter can get hold of the Tesseract and put his "restore the balance" plan in motion. But in ...
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Do Loki's illusions fool the sense of smell?

Loki has the ability to create illusions, most commonly copies of himself, that are visually indistinguishable from the original. However, if you try to touch them (or tackle them), you'll find that ...
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Why was Loki affected by the bullets in this scene? [duplicate]

As mentioned in the answer here, within the scope of MCU and as well as in the comic books, Asgardians are quite resistant to bullets. However, I was recently re-watching The Avengers (2012) movie ...
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Why does Loki take the Tesseract?

In Thor: Ragnarok, while looking for the Eternal Flame in Odin's vault, Loki comes upon the Tesseract and steals it off screen. In Avengers: Infinity War, Given these events, why would Loki steal ...
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Was Loki really Sorcerer Supreme?

Loki won the wizard tournament and became Sorcerer Supreme (shown in Doctor Strange #383). However, in Doctor Strange #385 this is said to have been a ruse, claimed by Zelma who thought she could ...
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Is Loki part of a destiny trap?

In Doctor Strange #385 Loki admits that he wanted to make Dr. Strange stronger for the threads to come, e.g. Damnation. However, in Doctor Strange: Damnation #1 it is established that Doctor Strange (...
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Did Loki steal the Tesseract, again?

In Thor : Ragnarok towards the climax we see Loki entering the Asgard vault to put Surtur's crown into the Eternal flame. But, there is a moment he pauses to take a look at the Tessaract. Did he just ...
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Loki impersonating Hydra, Red Skull or Nazis

So I recall a scene where Nazis, Red Skull, or Hydra members are in the same place an object is found, and they all die. The last man standing gives the hint or totally reveals that he was Loki. I don'...
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What Loki scenes were filmed for Avengers: Age of Ultron?

During publicity for Age of Ultron, Joss Whedon said that he filmed some material featuring Loki which didn’t make the final cut. Has anyone ever confirmed what the content of those scenes was, or ...
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How can Blood come from a GOD? [duplicate]

In the movie The Avengers (2012), at the end the Hulk smashes Loki to the floor. After that we can see Loki injured with blood on his face. How can the Hulk hurt a god? Shouldn't Loki be super ...
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What happened to Loki after he fell from the bridge in Asgard (Thor, 2011)?

After Loki fell from the crystal bridge in Asgard.. in the post-credits of Thor (2011), he was seen in the mirror, apparently possessing Dr. Selvig to gain information on the Tesseract.. The ...
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What was the purpose of Loki's conquest of Earth?

I was re-watching the Marvel Phase 1 movies and I couldn't really understand Loki's motives for conquering Earth. During Thor he falls to his apparent death and in The Avengers we find out that he ...
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Why are Loki's eyes blue in The Avengers?

I don't understand really any of this! In Thor, Loki's eyes were green. Clearly green. But in The Avengers, they were blue. You can clearly tell. But then in Thor: The Dark World, his eyes are green ...
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Who were the 80 people that Loki killed?

In The Avengers (2012), during the first meeting aboard the helicarrier, Thor warns Bruce Banner to mind his manners when speaking of Loki, because he's Thor's brother, to which Black Widow replies: ...
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In The Avengers, how is it possible that the Hulk can overpower the god Loki?

Hulk versus Loki was a funny clip in the movie The Avengers, but Loki is a god, isn't he? How can the Hulk be so much stronger than him?
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Would the nuke in Avengers have effectively stopped the invasion?

In The Avengers they sent a missile carrying a nuclear warhead to destroy New York City. After thinking about this scenario, I came to realize certain things (I'm taking this from the movies). Loki ...
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Loki the villain in Avengers [duplicate]

In the Avengers (2012), Loki is observed to not have much powers except his sceptre (known as the blue stick of destiny by Tony). We even see that in the final battle, the avengers are fighting the ...
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Why Isn't Loki's Skin Blue [duplicate]

After Thor's banishment in the first movie we find out how Odin took pity on a frost giant baby who turns out to be Loki. It is also found out he is the son of Laufey who is the ruler of frost giants. ...
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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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How strong is Loki? Can he be destroyed by a nuclear explosion?

In the Avengers movie, humans tried to kill Loki and the Chitauri by launching a nuclear weapon. However, would this nuclear weapon actually have killed Loki?
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Why did Loki surrender in Avengers? If he did this willingly, what were his intentions? [duplicate]

In the opening scenes of Avengers, we see that Loki is apparently bullet-proof. Furthermore, we see that Asgardians are overall immune to small explosions and similar attacks. So why did Loki ...
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How can Loki's default appearance be like Asgardians/Humans? [duplicate]

Loki is by-birth a blue frost giant. A frost giant's appearance isn't like that of Asgardians/Humans. In Thor movie, Casket of Ancient Winter was able to transform Loki to original form temporarily. ...
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How did humans know about Thor and Loki?

In Thor (2011), it's heavily implied or stated that Norse mythology is based on the Asgardians' battles with frost giants on Earth in the tenth century AD. How were gods like Thor and Loki part of the ...
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Why did early Marvel writers change Thor from his legendary red-haired appearance in Norse mythology?

I'm doing a project on Norse mythology. Many early descriptions of Thor suggest that he was "fierce-eyed, red-haired and red-bearded" I was wondering why Marvel changed Thor's physical appearance so ...
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Is Kurse's sword poisoned or otherwise magically enhanced to cause inevitable death?

In Thor: The Dark World, both Frigga and Loki die from being stabbed once through the torso by Kurse's sword. Moreover, they both die almost immediately - Frigga is dead by the time Thor turns around ...
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Why doesn't Loki use his telekinetic powers more in the Avengers or Thor movies?

In the recent Thor installment, 'Thor: The Dark World', upon receiving the news of Frigga's death, Loki in his cell, out of anger and frustration uses some form of telekinesis to throw all the ...
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How was Loki able to visit Earth without Bifrost?

During Thor's interrogation, Agent Coulson exits the room and Loki enters and informs him that his father Odin had passed away and that he cannot undo his banishment. Not only does he communicate with ...
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Why does Loki stagger when he's leaving the Tessaract research facility with Barton? [duplicate]

He staggers, and the security guard helps him stay on his feet. What makes Loki stagger?
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How could Loki have known what Thor said to Odin?

Please excuse spoilers. This is my first time here and this is playing on my mind. OK so I just watched Thor 2, which was pretty damn awesome, but then at the end Thor and Odin have a nice little ...
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Loki's great illusions

As seen in the recent Thor movie (and even the previous ones) we can say that Loki is a master at illusions. He seems to fool everyone around him. My question: Is there anyone who can see pass Loki's ...
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Questions on ending of Thor: The Dark World

Sorry, not quite sure how to format spoilers so I tried to keep the title vague. Here's for the new Thor movie (just watched it last night): And follow-up:
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Is Loki responsible for the division between Avengers when they were all on Helicarrier?

The Avengers become divided, both over how to approach Loki and the revelation that S.H.I.E.L.D. plans to harness the Tesseract to develop weapons as a deterrent against hostile extraterrestrials. ...
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Why is Loki introducing himself as Loki of Asgard?

In the Avengers, Loki is introducing himself as: Loki of Asgard. Doesn't he have a real surname? Like the surname of one of his fathers? :)
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Avengers Movie - Loki and Thor Immortality Test

in the Avengers Movie, Loki manages to trap Thor in a huge glass capsule and jettisons him out of a moving cargo ship. Why is that supposed to "test" Thor's immortality? How is this act different ...
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Loki's punishment

Would Loki have been punished at the end of the "Thor" movie had he not disappeared? I am sure he will get punished after returning to Asgard (at the end of the Avengers movie), as he has been a lot ...
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Loki in the Avengers [closed]

Why is Loki always looking so annoyed when someone mentions he is Thor´s brother? Or am I mistaken?
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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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Why wasn't Erik under control from the start of Avengers: Assemble?

At the end of Thor, Erik is seen: But at the start of Avengers: And at the end it turns out he some how: How is this possible?