Questions tagged [mjolnir]

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In the MCU, why does Mjölnir retain its enchantments after Ragnarok? [on hold]

The enchantment on Thor's hammer laid out by Odin prevents anyone "not worthy" to wield it as we can see on the famous Arthuresque scene on Avengers: Age of Ultron. This enchantment, pronounced by ...
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What is the prop for Thor's hammer (Mjölnir) made of?

I am asking the material of the prop, not the hammer in the universe. I am asking the material for the hammer tip, handle and strap.
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Why didn't anyone place Mjolnir on top of Thanos in Endgame?

When Thor, Captain America, and Iron Man were fighting Thanos, it seems like one of the simplest ways to defeat him would have been to pin him with Mjolnir and then kill him with Stormbreaker. Of ...
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Why does Mjolnir fall down in Age of Ultron but not in Endgame?

In a scene in Avengers: Age of Ultron, we saw Quicksilver trying to take Mjolnir during its flight and suddenly the hammer fell, taking with it Quicksilver to the ground. ...
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How can Thor be worthy?

When I read this question the answer seemed to be simple to me. Thor's life in the past years was definitely not acting exemplary or worthy of a king. Not only does he throw away his life, but he also ...
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Why doesn't Mjolnir give Captain America Thor-like armor?

Throughout Marvel's comic history, many characters have lifted Mjolnir, and most appear to gain some Thor-like armor when they do. Cases in point: Storm (yes, I know this image is technically ...
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Is Mjölnir made from Magnetar? [closed]

Soon after I got wind of Magnetar my thoughts were immediately on Thor's Mjölnir. My point here is, does the legend truly say that it was made from a dying star? My point here is did some form of ...
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Does Thor's hammer give power or channel it?

In the Thor (2011), Odin said that whoever could lift Mjölnir can gain the power of Thor, by which I assume that he means the power over thunder. Yet in Thor: Ragnarok he goes on about how the hammer ...
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Why can't this truck lift Mjolnir but a Helicarrier can? [duplicate]

Stan Lee said Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor. Why this truck can't lift Mjolnir ? But ...
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Do the shards of Mjolnir have the same enchantment as Mjolnir?

Now that Mjolnir has been broken by Hela, do the shards still contain the enchantment placed on it? For example, only someone who is worthy can pick up a shard of Mjolnir.
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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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Could Thor get himself a new Mjölnir?

After Hela destroyed it, would it be possible for him to get a new one? Or was it unique?
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Can Doctor Strange create a replica of Mjolnir?

After the release of the movie Thor: Ragnarok, I keep seeing a fan theory on the Internet saying that Mjolnir might return in Avengers: Infinity War. The logic: Thor took the Mjolnir to Doctor ...
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Can anyone lift Mjolnir when it is disguised?

Clearly, very few people have shown the capability of being "worthy" to lift Mjolnir. However one question still arises. According to Marvel wikia (here): Mjolnir can also transform its user into ...
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Why did Thor make Mjolnir look like an umbrella?

In Thor: Ragnarok, Thor and Loki visit New York City. When they go, Mjolnir is made to appear like an umbrella. Everyone clearly knows that Thor is Thor (even snapping selfies), and it's not like ...
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Can Thanos pick up Mjolnir after wearing the infinity gauntlet?

I know wearing the Infinity Gauntlet doesn't make Thanos worthy, but seeing that he could alter reality, destroy half of the universe in one go using the gauntlet, (and much more awesome stuff) I ...
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How many times has Mjolnir been broken?

When looking for an answer to a different question, I came across this comic panel, showing the Hulk grabbing and shattering Thor's hammer: How many times has Thor's hammer been destroyed?
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Was Mjolnir ever used for building something?

In the movie Thor (2011), while he was about to crown Thor as the next king of Asgard, Allfather Odin describes the mighty hammer Mjolnir as the following: So long entrusted with this mighty ...
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Can Mjölnir get dirty?

So I saw a mod for a game which added Mjölnir and in the comments someone was complaining that the textures used were too clean. So I started wondering if it could get dirty or rust or something like ...
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Why was Thor worthy to lift Mjolnir?

Especially in the beginning of the first movie, Thor is brash and often petulant. He seeks the glory of king-hood without understanding or accepting the self-sacrifice and responsibility that such a ...
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Why didn't Tony actually try Thor's fingerprint?

In Age of Ultron, Tony says: Tony Stark: It's biometrics, right? Like a security code? "Whoever is carrying Thor's fingerprints" is, I think, the literal translation. Thor: Yes, well that's a ...
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Which was the comic where Steve Rogers was able to hold Thor's hammer? [duplicate]

Which was the comic book where Captain America became worthy to hold Mjolnir ?
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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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What is the “power of Thor”? [duplicate]

Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor. This statement suggests that when a worthy individual other than Thor wields Mjolnir, he would be granted the powers ...
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Is Halo's Mjolnir related to the Thor Mjolnir?

In the Halo series the Masterchief (Spartan-117) wears a suit of armour called the Mjolnir Powered Assault Armor. I'm wondering whether this "Mjolnir" has anything to do with the Mjolnir from the ...
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Why could Steve Rogers move Mjolnir but not lift it? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Age of Ultron when the Avengers are all taking turns trying to lift Mjolnir from the coffee table, Steve Rogers is shown moving it about half an inch or so but not actually lifting it. ...
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Is the new Thor actually the Goddess of Thunder? Is the old Thor still the God of Thunder?

From what I understand, Thor was the God of Thunder before he was given Mjolnir. Were the powers of controlling thunder and lightning transformed into Mjolnir, so that now he no longer has them (since ...
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Does Captain America purposely avoid picking up Thor's Hammer in Avengers 2?

There've been several questions about the Excalibur-like scene in Avengers: Age of Ultron when no Avenger is able to lift the hammer except for Captain America who seems to be able to move it slightly....
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What is the force that enables Mjolnir to return to the hand of Thor

What powers Mjolnir to return to the hand of Thor? These two questions do not answer this, but do provide some insight, Was Thor unworthy during “The Avengers”? Why doesn't Thor's hammer return to ...
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Could you move Thor's Hammer in a wheelbarrow? [duplicate]

If Thor put his hammer down on a wheelbarrow you wouldn't be able to take it out of the wheelbarrow. However would you be able to wheel the wheelbarrow around? Similarly if you can move the ...
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Why does Odinson not attempt to regain Mjolnir? [duplicate]

It was revealed in Original Sin #7 that after Nick Fury whispers something in Thor's ear, he loses the ability to wield Mjolnir. After this, some stuff happens and girl Thor enters the scene and boy ...
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Can Iron Man's robots (or JARVIS) lift Mjolnir?

My friends want to know if Iron Man's suit can lift Mjolnir, or any of Iron Man's "robots" or JARVIS can do the same. They cite when JARVIS controls Iron Man suits in the 2nd and 3rd Iron Man movie. I ...
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What characteristics qualify a character of being “Worthy” of Mjolnir? [duplicate]

Mjolnir is one of the constantly talked about icons of the Marvel universe. The main question is generally who is/has been capable of wielding it, and, as it turns out, quite a few over the years. (...
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What is written on my Mjolnir?

I have recently come into posession of Mjolnir It has runes written on four sides, like in the picture, and these runes are mirrored (written symmetrical) on other four sides. I assume, that ...
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Was magic the reason why Kurse was able to knock away mjolnir?

Malekith explained that when dark elves become the Kurse, no weapon which their enemies posses can stop them. Was he specifically talking about Asgardians? And if so, does this mean that a Kurse's ...
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Could Thor use Mjölnir to pin Hulk to the ground?

In Thor (the movie), we see Thor (the character) pin Loki (the trickster) to the ground using Mjölnir (the hammer). (superfluous parenthetical comment here). In the Avengers, we see that the Hulk is ...
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If Hulk were to stand on Mjolnir, which is held in position in the air by Vision, could he have thrown Sokovia into space? [closed]

This relates to the climax in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Tony is unable to come up with a solution other than to destroy the city but I'm wondering if maybe there wasn't another option he didn't think ...
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Does Thor possess any powers without Mjolnir? [duplicate]

The inscription on Mjolnir says "Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor"; which is what exactly? In other words, does Thor have any powers other than that ...
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Has Spider-Man ever wielded Mjolnir?

Spider-Man is known to be brave, honorable, selfless, compassionate, and so on. Based on this, has he ever been deemed worthy to wield Thor's hammer (Mjolnir)?
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What characters from the Marvel Classic Comic Universe are known to have lifted Mjolnir?

I know that Beta Ray Bill, Cap'n and Storm have lifted Mjolnir at some point in the classic comic universe. Excluding omnipotent beings (like Odin) other comic series (like 2099, ultimates, etc) ...
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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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You can't wield Mjolnir unless you're worthy, but has anyone ever stopped Thor from wielding it?

The mighty hammer Mjolnir has a special enchantment placed on it by the uber-Asgardian, Odin: Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor which means that you ...
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Is anybody except Thor able to summon Mjölnir?

It’s well-established that only people who are “worthy” are able to lift Mjölnir, and there are characters in both the comics and MCU (besides Thor) who have been able to lift it. But Thor has an ...
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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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Can Mjolnir “stick” to anything? [duplicate]

It's established within the MCU that Mjolnir can sit on a shelf in the helicarrier and can be lifted by an elevator. (Someone else can edit this question to include references, if they like.) And ...
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Can an inanimate thing lift Mjolnir?

Can an inanimate thing can lift Mjolnir without the help of a living being (unworthy) Scenario 1 Mjolnir in a very light car with a sail attached to it, then a very strong wind blew and moved the ...
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Why isn't Captain America worthy of Mjolnir?

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 even moves just a tiny bit and at this very ...
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Has Galactus ever been depicted attempting to lift Mjolnir?

I was reading this question and it got me to thinking - Galactus is a being driven solely by need, with no moral or ethic quandaries about what he does, and no malice or "evil" is driving his actions. ...
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Canonically, can Mjölnir be lifted by brute strength?

I was just watching Ultimate Avengers and apparently, Hulk got really angry and just decided to pick up Thor's hammer... Twice. Now we do know that people other than Thor can wield it as long as they ...
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What kind of pathfinding system does Mjolnir use?

Watching "Thor: the Dark World", Thor's hammer Mjolnir is called to him multiple times and at one point, it ends up chasing him around a little bit. During this, the hammer ends up avoiding a building....