Questions tagged [mjolnir]

For questions about "Mjölnir", the hammer of Thor, a powerful magical weapon. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag and any other relevant work/universe tags.

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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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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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Can Thor's hammer be wielded by anyone in outer space?

Thor's hammer, Mjolnir, according to Odin's enchantment, can only be wielded by those deemed worthy. Does this only apply when the hammer is subject to gravitational pull? What happens when it's in ...
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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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How does Mjolnir determine 'worth'?

Consistently across the Marvel version of Thor's various incarnations only the 'worthy' may lift Mjolnir, his enchanted hammer. The inscription reads, "Whosoever holds this hammer, be he worthy, ...
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How was Thor able to dent Captain America's Shield?

I was reading about Adamantium on the marvel.wikia Proto-Adamantium This is the original Adamantium created by Dr. MacLain. Proto-Adamantium is the official name for the metal that makes up ...
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Can Magneto Lift Thor's Hammer?

One of my friends posted this on FaceBook: and it got me wondering if Magneto's power over metal was strong enough to lift/control Mjolnir.
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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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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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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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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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How many people can lift Thor's hammer?

How many people have the power to wield Mjolnir? I know of 5: Is there anybody else who has picked up Thor's hammer?
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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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Could Dr. Strange wield Mjolnir?

According to this other question: The person has to be worthy in Odin's eyes, or be able to break the enchantment that Odin placed on the hammer So what I'm really asking is, is Dr. Strange a ...
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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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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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In the MCU, why does Mjölnir retain its enchantments after Ragnarok? [closed]

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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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 material is Thor's hammer made of?

What is the element used to make the Hammer of Thor?
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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 could Thor's hammer Mjölnir be forged in the heart of a dying star?

Mjölnir (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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How can The Accursed One deflect Thor's Hammer?

When Thor was calling for his hammer and ready to strike the back of the Accursed One, it deflected the hammer with a back fist. From reading stack posts regarding hammer, it should have not happen. "...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Would it be possible for Captain America to catch Mjolnir instead of his shield?

Captain America uses his shield like a frisbee, and he always sticks his hand out to catch it. Would it be possible for him to accidentally catch Mjolnir instead? It would be logical that Steve ...
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If Thor does not hold Mjolnir, but he is worthy, does he possess the power of Thor?

If you are not Thor, but are worthy and hold his hammer, Mjolnir, then you shall wield the power of Thor. But if you are Thor, and are worthy, but do not hold Mjolnir, then do you still possess the ...
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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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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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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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Where does Thor get his hammer when he's not using it?

Does anyone know where Thor gets his hammer when he's not using it? The sky? A storage place in Asgard?
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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....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Who bid for Mjolnir?

In the latest episode of supernatural Season 8, Episode 2 - What's Up, Tiger Mommy?, who do we see bidding for Mjolnir? I strongly suspect that it was Loki, one of the few I can think of that would '...
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Would Mjolnir, if loose in Hulk's cage, move?

As we know, either from the film Thor or The Avengers, once Mjolnir is dropped or set aside, it becomes immovable for everyone who is unworthy. What would happen, then, if Thor, while in Hulk's cage, ...
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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 ...