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*The Legend Of Korra* is the sequel to *Avatar: The Last Airbender*. Produced by Nickelodeon, it follows Korra, the reincarnation of Avatar Aang.

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Do Ba Sing Se and the other cities still exist?

In The Legend of Korra, we only see Republic City, the Spirit World, small villages, etc. but what about he big cities in The Last Airbender. Does Omashu, Ba Sing Se, and other cities still exist?
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Why did Korra not use the Avatar state sooner in Book 3?

Spoilers for Avatar: The Legend of Korra Season 1-3. below. Korra became able to enter the Avatar state at the finale of Book 1, and we have seen her using it numerous times in Book 2 - even for ...
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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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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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How many people died in the Legend of Korra?

One of the defining qualities of Avatar series is the low mortality rate of the battles in spite of the advanced techniques and weaponry. Of the top of my head, I can cite six deaths. Tarrlok and ...
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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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Did this official picture of Rohan (Tenzin and Pema's son) appear in an episode?

During the last few episodes of The Legend of Korra, the show page on Nick.com (the network for the show) included family trees of the major characters. It has since been taken down, but was preserved ...
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Does the good/evil avatar have a basis from any concept?

I'm trying to find the picture and from what episode but in the Legend Of Korra I believe Jinora was in the airbending temple and she comes across another Avatar. It displays an Avatar with black and ...
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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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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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Can Vaatu merge with someone and master all four elements?

Just like Raava gives the holder masters of all four elements what does Vaatu give the holder? Can they all master all four elements? This would then create an anti-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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Will the next avatar after Legend of Korra be able to master all four elements?

Will the next avatar after the Legend of Korra be able to master all four elements? In the Legend of Korra Korra looses her ability to bend all four elements after Amon takes here bending(except air ...
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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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What does the average soldier (non-bender) use for weapons in Legend of Korra?

In Legend of Korra we see the equalist thugs use shock weapons for close-quarters combat. We see the use of artillery. We see the use of flamethrowers for those small mech suit they have. But I can'...
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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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How was Zaheer able to master bending all by himself so quickly?

I recently decided to finally watch The Legend of Korra, after so many years without the Avatar universe in my life. The thing that is really driving me crazy is: How did Zaheer manage to learn ...
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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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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 ...
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The Legend of Korra Spoiler | Why did Tarrlok try to take over Republica?

Tarrlok revealed that he was Amon's brother and that he suffered from his bloodbending training with his father in his childhood. He says he hated any minute of it and even disobeyed his father when ...
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Could a Lion Turtle give Sokka bending?

So I thought it was a bit odd, the entire power to "energy-bend" and give people bending. In the show Legend of Korra This doesn't explain people with the lack of bending, as It got me thinking ...
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What kind of Lion Turtle taught Aang Energy bending?

After the revelation in Avatar The Legend of Korra we know that: I was wondering: what kind of elemental Lion Turtle did Aang encounter? One easy guess would be that it was Water (since he found it ...
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What are all the types of bending?

What are all the types and sub-types of bending shown in the Avatar: The Last Airbender & The Legend of Korra universe? Here are the ones I can recall. Am I missing any? EARTH BENDING a. Sand ...
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Could a powerful waterbender catch lightning by bending a circle of water?

I have seen it in fanfiction somewhere and I think this should be possible. Of course, catching lightning is one thing, but safely disposing of it is quite another. If the waterbender has to bend the ...
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How would people set up a prison for an air bender?

Throughout both series, we were presented with several ways of imprisoning water benders, fire bender and earth benders, from gigantic complexes such as the Boiling Rock to portable cells (i.e. the ...
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How is the Avatar cycle maintained even after Aang severs his connection with Roku?

If Aang broke off his connection with Roku, then how is the Avatar cycle maintained? Even if we assume that breaking the connection doesn't actually affect the reincarnation cycle, Korra still shouldn'...
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Why were they called “Air Nomads” when they lived in permanent homes by the air temples?

They don't seem to live a nomadic lifestyle, so why were they called "Air Nomads" when they lived in permanent homes by the air temples?
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How come this person died?

Spoilers ahead In The Legend if Korra, in season two, when Vaatu and Unalaq fuse they make a 'dark avatar.' How come when Korra destroyed Vaatu instead of Unalaq he dies instead of retuning to his ...
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How is it possible that Tarrlok couldn't Bloodbend this character?

Huge spoilers for Legend of Korra. In season one, the Legend of Korra is based on a bad guy who is a water bender and a Blood-bender who wants to take everyone's bending and make everyone equal. ...
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What is the relationship between Tenzin and Lin? [closed]

There was a discussion about who Toph married and another about who Sokka married. In these, they mentioned that it wouldn't make sense and wouldn't be okay (or something along those lines) because it ...
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Do people aside from the Avatar reincarnate? [duplicate]

Whenever the Avatar dies, they reincarnate into a new body from the next nation in the Avatar cycle. For instance, Roku reincarnated into Aang who reincarnated into Korra. Is there any evidence that ...
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How Do the Other Three Element Bending Nations Sort Their Avatar?

The Air Nomads have their set of toys, and Korra showed impressive skill in other areas than waterbending. However the case for all of the others would likely be different. So my question is is there ...
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Why can't more airbenders fly?

In The Legend of Korra, we learn that Why is this? We have previously seen multiple firebenders fly by using their fire to propel themselves. Is there any reason why airbenders couldn't do the same ...
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How widely known is it that Korra has lost her connection to her past lives?

At the end of Season 2, Korra loses her ability to connect with her Avatar Spirit's past lives. Since this vast repository of innate knowledge encompassing several centuries of bending, diplomacy, and ...
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Is there an expanded explanation on how the metallic poison affects Korra?

I've been watching Legend of Korra and I feel like there are some unanswered questions about the metallic poison that Korra was administered at the end of Season 3. While Zaheer makes it clear that ...
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What exactly is the Avatar's ability to turn into another Avatar?

During the course of Avatar: The Last Airbender Aang displays a different way to interact with his previous lives: by turning into them for a short while. He did this twice with Roku (once when ...
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Is lightning redirection a Firebender-only skill?

"If you let the energy in your own body flow, the lightning will follow it. You must create a pathway from your fingertips up your arm to the shoulder, then down into the stomach. The stomach is the ...
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Why Jinora did not return to the physical world when she was kidnapped?

Unalaq forced Korra to open the second spirit portal by kidnapping Jinora. She could prevent it by returning to the physical world. Why did she stay there? The same question concerns me in relation to ...
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Can the Avatar bend elements simultaneously outside of the Avatar State?

The question is in the title. Can the Avatar bend elements simultaneously outside of the Avatar State? We have seen multiple occasions where when in the Avatar State the Avatar can bend more than one ...
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General Iroh and the spirit world

So if general Iroh (Zuko's uncle) lives in the spirit world and then Korra opens the spirit world portals does that mean Iroh can come visit Zuko again, and vice versa?
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Can Toph Beifong lavabend?

She seems to be adept at bending most earth materials including mud and metal. Since Lava-bending is a subset of Earth bending, can she bend lava and could it possibly be because of how good she is at ...
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Are Korra and Asami a couple?

In the finale of The Legend of Korra, Korra and Asami step into the spirit portal holding hands and looking deeply into each others eyes. It almost felt like they are going to kiss right before it cut ...
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How long do the first 3 books of Korra take?

While discussing Bolin's loyalties in Book 4 of The Legend of Korra, a friend of mine made the point that Bolin may have, at that point, spent more time working with Kuvira than he had spent with ...
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What were vehicles and society in general powered by in Avatar LOK

One of the things I found striking in the Legend of Korra was how society went from what was essentially a pre-industrial society (with minor exceptions) with some use of bending, to a society which ...
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Are there any Air Benders who don't identify with the Nomads?

I barely remember ATLA, and have heard a little of Korra. Using content from these two shows, are there any Air Benders who don't identify with the Nomads, and are completely disassociated from the ...