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For questions about "The Legend Of Korra", the sequel series to the animated TV series "Avatar: The Last Airbender" series. Produced by Nickelodeon, it follows Korra, the reincarnation of Avatar Aang. For questions about "The Last Airbender" please use the [avatar-the-last-airbender] tag. You may use this tag for comics associated with the series as well alongside with [comics].

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What happened to the Dai Li during Kuvira's time?

We see the Dai Li a lot in ATLA, but they actually do appear as well in TLOK. I recall they 1st appears in TLOK s3 in train conscripted airbenders, but I forgot what happened to them in TLOK s3. ...
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What's up with non-superpowered leaders of a superpowered team? [closed]

Note: I'm using examples from ATLA/TLOK and DC Comics. Harley Quinn in the Harley Quinn series is a non-superpowered leader of a superpowered team. In ATLA/TLOK, Zaheer pre-airbending was apparently ...
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When Amon faces Tarrlok, why wasn't Korra...? (S01E09)

In TLOK S01E09, Amon faces Tarrlok and re-kidnaps (transfer-kidnaps?) a kidnapped Korra. Amon tells lackeys to electrocute the box before opening the box. Well as it turns out... [TLOK s1 spoiler] So ...
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How did Yakone learn bloodbending?

Hama is self-taught. Katara learned from Hama. Tarrlok learned from Yakone. [ATLA/TLOK spoiler] Yakone learned from who/whom?
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Could the Avatar theoretically be evil?

There have been many debates and answers when trying to find out. From this, I have always wondered if, without evil powers, could the Avatar be evil? Not like an anti-avatar, but the main, chosen ...
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What are likely to not be considered war crimes in ATLA (/TLOK)? [closed]

I believe it goes without saying that in any universe, we can expect that in war, bombing or taking orphanages or hospitals hostage, is a war crime, or in the absence of formalised international law, ...
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Why does Korra address Katara and Tenzin by (first) name only?

This is something that's always bugged me, but I shrugged it off as a person who watched ATLA before TLOK. So I think of Katara as really 'Katara' instead of 'Master Katara', as opposed to say... ...
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Spirit Bending retcon?

In the final episode of The Last Airbender, Aang wins the fight against Ozai by taking his bending away, and we get this] awesome scene. In season 1 of Legend of Korra,...
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Are Ghazan and Ming-hua a couple?

Ghazan and Ming-hua are villians from The Legend of Korra that are trying to end the avatar cycle along with Zaheer and P'li. Their gang is called the Red Lotus.
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What are all the episodes and scenes of Legend of Korra that feature bloodbending on people?

A friend of mine has recently started watching Legend of Korra, however they've just explained to me how, for very personal reasons, they aren't comfortable watching the effects of bloodbending. I ...
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Can you use Bloodbending to heal a person?

Can you use Bloodbending to heal a person? Inspired by Jonathan Gumm
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Why did Avatar Korra still hallucinate her battle with Zaheer even though all the poison was out?

Why did Avatar Korra still hallucinate her battle with Zaheer even though Toph extracted all the poison from her?
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What happened to the Flying Lemurs in Legend of Korra?

If you're a Legend of Korra fan, you can probably spot a difference of the flying lemurs. The Flying Lemur is different from the one in Avatar the Last Airbender, Momo. This lemur, Poki has more ...
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How did Korra defeat Unavatu anyway?

Korra lost raava. That means she is just a regular bender, not even an avatar anymore. Then a bunch of things start not making sense. Unalag becomes "big" and want to bring "darkness&...
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Are the spirits of old cycle Avatars dead?

I know Korra is the last avatar of the old cycle and the first avatar of the new. But is it just the connection that's lost and they are still there or has something happened to the spirits of the old ...
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Can a non-bender take a piece of the Eternal Flame?

Can a non-bender take a piece of the Eternal Flame?
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Why didn't Korra take away Zaheer's Bending?

At the end of Book 3 when Korra finally defeats Zaheer he is locked in a special prison deep underground. We see this is Book 4 when Korra speaks to him. He is chained to the floor but still floating ...
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Would the order of the Avatar cycle change after Korra started a new cycle?

So the avatar cycle goes in the order of air, water, earth, fire and since Korra started a new cycle does that mean the order of the cycle will change?
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Are Aang and Zuko related?

If avatar Aang is basically avatar Roku and Roku is Zuko's great grandfather does that not make Aang Zuko's great grandfather there for they are related?
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How were people first born with bending abilities?

During the Avatar- The Last Airbender, we see that benders are born with their abilities, but when we learn about the first avatar in The Legend of Korra, we realize that long ago, before the Avatar ...
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Could two benders of different nations have a child could it inherit both abilities? [duplicate]

Is it possible for two benders to have a child who could wield both abilities of its parents?
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Why do the arrows of Avatars from the air nation glow while in avatar state? [duplicate]

Avatars from all nations have their eyes glowing when entering the avatar states. No nation, beside the air nomads, has any extra special visual effect. Why do the tattoos glow? I know the tattoos ...
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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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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 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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Fan-made(?) comics about the next Avatar

A friend sent me a link to an online comics about 3 years ago. I am not sure if it was Fan-made or not, because the quality of the drawing was really good. I did not have time to read it at the time ...
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Why did Toph Beifong move to the swamp?

In the Legend of Korra we find out that Toph moved to the swamp alone and has been there for some time. Is there any explanation, definitively or implied, as to why she moved there?
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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 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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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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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 another character's bloodbending?

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 ...