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Questions tagged [thor-marvel]

For questions about the Marvel character Thor. Use this tag together with [marvel]. If asking about the comics use with [camics] and if about the MCU also tag with [marvel-cinematic-universe]. For the original Thor from Norse mythology, use the [thor-mythology] tag instead.

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Why did Thor lie to the Guardians of the Galaxy?

In Avengers: Infinity War, when Thor first talks to the Guardians, he told them that Thanos killed half the people on his ship. Untrue. He killed everyone except Thor. Nobody was moving except for ...
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Can Thor's Stormbreaker break Captain America's Shield? [closed]

Captain America's shield is supposed to be made out of the hardest metal on Earth and that triggers my doubt as to whether Stormbreaker can break it. Can Thor's Stormbreaker break Captain America's ...
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Is there any relevance to Thor getting his hair cut other than comedic value?

Is there any relevance to Thor getting his hair cut other than comedic value? It was a funny scene and leads to a small joke in Avengers: Infinity War but since there is no 'Samson' like effect is ...
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What is the in universe relationship between the Asgardians and Nordic cultures?

In real life Nordic mythology, Thor and Odin are deities, similar to the Greek gods or the Roman gods. In the MCU and other Marvel media, Thor, Loki, Odin and other Asgardians are occasionally ...
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Can Thor not sense other superpowered beings?

From Avengers: Infinity War: Quill: Wait, what kinda weapon are we talking about here? Thor: The Thanos-killing kind. Quill: Don't you think that we should all have a weapon like that?...
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Is Thor indestructible?

In Thor: Ragnarok, especially, Thor has a monumental battle in the arena with the Hulk receiving not physical damage (ok he got knocked out but didn't even get a black eye) yet in his fight with Hela ...
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Was Loki ever caught for interfering with the Gjallarhorn during the Dark Reign event in Marvel Comics?

During the Dark Reign event (just prior to the Siege storyline in Thor), the Asgardians have relocated to Latveria, where Doom (assisted by Loki) takes several of their number and dissects them to ...
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Has Marvel provided and explanation of lightning not affecting some Marvel characters? [closed]

So ignoring the likes of Storm, Electro, and Thor because they have some form of "control" over the element, there are times when those characters use lightning on other high level characters and the ...
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Thor's age in Infinity War vs actual norse mythology Thor [closed]

I always thought MCU's Thor was a fictional expansion to the actual norse God of Thunder. There are some quotes in the first Thor movie that supports this: Heimdall says: In ages past, they looked ...
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Where did Thor's helmet go?

As far as I know (haven't read the series personally), Thor loses his ability to lift Mjölnir after Nick Fury whispers something in his ear during the Battle of the Moon. I think I've seen a scene ...
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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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Does Stormbreaker have the same worthiness specifications as Mjolnir?

I've seen several references to being worthy because he is able to handle Stormbreaker. However, to my knowledge, there is no mention of Stormbreaker having the same requirements of worthiness to ...
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How does Thor see and speak to Odin after Odin moves on?

During Thor: Ragnarok, there are a few instances where Thor is clearly on the ropes in a fight. On the occasions this happens, Thor appears to see Odin as he was in Norway at the beginning of the ...
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How long do the Bifrost landing marks stay?

In almost every instance of the MCU movies, we have seen Thor open the Bi-frost to travel from Midgard to Asgard. When he (or as a matter of fact any Asgardian) does that, there is a circular scorch ...
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Who are the “princes” that Hela refers to?

In the movie Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Hela, the goddess of death, says to Hogun, who has been standing in-front of her: "It's come to my attention that you don't know who I am. I am Hela, Odin's ...
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What is the beverage Thor is about to drink near the end of Thor: Ragnarok?

Towards the end of the movie, Thor is chilling out on the ship and is about to serve himself a drink, just before he was interrupted by Loki. As can be seen in the following pictures, he picks up a ...
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Was Asgard ever invaded by Galactus?

I haven't come across any comic books about this (as far as I've read) but, by any chance, did Galactus ever invade Asgard? If yes, what was the outcome? How was Asgard saved from the Devourer of ...
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Did Loki actually let the Jotuns into Asgard?

This is something I have been wondering about for some time. If you take the conversation Loki has with Laufey at face value, then yes, Loki did let the Jotuns into Asgard. But who's to say that Loki ...
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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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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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Is Loki younger or the same age as Thor?

In many places Loki is described as Thor's youngest brother. However, in Thor:Ragnarok, Thor is talking about an incident from their childhood This one time when we were children he transformed ...
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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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Why did Thor get himself captured?

In the beginning of Thor: Ragnarok, Thor said: Well, sometimes you have to get captured just to get a straight answer out of something. What exactly did he want to find out?
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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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Has the pronunciation of 'Mjolnir' ever been given in the comics?

What the question title asks. Has anyone ever given the pronunciation of Thor's hammer, Mjolnir, in any of the comics? I'm not looking for attempts to pronounce, but rather someone who knows how to ...
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If Mjolnir was made for Thor, why is Hela seen using it in Thor: Ragnarok before it was even given to him?

In Thor: Ragnarok, we see Hela breaking the artwork on the dome in Asgard to reveal the paintings of the time when she and Odin went on a quest to conquer the realms. The painting shows Hela holding ...
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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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In Thor: Ragnarok , why doesn't Hela use a spaceship to get to other worlds instead of relying on the Bifrost

In Thor 3, why doesn't Hela use a spaceship to get to other worlds instead of relying on the Bifrost. To return to Asgard Thor and Friends used a spaceship. Did Asgard not have spaceships?
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How exactly does the Thor vs Hulk fight end in Thor: Ragnarok?

I couldn't make out what happens at the end of the much anticipated Thor-vs-Hulk fight in Thor: Ragnarok. We see that for most of the fight: And at the end of the fight: Then, suddenly: So what ...
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In Marvel Comics, what material is the strap on Thor's hammer made of?

We all know the hammer is made from uru and was forged in the heart of a star. But what about the leather strap? Has this ever been addressed?
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Why was Hela’s name changed?

A character who often shows up in Marvel works associated with Thor is Hela, the God of Death. For example, she was the primary antagonist of Thor: Ragnarok. Obviously, Hela is much better known ...
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In the MCU, what can kill Thor and what cannot?

In Thor: Ragnarok, we have a lot of incongruity among what can kill Thor, what cannot, and what merely injures him. Obviously he can take an immense beating. But, - We have Hela threatening to ...
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Why was Thor dominated by a simple electric net?

When arriving on Sakaar Thor is subjugated by a simple electric net. Since he is the "God of Thunder", wouldn't he be immune to that? Or was it not a common electric energy?
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Is Thor: Ragnarok the first time we've seen this happen to The Hulk?

Towards the end of Thor: Ragnarok, when Hulk is fighting we see his (Hulk's) leg pierced and some blood seeping out into the water. A) Is this the first time in the MCU that the Hulk has bled or ...
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Why was Thor's quinjet password 'Point Break'?

When Thor tries to activate the quinjet in Thor Ragnarok, he tries using a few different passwords for the voice activation system. "Thor", "Son of Odin", and "Strongest Avenger". The actual quinjet ...
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How did Loki escape?

Near the end of Thor: Ragnarok, However, later on we see him How did he get there from where we last saw him?
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In the Comics are Thor and Hulk evenly matched?

The MCU has now shown Thor and Hulk fighting twice and in both instances there is no real winner between the 2. Avengers - Thor takes on Hulk on the Helicarrier with the fight ending when Hulk is ...
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Thor's hammer left in a elevator…could I move it?

If Thor left his hammer on the floor of an elevator and then he stepped off the elevator, would I then be able to send the elevator to different floors? Thereby moving the hammer in a vertical ...
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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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Do Asgardians get sick?

Being that Asgardians are supposed to be an advanced race similar to humans and this is what a Wiki-page says about them, Although they look human, all Asgardians possess certain superhuman ...
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Does Thor have to pay taxes?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, So does Thor have to pay taxes on Earth? I am adding the comics tag because I do not recall this being mentioned in the movies. I imagine that it was just a kid question ...
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Double Rainbow Explained? [closed]

Look at the pretty double rainbow: While a single rainbow is a bridge to Asgard in Marvel's Thor, what is a double rainbow?
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Which comics do I need to read for the story behind Thor and Loki's new female versions?

Based on a quick internet search, the volumes involved are: Thor: God of Thunder, vol 4 Thors: Battleworld Thor: Goddess of Thunder Mighty Thor: Thunder in Her Veins These stories are about the ...
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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 does Thor speak English? [duplicate]

In universe Thor and The Asgardians are the basis of Norse mythology. So when we meet Thor and co why do they speak English, rather than a Norse/Nordic language? This answer's ideally aimed at an in ...
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Thor: Which was named first, the power or the demigod?

(Forgive me, I'm not a comics expert.) We have the enchantment by Odin on Mjolnir: . Whosoever holds this hammer, if (s)he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor. So that means there is a ...
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How did Jane became worthy of holding Thor's hammer? [duplicate]

In the comics, Jane became the new Thor, but how did she become worthy of holding 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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What did Odin mean by “since the day of the great beginning” in Thor 2011?

During Thor's coronation Odin gave a historical account of his responsibility as king and the responsibility of one to follow. In addition to that he also expressed the origin and value of Mjolnir. ...