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How was a single arrow able to do this in What If...? S1E3?

In What If...? season 1 episode 3, "What If... Earth Lost its Mightiest Heroes?", Clint Barton is ready to shoot Thor at Mjolnir's landing site when Hank Pym forces him to shoot. However, ...
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Is Thor stronger than Loki?

We get a few fight scenes between Loki and Thor in the MCU. Usually Thor gets the upper hand, but it always seems to me that it's mostly thanks to the fact he has Mjölnir, while Loki posses some ...
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Could Throg survive being locked in a jar?

It is known that Asgardians have an increased lifespan and higher physical endurance compared to that of normal humans. I was wondering if there are any similar displays of physical endurance for ...
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Why did Odin cast Mjolnir to Earth?

In the first Thor movie, Odin banishes Thor to Earth because he is "unworthy." He then curses Mjolnir, Thor's weapon, to only be able to be wielded by someone he deems as worthy. Having ...
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Why did Loki lie to Thor that Odin was dead?

In the first Thor film (2011), Loki visits Thor in his exile in Earth and tells him that their father died, that "the burden of the throne" has fallen to him, and that their mother has ...
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Why didn't Thor lose his power?

In Thor: Ragnarok, Valkyrie told Thor this about Hela: Her power comes from Asgard the same as yours Thor's plan was to unleash Surtur who destroys Asgard, which weakens Hela allowing Surtur to kill ...
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Has Thor fought with himself from a different timeline?

In Marvel comics, time travel exists, so it is possible for two versions of the same person from different timelines to meet. I would like to know if Thor ever fought another version of himself from a ...
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Has Mjolnir ever been used "as a tool to build"? [duplicate]

In the MCU movie Thor, Odin says that Thor's hammer "has no equal as a weapon to destroy, or as a tool to build." We see it used as a weapon plenty of times throughout the MCU's run, but I don't ...
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When did the Asgardians become aliens instead of gods? [duplicate]

On reading the old Journey into Mystery comics, where Thor first appeared, it is not evident that the Asgardians are aliens. As far as the audience can tell, they are simply the Norse gods of myth. ...
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Who was Thor referring to when he said "or a genius"?

During the conversation between Thor and the Guardians of the Galaxy Thor began explaining his perspective of Thanos' quest for the Infinity Stones. He then told them that he (Thanos) must be going ...
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What was Thor eating in “Avengers: Endgame”?

We see Thor laid back in the beginning of Avengers: Endgame. He seems to be chewing something. Any clues as to what it was?
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Why didn't Thor go for the Infinity Gauntlet?

In Avengers: Endgame we see Thor make an attempt at getting the Gauntlet but as Thanos grabs his cape he forsakes it and starts attacking Thanos. Why did he just allow Thanos to tear his cape as in ...
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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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How was Thor still worthy of Mjolnir after attempted murder? [closed]

Mjolnir can only be lifted by beings who are worthy, which I generally interpret as honorable. Just like this time, Should attempted murder make him unworthy? When Thor discovered the prophecy that he ...
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Is Malekith the strongest of the Dark Elves? [closed]

Malekith the Accursed is the ruler of the Realm of Svartalfheim. Is he the strongest and most physically powerful Dark Elf? This concerns the comic book universe.
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Why didn't Thor use the All powerful spear instead of Stormbreaker?

We know that Thor went all the way up to Nidavellir to get the Stormbreaker. But why on the earth did he not use Odin's spear? I mean, he could've scourged it from the debris of his spaceship and used ...
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Is there an In-Universe reason why Thor and the Asgardians think Rocket is a rabbit?

Thor and the rest of the Asgardians (or at least the guards in Endgame) are always referring to Rocket as a rabbit in both Infinity War and Endgame. Out of universe, the explanation would be that its ...
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How is Thor able to recall Stormbreaker to his hand?

I know that Thor can recall Mjolnir by holding out his hand because Mjolnir has some Asgardian magic science such-and-such in it. But how is he able to recall Stormbreaker? Is there other stuff he ...
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Where does a worthy person get Thor's power from? [duplicate]

We learned in Thor: Ragnarok that Mjolnir is only a focus for Thor's power, not the source. If so, when a worthy​ being lifts Mjolnir and gains "the power of Thor", where are they getting the power ...
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How did Chris Hemsworth train for Endgame?

Of course, I'm refering to Now obviously this involved a How did Chris Hemsworth modify his training regimen and diet for this movie compared to his previous appearances?
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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 was Thor doubtful about his worthiness to Mjolnir?

In Avengers: Endgame when Thor and Rocket, At the end, just before leaving, Is there a reason why Thor doubted his worthiness to Mjolnir?
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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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