Questions tagged [thor-marvel]

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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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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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Is there a reason that Thor's arm doesn't bleed when his hand is cut off?

In Thor - The Dark World we see Thor's hand cut off by There is a tiny bit of blood, but the stump on his arm doesn't really seem to bleed. Is this some trait of Asgardians? Or just the directors ...
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What were the previous Bifrost events that brought Jane Foster out into the desert?

At the beginning of Thor, Jane Foster has brought Darcy and Erik out in the middle of the desert because she's been investigating "atmospheric disturbances" that have had a regular, highly predictable ...
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In what sense are Asgardians “immortal” in the MCU?

In Thor: The Dark World, Odin and Loki are discussing Loki's actions during The Avengers. Loki argues that he would have ruled Earth as "a benevolent god", and Odin replies: Odin: We are ...
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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 did Loki choose to antagonize Heimdall?

Loki could manage to bring in multiple Jotuns into Asgard with magic. Then after he stole the throne, why did he simply not continue with these methods, and choose to force himself upon the Bifrost ...
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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 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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Where in MCU canon is the 'Team Thor' mockumentary?

I've just seen the Mocumentary 'Team Thor'. I can't tell how seriously to take this; it shows Thor tucking Mjolnir into a mini bed, but it also shows a pin board of connections between lots of ...
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Where did Bor hide the Aether?

After stealing the Aether from Malekith, where did Bor hide it?
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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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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 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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When was Thor first portrayed as an advanced alien, not a god?

As so many fans are so fond of pointing out, the Asgardians in the MCU are not actually gods, but rather a super-advanced alien race. Their "magic" is merely technology, their lives are limited. Any ...
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How does Thor's flight work exactly?

As we see during the movies Thor and The Avengers, Thor is capable of pseudo-flight when he has the use of Mjolnir. When he is without his trusty hammer, he can certainly use his increased agility and ...
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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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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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How much of Thor's power could Rogue steal?

While my experience with the comics are very limited, Rogue has been one of my favorite X-Men since the Animated Series was on TV when I was a kid. The capability of absorbing an enemy's strengths and ...
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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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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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Prior to the spell cast on Mjolnir, did Thor control lightning on his own?

In the film Thor, Odin casts a spell on Mjolnir and strips Thor of his power. He then banishes Thor to Midgard (Earth). On Earth, Thor is seemingly just a strong and durable human. Later in the ...
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Why is Loki introducing himself as Loki of Asgard?

In the Avengers, Loki is introducing himself as: Loki of Asgard. Doesn't he have a real surname? Like the surname of one of his fathers? :)
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Why did early Marvel writers change Thor from his legendary red-haired appearance in Norse mythology?

I'm doing a project on Norse mythology. Many early descriptions of Thor suggest that he was "fierce-eyed, red-haired and red-bearded" I was wondering why Marvel changed Thor's physical appearance so ...
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Who knows about Loki's parentage?

Loki is the second son of Odin, All-Father of the Asgardians. However, Aside from the Asgardian royal family (Odin, Frigga, Thor and Loki) who else is aware of the unusual circumstances of his ...
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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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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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Do the Jotuns have a Bifrost of their own?

In the 2011 Thor movie, how did the Jotuns land up on Earth to begin their invasion? Did they use magic, the magic of which Loki speaks at the end of the movie? If it is so, why did they not use it ...
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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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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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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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Can Thor wield any Infinity Stone?

Thor is an Asgardian. Are Asgardians powerful enough to hold an Infinity Stone? Similarly, being gods, will Odin, Loki or Heimdall be able to wield any of the Infinity Stones?
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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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How long do Asgardians live for?

Thor has been visiting the Earth from the time of the Norse Vikings. What is the expected life span (in Earth years) of an Agardian? The Wikipedia article on Asgard only states: They are extremely ...
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If Thor is the god of thunder, why does he control lightning, even indoors?

Okay, I can kind of deal with him being the god of thunder and controlling lightning since thunder is a product of the former. The thing I have a real problem with is when he controls lightning ...
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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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What's under the crystal bridge in Asgard?

I noticed something the other night as my kids were watching Thor. Every time they show the crystal bridge leading to the Bifrost chamber, it's got flowing water underneath it. The water flows right ...
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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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Is there any significance to the patterns of Bifrost Landing sites?

When Thor arrives on Earth via the Bifrost, a pattern is left (burned?) onto the ground. The pattern is fairly intricate, and does not appear to be random. However, the pattern seems to change from ...
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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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Where does Heimdall's sight come from?

A fairly straightforward question: where do Heimdall's abilities come from? It seems most Asgardians have a standard set of superhuman capabilities (strength, toughness, longevity, etc), and those ...
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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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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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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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Which MCU characters are shown to be worthy of Mjolnir in the comics?

Age of Ultron has a scene with different characters attempting to lift the Mjolnir, with varying degrees of success and failure. I was wondering which superheroic characters appearing in the Age of ...
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What should happen when Captain America's shield and Thor's hammer strike each other?

In the movie The Avengers, when Captain America's shield and Thor's hammer strike each other, they are instantly separated. Actually, based on the comics & other sources, why did this happen, and ...
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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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