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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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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 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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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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Can Thor's hammer be wielded by anyone in outer space?

Thor's hammer, Mjolnir, according to Odin's enchantment, can only be wielded by those deemed worthy. Does this only apply when the hammer is subject to gravitational pull? What happens when it's in ...
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Where does a worthy person get Thor's power from?

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 can The Accursed One deflect Thor's Hammer?

When Thor was calling for his hammer and ready to strike the back of the Accursed One, it deflected the hammer with a back fist. From reading stack posts regarding hammer, it should have not happen. "...
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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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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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Is Odin four gods rolled into one?

In Thor #294 it shows that Odin is the fusion of four elder gods of an earlier Asgard. In later issues it says that he is Bor's son. Which is it?
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Did the Asgardians need the Tesseract to rebuild the Bifrost Bridge?

At the end of Thor, as Thor is destroying the Bifrost Bridge, Loki says If you destroy the Bridge, you'll never see her again! The implication is that without the Bifrost Bridge, there is no ...
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Who is guarding the Infinity Gauntlet in Odin's chamber?

In Thor, Odin’s Trophy Room (which includes an Infinity Gauntlet) is guarded by the Destroyer, which is later destroyed by Thor. Considering the importance of the Gauntlet and other relics in this ...
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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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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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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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Who was the colleague that Erik was going to contact for help?

After S.H.I.E.L.D confiscates Jane's work in Thor, the researchers discuss what they'll do next. Erik mentions two colleagues. The first is reasonably implied to be Bruce Banner, but who is the ...
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Do any other Frost Giants have the power of illusion?

For those who've not seen the recent Thor movie, and don't wish to be horribly spoiled, look away now. I'm about to reveal a real doozy. Look away now! It seems odd that he is the only one.
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Why did Loki kill this character?

If he really wants to be a king of Asgard he could easily prove himself to his father that he is more powerful than Thor It shows that he has no humanity for his father.
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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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Is Thor more than an Asgardian?

Thor is a pretty tough guy. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor frequently appears to be the strongest among the Avengers (managing to bust up Iron Man's suit without breaking a sweat). That makes ...
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Why didn't Odin regrow Thor's arm?

In the recent Thor comics, after losing Mjolnir, he also loses his arm to Malekith. Odin calls upon a dwarf to forge him a new arm, composed of Uru. But...why? Odin is a reality warping skyfather who ...
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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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What's the bandwidth of the Bifrost Bridge?

When the Bifrost Bridge transports anything, lots of information gets transferred from one realm to another. So, I can talk about bandwidth. What's the bandwidth of the Bifrost Bridge. It certainly ...
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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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Why did Ultron and The Vision disagree in Age of Ultron?

In the Avengers: Age of Ultron, But later in the movie, The Vision Is the explanation that, Can someone who knows this please explain it, along with some references? My theory above is just ...
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What is the relevance of Norway in the stories about The Avengers?

In Marvel's movies about the Avengers there are several references to Norway. Both the Tesseract (Captain America) and The Casket of Ancient Winters (Thor) are found there. Also in The Avengers movie ...
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Is Thor forbidden by Asgardian law to kill anyone, or just other Asgardians?

I've read that Thor (and other Asgardians) are forbidden to kill other Asgardians, under threat of being banished. In S2: Ep12 of Avengers Assemble, Widow asks Thor to promise her that he will "take ...
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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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Does Bruce Banner hang up on Tony Stark?

I've just seen the Mocumentary 'Team Thor'. I couldn't be certain but it looks like Banner hangs up on Tony Stark. Does he?
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Is Kurse's sword poisoned or otherwise magically enhanced to cause inevitable death?

In Thor: The Dark World, both Frigga and Loki die from being stabbed once through the torso by Kurse's sword. Moreover, they both die almost immediately - Frigga is dead by the time Thor turns around ...
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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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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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Has Galactus ever been depicted attempting to lift Mjolnir?

I was reading this question and it got me to thinking - Galactus is a being driven solely by need, with no moral or ethic quandaries about what he does, and no malice or "evil" is driving his actions. ...
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Why did Malekith have such a strong connection to the Aether?

Why did Malekith have such a strong connection to the Aether, and how was he able utilise its powers in ways no one else could — for instance, being able to extract it from Jane's body and absorb into ...
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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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What is the Destroyer's power source?

In 'Thor', Odin had a 12' tall armored robot called 'The Destroyer' guarding the weapons vault. The Destroyer is composed of overlapping and articulating metal strips. When it's about to attack it ...
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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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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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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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What god if any do Asgardians worship in the MCU?

After watching Vikings on the History Channel, Floki and the other characters are always talking about the gods Odin and Thor. This got me thinking, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe what god, if any, ...
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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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Has Marvel commented on the extra Infinity Gauntlet?

Way back in Thor, there was an Easter Egg Infinity Gauntlet in Odin's vault. They even brought that prop to Comic Con that year to show it off. Presently in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, they're ...