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How are Asgardians able to speak English?

In the comics, this is thanks to something they call: All-Tongue or AllSpeak: "When Thor speaks with the All-Tongue anyone who hears him will hear him speak their native language in their hearts" (...
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What is the meaning of Triquetra symbol on Mjolnir?

That symbol represent the enchantment done by Odin: But the symbol disappear/submerge after the enchantment done as you can see in video below too: In comics, it ...
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What is the meaning of Triquetra symbol on Mjolnir?

In-universe, the symbol doesn't have any specific meaning; it's one of many Asgardian runes that we see decorating the props. This one seems to be closely linked to Odin's magic, which would fit with ...
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What is the fate of the Asgardians at the start of Avengers: Infinity War?

From this article referencing this Reddit post (emphasis mine): According to the Redditor, Russo confirmed Valkyrie did survive Thanos’ ambush. The director did not say how, but he did say a portion ...
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How long is a year for an Asgard?

A year is a year is a year (in the MCU at least) In Thor: Ragnarok, we see "year" referenced several times to multiple beings without any clarification as to what frame of reference was ...
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Are the Asgardian Gods and the Asgardian People the same thing?

If we accept what Odin told Loki in Thor: The Dark World, then none of the Asgardians in the MCU are genuine gods. LOKI: I went down to Midgard to rule the people of Earth as a benevolent god. Just ...
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How strong are Asgardians?

Varies The average Asgardian is capable of lifting 10 tons without any specialized augmentation. Though this note has changed depending on which version of the Marvel Handbook you read. Newer ones ...
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In what sense are Asgardians "immortal" in the MCU?

Since the Marvel Cinematic Universe has not confirmed or denied the existence of Idunn, the goddess in charge of the legendary Golden Apples of Immortality, we have nothing to confirm the true nature ...
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What is the fate of the Asgardians at the start of Avengers: Infinity War?

At one point during Avengers: Infinity War, Thor says that half of his people are dead (which makes sense since that's Thanos' whole m/o). Thor: Thanos already has the Power Stone because he stole it ...
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Who has a greater average lifespan, Eternals or Asgardians?

ETERNALS LIVE FOREVER In Jack Kirby's original Eternals run, it is repeatedly stated that Eternals CANNOT die in any way - hence eternal. Since Asgardians are shown to age, albeit very slowly, if the ...
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When was Thor first portrayed as an advanced alien, not a god?

It was hinted as far back as Thor #300 (October 1980) that the Asgardians might not be gods but god-like aliens who resided in nearby dimensions, attempting to protect the Earth from extra-terrestrial ...
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Are there other Mjölnirs?

You don't even need the comics to find one answer, in the first series of Agents of SHIELD there is the Berserker staff which imbues its bearer with supernatural strength alongside amplifying rage and ...
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What is the Destroyer's power source?

Short answer: Magic. Long answer: The Asgardian culture has a very advanced technology, married with magic. Thor remarked that they considered technology and magic to be "one and the same thing." ...
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Who knows about Loki's parentage?

Everyone in Asgard knows. It's common knowledge by the time Thor: Ragnarok takes place. Actor Odin: Loki, my boy...‘Twas many moons ago I found you on a frost-bitten battlefield. On that day, I ...
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Who knows about Loki's parentage?

As far as we know, the only people who know that Loki is not the natural-born son of Odin are Odin, Frigga, and Thor. Even Thor's close friends, who end up effectively rebelling against Loki in Thor, ...
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How strong are Asgardians?

TL;DR - the average Asgardian is about as strong as the average Kree, both of whom are far stronger and more durable than any human could ever be. Being as this is tagged with the marvel-cinematic-...
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What is the fate of the Asgardians at the start of Avengers: Infinity War?

This has been confirmed upon in Avengers: Endgame, in short the Asgardians, presumably half of them, escaped to Earth and created "New Asgard". Of the half of the Asgardians that survived the named ...
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Are there other Mjölnirs?

Yes. A lot of them. There are even additional hammers from Thor-Like characters. Thunderstrike has a mace and Beta Ray Bill has its own hammer. It is called "Stormbreaker".
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When did Heimdall get dark skin?

From looking around a bit the change in the comics appears to have first been shown in Loki Vol 2 Issue 4 which was released 16/03/2011 which is before Thor came out in 27/04/2011. Of course though ...
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In what sense are Asgardians "immortal" in the MCU?

They are immortal simply in the sense that they are not of the earth. The word "mortal" sometimes merely means "human" / "of the earth". (See here, here). Therefore - ...
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Do Asgardians use magical energies?

As far as we are aware, Asgardians do not use any form of magic. The problem we have attempting to answer this question is that as of right now, the only "magic" we have seen in the Marvel Cinematic ...
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Is there a reason that Thor's arm doesn't bleed when his hand is cut off?

Also, you can see the arm bones in the wrist, and they appear to be glowing orangish-yellow, maybe from heat? So I just assumed that Loki's blade had some sort of magical aspect to it. If it was a ...
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How are Norse gods of Dark Horse comics related with Marvel comics?

The guy who wrote the mask pitched the idea with marvel first before running them on dark horse comics so assuming this it is indeed intended to be the same loki
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Do Asgardians use magical energies?

In the comics, no. There Asgard uses a mix of both science and magic intertwined to get the best (and worst) effects from both sources. And magic is a distinct and separate force from the laws of ...
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What is the fate of the Asgardians at the start of Avengers: Infinity War?

Valkyrie survived both Thanos' attack on the Asgardian ship as well as his "Snap", according to the actor who portrayed her, Tessa Thompson. Q. Did Valkyrie disintegrate? A. No, she’s in ...
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When did the Asgardians become aliens instead of gods?

In the 1999 miniseries Earth-X (now officially designated as Earth-9997), the Celestials had long-ago implanted an egg within the Earth that would eventually hatch into a new Celestial. In order to ...
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What is the meaning of Triquetra symbol on Mjolnir?

In Norse mythology it symbolises Asgard, Midgard and Utgard, similar to the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, which made the conversion to Christianity easier with the similarities.
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How long is a year for an Asgard?

This is my first time responding here! From what I've found, in Thor, when speaking to Odin, he clarifies that they are not gods, nor immortal, to which Loki responds "Give or take 5,000 years". If ...
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Are there other Mjölnirs?

As Talking Code mentioned there are a LOT of them. Here's a pretty good list of 15 Asgardian weapons with good references to the issues they first showed up in, a summary of the story of their first ...
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