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If Odin lost the Tesseract, why couldn't Heimdall tell him where it was?

TL;DR: It doesn't work like that - Heimdall is not aware of everything going on at all times. He must actively look or listen for something to notice it. You are under the false assumption that ...
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If Odin lost the Tesseract, why couldn't Heimdall tell him where it was?

Despite the Human notion the Asgardians are gods, Heimdall is neither omniscient nor omnipotent. His vaunted super-senses, while capable of amazing range, precision and accuracy require both his ...
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What image did Odin in the MCU have about the inhabitants of Midgard (Earth)?

Odin has a complicated relationship with humans but he does appear to think Asgardians are somewhat superior to humans depending on the situation. In Thor when he casts Thor out he tells him: Odin: ...
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If Stormbreaker is a ‘King’s Weapon’ why didn’t Odin have it?

I can think of a few reasons really for why he didn't want it. It was symbolic Gungnir was symbolic of the campaign that Odin led to Conquer the Nine Realms because it was his weapon during it. He's ...
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Why didn't Odin regrow Thor's arm?

The answer is: Because he didn't want to. Yes, Odin is completely capable of growing the Odinson a new arm, if he so desired. He didn't. He preferred to let Thor be without one, as with so many things ...
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If Odin lost the Tesseract, why couldn't Heimdall tell him where it was?

I can think of three factors that are at play here: 1) Non-Intervention Odin of the MCU seems to have a pretty hands-off approach to the Nine Realms. He negotiates with the Frost Giants even when ...
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What image did Odin in the MCU have about the inhabitants of Midgard (Earth)?

In Thor: The Dark World, Odin argued to Loki that Asgardians and mortals shared similar characteristics: LOKI : I went down to Midgard to rule the people of Earth as a benevolent God, just like you. ...
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Could Dr. Strange wield Mjolnir?

Dr. Strange's power varies from writer to writer. Remember that he single-handedly defeated Galactus a couple times, once even defeating a fully sated Galactus (Doctor Strange #17): By the way, ...
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Is Odin four gods rolled into one?

It does seem to be a matter of "Reader's Choice". As Buri remarks in "Thor" #355, "...I know which I should believe." For myself, I know I will definitely go with the story that hews closer to the ...
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How does Thor see and speak to Odin after Odin moves on?

In the comic series Odin spent quite some time in limbo or as a ghost. In both cases he had a limited connection to the living. I think that in the movie we see the second case. As said on the fandom ...
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Why did Odin turn into sparkles?

The gods have a certain force in their essence called life-force. In Avengers age of Ultron the deleted scene with Thor in the Norn cave we see him explaining to Dr. Erik Selvig about his life force ...
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