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Why was Thor's quinjet password 'Point Break'?

This is a back-reference to the first Avengers film. TONY (CONT'D): (TO THOR) No hard feelings, Point Break. You've got a mean swing. (referring to the Iridium) Also, it means the portal can ...
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Is there any relevance to Thor getting his hair cut other than comedic value?

Although the haircut scene doesn't affect the movie's plot and is played for laughs, it also works as part of the movie's symbolism. Over the course of Ragnarok, Thor is stripped of almost all the ...
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Why was Thor worthy to lift Mjolnir?

At the beginning of the movie Thor, Mjolnir is not enchanted. It's just Thor's war hammer, built for him by whoever makes Asgardian weapons. He uses it because it's his, with no other particular ...
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Is there any relevance to Thor getting his hair cut other than comedic value?

Apparently it was just because Chris didn't like wearing the wig anymore and it just took too long to get right as Eric Pearson has said in the below interview: "When I arrived, there were ...
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Why didn't Thor use the All powerful spear instead of Stormbreaker?

Gungnir appears to have been left in the throne room in Asgard during Thor: Ragnarok when Ragnarok happens and Surtur destroys Asgard as I explain here. The last we see of it is when Hela disarms Thor....
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Was Mjolnir ever used for building something?

There are certainly a few examples from the comics: Thor uses Mjölnir to hammer a shaky pillar back into the ground in Thor #267 He uses his hammer to build a trench in Avengers #98 He also uses ...
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Does Stormbreaker have the same worthiness specifications as Mjolnir?

Not that we've seen If you recall back to the original Thor movie, the enchantment was placed specifically on Mjolnir during the course of the movie by Odin, as part of his attempt to teach Thor ...
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Why was Thor's quinjet password 'Point Break'?

It’s Tony’s nickname for Thor According to an Screen Rant article: When Thor enters the Quinjet he has a hard time gaining access to its controls. The ship asks for voice recognition input and ...
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Was Mjolnir ever used for building something?

Vision. In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor uses Mjolnir to bring Vision to life. It is a loose definition of "build" but I would consider this to be what Odin had in ...
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Why was Thor doubtful about his worthiness to Mjolnir?

Because he’s not exactly been acting worthy at all during the 5 year gap. He’s been wallowing in self doubt drinking himself to oblivion and raging at 14 year olds in online games. He’s then sat in ...
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Why was Thor doubtful about his worthiness to Mjolnir?

When we see Thor at this point, the following things have happened in his life, from his perspective: He failed to protect his people from Thanos' attack on the sanctuary. He failed to protect his ...
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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?

The enchantment on Mjolnir (the hammer) is not made until Thor (the character) is banished to Earth in Thor (the movie). Long, long after Hela used it when she went a conquering with Odin. ...
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Why did Odin cast Mjolnir to Earth?

It was indeed a “test” for Thor to see if he would become worthy and so worthy to rule Asgard and return. We get a hint at this later on when Odin is talking to Frigga about it. Frigga: You can bring ...
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Is Thor more than an Asgardian?

With the release of Thor: Ragnarok, aspects of Dr R Dizzle's answer have now been invalidated. In particular: This seems to indicate that his standard Asgardian powers are his again, and not imbued ...
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Was Mjolnir ever used for building something?

In the comic Thor #377 (March 1987, written by Walt Simonson), Thor uses Mjolnir to smith a new suit of protective armor.
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Why was Thor worthy to lift Mjolnir?

Odin fully believed Thor was worthy to take his place on the throne as King. It was only once Odin deemed Thor unworthy of being King that he lost the ability to wield Mjolnir. Previously, both ...
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Can anyone lift Mjolnir when it is disguised?

According to Thor Vol. 1 #138, the answer is that as a cane, there is no immovability enchantment on it:
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Who are the "princes" that Hela refers to?

She refers to Thor and Loki Both Thor and Loki, as true-born/recognized sons of Odin, are the princes of Asgard. She assumes that they have either died during the Bifrost transport, or she is simply ...
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Why did Odin cast Mjolnir to Earth?

According to the Guidebook to the Marvel Cinematic Universe - Marvel's Thor, Odin tossed Mjolnir to Earth after Thor, so that it'd be available to him when he'd learned humility. Declaring Thor ...
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If Thor is the god of thunder, why does he control lightning, even indoors?

Maybe because "god of thunder, lightning, and electrical discharges reminiscent of lightning and emanating from sources other than clouds" doesn't have the same ring to it. Seriously. With ...
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How was a single arrow able to do this in What If...? S1E3?

When Odin cast Thor to Earth in the first Thor movie, he stripped him not only of his hammer and armour, but his power as well. ODIN: Thor Odinson, you have betrayed the express command of your king. ...
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How exactly does the Thor vs Hulk fight end in Thor: Ragnarok?

According to this quote from Taika Waititi: via huffpost So I guess
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Is Thor: Ragnarok the first time we've seen this happen to The Hulk?

In a word, no. His skin was also pierced during a fight with The Abomination in The Incredible Hulk (2008) The idea is that while he's largely invulnerable to we mere mortals, creatures of similar ...
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Is Thor: Ragnarok the first time we've seen this happen to The Hulk?

While it isn't a puncture wound, the Hulk does get a tooth knocked out by Stark in the Hulk-buster suit:
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Was Mjolnir ever used for building something?

It was used to rebuild Asgard. In a comic from 2004, Asgard was destroyed. Then in a truly wonderful sequence from a comic in 2007, Thor rebuilt the city of Asgard in Oklahoma by waving Mjolnir ...
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Does Stormbreaker have the same worthiness specifications as Mjolnir?

No, Stormbreaker does not have the worthiness requirement. The Russos, the directors of the film, answered this on Twitter Mjolnir requires worthiness, not Stormbreaker. - Russo Brothers #...
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How did Loki escape?

In the final scenes when everyone is safely in space, you can see the smaller flyer that Loki used to fly to the castle stuck to the top of the larger freighter. We can assume that Loki flew out ...
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Why did Thor make Mjolnir look like an umbrella?

Thor is a celebrity on Earth. Thor (while having a conversation with Loki) is approached by people asking to take pictures with him. Thor disguises Mjolnir as an umbrella because he is trying 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?

The MCU hammer doesn't have the inscription. I haven't found an indication that there is a physical inscription on this version of the hammer at all! We see Odin speak the enchantment over the hammer ...
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Is Thor indestructible?

Thor acknowledges his own mortality in Avengers: Infinity War: In the same movie, Thor also: Therefore, it stands to reason that he is not indestructible. Regarding the specific movie, Thor: ...
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