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AH: Norse Gods
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Brother of Villi and Ve
He hung himself for nine days on the world tree Yggsdrasil, pierced by his own spear, to gain knowledge, and traded one of his eyes for a drink from Mimir's well to gain wisdom.
Fenrir kills him at Ragnarok
Protector of Midgard
His chariot is pulled by two goats
Dresses up as Freyja to get back a prized posession that has been stolen by Prymr
The giant Thyrm stole Mjollnir because he wanted to marry her
Twin sister of Frey, goddess of love, fertility, beauty, magic, war and death. She was famous for her hair which was spun from gold.
She travels in a chariot drawn by two cats.
What does Freya's cloak turn her into
god of fertility, name means lord, one of the Vanir (group of gods associated with earth & water as opposed to sky)
god of rain sunshine and harvest
Given the region Alfheim as a present giving him the title of "Lord of the Elves"
Owns foldable boat Skidbladnir
Owns the golden boar Gullinbursti
Frey's golden boar that carries his chariot
The ship of Frey. Made at the request of Loki, but given to Frey as part of Loki's reparation for the theft of Sif's golden hair. Transported the dead to the afterlife.
God of War only had one hand
It appeared to be only a silken ribbon but was made of six ingredients: the sound of a cat's footfall, the beard of a woman, the roots of a mountain, bear's sinews (meaning nerves, sensibility), fish's breath and bird's spittle. Its is said to be the reason why none of the above exist. It was at fetter created by dwarves to bind the wolf Fenrir.
He bit off Tyr's right hand
He will kill Odin during Ragnarok
Along with Jormungandr and Hel, this wolf was born of Loki and Angrboda, and will be killed by Vidarr at Ragnarok.
Tells the story of Tyr. Compares his strength to Thor's - Hymir's cauldron
Will be killed by Garm, the guard dog of Hel
Is the god of fire.
Cut off the hair of Sif and had to trick dwarves into making her new hair
He's actually giant-kin, but lives with the Aesir and is Odin's blood-brother.
After being tricked, this Norse god re-gained Iduna's golden apples
Dresses as Freyja's maid to help Thor get his hammer back
Transforms into a seal and wrestles with Loki to get back Freya's necklace
Son of nine mothers
Owns the horn Gjallerhorn which is blown before Ragnarok
Kills and is killed by Loki
It is said that this god suckled on the milk of a male boar and the saltwater of the waves after he was born at the edge of the Nine Worlds.
Female giant called the "snow-shoe goddess' and the embodiment of winter. Wife of Njord
queen of the gods, cares for all humans (Especially women and children) often seen spinning
Goddess of afterlife
The son of Odin and Frigga, he was especially loved by nearly every being in the world, but he was the first god to die.
owned the boat Hringhorn
Loki tricked Hodur into killing him
God of beauty, innocence, peace, and rebirth.
His death will cause Ragnarok
Married to Nanna
Goddess of crops and the harvest.
Wife of Thor
Her golden hair was cut by Loki
Ask and Embla
God of justice, peace, and truth. Son of Baldr; known for mediation and peace. Abstained from Ragnarok
The Norse God of poetry and eloquence. Son of Odin and husband of Idun.
Guardian of the golden apples of youth and wife of Bragi.
Son of Odin and the giantess Gríor. Survives Ragnarok
Loki persuaded this blind brother of Baldr to shoot a sprig of mistletoe at Baldr
Killed by Vali
Son of Odin and Rindr. Grew into an adult in one day.
Birthed to kill Hodr.
Survives Ragnarok with his brother Vidarr
Along with Mimir, this god is sent to the Vanir by the terms of the treaty.
This god gave reason to the first humans, Ask and Embla, and will survive Ragnarok.
Sister of Mani. Goddess of the son.
A Vanir god associated with wind and sea. Husband of Skadi and father of Freyja and Freyr.
The wife of this god mistakenly selected this god for marriage, thinking that he was Baldr because of his beautiful feet.
Goddess of wisdom
His severed head gives council to Odin.
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