Real Name


First Appearance

Norse Myth

Created by

Norse Folklore


The Norse god of thunder, Thor is the son of Odin and the giantess Jörd. His wife is Sif and he had a mistress the giantess Járnsaxa. Thor had two sons, Magni and Modi, and he had a daughter named Thrud. He resides in his hall known as the Bilskirnir which is located in Asgard.

Powers and Abilities

He wields the short-handled hammer, Mjölnir, which can be thrown like a boomerang and has the power to throw lightning bolts. In order to lift his hammer, Thor wears the belt, Megingjord (which gives him super strength), and a pair of special iron gloves called Járngreipr. He drives a chariot pulled by the goats, Tanngrisnir and Tanngnjóstr.


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