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What material ist the Naglfar in Norse mythology made from?
Fingernails. Naglfar is a boat made entirely from the fingernails and toenails of the dead. During the events of Ragnarök, Naglfar is foretold to sail to Vígríðr, ferrying hordes that will do battle with the gods.
Who created Mjölnir, Thor's hammer? (in Norse mythology)
The dwarven brothers Eitri and Brokkr. Mjölnir is the hammer of Thor, the Norse god associated with thunder. Mjölnir is depicted in Norse mythology as one of the most fearsome and powerful weapons in existence, capable of leveling mountains. In his account of Norse mythology, Snorri Sturluson relates how the hammer was made by the dwarven brothers Eitri and Brokkr, and how its characteristically short handle was due to a mishap during its manufacture.
In Norse mythology, what is Odin's spear called?
Gungnir is the spear of the Norse god Odin. The spear was fashioned by the dwarves, under the mastery of the blacksmith dwarf Dvalin. It is described as being so well balanced that it could strike any target, no matter the skill or strength of the wielder.
In Norse mythology, what is the name of the monstrous wolf?
Fenrir is the son of the god Loki and the giantess Angrboda. Due to the gods' knowledge of prophecies foretelling great trouble from Fenrir and his rapid growth, the gods bound him, and as a result Fenrir bit off the right hand of the god Týr. Fenrir has been the subject of artistic depictions, and often appears in literature.
In Norse mythology, what is the doom of the gods called?
Ragnarök is a series of future events, which result in the death of a number of major figures in Norse mythology, and the subsequent submersion of the world in water. Afterward, the world will resurface anew and fertile, the surviving and returning gods will meet, and the world will be repopulated by two human survivors.
Which Norse god has lost his right hand?
Týr. Once the Fenris wolf (Fenrir) grew up he has reached an enormous size and power, so the gods decided to shackle him up. In order to do that Tyr has sacrificed his right hand. Fenrir would remain bound until the day of Ragnarök. As a result of this deed, Týr is called the "Leavings of the Wolf"; which is to be understood as a poetic kenning for glory.