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HRUNGNIR

Norse fabulous creature

A particularly annoying Stone Giant

The mighty stone and clay creature who was always getting drunk and challenging the Gods to contests. He never seemed to win but that never stopped him becoming a belligerent pest.

THOR reduced him to builder’s rubble in a final contest, but not without getting fragments of stone in his head and being trapped for some time under the fallen remains. See also GROA.

HRUNGNIR FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : HRUNGNIR
Location : Scandinavia
Gender : Male
Type : fabulous creature
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 4614
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Article last updated on 10 January 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Hrungnir: Norse fabulous creature (Norse mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Jan. 2013. Web. 23 September 2014.

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