He is also brother of the unfortunate Balder. He risked life and limb by racing Odin’s eight-legged steed all the way to hell to plead for his brother’s return. This was granted on condition that everything in the entire universe weep for him. Unfortunately the ‘Shed A Tear For Balder’ campaign didn’t make much impact on the man in the street and Balder stayed firmly dead.
In token of his heroic attempt, Hermod became the landlord of Valhalla. He’s your host if you wish to die bravely in battle.
Hermod Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Hermoth, Hermóðr
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Messages
Area of expertise: Messenger
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 401
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Article last revised on September 22, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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