Like Thor, it has a very hot head, and he has to wear iron gauntlets to handle it.
Mjollnir was made by the dwarfs, who are specialists in the weapons industry. For a hammer it’s a formidable bit of kit. When Thor throws it into the sky, lightning issues forth. Usually followed by trouble. And its boomerang tendencies means he never has to worry about it getting lost.
Mjollnir is such an iconic part of Norse Mythology that people used to wear mini-Mjollnirs around their neck as a talisman. In fact they probably still do.
Mjollnir Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Mjollner, Mjolnir
Gender: Sorry, we don't know
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
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Article last revised on July 23, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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