Norse Mythology

The Mighty Gods of the Vikings...

MJOLLNIR

Norse information

Also known as MJOLNIR, MJOLLNER

Picture of the Norse information Mjollnir from our Norse mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Thor's Famous Thunderous Hammer

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

Name: Mjollnir
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: MJOLNIR, MJOLLNER

Gender: Sorry, we don't know
Type: information
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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