Norse Mythology

The Mighty Gods of the Vikings...


Norse fabulous creature

Also known as Vafthruthnir, Vafþrúðnir

Picture of the Norse fabulous creature Vafthrudnir from our Norse mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

The wisest of the Frost Giants and a formidable intellectual sparring partner of Odin

Odin pitted himself against Vafthrudnir in an exciting Jeopardy-style riddle quiz. Let’s test your knowledge. Who do you think won?

GodNote: Sorry this Vafthrudnir article is a bit short. We have sent our Data Dwarves off to find more nuggets of information. Updates coming soon.

Vafthrudnir Facts and Figures

Name: Vafthrudnir
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Vafthruthnir, Vafþrúðnir

Gender: Male
Type: fabulous creature
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 5167

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Article last revised on August 07, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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