Norse Mythology

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VIDAR

Norse War God

Also known as Víðarr, Vithar

Silent God of Hefty Kicks

If you want to put the boot in, Vidar is the God for you. He has an enormous Shoe of Doom with which he can trample anything to death.

According to legend, his shoe is made from all the odd bits of leather left over after a pair of shoes are made. Cobblers and shoemakers don’t just throw these things away, you know. Oh no. They are recycled. The Gods are very Eco-conscious.

Vidar is known as the Valiant and the Redeemer. Just what you’d expect with Odin as a father and Grid as a mother. To complete the Happy Family his brother is Thor.

It is his duty to kill Fenrir the Wolf after it has chewed up his father. This may have already happened – there is some confusion as to whether Ragnarok has been and gone or is still to come.

Vidar, who is known as The Silent One, hasn’t said a word on the subject.

Vidar Facts and Figures

Name: Vidar
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Víðarr, Vithar

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: War
Area of expertise: War

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 157

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Article last updated on September 21, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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