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Norse Mythology

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Items in Norse Mythology

Andvarinaut: Andvari’s Gift

Andvarinaut is a cursed magic ring that every ninth day, eight new rings will drop out of Andvarinaut. The eight new rings is of equal quality as Andvarinaut. There is also a ring called Draupnir, that had the same abilities, but it's not cursed.

Bodn:

Bodn is a jar, and one of the three containers in which the blood of Kvasir is kept. The two other is called Odrorir and Son.

Brisingamen: Flaming Glowing

Brisingamen is a beautiful golden necklace, given to the goddess Freya. Brisingamen was made by the four dwarfs Alfrigg, Berling, Dvalin, and Grerr.

Cauldron:

The giant Hymer has a large cauldron that the gods needs for brewing mead.

Dainsleif:

Dainsleif is a sword made by the dwarf Dain. The sword is cursed, once drawn it must kill a man before it can be returned to the sheath. A strike from this cursed sword, never failed to kill or cause a serious wound that never healed.

Draupnir: The Drippe

Draupnir is a golden ring forged by the dwarfs Brokk and Eitri. Every ninth day eight new rings will drop out of Draupnir. The eight new rings is of equal quality as Draupnir.

Dromi:

Dromi is the second of the three chains which was used by the gods to bind the Fenrir wolf.

Eldhrimnir: Soot Blackened

Eldhrimnir is a cauldron in which the boar Saehrimnir, is cooked every night for the gods and heroes in Valhalla.

Gjallar: Ringing Horn

Gjallar is the horn that the god Heimdall, the guard of Bifrost owns. When he blows it, the horn can be heard in all the nine worlds. This is the horn that Heimdall, will blow at Ragnarok, “The end of the world”.

Gioll:

Gioll is the rock, which the leash of the Fenrir wolf is attached to.

Gleipnir:

Gleipnir is the leash that the dwarfs made to bind the Fenris wolf.

The leash is as light as a silk ribbon, but stronger than an iron chain. The leash is made of six ingredients:


The sound of a cat’s walk

The beard of a woman

The roots of a mountain

The sinews of a bear

The breath of a fish

The spittle of a bird

Gungnir:

It's Odin's magical spear that always hits its mark and always kills. Gungnir means “Swaying one” it is made from Yggdrasils Sacred ash. Odin has also written his magic runes, onto Gungnir.

Hofund:

Hofund is the sword of the god Heimdall.

Hringhorni: Ring Horn

Hringhorni is the longship of the god Balder.

Loeding:

Loeding is the first of the three chains that the Fenrir wolf was bound to.

Laevateinn: Damage Twin

Laevateinn is Loki’s magic sword.

Megingjord: Power Belt

Megingjord is Thor’s magical belt, the belt Megingjord makes him twice as strong.

Mjölnir:

Thor's hammer is called Mjölnir. Mjölnir is one of the most fearsome weapons, capable of leveling mountains. Thor's hammer can hit any target. After the target is hit, the hammer will return to Thor's right hand all by itself. The hammer can send out lightning bolts. The hammer Mjölnir can be used to kill and destroy, but also revive people or animals. Thor's hammer can also be magically shrunken to fit inside Thor’s shirt. The hammer Mjölnir is also used in sacred ceremonies; it can be ceremonies about birth but also death. Thor's hammer is forged by Brokkr and Eitri. The Hammer Mjölnir was once stolen by the Jotun Trym, and the price for getting it back was the hand of the fertility goddess Freya.

Odrorir:

Odrorir is one of the three cauldrons that the dwarfs used to store the mead of poetry.

Runes:

The runes are ancient letters used in the ealiest alphabets of the Norse.

Skidbladnir:

Skidbladnir is a magic ship that belonged to the gods, made by the dwarfs. Skidbladnir can hold all the gods and their equipment, but yet Skidbladnir can also be folded small enough to be put in the pocket. The ship Skidbladnir is able to sail on the water, in the air, and also over land.

Svalin:

Svalin is a shield that protected Sol in the chariot from the sun.



Author of page content Martin Højbjerg