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* Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}} had [[ArtifactOfDoom the Eye of Tyr]], a Norse Mythological artifact that could be used to control minds. The catch is that after using it you have to give it away. Wrestling/{{UltraMantis Black}} thought he could outsmart the curse. He couldn't. It led to the debut of Wrestling/DieBruderschaftDesKreuzes, which included Tursas, a 6'8, 376 lbs. WrestlingMonster with a Finnish [[HornyVikings Viking]] gimmick. One of the BDK's {{Finishing Move}}s, performed by Tursas, Ares and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli, was called Ragnarök.

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* Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}} had [[ArtifactOfDoom the Eye of Tyr]], a Norse Mythological artifact that could be used to control minds. The catch is that after using it you have to give it away. Wrestling/{{UltraMantis Black}} thought he could outsmart the curse. He couldn't. It led to the debut of Wrestling/DieBruderschaftDesKreuzes, which included Tursas, Wrestling/{{Tursas}}, a 6'8, 376 lbs. WrestlingMonster with a Finnish [[HornyVikings Viking]] gimmick. One of the BDK's {{Finishing Move}}s, performed by Tursas, Ares and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli, was called Ragnarök.


* Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}} had [[ArtifactOfDoom the Eye of Tyr]], a Norse Mythological artifact that could be used to control minds. The catch is that after using it you have to give it away. Wrestling/{{UltraMantis Black}} thought he could outsmart the curse. He couldn't. It led to the debut of Die Bruderschaft des Kreuzes, which included Tursas, a 6'8, 376 lbs. WrestlingMonster with a Finnish [[HornyVikings Viking]] gimmick. One of the BDK's {{Finishing Move}}s, performed by Tursas, Ares and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli, was called Ragnarök.

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* Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}} had [[ArtifactOfDoom the Eye of Tyr]], a Norse Mythological artifact that could be used to control minds. The catch is that after using it you have to give it away. Wrestling/{{UltraMantis Black}} thought he could outsmart the curse. He couldn't. It led to the debut of Die Bruderschaft des Kreuzes, Wrestling/DieBruderschaftDesKreuzes, which included Tursas, a 6'8, 376 lbs. WrestlingMonster with a Finnish [[HornyVikings Viking]] gimmick. One of the BDK's {{Finishing Move}}s, performed by Tursas, Ares and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli, was called Ragnarök.


* Many of the dwarves in ''Literature/TheHobbit'' have Norse-derived names, although they're named for Dwarves, not for gods. Gandalf is also the name of a Dwarf in Norse Mythology, though this name is given to the wizard in the original draft Gandalf was the name given to Thorin.

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* Literature/TolkiensLegendarium
** Gandalf's habit of traveling in a grey cloak and staff, disguised as an ordinary old man, to test certain people's hospitality, is a direct reference to Odin, who did this kind of thing exactly in Norse sagas.
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Many of the dwarves in ''Literature/TheHobbit'' have Norse-derived names, although they're named for Dwarves, not for gods. Gandalf is also the name of a Dwarf in Norse Mythology, though this name is given to the wizard in the original draft Gandalf was the name given to Thorin.



* ''TabletopGame/WarhammerAgeOfSigmar'': The Old World upon destruction gets rebuilt into nine Mortal Realms, which map pretty well to those in Yggdrasil's neighborhood.

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* ''TabletopGame/WarhammerAgeOfSigmar'': ''TabletopGame/WarhammerAgeOfSigmar'':
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The Old World upon destruction gets rebuilt into nine Mortal Realms, which map pretty well to those in Yggdrasil's neighborhood.neighborhood. Azyr = Asgard [[note]] Ruled by a god who wields a hammer and collects the souls of warriors to form into powerful immortal soldiers [[/note]], Ghyran = Vanaheim, Hysh = Alfheim, Ulgu = Svartalfheim, Aqshy = Muspelheim, Shyish = Helheim, Ghur = Jotunheim, Chamon = Nidavellir. The odd one out is Midgard, which ''might'' correlate with the Realm of Chaos (remnants of the Old World).
** Some of the survivors of End Times who achieved godhood are good stand-ins for Norse gods; Sigmar is a cross between Thor and Odin, Alarielle is Freya, etc.


There's a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norse_mythology_in_popular_culture huge list]] in Wiki/ThatOtherWiki.

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There's a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norse_mythology_in_popular_culture huge list]] in Wiki/ThatOtherWiki.[[Wiki/{{Wikipedia}} That Other Wiki]].



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* Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}} had [[ArtifactOfDoom the Eye of Tyr]], a Norse Mythological artifact that could be used to control minds. The catch is that after using it you have to give it away. Wrestling/{{UltraMantis Black}} thought he could outsmart the curse. He couldn't. It led to the debut of Die Bruderschaft des Kreuzes, which included Tursas, a 6'8, 376 lbs. WrestlingMonster with a Finnish [[HornyVikings Viking]] gimmick. One of the BDK's {{Finishing Move}}s, performed by Tursas, Ares and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli, was called Ragnarök.
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* ''Webcomic/SparklingGenerationValkyrieYuuki'' is based largely on Myth/NorseMythology, so naturally has plenty of references, some more obscure than others.

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* ''Webcomic/SparklingGenerationValkyrieYuuki'' is based largely on Myth/NorseMythology, Norse Mythology, so naturally has plenty of references, some more obscure than others.



* ''Literature/FallenMani'' focuses on the Norse gods of the Moon and Sun, the former having been reincarnated as a boy.


* ''{{Fanfic/The Borderworld}}'' is a ''MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfiction series that takes heavy cues from Norse mythology compared to the show's Greek analogues. The draconequui that exists in this series particularly seem to be very Norse based, as they are the ones who gave many of the Nine Realms (where the Borderworld takes place in) their Norse names.
* ''Story/AesirCrossWars'' is an AffectionateParody of it.

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* ''{{Fanfic/The Borderworld}}'' ''Fanfic/TheBorderworld'' is a ''MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfiction series that takes heavy cues from Norse mythology compared to the show's Greek analogues. The draconequui that exists in this series particularly seem to be very Norse based, as they are the ones who gave many of the Nine Realms (where the Borderworld takes place in) their Norse names.
* ''Story/AesirCrossWars'' is an AffectionateParody of it.
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* ''[[LiteratureFallenMani Fallen Máni]]'' focuses on the Norse gods of the Moon and Sun, the former having been reincarnated as a boy.

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* ''[[LiteratureFallenMani Fallen Máni]]'' ''Literature/AesirCrossWars'' is an AffectionateParody of it.

* ''Literature/FallenMani''
focuses on the Norse gods of the Moon and Sun, the former having been reincarnated as a boy.


* ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsIII'': [[TheSociopath Prince Hans]] of ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' becomes a [[SavageWolf wolf-like]] [[EvilMakesYouMonsterious Elite Heartless]] that's based on and named after Sköll, the wolf chasing the sun to devour it. As Sköll, [[DarkIsEvil Hans]] becomes an OmnicidalManiac who intends to [[KillTheLights devour all light in the universe]], and traps the player party in a lightless void with the intent of killing them. Fittingly, "Sköll" translates to "traitor", which suits Hans as he betrays Anna when she needed a TrueLovesKiss in the film, and by attempting to steal Arendelle's throne, he's betrayed the Southern Isles, too.

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* ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsIII'': [[TheSociopath Prince Hans]] of ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' becomes a [[SavageWolf wolf-like]] [[EvilMakesYouMonsterious [[EvilMakesYouMonstrous Elite Heartless]] that's based on and named after Sköll, the wolf chasing the sun to devour it. As Sköll, [[DarkIsEvil Hans]] becomes an OmnicidalManiac who intends to [[KillTheLights devour all light in the universe]], and traps the player party in a lightless void with the intent of killing them. Fittingly, "Sköll" translates to "traitor", which suits Hans as he betrays Anna when she needed a TrueLovesKiss in the film, and by attempting to steal Arendelle's throne, he's betrayed the Southern Isles, too.

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* ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsIII'': [[TheSociopath Prince Hans]] of ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' becomes a [[SavageWolf wolf-like]] [[EvilMakesYouMonsterious Elite Heartless]] that's based on and named after Sköll, the wolf chasing the sun to devour it. As Sköll, [[DarkIsEvil Hans]] becomes an OmnicidalManiac who intends to [[KillTheLights devour all light in the universe]], and traps the player party in a lightless void with the intent of killing them. Fittingly, "Sköll" translates to "traitor", which suits Hans as he betrays Anna when she needed a TrueLovesKiss in the film, and by attempting to steal Arendelle's throne, he's betrayed the Southern Isles, too.


* One of the enemies that can be found in VideoGame/TheBattleCats is named Angelic Sleipnir. Also, the Evolved Form of Viking Cat is Thor Cat.



* ''VideoGame/Brawlhalla'' takes place in Valhalla.

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* ''VideoGame/Brawlhalla'' ''VideoGame/{{Brawlhalla}}'' takes place in Valhalla.





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* AmericanGods have Mr. Wednesday, an American transplant of Odin, [[spoiler: As well as Loki, while the main character, "Shadow", is heavily implied to be Baldr.]]

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* AmericanGods Literature/AmericanGods have Mr. Wednesday, an American transplant of Odin, [[spoiler: As well as Loki, while the main character, "Shadow", is heavily implied to be Baldr.]]



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* AmericanGods have Mr. Wednesday, an American transplant of Odin, [[spoiler: As well as Loki, while the main character, "Shadow", is heavily implied to be Baldr.]]

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* ''VideoGame/Brawlhalla'' takes place in Valhalla.


* Putting aside that ''Comics/{{Hellboy}}'' has probably met creatures from Norse mythology somewhere along the line, in ''The Storm and Fury'' he gets mistaken for both Thor (on account of his hammer-like fist) and Odin (as he's [[spoiler: recently given Baba Yaga his eye]]).

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* Putting aside that ''Comics/{{Hellboy}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Hellboy}}'' has probably met creatures from Norse mythology somewhere along the line, in ''The Storm and Fury'' he gets mistaken for both Thor (on account of his hammer-like fist) and Odin (as he's [[spoiler: recently given Baba Yaga his eye]]).


* Putting aside that ''{{Comics/Hellboy}}'' has probably met creatures from Norse mythology somewhere along the line, in ''The Storm and Fury'' he gets mistaken for both Thor (on account of his hammer-like fist) and Odin (as he's [[spoiler: recently given Baba Yaga his eye]]).

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* Putting aside that ''{{Comics/Hellboy}}'' ''Comics/{{Hellboy}}'' has probably met creatures from Norse mythology somewhere along the line, in ''The Storm and Fury'' he gets mistaken for both Thor (on account of his hammer-like fist) and Odin (as he's [[spoiler: recently given Baba Yaga his eye]]).



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* In ''Roleplay/DinoAttackRPG'', there is a Dino Attack agent named Loki. Although more directly named after the mech from ''VideoGame/MechAssault'', there is also a Mutant T-Rex with the name Ragnorok, a name that fits the Dino Attack rather well.

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* In ''Roleplay/DinoAttackRPG'', there is a Dino Attack agent named Loki. Although more directly named after the mech from ''VideoGame/MechAssault'', there is also a Mutant T-Rex with the name Ragnorok, a name that fits the Dino Attack rather well.

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* In ''Roleplay/DinoAttackRPG'', there is a Dino Attack agent named Loki. Although more directly named after the mech from ''VideoGame/MechAssault'', there is also a Mutant T-Rex with the name Ragnorok, a name that fits the Dino Attack rather well.
* ''TabletopGame/{{Heroscape}}'' features generals called "Kyrie" who build armies made from all the greatest warriors of every time period, a clear nod to Valkyries and Valhalla.

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