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Asgard

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Jotunheim

    King Laufey 

King Laufey

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Species: Frost Giant

Portrayed By: Colm Feore

Voiced By: Sebastián Llapur (Latin-American Spanish dub), Gonzalo Abril (European Spanish dub)

Appearances: Thor

"You've come a long way to die, Asgardian."

The King of Jötunheim and a Frost Giant. Over 1,200 years ago, Laufey invaded Earth (Midgard) in an attempt to conquer it, but Odin and the Gods came to Earth's aid and pushed them back to Jötunheim and defeated them, and took the Casket of Ancient Winters, a powerful artifact, from them. Since then, Laufey desires peace first, but if possible, to get the Casket back.


  • Creepy Monotone: Laufey always speaks in a calm, steady voice.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: While Loki is revealed to be the one who allowed Frost Giants into Asgard, and makes a deal to allow them inside in force, King Laufey is assumed (at least in-universe) to be the primary antagonist of Thor.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: For such a mighty warrior, all it takes is two shots from Loki to disintegrate him. Though those two shots came from Odin All-Father's staff, one of the most powerful weapons in Asgard's general vicinity.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He's clearly a malignant character, but even he doesn't want full-out war needlessly, as he has experienced it, and has seen the costs that come from it.
  • Evil Is Deathly Cold: Frost Giants, whether openly violent toward Asgard or not, are always seen as evil when confronted, whether overtly or not.
  • Evil Plan: In the Dark Ages, he wanted to plunge Midgard into a new Ice Age. Odin put a quick stop to that, but the results of that plan set the stage for the events of Thor.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Speaks in a low, calm voice that demonstrates both his villainy and his authoritative demeanor.
  • Gender Flip: In Norse Mythology, Laufey is Loki's mother, and a Frost Giant called Farbuti is his father, but in the comics and the film, Laufey is the father and a unidentified female the mother.
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: Has many claw-shaped ones across his face.
  • An Ice Person: Though he's more skilled at controlling it than other Frost Giants.
  • Karmic Death: The child that Laufey abandoned to die ends up being the one who kills him.
  • Our Giants Are Bigger: Frost Giants are bigger than Asgardians.
  • Parental Abandonment: To infant Loki and later tells Loki that Odin should have left him to die instead of saving and raising him as his own son.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: Laufey is evil, but he's not stupid. He knows that Odin's a dangerous enemy, and wants to make sure that the Asgardians fire the first shot so he can have the moral high ground when he starts the war. Loki cleverly plays this trait against him by setting him up. He allows Laufey and a few Jötunns into Asgard to assassinate Odin (causing Laufey to believe he has an ally within Asgard) while he sleeps, but only so Loki can then turn the tables on Laufey, kill him, and give himself the moral high ground in order to start a war with Jötunheim.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: He was prepared to let Thor and his buddies go after they invaded his nation and violated the truce, because he knows that Thor is an immature boy that doesn't understand war.
    Laufey: You know not what your actions would unleash... I do. Go now, while I still allow it.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: All Frost Giants have red eyes, but his seem to glow to show the unique threat he poses.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: Personally led the invasion of Midgard during the Dark Ages, wielding the Casket of Ancient Winters.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: In the comics, he was killed by Odin centuries ago, when Loki was still a baby. In the film, he is left alive, but only temporarily. In the end, Loki kills him.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Laufey is manipulated by Loki into boosting his reputation at the cost of Laufey's own life.
  • Villain Has a Point: He's right and quick to point out that pre-Character Development Thor is just a boy who tried to prove himself a man, and he's also right about how much a war between Asgard and Jötunheim would cost both sides.
  • War Is Hell: Tried to stop Thor from bringing on the fight because, unlike Thor, he knows the damage of war.
  • Weapon of Choice: Being a frost giant, he prefers a weaponized icicle.

Svartalfheim

    Malekith 

Malekith

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"Darkness returns, Asgardian. Have you come to witness the end of your universe?"

Species: Dark Elf

Portrayed By: Christopher Eccleston

Voiced By: René García (Latin-American Spanish dub), Santi Lorenz (European Spanish dub)

Appearances: Thor: The Dark World

"Your Universe was never meant to be, Asgardian! Your family, your world will be extinguished!"

Leader of the Dark Elves of Svartalfheim, Malekith attacks Asgard following the end of The Avengers, setting in motion the events of Thor: The Dark World.


  • Adaptational Badass: In the comics he's not a great fighter, and is much more prone to use his shapeshifting skills and various schemes than to face his opponents head-on. In the movie, his characterization is changed, probably so that he would make a more impressive Big Bad (in the comics he's merely The Dragon). Another possible reason for the change is that the comic book version of Malekith, whose favourite tactic is to deceive his enemies by pretending to be someone else, would've been too close to the movie Loki.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: While Malekith in the film is still evil, he comes off as a decent person compared to his comics counterpart, who's even worse by being an Ax-Crazy saidist. Furthermore, Comics Malekith nearly killed Algrim just to get a chance to kill Thor, the film shows him having a genuine Villainous Friendship with Algrim.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: Downplayed. He's certainly a great fighter and more badass than in the comics, but Kurse is stronger than him and at one point Frigga gives him a serious fight. Played straight after he gets the Aether.
  • An Arm and a Leg: Gets both of his arms cut off by Thor in their final battle, though the Aether has started to reform his arms.
  • Badass in Charge: He's The Leader of the Dark Elves and quite skilled, even before he gets powered up by the Aether.
  • Bad Boss: He is very ready to throw his own men under the bus, should he need to.
  • Big Bad: Serves as the main antagonist of the second film, The Dark World.
  • Braids of Action: Keeps his long hair in one.
  • Creepy Blue Eyes: Very light and piercing, overlapping with Icy Blue Eyes.
  • Dark Is Evil: He and his race were born in primordial darkness, and they despise the universe of light it became.
  • Death by Looking Up: Had just enough time to see his mothership crash upon him after being teleported back to his homeworld.
  • Dirty Coward: Threw his entire invasion fleet under the bus by depowering his ships to crush Asgard's forces when he lost the Aether during their first skirmish and to flee the battle, killing anyone who was on board at the time. He even has the gall to claim Asgard forced his hand and they will be the ones to pay for his own cowardice.
  • Establishing Character Moment: The moment he realizes he's going to lose against King Bor, he turns off his own battleships' power, dropping them on the Asgardians and killing absolutely everyone on board (implied to be nearly the entire Dark Elf population) solely to clear his own escape.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Or rather, had. As revealed by Eccleston, Malekith once had a wife and children, though exactly what caused their deaths isn't elaborated upon.
  • Evil Albino: He's pale enough to be mistaken for a vampire.
  • Evil Overlord: Lord of the Dark Elves that lives in a barren land and seeks to extinguish other civilizations.
  • Evil Sorcerer: Of the Sufficiently Advanced Aliens variety. He nearly destroyed the universe at first, and then tries doing it again, using the power of the Aether.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Whether he's speaking English or his native tongue, his voice is quite deep.
  • Fantastic Racism: To other Asgardians and mortals. He considers them "light based vermin".
  • Flat Character: His goals and motivations are relatively unexplored in comparison to other Marvel Cinematic Universe villains.
  • Generic Doomsday Villain: He's out to destroy the universe and return everything to darkness, but his motives for doing so are relatively unexplored. Apparently, they had intended to flesh out Malekith's character through additional scenes (according to Eccleston), but it was excised from the film proper.
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: It should be obvious what kind he has, but just in case half his face burned by Thor's lightning because he invaded Asgard and killed its queen.
  • Hidden Depths: Christopher Eccleston hinted several times in interviews that this is mainly because the movie was cut short by several scenes. The Svartalfar were subject to significant development, and there were reasons why they were all behind their king's plan to destroy the universe. As for Malekith himself, he had a wife and child once, and they were killed.
  • Humanoid Abomination: After absorbing the Aether he turns into this freaky looking thing with Combat Tentacles.
  • Irony: At the end of the first war with Asgard, he dropped his fleet onto the battling armies, slaughtering both sides to cover his escape. Eric Selvig warps his collapsing mothership right on top of him, killing him after he was soundly beaten by Thor.
  • Jerkass: Malekith, on the whole, appears to be a rather unpleasant individual, and rude to boot.
  • Karmic Death: He sacrificed most of his people by making their ships drop on them and his enemies. He's ultimately defeated by his own ship dropping on top of him.
  • Make My Monster Grow: During the climax of the Convergence, when Malekith starts releasing the energies of the Aether, he grows to about three times Thor's height. Though when Thor delivers the final blow on him with Mjölnir, he immediately reverts back to his normal height.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: "Accursed". If you haven't got the message yet, then you're screwed.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: It seems that life and light disgust or "poison" Dark Elves in general, and he seems to treat both as threats that need to be put down.
  • One-Winged Angel: After being powered up by the Aether, he transforms into a monstrous humanoid thing.
  • Our Elves Are Better: From a race of Sufficiently Advanced Alien demi-gods with Pointy Ears called the "Dark Elves".
  • Pet the Dog: Seemed genuinely remorseful when he had to infect Algrim with the darkness to turn him into Kurse.
  • Pointy Ears: He's a pointy eared Dark Elf.
  • Really 700 Years Old: A god like the Asgardians. Probably older than them, since Loki says that Asgardians live for about five thousand years or so, but to remember "a time before the light" Malekith would need to be at least a few million years old. (See Time Abyss below.)
  • Red Baron: Malekith the Accursed.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: After he absorbs the Aether.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: King of his people and the Big Bad of The Dark World. It's implied in interviews that in regards to his plan for destroying the Universe, his Elves are with him all the way.
  • Space Elves: Their king.
  • Time Abyss: He's older than Odin, and possibly older than the universe itself.
  • Two-Faced: Due to half of his face being burned off thanks to lightning from Mjölnir.
  • We Have Reserves: To escape in the first act, set millennia in the past, he sacrifices reserves of his men, and then escapes with his lieutenant and a skeleton crew of elves.
  • White Hair, Black Heart: He's a Dark Elf with white hair.
  • You Killed My Father: Directly involved in Frigga's death, causing Thor and Loki to have an uneasy alliance. Ironically, cut content, according to Word of God, means that he once lost his own family.

    Algrim / Kurse 

Algrim / Kurse

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"Let my life be sacrificed. It is no less than our people did, or you have done."
Click here to see him in his Kurse form 

Species: Dark Elf

Portrayed By: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Appearances: Thor: The Dark World

Malekith's lieutenant who is one of the few Dark Elves to survive the war against Odin's father Bor, and continues to serve Malekith. Malekith allows him to use an ancient Dangerous Forbidden Technique, transforming him into the nigh-unbeatable Kurse.


  • Adaptation Distillation: In the Thor comics, Algrim/Kurse was a minor villain, whose only appearance had been in the same issue where he died, until an omnipotent Cosmic Entity revived him and made him massively powerful as part of a crossover that had nothing to do with the main plot of The Mighty Thor. For understandable reasons, the movie gives him a rather different backstory.
  • Adaptational Villainy: In the comics, Algrim/Kurse does work for Malekith for a time, but Malekith betrays him and Algrim — a noble soul — swears loyalty to Thor and Asgard, in fact being the one to kill Malekith himself. In The Dark World, Malekith does sacrifice his own people but doesn't betray Algrim personally. Algrim has Undying Loyalty towards his master and becomes Kurse as a result.
  • Body Horror: What happens to him (and all other Dark Elves) when transforming into Kurse; as described by the art book, his armor is basically grafted onto his body, with no sign of it being reversible.
  • Cool Helmet: He gets one for his transformation, which also obscures his identity during the Trojan Prisoner gambit.
  • The Dragon: He's Malekith's most trusted and capable Lieutenant. He was already a great warrior, but when he becomes Kurse, he easily kills scores of Asgardians and Thor is no match for him in pure physical combat. Even Mjölnir causes little harm. Not only that, he completely overpowers Thor in battle, something that his master, even when empowered by the Aether, was unable to do.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: He rarely speaks, but when he does, it's in a deep, baritone voice.
  • Eye Scream: His eyes are visibly ripped from their sockets by the black hole grenade that Loki set off.
  • Hero Killer: As Kurse, he's both incredibly strong and not without a fiendish intelligence. He first kills his share of Einherjars, then is the one to stab Frigga to death, and during his battle with Thor and Loki, he appears to kill the latter.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Loki manages to defeat him by activating the black hole grenade on his belt that the Dark Elves earlier used to great effect against the Asgardians.
  • The Juggernaut: As Kurse, he shrugs off everything that's thrown at him. It takes a black hole grenade to finally get rid of him.
  • Mighty Glacier: Slower than the Hulk, or Thor, but much stronger and tougher.
  • Neck Lift: A signature move once he becomes Kursed.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Kurse is only defeated by being sucked into a miniature black hole. Nothing else so much as puts a dent in him.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: All the other Kursed have their doll masks become their faces in the prologue. Since Algrim was disguised as a Marauder, his Kurse form has a more expressive and demonic visage.
  • Painful Transformation: Algrim's transformation into Kurse has him burning from the inside out and thrashing wildly in his prison cell.
  • Scary Black Man: More so as Kurse because he's basically a demon, but also less so because his armor has been grafted on and thus conceals his skin.
  • Super Strength: As Kurse, he's more than a match for Thor, being able to beat up the thunder god in single combat.
  • Time Abyss: He's older than Odin, and possibly older than the universe itself.
  • Touch of Death: As Kurse, he can fry people by grabbing them with a choke-hold.
  • Trojan Prisoner: He's sent into Asgard disguised as a marauder prisoner just after being given the Kurse stone, knowing that when the transformation kicks in, he can break out with ease.
  • Undying Loyalty: Seems to be a racial trait. They might be evil, but Algrim and the Dark Elves in general are also unyieldingly loyal to Malekith, even after he sacrifices a whole fleet to escape. Taking up the "Kurse" is very much this: a Dark Elf will willingly submit to the painful and eventually deadly transformation into a giant monster, and fight for their people until it kills them.
  • World's Strongest Man: He's much stronger than Thor, one of the very strongest beings in the universe.

Muspelheim

    Surtur 

Surtur

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"You have made a grave mistake, Odinson!"

Species: Fire Demon

Portrayed By: Taika Waititi (motion-capture)

Voiced By: Clancy Brown (English), Víctor Covarrubias (Latin-American Spanish dub), Benoît Rousseau (Canadian French dub)

Appearances: Thor: Ragnarok

"I am Asgard's doom, and so are you. All will suffer, all will burn!"

A giant fire demon and the ruler of Muspelheim who is prophesied to bring about "the end of everything" during Ragnarok.


  • Accidental Hero: By plunging his giant sword into the ground (Hela on the other end of it), burning and shattering Asgard, he ironically ends up saving its people from Hela.
  • Adaptational Wimp: In the comics, he's basically equal to Odin. Here, he gets effortlessly trounced by Thor at the beginning of the movie. Though this is a justified case, as Surtur walks with a noticeable limp and seems to clutch his side, indicating that he had not yet fully recovered from his previous battle with Odin. After his crown is put on the eternal flame, he's back to the same level as his comic counterpart, treating the Incredible Hulk as a minor annoyance.
  • Affably Evil: Aside from bouts of Insistent Terminology, he's remarkably patient with Thor's antics and well-mannered at the beginning of the film.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Surtur already stands at around 30-feet tall in his normal form, but says he grows "as tall as a mountain" when fully empowered. The reality is actually much, much bigger, as he can be seen dwarfing Asgard's mountains when finally unleashed.
  • Badass Boast: Even though they fall on deaf ears considering that he's laying waste to an empty city, many of his lines are this.
    Surtur: Tremble before me, Asgard! I am your reckoning!!
  • The Bad Guy Wins: The heroes are forced to allow him to come back and destroy Asgard to stop Hela from getting any stronger. The citizens of Asgard survived due to being evacuated, but he still destroyed their homeworld.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: Thor admits he thought his crown were actually giant eyebrows or something.
  • Big Red Devil: Well, he's a house sized demon made of magma, so he's pretty much this by default.
  • Came Back Strong: Loki resurrects him by putting his skull and crown in the Eternal Flame, which brings him back to his original strength as a skyscraper-sized monster.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: After appearing and seemingly being defeated in the opening, he returns to destroy Asgard and kill Hela.
  • The Comically Serious: Unlike Hela and the Grandmaster, Surtur never snarks or cracks a joke and is entirely serious, which contrasts with Thor and his light-hearted antics and quips.
  • Creator Cameo: Taika Waititi, the film's director, did the mo-cap work for Surtur.
  • Evil Is Burning Hot: He is a fire demon who desires nothing else but to raze Asgard to cosmic dust.
  • Evil Is Hammy: He is normally serious most of the time, but as soon as he is brought back to life and starts laying waste to all of Asgard, he starts hamming it up.
    Surtur: I AM ASGARD'S DOOM!!!
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Fitting his demonic appearance, Surtur speaks in a deep, gravelly voice.
  • Expecting Someone Taller: Hela expected his crown to be bigger.
  • Generic Doomsday Villain: He wants to destroy Asgard because that's what he was prophesied to do, and that's basically it. He doesn't even seem to care if his actions actually end up harming anyone or not or what happens after that, only that the physical place of Asgard is destroyed. This, by the way, is pretty accurate to the original myths, where Surtur gets little mention, and is more or less there to bring the curtain down at the final fate of the gods.
  • Godzilla Threshold: The only reason Thor brings him back is because he's the only one who can permanently get rid of Hela.
  • Harmless Villain: Thor completely flattens him in their only fight and is never seen until the heroes resurrect him to defeat Hela. In other words, the only thing he accomplishes - destroying Asgard - is because the heroes allowed him to do it.
  • Identical Stranger: More like Identical Sounding Stranger, as Surtur's voice actor Clancy Brown had previously played Colonel Ray Schoonover in Season Two of Daredevil.
  • Insistent Terminology: He is rather picky with wording. First off, his magnificent crown is not a "big eyebrow" - it's a CROWN! Secondly, when said crown is placed into the Eternal Flame, he'll grow as big as a MOUNTAIN! Not as big as a house. It's all very important.
  • Magma Man: He seems to be made of eternally burning lava and rocks.
  • Make My Monster Grow: He starts off several times Thor's size, but once he's exposed to the Eternal Flame he grows to Kaiju-sized proportions.
  • Meaningless Villain Victory: He gets to destroy Asgard, like he always wanted... after everyone but Hela has already evacuated.
  • No-Sell: Hela hits him with skyscraper-sized spears, and he barely reacts.
  • Not So Above It All: Despite his serious, threatening demeanor, he gets a little defensive about his crown.
    Surtur: This is my crown.
    Thor: Oh, that’s a crown? I thought it was a big eyebrow.
    Surtur: [annoyed] It's a crown!
  • Off with His Head!: Thor kills Surtur early in the movie by knocking his block off. Ultimately, it doesn’t stick.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: Becomes this at the end when his helmet is thrown into the eternal flame and he destroys Asgard
  • Playing with Fire: He's literally a giant made of fire.
  • Purpose-Driven Immortality: Surtur claims that he cannot die until he destroys Asgard. He succeeds in this goal at the end of the movie, annihilating both Asgard and himself.
  • Put the "Laughter" in "Slaughter": He starts enjoying himself a little too much when he begins his destruction of Asgard.
  • Resurrective Immortality: Surtur can be killed, but it’s implied that he will eventually come back to life after a long time if Thor’s comment about Odin killing Surtur “half a million years ago” is accurate. Also, he cannot truly die until he brings about Ragnarok and destroys Asgard. Putting his skull into the Eternal Flame allows him to come back immediately.
  • Serkis Folk: He is rendered in CGI. Who performs the motion capture? Why, Taika Waititi (the director of the movie) himself!
  • Summon Bigger Fish: Upon running out of solutions to stop Hela, Thor decides to unleash Ragnarok itself to take her out, by ordering Loki to put Surtur's skull in the Eternal Flame. Surtur ends up destroying Asgard with his gigantic sword, defeating Hela in the process. This is particularly driven home by Hela's realization immediately before her defeat that her attacks, which utterly destroyed the other Asgardians she fought previously, can barely even scratch the fully empowered Surtur.
  • Super Toughness: Hela throws spears at him that rival the size of Asgard's buildings, and he doesn't even flinch after the first one.
  • Sword Beam: He can shoot streams of fire from the tip of his sword.
  • Sword Drag: Drags his sword behind him as he's about to execute Thor as the latter is his prisoner at the beginning of the film.
  • There Is No Kill Like Overkill: Stabs Hela with the tip of his flaming sword through her platform down into the planets core, unleashing a pyroclasm that engulfs the city, instigating a wildfire that quickly spreads throughout the world, before breaking Asgard in half, and then having the burning planet explode shortly after, with Hela in the direct center of it all.
  • Took a Level in Badass: At the start of the film, Thor apparently kills him. By the end, the Hulk is swatted aside like a pest after getting in a good hit, and although Hela manages to get in some good stabs, she's clearly outmatched.
  • The Worf Effect: At full size and power, he tosses Hulk away with one hand like a rag doll and easily defeats even Hela. This demonstrates that how powerful he truly is, and underscores his Worf Had the Flu claim.
  • Worf Had the Flu: His swift defeat at Thor's hand at the start of the film is justified, given that he was deprived of his power source and thus nowhere near his prime. He's also walking with a noticeable limp, indicating that he has yet to fully recover from his battle with Odin.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: He could potentially live forever as he is fated to never die unless he brings about Ragnarok, but he just hates Asgard that much.

Nidavellir

    King Eitri 

King Eitri

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"You were supposed to protect us!"

Species: Dwarf

Portrayed By: Peter Dinklage

Voiced By: Santos Alberto (Latin-American Spanish dub), Katsuhiro Kitagawa (Japanese dub)

Appearances: Avengers: Infinity War

King of the Dwarves, an ancient people that are close allies to the Asgardians.


  • An Arm and a Leg: Eitri has had his hands plunged into metal by Thanos, and they are encased in solidified chunks of it.
  • Casting Gag: A man with dwarfism cast as a Dwarf...and he's the tallest character in the movie. Especially since Peter Dinklage's dwarfism was a core part of his other most notable role.
  • Fiery Redhead: The King has bright red hair.
  • Irony: In spite of being a Dwarf, Eitiri is twice as tall as Thor, who is well over six feet in height.
  • Last of His Kind: By the time Thor and the Guardians of the Galaxy reach his realm, he is the last remaining dwarf after Thanos exterminated his entire people.
  • Our Dwarves Are All the Same: Zig-zagged. Certainly has the surly personality and smithing skills of your average Dwarf, but other than his Badass Beard he couldn't look more different. Apparently MCU dwarves are giants, but with the proportions of a human with dwarfism.
  • Really 700 Years Old: He's much older than Thor, who is more than 1.000 years old.
  • Shoot the Builder: Played with; Thanos destroys Eitiri's hands to prevent him forging weapons against him. It's his knowledge that's important however. Others can always provide the hands.
  • Shown Their Work: He is a giant dwarf. This might sound oxymoronic at first, but in Real Life it's theorized that dwarves weren't supposed to be short in the original myths, and it was a mistranslation brought on by Christianization. Any references to the Dwarves being "small" were supposed to mean "lesser", to indicate that they were beneath the gods in power. In Avengers: Infinity War we find out that the Dwarves are essentially a client state to Asgard, relying on them for protection and supplying them with weapons. Eitri's massive appearance implies that this theory is true in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • Ultimate Blacksmith: He was the one who forged Mjolnir and the Infinity Gauntlet. He makes Stormbreaker for Thor in order to defeat Thanos.
  • Uncertain Doom: It's unknown if he turned to dust following Thanos's finger snap or if he survived.
  • Walking Spoiler: Peter Dinklage's role was kept a closely guarded secret in order to not spoil a major element in the story.
  • The Perils of Being the Best: Thanos forced him and his people to make the Infinity Gauntlet for him so he could better manipulate the Infinity Stones, and how does reward them? He slaughters his entire race, leaving Eitri the only survivor. But, in a literally classic example of the trope, Thanos merely takes Eitri's hands.
    Thanos: Your life is your own, but your hands belong to me.

Other

Marauders

    In General 

The Marauders

Species: Various

Appearances: Thor: The Dark World

A band of ragtag invaders from many races that begin raiding along the Nine Realms after the destruction of the Bifrost Bridge.


  • Rape, Pillage, and Burn: Their standard tactic is to attack the weak and engage in savage destruction.
  • Space Pirates: They raid and kill along the worlds that form the Nine Realms.

    The Kronan 

The Kronan

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Species: Kronan

Portrayed By: N/A

Appearances: Thor: The Dark World

A Kronan and a member of the Marauders.



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