Thor SG-1 must destroy the ship to stop the invasion. Asgard (Old Norse: Ásgarðr; “Enclosure of the Aesir”) is a location associated with gods.It is depicted in a multitude of Old Norse sagas and mythological texts. She cast out both Thor and Loki to Sakaar and seized the throne of Asgard, slaughtering the Einherjar and replacing them with her Berserkers to tyrannically reign over Asgard. Before the end, Thor and company were able to successfully evacuate Asgard, which means that the Asgardian people are still alive. (SGA: \"Allies\") Location The primary sources regarding Asgard come from the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Icelandic Snorri Sturluson, and the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from a basis of much older Skaldic poetry. Hela As Loki escaped, Surtur erupted from the Royal Palace, destroying it in the process, and began laying waste to the deserted city before him. In the end, the fire demon fulfilled Ragnarok, but also saved the day. In the films, Asgard was a planet; prior to it's destruction in Thor: Ragnarok. Result (Outcome) Commanders – samarendra chandan bindu Dash Nov 19 at 19:23. Going into Thor: Ragnarok, the third and perhaps final Thor movie staring Chris Hemsworth as the hammer-wielding God of Thunder, a lot of fans had the same question: what in the world is Ragnarok? Over time, their physical form changed. The Asgard were a highly evolved humanoid race, and were original members of the Great Alliance of four races. The most memorable version of the post-Ragnarok Asgard was told in writer J. Michael Straczynski’s Thor run in the mid-2000s. 2. Thor leads the Asgardian people on a spaceship headed for Earth, to create a new homeland to settle in. To resurrect its fallen halls, the gods employed a giant to build a mighty fortress. Apparently, this film is to Phase 3 what Captain America: The Winter Soldier was to Phase 2.It actually makes a lot of sense, when you think about it. In the comics, the character of Surtur has always been tied to Ragnarok. The Destruction of Asgard was the result of the Fire Demon Surtur being released by Loki in the achievement of the doomsday prophecy known as Ragnarök, which had been figured out by Thor as the only way to stop the Goddess of Death Hela before she could lay waste across the Nine Realms and beyond. Date Small Victories - Major Carter joins Thor in defending an Asgard world from a Replicator invasion, finally giving them hope that their long war may not end in defeat. This gap in leadership was quickly filled by Hela, who stormed Asgard and forcibly took the throne. And one can only imagine the challenge a Surtur-Thanos team-up would pose for the Avengers in coming films. Total Value: 70,267,232.96 ISK Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. 3. Nor is it shown how Surtur is brought back to his full strength by the Eternal Flame. What's most unclear about Surtur is what happens next. I n the opening minutes of Thor: Ragnarok we meet a not-so-friendly fire monster who informs us that he plans to destroy Thor’s homeland of Asgard in an event called Ragnarok. [3] Thanos and the Black Order executed half of the ship's population in search of the Tesseract, which Loki stole from Odin's Vault.[4]. Thor and Loki's abrupt capture and absence from Asgard left it without a leader and thus defenseless. As Loki escaped, Surtur erupted from the Royal Palace, destroying it in the process, and began laying waste to the deserted city … Thor, Loki, Sif and the Warriors Three use Bifrost to reach Jotunheim and attack the Frost Giants by surprise. Final Blow by Frodo Alabel (Firing Squadron) flying in a Typhoon. The "modern" Asgard averaged about one meter in height, with grayish skin tones, small, skinny limbs, large heads and black eyes (bearing a striking resemblance to the "Roswell Grays" described in countless UFO stories). And the guardians discovered the debris of asgard's destroyed ship the location they are in must be reachable from asgard in one or 2 days. In fact, he didn't even take time to notice that there were no people on Asgard and Thor had Loki revived him to destroy the now near-invincible Hela; he didn't even bother to escape from the incoming destruction and instead decides to accept his fate being incinerated, implying that he's willing to forsake his life to achieve his goal or t… At the end of Thor: Ragnarok, Thor restores Surtur's strength using the Eternal Flame, seeing the fire demon as the only one capable of defeating Hela. However, while Kevin technically isn’t Asgardian, his Thunderstrike powers are tied to Asgard, which proved to be his undoing when Galactus destroyed Asgard in the Last Planet Standing miniseries, severing Kevin’s connection to Asgardian magic and erasing his powers. He seems to be solely and completely committed to his destiny to give birth to Ragnarök by destroying Asgard. [1] However, during their journey, their spaceship encountered the infamous Sanctuary II, Thanos' gigantic spacecraft. In the comics, Asgard is a parallel dimension. Surtur tells Thor that Ragnarok will happen. Despite multiple appearances in the comics, Surtur remains a mysterious figure in one very specific area: death. Who could kill Asgard’s army and fleets in the same amount of time it took Hela to? Surtur's resurrection then unleashes the complete and utter destruction of Asgard, presumably killing Hela. This was one of the many times she asked him if he had ever counted the children who were on Gallifrey when he … The process caused Surtur to be revived in his mightiest form, a Fire Demon towering over Asgard and its nearby mountains and wielding the powerful Twilight Sword. Asgard (Old Norse Ásgarðr, Enclosure of the Aesir) is one of the Nine Worlds of Norse mythology and the home and fortress of the Aesir, one of the two tribes of gods (the other being the Vanir, who have their home in Vanaheim). The Asgardians watched helpless as their homeworld exploded, making them a wandering people. When individuals spoke, the areas above what would be the temples on a Human would slowly pulse in and out.The species possessed no adrenaline glands within their bodies and did not have epinephrine pumping through their lymphatic system. They were introduced as a species in 2.06 "Thor's Chariot", and remained major players in the Milky Way for eight more years. (Though, as an ancient being and fire demon, it seems safe to assume he has some tricks up his sleeves.) What we do know is that if Surtur is alive it could mean trouble for Thor down the line. Loki eventually finds the remains of the Destroyer and reforms it in a bid to destroy Thor, who has been reduced to pulp after a triumphant but destructive battle against the Midgard Serpent. - 2020 Bustle Digital Group. Asgard Kado (Friends Of Harassment) lost their Gnosis in Q-3HS5 (Insmother). He was captured by Surtur but eventually managed to escape, killing Surtur in the process and bringing the demon's skull to Asgard so that it would be locked within Odin's Vault. According to some traditions, Asgard was destroyed in the Aesir-Vanir War, a contest that pitted the two tribes against each other. They had a long-standing interest in Earth and human civilizations. In order to prove himself worthy of the throne … The Destroyer, however, cannot kill Thor due to a curse induced by the Norse Queen of the dead, Hela which made his bones brittle and incapable of healing or dying. But also, Odin made sure to note: Norway is nice. Asgard Hulk reluctantly agreed and took them aboard the escaping Statesman. The City of Asgard is the capital of one of the Nine Realms of the same name. plot-explanation marvel-cinematic-universe avengers-infinity-war thor-ragnarok. That’s why Thor and his people went into a spaceship at the end of the movie — to move to another area. After the destruction, however, Surtur is nowhere to be seen. It was said about them: "They are a friend to all and protector of all, except the Goa'uld with whom they are at war." Surtur. Ragnarök Thor soon had to deal with another threat as his sister, the Goddess of Death Hela, returned from her banishment thanks to Odin's death. While Thor and Valkyrie fought against Hela to buy some time, Loki fled the Commodore to the Royal Palace of Valaskjalf. Over 30,000 years ago, the Asgard were a tall (approximately 2m), generally humanoid species that reproduced sexually. In order to prevent such a cataclysm, Thor journeyed to Muspelheim. In 2017’s Thor: Ragnarok, Asgard was destroyed, and Thor decided to take the All-Father’s words to heart: Asgard was not a place, it was a people. Though the Aesir ultimately won the contest, their majestic realm was left in ruins. In his rage, Surtur tells Thor that Ragnarok will happen when his powers are restored by lighting his crown (his horns) with the Eternal Flame, conveniently being held in the vaults of Asgard. Hela Well, word on the street is that the film will be one of the darkest films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe… if not the darkest altogether. Spoilers for Thor: Ragnarok ahead. No matter the peace, and despite the fact that the records of the war were destroyed, a certain grudge existed among the Vanir towards the Aesir and Asgard remained, even beared by Njord, who despised Odin's race. Hela, Thor's surprise older sister, draws her power from Asgard itself, and unable to match her in strength, Thor decides to cut off her power source instead. Well, Surtur is a key player in the prophecy that predicts the total destruction of Asgard — a prophecy known as Ragnarok. Skip to the end Sutur has been reunited with the eternal flame and he … So, if Thor also draws power from Asgard, how is he still powerful and kicking bad guys in Infinity War after Asgard was completely destroyed? So when Thor: Ragnarok was announced, fans were quickly clued in to the potential destruction of Asgard and, quite possibly, the deaths of major characters. [1], Following the destruction of their homeworld, the surviving Asgardians who had gathered aboard the Statesman had to relocate on a new home. Asgard was destroyed in Ultimate Comics: Ultimates issue 2, by Reed Richards and the children of tomorrow. In Thor: Ragnarok, the audience sees Surtur engulf Asgard in a ball of fire to the point where the entire world is obliterated. Destruction of Asgard Escape from Blue Raven Ridge That's why unleashing Sultur was an option, so he would destroy Asgard, in order to weaken Hela, and therefore end her. Later, Loki uses Bifrost again to Jotunheim to ally himself with Laufey, and Sif and the Warriors Three use it to reach Earth and take Thor back to Asgard. The filmmakers, it seems, anticipated this question, and in the very first scene of Thor: Ragnarok, a fire demon named Surtur is the one who gets the chance to explain it. All rights reserved. Surtur But even if fans don't see the return of Surtur any time soon, it would be foolish to assume he is gone and defeated forever. Some researchers have suggested Asgard to be one of the Nine Worlds surrounding the tree Yggdrasil. Stone Age Midgard (1,000,000 BC) The process caused Surtur to be revived in his mightiest form, a Fire Demon towering over Asgard and its nearby mountains and wielding the powerful Twilight Sword. Even so, Kevin continued helping the Avengers by offering technical support from their headquarters. Thor: Ragnarok opens with Thor dangling in Surtur's cave home, captured seemingly on purpose in an attempt to learn more about Ragnarok and how to prevent it. Surtur fulfills Ragnarök and destroys Asgard Asgard might want to watch out. Previous Fire Demon Surtur The film actually opens with the fire demon Surtur explaining to Thor how he’s going to burn down Asgard using his helmet once he gets his hands on the "Eternal Flame." Keeping these events off screen raises the question: can Surtur really die? After the destruction of Asgard, Thor and his people rebuilt their home as a city floating above Broxton, Oklahoma. Later in the story line, Thor allows Surtur to destroy Asgard and fulfill Ragnarok, just as he does in the new film. Asgard's final fall began in the 2009 miniseries Siege, by Brian Michael Bendis and Olivier Coipel. Surtur Awakens and Destroys Asgard - Thor Ragnarok - YouTube The fire demon fulfilled his destiny by destroying the physical location of Asgard in Ragnarok, but he didn't exactly destroy Asgard completely. Thor starts 30 feet away from the army, on the ground. Hel is also seen briefly when Hela is released and in flashback … Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Though Thor is able to rip his horn-crown off of his head at the beginning of the film, how he achieves this feat is never shown. I never said “a lifetime”. It is Surtur's destiny, he believes, to destroy Asgard completely and reduce the planet to nothing but ash and dust. Late 2017[1][2] Captain Marvel starts in the air, 50 feet away War While Thor and Valkyrie fought against Hela to buy some time, Loki fled the Commodore to the Royal Palace of Valaskjalf. He made his way to Odin's Vault and reclaimed the Crown of Surtur which he put into the Eternal Flame. Casualties Next Asgardian civilization soon began to fall apart under her reign. Although Hulk leapt at Surtur to attack him, he was knocked back to the bridge, where Thor and Valkyrie convinced him to give up on fighting Surtur. Meanwhile, Thor and Valkyrie managed to make Hela fall from the Rainbow Bridge into the water and watched in sorrow as Surtur destroyed their homeland. Thor ultimately figured out that he had been mistaken all along: they were not supposed to stop Ragnarök and the destruction of Asgard ; instead they had to cause it so that Hela would be killed and the Asgardians could escape with the Statesman, the spaceship used by the Sakaaran Rebellion.[1]. In "Avengers: Dissembled," Surtur kills Odin while trying to bring about Ragnarok, according to io9. The God of Thunder Thor experienced several nightmares in which he saw the mighty Fire Demon Surtur lay waste on his homeland of Asgard, a doomsday event known as Ragnarök in Asgardian culture. Tragically, their race came to an end after their last attempt at prolonging their lives failed; they sacrifice… However, Hela remained alive and proved to be invincible to Thor and the Revengers. He made his way to Odin's Vault and reclaimed the Crown of Surtur which he put into the Eternal Flame. Battle of the Rainbow Bridge Asgard is located in the sky[1] (albeit spiritually rather than physically, of course) and is connected to Midgard, the world of humanity, by the rainbow bridge Bifrost. The Winter Soldier set a lot of groundwork by changing the fundamentals of the setting that was set up in Phase 1. How Surtur might survive such a massive explosion, we don't know. [13] Surtur battles Thor with his Twilight Sword. However, Surtur remained unaffected by her attacks. Fortunately, … However, Thor and Loki eventually managed to return to Asgard, accompanied by the rest of the Revengers and the Sakaaran Rebellion. Their body, now weakened by several millennia of c… Characters in the MCU tend to come back when you least expect them, and if Loki can cheat death, then so can a mysterious fire demon. An intense battle erupted on the Rainbow Bridge, during which the Berserkers army was destroyed. Surtur destroys the Royal Palace of Valaskjalf. Marvel Cinematic Universe Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. It is located in one of the extremes of Asgard. In the beginning of Ragnarok we see Surtur and Thor having a conversation and Thor says “I'm going to kill you” and Surtur replies “I cannot die until I destroy Asgard” and Thor destroys Surturs crown. In the finale, Thor and Loki summon Surtur to destroy the Asgard planetoid, in order to defeat Hela. @samarendrachandanbinduDash “ you are assuming that the ship Thor was travelling in would have taken a lifetime” — no, I’m not. : 5.11: All the Comforts of Home, https://marvelcinematicuniverse.fandom.com/wiki/Destruction_of_Asgard?oldid=1242075. Asgard was, according to one account, a planet-sized theme park where the Eleventh Doctor and River Song once picnicked on 5 May 5147. Asgard, he conjectures, is the home of the Æsir (singular Ás) in As-ia, making a folk etymological connection between the three "As-"; that is, the Æsir were "men of Asia", not gods, who moved from Asia to the north and some of which intermarried with the peoples already there. Surtur plunges his Twilight Sword into Hela, Still alive, Hela attempted to continue to fight Surtur by hurling massive spears in his chest. Although, Vanir and Aesir mixed, and couples were wed at the Temple of Union. It is Surtur's destiny, he believes, to destroy Asgard completely and reduce the planet to nothing but ash and dust. Ragnarok appeared tied to a physical place, but if Surtur is alive and if he ever finds out that Thor is attempting to build a new Asgardian home for his people, it's reasonable to think he might come back. As foretold in the Ragnarök prophecy, Surtur thrust his blade straight through Asgard to its core, annihilating Hela and the threat she posed to the Asgardians in the process. Both, it seems, have a certain affinity for causing death and destruction. (PROSE: Picnic at Asgard) According to another, River Song's visit to Asgard saw her dine with the "old Gods" alongside the Tenth Doctor. Some spoilers below: Asgard (the place) was destroyed in Thor: Ragnarok. 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