Norse Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Rituals, and Beliefs, Sacred trees and groves in Germanic paganism and mythology, Mythological Norse people, items and places, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Surtr&oldid=981031747, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 September 2020, at 21:37. In chapter 75, Surtr is included within a list of "very powerful" jötnar. According to Norse mythology, the name of Frey's sword is Laevateinn, or the sword of destiny. Arcade | Gorr the God Butcher | , As foretold by High further into chapter 51 Gylfaginning, Once Heimdallr and Loki fight (and mutually kill one another), Surtr "will fling fire over the earth and burn the whole world". Kurse | The mobile app Fire Emblem Heroes, based on the popular Fire Emblem franchise, features a character based on Surtr as the main villain of the second book of the plot. He possesses superhuman strength, stamina, and durability far surpassing that of Thor. The wolf Fenrir and the Midgard Serpent will also arrive there. | In a book from the Prose Edda additional information is given about Surtr, including that he is stationed guarding the frontier of the fiery realm Muspelheim, that he will lead "Múspell's sons" to Ragnarök, and that he will defeat Freyr. 0 1 2. Jötunn ", In chapter 4 of the Prose Edda book Gylfaginning, the enthroned figure of Third tells Gangleri (described as King Gylfi in disguise) about the location of Múspell.  Surtur, a natural satellite of the planet Saturn, and Surt, a volcano on the planet Jupiter's moon Io, are both named after Surtr. Grog | Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The late Eddic poem Fjölsvinnsmál, stanza 24, contains the line "Surtur sinn mautu" or "surtur sinn mantu" according to the best manuscripts. He can also manipulate cosmic energy for various effects, including levitation, molecular manipulation of himself, inter-dimensional teleportation, and immortality. Arnim Zola | Simek notes that jötnar are usually described as living to the east in Old Norse sources, yet Surtr is described as being from the south, and that this "surely has to do with his association with fire and heat". Hulk Vs. Thor: Loki Laufeyson | Hela | Enchantress High quotes ten stanzas from Völuspá in support, and then proceeds to describe the rebirth and new fertility of the reborn world, and the survivors of Ragnarök, including various gods and the two humans named Líf and Lífthrasir that will have hid from "Surtr's fire" in the wood Hoddmímis holt. ... What other name could you use for Norse mythology? , Richard Cole draws comparison between Snorri's depiction of the sons of Muspell and the Red Jews motif. Superhuman strengthPyrokinesisCosmokinesisImmortalityTelekinesisSwordsmanshipCombat prowessMagicNecromancy  Later in the poem, Odin, still disguised and now questioning Vafþrúðnir, asks which of the Æsir will "rule over the possessions of the gods when Surt's fire is slaked".