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Ragnarok “Gotterdammerung” “Doom of the Gods”. Fimbulvetr The winter of all winters The winter of all winters Consists of three winters of the harshest.

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1 Ragnarok “Gotterdammerung” “Doom of the Gods”

2 Fimbulvetr The winter of all winters The winter of all winters Consists of three winters of the harshest weather with no summer in between Consists of three winters of the harshest weather with no summer in between It will cause fights among families and friends; morality disappears It will cause fights among families and friends; morality disappears It is the harbinger of the end It is the harbinger of the end

3 Darkness Skoll (a great wolf) will eat the sun Skoll (a great wolf) will eat the sun Hati (his brother) will eat the moon Hati (his brother) will eat the moon Stars will vanish Stars will vanish Three cocks crow - Fjalar to the giants - The golden cock Gullinkambi to the gods - A third cock will raise the dead Three cocks crow - Fjalar to the giants - The golden cock Gullinkambi to the gods - A third cock will raise the dead

4 Earthquakes Will ravish the entire earth, breaking all bonds Will ravish the entire earth, breaking all bonds Fenrir and Loki will get loose Fenrir and Loki will get loose

5 The Bad Guys Jormungand, the Midgard Serpent, twists in fury and makes his way toward land. Jormungand, the Midgard Serpent, twists in fury and makes his way toward land. Jormungand’s breath will stain the soil and the sky with poison. Jormungand’s breath will stain the soil and the sky with poison. The waves caused by his movements will free the ship Naglfar, which will allow the giants to sail towards the battlefield. This boat is made from dead men’s fingernails. The waves caused by his movements will free the ship Naglfar, which will allow the giants to sail towards the battlefield. This boat is made from dead men’s fingernails.

6 The Bad Guys From the Hel, a second ship will set sail, and this ship carries the inhabitants of Hel, with Loki as their leader. From the Hel, a second ship will set sail, and this ship carries the inhabitants of Hel, with Loki as their leader. The giant Surt will lead the fire giants to join forces against the gods. The giant Surt will lead the fire giants to join forces against the gods. Surt carries a fiery sword that scorches the earth. Surt carries a fiery sword that scorches the earth. All these monster crossing Bifrost cause it to shatter All these monster crossing Bifrost cause it to shatter

7 The Good Guys Heimdall sounds his horn to call the sons of Odin and the warriors assembled in Valhalla Heimdall sounds his horn to call the sons of Odin and the warriors assembled in Valhalla All will meet on the plain of Vigrid ("battle shaker") where the last battle will be fought. All will meet on the plain of Vigrid ("battle shaker") where the last battle will be fought.

8 The World Tree Yggdrasil shakes from root to summit Yggdrasil shakes from root to summit

9 The Battles Odin vs. Fenrir Odin vs. Fenrir Thor vs. Jormungand Thor vs. Jormungand Freyr vs. Surt Freyr vs. Surt Tyr vs. Garm Tyr vs. Garm Loki vs. Heimdall Loki vs. Heimdall

10 The Outcomes Odin vs. Fenrir - the battle lasts forever, but ends in Fenrir swallowing Odin – Vidar (Odin’s son) will attack Fenrir using his bare hands and a special shoe made from the scrapes of millions of shoe soles and rip his jaws apart Good Guys 1 Bad Guys 1 Odin vs. Fenrir - the battle lasts forever, but ends in Fenrir swallowing Odin – Vidar (Odin’s son) will attack Fenrir using his bare hands and a special shoe made from the scrapes of millions of shoe soles and rip his jaws apart Good Guys 1 Bad Guys 1

11 The Outcomes Thor vs. Jormungand – A Pyrrhic victory. Thor will kill the snake, but is fatally poisoned. Good Guys 2 Bad Guys 2 Thor vs. Jormungand – A Pyrrhic victory. Thor will kill the snake, but is fatally poisoned. Good Guys 2 Bad Guys 2

12 The Outcomes Freyr vs. Surt – Freyr had given his sword to his servant, and is easy prey to the giant Good Guys 2 Bad Guys 3 Freyr vs. Surt – Freyr had given his sword to his servant, and is easy prey to the giant Good Guys 2 Bad Guys 3

13 The Outcomes Tyr vs. Garm – They kill each other Good Guys 3 Bad Guys 4 Tyr vs. Garm – They kill each other Good Guys 3 Bad Guys 4

14 The Outcomes Loki vs. Heimdall – They kill each other Good Guys 4 Loki vs. Heimdall – They kill each other Good Guys 4 Bad Guys 5 Bad Guys 5

15 Oops! Surt, in a battle rage, will fling fire from his sword in every direction Surt, in a battle rage, will fling fire from his sword in every direction The nine worlds burn, and pretty much everyone who survived the fighting on both sides will die The nine worlds burn, and pretty much everyone who survived the fighting on both sides will die The earth sinks into the sea The earth sinks into the sea

16 The Aftermath Afterwards, a new earth with plenty of resources rises from the sea Afterwards, a new earth with plenty of resources rises from the sea The sun, before being swallowed, gave birth. This new sun returns light to the world The sun, before being swallowed, gave birth. This new sun returns light to the world Some gods survive: - Vili (Odin’s brother) - Vidar and Vali (Odin’s sons) - Móði and Magni (Thors sons) – They inherit Mjollnir - Hœnir - Balder and Hod return to live in Valhalla - No goddesses are mentioned but possibly Frigg, Freyja, and a few other goddess survived Some gods survive: - Vili (Odin’s brother) - Vidar and Vali (Odin’s sons) - Móði and Magni (Thors sons) – They inherit Mjollnir - Hœnir - Balder and Hod return to live in Valhalla - No goddesses are mentioned but possibly Frigg, Freyja, and a few other goddess survived

17 Aftermath (continued) Lif and Lifthrasir will be two humans that survive (they hid inside of Yggdrasil). They repopulate the earth. Lif and Lifthrasir will be two humans that survive (they hid inside of Yggdrasil). They repopulate the earth. Wickedness and misery will no longer exist Wickedness and misery will no longer exist Gods and men will live happily together. Gods and men will live happily together. Nidhogg, a dragon that lives off the roots of Yggdrasil will survive and suck the blood of the dead in the new world Nidhogg, a dragon that lives off the roots of Yggdrasil will survive and suck the blood of the dead in the new world

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