Tag: Vættir

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  • Gnoblin

    p. Gnoblins are any of a number of human-looking [[Vættir]] who share a penchant for shapeshifting, trickery, mischief, and subtlety, in that order. Most of what is known about the gnoblins is either from [[:122683 | Valdís Tryggvadóttir]] or from the …

  • ogremann

    p. Ogremenn are any number of human-looking and human-sized [[vættir]] who once served the [[Jötunn | Jötunns]] and fought against man and [[Æsir]] during the Ragnarök. They are invariably vicious, brutal and aggressive. Ogremenn are unheard of in the …

  • vættir

    Taken from "Wikipedia":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V%C3%A6ttir: "Vættir (Old Norse; singular Vættr) or wights are nature spirits in the Norse religion. These nature spirits divide up into 'families', including the Álfar (elves), Dvergar (dwarves), Jö …

  • Fae

    p. Also known as the Fair Folk, the Fae are ancient [[vættir]] from before the age of [[Man]], who now reside in [[Faerie (realm) | Faerie]]. They represent and draw their power from the natural world in a way that the [[Æsir]] did not; where the gods …

  • Jötunn

    p. In brief, a supernatural race of larger-than-life beings (both literal and figurative) who feature prominently in the Old Stories. The plural was Jötunns. p. In more detail, the Jötunns were created by the [[Ymir]] and possessed of great strength …