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| real_name = Odin
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| real_name = Odin Borson
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| aliases = All-Father, Atum-Re, Farma-god, Hanga-god, Hapta-god, Harbard, Infinity, One-Eye, Orrin, Sigtyr, Val-Father, Wad, Woden, Wotan, Wulf the Wanderer
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| aliases = All-Father, Atum-Re, Farma-god, Hanga-god, Hapta-god, Harbard, Infinity, One-Eye, Orrin, Sigtyr, Val-Father, Wad, Woden (Anglo-Saxon name), Wotan (Old German name), Wulf the Wanderer
| identity = Believed fictional by general Earth populace
| identity = Believed fictional by general Earth populace
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| occupation = former monarch of [[Asgard]]
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| occupation = Former Sky Father and monarch of [[Asgard]]
| citizenship = [[Asgardians|Asgardian]]
| citizenship = [[Asgardians|Asgardian]]
| place_of_birth = Unrevealed
| place_of_birth = Unrevealed
| relatives = [[Tiwaz|Buri]] (Tiwaz, paternal grandfather); Bolthorn (maternal grandfather, deceased); [[Bor]] (father, deceased); [[Bestla]] (mother, deceased); [[Ve]] (brother, deceased); [[Vili]] (brother, deceased); [[Frigga]] (wife); [[Balder]], [[Hermod]], [[Thor (Thor Odinson)|Thor]], [[Tyr]], [[Vidar]] (sons); [[Loki]] (foster son); [[Sigyn]] (former daughter-in-law); [[Mimir]] (uncle); [[Hoder]] (nephew)
| relatives = [[Tiwaz|Buri]] (Tiwaz, paternal grandfather); Bolthorn (maternal grandfather, deceased); [[Bor]] (father, deceased); [[Bestla]] (mother, deceased); [[Ve]] (brother, deceased); [[Vili]] (brother, deceased); [[Frigga]] (wife); [[Balder]], [[Hermod]], [[Thor (Thor Odinson)|Thor]], [[Tyr]], [[Vidar]] (sons); [[Loki]] (foster son); [[Sigyn]] (former daughter-in-law); [[Mimir]] (uncle); [[Hoder]] (nephew)
| groups = [[Asgardians|Gods of Asgard]], [[Sky-Fathers]]
| groups = [[Asgardians|Gods of Asgard]], [[Sky-Fathers]]
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| education = Unrevealed
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| education = Extensively trained in combat
| height = 6'9"
| height = 6'9"
| weight = 650 lbs.
| weight = 650 lbs.
| eyes = Blue
| eyes = Blue
| hair = White, formerly blond
| hair = White, formerly blond
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| powers = Odin possessed a variety of superhuman attributes common to the superhuman race of beings known as the Asgardians.  Odin was superhumanly strong and was capable of lifting about 60 tons.  Odin, despite his advanced age at the time of his death, was much stronger than the average Asgardian male, who could lift roughly 30 tons.   
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| powers = Odin possessed a variety of superhuman attributes common to the superhuman race of beings known as the Asgardians.  Odin was superhumanly strong and was capable of lifting about 60 tons.  Odin, despite his advanced age at the time of his death, was much stronger than the average Asgardian male, which could lift roughly 30 tons.   
Like all other Asgardians, Odin was extremely long lived and aged at a much slower pace than humans, but was not immortal in the same sense as some other races of gods who ceased to age upon reaching adulthood. Odin was highly resistant to physical injury and he couldn't die under conventional circumstances. It would take an injury that resulted in a spreading of a significant portion of his bodily molecules over a great distance, thus preventing the mystical lifeforce common to all Asgardians from regenerating areas essential to his survival, to cause him to physically die. The tissues of Odin's body; his flesh, bone, and muscle possessed about three times the density of the tissue of a human body.  This helped to contribute to Odin's superhuman strength and weight. Odin's advanced musculature generated considerably less lactic acids than the musculature of human beings, granting him superhuman levels of stamina in all physical activities.
Like all other Asgardians, Odin was extremely long lived and aged at a much slower pace than humans, but was not immortal in the same sense as some other races of gods who ceased to age upon reaching adulthood. Odin was highly resistant to physical injury and he couldn't die under conventional circumstances. It would take an injury that resulted in a spreading of a significant portion of his bodily molecules over a great distance, thus preventing the mystical lifeforce common to all Asgardians from regenerating areas essential to his survival, to cause him to physically die. The tissues of Odin's body; his flesh, bone, and muscle possessed about three times the density of the tissue of a human body.  This helped to contribute to Odin's superhuman strength and weight. Odin's advanced musculature generated considerably less lactic acids than the musculature of human beings, granting him superhuman levels of stamina in all physical activities.
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Odin possessed vast energy manipulating abilities called the Odinforce and could manipulate tremendous amounts of mystical energies for a variety of purposes, only some of which were seen. Odin could temporarily increase his own superhuman physical attributes, fire powerful bursts of energy for destructive purposes, teleportation between dimensions, grant living beings or inanimate objects a variety of superhuman abilities, control the lifeforce of other Asgardians, etc. He was periodically required to enter week-long Odinsleep to preserve his immortality and renew his godly energies.
Odin possessed vast energy manipulating abilities called the Odinforce and could manipulate tremendous amounts of mystical energies for a variety of purposes, only some of which were seen. Odin could temporarily increase his own superhuman physical attributes, fire powerful bursts of energy for destructive purposes, teleportation between dimensions, grant living beings or inanimate objects a variety of superhuman abilities, control the lifeforce of other Asgardians, etc. He was periodically required to enter week-long Odinsleep to preserve his immortality and renew his godly energies.
| abilities = Vast knowledge of ancient and arcane wisdom. Odin was also an excellent hand to hand combatant, having thousands of years of experience and was quite adapt at using his vast energy powers in combat situations.
| abilities = Vast knowledge of ancient and arcane wisdom. Odin was also an excellent hand to hand combatant, having thousands of years of experience and was quite adapt at using his vast energy powers in combat situations.
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| weapons = Odin has wielded the enchanted spear [[Gungnir]], which returned to his hand when thrown, and the power scepter [[Thrudstok]]; both served as conduits for Odin's cosmic power. He also carried a sword and had access to other weapons of Asgard.  
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| weapons = Odin has wielded the enchanted spear [[Gungnir]], which returned to his hand when thrown, and the power scepter [[Thrudstok]]; both served as conduits for Odin's cosmic power. He also carried a sword and had access to other weapons of Asgard.
| paraphernalia = Odin occasionally travelled via the enchanted ship [[Skipbladnir]], which had several mystical properties.
| paraphernalia = Odin occasionally travelled via the enchanted ship [[Skipbladnir]], which had several mystical properties.
| debut = Journey Into Mystery #85 (1962)
| debut = Journey Into Mystery #85 (1962)
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bio_text= Odin is the father of Thor, and was the leader of the [[Asgardians]] for many centuries until he fell in battle fighting the fire demon Surtur.
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bio_text= Odin was the son of [[Bor]] and the [[Frost Giants|Frost Giantess]] [[Bestia]], Odin pined for the day he would ascend to his father's place as leader of the gods. When time-traveling god of evil [[Loki]] arrived from the future and transformed Bor into snow, Odin claimed his father was dead and assume rule over his lands alongside his brothers [[Vili]] and [[Ve]]. The three brothers returned to their father's kingdom of [[Asgard]], which had become home of the gods. Upon the apparent death's of his brothers at the hands of the fire-demon [[Surtur]], Odin absorbed their life essences, increasing his own power (the [["Odinpower"]]). Assuming sole rule of Asgard, he sought out the primordial Earth Mother [[Gaea]] (known to the [[Asgradians]] as "Jord"), and siren to the thunder god [[Thor (Thor Odinson)|Thor]], who was brought to Asgard to be raised. Odin later had the dwarfs [[Eitri]] and [[Brokk]] forge the enchanted Uru hammer [[Mjolnir]], which Thor inherited. In approximately 100 AD, Odin help found the [[Councils of God Heads]], who interceded when the extraterrestrial [[Celestials]] threatened to cut the gods off from Earth; Odin constructed the unstoppable armored [[Destroyer]] and the [[Odinsword]] should he face the Celestials in battle upon their return. Odin engaged the "mad titan" [[Thanos]] in a battle that ended in a stalemate, after Odin mistook Thanos' efforts to cure Thor of warrior madness as an attack upon his injured son. After Odin perished during a subsequent battle with Surtur, Thor assumed his father's place and claimed the Odinpower, but it departed from Thor just as [[Ragnarok]] finally came to Asgard. Assuming a child's form, the Odinpower helped lead Thor on a journey to realize how [[Those Who Sit Above In Shadow]] had manipulated Asgard for ages; although Thor could not halt Ragnarok, he prevented Those Who Sit Above in Shadows from exploiting them further. Thor eventually reclaimed the Odinpower and revived all the Asgardians who had fell in Ragnarok, but Odin himself remained deceased. When Thor took an Odinsleep, he went upon a spiritual journey to a land of the dead where he found that Odin was locked in eternal combat with Surtur. Although Thor had the power to release his father, Odin preferred to remain where he was, ensuring that Surtur would never threaten his people.
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Universe
Marvel Universe

Real Name
Odin Borson

Aliases
All-Father, Atum-Re, Farma-god, Hanga-god, Hapta-god, Harbard, Infinity, One-Eye, Orrin, Sigtyr, Val-Father, Wad, Woden (Anglo-Saxon name), Wotan (Old German name), Wulf the Wanderer

Identity
Believed fictional by general Earth populace

Citizenship
Asgardian

Place of Birth
Unrevealed

First Appearance
Journey Into Mystery #85 (1962)

Origin
Journey Into Mystery #97 (1962); Thor Annual #5 (1976); Thor #294 (1980); Thor Annual #11 (1983); Thor #349 (1984)

Odin was the son of Bor and the Frost Giantess Bestia, Odin pined for the day he would ascend to his father's place as leader of the gods. When time-traveling god of evil Loki arrived from the future and transformed Bor into snow, Odin claimed his father was dead and assume rule over his lands alongside his brothers Vili and Ve. The three brothers returned to their father's kingdom of Asgard, which had become home of the gods. Upon the apparent death's of his brothers at the hands of the fire-demon Surtur, Odin absorbed their life essences, increasing his own power (the "Odinpower"). Assuming sole rule of Asgard, he sought out the primordial Earth Mother Gaea (known to the Asgradians as "Jord"), and siren to the thunder god Thor, who was brought to Asgard to be raised. Odin later had the dwarfs Eitri and Brokk forge the enchanted Uru hammer Mjolnir, which Thor inherited. In approximately 100 AD, Odin help found the Councils of God Heads, who interceded when the extraterrestrial Celestials threatened to cut the gods off from Earth; Odin constructed the unstoppable armored Destroyer and the Odinsword should he face the Celestials in battle upon their return. Odin engaged the "mad titan" Thanos in a battle that ended in a stalemate, after Odin mistook Thanos' efforts to cure Thor of warrior madness as an attack upon his injured son. After Odin perished during a subsequent battle with Surtur, Thor assumed his father's place and claimed the Odinpower, but it departed from Thor just as Ragnarok finally came to Asgard. Assuming a child's form, the Odinpower helped lead Thor on a journey to realize how Those Who Sit Above In Shadow had manipulated Asgard for ages; although Thor could not halt Ragnarok, he prevented Those Who Sit Above in Shadows from exploiting them further. Thor eventually reclaimed the Odinpower and revived all the Asgardians who had fell in Ragnarok, but Odin himself remained deceased. When Thor took an Odinsleep, he went upon a spiritual journey to a land of the dead where he found that Odin was locked in eternal combat with Surtur. Although Thor had the power to release his father, Odin preferred to remain where he was, ensuring that Surtur would never threaten his people.



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