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Knight


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As the title asks.





It's interesting that a hero/villain performs one amazing feat, or use a power they haven't used for 20+ years, and that automatically propels them to a high status despite scans and evidence to the contrary. I don't know what is worse, selective feat picking that has only been done once or twice 20, or more, years ago or ignoring evidence from scans or the lack thereof. We need to stop putting our favorite heroes/villains on pedestals and start putting them where they really belong.
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zvelf


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    As the title asks.


No, Thor is not resistant to Hela's powers, except well, maybe a little. Hela has a death touch and she once scarred Thor's face with it, though if Thor had zero resistance, you'd think it would have killed him. They have fought a few times in the comics, and for the most part, Thor evades or stops Hela's attacks through skill, agility, and use of Mjolnir.



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JesusFan


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Hela is closer top odin in her powers, isn';t she?


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ThorTheMightiestAvenger


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In her own realm, probably





FOR ASGARD!!!
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MjolnirsPower


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no not even close. he annhiliated her, and then resurrected her with the greatest of ease.




"Pay Homage to the Might of Thor, Son of Odin!"- Odin
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Visitor


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    In her own realm, probably


Thor defeated Hela in her own realm. Therefore the answer is self-evident.




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Knight


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nt





It's interesting that a hero/villain performs one amazing feat, or use a power they haven't used for 20+ years, and that automatically propels them to a high status despite scans and evidence to the contrary. I don't know what is worse, selective feat picking that has only been done once or twice 20, or more, years ago or ignoring evidence from scans or the lack thereof. We need to stop putting our favorite heroes/villains on pedestals and start putting them where they really belong.
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Norvell


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Keep in mind that was Hela's 'Hand of Glory', which is different than her pure death powers. Hela has 'deathed' Thor in the past via rapid aging (something only she can do to an immortal).


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    Keep in mind that was Hela's 'Hand of Glory', which is different than her pure death powers. Hela has 'deathed' Thor in the past via rapid aging (something only she can do to an immortal).


If memory serves, Seth a death god, also has the ability to rapid age immortals with a touch of his hand.




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Vidar


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      Keep in mind that was Hela's 'Hand of Glory', which is different than her pure death powers. Hela has 'deathed' Thor in the past via rapid aging (something only she can do to an immortal).



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    If memory serves, Seth a death god, also has the ability to rapid age immortals with a touch of his hand.



Generally, there seems to be a real underestimation of Hela's formidability. As a death god they're almost on a par with Sky fathers and in their own realms generally considered to be unbeatable by anyone less than Galactus or Celestials etc. But then Mephisto's showings are all over the place too, which I suppose keeps things interesting.
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        If memory serves, Seth a death god, also has the ability to rapid age immortals with a touch of his hand.



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    Generally, there seems to be a real underestimation of Hela's formidability. As a death god they're almost on a par with Sky fathers and in their own realms generally considered to be unbeatable by anyone less than Galactus or Celestials etc. But then Mephisto's showings are all over the place too, which I suppose keeps things interesting.
    Vidar


I wouldn't go that far. Thor made Pluto surrender in his own realm and bested Hela in hers to retrieve mortal souls.

Mephisto is different. He's more than a death god, he's evil incarnate. Thor has fought Mephisto on several occasions and in his realm. They have ended in stalemates.

None of them are on par with Odin, even in their respective realms.

Edit: Sorry somehow I missed that you wrote almost on par with sky fathers. therefore we agree.




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Norvell


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    I wouldn't go that far. Thor made Pluto surrender in his own realm and bested Hela in hers to retrieve mortal souls.



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    Mephisto is different. He's more than a death god, he's evil incarnate. Thor has fought Mephisto on several occasions and in his realm. They have ended in stalemates.


I don't recall Thor making Pluto surrender in his own realm, but it's been a while since I read the literature. Pluto is generally considered equal to or maybe a step below Zeus in his own realm.

Seth claims that he becomes more powerful each time he's destroyed, and he showed that he could battle a 'somewhat confused' Odin in JIM #513. Seth is certainly more powerful than Thor.

Mephisto falls about equally with the death gods, and has admittedly considered Hela a rival, if not equal. Remember, the whole Mephisto series was about getting one over on Hela. The Living Tribunal warned Mephisto not to transgress.

We know that the Destroyer is more powerful than Hela, regardless of the location.




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