Ragnarok Prophecies

All the events detailed below will come to pass. See the Style Guide for more information.

Before Ragnarok

  • Midgard suffers 3 winters without a summer.
  • The people of Midgard fall into discord and strife.
  • Three Roosters crow to announce the beginning of Ragnarok:
    • Fjalar crows in the forests of Jotunheim.
    • Gullinkambi crows from atop Valhalla.
    • Víðópnir crows in the halls of Hel.
  • Jormungand writhes furiously drowning the lands of Midgard beneath the waves.
  • The earth quakes. Every bond shatters which frees Fenrir.
  • Heimdall blows the Gjallarhorn calling Asgard to war.

During Ragnarok

  • Surt rides forth with a blazing sword leading a host from Muspellheim.
  • Sinmara1) follows in his wake with the army of Niflheim, freezing the ground and ensuring nothing will grow back.
  • The children of Fenrir, the wolves Skoll and Hati, swallow the sun and the moon.
  • Loki and his brother Byleistr lead the armies of Helheim into battle as they arrive on the ship Naglfar.
  • Tyr faces Sinmara and she is cut down by the giantess, to be swallowed by the helhound Garm.
  • Thor kills Jormungand, then dies from the World Serpent's poison.
  • Loki and Heimdall kill each other.
  • The valkyrie Kára and Thrud2) chase down and fight Skoll and Hati.
  • Fenrir swallows Odin.
  • Vidar 3) rips open Fenrir's jaws.
  • Freyja leads the dead of Folkvangr and routs the army of Muspellheim.
  • Hermod 4) will be slain by Hel.
  • Baldur returns from Helheim to reconcile with his brother Hodr.
  • Surt kills Freyja and Freyr.
  • Surt's fires burn the nine worlds.
  • Frigg strives to defend Asgard from its enemies and dies upon her throne.
  • The leader of the Jotnar will be crushed to death as Jotunheim burns.


  • A new abundant world rises from sea.
  • Some gods survive or are reborn.
  • A mortal woman 'Lif' and her lover have survived hiding in 'Hoddmimir's Holt'5). Their progeny will repopulate the world.
  • Gods and man live together.
1) a giantess of whom little is known, save that Surt is her paramour
2) a daughter of Thor
3) a daughter of Odin, known for her quiet strength
4) a son of Odin who once journied to Helheim to attempt Baldur's return
5) a location as yet unknown to god or man
ragnarok.txt · Last modified: 2013/10/09 13:17 by gm_joe
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