Can characters more powerful than Odin...

#1 Posted by virgin4life (428 posts) - - Show Bio

... pick up Thor's hammer?

#2 Posted by brantumbo (139 posts) - - Show Bio

do you mean that if they are more powerful they can overcome the enchantment? good question. in the Gods on Earth story arc where thor moved asgard to earth and became a king over all earth, he had lost the ability to wield mjolnir. he killed jake olsen and after that couldnt pick it up again. later in his life, his son Magni found it and was able to wield it, and challenged his father to show he was still worthy. thor, with the full power of the odinforce, so equal in power to odin, was able to levitate the hammer over to him, but before he was able to put his hands on it they were interrupted. later, thor sort of repented, and was once again worthy, but the writer left it open as to whether when he was levitating it to him he would have been able to lift it without the power of the OF. i personally think that at that particular moment he was still unworthy, but he could command it with his power. so if he was equal in power to odin, i believe that characters greater in power to odin would be able to wield mjolnir. maybe not wield, but if galactus put mjolnir in his hand i dont think it would come crashing to the ground.

#3 Posted by virgin4life (428 posts) - - Show Bio
@brantumbo said:
" do you mean that if they are more powerful they can overcome the enchantment? good question. in the Gods on Earth story arc where thor moved asgard to earth and became a king over all earth, he had lost the ability to wield mjolnir. he killed jake olsen and after that couldnt pick it up again. later in his life, his son Magni found it and was able to wield it, and challenged his father to show he was still worthy. thor, with the full power of the odinforce, so equal in power to odin, was able to levitate the hammer over to him, but before he was able to put his hands on it they were interrupted. later, thor sort of repented, and was once again worthy, but the writer left it open as to whether when he was levitating it to him he would have been able to lift it without the power of the OF. i personally think that at that particular moment he was still unworthy, but he could command it with his power. so if he was equal in power to odin, i believe that characters greater in power to odin would be able to wield mjolnir. maybe not wield, but if galactus put mjolnir in his hand i dont think it would come crashing to the ground. "
damn homey.. thats some real talk................. how could dudes enchantment overpower people stronger htan him
#4 Posted by PowerHerc (82592 posts) - - Show Bio

Theoretically I guess it's possible.
#5 Posted by SC (12892 posts) - - Show Bio
@virgin4life:  Skill and wisdom, knowledge etc. Similar to how I can tie a knot, that someone else can undo, but more intricate and complicated knots I know, won't be able to be as easily undone, by someone smarter or better at undoing knots than me, if, they lack the necessary knowledge of the knot I just tied.  
 
You can apply it in a few different scenarios (as in it doesn't always work that way), but in this specific case it seems to hold true.  
 
Of course you get to characters a certain level of power higher and your odds get better. 
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#6 Posted by darth_fletcher (262 posts) - - Show Bio

he lost the ability cause he was no longer worthy, so i dont think its about power, i think its about being selfless and willingness to help others who cant help themselves which is why steve rogers has been able to lift it !!!

#7 Posted by Leliel (1452 posts) - - Show Bio
@SC:  True your analogy hold for about everything it makes me wonder if a cosmic being like Galactus can impose his laws upon the hammer

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