Has thor ever shown speed/reaction Feats?

#1 Edited by rein (1330 posts) - - Show Bio

Has thor ever shown reaction/speed feats like catching bullets, fighting at fast speeds etc?

#2 Posted by Captain Norway (41 posts) - - Show Bio

He is as fast as the lighting he commands. (It's uncertain how fast that is, seeing how it's not normal lighting). 

#3 Posted by Fresh Prince (4977 posts) - - Show Bio

He's shown to have split second, nanosecond and speed of thought reaction time.

#4 Posted by warlock360 (27976 posts) - - Show Bio
@Fresh Prince said:
" He's shown to have split second, nanosecond and speed of thought reaction time. "
#5 Posted by OhTru (1583 posts) - - Show Bio

He's not really a speedster 
His powers are not based off some alien DNA that soaks up the yellow sun, its not mutant based, nor is it based on some freak chemical accident like Wally. Thor's power is Godhood, its a matter of worthiness and his major power is drawn from his hammer
He doesn't really run fast like Flash or fly super fast like Superman
 
but if he needs to be he can increase the speed, he put his foot on the gas and dish it out real fast 
 
has a recent speed feat in the latest issue of MightyAvengers
 
.A cocky quicksliver dodges lightning 


Thor still owns



#6 Posted by Hyperlight (5384 posts) - - Show Bio

that was gangsta..... you would think i being thousands of years old could fight a dude that runs fats. because hes a boss!!

#7 Posted by hdorman1 (4662 posts) - - Show Bio

  @Hyperlight said:

" that was gangsta..... you would think i being thousands of years old could fight a dude that runs fats. because hes a boss!! "

#8 Edited by jumpstart55 (2263 posts) - - Show Bio
@OhTru said:

" He's not really a speedster 
His powers are not based off some alien DNA that soaks up the yellow sun, its not mutant based, nor is it based on some freak chemical accident like Wally. Thor's power is Godhood, its a matter of worthiness and his major power is drawn from his hammer
He doesn't really run fast like Flash or fly super fast like Superman
 
but if he needs to be he can increase the speed, he put his foot on the gas and dish it out real fast 
 
has a recent speed feat in the latest issue of MightyAvengers
 
.A cocky quicksliver dodges lightning 


Thor still owns

"haha. pietro was about to get stomped. anyway with all of thors power it only makes sense to have  superspeed, while not on the same level as supes, fast enough to do major damage.
#9 Posted by llagrok (677 posts) - - Show Bio

I remember back in the day, Thor was the only one who could see Hermes. He moved so fast that the other Avengers thought Thor was just going mad and attacking nothing. While he has a good deal of speed-feats, they're not as plentiful as say those of Superman or Silver Surfer. He still has quite a few though.

#10 Posted by PaulWilliams (4 posts) - - Show Bio

Here's something I stole from my buddy Neno from over at the Marvel boards.  He in turn copied it from somewhere else...not sure where.  Enjoy! 
 
 10) SPEED: A) Thor could throw the hammer at the speed of light. See Thor#140, Thor#274; and, or can swing the hammer at TWICE the speed of light- Journey Into Mystery#102. B) In Thor -#393- it’s established that the speed of Thor’s hammer TRANSCENDS both TIME & SPACE. C) Also, Thor could appear anywhere across the Universe or other dimensions in just seconds (see- FF#339, and Thor#166). D) In addition, Thor could, visually, detect objects that move at fantastic speeds (this happen when Thor was the target of artillery fire- see Invaders#33- and Avengers-#281- when he saw the speedy Hermes). E) In the early issues of Journey Into Mystery, there were instances that Thor used Super-Human speed, physically speaking-that is. However, it’s impossible to measure his speed based on those depictions. However, in Marvel Team-up#26, it gives a slight more accurate description on Thor’s Super-Human speed, and you could make a similar case in Invaders-#33, where Thor (with his hammer) deflected artillery bullets fired at him by moving his ENITRE LEFT ARM at super-Human speed. Specifically, in Marvel Team Up-#26, the writer makes it fundamentally clear that Thor can move almost faster than mere MORTAL eyes can follow, and in Thor-#354, Thor was toying with Hela using speed that according to her was beyond comprehension. Thor stated that he was swift as the very lightning itself. G) Finally, the High Evolutionary using Thor’s DNA, did create a real Super-Speedster in Zefra. Question is, does Thor possess similar potential to that of Zefra due to his own unique DNA? After all, Thor’s DNA is quite different than that of mortals- Avengers-#14 (vol.1)- that’s for the writers to decide in some future date, I guess.

Note: There’s been much debate by fans all-over regarding the difficulty that Mongoose presents on Thor due to his great speed. However, there shouldn’t be any debate concerning any threat that Mongoose can pose on Thor, since it’s firmly established that: 1) Thor can see objects, or beings moving at fantastic speeds, and 2) Thor can react even faster to defend himself against these specific threats. If artillery bullets can go from anywhere from 600 ft. per second to more than 5,000 ft. a second, why would anyone believe that Thor would be in trouble against someone like Mongoose, who could never be hope to attain such speed? Thor said, as the speed of his hammer physically deflected Mongoose, "My mystic mallet can attain velocities which are BEYOND your ability to grasp!" In other words, let us assume that a Marvel character like Gladiator, who can’t possibly defeat Thor from a distance, decides to use super-speed on him, he might just as well be committing suicide- considering how dangerously powerful Thor’s hammer truly is, plus the hammer could reach velocity that exceeds well-above the speed of light. The Kinetic effect would be UTTERLY devastating. Picture an object that weights practically thousands of tons (The Hulk couldn’t even budge the hammer when he tried to lifted using the Full strength of both his arms, and the people of Pangoria’s mightiest Cranes couldn’t budge it either) whirling at fantastic speed and striking someone, or something coming at incredible speed as well; to put it simply (considering the latter), whatever the hammer hits, it DESTROYS.

Also, I believe that Marvel should re-consider that non-living things, such as Androids, or Mechanical-Man shouldn’t be able to lift Thor’s hammer, due to the simple fact that they could use the hammer to kill innocent beings. Remember, what makes Thor’s hammer so indestructible is not so much the extreme molecular density of the Uru (a Magical Metallic Substance), but the enchantments placed in it by Odin. Air-Walker (an Android) almost literally killed Thor with his own hammer-Thor-#305). Think what might happen if an Android gone mad would use the hammer on ordinary beings. Plus, the fact that not even Androids could lift Thor’s hammer would definitely make the hammer even more precious and mysterious.     

#11 Posted by Thor's hammmer (7184 posts) - - Show Bio

Thor can snatch tank shells and missles out of mid air  
 
Thor can also strike faster than light  
 
Thor has carved a trench around all the other avengers INCLUDING Quicksilver
#12 Posted by AizenN (35 posts) - - Show Bio

Do anyone here know the name of Thor's hammer?

#13 Posted by The_Martian (36980 posts) - - Show Bio
@AizenN said:
" Do anyone here know the name of Thor's hammer? "
Mjolnir
#14 Posted by ComicMan24 (147042 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes, it's Mjolnir.
#15 Posted by AizenN (35 posts) - - Show Bio
@ComicMan24: 
 
oohh thanks... that question always bugs me whenever I think of thor
#16 Posted by ComicMan24 (147042 posts) - - Show Bio
@AizenN:
no problem
#17 Posted by Walker696 (984 posts) - - Show Bio

wow learn something about the Thunder God everyday, no wonder he's one of my favs

#18 Posted by ckal (1097 posts) - - Show Bio

Also it has been said that Thor can see things and movements that happen at insanely high speeds (probably FTL). I don't have scans or an issue for that but I have seen people say this with proof and also it is said on a few sites that list his powers. So AKA...speed blitz arguments from guys like Superman, would not work on Thor.
 
Here's a scan I have come across showing his speed in battle (I'm not sure what constitutes FTL)
 

#19 Edited by TheComicPro (249 posts) - - Show Bio
#20 Posted by Thurdazz1313 (49 posts) - - Show Bio

Here's a Thor deflecting Speed Blitz Hyperion, A Speed Blitzing Iron man & then hitting him w/lightning before iron man can react ,Thor states he held back in previous battles w/Iron man, But he needed to teach Iron man a lesson in respect for his actions in civil war ,But still showed restraint he could've effortlessly killed Iron man & Here's catching a super speed Zefra . A for the commit on Thor's Powers, They are not based on worthiness Thor has Powers W/out Mjolnir "Using Mjolnir is based on worthiness" He can channel his Powers through the Hammer &/or draw energy or amp up his Physical Abilities . In the past Thor has Hovered in place, cast lightning from his hands/fists, called it down from the sky, Shut down storms powers all w/out the Mjolnir, plus Thor has Sky father level magic abilities, Now he does normally channel Powers Through the Hammer like the "God Blast" . Thor & Mjolnir Both have Powers That what makes Thor w/ Mjolnir a Nearly Unstoppable Force

#21 Posted by Jasontodd94 (12 posts) - - Show Bio

Well i hae a quick equivalent question to this one.. based on thors str and speed would he be able to throw his hammer faster than yellow jacket (hank pym) cold zap it to the micro verse?

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