- Mythical Number: #0966
- Culture: Norse
- Attribute: Humanoid
- Attribute: Sorcery and Medicinal
- Behaviour: Deadly
- Common Type: Dwarves
A Dwarf from the myths of the Norse. His name translates as ‘Door Keeper’. He guards a special stone from which lies a portal that leads to the chambers of the great god Odin. A King named Swegde travelled to this stone in hope of gaining entry to the realm of the gods. Durnir eventually let him through, but King Swegde soon found that he had entered into the chambers of a vicious Frost Giant called Sokmime and was never seen again.
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Did you find Durnir interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a scary or actioned-packed drawing of the Deadly Durnir and send it to this website. Giants, Dragons, Wizards, Dwarves and Elves, the basis of many fantasy worlds; Norse mythical creatures have been a great source of inspiration. Computer game giants Elder Scrolls and World of Warcraft have extensively used such Dragons, Elves and Wizards to fill their fantasy worlds. The film Thor (2011) gets to the root of Norse myth with fighting gods and Frost Giants in them. This is also true for the brilliant computer game Age of Mythology where lesser known monsters are brought to life.
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