- Mythical Number: #1629
- Culture: Norse
- Attribute: Giant
- Behaviour: Troublesome
- Common Type: Frost Giants
A Giantess who angered Thor at a funeral they were both attending. During the processions, Thor wished to launch the Hring-Horni although Hyrrokin was set to do this task. When she launched the Hring-Horni anyway, Thor became enraged and he kicked a Dwarf called Lit onto the funeral prier. Lit was burnt to death.
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Did you find Hyrrokin interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a cheeky, comical or intriguing sketch of the Troublesome Hyrrokin 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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