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In Norse mythology, Fenrir (Old Norse: "fen-dweller"), Fenrisúlfr (Old Norse: "Fenris wolf"), Hróðvitnir (Old Norse: "fame-wolf"), or Vánagandr (Old Norse: "the monster of the river Ván") is a monstrous wolf. Fenrir is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and the Prose Edda and Heimskringla, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson. In both the Poetic Edda and Prose Edda, Fenrir is the father of the wolves Sköll and Hati Hróðvitnisson, is a son of Loki, and is foretold to kill the god Odin during the events of Ragnarök, but will in turn be killed by Odin's son Víðarr.
In the Prose Edda, additional information is given about Fenrir, including that, due to the gods' knowledge of prophecies foretelling great trouble from Fenrir and his rapid growth, the gods bound him, and as a result Fenrir bit off the right hand of the god Týr. Depictions of Fenrir have been identified on various objects, and scholarly theories have been proposed regarding Fenrir's relation to other canine beings in Norse mythology. Fenrir has been the subject of artistic depictions, and he appears in literature.

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Hantari Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014
Coool0
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Serathus Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thanks!
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MarratoKensuto Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014
Magnificent! :iconclapplz:
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Serathus Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thanks!
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MarratoKensuto Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014
You're welcome!
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princessarien Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014
Now that is awesome :D Your depiction of Fenrir looks amazing, very well done picture.

I can never remember though, was it Fenrir or his children who would devour the sun and moon during Ragnarok?
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ninjasamuri Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2015
It was his children
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princessarien Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2015
That's what I thought it was, thanks :)
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Draconicat Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014
Cool Fenrir!  (I still haven't forgiven the Norse gods for the way they treated him.  *shakes head*  Odin really had it coming.)
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VikingOwl Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's awesome! draw more like this
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Nutcase9 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Student General Artist
Long life to Loki and his outcast brood. Because seriously, self-fulfilling prophecy much?
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Draconicat Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014
*pokes nose in*  Exactly!  If Odin hadn't been dumb enough to try to see the future, things might have gone a lot better.
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Nutcase9 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Student General Artist
Stupid Odin . . .
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Draconicat Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014
*kicks Odin*
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Nutcase9 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Student General Artist
LOL
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Ashurii-Adokoku Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
this is awesome!!
And yes he is. 

Loki was once the god of fire in an old story as well. I love Norse Mythology. 

This is beautiful. ^U^
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Serathus Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! Planning to do Loki as well.
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Ashurii-Adokoku Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You are welcome!! :D
And awesome!! Can't wait.
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TheGrigoriAnime Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014
Nice. great job.
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Serathus Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thanks!
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TheGrigoriAnime Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014
Your welcome!
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Jacob-Cross Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014
Awesome
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Serathus Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thanks!
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Jacob-Cross Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014
No problem :)
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mortalshinobi Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014
nice.  though kinda reminds me of garrurumon.
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Serathus Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thanks my friend
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mortalshinobi Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014
welcome
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