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Jötunn

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"Jötunn"
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Details
Type(s)
Humanoid
Source
Norse mythology
Scale
Gargantuan
Other names
Frost giant, Ice Giant, Jotunn, Jotun, jǫtunn, jötunn, Jätte, Jætte
Similar creature(s)
Giant, Ogre, Ettin


The jötunn (plural jötnar) is a race of giants living in Jötunheimr. Many of them have shapeshifting abilities or powers over the different elements.

Source[edit | edit source]

The jötunn originate from Norse mythology.

Media[edit | edit source]

The jötunn appears in the following media:

Games[edit | edit source]

Movies[edit | edit source]

  • Trollhunter (Trolljegeren), from 2010, a norwegien fantasy-thriller by André Øvredal.

Music[edit | edit source]

  • The Swedish melodic death metal band In Flames made a song called "Jotun", which appears on Whoracle from 1997.

Novels[edit | edit source]

  • Berserk
  • Hammered