The former Ruler of Hel and Niffleheim, The Asgardian Goddess of Death, Hela is making her cinematic debut in the upcoming comic book flick Thor: Ragnarok. She always wanted to take control over several Asgardian souls, those of Odin and his son, Thor. The latest trailer for the movie showed how Hela destroys the hammer of Thor(Mjolnir) with ease and it seems like things are going to get nasty. Played by Cate Blanchett, the character was the daughter of Loki and the giantess Angrboða in one of her incarnations.
“This is the gathering of the dead. If you liked it, there would be something wrong with you. … Only Hela likes it. And it is not a matter of whether she likes it or not. It must be done and done swiftly,” says Hela.
Since there is so much coming up about the character in the film, just to give you what damage she could do to Thor, here we bring you seven superpowers that you every Thor lover should know.
Hela possesses extreme super strength than an average Asgardian. From ages, she has portrayed herself as a strong contender and rogue to Thor. She can lift up to 100 tons of weight with high durability.
Hela is less prone to getting affected by fatigue toxins and bacterias that generally affect human beings. Moreover, she can fight for hours continuously without showing a sign of weakness. She has more stamina than most of the powerful Asgardians.
Being an Asgardian, Hela has a strong body with highly toned muscles and tissues. And it adds on to her superhuman strength and weight.
With strong stamina and endurance, Hela recovers faster than an average human being. She has a high resistance power and can stand firm against extreme temperatures, high-caliber bullets, and energy blasts.
Super Regenerative factor
Hela’s regenerative factor is way beyond than an average Asgardian. Though she is highly resistant to severe injuries, she can heal herself with superhuman speed and hight efficiency.
From astral projections to deadly energy blows, Hela is one of the strongest energy manipulators. She can create complex illusions and can kill immortals.
Life and Death control
Being the Asgardian Goddess of Death, Hela has the power to control life and death at the Asgardian level, unlike the human ones. She can kill Asgardians with a single touch and suck the spirit out of their body.