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|name = Hræzlyr
 
|name = Hræzlyr
|gender = Female
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|gender = Male
 
|species = [[Dragon]]
 
|species = [[Dragon]]
 
|status = Deceased
 
|status = Deceased
 
|appears in = [[God of War (2018)|''God of War'' (2018)]]
 
|appears in = [[God of War (2018)|''God of War'' (2018)]]
|image = Hraezylr.jpg|location = The Mountain}}'''Hræzlyr''' is a female [[Dragon]] and a boss in [[God of War (2018)|''God of War'' (2018)]].
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|image = Tumblr p8mmmv5rXD1rvrhczo2 1280.jpg|location = The Mountain|birthplace = Midgard (Presumably)}}'''Hræzlyr''' is a male [[Dragon]] and a boss in [[God of War (2018)|''God of War'' (2018)]].
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Hræzlyr is a female Dragon that lives in the Heart of the Mountain, the highest peak in [[Midgard]] and a former [[Jötnar]] residence.
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Hræzlyr is a male Dragon that lives in the Heart of the Mountain, the highest peak in [[Midgard]] and a former [[Jötnar]] residence.
   
When [[Kratos]] and his son [[Atreus]] were travelling through the mountain's interior to reach the summit, Hræzlyr attacked them on their way up. After a brief fight, the Dragon retreated towards the exterior. There, she found the [[Dwarf]] [[Sindri]] and attacked the smith, but Atreus intervened and Kratos engaged in combat against the Dragon.
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When [[Kratos]] and his son [[Atreus]] were travelling through the mountain's interior to reach the summit, Hræzlyr attacked them on their way up. After a brief fight, the Dragon retreated towards the exterior. There, he found the [[Dwarf]] [[Sindri]] and attacked the smith, but Atreus intervened and Kratos engaged in combat against the Dragon.
   
Their battle continued until Hræzlyr spotted and attempted to kill Atreus and Sindri, but Kratos used a nearby crane to restrain the Dragon and force her neck into a large spike of crystallized World Tree sap which exploded, destroying a large portion of the Dragon's neck and killing the monster.
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Their battle continued until Hræzlyr spotted and attempted to kill Atreus and Sindri, but Kratos used a nearby crane to restrain the Dragon and force his neck into a large spike of crystallized World Tree sap which exploded, destroying a large portion of the Dragon's neck and killing the monster.
   
After her death, one of Hræzlyr's teeth was used to imbue Atreus' [[Talon Bow|bow]] with the Dragon's electrical power.
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After his death, one of Hræzlyr's teeth was used to imbue Atreus' [[Talon Bow|bow]] with the Dragon's electrical power.
 
==Powers and Abilities==
 
==Powers and Abilities==
As a Dragon, Hræzlyr possesses a large amount of strength, durability and stamina proportional to her large size. She has thick and tough scales covering her body, alongside large claws and teeth.
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As a Dragon, Hræzlyr possesses a large amount of strength, durability and stamina proportional to his large size. He has thick and tough scales covering his body, alongside large claws and teeth.
   
Hræzlyr has the ability to spew lightning from her mouth, able to shoot it towards to the sky to make lightning rain around her.
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Hræzlyr has the ability to spew lightning from his mouth, able to shoot it towards to the sky to make lightning rain around him.
   
Dragons are also able to see Dwarves as they walk between realms, thus Hræzlyr was able to spot Sindri despite his attempts to escape from her sight.
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Dragons are also able to see Dwarves as they walk between realms, thus Hræzlyr was able to spot Sindri despite his attempts to escape from his sight.
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
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* Hræzlyr's name is very close to the word for "Hræzla", which means "terror" in Old Norse.
 
* Hræzlyr's name is very close to the word for "Hræzla", which means "terror" in Old Norse.
 
* It is unknown as to why Hræzlyr's wings are misshapen, although living in the mountain for an extended period of time may have something to do with it.
 
* It is unknown as to why Hræzlyr's wings are misshapen, although living in the mountain for an extended period of time may have something to do with it.
* One possible theory is that the Dragon has physically developed throughout her life to adapt living in and around mountain caves as opposed to in open space as [[Otr]], [[Fafnir]], and [[Reginn]]. Hræzlyr's crest is also different that she doesn't have an outward protruding horn, and her tail also seems bulkier than the three.
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* One possible theory is that the Dragon has physically developed throughout her life to adapt living in and around mountain caves as opposed to in open space as [[Otr]], [[Fafnir]], and [[Reginn]]. Hræzlyr's crest is also different that he doesn't have an outward protruding horn, and his tail also seems bulkier than the three.
* Hræzlyr can be considered the Nordic equivalent of opening boss like [[Aegaeon]], [[Basilisk]], [[Hydra]], [[Scylla]], [[Colossus of Rhodes]], and [[Hippocampi]] from the previous game.
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* Hræzlyr can be considered the Nordic equivalent of opening boss like [[Aegaeon]], [[Basilisk]], [[Hydra]], [[Scylla]], [[Colossus of Rhodes]], and [[Hippocampi]] from the previous game.
 
** However, [[Baldur|The Stranger]] is actually the opening spectacle boss (the trolls were bosses due to the health bar being cumbersome to place anywhere else), but it served as a tutorial, while the Hræzlyr is mid-opening boss and fought in the Chapter 5: Inside the Mountain chronologically, so technically that makes Hræzlyr the first opening boss in the whole game.
 
** However, [[Baldur|The Stranger]] is actually the opening spectacle boss (the trolls were bosses due to the health bar being cumbersome to place anywhere else), but it served as a tutorial, while the Hræzlyr is mid-opening boss and fought in the Chapter 5: Inside the Mountain chronologically, so technically that makes Hræzlyr the first opening boss in the whole game.
 
* According to Sindri, Hræzlyr was the first Dragon to be killed in centuries.
 
* According to Sindri, Hræzlyr was the first Dragon to be killed in centuries.
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[[Category:Deceased]]
 
[[Category:Dragons]]
 
[[Category:Dragons]]
[[Category:Females]]
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Latest revision as of 09:35, May 28, 2020

Hræzlyr is a male Dragon and a boss in God of War (2018).

BiographyEdit

Hræzlyr is a male Dragon that lives in the Heart of the Mountain, the highest peak in Midgard and a former Jötnar residence.

When Kratos and his son Atreus were travelling through the mountain's interior to reach the summit, Hræzlyr attacked them on their way up. After a brief fight, the Dragon retreated towards the exterior. There, he found the Dwarf Sindri and attacked the smith, but Atreus intervened and Kratos engaged in combat against the Dragon.

Their battle continued until Hræzlyr spotted and attempted to kill Atreus and Sindri, but Kratos used a nearby crane to restrain the Dragon and force his neck into a large spike of crystallized World Tree sap which exploded, destroying a large portion of the Dragon's neck and killing the monster.

After his death, one of Hræzlyr's teeth was used to imbue Atreus' bow with the Dragon's electrical power.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

As a Dragon, Hræzlyr possesses a large amount of strength, durability and stamina proportional to his large size. He has thick and tough scales covering his body, alongside large claws and teeth.

Hræzlyr has the ability to spew lightning from his mouth, able to shoot it towards to the sky to make lightning rain around him.

Dragons are also able to see Dwarves as they walk between realms, thus Hræzlyr was able to spot Sindri despite his attempts to escape from his sight.

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • Hræzlyr's name is very close to the word for "Hræzla", which means "terror" in Old Norse.
  • It is unknown as to why Hræzlyr's wings are misshapen, although living in the mountain for an extended period of time may have something to do with it.
  • One possible theory is that the Dragon has physically developed throughout her life to adapt living in and around mountain caves as opposed to in open space as Otr, Fafnir, and Reginn. Hræzlyr's crest is also different that he doesn't have an outward protruding horn, and his tail also seems bulkier than the three.
  • Hræzlyr can be considered the Nordic equivalent of opening boss like Aegaeon, Basilisk, Hydra, Scylla, Colossus of Rhodes, and Hippocampi from the previous game.
    • However, The Stranger is actually the opening spectacle boss (the trolls were bosses due to the health bar being cumbersome to place anywhere else), but it served as a tutorial, while the Hræzlyr is mid-opening boss and fought in the Chapter 5: Inside the Mountain chronologically, so technically that makes Hræzlyr the first opening boss in the whole game.
  • According to Sindri, Hræzlyr was the first Dragon to be killed in centuries.
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