Yggdrasil Picture

Yggdrasil is the giant ash tree of Norse mythology that connects to the nine worlds with it. All the worlds and tree were born from the body of Ymir, the first Jötun that was born from the cow, Auðumbla after Odin, Vili and Vé slew his body parts. There are nine treasures that come from and are bless from the nine worlds.

The worlds in order:

Asgard: The world of the tribe of gods that are called the Æsir. Odin and Frigg are the rulers of the tribe in Valhalla. The people who die in combat travel to Valhalla upon death led by the valkyries, one half will be chosen by Odin and the other half will chosen by Freyja to go to Fólkvangr. At the very trip of the tree is an eagle named Lady Brise and her pet hawkix, Veðrfölnir who is in charge of the Yggdrasil Delivery Service with the help of Ratatoskr, the horned red squirrel that can climb to Asgard to Hel at will.

Alfheim: The world of the light elves that Freyr was given to by the gods as an teething gift when he was an infant. One of his advisers, Licht is the leader of the Alfheim Archery League, she is known to having an keen eye and high level archery.

The world at the middle of the tree that are inhabited by humans who have no supreme ruler. he ocean is inhabited by the great sea serpent, Jörmungandr who is so huge that he encircles the world entirely, grasping his own tail similar to the Ouroboros and it's protected by the thunder god, Thor.

Niflheim: The realm from the north of Midgard. The world of primordial ice and cold, with nine frozen rivers that are home of the Frost Giants. Geirröd is the ruler of the frost giants and one of Thor's enemy since Thor's an giant slayer. Snjókoma one of Hel's servants dwells in the realm who posses Ikavin, the wand that is so cold that an being beside her and the frost giants freezes the holder.

The realm from the south of Midgard. The world of primordial fire and lava that is similar to Niflheim whose is the home of Flame Giants or the son of Muspell. The ruler of the Flame Giants is the one of the enemy of the
Æsir, Surtr. Surtr carries an very bright two-handed broadsword which he called the Logandi Sword which is capable to counteract Ikavin.

The realm from the east of Midgard. The world of high mountains and home of the Rock Giants. The ruler was Þrymr who was famous for stealing Mjölnir but was killed by Thor with Loki's cunning. Gastropnir, home of Menglad, an general of the king and Þrymheimr, home of Þjazi, the giant eagle of the king.

Vanaheim: The realm from the west of Midgard. The world is home to an tribe of gods that are called the Vanir. The Vanir are the gods that are associated with fertility, wisdom, and the ability to see the future. Freyja and Freyr are both Vanir, after the Æsir–Vanir War, the Vanir became a subgroup of the Æsir, leading them the be Æsirs. The ream is famous for having trees full of succulent fruit, powerful herbs and beautiful people with large body figures.

Svartálfaheim: The world of the dark elves and dwarfs. Svartálfaheim differs from Alfheim, when Alfheim is sunny and full of green, this world is dark and lifeless and full of wood. The dwarfs are known for their wisdom, smithing, mining, and crafting and their short sizes and the dark elves are great archers like their light counterpart. The ruler of the realm is Dunkel, the dark elf that wields the Dökkian Bow which the Sylvan Bow's dark counterpart.

Hel: The world of the dead that shares the same name as it's ruler, Hel, daughter of Loki. Niflheim has an cavern that leads to Hel used by
Snjókoma to leave between worlds. Nidhögg protects the gates of Hel with his sword, Drekia which is strong enough to slay an hundred with an single slash.

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