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The Norse gods belong to two major clans: Æsir and Vanir. Odin, Frigg, Thor, Loki, Balder, Hod, Heimdall and Tyr are the most elevated representatives of Æsir and are known as the main gods. The second clan, Vanir, contains the fertility gods and count Njord, Freyr, and Freyja as their most notable members.


Balder, Old Norse Baldr, in Norse mythology, the son of the chief god Odin and his wife Frigg. Beautiful and just, he was the favourite of the gods. Most legends about him concern his death.

Bor is a primordial Norse man, the son of Buri. He married the giantess Bestla, who is a daughter of the frost giant Bolthorn. Bor and Bestla had three children who became the first gods: Odin, Vili, Ve.
He is a son of Odin and is seen as the god of poetry and fine arts. Unlike a lot of norse gods, he is not a warrior. His talents lie in diplomacy and peace talks.

Buri was the first god in Norse mythology. He is the father of Borr and grandfather of Odin, Vili and Ve


Eir is a goddess or valkyrie associated with medical skill. ... Scholars have theorized about whether these three sources refer to the same figure, and debate whether Eir may have been originally a healing goddess or a valkyrie.

Fjorgyn is described as the mother of the thunder god Thor, son of Odin, and the masculine Fjorgyn is described as the father of the goddess Frigg, wife of Odin.

Forseti is the god of justice and reconciliation in Norse mythology. He is generally identified with Fosite, a god of the Frisians.


Freyja is a goddess associated with love, beauty, fertility, sex, war, gold, and seiðr. Freyja is the owner of the necklace Brísingamen, rides a chariot pulled by two cats, is accompanied by the boar Hildisvíni, and possesses a cloak of falcon feathers.


Freyr is a god who belongs to the Vanir tribe of deities. He's also an honorary member of the other tribe of Norse gods, the Aesir, having arrived in their fortress, Asgard, as a hostage at the closing of the Aesir-Vanir War.


Frigga was the Queen of Asgard and wife of Odin, mother of Thor, and adoptive mother of Loki. She attempted to keep the peace between the family even when Loki discovered he was the true son of Laufey and became vengeful towards her and her husband.


Fulla was the handmaiden of Frigg in Norse mythology. She is described as wearing a golden band who tends to the ashen box and the footwear owned by the goddess Frigg, and, in addition, Frigg confides in Fulla her secrets.


Gefjun is an ancient Norse goddess of agriculture, fertility, abundance, and prosperity. Her name is derived from the Old Norse verb gefa, “to give,” and her name can be translated as “Giver” or “Generous One.”


Gullveig is a being who was speared by the Æsir, burnt three times, and yet thrice reborn. Upon her third rebirth, Gullveig's name becomes Heiðr and she is described as a knowledgeable and skillful völva.


Heimdall is the Watchman of the Norse Gods. He guards the entryway of Asgard, the realm of the gods and stands firm at the edge of the Bifrost, the rainbow bridge that connects Asgard to Midgard. Heimdall’s home near the Bifrost is called Himinbjorg, where he keeps a vigil on the Bifrost.


Hel is the Norse goddess of the dead. She ruled over the underworld, Niflheim, where she received the dead. People went to Niflheim when they died. Only warriors who were killed on the battlefield did not go to Niflheim. Instead, half of the warriors who died on the battlefield went to live with Odin in his palatial home Valhalla and the other half with Freya in her afterlife realm Folkvang.


Hermóðr is the son of Odin, and the messenger of the Norse gods. He rode to Niflheim to beg Hel to release his brother Baldr, who had recently died. 


Hlín is a goddess associated with the goddess Frigg. Hlín appears in a poem in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson, and in kennings found in skaldic poetry. Hlín has been theorised as possibly another name for Frigg.


Höðr was the god of winter and the blind son of Óðinn and Frigg who was tricked by Loki into killing his twin brother Baldr with a dart made of mistletoe, as it was the only thing which could kill him. This was because Baldr's mother, Frigg, made everything in existence swear never to harm Baldr, except for the mistletoe, which she found too unimportant to ask.