Your Field Guide to Spotting Odin
Odin is an easy god to spot. Why? Because he only has one eye. That's not to say he's a Cyclops, just that he gave up one of his eyes in exchange for the gift of wisdom. When he's not in Asgard, he enjoys wandering Middle-Earth dressed up like the wizard Gandalf.
Hair color: White
Facial hair: A full, white beard
Scars/marks/tattoos: Missing one eye
Jewelry and accessories: When wandering Middle-Earth, Odin wears a wide-brimmed hat and carries a walking stick. He also owns a magical gold ring, called Draupnir.
Clothing: Long robes
Armor: When in battle, Odin often wears a helmet and carries a shield
Type of weapon: Sword
- Sleipnir, his eight-legged horse
- The ravens of thought and memory on his shoulders
- His two wolves on either side
- Frigga, his wife
- Freyja, his lover
- The Valkyrie
- Viking warriors
Known hangouts: When Odin isn't wandering through Middle-Earth, look for him in his hall, Valhalla, where he hosts the spirits of the bravest fallen warriors from Middle-Earth. You also might find him in his silver hall, Valaskialf, where he can see everything that goes on in the world. Otherwise, walk over to Yggdrassil, a sacred ash tree, to see if he's hanging out there.
Escape vehicle: His eight-legged horse, Sleipnir