- Name means "battle"
- One of the Valkyrie (a group of 12)
- Raises the valiant dead from the battlefield and takes them to Folkvangr/Valhalla
Brynhildr - Jotunsdotter, The Shieldmaiden
- Names means "battle armor"
- The first of the Jotunsdottrar
- Ascended into demigod status beside her mother Hildr
Angrboda - Mother of Beasts, Giantess of wolves and monsters
- Name means "one who brings grief" or "she-who-offers-sorrow"
- Also known as Iárnvidia, "She of the Iron Wood"
- Mother of the wolf Fenrir, the world-serpent Jormundgandr, and the goddess Hel
- Also countless other monsters
- Her monstrous children are meant to test the Jotunsdottrar
Skadi - Giantess of winter, hunting, and justice
- Name means either "harm" or "shadow"
- Lives on the highest mountain peak where the snow never melts
- Instead of darkness, cold, and death, she represents survival and subsistence through winter
- Invented snowshoes and skis
Hyndla - Giantess of bloodlines, prophecy, and shamanism (dogs)
- Names means "hound"
- Lives deep in an ice cave in the homeland guarded by ettins
- Appears as a very old wisewoman, bent with age to a height not much greater than human
- Seemingly asleep most of the time
- Travels about in the astral realm ("faring forth") tracing every creature's ancestry
- Can follow a bloodline from the past to make a prediction about the future
Odin - God of battle, knowledge, poetry, magic, and runes
- Name means "inspiration, rage, frenzy"
- Called the All-Father
- Has literally dozens of different names as he regularly adopts disguises
- Sacrificed an eye for knowledge, wisdom, and the "far sight"
- Somewhat popular among the Vos and Varsk
- Tolerated by the Jotunsdottrar as Odin's mother was a giantess (Bestla)
- Considered a conniving and inscrutable deity
- Known to favor certain mortals to the detriment of others
- As long as Odin's chosen come out on top
- Particularly favors berserkers and warrior-shamans (bear and wolf totems)
- Also known as a god of outcasts and outlaws
- Also the patron god of magic-users (typically considered a feminine art among the Vos/Varsk but a masculine one among the Jotunsdottrar)
- Rides the eight-legged horse Sleipnir, wields the magic spear Gungnir, and is accompanied by his familiar (fylgjur/fylgja) ravens (Hugin and Munin) and his wolves (Geri and Freki)
Thor Odinsson - God of battle, storms, strength, and the Vos/Varsk
- Name means "thunder" and "son of Odin"
- Called the Giant-Slayer
- Wields the magic hammer Mjollnir (which means "lightning")
- Very popular among the Vos and Varsk, particularly as you move inland
- Barely tolerated by the Jotunsdottrar as Thor's father was half-giant and his mother, Jord, was a giantess
- Not wise to call him "Odinsson" or especially "Giant-Slayer" within hearing range of a Jotunsdotter
- Viewed as the god who safeguards civilization
Freyr + Freya - God and goddess of elves, warriors, magic
- Names mean "lord" and "lady"
- Androgynous sibling-spouses of the elven pantheon
- Skilled at war, magic, poetry, and art
Snorri - Placehold god for dwarves