In Norse mythology, Baldur's sword is called Mistletoe. Baldur is killed by a branch of the mistletoe plant by the blind Hodur at Loki's direction. In Legends, Baldur is killed by Hodur, who is blind to Loki's influence and danger and is killed by his own sword Mistletoe.
Features to include when drawing:
- Blonde hair & beard
- Blue eyes
- Very light caucasian skin tone
- Tall, handsome
- Wise, fair spoken, and gracious
- Lightly armored
- Husband to Nanna, son of Odin & Frigga
- Splash color = Blue
After Baldur dies, his wife Nanna wrought with heartbreak and grief throws herself onto his funeral pyre and dies. While in Hel, Baldur gives a golden ring to Hermod (Andvari's ring) to take back to Asgard.
The death of Baldur is one of the turning events just prior to Ragnarok. In Norse mythology, it is said that Baldur will return after Ragnarok.
Baldur represents and personifies, and is the source of what is known as divine inspiration, perspective, and insight as it relates to peace.