|Occupation:||Goddess of Death, ruler of Hel and Niffleheim|
|Title/Rank:||Ruler of Hel and Niflheim|
|Location:||Realms of Hel and Niffleheim|
|Relationships:|| Loki Laufeyson (father in comicverse, adopted brother in MCU), Angrboda (mother), Thor Odinson (uncle in comicverse, brother in MCU), Odin (adopted grandfather in comics, father in MCU), Fenris Wolf & Midgard Serpent (brothers in comics)|
Laufey & Farbauti (parental grandparents in comics)
|Fandom:||Thor (Marvel Comics), Thor Movieverse (MCU), Marvel's Avengers Assemble, The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes|
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Hela first appeared in Journey into Mystery #102 (March 1964).
Hela was born in Jotunheim, the land of the giants. She is the child of Loki (albeit a different incarnation who died during a previous Asgardian Ragnarok) and the giantess Angrboða. Odin appoints her as the Goddess of the Dead, giving her rulership over the dead in the realms of Hel and Niflheim, although Hela often tried to expand her power to the dead who dwell in Valhalla as well. These attempts often brought Hela into conflict with Odin and Thor.
Hela first appears in Thor: Ragnarok within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, portrayed by Cate Blanchett. As the first born child to Odin, Hela served as the commander of Asgard's armies during his conquests of the Nine Realms. She is Odin's only known daughter in the Thor Movieverse, and the All-father never bothered to tell his sons Thor and Loki about her before it was too late to prevent the return of their sister.
Hela is an enemy of Thor; most pairings involving her are enemyslash.
- Shallow Grave by TheVampireSara (Hulk vs Thor, Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers, Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes & Avengers Assemble)