Malekith The Accursed
Malekith The Accursed
Personal Info:
Real Name: Malekith
Also Known As:
Place Of Birth: Svartalfheim
First Appearance: The Mighty Thor Vol.1 344
Known Associates:
Group Affiliation: Ruler of the Dark Elves
Base Of Operations: Svartalfheim
Grudges: Thor
Creators: Walter Simonson
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Enhanced Abilities: Malekith has superhuman strength, agility and endurance.
Imitation: Malekith has the ability to change his form to resemble those whom his enemies would trust.
Flight: Malekith is able to fly and appears as a thin streak with Malekithís face at itís end.
Armour: As a Dark Elf, Malekith has some protection from physical attack.
Dark Faerie Magic: Malekith is an adept at Dark Faerie magic whose full range of abilities is unrevealed. This allows him to project energy beams, blinding beams, travel through dimensions and drain life with his touch.
The Wild Hunt: Malekith has a huge horn which can summon hundreds of demon hounds known as the Wild Hunt to pursue and capture his prey. Malekith can transform into an eight-foot tall warrior known as the Huntsman, which further increases his strength and invulnerability.
Food of Faerie: Malekith also holds the Food of Faerie. This deadly food, created by Hela, goddess of death, causes the souls of those who consume it to be drawn to Hel, while their bodies are possessed by Dark Elves.
Malekith the Accursed is the ruler of the Dark Elves, one of the Nine Worlds of Asgardian cosmology. The Dark Elves are also known as the Faerie of Celtic mythology and of Arthurian legend. The principal nexus between Earth and Svartalfheim lies beneath a palace (that is now in ruins) in the Cotswolds of Britain.