How to Be Thor
“Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor.” Those are the words inscribed upon Thor's hammer, Mjolnir, by Odin in the Marvel comics and cinematic universe. How does one become worthy? Does it mean ruling with benevolence? Does it mean you have to battle against an army of Frost Giants? Maybe you just have to hit the gym so you can get some wicked muscles like Chris Hemsworth? Well, as it turns out, being like the Norse thunder god may be a bit easier than you think. All it really takes is a great Thor costume, some great Thor costume accessories, and the right kind of superhero attitude. Of course, you may have to pass on the idea of lifting the real Thor hammer, but once you check out our quick guide, you’ll be ready to pull off any Thor Halloween costume!
Thor Costume Ideas
A great costume is the first step to becoming the potent Marvel superhero with powers of thunderous smiting! This can be quite a daunting task, since Thor has so many different incarnations and he’s had many different looks. There’s the classic Thor look from the comics, but the styles that everyone has been clamoring about lately are the different renditions of Thor armor worn by Chris Hemsworth in all of the Avengers films. He’s been the face of the Asgardian god ever since he first played Thor in the 2011 film. You can check out some of our best Thor Halloween costumes for adults below to jumpstart your costume experience.
Deluxe Thor Costume
This beauty of an outfit is our deluxe Thor costume . The great thing about this Thor outfit is that it’s made out of 100% polyester instead of heavy magical metal ingots forged into weapons by Eitri, Brokk, and Buri. That means this is way lighter than carrying around a full set of Uru armor, which is very inconvenient when partying it up with rest of your crew in their Avengers costumes. You’ll be ready to stand alongside the rest of the Avengers when you wear this awesome men's Thor costume from the movies. Just make sure to bring your trusty hammer.
Thor Ragnarok Costume
Ragnarok is kind of big deal—like "the end of the world" kind of a big deal. In traditional Viking mythology, Ragnarok is when Loki and his wolf Fenrir wreak havoc and end up destroying the entire world. Thor: Ragnarok, Marvel’s version of the Norse story, is a tad bit different because Loki and Thor end up fighting against Hela. If you plan on taking on that kind of role when you dress up as a hero, then give this Thor adult costume a try, which will help you recreate the looks from The Avengers 2 movie.
Lady Thor Costume Ideas
There are plenty of strong female characters within the pages of Thor comic books. From Lady Sif to Valkyrie. Odinson is always surrounded by women who are just as strong as he is. And through various story events, even Thor and Loki themselves have been roles held by women! Check out some of our great lady Thor costumes to create your own look.
Thor Costume for Women
If you’ve followed the Thor comic books at all, then you certainly know that Odinson isn’t the only person to wield the hammer Mjolnir, or the power of Thor. Captain America and Beta Ray Bill are well-known characters that have picked up the hammer, but Jane Foster did as well. If you want a fashionable women’s Thor costume that’s perfect for hammer throwing or a night out on the town, look no further than this I Am Thor women’s skater dress.
Loki Female Costume
Perhaps a female Thor costume just isn’t your style. Maybe you want to hatch a scheme that will put the world in the palm of your hand! Perhaps you’d like to act a little more… villainous? Well, Thor comics have a rich history of supervillains, so you don’t have to be a goody two shoes! Even Loki himself has been reborn as a woman during certain stories in the comics. This Loki a-line dress is a great way be yourself and write your own story!
Thor Costumes for Kids
The power of Thor knows no age limits! Anyone that is found worthy gets awesome lightning powers to fight evil! If becoming kid Thor doesn’t sound like a dream come true for just about any child, then we don’t know what does. Of course, you may want to gear your little one up in some officially licensed Marvel costumes to get them ready for their transformation into a superhero. Check out some of these Thor kids costumes below.
Thor Kids’ Costume
It’s pretty much any boy’s dream come true to become a superhero. After reading comic books for the first time or watching their first Avengers cartoon, it’s impossible for them not to dream about being a superhero! Well, now you can bring your child one step closer to becoming just like his favorite character with a boys' Thor costume. This Thor costume for kids recreates the outfit worn by Chris Hemsworth in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so your child will be feeling like one tough Norse god when he wears it!
Thor Girls Costume
Jane Foster proved that it’s not just the boys who can wield the power of Thor in the All-New, All-Different run of Marvel! She’s been using Mjolnir to put bad guys in their place for some time and there’s no reason that your little girl can’t follow the same path. This kids’ costume is a great Thor girl costume for a kid who’s looking to face off against the forces of evil. With any of our licensed Thor costumes for girls, the bad guys won’t even stand a chance against your little girl! Just make sure you equip her with a Thor hammer so she can smash the competition!
Thor Couples Costume
Thor has had a robust romantic life in both the comics and film. Through the last 50 years, he’s dated Jane Foster, the Enchantress, Lorelei, Lady Sif, and Valkyrie. That’s a pretty impressive dating history! Of course, when designing the perfect couples costume with Thor in mind, you can always use some of the characters outside of his normal love interests. Check out some of the Thor Couples costume ideas we have below!
Thor and Black Widow Costumes
What happens when you combine the nearly omnipotent god of thunder and the world’s greatest super spy? You get the greatest power couple to ever come from the Marvel Universe, that’s what! Thor and Black Widow may not have been a couple on the silver screen, but that hasn’t stopped us from dreaming of what the two would look like together as a couple. Just pair up our deluxe Thor costume with our Black Widow costume from Civil War and you can have a look more powerful than any other couple at the party.
Thor and Valkyrie
Brunnhilde, otherwise known as Valkyrie from the Marvel comics, has a seasoned past in the Thor mythology. Odin chose her to lead the Valkyrior and she served her duties for many years. Both the normal version of Thor and the Ultimates version of Valkyrie have been romantically linked to the Asgardian god, so heading out in a full Asgardian couples costume is an easy pick! Just pair up our adult Thor costume with our adult Valkyrie costume for a couple costume that even Odin would approve of.
Kids Thor Costume Combinations
Thor may be one mighty god of thunder, but that doesn’t mean he has to go it alone all the time! Sometimes it takes two to battle against the bad guys and Marvel has a whole slew of characters that Thor has paired up with during various stories in the comics and movies. Here are some great ideas for making a duo costume with your little Thor-in-training.
Thor and Loki Costumes
Thor and Loki spend most of their time battling with each other, fighting over which one of them gets to rule Asgard after Odin passes on the mantle. Can you tell that they’re brothers? Brothers are always squabbling like that, so dressing your kids up in Thor and Loki costumes is always a great idea. Grab one of our Loki costume for kids and a Thor kid costume for your children. Then, you just have to tell them to play nice! (Keep an eye on Loki, since he always has a few tricks up his sleeve.)
Thor and Iron Man Costumes
In the films, Thor and Iron Man didn’t get off to a great start. They decided to battle it out for the fate of Loki, instead of talking things through like adults do! In the end, they made nice with each other and teamed up to defeat the bad guys on several occasions. That sounds an awful lot like siblings if you ask us! This Avengers-style duo makes for a great look for siblings, or just a couple of good friends who want to face off against super villains like Ultron . Just take one of our Thor costumes and pair it with our Iron Man costume for the ultimate Halloween costume duo!
Thor and Hulk Costumes
Thor: Ragnorak brought two of the most powerful forces in the Marvel Universe together. One the one side, we have the Norse god of thunder, who has nearly unlimited power. On the other side, we have Hulk, the big green behemoth that’s virtually indestructible and gets stronger the angrier he gets. That sounds like a duo that’s pretty much unstoppable! Just pair up one of our Hulk costumes for kids with any one of our Thor costumes for kids. Then, you can send them off to do battle in an arena outside of the nine realms. (We're kidding.) Of course, you're going to send your little Avengers out to do some trick-or-treating!
Thor and Captain America Costumes
Steve Rogers and Odinson have been pals ever since they first bumped into each other back in the 60s. Steve has even been able to wield the mighty Thor hammer on occasion, making him one of the few that Mjolnir has deemed worthy of the power of Thor. Together they uphold the honor and integrity of superheroes in the Marvel Universe. Just pair up a Winter Soldier costume or Avengers 2 costume with a Thor costume (or even a girls’ Thor costume) and your kids can face off against anyone from Loki to the Red Skull.
Thor Costume Accessories
Thor may have a lot of powers on his own, but even the gods need some superhero accessories to bring with them to the battle. After all, he brings Mjolnir with him everywhere he goes and so should you if you plan on creating your own Thor cosplay costume. We’ve put together a list of many of our great Thor Halloween costume accessories to pair with your costume and you can find them below.
Of course, the first choice in your arsenal of the costume accessories for your Thor costume should be Stormbreaker Hammer! Over the history of the comics, a handful of heroes have gotten their hands on a hammer of their own, including Beta Ray Bill, Deadpool (of all people), and Jane Foster. The Stormbreaker hammers we offer may not pack the power of Thor, but they will make you feel much more like a true superhero and you never have to ask Odin if he’ll have a weapon forged for you!
Another defining feature of Thor has been his beautiful blond hair! Ever since Stan Lee and Jack Kirby cooked up the Norse mythology inspired character, he’s had that golden blonde hair that really pops off the page. Not everyone can be blessed with that kind of hair without a little help! Or check out our Thor wig accessory kit that helps those who don’t have the long luscious locks of a thunder god. It fits with an elastic band, so all you have to do is place it on your head to get perfect Thor hair!
Classic Thor Helmet
Despite the fact that Chris Hemsworth doesn’t seem to want to put on a helmet for the Marvel movies, the comics oftentimes depict him wearing a helmet. If you’re looking to create a more comic book themed look, then wearing this Thor helmet is an absolute must! It even has those crazy wings on the sides, but it might not protect your noggin from blows from an enraged Hulk.
Don’t forget your gauntlets! Every good Thor outfit ends with a pair of bracer-style accessories to wear around your wrists. In ancient mythology, Thor wore a pair of iron gloves named Jarnglofar, which are required for him when he wants to wield his hammer. These ones may not be necessary for you to hold your own hammer, but they come from the Age of Ultron movie, so they do look pretty snazzy.