|“||I am Loki of Asgard and I'm burdened with glorious purpose.||„|
|“||Trust my rage!||„|
|~ Loki in Thor: Dark World|
|“||Your savior is here!||„|
|~ Loki in Thor: Ragnarok|
|“||I assure you, brother. The sun will shine on us again||„|
|~ Loki in Avengers: Infinity War|
|“||You– will never be– a god.||„|
|~ Loki to Thanos before his death.|
Loki Odinson, born Loki Laufeyson, is a major character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Introduced in an antagonistic role, he becomes an anti-hero as his character develops.
He is the main antagonist of Thor, a cameo antagonist of Captain America: The First Avenger, the main antagonist of The Avengers, the anti-heroic tritagonist of Thor: The Dark World, the anti-heroic deuteragonist of Thor: Ragnarok, and a supporting anti-hero of Avengers: Infinity War. A version of the character from an alternate timeline is a minor antagonist of Avengers: Endgame and will return as the titular anti-heroic main protagonist of the Disney+ series Loki.
He is portrayed by Tom Hiddleston, who also portrayed James Conrad in Kong: Skull Island, and a young Ted Allpress. Chris Evans, Brett Tucker, and Anthony Hopkins played the character as his illusions.
Loki is Thor's brother, and the two of them appear to love each other and have a healthy relationship, as they are seen joking together and caring each other as Loki defend his brother in several occasions, however Loki is jealous of Thor for being a king and him not despite he still love their father Odin. One day several Frost Giants enters in the Asgard's palace to try to steal the Odin's locker but they are stop by the Destroyer who kill them, Loki watched with an annoyed expression as his brother and his father enter a fight. Thor decided to go to Jotunheim to have his revenge on the Frost Giants and Loki, reluctant, go with him, there Loki try to convince Thor to go away and to leave the Frost Giants alone but one of them call Thor "little princess" and then with Loki's reluctance Thor destroy that Frost Giant starting a battle, in the battle Loki being stabbed by a Frost Giant but he don't being injured and his skin become blue like them for a second, then Odin save them and with Loki, Thor, Sif and the Three Warriors he back to Asgard. Returning home, Loki tried to convince Odin not to banish Thor, however Odin don't listen to him and he banish Thor to Earth and strip off from him his powers, so Thor being banished on Earth in his human form, so then Loki remains on Asgard with his beloved mother Frigga and Odin.
However Loki continues to demand to himself why his skin becomes blue when a frost giant touch him and discovers that he was a Frost Giant after he held the Casket of Ancient Winters in Odin's Vault, then Loki confronted Odin, who revealed to Loki that Odin had found him abandoned by Laufer and brought him back to Asgard, and raised him with Frigga alongside their biological son, Thor. Loki was angered his father kept this a secret from him, especially when Odin revealed he hoped adopting Loki would bring an end to the Jotunheim-Asgard war, but saw that everything backfired. Loki is more disgusted that through his whole life, he listened to tales that said Frost Giants were monsters and finds it traumatic that he is one of the Jotuns. Loki begins fighting with Odin, who suddenly falls ill with the situation with his sons and Loki's yelling causes Odin to fall into Odinsleep. With Thor still exiled on Earth, Loki takes up the throne until Odin had recovered. Still angered with Odin for have hidden to him the truth about his true parentage, Loki soon developed a strong hatred for his brother. However, Frigga told Loki that they didn't want him to feel different and no matter what, they still loved Loki.
When Sif and the Three Warriors go to Earth after failing to convince Loki to bring Thor back home they took manners into their own hands. With the indirect help of Heimdall, they go to retrieve Thor themselves. Loki is forced to destroy his brother, sending The Destroyer to hunt him. However, through the attack, Loki (through the Destroyer) listens to Thor, who asks Loki to kill him and not terrorize the humans, for it was not their price to pay. Despite an initial reluctance, the Destroyer hit Thor, killing him until he was revived by Mjølnir.
Loki went to Jotunheim and apparently joined forces with Laufer, who was unaware of his biological relation with Loki and promises to bring him to Asgard in Odin's palace, then Loki, with his Frost Giant form, freezing Heimdall, the protector of the Bifrost Bridge, making him temporarily unable to stop them. As Laufer went to kill Odin, Loki double-crosses his biological father and kills him, hoping to be a hero in his father's eyes. Frigga was initially grateful for Loki saving Odin, until Thor arrives back on Asgard, revealed to have survived from Loki's attempt to kill Thor. Loki temporarily subdued his brother, and went to keep the Bifrost bridge open to destroy Jotunheim and kill the Frost Giants. Loki revealed to Thor that they were never related and rejected Thor as his brother. Appalled by how Thor had suddenly changed, Loki threatened to Jane's life until the two brothers fought each other. Thor managed to subdue Loki and used Mjolnir to destroy the Bifrost Bridge, despite Loki shouting to Thor that if he destroys the bridge, he will never see Jane again.
Loki attacks Thor trying to stop him but Thor have already destroyed the Bridge and the two falls in an abyss. However, they are saved by Odin, who awoke from Odinsleep when Loki and Thor began fighting each other. Loki, depressed, sincerely ells Odin he was killing the Frost Giants to stop a war and for their whole family. However, Odin disagreed with Loki's intentions, seeing it was not the way to win a war. Loki then fell into the abyss below as his brother and father shouted for him.
In a post-credits scene, however, Loki was revealed to have survived. Through a nearby mirror, unseen by the eyes of Nick Fury and Erik Selvig, he appears to mind-control Erik Selvig to take the job of studying the Tesseract on Earth.
When Loki was fall in that abyss he was "saved" by the Dark Lord Thanos that have been tortured him and for making Loki his personal pawn he mind control the God with his scepter that he gave to a Loki with his mind completely deactivated and in Thanos' possession, then Thanos using Loki to invade Earth with a Chitauri army for him.
Then Loki being sensed on Earth to take the Tesseract and he's mind controlled by Thanos in all his evil actions that Thanos do through his body.
On Earth Loki meets the S.H.I.E.L.D and start to kill several of them and then he forces Nick Fury to give to him the Tesseract and then he minds controls Clint Barton / Hawkeye and Erik Selvig escaping with them and the Tesseract.
Then Loki go in Germany but he's captured by Tony Stark / Iron Man and then he's caught on their airplane as a custody prisoner until Thor, who have been send on Earth by Odin with dark magic, attacks the airplane and take Loki with him.
Then the two brothers with Loki temporarily in himself, Thor try to convince Loki to back to be good and to back with him to Asgard but Loki still manipulated by Thanos don't want and Thor anger threaten him with Mjolnir and when he's talking with Loki Tony Stark arrives and smashing him out with Loki sarcastically says "I'm listening!".
Then Loki calmly watch Iron Man and Thor fight and then he, again off-minded, accepts to be arrested by them.
Then Loki in prison start to insult every one of The Avengers specially Black Widow but making so his plan to use Hulk to escape is ruined, however Loki escape and with an illusion he traps Thor in his cell and he kills Agent Coulson with the anger and sadness of all Avengers that with their friend's death as their motivation start to want to defeat Loki.
Then Loki meets Tony Stark on Stark's Tower where they argues and Tony "threaten" him telling that he and his teammates if they will not succeed into saving Earth they will avenge it, so then Loki try to mind control Tony with the scepter but the arc reactor on his chest impeding it, anger and again crazy Loki beat Tony Stark and try to kills him throwing him from the tower, Tony Stark active his Iron Man suit and then he save himself and back to the tower avenging Coulson temporarily injuring Loki but however it's too late, the invasion of Chitauri begins.
Then Loki fight with Thor until Thor succeed to temporarily making Loki back in himself and try to convince him to redeem himself and making him realize what he have done, Loki is convinced but then he's mind controlled by Thanos who force him to stabbing Thor and through Loki he deride them on feelings sentiments, then Thor smashing Loki despite his brother escape.
Then Hawkeye, now free from his mind control as well Selvig, throws an arrow to Loki who catch it but the arrow explode and making him fall in Stark's Tower where he's attacked by Hulk, Loki says to Hulk that he's superior to him and says that he's a God but before he can finish his argue Hulk smash Loki easily and ultimately accidentally freeing him from Thanos's control leaving however him injured and scared by the creature.
Then Loki, remained injured in the rest of the battle, reprise from his injures but then he's found and captured by The Avengers and then he says to Tony that he would like that drink that he had offer to him now.
Loki is arrested, chained and catch in custody by Thor and the Avengers, Loki have on his mouth a muzzle for impeding to him to says prayers or using magic to free himself, then Thor teleports himself and the prisoner Loki to Asgard with the Tesseract where Loki will face Odin's rage.
Thor: The Dark World
Once he arrived on Asgard Loki is still mentally injured by Thanos's brain washing despite the fact the Titan does not have any control in him anymore, Loki is chained and he is brought before his adoptive father Odin. Odin tells to Loki that he will spend the rest of his life in prison (without being able to see Frigga) to pay for his actions on Earth. In prison, against Odin's wishes Frigga visits Loki through an illusion of herself which makes Loki sad that he can't be with Frigga.
Later Loki, during the battle between Dark Elves and the Asgardians, stays in his cell calmly reading a book. When Kurds in acts a prison break Loki's cell is left undamaged and later he says to Kurse the way to exit from prison to sabotage the Asgardian defences. Later Loki discovers from a guard that Frigga is dead and Loki who still cared deeply was devastated and full of anger for his mother death. So Loki destroyed the items in his cell, later he is visited by Thor who despite he not trusting him anymore, joins his brother to defeat Malekith and avenge Frigga. Loki, Thor and Thor's human girlfriend Jane Foster escapes from Asgard to defeat Malekith. Later Thor and Loki tricks Malekith and saves Jane although the Aether is stolen by Malekith who becomes more powerful than ever.
Loki as an illusion saves Thor by Kurse who stabs Loki's illusion clone. Loki kills him with a black hole bomb, then Loki fakes death leaving Thor to cry on his illusion. Loki disguised as a guard goes to Asgard and lying to Odin reporting his own demise. Loki steals the throne from Odin and sends him to Earth. He then disguises himself as Odin and takes the throne, then after Thor decide to live to Earth with Jane. Loki reveals his true aspect and he smile as he had ruled the throne that he always wished.
He remains on the throne until the events of Thor: Ragnarok.
Loki have been changed and he's completely healed mentally and he's become a nice and better person despite he have still traitor tendencies but he don't hate Thor and Odin anymore and have remorse for what he did on Earth, Loki is still disguised as Odin and he still rule Asgard until Thor, that is back to Asgard and had understand his trick when he see a Loki's statue and a soap opera on Loki's fake death (that Odin would never do), then Thor unmask Loki before all the people of Asgard forcing him to revealing his true identity threatening him with Mjolnir, then Loki go to Earth with Thor showing him that he left Odin in a retirement home but as the retirement home is now destroyed Odin is no longer there and Loki is kidnapped by Doctor Strange that reveal to Thor that Odin is in Norway and help them to find him.
Then Doctor Strange frees Loki who anger for being humiliated and for being leaved to falling for 30 minutes and so Loki with his daggers comically try to kill Strange that calmly teleports them on Norway where Odin wait them. Odin reveals to Loki and Thor that he love them both at the same high making finally understand to Loki that everything that he have beloved on his father and on his brother was fake, Odin reveals that he's going to die and with his death their sister and his daughter, the goddess of death Hela will be free and will try to destroys Asgard and she will be the true Ragnarok, then with Thor and Loki's sadness and devastation Odin die and go to Valhalla reunite with Frigga. Then Hela returns and sarcastically says that Loki look like Odin when he try to resolve the question pacifically, then Hela destroys Mjolnir and then proceed to attack them, in panic Loki orders to the Three Warriors to bring them back to Asgard but making so Hela chasing them into the portal and she kick both of them out of the portal with Loki finish into an alien planet called Sakaar where he, for have a good permanence, becomes friend of the tyrannical leader, the Grandmaster plotting to kill him and to taking the throne of the tyrant.
Then 2 weeks after Loki meets Thor that is finished on Sakaar and is captured by the Grandmaster, then Loki says to him that he can't free him but Thor make a deal with the Grandmaster: If he will defeat his champion, he will can back to Asgard. Then Loki through an illusion visits Thor in his cell trying to convince him to join him and the Grandmaster so later he will die and they will take the throne but Thor refuses as he's still determined to defeat Hela and save Asgard, Loki worried for his brother tell to him that Hela it's too dangerous, the two brothers have a lite and Loki says good luck to his brother for the fight with the champion.
Later Loki discovers when he sees Thor in the arena that Grandmaster's champion is Hulk, remembering what Hulk did to him in New York Battle he try to escape from the planet only to be stop by the Grandmaster, then Thor is going to defeat Hulk after having discovered his true amazing powers but the Grandmaster making Thor out of fight with the disc of obedience with Loki's shock, however Thor survives. Later Loki and the female Asgardian Scrapper 142, which her true name is Valkyrie, being sent by the Grandmaster to capture Thor and Hulk that been reconciled and teamed up, then Loki argues with Valkyrie for helping Thor and Hulk to escape and they fight each other until Loki discovers that Valkyrie is a Valkyrie and she's the only survived Valkyrie and then Loki for defend himself making Valkyrie re-living the moment where all her teammates were killed by Hela leaving her temporarily shocked and then Valkyrie reprise the senses and violently punch Loki making him loses the senses, then Loki is immobilized with cages and Valkyrie take him with her when she decide to help Thor to defeat Hela to saving Asgard and to avenge her fallen teammates, then after Valkyrie reunites and reconcile with Thor gave to him Loki as a "piece offer" and then Loki reunites with his former enemy Bruce Banner that he don't see from 2 years, when Banner asks to him what are his plans now and Loki joking saying that they various to moment to moment.
Then Loki teams up with his brother, Valkyrie and Banner joining the new team "The Revengers", then Loki and Thor argues on their destinies and after they had found the Commodore for escape from the planet the Loki alongside to Thor in that moment is just a illusional clone and the real Loki is right there who try to betrays Thor to taking the recompense for his capture to having a rich life but Thor prefect this and had pose the disc of obedience on Loki's neck and says to him that he must grows and becomes a better person as he could be more than a trickster and leaving him there.
After Thor and the other are escaped from Sakaar, Korg and the Rebels frees Loki from the disc and they accept him as their leader, wishing to redeem himself Loki with the Statesman go to Asgard together Korg and the others. On Asgard Loki entry as a hero and make all the Asgardians sails on the Statesman, with the Asgardians all in the ship Loki join the battle and he kills several Hela's henchmen, later Thor, who have his sinister eye cut off from Hela, orders to Loki to unleash Ragnarok resurrecting Surtur, so then Loki resurrects Surtur and save himself stealing the Tesseract and teleporting himself on the Statesman leaving Hela and Surtur fighting.
Thor, Hulk and Valkyrie luckily sails in the Statesman too saving themselves just before Surtur destroys Asgard, despite all are save and all are in the ship (except for Skurge that had sacrifice himself to help them to escape) now they are without a home and Thor becomes the king of Asgard remembering the words of their father in his vision "Asgard is not a place but people!". Then Thor wearing a black eyepatch just like Odin for the lost eye and Loki, completely redeemed and changed, console him telling that he looks good and the two brothers are now completely reconciled, then Thor sitting on the" throne" and decide as their new home the planet Earth.
In a mid-credits scene Loki argues with Thor asking him if is a good idea back to Earth and Thor says to him that is it as people love him as he's very popular but Loki corrects revealing that he was talking about himself, Thor assured Loki that humans will accepts him and who everything will go fine but on that moment with Thor's shock and Loki's horror the giant ship Sanctuary II appears before them, it's Thanos, the arch-nemesis of the Universe.
Avengers: Infinity War
After Thanos and the Black Order murdered half of the Asgardians on the ship, while Valkyrie and the Asgardian survivors escaped, calling the Guardians of the Galaxy to save those remained on the ship, Loki finds himself at knifepoint by Proxima Midnight and at the mercy of Thanos as the latter threaten Thor's life to get Loki to give up the Tesseract. Loki complies and presents the Tesseract to Thanos before revealing that he was distracting him and he had call Hulk that attacks Thanos saving both Thor and Loki.
Then Loki try to kill Thanos trying to stab him into the neck with his dagger but Thanos easily stop him with the Space Stone, then Thanos apparently kill Loki and apparently snap his neck, so the apparently dead Loki is left on the ground without compliments by Thanos who teleports himself and the Black Order on their ship and then he destroys the Statesman where Thor is devastated and anger.
2013 Loki sits bored in his cell, unaware that Thor and Rocket from the year 2023 were sneaking past him.
Meanwhile, the 2012 version of Loki is apprehended by the Avengers shortly after the Battle of New York. Before Loki is handed over to Alexander Pierce, he escaped while using the Tesseract while the heroes were distracted when Tony Stark suffered a heart attack (due to Scott Lang's intervention). Using the Tesseract, Loki created a wormhole and escaped confinement, taking the Infinity Stone with him.
While the Loki of 2018 remains dead, the Loki of 2012 is now the Loki of a divergent branch timeline and he is so far still at large.
|“||I'm gonna burn this place to the ground.||„|
|~ Loki in the Super Bowl trailer.|
As of now, Loki Odinson is intelligent, crafty, heroic, good hearted, honorable, loyal, trustable and has a very great intellect. He has a complicated relationship with his brother Thor as he would constantly rebel against him and try to remove Thor from standing in his way in terms of trying to get his wicked plans come to fruition. But ultimately, Loki is loyal to his brother and has proven to care about him enough for him to completely reform from his villainous ways. Loki had used to be deceptive, malicious, calculating, cold, envious and somewhat heartless due to the fact that his stepfather Odin (who had adopted Loki from the Frost Giants, who were enemies of the Asgardians) had often mistreated him in favor of his birth son Thor. But because of the love Thor has always shown to his brother, in spite of his evil ways, Loki had came to appreciate Thor and had eventually shown to be willing to risk his life to save his brother, proving Loki's true heart and nature.
- Despite being a supporting anti-hero in Infinity War and his actor appearing in its poster billing, he only appears before the title card. Despite being a posthumous antagonist in Endgame, he appears in an alternate timeline.
- Loki was going to be the main antagonist of Thor: The Dark World who was going to get revenge on Thor for banishing him to Earth. But near the end of the movie, he is alive and posses as Odin, making him the film's tritagonist. The true main antagonist is Malekith.
- Before the release of Infinity War, some fans believed that Loki was going to betray Thor that he was working for Thanos and becomes one with the Black Order or that he would arrive in Wakanda to help Thor kill Thanos, but gets erased from existence by Thanos. However, it ultimately proved to not be the case.