Your sister. Her power comes from Asgard, same as yours. When it grew beyond Odin’s control, she massacred everyone in the palace and tried to seize the throne. When she tried to escape her banishment, he sent the Valkyrie in to fight her back. I only survived because...Look, I already faced her once back when I believed in the throne, and it cost me everything. That's what’s wrong with Asgard. The throne, the secrets, the whole golden sham.
~ Valkyrie to Thor.
I've spent years, in a haze, trying to forget my past. Sakaar seemed like the best place to drink, and to forget, and to die. One day. {…} I don't plan to stop drinking. But... I don't wanna forget. I can't turn away anymore. So... if I'm gonna die, well... it might as well be driving my sword through the heart of that murderous hag.
~ Brunnhilde to Thor.

Brunnhilde, also known as Valkyrie, is a major character of Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Endgame. She will return in Thor: Love and Thunder.

Brunnhilde is portrayed by Tessa Thompson, who also portrays Agent M in Men in Black: International and voices Lady in the live-action remake of Lady and the Tramp.

Biography

Early Life

Valkyrie was once a loyal warrior to the gods of Asgard. One day, the wicked sorceress Hela attacked, and many of her fellow soldiers were killed. Valkyrie was eventually stranded on another planet, where she would then served for the Grandmaster.

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Listen closely, Your Majesty. This is Sakaar, not Asgard, and I'm a scrapper, not a Valkyrie.
~ Valkyrie to Thor.

She first runs into Thor when he lands on her planet. Valkyrie tasers him and drafts him as a competitor against the Hulk. She would later be tricked by Thor, but help Thor, Hulk, and the other gladiators escape the planet.

Valkyrie eventually showed Thor her soft side when she revealed her haunted past and helped Thor and his allies fight and defeat Hela. She returned to wear her Valkyrie armor, and decided to aid her new king find a place for the Asgardians after Surtur destroyed Asgard.

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Despite Valkyrie not appearing in the film, the directors revealed that Valkyrie and half of the Asgardians survived and escaped from the Statesman with several escape pods during Thanos's attack, and before escaping she called a help request to the Guardians of the Galaxy to save Thor, Hulk, Loki and Heimdall (despite only Thor being saved, as Hulk being saved by Heimdall who sends him to Earth with the Bifrost, Heimdall being killed by Thanos and Loki being killed by Thanos).

It's also confirmed that Valkyrie survived the events of the film because she was very far when Thanos exterminated half of the life forms of the universe.

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

You know I would make some small changes around here.
~ Valkyrie to Thor after being given the crown.

Despite Thor and the Avengers' attempt to undo the decimation, they capture Thanos, and he reveals that he destroyed the Infinity Stones to prevent them from being used. Thor kills Thanos, and returned to Valkyrie, Korg, Miek and the surviving Asgardians, deciding to build New Asgard on Earth. Over the five years, Valkyrie more of the leader of the survivors, as Thor became depressed and guilt-ridden, drinking and playing video games to get over his failure to stop Thanos. Hulk and Rocket Raccoon go New Asgard to recruit Thor for the time heist, and they meet Valkyrie, who informs them where Thor is.

After Hulk/Bruce Banner uses the Nano Infinity Gauntlet to undo the snap and bring everyone back to life, Thanos attacks Avengers Headquarters in retaliation, alongside the Black Order, several Outriders and several Chitauri. Valkyrie joins the rest of the heroes in the battle against Thanos and his forces, known as the Battle of Earth..

After Thanos and his army are killed, Thor abdicated the throne of Asgard and crown Valkyrie as the new Queen of the Asgardians, who have found a new home in Earth. Afterward, Thor decided to leave the Avengers and join the Guardians of the Galaxy, becoming warmly welcomed by his allies.

Thor: Love and Thunder

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Powers and Abilities

Powers

  • Asgardian Physiology: As an Asgardian, Valkyrie possesses various superhuman physical attributes common among the Asgardians.
    • Superhuman Strength: Valkyrie managed to help Thor stalemate Hela, with a kick managing to slightly make her stumble back and she managed to stab her with enough force to cause her some pain.
    • Superhuman Durability: Valkyrie was able to withstand Hela's powerful attacks, falls from great heights, extreme pressures and temperatures, and powerful explosions.
    • Superhuman Speed: Valkyrie can move at high speeds, allowing her to dodge a powerful attack from Hulk, to deflect a wave of projectiles hurled at her by Hela in rapid succession.
    • Superhuman Agility: Valkyrie can easily jump and fall on her feet.
    • Superhuman Stamina: Valkyrie can remain physically active for long periods of time.
    • Accelerated Healing Factor: Despite Valkyrie's superhuman durability, she can be injured like any Asgardian. However, her metabolism allows her to heal much faster.
    • Superhuman Longevity: Like all Asgardians, Valkyrie is extremely long-lived, as she ages far slower than humans. Despite being over 5,000 years old; she still maintains the physical appearance of a woman in her prime.

Abilities

  • Master Leader: As the leader of the Valkyries, Brunnhilde is a very capable leader; as she led her fellow Valkyries against Hela. During the Battle of Earth, Brunnhilde led the Einherjar army against Thanos' army.
  • Master Combatant: Valkyrie is a formidable hand-to-hand combatant, having received immense training and millennia worth of experience in both unarmed combat and swordsmanship, which allowed her to overpower and chain up Loki fairly quickly and possibly able to train Hulk for the Contest of Champions, defeat several Berserkers with little effort and to even aid Thor in fighting against Hela herself to a standstill. In fact, Brunnhilde was the only Valkyrie to survive the battle against Hela, whereas her fellow Valkyries who were legendary for being elite Asgardian warriors were massacred by Hela.
  • Master Swordswoman: Valkyrie is proven to be a formidable swordswoman; managing to defeat several Berserkers and to fight off Hela with her sword.
  • Multilingualism: Valkyrie is capable of fluently speaking English and several alien languages.
  • Expert Pilot: As a scavenger and bounty hunter, Valkyrie is capable of piloting various types of spacecrafts, including her own ship, the Warsong.

Equipment

  • Dragonfang: The standard issue sword for all members of the Valkyries.
  • Daggers: Valkyrie wielded dual daggers that she used against Thor and would later use while sparring with Loki.
  • Valkyrie Armor: Valkyrie wears a protective suit of armor, to protect herself from her enemies in battle; it is the standard armor for all members of the Valkyries.

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Trivia

  • Tessa Thompson based her performance on Linda Hamilton's famous portrayal of Sarah Connor.
  • Valkyrie was originally suppose to appear in Thor: The Dark World, as there were concept art by Josh Nizzi.

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Iron Man 3: Iron Man | Pepper Potts | War Machine | Happy Hogan | J.A.R.V.I.S. | Informant | Bruce Banner
Thor: The Dark World: Thor Odinson | Odin Borson | Loki Odinson | Sif | Jane Foster | Darcy Lewis | Heimdall | Erik Selvig | Fandral | Hogun | Volstagg | Frigga | Informant
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Boy (2010): Boy | Rocky | Alamein
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016): Hector Faulkner | Ricky Baker
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