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That - that was Muspellheim, not the food court.

Gunilla after going to the wrong floor on the elevator in, the Sword of Summer

Muspellheim (pronounced "MOO-spell-hame") is one of the Nine Worlds, more specifically the one inhabited by the Fire Giants and ruled by Surt. Along with Niflheim, Muspellheim was one of the first worlds created. It is the world of fire and heat.

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard

The Sword of Summer

Surt, the ruler of Muspellheim.

While Gunilla was giving Magnus a tour of Valhalla, she accidentally took the elevator to Muspellheim, burning herself badly when the doors opened.

About a week later at Fenris Wolf's prison, Magnus uses Sumarbrander to banish Surt and his Fire Giants back to Muspellheim when a fight breaks out.

The Ship of the Dead

Hrym mentions the land of fire when explaining that Surt owns the Ship of the Dead due to cheaper taxes in Muspellheim.

9 from the Nine Worlds

I Play with Fire

When Sumarbrander is alerted that Surt is gathering forces, Alex Fierro goes to the world of fire to see what he is planning.


  • Muspellheim and Niflheim were the first two worlds in existence.
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