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Malekith the Accursed

Full Name
Angel, Master of the Hounds, Dark Elf, Balder
Ruler of the Dark Elves
Powers / Skills
Control over the Aether.
Killing, dominating
Destroy Asgard.
Type of Villain
Dark Lord

Your bravery will not ease your pain. Your family, your world, will be extinguished.
~ Malekith confronting Thor.

Malekith the Accursed is a Dark Elf from the Realm of Svatalheim, and an enemy of Thor. He is a powerful sorcerer and controls a pack of supernatural wolves. Half of his body is black, while the other half is bluish-white.


Malekith the Accursed is the ruler of the Dark Elves. He is 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.

TV History

Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes

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Malekith as he appears in Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes.

Malekith appeared in the TV show, Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes. After being raised from the dead by Loki, he sought the Casket of Ancient Winters, a relic that had the power to cover the whole earth in ice. He was supposed to return it Loki, but betrayed him and took it for himself, unleashing it's power across the world. He was eventually defeated by Thor, Iron Man, and the Black Panther, and the Casket was taken by The Enchantress.

Thor: The Dark World

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Christopher Eccleston as Malekith

Malekith is the main antagonist in the 2013 film Thor: The Dark World. He is the leader of the Dark Elves who seeks to plunge the nine realms into darkness using his weapon the Aether. He is portrayed by English actor Christopher Eccleston who also played the G.I. Joe villain, Destro and Doctor Who.

Lego Marvel Superheroes

He is an unlockable character in one of the "Deadpool" bonus missions called "Bro-tunheim", which requires 200 gold bricks to enter.


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