Jörmungandr is a character that appears in the DuckTales reboot.
The legendary World Serpent of Norse Mythology, Jörmungandr can take on the form of a humanoid snake man wrestler to give his opponents a fair fight.
According to Scrooge McDuck, Jörmungandr releases his tail and threatens to destroy Earth every ten years unless a mortal champion can help defeat him and his minions in combat during Ragnarok to stop the end of the Earth from occurring.
Jörmungandr is described as the champion of Valhalla. He holds a brutal tournament to those who challenge him. Everyone cheers for him as the champion of Valhalla; however, when he mentions that he doesn't uses his hands during the match, the fans turn against him for mentioning an action against the rules during wrestling.
Role in the series
Jörmungandr appeared in the Season 3 episode, "The Rumble for Ragnarok!", where he serves as Valhalla's greatest champion.
Upon arriving in the arena in Valhalla, Jörmungandr arrives to the arena telling the spectators that the match the fans are seeing is a best-of-three tournament where the fighters will fight against Scrooge McDuck (in his The Miser outfit) who is hated by all of Valhalla.
After a tough battle between Strongbeard and Hecka and Fenrir, Jörmungandr prepares to face off against Dewey telling the crowd that Team Earth made it to the final round where they must defeat Jörmungandr before the Earth is destroyed just as the fans cheer for him. During his introduction, Launchpad then explains to Huey that Jörmungandr is taking on all the mortal earthlings and those who defeat Jörmungandr saves the world. Jörmungandr tells Scrooge that he is fed up with the richest person in the world to which Webby intervenes with him while Scrooge comforts Dewey about doing the right thing being difficult. Just as Webby keeps intervening, Jörmungandr tells Webby that the warriors are not afraid to kill mortal earthlings just as Webby tells him that Mrs. Beakley (in a valkyrie outfit) fights him and prepares to take him on. During battle, she and Webby prepare to knock him out during the tournament, he defeats them both. Scrooge then challenges to fight him, alongside Launchpad (in his Captain Crash alter ego) he defeats both of them. Just as Jörmungandr's fans cheer for him, Huey, Dewey, and Louie prepare to defeat him just as Dewey prepares to challenge him again,
During a rematch, Jörmungandr tells him he is a popular, undefeatable champion during match just as he tells Dewey he doesn't have to use his hands. Upon hearing this, Jörmungandr's fans turn against him for cheating. Humiliated from all the booing crowd, Huey (with Strongbeard's strength) prepares to finish him off with his super strength to defeat him, winning against him. With Jörmungandr defeated, Valhalla is saved once again, reverting him to his globe-wrapping serpent form.
- Jörmungandr is based on the legendary creature from Norse mythology of the same name.
- He was first mentioned in the Season 2 episode "Last Christmas!"