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Elhrimnir Kettle is a Norse myth technology in Age of Mythology that is available to worshipers of Heimdall and can be researched at the Temple. Once researched, it upgrades Einherjars into the Giant-killer Einherjars, increasing their hit points and attack by +10% and +40%, respectively.


The first word of this technology should be Eldhrimnir, from the Old Norse words eld (fire) and hrimnir (sooty). Hence, the name is erroneous.


The Elhrimnir Kettle was used by the cook Andhrimnit ("Sooty face") to cook the boar, Saehrimnir, which was used to feed the hungry Einherjar in Valhalla every night. Odin himself abstained from eating.

"For meat, they all feast on the boar Saehrimnir for, although the boar is boiled every morning, he becomes whole again every night."

-- Gylfaginning 39'
—In-game help section
Norse myth technologies in Age of Mythology
ArchaicAge Archaic Age
OdinPortrait OdinLoneWanderer Lone Wanderer
ThorPortrait ThorPigSticker Pig Sticker · HammerOfTheGods Hammer of the Gods · MeteoricIronMail Meteoric Iron Mail · DragonscaleShields Dragonscale Shields
LokiPortrait LokiEyesInTheForest Eyes in the Forest
ClassicalAge Classical Age
FreyjaIcon FreyjaAuroraBorealis Aurora Borealis · ThunderingHooves Thundering Hooves
HeimdallIcon HeimdallElhrimnirKettle Elhrimnir Kettle · Safeguard Safeguard · ArcticWind Arctic Winds
ForsetiIcon ForsetiHamarr Hamarrtroll · Hall of Thanes Hall of Thanes · MithrilBreastplate Mithril Breastplate
HeroicAge Heroic Age
SkadiIcon SkadiHuntressAxe Huntress Axe · WinterHarvest Winter Harvest · Rime Rime
BragiIcon BragiCall of Valhalla Call of Valhalla · SwineArray Swine Array · ThurisazRune Thurisaz Rune
NjordIcon NjordRingGiver Ring Giver · LongSerpent Long Serpent · Wrath of the Deep Wrath of the Deep
MythicAge Mythic Age
BaldrIcon BaldrSons of Sleipnir Sons of Sleipnir · DwarvenAuger Dwarven Auger · ArcticGale Arctic Gale
TyrIcon TyrBerserkergang Berserkergang · Bravery Bravery
HelIcon HelGraniteBlood Granite Blood · Rampage Rampage