Njord (pronounced "NYORD"; often spelled Njörðr) was the Norse Vanir god of seas, wealth, wind, fire and fishing. He was the father of Frey and Freya and the grandfather to both Blitzen and Magnus Chase.

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard

The Sword of Summer

Njord was mentioned several times throughout The Sword of Summer, with Ran being able to detect that Magnus Chase is his grandson.


Immortal Children


Unnamed Frey and Freya


  • His Greco-Roman equivalent is Poseidon/Neptune.
  • He was briefly married to Skadi, the Norse goddess of Winter and Hunt.
  • It is theorized that Nerthus, the Vanir goddess of the earth, harvest and revenge is his sister and mother of his twin children.


Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard
Core Series: The Sword of Summer | The Hammer of Thor| The Ship of the Dead
Main Characters: Magnus Chase | Alex Fierro | Blitzen | Halfborn Gunderson | Hearthstone | Mallory Keen | Samirah al-Abbas | Sumarbrander | Thomas Jefferson Jr.
Minor Characters: Annabeth Chase | Frederick Chase | Gunilla | Randolph Chase
Norse Gods: Freya | Frey | Thor | Loki | Odin | Frigg | Ullr | Vidar | Heimdall | Sif
Minor Gods: Hel | Mimir | Ran | Aegir
Jotnar: Surt | Utgard-Loki | Ymir
Monsters: Ratatosk | Jormungand | Fenris