Why does Tyr have both hands in God of War? Not only does God of War: Ragnarok’s Tyr appear to have two hands, but his right hand has some kind of binding around the wrist. It could be that Tyr’s hand was in fact bitten off by Fenrir, and that the bindings are from its reattachment.
Why do people think Kratos is Tyr? Some linguists argue that Tyr’s etymology is closer to Zeus than Ares, but from a contemporary perspective Odin and Zeus are the most comparable. It is notable then that Tyr’s father is Odin, as Kratos’ is Zeus. Tyr is also known for having one arm in Norse mythology, which relates to his history with Loki.
What did Kratos smell in Tyr’s vault? The wine that Kratos finds in Tyr’s vault, Kratos smells it and reminisces because later on the elevator when he and Atreus are drinking, he says “Nimean wine, near the place of my birth.”
Is Tyr actually Odin? Tyr was either the son of Odin, the “All Father” and king of gods, or Hymir, a giant from an obscure section of the Poetic Edda called the Hymiskviða (the “Lay of Hymir”).