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Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American animated series, created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko. It is about Aang, a 12-year-old monk who is the Avatar - the only person capable of "bending" all four elements.

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Is avatar Korra bisexual?

They were closer than they should have been and in the final scenes, it wasn't clear if they were just close friends or romantic interests. A little google search and this is what happens: There ...
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Is Avatar: the Last Airbender an anime? [closed]

Valid points are stated in this video. In Western countries, anime is thought of as Eastern animation. In Eastern countries, all animation are thought of as anime. So this question kind of leads ...
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How could Aang stay alive for 100 years?

Is there any clear description as to how Aang survived for 100 years inside of the iceberg? Can Avatars do that? If they can, then why didn't the other Avatars stay alive for long time periods? And ...
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How does element dominance work in Avatar?

Even though I learnt this concept from the Naruto series, it really makes sense: When you blow (wind), fire will increase... so fire > wind When you throw water on fire, it diminishes... so water > ...
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What can energybending do?

Aside from taking away someone's bending, as seen against Firelord Ozai, is there anything more to the energybending? Do we know any details on the technique other than what was told in the series ...
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Does air bending have a sub skill, and if it does what is it?

Water has the ability to heal, earth can bend metals, and fire has lightning. I am not sure if I missed what air had if it has any sub skills.
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How does the earth-bender's ability works?

On avatar the last air bender, how does the earth-bender work ? For example if they use their bender to control earth/ground, like making a wall using their bender, does it make an empty room below ...
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What exactly is Combustionman's Tattoo?

When the guy with the Metal Arm and Leg AKA Sparky Sparky Boom Man or Combustionman firebends we see something shoot out from his forehead when he's tattoo is. during the episode The Runaway when ...
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What happened to Hawky?

We know that Sokka's bird, Hawky, went off on a trip to deliver the letter to Toph's parents and never came back. What happened to Hawky? The Wikia states: Hawky never returned to the group ...
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Who was the first avatar?

I have seen the complete series of The Last Airbender and also waiting for the 2nd Book of Avatar: Legend of Korra. But yet i haven't heard of who was and which element was the First Avatar. Is there ...
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How is Amon able to revoke someone's bending?

It was never fully explained how, despite him being a great water bender and blood bender, how was Amon able to remove someone's bending? That ability was reserved, up until then, to energy bending, ...
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Will there be another Avatar series? [closed]

Will DiMartino and Konietzko make another Avatar series now that Avatar: The Last Airbender and Avatar: The Legend of Korra have both ended? Will Korra be the last installment in the Avatar franchise?
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What happend to Zuko's Mother (Avatar the last airbender)

So when I watched The Legend of Kora the grandaughter of Aang asked Katara what happened to the mother of Zuko wich Katara didn't get the answer because she was interrupted. I still don't know if Zuko'...
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Why does the Avatar Cycle go Fire, Wind, Water and Earth?

When When Aang, Katara and Sokka in The Last Airbender visit the Southern Air Temple and enter's the sanctuary they find statues of the previous Avatars going in a pattern. Fire, Wind, Water and Earth....
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Can the Avatar still be reincarnated?

Near to the finale of The Legend of Korra - Book 2: Spirits when Vaatu rips Raava from Korra's body and destroys her, Korra says to Tenzen that the Avatar Cycle has too been destroyed and she is the ...
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Things that boost different bender skills

We know that the moon boosts waterbenders and the sun and the comet boost firebenders. Are there other things that boost earthbenders and airbenders?
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Why can Korra bend 3 elements from the beginning?

In the beginning of Avatar: The Legend of Korra, we see Korra, as a child, bending water, earth and fire, without training to do that. She was born in the Water Tribe, so isn't she supposed to know ...
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Why wasn't Hama still controlling Katara?

In the episode The Puppetmaster when Katara learns that Hama was responsible for the disappearance of people during a full moon Hama then goes to control Katara with Bloodbending. Short after forcing ...
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Why is creating massive water spouts/flames/rock formations/gusts of wind a sign of mastery?

In Avatar: The Last Airbender, it is established that if you are a master you can generate huge amounts of your chosen element (or manipulate it if we are talking about water/earth benders). All the ...
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What are the other Animal Guides?

When Aang was in the Spirit World during the Winter Solstice he refereed to Roku's Dragon as Roku's Animal Guide like how Appa is to him. I am wondering what are the Animal Guides for the other ...
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Who is the Earth Bender in the OP?

In the opening of Avatar: The Last Airbender when we see Benders of each element we see that Air = Aang Fire = Azula Water = Pakku but i don't seem to recall who the Earth Bender is. they look too ...
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Why are there new airbenders in Avatar?

In the spin-off of Avatar: The Last Airbender, Avatar: The Legend of Korra, we learn in the second season that the bending is a gift from the Lion-turtles. However, during season 3, there are new ...
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Is Aang also boosted by the comet?

If a Firebender gets boosted by the comet and Aang is also a Firebender, shouldn't his Firebender abilities also be stronger with the sun? And of course the same with the moon and his waterbender ...
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How can fans be used to augment earthbending?

On Avatar Kyoshi's page on Avatar Wiki, it is stated that Avatar Kyoshi used a pair of fans to enhance her bending. Also from the Earthbending page, Earthbenders have been known to use hammers ...
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Do airbenders rely on an external source to bend or is it all internal

What I mean by this is: take waterbenders for example--they need water to bend. This is an external source for their bending. An example of an internal source would be firebending, since it comes from ...
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How do people survive battles in Legend of Korra?

In the show, we see tons of battles, most of which use bending. Earthbender can pick up rocks that probably weighty several hundred pounds, but we see people take these with no problem and keep ...
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What is Azula doing differently which causes her fire to be Blue?

When Azula does her firebending the flames are blue rather than red/orange that every other firebender has. we know that the fire is only blue when it''s came from her firebending as when she is ...
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Why doesn't Korra bend the metal on Kuvira's uniform?

In the latest episode (S04E06, "The Battle of Zaofu") Korra fights Kuvira who wears the following uniform (from avatar.wikia.com) In the linked article it is also said that While leading her army,...
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Where can I find the Avatar The Last Airbender: The Promise & The Search comics?

Where can I read The Promise trilogy and The Search trilogy? I've been looking everywhere since last year.
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Significance of Aang's left eye and hand lighting up

According to the Avatar series, the solar eclipse is when the Fire Nation was at its weakest. Why do Aang's left hand and eye light up? I don't believe he is left handed, so what is the significance?
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Is it possible to produce purple/ red flames?

In (coming soon) episode of Avatar the Last Airbender, we meet the last living dragons. They swirl around Aang and Zuko. Then they unleash the fire of different colors, so is this possible to produce ...
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Do we know what happened with Iroh and the Spirit World?

During the Siege on the North Pole Zhao mentioned that Iroh had went to the Spirit World which would explain why during the Winter Solstice Iroh saw Aang and Roku's dragon fly over when they were in ...
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How were the lion turtles driven to near-extinction?

Towards the end of Avatar, we see a lion turtle grant Aang the ability to energy bend. He telepathically says that he's the last of his kind. So at first, I thought maybe there was some natural ...
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