Other names: Hagalaz, Haglaz, Hagl, Hægl

Meaning: Hail

God associations: Hel


Wrath of nature. Destructive, uncontrolled forces.

Unconscious patterns of destruction.

Tempering, trials, and testing.

Controlled crisis which leads to completion.

From The Old Norwegian Rune Poem:

“Hagall er kaldastr korna;

Kristr skóp hæimenn forna.”

“Hail is the coldest of corns;

Christ created the age-old world.”