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Femslash ships: 44Het ships: 55

Korra is the protagonist of The Legend of Korra and is the current Avatar.

Character

Korra is the current Avatar from the Southern Water Tribe. Her predecessor is Avatar Aang. As the Avatar, she is the only person capable of using all four bending elements: airbending, waterbending, earthbending, and firebending. Korra lost her connection to her past lives after Raava was severed from her and destroyed but managed to recombine with Raava after retrieving her and began the Avatar cycle anew.

Ships

Het

Amorra — the ship between Korra and Amon
Borra — the ship between Korra and Bolin
Korwu — the ship between Korra and Wu
Korrick — the ship between Korra and Varrick
Korrlok — the ship between Korra and Tarrlok
Korroh — the ship between Korra and Iron II
Korrumi — the ship between Korra and Bumi II
Makorra — the ship between Korra and Mako
Tahnorra — the ship between Korra and Tahno
Tenzorra — the ship between Korra and Tenzin

Femslash

Korpal — the ship between Korra and Opal
Korraava — the ship between Korra and Raava
Korralin — the ship between Korra and Lin Beifong
Korrasami — the ship between Korra and Aasmi Sato
Koryin — the ship between Korra and Suyin
Kovira — the ship between Korra and Kuvira
Kyorra — the ship between Korra and Kya

Poly

Amorralok — the ship between Korra, Amon, and Tarrlok
Borralin — the ship between Korra, Bolin, and Lin
Borrasami — the ship between Korra, Bolin, and Asami
Korpalsami — the ship between Korra, Opal and Asami
Kovirasami — the ship between Korra, Kuvira and Asami
Kyorrasami — the ship between Korra, Kya, and Asami
Makorralin — the ship between Korra, Mako, and Lin
Makorrasami — the ship between Korra, Mako, and Asami

Canon

Mako

Main article: Makorra

Korra first had a crush on Mako soon after they met. Mako ended up dating Asami Sato but Korra went after him anyway. Although he initially rejected her, Mako eventually admitted his feelings for Korra and they kissed. Mako's feelings for Korra eventually led to him and Asami breaking up. After Korra lost her bending, Mako confessed his love to Korra and although she initially rejected him, she later kissed him and they started dating.

Korra and Mako dated for over six months. They broke up after getting into a heated argument over their jobs. However, Korra briefly lost her memory of the break-up so Mako played along with her. Korra eventually regained her memory and they decided that it does not work between them. Mako agreed and they broke up for good. They still remained on friendly terms and Korra always sincerely thanked Mako for his help in battle.

Asami

Main article: Korrasami

Korra and Asami were first love rivals due to the fact that Asami was dating Mako whom Korra had a crush on. However, Asami took Korra driving and she finally admitted that she misjudged her. Korra later ended up dating Mako but Asami never gave her grief for getting with her ex-boyfriend and being the source of their relationship problems. In fact, Asami sided with Korra against the Equalists which her father was a member of and always aided her in battle.

Korra and Asami were eventually both done with Mako for good and this allowed them to develop their friendship. Even though they were apart for three years at one point, they still remained best friends. Asami allowed Korra to confide her issues in her and although reluctant, Korra eventually did so to Asami and nobody else. After the final battle against Kuvira, Asami admitted that she could not stand to lose Korra and they decided to vacation to the Spirit World together. They held hands and gazed into each other's eyes which marked the beginning of their romantic relationship.

Fanon

As soon as the Legend of Korra was announced, fans began to ship Korra with her airbending master Tenzin despite knowing next to nothing about him. Some fans also shipped her with the moon spirit Yue. Once Mako and Bolin were revealed as characters at the following Comic Con panel, many fans began to ship her with both characters. It turned out that Korra was involved in a love triangle with both characters which fueled shipping wars. Many fans also started to ship Korra with Asami by the end of Book One. Amusingly, they ended up together in the very finale of the series. While it seemed ambiguous at first, many fans could see the romantic context and the creators eventually confirmed this to be the case.

Kuvira

Main article: Kovira

Bolin

Main article: Borra

Bolin first set his eyes on Korra as soon as they met as he could tell that she was special. Korra, however, always had her eyes on Mako instead. Still, Korra was rejected by Mako at first so she went out on a date with Bolin. Korra sincerely enjoyed their date and even told him that he is one of a kind. However, Korra later kissed Mako and Bolin witnessed this which caused him to run off crying. Korra later apologized to Bolin for hurting his feelings and they patched things up. They remained good friends.

Fandom

FAN FICTION

Korra tag on AO3
Korra tag on FanFiction.net

TUMBLR

Korra posts on Tumblr
KorraEdit posts on Tumblr

WIKIS

Korra on Avatar Wikia
Korra on LGBTQIA+ Characters Wikia

List

TOP 10 AO3 SHIPS
# portmanteau characters type
5889 Korrasami Asami Sato femslash
821 Makorra Mako het
340 Kovira Kuvira femslash
167 Borra Bolin het
145 Tahnorra Tahno het
117 Amorra Amon het
82 Korrlok Tarrlok het
73 Korra & Asami Asami Sato gen
65 Korralin Lin Beifong femslash
25 Korpal Opal femslash

Trivia

  • Nickelodeon initially held reservations for Korra being a female protagonist but eventually changed their minds.
  • Korra is the first known protagonist with a same-sex love interest in a western children's show.

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SHIPS het AmorraBaaviraBoleskaBolingerBopalBorraBosamiKainoraKorrohLinzinMakorraMasamiMingkoMingzanPemzinPheerRaavaatuSenraqTahnorraVarrisamiWaavaZhurrick
slash BorrickLieumonUnavaatuWuko
femslash KorrasamiKorralinKorpalKoviraOpalvira
CHARACTERS female KorraTophKatara
male BolinZuko
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