Loki is the adoptive son of King Odin and Queen Frigga of Asgard, and the adoptive brother of Thor. He is the biological son King Laufey of Jotunheim, but Odin took him as a child during a war and raised Loki as his own. This is a major cause of conflict for Loki, and much of his character development has involved his resistance or acceptance of his heritage and his place within his adoptive family.
In the comics, Loki is canonically genderfluid. He shapeshifts easily between his male and female forms, although he typically presents as male and uses male pronouns. He doesn't use terms like bi/pan/omnisexual to describe himself, because the concept of sexual identity doesn't exist in Loki's culture, but he is open to partners of any gender.
In the MCU, Loki's TVA variant file lists his sex as fluid though he typically presents as male. He's had past romances with both men and women. One Loki variant from an alternate timeline is a woman that goes by Sylvie. Loki and Sylvie eventually fall in love with each other.
- Amorki — the ship between Loki and Amora
- Blackfrost — the ship between Loki and Natasha Romanoff
- Elski — the ship between Loki and Elsa
- Lokane — the ship between Loki and Jane Foster
- Lokilei — the ship between Loki and Lorelei
- Logyn — the ship between Loki and Sigyn
- ScarletFrost — the ship between Loki and Wanda Maximoff
- Sifki — the ship between Loki and Sif
- Tasertricks — the ship between Loki and Darcy Lewis
- Valki — the ship between Loki and Valkyrie
- DashingFrost — the ship between Loki and Fandral
- Fandroki — the ship between Loki and Fandral
- FrostHawk — the ship between Loki and Clint Barton
- FrostIron — the ship between Loki and Tony Stark
- Frostmaster — the ship between Loki and Grandmaster
- Frostshield — the ship between Loki and Steve Rogers
- FrostStrange — the ship between Loki and Stephen Strange
- Gammafrost — the ship between Loki and Bruce Banner
- Loki x T'Challa — the ship between Loki and T'Challa
- Lokius — the ship between Loki and Mobius M. Mobius
- SpiderFrost — the ship between Loki and Peter Parker
- Winterfrost — the ship between Loki and Bucky Barnes
- Lokision — the ship between Loki and Vision
- Sylki — the ship between Loki and Sylvie Laufeydottir
- FrostIronStrange — the ship between Loki, Tony Stark and Stephen Strange
- Sylkior — the ship between Loki, Sylvie Laufeydottir, and Thor Odinson
- Sylkius — the ship between Loki, Sylvie Laufeydottir, and Mobius M. Mobius
- Thorki — the ship between Loki and Thor Odinson
- Domestic Avengers — the ship between all the Avengers, sometimes including Loki
- Lokity — the ship between Loki and Verity Willis
- Locket — the ship between Loki and Rocket Raccoon
- Revengers — the ship between Loki, Bruce Banner, Valkyrie and Thor Odinson
- Witch Family — the ship between Loki, Stephen Strange and Wanda Maximoff
- Tesseroki — the ship between Loki and the Tesseract
Marvel Cinematic Universe
Loki has had canonical romantic relationships in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with both men and women, although none have been shown onscreen until his TV series, where Loki and a female version of himself called Sylvie fall in love (see: Sylki). The TV series also implies that Loki and Sif had an intimate encounter prior to him cutting off her hair, which is confirmed by series composer Natalie Holt. His most prominent relationships are with his family, notably his adoptive brother Thor (see: Thorki) and his adoptive mother, Queen Frigga.
Loki’s most important past canon romantic/sexual relationships have been with Amora, Loreli, Sigyn, and Angerboda. Amora and Lorelei are sisters and sorceresses who are generally up to no good, and Loki has teamed up with them as antagonists against Thor and Asgard on a number of occasions. Sigyn was Loki's wife, although they are separated. Angerboda was a giantess.
Loki's canon best friend is Verity Willis, who has the power to see through any lie. (See: Lokity.)
Where Mischief Lies
Loki has a canon love-triangle between Amora and Theo in the novel Loki: Where Mischief Lies.
Amora accepts Loki for who he is and encourages him to use magic. They make out, and possibly more. However, Loki realizes that Amora intends to betray him in a plan to take over Asgard for herself.
Theo and Loki develop a close relationship while investigating the mysterious deaths in London with the SHARP Society. Theo invites Loki to stay at his apartment during his time in London, and they share a bed. Loki and Theo kiss. Loki promises to take Theo back to Asgard with him, but leaves him on Earth and returns to Asgard alone.
The most popular ships involving Loki in MCU fandom usually involve him being with one of the Avengers. He’s also been paired with Asgardians, Jotuns, humans, and other aliens along with original Characters of every gender and orientation.
- Main article: FrostIron
- Main article: Valki
- Main article: Frostmaster
- Loki at Marvel Cinematic Universe Wiki
- Original Loki, Kid Loki, and Teen Loki at Marvel Database
- Loki on Fanlore
- Loki Laufeyson on the Disney Wiki
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- Loki does not label his own sexuality, because his culture doesn't have the concept of sexual identity. Writers and other creators of his stories have referred to him as both bisexual and pansexual.
- Loki, episode 3 "Lamentis".
- Loki, episode 4 "The Nexus Event".
- Natalie Holt: "... obviously that scene with Sif, where he [Loki] cut off her hair after they'd been together..." (src) and "... Loki seems to have a really terrible time connecting with love, and he sees Sif, he cut her hair off after they've had an evening together, and he struggles with love." (src)