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Stekkjarsaur is one of the Yule Lads. He is first seen in "Chapter 10: The Yule Lads". The character does not appear in the graphic novels.

Appearance

Stekkjarsaur is dressed in a blue costume. He has no facial hair. His voice is rather deep. He has two peg legs.

Biography

Stekkjarsaur was once a human boy. He is also known as "the sheep-harrasser", though his harrassment of sheep consisted of him once whispering "I Hate You" in the ear of his grandmothers tallest sheep. When confronted about this fact, he will claim that the sheep started it somehow.

His deed made him naughty enough to be targeted by Gryla. He was brought to her by Kertasnikir, but made the same bargain as him to work for Gryla and find her more naughty children in return for being spared. Now, every year around the Trolberg Winter Festival, he and his fellow Yule Lads come to Trolberg to find and abduct naughty children.

When first seen "Chapter 10: The Yule Lads", he and his fellow Yule Lads have just arrived in Trolberg, and are found by Hilda, David and Frida. As they interrogate the three kids to find out if they where naughty, Stekkjarsaur aks them if they too where guilty of harrassing sheep. He is mostly a background character for the rest of the episode. When Hilda finds out what they are doing, she suggests the Lads to give Gryla the Sparrow Scouts' vegetable broth as a substitue. Gryla accepts the broth, and after she is gone, Stekkjarsaur and the other lads leave Trolberg.

Trivia

  • "Stekkjarsaur" is how his name is spelled in the subtitles of the animated series. In the Icelandic folklore that the Yule Lads are based on, his name is written as Stekkjarstaur, and in "Hilda and the Time Worm" his name is written as "Stekkjastaur".
  • According to "Hilda and the Time Worm", his name means Sheep Botherer, which matches his crime of harrassing his grandmothers sheep.


ve Characters
Main characters HildaJohannaFridaDavidAlfur AldricTwig
Humans
Sparrow Scouts Raven LeaderWilly
Trolberg Safety Patrol Erik AhlbergGerda GustavKeeper of the Bell
Witches KaisaMatilda PilqvistThe Committee of Three
Vikings Torgund's clan (TorgundOlafBjarnsenElofUliSolveig) • Knudsen clan (KnudsenGunnhildFergurdsenRedsdottirErrolHrothgar)
Other kids TrevorTrevor's friends
Other adults Bearded sailorDavid's dadDavid's momEdmund AhlbergEmil GammelplassenFrida's dadFrida's momFarmerEnid HallgrimLinn JacobsenLloydPeter OstenfeldPrincipal MagnussonKelly's momPeg legged sailorVictoria Van GaleTrevor's momMulch ManagerSigrid SpenstigUnnamed ladyGil JonesWandaHead of Marketing of Jortsother
Creatures
Elves AdelineAldric FamilyAloysiusBarchBragga Family (Agnes BraggaBartell Bragga) • Elf KingElf Prime MinisterElf mayorGertrudePrime Minister's cavalryRupertTomasJester elfUlrik
Giants: Forest GiantJorgenIllusSigmund
Trolls AmmaBabaBaba's momBaby trollFemale trollTrundleTrundle's brotherTwo-Headed Troll
Nisse Tontu (alpha)Tontu (beta)Victoria Van Gale's nisseTontu (David’s house)
Spirits: Water SpiritsWeather Spirits
Marra David's MarraKelly
Ghosts Abigail's dadCraigie WilliamsEngilbjort WilliamsGhost refereeDraugen (AbigailNicholasDraugen Captain) • Shoe-stealing ghost
Yule Lads KertasnikirPvorusleikirKetkrokurStekkjarsaurGluggagaegir
Other creatures CedricDeer-foxes (Deer-Fox HerdTwig's parents) • Barghest (Jellybean) • GrylaThe House in the WoodsKrakenNittens (AngelinaPeppercorn) • Rat KingRock-Chewing SlugSigurdSalt-LionThunderbird (The Great Raven) • Tide MiceVittra (Georgie) • Walking Land CreatureWoffWood Folk (Wood Man) • LindwormTriffidEldridVoid of No ReturnTildy's monstersTime WormRed wolfother
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