Quote:Oh there can be more than one worthy of Thor's powers and Thor still have his, Thor Corps showed that. Basically it caused Thor Warrior's madness.
Quote: The Hammer provides those worthy duplicate powers, it doesn't actually drain Thor of his. The only time Thor wouldn't have any power is if Odin removes those powers as in the Banishment to earth.
Thor was BORN with his weather control and the Godforce is ALWAYS there. Only Odin's been known to be able to remove those as punishment.
Mjolnir for THOR can be used as a magnifier for his godforce as well as focusing lightning.
An example of Thor using his own Godforce was during the Ragnarok Arc. He used his entire BODY to emit his Godforce to obliterate Durok. Mjolnir at the time was shatter, useless.
So that means Thor gives no power to people who can wield his hammer then. Mjolnir does, not Thor.
As for Mjolnir being but a tool for Thor, I think it's one of the worst possible move ever made by a writer. It nearly completely make the hammer superfluous and it remove a lot of it's legendary greatness. What is so great about helping focus power? Orion astro harness does exactly that and it never came to be known as something legendary. You never read Orion sing the praise of his astro harness. Only his astro force is known to all. I don't know why Marvel do that. I came to call the phenomenum the "herald syndrome". There was a time when there was NEED for those object. A need as in "no can do" without it (and, no, focus or amplification isn't a need, it's nice but not needed). Oh well...
First it is Thor is more of the legend than Mjolnir.
Second Mjolnir is still a very impressive weapon BECAUSE of the very fact that it is empowered by Thor. It doesn't take away from it's awesomeness as a weapon it ADDS to it.