It’s the question that has been in our minds since 2005. We took countless quizzes, said “agree to disagree” with some of them, but the answer might just lie in the palm of your hands—literally.
Based on a guideline posted by Twitter user @theforcebender, your “Avatar” persona could be inferred by the shape of your hands. And no, this shouldn’t take as long as an actual palm reading. The guide shows that earthbenders possess smaller hands for their rough technique to haul blocks of land. Waterbenders, on the other hand, have longer hands for their smooth maneuvers. Airbenders like Aang have shorter palms and longer fingers, while folks in the mighty Fire Nation have longer palms and shorter fingers.
fuck your zodiac sign what type of bender are you based on your hands? pic.twitter.com/JhWR4eNYs4
— 𝐸𝐿𝐼 (@theforcebender) May 25, 2020
Previously, another guide following similar criteria circulated around Tumblr. The handshape template is based on palmistry guides, which also correspond with your astrological sign. As for whether this is canon in the “Avatar” universe, this interpretation still lies in fanon and headcanon territory.
Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’ll be sitting here staring at my hands like this guy, trying to figure out what exactly my handshape is.
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