Also, Mor'du is what Merida would have become if she had become too obsessed with her anger towards her family and exchanged their love for getting what she wanted. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Enraged, he attacked his former men, slaying a great many. As a bear, Mor'du's hatred and rage manifested through his actions and carnage, especially when he slaughtered his family. Merida realizes she must mend the bond torn by pride as the Witch said, fixing a tapestry her mother had made of Merida and the family, thereby breaking the spell. He did not wear a shirt, which showed that his body was covered with various tattoos. When the prince brought his brothers before him by staging up a false truce, he again claimed his kingdom.
His uncontrollable violence was so prominent that even a young woman could fall victim to his murderous intentions. However, her mother is attacked by King Fergus and chased to the ring of stones. Mor'du, on the other hand, only wanted to rule the kingdom because of himself being heir to the throne, and instead of realizing his mistake and breaking the spell he inflicted on himself, he allowed his pride to get the better of him and murdered his family without remorse. Just as Pol Pot did, Mor'du refused to take responsibility for the traditions and the lives of his people. However, after fighting his own men, his violent nature would eventually consume what was left of his humanity, leaving his human mind and conscience buried deep within the mind of his cursed form.
This article needs additional citations for. Elinor, seeing the stone they damaged earlier, smashes Mor'du against the stone and damages it more, but is struck down. The play set itself is designed after the most iconic and important location in the movie. So I wanted to say, let's make a short where those paintings are the main focus of the piece. Merida and her mother run as fast as they can away, running to the great standing stones and bashing into them a bit harder, making a hairline crack along one of the great menhirs.
At the last second, she leaps and just manages to grab her mother's paw in time as Mor'du snarls and snaps after her. He also appears in and the. Mor'duPrince Mor'du is the antagonist in. The man had been the eldest of four sons of a wise and much-beloved king in an ancient kingdom, each of whom had his own gift. Also, Fergus' sword shattered when he struck the great black bear, which many weapons might have. The few survivors of the fractured armies of the brothers fled the kingdom in terror, leading to its collapse.
As a human, Mor'du had a strong build and was the tallest of his brothers. When he was killed, the spirit of the prince was finally freed from his prison and, apparently learning his mistake, thanked Merida with respect for freeing him and moved on peacefully to afterlife. Despite his large size, Mor'du is extremely fast. Later, Merida and her mother now turned into a bear follow a trail of wisps to a foggy ruin, bearing the crossed axes of Mor'du's family. His desire for power drove him to go far enough to start a war, and then ultimately killed his own brothers in cold blood.
Even though the prince had a powerful army under his command, the brothers constantly fought to a stalemate. Mor'du lived on for centuries, and the bear side of him overtook his humanity, making him a beast. Inside, she finds a throne room very similar to her own family's and a shattered stone carving of four brother, one of the brothers broken from the others. Merida explores, falling after walking on an unsteady piece of rubble. In looking for a way to change his fate, the prince came across a menhir ring within the woods. The witch ends the story here, and she offers the spell in the form of a cake to the guest, who turns out to be Wee Dingwall. Of the younger three, the youngest was wise, the third was compassionate, and the second was just.
Her crow assumes the guest wants the bear spell, so she tells the story of a man who became the demon bear Mor'du. He also had unnaturally glowing yellow eyes. . This makes him appear malformed and rugged, but still quite large. Later, it is revealed that Fergus had his leg eaten, thus beginning his fierce rivalry with the demon bear.
It gives in-depth background about the film's villain, an evil, greedy prince as told by the eccentric witch who transformed him into the monstrous bear he is in the film. However, he was confident in his strength but confused this for character and thus led to his arrogance, a trait that caused him to struggle with his loved ones. As a bear, Mor'du is completely black, very large and is taller than King Fergus. It's very easy to track down and has actually gone down in price quite a bit. As a bear, he has improved nightvision and a great sense of smell to keep tracking Merida. He has many hideous scars and wounds across his body as well as arrows sticking from his upper back due to all the fighting, carnage and murder he had committed killing men, women, and children.