Characters / Conan the Barbarian (1982)

Characters appearing in the 1982 film Conan the Barbarian.

Protagonists

    Conan 
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"Crom!"
Played by: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jorge Sanz (kid)

A Cimmerian who was enslaved when he was a child, witnessing the massacre of his family and people by a mysterious snake-worshipping cult. He grew up pushing a giant millstone wheel, developing a tremendous strength in the process, then became an unbeatable gladiator and eventually a matchless swordsman. Once he was freed, he became an outlaw and seeked to accomplish his sworn vengeance against Thulsa Doom, the leader of said cult and the man responsible for the massacre of his people.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Schwarzenegger has dark brown hair instead of the plain black that the original Conan had.
  • Amazon Chaser: Valeria's boldness and combat capability certainly were as attractive to Conan as her beauty.
  • An Axe to Grind: Mows down Thulsa Doom's cavalry troops with a big ass axe at the beginning of the Battle of the Mounds and kills two others with throwing axes.
  • Awesome, but Impractical: Whirling his sword looks awesome, but offers no real advantage in a fight. Could be seen as a form of Bring It.
  • Back from the Dead: Close enough. He's very weakened from his ordeal on the Tree of Woe when Subotai and Valeria bring him to the Wizard. Spirits come to seek his soul that night, and Valeria prevents them from doing so. Earlier she said she was ready to pay the price. It's probably why she doesn't come back alive from the raid on Thulsa Doom's moutain to kidnap the princess back.
  • Badass in Distress: Thulsa Doom has him crucified on the Tree of Woe and it seems like he's gonna die. Then Subotai comes to rescue him.
  • Barbarian Hero: A Cimmerian. The classic example.
  • Barbarian Longhair: He never cuts his hair short.
  • Bash Brothers: With Subotai.
  • Blasphemous Boast: Any deities better listen to him if he prays, because if they don't... then to hell with them! Downplayed, though, because his deity flatly refuses to aid those who will not help themselves and has little use for reverence; Crom respects balls.
  • The Big Guy: Out of the trio with Subotai and Valeria, he is the strongest.
  • Catch Phrase: He invokes the name of the War God of his people, "Crom", whenever he's surprised.
  • Character Title: Conan the Barbarian.
  • Charles Atlas Superpower: He developed a prodigious strength just by pushing a millstone for years.
  • Cool Crown: The crown of Aquilonia, which he wears when he is sitting on a throne before the end credits.
  • Cool Helmet: Wears one during the Battle of the Mounds.
  • Cool Sword: When trying to escape a pack of wolves after he's been freed from his chains, he stumbles into an ancient tomb. In the hand of what appears to be an ancient king, he finds an exceptionally well-crafted sword, the Atlantean Sword. It then becomes his Weapon of Choice and shows up again in the sequel.
  • Crucified Hero Shot: Actually crucified, on the Tree of Woe.
  • Cultured Badass: "Language and writing were made available to him; the poetry of Khitai, the philosophy of Sung..."
  • Cultured Warrior: Has studied the poetry of Khitai and the philosophy of Sung.
  • Dissonant Laughter: As he's about to die crucified on the Tree of Woe, he starts laughing as soon as he sees Subotai coming to his rescue.
  • Doomed Hometown: His people and family were massacred by Thulsa Doom's army, and his village was burn to the ground.
  • Dressing as the Enemy: Knocks out and steals a member of Doom's Cult robes and impersonates him so he could sneak in.
  • Gladiator Games: Becomes a successful gladiator once he is bought by "Red Hair".
  • Heartbroken Badass: Following Valeria's death.
  • Helmets Are Hardly Heroic: Mostly averted during the Battle of the Mounds, except towards the very end, when he uses it to lure Thorgrim into a trap.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: He is the main protagonist, and wields his Atlantean sword most of the time.
  • Heroic Build: Arnold Schwarzenegger had lost muscle mass since the end of his bodybuilding career actually. What he had left was still impressive.
  • Horny Vikings: The Cimmerians are presented as warriors searching for Valhalla as heard in this exchange with Subotai:
    Crom is strong! When I die, I must go before him and he will ask me: what is the riddle of steel? If I cannot answer he cast me out of Valhalla and laugh at me! That is Crom! He who is strong in the mountains!
  • Katanas Are Just Better: Played with. Yamakazi Kiyoshi, the sword-master for Conan The Barbarian, explicitly trained the cast in kenjutsu with Katanas; and in fact Conan does practice with a Shirazaya (wooden handled) Katana early in the film. However, due to the bulk of Schwarzenegger's arm muscles, he was unable to perform the more elegant moves that Gerry Lopez (Subotai) and Sandahl Bergman (Valeria) were able to use throughout the movie, making him look clumsy and uncoordinated in comparison in spite of Conan supposedly being the best swordsman of the trio.
  • Loveable Rogue: After meeting Subotai, he becomes an outlaw, causes trouble to Thulsa Doom's snake cult and thus gains the sympathy of King Osric.
  • Made a Slave: He was enslaved as a child by Thulsa Doom, but mannaged to survive and gain a heck of a muscle mass.
  • Master Swordsman: At some point in his career, he is brought to such a master in the East, and becomes one through his teachings.
  • Men Don't Cry: As summed up here:
    Subotai: He is Conan, Cimmerian. He will not cry so I cry for him.
  • Misery Builds Character: The movie even opens with the Nietzsche quote "That which does not kill us only makes us stronger."
  • Mr. Fanservice: He has a lot of shirtless scenes for a reason.
  • Multi-Melee Master: His experiences as a gladiator have made him this, especially once he goes to train with the weapon masters in the East. Some of the weapons he fights with early on are fairly rare and exotic.
  • Nemean Skinning: When Conan finally finds the Atlantean Sword inside the tomb, the wolves that had been hounding him wake up, waiting for him. Cut to Conan wearing their skins.
  • Proud Warrior Race Guy: He regurlarly invokes the god of war of his people, Crom, and seeks to prove himself worthy of entering Valhalla.
  • Rated M for Manly: What with Arnold Schwarzenegger (fresh out of his bodybuilding years) playing the Trope Codifier of Barbarian Hero and Sword & Sorcery.
  • The Stoic: At Valeria's funeral pyre, Subotai poignantly pointed out: "He is Conan, Cimmerian. He Will Not Cry, so I Cry for Him."
  • Warrior Poet: Conan is a literate warrior. And there are these pieces of dialogue from the director's cut:
    Conan: I remember days like this when my father took me to the forest and we ate wild blueberries. More than 20 years ago. I was just a boy of four or five. The leaves were so dark and green then. The grass smelled sweet with the spring wind. Almost 20 years of pitiless cumber! No rest, no sleep like other men. And yet the spring wind blows, Subotai. Have you ever felt such a wind?
    Subotai: They blow where I live too. In the north of every man's heart.
    Conan: It's never too late, Subotai.
    Subotai: No. It would only lead me back here another day. In even worse company.
    Conan: For us, there is no spring. Just the wind that smells fresh before the storm.
  • Weapon of Choice: The Atlantean sword.
  • You Killed My Father: And his mother, and his people. Not to mention taking his father's sword. And you better believe Conan will make you pay for it, Thulsa Doom.

    Subotai 
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"My god is stronger. He is the everlasting sky! Your god lives underneath him."
Played by: Gerry Lopez

An Hykanian outlaw Conan freed from his chains and befriended.
  • The Archer: His preferred weapon tends to be the bow and arrow.
  • Badass Mustache: He knows how to kick ass just fine, and sports a thin and long moustache extending right down to his chin on both sides of his face in typical Mongol warrior fashion.
  • Barbarian Hero: Hyrkanian (Hunnish / Mongol of sorts).
  • Bash Brothers: With Conan.
  • Big Damn Heroes: He shows up to save Conan from the Tree of Woe and manages to save Osric's daughter from Thulsa Doom's snake-arrow at the end of the Battle of the Mounds.
  • Blade on a Stick: Uses a spear quite well during the Battle of the Mounds.
  • Bow and Sword, in Accord: He's proficient with both his bow and his saber.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Subotai is neither seen nor even mentioned in Conan the Destroyer. In The Horn of Azoth, a comic book based on a draft script of Destroyer, he appears (renamed) and is hanged for theft. This pisses Conan off.
  • He Will Not Cry, So I Cry for Him: The Trope Namer. He tells this to Akiro when Valeria's body is burned on a pyre.
  • The Lancer: Befriends Conan, travels with him, teaches him how to be a thief, saves him from the Tree of Woe, and stands by him during the Battle of the Mounds.
  • Loveable Rogue: Like Conan, he commits a robbery against the Big Bad's cult, which earns him the sympathy of King Osric.
  • Yellowface: Subotai is a Tuvan (Turkic) name and Gerry Lopez isn't of Northern Asian descent.

    Valeria 
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"Do you want to live forever?"
Played by: Sandahl Bergman

A thief Conan and Subotai met as they were about to raid a tower belonging to Thulsa Doom's cult. She became Conan's lover.

    The Wizard 
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"Once great men lived here... giants... gods... once, but long ago. It is here that I met my master. It was no accident, nor it is mere chance that I am the teller of his tale."
Played by: Mako

An old sorcerer and hermit living on an ancient battlefield among warriors' remains and standing stones.
  • All There in the Manual: He is referred to as "Akiro" in the sequel.
  • Bald of Awesome: He knows a lot about magic, spirits and gods, and has a part in the Battle of the Mounds despite having no martial training. Even more so in the sequel, as he openly uses his powers this time.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Gets his heroic moment when he saves Subotai's ass in the battle.
  • Blade on a Stick: He uses a spear to kill one of Thulsa Doom's men to save Subotai during the battle.
  • Cool Old Guy: His apocalyptic threats to Conan the very fist time they meet don't last very long before he reveals himself as a fun guy to share a camp fire with, as well as a wise and trustworthy ally for Conan.
  • First-Person Peripheral Narrator: He narrates Conan's story and has a role in it.
  • The Hermit: He lives alone in a hut, preferring the company of the dead over that of the living.
  • Hospitality for Heroes: He welcomes Conan the first time they meet and provides him goods and a dromedary.
  • Large Ham: Mako certainly had a ball playing him, and his epic narration certainly displays it.
  • Narrator: All of the narration parts are done by him. He describes himself as Conan's "chronicler" in the Opening Narration.
  • Non-Action Guy: He's not strong enough to wear an armor (frequently losing his balance because of it) or even fight, but still takes part to the battle.

Antagonists

    Thulsa Doom 
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"Infidel defilers. They shall all drown in lakes of blood. Now they will know why they are afraid of the dark. Now they learn why they fear the night."
Played by: James Earl Jones

The mysterious and ruthless leader/spiritual guide of the Children of Doom, an apocalyptic cult that uses snakes as symbols. He is said to be several hundred years old.
  • Animal Motifs: Snakes everywhere. He even transforms into one.
  • Animorphism: He can turn himself into a snake.
  • Big Bad: His slaughter of Conan's village (including personally decapitating Conan's mom with Conan's father's sword) is why Conan wants him dead.
  • But for Me, It Was Tuesday: Does not remember specifically plundering Conan's village and selling him and the other children into slavery.
    Conan: You killed my mother... You Killed My Father! YOU KILLED MY PEOPLE! You took my father's sword!
    Doom: Ah! It must have been when I was younger.
  • But Not Too Black: He has straight hair and blue eyes, giving him a distinctly un-African look. According to the director's commentary, this was done to make him look like a member of a long-forgotten race.
  • Chewing the Scenery: His Rousing Speech to his cult just before Conan kills him.
  • Cold Sniper: With a bow and arrow. He uses a snake as the arrow.
  • Compelling Voice: His monotone yet commanding voice can hypnotize as surely as his stare does.
  • Cool Helmet: In keeping with his snakes-themed cult, his helmet's two "horns" are snakes and the nasal protection looks like a snakes' tail. See here.
  • Creepy Monotone: He always speaks on the same soft tone, and it sounds creepy.
  • Dark is Evil: He wears black clothes most of the time, and he's the most evil being in the film.
  • Dark Messiah: Styles himself a prophet that will "cleanse" the world.
  • Doomy Dooms of Doom: Thulsa Doom, leader of the cult of the Children Of Doom, who await the day of doom when they'll rain doom upon their enemies while chanting "dooooom".
  • Evil Overlord: He doesn't rule a country of his own per se, but still has enough power to threaten kings, and rules his cult like this behind the prophet facade he gives to pilgrims of his cult.
  • Evil Sorcerer: He can turn himself into a snake, seemingly has mental control over snakes and can hypnotize people through either stare or talking.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: It's James Earl Jones, so it's a given.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Doom almost seems regretful when he notes that all Conan has done with the passion his people's massacre has devoted him is to plot revenge and then get caught...and then orders him crucified within the same breath.
  • Hypnotic Eyes: Apparently, he can bend someone to his will by simply looking him in the eyes. It works on Conan's mother... but less so on Conan himself at the end.
  • Karmic Death: Perishes by the very thing he searched in the first place when he devastated Conan's village, the thing he treated with disdain afterwards : the steel, Conan's father's sword.
  • Meaningful Name: Doom is at the center of his preaches.
  • Might Makes Right: His philosophy of "Strong Flesh, Weak Steel" (which the trope doesn't actually describe) is essentially this - what use are weapons against the (physical or mystical) strength of the individual if it's sufficiently powerful to make the world conform to it?
    'Doom: (after sending a follower falling to her death) That is strength, boy! That is power! The strength and power of flesh! What is steel, compared to the hand that wields it?
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: What with "Doom" in his name.
  • Off with His Head!: His fate. Very karmic, since he killed Conan's mother the same way and with the same sword, which belonged to Conan's father, who also got killed during the raid on Conan's home village.
  • Path of Inspiration: On the outside, his cult looks like a religion that attracts pilgrims. On the inside, it's made of snake worshipping, human sacrifices, cannibalism and debauchery.
  • Psychic Powers: He's got Hypnotic Eyes and his power on weak minds is akin to More Than Mind Control.
  • Really 700 Years Old: He is said to be a thousand years old.
  • Religion of Evil: His cult, the Children of Doom.
  • Reptiles Are Abhorrent: His cult's symbol is a double-headed snake, worships an actual giant snake, and Doom himself can turn into a snake.
  • Rogues-Gallery Transplant: Never fought Conan in the original stories, making his debut in the Kull cycle.
  • Scaled Up: During the orgy scene, Thulsa Doom transforms into a giant snake and exits through a hole in the wall. In the film it's unclear why he did this, but in the novelization it explains that Doom could sense the presence of Conan and his allies, and realizing the danger he was in he transformed into a snake as a way of making a quick exit.
  • Scary Black Man: Somewhat of an aversion. Thulsa Doom has black skin, but he also has blue eyes and straight hair. According to the director's commentary they wanted Thulsa Doom to look like he was a member of a race that has since vanished from the Earth.
  • Snake People: He doesn't look like a snake on the outside, but he can turn himself into one, can command at snakes (as demonstrated when he turns one into an arrow) and has Hypnotic Eyes.
  • Sorcerous Overlord: He has magical powers, and might just be the head of a cult, but said cult speads in several cities and he's in position to actually threaten local kings.
  • Soft-Spoken Sadist: He never raises his voice. It doesn't make him less terrifying one bit.
  • Tranquil Fury: Even when really pissed off, he still remains a Soft-Spoken Sadist and Creepy Monotone.
    Doom: Infidel defilers. They shall all drown in lakes of blood. Now they will know why they are afraid of the dark. Now they learn why they fear the night.
  • Trick Arrow: Fires snake-arrows — arrows that are originally snakes, are pulled out and magically made into arrows, then fired, then they turn back into snakes. This is too awesome and scary to be laughed at - it ends up doing in Valeria.
  • Would Hit a Girl: In his case, decapitate the girl (Conan's mother), mind control the girl into jumping off a cliff (a follower), or shoot the girl with snake-arrows (Valeria).

    Rexor 
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"YOU?!"
Played by: Ben Davidson

Thulsa Doom's second-in-command and main priest of his cult.
  • Butt Monkey: Gets the more humiliating misfortunes; the snake head column winds up landing on his head during the Orgy fight, knocking him out, and his horse face-plants during the Battle of the Mounds.
  • Cool Helmet: With two peaks.
  • Co-Dragons: With Thorgrim.
  • Cool Sword: He wields Conan's father's sword when Conan meets him again years after the sacking of the Cimmerian village. Thulsa Doom had no interest in steel anymore at some point, and gave the sword to Rexor, most likely.
  • The Dragon: According to Valeria, he's Thulsa Doom's second-in-command.
  • Genius Bruiser: Rexor is both a powerful fighter and in charge of administrations, such as the temple with the giant snake.
  • High Priest: He is in charge of the Virgin Sacrifices to Thulsa Doom's giant snake.
  • It's Personal with the Dragon: Subverted; while Conan surely wants Rexor dead (Rexor led the raid on Conan's village, ordered the death of Conan's father and uses the stolen sword of Conan's father), it's really Thulsa Doom he's after.
  • Large and in Charge: The tallest of Thulsa Doom's lieutenants and also the second in command.
  • Master Swordsman: He matches Conan with swords for some time, before his...
  • Rasputinian Death: Conan gloriously offs him with several sword blows.
  • Red and Black and Evil All Over: His outfit at the beginning of the film features a cape of black fur and has a large red X on the torso.
  • Worthy Opponent: Seems to regard Conan's mother as such. They salute and looked like they were about to duel before Thulsa Doom arrived.
  • Wrecked Weapon: Rexor wields Conan's father's sword against Conan himself, who breaks it with the Atlantean sword. Rexor still goes on for a second with his broken weapon, until Conan finishes him off.
  • "You!" Exclamation: When facing Conan again during the Orgy fight.

    Thorgrim 
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Played by: Sven-Ole Thorsen

Thulsa Doom's third-in-command, and the tamer of Doom's cult's giant snake.
  • Does Not Know His Own Strength: Causes the collapsing of a pillar with one single swing of his hammer, much to his own surprise.
  • Drop the Hammer: His favorite weapon is a big mallet.
  • Dumb Muscle: Thorgrim is nowhere near as smart as his partner, which ends up getting him killed.
  • Fluffy Tamer: Took care of Thulsa Doom's giant snake before Conan killed it.
  • Horny Vikings: His name is evocative of the Norse mythology and his look is very similar to Viking-themed Heavy Metal bands like Manowar. Given that Sven Ole-Thorsen is Danish, this was probably intentional.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: Thorgrim's habit of smashing things without thinking is used against him by Conan during the Battle of the Mounds by means of a nasty trap that ends up putting a nasty spike roughly the thickness of your average birch tree straight through the big guy's chest. Ouch. And worse, he's still moving.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: His habit of smashing things without thinking gets him killed during the Battle of the Mounds.
  • Mighty Glacier: Nearly as strong as Conan, but much slower.
  • Shirtless Scene: The Orgy fight.
  • The Voiceless: He never speaks once in the film, although he still utters a loud cry of pain as he's impaled by Conan's trap.
  • Weapon of Choice: Drop the Hammer. It looks like a beer barrel on top of a short pole.

Other characters

    Nial 
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"For no one, no one in this world can you trust. Not men, not women, not beasts. THIS you can trust [shows the sword]."
Played by: William Smith

Conan's father.
  • Back Stab: One of Thulsa Doom's riders plants an axe in his back.
  • Badass Beard: He's got a Beard of Barbarism, and he's among the few villagers to oppose a serious resistance to Thulsa Doom's riders. Being seemingly the only villager to be armed with a sword (along with his wife) also helps.
  • Barbarian Tribe: Subverted. Conan's tribe is portrayed as peaceful pelts-wearing villagers living in the woods, in contrast with the raid of armored pillagers led by Thulsa Doom, who are from "civilized" cities and come to Rape, Pillage, and Burn.
  • Beard of Barbarism: He is a Cimmerian, and he's bearded.
  • The Blacksmith: He knows the "Enigma of Steel" and puts it in practice to forge himself a Cool Sword.
  • Cool Sword: He forges himself a sword, which is quite a beautiful piece of work considering the otherwise simple/crude-looking barbarian civilization he is part of.
  • Doomed Hometown: He is Conan's father and dies watching his village burn.
  • Fed to the Beasts: He is killed by Thulsa Doom's war hounds.
  • Forging Scene: The movie's opening shows him forging his sword.
  • Named by the Adaptation: According to the novelization, his name is Nial.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: He dies as part of the Doomed Hometown at the beginning of the film.

    Maeve 
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Played by: Roswicha Bertasha Smid Honczar, better known as "Nadiuska"

Conan's mother.

    "Red Hair" 
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Played by: Luis Barboo

A slave master who buys Conan and has him trained to make a gladiator out of him.
  • Beard of Barbarism: He doesn't seem to belong to a barbarian horde, but has Conan brought before Khan-like chiefs, seemingly sharing their very barbarian point of view. And he's bearded.
  • Gladiator Games: Buys Conan, forces him into gladiator pit fights and bets on him.
  • No Name Given: The character's name is never mentioned in the film, he's simply credited as "Red Hair".
  • Pet the Dog: He abruptly decides that Conan has been a slave for long enough and sets him free.
  • Professional Gambler: He bets on Conan during gladiator pit fights. He must have made quite a fortune since Conan never lost a single fight.
  • Release Your Slaves: One night, for some reason, he had enough with Conan and broke his Slave Collar, freeing him.

    King Osric 
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Played by: Max von Sydow

The ruler of the city of Zamora.
  • Cool Crown: He wears a headdress that is more akin to a helmet, with red silk, fur and metal parts circling it.
  • Despair Speech: He laments to Conan, Subotai and Valeria about the abduction of his daughter by Thulsa Doom.
    Osric: There comes a time, thief, when the jewels cease to sparkle, when the gold loses its luster, when the throne room becomes a prison, and all that is left is a father's love for his child.
  • The Good King: Though he is called "Osric the Usurper", but if the stories of Conan and Kull are any indication the usurper may in fact be a liberator, he wants nothing more than to save his daughter and fight the cult that is corrupting his kingdom.
  • Hero of Another Story: From the narration we learn that King Osric is a northern barbarian who became a king by his own hand. This foreshadows Conan's own later rise to power as king of Aquilonia.
  • Large Ham: Max von Sydow simply let himself go in this particular bit.
    Osric: What DARING! What OUTRAGEOUSNESS! What INSOLENCE! What ARROGANCE!
    [Rises from his throne]
    Osric: I salute you!
  • Minor Major Character: He's the king of Zamora, and only shows up in one scene.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Instead of punishing Conan, Valeria and Subotai for breaking into the Serpent Cult's tower and landing him in hot water with the cult, he salutes them for causing much trouble to his foes, and then hires them to get his daughter back.

    Princess Yasimina 
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Played by: Valérie Quennessen

The daughter of King Osric. She fell under the influence of Thulsa Doom and became one of his closest followers, much to her father's despair.
  • All There in the Script: The Princess' name is never said in the movie, but according to the script and novelization her name is "Yasimina".
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Is so in thrall to Thulsa Doom that she tries to fight Valeria during her rescue.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: After Thulsa Doom's defeat at the Battle of the Mounds, she cries out after him, begging him not to leave her behind. He complies. Fortunately, Subotai saves her in the nick of time.
  • Heel–Face Turn: At first she is completely devoted to Thulsa Doom. But after Thulsa Doom attempts to kill her with a snake arrow she becomes loyal to Conan.
  • Living MacGuffin: Her only purpose is to get Conan to confront Thulsa Doom.
  • Mind Control: Her mind is clearly under Thulsa Doom's influence.
  • Save the Princess: King Osric gives a mission to Conan, Subotai and Valeria that is getting his daughter out of Thulsa Doom's clutches.
  • Sex Slave: Its is not sure whether Thulsa Doom himself or one of his male followers used her as a sex slave, but she's surely surrounded by a lot of them in a room that is devoted to orgies.
  • Snakes Are Sexy: Uses living snakes as body ornaments.

    The Witch 
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"Do you not wish to warm yourself by my fire?"
Played by: Cassandra Gava

A witch Conan meets while wandering after finding his Atlantean sword.
  • Creepy Monotone: She speaks the same monotone way throughout her scenes with Conan.
  • Fireballs: Conan throws her into her fireplace when she turns into a succubus. She does not die directly but rather turns into a fireball and runs away screaming in the woods in that form.
  • Honey Trap: She invites Conan in her hut to warm by her fire, offers him food and drinks, predicts his future and has sex with him. Then she turns into a succubus of sorts.
  • Horny Devils: She turns into a succubus right after her orgasm, growing vampire-like teeth and nails.
  • Hot Witch: She's a witch, and quite a sexpot.
  • The Immodest Orgasm: Has one while having sex with Conan, just before turning into a succubus.
  • Our Vampires Are Different: She grows vampire-like teeth while having sex with Conan.
  • Seer: She was able to predict Conan's arrival, and she can predict his future.
    Witch: They said you would come, from the North. A man of great strength. A conqueror. A man who would someday be king by his own hand. One that would crush the snakes of the Earth.

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