According to Uther Pendragon, when Morgana's presumed father Gorlois was away fighting on the Northern Plains, her mother Vivienne had a brief affair with Uther Pendragon and later gave birth to Morgana. Magic/WitchcraftSpell-castingPotionsTelekinesisTelepathyClairvoyanceNecromancySwordsmanshipHigh intelligenceResourcefulnessCharismaStrategyManipulationCunning At the start of Season 3 onwards, she became the main antagonist of the series. Morgana killed a large number of townspeople to force the knights to be loyal to her. She was also quite able to charm and manipulate others, at first most of her former friends and later, when her true nature was discovered, present and possible future allies. In her spirit f… Morgana did this so she could get throne and then planned on killing Gwen if the plan worked. Obviously, it didn’t look like that when we filmed it. 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Elsewhere in Gremaire, Arthur’s sister Morgana is confronted by the Widow, the supernatural harbinger of death who has visited Merlin and Morgana throughout the season. Uther eventually imprisoned her and executed Gwen's father driving her to plan his assassination. Before Morgana's death, the witch managed to inflict a fatal wound on Arthur after she gave Mordred a sword forged in dragon's breath. With the death song of King Uther haunting the castle, Morgana's powers greater and more dangerous than ever and Guinevere crossing over to the dark side, both Merlin and Arthur find that their destinies are approaching. In the legend, the powerful enchantress becomes Merlin’s apprentice. Arthur kills Mordred but is wounded and rescued by Merlin, who reveals that he is a wizard. “I’m really interested to see where it goes,” she continued. In her physical form, Morgana appears as a beautiful woman with fair skin and green eyes, being clad in golden armor that covers her entire body except her eyes, mouth, and hands. No slash, M/M if you squint. Unaware that the disease is magical, Gaius is unable to help. Summery: Merlin is kidnapped by Morgana and it doesn't quite go according to plan for both of them. They want the exact same thing, and they could have that with each other. I think the last straw for her is that she can’t lose Nimue. When she slept, she would have nightmares f… Morgana then used magic on Gwen, turning her evil temporarily. Morgana killed Gwaine and found where Arthur was heading because she tortured him to death. She sacrificed her sister to the Underworld in order to release spirits on Camelot. Morgana Pendragon “When I was auditioning, the role was obviously Morgana,” Shalom told HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY. However, unknown to her at the time she was actually his daughter and half-sister of Arthur. Morgana would also join in Merlin's adventures such as rescuing Camelot from a plague and meeting a young Druid boy named Mordred who she bonded instantly with. Unaware that the disease is magical, Gaius is unable to help. I was so overwhelmed when I watched that because we just had no idea how that was going to play out because you’re acting on this amazing bridge, but when Gustaf [Skarsgård] is just swinging a sword in the air speaking gibberish you’re hoping this pays off.”, Gallery: Grant Gustin and More 'Glee' Alums React to Naya Rivera's Death (US Weekly), Shalom is fascinated by the “really interesting dynamic” between Morgana and Merlin. Morgana was defeated by Merlin, Arthur and Gwen, causing her and a wounded Morgause to flee for the time being. One of the audition scenes was actually the scene where she reveals her true identity, so very quickly I understood what the Igraine thing was as well.”. “If it goes anywhere, you never know. For Cursed to have a different take on the character made the opportunity even sweeter. She confided this in Merlin which led the two of them to become closer as he thought that this made them alike and he understood her fears. When she woke from a frightening dream, she created a fire that burned her curtain drapes. An enchanted beetle crawls into Lady Morgana's head, causing her to fall extremely ill. The sword! However, unknown to her at the time she was actually his daughter and half-sister of Arthur. An enchanted beetle crawls into Lady Morgana's head, causing her to fall extremely ill. Goals "Death is not the end." Meanwhile, Arthur's very angry for misplacing his manservant. Only a dragon-lord is capable of containing the beast, men whom Uther persecuted years earlier, from which only one still survives (Balinor), who lives like a hermit in a cave. Rule Camelot and become its only ruling Queen. She’s lost pretty much her entire family at this point. She’s lovely. Briefly in "Lightning in a Bottle", Merlin is seen walking into the Lake house throug… Image via Netflix. There was obviously Excalibur with Helen Mirren. Morgana doesn’t have much time to mourn, but Shalom doesn’t think Morgana has fully processed losing her love. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. She’s lost Arthur in some sense. Morgana eventually met her half-sister Morgause after the latter defeated Arthur in a duel. While Gorlois was away fighting on the Northern Plains, Vivienne had a brief affair with Uther that resulted in the birth of her second daughter, Morgana. When she is ten years old, Gorlois dies in battle and Morgana goes to live with her biological father, Uther Pendragon and grows up like siblings with Arthur Pendragon. Morgana and Arthur never meet up again after that (or rather, when they meet, Arthur has learned already that Merlin uses magic). The Widow, also known as a Daughter of Death & Shadow Lord of the Dying, is a character onNetflix's Cursed. It should be noted that even before Morgause corrupted her into the evil sorceress she would later become, Morgana herself had become resentful on Uther since his crusade against magical beings or those whom possess powers or knowledge of sorcery. Her helmet has an emerald encrusted slightly above her forehead, and she wears a green prosthetic where her left hand once was, which was because her hand was cut off by Merlin. In "Party Crashers", Mary asks Darci where Jim, Claire, and Toby were. However only Merlin knew of her double-agent status as he could not reveal her actual agenda without proof or he would have been executed for suggesting that Uther's ward had magic and wanted to kill him. Merlin, I am the strongest! She stopped when Uther showed he cared for her when they visited her supposed birth father's grave together. Morgana replied by saying that she couldn't be harmed by ordinary weapons because she was a high priestess. Shine BBC Merlin then stabbed Morgana with Excalibur, which was forged with dragon's breath, causing her death. She can’t even move,” Shalom said. So we really had to research and figure it out together of how we were going to make that that come to life on screen.” The first season of Cursed is now streaming on Netflix. For Shalom Brune-Franklin, getting the role of Morgana was a dream come true. Morgana started to panic after several events revealed that she does have magial powers that recently awakened. She presumably led Gorlois to believe that the child was his, as t… It has been seven years since the hunting of people with magic stopped. In the episode "The Lady of Lake," fans got to see Merlin fall in love with Freya. Morgana had a high sense of self-preservation and was not above begging for her life and hiding behind others to achieve her ends. She is Merlin's former friend and arch-nemesis. She also helped train Morgana hone her powers and help control them. Series 4-5 This is an epic character. They’re so hurt, and they’re so jaded. She pretended that she had forgiven Merlin for poisoning her as she understood his reasonings. He is at another crux in his life. Freya was a Druid girl who had been… It could go so many ways.”, In the show, Morgana is very much in love with Celia, who sadly dies in a fire. Initially being an innocent ward of Uther who had spoken out against his actions on those who practice sorcery, she eventually discovered she had magic. Seven years since the battle of Camland. Morgana also prevents Merlin from saving his life when she scares their horses away. 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