https://thehungergames.fandom.com/wiki/Cato?oldid=923635. Male In the film, he kills both tributes from District 4. Unfortunately for Cato, they can't kill him due his body armor and leave the savagely-bloodied boy in Cornucopia. When she turns around, ready to shoot Cato with her bow, he points out to her that if she shoots him, both he and Peeta will fall to the mutts. Cato is the main antagonist of The Hunger Games. When the mutts were released by the Gamemakers, Cato fought with Katniss and Peeta, eventually in a standoff with Peeta in a headlock with Katniss pointing a bow an arrow at his head, with all three on top of the Cornucopia. The Careers later bump into Katniss and chase her up a tree. Cato, from District 2, is the strongest and most threatening male tribute in the Hunger Games. While sitting in the entrance hall of the Justice Building, she recalls the weariness of visiting District 2 on the Victory Tour, as it had been hard to be reminded of Cato and Clove, particularly Cato, who had died such a gruesome death. He is capable of snapping a neck with his bare hands and demonstrates his raw physical power several times throughout the novel, most notably when he single-handedly fights off a pack of muttations for over an hour. Powers/Skills Kill Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark in order to win the Hunger Games and to bring pride to his district (all failed). She has dark hair in ponytail or braids and is very arrogant, sadistic and strong. Book Appearances On the last day of the Games, the Wolf Mutts suddenly appear in the arena and start chasing Cato. She has long dark hair, olive skin, and gray eyes, which are given as a characteristic of residents of the coal mining region of District 12 known as "the Seam". Katniss will do anything to survive, even if she may have to go against her own moral standards. Considering the entire Hunger Games series focuses on children being forced to kill other children, it isn’t exactly surprising that we get a few absolutely brutal moments along the way. In the film, he makes four additional kills during the bloodbath: the District 4 male, the District 5 male, the District 6 male, and the District 10 male. Katniss and Peeta manage to climb up the Cornucopia, but Cato is already there. In the movie, Cato gives his sword to Glimmer who then attacks the girl. When Clove attempts … Ultimately, his arrogance is his downfall, as he is slow to react to Katniss shooting his hand due to believing he has already won the fight. In the movie adaptation of The Hunger Games, Ludwig played Cato, the fierce male tribute from District 2, the primary threat to the protagonists' lives during the 74th Hunger Games. Her dark eyes had rolled up into her head. They laugh at other tributes when they show weaknes… The Hunger Games Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. I am Clove. Gender Hobby Thresh also takes both his own and Cato's backpack, knowing Cato would pursue him instead of Katniss. In the film, when questioned by Caesar Flickerman, Cato responds by saying that he is "vicious and ready to go.". Having been raised in District 2, a district with strong ties to the Capitol and general enthusiasm for the Hunger Games, Cato is aggressive, bloodthirsty, and violent. The District 10 male and the District 5 Male try to attack Cato, but he pushes them onto the floor. Katniss speculates that the District 2 backpack contained body armor to fend against her arrows. In the film, Cato and his district partner Clove enter the tribute parade wearing Roman-esque outfits. Cato. In the novel, Cato's physical appearance is not addressed beyond Katniss's observations that he is a "physical wonder," with a robust stature and powerful, visibly well-muscled arms. The books are written completely from the view and knowledge of Katniss. He was afraid that the crew would kill him if he ruined the scene and waited until they called "cut" and he ran over apologizing profusely to the stuntman. https://villains.fandom.com/wiki/Cato?oldid=4085038, District 10 male - slashed with a machete, District 6 male - slashed leg and stomach with a sickle, District 4 male - slashed throat with a machete, District 4 female - injured with a baton, presumably killed in the forest (in the film only), Thresh - probably stabbed with a sword (in the book only), Cato is named after Marcus Porcius Cato (also known as. Cato comes from District 2 and has been training for his entire life to win the Hunger Games. During the feast, Cato and Clove return to the Cornucopia and lie in wait for their backpack, which contains an item that they desperately need. He shows hesitance and regret when faced with having to kill Peeta, though he ultimately resolves to do so in order to bring pride to his district. However, when Thresh kills Clove, Cato hears her screams and runs towards her, begging her to stay with him, but it is too late. Soon, he begins to see the corruption which fuel the games … Katniss Everdeen is the main protagonist in the Hunger Games. During the training, Cato soon joins other Career Tributes, Clove, Marvel and Glimmer, and spends much time with them. Crimes Unlike the novel, he is already on top of the Cornucopia - bloodied and beaten - before Katniss and Peeta arrive. Book Mentioned Fate They hailed from District 2 and were Career tributes. Cato won the games. Movie Mentioned I want revenge by AndreaBooksLover reviews. She thinks of Cato several times, the first being when she encounters mockingjays, an incident which causes her to remember how the birds had started singing just before the mutts had "gnawed Cato to a bloody pulp." However, during the brutal climax of the film where he fights with the film's protagonists, he reveals an unexpected twist of character. Discover more posts about cato-hunger-games. At the urging of Peeta, the Careers decide to make camp below Katniss's tree so she can't escape without them knowing. And she does not care and does not know anything about the other tributes, except for Peeta and Rue (and a bit for Thresh and “Foxface”). As he does so, Cato cuts his way through the brush and realizes what Peeta has done. Cato is the male tribute for District 2 in the 74th Hunger Games.He is one of the Careers, and seems to have good odds of winning. Spear (novel)Sword (novel and film)Bar mace (film)Machete (film)Serrated sword (film) Age At first, Cato attempts to fight them, as it sounds like he attacks them with a sword or a knife. Multiple murdersAssaultTorture In the film, the Careers target Peeta's weakness and view him as what Katniss describes as a "meal" until Peeta shows his true strength by throwing a 100-pound metal ball into a rack of spears. At the final conflict scene at the cornucopia, Cato has a brief, babbling, and surprisingly humanizing monologue. Due to his strength and skills, Cato is arrogant and overestimates his own abilities. Cato His first target is the District 6 male, whom he beats up and later cuts open with a serrated sword. Some time later, while the Careers are still nursing their wounds, Cato and his allies stumble upon the District 3 male, whom they let join their alliance on the condition that he rewires the mines in the arena to protect their supplies. 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