The Demon Bear is a supernatural animal-like entity that takes the form of a bear and haunts a young group of mutant teenagers. It is responsible for the destruction of Dani Moonstar's reservation and the death of her father.
The Demon Bear destroyed Dani's reservation and killed her father. It later manifests at the hospital for mutants and is revealed to be the embodiment of Dani's fears. The Demon Bear devours Cecilia Reyes, who had tried to kill Dani. Illyana Rasputin confronts the Demon Bear and uses Lockheed to attack it. Samuel Guthrie, Roberto da Costa, and Rahne Sinclair also fight the Demon Bear. Eventually, Dani awakens and confronts the Demon Bear after she was visited by her father's spirit. The Demon Bear is tamed by Dani; who gains control over her powers.
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Powers and Abilities
- Demonic Physiology: As a supernatural demonic entity; the Demon Bear is incredibly powerful; as it possesses several physical and supernatural attributes.
- Advanced Strength: Demon Bear is incredibly strong. It can send other individuals flying several feet away relatively easily. Demon Bear was able to overpower Sunspot with little to no effort at all.
- Advanced Durability: Demon Bear is extremely durable. It can withstand the slashes of Magik's sword, a forceful blow from Cannonball in full charged, powerful blows from Sunspot, Wolfsbane's claws and was completely unfazed by their attacks.
- Accelerated Healing Factor: Demon Bear can heal from injuries extremely quickly. It was able to heal itself in time and survive the injuries that it received from Magik, Cannonball, Sunspot and Wolfsbane.
- Teleportation: Demon Bear can teleport to any location at great distances.
- Negative Emotion Empowerment: Demon Bear is affected by how Mirage perceives it. It preys on her fear of it and her wanting to run away. The more individuals fight against it; the stronger the Demon Bear becomes.
- Razor-Sharp Teeth: Demon Bear possesses razor-sharp teeth, that are capable of biting through most materials; such as flesh, wood, stone and metal.
- Razor-Sharp Claws: Demon Bear possesses four razor-sharp claws on each of it's paws, that are capable of cutting through most materials; such as flesh, wood, stone and metal.
- New Mutants
- Milbury Hospital
- Cecilia Reyes - Enemy and victim; deceased.
- Revised Earth-10005 (1 film)
- The New Mutants (First appearance)
Behind the scenes
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- In the comics, an unknown individual mystically enslaved Dani Moonstar's parents to create the Demon Bear.
The New Mutants
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