Who is Credence Barebone

Fantastic Beasts - Who is Credence Barebone?

With the upcoming start of Fantastic Beasts 2, we explain to you who the Credence Barebone, embodied by Ezra Miller, is.

Fantastic Beasts 2: Grindelwald's crime starts in German cinemas on Thursday. After making his debut in the fantasy franchise two years ago in the predecessor Wizarding World there, Ezra Miller will be re-enacted as a magician Credence barebones in theSequel be visible. But who is it actually about? We give you an overview of the problematic figure. Warning, spoilers for the Fantastic Beasts series.

This is credence Bareboness grave family history in Fantastic Beasts

Ezra Miller's character Credence Barebone was named as Son of Corvus and Clarisse Lestrange Born into the pure-blood British family of the Lestranges. After he was separated from this, he came to the Custody ofMary Lou Barebone in New York, from which he not only took over the family name, but was renamed Credence. Up until that point in time it was named after his father. Mary Lou was not just a Muggle, a person with no magical powers, she was Leader of the strict anti-sorcery association New Salem Philanthropic Society.

In Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them from 2016, Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) initially meets the woman portrayed by Samantha Morton in the east coast metropolis. While at Mary Lou, Credence experienced both physical as well as emotional violencesince they are his Suppress magic ability wanted - his biological mother was a witch herself.

Ezra Miller as Credence Barebone in Fantastic Beasts

Grindelwald's betrayal kindled the anger in Credence in Fantastic Beasts

The abuse eventually led to Credence becoming a so-called Obscurial has been. These are young wizards who, due to the suppression of their magical skills, develop a magical, parasitic power known as obscurus. The Auror and Director of Magical Security of MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America) joins Fantastic Beasts, Percival Graves (Colin Farrell), approached Credence, who offers him release from his violent environment and training in sorcery if he does Obscurus findswho, in his opinion, is responsible for a series of destructive incidents in New York.

In the course of the investigation, not only does Mary Lou find her death through the Obscurus, but it turns out that Credence is the host of that force. Since Graves believes Credence is a Squib, he decides not to train him in sorcery. A Squib is a child of parents with magical skills that does not develop any of its own. Overwhelmed by anger Credence attacks the city in his obscurus form.

Percival Graves and Credence Barebone in Fantastic Beasts

Finally, members of MACUSA manage to defeat Credence, but part of the Obscurus escape. It also turns out that Graves in Fantastic Beasts is actually the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) acted. So it was he who used Credence for his own purposes and who ultimately betrayed it. From the 15.11.2018 you can get an idea of ​​the progress of the story for yourself at the cinema release of Fantastic Beasts 2: Grindelwalds.

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