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|films = ''[[Moana]]'' (upcoming)
 
|films = ''[[Moana]]'' (upcoming)
 
|designer = [[Eric Goldberg]]
 
|designer = [[Eric Goldberg]]
|inspiration = Māui, a God in Polynesian mythology
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|inspiration = [[Wikipedia:Māui (Mythology)|Māui]], a God in Polynesian mythology
 
|occupation = Demigod
 
|occupation = Demigod
 
|family =
 
|family =
|pets =
 
 
|friends = [[Moana Waialiki]]
 
|friends = [[Moana Waialiki]]
 
|voice =[[Dwayne Johnson]]
 
|voice =[[Dwayne Johnson]]
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|appearance = Large, excessively muscular male with a dark complexion, and tattoos imprinted throughout his skin, small eyes, small nose, black hair
 
|appearance = Large, excessively muscular male with a dark complexion, and tattoos imprinted throughout his skin, small eyes, small nose, black hair
 
|alignment = Good
 
|alignment = Good
|powers = The ability to shapeshift
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|powers = Shapeshifting
|weapons = Magical fish hook}}'''Maui''' is the deuteragonist of the upcoming film ''[[Moana]]''.
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|weapons = Magical fish hook}}'''Maui''' is the deuteragonist of the upcoming film ''[[Moana]]''.
   
 
==Background==
 
==Background==
Maui was a demigod and South Pacific legend. Born a human, and raised by gods, Maui is equipped with shapeshifting abilities and a giant magical hook. He aslo has multiple tattoos across his body, which are animated and move about his skin
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Maui is a demigod of South Pacific legend. Born a human, and raised by gods, Maui is equipped with shapeshifting abilities and a giant magical hook. He also has multiple tattoos across his body, which are animated and move about his skin.
skin. Despite his status, Maui finds himself torn between the worlds of humanity and deity, feeling "stuck in the middle". Nevertheless, he finds enjoyment in showcasing his godlike abilities to others. <ref>[http://www.slashfilm.com/moana-d23/]</ref>
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Despite his status, Maui finds himself torn between the worlds of humanity and deity, feeling "stuck in the middle". Nevertheless, he finds enjoyment in showcasing his godlike abilities to others.<ref>[http://www.slashfilm.com/moana-d23/]</ref>
   
Maui will also join [[Moana (character)| Moana]] on her travels.
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Maui will also join [[Moana Waialiki|Moana]] on her travels.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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[[Category:Animated characters]]
 
[[Category:Animated characters]]
 
[[Category:Polynesian characters]]
 
[[Category:Polynesian characters]]
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[[Category:Shapeshifters]]

Revision as of 13:03, October 8, 2015

Maui is the deuteragonist of the upcoming film Moana.

Background

Maui is a demigod of South Pacific legend. Born a human, and raised by gods, Maui is equipped with shapeshifting abilities and a giant magical hook. He also has multiple tattoos across his body, which are animated and move about his skin. Despite his status, Maui finds himself torn between the worlds of humanity and deity, feeling "stuck in the middle". Nevertheless, he finds enjoyment in showcasing his godlike abilities to others.[1]

Maui will also join Moana on her travels.

Gallery

Concept Art

References

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