The Bear was possessed by Pitch who used it to attack the village. North was able to defeat Pitch, but in doing so, he fatally injured The Bear. Ombric was able to heal The Bear and its fur turned white as a result.
The largest bear in all of Russia, the black bear's neck and wrists are covered with metal-like armour.
After being possessed by Pitch and greatly wounded by North, The Bear's fur has since turned turned white and is slowly turning back to black around the muzzle.
The Bear's courage and devotion to the village is unquestioned and despite its great size and strength, The Bear is very friendly to the people of Santoff Claussen and the other animals living in the surrounding forest. When not patrolling, it will sometimes interact with the children, taking part in their games.
- The black patch of fur around the Bear's muzzle looks very similar to North's beard.
- The Bear and Petrov were both nearly eaten by a twelve-foot cat after one of North's experiments went wrong.