The appearance of these incarnations seems to vary as Roku always appeared as an old man while all the other Avatar incarnations appeared youthful and in their prime. [2] His traumatic death and the war that followed caused Roku's spirit to regret sparing his old friend and he advised Aang against making the same mistake, telling him that it would be best to kill Fire Lord Ozai. In the Polish translation of the series, "Roku" is renamed "Roko" so as to avoid calling him "Awatar Roku", which translates directly into "Avatar of the year". Ketta • Infuriated at this act of war, Roku confronted Sozin. Ty Lee | [6], As well as having tremendous control over the elements, Roku was a skilled combatant, which was displayed when he was attacked by Fire Lord Sozin. Iroh | Rita • A century after Roku's death, during a winter solstice, Aang was able to communicate with him by visiting the sanctuary of the temple that Roku had inhabited 112 years prior. Trixie | He entrusted the young Avatar with the task of mastering the four elements and defeating the Fire Lord before the comet's arrival, before the summer's end. Kimi • Edward and Emo | Luan • Do-Gooder Sun Warriors | Instead, Sozin realised that without Roku in his way, his plans of conquest would come into fruition, therefore leaving on his dragon, a shocked Roku to die, with the latter aghast by his former friend's decision and reason to leave him for dead, ultimately realizing that his death was inevitable. He excelled in the art, eventually being able to best his master Sud in an earthbending wave race up a mountain. Mr. Sunshine • Sergio • Originally, Roku was a Firebender but when he was revealed to be the Avatar, he travelled the world to master the four elements and became a fully realised Avatar at age 28. Donatello • Libby Folfax • Bene and Beck Crimson | Mr. Ping, Korra • He engulfed his spirit into Aang's body once in order to save him from danger at the Avatar Temple. Terry & Chris | Roku was the Fire Nation-born Avatar immediately succeeding Avatar Kyoshi and preceding Avatar Aang. Kyoshi (as the Avatar) He and every other Avatar present entered the Avatar State to restore her bending, and disappeared when this task was completed. He was a friend of Avatar Roku's and had been Aang's father figure and friend.Originally it was because Aang was to be separated from Gyatso that he ran away, to begin with, and his death brought him immense grief. [10] Shortly afterward, Roku appeared to Aang in a dream and said that the young Avatar should visit his homeland, where he would learn about the origins of the War. Pakku | Tui, Keep the balance of the four nations (failed). Jet 6. In his early years, Roku and Prince Sozin were best friends; they seemed to spend a lot of time together, doing activities such as practicing their firebending. Reptar • Jorgen Von Strangle • https://screenrant.com/avatars-ages-how-old-last-airbender-characters After completing his waterbending training, Roku moved on to learn earthbending, his final element to master. Kaja eventually managed to free Roku from the state by aligning the Avatar's eyes with the winter solstice sun once more, halting the destruction of the temple.[3]. The Semprini Triplet, Eliza • Flora • Sheena • "Remembrances" (flashback) Roku managed to best his teacher by bending a massive wave at him, breaking the glacier into several pieces. [14], Roku appeared, along with Aang, Kuruk, Yangchen, Kyoshi, and all previous Avatars, before Korra when her bending was removed by Amon. Firebending, airbending, waterbending (Northern style), earthbending, lavabending Ursa | By age twenty-eight, Roku was a master of all four bending arts and a Fully Realized Avatar, able to control the Avatar State and to bend all four elements simultaneously. 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